hkyplygrndHickory – The theater company The Hickory Playground has teamed up with Barnes and Noble to do a book fair to help benefit the group.

This Saturday, July 15, founders Dylan Tashjihan, Robert Fuller and Jordan Makant will be at Barnes and Noble from 7-8pm promoting their new play festival on July 22.

Please come out and bring your friends so they can learn what the Hickory Playground is about, buy some books, drink some coffee, and help benefit the arts in public schools. Starting July 15 through July 22, when you mention “Hickory Playground” when you check out, Hickory

Playground will receive 10% of the transaction, which will in turn go toward their efforts to allow everyone to participate in the arts and the creation of new works.

The Hickory Playground play festival is July 22, 7pm at the SALT Block in Hickory. Come out and support the arts in public education.  More information at