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Morrissa Angi
Director Community Affairs
Madeleine Shull
Assistant Director
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Hey Valdese! Did you know you can now pay your water bills online? 
Local Attractions
 A Great Day Trip Destination!
Waldensian Heritage Winery
Thursday - Sunday
1pm to 6pm
Waldensian Heritage Museum & Gift Shop
Tuesday - Friday
Tours at 11am & 2pm
*extended hours during the Outdoor Drama Season 4-6pm on Fridays & Saturdays
Trail of Faith
9am until 5pm
Piedmont & Western Railroad Museum
Monday - Friday
Meetings Thursday Nights
Call in advance
Rock School Art
Galleries I & II
Monday - Friday
8am to 5pm
Old Rock School
Monday - Friday
8am to 5pm
McGalliard Falls
Park Open to the Public
Village Park Mural
Created by Clive Haynes
Find the 51 Hidden Objects
Shop Downtown
Check out what Valdese has to offer!
 Want to move your business to Valdese? Call 828-879-2129 and we will help you get the information you need...
VMA Member Spotlight
Members Listed Below...
Catawba Valley Staffing
 152 Main Street East

Catawba Valley Staffing is a full service staffing firm that invests in growing relationships with people and businesses to benefit the communities where we work, play, learn and live.
Foothills Thrift Store
256 Main Street West
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Edward Jones
448 Main Street East

Offering a personal approach to investing and retirement planning for your long-term financial goals.
Reynold's Family Wellness Center
Reynolds Family Wellness Center has been providing full chiropractic care for the whole family in the Valdese, NC area since 1992. Dr. Paula G. Reynolds, chiropractic physician, will attend to all of your needs.  Our gentle holistic approach and natural solutions for many common health issues have improved the lives of many residents. 
Olive Hill Economic Development Corp.
309 Columbo Street
Olive Hill Community Economic Development Corporation (OHCEDC) operates the Burke Center to provide economic opportunities to citizens.
Your Floral Bouquet
104 Main Street East
Full Service Florist
Valdese Heritage
Arts Center
146 Main Street West
A co-operative of local artists presenting original arts and crafts in a historic Waldensian setting. Offering local and regional arts and crafts, Valdese Heritage Arts Center has pottery, baskets, wood carving, jewelry, stained glass, quilts, paintings and more.
Burke Hospice
Thrift & Gifts
148 Main Street East

Burke Hospice Thrifts & Gifts is a unique but important part of our health care organization. All proceeds from the resale store benefit our programs of patient care.
Valdese ABC Store
1018 Main Street West
Nationwide Ins.
Paul Mears
302 Rodoret Street South

Let us help you find the right car insurance coverage for your family. We offer a full array of products, including car insurance, homeowners insurance, business insurance and life insurance.
Brinkley Insurance
142 Main Street East
Insurance & Appraisals
Wells Cleaning
127 Main Street West

Offering commercial janitorial services, supplies and carpet cleaning.
Dolls & Designs
by Sandi
122 Main Street West

Sandi Walker known as the "Doll Doctor" has made one of a kind handmade porcelain dolls ranging in size from 1/2" to 5' tall for over 30 years and she specializes in repairs.
Fulenwider Catering
Russ Fulenwider
104 Mull Street Morganton
828-473-8000 - ext. 216
Full service catering serving Valdese, Morganton & Burke County
Bimbo Bakeries
320 Main St E, Valdese, NC 28690
Phone:(828) 874-2136
Rock Drug
240 Main St W
(828) 879-9812
Don't forget to visit the Rock Drug Fountain for lunch!
S&A Antiques & Collectables
100 Main St W
(828) 522-1144
Bingham Storage
1068 US-70,
Valdese, NC 28690

Heritage Propane
625 12th St Dr. NW Hickory NC 
Office: 828-324-2520  
Cell:  828-263-7802
The Formal Showcase
224 Main St E
Phone: 828.522.1155
Meridian Specialty
Yarn Group
Meridian Specialty
Yarn Group, Inc.
312 Colombo Street SW
Valdese, NC 28690
P: 828-874-2151
F: 828-874-3780
Foothills Temporary Employment Inc.
 130 Main St W, Valdese, NC 
 (828) 522-1123
Open M-F 8-5pm
Classic Plastic Toys & Collectibles
108 Main Street West
Valdese, NC 28690
(828) 499-2465 
Blue Ridge National
Heritage Area
 April Craft Market - April 8th 9am-4pm

Join us in the Old Rock School Waldensian Room for our April Craft Market. All entry and raffle ticket proceeds will go towards our Movies at the Rock project.
Valdese Triathlon
Carolina Broadway Theatre Company Presents: The Little Mermaid Jr.
American Legion Easter Egg Hunt
Sunday April 16 at 2pm 
Children 10 & Under are welcome!
Bring your own baskets!
Rock School Arts Foundation
Don’t miss our spring exhibitions by wood carver Don McHugh and visual artist Amy McHugh.  Read about this award winning couple below.  Elizabeth Furr,, 828-879-2129,
The Rock School Art Galleries are located on the second floor, right side entrance.  The school is located at 400 Main Street West in historic downtown Valdese.  Hours of operation: 8:30 – 5, Monday – Friday, and weekends by appointment, 828-879-2129,
Make and Take: April 29
Art 101 Class
Students ages 6 to 14 will work with different art mediums in this art class at the Old Rock School taught by Heidi Thompson.
3:30 to 5 pm on Wednesdays, Feb. 1 through May 17, 2017
Tuition: $20 per month
Call 828-879-2129 for more information. 
Wright Way Dance Classes
 At the Old Rock School
NO PARTNER NEEDED! $5 cover at the door
Want to learn how to line dance? Build your line dance vocabulary with the Level 1 Line Dance Class:
6pm-7pm:  Absolute beginners can get started with the five basic dance rhythms,step-by-step breakdowns, and lots of practice!
Couples Dance will be on Thursday nights! Learn how to swing!
NOTE: All skill levels are welcome to come for review, or warm-up, and/or low-impact aerobic exercise too.
Movie Theater Fundraiser
 No donation is too big or too small! We are raising funds for the equipment to make this project possible. 
Coming Up!
Family Friday Night Concert Series: May 5
The Band 28690
Kick off our Family Friday Night Concert Series with us on May 5, 2017 with The Band 28690! These local, nostalgic, beach, classic rock, Americana, variety and country music performers are sure to get your toes tapping. The music starts at 7 pm at the Town of Valdese parking lot beside Wells Fargo Bank on Main Street. Sponsored by the Town of Valdese. Friday Night Cruise-ins at Myra's continue throughout the year. Vintage cars and trucks fill up the block around Myra's Restaurant. Designated Fridays host a car show on Main Street.
Now Accepting Applications!
 The 42nd Annual Waldensian Festival will be held
on August 11 & 12, 2017!
Download Vendor Applications Here.
OCP Presents Summer Theatre Camps!
Old Rock School Room Rentals
Auditorium will seat up to 500 people
Waldensian Room will seat up to 150
Rooms 119, 137, 138 & 139 will seat up to 25
Teacher's Cottage will seat 50
The Old Rock School is a great place for parties, receptions, classes, recitals, performances, camps & much, much more! 
Call 828.879.2129 for further details and rates regarding these spaces.
Historic Valdese Tours
Start planning for your autumn tours now! 
 We will plan the perfect tour for your group!
School Field Trips Available!
This is just a sample tour and we can customize your tour to meet the needs of your group. Call 828-879-2126 today for more information!
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A North Carolina Main Street Community Since 2013
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