- TripBuzz found 21 things to do indoors in the Hickory area. From Hickory Museum of Art to Catawba Science Center, Hickory offers a variety of rainy day activities and other fun things to do indoors — including 69 indoor attractions with ratings over 90%.
- There are 37 different types of things to do inside in or near Hickory, North Carolina. Some of the most popular types of these activities include: Movie Theaters, Bowling, Theaters and Art Museum.
- There are 9 indoor activities in Hickory, and 12 indoor attractions in nearby cities within 25 miles, including: Morganton and Lenoir.
Promoting culture and the arts, Piedmont Players Theater offers both youth education camps and workshops throughout the year. This production company also puts on a number of well-known plays at its Salisbury location.
The Meroney Theater is home to the Piedmont Players, a professional theater company that stages a variety of plays and musicals. The company conducts a number of eduational programs and special events, including a 'Haunted Theater' event in October.
Waterworks Visual Art is a gallery that specializes in various mediums. The gallery features watercolor and photographic works, as well an outdoor patio area where metal and cement sculptures are displayed.
Housed in one of North Carolina's renovated 19th century warehouses is the Rail Walk Gallery. The gallery is home to a selection of art studios and galleries available to tour that showcases a diverse sampling of the local art.
Established in 2008, the Lee Street Theatre is a community performing arts group comprised solely of local volunteer actors. The theatre hosts a variety of events throughout the acting season, including dance performances, classic plays, and musicals, among others.
A pizza restaurant as well as an indoor amusement facility, the Starplex Gaffney offers a variety of games and other diversions. The complex includes a bowling alley as well as an array of arcade and redemption games.