Friday, June 15, 2012

Handmade Happenings, June 16-17, 2012

There's lots to do and see in the Triangle this weekend - terrific markets in Durham, Raleigh and Clayton, plus Maker Faire: NC at the State Fairgrounds. Treat Dad to a unique, handmade gift! See you there!

Saturday, June 16
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
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Semi-Annual Arts & Crafts Fair - Clayton
Come and shop handmade jewelry, stained glass products, children’s toys, doll clothes and accessories, handmade quilts and blankets, appliqué towels, aprons and clothing, handcrafted woodworking, unique accessories, home décor and so much more!
Where: Unique Boutiques And Marketplace, 21 Anna Dr Suite 101, Clayton, NC 27520
When: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm 
Artists to visit: Lucy 2's, Melanie R Jewelry  
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Weekly Craft Show - Raleigh
Sponsored by Gifts with a Heart handmade & fair trade shop, there will be a variety of crafts from paintings to handmade jewelry, and more!
Where: Swift Creek Shopping Center, 2867 Jones Franklin Road, Raleigh, NC 27606 
When: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm 
Artist to visit: Alvelo Quilt Art 
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Saturday3 Fair & Farmer's Market - Raleigh
There will be tons of vendors with local fruits, veggies, crafts, and more! And as always there will be live music and delicious Bloody Marys on the deck!
Where: NOFO @ The Pig, 2014 Fairview Road, Raleigh, NC 27608 
When: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm 
Artist to visit: Bordeaux Lane Studio 
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Maker Faire: NC - Raleigh
Makers, Crafters, Inventors, Evil Geniuses, Scientists and Artists come together for a day of family-friendly fun and inspiration. From home-made cookies to home-made robots, Maker Faire: NC promises something for everyone in a showcase of the American creative spirit. (Admission: Adults $10, Students/Youth $5; Under 6 Free!)
Where: NC State Fairgrounds, Kerr Scott Building, 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raleigh NC 27607 
When: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Artists to visit: Li Sashay, Trende Femme 
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Shop Local Online! Team Member Sales! 
- Brooks Boutique - Save 10% of ALL orders! Enter coupon code: stars

- Heebie Jeebie Designs - SUMMER SALE! 25% off all jewelry! Enter coupon code: BEACHBUM

- JD Footloose -  FREE SHIPPING! Enter coupon code: Spring

- Li Sashay - 25% off everything in our shop! Leave us a piece of wisdom that's helped you at check-out and the code: PEARLOFWISDOM 

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 or sale 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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