- The list below includes 72 free or cheap things to do in or near Lenoir, North Carolina, including 58 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, History Museums, Historic Homes and Movie Theaters.
- From Fort Defiance, Lenoir, NC to Caldwell Historical Museum, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Lenoir and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boone, Morganton, Blowing Rock and Hickory.
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498 Beaver Creek School Road, West Jefferson, NC 28694 MoreLess Info
Youth Outreach Skating Rink is an nonprofit organization that offers four types of party packages for children's birthday parties or private events. The rink accepts song requests and features a Fun and Skate Shop and snack bar.
The Ashe Civic Center is a live entertainment center that features a 300-seat auditorium, free parking, an annual season of concerts, and community events. The theatre is also available to rent for church events or group meetings.
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106 E Main Street, West Jefferson, NC 28694 MoreLess Info
Visitors to Ashe County Cheese Factory and Store can watch the cheese-making process from the factory's viewing area. The company produces more than 20 varieties of cheese and offers a selection of locally made wine, gifts and souvenirs.
An independently owned, family business, the restored Parkway Theatre shows classic and current first-run films on large screens. Amenities include two film auditoriums, a concessions stand and state-of-the-art digital screenings and sound.
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1489 Mt Jefferson St Park Road, West Jefferson, NC 28694 MoreLess Info
A state park, the Mount Jefferson State Natural Area is a scenic location that offers breathtaking views of and from Mount Jefferson. Visitors can hike the mountain trails and picnic in the shelters provided by the park.
Featuring photography prints, Catchlight Gallery showcases the work of local photographers. The photographers take pictures of landscapes, animals, buildings, and more. The gallery regularly hosts photography workshops with photography instruction for visitors.
Cardinal Lanes is a bowling venue with an attached sports bar. Open and league bowling activities predominate with other attractions available such as arcade games, mini golf, billiards and live DJ and karaoke concerts.
As North Carolina's only link to the French and Indian War, the Fort Dobbs Historic Site aims to preserve and interpret this time period for visitors. Interpretive tours are available daily, and reenactments and demonstrations are frequent.