MATTIE Arts Center in Swan Quarter. Photo courtesy of MATTIE
MATTIE Arts Center in Swan Quarter. Photo courtesy of MATTIE

The application deadline for art vendors Fall Festival in Hyde Saturday, Sept. 24 in the village of Swan Quarter has been extended to Aug. 15. 

This event includes a juried regional arts and crafts show, fourth-year anniversary celebration of the MATTIE Arts Center (recently featured in Our State Magazine and numerous times in Eastern Living) representing 25+ local artists, a full day of musicians and entertainment, monthly farmers market, raffles, annual community yard sales event, seafood, antiques, geo-cache hunts and lots of food.

Once selected, artisans will be notified by email or telephone at which point your booth fee of $30 for each 10 X 10 space, or portion thereof, will become due. Booth tables, chairs, and shelters are not provided. Please pack accordingly.
For questions, contact Judy McLawhorn, MATTIE director, at 252-926–ARTS (2797), or on her cell at 252-943-8991 any time. 

Artisans are welcome to share this information with other artists/craftsmen in circle as well as mobile food vendors.

Swan Quarter is the home of the mainland ferry terminal to Ocracoke Island.  

This event is already scheduled for inclusion in the upcoming calendars of events for Our State Magazine, Eastern Living, regional print newspapers and on-line publications including festivalnews, the SwanQuarterly, Hyde Happenings and Hyde County Chamber of Commerce.

MATTIE Arts is the program of The Friends of Hyde County’s Historic Courthouse, a 501 c 3 organization created for preservation and utilization of this 1838 historic building–on the National Historic Registry since 1979. Our mission is economic development through the arts. We are a yearly grass roots grant recipient since 2012 from the NC Arts Council and, in 2016, a two-year grant from the Z Smith Reynold Foundation.


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