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  • Tastin’, Tunes & Tomatoes
    e-9912Come enjoy a summer southern evening in Downtown Hickory under the Sails on the Square on Thursdays from 5-8 p.m. through August with Tastin’, Tunes & Tomatoes. This event gives community members the opportunity to indulge in delicious food, great music, and fresh produce. Sarah Taylor Wood, the director of the Downtown Farmers’ Market says the...
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  • Furniture. Well Crafted
    Building with sticks brother and sister 7.2014 (800x450)Hickory’s brand “Life. Well Crafted.” has many depths to its meaning, and it all begins with the Hickory Metro’s reputation for its fine furniture crafted by creative and skilled artists.  Hickory’s brand partner, Catawba Science Center (CSC), taking note of the importance of furniture to our community created the “Furniture. Well Crafted.” exhibit that is currently open until November 9.The City of Hickory, along with Hickory Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau, Hickory Furniture Mart, Catawba Valley Community College,...
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  • Hickory Community Theatre
    Hickory Community Theatre is a gem of a theatre located in the heart of Downtown Hickory. The building once housed the City Hall and the fire station and the space is steeped in history. HCT offers at least 9 full length shows each year, including musicals, in addition to children's shows and one-acts. ...
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  • Catawba Valley Pottery and Antiques Festival
    Celebrating the Catawba Valley’s rich pottery heritage, 2014 marks the 17th annual Catawba Valley Pottery and Antiques Festival, held on Saturday, March 29, at the Hickory Metro Convention Center from from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This pottery festival brings together over 100 craftsmen, each dedicated to his craft. With 98 potters from the Southeast, and several antiques dealers, the festival houses the most extensive Catawba Valley Pottery collection in existence. ...
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