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Love Local this February

We’re declaring February “LOVE LOCAL” month for Downtown Lenoir! Join us in this month-long celebration by showing your love for small businesses, your love for local and your love for our community. Love Letters for Local (February 1-28, 2022) This February, let our businesses know how much you love them! Write a simple love letter to a [...]

By |2022-01-27T15:23:11-05:00January 26th, 2022|Recent Creations|0 Comments


The City of Lenoir is hosting a Foothills Performing Arts (FPA) production of two Christmas shows next week at The Campus at the Historic Lenoir High School in Downtown Lenoir. And, as an early Christmas present, the shows are FREE! Dubbed "Christmas on the Campus at the Historic Lenoir High School," this premier event will [...]

By |2021-12-08T10:31:01-05:00December 8th, 2021|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Downtown Carriage Rides

For this introductory year, we are happy to announce that downtown carriage rides will be offered free of charge, thanks in part to the support of our wonderful Downtown businesses. It's a Winter Wonderland with carriage rides downtown. Please select a time slot and indicate how many riders there will be, including yourself. The carriage [...]

By |2021-11-29T08:52:24-05:00November 29th, 2021|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Shine On Shop Small & Holiday Light Show

One of Downtown Lenoir’s holiday traditions, Light Up Lenoir Holiday Light Show, will shine brightly on Shop Small Saturday, November 27th.  This year’s holiday light show will be lit up on Shop Small Saturday spotlighting all of our Downtown retailers, businesses, and eateries! Join us on Saturday, November 27th and check off all those people [...]

By |2021-11-23T15:59:55-05:00November 23rd, 2021|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Elf on a Shelf in a Store in Lenoir

This season, holiday Elves can be found all around in Lenoir’s Downtown!  As you enjoy your holiday shopping, have fun though out the Downtown district locating the hidden Holiday Elves in participating businesses and locals. Play along by collecting digital stamps and win some prizes. Everyone who finds all 20 elves will receive a 20% [...]

By |2021-11-23T15:57:22-05:00November 23rd, 2021|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Starry Night Christmas Parade

Friday, December 3rd @ 6:30pm The Downtown Lenoir Starry Night Christmas Parade is a much-loved holiday tradition in the city. High school bands march and perform, numerous community groups and businesses enter floats, and Santa visits every year! Theme The theme this year is "Walking in a Winter Wonderland." Are sleigh bells ringing? Is there [...]

By |2021-12-02T13:29:37-05:00October 30th, 2021|Recent Creations|0 Comments

New Art Gallery Opening in Downtown

    Join us for a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Artem Lenoir Gallery. Artem Lenoir Gallery will be a space to express yourself. You too can create art! Their space will be featuring familiar faces in the industry as well as new talent. There are also plans to bring programs for our young [...]

By |2021-10-06T14:14:22-04:00October 22nd, 2021|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Haunted Halloween Mystery Heist

Someone is planning to "steal" one of our famous sculptures - but who can it be, and what work of art are they going to pilfer? Join us October 25th-31st for an exciting chase around Downtown to unravel the mystery before it’s too late. Packed with fun for the whole family, our Haunted Halloween Mystery [...]