Cambria County Arts & Heritage Festival 2021 Application
Laurel Highlands Historical Village
172 Albaugh Park Road
Johnstown, PA 15909 (814) 241-6123 Office
Secretary/Treasurer Patti Defibaugh at 814-288-7017 – 501 (3c) 86-1079004
LHHV web site www.lhhv.org

Ladies and Gentlemen:
Laurel Highlands Historical Village is hosting a 2 day Arts and Heritage Festival at Duman Dam County Park on Saturday September 11 and Sunday September 12, 2021. This event is a show case of our history, our people, our ethnic heritage and all things Cambria County. We are inviting Arts & Craft Vendors, Artisan Vendors, Non-Profits, and all others, to attend our event. Our event allows you to market your products. This event is a first of its kind, one that is well over due. The event will show case your art & crafting skills, as well as the history of Pennsylvania . The cost to you for a 10×10 space is $35.00 per day or $65 for both days. The cost for a 10×20 space is $70 per day or $135 for both days. Please complete the application and mail by 08/31/2021.
We plan to have musical entertainment, craft and food vendors, artisans, non-profit agencies sharing what services their organization provides in the community and the history of their organization and encampments depicting the different military camps during different war eras.
Highlights and why we feel you should be a part of our adventure.
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  • Unlimited Outdoor activities including: Biking, Hiking, Fishing, Boating, Camping, Wildlife, and much more.
  • Show casing a variety of Non-Profit groups who plan on having great exhibits. Over 40 NP groups attending.
  • Chucky Cheese on hand will be giving away FREE game tickets.
  • Galliker’s Dairy – Antique Ice cream Wagon (Free Samples)
  • Huge Antique Car Show In sponsored by Altoona Antique Car Club (SATURDAY ONLY)
  •  16th Century and small-scale Village.
  • Two full days of entertainment including: That Oldies Band, Rosie and the Jammers, The Boomers, Dan Stonerook. Cambria Heights High School Bagpipe Band
  • Stars Wars Garrison
  • Tammy Carlson-Little Egyptian Dancer
  • Church service on Sunday ( It will be an authentic Civil War Service, President Abraham Lincoln ) 9 AM
  • Full engagement of Civil War Battles. Civil War camps open to public viewing.
  • Paranormal Show Case Stan Gordon Discussing Bigfoot & UFO sightings in PA including AccuWeather, and other guest Speakers
  • Living History groups displaying their history.
  • Duman Park Playground, Hiking Trails, Fishing and Boating
  • Advertising in Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Altoona, Erie, State College and local county.
  • Bus Tours planning to stop in dropping off potential shoppers seeking to buy your products.
  • Opening ceremony giving thanks to our veterans on Saturday Morning 10 AM. Muster at 9:30 am in large field wedding pavilion
  • Children’s Activities and games.
  • Various Military Groups will be on station to provide support.
  • Pennsylvania State Police Providing a tour of their equipment, finger printing children etc.
  • Antique Tractors
  • 4 – H Display with animals to pet and hold. Lamas on display as well.
  • Last year’s Attendance was over 4000 persons.
  • Vendor Parking Close to your setup. Ice on hand if needed. Small Charge for ice.
  • Traveling Entertainers about the park: Dancers, Musicians, Artist, Jugglers, Clowns, Magicians and much more.
  • Huge Antique Car Show

• Photo Contest only during the weekend (information on web site)

Please contact Executive Director, Ron Shawley if interested at 814-241-6123 or ronaldshawley@gmail.com
or Secretary/Treasurer Patti Defibaugh at 814-288-7017 or padefibaugh@gmail.com
We need your reply by August 31, 2021
We also encourage folks to role play dress the part i.e. ethnic dress, any style from our past.

Thank You for Your Support and Consideration: Ron Shawley Executive Director

Laurel Highland’s Historical Village

VENDOR POLICIES AND PROCEDURES  for Craft – Non Profit – Artisan and Commercial Vendor 

Regulations:
1. All display items must comply with all Federal, Provincial and Municipal laws and standards regarding the display of items to public.
2. Laurel Highland’s Historical Village, Incorporated N.P. reserves the right to locate your vendor booth.
3. Vendor’s merchandise must be displayed in a manner approved by LHHV.
4. The vendor must supply his/her own equipment such as chairs, tables, tent and other items needed to display.
5. Display and signage must not be higher than 5 feet above floor level and should not block sight lines.
6. All displays must be deemed safe and aesthetically pleasing.
7. Signage shall contain no misleading information. (No tacking of signs/banners to trees or village buildings). No ……political signs of any manner are permitted on Duman Lake County Park property. Any political signage found on property will be removed and destroyed by LHHV event staff.
8. Common aisles must be kept clear of all equipment and stock at all times. All additional equipment must be stored …..out of view within the assigned rental space.
9. Vendors are solely responsible for set up, break down and cleanup of the assigned rental space.
Vendors are NOT permitted to leave or tear down their display prior to dusk on Saturday or 5pm on Sunday.
10. All Vendors must park their vehicles after unloading in designated parking areas.
11. Throughout the duration of your stay you are responsible for all of your own waste. Please bring garbage bags, or ……whatever else you may need to take care of this. We will provide proper disposal containers for all trash.
12. Loading and unloading is permitted in the designated loading zones only. Parking is not permitted in these areas.
13. Vendors are permitted to walk about and hand out pamphlets, for your vendor items.
14. Vendors must be present & participate in the Festival, opening until closing; hours listed below
15. Asking all vendors to make a donation for our Basket Party . ( Supporting veterans in need)
16. Cambria County Arts & Heritage Festival is not responsible for theft, bodily injury, or damage to the property of vendors and is absolved of any legal proceedings for any reason.

