Thursday, July 4, 2013

Handmade Happenings - July 4-7, 2013

Raleigh Fireworks by Orange Cat Art
Happy Independence Day, Triangle! For this special holiday weekend, we have events in Raleigh, Cary and Asheville - for anyone interested in a mountain road trip.
Thank you for supporting your local handmade creators this summer! See you there!

Thursday, July 4
The 'Works - Raleigh
Along with our independence, Raleigh revelers will have lots to celebrate & enjoy! Food, beverages, Kids Zone, athletic stunt performances, music, art vendors and, of course, fireworks!
Where: Art Vendors will be located on Fayetteville Street, between Hargett & Martin Streets, Downtown Raleigh, NC
When: Noon - 11:00 pm
Artist to visit: Bordeaux Lane Studio, Cockamamie Jewelry
More info:

Friday, July 5
First Friday - Raleigh
Join us for a fun-filled introduction to Raleigh's exciting art, music and dining scene.  Enjoy a free self-guided tour of local art galleries, art studios, museums, retail, restaurants and alternative art venues!
Where: Downtown Raleigh
When: 5:oo pm - ??? (times vary by venue)
Artists to visit:
* Cockamamie Jewelry will be the featured artist at Nora & Nicky's new location at 19 West Harget Street, 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm.
* metamorphosis metals will have an open studio in The Carter Building, 14 Glenwood Avenue, Studio #24 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.
* Bordeaux Lane Studio will be at the Morning Times Market on Harget Street (between Fayetteville & Wilmgington Streets.) Local art vendors, live performances & more! In front of the Morning Times Coffee Shop and the Raleigh Times Bar from 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm.
* Orange Cat Art has photography in the "Primary" exhibit at the Visual Art Exchange, 309 W. Martin Street. Opening reception from 6:00 pm  - 9:00 pm.
More info:

Saturday, July 6
Waverly Place Farmer's Market - Cary
Featuring NC local fresh from the farm fruits, vegetables, and more, plus the Waverly Artists Group!
Where: In the parking lot off of the Waverly Promenade on the lower level, at the corner of Tryon and Kildaire Farm Roads, Cary, NC
When: 9:00 am - Noon
Artist to visit: Bordeaux Lane Studio
More info:

Sunday, July 7
The Big Crafty - Asheville
The Big Crafty revives the tradition of the community bazaar, a lively celebration of handmade commerce, featuring local food, beer, toe-tapping tunes, and the fine wares of select indie artists and crafters. 
Where: Pack Place & Historic Pack Square, Downtown Asheville, NC
When: Noon - 6:00 pm

Shop Local Online! Team Member Etsy Shop Sales! 
- Gretchen Collection - Christmas in July Giveaway & Flash Sale (Tuesday, July 9 at 8:30 PM)! Visit her on Facebook for more details.
- Salvaged Jewelry - Free shipping with coupon code - FREE SHIPPING
- Celia Currin Art - New customers save 15% with code: NEWCUSTOMER2013
- Orange Cat Art - 10% off our watercolor blanks & scraps! Great for ACEOs, tags, handmade paper & more! No coupon code needed.

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, send your information to Orange Cat Art to be included on the calendar!)

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