September 1st - 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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Happy Valley Fiddlers Convention
September 1st - 3rd
Hwy 268, Happy Valley, NC
Join in the preservation of local music and culture, and fun for the whole family: concerts, dancing, contests, camping, swimming and hay rides all weekend long. Primitive camping fee not included in admission. Located off scenic highway 268, between Lenoir and North, Wilkesboro, on the banks of the Yadkin River. Visit the website for ticket information.

Carolina Tattoo and Arts Gathering
September 1st - 3rd
Carolina Distillery
The 3rd annual Carolina Tattoo and Arts Gathering is hosted by Dragon's Den Tattoo Company, featuring local artists as well as 60 world renowned tattoo artists. Guests will also enjoy fantastic food from local vendors, bartenders serving signature cocktails, and live music.

Pickin' In The Park featuring
The Nothin' New Band
September 1st, 7 PM - 9 PM
Hickman Windmill Park, behind Hudson Town Hall
This concert is free to the public! Bring your lawn chair as seating is limited. Hotdogs, drinks and popcorn will be provided by Cedar Valley Ruritan Club. Call 828-726-1009 for more information!

Lenoir Downtown Cruise-In
September 2nd, 4 PM
Downtown Lenoir
Celebrate Labor Day weekend at the 6th cruise-in of the Lenoir Downtown Cruisers' 2017 season! Enjoy lots of cool old cars, trucks, and bikes! This event is free, fun, and relaxing for the whole family.

Bing Futch @ GFB
September 6th, 7 PM - 9:30 PM
Granite Falls Brewing Company
Using Appalachian mountain dulcimer, Native American flute, ukulele, drums and electronic effects, Bing Futch deftly navigates the varied waters of traditional and modern Americana with passion, wit and a genuinely huge heart for sharing music with a crowd. This event is free for GFB's Dine-In patrons.

Tucker's Barn Singer & Songwriters Series
September 7th, 7 PM - 9 PM
1841 Cafe
Come and enjoy a 'round robin' style performance of the best of our local musicians and their amazing songwriting talents! 

The event is FREE and open to the public. However, donations to  The James C. Harper School of Performing Arts  are appreciated.

32nd Annual Sculpture Celebration
September 9th, 9 AM - 4 PM
Broyhill Walking Park
The 32nd Annual Sculpture Celebration features 70+ sculptors from the Eastern U.S. with about 200 sculptures in competition for cash awards. Free to the public with live music, children's art activities & shuttles to area parking. Food vendors on site. Much of the artwork will be for sale.

Fabulous Film Series
September 9th, 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 .

Caldwell Cuisine -
Southeast Asia
September 14th, 6 PM - 8 PM
J.E. Broyhill Civic Center
Hosted by students in Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute's Culinary Arts program, this event is the kick off for the fall semester. The events are open to the public, but diners are required to purchase tickets prior to the event. These events provide students a chance to apply their classroom knowledge.

Leadership Caldwell is still accepting applicants!
Leadership Caldwell is still taking applicants for its 2017-2018 class. Leadership Caldwell is an 8 month long course that offers an in depth look at different aspects of our communities and the unique place it is to live work and play. Registration is required. The class begins August 10th and continues the 2nd Wednesday of every month through March 2018. Email Joshua at the Caldwell Chamber of Commerce if you would like to apply to be in this year's cohort.