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Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden General Daytime Admission Pass
"The Four Seasons Garden gives visitors a glimpse of what we mean when we say “it’s a garden for all seasons.” All year long you’ll find a symphony of colors shapes and textures. The Cottage Garden offers sweet scents that take you back to grandma’s house. This area is a showcase of heirloom plants popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.Located between the Cottage and Canal Gardens The Crape Myrtle Grove offers visitors a place to rest in the shade. The Canal Garden includes a water feature framed by a fountain at each end. As long as a football field this garden offers new colors every season. The Scroll Garden is a study in shapes and textures as well as a garden for pollinators in the frost free months. Designed in a spiral tall plants progressively give way to ever shorter plants and The Allee Garden features a kid’s favorite — the tunnel fountain.The Ribbon Garden is accented by a curving channel of water that ends with streams of water playing a game of leapfrog while The Serpentine Garden is designed in a long meandering shape. It includes circular pools each portion themed with a different color.The Conifer is found at the end of the manicured gardens
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Charlotte Bike Tour
"Meet your guide inside the Overstreet Mall at your selected departure time. You’ll be outfitted with a bike and helmet and given a brief safety orientation before embarking on your 1.5-hour bike tour of Charlotte. Engage all of your senses as you ped which mark the city's center and divides the city’s first four wards. Cruise down Levine Avenue of the Arts past local shops coffee shops and restaurants cooking up classic Southern food. This avenue is home to the Levine Center for the Arts one of Charlotte’s key cultural destinations comprised of the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art the Harvey B Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture the John S and James L Knight Theater and the Mint Museum Uptown.Pedal past The Green small public park
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Charlotte Segway Tour
"You'll meet your guide in downtown Charlotte and get started with a safety overview for the Segway. Once you’re comfortable with the Segway’s controls follow your guide through the lively Uptown district with plenty of stops along the way to snap photos and to hear fun stories and facts about Charlotte's history. Option 1: 1.5-hour Segway tourWheel down the Levine Ave of the Arts named after local donors to the arts in Charlotte. On one side of the avenue you’ll see the Bechtler Museum designed by a Swiss architect and opened in 2010 to show the Bechtler family’s collection of modern art. Check out Niki de Saint Phalle’s outdoor sculpture “The Firebird” – which is covered in mirror mosaic and stands more than 17 feet (5 meters) tall. the oldest art museum in Charlotte with one of the largest art collections in the Southeast and the Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture
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VISIT THE TOWN OF BLOWING ROCK

High in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina BLOWING ROCK has been a destination for travellers seeking a place to rest and rejuvenate since the 1800's. Just off the Blue Ridge Parkway,...
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VISIT THE BLOWING ROCK

Saturday, October 30, 2010It was a lovely sunny day, so we decided to take a drive up the Hwy 321 to Blowing Rock, which is about an hour's drive north of Hickory. The drive up was beautiful...
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Great Theatre Lives in Hickory

Hickory Community Theatre, located in Downtown Hickory has been named Community Theatre of the Year for 2009 by the North Carolina Theatre conference.Consistently providing a broad mix of...
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Feed a cow

I could watch cows all day long. They don't do much. Eat, roam around, and moo. That's about it. Still, as someone who grew up in the city I find them fascinating. Turns out they will eat just about...
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Get Your Historical Groove On!

History has always fascinated me. No doubt that it repeats itself mainly in the unkind, obtrusive way in wars, oppression, and all the worst characteristics that mankind can conceive. That part is not...
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Hey! Look What We Got!

Yippers! Located in the heart of Hickory is the perfect example of our Southern Sophistication... the SALT Block! This complex houses the Hickory Museum of Art and the Catawba Science Center and the...
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Do you like quilts?

HICKORY MUSEUM OF ART I was in Hickory to attend the opening reception of a quilt exhibit at the Hickory Museum of Art by famed quilter, Patti Royster. WONDERFUL installation and display, which will...
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Catawba Science Center

The Catawba Science Center is a great place for kids of all ages. It's Hickory's answer to Discovery Place, but less expensive! It's open Tues - Sat 10-5 and Sun 1-5. Fridays are free for everyone,...
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OLDE HICKORY BREWERY

In 1997 OLDE HICKORY BREWERY began the renovation of an 1880 Historic landmark building in downtown Hickory, which now houses its brewing facilities.
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HICKORY COMMUNITY THEATRE

A wonderful group of talented people provide quality comedies, musicals and dramas, performed in the beautiful Charles E. Jeffers Theatre.
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SALT

Hickory Museum of Art and the Catawba Science Center and the Hickory Coral Society and the Western Piedmont Symphony and the Patrick Beaver Memorial Library
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