Valdese FFN featuring Dirty Grass Soul
7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
After touring the Carolina's behind their self-released debut album "The Long Way", as well as shows with the likes of many of premier national bands under their belt, Dirty Grass Soul has earned a reputation as one of the southeast's emerging Southern Rock/Alt.
Valdese FFN featuring The Tim Clark Band
7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
As lead singer for the immensely popular Charlotte, NC band Sugarcreek, Tim perfected his unique brand of showmanship, displaying a natural gift for winning over an audience.
Historic Morganton Festival
noon - 10 p.m.
Miles of craft vendor, kid's zone rides, festival faire, live entertainment, beer and wine garden.
Concerts at the Rock: The True Grass Band with Sideline
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
The Old Rock School in Valdese, North Carolina has become well-known throughout the nation for its outstanding bluegrass concerts.
Oysters and Shrimp Fest
1 p.m. - 7 p.m.
he Annual October Oyster and Shrimp Festival, an annual fundraiser for the Burke Arts Council, will take place on Saturday, October 19th on the Old Court House Square and the Burke Arts Council property at 115 E Meeting Street in Downtown Morganton.
Valdese Treats in the Streets
4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
The Downtown merchants transform into all sorts of spooky creatures to fill the kiddos pumpkins with candy!
2019 Christmas in November Craft & Gift Show
4 p.m. - 2 p.m.
From wood crafts to quilts, you are sure to find something for everyone on your Christmas list this year (and maybe a few things for yourself!)
Valdese Annual Christmas Parade
10 a.m. - noon
Enjoy our small town at its finest!
Concerts at the Rock welcomes Darin & Brooke Aldridge
7 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Husband and wife duo Darin & Brooke Aldridge draw on the traditions of their native North Carolina, the savvy of a young, gifted band and their own dedication to ingenuity to create the most adventurous album of their career with their latest critically acclaimed release, Faster & Farther.
Lake James State Park
Lake James State Park offers a full menu of activities. Along with boating, swimming and fishing in the beautiful, clear waters of the 6,812-acre lake, there are 25 miles of trails, 15 of which are open to mountain biking.
Linville Gorge Wilderness
Linville Gorge is one of Eastern America's most scenic and rugged gorges, created by the scouring action of the Linville River. Sometimes it is referred to as the "Grand Canyon of Eastern USA." The steep walls of the Gorge enclose the Linville River for 12 miles.
South Mountains State Park
North Carolinas largest State Park, in one of the state’s most rugged areas, South Mountains State Park features elevations to 3,000 feet, an 80-foot waterfall, mountain streams and more than 40 miles of trails for hikers, equestrians and mountain bikers.