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The Main Cellar City Club presents an evening with Bret Michaels on Monday May 28, 2012 With his glammed-up good looks and commercial songwriting skills, Bret Michaels became one of rock & roll’s most recognizable frontmen during the 1980s. Along with his three band mates in Poison — guitarist C.C. DeVille, bassist Bobby Dall, and drummer Rikki Rockett — Michaels became an integral part of the popular hair metal scene, mixing feel-good party anthems and sensitive ballads into some of the decade’s top-selling singles. Poison’s popularity took a hit in the ’90s, however, when the advent of grunge music (not (0 comments)
Hickory Con Spring 2012 Saturday May 26, 2012 form 10am – 5pm Hickory Metro Convention Center Hickory Con is the Carolina’s largest one-day comic/gaming convention. Boasting more than 100 dealer, artist, and guest tables, you are sure to find something exciting. They will also host sanctioned and just-for-fun tournaments for the hottest CCGs. Be sure to join them for the coolest event in western North Carolina.
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YMCA Summer Camp Highlights: - Swim Lessons included each week - Themed Weeks & Field Trips - Sports Camps - Swim Everyday - Basketball Camp w/ Rick Barnes - Overnight Camp Outs - Utilize Indoor & Outdoor Pools - Fitness Activities each week - Half-Day Pre-K Camp Curriculum Includes: Arts and crafts, swimming, devotions, sports, themed weeks, devotions, sports, awards, team building exercises, character development (Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility), education, skill development, fitness and adventure-based programs. Activities will vary based on age of participant.
Dates / Weekly Themes: Camp is fun-filled experience that begins Monday, June 11 and (1 comments)
Anchors Landing Building Lot for Sale on Back Shore Drive - 05/23/12 06:15 AM
Lot Back Shore Drive Granite Falls NC 28630 Price: $45,000 Listing # 9564631 Check out this wonderful 1.04 acre building lot #231 in the gated lake community of Anchors Landing in Granite Falls. This desirable neighborhood features paved lantern lit streets. You can walk or bike on over five miles of trails that cover the 40 acre community. There are several interior lakes stocked with fish. The spacious club house features a beautiful deck overlooking the lake, swimming pool and hot tub. Community boat slips and secured dry boat storage are available. There are also a number of golf courses (0 comments)
Catawba Valley Community College’s Lady Bucs basketball team will hold a Girls’ Basketball Summer Camp June 18 to 21, 2012 for ages 7 to 15 from 8 a.m. until noon at the Catawba Valley Community College Tarlton Complex on the Main Campus in Hickory. Campers will get the opportunity to improve their skills and develop enthusiasm about the game of basketball. The camp will be divided into age appropriate groups for instruction and competition. Emphasis will be placed on fundamentals, individual defenses, individual offenses and shooting technique.
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The Hickory Community Theatre’s production of the Broadway musical “The Full Monty” opens its three weekend run Friday May 18, 2012 at 8 PM in the Jeffers Theatre. It’s the boisterous and tender story of six unemployed steel workers in Buffalo, New York who are low on cash and self esteem. They decide to present a strip act at a local club after seeing their wives enthusiasm for a touring company of the Chippendales.
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Hickory NC Residential Building Lot For Sale - 05/21/12 10:28 AM
3125 36TH AVE PL NE HICKORY NC 28601 Price: $17,500 Listing # 9564466 Great 0.44 acre residential building lot in NE Hickory in established area close to new Snow Creek School. Property has access to city water and seller has done some nice improvements to the land to make it easier to build on including putting in a driveway and fencing.
