- Our list of the best things to do in Shelby, North Carolina, features the top 38 nearby activities — including 16 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Shelby, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 16 things to do within the city of Shelby, NC , followed by 22 popular activities in nearby cities, including Gastonia and Gaffney
Matthews Playhouse offers children's theatre productions for visitors to enjoy, with 12 different shows per year. The location also offers over 36 different summer camps per year for those who wish to improve their skills.
Auto racing is part of North Carolina's culture, and Mooresville is privileged to be the home of the Roger Penske Racing South Facility. This is where racecars are built, repaired and salvaged for parts. Admission is free, although most patrons buy themselves a treat at the gift store.
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170 Stepp Orchard Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28792 MoreLess Info
A variety of outdoor agricultural fun is provided at Stepp's Hillcrest Orchard. Apple picking is the most common activity, and orchard farm tours are also held throughout most of the season, 5 acre corn maze weekend wagon rides and apple cannon
Offering a big-screen experience on a small budget, Cinemark Movies 10 shows already released movies for a smaller ticket price. The theater boasts 10 screens, closed captioning and assistive listening and has 3D capability.
The Matthews Heritage Museum is located in the 1880 Massey-Clark House. As one of the oldest buildings in the area, it features galleries that take visitors back in time, and adults and children can enjoy interactive and educational activities.
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Housed in a historic 1907 building, the Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts is a venue that is host to a number of performances throughout the year. Visitors commonly enjoy attending community theater shows in the 360-seat auditorium.
A multipurpose entertainment and recreation facility, the Matthews Community Center was originally constructed as a public school in the early 1900s. The center now hosts a wide variety of events, and houses the Fullwood Theatre.
95% 19 votes
131-1B Matthews Station Street, Matthews, NC 28105 MoreLess Info
The wine shop, The Black Chicken Cellar, is a tasting bar that serves wines and a selection of craft beers by the bottle. The wine shop has 4 different types of wine available during the tastings.