Thursday, September 30, 2010

Handmade Happenings - October 1-3, 2010

Although it's been a little soggy in the Triangle this week, the forecast for the weekend is clear, sunny and perfect for enjoying the many autumn arts & crafts events scheduled for this weekend.  Starting Friday night & Saturday in Raleigh, plus a few options if you're out of town this weekend - your NC Triangle artists have you covered.  See you there!

Friday, October 1
First Friday - Downtown Raleigh
Join us for a fun-filled introduction to Raleigh's exciting art, music and dining scene.  Enjoy a free self-guided tour of local art galleries, art studios, museums, retail, restaurants and alternative art venues!
Where: Downtown Raleigh
When: 6:oo pm - ??? (times vary by venue)
Seller to look for:  OldBroomStreet will be one of several artists outside The Morning Times Cafe & Gallery at 10 E. Hargett Street. (6:00 pm - 11:00 pm)
More info:

Saturday, October 2
Fall Arts Fair - Raleigh
Join us for the Fall Arts Fair at Sertoma Arts Center and Shelley Lake Park!  Visit our indoor & outdoor art markets, enjoy live entertainment, watch artists' demonstrations, enjoy a kids area, fishing derby, try out a music together class or Nia class and much more! 
Where: Sertoma Arts Center, 1400 Millbrook Road, Raleigh
When: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sellers to look for: LindaSearcyJewelry, OrangeCatArt, TrendeFemme
More info:

Five Points Farmers Market
The newest addition to Raleigh community markets, come visit with your neighbors while shopping for fresh food, and other handmade goodies.
Where: 2014 Fairview Road (NOFO parking lot), Raleigh
When: 8:00 am - Noon
Sellers to look for: OldBroomStreet
More info:

If you're feeling like a road trip...
Saturday, October 2
Art on the Avenue - Alexandria, VA
A regional multi-cultural arts & music festival celebrating our community’s diversity through the arts in the Potomac West area in Alexandria, Virginia.
Where: 2310 Mt. Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301
When: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Seller to look for: LORiOLA
More info:

We hope you'll visit our NC Triangle Etsy Team members and say hello!

(Members, if you have an event coming up next weekend, please send the information about the show to Orange Cat Art by Wednesday night to get onto next week's calendar!)

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