Makers’ Fair


Carrboro Elementary School, 400 Shelton Street

North Carolina traditional artisans have been working for several hundred years! Celebrate old and new traditions of craft, buy items for sale, talk to makers and learn about how something’s made, or try your hand at a new skill with items for sale.

  • Heritage Quilters of Warrenton
  • Durham-Orange Quilters Guild
  • Jack Riehl, reuse birdhouses
  • Glen Bolick and Lula Owens Bolick, Bolick Pottery
  • Orville Hicks, storyteller
  • Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park
  • Ju Nie – backstrap weaving demonstration, clothing
  • Nhu Dam Hoang – handmade garden implements
  • Montegnard weaving and spinning demonstrations
  • Y Bhong Rcom – bamboo basket weaving demonstration, small baskets
  • Carol Clay and Mac Chambers – fine handweaving
  • Sid Luck – Seagrove Potter
  • Henry Moka Lynch – member of the Haliwa Saponi tribe, woodworker and carver
  • Ann Causey Mendenhall – demonstrations of shuttle and needle tatting, items for sale
  • Triangle Weavers Guild – loom for attendees to use, spinning wheel demonstrations


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