Thursday, May 1, 2014

Handmade Happenings - May 2-4, 2014

Heart over the Triangle
Greeting Card by Darling & Dear

It looks like the storms are passing by, so it will be a beautiful weekend in the Triangle! We have more than a dozen of our team member artists and crafters participating in events this weekend, so come out and shop local & handmade for Mother's Day & graduations! See you there!

Friday, May 2
First Friday - Raleigh
Join us for a fun-filled introduction to Raleigh's exciting art, music and dining scene.
Where: Downtown Raleigh
When: 5:00 pm - ??? (times vary by venue)
Artists to visit: 
* 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! Across from the Raleigh Times Bar from 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm.
* Leopold Silk will be one of the featured designers at the Redress Raleigh's sneak preview of their Spring 2014 Eco-Fashion Show + Marketplace. Feelgoodz Treehouse, 206 S. Wilmington Street, 6-9 PM.
* Melsie Glass is joining the Artists of the Loft at the Roundabout Art Collective - 305 Oberlin Road, Raleigh, NC 27607! Open studio reception from 6-9 PM.
More info: 

Saturday, May 3  
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
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Peakfest - Apex

For more than thirty years, Peakfest has brought families together for a day of fun, food and fellowship. Live music all day, artists of every kind, entertainment for the kids, food that you would find at the fair, and so much more!
Where: Salem Street, Historic Downtown Apex, NC 27502
When: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
More info:
Sellers to look for: Brooks Boutique, Orange Cat Art, Piecefully Home, Suzanne Love Jewelry

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:

Front Porch Walk - Raleigh  
Enjoy a walking tour of beautiful historic Mordecai and Oakwood neighborhoods, while supporting local artists who will be selling local art and crafts, including pottery, jewelry, paintings, wood creations, hand made silk scarves, hand made soaps, and more! Find Mother's Day, Father's Day, wedding, and birthday gifts that are unique and made in NC.
When: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Where: Start at Anvil, 715 N Person St., Raleigh, NC 27604 then follow signs & balloons! 
Artists to visit: Cockamamie Jewelry, The Wayward Stitch 
More info:

The Handmade Market - Raleigh
This one day, indoor designer craft market features fine art, apparel, jewelry, accessories, housewares, paper goods, and more. Find unique, handmade gifts or treat yourself to something special. You’re sure to find what you’re looking for (and more!) at The Handmade Market.
Where: Cobblestone Hall (downtown City Market) 215 Wolfe Street, Raleigh, NC 
When: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm (Early bird shopping from 10-11 for $5!)
Sellers to look for: Darling & Dear, Flytrap, metamorphosis metals, Muddy Heart, The Penny Runner 
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Shop Local Online! Team Member Etsy Shop Sales! 
- 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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