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2017 Events - 2017 Events

 

FCM (CHEF) 23rd Annual Art Festival and Photography Contest, Saturday, May 6th at Salem United Methodist Church: 1200 S. Lindbergh Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63131. Conveniently located just off highway 40 on Lindbergh Blvd., between highways 270 and 170, a little north of Frontenac Plaza.

 

We are pleased to continue this year the Assorted Arts category, which includes such projects as sculptures, origami, string art, fabric art, mosaics, needlepoint, knitting, macramé, woodwork, etc. (no video will be accepted). 

 

Art Festival Categories Age Eligibility:

 

Fine Arts                     Ages 5 and up

Assorted Arts              Ages 5 and up

Photography               Ages 10 and up

 

Download Registration Form Here

Download Guidelines and Procedures Here

 

Each eligible participant may submit up to 2 projects in each category.

 

For Example:  Homeschooled children ages 5 and up may submit up to 2 projects in the Fine Arts category AND up to 2 projects in the Assorted Arts category; AND ages 10 and up may also submit 2 photos in the Photography contest.  Homeschool graduates are also welcome to submit projects in all 3 categories.

 

Our families are cordially invited to view these artwork pieces created by our gifted children, to be displayed at Salem United Methodist Church. Before the awards ceremony, admire the artwork while you enjoy hors d’oeuvres, cookies, cold drinks and classical music performed by homeschooled children and families.

 

Saturday, May 6th        4:30-5:30       Viewing of artwork, voting for People’s

                                                            Choice Awards (hors d’oeuvres, drinks,

                                                            music and fellowship)

                                      6:00-7:00       FCM Art Festival awards ceremony

                                      9:00               Project retrieval and clean-up

                                               

 

IMPORTANT DATES FOR PROJECT SUBMISSION

 

Saturday, April 1        Early registration form submission - $5.00 per project for all registrations postmarked by this date. Early fee maximum per family: $60.

Saturday, April 15      General registration deadline (MUST be postmarked by this date)-$6.00 per project. General fee maximum per family: $72.

Saturday, April 29      Deadline for project drop-off

 

Saturday, May 6         FCM Art Festival artwork viewing and announcement

                                   of winners

 

 

If you have any questions, please contact Joe and Teresa Carr at

(314) 521-5668 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 


 

 FCM Purina Farms Field Trip May 11th, 11:30 a.m. 200 Checkerboard Loop, Gray Summit, MO 63039. Event is FREE. However, you must sign up ahead of time either by phone 314-920-6135 or email Sonia at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . To register, you must leave your name, email address, phone number, number of adults and children attending.

 

Come join us for an exciting day at Purina Farms where we will take a Better With Pets interactive tour showing why life is better when shared with a pet, view canine performances, watch a milking demonstration, take a wagon ride, enjoy swinging on a rope in the hayloft, crawl through tunnels, and pet many different animals.

 

No outside food allowed. However, you may either bring a picnic lunch to enjoy at one of the area parks or pre-purchase food from their snack bar. Purina has informed us that we must give our food orders 32hours in advance. After you register, we will email a menu.  

 

Directions: Located just 10 minutes west of Six Flags St. Louis on Highway 44. Take the Gray Summit exit #253 and head North on Highway 100 for 1/2 miles. Take a left and head West on MM for approx. one mile until you reach the Purina Farms entrance on the left-hand side of the road.

 


 

FCM (CHEF) Used Curriculum and Book Sale Located in Gym on first floor! Wednesday, May 31st, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon at the beautiful Salem United Methodist Church, 1200 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63131. Conveniently located just off Hwy 40/64 between Hwy 270 and 170, a little north of Frontenac Plaza.

 

Both buyers and sellers have told us that this one is the best! We have people come from all over the state and other states. Sellers may begin setting up at 8:00 a.m. Tables are $13 for a 6-ft. table.

 

To reserve your table, please contact Sonia at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 314-920-6135. Please mail checks payable to FCM, c/o Sonia Summers, PO Box 586, Fredericktown, MO  63645.