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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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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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Art Trek 2019

A visit to Tryon’s Upstairs Artspace gallery — or any gallery, for that matter — affords the visitor a chance to see a clean, final, mounted work of art, such as a framed painting on the wall or a sculpture on a pedestal, in a pristine setting, under bright lights.

What the visitor won’t see…

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Farm City Day

Farm City Day

The farm comes to the city at Hendersonville’s Annual Farm City Day, a celebration of Hendersonville’s rural traditions through introducing the urban population to agriculture. The day includes petting zoo, urban, rural and educational displays, antique and modern farm equipment, live music,…

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Art Trek 2019

A visit to Tryon’s Upstairs Artspace gallery — or any gallery, for that matter — affords the visitor a chance to see a clean, final, mounted work of art, such as a framed painting on the wall or a sculpture on a pedestal, in a pristine setting, under bright lights.

What the visitor won’t see…

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North Carolina Apple Festival

North Carolina Apple Festival

The North Carolina Apple Festival is the official Apple Festival in the state, and includes a street fair, arts & craft vendors, free live entertainment, children’s activities, carnival rides, the King Apple Parade, festival food, the Apple Festival 8k/team5k/mini moo mile, vintage car show,…

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Morganton TGIF Summer Concert Series – Buick MacKane

Morganton TGIF Summer Concert Series – Buick MacKane

Friday, July 26
Band: Buick MacKane – Southern Rock

Buick MacKane closes out the 2019 season of the TGIF Summer Concert Series on Friday, July 26th. Bring your chair or blanket and enjoy this free performance on the Historic Courthouse lawn. Food and beverage vendors open at 6:00pm offering a…

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Morganton Farmers Market

Morganton Farmers Market

Opening Day: Saturday Market
Saturday, April 27
Dates: April 27 – October 26, 2019

Time: 8:00am until 12:00 noon

Join us for the opening day of the 2019 season of the Morganton Farmers Market. The Saturday Morganton Farmers Market is located at 300 Beach Street, behind Maria’s Italian…

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25th Annual ACC Chili Cook-Off

25th Annual ACC Chili Cook-Off

Thursday, March 14, 2019

25th Annual ACC Chili Cook-Off presented by Burke County Farm Bureau Insurance

The ACC Chili Cook-Off presented by Farm Bureau Insurance will take place Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm at the Morganton Community House (120 North King Street). A…

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Oliver!

Oliver!

The streets of Victorian England come to life as Oliver, a malnourished orphan in a workhouse, becomes the neglected apprentice of an undertaker. Oliver escapes to London and finds acceptance

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Oliver!

Oliver!

The streets of Victorian England come to life as Oliver, a malnourished orphan in a workhouse, becomes the neglected apprentice of an undertaker. Oliver escapes to London and finds acceptance

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Oliver!

Oliver!

The streets of Victorian England come to life as Oliver, a malnourished orphan in a workhouse, becomes the neglected apprentice of an undertaker. Oliver escapes to London and finds acceptance

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Oliver!

Oliver!

The streets of Victorian England come to life as Oliver, a malnourished orphan in a workhouse, becomes the neglected apprentice of an undertaker. Oliver escapes to London and finds acceptance

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Oliver!

Oliver!

The streets of Victorian England come to life as Oliver, a malnourished orphan in a workhouse, becomes the neglected apprentice of an undertaker. Oliver escapes to London and finds acceptance

Read More

Oliver!

Oliver!

The streets of Victorian England come to life as Oliver, a malnourished orphan in a workhouse, becomes the neglected apprentice of an undertaker. Oliver escapes to London and finds acceptance

Read More

Oliver!

Oliver!

The streets of Victorian England come to life as Oliver, a malnourished orphan in a workhouse, becomes the neglected apprentice of an undertaker. Oliver escapes to London and finds acceptance

Read More

Fit Families 5K

Fit Families 5K

Each spring, this community race through downtown Burnsville brings together friends and family for a fun fitness event.

Businesses, civic leaders, church groups and community citizens are invited to cheer on the runners as they make their way through town. People often dress in costumes, ring…

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