Bethel Art Fair Thanks
July 3 brought beautiful skies, amazing artists, wonderful entertainers and good fun for all to the Bethel Common. The Mahoosuc Arts Council is grateful for all of the help, support, time and energy provided by sponsors, volunteers and friends to produce the 21st Annual Bethel Art Fair in honor of Helen Anna Morton. It was the first Art Fair managed by the Council, and will hopefully be the first of many, many more.
We would like to thank our sponsors: Dream Realty, Sunday River Brew Pub, The Good Food Store, Norway Savings Bank, Mountain View Eye Care, Smith and Town Printers, The River View Resort, the Western Maine Art Group. Thanks to fireworks sponsors: S.S. Milton, the towns of Bethel , Hanover and Woodstock, the Bethel Inn & Resort, Atlas Fireworks. Thanks to the Bethel Performing Arts Project for bringing Painting the Porch to the fair and to all the galleries and studios who participated in the open space gallery. Thanks to the Bethel Historical Society and Stanley Howe, the family of Helen Morton for images and biography information. Thanks to James McLaughlin for the PA system and the Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce for our event swap and taking care of the Art Fair signs. Thanks to the Bethel Citizen for running a beautiful events ad page. Thanks to Olsen Tent Rentals, Bennett & Sons and Pine Tree Waste for keeping things clean and functional.
Thank you to tireless and committed volunteers Tera Ingraham, Helen Davies, Janet Aug, Troy Jordan, Melaine Ellsworth, Lauren Head, Julie Hart, Jenny Cooper, Suzanne Newsom-Peirce, Michelle McLean, Michele Peredja, Chris Davies and Steve Aug, Derrick Martel, Jewel Clark, Nikki Millonzi, Greg Shattenberg and Diana Arcadipone.
Many thanks to all of you for the vision to support arts as an essential part of our culture and our community!
Executive Director, Mahoosuc Arts Council