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Market Days artists asked to ‘Rise with the Tide’ in poster contest

Mathews Market Days has announced the theme for this year’s poster contest—“Rise with the Tide.”

After overcoming unprecedented challenges over the past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, “we are ready as a community to ‘rise with the tide,’ by welcoming others to enjoy everything Mathews has to offer,” said a press release from Market Days Committee chair Morgan Hudgins.

“We are proud to showcase not only our creative community through our event but also the charm of our county as locals, visitors, and guests join us for the return of Mathews Market Days on Friday, Sept. 9 and Saturday, Sept. 10,” said the release.

Hudgins invited anyone interested to submit a piece of artwork in any medium that fits the theme “Rise with the Tide.”An individual of any age may submit as many entries as they like, but must submit an application form and the $25 fee for each entry. Entrants do not have to be Mathews residents.

Each piece must be 18” by 24,” either vertical or horizontal...

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