Friday, May 18, 2012

Handmade Happenings, May 18-20, 2012

It's going to be a great weekend, with events in all corners of the Triangle - Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, plus Wake Forest and Greensboro! The fun starts tonight and runs through Sunday. Come out and see your local team artists! 

Friday - Sunday, May 18-20
St Barbara's Greek Festival - Chapel Hill
Fun for the whole family, with food, arts & crafts, live music, dancing and more!
Where: East Chapel Hill High School, 500 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
When: Friday, 5-8 pm;  Saturday, 11 am - 9 pm; Sunday, 11 am - 7 pm
Artists to visit: Bordeaux Lane Studio
More info: 

Saturday, May 12
Durham Craft Market
A fun outdoor market which offers a rotating slate of approximately 35 artisans, representing a variety of crafts, all hand-made in the Durham area! Come enjoy browsing our various booths and meeting our friendly artisans!
Where: Central Park, 501 Foster Street, Durham (across from the Farmers Market Pavilion)
When: 8:00 am - Noon
Artists to visit: 2 Crochet Hooks

Wake Forest Farmers Market
Fresh-off-the-farm produce; pasture-raised beef, poultry, and pork; free-range eggs; honey, jams, and preserves; delicious baked goods; natural bath & body products, and more!
Where: 110 S. White Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587
When: 8:00 am - Noon
Artist to visit:
Tracey Gurley Bath & Body
More info:

Spring Craft Fair and & Bazaar - Greensboro
Handmade arts & crafts, supplies, antiques & more, to benefit the Southwest North Carolina Food Bank.
Where: First Christian Church of Greensboro, 900 West Market Street, Greensboro, NC 27403
When: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Artist to visit: Twice As Loved

Saturday & Sunday, May 19 & 20
Artsplosure - Raleigh
Raleigh's annual downtown arts festival is back! The Art Market is in the streets surrounding Moore Square & south on Blount Street.
Many downtown locations are hosting special events in conjunction with Artsplosure, so there's lots to do!
Where: Moores Square & City Plaza, Downtown Raleigh 

Saturday, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm; Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Artists to visit: metamorphosis metals,
Melsie Glass, Trende Femme, Gilded Lily Glass
More info:

Insplosure - Raleigh
The Pour House Music Hall is hosting artists indoors, too, as part of the weekend's festivities.  Stop in to listen to some live music and shop from more local artists & crafters!
Where: 224 S. Blount  Street, Raleigh

When: Both days, Noon - 5:00 pm

Artists to visit: La Te Da Jewels & Adornments, Flytrap, Ara Leigh Studios, Cockamamie Jewelry
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 throughout the summer! 

(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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