Hickory, NC Real Estate News

By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The 18th Annual Catawba Valley Pottery & Antiques Festival is coming to Hickory on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the Hickory Metro Convention Center.  More than 115 potters and vendors will offer their wares and antiques.  Items include historical pottery, textiles, baskets, furniture and miniature items; with contemporary potters selling items ranging from coffee mugs to amazing works of art.  There will also be special programming featuring pottery videos, demonstrations and an annual lecture presented by a special guest.  The Catawba Valley Pottery & Antiques Festival is a non-profit event benefiting the Catawba County Historical Association in Newton and the North Carolina Pottery Center in Seagrove.  The primary fund-raiser is the Friday night review party which offers guests an ear...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
1410 4TH ST DR NW  #207 Hickory, NORTH CAROLINA 28601 Price: $125,000 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms1266 Square Ft. Listing # 9578483   Beautiful  two bedroom, two bath condo in Viewmont Plaza. Buyers will enjoy easy access to Viewmont shopping in this central location.Granite counters and custom tile backsplash complement this kitchen with generous storage and adjacent laundry area.The open floor plan has crown moldings, neutral colors and lots of natural light.Multiple storage closets. Security elevator with intercom system.   For additional information regarding this NW Hickory Condo For Sale, CLICK HERE.           Hickory Schools District: Viewmont Elementary School Northview Middle School Hickory High School
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Catawba Science Center has their annual Summer Fun Camp information available for the 2015 season.  CSC will have 10 weeks of hands-on, engaging science classes for youth in grades pre-k to rising 9th grade students starting June 15, through August 21, 2015.  The program will feature small classes taught by certified teachers and trained assistants, high quality programming and interaction with CSC exhibits.  Choose from morning, afternoon or all day sessions.      To learn more details about the CSC Summer Camp program, please visit their website at:  http://www.catawbascience.org/education/summer-fun/        Or you can call them at 828-322-8169                
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The Hickory Museum of Art offers Summer Camps from June through August each year.  This year they will have three age categories available with nearly 20 different camp themes.  The age ranges are 4-6 years, 7-9 years and 10-14 years.  Children will have an opportunity to explore different mediums including:  Painting Drawing Sculpting Collage Printmaking And More! To learn more about their camps or to download their 2015 Summer Art Camp Brochure and Registration Form, visit the Hickory Art Museum website at:    http://hickoryart.org/summer-camps   If you would like to speak with someone directly, please call HMA at 828-327-8576.             
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The Hickory Crawdads will have their 2015 season opening day on Thursday, April 9th, 2015.  This is the Crawdad's 23rd season and their upcoming season schedule has now been released.  They will begin their season right here at the L.P. Frans Stadium in Hickory NC., and their last scheduled game will also be held as a "home" game.  Their South Atlantic League Northern Division will be comprised of 140 games, 70 per half.  The 2 halves will be split by the All-Star break from June 22nd - 24th, with the 56th annual SAL All-Star Game taking place in Asheville, NC.    To view their upcoming schedule, please visit the crawdads' schedule website page at:  http://www.milb.com/schedule/index.jsp?sid=t448   To purchase tickets, please call the box office at:  828-322-3000 or purchase tickets on...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  The Downtown Hickory Farmers' Market will be open for the 2015 Season starting Saturday, April 18, 2015.  Local farmers, artisans and other neighbors from the Hickory area come together every year to be a part of or visit over 50 vendors.  There is a wide selection of fresh, locally grown produce, potted plants, and herbs, meats, dairy products, cut flowers, honey, preserves, fresh baked goods, hand-made crafts, plus so much more! During certain times, you can also enjoy live entertainment too.    To learn more about specific details, please visit the Hickory Farmers' Market website www.hickoryfarmersmarket.com or email them at hickoryfarmersmarket@gmail.com.    The Hickory Farmers' Market website should be updated soon.         