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3125 36TH AVE PL NE HICKORY, NC 28601
SCHOOLS: Snow Creek Elementary School Arndt Middle School (0 comments)
3131 9TH ST DR NE #63 HICKORY NC 28601 Price: $239,900 Listing # 9564620 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 1829 Square Ft. Live the ultimate NE Hickory town home lifestyle at The Cedars. This is a move-in ready one level home with a wonderful floor plan, neutral colors and tons of amenities like lawn maintenance, pool and clubhouse. One of the best features of this home is that all of the living space except for the bathrooms and the laundry room have hardwood floors. The kitchen has a wonderful layout with lots of drawers and two space saving lazy susans. (1 comments)
Sunday, May 27, 2012 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. The Flag Court on Downtown Union Square Hickory The Hickory Downtown Development Association presents “Swinging Under the Stars” with the Hickory Jazz Orchestra. The swing dance/big band performance was formed 5 years ago by Rick Cline with help from the United Arts Council and is held in beautiful downtown Hickory. “Swinging Under the Stars” honors the memories of veterans by celebrating the Big Band Era on Memorial Day Weekend, Sunday, May 27, 2012. Last year, Hickory Downtown Development Association welcomed more than 2000 people to the event. In 2010, the event was recognized by (0 comments)
On Saturday, June 2, 2012, the grounds of the Harper House/Hickory History Center will be transformed into a bonafide 1920s speakeasy. Don your glad rags for this festive occasion. There will be jazz music, dancing, hors d’oeuvres, and plenty of activities to entertain all the Janes and Joes. Speakeasies became popular during Prohibition (1920-1933) when it was illegal to manufacture or sell alcohol in the United States. These establishments were secret places for citizens to come and imbibe alcohol away from the eyes of the law. Usually underground, Speakeasies required passwords in order to gain entrance and keep their illegal (0 comments)
The City of Newton’s Citywide Yard Sale is sponsored by the Festival & Events Committee, is scheduled for Saturday, May 19, 2012 from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at Southside Park, located on U.S. Hwy. 321 Business South. The centralized event at the park enhances both participation and sales.
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The Downtown Hickory Art Crawl is almost here and the Hickory Downtown Development Association is excited to bring together downtown businesses and artists. Join in the fun on Thursday, May 17, 2012. Check out the new businesses participating in the crawl and visit with your favorites. Remember all art work is for sale, so please support these local artists and businesses.
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Join Hickory Arts on May 18, 2012 from 7:30 pm for the first in this year’s series of Hickory Arts House Concerts featuring Hickory legends Julia Rush, Denise Baxter Yoder and John Coffey. Seating is limited to the first 40 tickets sold and the evening will include the performance, free food, drinks and an opportunity to spend quality time and be photographed with these three Hickory icons.
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Catawba Science Center presents the Science Café Farm to Fuel: A Decentralized Approach to Renewable Fuel Production at Crescent Moon Café on May 14, 2012. Enjoy dinner, drinks and discussion with biomass energy researcher Jeremy Ferrell. Learn about Catawba County’s EcoComplex biodiesel facility and operations to manufacture biodiesel from local resources in a closed-loop system. Ferrell will also discuss project goals for local economic development.
CLICK HERE to Continue Reading ~Catawba Science Center’s Science Café presents Farm to Fuel
Applications are now being accepted for Kids in College, the Lenoir-Rhyne University summer enrichment program for students who have completed kindergarten through sixth grade this spring. This year, the program will focus on the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). Students will utilize 21st century skills including critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity. Kids in College is designed for teacher-recommended students who meet any of the following criteria: • Identified as academically gifted • Achieved a Level 4 on reading and/or math EOG • Maintained an “A” average in math and/or reading • Recommended by current teacher
You have to check out this great 4 bedroom home in the Mountain View Blackburn area of Hickory. This house has an awesome layout and is in a really quiet subdivision. As you enter the front door you will love the fact that the main level has all hardwood floors and you will be struck with the size of the dining room and how much natural light is let in. The living room is huge with plenty of room for seating and (0 comments)
Taylorsville NC Home For Sale - 05/13/12 06:06 PM
59 Carl E Hefner Lane Taylorsville NC 28681 Price: $50,000 MLS # 9564224 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, 716 Square Feet Bring your rocking chairs! You’ll love this charming cabin located in the Millersville Church area of Taylorsville. Great first home or investment rental. Plenty of upgrades including full set of stainless kitchen appliances, hardwood floors, spacious rooms, covered parking, and storage shed. Save on heating expenses utilizing solar heating system. For more information contact REALTORS Ashley and Rodney Garren 828-228-1492.
CLICK HERE for more information about this Taylorsville NC Home For Sale
The Catawba Valley Orchid Society is pleased to welcome Lee Potts, Orchid Specialist, at the May 8, 2012 meeting to be held at 7:00 PM in Room 715 of the Life Sciences Building on the campus of Catawba Valley Community College in Hickory, NC. Potts is currently a specialist overseeing the Conservatory and orchid collection at Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens, Belmont, NC. Prior to assuming responsibilities at Stowe, Potts was employed for 20 years at Lennette’s Greenhouse.
CLICK HERE to Continue Reading ~Catawba Valley Orchid Society Meeting & Plant Sale
The Lenoir-Rhyne Youth Chorus will perform its annual Spring Concert on Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 7:00 pm. The concert will be held at First Baptist Church, Hickory, and is free and open to the public. The chorus represents auditioned singers from age 8 to 18 from over 30 schools and five counties. This season the choir performed in the Lincoln County Concert Series and will perform with the Western Piedmont Symphony on April 28th, singing “The Planets” by Gustav Holst.
