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Jan 31, 2017

Call for Entries in Park System Juried Creative Arts & Music Festival

Calling all artists! The Monmouth County Park System is seeking entries into its Creative Arts & Music Festival. This juried art show and sale is open to artists of all media. Those interested in entering are invited to submit images for consideration. The application fee is $15 per person. Entries may be submitted online or by mail along with a CD of your work, entry form, and fee. Rules and entry forms are available at The entry deadline is February 15.

The Creative Arts & Music Festival will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 6 at Thompson Park, Lincroft. The festival will feature two barns filled with original art and live music, a plein air competition, art-related activities, and food vendors. Thompson Park is home to the park system’s Creative Arts Center, which hosts a variety of fine arts and craft classes throughout the year, including ceramics, pottery, jewelry, and painting.

To learn more about the Creative Arts & Music Festival or the park system, please visit or call (732) 842-4000. For persons with hearing impairment, the Park System TTY/TDD number is 711. The Monmouth County Park System, created in 1960 by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, is Monmouth County’s Open Space, Parks, and Recreation agency.