Friday, July 6, 2012

Handmade Happenings, July 6-11, 2012

Hope everyone had a great July 4th! The festivities continue with lots of great events this weekend, and into next week. Come out to see our artists around the Triangle (and even in Asheville on Sunday!) See you there!

Friday, July 6
First Friday - Raleigh
Join us for a fun-filled introduction to Raleigh's exciting art, music and dining scene with local art galleries, art studios, museums, retail, restaurants and alternative art venues!
Downtown Raleigh
6:00 pm - ??? (times vary by venue)
Artists to visit:
* Bordeaux Lane Studio will be at the Morning Times Market on Harget Street. Local art vendors, live music and more!  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm.

* Freshly Given will be at the Pop Up Shop hosted by Kindred Boutique - 131 S. Wilmington from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm.
More info:

Saturday, July 7
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
More info: 

Stars & Stripes Celebration - Raleigh
An arts & crafts fair sponsored by Earth Fare, look for handmade soaps, lotions, clothing, accessories, art and much more!
Where: Brierdale Shopping Center (corner of Lumley Road and Brier Creek Parkway)
When: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Artists to visit: Bordeaux Lane Studio 
More info: 

Sunday, July 8
The Big Crafty - Asheville
100+ hand-selected indie crafters, artists & makers, festive DJ’d music from AshevilleFM, locally crafted food and beverages (including beer!), kids' activities, free admission to the Asheville Art Museums North & East Wings, and more! 
Where: Pack Place, Downtown Asheville, NC
When: Noon - 6 pm
Artist to visit: metamorphosis metals
More info:

Tuesday, July 10
Downtown Cary Farmers Market
Locally hand made arts & crafts join traditional produce, baked good, poultry & eggs, bath & body products, plants, and more!

Where: 301 S. Academy Street, at the corner of Academy and Park
When: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Artists to visit: Bordeaux Lane Studio
More info:

Wednesday, July 11
RAW: natural born artists Showcase - Raleigh
A multi-faceted artistic showcase, featuring a film screening, musical performance, fashion show, art gallery, performance art and a featured hairstylist and makeup artist - all local!
Where: Solas Raleigh, 419 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27603
When: 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Artists to visit: 4073, Trende Femme
More info: 

Shop Local Online! Team Member Sales! 
- Heebie Jeebie Designs - SUMMER SALE! 25% off all jewelry! Enter coupon code: BEACHBUM

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

- Li Sashay - Buy One, Get One Free! All This Week to Celebrate July 4th (7/1/2012-7/8/2012)
Enter Coupon Code: July4th

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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