Experience the Town of Spencer
German Christmas Marketplace

Soak up the sights and sounds of Christmas as you meander through our market of sparkling lights, trees, and merry music. Wooden huts and Market tents are filled with Holiday gifts, crafts and festive food. Watch with wonder at the lighting of the Town tree or join in the skating at Spencer on Ice. Come back again, and again, for other festivities in our beautiful Christmas Marketplace.

December 2: 4-8pm
December 3: 12-8pm

December 9: 4-8pm
December 10: 12-8pm

  450 S. Salisbury Ave. Spencer NC Across from NC Transportation Museum
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Mountain Top Polka Band

The Mountain Top Polka Band (MTP) is a high-energy band that celebrates German heritage through music and dance. Since 2009, MTP has performed in six states around the south and southeast US.

MTP presents polka music, German rock inspired pieces, Oktoberfest party tunes, and Scots-Irish songs.

Whether playing for large festivals or small events, members of the Mountain Top Polka Band strive to entertain and connect with audiences of all ages.

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Ricky Howsare

Ricky discovered his gift for singing at 14 and performed in his community until college. He received a bachelor’s degree in music with an emphasis in voice from the University of Louisville.

For two years, he worked at the American Music Theater an 1,800-seat venue in Lancaster, Pa., where he was a full-time singer-performer.

Ricky joined St. John’s Lutheran Church as the contemporary worship leader in 2021.

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Rowdy Rowan Dancing Wranglers

Under the direction of Reneé Collins.

This group is comprised of dancers with all levels of experience. Most have been dancing for many years.

They love all genres of music and enjoy performing for events.

Classes are on Thursday evenings at 6:30 pm. at the American Legion Post 342, 1024 Lincolnton Rd., Salisbury.

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Piedmont Prime Time Community Band

The region's premiere community band and the only adult concert band in the Charlotte area of NC.

The PPTCB is a performance oriented, non-profit 501c(3) organization comprised of volunteer musicians. Musicians range in age from high school students to silver seniors.

PPTCB's mission is to make ongoing instrumental music performance opportunities available to people of all ages who have previous experience in high school, college or other community organizations.

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A Team

From schoolroom to stage, Alexis Cowan, Alexis Greer, and Adrian Smith perform together as the A Team.

Hold on to your seat as our hometown favorites belt out an unforgettable musical performance.

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Phoenix Readers Center for Faith & the Arts

A volunteer readers' theatre company comprised of individuals aged 55 and older.

Readers’ theatre is often called "theatre of the mind," a medium in which performers conjure a rich, sensory experience for the audience. The acting style is a fusion of acting and reading.

The performance is primarily stationary, with readers seated on stools and scripts placed on lecterns. Physical movement is mostly suggested; scenery and costumes are only selectively implied.

www.faithart.org/phoenix-readers

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Middleshire

Middleshire performs a blend of cover tunes and originals in an indie folk style. Some of the songs they play are from other genres, but their arrangements cast them in an innovative light. They're available for a wide range of gigs including restaurants, pubs, coffee houses, private parties, and charity fundraisers.

Gary Combs - Vocals, Guitar, Mandolin, Fiddle
Darrell Brown - Vocals, Guitar
Jef Coburn - Vocals, Guitar, Pennywhistle, Percussion

www.middleshire.weebly.com

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Divided by Four

A hometown favorite and regional sensation, this band has something for everyone in a resonating mixture of Motown, Rhythm & Blues, Soul, Funk, ’70s hits, and classic rock.

Members include: Gerald Knox, lead guitarist and bass vocalist; Roland Reid on guitar; Jerome Heggins on lead and backing vocals and percussion; Nate Thompson on lead and backing vocals, percussion; Alan Wyrick on guitar, keyboard and backing vocals; and Jimbo Martin on drums and backing vocals.


www.facebook.com/Divided-by-Four-Band

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Piedmont Players Theatre

Piedmont Players Theatre is a non-profit organization established to entertain and educate its members and the public by the production and study of dramatic arts.

