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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Summer Laser Series at Catawba Science Center


Come enjoy a laser show in the Millholland Planetarium all summer long! Showtimes are 6:00, 7:00, & 8:00 pm every Thursday evening. Ticket costs are $2 for CSC Members and $4 for non-members (Plus general admission).
Show Schedule:
June 3 – Laser Tribute 
June 10 – Laser Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon 
June 17 – Laser Zeppelin 
June 24 – Ready Player 1 
July 1 - Laser Spirit 
July 8 – Laser Rocket Man 
July 15 – Laser Queen 
July 22 – Laser ElectroPop 
July 29 – Laser Floyd - The Wall 
Aug. 5 – Laser Vinyl 
Aug. 12 – Laser Grateful Dead
Call 828-322-8169 to get your tickets ahead of time to reserve your spot!


Catawba Science Center & Millholland Planetarium