2019 Oyster & Shrimp Festival OCTOBER 19

THE ORIGINAL WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA OYSTER & SHRIMP FESTIVAL Saturday, October 19 – 1 til 7PM RAIN OR SHINE ! On the Historic Courthouse Square in Downtown Morganton Admission to the event is free – food and drink available for purchase    ~ CONTINUOUS LIVE MUSIC THROUGHOUT THE DAY ~ Continental Divide  ~ ON THE… Read more »

Downtown Morganton Third Thursday Art Crawl – September 19

Burke Arts Council: The Sixth Annual Juried Photography Exhibition and Glass Sculpture by Diane Enger. Light refreshments. Music by Michaela Pittman Morganton City Hall: Featuring the work of Lee Keller. Refreshments from the Community House (5 – 7:30PM) Hamilton Williams: Light refreshments will be served. Adventure Bound Books (In their NEW Location!) 120 N. Sterling… 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 »



Join Foothills Strummin’ & Hummin’ for some Ukulele Jam First and Third Thursdays in December (5th and 19th) At the Burke Arts Council 115 E. Meeting Street Morganton It’s FREE!  All skill levels are welcome! Register Here for:


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 »