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History Explorers for Kids: Ancient American Indian Artifacts

History Explorers for Kids: Ancient American Indian Artifacts

This program will encourage children to be “history detectives” as they use their observation skills to infer the uses of ancient American Indian tools and contemporary crafts made by Cherokee artisans. Children will also learn how to play the butter bean game, a historic Cherokee counting…

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History Explorers for Kids: Ancient American Indian Artifacts

History Explorers for Kids: Ancient American Indian Artifacts

This program will encourage children to be “history detectives” as they use their observation skills to infer the uses of ancient American Indian tools and contemporary crafts made by Cherokee artisans. Children will also learn how to play the butter bean game, a historic Cherokee counting…

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Winter Carnival and Memorial Tree Lighting

Winter Carnival and Memorial Tree Lighting

Saturday, November 23, 2019
Where: Courthouse Square

When: Saturday, November 23 5:00-8:00pm

Join downtown Morganton on the Saturday before Thanksgiving for a holiday celebration for the entire family! Come out to the Courthouse Square at 5:30pm for the Memorial Tree Lighting Ceremony and…

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Historic Morganton Ghost Tours

Historic Morganton Ghost Tours

During two weekends this fall learn about Morganton’s spooky history and enjoy our quaint downtown district! The Morganton Ghost Walk was researched by local paranormal investigator Joshua P. Warren who documented creepy events, spooky stories and some bizarre history. The 1.5 hour-long, scenic…

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Historic Morganton Ghost Tours

Historic Morganton Ghost Tours

During two weekends this fall learn about Morganton’s spooky history and enjoy our quaint downtown district! The Morganton Ghost Walk was researched by local paranormal investigator Joshua P. Warren who documented creepy events, spooky stories and some bizarre history. The 1.5 hour-long, scenic…

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October Oyster Outing

October Oyster Outing

Saturday, October 19, 2019
Where: Courthouse Square

When: Saturday, October 19, 2019 12-7pm

The Annual October Oyster and Shrimp Festival, an annual fundraiser for the Burke Arts Council, will take place on Saturday, October 19th on the Old Court House Square and the Burke Arts Council…

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Historic Morganton Ghost Tours

Historic Morganton Ghost Tours

During two weekends this fall learn about Morganton’s spooky history and enjoy our quaint downtown district! The Morganton Ghost Walk was researched by local paranormal investigator Joshua P. Warren who documented creepy events, spooky stories and some bizarre history. The 1.5 hour-long, scenic…

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Fiesta Hendersonville

Fiesta Hendersonville

Fiesta Hendersonville gives Hendersonville a unique opportunity to experience the best of Latin American countries in their own backyard. Patrons can journey through over 20 represented countries and experience their people, live music, art, food and culture. Located between Allen & Caswell…

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38th Annual Morganton Festival

38th Annual Morganton Festival

Come Play In Our Streets at the 38th annual Morganton Festival, Downtown Morganton September 6 & 7.

Beginning Friday at 12:00pm enjoy a sampling of fine arts & crafts, festival cuisine, kid & teen zones.

If you are up for some exercise, be sure to sign up for the annual Sunrise…

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Summer Outdoor Movie Series

Summer Outdoor Movie Series

Enjoy out-of-this-world movie experiences all summer long at the Earth to Sky Park. From June through September, the Mayland Community College Foundation hosts space-themed movie nights on the lawn. Bring a blanket and lawn chairs, purchase some popcorn and a drink, and sit back to watch. All…

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