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Vendor & Food Booth Information

PLEASE NOTE: Information below is from 2023 Lincoln Days • INFORMATION FOR 2024 WILL BE POSTED IN THE SPRING of 2024

Booth Hours:
(Saturday)
8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
(or later if vendor wishes to stay open)

(Sunday)
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

Directions

Directions to Hodgenville (Google Map of Festival)

ARTS & CRAFTS VENDORS

BOOTH: 1 – INFORMATION BOOTH –
Lincoln Museum & Lincoln Days

BOOTH: 2- Abraham Lincoln Birthplace

BOOTH: 3 – Sharon Cowley – Cowley’s Crafts – crocheted items, keychains

BOOTH: 4 – April Vines – Macrame

BOOTH: 7 – Pamela Strickland –
Strick 9 Designs

BOOTH: 8 – Amanda DunnA Squared Creations – tumblers, pens, unique gifts

BOOTH: 9 – Melissa  Franklin – Tips, Toes and Tiaras – Face painting and balloon animals

BOOTH: 10 – Rachel Todd – Rachel’s Face Painting – face painting

BOOTH: 11 – Jane Kirkpatrick
Blooming Beads – jewelry

BOOTH: 12 – Shalee Watson – Watson & Co – tee shirts and accessories

BOOTH: 16 – Janet Meunier – jewelry

BOOTH: 13, 14, 15 – Emilee Walters – Plum Crazy Boutique – printed tees, freshies

BOOTH: 17 – Kaitlyn Reynolds – Kentucky Root Designs – tee shirts and accessories

BOOTH: 18, 19 – Alicia Reeves – Floral Designs by Lish

BOOTH: 20 – Donald Creason – whiskey bottle lamps

BOOTH: 21 – Laura Favand – seasonal decorations

BOOTH: 22 – Jeff Scheurich – Insanely Crafty 502 – bourbon barrel décor, earrings

BOOTH: 23 & 24 – Lora Aldridge – toys and marshmallow guns

BOOTH: 25 – Jonathan Hall – Fallen Apparel Company – tee shirts and apparel

BOOTH: 26, 27, 28 – Katherine Williamson – ceramics

BOOTH: 29 – Angela Hornback – The Barnyard KY – wood products

BOOTH: 30 – Nancy Harps – Madison Rose Boutique – Laser items

BOOTH: 31 – Woman’s Club of Hodgenville – cookbooks and raffle

BOOTH: 32 – Denise Goodman – shadow boxes tee shirts, earrings

BOOTH: 33 & 34 – Frankie Ferguson – Towel rings, towel toppers

BOOTH: 35 – Moon Bubbles Soapery -Artisan soaps

BOOTH: 36 – Carol Burks – Something…More Handcrafted Jewelry

BOOTH: 37 – Steven Preston – Second Amendment Creations – bullet casing jewelry and wind chimes

