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Jan. 11

‘1944: A War, The People, A New Museum:’

The Hickory Museum of Art was founded in 1944, a time when the United States was involved in World War II and Hickory was in the middle of a polio epidemic. This is an exhibition, which draws from the permanent collection, the Catawba County Historical Association and local businesses that began during this time. 1-4 p.m. Hickory Museum of Art. 243 Third Ave. Northeast, Hickory. 828-327-8576. www.hickorymuseumofart.org.

Jan. 13 ‘

1944: A War, The People, A New Museum:’

The Hickory Museum of Art was founded in 1944, a time when the United States was involved in World War II and Hickory was in the middle of a polio epidemic. This is an exhibition, which draws from the permanent collection, the Catawba County Historical Association and local businesses that began during this time. 1-4 p.m. Hickory Museum of Art. 243 Third Ave. Northeast, Hickory. 828-327-8576. www.hickorymuseumofart.org.

Jan. 14

Tastings:

Beer tasting event. 5 p.m. Catawba Valley Brewing Co. 212 S. Green St., Morganton. 828-430-6883. www.catawbavalleybrewingcompany.com.

Jan. 15

Turning with Tradition: Keeping the NC Pottery Tradition Alive through Contemporary Works:

The CVCC Potters’ Workshop will host artist Cynthia Bringle. Bringle is a resident of Penland and an instructor at Penland School of Crafts; she will speak on the Penland tradition. The lecture will be held in the CVCC East Wing Auditorium. 7 p.m. Catawba Valley Brewing Co. 212 S. Green St., Morganton. 828-430-6883. www.catawbavalleybrewingcompany.com.

Virtual Dementia Tour:

The Virtual Dementia Tour is a scientifically proven method of building a greater understanding of dementia through the use of patented sensory tools and instruction. Participants are led through the 45-minute experience in 10-minute intervals and only need to be present for their appointment time. Appointments are required and space is limited. Call for an appointment. 1-3 p.m. Robbins Center McCreary Family Professional Center. 526 Pine Mountain Road, Hudson. 828-754-0101. caldwellhospice.org.

Jan. 16

Tastings:

Beer tasting event. 5 p.m. Catawba Valley Brewing Co. 212 S. Green St., Morganton. 828-430-6883. www.catawbavalleybrewingcompany.com.

Jan. 18

‘1944: A War, The People, A New Museum:’

The Hickory Museum of Art was founded in 1944, a time when the United States was involved in World War II and Hickory was in the middle of a polio epidemic. This is an exhibition, which draws from the permanent collection, the Catawba County Historical Association and local businesses that began during this time. 1-4 p.m. Hickory Museum of Art. 243 Third Ave. Northeast, Hickory. 828-327-8576. www.hickorymuseumofart.org.

Jan. 20

‘1944: A War, The People, A New Museum:’

The Hickory Museum of Art was founded in 1944, a time when the United States was involved in World War II and Hickory was in the middle of a polio epidemic. This is an exhibition, which draws from the permanent collection, the Catawba County Historical Association and local businesses that began during this time. 1-4 p.m. Hickory Museum of Art. 243 Third Ave. Northeast, Hickory. 828-327-8576. www.hickorymuseumofart.org.

Jan. 21

Tastings:

Beer tasting event. 5 p.m. Catawba Valley Brewing Co. 212 S. Green St., Morganton. 828-430-6883. www.catawbavalleybrewingcompany.com.

Jan. 23

Tastings:

Beer tasting event. 5 p.m. Catawba Valley Brewing Co. 212 S. Green St., Morganton. 828-430-6883. www.catawbavalleybrewingcompany.com.

Jan. 25

‘1944: A War, The People, A New Museum:’

The Hickory Museum of Art was founded in 1944, a time when the United States was involved in World War II and Hickory was in the middle of a polio epidemic. This is an exhibition, which draws from the permanent collection, the Catawba County Historical Association and local businesses that began during this time. 1-4 p.m. Hickory Museum of Art. 243 Third Ave. Northeast, Hickory. 828-327-8576. www.hickorymuseumofart.org.

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