With the help of a tremendous amount of generous volunteers and donors, what started out in 1961 as an idea for a “little theater” has grown to become a Salisbury institution, recognized by the North Carolina Theatre Conference as The Outstanding Community Theatre in North Carolina. 62 years of community theatre.

www.piedmontplayers.com

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Lee Street Theatre

Lee Street Theatre is committed to fostering an inclusive environment for the development of original, challenging, and entertaining performance art.

Located at
329 N. Lee St Salisbury, NC 28144

www.leestreet.org

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Salisbury Rowan Choral Society

The Salisbury-Rowan Choral Society (SRCS) is a not-for-profit community choir located in Salisbury, NC with strong musical ties to Rowan County since 1910.

The singers come from all walks of life. Some have strong backgrounds in musical education, some just sing in their church choir. Not only do they hold concerts yearly, but also participate in many local charity events, parties, private functions and much more.

You just never know where you might find them next!

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Salisbury Symphony Brass Quintet

The Symphony performs a large variety of repertoire from early classical works to recent pops selections, often with guest soloists and performers of note from all over the world. The Symphony also sponsors music-related educational programs, small group instruction and summer camps for local school-age children.

Symphony Brass:
Trumpet Luke Boudreault
Mark Hibshman Horn Mary Boudreault
Tenor Trombone Seth Frack Bass Trombone Sean Devlin

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Carson High Chorus

The Academy of the Arts at Carson is designed for students to find and develop their voices as artists. Offering pathways in fine and performing arts including dance, instrumental music, theatre, vocal music and visual arts, the passion to create is the common thread that ties our academy together.

In 2019, the Honors Chorus opened for the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall in NYC and sang at the Lincoln Memorial and WWII Memorial in DC. Of course, many of them have graduated and a new group has stepped up to maintain the reputation of excellence.

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North Rowan High Drama Students

The North Rowan High School Drama students have performed Aladdin, The Wiz, The Lion King and The Addams Family Values.

www.rssed.org/nrhs

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Salisbury Dance Academy

The Salisbury Dance Academy provides a nurturing, challenging, and educational environment for students. They are home of the Eastern Shore Ballet Theatre
and specialize in teaching Classical Ballet. Offering high level technical training, class offerings include options for the pre-professional student as well as recreational dance experiences. Classes include Classical Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, Modern, Lyrical, Musical Theater, and Progressing Ballet Technique® methodology. Several graduates of the Academy are currently pursuing professional careers in the performing arts.

www.salisburydanceacademy.com

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To the Pointe Dance Company

It is the goal of To the Pointe Dance Company to teach quality dance and tumbling classes, in an encouraging environment, where students build self-esteem and develop their skills and talents. We want our students to be continually growing as dancers, attaining new skills in tumbling, always excited to be coming to class, and always expecting a positive experience.

A wide variety of classes are offered for students ages 3 and up, for the Beginner to the Advanced Student

Their performance for Winterfest includes a traditional German Dance.
www.2tpdc.com

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Alpine Hats & Gingerbread Wreaths

In celebration of the German Christmas Market, kids will make Alpine hats to wear as they dance around to polka music and the famous chicken dance.

Gingerbread wreaths are oh so cute and may be taken home for Christmas decorations.

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Gingerbread Houses

One of the most popular activities for kids during Winterfest.

Santa’s Bakeshop at the Kids Korner will be buzzing with creativity as the little ones decorate their own Gingerbread house.

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Make a Flag Thank You Notes to Veterans

In honor of our Veteran’s Salute program of patriotic music, kids will make their own flag to wave.

After the program, they may write a letter of Thank You to our veterans. These will be distributed at the W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center.

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Storytime Thank You Notes to Veterans

Gather around and be transported back to days of old as our talented readers bring the classic Christmas stories to life. A real treat for children and adults as well.

Who knows, you might even get up and dance.

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Decorate a Sweater Cookie

Bring your little ones to decorate a sweater shaped cookie.

Icing, sprinkles and other decorations will be on hand for the kids to use.

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Create Ugly Sweaters

Our Crafty Crew will help you create an ugly sweater. Bring your own sweater or sweatshirt or choose from the limited number we have on hand.

And please hop on stage to participate in the Ugly Sweater Contest.

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Salisbury Symphony Instrument Lab

Come learn about music featuring percussion instruments and some explanations and modeling on how other instruments in the Orchestra work! 

