Thursday, April 29, 2010

Handmade Happenings - April 30-May 2, 2010

Downtown hip shopping? Fun day outing for the whole family? Wine tasting? We have an event for you this weekend! Come enjoy the talents of your local arts & crafts community!

Saturday, May 1
Peakfest - Arts & Crafts Street Festival
This annual event features more than 200 vendors, three stages of entertainment, KidsZone rides & games, a wide variety of food selection & more!
Where: Town of Apex
When: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sellers to look for: LindaSearcyJewelry, LivngoodJewelry, ShoreDebris
More info:

The Handmade Market
Shop Raleigh, NC’s The Handmade Market for hip, handcrafted goods from more than 50 of the best and brightest artists, independent designers and crafters from NC and beyond.
Where: Marbles Kids Museum, 201 E. Hargett Street, Raleigh
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sellers to look for: metamorph, tgurleybathandbody
More info:

Looking for a road trip? Here are some more nearby events!

Triangle & Triad:
Saturday & Sunday, May 1 & 2
Art on the Haw River Wine Trail

A unique approach to the traditional artist studio tours where the venues are four artisan wineries! Benjamin Vineyards & Winery, GlenMarie Winery, Grove Winery and Iron Gate Winery offer wine tastings and winery tours, as well as music and handmade, uniquely designed furniture, pottery, sculptures, paintings, photography, quilting, fiber arts, and much more!
Where: Various sites between Mebane & Burlington
When: Saturday - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday - Noon - 6:00 pm
Seller to look for: ellesbeads (She'll be at Iron Gate Vineyards & Winery, 2540 Lynch Store Road, Mebane, NC 27302)
More info:

Piedmont Triad area:
Saturday, May 1
Mizpah Spring Craft Fest
This annual craft fest is a fundraiser for the church and will feature local artisans in addition to the sale of Moravian Chicken Pies and baked goods.
Mizpah Moravian Church
3165 Mizpah Church Road, Rural Hall, NC 27045 (near Winston-Salem)
Saturday - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Seller to look for:
More info:!/event.php?eid=100901476620376&ref=ts

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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