Hickory, NC Real Estate News

By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
239 5TH ST SE, Hickory, NC 28602$105,0003 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 1,380 s.f., 0.49 Acres Beautiful home near Downtown Hickory in the historic Kenworth Area.This home is simply wonderful with lots of original features and modern conveniences.The buyers will love the warm and inviting feel with its heart pine floors and craftsman era details. The home opens into a parlor that is currently being used as a dining room then leads to a large yet cozy living room.There are 2 large bedrooms and a master bedroom suite which is pretty rare for a home of this age.There is room on the front porch for rocking chairs or even a porch swing. The rear of the house has a deck that looks out into the wooded area behind the house. Schedule a showing today.  To learn more about this Historic Hickory NC Home For ...
Comments 4
By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The "Best Party in Hickory" will take place at the Hickory Community Theatre on Monday, June 8th, 2015 at 6:30 pm.  This is HCT's annual Vacation Extravaganza promotion for the Theatre, featuring a draw down raffle for a $10,000 grand prize to use on the vacation of your dreams.Each ticket of $100 will admit two for the party that includes food and drink, as well as a silent auction with over 300 items ranging from hand crafted art to weekend getaways.  Tickets can be purchased from the Theatre board members, by phone at 828-327-3855 or online at www.hickorytheatre.org/extravaganza.        
Comments 0
By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Bring your dog to L.P. Frans Stadium this Saturday, May 30, 2015 to see the Hickory Crawdads play the Rome Braves.  Yes, you read that right... you can bring your dog to the park.  Just pay $1 to get them in and all proceeds from dog admittance will go to Banfield Charitable Trust.The game starts at 7:00 pm.  To kick off the summertime weekend, the first 500 fans through the gates will receive a Crawdads koozie, and it's Friday Night Fireworks night!Tickets can be purchased online or at the box office.  Please call 828-322-3000 for further details. 
Comments 1
By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Beautiful home with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in the Brookstone neighborhood of Mountain View.This home has garage space for 4 cars. There is a studio apartment above the detached garage with it's own kitchenette and bathroom. The main level of the home features hardwood floors, a living room with fireplace, large eat in kitchen, family room, office, and laundry room. 4298 COTTINGHAM DR, Hickory, NC 28602 $279,900 Listing ID# 9582355 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 2,339 s.f., 0.56 Acres   The master suite has a private bathroom with double sinks, jetted tub, and separate shower. The second floor also features 2 bedrooms with hardwood floors, nice bathroom, and bonus room.The home is on a quiet corner lot and has a nice deck. Bring your cars and furniture - it has lots of space.  CLICK HERE to le...
Comments 1
By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The 10th Annual Swinging Under the Stars Concert featuring the Hickory Jazz Orchestra, will be on Sunday, May 24, 2015 starting at 6:30pm.  Swinging Under the Stars will be held in Downtown Hickory at the "Sails on the Square."This event is presented by the City of Hickory and hosted by the Hickory Music Factory.  It is a FREE event and open to the public, and it will be featuring big band arrangements of jazz standards from the great American songbook.This year Hal Rowe from WHKY will emcee the event and the Hickory Music Factory big band and Hickory High School jazz band will open up the evening. There will be venders selling kettle corn, hot dogs and drinks. In the event of rain, the event will be moved to the Salt Block auditorium. For more information please contact the Hickory Mus...
Comments 1
By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
4013 4TH ST LN NW Hickory, NORTH CAROLINA 28601 .Price: $75,000 MLS Listing # 9569964  Wonderful 0.65 acres wooded building lot in luxury home neighborhood of Lakegrove.Build your dream home and enjoy Lake Hickory access.Conveniently located close to Viewmont shopping restaurants.  CLICK HERE for more information about this Hickory NC Building Lot for Sale in Luxury Neighborhood      HICKORY SCHOOLS: Jenkins Elementary School Northview Middle School Hickory High School  
Comments 1
By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Hickory Motor Speedway is having a Rock N Race Memorial Day Celebration on Saturday, May 23, 2015.  Gates open at 5pm and Racing will Start at 7pm.The event will feature 100 lap Late Model Stocks, Limited Late Models, Street Stock 4 Cylinders, and Renegades.Fireworks Display and an AC/DC Tribute Band will also be a part of the festivities. Grandstands Prices: Adults, $15Teens, (13-19) & Seniors (60 & Over), $13Kids 12 & Under, FREE$4 of each ticket will be donated to Children's Miracle Network  For additional information contact:  828.464.3655 
Comments 0
By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
1969 TWIN PONDS DR, Hickory, NC, 28602$185,0003 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 1,713 s.f., 0.52 Acres  Move in ready home with split bedroom plan in Mountain View!Check out this great home with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, fresh paint, new flooring, open layout, and high ceilings. This home has an awesome kitchen with granite counter tops, stainless appliances, and a large eat in area. The living room has a gas fireplace and is open to the dining room. The master bedroom suite has a tray ceiling, walk in closet, and private bathroom with double sinks & separate tub/shower. The two other bedrooms are just the right size and the hall bathroom has been updated. Off the back of the house there is a large patio area with stamped concrete and makes a great space for entertaining. Sitting on a corner lot in a...
