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Cricket's Nest Craft Shop

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Cricket’s Nest Craft Shop is a retail boutique located at 4401 Country Club Road in Winston-Salem, offering a delightful variety of locally hand-crafted items from pottery, jewelry, woven baskets, fashion accessories, home decor, original artwork, hand-made greeting cards, floral arrangements, wreaths, wood-turnings, carvings, seasonal items & very much more!

Cricket's Nest Craft Shop is a unique venture sponsored by the City of Winston-Salem Recreation & Parks Department to celebrate the craftsmanship and creativity of Senior Residents of Forsyth County. Cricket’s Nest is governed by the Cricket Craftsmen Board of Directors.

Seniors 55 and older support Cricket’s Nest by becoming members and maintaining their membership with annual dues. Shoppers support the members by purchasing their amazing crafts and artwork.

Established in 1976, Cricket’s Nest Craft Shop has been the brick-and-mortar presence of more than 4,500 actively crafting members.

Visit the Shop year-round Monday thru Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Thursdays 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.*

Cricket’s Nest also seeks to encourage younger and non-local crafters by providing opportunities to participate in annual festivals, fairs, and markets.


  • Firecracker Festival – July
  • Crafters cover South Fork Park and completely fill the Community Center!
  • Join us for Crafts, Food, Music, and Fun! Plus a free delicious ice cream Sundae!
  • South Fork Park and Community Center. Rain or Shine!


  • Cricket Craft Festival -- September
  • Crafts in the Park and Food Trucks
  • South Fork Park (Outside Show with Rain Date)


Holiday Open House -- October
Two day show -- Cricket’s Nest Craft Shop

Holly Jolly Craft Fair -- October
Two day show -- South Fork Community Center

Moravian Market Days at South Fork Park -- November
Two day show -- South Fork Community Center

From Our House to Yours Winter Fair -- December
Two day show -- South Fork Community Center

 Visits With Santa -- First Saturday in December
South Fork Community Center

For information on becoming a member of Cricket’s Nest Craft Shop or about participating in our shows, please visit our website,, or call 336-659-4315 for Kim Jones, Shop Coordinator or 336-659-4305 for Elaine Williams, Executive Director of Cricket Craftsmen, Inc.

*Closed on Sundays. Closed two weeks after Christmas for store-reset.