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Alexander County Christmas Parade 2018

The 72nd Annual Alexander County Christmas Parade is set for Saturday, December 1 at 3:00 p.m. in downtown Taylorsville. The event is sponsored by Alexander County Government. There are normally

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Santa Cares Event At Valley Hill Mall

Santa Cares is an event for families with children with all spectrum's of special needs, providing a compassionate environment to visit the Santa Photo Experience. Simple adjustments are made to

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The 20th Annual Winter Art At The Farm

The 20th Annual Winter Art at the Farm is Saturday December 1, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm at 5726 Grace Chapel Road, Hickory, NCStop by to share refreshments and browse the works of these

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Woodmill Winery Christmas Show

The Woodmill Winery Annual Christmas Show is Saturday, December 1st 10am-5pm.WoodMill is happy to welcome back previous vendors as well as some new!Alpaca Barn returns with Hats, Socks, Scarves

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Claremont NC 35th Christmas Parade

The City of Claremont is hosting the 35th annual Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 1st at 3:00 PM. The parade will line up at the intersection of Centennial Boulevard and East Main Street (Hwy

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The Hickory Community Theatre Presents Beautiful Star

Starting November 30th at the Hickory Community Theatre (30 3rd St NW, Hickory NC 28601).Reverend Ledbetter and the Open Heart Community Fellowship gather again for their rendition of the Christmas

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Lenoir Rhyne Football Playoff Game Saturday November 24 2018

The Lenoir-Rhyne Football Team will be back at home on Saturday, November 24, 2018 with a clash against rival Wingate University in the Second Round of the 2018 NCAA Division II Playoffs. The.

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9th Annual Rotarys Reindeer 8K Romp

On Saturday, November 24th at 9:00 a.m., the Taylorsville Rotary Club/Foundation is hosting the 9th Annual Rotary's Reindeer 8K Romp. The race proceeds provide financial support for the many

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Fleet Feet Turkey Trifecta

The Turkey Trifecta returns to Fleet Feet (3022 N Center St, Suite B, Hickory NC 28601) for it's 5th year! Come out for 3 days of running to keep you fit this holiday season. What is the

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Lenoir Rhyne Football Playoff Game

Kickoff between Lenoir-Rhyne and Florida Tech has been announced for 2 p.m. on Saturday November 17, 2018  as the Bears host the opening round of the NCAA Division II Playoffs. The Bears earned

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Paint Sip At Highland Avenue

A lovely new pairing of local businesses, and a perfect night out for you! Arts & Crafts will be hosting a step-by-step painting event for newbies and non-artists (and our lovely regulars)

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44th Annual Evening For The Arts

Evening for the Arts presents the 44th year of the HMA Guild’s Annual Angels of the Arts fall event. The venue will be 74 South at Moretz Mills for this 6-9 PM event on November 17 featuring

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Newton NC Polar Express 2018

Saturday, November 17th at the Newton-Conover Auditorium (60 W 6th St, Newton NC 28658).Come dressed in your comfiest pajamas and experience Polar Express movie as a fun, interactive experience for

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Newton NC Light Up The Town 2018

November 17th from 4pm to 7pm in Downtown Newton!! Shop Downtown Newton then see Santa arrive at 4pm. Free Santa Photo Op, Free Hot Chocolate, Free Cookie Crawl with the businesses, Food

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Christmas In Claremont Vendor And Food Truck Festival

November 17th at Claremont Elementary School (3384 East Main St, Claremont NC 28610) from 10:00am to 12:00pm.Come support Claremont Elementary School's PTO and do all of your Christmas shopping!;

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Hickory YMCA Annual Turkey Trot

Join the Hickory YMCA for their 18th Annual Turkey Trot on Saturday, November 17th at 8:00am at the Hickory Foundation YMCA (701 1st St NW, Hickory NC 28601).This is a community event to

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Green Room Community Theatre Presents Scrooge

This stage adaptation of the 1970 hit movie is the musical retelling of A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens’ classic tale about a bitter old miser taken on a journey of self-redemption,

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Downtown Hickory Christmas Parade And Tree Lighting 2018

Kick off the holiday season with the City of Hickory’s annual Lowes Foods Christmas parade and tree lighting on Friday, November 16, beginning at 6 p.m. Enjoy a new, extended parade route

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Winter Farmers Market

Local produce and crafts made available for you each Wednesday through the winter at The Crossing at Hollar Mill ( 883 Highland Ave SE Suite 201, Hickory NC 28602).CLICK HERE for more information

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Hartmans Haven Dog Rescue Scratch Dent Adoption

November 10th from 12pm to 3pm at Catawba Farms (400 Technibilt Dr, Newton NC 28658).ATTENTION ANIMAL LOVERS! This is a special event where several of the rescues will bring some of their “less

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Downtown Hickory Shuck Peel Party 2018

Saturday, November 10th from 1pm to 6pm in Downtown Hickory!The Shuck & Peel Party is a mouth-watering extravaganza. The outdoor event will heighten the senses with a day of delicious food,

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The Nutcracker At Newton Conover Auditorium

Saturday, November 10th at the Newton-Conover Auditorium (60 W 6th St, Newton NC 28658).Louis Nunnery School of Ballet presents The Nutcracker. Create holiday memories for your family by

