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West Tennessee Sugar Artists

 

Second Annual Show and 
Competition - 
Info 2013
Sugar Show


Thanks for stopping by today to learn more about the West Tennessee Sugar Artists!

 

We are a group of women and men who meet when our schedules allow us for the purpose of sharing the Sugar Arts through talent, instruction, friendships and fun!

We offer hands on workshops at our meetings, as well as sharing our experience with handling clients, using tools of the trade, technique instruction, and various demonstrations for our members.  With our varied and highly experienced members, you can feel free to ask questions and learn more about the wonderful world of Sugar Arts. We love questions! 

Some of our artists are members of the International Cake Exploration Societe
(ICES)  What is ICES you ask? Follow this link to find out more and join today!
 www.ices.org 

Our members include shop owners, beginners in cake decorating and the Sugar Arts, Up and Coming Sugar Artists, and many who are teachers, former teachers, or family cake artists! 

All levels of Sugar Artists are welcome!  
Follow us on Facebook at:    West Tennessee Sugar Artists

Our First Annual Sugar Arts Show and Competition was a big success!  We had over 15 entries (a great start for the first year) and over $665.00 in gifts given away as well as cash prizes awarded to all levels of Ribbon winning entries. You may see photos of cakes from the competition on our Facebook page at: West Tennessee Sugar Artists.  


Our next show, the Second Annual Sugar Arts Show and Competition will be held September, 5, 6, and 7th, 2013 at the Agricenter International. Competition cakes, demo's,and classes along with vendors of the industry will be bringing their time, talent, instruction, and of course, goods to purchase!  To find out more about the classes, instructors, entry into the competition itself, click on2013 Show/Forms 

Please go to the
Contact Us page, and fill out the form to leave your email for inclusion in outgoing emails and newsletter. More information about future meetings and info about the next show will be emailed to you via newsletters, and notices. Join us as we have some cool things in store for you in 2013. 

Below is an updated schedule of events to place on your calendar just in case you will be able to attend monthly meetings at the last minute. 

Check back often for updates to the calendar for descriptions of demo's and occasional meeting place changes.  Below is our upcomin
g schedule.

Thanks for stopping by!
To be added to our email list contact: 
Harriet Cobb  
Webmaster - President

To become a volunteer contact:
RiRi Magruder -Sugar Arts Show Director
Volunteer Co-ordinator


 

Calendar 

Upcoming Schedule of Events
Meetings are held at SweetWise in Germantown unless otherwise noted on the date of the event.
 August 13th 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 6-8:00 p.m.
 *6:00 -Food and Fellowship at Sweetwise-
*potluck--Italian Theme*

6:30 - WTSA General Meeting - short and sweet

It's sign making time! Bring glue sticks, glitter in our colors, markers, stencils, anything else that might be helpful in making small and large signs. Poster board donations are welcome! Please RSVP Harriet to let her know what you'll bring, so she won't over purchase. These signs will  be hung in the Showplace Arena at various locations to direct folks to the Show.  Thanks!

Social night! Bring photos of your work to share with others! Discussions generally ensue.
 August 19th DEADLINES Deadlines for Exhibitors,Vendors,and Dana Herbert Class participants. We have to have some enrollees to fly Dana here to Memphis....It takes 4 students to get him here....Enroll now!
 August 19 6:00-8:30
Perkins-Gtown Rd.
For Dinner: 6:00
Meeting 6:45 p.m.
PLEASE ATTEND! THIS MEETING IS THE FINAL PLANNING MEETING BEFORE THE SHOW. WE WILL BE LOOKING FOR THOSE WHO'VE OFFERED TO HELP DURING THE SHOW TO SIGN UP AS VOLUNTEERS! This is your call to action!

