FYI: Village Market & Food Park

Village Market & Food Park

At the Village Market, you will find artisans selling their arts, crafts and collectables. You can participate as a vendor at the Village Market. Applications here:

The Food Park features local nonprofit organizations teamed up with area restaurants to offer a variety of “grab and go” food items. If your nonprofit organization is interested in being part of the Festival, send your contact information to

The Village Market is located at Lou Mac Park. The Food Park is along South Avenue.

Village Market

Alpacas of the Crystal Coast: Alpaca outerwear. Socks, gloves, hats and scarves. Dryer balls, felted items and alpaca stuffed animals.

Backwoods Barbie: Crafts, Art, Farmasi

Barbara Moore Pottery: Barbara will have handmade stoneware and porcelain functional pieces. These include mugs, vases, bowls, teapots, jugs, dishes, jars, and pitchers.

Blessed Day Creations: Driftwood trees, wooden game boards, clay nativities, jewelry.

Bayboro Development Center: Bayboro Development Center’s mission is to assist and improve the quality of life for individuals who have been incarcerated and are returning to our community.

Beth’s Beads: Artist Janine Gillian will have her hand braided bracelets, necklaces and earrings. This year she has made beautiful beaded watch bands for Apple watches.

Buff City Soap/Sun Tan City: Plant based soap and body care products. Also selling laundry dryer balls, and scent boosters.

Chey Guy Co: Crochet items from clothes to plushies.

Art by Elaine Hinchman: Elaine’s paintings are acrylic textured of sailboats and the coast. The texture gives the observer a feeling of movement in the waves and wind. It evokes the feeling of sea spray lightly misting their face and sand between their toes, making the viewer feel present on the picturesque coast.

Empty Nest Studio and Gallery: Jewelry made from seashells found on the beach. A mold is made and cast in silver, copper and bronze. Textures from shells, driftwood, barnacles and coral are also used in the castings.

EP7 Youth Outreach: EP7 Youth Outreach Is A Faith-Based, Human Service Organization Which Provides Bereavement Support And Educational Services For Youth And Their Families.

Fish Eyed Fool: Handmade wooden trivets featuring fish, turtles and other shapes, also handmade wooden cajons.

George Peele: Original watercolors Focused on workboats and landscapes of North Carolina’s Inner and Outer Banks.

Heather Cobham: Local author of three award winning novels set in Oriental: Hungry Mother Creek, The Mother Tree and the newest release, Calling the Circle.

Holt’s Chapel Community Center: Holt’s Chapel Community Center is on the National Register of Historic Places and is located at 136 Janiero Road; a Rosenwald school that served African American children from 1921 to 1963.

King James Paradise of Jewelry: Paparazzi accessories. Necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings and hair accessories.

Roz Kutchins: Make your own silver dragon and nautical charm earrings and pendants with your choice of beads. Proceeds go to PAWS (Pamlico Animal Welfare Society).

Mike Walker Intarsia: Wall art made from solid natural hardwoods from around the world.

Neanderthal Pottery: Sculptural and traditional hand built and wheel thrown pottery.

Marine Corps League Oriental Dragon Detachment #1413: Fundraising raffle for toys for tots, scholarships and wounded warriors.

Pamlico Democrats: Learn about the upcoming municipal elections and the new voter photo ID requirements.

Quin Dionne: Coastal wildlife paintings on repurposed wood & canvas and whimsical painted palm tree fish.

Mary E. Scott: Local Author of Dearest Jim, A Memoir of Love, Loss and Resilience (2023).

Senbete Shaffer: Whimsical canvas paintings.

Simply Susan: Essential oil products and acrylic, shattered glass, resin art.

Whimsical Creations by Sue: Polymer earrings, shell craft and gifts.

Food Park

Bayboro Development Center – The Great Wall

Friends of the Pamlico County Public Library – Yawl’s Cafe

NAACP Pamlico County – Silos\

Pamlico County Fishes and Loaves – Piggly Wiggly “The Piglet”

Parkinson’s Disease Oriental Alliance – M&M’s Cafe

Mary Ellen Ham

Pamlico Partnership for Children

Pamlico High Navy Junior ROTC Booster Club

Rotary Club of Oriental

S.E. Pamlico Volunteer Fire Dept. Station 19 – The Bean

Youth Navigating Towards Opportunity (YNTO) – Rick’s N.C. BBQ

Prime Time – Barco’s Food Company Fusion Restaurant

Taylor & Sons BBQ & Catering

Hope Clinic – Darrell Gibbs – Fish Fry

Helping Hands – Flame Catering & Banquet Center

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