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2018 Downtown New Christmas Crawl

November 9th & 10th, 2018!! Kick off the holiday season by shopping the holiday open houses of Downtown Newton merchants. Each participating merchant will be hosting their own unique

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Catawba Country Club Fore2 Mile RunWalk

The Catawba Country Club 4th Annual Fore.2 Mile Run (4.2 Miles) is an evening event that takes place on the golf cart path. This unique course consists of some hills, winding turns, and

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Gristmill 5K At Murrays Mill 2018

November 3rd, 2018!!The 4th Annual Grist Mill 5K at the Historic Murray's Mill is an off-road course utilized by local high school cross country teams for local meets.  This course consists of

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2nd Annual Race For The Dogs Trail Race

This event is being held in conjunction with the Rocky Face Rock Climbing Festival on November 3rd.  There will be 3 race distances: 4 miles, 8 miles and 12 miles.  All races

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Green Room Community Theatre Presents Carolina Spook Tales

October 27th from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm!Spooky Tales from across the Carolinas come to life on stage as a group of friends recount several haunting stories around a campfire. 

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Halloween On Main Street Catawba NC

Come out for the  first Halloween On Main Street! Bring your car and join the line of cars to hand out candy for the Trunk-Or-Treat Event! Prizes will be given for the best decorated

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Boos And Brews At Henry River Park

Put on your favorite Halloween costume and come join the Henry River Preservation Fund and the Greater Hickory Jaycees for a spooky fun time at the Henry River Mill Village on October 27 from 6pm

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Hickory NC Trick Or Trot

Saturday, October 27th, 2018 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm!This Halloween themed 5K (3.2 mile) run/walk will start at 1451 8th Street Drive NE (Highland Recreation Center) and will go around Lenoir-Rhyne

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Hart Square Annual Festival

On October 27th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Hart Square bustles with over 300 knowledgeable artisans and docents demonstrating and sharing the craftsmanship and subsistence of the pioneers. To

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Mad Hatters Pumpkin Patch And Parade Downtown Trick Or Treating

Walk around downtown Lenoir and visit businesses and merchants to collecting treats! Create Halloween hats, enjoy face painters and balloon artists, and join in an actual parade!It’s spooky

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Night Crawl 5k In Newton NC

On October 20, 2018, the CVAR will be presenting the 9th Annual Night Crawl 5K Race for Charity. All proceeds from this event will support the schools Back Pack Programs of Catawba and Caldwell

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30th Annual Taylorsville Apple Festival

The 30th Annual Taylorsville Apple Festival will be held in downtown Taylorsville on Saturday, October 20th from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. The festival typically has more than 400 booths. Those

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Claremont Tricks And Treats Festival

 LOCATION:Claremont Fire DepartmentDETAILS:- Hot Dogs, Chips and Drinks for Sale ($1/Hot Dog, $.50/Drink, $.50/Bag of Chips)- Cotton Candy and Other Treats for Sale- FREE Hayrides- FREE

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Hickory Crawdads Trunk Or Treat

Join the Hickory Crawdads for their first-ever Trunk-Or-Treat at LP Frans Stadium on Monday, October 29th, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm. The free event will feature a family-friendly place

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Carolina Fan Expo

Carolina Fan Expo, Hickory’s annual Pop Culture and Comic Convention, will be returning Saturday, October 13 from 10am until 6pm to the Select Sportsplex on 2018 Clement Rd, NW.This year’s

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The Big Splash Sea Planes On Lake Hickory

Lake Hickory Adventures is glad to announce the 3rd annual Big Splash - Seaplanes on Lake Hickory for Charity. Come out on Saturday the 13th of October 2018 between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm to a new

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Greenroom Community Theatre Presents 12 Angry Jurors

Starting October 12th at The Greenroom Community Theatre (10 South Main Ave, Newton, NC 28658).A 19-year-old man has just stood trial for the fatal stabbing of his father. It looks like an open-and

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Instant Scare Theatre In Taylorsville NC

In the 1950s, the Alexander Community Hospital was built to serve the citizens of Alexander County. The hospital had many services the offered to the citizens of this county which included, but

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Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Walk And Run

On October 13th, helps fight back against this disease by raising funds for the American Cancer Society's Breast Cancer Awareness 5K walk and fun run. The American Cancer Society is the nation's

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Hickory NC Oktoberfest

October 12th, 13th & 14th in Downtown Hickory!!!Oktoberfest, the most anticipated event in the Unifour area, is in its 32nd year.This festival offers a weekend of family entertainment in Downtown

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The Foothills Folk Art Festival

October 6th in Downtown Newton!! The family-friendly festival is expected to draw thousands of visitors from throughout the region.It will showcase a variety of local and regional contemporary

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BEE Healthy 5K In Catawba NC

RunTimeRaces in conjunction with the Town of Catawba is hosting the inaugural BEE Healthy 5K (Walk or Run) event to raise funds for the Town of Catawba Veterans Garden of Honor. They

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Claremont Daze 2018

Claremont Daze will be held on Main Street between Lookout and Depot Streets.The festival will be held on Friday October 5 and Saturday October 6. The City will host two nights of entertainment

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Vertical Mile Challenge Fun Day

