Friday, April 27, 2012

Handmade Happenings, April 28-29, 2012

More than a dozen of our terrific Triangle area artists will be displaying their work at events this weekend! The Durham Art Walk Spring Market has something for everyone with art, crafts, jewelry, fashion, food trucks & more! On Saturday, start your day at the Durham Craft Market or Spring Daze in Cary! All are great opportunities to find unique, handmade & locally-made gifts for Mother's & Father's Day, and graduations. See you there!

Saturday, April 28
Spring Daze Arts & Crafts Festival - Cary
The festival is filled with wonderful arts and crafts, your favorite festival foods, community based civic groups handing out information on things you can get involved with, and entertainment.
Where: Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 801 High House Road, Cary
When: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sellers to look for: Tracy Gurley Bath and Body, Bordeaux Lane Studio, Simply Notes & Totes
More info:

Durham Craft Market 
A fun outdoor market which offers a rotating slate of approximately 35 artisans. They represent many different categories of craft, all of which are hand-made in the Durham area and are of outstanding quality. You'll enjoy browsing our various booths and meeting our friendly artisans eager to talk about what they do.
Where: Central Park, 501 Foster Street, Durham (across from the Farmers Market Pavilion)
When: 8:00 am - Noon
Artists to visit: 2 Crochet Hooks

Saturday & Sunday, April 28 & 29
Durham Art Walk
A fun and unique, self-guided tour of art galleries, exhibits and vibrant downtown businesses featuring the original artwork of over 200 artists, live musical performances and great local food! Use the FREE Bull City Connector to get around! Maps are provided at all locations, or can be found on the DAW website.
Where: Downtown Durham
When: Saturday - 10 am - 5 pm; Sunday - 1 pm - 5 pm
More info:

Sellers to look for by location: 
1. Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris Street
CockamamieJewelry, Flytrap Studios, MetamorphosisMetals, OrangeCatArt, Vintage Scraps

9. Durham Convention Center, 201 Foster Street
Liz Moran 

10. The Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan
Music Teachah Designs

24. Trotter Building, 410 W. Greer Street
Curious Good Curios, Shore Debris, Trende Femme, Flower Thyme 

37. The Retreat at Brightleaf, 815 W. Morgan
Rocket Betty Designs, Good Girls Studio  

39. Smitten... a Sweet Boutique, 1105 West Main Street

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 spring!

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

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