Friday, April 15, 2011

Handmade Happenings - April 15-17, 2011

We have a wide variety of events all around the Triangle this weekend - from an Earth Day celebration on NC State's campus in Raleigh, the farmer's market in Cary, an arts & craft show in Hillsborough, a special trunk show in Chapel Hill.  And if you're feeling like a road trip, there's even a show in Richmond for you hardcore handmade afficianados.  See you there! 

Friday, April 15
NC State Earth Day 2011
NC State Earth Day strives to promote, inform and empower our campus community towards a more sustainable future. Campus departments, student groups, community organizations, fair-trade clothing stores, local artists & more will all be in attendance.
Where: The Brickyard, NC State Campus
When: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Seller to look for: OldBroomStreet
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Saturday, April 16
Cary Downtown Farmers Market
The Cary Downtown Farmers Market features only items grown or produced by the vendor within a 100-mile radius of the market.  Let us be your first stop for locally grown vegetables and fruit, pasture-raised meats, eggs, honey, cut flowers, landscape plants, crafts, pottery, jewelry, home-made jams, jellies, sauces and baked goods.
Where: Chatham Square Shopping Center, 744 East Chatham Street, Cary NC
When: 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Sellers to look for: OldBroomStreet
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(Also, OldBroomStreet will be at the weekday market every Tuesday 3-6 pm throughout the season! ) 

Hillsborough Downtown Arts & Craft Show
The Third Annual Hillsborough Craft Show is a juried show offering original art and quality handcrafted items of 40 NC artisans.  Adding to the fun will be wonderful live music, the exciting opening of the Hillsborough Sculpture Tour, the Spring Wine Tasting at Weaver Street Market, as well as activities and goodies at The Eno River Farmers Market.
Where: Alexander Dickson House & Orange County Visitors Center,150 East King Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278
When: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sellers to look for: Liv'ngoodJewelry
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Sunday, April 17
Trunk Show at A Southern Season
Orange Cat Art brings their fine art photographic prints and note cards to the region's landmark gourmet market. Their images of scenic North Carolina and favorite local campus landmarks are perfect for Mother's Day & graduation gift shopping!
Where: University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill
When: 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Seller to look for: OrangeCatArt
More info: 

Spring Bada Bing- Richmond, VA
Bada-boom! The 2011 Spring Bada-bing: The BOSS of all craft shows is coming! Come join la famiglia for our 6th installment of the largest indie craft show in VA. This free event will showcase artists and designers from across the country selling high quality, original handmade goods.
Where: Plant Zero, 0 East 4th Street, Richmond, VA 23224
When: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Seller to look for: metamorphosis
More info:
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 spring!

(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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