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5K in Hickory

The Hickory Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism Department will host the Lightning Bug Boogie 5K Trail Run on Friday, August 19, at 9 p.m. at the Lake Hickory Trails. This course will consist of off-road trails that include

Bible School

Poovey’s Grove Baptist Church will have Spark Studios Vacation Bible School July 17-21 from 6-8 pm each night for grades kindergarten through sixth grade. The church is located at 4889 Poovey’s Grove Church Road in Granite Falls, just

Caldwell Arts Exhibit

The Caldwell Arts Council announces a new exhibition titled “Outside the Lines” featuring paintings by Steve Brooks and Joe Lafone of Hickory, North Carolina. The exhibition will open July 1, 2022 and continue through August 26, 2022.

Car Show at LP Frans

Registration is now open for The 9th Annual Autolawn Party. In partnership with the 2022 Volvo Club of America National Meet being held in Hickory this September, HMA is excited to announce its 9th Annual Autolawn Party,

Teen Nights

 The Hickory Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism Department will host Teen Night After Hours at the Highland Recreation Center on the following Fridays: July 1, July 15, July 29, and August 12. The program is from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and is designed

Welcome to Mitford Play

On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, June 23rd, 24th and 25th, the Town of Hudson presents the Bob Inman/Jan Karon play, “Welcome to Mitford.”  The play is at 7:00 PM at the HUB Station Auditorium, 145 Cedar Valley Road, Hudson,


Sit back, relax, and enjoy the show! Family Film Fridays will take place at Union Square in Downtown Hickory on the second and fourth Fridays of June, July, and August. June 24 – Soul July 8 –

Youth Football

Registration is now underway for the City of Hickory’s Youth Football program. Participation is free to all City of Hickory residents. Nonresidents can also participate by paying a $40 nonresident fee. Participants will also pay for their

Renaissance Festival

The Carolina Renaissance Festival is a combination of outdoor theater, circus, arts and crafts fair, jousting tournaments, and a rollicking feast, all rolled into a full day of non-stop, outdoor family adventure! North of Charlotte between Concord

Job Fair

NCWorks Career Center- Caldwell in partnership with the Caldwell County Library-Lenoir Branch will be hosting a Multi-Employer Job Fair on Wednesday, June 15th from 10am-12n in the lower level meeting rooms at the Lenoir Branch of the