Just a quick note,
I’ll be at the Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival at Twin Lakes, Latrobe, PA this week Thursday through Friday July 5-8, 2012.
I am really excited for this festival since it will be my first festival close to home… which means I can sleep in my own bed at home at night and if I forget anything major, I can just hop in the car and rush home or to a local store to get it! I am excited (and anxious!) for my friends and family to see my work.
I also have several new pieces that I am very excited to show and exhibit for the first time. I hope everyone will love them as much (if not more!) than I do.
Other than the overall and initial excitment, I find myself very stressed as I prepare last minute things for the festival. Even trying to keep to a schedule to beat my procrastinating nature, I still find myself bogged down with too many important things to do in the last 48 hours before the festival set up day.
However, as I was complaining to someone about how stressed I was and about everything I have to finish in time, she jokingly said, “Think happy thoughts!” It’s had me laughing ever since. So, I shall try to channel my inner Peter Pan and think lots of happy thoughts!
Hope to see you at the festival!
More information on the festival:
craft-making, a petting zoo, ethnic foods, kids entertainment and workshops, a poetry and short story contest, a fine art and photography exhibition, and performance art. The event’s
mission is to preserve and showcase the area’s rich cultural history. More than 150,000 visitors attend the Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival each year.
Dates: July 5 – 8, 2012
Location: Latrobe, Pennsylvania
Venue: Twin Lakes Park
More info: http://www.artsandheritage.com/
I’ll update more as the festival gets underway!
For now, Adieu!