BOOTH: 38, 39, 40 – Regina Childress – ornaments

BOOTH: 41 – Tim Jeffries – B & T Designs and More – embroidery

BOOTH: 42 – Kurt and Sue Floyd – wooden animals

BOOTH: 43 – SCRTC – Sponsor Tent

BOOTH: 44 & 45 – Becky  Riggs
B & K Blessings – wreaths, centerpieces

BOOTH: 46 – Constance Patrick

BOOTH: 47 – Bailey Caster – Moxie and Muzz – tee shirts and accessories

BOOTH: 48 – Terry Hadley – Crocus Creek Woodworks

BOOTH: 49 – Cathryn McKibben

BOOTH: 50 – Ann Shaeffer – Queen Ann Crochet – crocheted items, keychains

BOOTH: 51 – Christy  Hildebrandt – Bougie Grannies – wristlets, earrings

BOOTH: 52 – Teda Cooks – Snazzy Stitches

BOOTH A: Amber Gardner – Art Gypsy

BOOTH B: Melissa  Smith – Beloved Bee Cottage Co

BOOTH C: Greg Alexander – Christian Church

BOOTH D: Body Tailor Tattoos

COMMERCIAL VENDORS & NON-PROFIT EXHIBITORS

101: C.H.A.M.P. – School fundraiser

102: Britnee’s Busy Bee Creations – Assorted goods

103: Grandview Farms – Local honey and beeswax

104: CASA of the Heartland – Children support services

105: Cissal Hill Designs – Tees & Tumblers

106: Ricky Herron – Ornaments

107: Kayla Dile – Painted bottles

108: Mud and Merlot Pottery – Pottery

109: Green River Bee Keepers – Beekeeping

110: Impact Softball 09 – Travel softball – Raffle -candles

111: Bluegrass Professional Counseling  – Counseling services

112: L. M. Roofing – Roofing

113: Sunrise Children’s Services   – Children’s services

114: Nolynn Baptist Church  – Church outreach

115: Carla Cantrell – Freeze-dried goods

116: Sierra Enlow for Ag Commissioner –  Political campaign

117: Woodmen Life – Insurance

118: Exit Realty  – Real estate         

119: Nuskin     

120: Crowne Point Theatre     

121: South Dixie for St Jude – Annual St. Jude Fundraiser

122: Faith Family Farm KY  – Tees and decor

123: Kentucky Crafting – Decor

124: Kid’s Paradise – Toys

125: LeafFilter – Leaf and gutter systems

126: Cricket Wireless – Wireless phone

127: Beautifully Chic Treasures – Jewelry

128: Sassafrass Teez LLC  – Tees

129: Crazee Abe’s Sand Art    

131: Got 2 Be Baths   

132: Mt Zion Separate Baptist Church – Church outreach

133: Rock Your Bins – Trash bin service

134 & 135: Brother’s Keeper MC 32 Raffle

136: Blaze Boutique – Apparel

137: Benchmark Family Services       

138: SRM Concrete    

139: Kuntry View Creations   

FOOD VENDORS

BREAKFAST (Saturday) – Woman’s Club of Hodgenville        

BREAKFAST (Sunday) – Christian Church Pancakes & Sausage

4-H Cotton Candy      

Christian Church Annex – Chili dogs

F2: Ole Mule Concessions – Breaded tenderloin

F3: American Legion  – Membership information

F4: R & R Concessions BBQ & Nachos

F6-F9: Pork Producers – Pork burgers, tenderloin

F10-F12: Beef Producers – Ribeyes, Burgers

F13 – Lions Club -Burgers

F15 – Kona Ice – Refreshing drinks

F18-19: Livy’s Bubble Tea & Lemonade – Bubble tea and lemonade

F20-21: Otter Creek Chow Wagon – Burgers

F16-17: Naomi Hersberger – Amish fried pies and sweets

F22-23: Kuntry Kunsesyuns – Blooming onions, corn dogs, funnel cakes

BEER TENT (lower parking lot behind Sweet Shoppe)  

V1: WATER – Ovesen Heights Baptist Church 

CREEKFRONT: Chuck Wagon-Burgers

CREEKFRONT: K&L Kettle Corn  – Kettle corn and lemonade

CREEKFRONT: Kona Ice – Drinks

CREEKFRONT: Old School Flavor Trailer – Cod fish, chieck, and more

CREEKFRONT: Rick’s Grills on Wheels – Brisket, brats, specialty grilled items

CREEKFRONT: Wild Bills   –   Burgers and more

KIDS PLAY AREA

Visit CreekFront Park for:
• Bounce Houses
• Balloon House
• Train Rides
Helm Farms Petting Zoo
• Playground


NOTE: Due to changes in Kentucky’s Sales Tax policy, sales tax must be collected on all booth spaces in 2023.

Arts & Crafts Booths – *SOLD OUT*

Charge: 12’ x 12’ space $75.00 (plus sales tax). Please notify if electricity required. Payment must accompany completed application. Please enclose a self addressed stamped envelope to receive a confirmation letter.

Crafts: Only hand-made items (made by the exhibitor in the USA) will be permitted in the craft area.

Arts: Paintings, pictures or prints (original works of the exhibitor) may be accepted and assigned to an appropriate area.

Literary: Books and/or manuscripts (authored by the exhibitor) may be accepted and assigned to an appropriate area.

Media: CD, DVD or Tapes (provided the recording artist is the exhibitor) may be accepted and assigned to an appropriate area. (The collection must be only works of the exhibitor vs. a collection of multiple artists. The latter example would be deemed commercial).

Refunds: Request for refunds must be in writing ONLY. All requests, made prior to September 6,  will be reimbursed 90% (ninety percent) of all paid fees. Requests on or after the stated date will only be refunded should the reserved space be sold.

Reservations: The Arts and Crafts Chairperson and Lincoln Days Celebration, Inc. reserve the right to reject any exhibitor they feel is inappropriate for a specified area. Any such exhibitor will be required to leave and no refund will be given.

