Caldwell County hosts several statewide dance competitions, meetings, and pageants each year. Below is a listing of our major meeting and event spaces along with some of our lesser known venues for receptions, corporate retreats and weddings.

J.E. Broyhill Civic Center

1913 Hickory Blvd. (US 321) | Lenoir, NC 28645 | Phone: 828-726-2401 |
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Situated conveniently on U.S. 321, just south of Lenoir, the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center is easily the most recognizable landmark in Caldwell County. The J.E. Broyhill Civic Center is available for conferences, seminars, training sessions, holiday parties, wedding receptions, business meetings, and other special events.

Conference Space
The conference center can accommodate banquet seating for up to 300 people. There are eight meeting rooms available in addition to the auditorium. The center provides an on-site catering facility with an approved catering list. Tables and chairs are included in the room rental.

The auditorium can house over 1,000 patrons, providing state-of-the-art audio visual equipment for any need. The Civic Center can accommodate computerized ticketing, dressing rooms, full-size movie screen, and lighting and sound systems as well as a client mailing list for event marketing and promotions.

Services and Equipment
The Civic Center can provide a PA system, AV equipment, podiums, microphones, dry erase boards, televisions, DVD/VCRs, slide projectors, laptop computer, phone line, 220 VAC power, dance floor, linens, serpentine table, overheads and screens, plus wireless Internet.



Theatre Seating: 1,000

Conference Room A
Dimensions: 7,000 sq. ft.
Banquet Seating: 350
Classroom Seating: 250
Theatre Seating: 250

Conference Room B
Dimensions: 1,500 sq. ft.
Banquet Seating: 100
Classroom Seating: 80
Theatre Seating: 150

Conference Room C
Dimensions: 550 sq. ft.
Banquet Seating: 60
Classroom Seating: 40
Theatre Seating: 65

Caldwell County Library

120 Hospital Avenue | Lenoir, NC 28645 | Phone: 828-757-1270 |
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The Caldwell County Public Library offers seven meeting rooms, ranging in seating capacity from 15 to 180 people. There is no charge for governmental and nonprofit groups; however, other groups are charged. The use of the rooms are on a self-serve basis, meaning set-up and clean up is the responsibility of the group using the room. Visit the Caldwell County Library Web site for fee structure and rental application.

Services and Equipment
The library offers tables, chairs, overhead, screen, and projectors.



Room 2
Dimensions: 20′ x 30′
Theatre Seating: 40
Classroom Seating: 35

Room 3
Dimensions: 20′ x 30′
Theatre Seating: 40
Classroom Seating: 26

Room 4
Dimensions: 10′ x 15′
Classroom Seating: 26

Room 5
Dimensions: 20′ x 30′
Classroom Seating: 22

Room 6
Dimensions: 40′ x 70′
Theatre Seating: 180
Classroom Seating: 125

Room 7
Dimensions: 25′ x 50′
Theatre Seating: 95
Classroom Seating: 50

Room 8
Dimensions: 20′ x 25′
Theatre Seating: 25
Classroom Seating: 15

Club Cola, Antique Vending Company

24 South Main Street, #2 | Granite Falls, NC 28630 | Phone: 828-962-9783
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Adjoining one of the world largest private vintage antique soda machine showrooms is Club Cola, a banquet facility providing event space for parties, reunions and other events. Attendees can browse the vintage soda pop museum while listening to their favorite oldies on the jukebox. An extra fee can provide your party with all the bottle soda you can drink.

Event Space
Club Cola provides a one-room event space for up to 350 people.

Services and Equipment
Club Cola provides an on-site catering facility as well as tables, chairs, stage area, and handicap accessible restrooms.


Hudson Uptown Building (HUB)

Auditorium | 145 Cedar Valley Road | Hudson, NC 28638 | Phone: 828-728-8272 |
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This restored 1947 Hudson Elementary School is rented for meetings, dinner theatres, and civic activities. The HUB is the perfect setting for wedding receptions, parties and reunions.

Event Space
The most notable features of The HUB are its 22-foot ceilings, beautiful hardwood floors and 5.5-foot circular windows on the outside of the facility. Also on the outside is a beautiful pond with bronzed lifelike children. The 44,000-square-foot facility includes 10,000 square feet of restored auditorium including a 1,200-square-foot stage and seating for 78 in the balcony and banquet seating of 288 on the floor. The HUB has downstairs dining room rental space which has available banquet seating of 160.

Services and Equipment
The HUB provides set-up and break-down of tables and chairs as well as catering space. We are equipped to provide extra lighting and sound. Handicap accessible restrooms are on site.



Dimensions: 70′ x 58′
Ceiling: 22′
Banquet Seating: 288
Theatre Seating: 578

Dining Hall
Dimensions: 70′ x 50′
Ceiling: 12′
Banquet Seating: 160

Classroom 1
Dimensions: 20′ x 40′
Ceiling: 9′
Classroom Seating: 40

Classroom 2
Dimensions: 20′ x 50′
Ceiling: 9′
Classroom Seating: 40

The Broyhill House

US 321 | Lenoir, NC 28645 | Phone: 828-726-2210 | 
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The Broyhill House is a Southern-style estate situated on twelve private acres and is managed and operated by the Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute. The Broyhill House offers the ideal location for meetings, receptions, specials events and corporate retreats.

Event Space
This three-story, 34-room house offers 8,000 square feet of flexible indoor meeting space as well as private grounds and gardens suitable for additional gatherings.

Services and Equipment
On-site technical equipment is available along with a kitchen facility and a list of recommended caterers.


Bo’s BoDacious Family Entertainment

1115 Blowing Rock Boulevard (US 321) | Lenoir, NC 28645 | Phone: 828-754-9000 | | e-mail: [email protected]
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For those looking for a unique space to hold their corporate outing, birthday party, wedding shower, church event or small-group meeting will find that Bo’s provides a unique venue coupled with bowling, arcade, billiards, lounge, and a mini-golf course.

Event Space
Bo’s offers three small meeting/party rooms and one banquet room for large groups.

Services and Equipment
On-site catering is available with chairs, tables, podium and linens. Team building courses for corporate and civic groups are available.


Comfort Inn, Lenoir

970 Blowing Rock Blvd. (US 321) | Lenoir, NC 28645 | Phone: 828-754-2090
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Event Space
This Lenoir hotel is easily accessible from US 321 and offers a small meeting room and board room. Water is provided free. Coffee, soft drinks, pastries, and other food items are available at an additional cost.

Services and Equipment
Tables and chairs are provided. An overhead projector, screen, flip chart, DVD/VCR, podium, dry erase board, and television are available upon request. Charges may apply.



Cardinal Room
Dimensions: 675 sq. ft.
Banquet Seating: 36
Theatre Seating: 40
Classroom Seating: 30

Classroom Seating: 10

Lenoir American Legion Building

401 Main Street NW | Lenoir, NC 28645 | 828-728-2607 or 828-754-3071
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Event Space
Located in downtown Lenoir, this 8,000-square-foot building is available for parties, dances, concerts, wedding receptions and any event.
Services and Equipment

The building is equipped with a full kitchen, stage, sound system, tables, metal chairs, podium, and restrooms.