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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Lenoir Connect, Volume 16, Issue 2, August 2021

Events continue in August in the City of Lenoir, NC, with concerts, cruise-ins, and races. Come do more in Lenoir!

Caldwell County Farmers Market

Saturdays from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm | 902 Harper Ave (behind the County Office building)

The Caldwell County Farmers Market began in 1979 and is the longest running market in the area. The CCFM is a producer only market. Find out more info at

Picture of produce from the Caldwell County Farmer's Market, July 21, 2021

Downtown Lenoir Cruise-Ins

3:00 to 7:00 pm | Downtown Lenoir

The Lenoir Downtown Cruisers hosts cruise-ins on the first Saturday of the month from April through October in Downtown Lenoir. Local restaurants and numerous stores will be open for cruisers and their families along with spectators. It's full of good family fun. Money raised through the sale of 50/50 tickets and T-shirts will be distributed to local charitable organizations. This year the money will be going to our Helping Hands Clinic. Bring your favorite classic car, hot rod, motorcycle, etc. and come join the Lenoir Cruisers for a great time in Downtown Lenoir, NC! Check out their Facebook page at

  • Saturday, Aug. 7
  • Saturday, Sept. 4
  • Saturday, Oct. 2
  • A special TOY drive will be held Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021 so help Santa out and bring a new unwrapped toy for a child ages 2-11.

A station wagon at the Lenoir Cruise In in Downtown Lenoir July 3, 2021

FraXured Live!

Friday, Aug. 13 | 7:00 to 10:00 pm | Downtown Lenoir

Bring a chair and your ID to Downtown Lenoir and enjoy a free concert by FraXured. The show is part of Downtown Lenoir's Summer Music Madness series. Grab a bite to eat at a local restaurant or visit a downtown shop before or after the show. #DoMoreInLenoir

FraXured performing live in 2014

Gospel Singing

Saturday, Aug. 14 | 6:00 pm | Martin Luther King Jr. Center

Come to the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Lenoir for a Gospel Signing featuring Chosen and Eternity.

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Book Bag Giveaway

Thursday, Aug. 19 | 3:00 pm | Martin Luther King Jr. Center

For ages kindergarten to 12 years old. The giveaway will start at 3:00 pm on continue until all the bags are gone. This book bag giveaway is sponsored by the Caldwell County Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, Lenoir, and Hudson First.

Red book bag

Southern Sundown 4 Miler

Saturday, Aug. 21 | 7:00 pm | Downtown Lenoir

An evening 4 mile race on August 21, 2021 through the streets of Lenoir, NC finishing with a rockin’ post-race party hosted by Liquid Roots Brewing Project. More information at  /

Southern Sundown 2021 flyer

Bike Night

Saturday, Aug. 28 | 6:00 pm | 1841 Café Stage

Bike Night is hosted by Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) 15-10 from 6:00 to 10:00 pm at the 1841 Cafe Stage on Church Street in Downtown Lenoir. There will be music, food, friends, and 50/50 drawings. Bring yourself, family, and club. All bikers are welcome.

Bike Night 2021 Flyer

Carolina Tattoo & Arts Gathering

Sept. 3 – 5 | Downtown Lenoir | 1018 Harper Ave
Friday 3pm-10pm, Saturday 12pm-10pm, Sunday, 12pm-7pm

The annual tattoo convention hosted by Carolina Distillery will be held in Downtown Lenoir, North Carolina. Tattoo artists from across the country come together in a hometown setting to tattoo over the weekend. An opportunity to meet or be tattooed by some of the most talented artists. Visit for more information.

Woman getting a tattoo at the 2019 Carolina Tattoo and Arts Gathering in Downtown Lenoir

Labor Day Closings

September 6, 2021

City of Lenoir City Hall and recreational facilities will be closed Monday, Sept. 6, in observance of Labor Day.

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