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Efland Fringe Fest
August 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
A fun art party and studio tour at Mark Cool’s country place with an amazing collection of guest artists with a focus on creative reuse and unique vision.
Live acoustic music
Cool junk and architectural salvage
Just a fun day in the country!
Held on Mark’s 3 acre country property, 10 minutes from downtown Hillsborough. This is a magical wooded property with a creek, tiny houses, Mark’s workshop, lumber shed, metal yard, and lots of cool art and artifacts.
~Mark Cool-Assemblage Art using vintage reclaimed wood and found objects. (@ivegotahammer)
~Jay Meadors, Meadors Woods- Woodturning and other cool wood creations. @meadorswoods
~Junkman’s Crossroads- Hand made instruments (Black Owl Guitars) and handbags made from vintage textiles (@Re-Created Now).
~Ann Brownlee Hobgood- Salvaged metal figurative assemblages @annbrownleehobgood on FB
~Kathleen MacFie- Juniper bead jewelry and other cool creations. @macfiekatbeads on instagram
~Ian Griffin- Self-taught collage and sutured compositions. More at Ianthegriffin.com also on FB and IG.
~Lara O’Keefe- Wood fired, salt glazed pottery from Pittsboro.
~Sam Ezell- Folk Art paintings, Hillsborough, NC.
~The Cools- Mark and Celina Cool-twangy folky songs @thecoolsmusic on Instagram
~Kiah Wells- guitar, mandolin, songwriter @kiahwells also plays with Mr Darcy.
~Bob Vasile (formerly of the Pratie Heads) guitar, bouzouki.
~Cigar Box Jesus @cigarboxjesusandtherevelation
Bluesy original jams.
Free to get in!
Park along the country road and walk in via path marked ENTER.
25 min from Durham and Chapel Hill, Burlington
50 min from Raleigh and Pittsboro
40 min from Greensboro
10 min from downtown Hillsborough
Yes! With the proviso that there’s a workshop with lumber, metal, nails and screws and common sense and maybe supervision are necessary.
There is a unisex bathroom on site.
Yep, we have WiFi available! Cell service can be spotty because we’re in the woods.
Food for sale made by Mark’s mom and brother (he’s a pro cook who likes to make comfort-y food. She’s a mom who’s just a great cook!)
Honk at gate, we’ll open up and help you in if you’re in a wheelchair or require minimal or assisted walking
We have a couple of friendly resident dogs.
If your dog is well behaved and gets along well with other dogs and people, sure, bring them. If you’re not sure, maybe leave them home.
The artist area will be fairly close quarters with a bunch of people around.
And of course, please pick up after your dog unless they do their business deep in the woods.
None sold on site, but you can byob.