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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Mud Mamas Studio


Mud Mamas Studio is a community pottery studio located in Hickory, North Carolina. They are fondly called the “Mud Mamas” but welcome everyone… women, men, kids. The studio is a community space for potters that are advanced and just need a place to work and they also offer classes for people that are interested in learning. They host kids workshops and kids camps as well. They have something for everyone interested in pottery and would love to have you! See more of what programs they offer on their events page. Follow them on Instagram @mudmamasstudio.