The public is invited to the Vertical Mile Challenge (VMC) Fun Day on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area.  In addition to hiking the

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Murrays Mill Harvest Folk Festival

September 29th & 30th At Murray's Mill (1489 Murray's Mill Rd, Catawba, NC 28609).The Murray’s Mill Harvest Folk Festival celebrates Catawba County’s agricultural heritage with an array of

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Shakespeare In Southside Park Newton

The Green Room Community Theatre will perform "Macbeth" at Southside Park (1775 Southwest Blvd, Newton, NC 28658)  on September 28th and 29th & October 5th and 6th at 7:30 pm.Bring a chair or a

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Firefighters Challenge And Truck Pull

The 2018 Firefighters Challenge & Fire Truck Pull hosted by The Catawba County EMS Hardship Fund, Inc. and will be timed by RunTimeRaces. These events will take place at the Catawba County

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Make Communities Healthier 5K

Frye Regional’s Making Communities Healthier® 5K will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Frye Regional Medical Center. The name of the race - Making Communities Healthier®, is

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Annual Hiddenite Celebration Of The Arts

Hands on arts and heritage activities at the Hiddenite Arts and Heritage Center (316 Hiddenite Church Rd, Hiddenite, NC 28636) on Spetember 22nd from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Free admission

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Viewmont Street Strut

All day and night on Saturday, September 22, 2018 shops and restaurants in the Viewmont Business District will be holding festive events and specials. A rockin' day of live music, regional

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Catawba NC Classic Car Cruise In

The Town of Catawba will host a cruise-in on Main Street on September 21st from 5:00 pm to 9:30 pm. The cruise-in is sponsored by Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet. The Greater Hickory Jaycees

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Bash For Autism Hickory 2018

Come out  for the 5th Annual Bash for Autism at Warehouse 18 (18 2nd St Se, Hickory. NC 28602) on September 21st from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. This annual event supports the efforts of

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Downtown Hickory Art Crawl

Come see Hickory's local talent as they display their work in Downtown Hickory (Union Square) on September 20th from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm.The Downtown Hickory Art Crawl is a Juried Show with 30 local

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ShelbyJo Hernandez Joins Hickory Real Estate Group

HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP is please to announce that ShelbyJo Hernandez has joined its firm as a REALTOR®/ Broker. ShelbyJo specializes residential property sales in Catawba, Caldwell, Alexander,

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Suzie Blazer Joins Hickory Real Estate Group

HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP is pleased to announce that Suzie Blazer has joined its firm as a REALTOR® / Broker.   Suzie specializes in residential property sales in

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Hickory Community Theatre Presents Dream Girls

Starting September 7th at the Hickory Community Theatre!!In this toe-tapping and tuneful musical, an opportunistic show business promoter sets the career of a trio of female black singers soaring as

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Historic Morganton Festival 2018

September 7 & 8, 2018 Head to downtown Morganton and enjoy the 37th annual Historic Morganton Festival! Hundreds of vendors will fill the streets selling their crafts and other wares; the

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Green Room Community Theatre Presents Grease

Starting September 7th at the The Green Room Community Theatre!!Since its debut in the 1970’s, Grease has remained one of the world’s most popular and enduring musicals. Featuring

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Hickory NC American Legion Fair 2018

Admission Prices: Ages 0-6 free, Ages 7-17 $5, Ages 18 & over $7 Wed Aug 29th - 5pm Free admission and rides from 5pm-6pm only Unlimited rides Thursday - Aug 30 5pm Students ages 19 years

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Hickory NC Prime Of Life Expo

August 28th at the Hickory Metro Convention Center fomr 9:00 am to  2:00 pm.Admission is FREE! Enjoy free Bingo & music  Food & beverages will be available for purchase 

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Woodmill Winery Grape Stomp Festival 2018

Come to Woodmill Winery's largest festival of the year!Saturday August 25th 10am-5pmSunday August 26th 12-5pm80-100 Vendors. Fun for all ages, kids to adults!Discounts on Wines available at festival

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Burke County Schools 2018 Open House Schedule

ElementaryDrexel - Aug. 23, 4:30-6:30 p.m.                Forest Hill - Aug. 23, 4-6 p.m.              ;

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Hickory Schools 2018 Open House Orientation Schedule

Hickory Career & Arts Magnet High (HCAM)828-328-6738Tuesday,  August 21Chromebook Boot Camp from 5 to 7 PM (New students will receive their chromebooks, the digital handbook, and the

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Alexander County Schools Back To School Information 2018

Alexander Central High School will hold open house for all students on Tuesday, August 21 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM.  Freshman Academy will host open house during the same time as the

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Hickory Museum Of Art Summer Blowout 2018

On Saturday, August 18 from 10am to 2pm, outside the SALT Block, come wrap up summer vacation and the start of a new school year at HMA’s Summer BlowOut! It will be a family event with everything

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29th Annual Southern Biscuit 5K In Newton NC

Newton Parks & Recreation is hosting the 29th Southern Biscuit 5K Run / Walk & 1-Mile Fun Run in conjunction with celebrating Soldiers Reunion Week. This course starts and finishes

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Catawba Valley Crossfit Row Raiser

