Live music, delicious baked goods, and FREEEE gifts! These are just a few things in store at Global Gifts on World Fair Trade Day.
This year don’t miss your chance to celebrate a day that observes the ethical treatment of our hardworking brothers and sisters around the globe. Believe it or not, there are still many areas in the world where workers are being exploited in order to keep product costs down. Fortunately, we knowthat human rights should never be put aside for profits.
Our gift to you… On World Fair Trade Day each Global Gifts store will be giving out a FREE GIFTwith purchase (no minimum amount required). On top of that, each store will be providing FREE live music and activities. Take a look at all our fun events below. We hope to see you on May 13th!
NORA PLAZA STORE
Live Music, Henna Tattoos & Bake Off!
1PM – 5PM Ready, Set, Bake!
Sample and vote for your favorite fair trade baked treat (while they last)
12PM – 2PM Jude Odell & Allen Stratyer
Get ready for some toe-tapping fun! Originally from East Tennessee, Jude plays Appalachian tunes and songs on the 5-string banjo and jug band blues on the tenor guitar. She’s joined by Allen Stratyer, a well-known and cherished local harmonica player specializing in acoustic and electric blues. American history and mountain life culture inspire their distinctive sound.
2:30PM – 3:30PM Sam Carpenter duo
Global Gifts Executive Director, Sam Carpenter and Matthew Silver will give a rare musical performance that you won’t want to miss!
4PM – 5PM Melodies of Mankind (with Madison Millard)
Melodies for Mankind is a nonprofit club that makes music for the enjoyment of the community. The musicians are from North Central High School’s bands, choirs, and orchestras. They perform monthly at the American Village retirement community and other various locations throughout the year.
Free Henna Tattooing!
11AM – 2PM Henna Body Art
The Mehndi Tradition (henna body art) is found in many countries around the world, the practice is most often associated with India and with Indian wedding customs.
True henna masters can create intricately detailed works of art in a matter of minutes. These designs, when applied and cared for properly, dye the skin in a temporary “tattoo” that will last from 1-3 weeks.