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Call for vendors for Spring 2021 WFU Virtual Artisans’ Fair

Shared on behalf of the Artisans’ Fair Planning Committee

artisan fair logoThanks to popular demand, we are hosting a Spring 2021 Wake Forest University Virtual Artisans’ Fair, connecting our talented vendors with those looking for the perfect gift, just in time for Mother’s Day and Graduation. The fair will be held virtually via Facebook on Friday and Saturday, May 7-8.

Are you gifted in art, woodworking, crafting or other creative skills? Do you want to share your handmade products with other Wake Foresters? If you are a current or retired Reynolda Campus Wake Forest employee, spouse of an employee or a student, you are eligible to participate. Vendors will set up a Facebook page with pictures of their goods which will then be shared with shoppers. Complete details and guidance on the Facebook setup will be shared by the planning committee upon registration.

Contact Dana Hutchens at hutchens@nullwfu.edu to request the vendor registration form registration. Vendor registrations MUST be submitted by Wednesday, April 21. The WFU Virtual Artisans’ Fair is a FREE event.

For information about the Spring WFU Virtual Artisans’ Fair, please feel free to contact Dana Hutchens at hutchens@nullwfu.edu or Gloria Stickney at stickngd@nullwfu.edu

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Updates from HR: COVID-19 compliance, listening sessions, Artisans' Fair, Lovefeast and gratitude

Flu shot documentation due Dec. 15

In accordance with the University’s Mandatory Influenza Vaccine Policy, all faculty and staff are required to either submit documentation of receiving a flu shot or a request for a medical, Bell tower of Wait Chapel above fall leavesreligious or off-site exemption by Dec. 15.

Details are available on the Wake Forest University Human Resources website.

Affiliate partner compliance

To help promote the health and wellbeing of all those living and working within our campus community, the University has worked to ensure that affiliate partner colleagues maintain compliance with important safety policies and guidelines, have access to COVID-19 testing and health care if they become ill, and are seamlessly incorporated into the University’s contact tracing and space cleaning process.

Learn more on the Our Way Forward website.

HR Listens: Dec. 3, 7 and 9

In an effort to better understand the lived experiences of employees, Wake Forest Human Resources has launched a listening session series. Join us for an upcoming session:

  • Dec. 3, at 2 p.m. | COVID Stressors (Exempt Staff)
  • Dec. 7, at 4 p.m. | The New Employee Experience
  • Dec. 9, at 10:30 a.m. | The New Employee Experience

Register on the Professional Development Center website.

WFU Artisans’ Fair: Dec. 5

Don’t miss the annual WFU Artisans’ Fair, featuring handcrafted creations of Wake Forest faculty, staff, students and retirees! The Artisans’ Fair will be held virtually on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Learn more on the Artisans’ Fair Facebook page.

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Registration open for annual Wake Forest Artisans' Fair

This is a guest post from organizers of the annual Artisans’ Fair:

Are you gifted in woodworking, arts, crafts, etc., and wish to share/show your hand-made products with other Wake Foresters?

Plans are being made for the Artisans’ Fair to be held on campus on Friday, Nov. 30. If you are a Wake Forest employee (staff or faculty), spouse of a Wake Forest employee, retiree or student, you are eligible to participate. The cost is $15, which is used to cover event expenses. To register, click here.

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Artisans' Fair looking for vendors from faculty, staff

This is a guest post from organizers of the annual Artisans’ Fair on campus:

It’s that time! Our call for vendors for the annual Artisans’ Fair, which will be on Friday, Dec. 1!

Are you gifted in woodworking, arts, crafts, etc. and want to share your hand-made products with other Wake Foresters?
If you are a WFU employee (staff or faculty), spouse of a WFU employee, retiree or student, you are eligible to participate.

Restrictions are as follows:

1. Vendors must be WFU employees (faculty, staff or their spouses), retirees, or students who wish to sell or display their work. Outside vendors will not be permitted. Must be a US citizen or eligible to sell within the U.S.

2. All items to be sold must be handmade by the representative.

3. Vendors must arrange to staff their booth. Tables cannot be left unattended.

4. All vendors must pay a $10 table registration fee (you will get one 6-foot table and one accessory table). This fee will be used to cover event expenses. No refunds available.

5. The Planning Committee reserves the right to refuse any exhibit not appropriate for this event.

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Annual Wake Forest Artisans' Fair to be held Dec. 2

This is a guest post from organizers of the annual Wake Forest Artisans’ Fair:

It’s time for the annual Wake Forest University Artisans’ Fair to be held on Friday, Dec. 2 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Benson University Center, Room 401. Thirty vendors will show and sell their handcrafted products which include jewelry, woodworking, stitchery, pottery, baked goods, stained glass, etc.


Table built with wood from Reynolds Gym

An exciting new feature to the annual event are items made by Facilities and Campus Services from recycled Wake Forest products! Palmer/Piccolo bed frames have been converted into Adirondack-style chairs, flooring from Reynolds Gym has been transformed into a table, and wooden trivets are designed from the beloved magnolia trees. Products will be on display as silent auction items (some with minimum pricing), with bids taken until 4 p.m. At the close of the event, those with the highest bids will be notified of their winning bids and arrangements made for item pickup. Proceeds from these items will benefit the United Way.

Looking for a special gift? Then check out these vendors!

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