August 14th - 31st
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.
Find calendar updates, photos, and information on our website and social media profiles.

Art Class Sign-Up Night
Monday, August 14th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Folk Keeper Gallery & Antiques
Stop by Folk Keeper Gallery & Antiques in Downtown Lenoir to secure your spot for an art class!  There will be brief paperwork to fill out. You may go ahead and make a payment at this time if you wish.  If you already know which spot you want, go ahead and message them via Facebook to reserve your spot, or call 828-726-4429.
A second sign-up night will be August 29 from 5-7.
Art in Motion Dance Camp
August 14th - 18th
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Hudson Uptown Building
Children from Kindergarten through grade 8 are invited to Caldwell Arts Council's first dance and movement summer camp. Children will explore movement and learn fun dance moves in a relaxed environment. The Town of Hudson is sponsoring the week-long camp, and participants will have use of the HUB's auditorium stage! Follow this link to sign up and learn more.

Art Camps at Lolli-Lu's
Middle School Age
August 14th - 16th
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Adult Watercolor Camp
August 14th - 16th
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

High School Age
August 21st - 23rd
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Join a Bowling League at Bo's Family Entertainment!
Monday Night Mixed - USBC Sanctioned
Meeting - Monday, August 14th @ 7:00 PM
Start Date - Monday, August 21 @ 7:00 PM

Thursday Night Social League - Non Sanctioned
Meeting - Thursday, August 17th @ 6:30 PM
Start Date - Thursday, August 24th @ 6:30 PM

Contact Candy Duffy: 828-754-1574
or Matthew Storie at Bo's: 828-754-9000
Needlework, Art & Craft Exhibit
August 15th - 18th
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Caldwell Senior Center
Come see the handiwork of senior participants: beautiful quilts and other needlework, knitting, crochet, painting, wood carving and more. Items were created in classes at the senior center or by seniors on their own. Come see what the talented crafters have done and what you can learn in the classes.
Website / 828-758-2883 
CAST Presents
The Little Mermaid Jr
August 17th - 19th
J E Broyhill Civic Center
Creative Arts Show Time presents The Little Mermaid! Splashing onto the stage at the JE Broyhill Civic Center August 17 at 1:30 and 7:00 PM, August 18 at 7:00 PM, August 19 at 2:30 and 7:00 PM. Bring the entire family and join in this classic Disney "Under the Sea" adventure!

Young Professionals Networking Event
Thursday, August 17th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bo's Family Entertainment
All young professionals (age 21- 45) from Caldwell County and surrounding counties in the foothills are invited to the inaugural event for Foothills Young Professionals, for networking and bowling.
There will be finger foods and drinks available. Please RSVP: or 828-726-0616.
Business Before Hours
Friday, August 18th
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Brookdale Senior Living
Join the Caldwell Chamber of Commerce at Brookdale Senior Living in Lenoir for breakfast and a great time of  networking before work.This event is for both Chamber members and members of the public who want to learn more about Brookdale.
Come for a chance to win a prize from our 
business card drawing!

Main St. Friday After 5
Summer Music Madness
Ft. Thirsty Horses
Friday, August 18th
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Ft. The Classics
Friday, August 18th
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Downtown Lenoir - Square

Free outdoor concerts celebrating the joy of music & musical heritage of Caldwell County.

Magic & Wine
An evening of illusion and wonder.
Friday, August 18th
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Shadow Line Vineyard
Experience an intimate, up close magic show unlike any other. Caleb Sigmon delivers an evening of sophisticated tom-foolery in one of the Carolina's most unique entertainment experiences presented by Shadow Line Vineyard.

Saturday Project Sharing & Collaborative Session
Saturday, August 19th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Blue Ridge Energy
Nerd Coffee is like an open mic for ideas. This meeting will take place in the new Blue Ridge Energy Conference Room. Bring your own breakfast if you wish. For Further information, contact the Caldwell Chamber of Commerce at 828-726-0616 or email

Side Dish Cook Off at
The Coves
Saturday, August 19th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Coves Mountain River Club
Bring your most delicious dish from your collection of secret family recipes to battle the other dishes in this high stakes competition. No wagering allowed, but be sure to come with a hearty appetite to taste all the scrumptious side dishes, and enjoy music by Bobby Steadman.

Music at Granite Falls Brewing Company
The Maggie Valley Band
Saturday, August 19th
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Saturday, August 26th
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Granite Falls Brewing Company

Solar Eclipse
Viewing Parties
CCC&TI Eclipse Viewing Party
Monday, August 21st
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
CCC & TI Campus - View Event

Library Eclipse Viewing Party
Monday, August 21st
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM - View Event 

Summer Bash 2017 - The Wig Bank of Caldwell County
Saturday, August 26th
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
The Wig Bank of Caldwell County
This fun, relaxed summer dance party helps the Wig Bank of Caldwell County raise funds to help local people and their families on the journey through cancer. Stay tuned to the Facebook Event as more details are added.

Fabulous Film Series
Saturday, August 26th
8:30 PM
Downtown Lenoir - Square
This is a free event for all ages. Concessions will be available to purchase. Please bring your own chairs and blankets for seating. For more information please call 828-757-2196.

It's Back to School Time!
Monday, August 28th
Caldwell County Schools
Check out Caldwell County School's website to find information on your child's school and links the the school websites. Many schools also have a list of needed school supplies posted!