Hickory – On Thursday, September 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 four easy walkable city blocks. There will be pottery, paintings, woodworking, photography and much, much more. Please remember the art work is for sale!

The Kick-Off Party begins at 5:00 pm at Full Circle Arts, located at 42B Third Street NW. The works of Full Circle Arts members are highlighted. Full Circle Arts will be celebrating two shows, “Salon de Refuse” & “Clay+ Wood”. 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 Art Crawl ends at 8:00 pm.

JAY BROWN, REALTORS, 24 258 1st Ave NW 828-679-1282 will feature the acoustic sounds of Rick Fauquet.Downtown Hickory’s Art Crawl

PLANT BASED BOSS, 2211st Ave NW Suite 110, 828-962-5443, Vegetarian/Vegan Restaurant featuring one of a kind plant based wraps, sandwiches, smoothies and more will be showcasing artist Meredith Sears paintings and wreaths.

HARRIS ARCADE ALCOVE, 221 1st Ave NW will feature acrylic paintings by artist Victoria Pacifici.

SHORT & SWEET, 221 1st Ave NW STE 107, 828-310-0611, beverage shop in the Harris Arcade serving beverages & occasional snacks & desserts will be hosting artist Julianna Fees, photography by What a Delight Photography and music by Sela Worship.

MAJESTIC MULBERRY, 221 1st Ave NW STE 104, 828-855-4317, is a locally owned and run shop specializing in locally made home décor and gifts will feature youth artists Zooey Dyson and Alex Mallard.

UNTAMED DAISY, 221 1st Ave NW STE 105, 828-638-0539, pouring our hearts into handmade bath and body products will showcase photography by Tyler King.

LIFE DOESN’T SUCC, 2211st Ave NW STE 103, 828-332-3091, changing the world one plant at a time will host pottery and up cycled plants by artist Lindsey Chapel.

TASTE FULL BEANS, 29 Second Street NW, 828-325-0108, has delicious coffee, muffins, and more, will be featuring artists are Patrick Westmoreland (watercolor), Susie McGee (quilling), Suzanne Sorrell (textile), Charles Kimso (craftsman, artist) and Redhawk Publishing (books).

TRADE ALLEY ART, 25 Second Street NW, 828-578-1076, is an artist owned Co-Op with 26-featured artists.

NAILED IT DIY, 107 Government Ave SW, 828-679-1400, offering a fresh, new way to approach Do-It-Yourself! will be showcasing works by Gina Bumgarner.

BARLEY MARKETt, 109 Government Ave SW, 828-838-1035, one-stop-shop for exceptional craft beer and wine will feature polymer clay and cement works by artist Mechelle Kanipe of Daisy Blue Madness.

GIRL SCOUTS, 208 Union Square NW Suite 101, 800-672-2148, preeminent leadership development organization for girls will showcase jewelry and gifts featuring sea glass by artist Angelica Jeffers.

TRACY’S ON THE SQUARE, 228 Union Square NW Suite A, 828-322-6651, features the watercolors of Zan Thompson and acrylics of Ernie Sills.

UNION SQUARE, Union Square NW, will be showcasing photography by Joe Young and art by CVCC Art Students.

UNDER THE SAILS – Union Square NW, presenting metal work and custom knives by craftsman Troy Barnett and watercolors by artist Krista Skelton.

HICKORY WINE SHOPPE, 238 Union Square NW, 828-324-4441, Hickory’s neighborhood wine shop, will present watercolors and acrylics by artist Jennifer Cline.

FOOT SOLUTIONS, 242 Union Square, 828-328-9844, featuring Rodney Smith (pottery demonstrations).

SPLENTIQUE FASHION BOUTIQUE, 246D Union Square (Shoppes on the Square), 828-838-1399, will be featuring Jewelry and Gift designs by artist Regina Stiltner.

SHOPPES ON THE SQUARE, 246 Union Square NW, will be showcasing pottery by Dale Zimmerman and mixed media by Debra Zimmerman.

THISTLE DEW NICELY, FLORAL & GIFTS, 252 Union Square NW, 828-328-9844, offering all things “rustic and antique” and “modern and chic” will be hosting mixed media and paper collage artist Maria Register (Featured on the Art Crawl Poster).

LARRY’S MUSIC AND SOUND, 266 Union Square NW, 828-261-0415, will be showcasing paintings by artist Rhonda Smith and pottery by potter Crystal Swanson.

The Western Piedmont Symphony will have pop-up concerts at the CommScope Stage, Trade Alley Arts, Wine Shoppe and Barley Market. This event is sponsored by the City of Hickory.

The Downtown Hickory Art Crawls are presented by the Hickory Downtown Development Association, and sponsored by Boyd & Hassell Industrial Commercial Real Estate and Focus Newspaper. Boyd & Hassell Industrial Commercial Real Estate specializes in sales, leasing, and management of industrial and commercial real estate. Focus Newspaper is your #1 Community and Entertainment Newspaper since 1978.

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