Thursday, October 4, 2012

Handmade Happenings, October 5-7, 2012

Pendant - Oxidized Copper with Sterling Rivets
by Linda Searcy Jewelry

This weekend the fun starts Friday night in Raleigh & continues around the Triangle on Saturday & Sunday! And should you find yourself in Washington, DC this weekend, you can still support our team artists on their road trip events.  ;)  
See you there!

Friday, October 5
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!
Where: Downtown Raleigh
When: 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.
* metamorphosis metals has an open house at her studio in The Carter Building from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm.

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Saturday, October 6
Gifts With Heart - NC Triangle Team Promo!
 Come into Gifts With A Heart between 10 and 4 and mention NC Triangle Street team, and get 10% off your entire purchase of local crafts and Fair Trade Items!
Where:2889 Jones Franklin Road, Raleigh, NC 27606
When: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Artist to visit: Alvelo Quilt Art
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Sunday, October 7
Festifall - Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill’s annual celebration of the arts boasts more than 100 quality artists, live entertainment for on three stages, local food, and more! Come explore our booming local art scene supporting the artists that make our communities and local economy vibrant. 
Where: West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC
When: Noon - 6:00 pm
Artists to visit:
Curious Goods Curious (Booth B57), Linda Searcy Jewelry (A12), Artfully Out Loud (B37), Flytrap (B71), Flower Thyme (A41)
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Wednesday, October 10 
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
Artist to visit: Poppy and Purl, A Stitch Niche
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Road Trip! Washington, DC Area 
Saturday, October 6
Art on the Avenue Festival - Alexandria, VA
A multi-cultural arts festival celebrating our community’s diversity through the arts in the Del Ray neighborhood in Alexandria, Virginia. This festival is held on the first Saturday in October, rain or shine! More than 300 artists (jewelers – silversmith & beaders, woodworkers, pottery makers, soap crafters, glass makers, unique painters, sculptures, fabric artists), musicians, and food vendors. Kids activities, too!
Where: Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA
When: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm 
Artists to visit: LORiOLA, Cockamamie Jewelry

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Sunday, October 7 
Trunk show at Zoe Boutique 
Opportunity to meet with Mamie of Cockamamie Jewelry at Alexandria's fashion destination!
Where: 130 South Union Street, Alexandria, Virginia
When: Noon - 5
Featured Artist: Cockamamie Jewelry
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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! 

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

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