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Upcoming Events in Lenoir North Carolina


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Mountain Music Jamin - This event is held every Sunday from July through September. It includes mountain music, bluegrass, and gospel. Everyone is invited to bring their instrument and play along side Glenn Bolick, the 1998 recipient of the Brown-Hudson Folklore Award. Snacks are served. Time: 2-5 pm

Address: 4443 Bolick Rd. , Lenoir, North Carolina
Ph: (828)295-3862 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: visitors@caldwellcochamber.org
Web: caldwellcochamber.org
Fee: Free to public

June

11 Annual Heritage Day and Wood Kiln Opening - Enjoy mountain music with 'The Dollar Brothers' and the 'Roan Mountain Hilltoppers.' Vendors include handmade chairs, pottery, spinning wheels, wooden bowls, spoons, baskets, quilts, iron work, wood carvings, and Native American beadwork.

Address:
4443 Bolick Rd.
, Lenoir, North Carolina
Ph: (828)295-5099 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: sales@traditionspottery.com

July

4 NC Blackberry Festival - The North Carolina Blackberry Festival offers summer fun to all visitors - without the chiggers! In Caldwell County, blackberries are a part of every day life - children beg to go pick from the wild berries lining every bank and mothers take what isn't eaten during the day for cobblers. Blackberry cobblers and jam are a strong part of local heritage.

* The Blackberry Princess pageant will kick off the event beginning at 10 a.m.
* Vendors with handmade items
* A wide selection of music will hit the main stage beginning at 1pm.
* Blackberry Eating Contest
* A children's area will offer free fun throughout the day on the Square sponsored by the Family Resource Center in Lenoir.

10 a.m until 4 p.m.

Address: Downtown Lenoir , Lenoir, North Carolina
Ph: 828-726-0616 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: melissa@caldwellcochamber.org
Web: caldwellcochamber.org

August

11 Annual Jack Tales Festival And Benefit - The storytellers are: Orville Hicks, Glenn Bolick, Dianne Hackworth, and others to be announced.

Address: 4443 Bolick Rd. , Lenoir, North Carolina
Ph: (828)295-5099 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: visitors@caldwellcochamber.org
Web: caldwellcochamber.org

12 - 14 Historic Happy Valley Old-time Fiddlers? Convention - Located on the site of Laura Foster?s grave of the Tom Dooley fame, the convention offers old-time and bluegrass group and individual competitions. Along with instrument playing, the event offers folk singing, instrument making, old-time dance demonstrations, hayride tours, corn shucking, flat foot competitions, and local home-cooked delicacies.

The Jones Farm is on N.C. 268 in Caldwell County, 8.2 miles east of US 321 and 18.4 miles west from US 421.

Address: Jones Farm, N.C. 268 in Caldwell County
Highway 268
Lenoir, NC 28645 , Lenoir, North Carolina
Ph: (828)726-0323 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: brandon@caldwellcochamber.org
Fee: Fee

September

19 - 20 Annual Indoor/Outdoor Sculpture Celebration - Some 200 pieces of sculpture will dot the landscape of the gently rolling J.E. Broyhill Park as participating artists from across the United States compete for prizes and purchase awards. The public can enjoy a close-up look at eclectic and traditional 3-dimensional art.

Address: J.E. Broyhill Park, Lenoir
Ridge St.
, Lenoir, North Carolina
Ph: (828)754-2486 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@caldwellarts.com

20 Lenoir Folk Art and Antique Celebration - The Lenoir Folk Art and Antique Celebration will take place in downtown Lenoir in conjunction with The Caldwell Art Council?s 22nd Annual Sculpture Celebration that takes place at the JE Broyhill Park in downtown Lenoir. All that attend can look forward to fine arts and crafts, antiques, live music, children?s activities, food, artisan demonstrations, clogging, a live auction and more.

Lenoir, NC is 20 miles southeast of Blowing Rock and 18 miles northwest of Hickory.

Address: Downtown Lenoir
801 West Avenue
Lenoir, NC 28645 , Lenoir, North Carolina
Ph: (828)757-2200 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: downtownlenoir@gmail.com
Fee: Fee

29 Bridge to Bridge Incredible Challenge - Since 1989, close to 1,000 cyclists from all over the country have converged on Caldwell County for the Bridge to Bridge Incredible Challenge. The 100-mile ride begins in Lenoir at an elevation of 1,080 feet and rises to a climax of 5,280 at the Mile-High Swinging Bridge atop Grandfather Mountain. The unique finish makes the Bridge to Bridge Incredible Challenge one of the top rides in the nation, according to Bicycling magazine.

Address: Ride starts in downtown Lenoir
801 West Avenue
Lenoir, NC 28645 , Lenoir, North Carolina
Ph: (828)757-2200 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: visitors@caldwellcochamber.org
Fee: Fee

November

5 Annual Thanksgiving Kiln Opening - Watch pottery being unloaded from a wood kiln. Pottery items will include face jugs, Santa, candlesticks, and Christmas red pottery. Food will be served. Begins at 9 am.

Address: 4443 Bolick Rd. , Lenoir, North Carolina
Ph: (828)295-5099 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: visitors@caldwellcochamber.org
Web: caldwellcochamber.org

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Caldwell County Visitor Center

Located beside the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center on Higway 321

Lenoir, NC Businesses

JE Broyhill Civic Center

Meeting and Banquet Facility. 1,000 Seat Auditorium with a full-size movie screen. The center has a full entertainment schedule with an extensive national performing artist series.

Lenoir, NC Other Attractions

Cedar Rock Country Club

Course Access: Private
Holes: 18
Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7

Lenoir, NC Country Clubs

20 Miles of Furniture

Along US 321, you?ll find Caldwell County?s renowned "20 Miles of Furniture," a stretch of highway dominated by outlet stores showcasing exceptional prices and the finest selections from the industry?s leading furniture retailers.

Lenoir, NC Businesses

Comfort Inn

78 Rooms, continental breakfast, suites available, outdoor pool, excersise room, hbo, data ports. Convenient to all businesses on Hwy 321 and to Boone.

Lenoir, NC Businesses

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