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CAFI Tomato Fest Art Show Joining Crystal Springs Tomato Festival on June 24, 2023

CAFI Tomato Fest Art Show Joining  Crystal Springs Tomato Festival on June 24, 2023
Chautauqua Arts Foundation Inc. Tomato Fest Art Show June 24, 2023 Crystal Springs, Mississippi Benefitting Chautauqua Park Amphitheater

Chautauqua Arts Foundation, Inc. (CAFI) is joining the Crystal Springs Chamber of Commerce Tomato Festival to host the inaugural Tomato Fest Art Show to raise funds for construction of a new amphitheater at Chautauqua Park. The 2023 show will be in the historic and recently renovated The Marion Building, formerly Biggs Pharmacy, located at 101 East Georgetown Street.

Show General Information:

  • Theme: Artist may create what ever inspires them.

  • Media Categories: Painting, Drawing, Mixed Media, Sculpture, Wood, Fiber, Ceramic, Mosaic, Metalsmithing, Glass, Sculpture, Photography, Print making Piece must be original handcrafted work.

  • Categories/Fees: Juried – open to all artists - $25 fee per category Student –$10 fee per category open to children and youth up to 18 years old

  • Awards: Juried: $250 Best of Show, $100 Judge’s Choice (2 awards) Student: $25 Best of Show First, Second & Third ribbon in age category

  • Artists may show 3 pieces of work for sale, including non-juried pieces, on festival day. CAFI will receive a 10% commission, maximum $50, on each sale.

  • There will be a Silent Auction and artist donations will be much appreciated.

Download the show guidelines and an entry form at website: Information: or 601.927.1533. Forms are also available at the Crystal Springs Chamber of Commerce office, 210 East Railroad Ave.

The Crystal Springs Tomato Festival is a popular, family-oriented event and draws thousands to the Tomatopolis for a day of fellowship, good food, entertainment, shopping, MTK Car Show and Tomato Fest 5K Run/Walk. Contact the Chamber of Commerce (telephone: 601-892-2711 or email: for information on renting a vendor space.


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