You will find out all there is to know about what to expect, how and where to help out, and who to report to, when. There is much to be done, and now is your time to fill that void we have! Thanks!
 Sept. 4th Evening
6-8 p.m.
Setup spaces-check tables, cover tables-volunteers needed. Contact RiRi-Dinner with Jay if he arrives in time..help Jay setup booth.
Second Annual Sugar Arts Show and Competition  Info Demo's by vendors and WTSA members will be going on all day during each day of the show.
Check the Fair guide schedule for info. Volunteers needed....
Vendors booths will be open from 10-9 pm 
 Sept 5th
Thursday
8-10 am 8-10 am 
Check-in of pre-registered displays for Competition
10 am - daily
Fair opens-all rides and attractions....
Judging begins with Jay Qualls and Dana Herbert
12:00 noon - Judges decisions - awards
Demo's begin by WTSA and vendors - all day, see newspaper or your fair flyer for details
9:00 pm - Bldg closes
Sept 6th-Friday Classes begin:
10:00 am
Jay Qualls-Registrations will be taken on site for Jay's classes via Credit Card.
Fair opens-all rides and attractions....demo's by WTSA and vendors during the day - See Fair program

10-1:30 pm-Lunch on your own suggest Midway for lunch
Jay Qualls-Hands-on Social Media class-$160
Registration form-Classroom 1
2:30-6:00 pm
Jay Qualls - Owning my Own Cake Business 101
Registration form-$160
  Classes begin:
Chef Dana Herbert 

10:00 am
Dana must be flown in so if no deposits are made on his class by Aug.19th, then he will not be coming.

Demo by vendors
10-1:30 p.m. -Lunch on your own-suggest Midway for lunch
2:30-6:00 p.m
Chef Dana Herbert
- Bows and Ruffles class -
Registration form - Classroom 2- $200.. Class Supplies not included..see class list. Deposits must be made by Aug. 19th with payment in full prior to class via credit card on site. If no deposits on the class, then Dana will not be in town.


             Bldg opens 10:00 am - demo's by WTSA and vendors during the day - See Fair program
 Sept 7th
















Sept 8th
Classes begin:
Jay and Dana
this class will be reworked by Jay if Dana is not in town. Check back for updates.

WTSA conduct
Youth mini-class-Harriet Cobb Instructor











Takedown
Bldg opens 10:00 am - demo's by WTSA and vendors during the day - See Fair program

Jay and Dana Team Teach
: 2 foot - 3-D Christmas Tree 
10-6:00 with break for lunch on your own at 1:30-2:30-Suggest Midway lunch-Classroom 1-$445.00- Registration form-Deposits must be made by Aug. 19th with payment in full prior to class via credit card on site. If no deposits on the class, then Dana will not be in town.

Youth Basic Cake Decorating Mini-class -Classroom 2 
Two age groups available
$55.00 - All supplies included
Proceeds to 4-H of Shelby County
Registration form 8-12 age group
Registration form 13-18 age group

Bldg closes 9:00 p.m.


10-12 noon.......
Exhibitor pickup of cake exhibits-exhibits not picked up will be disposed of.  Awards not claimed on Thursday will be available at this time, but awards not picked up on Sunday are forfeited.
 September 10 6:00 -8:00 p.m. 6-8:00 p.m.
 *6:00 -Food and Fellowship at Sweetwise-potluck
6-8:00 p.m.
 *6:00 -Food and Fellowship at Sweetwise-potluck
6:30 - WTSA General Meeting 
30 - WTSA General Meeting 
 October 8th 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 6-8:00 p.m.
 *6:00 -Food and Fellowship at Sweetwise-potluck
6:30 - WTSA General Meeting 
 November 12th 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 6-8:00 p.m.
 *6:00 -Food and Fellowship at Sweetwise-potluck
6:30 - WTSA General Meeting 
 December 10th 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 6-8:00 p.m.
 *6:00 -Food and Fellowship at Sweetwise-potluck
6:30 - WTSA General Meeting 


Meetings are held at SweetWise in Germantown unless otherwise noted on the date of the event.

There aren't any classes currently scheduled for West Tennessee Sugar Artists, but check back soon.

 
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