Hickory – Save the date! On Wednesday, May 15 the Downtown Hickory Art Crawl brings artists, art demonstrations, and music to Downtown Hickory. More than 60 artists will be displaying their creations in a walkable four city block area. There will be pottery, paintings, woodworking, and much, much more. Please remember the art work is for sale!

The Co- Kick-Off Parties begins at 5:00 pm at Full Circle Arts, located at 42-B Third Street NW, and Trade Alley Arts, located at 25 2nd St NW Maps of the Art Crawl route and the participants will be available. Make sure to pick one up so you do not miss out on any of the artists.

The Downtown Hickory Art Crawls are sponsored by the Hickory Downtown Development Association, Boyd & Hassell Industrial Commercial Real Estate, United Arts Council of Catawba County, Jackson Creative and Focus Newspaper. The United Arts Council of Catawba County is committed to advancing the cultural life of Catawba County through grants, marketing, fundraising and facilities management. The council strives to provide awareness of the cultural activities in our area, as well as grant and contribution opportunities. http://www.artscatawba.org. Boyd & Hassell Industrial Commercial Real Estate specializes in sales, leasing, and management of industrial and commercial real estate.

For more information on HDDA, membership, businesses, other events and downtown Hickory, please call 828 322 1121 or email [email protected]. Please visit the website, www.downtownhickory.com.

Photo: Artwork by Zan Thompson.