Downtown Morganton Third Thursday Art Crawl

Burke Arts Council: Morganton-born artist, Ash Eliza Smith will feature an interactive display of the work she created during her rural residency (outside on the square).    Inside:  Robert Stamey, Watercolors.  Light refreshments Criativo Int’l Arts: Create a Masterpiece!….On one big canvas –  with brushes –  and paints –  outside for all to participate!    Refreshments!… Read more »

Fourth Annual Y-ART Sale – On the Square

Local Artists Are Cleaning Out Their Studios!….. The Burke Arts Council Annual Y-ART Sale: Come and enjoy a beautiful day in downtown Morganton strolling artists’ tents for art-related treasures of all kinds. Framed and unframed artwork, pottery, photography, woodworking, jewelry, artist supplies, seconds, older pieces, art books, prints, posters, and so much more. Saturday, September… Read more »

2019 Oyster & Shrimp Festival OCTOBER 19

THE ORIGINAL WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA OYSTER & SHRIMP FESTIVAL Saturday, October 19 – 1 til 7PM   ~ CONTINUOUS LIVE MUSIC THROUGHOUT THE DAY ~ ~ ON THE MENU ~ Fried and Steamed Oysters, Fried and Boiled Shrimp, Salt Potatoes, Clam Chowder, Barbecue, Hamburgers, plus all the fixings. Local Craft Beer and Wine will also be… Read more »


SOUTHERN DEVICES – A Live Cinema Performance & Celebration of ELSEWHERE’S 2019 Rural Residency.  Drexel/Alpine Cotton Mill No. 7 (Behind Walgreens), 109 E Flemming Drive, Morganton, NC (The Spinning Mill Building) FREE + Kids and Pets Welcome + Parking on Site + Refreshments will be Served *Please keep in mind that this is a raw… Read more »