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Foothills Folk Art Festival

FFAF 2019

The Foothills Folk Art Festival is located in historic Downtown Newton, NC and is a partnership between Downtown Newton Development Association and the Hickory Museum of Art!  The festival is held the 1st Saturday in October which is October 5th this year!  This is an amazing event that requires several hundred volunteers working throughout the year and the day of the event to make it such a success.  Please consider donating 2 hours of your time in exchange for a fabulous FFAF Volunteer T-Shirt!

Created by:   Shannon Johnson
 
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Available Slot Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (EDT)

Putting out Signs

Place signs on Hwys and roads.

10/04/2019 (Fri) Roads/Hwys 
6:00pm - 8:00pm (8)  
2 of 8 slots filled
Shelley Orr
Crystal McMillan

Helping Artists Set Up

Heavy lifting of delicate items to help artists get their booths set up in the morning.

10/05/2019 (Sat) Downtown Newton 
7:00am - 9:00am (10)  
8 of 10 slots filled
Brian Hargreaves
Danielle Cannon (2)
Kit and Danielle Cannon
Anita Doran
Looking forward to it!
Susan Cole
Anne Jordan (2)
Gregory Johnson
9:00am - 11:00am (10)  
2 of 10 slots filled
Neal Orgain
Katie Pritchard

Artist Concierge

You will be on call for artists in a certain area of the festival to give them breaks or help with needed assistance.

10/05/2019 (Sat) Downtown Newton 
9:00am - 11:00am (3)  
All slots filled
Kimberly Whitley
Leslie Ferrell
Julie Cline
11:00am - 1:00pm (3)  
All slots filled
Mary Bess Lawing
I will glad to help in any way I can!!
Anabelle Hessong
Meghan Lagoutine
1:00pm - 3:00pm (3)  

Artists Concierge/Break Down

You will help artists break down their booths and load their trucks! Some heavy lifting involved.

10/05/2019 (Sat) Downtown Newton 
3:00pm - 5:00pm (10)  

Kids Art

Assist the Kids Art teachers with a creation for kids of all ages. Hands on with kids and some leaning over.

10/05/2019 (Sat) Downtown Newton 
7:00am - 9:00am (3)  
All slots filled
Alexy Trott
Wendy Rinck
3X shirt, please!
Alexy Trott
9:00am - 11:00am (3)  
All slots filled
Passion Hodge
Christine Irwin
Alexy Trott
11:00am - 1:00pm (3)  
All slots filled
Passion Hodge
Lizeth Martinez-Cruz
Rachael Hofmiller
1:00pm - 3:00pm (3)  
All slots filled
Ginny Zellmer
Tracy Hawkins
Jonathan Kiser
3:00pm - 5:00pm (3)  
All slots filled
Jaime Hodorovick
Zoe Harraghy
Ginny Zellmer

Information Booths

You will be seated at an Information Booth and be the face of the festival to the public! You will have a reference book and have training before the day of the festival. Couples are welcome but please only sign up ONE PERSON with a note about the 2nd!

10/05/2019 (Sat) Downtown Newton 
9:00am - 11:00am (4)  
All slots filled
Dorothy Nurminen (2)
Myself and Andrew Atkin
Todd Clark
Wendy Rinck
3X shirt, please!
11:00am - 1:00pm (4)  
3 of 4 slots filled
Joyce Baldwin
Wendy Rinck
3X shirt, please!
Suzanne White
1:00pm - 3:00pm (4)  
3 of 4 slots filled
Margery Johnson
Crystal McMillan
This one is me
Jill Towery

Volunteer Table

You wil be seated at our Volunteer Check-in Tent and help volunteers get their T-shirts, placement, and run the VIP center for volunteers and artists. The VIP center is a place of respite with refreshments. You will have training prior.

10/05/2019 (Sat) Downtown Newton 
7:00am - 9:00am (2)  
All slots filled
Betty Herbster
I'll be there all day
Alexy Trott
9:00am - 11:00am (2)  
All slots filled
Shawna Cloninger (2)
And Devin Cloninger
11:00am - 1:00pm (2)  
All slots filled
Rene Allen
Linda DiCianni
1:00pm - 3:00pm (2)  
All slots filled
Silvia Velasco
Summer Sigmon

Barrier Guards

Guard barriers for no entry or for shuttle bus entry only.

10/05/2019 (Sat) Downtown Newton 
9:00am - 11:00am (8)  
11:00am - 1:00pm (8)  
1:00pm - 3:00pm (8)  

Beer Garden(s) Set Up

Help set up the beer garden!

10/05/2019 (Sat) Downtown Newton 
9:00am - 11:00am (3)  
All slots filled
Shelley Orr
Brian Hargreaves
Will be sure to test all types for flavor and safety
Gregory Johnson

Beer Garden

To work at the beer garden checking id's, taking money, and serve beer. You will have training prior to the day of the event.

10/05/2019 (Sat) Downtown Newton 
11:00am - 1:00pm (5)  
3 of 5 slots filled
Randy Williams
Duh
Christopher Niver
Erin Graves
1:00pm - 3:00pm (5)  
2 of 5 slots filled
Randy Williams
Duh
Gregory Johnson
3:00pm - 5:00pm (5)  
2 of 5 slots filled
Randy Williams
Duh
Crystal McMillan
This is danny

Food Truck

9-11 person helps trucks get into their proper spots. During the day, check to see if they need change or if we can help with any problems, 3-5 helps with any needs as they pack up to go and asks how their experience was... You will get training prior.

10/05/2019 (Sat) Downtown Newton 
9:00am - 11:00am   
11:00am - 1:00pm   
1:00pm - 3:00pm   
3:00pm - 5:00pm   

Volunteer/Handicap Parking Lot Attendant

You will manage the entrance to a volunteer/handicap lot.

10/05/2019 (Sat) Downtown Newton 
9:00am - 11:00am (2)  
11:00am - 1:00pm (2)  

Music Set Up

Help get the audio/band set up and rolling!

10/05/2019 (Sat) Downtown Newton 
7:00am - 9:00am   
Paul van Breemen
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