Shop for Gifts at Holiday Craft Fairs in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill

Start your holiday shopping early by visiting these Triangle-area craft fairs


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Start your holiday shopping early by visiting these Triangle-area craft fairs. Search our daily calendar at carolinaparent.com for “holiday fairs” to find more crafting events in the Triangle. Craft fairs are free unless otherwise noted.


New Brook UMC Craft Bazaar
Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. New Brook United Methodist Church, 265 Old Durham Rd., Roxboro. newbrookumc.org/2019/08/17/ new-brook-umc-2019-craft-bazaar.

Galleria Craft Fair
Oct. 26, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. St. Raphael the Archangel, 5801 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. More than 55 vendors providing religious items, paper crafts, Christmas items, jewelry, decorative and kitchen items, pottery, soaps, doll clothes, wreaths and much more. saintraphael.org/events/galleria-craft-fair

Carolina Artisan Craft Market
Nov. 1, 2-8 p.m.; Nov. 2, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Nov. 3, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $8 advance tickets, $10 at the door. Free for ages 14 and younger. Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh. carolinadesignercraftsmen.com/the-market.

Day of Shopping at Reedy Creek Magnet Middle School
Nov. 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Reedy Creek Magnet Middle School, 930 Reedy Creek Rd., Cary. wcpss.net/reedycreekms.

Emerson Waldorf Harvest Faire and Artisan Marketplace
Nov. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 6211 New Jericho Rd., Chapel Hill. Vendors from around the Triangle sell handmade gifts and shoppers also make crafts and gifts. emersonwaldorf.org.

Fall Arts Fair
Nov. 2, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sertoma Arts Center, 1400 W. Millbrook Rd., Raleigh. raleighnc.gov.

Merritt's Chapel UMC Craft Fair
Nov. 2, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Merritt’s Chapel UMC, 1090 Farrington Point Rd., Chapel Hill. merrittschapel.org/calendar.

On the Mend Holiday Craft Sale
Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Nov. 4, 10 a.m.-noon. Garner Senior Center, 205 E. Garner Rd., Garner. garnernc.gov. garnernc.gov/home/components/calendar/event/953/124.

Reindeer Day
Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is $3. Rolesville High School, 1099 E. Young St., Rolesville. rolesvillehsptsa.com/reindeerday.html.

St. Andrew the Apostle Holiday Craft Fair
Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, 3008 Old Raleigh Rd., Apex. saintandrew.org.

Top Holiday Vendor Fair
Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Temple of Pentecost, 2312 Lake Wheeler Rd., Raleigh. facebook.com/events/temple-of-pentecost/holiday-craft-vendor-fair/375500076501490.

Triangle Grace Preschool Holiday Bazaar and Craft Fair
Nov. 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Triangle Grace Church, Family Life Center, 5001 Tudor Place, Durham. tppk.org/holiday-bazaar.html.

JPLC's Shopping Extravaganza
Nov. 3, 1-5 p.m. 6523 Johnson Pond Rd., Fuquay-Varina. Shop for holiday gifts from more than 30 crafters and vendors. johnsonpondlc.com.

Cary Academy Holiday Shoppe
Nov. 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Nov. 8, 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.; Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Cary Academy, 1500 N. Harrison Ave., Cary. Shop products ranging from jewelry, pottery art and more from more than 100 local and state vendors. caholidayshoppe.com.

Visions of Sugarplums Holiday Art & Gift Show
Nov. 7, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Nov. 8, 9 a.m.- 8 p.m.; Nov. 9, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Quail Hollow Swim Club, 800 Orleans Place, Raleigh. visionsofsugarplumsraleigh.com.

Fall Craft Fair at the State Farmers Market
Nov. 8-10, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. State Farmers Market, 1201 Agriculture St., Raleigh. ncagr.gov/markets/facilities/markets/raleigh/promos.htm.

Made and Found at The Square
Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Moore Square, Raleigh. thehandmademarket.com/made-found.

Mistletoe Market Holiday Fair
Nov. 9, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Admission is $5/person. Receive $1 off admission with a canned food donation. Free for ages 12 and younger. Wakefield High School, 2200 Wakefield Pines Dr., Raleigh. wakefieldhsptsa.org/mistletoe-market.html.

St. Paul's Arts & Crafts Festival
Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 221 Union St., Cary. stpaulscary.org/festival.

Cedar Creek Gallery Holiday Open House
Nov. 9-10, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Cedar Creek Gallery, 1150 Fleming Rd., Creedmoor. cedarcreekgallery.com.

Handmade Market
Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Marbles Kids Museum, 201 E. Hargett St., Raleigh.10times.com/handmade-market-raleigh.