FOOD VENDOR RULES 
1. The Cambria County Arts and Heritage Festival is not responsible for theft, bodily injury, or damage to the property of the food vendors and is absolved of any legal proceedings for any reason.
2. The Festival will select and limit the number of vendors selling food and/or beverage items in the best interest of the festival.
3. The Festival is the sole vendor of Raffle Tickets, 50/50, and other lottery items.
4. Food vendors are to know and meet the local and state food handling laws, requirements and to pay necessary permit fees. Vendors may begin booth set up Friday after 3pm. Vendors should be set up no later than 9:30am on Saturday. Safe Serv Certificate copy and insurance coverage copy should be mailed with food vendor application. NO EXCEPTIONS!!
5. Vendors are to sell only those items listed on their application and approved by the Festival Committee.
6. Special accommodations may be required for those vendors who use a trailer.
7. Floor space must be covered as per state food handling laws.
8. Menus must be displayed with prices clearly marked. Attractive handmade signs are preferred. Vendors with high quality products and reasonable prices will be given priority.
Hours of Operation:
1. Vendors are to be fully operational no later than 10 a.m. and begin break down no earlier than specified park closing time. Saturday at dusk & Sunday at 5PM.
2. Set up will be permitted on Friday September 10, 2021 after 3 PM.
Procedures:
Rates: Crafting Rate is $35.00 per day for a 10 x 10 booth – A special rate of $65.00 for both days for 10×10 space. A 10×20 space is $70 per day- A special rate of $135.00 for both days.
Food Vendors Rate is $50.00 per day for a 10 x 10 booth – A 10 x 20 booth is $100.00 a day. Larger sizes will be negotiated.
Non Profit Groups are Free.

Camping is available call for rates. 
Payment: Payments must be made in cash or by check payable to Laurel Highlands Historical Village, Incorporated, N.P.

Laurel Highlands Historical Village, Incorporated N.P. reserves the right to adjust or alter the policies and regulations as necessary for the operation of the Event.

Laurel Highlands Historical Village 2021 Application

CAMBRIA COUNTY ARTS & HERITAGE FESTIVAL

September 11 and 12, 2021
From Saturday 10am until sunset and Sunday 10am until 5pm. Postmark Deadline August 31, 2021

Name of Business __________________________________________________________

Contact Person__________________________________________________________________

Telephone\Cell Phone Contact_________________________________________________

Street Address_________________________________________________________________

City______________________________ State______________ Zip Code_________  

Email address____________________________Website____________________________

TAX ID Number _________________

[ ] Arts & Craft Single Booth Fee (10×10) $35.00 one day Double Booth Fee 10 x 20 $70.00 one day.
[ ] Arts & Craft single Booth 2 days $65.00 Double Booth 2 days $135.00
[ ] Food Booth Fee (10×10) $50.00 a day Double Booth fee 10 x 20 $100.00 a day
[ ] Non-Profit Organization Free. Indicate if you plan to sell items.  Photos required of items and $ price.
[ ] Artisan Vendors (10×10) $50.00 a day Double Booth fee 10 x 20 $100.00 a day

[  ] Commercial Vendor Fee $50.00 a day – Two days $95.00

[ ] Electric Fee $5.00 (electric is limited, there will be NO sharing of electric)  Reason Electricity Needed and type of plug ___________________________

ENTIRE PAYMENT MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH APPLICATION There will be a $35.00 fee for each returned check from your bank.
Make checks payable to Laurel Highlands Historical Village (LHHV) and mail payment to Patti   Defibaugh 434 Locust St., Roaring Spring, PA 16673
IMAGES OF your display MUST BE EMAILED TO: padefibaugh@gmail.com. Submit one(1) file (JPEG or GIF) for each image. 

PHOTOS : Must be emailed prior to the event.

Any Vendor not registered with LHHV via an application will NOT be permitted to set-up at the event. NO EXCEPTIONS. 

Any unregistered vendor will be asked to leave immediately.

This application serves as a contract for exhibiting at the Cambria County Arts & Heritage Festival. Upon acceptance, exhibitors in the festival will be held to the rules and guidelines listed in this contract. Please read carefully and retain a copy of the application/contract and conditions of the event for your records. LHHV Reserves the right to include or exclude any Vendor. The Cambria County Arts and Heritage Festival and LHHV  is not responsible for theft, bodily injury, or damage to the property of the vendors and is absolved of any legal proceedings for any reason. VENDOR POLICIES AND PROCEDURES are considered a part of this application, please read. Asking every vendor to donate one item from your booth for the basket party which supports our Veterans.

Signed by_____________________________________

Title of signee _________________________________

Mail application along with signed copy of rules to Laurel Highlands Historical Village(LHHV) c/o Patti Defibaugh, 434 Locust Street, Roaring Spring, PA 16673. Questions Email padefibaugh@gmail.com or call 814-288-7017. Please remember to keep a copy for your records.

LHHV web site www.lhhv.org  to view photos of last year’s event or visit our Facebook

We plan to have musical entertainment, craft and food vendors, artisans, non-profit agencies sharing what service their organization provides in the community and the history of their organization and encampments depicting the different military camps during different war eras.

Please contact Treasurer Patti Defibaugh at 814-288-7017  or padefibaugh@gmail.com

 We also encourage folks to role play dress the part i.e. ethnic dress, any style from our past.  

Thank You for Your Support and Consideration:

Ron Shawley

Executive Director

Laurel Highland’s Historical Village