Hickory, NC Real Estate News

By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  The Hickory Music Factory is now signing up students 11-17 years of age for their annual summer camps for the weeks of July 7-11 & 14-18, 2014.  The first of the two camps is the HMF Rock Camp (July 7 to 11). Throughout the week, the students will rehearse with their band and learn the essentials needed to perform on stage. There will be classes and clinics focusing on song writing, stage performance, music history, and, music theory. The week will end with the students playing a concert on Friday, July 11th at the SALT Block Auditorium 8 pm. All groups will also have the opportunity to perform at Highland Recreation Center for their Music Showcase on Sat July 12th and on the HMF Stage at this year's Oktoberfest in downtown Hickory. The second of the two camps is the HMF Recording Ca...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  Rick Cline's annual Steel Drum Workshop and/or African Drumming Workshop will be head June 23-27, 2014.  Rick Cline says, "It is an excellent opportunity for beginners to experience drumming with very low commitment. Participants will learn basic techniques, authentic song selections, and some history about the instruments.".   All instruments are provided by the Piedmont Percussion Program and Cline. At the end of week there will presentation at Hollar Mill on Friday June 27, 6:30pm which is open to the public.   The workshops wil be held at the Salt Block in the Western Piedmont Symphony Rehearsal hall June 23-27. Steel Drum Workshop: 6:00-7:30pm M-Th, cost: $80 African Drumming Workshop: 7:30-9pm M-Th, cost: $80.     To enroll, email: rickclinenc@gmail.com or call/text 828-320-295...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  The " Auto Lawn Party" car show will be held 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 6, 2013 on the SALT Block lawn at 243 Third Avenue NW. .  There’s something fun for everyone. Events include the car show, food, music, art exhibits, children’s trike/bike show, music, beer garden, merchandise for sale, raffle prizes, a ride and drive, and awards ceremonies. The event is open to the public, and there is no charge for spectators, who can also vote for their favorite classic car. Below is a detailed description of the event's festivities.       The Autolawn EuroClassic Car Show Want to spend a lovely day out on the lawn, sipping a cool beverage, listening to music and drooling over some of the world’s most cherished automobiles? How about a test drive in a brand new vehicle courtesy of...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  Frye Regional Medical Center is having a Senior Health Awareness Fair on June 23, 2014 from 8am - 12pm.  Frye Regional Medical Center will be offering a variety of free medical services including: Peripheral Vascular Screening Diabetic Foot Inspection Balance and Falls Risk Assessment Stroke Risk Assessment   This event is sponsored by the Catawba County Department of Social Services Adult Protective Services and the WPCOG Area Agency on Aging in honor of World ElderAbuse Awareness Day.   You can register by calling, 855-200-FRYE Registration is requested but not mandatory   Event Location: Western Piedmont Council of Governments (WPCOG)   1880 2nd Ave. NW Hickory, NC 28601  
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  The Hickory Crawdads are hosting this year's first All-Star Game for the South Atlantic League (SAL) and it kicks off with an All-Star Bash in Downtown Hickory. The All- Star Bash will be Monday, June 16, 2014, under the Sails on the Square between 6 and 10 p.m.,      The Downtown All-Star Bash is free and open for the public.. Tickets that include food, beer and Pepsi products are $25 for adults (must be 21 or older to consume alcoholic beverages), and $12 for those 20 and younger (includes food and Pepsi products).     Monday Night's Band:   Formed in the spring of 2003 from a group of guys who love The Classics/Rhythm & Blues, The Extraordinaires have put together a unique blend of music that is sure to get people out of their seats and on the dance floor. From the powerful kickin...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
464 7TH ST SW Hickory, NORTH CAROLINA 28602 Price: $275,000 5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms 3891 Square Ft.Listing # 9576589  Simply wonderful home in Hickory built in 1908 with 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and a perfect combination of early century charm and modern convenience. This home has a majestic entry with lots of architectural detail and quality craftsmanship. The main level features a formal living room, parlor, large dining room, sun porch, and commercial style kitchen. There are also 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Upstairs you are greeted to an elegant hall way leading to 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. There is also a guest house that has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, kitchen and a large open living room. This property sits blocks from Downtown Hickory in the up and coming Green Park area of town. S...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
There will be a Bocce Ball Family event on Saturday, May 3, 2014 starting with team check-in at 8:30 am. Catawba County Parenting Network and Lenoir-Rhyne University invite families to get outside, have some fun together, and celebrate the extraordinary men whose strength, leadership and love help make a wonderful and positive difference in the community.   Click here to learn more about the family Bocce Ball Event. 
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  Love being a big kid at heart?  Come out to the Senior Egg Hunt and Picnic at Geitner-Rotary Park in Hickory on Thursday, April 17, 2014 from 12pm - 2 pm.   Click here to learn more about the Senior Egg Egg Hunt.
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Downtown Hickory Farmers' Market is scheduled to open the season on April 16, 2014.     Click here to learn more about dates and times for this season's farmers' market.   
