Entries sought for Ayden Art Show in September

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Artists from eastern North Carolina are invited to enter their creations in the 10th Ayden Art Show in September.

The increasingly popular event is a highlight of the annual Ayden Collard Festival, held Sept. 6-9. Categories include painting, photography, creative design, drawing, 3D, and multi-media/mixed-media. Entry fees are $5 for one piece, $10 for two, and $15 for three pieces. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place in each category, plus best-in-show and viewers’ choice.

Youth entries are also accepted at no charge.

Entries need to be submitted to the Ayden Community Building, 548 Second St., on Sunday, Aug. 26, from 2 to 5 p.m.; and Monday, Aug. 27, from 9 a.m. to noon and 4 to 8 p.m.

The public is invited to view the artwork at the Ayden Community Building and vote for their favorite creation on Aug. 31 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sept. 4 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 5-7 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sept. 8 from noon to 6 p.m. and Sept. 9 from noon to 4 p.m.

Groups are welcome and should contact Sandy Styron at 252-746-8253 to schedule.

For more information visit Ayden Art Show on Facebook or www.aydencollardfestival.com.