Hickory, NC Real Estate News

By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  The Hickory Community Theatre will have 2 showing times of the cult-classic film “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 9 pm and midnight. Due to the popularity of this event, fans are urged to get their tickets in advance. Reservations and purchases can be made by calling 828-328-2283 Tue-Fri 12-5 or online at www.hickorytheatre.org. The $15 admission includes a participation bag of props for interacting with the film. Patrons are not allowed to bring their own props into the historic building. “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” will be presented on the big screen in the Jeffers Theater at 30 3rd St NW in downtown Hickory.     Hickory Community Theatre 30 3rd St NW Hickory NC 28601  
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The City of Hickory Community Relations Council will have host a special Halloween Family Movie Night on Saturday, October 23, 2014 starting at 7pm at The Carolina Theater in downtown Hickory. The special showing of the Peanuts Classic "It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" will benefit The Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry.  Also showing will be Disney’s Spooky Buddies.  There is no monetary charge to see the movie, but each person is suggested to donate 2 cans of food for CCM.  Doors open at 6:30pm; movie starts at 7pm. Seating is limited to the first 425.   For more information, please call staff liaison Captain Thurman Whisnant at the City of Hickory Police Department, at (828) 261-2696.     Carolina Theater, 222 1st Avenue NW, downtown Hickory, NC
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
5068 W NC 10 HWY Hickory, NORTH CAROLINA 28602   Price: $250,000 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms 1 Partial Baths2599 Square Ft.Listing # 9578904 Location, Land, and Lots of Potential! This 4 bedroom home has 2 master suits, 3 ½ baths, plus a bonus room, located on 5 acres that are cleared and level. The home has a 2 car attached garage plus an extra large 40X34 detached garage that also has heat and air. The property also has 2 wells, one that operates the irrigation system, and an elaborate driveway with professional curbing. This large home just needs someone to give it a little TLC!   To view more details about this Hickory NC Home For Sale, CLICK HERE.     5068 W NC Hwy 10, Hickory NC     CATAWBA COUNTY SCHOOLS: Blackburn Elementary School Jacobs Fork Middle School Fred T Foard High School  
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
 The Hickory Music Factory will be offering two community jazz programs for middle and high school students starting in November 2014. Rehearsals will take place on Wednesday afternoon/evening at the Hickory Music Factory and the programs will go through the end of January 2015. Each program will end with a community performance. The HMF Big Band is an auditioned ensemble of advanced high school musicians led by Dr.Chris Nigrelli, professor of music at LR University. It builds on what students have learned in their public school jazz bands and helps them learn musical leadership skills to share with their respective band programs. Band members will develop ensemble and improvisation skills, and refine jazz styles. There will be an emphasis on the masterworks, performers, and composers ...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Hickory NC YMCA 14th Annual OrthCarolina Turkey Trot on Saturday, November 22, 2014 Youth Mile Fun Run  ~  5k Walk/Run  ~   10K Run  . BE HAPPY. BE HEALTHY. BE STRONG.   UNLOCK THE FUN   THE IMPACT Your participation in the YMCA Turkey Trot will help support kids and families in Catawba County by helping to make YMCA programs and services accessible to those who would otherwise be unable to afford the full cost of service.  . Youth Mile Fun Run:  $10 Members,  $15 Community Participant 5K Walk/Run & 10K Run:  $20 Member,  $25 Community Participant     HICKORY FOUNDATION YMCA 701 1st Street NW, Hickory, NC 28601 828.324.2858   Online Registration Now Available at www.ymcacv.org   Friday, October 31, 2014  5am-9pm Last day of early registration to be guaranteed to a t-shirt.   Friday, No...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The Downtown Hickory Farmers' Market is open Saturday mornings 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday afternoons from 10 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. and Thursdays evenings from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., ending November 1, 2014.  However, they will have two special markets in November. Their Thanksgiving "Special" Market days will be held Saturday, November, 22nd and the 29th from 10 a.m until 2 p.m. The Downtown Hickory Farmers' Market is located in beautiful downtown Hickory under the Sails on the Square. Meet local farmers, artisans and other neighbors from the Hickory area. With over 50 vendors you will find 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, and much more.
