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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Freda Payne - A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald


Doors Open: 6:30pm
Show Starts: 7:30pm

Freda Payne, celebrated R&B and jazz vocalist, who shot to fame with her #1 Hit, "Band of Gold" and "Bring the Boys Home" pays tribute to the legendary Ella Fitzgerald, as no one else can!

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For more information, visit Newton Performing Arts Center


Newton Performing Arts Center