from this day forward outdoor.jpg

From This Day Forward

This outdoor drama is performed every year in Valdese, as a way to tell the story of the Waldensians, a people from Italy that escaped religious persecution and settled in the foothills of North Carolina. The drama runs every Friday and Saturday from mid July to mid August every year. For tickets and more information visit

Farmer's market.jpg

Morganton Farmer's Markets

Morganton's open-air farmers markets offer the best locally grown products in the area. By visiting the Market and supporting your local growers, you reduce your carbon footprint. Plenty of variety can be found right here at your own back door!

Old Rock School New.jpg

Valdese Free Summer Concert Series

Every Friday night from May 28th to September 3rd, visit downtown Valdese to see live music performed on the field behind the Old Rock School on Main Street from 7pm to 10pm. Bring your family and friends and enjoy the live music and summer air.