Friday, October 21, 2011

Handmade Happenings, October 21-23, 2011

We have another "Road Trip Edition" of the Handmade Happenings for you this weekend!  Head towards Charlotte for a jump start on your Christmas shopping in Concord, and while you're in the neighborhood, visit the Barbeque Capital of the World for their festival. If you're staying in town, come out to the Raleigh Amphitheater! See you there!

Friday, October 21 - Sunday, October 23
31st Annual Christmas Made in the South - Greater Charlotte Area
Amazing craftspeople, outstanding art, unique gourmet food, and diverse entertainment to whet and satisfy every demanding appetite. Handmade, one-of-a-kind designs populate the booths that fill the festival: silk wearables to fabric bags, dichroic glass jewelry to close-up photography of nature's funniest and fiercest creatures all await and more!
Where: Cabarrus Arena & Events Center, 4751 NC Hwy 49 N, Concord, NC
When: Fri & Sat - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm; Sun - 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Artist to visit: ShoreDebris
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Saturday, October 22
28th Annual Barbeque Festival - Lexington
The streets of Historic Uptown Lexington transform into a great big playground with food, entertainment, shopping and lots of family fun. The uptown area is filled with arts and crafts vendors, six entertainment stages, street performers, and festival food. Three large tents serve up thousands of pounds of barbecue sandwiches, freshly made from the festival’s official area restaurants.
Where: Lexington, NC
When: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Artist to visit: Izzy's
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Bud Light City Fest - Raleigh
Motley Crue's Vince Neil will be playing the hits of Motley Crue at this weekend's show.  Enjoy the Bud Light Rage Cage on Lenoir Street featuring food vendors, art vendors, and more!
Where: 500 South McDowell Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
When: 5:00 pm - until?
Artist to visit: latedaadornments
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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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