DOWNLOAD ARTS & CRAFTS APPLICATION FORM *LIMITED AVAILABILITY* – as of August 16, 2023


Food Booths – *SOLD OUT*

PLEASE NOTE: Food vendors are required to have a Health Department Permit (Cost $50) – which is paid separately to LaRue County Environmental Services. PLEASE WAIT until you have received confirmation from Lincoln Days that you have been accepted as a food vendor.

Getting Started: The most important part of preparation is getting your booth ready and pleasing to public.

Fly control: All booths preparing food must be screened. It is okay to use fans at serving window area to keep the flies away. However, if you are having bake sales, prepackaged items are exempt from this.

Hand washing: May use waterless hand soap. Cooler at water and soap station works. Paper towels only!  Hair Restraints, Hats, nets or visors.

Food: All food must be prepared on site. Food must be from an approved source. Food must be kept at 145 degrees HOT or below 45 degrees COLD. Preheat to 145 degrees on grill all items then place in preheated crock pot.

Storing: All food and paper products and can drinks must be kept 6″ off the ground on a table or other storage area. Coolers may set on the ground. Food Equipment & Utensils: single services articles (cups, forks, spoons, straws, etc) must be stored, dispensed and handled so that they are protected from contamination. Must us gloves, tongs or serving utensils when handling food.

Dishwashing
Three (3) pan set for each booth
1. Water
2. Clean rinse
3. Sanitize water

Remember: Ice is Food. Separate food storage ice from ice that is served to the public!

Refunds: Request for refunds must be in writing ONLY. All requests, made prior to September 6,  will be reimbursed 90% (ninety percent) of all paid fees. Requests on or after the stated date will only be refunded should the reserved space be sold.

DOWNLOAD FOOD BOOTH APPLICATION FORM


Commercial Booths – *SOLD OUT*

Charge: $100 per 10 ’ X 16’ space (See application for rates.) (minimum 2 days). Payment must accompany completed application. Please enclose a self addressed stamped envelope to receive a confirmation letter.

Refunds: Request for refunds must be in writing ONLY. All requests, made prior to September 6, will be reimbursed 90% (ninety percent) of all paid fees. Requests on or after the stated date will only be refunded should the reserved space be sold.

Sales Tax: Each vendor is responsible for collecting applicable Kentucky Sales Tax.

Inventory: Approval of application is contingent on a full description of items offered for sale. NO ITEMS DEEMED UNSAFE OR POTENTIALLY TOXIC. KNIVES, SPRAY PAINT, POTATO GUNS, BB GUNS, SIMULATED WEAPONS (any device with the ability to deliver a projectile to a targeted point), PORNOGRAPHIC OR PUBLIC NUISANCE ITEMS MAY NOT BE DISPLAYED OR SOLD.

Used items (clothing, etc.) MAY NOT BE SOLD.

Reservations: The Commercial Chairperson and Lincoln Days Celebration, Inc. reserve the right to reject any exhibitor they feel is inappropriate for a specified area. Any such exhibitor will be required to leave and no refund will be given.

Set-up:
No one will be permitted to set-up until after 6:00 PM, Friday, October 6, 2023, once all assigned space is empty, traffic has been stopped, and you have checked-in with the Commercial Chairperson. If you arrive early, please park in the city parking lot, just south of the square, off of US-31E/KY-210 on your right.

Set-up Times
Friday, October 6 — 6:00PM
Saturday, October 7 — 6:30AM
After unloading – all vehicles and trailers must be removed from the pedestrian traffic areas prior to scheduled display times. (SAFETY ISSUE)

Breakdown
Sunday, October 7 — 4:00PM
Vehicles and trailers will not be permitted in pedestrian traffic areas prior to 6:00 PM.
(SAFETY ISSUE).

DOWNLOAD COMMERCIAL BOOTH APPLICATION FORM


Non-Profit Booths – *SOLD OUT*

Lincoln Days Celebration, Inc  Policy Relating to Non-Profit Organizations

  1. Payment of the fee/s herein described registers the non-profit organization as an official Lincoln Days participant and helps to defray the overall costs of the festival production.
  2. Any Food, Craft, or Commercial sales or booths are subject to preexisting policies and fees and are NOT INCLUDED in this category.

Non-profit groups who are giving away, free, at no cost, items or information to the Lincoln Days audience will be charged a fee of  $25.00. (Examples: water, balloons, event flyers, organizational pamphlets).

Non-profit groups who are selling any service, product or activity, or who are charging for any service, product or activity will be charged a fee of $25.00. (Examples:  Raffles, Dunking Booths, Seasonal Plants, etc.)

DOWNLOAD NON-PROFIT APPLICATION FORM

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