1960-A 13th Av. Drive SE, Hickory

Performing & Cultural Arts


Burke Arts Council & Gallery

115 East Meeting Street, Morganton
828.433.7282 | www.burkearts.org
The Council organizes and sponsors art exhibits, arts
and cultural programming and placement of professional
artists in public schools for a one-week residency.

Caldwell Arts Council

601 College Avenue, Lenoir
828.754.2486 | www.caldwellarts.com
Featuring a gallery with changing exhibits, the Council
organizes and sponsors a national sculpture
competition annually and organizes arts
programming throughout the year.

CVCC Show Choir

828.327.7000 | www.cvcc.edu
This group performs concerts each
year, including a Christmas Concert,
a Valentine Dinner Theatre and a Spring
Spectacular. Choreographed Broadway, movie
musicals and other musical styles are featured.

Catawba Valley Players

This group performs several full-length theatrical
productions each year. Also offers exposure to all
aspects of theatre, including acting, writing, technical,
stage building, makeup, costume, music and improv.


401 South College Street, Morganton
828.438.5294 | www.commaonline.org
National and regional shows, performers and
entertainers are showcased on stage at the City of
Morganton Municipal Auditorium. The auditorium seats
1,058 people and is fully equipped with up-to-date
sound and lighting systems.

"From This Day Forward"

401 Church Street NW, Valdese
828.874.0176 | www.oldcolonyplayers.com
This historic drama depicts the plight of the
Waldensians in the Italian Alps and their eventual
arrival and settlement in Valdese in 1893.


Hickory Aviation Museum

Hickory Regional Airport - 3101 9th Avenue Dr. NW, Hickory
828.323.1963 | www.hickoryaviationmuseum.org
Aviation artifacts and memorabilia from great aircraft and noteworthy aviation figures are on display inside the museum. Static aircraft displays are located on the former terminal ramp.

Hickory Community Theatre

30 3rd Street NW, Hickory
828.327.3855 | www.hickorytheatre.org
This group provides quality comedies, musicals
and dramas performed in the beautiful
Charles E. Jeffers Theatre, and downstairs in
the more intimate Firemen's Kitchen.

Hickory Choral Society

243 3rd Ave NE # 2N, Hickory
828.322.2210 | www.hickorychoralsociety.org
The Hickory Choral Society raised its
collective voice for the first time in 1978,
touching music lovers in the Catawba Valley
with the spirit of song. Today, some 120 singers
blend their voices in harmony, brought together
by a common devotion to musical excellence.

Hickory Museum Of Art

243 3rd Avenue NE, Hickory
828.327.8576 | www.hickorymuseumofart.org
Founded in 1944, this is the second-oldest art museum
in the state. Enjoy works from the permanent collection,
as well as traveling exhibitions, art classes, workshops,
tours and lectures.

J.E. Broyhill Civic Center

1913 Hickory Boulevard SE, Lenoir
828.726.2407 | www.broyhillcenter.com
Located in Lenoir, this civic center, which is operated
under the auspices of Caldwell Community College and
Technical Institute, features a 1,000-seat auditorium with
state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems, as well as
conference and banquet facilities.

Lenoir-Rhyne University

828.328.7300 | www.lr.edu
SUMMER THEATRE – Performances in late July and
early August at the Belk Centrum each year include
dramas, comedies, and musicals.

PERFORMING ARTS – Lenoir-Rhyne offers a concert
series, art exhibits, lectures, a visiting writer's series,
and a cinematheque film series open to the public.

LENOIR-RHYNE PLAYMAKERS – the Playmakers offers
a main stage production in November and April, and
a February presentation alternating yearly between
children's theatre and a student showcase event. All
plays are staged in the college's Belk Centrum.

The Green Room Community Theatre

The Old Post Office Play House | 10 S. Main Avenue
828.464.6183 | www.the-green-room.org
Performing in the old post office playhouse, this
award-winning community theater features a season of
musicals, comedies, dramas, and children's plays.

United Arts Council Of Catawba County

243 3rd Avenue NE, Hickory
828.324.4906 | www.artscatawba.org
The Council develops and advances the cultural life
of Catawba County through theatre and performing
arts, museums and science centers, as well as
historical preservation.

Western Piedmont Symphony

243 3rd Avenue NE, Hickory
828.324.8603 | www.wpsymphony.org
The professional orchestra presents an annual season of
top-notch symphonic music featuring guest artists who
are stars of classical music.