Hickory, NC Real Estate News

By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  The Hickory Museum of Arts is presenting their 40th Annual Angels of the Arts Brunch on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at the Lake Hickory Country Club.  The Silent Auction will be held from 10am to 11:30am, followed by the Brunch and Live Auction.  This year features a "Wreath for All Seasons"  room devoted to wreaths that are perfect for all your holiday decorating needs.  All proceeds will benefit Hickory Museum of Arts.  The cost to attend is $30 per person.  Please call HMA at 828-327-8576 for reservations.        Lake Hickory Country Club 430 17th Ave NW, Hickory, NC 28601
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Full Circle Arts has their Holiday Art Show open for everyone to view from now until January 3rd, 2015.  If you are looking for a special gift for someone, or maybe a gift certificate, visit their gallery in downtown Hickory.  They are located at 42-B Third Street NW, next door to McGuire's Pub.    Full Circle Arts, a not-for-profit co-operative of artists of all disciplines.  and was established in June, 2000, after receiving a mandate from the City of Hickory and the Catawba County Council for the Arts to form an artists’ co-operative in downtown Hickory, and opened its doors that September.  The goals of Full Circle Arts are to provide a space for visual artists (and eventually literary and performing artists) to promote and develop arts education, to develop the potential and profe...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  Hickory Music Factory would like to invite you to journey back in time and experience a 1940's Christmas Radio Hour on Sunday, December 14, 2014 from 7:00-8:30 pm at First United Methodist Church.  Music will be provided by the Hickory Jazz Orchestra and will feature Russ Wilson, Nathan Hefner, Hal Rowe, Troy Conn and Jacki Finley.  Tickets can be purchased by cash and check at Larry's Music, located 266 Union Square, Hickory 28601) or by credit card online at hickorymusicfactory.com.      First United Methodist Church is located at 311 3rd Ave NE, Hickory, NC     For more information, please contact:  828-308-5659 by phone or by email, contact@hickorymusicfactory.com. 
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The Hickory Landmarks Society 33rd Annual Poinsettias Sale at Maple Grove Museum in Hickory will be starting Saturday, November 29, until Wednesday, December 17, 2014.   It will be open 9 am to 5pm daily except Sundays.  The Hickory Landmarks Society is a non-profit organization committed to serving the Hickory, North Carolina region by leading in the protection of historically or architecturally significant neighborhoods, individual landmarks and traditions. We do this by means of education, advocacy, property management, and ensuring responsible historic preservation as part of community growth. The Maple Grove Museum is located at 542 Second Street, NE, off highway #127N in Hickory.      For additional information, please contact 828-322-4731
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  The Hickory Museum of Art is having a Jingle Bell Gingerbread House Party on Saturday December 13, 2014 from 10 to 11:30 AM.  All materials will be provided to help you get into the holiday spirit!  Enjoy the smell of fresh gingerbread as you decorate your very own gingerbread house with icing and an assortment of goodies and candies.  The cost is $20 (per house) for HMA Members and $30 (per house) for Non-Members. There are 2 Age Groups:  K-3rd and 4th Grade and Up.    For additional information, please contact The Hickory Museum of Art at 828-327-8576.        243 3rd Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601      
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Hickory Community Theatre is hosting its annual Holiday Wine Tasting at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 18, 2014 in the Council Chambers Performance Space in the HCT complex.  Dubbed “Around the World With Eight Fine Wines,” the evening features tutored tasting, hand-crafted hors d’oeuvres and door prizes. Wines included in the sampling will be available to order for delivery in time for holiday celebrations.   Tickets cost $16 for general admission seating.   To purchase tickets, please visit the HCT website at  www.hickorytheatre.org or by phone at 828-328-2283.       30 3rd St NW , Downtown Hickory
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Hickory Public Library has partnered with Hickory Community Theatre to provide a Fairy Tale Tea Time with Shrek Characters. The program will be held at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Families, teens, and adults are invited to this free program. Please bring your own tea cup. Dressing up as your favorite Fairy Tale character is optional (but encouraged).   Along with the tea and snacks, there will be a special appearance by Fiona, Donkey, and some of their friends. There will be a viewing of a holiday Shrek film and then the program will end with a drawing for tickets to the musical “Shrek” opening November 28, 2014 in the Jeffers Theatre. The stage musical of Shrek has made Broadway appearances since 2008 and it is based on the picture book ...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Shrek, the Musical will be playing at the Hickory Community Theatre, November 28 through December 14, 2014.  