May 5 deadline for Grand Detour festival

GRAND DETOUR—The artist application deadline of May 5 is coming up quickly for the 59th Grand Detour Arts Festival.

This year’s festival will be Sunday, Sept. 9, on the grounds of the John Deere Historic Site in the village of Grand Detour (between Dixon and Oregon). This show is one of the oldest fine art fairs in Illinois. More than $2,500 in cash awards will be awarded.

An online application is available at The Next Picture Show’s Web site at The application is in the “Call for Entries” section.

Call Colleen Logsdon at (815) 652-4847 if you need an application mailed to you.

from the May 2-8, 2007, issue

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