*Date Change for 2015* Countdown to November Event in Raleigh


Mark your calendar November 6 – 8, 2015 for the Carolina Artisan Craft Market at the Raleigh Convention Center!

As many people are welcoming family into their homes, prepping in the kitchen for a Thanksgiving feast, 123 fine craft artists are making their way to the Capitol City for our Thanksgiving Event in Raleigh: the 45th Annual Fine Designer Crafts Show held this weekend at the Expo Center (NC FairgroundsThanksgiving Weekend Event Raleigh includes artist demonstration by Roy Underhill of PBS Woodwright Shop.)

Looking for things to do with family and friends?  Stretch your legs Friday (7pm – 9pm), Saturday (10am – 6pm) and Sunday (11am – 5pm) and join us at our show –  THE place to buy amazing, one-of-a-kind gifts directly from artists across North Carolina and the U.S. And enjoy artist demonstrations including Roy Underhill, host of the PBS series The Woodwright’s Shop, and live music too!

Shop local and support small business (every independent artist is a small business!) during this gift-giving season.  And, you get to support an innovative nonprofit organization that is making sure the skills of craft artists are recognized and kept alive for the next generation!

Discover Handmade with the Caroline Designer Craftsmen at the Carolina Artisan Craft Market, Nov 6-8, 2015 in downtown Raleigh, NC at the Raleigh Convention Center.

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Thrilling Website Re-design by Julie Holmes Design!

We hope you will find our new fresh website designed by Julie Holmes engaging and easy to navigate.  Look for your favorite Exhibiting Artist Member and discover new artists exhibiting at our 45th Annual Fine Designer Crafts Show in Raleigh Thanksgiving weekend.  You can search by name or medium.

There are details about the artist demonstrations we’ve planned including wood carving on Saturday, November 29 by Roy Underhill of the PBS Series The Woodwright’s Shop and founder of The Woodwright’s School in Pittsboro.  On Sunday, November 30 it’s a Jewelry-a-Palooza with demonstrations by Janet Harriman of Beaufort, Ginger Meek Allen of Wake Forest and Ben Dyer of Hillsborough!

Take a spin through our website and let us know what you think.  We’d love to hear from you.

See you at the show,