Thursday, December 2, 2010

Handmade Happenings - December 2-5, 2010

We have an over-abundance of terrific holiday shopping events all over the Triangle to share with you this week! Thursday through Sunday there's lot to see, so come on out!

Thursday, December 2
Holiday Market - Raleigh
Local artists and craftsmen, jewelry vendors and more. This is the perfect opportunity to support our local economy, discover some unique holiday gifts!
Where: Joyner Elementary School, 2300 Lowden Street, Raleigh
When: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Seller to look for: OldBroomStreet
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Thursday-Saturday, December 2-4
Holiday Shoppe - Cary
The Cary Academy Shoppe has gifts for everyone on your shopping list! More than 100 unique vendors have been present in the past at this free event that is open to the public.
Where: 1500 North Harrison Avenue, Cary, NC 27513
When: starts at 10:00 am each day, see website for more details
Sellers to look for: GildedLilyGlass, OrangeCatArt, SissyandJacks
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Thursday-Sunday, December 2-5
Carolina Christmas Show - Raleigh
Crafts, decorations, gifts, shows, and more! And don't forget to get your admission discount - see the website for details -
Where: Raleigh Convention Center, 500 South Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
When: starts at 10:00 am each day, see website for more details
Seller to look for: LindaSearcyJewelry, booth #164
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Saturday, December 4
Rock & Shop Market - Durham
Shop local this holiday season! 60 designers, a fashion show, food trucks & live music!
Where: Two venues in Downtown Durham: Motorco Music Hall & Fullsteam Brewery across the street. The venues are located at 723 & 726 Rigsbee Avenue, Durham, NC 27701.
When: Noon - 6:00 pm
Sellers to look for: metamorphosis, Loriola, TrendeFemme, TGurleyBathandBody, TurtleGrassBody (aka theapplecobbler)
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Christmas Holiday Shoppe - Chapel Hill
More than 55 talented artisans and crafters from across the Triangle. Enjoy one-stop shopping and find the perfect gift for everyone on your holiday shopping list. A vast array of unique, handmade gifts and specialty items will delight you!
Where: St. Thomas More School, 920 Carmichael Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
When: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sellers to look for: studio119, OldBroomStreet
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Saturday& Sunday, December 4 & 5
Christmas Craft Show - Raleigh
Come and shop for unique Christmas gifts. Homemade Christmas cookies in Christmas tins for sale too! In addition to the Craft/Vendor Fair, there will be a Religious Book Fair - great for Advent/Christmas gifts.
Where: Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 2718 Overbrook Drive, Raleigh, NC 27608
When: Saturday, Noon - 7:00 pm; Sunday, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Seller to look for: OldBroomStreet
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Holly Days - Raleigh
There will be approximately 150 vendors from across the state selling crafts, jewelry, food products and other original gifts.
Where: Sanderson High School, 5500 Dixon Drive, Raleigh, NC 27609
When: Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm; Sunday, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Seller to look for: MarthaMaryJewelry
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Sunday, December 5
Boylan Heights Art Walk - Raleigh
More than 100 artists display and sell their work from porches, homes and studios. This is a wonderful opportunity to stroll through an historic neighborhood and shop for special gifts for the holidays.
Where: Boyland Heights neighborhood (South Boylan Avenue, Cutler, McCullough, W. Lenoir, Kinsey and W. Cabarrus Streets)
When: Noon - 5:00 pm
Sellers to look for: Loriola, OrangeCatArt, metamorphosis, GildedLilyGlass, Studio119
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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 this holiday season!

(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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