Friday, September 10, 2010

Handmade Happenings - September 10-12, 2010

There are plenty of exciting events happening in and around the Triangle this weekend - there's something for everyone!  Stay in Raleigh for arts & music, road trip to Wilmington for arts & the beach, or if you like it hot, check out all the spicy North Carolina goodness happening in Oxford.  If you're really in to handmade shopping, you can even trek to the Indie Craft Parade in Greenville, SC.  Enjoy!

Saturday, Sept. 11
Five Points Street Festival & Block Party
The Merchants at Five Points are hosting a Street Fair and Block Party! The 20 plus Street Fair Vendors include Queenies Weinies, Local Yogurt, Locopops and Carolina Popcorn, and all restaurants and shops will be open for lunch and shopping.  Kid’s Zone & Live Music all day provided by The Kudzu Ramblers, Stackhouse, Jean Jolly and Mebansville.
Where: Fairview Road & Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh
When: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Seller to look for: OldBroomStreet
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Morning Times Market (Hopscotch Music Festival)
The Morning Times Market is back and better than before! This month, you get to shop while listening to live music from some great local bands during the Independent Weekly's Hopscotch Music Festival! Ten local artists and fine crafters will be selling their handmade work, including jewelry, pottery and art. Look for us near the parking lot of the Mechanics & Farmers Bank at the corner of Hargett and Wilmington streets.
Where: corner of Hargett & Wilmington 
When: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Seller to look for: OldBroomStreet
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Downtown Wilmington Art Walk
The Art Walk will showcase paintings, photographs, jewelry and sculptures, from artists in eastern & central North Carolina. This event will offer the best art from the region in one location. The entire event will be held on Front Street and will be closed to vehicular traffic for the duration of the Walk. Downtown City parking decks will be free for the entire day.  Part of Wilmington's artBLAST festivities all weekend long.
Where: Front Street, Historic Downtown Wilmington
When: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sellers to look for: metamorphosis, Linda Searcy Jewelry, LORiOLA
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NC Hot Sauce & Heritage Festival
Producers from all across the state of North Carolina will come together for an exciting day showing a variety of hot sauces, NC Microbreweries, NC Wines, NC barbecue Sauces, Firey Foods, Antiques, Granville Gardeners Plant Sale, Catered Foods, Granville County Museum Treasure Sale and so much more!
Where: Main Street, Downtown Oxford
When: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sellers to look for: Scentfully Delightful will be located at her shop, Made By Hand (113 Main Street), a store that features many North Carolina artists & crafters.
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Friday, Sept. 10 & Saturday, Sept. 11
Indie Craft Parade
Indie Craft Parade brings the best handmade artists from the Southeast together under one roof. It’s a public market where you’ll find quality crafts, local food, and opportunities to make friendships and connections with the artists themselves.
Where: Huguenot Mill, 101 W. Broad Street, Greenville, SC
When: Friday - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Saturday - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Seller to look for: involution

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We hope you'll visit our NC Triangle Etsy Team members and say hello.  Check in each week for more handmade arts & crafts festivities throughout the fall!

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

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