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Woof Walk will be Sunday May 4, 2014 and is presented by Humane Society of Catawba County and Hickory Parks & Recreation, is promoting healthy hearts and happy tails. Held this year at Geitner-Rotary Park in Hickory, Woof Walk 2014 is an opportunity for you and your walking buddy to get some healthy exercise and help the homeless animals at Humane Society of Catawba County.     CLICK here to learn more about the Hickory NC Woof Walk
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  Catawba Science Center and the Hickory Museum of Art would like to see if you have the skills to secure a raw egg from destruction in a high speed egg drop.   For more information about this event, click HERE. 
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Hunger Exists in Catawba County. Families are in need and you can make a difference by donating food or money during the month of April. Visit one of these following restaurants on Tuesday April 15, 2014 and they will donate 10% of the day’s proceeds to the Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry Emergency Food Pantry Program:   Click here to see the list of participating restaurants:
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  Catawba Science Center presents The NC Science Festival Science Expo on April 4, 2014, from 2 to 6 pm. The NC Science Festival Science Expo at Catawba Science Center includes 10 hands-on, inquiry-based learning stations supportive of Catawba Science Center’s traveling exhibit “Body Carnival”. In addition to providing greater engagement on the topic of the human body, visitors will also have the opportunity to meet health and science professionals.   For more information on the NC Science Festival Science Expo, CLICK HERE
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Celebrate your tax refund at Humane Society of Catawba County with a “Tax Break Special” $10 discount on spay and neuter surgery for cats and dogs paid in April. Foothills Spay/ Neuter Clinic offers surgery Monday-Friday at Humane Society of Catawba County.   Click here for more information on the Humane Society of Catawba County Tax Break Special.
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The Hickory Museum of Art is hosting a benefit party on Friday, April 11, 2014 from 7 – 10pm called “With a Little Help from Our Friends.” This event includes a benefit art show and sale of the same name on exhibition April 5 through June 1, 2014   For more information on the Hickory NC Art Show and Party, CLICK HERE        
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  The 12th Annual NC Railroad Expo will be held Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the Hickory Metro Center. Approximately 250 tables full of railroad lanterns, timetables, books, and models of all scales will be available. The show is sponsored by the Alexander Chapter of the National Railway Historical Association and all proceeds from the show will benefit the SE Narrow Gauge & Shortline Museum located at the Newton depot.   Click here for more information on the 12th Annual NC Railroad Expo. 
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
    The Hickory Parks and Recreation Department is offering three week-long, Summer Outdoor Adventure Programs (S.O.A.P) this summer, 2014.   SOAP 1 will be held the week of June 16-20, 2014 for ages 9-12 SOAP I includes tubing, rock climbing at Crowder's Mountain, a day at the US National Whitewater Center, hiking Linville Falls, visiting Grandfather Mountain and hiking and canoeing at Geitner-Rotary Park. The cost is $173.00 for City of Hickory Residents and $193.00 for Non-City of Hickory Residents.   Please click HERE for additional information regarding the S.O.A.P.
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  3745 SANDY FORD RD Hickory, NORTH CAROLINA 28602 Price: $199,900 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms2914 Square Ft. Listing # 9572356 Check out this wonderful home in the Mountain View/Blackburn area that has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and a full basement on 1.27 acres.The main level has a large living room with stone fireplace and the kitchen has a pantry, bar seating and separate dining area. The master bedroom has 2 closets as well as double sinks in the master bathroom. There are two additional bedrooms on the main level. The basement has one large open space that would make a great recreation room with its gas log fireplace and wet bar area. There is also a room that would make a great office or study, a laundry room and a garage space that would make a great workshop. The yard has a great ba...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The 27th annual Children’s Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014 starting at 10 a.m. 2 year olds at 10:00 a.m. 3-4 year olds at 10:15 a.m. 5-6 year olds at 10:30 a.m. There will be 25,000 stuffed eggs, live music provided by Hickory Music Factory and entertainment for the whole family to enjoy.  Specially marked eggs include special prizes. Children 7-12 years can join in the night hunt at 8:15 p.m. (don't forget your basket and flashlight).   In the event of inclement weather, the hunt will be rescheduled for Sunday, April 13, 2104 with 2-6 year olds beginning at 1:00 p.m.  and 7-12 year olds beginning at 8:15 p.m. for the night hunt.   The Hickory Parks and Recreation Department hosts this event in partnership with the Hickory Elks Lodge, Hickory Jaycees and the Hi...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  Gastroenterology Associates, P.A. is excited and proud to bring Get Your Rear In Gear Hickory 5K Run/Walk, a national event to help increase awareness of colon cancer, to the Hickory community. Get Your Rear in Gear Hickory will host the event Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 9:00 am at Lenoir-Rhyne University   Date: Saturday, March 22, 2014Registration: 7:30 amKids Fun Run: 8:30 am5K Timed Run: 9:00 am5K Walk: 9:05 a.m. Location: Lenoir-Rhyne University 625 7th Avenue NE Hickory, NC  28601 The 5K is a USA Track & Field Certified Course. View the course map!   Registration Fees Pre-Race through March 17, 2014 Adult 5K Run/Walk: $25 Child 5K Run/Walk (12 and under): $12 After March 17th and on Race Day: Adult 5K Run/Walk: $35 Child 5K Run/Walk (12 and under): $15 Packet Pickup:  Friday, M...
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