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Upcoming Events in Sanford North Carolina


January

4 - 5 The Quilting and Fiber Art Marketplace - 35+ of NC's best quilting and yarn vendors under one roof. Shop 'til you drop. You will find fabrics, books, sewing machines, long arm machines, buttons, yarn, mixed media and much more at our show. Free parking and food available on site. Spend a day shopping for all your creative supplies.

Address: Dennis Wicker Civic Center, 1801 Nash St. , Sanford, North Carolina
Ph: 704-376-2531 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: qnaeandqfam@gmail.com
Web: www.quiltersgallery.net
Fee: $5.00

April

20 Spring Militia Muster - Demonstrations will include artillery and musket firings, pottery making, weaving, period medical/doctor, butter churning, music, and dancing. Try your hand at quill pen writing, 18th century toys and games, and cotton ginning. Help plant the sites herb and vegetable garden, and plant something to take home and raise yourself. 11 am - 3 pm. House in the Horseshoe, north of Carthage. (910)947-2051.

Address: 324 Alston House Rd. , Sanford, North Carolina
Ph: (910)947-2051 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: horseshoe@ncmail.net
Web: www.nchistoricsites.org/horsesho/horsesho.htm
Fee: Admission is free, and open to the public.

August

3 - 4 Revolutionary War Battle Reenactment at House in the Horseshoe - Relive the Revolutionary War skirmish that left bullet holes throughout the home of Whig Colonel Phillip Alston. Encampment of soldiers and families, artillery and small arms demonstrations, craft demonstrations. Concessions available or bring your own picnic.
Saturday, 9:30 am - 5 pm
Sunday, 9:30 - 3 pm

Address: 288 Alston House Rd. , Sanford, North Carolina
Ph: (910)947-2051 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: horseshoe@ncdcr.gov
Web: www.nchistoricsites.org/horsesho/horsesho.htm
Fee: Free Admission; Parking $5

October

18 - 19 Hearts and Hands ECA Quilt Show - Over 100 Quilts, Vendor Booths, Raffle Baskets, Door Prizes, Boutique with Handmade Items, Antique Quilt Display, Demonstrations, “Quiltmobile”, Lunch Available on Site and much, much more.
Quilt Show Presented by the Hearts and Hands ECA Quilters’ Guild
Approximately 40 miles SW of Raleigh
Hours: Friday, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.


Address: Dennis Wicker Civic Center, 1801 Nash Street , Sanford, North Carolina
Ph: 919-499-0766 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@heartsandhandsnc.org
Web: www.heartsandhandsnc.org
Fee: $6, under 12 free

December

30 Christmas Candlelighting and Open House - Hours: 10AM-4PM. The house will be decorated for the season in festive 19th century style, with music, artillery demonstrations and refreshments.

Address: 324 Alston House Rd. , Sanford, North Carolina
Ph: (910)947-2051 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: horseshoe@ncmail.net
Web: www.nchistoricsites.org/horsesho/horsesho.htm

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