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Taste Full Beans and Full Circle Arts will host two Mother’s Day Art Show’s on Saturday May 5, 2012 and Thursday May 10, 2012 at the space Taste Full Beans and Full Circle Arts shares at 29 2nd St NW in downtown Hickory NC. The Saturday show will be from 10 am to 4 pm and Thursday show from 5 am to 8 pm. This is a unique opportunity to find that unusual one of a kind gift for a Mother’s Day gift or that special something for yourself and support local artists and businesses. There will be food, beverages, music and (0 comments)
The Hickory Jaycees announce the 22nd season of Hickory Alive! This annual, free concert series at Union Square in Downtown Hickory will kick off on Friday June 1, 2012 and it will run every Friday night in June. Hickory Alive features local bands and rising talent. • Friday, June 1st: The Buchanan Boys • Friday, June 8th: The Night Move Band • Friday, June 15th: Xerockx • Friday, June 22nd: The Newz • Friday, June 29th: Deacon Black In addition to the free concert, food and beverage vendors will be on hand at the event. For those over the age (0 comments)
The first Unity Fair will be taking place this year on Saturday, May 5, 2012. The event will be free to the public and held at the S.A.L.T. Block. A concert with Sabrina and The Belfast Boys will be held on Friday, May 4, 2012 at the S.A.L.T. Block auditorium at 7 p.m. The Unity Fair brings together two very popular events from years past — the 8th annual Hickory International Council’s International Spring Fest, and the 11th annual Hickory Museum of Art’s Art on the Avenue — and adds several more activities and exhibits to create a unified event (0 comments)
The Hickory Furniture Mart presents it’s Spring 2012 After Market Sale May 4th, 5th, and 6th 2012, Friday & Saturday 9am-8pm, and Sunday 1-6pm. The After Market Sale is the Mart’s most popular sale. Held once in the spring and once in the fall, this event takes place after the wholesale Market in Highpoint NC. Take advantage of unbelievable discounts throughout the Hickory Furniture Mart. You’ll find unique Market samples and overruns. Showroom samples and displays are marked down for immediate sale.
CLICK HERE to Continue Reading ~ Hickory Furniture Mart Spring 2012 After Market Sale
Hickory Farmers Market in Downtown Union Square - 05/04/12 02:24 PM
The Downtown Hickory Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday morning 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and every Wednesday afternoon from 12:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. starting Saturday, April 28th, 2012. The Hickory Farmers’ Market market is held outdoors, rain or shine. Carry small bills so making change will be easy. The busiest times at the market are between 8:00 and 10:00 am Saturday mornings. Come early! Ask questions – How is it grown? How do you store it? How do you serve it? Talk with the farmers — It’s part of the fun of shopping at the Hickory’s Farmers Market. Child (0 comments)
Saturday May 5, 2012 (11am-6pm) Sunday May 6, 2012 (1pm-6pm) Saturday May 12, 2012 (11am-6pm) Sunday May 13, 2012 (1pm-6pm) For over 40 years it has been a tradition in the Greater Hickory Metro area to put the finest new homes by the area’s best builders on display. The Home Builders Association of Hickory-Catawba Valley is proud to present these homes for your viewing in our annual Parade of Homes. This year’s Parade will showcase homes to meet any size budget and suit a wide variety of lifestyles in the cities of Hickory, Newton, Morganton, Hiddenite and Nebo; in Alexander, (0 comments)
If you are thinking about buying or selling a home in River Ridge Run in Bethlehem NC check out our custom link. It will send you to web page dedicated to all homes for sale in River Ridge Run. River Ridge Run is a lakefront community in the Bethlehem Community of Alexander County NC. The wonderful neighborhood features large lots with fabulous homes. River Ridge Run has walking trails, street lights, and lake access. Lake Hickory offers great recreation to include fishing, swimming, and boating.
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2012 Season of the Conover Farmers Market Starts on Saturday April 28th At the new location in the Conover Post Office Parking Lot The Conover Farmers Market provides Catawba Valley with only the best locally grown and produced products. A different approach to other markets; the Conover Farmers Market will focus on vendors providing products ‘from farm to fork.’ All vendors must be certified and approved by the Board of Directors. RE- OPENING: April 28, 2011. NEW SATURDAY HOURS: 7:30AM to 12:00PM- Rain or Shine
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