Thursday, October 25, 2012

Handmade Happenings, October 26-28, 2012

Soft Hand-Knit Pumpkin Hat
by Poppy & Purl
The weekend before Halloween offers some Spooktacular events in Raleigh, plus family-friendly fall fun in surrounding communities! Local creative talent is on display in a variety of settings - See you there!

Friday, October 26 
Fall Extravaganza Craft & Vendor Fair - Wake Forest 
Items will include candles, toys, jewelry, cookware, and hand-crafted gifts!
Where: Bartham Place Clubhouse, Bartham Hollow Drive, Wake Forest, NC 27587
When: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Artists to visit: Tracey Gurley Bath & Body, Poppy & Purl, A Stitch Niche
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Saturday, October 27
Galleria Craft Fair - Raleigh
Handmade art, crafts and vendor items of every variety, hosted by St. Raphael Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.
Where: 5801 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh, NC 27609 
When: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Artist to visit: Bordeaux Lane Studio
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Hollyfest - Holly Springs
The Town of Holly Springs joins with local organizations and businesses to present this annual community celebration. Includes: Arts & Crafts, Entertainment, Kids Corner, Food for Every Taste, Costume Parade, Pumpkin Carving Contest, and much more! 
Where: Womble Park (Across from 301 Stinson Ave.), Holly Springs, NC 27540
When: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Artist to visit: Heebie Jeebie Designs
, Piecefully Home

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Mommy & Me Jewelry Making Class - Cary
Mothers and daughters are invited to a fun afternoon of jewelry making, taught by Jane Robertson! Create a bracelet or necklace with matching earrings! Cost per couple is $25, including materials. (Additional family members - $15 each.) Sign up in the store, on Facebook, or give us a call!
Where: Gifts with a Heart, 2889 Jones Franklin Rd. Raleigh, NC 27606  (919) 858-0755
When: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hosted by: Alvelo Quilt Art
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Kindred Grand Opening - Raleigh
Celebrate the opening of Kindred Boutique - a unique shop that will incubate emerging North Carolina artisans through mentorship and a boutique.
HEAR great tunes from our DJ, ENJOY champagne and a candy bar, MAKE a masquerade mask, TAKE 10% of everything in the store + participate in our costume contest raffle!
Where: 131 S. Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
When: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Artist to visit: Freshly Given 
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Redress the Dead Fashion Show - Raleigh
Talented makeup artists and local fashion designers bring you the most beautiful and terrifying performance you've experienced in your lifetime! Part of the Raleigh Living Dead Halloween Festival -- Raleigh's first-ever Halloween party featuring live music, zombie olympics, zombie dance camp, kid activities, tasty food trucks and thirst quenching beverages!
Where: City Plaza, 400 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC 27634 
When: 8:00 pm - ? 
Artist to watch for: Rocket Betty Designs 
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Wednesday, October 31 
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; knits & fiber, and more!
Where: 110 S. White Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587
When: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Artists to visit: Poppy and Purl, A Stitch Niche
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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 season! 

(Members, if you have an event or sale coming up, send your information to Orange Cat Art to get onto the calendar! )

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