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Carnival at the Mall

 The James E. Strates Shows, founded in 1923 and one of North America’s leading outdoor amusement providers, is bringing back the fun and excitement of the classic American carnival back to Hickory, North Carolina. The Valley Hills

Housing Fair

The Foothills Community Housing Fair is being hosted by a coalition of local housing nonprofits and housing industry professionals who make up the Housing Committee of the Hickory Branch NAACP’s Equity and Inclusion Task Force. It’s our

Oktoberfest Returns

The Hickory Downtown Development Association is excited to announce that Oktoberfest is back for 2022. The dates are October 7, 8 and 9, 2022.   Vendor applications are now available online at Watch the Oktoberfest Facebook page

Radio Club

The Lenoir Amateur Radio Club (LARC) is hosting a Field Day at Mulberry Recreation Center in Lenoir Saturday, June 25, and Sunday, June 26, 2022. LARC’s Field Day is part of an annual nationwide emergency communications event.

Art Show

The Caldwell Arts Council announces a new exhibition titled “Remote Work,” featuring paintings by Karen Parker of Statesville, North Carolina. The exhibition will open June 3, 2022 and continues through July 24, 2022. The Caldwell Arts Council

Memorial Day Car Show

Come celebrate our 20th year of remembrance of those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Our Memorial Day Car Show will be one you don’t want to miss! Goody bags stuffed full for the first

Caldwell Arts Council

The Caldwell Arts Council is currently accepting portfolios from local and regional artists for exhibitions in 2023 and 2024. Exhibitions run for six weeks to two months on either floor of the arts council facility.  Details for

Swim Club

Registration for the Summer Swim Club is open through Friday, May 27, 2022. Parents can register their children for the club at the Lenoir Aquatic & Fitness Center. The cost to participate is $45 for City residents

Bicycle Festival

The Lenoir Bicycle Festival is coming and the event planners have some fun activities on the schedule including the Impossible Backwards Bicycle Challenge.  The Lenoir Bicycle Festival will be from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Saturday, May


COMMUNITY YARD SALE @ Martin Luther King Jr. Center Parking Lot.   Saturday 5/7/2022       7am till 1pm  If Rain, Yard Sale will be Saturday, May 14th same time scheduled.