Comments 0
By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
 What a fun way to explore downtown Hickory and it's newest pubs.  You can explore the future Hickory Greenway along with enjoying food and refreshments at one of the newest restaurant and pubs in the area, American Honor Ale House on Thursday, May 21, 2015.  The casual bicycle ride will loop through the city along Main Ave through downtown, and out to the recently refurbished Piedmont Wagon Building. From there, you will travel down to the future site of the Hickory River Walk at Rotary Park, then returning back to American Honor Ale House. The ride will begin at 6pm, (please arrive 15 minutes earlier to prepare for the ride).  You can park your car along the railroad on Main Ave SE. This will be an easy to slow paced 10 mile ride.  All you need is a helmet and a bike.  (no spandex nee...
Comments 0
By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The Hickory Crawdads & Fleet Feet Sports Home Run Trot 5k is scheduled for Saturday, May 9, 2015 starting at 8 am.  Enjoy a fun 5k race that includes the love of baseball!  Run around L.P.Frans Stadium to collect your 3 bases (miles) and finish on home plate!!!  Participants receive a t-shirt, one (1) ticket to the May 9th game, plus a voucher for a hot dog and soda at the game!Top male and female finisher will throw out the first pitch at the Crawdad's game on May 9th.Packet Pickup will be at Fleet Feet Sports-Hickory on Friday, May 9, 2014 from 10a-7p. They will be accepting registrations at packet pickup. Fee at packet pickup is $20. Race Day registration and packet pickup will begin at 7am at L.P. Frans Stadium. The fee is $25.      
Comments 0
By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
 Spring is here and with it comes the first Downtown Hickory Art Crawl of 2015. On Thursday May 21, Hickory will come alive with artists in and outside of businesses and music on the Square and 2 corners of First Avenue NW. There will be artists’ demonstrations in various locations and lots of activities for young and old alike!! The Crawl starts at 5:00 pm and ends at 8:00 pm. The Kick Off Party will be held at The Jackson Group, located at 219 First Avenue SW.  The first 20 people to visit there will be given $5.00 in Downtown Dollars that can be used at participating businesses on the night of the crawl. Then grab a map and start to Crawl! To add to the excitement, the Farmers’ Market first Tastin, Tunes and Tomatoes of the season will be happening on the Square. The Downtown Hickory...
Comments 1
By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The 2015 Downtown Hickory "Under The Sails" Music Series will have performers every Friday night, starting at 6pm and will be over no later than 8:30 pm. Here is the following line up of performers for each week for May and June 2015.    May 1John McCutheon (Folk)May 8Sol Driven Train (Funk Folk)May 15Chorobop (Acoustic/Jazz)May 22Banda Magda (World Music)May 29Jeff Sipe Trio (Jazz/Rock Fusion)June 5The Honeycutters (Singer/Songwriter)June 12River Whyless (Americana Whimsy)June 19Joe Hertler and The Rainbox Seekers (Indie-Rock)June 26Caroline Rose (Rockability Indie)  Renaissance Financial Partners of North Carolina, which are located in Viewmont Business District, has become a sponsor of the Sails Original Music Series in May and June. In addition, Old Hickory Brewery, Larry's Music an...
Comments 1
By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
 The HickoryCon Comic Book Convention is being held at the Hickory Metro Convention Center on Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 10am - 5pm. Admission for adults is $4.00 and Children under 13 years old, is $2.00. Would you like one of these Artists to do a professional sketch of you?   Andy Smith, Budd Root, Stacey Fleming, and Brian Monroe are just a few of the artists that will be attending.Bring your camera! There will be 501 Star Wars Brigade, Star Trek Fleet and the Klingon Assault Group as well. Plus,  tons of comics, toys, and lots of other collectibles to choose from.In addition, they will also have a Yugioh card tournament and 3 booster boxes will be given away in prizes ~  $10 entry for tournament.And..... Don't forget their Costume Contest !!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Hickory Metro Convention C...