Crossfit Catawba Valley is hosting its 3rd Annual Row-Raiser event for the Catawba County Special Olympics on August 18, 2018 at 3pm in Union Square (downtown Hickory, NC)

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Catawba Science Center Robo Show

Hickory Bot Battles returns this year for Catawba Science Center's Robo Show on August 18th at the Catawba Science Center.Come see robots battle each other in the 2nd Annual Hickory Bot Battles.;

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Hickory Furniture Mart Festival Clearance Sale

July 27th - 29th at the Hickory Furniture mart (2220 Highway 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602).Discover the rich furniture heritage of the region and experience first hand how furniture is manufactured

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Folkmoot 2018 In Hickory NC

July 22nd at Drendel Auditorium (243 3rd Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601).Folkmoot, a word meaning "meeting of the people," provides communities all over Western North Carolina the opportunity to build a

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8th Annual Lake Hickory Triathlon

The Alexander County Family YMCA invites the public to the 8th Annual Lake Hickory Triathlon on Saturday, July 21 at 7:30 a.m. at Dusty Ridge Park. Participants will swim 400 yards, bike

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Eat Drink And Be Local Farm Feast

Registration and ticket sales are open for this year’s Eat, Drink, and Be Local Farm Feast.  The Feast will include dinner, drinks and music on Saturday, July 21, from 5:30-9:30pm at The

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North Carolina Blackberry Festival

Grab your fork and get ready for the North Carolina Blackberry Festival on July 13th & 14th in Lenoir (1120 main St NW, Lenoir, NC 28645).Bring the whole family out for a country festival including

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Halloween Night At The Crawdads

Friday, July 13th at LP Fran Stadium (2500 Clement Blvd NW, Hickory NC 28601)The Crawdads are bringing back their popular Halloween night this season and adding some new twists this year. 

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Hickory Community Theatre Presents Nunsense

Starting July 12th at the Hickory Community Theatre (30 West 3rd St NW, Hickory, NC 28601)!Playing the five delightful, surviving nuns of the Little Sisters of Hoboken are Denise Bukhoven, Tiffany

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Conover NC Freedom Fest

Come out to Tree Top Adventures (6692 Valwood Rd, Conover, NC 29613) and honor our active duty military, fist responders and veterans and gold star families & enjoy the music of Rockie Lynne!

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2018 Red White Bluegrass Festival

Morganton will be Celebrating the 15th Annual Red, White and Bluegrass Festival this year. Event Dates are from July 4th to July 7th, 2018 Bring your family and come enjoy great music and

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Valdese NC 2018 Independence Day Celebration

The 2018 Fireworks Friday Night will be held on June 29, 2018 in conjunction with Family Friday Nights Summer Concert Series. Each year the Town of Valdese celebrates Independence Day by

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Jairo Betancourt Joins Hickory Real Estate Group

HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP is pleased to announce that Jairo Betancourt has joined its firm as a REALTOR® / Broker. Jairo is bilingual speaking both English & Spanish, and&

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Catawba Science Center After Hours Laser Show

Join the Catawba Science Center for an after hours laser show! Come enjoy a night of your favorite hits from Led Zeppelin and Rush! Rush 2112 and Led Zeppelin laser shows will be

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Krispy Kreme Challenge 5K Benefiting Carcinoid Cancer

RunTimeRaces in partnership with Krispy Kreme Hickory is hosting the 2nd Annual Krispy Kreme Challenge 5K Run OR Walk to help raise money and awareness for the Carcinoid

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Rocky Face Vertical Mile Challenge

Are you ready for the Vertical Mile Challenge? The extreme running event is set for Saturday, June 16 at 8:00 a.m. at Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area in Hiddenite. This fourth annual event,

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Hickory Museum Of Art Summer Art Camps 2018

It's that time again! Summer is upon us and it's time to start thinking about which camps you want to participate in. Hickory Museum of Art has a whole new line up of art camp themes this year.

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Catawba Science Center Summer Fun Camp 2018

Catawba Science Center Summer Fun Camp June 11th - August 24th, 2018. Choose from 11 weeks of exciting and fun-filled science classes designed for specific age groups. Each week features a

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Second Annual Bradley Long Memorial 5K

On Saturday, June 9th at 8 am, RunTimeRaces in partnership with Sherrills Ford / Terrell Fire & Rescue is hosting the 2nd Annual Captain Bradley Long Memorial 5K to assist with fire

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Tuna Does Vegas At The Green Room Community Theatre

Starting June 8th at The Green Room Community Theatre (10 South Main Ave, Newton, NC 28658).Tuna Does Vegas, the hilarious new installment from the legendary Greater Tuna creative team! Tuna

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Hog Happenings Bikes And BBQ

June 7th - June 10th at the American legion Fair Grounds (1American Legion Ave, Newton, NC 28658).The four day event will host 12 different bands, an amateur barbecue competition, wood-working, 2

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Get Your Newton 30 Week Music Series

Music at the Farm!Join The Vineyard and Winery at Catawba Farms (400 Technibilt Dr, Newton, NC 28658) for good times April 7th - October 27th. All kinds of music with a common thread:

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Hickory Choral Society Concert

The concert will be held Under the Sails on the Square in Downtown Hickory (222 Union Square, Hickory, NC 28601) on Sunday, June 3rd from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Bring a chair and listen to

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Hickory Comic Con Book Convention

Saturday, June 2nd at the Hickory Metro Convention Center (1960 13th Ave Dr SE, Hickory, NC 28602) from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.Hickory Con is the Carolina’s largest one-day comic/gaming convention.

