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11th Annual WFU Artisans’ Fair to be held Dec. 4

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

It’s time for the 11th Annual WFU Artisans’ Fair to be held on Friday, Dec. 4, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Benson Center, Room 401. More 30 vendors will show and sell their handcrafted products which include jewelry, woodworking, stitchery, pottery, baked goods, stained glass and more.

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Talent will be on display at annual WFU Artisans’ Fair

More than 30 faculty, staff, students, retirees and others will be showing their creative side and offering handmade items for sale at the ninth annual Artisans’ Fair on Friday, Dec. 6. The fair will be held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Benson University Center, room 401.

Vendors must be Wake Forest faculty, staff, students or relatives, but the fair is open to the community. There is no charge to attend. Cash and checks will be accepted, and door prizes will be given.

The fair is now a Wake Forest tradition, with new vendors sprinkled among some who have shown every year.

Below is a full list of vendors and their products for the 2012 Artisans’ Fair:

  • Ruth and Lawrence Smith – corn bags, tobacco stick stars, bluebird boxes, blankets, food trays, wind chimes
  • Adriana Granados – jewelry made from nuts and seeds
  • Kimberly Bowers — paintings, photography, oyster shell art
  • Maria Tompkins – beaded jewelry, hand-knit scarves
  • Jane Williams – pottery
  • Cynthia Leonard – wheel-thrown pottery
  • Christopher O’Neill — woodwork tables, shelves, storyboards, mirrors
  • Debbie Deheck – birdhouses, butterfly houses, lighted Christmas trees, canned goods (pickles, salsa, peppers, etc.)
  • Gale Newport – baked goods and peppermint candy
  • George Holzworth — wood-crafted items
  • Gloria Stickney – WFU products, quilts
  • Bruce & Angela King (Enno Farm) — hand-spun wool yarn, needle-fetted ornaments, washed wool
  • Zella Johnson – Hand-knitted dish clothes and knitted ruffle scarfs
  • Reynolda Gardens — customized evergreen wreaths made with natural materials by the Gardens staff
  • Renza Wallace – alpaca-designed garments
  • Kelley Dietz – handmade jewelry and gifts
  • Betty Hauser – salsa, apple butter, chow-chow, Russian tea, cookies, etc.
  • Sarah Lischer — mosaics made with vintage china (and more), such as frames, planters, mirrors
  • Kathy Kron – handmade jewelry & handbags
  • Deirdre Honaker — stained glass
  • Jessica Burlingame – Teacup bird crafts
  • Joanne Clinch — greeting cards, prints, hand-painted monogrammed canvas
  • Teresa Jackson – “Teka Bag” purses, accessories, earrings, headbands, scarves
  • Paul Ross – Woodworking
  • Gary Hardwerk — necklace pendants
  • Ashley McCulloch – Fabric crafts, aprons, tote bags
  • Lanie Ehlinger — Moravian star ornaments, hand-embroidered tea towels
  • Christie Otten — jewelry, pet bedding
  • Sara Gonzalez — all-natural, handcarfted, homemade artisanal soaps
  • Penny Wilson — jewelry
  • Denise & Steve Griggs — customized art using repurposed windows and doors

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Talent will be on display at annual WFU Artisans’ Fair

A customer and a vendor at the 2011 Artisan's Fair.More than 30 faculty, staff, students, retirees and others will be showing their creative side and offering handmade items for sale at the eighth annual Artisans’ Fair on Tuesday, Dec. 4. The fair will be held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Benson University Center, room 401.

Vendors must be Wake Forest faculty, staff, students or relatives, but the fair is open to the community. There is no charge to attend. Cash and checks will be accepted, and door prizes will be given.

The fair is now a Wake Forest tradition, with new vendors sprinkled among some who have shown every year.

To learn more about some of this year’s vendors, view some profiles and then see the full list below:

Below is a full list of vendors and their products for the 2012 Artisans’ Fair: Read more

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Final days to sign up for Artisans' Fair

A customer and a vendor at the 2011 Artisan's Fair.Are you gifted in woodworking, arts, crafts, etc. and wish to share/show your handmade products with other Wake Foresters? If so, then sign up by Friday, Nov. 16, to participate in the eighth annual Artisans’ Fair on Tuesday, Dec. 4. The event will run from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in Benson 401.

Anyone who is a Wake Forest staff/faculty member, spouse, student, or retiree can participate. Participation is $15 per table, but you must sign up through the registration form.

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.
  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 $15 registration per table fee, two table maximum. 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.

To register, you must complete the form and turn it in with your $15 cash ($15 per table, 2 table maximum) to one of the four committee members: Dana Hutchens (758.5246, Reynolda, Rm. 230), Gale Newport (758.5230, Benson, Rm. 335), Gloria Stickney (758.4971, Olin, Rm. 305A) or Kelley Dietz (758.3202, Alumni Hall). All registrations MUST BE received by Nov. 16, and spots are on a first-come, first served basis.

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