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Marysville's HomeGrown accepting vendor applications

MARYSVILLE — Marysville’s annual street fair, HomeGrown, is accepting applications for artists, craftspeople, food vendors, and local producers of farm products and flowers.

HomeGrown 2012 will take place Aug. 10-12 on Third Street, adding a day to the event.

This juried event is seeking Washington state artistry and quality hand-crafted products. Organizers are also accepting musicians and street entertainers who are interested in performing in an encouraging family-friendly environment on the downtown Marysville streets.

“Historic Third Street continues to offer convenient shopping in the heart of Marysville,” HomeGrown spokesperson Vicki Miniken said. “While at the festival, be sure to browse, shop and delight at the wonderful shops around Third Street. The eateries on Third Street have become local favorites, and wide varieties of goods and services are available, including gourmet foods, gifts, home décor, antiques, furniture, books, clothing, a nursery, a floral shop, pharmaceuticals and a fitness center.”

HomeGrown is in its 27th season and is sponsored by the Downtown Marysville Merchants Association. Dozens of booths will run down the center of Third Street from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12.

For an application or for more information, log onto www.marysvillemerchants.com, call 360-653-3538 or stop by The Vintage Violet, located at 1521 Second St. Space choice priority will be given to early applicants.

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