events iconThere is so much to do in Downtown Morganton! There are great places to eat and shop, live music and open mic nights, local brewery's serving craft beers, fundraisers and galas, yoga and trivia, and much more!

Check out the latest "Downtown to You" (D2U) Newsletter! d2u 36px

Earlier this year

2021 MADE Spring Challenge

January 4th - March 15th

MADE (Morganton Arts Design and Engineering) Competition is returning with a design challenge and showcase in the Spring of 2021! Full details have been released and are available at The competition gives middle and high school students the opportunity to apply their critical thinking skills, combining Art, Design, and Engineering to create a functional lamp.