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Oh my gosh, look at the calendar!!  It’s October 22nd already and The Big Chill applications close on October 31st!  That means it’s gotta be mailed to 10 Mayo St., Portland, ME 04101 by Wednesday, October 31st and not a second later!

If you’d like to download an application, please visit the link at the tab above that says “Apply!”  Then it will say “Click Here for the Big Chill Application!” and then you will and then you will say “Oh score, I’m just steps away from sending my application in!”

So all you handmade, vintage and local people – cover us in a landslide of your creativity!  Sounds awesome, right?

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Happy sunny morning, everyone!  (Snow storm this weekend?  Pfff…)

A quick reminder that if you’re mailing your application it should go out today in order to be received by the Monday deadline.

If you’d like to email your application, instead, and snail mail the fee check then that’s ok, too!  The email address is thebigthawportland at gmail dot com.

Click the “Apply!” tab at the top of the page to download your application!

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Good morning from Audrey at Little Eye Designs

Phew!  My mail carrier must be mightily confused where up until a few weeks ago all s/he brought to my front door was bills and catalogs.  With all these handwritten envelopes coming to me from amazing Maine artists, crafters and vintage resellers my new favorite thing to do is come home from work and get the mail!  OK, truth be told, it’s always been one of my favorite things to come home from work but this is the icing on the cake.

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Today:  a reminder. It’s a good idea if you haven’t sent in  your application yet to make sure it’s in the mail by Friday, February 26th to make the February 28th deadline.

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Another reminder: no application is considered ‘accepted’ until you’ve received and email from The BIG THAW confirming your application and your vendor fee check has been deposited.  We’ve had an overwhelming demand for upstairs spaces, so those of you who end up in the artist studios downstairs will receive a $10 refund from your original check.  The artist studios downstairs will be open, as well, and we will be feeding customers down the stairs the only way we know how:  with candy.  Also, thoughts on a purchase-based raffle have been kicking around and I’ll have more details later but I do know it will be incentivizing visiting downstairs vendors.  The spaces downstairs are perfect for:  vintage sellers and people who need wall space to hang flat or framed prints.

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Grace Potter and the Nocturnals by Meagan Anderson and Emblem Studio

In other news, I hope to be meeting this weekend with Kris Johnsen of Emblem Studios and Meagan Anderson who are the fantastically talented artists who are going to be making The BIG THAW poster.  We’ll have a run of 100 limited edition silk-screened prints available for sale at The BIG THAW.  The poster you see in front of you is an earlier collaboration from the two talented artists that piqued TBT’s interest and made us say “Yes, yes.  These are the people who must make our high-flying flag.” Er, poster.  Still!  Keep your eyes peeled for visual excellence.

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