The Visit Hickory Metro team encourages visitors and locals to explore the Hickory Metro region carefully and safely. The state of North Carolina has lifted all mass gathering limits at this time but encourages individuals to still practice the three W's - Wear, Wait, Wash. People who are fully vaccinated can do all of the things that they did before the pandemic. Those unvaccinated, should still wear a mask in public indoor settings & public outdoor settings when they cannot maintain social distance. To learn more about what our area is doing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 click below. 

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Bright Future Concert

  • Dates: July 31, 2021
  • Newton, NC
  • Main Avenue
    Newton, NC 28658
  • 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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Bright Future Concerts will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Frank & Sue Jones Amphitheatre, which is in Downtown Newton on Main Avenue across from the 1924 Courthouse. Music by Gary Lowder & Smokin' Hot. In addition to the music performance, other activities for the whole family include a kid zone with an inflatable obstacle course, food trucks, and a beer garden provided by Community Brewing Ventures. Bright Future Concerts encourage visitors to experience the amazing shopping and dining opportunities in Downtown Newton.