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  The City of Hickory will be hosting a Holiday Kick-off event, combining the Hickory Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting. The Hickory Christmas Parade will be held on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 6 p.m. It will begin at the intersection of North Center Street and Main Avenue.  After the parade, Santa and Mrs. Claus will light the Christmas Tree in Downtown Hickory. Music and visits with Mr. and Mrs. Claus will continue until 8:30 p.m. under the Sails on the Square. “This year, Hickory is starting a new tradition, which is to be a few steps ahead of the annual Macy’s Day Parade in New York City, because our ‘Life. Well Crafted.’ Christmas Parade is the kick off to this year’s Christmas Tree Lighting in Downtown Hickory on Friday, November 21,” said Mandy Pitts, City of Hickory Communica...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Hickory Elks Lodge 1654 will host a Hickory Veteran’s Day Ceremony on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 7 pm.  Veterans are recognized during the ceremony as well as active duty service men and women. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.  After the 7 p.m. Ceremony, the Elks Lodge provides dinner for all attendees. The Hickory Elks Lodge is located at 356 Main Ave NW in Hickory NC.  For more information, please contact, 828-322-2527.        Hickory Elks Lodge 356 Main Avenue Northwest Hickory, NC 28601  
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
1365 4TH ST NW Hickory, NORTH CAROLINA 28601 Price: $85,000 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms 1 Partial Baths1924 Square Ft.Listing # 9578818  Wonderful home in NW Hickory close to everything and ready for a makeover. This home has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, open floor plan 2 sided fireplace and large den. The seller says there are hardwood floors under some of the carpets. With some TLC, it could really be a great home. Sellers are selling as-is. Make this fixer upper your dream home.   CLICK HERE to learn more about this Hickory NC Home For Sale in Viewmont.      1365 4th Street NW, Hickory NC   HICKORY SCHOOLS: Viewmont Elementary School Northview Middle School Hickory High School   
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Hickory Elks Lodge #1654 announces the start of their 3rd Annual Food and Funds Drive for the Catawba County Backpack Program. This very important community program serves our children from elementary school to high school by providing a backpack full of healthy food for the weekend throughout the school year. Food donations are accepted through October at the Elks Lodge along with monetary donations. You can drop off donations Mon – Thur any time after 3PM and Fri – Sun after 1PM. A $100 donation will sponsor a child for an entire school year. During the 2013 – 2014 school year 275,314 meals were provided to 1,227 children in Catawba County. The Backpack Program relies on donations from local individuals, churches, businesses and service organizations. Their sole mission is to remove ...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The 2014 The Fall Ceremonies Oasis Shriners Parade in Hickory NC will be Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm in downtown Hickory.   The parade begins at the corner of Main Ave. NW & 5th St. NW. The Parade will travel east through Union Square and loop back to 1st Ave. NW, ending at the corner of 1st Ave. NW & 5th St. NW. It will be a  large, public ceremonial Parade, with dozens of parade units, including mini-motorcycles, race cars, clowns, and other exciting parade entertainment.   Oasis Shrine is the largest Shrine center in the world, with over 6,500 members. The Shriners sponsor 22 Children’s Hospital throughout North America, including Mexico and Canada, with a new Hospital soon to be built in the Philippines. With a cost of in excess of $1.5 million dollars per da...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The Valley Hills Mall will have their annual Trunk or Treat on Friday, October 31, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm for ages 0 - 18 years old.  This is a FREE event collaborated by the Valley Hills Mall and local sponsors to create a safe place for children to Trick-or-Treat.    The Valley Hills Mall is located at 1960 Highway 70 SE, Hickory, NC.   If you have any questions, please contact the mall at:  (828) 328-2436      
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
1040 15TH ST SE Hickory, NORTH CAROLINA 28602 Price: $83,900 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms 1040 Square Ft.Listing # 9578772   f you have been seeking a cute and cozy home, this is it! Located at the end of a street and surrounded by woods on two sides, this home has a lot of privacy. This home includes a large inviting gas fireplace in the living room and a wood-burning fireplace in the den in the basement. The first floor has hardwoods throughout except for the tiled floor in the full bathroom. The kitchen has granite counter tops and there are replacement windows throughout the home. There is a two-car detached garage as well as a one-car garage in the basement. Lots of storage space and a workshop are available in the basement, as well. There's the added plus of a whole house security sys...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Enjoy Halloween with your family at the Y!  The Hickory Foundation YMCA is having a Family Fun Night on Friday, October 24, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  Activities will include: Haunted Bus Mad Scientist Lab Trick or Treat Street Fun Games Cake Walk Pumpkin Carving Contest (please bring your own pumpkin to carve)   This is a community event and EVERYONE is welcome.  Participants receive 2 tickets for each canned good donated.  Canned goods will be donated to a local Soup Kitchen.    For more information, please call, 828-324-2858.   Hickory Foundation YMCA, 701 1ST. STREET NW Hickory, NC 28601