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Jingle Bell Games

Whether throwing a snowball, ringing a bell, or ice fishing, kids will have a blast in the 10’ x 40’ game center.

These carnival games are an absolute kid favorite at community festivals.

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Labrador Forge

Welcome to Labrador Forge. This is a joint adventure between Chuck Payne and his 16yr old son Ethan.

Their knives are works of art, as well as, functional cutlery. They will be setup with some of their knives and other blacksmithing items for sell, like dinner bells. Chuck and Ethan will be doing live demos throughout the day at their Winterfest Market Tent.

Follow us on Facebook - Contact at 704-798-0386

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Steel Movements Fabrication

Steel Movements Fabrication is the brainchild of local welder/fabricator Tony Deal and unique artist Brittany Deal. Born out of a love for art, welding and fabrication, Steel Movements offers a wide range of creations from the artistic to the practical. Most offerings are tailor-made to customer preferences and requests.

”The welding of metal is akin to sewing two fabrics together. There is a beauty and calmness in the movements of steel.” www.facebook.com/steelmovements

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Wise Earth and Iron Metal Fabricator

Wise Earth & Iron is a family owned and operated metal art company that specializes in custom metal art décor, furniture and signs. Each piece is handcrafted. 

In addition to Christmas ornaments and accessories, they create many designs with military themes.

www.facebook.com/wiseearthandiron

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The Pedal Factory

The Pedal Factory began in Salisbury in 2015, with a vision of including all individuals as potential cyclists. They believe everyone should have access to a bicycle, regardless of age, income, or background, and recognize the benefits to the community when more of its citizens are on two wheels. Winterfest activities:

  • Make a Bike Wheel Wreath
  • Fix a flat Clinic
  • Decorate Bikes w/ Lights
  • Angel Tree for Bikes
  • Winter Bike Riding Tips

Located at
311 E. Council Street Salisbury, NC 28144
www.thepedalfactory.org

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SHS Unique Boutique

Susan Hargett Sheek was born in Knoxville TN and now resides in Lexington. She started painting when she was 12 and has been painting ever since. She loves to paint animals and make miscellaneous crafts.

In addition to her handmade creations, she sells Sterling and fashion Jewelry. She has a little of everything in her unique boutique.

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Donkey Mountain Crafts

Surgical Technician by day, crafter by night, Wendy Foster creates rustic and farmhouse items for the home.

A favorite at Autumn Jubilee and other festivals, Wendy’s creations are sure to please. She is available for commissions of custom designs.

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Heritage Farm and Crafts

Beautifully hand crafted knit and felt hats and accessories from Debi Garrett, a Spencer original. You will find the perfect style and color for the cold days of winter.

Debi's hats have been featured in boutiques in South Carolina and Asheville. She has conducted workshops in hatmaking near her home in Travelers, SC.

Follow at facebook.com/heritagefarmandcrafts

Contact at pegarrt@aol.com or (864) 607-6021

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Home Sweet Bakery December 2 & 3

This Mother & Daughter duo make the best pre-packaged all natural petite pound cakes, including German Chocolate and German Apple Strudel. All products are wrapped with a Christmas theme.

Their cotton candy is all natural--no artificial flavors or colors. They have a "rice cream cone" that is made with crisp rice cereal mixed with butter/marshmallows, placed on a cone, and covered with all-natural sprinkles and a gummy bear. They also have gluten-free popcorn balls.

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Kickin’ Boots Boutique

What would you expect with a name like Kickin' Boots? You guessed it – Western fashion – think Yellowstone.
They are an online boutique based out of North Carolina, offering men and women apparel, accessories, gifts & more.

T-shirts & hoodies, epoxy and sublimation tumblers and koozies, decals, car freshies, epoxy and silicon beaded pens, makeup bags, hats, epoxy mason jars, wreaths, clay and leather earrings, bath bombs.

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Little Widdler

Handmade, personalized gifts and custom home decorations.

Lots of Christmas ornaments, including paintable sets for kids, Nativity designs and more.

Home décor includes Welcome signs, crosses, monogram signs and door hangers.

