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International Christmas Concert

  • Dates: December 18, 2021
  • Drendel Auditorium
    Hickory , NC 28601
  • 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Price: Free
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The 11th anniversary of the International Christmas Concert will be held in the Drendel Auditorium on the SALT Block on Saturday December 18, 2021, from 6-8 p.m. This event is free to the public, sponsored by the Greater Hickory International Council, the Romanian Baptist Church Choir, the United Arts Council, and the City of Hickory.