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Artisans Sought for Kaleidoscope: Music & Art Festival

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The city of Palmdale is accepting applications for participation in the third annual Kaleidoscope Music & Art Festival, a unique event dedicated to the arts, coming to the Palmdale Amphitheater, 2723 Rancho Vista Blvd., on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission and parking are free.

“Kaleidoscope provides an opportunity for the professional and novice level artists and artisans of all genres to display, sell and demonstrate their craft,” said Palmdale’s Recreation Supervisor Annie Pagliaro.  “This runs the gamut from painting to sculpture and stained glass to recycled art—and even includes culinary and apothecary artisans as part of our Fresh Made Market. Art is expressed in many different ways.”

Applications are available online at Applications currently being accepted include:

Professional Artisans & Artists

Professional artists will have the opportunity to display, demonstrate and sell their work in their own booth space.

ARTLIGHT Student & Novice Artist Exhibit

Novice artists and hobbyists are encouraged to apply to display at ARTLIGHT, a place for aspiring artists to display their work; open to groups, classes, schools, art instructors and individuals.

Apothecary & Culinary Artisans

Kaleidoscope’s Fresh Made Market is perfect for cottage industry and farmers market vendors who specialize in handmade candles, home scent products, skin and body care products, baked and canned goods, salsas, pestos, sauces and traditional farmer’s market products.

Art à la Carte

Local businesses or organizations that are hosting music or art events from Oct. 5 to 12, the week prior to Kaleidoscope, may qualify to be included in Kaleidoscope’s Art à la Carte brochure.

The deadline to apply for a position at the festival is September 15.  For more information, please visit