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Hope Halbert Joins Hickory Real Estate Group

HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP is pleased to announce that Hope Halbert has joined its firm as a REALTOR®/Broker.  Hope specializes in residential property sales in Catawba, Caldwell,

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Newton NC Home For Sale In Fairway Acres

Beautifully maintained brick, ranch home in desirable Fairway Acres. This 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath basement home is a must see with over 2600 sq.ft. and a 3rd garage/workshop off the finished

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Hickory NC Spring Market

Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at The Crossing at Hollar Mill (883 Highland Ave SE, Hickory, NC 28602)ADMISSION: Free!PARKING: Free! Designated areas only.VENDORS: Spaces are

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RockyFest 2018

Mark your calendars for RockyFest 2018, set for Saturday, April 21 at Rocky Face Park in Hiddenite (3451 Rocky Face Church Rd, Hiddenite, NC 28636)! This 6th annual event is sure to have

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Catawba County Touch A Truck

Saturday, April 21st at the Claremont Fire Department (2850 Fire House Ln, Claremont, NC 28610)The family event will showcase a variety of vehicles and will allow kids the opportunity to explore and

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Hickory NC Growing A Green Future

The “Green” at the SALT Block will be hosting the ninth annual “Growing a Green Future” event on Saturday, April 21, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day

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Hickory Hops 2018

Saturday, April 21st in Downtown Hickory!!Hickory Hops celebrates craft beer during NC Beer Month. More than 55 micro-breweries from the coast to the mountains will gather at the historic train

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Hickory Community Theatre Presents True West

April 13th - 29th at Hickory Community Theatre (30 3rd Street NW, Hickory, NC 28601).This dark comedy is the story of two brothers, Austin and Lee. When Austin is house sitting for their mom, Lee

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Charity Chase Half Marathon In Hickory NC

April 14th in Union Square!!!Charity Chase Half Marathon is an rewarding run for those up for the challenge.  Hickory is in the foothills of North Carolina and the race course winds around

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ACC Barnstorming Tour In Taylorsville NC

Alexander Central High School will host the ACC Barnstorming Tour on Thursday, April 12! Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the game starts at 7:30 p.m. This year’s roster includes Grayson

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LRU 3rd Annual 5K

Lenoir-Rhyne University is proud to present the 3rd Annual LRU 5K on its main campus. This exciting event is hosted by the Office of Marketing and Communications, and celebrates the bond

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Robins Run 2018 In Taylorsville NC

The 8th Annual Robin’s Run 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run is set for Saturday, April 7, with the fun run at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K at 9:00 a.m. The event begins and ends on Matheson Park Avenue in Taylorsville

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Preparing Your Home For Sale

Selling your home can seem like a daunting task. You want to make sure you do everything you can to get top dollar for it, but you don’t want to spend a lot of money either. There are a lot of

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How To Move With Pets

Moving can be one of the most stressful things you will do in your lifetime. There are so many details to think about; on top of any emotional attachments you may have leaving your home for a new.

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Great Photography Helps Sell Your Home

In the day and age of camera phones, Snapchat filters and Instagram, everyone believes they are great photographers. And honestly, what we can do today with pictures is amazing. With digital,

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How The Fed Affects Mortgage Rates

Contrary to popular belief, the Federal Reserve’s Benchmark Federal Funds Rate or “Fed Rate,” does not directly affect mortgage rates. It affects the monetary policy of the government and

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Things To Consider Before Selling Your House

As Mike Kelly, President and Broker in Charge of Hickory Real Estate Group recently said on YouTube, the Hickory market is hot and houses on the market are moving quickly. If you were thinking

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Home Warranties Protect Your Wallet And Your Investment

After buying your new house, the last thing you want to worry about is something major breaking down and costing you more money. A home warranty or home protection plan can give you a real peace of

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Why You Need Title Insurance

When buying a house, you will be amazed by the avalanche of paperwork and new terms that you need to deal with. That’s why you get a good REALTOR®; they’ll be able to navigate you through what

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Getting A Home Inspection In Hickory NC

A home inspections is a very important part of the home buying process. An inspection will help identify issues that the property may have and potentially keep you from having surprise repair

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Tips For First Time Home Buyers In Hickory NC

Purchasing a home is most likely the biggest purchase you will make in your life. This process at times can be scary, especially for first time buyers, but with some planning and the help of real

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Types Of Home Loans

There are many different types of home loan for buyers to choose from when purchasing a home.It is important to know the differences in each type so that you make the best decision for you. A

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Things To Consider Before Buying A Home In Hickory NC

Buying a home is probably the biggest purchase you will ever make.  It is important to be very prepared before a buying a home.First, you need to decide if studying in Brisbane and living at

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Green Room Community Theatre Presents Blue

The Green Room Theatre (10 S. Main Ave, Newton, NC 28658) starting April 6th, 2018.“Blue” is an extraordinary story that is both heart-warming and historical. The show is actually set in,