Proud, Veteran-owned business, Winston-Salem, NC

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Lovely Little Things

State of the art DTG (direct to garment) shirts and sweatshirts.

Sublimation tumblers, sippy cups, and can coolers.

Embroidery items crocheted items and handcrafted bath and body supplies.

Katherine Blanken from Salisbury.

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NC Museum of Dolls, Toys & Miniatures

Smokers, wooden pyramids and dolls are among the authentic German Christmas decorations you will find here.

Nesting dolls from Russia will add to the magic of old time Christmas traditions.

Located at
108 Fourth Street
Spencer, NC 28159

Hours: Thurs - Sat, 10am-4pm
www.ncmdtm.com

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Red Bird & Sunshine Creations

Joanne Barrington (Red Bird) and Sherry Morgan (Sunshine) began their crafting journey over 40 years ago. After becoming friends, they decided crafting is more fun together.

Joanne’s love for Cardinals is reflected throughout her unique snow globe candle holders and snowmen. She creates ornaments, ribbon kissing balls and trees. She also creates Sterling silver jewelry.

Sherry shared her love of Christmas through her whimsical Gnomes, Santa Claus’, and Angels. Each handcrafted creation reflects her passion for the magic of the season.

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Ray Richardson Winterfest Guest Artist

Ray grew up in Teaneck, N.J. He excelled in art throughout high school and at Kean University. He worked in the theme park industry as a caricature artist.

A stroke, caused from sickle cell anemia, claimed the hearing in his left ear and vision in his right eye. After months of physical therapy, his love for art was renewed. He returned to Cirque and met his love, a Costa Rican woman that would convince him to follow the Lord and a life in beautiful North Carolina. His art exemplifies what beauty lies around us that the average man takes for granted.

www.rayrichardsonart.com - Instagram  @raysartjourney

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Riley & Roar Handmade Baby Clothes

Baby, it’s cold outside! So don’t forget to shop for the babies.

Look for rompers, cardigans, overalls, bibs, burb cloths, toys, and more.

Based in Salisbury, Riley & Roar is a new business specializing in handmade baby clothes and accessories.

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Sarah Wiley Jewelry

Sarah is a silversmith who plays with line and geometric shapes to make striking and beautiful, one of a kind handmade jewelry made from raw materials.

Take your pick - copper, brass, or sterling silver - with stones or without.

Serves Gaston County, Mecklenburg County and now Rowan!

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Seasons Gifts Shop with a Mission

Moravian Stars and Cookies, Jewelry from BraveWorks, Mission Pottery from Lexington, handsewn handbags from Colorado and more.

This shop, from St. John’s Lutheran Church, offers unique gifts that bring joy and beauty to our lives by partnering with companies that promote fair trade, social responsibility and justice.

Proceeds support local and global ministries.

Located at
St Johns Lutheran Church 200 W. Innes Street Salisbury, NC 28144

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Shaped by Nature Pottery & Wood

Handcrafted design meant to honor nature and its beauty. The earth is full of wonder to inspire and mold us. Become Shaped by Nature

As a company they aspire to bring natures beauty to your home. They operate and ship out of Lexington, NC.

“Our mission is to incorporate handcrafted quality that showcases the beauty of nature and inspires us....become Shaped By Nature... ”

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The Old 97 Kettlecorn Company

The Old 97 pops the most delicious all natural kettlecorn done the old fashion way. They offer classic and specialty flavors, including Cheerwine and Caramel.

The Old 97 Kettlecorn Company is a family run business out of Spencer that believes in bringing you the best quality kettle corn. They believe in giving back so they support Bread Riot and their mission to help local farmers and the community.

www.theold97kettlecorncompany.com

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White Water Pens

Craftsman, Eli Woodard, age 17, first started turning pens three years ago.

“When people saw my pens, they wanted to buy them, so it turned into a business and has snowballed from there. I love seeing my customer’s reactions to their pens.”

In addition to turning pens, he also does custom woodturning, wooden bowls and charcuterie boards.

Eli would love to create something special for you.

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Winterfest Special Merchandise

Keep your memories alive with special merchandise designed for Winterfest.

The featured product will be Glass Flasks, Pitchers and Suncatchers, created and handblown by Phil Gilson. You can meet this colonial American-style glassblower, in the Demonstration Tent throughout the festival.

Ornaments from the 1st Annual Winterfest will also be available.

Proceeds go back into the Winterfest fund for next year.

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Winterfest Christmas Wreaths

What is Christmas without the smell of fresh cut evergreens?

For environmentalist, keep it natural, for sentimentalist, add a handmade bow. Many designs to choose from.

Proceeds go back into the Winterfest fund for next year.

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Winterfest Special Pictorial Postmark

The Spencer Postal Service has a special type of Santa, one who handwrites an answer to letters that kids write to Santa. And USPS will be on hand to collect those letters.

Winterfest has its own special postmark, so bring your letters or Christmas cards to be hand stamped. In 2021, the post office received multiple requests for envelopes bearing our stamp from out-of-state.

The Postal Service’s history with letters to Santa dates back more than 100 years. Originally, all the letters to Santa were set aside, but post offices in 1912 were first authorized to open the letters and respond to them. Decades later, the program has expanded to become Operation Santa.

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The Glass Factory Phil Gilson, Glassblower

Gilson may be the last colonial American-style glassblower working full time in the traditions developed in the 18th Century. His craft is a passion and a family legacy since the 1730’s. Phil produces designs for historic homes and museums. Many of his pieces use original molds and hand tools handed down for generations.

Gilson is the last of two known master chippers in the country. Chippers carve directly into cast- iron glass molds to re-create embossed bottles and flasks of the past.

Check out the pitchers, flasks and sun-catchers, custom-made for Winterfest.

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Davidson County Wood Carvers

Watch as the woodcarvers create wonderful works of art. A nonprofit wood carving club for anyone who loves to carve, teach and have fun. They offer lessons for beginners and supply the wood blanks and carving tools.

Many of the members have been carving for 20 years and want to teach the next generation. And many of them are also veterans, which we Salute at Winterfest.

Meetings every Monday, 7-9 pm at Center Hill Baptist Church, Hwy 8 in Lexington, NC.

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Davidson County Screen Printing

Live screen printing. Watch the process, then print your own t-shirt, or make matching shirts for the whole family.

Three of their designs were created especially for Winterfest.

Lots of other designs to choose from.

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Chris & Carla’s Creations

Personalized items for everyone on your list.

Choose from Neon clocks, custom rings, stained glass, wooden ink pens. stainless steel tumblers, Porch leaners, etc.

For the sports fans, they even have corn hole boards for your favorite team.

In fact, they have so many products to choose from that they will be in two booths in the Indoor Market.

You may even know Carla from Carla’s Picture Framing on 10th St. in Spencer.

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Crafty Hands NC

Natural bath & body, crocheted items, tumblers, shirts, earrings.

Crafty Hands NC is a Mother Daughter Business from Granite Quarry. They started with all-natural bath and body products and have since created their niche to include multiple products they love to make.

They also enjoy the challenge of creating custom orders.

All of their products are handmade.

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EvyLights

Laurie Berrier Wood and Sherri Hall have been best friends for over 30 years. When they decided to start their company, they named it EvyLights, derived from the oldest granddaughters, Ivy and Eva.

They make seasonal melts, along with high end perfume/cologne dupes, candles, wicked and wickless, specialty candles like mugs and cereal bowls. Air freshener sachets and soaps.

They have over 400 fragrances in rotation so you are guaranteed to find one you like.

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Flags Galore & More December 9 & 10

Make your home merry & bright with a Christmas Flag.

Karen Nance has been sewing as long as she can remember. She would go to grandmas over the summer and just sew. Her best teacher was her mom.

Karen received her first sewing machine at 12. Her first flag was a Holloween black cat she saw at the Dollar General. Of course, the print was horizontal, so she cut the side off, used as a casing at the top and Flags Galore and more was born.

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Gardens & Gemstones

Handcrafted gemstone jewelry created by Melanie Schichtel in Morganton, NC.

Melanie is a landscape designer by day, and maker by night. As a landscape designer, she's constantly looking at plants. With each new season, comes a whole wave of colors that catches her eye.

