Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

LRU to sponsor MLK Jr. Commemorative Lecture by Dr. Obery Hendricks

In honor of the life and legacy the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs and Institute for Faith and Learning (IFL) will present a commemorative lecture by Dr. Obery M. Hendricks, Jr. on Monday, January 16 at 10 a.m. in P.E. […]

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Hickory Choral Society Sounds of the 60’s from Beach Music to the Beatles Under the Sails, Downtown Hickory – Union Square Sunday, May 15 – 5 PM

Join Hickory Choral Society for their free outdoor concert, Sounds of the 60’s from Beach Music to the Beatles on Sunday, May 15 at 5 pm, Under the Sails in Downtown Hickory – Union Square.  Bring your picnic and chairs as we reminisce to the awesome songs […]

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LRU A Cappella Choir and Sacred Music Program celebrate anniversary milestones

Two Lenoir-Rhyne University music programs are celebrating historic anniversary milestones. This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the Sacred Music Program and the 80th Anniversary of LRU A Cappella Choir. Both programs will be highlighted as part of LRU Alumni Weekend, April 21 – 23. A Service […]

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Holidays. Well Crafted.

December 6-8: The Hickory Choral Society will be performing their annual free Christmas Concerts at Corinth Reformed Church during this entire weekend. J. Don Coleman is the conductor. The Harper House, a lovingly restored Victorian era house in the heart of Hickory, is hosting its annual Victorian […]

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Animal Expert Jack Hanna to Come to Hickory

Contact Information: Alan Jackson, Marketing P.O. Box 1662 Hickory, NC 828-962-4188 ajackson@mac.com Renowned animal expert and conservationist Jack Hanna, from the world-famous Columbia Zoo, will be coming to Hickory on Monday, October 3rd for a special event titled “Our World, Our Responsibility: A Joyful Evening with Jack Hanna […]

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Noises Off

The first season at the Old Post Office Playhouse in Newton is a smashing success! You can see Noises Off for 2 more weekends. One of the funniest comedies of all time! When a troupe of actors tour a British bedroom farce, what goes on backstage can […]

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Farmer’s Market Opens!

Title: Farmer’s Market Opens! Location: Union Square Link out: Click here Description: The Downtown Hickory Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday morning 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and every Wednesday afternoon from 12:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Meet local farmers, artisans and other neighbors from the Hickory […]

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Playground For Zahra

The Kiwanis Clubs in Catawba County, including the Kiwanis Clubs of Newton, Western Catawba and Hickory, and the Catawba County Golden K Club have partnered together to raise money for an all-children playground in honor of Zahra Baker. The playground would be located at 805 6th Street, […]

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International Spring Fest and Art on the Avenue

Title: International Spring Fest and Art on the Avenue Location: SALT Block Lawn Link out: Click here Description: Salsa dancing, art in all forms, international cuisine, demonstrations, and more activities for all ages will be going on at the SALT Block, in the 300 block of 3rd […]

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Swinging Under the Stars-A Tribute to Glenn Miller

Title: Swinging Under the Starts-A Tribute to Glenn Miller Location: Union Square, Hickory Link out: Click here Description: This annual Memorial Day Weekend event was started by Rick Cline in 2008. Swinging Under the Stars received an Award of Excellence as the Best Downtown Event in North […]

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