About the Show In a kingdom far-far away, things get ugly when an unseemly ogre shows up to rescue a feisty princess. A delight for the whole family, this musical - based on the beloved Dreamworks film character and William Steig’s book - will charm even the hardest ogre-ness out of everyone. Music by Jeanine Tesori Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay - Abaire Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig   Dates and Times of Show Thursdays, December 4th and December 11th at 7:30 pm. Fridays and Saturdays, November 29th, 30th, December 5th & 6th, 12th and 13th, at 8pm. Sundays, December 7th, & 14th at 2:30 pm.    Ticket Prices are $18 for Adults ($1...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Franc D'Ambrosio will again perform as a guest of the Western Piedmont Symphony, this time as part of their 3-day Holiday Pops weekend! The Holiday Silent Auction will re-open 2 p.m. Sunday, November 23rd, with Franc's Family Holiday Pops concert at 3 p.m. in the SALT Block Auditorium, 243 Third Avenue N.E., Hickory. D'Ambrosio will be accompanied by pianist Scott Besser. Don't forget to stay for cookies & punch with Santa Claus around 5 p.m., following the concert! Sunday matinee tickets are $16 for adults, $11 for ages 10 and younger. For more information or to reserve tickets, call the Western Piedmont Symphony at 828-324-8603.       The S.A.L.T Block, 243 3rd Ave NE Hickory, NC     Franc D’Ambrosio is best known for his impressive portrayal of the “Phantom” in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The Hickory Crawdads annual Fall Fling is scheduled for Saturday November 15th, 2014 with the free autumn event running from 11 am - 1 pm at L.P. Frans Stadium. The family-friendly event is free to the public, with activities including hayrides, arts & crafts, inflatable bounce house & speed pitch, bobbing for apples, and more. The Catawba Valley Showcase baseball game will also be played on the field. In addition to ballpark favorites in hotdogs, french fries and Pepsi products, the Crawdads will also sell seasonal favorites such as pumpkin/apple pie, warm apple cider and hot chocolate to go along with free popcorn. In addition, fans will have the opportunity to win one of two free Thanksgiving turkeys via a raffle drawing, courtesy of Galaxy Food Centers. Fans will be able to take ad...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The Hickory Hoedown & Clogging Festival is coming to the Hickory Metro Convention Center on Friday, November 14,  through Sunday, November 16, 2014 from 9 am to 5 pm.  *Clogging Workshops in at least 6 Rooms!*Clogging Vendors & Other Great Vendors & Informational Booths!*Friday Night Fun Dancing at Sims BBQ - Discounts for Workshop Participants*Full Sunday Clogging Competition in Team and Duo/Duets - Clogging and Flatfooting Solos on Saturday.*CLOGGING ALL STAR TEAM to be named and will perform - All Teams get your nominations in early!     Tickets:  (Tickets can be purchased at the door) For Ages 6 and up, $10 per day, or weekend pass costs $25 per person.  Children 5 years and under are free.     Hickory Metro Convention Center 1960 13th Ave., Dr SE, Hickory NC       North Carolina C...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Tickets are on sale for the Jingle Bell BASH (Benefiting Arts, Science and History), formerly the Mercedes Gala.  The signature fundraising event of the United Arts Council of Catawba County will be held on Monday night, December 8, 2014 at Lake Hickory Country Club. The BASH will feature outstanding food from local caterers, a silent auction and a draw down raffle. Cash prizes totaling $20,000 will be awarded, including a first place prize of $15,000. Other cash prizes will be offered for First Runner-up, Second Runner-up, and Third Runner-up. A special cash prize, honoring the late Charles Witherspoon, will be given to the 28th number drawn as this is the 28th year of the annual fundraising event. Mr. Witherspoon was a leading ticket seller for the BASH. Doors will open at 5:30 PM fo...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
“HICKORY RINGS!” To present Christmas Concerts November 18th and 20th, 2014. “Hickory Rings!” will hold its 3rd Annual Christmas Concerts on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Conover and Thursday, Nov. 20, at First Baptist Church of Hickory. Both concerts will begin at 7:30 p.m. and are free and open to the public. These holiday performances will include music of Moklebust, McChesney, Griffin, Hilty, Krug and Dobrinski. A special feature will be the choral singing of “Hickory Rings!” and its “Four in Hand” Quartet. Members of “Hickory Rings!” include Julie Shuford, Deb Byrd, Allison Keisler, Kyle McKlure, Jen Huffman, Amalie Hinson, Janet Jones, Rhonda Smith, Jill LaFone, Leslie Brown, Lindsay Bibeau, Stephen Clark, Aaron Pannebaker and Estefany Rivas. Mike Watson is the ...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Paramount Automotive and Western Piedmont Symphony present the 2014 Holiday Pops featuring Franc D'Ambrosio!  Friday, November 21, Saturday, November 22, and Sunday November 23rd.    Friday, November 21 at 5pm Master Class with Franc - FREE to the Public at the SALT Block Auditorium   Saturday, November 22, 2014 5:00 pm  Silent Auction Opens.  