WINDOW PAINTING - Cost $5/window – Drop off registration at Newtown Bicycle during operating hours. Mail in accepted as well. Pick up supplies at Newtown Bicycle Shop parking lot, 30 N. State Street btw. 9-10 a.m. on October 22nd
Neatness –Please be as neat as possible. The success of this event depends on this important issue. Each artist will be assigned a specific space on the outside of a merchant’s window in Newtown’s shopping district. Paint only inside the specified area (merchant will specify)! DO NOT PAINT BACKGROUND – painting will be removed if background is painted!! Paint glass only using the paint provided. Do not paint window trim or the sidewalk. BYOB (Bring Your Own Brushes), paper towels, tarp and water for cleaning brushes. Acrylic paint will be used and will stain unprotected surfaces or clothing, so please be careful. Dress accordingly.
Family-friendly theme – Painting must be done freehand and have a family-friendly Fall/Halloween theme or be themed according to the shop’s merchandise or services. Inappropriate paintings will be removed immediately. All paint must be picked up between 9 am and 10:00 am and paintings must be completed by 12:30 pm.
Windows – Windows are assigned on a first come, first served basis. One window will be assigned to each artist or group. Requests for specific windows may be honored, if possible.
Children – School/Church groups of any age, and any artists under the age of 13, must have adult supervision at all times.
Prizes – Prizes will be posted on the website the following week. Prizes may be picked up at the Newtown Bicycle Shop.
CUPCAKE WARS - Free
All cupcakes must be registered before Oct. 17. Cupcakes should be homemade and presented on a disposable tray/container. Please attach the recipe for the cupcakes and frosting. The theme of the cupcakes should reflect Fall/Halloween (1/2 dozen cupcakes per entrant). There will be two age groups; child (15 yrs. and under) and adult (16+). Judging will be based on overall taste and presentation. Prizes will be awarded to each group and the winning cupcakes will be featured at the Caketeria for one day. Please bring your cupcakes to First National Bank, 40 S. State St. on Oct. 22 between 9:30-10:30 am. The winners will be announced at 11:30 am and prizes will be awarded at that time.
FRANKENWEENIE COSTUMED PET PARADE - Free NOTE: No pet parade will be held on Sunday (event raindate).
All pets must be registered before Oct. 17 and assigned a number. All pet owners must complete a Pet Owner Responsibility Form (will be provided at Sign In). Costumed pets will assemble at Newtown Bicycle Shop at 11:30 am, parade up State St. and return to the bicycle shop where they will be judged. Pets (Dogs only. No farm animals or wildlife) must be well behaved and owners must clean up after their pets. No Flexible, extendable leashes. The winners will be announced at 12:30 pm and prizes will be awarded.
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Newtown's Halloween Art Scene