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  Four quartets from across the country will audition to become the next Quartet-in-Residence for the next three years for the Western Piedmont Symphony. The Kaia Quartets will return this season for the "Battle of the Bows" with three new quartets–Tetra Quartet, Tesla Quartet and Omer.  The next one to perform is the Chamber Classics II Tesha Quaret on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 7:30 pm. As an extra treat, the Kontras Quartet will be back to perform Chamber Classics III on Friday, February 6, 2015. All auditioning quartets will perform a Chamber Classics concert, be principal chairs for the Symphony orchestra Masterworks Series and perform numerous outreach and in-school concerts for the community.   Upcoming dates listed below..  All Chamber Classics concerts will be at 7:30 pm in ...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The Klingspor Woodworking Shop Extravaganza is coming to the Hickory Metro Convention Center on Friday & Saturday, October 17 & 18, 2014.  Show Hours:  Friday, 9:00 to 6:00 pm, and Saturday is 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.  FREE Admission and FREE Parking! There will be a great deal of incredible bargains, live demonstrations, and competitions.  Over 45 Vendors with special give-aways, and expert advice to all who love woodworking both for professional reasons or DIY projects.        Hickory Metro Convention Center Address: 1960 13th Ave Dr SE, Hickory, NC 28602 Phone: 828-322-1335    
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Bring your family to the Square in Downtown Hickory on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 for some fun Halloween festivities from 4 pm to 6 pm.  Businesses will distribute candy to costumed kids aged 12 and younger from 4 pm to 5 pm.  You can also decorate pumpkins with the Hickory Museum of Art. From 5 pm to 6 pm there will be a Costume Contest under the Sails on Union Square.  There is no entry fee to participate, but registration is required.  Please submit your completed, signed form before 5 pm on Monday, October 27. Submit registration to: info@downtownhickory.com or deliver to Bisque n Beads (232 Union Square), The Olde Hickory Tap Room (222 Union Square), OR Focus (264 First Avenue NW), OR mail your completed, signed form to: HDDA PO Box 9086 Hickory, NC 28603. Registration form can b...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The 2014 Walk to End Alzheimer's is Saturday, October 25 at Hickory Crawdad's Stadium.  Registration begins at 9 am, ceremony starts at10 am, followed by the race at 10:30 am.  The route length is approximately 1.5 miles.    General Information Where do the funds go? All funds raised through Walk to End Alzheimer's further the care, support and research efforts of the  Alzheimer's Association.The Alzheimer's Association is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Do I have to register in order to Walk? Yes, every walker should sign a standard waiver through their official registration. There is no registration fee for to Walk. However, we ask every walker to make a personal donation and commit to raising funds in the fight against Alzheimer’...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Got I.T.?  Tech Expo in Hickory NC is scheduled for Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  The event will take place at Crossing At Hillar Mill.  All of your IT Services will be under one roof.  This is an opportunity to market your services to hundreds of IT decision makers.  See how the latest technology can help your business grow.  Educational seminars will be held throughout the day on the following topics:  Social Media Marketing Network Security Cloud Computing/Date Centers Digital Media Marketing Disaster Recovery/High Availability   For more information please contact Charter BusinessJesse Sloane - Jesse.Sloane@charter.com     Hollar Mill 883 Highland Ave. SE, Hickory NC  
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The 2014 Komen NC Foothills Race for the Cure will be on October 18, 2014 at Lenoir Rhyne University, Hickory, NC.   The fee is $20 for adults and $10 for children aged 6-12.  By registering on-line, adult participants can save $5 and have the opportunity to receive one year subscription to Self Magazine.  Click here to register on-line.  The Paper registration fee is $25 and can be downloaded.  From our registration webpage, you can sign up as an individual, form a team, or join one.  If you can't make the Race or prefer to sleep in that morning, consider signing up as a Sleep In participant.  The registration is $25, but you will be mailed your T-shirt after the Race.  The 5K begins at 9:00 a.m. and the 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk begins at 8:10 a.m. To learn more about forming a team, visit...
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