Comments 0
By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
 817 41st Avenue Dr NE, Hickory, NC 28601$195,0003 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 1,790 Sq Ft., 0.30 AcresListing ID# 9581895 Buyers will love this open floor plan with high ceilings, wood and tile floors, and architectural detail! This move-in ready three bedroom, two and a half bath home features many updates throughout. The living area boasts a gas log fireplace, abundant natural light and updated fixtures. Enjoy coffee in the screened in porch and cocktails by the outdoor patio and fire pit! Buyers will appreciate the near new carpeting on the stairs and 2nd level. Upstairs you'll find the master bedroom, an updated master bath with granite counter, his and hers sinks, soaking tub and separate shower. Abundant storage within the large master walk-in closet! Two secondary bedrooms and another full...
Comments 4
By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The Hickory YoungLIfe Glow Run 5K is scheduled for Saturday, May 2, 2015.  Check in will begin at 7:00 pm.  The race will start at 7:30 pm.The Glow Run 5K will help send Middle School and High School kids to summer camp. Adults and teens 11 years+  $25College Students                  $20Kids 5-10 years                     $15Runners under 5 years         FREE For additional information, please contact:  Catawba Valley Young Life at 828-228-4939 or visit them on the web at www.cv.younglife.org.       
Comments 0
By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
 The 4th Annual Taste of Hickory will be held on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at the Hickory Elks Lodge in downtown Hickory. This year, the event will include a competition for the “Best Taste of Hickory” in several categories. There will be raffles, door prizes, & musical entertainment, in addition to the delicious food and wines. The "Taste of Hickory" event will showcase locally owned restaurants.  Among the list includes:  Hickory Crawdads Hickory Tavern Highland Ave. Liazzo’s J. McCroskey’s Irish Pub & Grill Buffalo Wild Wings Conover Tavern Di-Lishi Yogurt Santorini Grill Let Them Eat Cake Mellow Mushroom Backstreets DaVinci’s Eat, Drink, Be Local Groucho’s Deli Hickory Elks Lodge L & L Catering Lazy Dog Saloon Richter Scale Catering Sipes Meats Tasteful Beans Trips  Carolina breweries an...
Comments 0
By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The Laser Pop Shows at the Catawba Science Center's Planetarium are back and you can see them every Sunday from now until June 14, 2015 at 3pm.Laser shows and planetarium visits are now included in General Admission!The hottest pop artists and the latest laser art come together in a sensational, eye-POPping laser show that will have your heart thumping and your feet tapping! Laser Pop features sizzling stars, both past and present, in brilliant laser light.Artists include: ‘N Sync, Pink, The Beatles, Smash Mouth, Sting, The Beach Boys, The B52’s, and 3 Doors Down. For additional information, contact CSC at 828-322-8169243 3rd Avenue NE, Hickory on the SALT Block       
Comments 0
By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Do you need to find some fun and interested activities for your kids to do this summer?  We have compiled a list of summer camps in the Hickory NC area from June through August 2015.   Do you have an artist in the family?  Musician? Science Geek?  Sports Enthusiast?  Or any other?  Full day and half day programs available.  Click on the links for additional information!  There is something for everyone! Hickory NC Tennis CampCatawba County Schools Summer QuestHickory Music Factory Rock CampFoothills Gymnastics Summer CampArt Buzz Kids Summer Camp at Wine and DesignKids in College at L.R.U.Catawba Valley Community College SummerscapesHickory YMCA Summer CampCatawba Science Center CampHickory Museum of Art Summer CampCatawba County 4-H Summer Camps  If you have camp that is not listed abo...
Comments 0
By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The Hickory Parks and Recreation Department is offering summer tennis camps at Hickory City Park, and will begin June 15 until August 14, 2015. Kids between the ages of 5 and 18 are invited to attend. Groups are divided based on skill level.  The beginners, low and intermediate levels are from 8:45 to 10:20 am. The upper level intermediate and advanced skill level students are from 10:30 to 12:15 pm. Racquets and tennis balls will be provided, but students are asked to bring water for hydration. Each session is eight days long and the cost is $48 for Hickory Residents, and $53 for non-residents.  Registration will begin on May 26, 2015.  Parents can pay and register at the Hickory City Park. For additional information, please contact Kim at 828-322-4643 or Donna Andrews Hickory Parks an...
Comments 0
By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Enjoy the Symphony Spring Pops Concert "Under the Sails" at the Downtown Hickory Square on May 3, 2015.  This outdoor concert will be featuring the award winning Western Piedmont Symphony with John Gordon Ross, Music Director & Conductor.This is a FREE family-friendly event.  Please bring a law chair and/or a picnic for your comfort.  Or, enjoy one of the many wonderful restaurants around the square.In case of rain, the concert will be moved to the SALT Block Auditorium. For additional information, please contact the Western Piedmont Symphony at 828-324-8603.           
Comments 3