1. Wrestling Show
The midget wrestling event is an action-packed wrestling show from start to finish that will leave wrestling fans raving about the event for months. This is their first show of a 5-month season. An hour meet-and-greet will take place before and after the event. Only adults ages 21 and up can attend. For more information, contact Wayneo’s Silver Bullet at 704-462-1030 or find them on Facebook @midgetwrestlingentertainment.
- What: Wrestling show
- When: Friday with doors opening at 8 p.m.
- Where: Wayneo’s Silver Bullet, 5172 South N.C. 127 Highway in Hickory
- Cost: For up-to-date pricing on tickets, visit www.wayneossilverbullet.com.
2. Board game night
This is an opportunity for your youth to come out and play Checkers, Sorry, Monopoly and several other games to help get them out of the winter season boredom. Ages 4-12 are welcome to participate. Contact the Neill Clark Recreation Center at 828-322-2188 for more information.
- What: Board games
- When: Friday at 6:30 p.m.
- Where: Neill Clark Recreation Center Gymnasium in Hickory
- Cost: Free
3. Make and Take at ReSource Warehouse
Bring your kids to the Arty Party Room at ReSource Warehouse and Gallery to make their own crafts with the help of a creative and talented leader if needed. Families and all ages are welcome. Call ReSource Warehouse at 828-256-2695 for more information.
- What: Craft making
- When: Friday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
- Where: ReSource Warehouse and Gallery in Hickory
- Cost: $5 per person per hour
4. Chamber Classics III: Inside-Out/side-In
The Tesla Quartet will perform Chamber Classics III: Inside-Out/side-In at the SALT Block. Doors and cash bar open at 6:30 p.m., offering $5 beer and wine, and $1 water and soft drinks. A free meet-and-greet reception will follow the concert, where guests can enjoy refreshments while they mingle with the artists and fellow music-lovers. For more information, visit www.wpsymphony.org or call the Western Piedmont Symphony at 828-324-8603.
- What: Concert
- When: Saturday from 7:30-10 p.m.
- Where: Drendel Auditorium on the SALT Block in Hickory
- Cost: Tickets cost $12-$22 plus tax for season ticket subscribers, and $22-$32 for individual tickets purchased through the box office, at the door or online (fees may apply).
5. Wintergreen Hike
Enjoy a leisurely walk along the Hemlock Nature Trail, and learn about some of the many plant species that stay green all year long. Meet at the Jacob Fork Parking Area for this easy one mile walk. All ages are welcome. Call the South Mountains State Park office at 828-433-4772.
- What: Hike
- When: Saturday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
- Where: South Mountains State Park in Connelly Springs
- Cost: Free