Junior League of Raleigh: A Shopping Spree!
Nov. 14, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Nov. 15, 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.; Nov. 16, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Nov. 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $10/person per day in advance, $12/person per day at the door. jlraleigh.org/fundraising/a-shopping-spree.

Vintage Market Days
Nov. 15-16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Nov. 17, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. $5-$15. Free for ages 12 and younger. Jim Graham Building, North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 985 Youth Center Dr., Raleigh. vintagemarketdays.com/market/nc-triangle.

Handmade Holiday Market
Nov. 16, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Cary Quilting Company, 935 N. Harrison Ave., Cary. facebook.com/events/444988802781107.

Town of Cary Annual Holiday Craft Show
Nov. 16, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cary Senior Center, 120 Maury O’Dell Place, Cary. townofcary.org/recreation-enjoyment/events/holiday-events/annual-holiday-arts-crafts-fair.

The Christmas Market
Nov. 23, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Johnston Community College, 245 College Rd., Smithfield. facebook.com/events/johnston-community-college/the-christmas-market-2019/2064760016967818.

Global Holiday Festival and Market
Nov. 23, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Moore Square, 226 E. Martin St., Raleigh. internationalfocus.org/global-holiday-festival-and-market.

Holiday Crafts Fair at North Carolina State University
Nov. 23, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Nov. 24, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Admission is $3/person, free entry for children 10 and under and for NCSU students with an ID. Thompson Hall, 210 Jensen Dr., Raleigh. crafts.arts.ncsu.edu/events-and-exhibitions/crafts-fair.

Winter Wonderland Craft Show
Nov. 23, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mebane Arts and Community Center, 633 Corregidor St., Mebane. cityofmebane.com.

Zebulon Holiday Market
Nov. 23, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Zebulon Community Center, 301 S. Arendell Ave., Zebulon. townofzebulon.org.

Christmas Carousel Holiday Gift Market
Nov. 29-30, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Dec. 1, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $9/adult, $5 ages 6-12. Free for ages 5 and younger. Jim Graham Building, North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh. christmascarousel.com.

Patchwork Holiday Market at Durham Armory
Nov. 30-Dec. 1, noon-5 p.m. Durham Armory, 220 Foster St., Durham. juniperbaymetals.com/events/2016/12/11/patchwork-holiday-market-at-durham-armory.

The Bazaar Craft and Art Market
Dec. 1, noon-5 p.m. See website for location in Carrboro. thebazaar.us.

Homeschoolers of Holly Springs 4th Annual Market Day
Dec. 6, 1-4 p.m. Hope Community Church, 2080 E. Williams St., Apex. 

Christmas Holiday Shoppe Craft Show
Dec. 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 940 Carmichael St., Chapel Hill. stmcsnc.org.

Elf Market
Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The ArtsCenter, 300-G East Main St., Carrboro. artscenterlive.org/outreach/elf-market.

Holiday Artisans Market
Dec. 7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. allevents.in/mobile/amp-event.php?event_id=200017959636150.

Holiday Bazaar
Dec. 7, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Cleveland High School, 1892 Polenta Rd., Clayton. clevelandhigh.band/2019-bazaar-reg.

Holiday Craft Market
Dec. 7, noon-6 p.m. Raleigh Elks Lodge, 5538 Lead Mine Rd., Raleigh. eventbrite.com/e/holiday-craft-market-tickets-74298359393.

Holly Days Extravaganza
Dec. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Dec. 8, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is $2/person. Sanderson High School, 5500 Dixon Dr., Raleigh. sites.google.com/view/sandersonhollydays.

Scandinavian Christmas Fair
Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $7. Free for ages 12 and younger. Holshouser Building, North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh. scanfair.org.

Wake Forest Holiday Artisans Market
Dec. 7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Renaissance Centre, 405 Brooks St., Wake Forest. artswakeforest.org.

Handmade Hanukkah Market
Dec. 8, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Temple Beth Or, Satisky Hall, 5315 Creedmoor Rd., Raleigh. hanukkahmarket.com.

Carolina Inn Holiday Market
Dec. 8, 15 and 22, noon-4 p.m. Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill. carolinainn.com/twelvedays-events.

RTP Mistletoe Market
Dec. 12, 4-7 p.m. At this fair, 15% of the profits benefit Dress for Success, a nonprofit organization in the Triangle area that empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help women thrive in work and life. The Frontier, 800 Park Offices Dr., Research Triangle Park. rtp.org/calendar/rtp-mistletoe-market.

