WELCOME TO MACARONI KID Hickory/Western Piedmont!

WELCOME TO MACARONI KID Hickory/Western Piedmont!

Thanks for joining us! We are here for NC Western Piedmont area moms and dads, grandparents and caretakers too, who love finding fun, family-friendly events and things to do in Hickory, Lenoir, Newton-Conover, Morganton, Taylorsville and surrounding areas. New to ...

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Be Smart and Safe When Holiday Shopping

Be Smart and Safe When Holiday Shopping

Even in safe communities, the holiday season brings with it an uptick in crime, especially car burglaries and stolen purses. An additional hazard is children getting separated from their parents in the chaos of the holiday crowds. Follow these tips ...

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Santa Mail 2016 ~ How and where to send your letters to Santa Claus

Santa Mail 2016 ~ How and where to send your letters to Santa Claus

Another holiday season has rolled around and the time to write letters to Santa Claus has arrived. When I was growing up, I remember having to write a letter to Santa to place under my pillow 11 days before Christmas, ...

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75+ Fun & Creative Elf on the Shelf Ideas (in Pictures)

75+ Fun & Creative Elf on the Shelf Ideas (in Pictures)

The Christmas season is in full swing and many families are participating in the Elf on the Shelf tradition, moving the little guy around each night and setting him up in unique locations, and often hilarious scenes, around the house. ...

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Sing-Along & Family Fun Night with Elsa & Anna Dec 12th ~ GIVEAWAY

Sing-Along & Family Fun Night with Elsa & Anna Dec 12th ~ GIVEAWAY

Join us for a "cool" evening featuring: karaoke and pictures with Elsa and Anna a snowflake craft with AC Moore a toy raffle with Macaroni Kid Hickory/Western Piedmont free milkshakes (with the purchase of a kids' meal) from PDQ Hickory ...

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Hickory Police Department Cops for Tots Wish House 2016 ~ Dec 19-21

Hickory Police Department Cops for Tots Wish House 2016 ~ Dec 19-21

The Hickory Police Department has started collecting toys and monetary donations for the Cops for Tots “Christmas Wish House”. The program began in the early 1980's by serving only about twelve families. It has expanded over the years and in ...

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Live Nativity Scenes in Hickory / Western Piedmont

Live Nativity Scenes in Hickory / Western Piedmont

A favorite Christmas tradition for many is to visit a living nativity scene or show with the family. There are a number of churches hosting a live nativity in Hickory, Lenoir, Taylorsville, Valdese and the surrounding area of Western North ...

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Breakfast with Santa Events in Hickory/Western Piedmont

Breakfast with Santa Events in Hickory/Western Piedmont

Looking to take the kids to dine with Santa? Here are all the events we've found scheduled for this holiday season where kids can have breakfast with Santa, lunch with Santa or cookies with Santa in Hickory, Lenoir, Morganton and ...

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Local Christmas Tree Lightings and Parades in Western Piedmont

Local Christmas Tree Lightings and Parades in Western Piedmont

Here's your comprehensive list of all the holiday kick-off events we could find upcoming in the local area including tree lightings and parades. Click on each event for full details. If you know of an event not on our list, ...

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Christmas Light Shows in Hickory / Western Piedmont and Beyond

Christmas Light Shows in Hickory / Western Piedmont and Beyond

Planning to take the family to see the Christmas lights? Below is a list of some of the best holiday light displays in and around our area, organized by region. Click on each listing for full details including address/directions. If ...

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"Elena of Avalor: Ready to Rule" on DVD ~ GIVEAWAY

"Elena of Avalor: Ready to Rule" on DVD ~ GIVEAWAY

Disney's newest princess comes to DVD with the release of Elena of Avalor: Ready to Rule available on Disney DVD December 6th, 2016! Experience the fun, action and adventure as Disney's most inspiring new leader embarks on a heroic journey ...

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Seasonal Articles from Our Archives ~ Crafts, Recipes, Tips & More!

Seasonal Articles from Our Archives ~ Crafts, Recipes, Tips & More!

Check out these Holiday themed articles from our archives for more tips, crafts, recipes and helpful information for this special season:Crafts: Rudolph the Red Nosed Raindeer Ornaments - This craft turns clay pots into a cute raindeer ornament Handprint Snowmen ...

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