Cultivating the Arts

Special Events

We categorize these events as "special" because they are annual events, events that happen each year at the same time, so not only can you mark your calendar, but you can make definate plans to attend or participate.


Casino Night Fundraiser Benefiting the Lincoln Cultural Center
The fourth Saturday in February at 7 pm on the lower level. Play Black Jack, Roulette, Craps and Texas Hold 'em for some great prizes.

Heafner Williams Vocal Compeition
Students of voice from Virgina, South Carolina and North Carolina, ages 18 - 40 may enter this compeition. Visit www.heafnerwilliamsvocal competition for more details.


Rummage Sell on the front lawn during the Downtown Development Associations Annual Food, Wine and Brew Festival. Proceeds benefit a current capital need of the Lincoln Cultural Center.


Annual Golf Tournament for the Lincoln Cultural Center
Third Thursday in June at Glen Oaks Country Club - Tee Time 10 am
Captain's Choice
Longest Drive, First, Second and Last Place Awards


Mid Year Pottery Market
Highlights the work of area potters who bring their ware to sell.
The second full weekend in July after July 4th


Dancing With Our Stars
Annual Fundraiser Orchestrated by Holly Poole Perkins
Third Weekend in August - IT IS SO MUCH FUN!
Held at the James W. Warren Citizen's Center to accomodate the audience size.


The Lincoln Cultural Center host artist and representatives from our member organizations on the front lawn during the Lincoln County Apple Festival on the third Saturday in October.


Hand Made for the Holidays
Crafters and Artisans
Annually held the weekend prior to Thanksgiving
5 pm until 9 pm on Friday and 9 am until 4 pm on Saturday


Breakfast with Santa is held the First Saturday in December. Children and there parents enjoy breakfast, have pictures made with primaries from The Nutcracker, visit with Santa and make a take home craft. Festivities begin
at 8:30 am.

Annual Community Performance of "The Nutcracker: A Children's Ballet"
Second Friday at 6:30 pm Second Saturday at 2 pm and 6 pm
The time honored tale of Clara and her very special gift is given life by local students of dance from more than six area studios. Truly spectacular!
Held at the James W. Warren Citizen's Center to accomodate the audience size


Atrs Council of Lincoln CountyLincoln County Historical AssociationLincoln Community Concert AssociationLincoln Theatre GuildDaughters of the American Revolution


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Lincoln Cultural Center

403 EAST MAIN STREET • LINCOLNTON, NC • 704-240-4989 •

The Lincoln Cultural Center’s purpose is to stimulate a deeper interest in Lincoln County’s heritage, to promote the appreciation and participation in the arts, and to foster a close relationship among the member arts organizations. The Center is a 501c (3) non-profit organization whose purpose is to support the cultural enrichment of the citizens of Lincoln County, North Carolina.