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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Legends of the Night Sky: Orion


LOTNS: ORION takes an imaginative look at the stories and legends about Orion, the great hunter of the winter sky. It’s an ideal show for family audiences and younger viewers, especially when combined with a traditional tour of the winter sky using our planetarium projector. Greek mythology will never seem the same! 


Catawba Science Center & Millholland Planetarium