St. Nicholas European Marketplace
Dec. 13, 5-9 p.m.; Dec. 14, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Holshouser Building, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh. facebook.com/saintnicholasmarket.

 

Craft Festivals Farther Afield

Holiday Market by Gilmore Shows
Nov. 1, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Nov. 2, 9 a.m.- 7 p.m.; Nov. 3, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults and $1 for ages 6-12. Free for ages 5 and younger. Greensboro Coliseum Complex, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro. gilmoreshows.com/holiday_market.shtml.

Holly Day Fair
Nov. 7, noon-8 p.m.; Nov. 8-9, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Nov. 10, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $10. Ages 5 and younger are free. The Crown Expo Center, 131 E. Mountain Dr., Fayetteville. hollydayfair.com.

Mistletoe Magic Holiday Gift Show
Nov. 9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is $4/person and free for ages 12 and younger. Crystal Coast Civic Center, 3505 Arendell St., Morehead City. crystalcoastnc.org/location/mistletoe-magic-holiday-gift-show-2.

Southern Christmas Show
Nov. 14-24. Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; all other days, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Tickets are $4-$13 in advance, $4-$15 at the door. Free for ages 5 and younger. Parking at the center is $8 cash only. The Park Expo and Conference Center, 800 Briar Creek Rd., Charlotte. southernchristmasshow.com.

'Tis The Season Holiday Fair
Nov. 22-23, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Nov. 24, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $5/person. Free for ages 12 and younger. WNC Ag Center, 761 New Boylston Hwy, Fletcher. wncholidayfair.net.

Winterfest Artisan Market
Dec. 6, 5-8 p.m.; Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Dec. 8, noon-5 p.m. Jacksonville Commons, 100 Recreation Lane, Jacksonville. jacksonvillewinterfest.com.

Poplar Grove Plantation Arts, Crafts and Gifts Show
Dec. 6 and 13, 5-8 p.m.; Dec. 7 and 14, 10 a.m-8 p.m.; Dec. 8, and 15, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $5/person. Poplar Grove Plantation, 10200 U.S. Hwy. 17 North, Wilmington. poplargrove.org/festivals/amerrylittlechristmas.

Southport Winter Craft Festival
Dec. 14, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Franklin Square Park, 105 E. West St., Southport. downtownsouthport.com/winter-craft-festival.

 

*Updated Oct. 17, 2019

 
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Where:
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Telephone: 919-856-6675
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Cost: FREE. Registration is not required.

Where:
Crowder County Park
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Telephone: 919-662-2850
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Historic Yates Mill County Park
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Cost: $5/person. $2 for ages 2 and younger

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We will be conducting a food drive during the month of November. All donations benefit the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina (www.foodbankcenc.org). We encourage you to get involved...

Cost: FREE. Registration is not required.

Where:
Historic Yates Mill County Park
4620 Lake Wheeler Road
Raleigh, NC  27603
View map »


Telephone: 919-856-6675
Website »

More information

Our seventh annual food drive will be held during the month of November. All donations benefit the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina (www.foodbankcenc.org). We encourage you to get...

Cost: FREE. Registration is not required.

Where:
Crowder County Park
4709 Ten-Ten Rd
Apex, NC  27529
View map »


Telephone: 919-662-2850
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State Farmers Market
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Park West Village
Village Market Place
Morrisville, NC  27560
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Sponsor: Park West Village
Contact Name: Conner
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Talented dance students perform the lavishly staged holiday ballet alongside guest artists from Carolina Ballet. All ages. Purchase tickets online.

Cost: $12-$27

Where:
Fletcher Theater, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
2 E. South St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
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Deck the halls at Waverly Place and welcome the holiday season with their Eighth Annual Tree Lighting Celebration! The festivities kick off on Friday, November 22 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Waverly Place Shopping Center
302 Colonades Way
Cary, NC  27518
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Transformative stories through the mists of time adapted from "1001 Arabian Nights" and performed by Emerson's 10th grade class.  Recommended for audiences age 10 and up. For...

Cost: $5-$12

Where:
Emerson Waldorf School
6211 New Jericho Road
Brown Wing
Chapel Hill, NC  27516
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The Triangle Youth String Orchestra and Youth String Sinfonia present a joint concert of their fall repertoire. All ages. Purchase tickets online.

Cost: See website for fees

Where:
Cary Arts Center
101 Dry Ave.
Cary, NC  27511
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It’s the summer before the 1904 World’s Fair and the three Smith sisters are filled with anticipation. But the year brings turmoil as family life interferes with their newfound chances...

