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The 27th Annual Catawba Valley Pottery & Antiques Festival

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT

$5 – $75


The Historical Association of Catawba County and the North Carolina Pottery Center are hosting the 27th Annual Catawba Valley Pottery & Antiques Festival (CVPAF) on Friday, March 22nd and Saturday, March 23rd, 2024 at the Hickory Metro Convention Center in Hickory, North Carolina.

Friday evening will consist of a special party for Premiere and VIP ticket holdersFriday Premiere tickets are $30 that grants you early buying opportunities that begin at 7:00 PM.

Friday VIP tickets are $75 and will include food and entertainment (more details to follow) that begins at 6:00 PM. At which time, VIP ticket holders will have the opportunity to dine with the potters for a meet and greet. VIP tickets also give you the opportunity to be first on the pottery show floor at 6:50 PM (10 minutes before the show officially begins) and includes a complimentary gift bag, and 1 free drink ticket from the cash bar. VIP ticket holders will also be entered into a special drawing for works by Sid Luck and Dwayne Crocker. VIP Tickets must be purchased in advance!

The Saturday show will welcome the public from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM and will offer buying opportunities, pottery demonstrations, and a lecture by Sid Luck, Jason Luck, and Matthew Luck discussing the Luck pottery lineage. Saturday tickets may be purchased online and at the door.

The goal of the CVPAF is to bring together traditional potters and dealers to create a quality show that will celebrate our region’s pottery heritage, one of North Carolina’s most treasured cultural resources. The mission of the CVPAF is to foster an educational event where the public may learn about traditional North Carolina pottery, within the wider context of Southern pottery, and to provide an opportunity to purchase, collect, and study this unique cultural resource through contact with working potters and knowledgeable pottery dealers.

For more information or to purchase tickets, go to https://www.catawbavalleypotteryfestival.com/tickets.


March 22
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
$5 – $75


Catawba Valley Pottery & Antiques Festival
(828) 465-0383
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Hickory Metro Convention Center
1960 13th Ave Dr SE #5186
Hickory, NC 28602 United States
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(828) 322-1335
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