Butterfly Festival pic

The annual Mariposa Butterfly Festival, on Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7 of this year, fills the town with visitors seeking that special item offered by local artists, would you like to be one of the vendors? The festival committee is still excepting applications for art and artisans and food vendors

Booths fill the Arts Park, lower fifth street parking lot, also across the creek in the Stroming Road parking area.

Booths are $65.00 for artists and $70.00 for food vendors. This fee helps to fund the festival, purchase Butterflies that are raised by the schools and the community.

The artisan show is open to artists and crafter's that do their own work. No imports or commercial items allowed.  It is a juried show.

There are areas for non-profits and commercial vendors available also, fee is $65.00.

For information contact Jeanetta Phillips at Ruralnetta@aol.com.  Applications are on the festival web site at MariposaButterflyFestival.net.

The festival is also seeking sponsors for butterflies for the schools and to raise butterflies for the festival. Contact Kris Casto at 209-377-8203 for more information.

*Photo courtesy of Charlie Phillips, of the Mariposa Butterfly Festival.

Article submitted by Jeanetta Phillips