“Using nature to inspire me and using natural stones and materials to bring new jewelry to life is extremely fulfilling. When I look at the flowers, the plants, the gemstones, the shells and pearls, I don't just see beauty; I see a creation from God, a perfectly designed piece of nature. That's why most of my supplies are as close to their natural forms as possible. I want my jewelry to be a reflection of the God who created those materials.”

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Oil of Joy Apothecary

Samuel & Sarah, a husband - wife team works together to create Organic, non-toxic, health- enhancing products that you can trust and love!

They use raw organic ingredients from nature.

They never use chemicals or artificial ingredients, and their products are cruelty-free.

Their products are also handcrafted from scratch.

A percentage of EVERY sale goes to benefit families and individuals in need. It's not just a product - it's a cause.

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Simply Sue’s Bowtique

Specialty crafts--Stove Covers, Basket hangers, Blanket ladders Welcome signs, Potty boxes, Growth Rulers, Farmhouse signs, Decorative crosses and Christmas Ornaments.

Hand-painted wood products that add personality to your home or business. Add a bow or not, your choice.

For custom orders, text us: 336-267-7314.

Located in Trinity, NC.

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Stitches by Denise

All about kids. Get ready to stand in line for these amazing handmade creations.

Crocheted character hats, loveys, Princess dolls, fleece stuffed animals, and toys.

Denise taught herself how to crochet and sew. She started creating her stuffed animals and crochet items for craft shows 10 years ago. Now she participates in 30 shows a year!

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Wood B's

Handmade charcuterie boards, knives, coasters, bowls and more beautiful wood products for the home.

Keith Bruner has been woodworking and refinishing antiques for nearly 50 years. Originally out of the Appalachian mountains of Virginia, he moved to Davidson County about 35 years ago and stayed.

Taught by a few of the best woodworkers around, he says, “I love the look, the smell, the way wood feels in my hand.”

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Unicorn Bows & More

Unique, beautiful and great quality…that is what people are saying about Ashley’s bows.

She will have such a large collection of holiday bows and earrings, it will be hard to choose. Ashley’s creativity extends to any theme and she has definitely gone to the dogs! So don’t forget to shop for your furry friends.

Follow at www.facebook.com/unicornbowsandmore. Contact at @unicornbowsandmore - Facebook

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High Rock Lake Kettle Corn

Offers salted and cinnamon pretzels and a variety of hand popped kettle corn.

A small family business that was established in 2016.

High Rock Lake Kettle Corn is located in Salisbury, NC.

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Hoff’s Grill

Hoff's Grill is the Home of the Famous Pork Chop sandwich.. If you are looking for all American food, this is the place. You will not go home hungry.

This year they are cooking Brats to give a nod to the Winterfest German Marketplace.

Locally owned by David & Jolene Houchins.

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Holy Cookie Dough

Premium edible cookie dough made with heat treated flour and is egg free making it 100% safe to eat straight out of the container.

Spending quality time together as a family is why Robert and his wife Melissa started a business with their eldest son Luke, wife Brea, and youngest son Matt, wife Destiny, in December 2020.

The Saul family joins forces twice a week to make and package the tasty product, which is sold from their food truck and by direct order.

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Kreyol Flavors

Haitian Cuisine at its best!

Wilnie Keara Hunter is a self-taught chef, entrepreneur, and educator.

Chef Hunter is a native of Port-au- Prince, Haiti, where she first discovered her interest in cooking. Later on, she developed an increasing passion for food and foodservice which led her to start Kreyol Flavors. Thanks to her heritage and having spent most of her life in Queens, New York, Caribbean, and Latin flavors play a major role in Chef Hunter's style of cooking: "fresh, savory and in your face!" as she would say it.

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Lil Donut Express

The business was started in 1990 by Donna Barnhardt. After her death, the family decided to honor her memory by expanding the donut business that she loved, focusing on special events, festivals and fundraising.

Since 2009, Donna’s children and grandchildren have been involved in making donuts. The company is still in the family and run as a small family business.

“We all love what we do and enjoy bringing mini donuts to events around Cabarrus County.”

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Mottzarellas

Favorite food for the family. Serving fresh pizza and wings. All dough is made fresh, no prefab crust and a special sauce.

Pizza options include Cheese, Pepperroni, and Buffalo Chicken.