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Spring is here and with it comes the Hickory NC Annual Easter Egg Hunt!  This year the Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2015 beginning at 10am for children 2-6 years old.  At 8:15pm, children 7-12 years old can hunt by flashlight!  (please remember to bring your own flashlight).  Both hunts will be held at the Henry Fork River Regional Park, off I-40, Exit 121 at 5655 Sweet Bay Lane. Participants can expect over 25,000 stuffed eggs, special prizes, entertainment for all ages and the Easter Bunny!!    For more information contact Senior Recreation Programmer Lauren Townson at (828) 324-1200 or ltownson@hickorync.gov    
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  The Olde Hickory Tap Room is having their annual St Patrick's Day celebration on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 with Food and Drink Specials! Enjoy their Iris Tap Takeover of Murphy's Stout, Guiness, Smithwick's & Harp.  Plus, Special Pint Night, Paddy Apple Bombs, (keep the glass!), and Irish themed food!  In addition, they'll also have specials on popular Irish Whiskeys like Midelton, Jameson Black Barrel and Knappogue!           222 Union Sq., Hickory, NC, United States 28601 (828) 322-1965  
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
4630 ANASTASIA WAY, Hickory, NC 28602 $159,900 3 Bedroom, 2 Baths, 1,648 sq. ft., Listing #:  9580861   Priced to sell at $159,900! This beautiful brick/vinyl one level home is move in ready with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in the quiet neighborhood of Ashton Glen in Mountain View. This house has hardwood floors in the entry, living room, dining area, and one of the bedrooms. The kitchen has tons of cabinets and counter space and is open to the dining area. The huge living room has a gas fireplace and vaulted ceilings for a nice open feel. The deck overlooks the fairly level yard with a fenced in area that can be used for a dog or a garden. Check out this house today and you will not be disappointed.   CLICK HERE to learn more about this Mountain View home for sale.    CATAWBA COUNTY SC...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  2730 24TH ST CT NE Hickory, NORTH CAROLINA 28601 Price: $239,900 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms1 Partial Baths1916 Square Ft. Listing # 9577174   This lovely home has 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, and is nestled on 0.33 acre culdesac lot in Brookfield. The main level has hardwood floors throughout , a large living room with gas log fireplace, that opens up into breakfast nook, and kitchen with tiled countertops & island. The formal dining area and plantation blinds on lower level. The upstairs features the bedrooms and 2 baths upstairs. The master bedroom suite has a jetted tub, double vanity, separate shower, and his & hers closets. Fresh paint throughout whole house and upper and lower decks newly stained. The basement recently finished has a large family/entertainment room and other rooms whic...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
00 Grace Drive, Hickory NC, 28601$37,5008 Lots, 3.90 total acres 8 building lots sold together as one package. Perfect for a family to homestead or a builder to put some new homes up in a nice quiet neighborhood, close to the lake.Grace Chapel is a really nice area without city taxes. 5 lots are on the Grace Dr. side and 3 lots are on the Wolfe side.A full survey is being conducted with all the details shortly. It will show the individual lots staked as well as the easement for the road.       
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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 f...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Frye Regional Medical Center invites families to the National Day of Dance for Your Health event on Satirday, March 14, 2015 at the Hickory Foundation YMCA from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.  There will be mobile health unit screenings beginning at 8 a.m. Day of Dance educates consumers on a variety of cardiovascular conditions and overall health. Coronary heart disease, which causes heart attacks, is the leading cause of death for Americans. When done on a regular basis as a form of exercise, dancing can burn as many calories as swimming, walking, or riding a bike. The 2015 National Day of Dance is presented by Frye Regional Medical Center, the Spirit of Women Hospital Network and Good Housekeeping magazine. Join Frye to celebrate your family’s overall health. Everybody dance now!   About Frye Re...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to the Shuford Gym in Hickory, NC on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 7pm.  Their fun, family-friendly show will feature some of the greatest athletes on the planet. With incredible ball handling wizardry, amazing rim-rattling dunks and trick shots, side-splitting comedy and unequaled on-court fan interaction, this must-see event. Join Globetrotter stars after the game where they will stay for an autograph, photograph and high five session for fans (subject to availability). The Globetrotters will face a great challenge this year, as the infamous Washington Generals are more determined than ever to beat the Globetrotters.The Generals, the last team to beat the Globetrotters, are now coached by a former member of that 1971 team. They are on a mission and ...