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November 3: Deck the Halls! It’s time for the Holly Day Fair!

Holly Day Fair is the largest holiday gift and craft show in Eastern North Carolina. Holly Day Fair is a one-stop holiday shopping event that draws an average of 21,000 attendees and 200 vendors. Show-goers have an extensive selection of unique handcrafted and manufactured products to select from. The unique and exclusive gifts include Christmas decorations, crafts, jewelry, clothes, toys, food specialties, household accents, and much more. Learn more about it here.

Charlie Rose Agri-Expo Center
The Crown Expo Center
131 E. Mountain Drive
Fayetteville, NC 28306

The 45th Annual Holly Day Fair Hours of Operation:

Thursday, Nov 3
9am – Noon: SUPER SHOPPER TICKETS ONLY (no strollers please!)
Noon – 8pm: Regular ticket holders

buy ticketsFriday, Nov 4
9am – 8pm

Saturday, Nov 5
9am – 8pm

Sunday, Nov 6
11am – 5pm

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September 17: Check out the Lillington Fall Festival

The Lillington Fall Festival is scheduled for Saturday, September 17th from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in downtown Lillington. The event offers shopping options that include local arts and crafts as well as commercial products, food vendors, fun activities for the children and all day entertainment.

The vendor application and rules for 2011 are available at these links:

lillingtonchamber/UserFiles/File/Festival_Application_2011.pdf  and lillingtonchamber/UserFiles/File/Rules_for_2011_festival.pdf

The application for Sponsors is available at the following link: lillingtonchamber/UserFiles/File/2011_Sponsor_Application_for_Fall_Festival.pdf

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September 10: Angier’s Crepe Myrtle Celebration

The Angier Chamber of Commerce Proudly Presents:

38th  Annual Crepe Myrtle Celebration

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Depot Square

Downtown Angier

A Fun Family Festival Event

Live Music – Entertainment – Food Vendors
– Crafts – Artisans – Demonstrations
Rides – Games  – Lots More Fun for All Ages

*****New Event*****

“Penny Social”

Join the Angier Chamber of Commerce as they host the 38th Annual Crepe Myrtle Celebration Saturday, September 10, 2011. This family fun filled day has become a tradition to the Angier community. Featured will be arts & crafts vendors, food vendors, miscellaneous business vendors; local entertainment; a “Penny Social” (new for 2011); games and rides for kids; etc.  Contact Cindy Hunter at the Chamber at 919-639-2500 or for more information or visit

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September 3: Northwood Temple MOPS Twice Is Nice Consignment Sale for Fall & Winter

The Northwood Temple MOPS Twice Is Nice Consignment Sale will be on September 3, 2011. This year they are raising money to support the Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation :Friends of The Cancer Center in honor of Breast Cancer survivors and in anticipation of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

7:30- 11:00 A.M., 50% off 12:00-3:00 P.M.

Andover Road, Fayetteville, NC 28311

Check out their website here.

Or visit them on facebook here.

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Hugs & Kisses Consignment Fall Sale is here!

Fayetteville’s Hugs & Kisses Consignment bi-annual children’s sale is here! It is at the Cumberland County Expo.

Sale times

Private Sales:

SUPER & SUPER DUPER Volunteers:  Tuesday, August 16       8:30am – 9pm

Volunteers Only: Tuesday, August 16       10am – 9pm

Consignors Only: Tuesday, August 16       11am – 9pm

1st Time Moms: Tuesday, August 16       5pm – 9pm *Must have New Mom pass

Military Moms: Tuesday, August 16       6pm – 9pm *Must have Military ID

Open to the Public:

Wednesday, August 17     10am – 8pm

Thursday, August 18       10am – 6pm  (note: closing at 6pm!)

Friday, August 19          10am – 6pm  (1/2 price sale)


Volunteers & Consignors: ( 1/2 Price Sale:) Thursday, August 18      7pm – 9pm

Open to Public: ( 1/2 Price Sale)  Friday, August 19       10am – 6pm

For more information about this sale (and if you are interested in consigning or volunteering for Spring), check out

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