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Newton NC 2018 Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, March 25th at Southside Park (1775 Southwest Blvd, Newton, NC 28658) from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.Arrive early or you may miss the egg hunt! This year's event will be divided into three

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Rotarian Idol In Hickory NC

The Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory has announced dates for its musical fundraiser, “ROTARIAN IDOL”.  The event will be held Saturday, March 24, at 7:00 pm in PE Monroe Auditorium on the

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Easter Egg Hunt 2018 In Hickory NC

The Children's Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, March 24 at Henry Fork River Regional Recreation (5655 Sweet Bay Lane, Hickory, NC 28602). The hunt will be divided into separate age

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Catawba Valley Pottery Festival

Saturday, March 24th at the Hickory Metro Convention Center (1960 13th Ave Dr SE, Hickory, NC 28602) from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.More than 110 potters and vendors will offer their wares and antiques.

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Hickory NC St Patricks Day Dance

The Hickory Sunrise Rotary Club will be hosting the St. Patricks Day Dance at Maretz Mill (74 8th St SE, Hickory, NC 28601) on Saturday, March 17th from 7:00 - 11:00. The doors open at 7 p.m.

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Irish Done Right At Hiddenite Center

St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the time-honored traditions of Irish music, dance, food, and fellowship. The Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center’s annual “Irish

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Green Room Community Theatre Presents James And The Giant Peach

The Green Room Community Theatre (10 S. Main Ave, Newton, NC 28658)When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion which results in a

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Hickory Community Theatre Presents The Hobbit

Hickory Community Theatre (30 W 3rd St NW, Hickory, NC 28601)Live on stage, comes the famous story that has enthralled millions of readers the world over. It’s the tale of a Hobbit named

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Race To The Cove 5K Trail RunWalk

Register now for the 5th Annual Race to the Cove 5K Trail Run/Walk, set for Saturday, February 24 at 9:00 a.m. at Hickory Cove Bible Camp (170 Ferguson Ln, Taylorsville, NC 28681). The

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Hickory NC Polar Plunge 2018

Hickory Police Department will be hosting a Polar Plunge to support Special Olympics North Carolina at the Whittenburg Public Wildlife Access on Saturday, February 24th.For $50.00 regular, $25

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Frozen Sing A Long In Newton

Saturday, February 24th 2018, at 11 AM or 3 PM at the Newton-Conover Auditorium (60 W 6th St, Newton, NC 28658).Come out to experience the sing-a-long version of Frozen.Arrive one hour early to take

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Hickory Furniture Mart Anniversary Sale

February 16th - 19th at the Hickory Furniture Mart (2220 Highway 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602).2018 marks the 33rd anniversary of this popular event. Dates have been extended to include Pres.'s Day

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Connelly Springs Home For Sale

Great home in a great location! This cute ranch style home has 3 bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms. Most of the flooring throughout the home is laminate. The master bedroom has a walk in closet

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Catawba Science Center Teen Science Career Night

Thursday, January 25th at Catawba Science Center!!Explore your future by talking to local science professionals!Curious about a career in a science related field or know a student who is? Come to

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Catawba Science Center Trails Trivia Young Adult Night

Did you enjoy the classic game Oregon Trail? Do you also enjoy an exciting game of trivia? Then join CSC for a night of Trails & Trivia! On January 18th, CSC will be hosting a night of trivia

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Green Room Community Theater Presents A Streetcar Named Desire

January 12th - 28th at The Green Room Community Theatre (10 South Main Avenue, Newton, NC 28658).Explosive, passionate, and heartrending, A Streetcar Named Desire is modern American theatre at its

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Hickory Community Theater Presents Lend Me A Tenor

January 12th - January 28th at The Hickory Community Theatre (30 West 3rd Street NW, Hickory, NC 28601)In this raucous comedy, set in the 1930's a group of unsuspecting Ohio opera lovers and the

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James Gregory Annual Performance At Hickory Community Theater

Get in some laughs before the year ends with James Gregory, "the Funniest Man in America" when he makes his ninth annual appearance on the Mainstage at the Hickory Community Theatre (30 West 3rd

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Puddlingstone Annual Christmas Concert

December 19th at The Green Room Community Theatre (10 South Main Ave, Newton, NC 28658) from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm.Hailed as the “best kept secret in North Carolina”, Puddingstone’s annual

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A Cabaret Christmas In Hickory NC

December 18th at the Hickory Community Theatre (30 West 3rd St NW, Hickory, NC 28601) from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.This marks the 12th year of this popular Christmastime event in downtown Hickory. 

