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SALT Block Foundation


The SALT Block Foundation is home to the Hickory Musume of Art, Catawba Science Center, Hickory Choral Society, United Arts Council of Catawba County, and Western Piedmont Symphony. The SALT Block also has meeting spaces available to fit your needs! The available rental spaces include the Drendel Auditorium, Keiser Community room, Moretz Boardroom, Bank of Granite Boardroom and North Lawn Outdoor space.