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Hickory Rotary Club has announced dates for its musical fundraiser, “ROTARIAN IDOL”. The event will be held Saturday, March 14, 2014 at 7 pm in PE Monroe Auditorium on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne University. 100% of the money raised will be used to benefit educational needs throughout Catawba County and other humanitarian causes that Rotary supports.   The Hickory Rotary Club has announced the 20 contestants selected by a panel of judges to compete in the club’s annual musical fundraiser, Rotarian Idol. This year the event will be held Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 7 pm, in PE Monroe Auditorium on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne University   This year competing for $4,500 in total prize money will be: Mark Bodnar Cristin Cartwright Matthew Cook Josh Costello Wesley Curtis Michael Donnelly Autu...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The Catawba Valley Feathers Bird Show is scheduled for Saturday, February 28, 2015 from 9am - 5pm at the Hickory Metro Convention Center. This is a family event. There will be cages, food, birds and reptiles for sale and all kinds of accessories for your critters so come on out and get what you need. This annual event is hosted by Catawba Valley Feathers and features a colorful, fascinating and song-filled world of exotic birds.   Tickets Prices are $3 each for adults.  Children under 10 and adults over 65 are free.       Hickory Metro Convention Center, 1960 13th Ave. Drive SE, Hickory;       For more information, contact Brenda Starnes at 828-304-4579
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Enjoy A fun, interactive, Frozen sing-a-long on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 2pm and 6pm.  The Newton Conover Auditorium says you can dress as your favorite Frozen character to experience all the event has to offer during this family event.  In addition to the $5 ticket price, you can purchase a Frozen FunPack for $5 that will include all types of goodies!  You can use your FunPack to follow along with interactive activities during the sing-along version of this very popular movie.  If you don't want to spend the $5 on the FunPack, that's ok.  You can still watch the movie and sing-along, but they highly recommend purchasing one FunPack per person to get the best, most entertaining experience possible. There are 2 showings.  One at 2pm and one at 6pm.  Seating is general admission so...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
1606 E AVE SE Hickory, NORTH CAROLINA 28602 Price: $62,0002 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms1112 Square Ft.Listing # 9580619 Charming home is move-in ready!This home was updated in 2005 with new maple cabinets, appliances, laminate flooring and fixtures.Neutral decor features high ceilings and moldings for added charm. Eat-in kitchen includes the two year old stainless refrigerator and newer flat top range.  All windows were also replaced with low-maintenance, double-paned windows for energy efficiency.Two outbuildings for additional storage - one is wired for electricity. Deck overlooks level backyard. To learn more about this Hickory NC Home For Sale, CLICK HERE. HICKORY SCHOOLS:Viewmont Elementary SchoolNorthview Middle SchoolHickory High School  
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
1611 15TH ST NE Hickory, NORTH CAROLINA 28601 Price: $62,000 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms 720 Square Ft.Listing # 9580520    Adorable low maintenance bungalow with 2 bedrooms, and 1 bathroom, located near shopping, dining, and schools. Warm neutral paint and an open feel makes this little charmer feel bigger. Great back yard with plenty of room to run around, nice and level. The owner has done a some updates. New HVAC system in October of 2013, new water heater in January of 2015, and a new bath vanity, screen doors, porch lights, and ceiling fan in February of 2015. Seller is offering $500 towards home warranty or closing cost.  CLICK HERE to learn more about this home for sale in NE Hickory NC.       1611 15th St NE, Hickory NC 28601     CATAWBA COUNTY SCHOOLS: St. Stephens Elementary Sch...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
1106 38TH AVE NE Hickory, NORTH CAROLINA 28601 Price: $289,000 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms 1 Partial Baths2756 Square Ft.Listing # 9580482   Wonderful 4 bedroom home with lots of hardwood floors in NE Hickory. This home has tons of space and really nice layout. The main level features a large kitchen with lots of cabinet space and stainless appliances. The kitchen has a large eat-in area that is open to the den which has an inviting fireplace and lots of built-ins. There is also a large formal living room and formal dining room. The upstairs has a Large master bedroom suite that features a large closet and a separate tub/shower as well as double sinks. There are 3 additional large bedrooms, a bathroom and large bonus room on the second floor. The back yard is really special with special pl...
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