Applications for annual festivals and visual arts programs are now being accepted by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance.

The organization seeks artists and food vendors in a myriad of genres, including ceramics, drawing/pastels, glass, authors of original books, graphics/print making; jewelry, mixed media two- and three-dimensional, oil/acrylic, digital photography, sculpture, textiles/fiber, watercolor, woodwork, culinary, spice and gourmet product booths, and food vendors.

Applications are sought for the Southern Arizona Food, Art and Wine Festival, to be held Oct. 17-18 at Rillito Raceway Park; ArtsFest 2009, a performing and fine art festival Nov. 7-8 at La Encantada; the Oro Valley Festival of the Arts, a holiday arts and crafts spectacular Nov. 28-29 at Oro Valley Marketplace; the Oro Valley Classic Car Show, BBQ & Blues Family Festival on Feb. 20 at Oro Valley Marketplace; the Casa Grande Arts & Crafts Festival on Feb. 27 at The Promenade at Casa Grande; the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Festival, March 6-7 at Pima Community College’s Northwest Campus; and Oro Valley Arts in the Park, a fine art and jazz festival April 10-11.

Go to the SAACA websites, www.SOUTHERNAZFESTIVALS.org or www.SAACA.org, visit the office at 760 E. Pusch View Lane, Suite 150, Oro Valley, or phone 797-3959.

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