Thursday, April 10, 2014

Handmade Happenings - April 11-13, 2014

Meeple Wine Glass Charms
by Hard Boiled Megg
It's finally starting to feel like spring in the Triangle, and our artists are out and about at some great events this weekend! The Durham Art Walk Spring Market is our main attraction this weekend, with many of our team members participating in the city-wide event. If you can't make it to Durham, maybe one of our other events in Fuquay-Varina or Wake Forest will pique your interest? See you there!

Friday, April 11

Spring for the Arts - Fuquay-Varina
A special edition to kick off our 2014 edition of Art after Dark, Spring for the Arts is a potluck of creative activities and events, with local artists, businesses, and organizations all encouraged to get involved to showcase the arts in our community.   The event features an Artist and Crafter's Market, live local music, open mic, student performances, kids creative activities, and more!
Where: 108 Raleigh Street (between Main St. and Fuquay Ave.), Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
When: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Artist to look for: Bordeaux Lane Studio 
More info:

Saturday, April 12
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
8:00 am - Noon
Artist to visit: Poppy & Purl, A Stitch Niche

More info:

Saturday & Sunday, April 12 & 13
Durham Art Walk
With over 200 artists and 33 sites, Downtown Durham is the place to be for a weekend full of art and exploration of all that Durham has to offer, including: dazzling examples of local visual artists, brand-new creative window installations, great shopping, world-class restaurants, cheery live music, and more! Use the FREE Bull City Connector to get around on Saturday! Maps are provided at all locations, or can be found on the DAW website.

Where: Downtown Durham
When: Saturday - 10 am - 5 pm; Sunday - 1 pm - 5 pm
More info:

Sellers to look for by location: 
1. Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris Street
Cockamamie Jewelry,
Hard Boiled Megg, Orange Cat Art, The Wayward Stitch

7. Net Friends/SciMed Solutions, 327 W. Main Street
Snazzy Trinkets

18. Durham Armory, 220 Foster Street

Bordeaux Lane Studio, Flowerthyme, Split Infinity Jewelry

Shop Local Online! Team Member Etsy Shop Sales! 
- Purple Fuzzy Feet -
Spring is in the Air Sale - Up to 20% off! See shop announcement for details - this week only!
- Orange Cat Art - Anniversary Sale! Get 10% off everything with coupon code 10YEARS through April 30!

- Katiebug Bows - New flat shipping rate $2.75 for every order! SHIPFREE coupon code still active for orders of $20.00 and more.

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 spring! 

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

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