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Downtown Taylorsville Old Fashioned Christmas 2017

December 15th & 16th in Downtown Taylorsville!!!There "Ice Skating (all day), Carriage Rides and Polar Express Train Rides (evening only) on the 15th. On the 16th an all-day "3rd Annual Old

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A Hickory Holiday 2017

December 14th in Downtown Hickory from 5:30 to 7:30.A Hickory Holiday! is a great time to get your holiday shopping done in the relaxed atmosphere of Downtown Hickory. Enjoy holiday music, free

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A Dickens Christmas At The Harper House

Bring the family and step back into time as you experience a Victorian Christmas at the Harper House (310 N Center St, Hickory, NC 28601) on December 9th.The festivities begin earlier for the little

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Hickory Police Departmet Cops For Tots

Join Hickory Police Department and Cosmo Motors on December 9th, 2017 at Hickory Motor Speedway for the 2nd Annual Cops For Tots Toy Drive!! Every Toy or Monetary

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Mistletoe And Holly Tour In Hickory NC

A fun & festive stroll through Hickory's Oakwood Historic District and tour 8 locations beautifully decorated for the holidays!The Hickory Woman's Club presents the Mistletoe & Holly Tour, 10 a.m. -

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Hickory NC 1940s Christmas Radio Hour

The live performance features The Hickory Jazz Orchestra, Russ Wilson, Liam Bailey, Ingrid Keller, Steve Clarke, Hal Rowe, Emily Stober, & revives the spirit of the mid 1940s when families gathered

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Mels Jingle Run In Hickory NC

The 3rd Annual Mel’s Jingle Run will be December 9th in Downtown Hickory at 8:30 am. Mellow Mushroom Hickory is teaming up with RunTimeRaces to create the area’s premier Christmas-themed 5K

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Carolina Moonlighters Christmas 2017

The Moonlighters Christmas Concert is 3:00 pm Sunday, 10 December 2017, at the Drendel Auditorium in Hickory. Featuring A-cappella Fellas, CVCC Ensemble under the direction of Caroline Simyon, Hawk-

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Celtic Christmas Concert 2017

December 8th & 9th at the Alexander Central Auditorium (223 School Ave SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681).The Celtic Christmas Concert has always been and will be free admission; a gift to the community.

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A Charlie Brown Christmas At Newton Conover Auditorium

December 8th, 9th and 10th at Newton-Conover Auditorium (60 W 6th St, Newton, NC 28658).The classic animated television special, A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS comes to life in this faithful stage

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A Crafty Christmas At Hickory Metro Convention Center

Don't miss the newest and most fun holiday art show in the region, A Crafty Christmas, December 8th & 9th at the Hickory Metro Convention Center! This juried craft show is perfectly timed

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Christmas In The Hart Square Village

December 7th, 8th and 10th at Hart Square (5029 Hope Rd, Vale NC 28168).Come experience the magic of Christmas in historic wooden chapels! Walk across the village by the light of lantern

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United Arts Council Of Catawba County Jingle Bell Bash

December 4th at the Lake Hickory Country Club (430 17th Ave NW, Hickory, NC 28601) from 5:30 - 9 pm.Annual fundraiser for the United Arts Council of Catawba County.Each $125 ticket admits 2 and

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Claremont NC Christmas Parade 2017

The annual Christmas Parade takes place on Main Street in downtown Claremont on the first Saturday in December. This year marks the 34th Christmas Parade and will be held on December 2, 2017.

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40th Annual Lighting Of The Bethlehem Star

The 40th annual Bethlehem Star Lighting is set for Saturday, December 2 at 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Pisgah Lutheran Church in Bethlehem. The event is sponsored by the Bethlehem Community Development

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Alexander County Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017!The parade will be a rousing success with the cooperation and participation of businesses and community groups throughout the county. There will be approximately

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Hickory Choral Society Christmas Concert

December 1st - 3rd!The Hickory Choral Society presents its annual Christmas Concerts at Corinth Reformed Church, 150 16th Avenue Northwest in Hickory. . All concerts are free and open to the

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Hickory Community Theatre Presents Elf Jr

December 1st - December 17th, 2017!!!A young boy named Buddy crawls into Santa’s bag one Christmas and ends up being raised by the elves. When he learns the truth he’s shocked that his dad is on

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Hickory Landmark Society Annual Poinsettia Sale

Hundreds of florist quality poinsettias of various sizes and colors will be on sale from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm daily (except Sundays) starting November 27th at Maple Grove (542 2nd St NE, Hickory,

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Gifts Well Crafted A Holiday Market 2017

The 4th Annual Gifts Well Crafted Holiday Market at The Crossing at Hollar Mill (883 Highland Ave SE, Hickory, NC 28602) will be on Saturday, November 25th from 9:00am to 3:00pm. FREE admission

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Light Up The Block In Hickory NC

Get into the holiday spirit with Catawba Science Center, Hickory Museum of Art, SALT Block Foundation, and Western Piedmont Symphony as we kick off the season and Light Up the Block on November 18th

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Green Room Community Theatre Presents Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

November 17 - December 3rd at the Green Room Community Theatre (10 South Main Ave, Newton, NC 28658).Can the loveable but wacky inventor, Potts, along with his two children and the gorgeous Truly

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Holiday Pops Hosted By Western Piedmont Symphony

November 18th at the Salt Block Foundation )243 3rd Ave NE, Hickory, NC 29601)! Get into the holiday spirit with Western Piedmont Symphony! Hear some fun and familiar selections from popular

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Hickory Crawdads Fall Fling 2017

Join the Crawdads on Saturday, November 18th for the annual Fall Fling from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at L.P. Frans Stadium! Admission is FREE. Bring the family for a day of fun at L.P. Frans

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Hickory YMCA Turkey Trot 2017

November 18th!!!Your participation in the 17th Annual YMCA of Catawba Valley's Turkey Trot 5/10K Run/Walk and Youth Fun Run will help support kids and families in Catawba County by helping

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Downtown Hickory Christmas Parade Tree Lighting 2017

November 17th in Downtown Hickory!! Parade begins at 6:00 pm with the tree lighting by Santa and Mrs. Claus on Union Square immediately following.  After the parade and tree lighting

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Hickory NC Fall Lantern Lighting And Walk

November 12th at the Hickory Foundation YMCA (701 1st St NW, Hickory, Nc 28601) from 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm. Families will gather before dusk, sing songs, light lanterns and enjoy an outdoor walk

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Veterans Day Festival And Parade In Catawba NC

November 11th in the Town of Catawba (1st s SW, Catawba, NC 28609).A special dedication ceremony will take place at the Veterans Garden of Honor at noon to unveil the 2017 Veteran names being added.

