The annual Batesville Autumn Antique and Crafts Festival Oct 19

The annual Batesville Autumn Antique and Crafts Festival celebrates its fourth anniversary with a new name and a new addition to its offerings. The new Autumn Antique, Arts, and Crafts Show will be launched on Friday evening, October 19, with a reception at 6:00 p.m. at the Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery,  246 E. Main. The gallery will include art of all kinds by local and regional artists, some of whom will be attending. Art will be on sale from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Light refreshments will be served.  The gallery will also be open for business on Saturday, October 20, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

The Antique and Crafts Show also takes on Saturday from 10:00 to 4:00.  Vendor space is available on Main Street, outdoors at the Pocket Park and indoors at the Landers Theater building at 332 E. Main Street, across the street from the Pocket Park.  The restored Landers Theater building is home to the Fellowship Bible Church. Outdoor spaces are available for $15 and indoor space is $20. Space will be allotted on a first-come, first-served basis and must be paid in advance. To reserve a space and receive information about set up times contact Paula Grimes at (870) 793-4632   Downtown Batesville businesses that are active members of the Main Street Batesville Association will be included in all promotions.  Antique, crafts, and art dealers in Independence County are also welcome to participate.
The Master Gardeners will be selling bulbs at the Pocket Park.
The Autumn Antique, Arts and Crafts Show is sponsored by Main Street Batesville; Fellowship Bible Church; Bob Pest Marketing, Communications, and Public Relations; the Batesville Area Arts Council; First Community Bank, and the FutureFuel Corporation.