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Holiday Arts & Crafts

Show and Sales

Ocean Ridge Holiday Arts and Crafts Show

The Pavilion

Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022

Again this year, the Pavilion was filled with wonderful, enthusiastic crowds for the Holiday Arts & Crafts Show.  And Mother Nature contributed a gorgeous, summerlike day - perfect for shopping and socializing!

Many thanks to all who came and made it such a big success.  Also, a great big Thank You to all our multi-talented vendors.  What amazing work you do.  The show simply would not happen without all of you and your wonderful talents!

The vendor fees amounted to $570, to be donated by Ocean Ridge Charities Association (ORCA) to Warm Homes-Warm Hearts heating assistance at Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation.  And - “drum roll please” - BEMC matches that dollar for dollar.  So a total of $1,140 to assist those who need help to pay their heating bills!

There’s even more:  Many thanks to Judy Cunningham for the beautiful Christmas quilt she generously made and donated.  The auction for the quilt raised an amazing $1,700… which increases to $3,400 when matched by BEMC – great!  And congratulations to Kelly Miller, the lucky winner!

Again, thank you to our wonderful Ocean Ridge community for your outstanding support, and our incredibly gifted neighbors who shared their terrific talents with all!

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The winner of the ORCA quilt raffle today was Kelly Miller!

Decorated Christmas Tree

ORCA Thank You For Holiday Activities


Decorated Christmas Tree

ORCA RAISED $10,500 FOR BEMC and DONATED ANOTHER $20,000 to BC Charities

Ocean Ridge Charities Association (ORCA), along with the Social Activities Committee, is proud to sponsor the “Annual Kick off to the Holidays in Ocean Ridge!” The following events contribute towards these efforts: the Holiday Craft’s Fair, the Holiday Market Place, Luminaries and the Holiday House Tour. The proceeds of these events go to BEMC’s Warm Homes, Warm Hearts program, which DOUBLES our contribution to Brunswick County residents! That’s $21,000 to assist in providing heat and electric to those in need.

Due to the Corporate Sponsor Program, the generosity of our neighbors, an Allstate Grant, the memorial fund and other contributions, ORCA has donated an additional $20,000 in the name of Ocean Ridge residents to the following Brunswick County Charities this month:

Brunswick Family Assistance, Brunswick Community College Foundation, Carousel Center, Habitat, Hope Harbor, Literacy Council, Providence Home, Shallotte Lions, Toy Run and Waves4Kids.

A special THANK YOU to all our volunteers, event organizers and ORCA board members for all of the tireless work they put in to make all of this happen. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all!


2020 Ocean Ridge

Holiday Craft


November 14, 2020

11:00AM - 2:00PM


Hanging Ornaments
Handmade Quilt

Ocean Ridge's annual Arts and Crafts Fair took place on a beautiful Saturday in mid-November.  And, for at least a little while, it seemed like everything was back to normal.


There were some changes this time:  the Fair was at the Pavilion, not the Plantation Club - and everyone arrived wearing a face-mask.


The artists and crafters were delighted with the event. 


There was a great turnout of people to see the products, and, as usual, to once again socialize with one another. 

For a few hours it was almost a welcome return to normal!

Christmas Gifts
Hanging Ornaments
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2019 Ocean Ridge

Holiday Arts & Crafts

Show and Sale

November 16, 2019

Save the Date

Hanging Ornaments
Paper Craft

We are looking for artists and crafters to bring their wares and talents to the show and sale.

This show has been a very popular event and a gathering place for residents to see the talents of their neighbors. At the same time, you can do some easy quality holiday gift shopping. Crafters and artists have lovely one of a kind and hand crafted items for sale as well as taking custom orders.


We are looking for Ocean Ridge residents who are artists and crafters to take part in this show. Space is limited to about 17 vendors so, please contact me as soon as possible. We would love fabric artists, weavers, musical arts, oils, water colors artists, jewelers, granite artists, basket weavers, paper crafts, stained glass, pottery, woodworkers, unique crafts and so much more. Items must be created by the artist/crafter, no resale and no commercial items.

What ever your area of expertise we welcome it.

You probably want to know the details:


Saturday, November  16 from 10am - 2pm

Setup will be Friday, November 15 in the early evening

This event is sponsored by

Ocean Ridge Charities Association Inc. (ORCA)

Table fee $30 per vendor.

Check made out to ORCA and due by October 15. All vendor fees will go to support charities in Brunswick County.


Question and reservations
Contact Mary Pat Lynch


Less than a month until 



The annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Show and Sale 

is such a success we are doing it again. 


Saturday, December 1

10am - 2pm

Plantation Club


The Plantation Club will be filled with your very talented neighbors.  They will be showing and selling their wares.  There will be fabric crafts, needlework, painting, pottery, paper crafts, glass arts, jewelry, all manner of lavender products, holiday decorations and our resident authors will be there with their books.


The Ocean Ridge cookbooks and International Dining guides will also be available.  


The quilters are raffling off a gorgeous quilt so be sure to take a chance to win it.


Beverages will be available with all proceeds going to ORCA Hurricane Relief.


Some very talented neighbors are creating wine cork crafts with all proceeds benefiting Paws-Ability and Cat tails.  


All vendor fees are going to ORCA to benefit the needy in Brunswick County.  This event will truly help those in need.


It is a great opportunity to do some holiday shopping and don't forget something for yourself.  You will also have a great time visiting with neighbors and wishing them a Happy Holiday.


As a  reminder this is the first event in a holiday filled weekend.  Saturday afternoon is the Tree Lighting at Tamers and Sunday is the Holiday House Tour.


For any additional information please contact

Mary Pat Lynch 



Holiday Craft Fair

Saturday, December 2, 2017

10AM - 2PM

Plantation Club




Last year the show was such a success that we have reserved the Plantation Club for the Holiday Arts and Crafts Show and an Art Walk presented by the very talented members of the  Art Club.


The Plantation Club will be filled with your very talented neighbors.  They will be showing and selling their wares.  There will be fabric crafts, needlework, painting, pottery, paper crafts, wood carving, jewelry , all manner of lavender products, gorgeous jeweled shadow boxes.  The Ocean Ridge cookbooks and International Dining guides will also be available.


It is a great opportunity to do some holiday shopping and don't forget something for yourself.  You will also have a great time visiting with neighbors and wishing them a great Holiday.


Please call Mary Pat Lynch (579-4715) with any questions.

See you there!

Back by popular demand

The Ocean Ridge Holiday Arts and Crafts Show and SALE

Mark your calendars for Saturday, Dec. 3

11 AM - 3 PM

Ocean Ridge Plantation Club

(come to the Plantation Club right after the annual meeting at Seatrail)


Only a little more than a month away. Please mark your calendars and come on by. You will be dazzled by the array of talents your neighbors have. 


There will be 18 artists and crafters showing and selling their wonderful creations. There will be pottery, jewelry,lavender creations, fabric crafts (great for yourself but even better Holiday gifts),needlework, acrylic and water color paintings, card and paper crafts, doll clothes, crafted for Madame Alexander and American Girl dolls (won't the grand kids be pleased). The quilters will be raffling off a quilt for charity. The ORCA cookbook (From the Kitchens of Ocean Ridge) as well as International Dining Books will be available.

We look forward to seeing you. It is a great time to catch up with neighbors and do some holiday shopping without using much gas.

See You There!!!

Please call with any questions. Mary Pat Lynch 910-579-4715


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