The Historical Association of Catawba County and the North Carolina Pottery Center are hosting the 27th Annual Catawba Valley Pottery & Antiques Festival (CVPAF) on Friday, March 22nd and Saturday, March 23rd, 2024 at the Hickory Metro Convention Center in Hickory, North Carolina.
Friday evening will consist of a special party for Premiere and VIP ticket holders. Friday Premiere tickets are $30 that grants you early buying opportunities that begin at 7:00 PM.
Friday VIP tickets are $75 and will include food and entertainment (more details to follow) that begins at 6:00 PM. At which time, VIP ticket holders will have the opportunity to dine with the potters for a meet and greet. VIP tickets also give you the opportunity to be first on the pottery show floor at 6:50 PM (10 minutes before the show officially begins) and includes a complimentary gift bag, and 1 free drink ticket from the cash bar. VIP ticket holders will also be entered into a special drawing for works by Sid Luck and Dwayne Crocker. VIP Tickets must be purchased in advance!
The Saturday show will welcome the public from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM and will offer buying opportunities, pottery demonstrations, and a lecture by Sid Luck, Jason Luck, and Matthew Luck discussing the Luck pottery lineage. Saturday tickets may be purchased online and at the door.