2020 Oyster & Shrimp Festival OCTOBER 17

THE ORIGINAL WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA OYSTER & SHRIMP FESTIVAL    Deborah Jones, Executive Director, 828-433-7282, or email  Click HERE to see a Video of the 2015 event!

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 of each month At the Burke Arts Council 115 E. Meeting Street Morganton It’s free and all skill levels are welcome!   Register: