Thursday, April 22, 2010

Handmade Happenings - April 23-25, 2010

We have a wide variety of events to share this weekend, in the Triangle and beyond. Whatever you're into, where ever you roam - we've got a handmade event for you!

Saturday, April 24
17th Annual Spring Daze Arts & Crafts Festival
Bring the entire family for a day of art, entertainment and good food at Bond Park! More than 170 artists, Earth Day activities, an appearance by American Idol contestant Anoop Desai and more!
Where: Fred G. Bond Metro Park, Cary
When: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sellers to look for: LindaSearcyJewelry, naomievelyn, NewByzantiumDesigns, piecefullyhome, tgurleybathandbody, trendefemme
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Sunday, April 25
Maker Faire: North Carolina

Maker Faire: NC celebrates things people create themselves -- from James Bond-worthy electronic gizmos to Martha Stewart-quality "slow made" foods and homemade clothes. Inspiration is ubiquitous at the festival and there are surprises around every corner for people of all ages. Also, Kari Chapin, author of The Handmade Marketplace, will be signing books from 2:00 - 4:00 pm.
Where: Loehmann's Plaza, 1821 Hillandale Rd, Durham
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sellers to look for: megrnc, spoonflower
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Looking for a road trip? Here are some more nearby events!
Triad area:
Saturday, April 24

Author Karin Chapin at The Circa Gallery
Kari Chapin talks about her new book The Handmade Marketplace and to answer any questions that you may have about your business and the art of selling and marketing your work. This event is FREE and open to the public.
Where: The Circa Gallery, 150 Sunset Avenue, Asheboro, NC
When: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Charlotte area:
Saturday & Sunday, April 24 & 25
Art on the Green Festival
This juried art festival features booths with top quality works from artists throughout the region. Join us for an exciting weekend filled with visual, musical & culinary arts!
Where: 119 South Main Street, Davidson, NC
(in front of the Public Library, at the intersection of S. Main & Concord)
When: Saturday - 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday - Noon - 4:00 pm
Seller to look for: orangecatart
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Richmond, VA:
Saturday & Sunday, April 24 & 25
Intergalactic Bead & Jewelry Show
IBJS is the premier purveyor of bead resources from around the world!
Where: Richmond Raceway Complex (Colonial Building)
600 E Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA 23222
When: Saturday - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Seller to look for: loriola
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We hope you'll visit our NC Triangle Etsy Team members and say hello!

(Members, if you have an event coming up next weekend, send your information to Orange Cat Art by Wednesday at Noon to get onto next week's calendar!

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