September 25th - October 15th
Explore Caldwell
Caldwell County is a community of craftsmen and adventurers. It is the home of historic downtowns, acres upon acres of rugged wilderness, traditional music and art, and the most public sculptures per capita in the United States. Rich in history & natural beauty, Caldwell is nestled in the foothills of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains.
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Educational Wine Tasting: Wine with Robin Nantz
Monday, September 25th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Fercott Fermentables
Come join Robin, a wine rep with Mutual Distributing, and share her passion about wine!

Chat with the Chief
Tuesday, September 26th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Caldwell County Public Library
Join Chief Scott Brown of the Lenoir Police Department for discussion in Room #5 in the Lenoir branch of the Caldwell County Library. Bring your concerns, questions, ideas, or anything else you would like to discuss.

Caldwell Women's Forum
Thursday, September 28th
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Sagebrush Steakhouse, Lenoir
The Caldwell Women's Forum was established to create a forum for working women to support one another in all aspects of their busy lives. The focus is to connect extraordinary women and help them utilize their unique talents in connecting each other to individuals that will help them springboard their businesses to the next level. They meet every last Thursday of the month at a different meeting place. Stay updated:

The Complete History of America (Abridged)
September 28th - 30th
JE Broyhill Civic Center
Presented by Foothills Performing Arts
600 years of history in 6000 seconds . . . history will never be the same! This play is a rollercoaster ride through the glorious quagmire that is American History, reminding us that it's not the length of your history that matters - it's what you've done with it! See the local players of FPA bring our history to life - like you've never seen it before. 

Stone Soup
September 29th - October 1st
Creative Arts Show Time
You are invited to a delicious event! Stone Soup is a collection of fables, adapted by Cyndi Whittaker, directed by student directors, and featuring a cast of all ages. Join CAST for scrumptious hilarity and fun!

National Night Out
Tuesday, October 3rd
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Downtown Lenoir
Free downtown event showcasing Law Enforcement vehicles and displays, information tables from area agencies, fun activities for children, music, and food.

Creating a Productive and Rewarding Workplace in Your Small Business
Thursday, October 5th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
JE Broyhill Civic Center
Best-selling author Dr. Gary Chapman presents "The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace: Empowering Organizations by Encouraging People." Hosted by the region's Chambers of Commerce and Small Business Centers. Reserve your seat today!
"Wood You Be Still?"
Opening Reception
Friday, October 6th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Caldwell Arts Council
Come see new work by Brush and Pallete Club of Caldwell County, wood turnings by Dr. Charles Scheil, and still life photography by Jim Lee. The exhibit runs through November 11 at  Caldwell Arts Council .

10th Birthday Extravaganza
Saturday, October 7th
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Chix with Stix
Chix with Stix in Downtown Lenoir are celebrating 10 great years of business. Join them as the celebrate the best part of being in business to them - the customers!

Lenoir Downtown Cruise-in
Saturday, October 7th
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Lenoir
Come out for the last Lenoir Cruisers cruise-in of the 2017 season! Lots of cool old cars, trucks, and bikes in town for an evening of free, family friendly fun and relaxation. Free door prize tickets will be given to all drivers, children up to age 11 and ladies.
**50/50 tickets**
50% will be distributed to local charities
35th Annual
Molasses Festival
Sunday, October 14th
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sims Country BBQ
35th Annual Molasses Festival at Sims Country Bar-B-Que is coming up soon! Sims will have lots of family fun, live music and entertainment, vendors, food for purchase, and molasses making!

Fall Barn Sale
Saturday, October 14th
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Caldwell County Fairgrounds
Vintage Vision in Hudson is hosting their Fall Barn Sale! Shabby chic furniture, home decor, antiques, boutique clothing and accessories, rustic signs, jewelry, wreaths, food, music and much more! 
FREE grab bag to the first 50 through the door! Giveaways throughout the day!

Fall Colors Celebration & Chowder Cook Off
Saturday, October 14th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Coves Mountain River Club
It’s getting to be that time of year again! The leaves are giving way to their spectacular autumn shine and there’s a crispness to the air. Join The Coves for this year's Fall Colors Celebration! We’re having our annual Chowder Cook Off on the summit inside the Pisgah Mountain Lodge.
There will be prizes awarded for the most delicious chowder recipe, all entries welcome.

11th Annual Fort Defiance
Oyster Roast
Saturday, October 14th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fort Defiance Oyster Roast
Experience one of the region's most magical annual events. Enjoy a fried flounder dinner and steamed oysters, with swing music by The Starlighters, on the beautiful grounds of Historic Fort Defiance, North Carolina. All profits from the event go directly to the mission of preserving and sharing the 1792 home of General William Lenoir. Find more information on Tickets below:

David Phelps
Saturday, October 14th
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
JE Broyhill Civic Center
Known for his soaring tenor voice and Gaither Vocal Band fame. Over the greater part of two decades, David’s artistry has grown to echo off of the walls of Carnegie Hall, the White House, and in countless halls and churches around the world.

Building Garden Mounds with Ben Loomis
Sunday, October 15th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Patterson School Foundation
Program Director Ben Loomis will lead a deep dive into the world of Hugelkultur, a low-cost technique to maximize your gardening area and build up your topsoil in an all natural way! This session will show how to choose a good space, construct, plant, and take care of your hugel.

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