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Angel Of The Arts At Lake Hickory Country Club

November 11th at the Lake Hickory Country Club from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.Museum of Art's Guild presents an "Evening for the Arts" to benefit Museum educational programs and offerings. This year's

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Downtown Newton Christmas Crawl

Kick off the holiday season by shopping the holiday open houses of 10 Downtown Newton merchants as part of the Downtown Newton Christmas Crawl on November 10th from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm and 11th

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4th Annual Shuck And Peel Party In Downtown Hickory

The aroma of fresh cooked seafood, the taste of local craft beers and the sounds of “The Extraordinaires” will assault your senses when you step onto Union Square on November 11, where the

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Gristmill 5K At Murrays Mill

November 4th at Murray's Mill (1489 Murray's Mill Rd., Catawba, NC 28609).The Grist Mill 5K at the Historic Murray's Mill is an off-road course utilized by local high school cross country teams for

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Hickory Community Theatre Presents Syliva

Starting November 3rd at Hickory Community Theatre!This comedy is the hilarious story of a man who brings home a dog he found in the city park, much to the dismay of his wife. He loves Sylvia, the

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Apple City Street Rodders Halloween Cruise In

Apple City Street Rodders are having a Halloween Cruise-in at Scotty's Hometown Grill ( HWY 16 S, Taylorsville, NC 28681) on October 28th from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm. This will be the

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Hildebran Halloween Cruise In Truck Or Treat 2017

The Town of Hildebran is sponsoring the 1st Halloween Cruise In - Trunk or Treat on October 28th in the Town Hall parking lot (202 S. Center St., Hildebran, NC 28637)Dress up your classic's in

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Hildebran Oktoberfest 2017

Hildebran is hosting an Oktoberfest on October 28th, 2017 in front of Town Hall (202 S. Center St., Hildebran, NC 28637)There will be hundreds of vendors lining the roads with

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Foard Band Classic Marching Band Competition

The Twentieth Annual Foard Band Classic competition for Marching Bands will be held on Saturday, October 28th, 2017!The contest will begin either in the late morning or the early afternoon. 

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Sunrise Rotary Club Halloween Dance

October 28th at Moretz Mills (74 8th St SE, Hickory, NC 28601) from 7:00pm - 11:00pm.The doors for the dance open at 7 p.m. with DJ Eric Bowman Playing from 7-8 p.m. followed by The Band of Oz from-

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Downtown Hickory Candy Crawl

October 27th in Downtown Hickory!!Candy Crawl from 4pm - 5pm.Costume contest 5pm-.

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Annual Taylorsville Apple Festival

Fall is here, so it’s time to get ready for the 29th Annual Taylorsville Apple Festival held in downtown Taylorsville in Alexander County, NC. The board and volunteers have been working hard all

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Lee Ann Womack Music In The Mill

The Crossing At Hollar Mill ( 883 Highland Ave SE, Hickory, NC 28601) on October 20th!MUSIC IN THE MILL PROUDLY PRESENTS Lee Ann Womack! Doors Open 8pm. Show Starts 8:10pm Click here for more

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2017 Hickory NC Oktoberfest

October 13th - 15th in Downtown Hickory!! Oktoberfest, the most anticipated event in the Unifour area, is in its 32nd year. This festival offers a weekend of family entertainment in Downtown

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Hickory NC Antiques Fair

The Service League of Hickory will host the annual Antiques Fair at Moretz Mills (74 8th St SE, Hickory, NC 28602) on October 12th - October 14th. The year's fair will feature 20 antiques

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Lake Hickory Home With Mountain Views

4165 54th Avenue NE, Hickory, North CarolinaNew Price  $1,149,000Incredible Lake Hickory home with amazing lake views from all sides, custom swimming pool, three floor elevator, and is

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Maiden NC Pumpkin Patch

October 7th - 29th at Red Wolf Farms ( 1900 HW Farm Rd, Maiden, NC 28650). ADMISSION: $7.94 + NC Sales Tax = $8.50 PER PERSON (Babies under 12 months are admitted free) Credit & Debit

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Claremont Daze 2017

Claremont Daze will be held on Main Street between Lookout and Depot Streets. The festival will be held on Friday October 6th and Saturday October 7th. The City will host two nights of

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2017 Hickory Trick Or Trot 5K

This Halloween themed 5K (3.2 mile) run/walk will start at 1451 8th Street Drive NE(Highland Recreation Center) and will turn right on 12th ave, right on 5th St. NE, right on 21st street NE, and

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