Cost: Adults: $15 Seniors: $10 Students and children: $5 Family 4-pack

Where:
William Peace University, Kenan Auditorium
15 E Peace St
Raleigh, NC  27604
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Sponsor: William Peace University
Contact Name: Charles Machalicky
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Our seventh annual food drive will be held during the month of November. All donations benefit the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina (www.foodbankcenc.org). We encourage you to get...

Cost: FREE. Registration is not required.

Where:
Crowder County Park
4709 Ten-Ten Rd
Apex, NC  27529
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Telephone: 919-662-2850
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We will be conducting a food drive during the month of November. All donations benefit the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina (www.foodbankcenc.org). We encourage you to get involved...

Cost: FREE. Registration is not required.

Where:
Historic Yates Mill County Park
4620 Lake Wheeler Road
Raleigh, NC  27603
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Telephone: 919-856-6675
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Give rugby a try. Take part in tag rugby pick-up games every Saturday morning at Baileywick Road Park, near the Second Shelter.  No experience necessary. All ages. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Baileywick Road Park
9501 Baileywick Rd
Second Shelter Field
Raleigh, NC  27615
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Sponsor: Raleigh Redhawks Rugby
Contact Name: denise travis
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Ages 5 and older move through yoga poses and show gratitude by writing a thank-you note for someone special. Registration required online. Choose course #127447. 

Cost: $19/child

Where:
Middle Creek Community Center
125 Middle Creek Ave.
Apex, NC  27539
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Learn about the state’s American Indian culture from musicians, dancers, craftspeople and storytellers from eight state-recognized tribes. Over 100 presenters will fill the museum and...

Cost: Free

Where:
N.C. Museum of History
5 E. Edenton St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
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Join dozens of ethnic communities at the Global Holiday Festival and Market to celebrate and honor holidays and traditions from around the world.  Sample traditional dishes, view free dance...

Cost: Free

Where:
Moore Square, Downtown Raleigh
Raleigh, NC


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Talented dance students perform the lavishly staged holiday ballet alongside guest artists from Carolina Ballet. Show times are at noon and 5 p.m. All ages. Purchase tickets online.

Cost: $12-$27

Where:
Fletcher Theater, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
2 E. South St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
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Want to get inside Historic Yates Mill? Join us for a half-hour tour (starting at 1, 1:30, 2, 2:30 & 3 p.m.) to view the main power drive and milling machinery while exploring the mill's history...

Cost: $5/Adult, $4/Senior (60+ yrs), $3/Child (7-16yrs), Free/Child (6yrs & younger)

Where:
Historic Yates Mill County Park
4620 Lake Wheeler Road
Raleigh, NC  27603
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Telephone: 919-856-6675
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Participants develop their naturalist skills and understanding of local nature. Ages 5-8 with parent. Register online. 

Cost: $8/resident, $10/nonresident

Where:
Stevens Nature Center/Hemlock Bluffs
2616 Kildaire Farm Rd.
Cary, NC
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Telephone: 919-387-5980
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Talented dance students perform the lavishly staged holiday ballet alongside guest artists from Carolina Ballet. Show times are at noon and 5 p.m. All ages. Purchase tickets online.

Cost: $12-$27

Where:
Fletcher Theater, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
2 E. South St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
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Come share the excitement as Park West Village hosts Winter Wonderland in The District. Kids of all ages will enjoy our Magical Winter Lights Paintscaping, featuring colorful holiday lights...

Cost: Free

Where:
Park West Village
Village Market Place
Morrisville, NC  27560
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Sponsor: Park West Village
Contact Name: Conner
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East Cloud Kungfu hosts a Parent's Night Out event, featuring a safe environment for kids as they about the wide world of kungfu.   Check it out!...

Cost: $25 first child, $20 each additional child

Where:
East Cloud Kungfu, LLC
5655-A Western Blvd
Raleigh, NC  27606
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Sponsor: East Cloud Kungfu, LLC
Telephone: 252-646-7053
Contact Name: Imari Colon
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Transformative stories through the mists of time adapted from "1001 Arabian Nights" and performed by Emerson's 10th grade class.  Recommended for audiences age 10 and up. For...

Cost: $5-$12

Where:
Emerson Waldorf School
6211 New Jericho Road
Brown Wing
Chapel Hill, NC  27516
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It’s the summer before the 1904 World’s Fair and the three Smith sisters are filled with anticipation. But the year brings turmoil as family life interferes with their newfound chances...

Cost: Adults: $15 Seniors: $10 Students and children: $5 Family 4-pack

Where:
William Peace University, Kenan Auditorium
15 E Peace St
Raleigh, NC  27604
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Sponsor: William Peace University
Contact Name: Charles Machalicky
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