Vendors Sought for Trappe-toberFEST, October 17

Vendor registrations are now being taken for the 4th Annual Trappe-toberFEST to be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, October 17, in downtown Trappe. This small town fall festival celebrates the harvest season with a day featuring a street fair, plenty of food, plein air paint out, children’s activities, demonstrations, live entertainment, and more.

Booth space is available for food, craft, and product vendors. Standard booth space is 10 feet by 10 feet, with registration fees ranging from $10-$30. Electricity and water hook ups are available for an extra charge. Corporations donating $250 or more are invited to set up an information booth. Select booths for nonprofit groups are available at no cost. Deadline for registration is October 6, 2009. Vendors are encouraged to register early to ensure a space and exclusive sales opportunity.

Vendors will line Main Street and other locations amidst the festivities, including two stages presenting a wide variety of live entertainment for all ages. A children’s arcade will offer fun for kids with bouncy rooms, hayrides, face painting, crafts, mural painting and more. Other festival activities include the Trappe Plein Air Paint-Out-Plus, Tour de Trappe cycling event, and visits from special guests, such as Annie Oakley and Smokey the Bear. Demonstrations by K9 police dogs and others will continue throughout the day.

The Trappe Volunteer Fire Department will host a Fire Prevention Month Open House, featuring health and safety demonstrations and a quilting demonstration and raffle by the Seven Sisters Quilting Guild. As part of the open house, the Easton Amish Market will serve fresh made BBQ and display and sell goods and crafts.

For more information or to reserve booth space, contact the Trappe Town Office at 410.476.3170 or email