Cash Bar/Light Refreshments 7:00 pm   Holiday Pops With Franc D'Ambrosio   Post Concert Reception At Paramount Classic Car Museum, Wine/Beer & Hors d'oeuvres Concert Only $27    Concert & Reception:  $54   Sunday, November 23 "Family Concert" Sponsored By Frye Regional Medical Center 2:00 pm   Silent Auction Opened until 6pm 3:00 pm   Holiday Pops with Franc D'Ambrosio 5:00 pm   Cookies & Punch with Santa/Special Prize   Sunday Matinee $16   Chil...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Western Piedmont Youth Symphony and John Gordon Ross, Music Director and Conductor, present the Western Piedmont Youth Symphony FALL CONCERT, 7 p.m. Monday, November 24, 2014, at the SALT Block Auditorium in Hickory. Doors open 6:30 p.m. General admission tickets cost $7 at the door and include the new NC sales tax. Concert-goers are welcome to join the student musicians and their families at our free reception in the North Lobby of the Arts & Science Center, immediately following the performance. Assisted by Stephen Mayo, Student Conductor, the program includes: Virginia City Bagatelle.....Steven L. Rosenhaus “Minuet and Trio” from Symphony #94 in G Major.....Franz Josef Haydn; arranged by Charles L. Woodhouse “Balletto” from Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite One..…Ottorino Resphigi; Arr...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
3761 31ST ST LN NE Hickory, NORTH CAROLINA 28601 Price: $115,000 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms 1568 Square Ft.Listing # 9579113  Great 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home in NE Hickory near Snow Creek school. This home has a lot of great features for the money with a wonderfully landscaped yard, front porch and large back deck. The entrance of this house is wide open with a large living room with fireplace which connects to the dining room and kitchen. This home also features a split bedroom plan with a large master bedroom suite and closet and two large bedrooms each with walk in closets. The back yard has fenced area that would make a great spot for the dog and a large utility building with power for storage. Top it all off with a new roof and fairly new HVAC this home is ready to move right in.   C...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The downtown Hickory Shuck-n-Peel Party will be held Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 1 pm to 6 pm.  The smell of steamed oysters and fried shrimp, the taste of locally crafted beer, the sounds of Caribbean steel drums amid the ambiance of the park-like setting of Union Square are combined for a one-day party in Downtown Hickory. The Shuck & Peel Party is a mouth-watering extravaganza. The outdoor event will heighten the senses with a day of delicious food, great drink, and fun entertainment. The event is free to the public, with food and drink available for purchase. The menu includes steamed and fried oysters and shrimp, clam chowder, and hot dogs & hamburgers, with Craft Beers, wine, non-alcoholic beverages and water available. The party features beach music beginning with the Caribb...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Hickory Parks and Recreation is having their 3rd Annual Bark Bash on Saturday, November 1, 2014, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Stanford Park Picnic Shelter.    HSCC invites all participants to join in the fun with a “Mutt Mosey” dog walk! Registration for the walk begins at 9:30 am and is $20.00 with all proceeds benefiting the homeless pets at HSCC! Treat bags for dogs participating in the “Mutt Mosey” and door prizes for their humans provided by HSCC.   Owner & Pet Look-Alike Contest Biggest & Smallest Contest Most Talented and Best Dressed Contest Contest prizes donated by Walmart and Texas Roadhouse *Contest registration begins at 9:30 am*   Parade of Adoptable Dogs at 10:15 am Support the Humane Society of Catawba County by bringing pet food & supplies Sub Sandwiches from Jimmy ...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The Hickory Crawdads Craw-lloween Party is THIS THURSDAY, Oct. 30th, 2014, from 8 pm to midnight.   Come dressed in your Halloween best for a chance to win $100 in the costume contest! They'll also have the Carolina Panthers Primetime game on all four Cafe TVs!  Don't miss out on the best Halloween Party in the area!   Tickets cost $5 each.  L.R & CVCC students, $3.   21+ Year Olds and Older   It's Thirsty Thursday! Live Band $2 (12 oz) Beers $4 (24 oz) Beers     For tickets or more information, visit the Hickory Crawdads website at: www.hickorycrawdads.com or contact them by phone at 828-322-3000.     L.P. Frans Stadium 2500 Clement Blvd NW, Hickory, North Carolina 28601
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
517 11TH ST SW Hickory, NORTH CAROLINA 28602 Price: $67,500 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms 840 Square Ft.Listing # 9578942  Move in ready 2 bedroom 1 bath home in Hickory. This is a great home with hardwood floors, fireplace, fenced in yard and a huge garage/utility building. This home would be great for a first time buyer.  To learn more about this cute Bungalow home for sale in Hickory NC, CLICK HERE.   517 11th St SW Hickory NC   Hickory Schools District: Southwest Elementary SchoolGrandview Middle SchoolHickory High School
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