Experience a magical night like Hickory’s never offered before at the GuildHMA Fuel the Vision Gala on Saturday, February 8th at Hickory Museum of Art. This year’s entertainment line-up is SPECTACULAR! Throughout the night, performers from Imagine Circus will entertain you with their jaw-dropping, eye-popping performances. Get your tickets at www.hickoryart.org, call 828-327-8576, or in-person at the second floor business office of the museum.
Cirque du Hope & Anniversaries Celebrating: The 50th anniversary of JDRF’s founding, the 25th anniversary of the founding of JDRF’s Piedmont Triad Chapter, and the 20th annual Hope Gala.
5:30 pm: Reception and Silent Auction
7 pm: Seated Dinner, Program, Live Auction, Fund A Cure
10 pm: After-Party
JDRF is the leading international nonprofit fighting to cure type 1 diabetes (T1D) while also helping those with T1D live healthy lives today. Supported by hundreds of thousands of donors, JDRF raises, invests and drives more funds to T1D research than any organization in the world. As a result, JDRF has played a key role in major T1D advances – drug, device, cell research – that have improved lives and brought us closer to our ultimate goal of a cure. JDRF is mission-driven and serves as an aggressive advocate and educational support for the T1D community. JDRF has staff and volunteers across the United States, has five international affiliates, funds research in more than 20 countries and supports insulin-aid efforts in the U.S. and around the world. Visit jdrf.org to learn more.
The 10th Annual Tartan Day South Celebration is a four day event honoring Celtic heritage in our area. The festival is an array of different events at many different venues featuring unique sports, incredible music, great foods and interactive as well as interesting exhibitions. The event is one of a kind in the midlands. Nearly 85,000 patrons have attended Tartan Day South events since 2011, the growth has been phenomenal in just 9 short years. Come join us in celebrating the contributions of Scottish and Irish Americans and the culture they love that brings such great fun for all ages right here at home!