ARTS

Caldwell Arts Council | www.caldwellarts.com
Find more information about monthly art exhibits and local art programs.

Harper School of Performing Arts | http://theharperschool.org/
Come to a classical concert or learn more about local music classes.

 

BUSINESS RESOURCES

Caldwell County Chamber of Commerce | www.caldwellchambernc.com
A nonprofit membership organization that serves as the spokesperson for the business community and provides services to its members and the community at large.

Economic Development Commission | www.caldwelledc.org
The central point of contact for businesses looking to locate operations in Caldwell County.

High Country Biz | www.highcountrybiz.com
A Web-based resource linking entrepreneurs and small businesses to regional, state and national business service providers to support and grow new and existing businesses.

High Country Business Network | www.ardi.appstate.edu/hcbn/index.php
A regional support system for small business and entrepreneur development.

CCC&TI Small Business Center | http://www.cccti.edu/smallbusiness/#page=page-1
Provides small businesses with start-up assistance and business seminars.

Small Biz U | www.smallbizu.org
The largest collection of eLearning materials available for small businesses on the Internet.

 

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Caldwell County | www.caldwellcountync.org
Find government information about Caldwell County.

Caldwell County Cooperative Extension | caldwell.ces.ncsu.edu
Gives residents easy access to the resources and expertise of NC State University and NC A&T State University.

Caldwell County Pathways | www.caldwellcountypathways.com
Learn more about walking paths in Caldwell County.

Caldwell Memorial Hospital | www.caldwellmemorial.org 
Local community hospital.

City of Lenoir | www.cityoflenoir.com
Find more on Lenoir, including events and community information.

Foothills Radio | www.foothillsradio.com
Local radio stations Kicks 103.3, The Bluegrass Station, and News Talk 1340 WJRI

Granite Falls | www.granitefallsnc.com
Find community information about Granite Falls and the Baird House Transportation Museum and Lakeside Park.

Hudson | http://www.townofhudsonnc.com/
Provides event and community information about Hudson.

News-Topic | http://www.newstopicnews.com/
Breaking news, local events, movie listings, sports and community directory.

Western Piedmont Council of Governments | www.wpcog.org
Regional planning organization serving 28 local governments in a four-county area.

 

EDUCATION

Appalachian State University | www.appstate.edu
Four-year university located in Boone, NC.

Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute | www.cccti.edu
Earn your associate’s degree, update your existing skills or explore a new interest.

Caldwell County Schools | www.caldwellschools.com
Local school district.

Hickory Metro Higher Ed Center | www.hmhec.org
A partnership among several major universities to offer educational opportunities.

The Patterson School | www.pattersonschool.org
A new STEM center for Caldwell County students.

 

ACTIVITIES & PLACES TO VISIT

Bo’s BoDacious Family Entertainment | www.bosfamilyfun.com
An entertainment complex offering bowling, restaurant, arcades, and mini-golf.

Caldwell Heritage Museum | http://caldwellmuseum.org/
A museum and library offering the history of Caldwell County.

Chapel of Rest | www.chapelofrest.org
Both the chapel and its cemetery are listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.

Coffey’s General Store | web.utk.edu/~jeparks/coffey.htm
Visit one of Wilson Creek’s local historic sites and country store.

Fort Defiance | www.fortdefiancenc.org
Visit the restored 1792 home of General William Lenoir, a Revolutionary war patriot of the Battle of Kings Mountain.

Happy Valley | www.ncartstrails.org
Explore this 28-mile scenic valley and byway dotted with historic sites.

Hibriten Mountain Web Cams | http://hibritencam.caldwellschools.com/

J.E. Broyhill Civic Center | www.broyhillcenter.com
A conference and entertainment center with a national performing artist series.

Lenoir Uptown Business Association | www.visitlenoir.org
Learn more about shopping, dinning and attractions in downtown Lenoir.

Tuttle Educational State Forest | www.ncesf.org/TESF/home.htm
A 290-acre living outdoor classroom.

Wahoo’s Adventures | www.wahoosadventures.com
Raft Wilson Creek with an experienced guide.

Wilson Creek Fishing | www.fs.usda.gov
Fishing information provided by the U.S. Forest Service

Sims Country BBQ | https://www.facebook.com/simscountrybbq
Visit this acclaimed weekend local spot for BBQ, bluegrass and dancing.

Tri-County Motor Speedway | www.tricountymotorspeedway.com

Short, paved oval track featuring both schedule stock care races and special events.

 

MUSIC VENUES & EVENTS

Happy Valley Old-time Fiddlers’ Convention | www.happyvalleyfiddlers.org
A music festival held Labor Day weekend.