About The Publisher: Carla W.

As a Carolina Girl born and raised, I have a deep connection and love for this place we call home. With MacKID Hickory, I aim to make a positive impact by providing our community with a reliable resource for discovering enjoyable and educational experiences suitable for families with children of all ages. If you aren't familiar with Macaroni Kid, we share insightful articles, recommendations, and community guides on various local attractions, family-friendly events, and activities. Whether it's outdoor adventures, arts and crafts, science experiments, library events, or cultural explorations, I want to ensure that parents have a wide range of options to create lasting memories with their children.

I understand the financial challenges that come with raising a family- which is why you'll mostly find FREE or CHEAP events on our calendar.  As a mother of 3, I am constantly seeking ways to maximize the quality of our family time while minimizing costs, and I'm happy to share practical tips, budget-friendly suggestions, and exclusive deals to help families enjoy their experiences without breaking the bank.

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