Want to help? Use this link to sign-up to volunteer on April 25:
PRIOR TO FESTIVAL
- Street team – meeting up with Kannapolis Arts organizes to take fliers out to the community and post in area stores as well as public posting areas, like the telephone posts in NoDa and community posting boards
- Social media – Following our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram links and making sure to like, and more importantly share, our posts as well as posts from our Kannapolis Arts website
- Content creators on our website, creating art videos and such or writing about art and posting stories. This could be a bio on yourself or an artist you discovered, but looking to have more original content to make our website more relevant.
- Being a representative willing to set up a booth at community events to promote Kannapolis Arts. This can include manning a booth at the Kannapolis Cruise-in Series, as well as the HarrisburgARTwalk and the Concord Art Walk, as well as any events in surrounding areas, such as Salisbury’s FirstFriday series.
8 a.m. to 10 a.m. — Cleaning up, making sure any loose tree branches or trash is cleaned away.
10 a.m. to 12 p.m. — These will be the folks who are at the crosswalks with the roadblocks and moving them when a car is ready to go through. This is very important to keep traffic under control as vendors check in and set up. We will also need people who will actually point drivers to the next open/available spot for a vendor to set up in. This is very important, and one of our biggest needs, to keep things moving and organized.
12 p.m. to 4 p.m. — We will need people who can man the booth and snap photos posting on Instagram with the #KCAF and @KannapolisArts on them so can spread the word about the festival. These will be people specifically at the photobooth focused on people coming up to have pictures taken. Also, we will need people to approach patrons to see if want picture taken. Often people aren’t aware they can get their picture taken until the are approached. I noticed this when I operated an Independent Tribune photobooth at the Concord Candy Crawl. Not many people walked right up, but as soon as I asked them they were happy to get their picture taken.
12 p.m. to 4 p.m. — Just making sure that the bathrooms are stocked with toilet paper and not trashed or anything.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Posting on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and tagging @Kannapolis Arts and using hash tag #KCAF. On festival day we want to have as many people as possible posting/sharing/liking about Kannapolis Arts and Kaleidoscope. Also, it would be great if anybody can film video and post as well.
Manning the Downtown Kannapolis Inc.
12 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Manning the Downtown Kannapolis Inc. info booth as a Kannapolis Arts contact. Your main duty will be making sure to pass out fliers to visitors and ask basic questions and for the questions you can answer contacting me or Bailey Watson Wingler, Elana Miles or Dawn Evans. We will provide you phone numbers for all of us and make sure you can locate one of us if there is a question raised.
Final trash clean up
4 p.m. to 5 p.m. — Last minute trash clean up just to make sure we don’t leave downtown Kannapolis in shambles and be embarrassed by the state of how we left it. We need downtown to stay beautiful!