Wing flavors:
Buffalo Medium: Franks red hot Myrtle Beach: hot and sticky
Sweet Teriyaki: its teriyaki lol
Honey BBQ: for the wimpy folks Goldrush: SC meets Buffalo NY
Sweet Chili Bourbon: No ID needed Red Dirt Road: hot & sweet
Jamaican Jerk: Earthy sweet & spicy Garlic Parmesan: it is what it is
Cajun Honey Mustard:touch of bayou

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Stick It 2 You

Stick it 2 you is dedicated to making delicious food on skewers, We sell chicken kebabs veggie kebabs and beef kebabs and more.

Contact us and let us do the catering . We do all events, parties, weddings, pool parties and more.

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Strudelteig December 3 Only

Strudelteig is a European style Food Truck, catering, and bakery company.

Started in 2017, they are a family business which fuses Austrian food with local ingredients.

Their food also includes Bohemian, Bavarian, and French cooking styles, representing their travels in life.

Strudelteig provides authentic European food to their customers. Using family recipes', locally sourced ingredients are innovated to fit it. They offer only the best quality finished products.

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Taste of Hawaii December 9 & 10

Hawaiian family recipes passed down for generations.

Veteran owned and operated.

Menu includes Chicken Katsu, Kalua Pulled Pork, Korean Chicken and more.

“Come try our grinds (food)!”

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Garden Route Coffee Coffee With a Mission

A local, family-owned business that has its roots in South Africa. The owners, Rod and Tina Poplin, served as missionaries along the Garden Route of South Africa for over eleven years. They fell in love with the local coffee culture and began to have an appreciation for quality coffee.

They truly desire to make a difference in their community and across the world. “Not only do we want to expose people to delicious coffee, but to also use it as a tool to build redemptive relationships with people.” A portion of their proceeds go to help fund ministries for the people along the Garden Route.

Great coffee with a worthy mission!

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Jaycees Fountain Drinks & Apple Cider

The Jaycees will offer fountain drinks with Souvenir cups for refill and Apple Cider, as well as bagged peanuts, cotton candy and chips.

The Jaycees give young adults between the ages of 18 and 40 the tools they need to build the bridges of success for themselves and their communities in the areas of business development, individual development, community involvement and international connections. They foster the development of leaders through training, real world experience, community involvement, and the creation of a collaborative network among young adults.

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New Sarum Salisbury Brewing Co.

Born in the heart of Salisbury, New Sarum Brewing derives its name from the original settlement name of Salisbury’s Sister City “Old Sarum” England.

The company is based on a basic principle, creating great craft beer. Each recipe begins with a study of an individual style of beer, searching history for proved and tested methods of creating the foundation. Full-body beers are created in a consistently high-quality standard that sets them apart from the competition.

Located at
109 N Lee Street Salisbury, NC

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Bombshell Beer December 2 & 3

What is a "Bombshell"? One definition is an unexpected surprise!

Craft beer is not just for guys! The original Bombshell Girls - Ellen Joyner, Jackie Hudspeth and Michelle Miniutti have proved that.

History tells us that brewing beer was traditionally a woman's job. In fact, the creation of beer is credited to women! The goddess, Ninkasi is recognized for creating the oldest beer recipe in existence, dating back some 3900 years.

Today, the Bombshell girls draw upon the power of their brains, beauty and beliefs that great brewing practices make for great beer and great times for all.

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Buzzed Viking Brewing December 9 & 10

Buzzed Viking Brewing Company is the first combination of a Brewery and Meadery ever established in Cabarrus county and one of the few in the country.

They are a veteran and minority owned and operated Brewery and Meadery striving to produce the highest quality beer and honey wine in the great state of North Carolina and the US.

All fruits and ingredients are organic or locally grown.

As award winning brewers and proud supporters of a variety of charitable organizations, they take pride in being a small business helping other small businesses.

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Cauble Creek Vineyard

A local estate vineyard that specializes in Muscadine wines and offers a selection of Dry wines from North Carolina grown European varietals.

Their goal is to offer visitors to the vineyard a wonderful experience, quality food and wine products, while proudly promoting agritourism in our community of Salisbury and Rowan County.