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Oct
26
Fri
Haunted Statesville Ghost Tours @ Downtown Statesville
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The wildly popular Haunted Statesville Ghost Tours are back! Step beyond the beauty of Statesville’s historic downtown and discover its true haunted history- where tales of spirits, scary creatures, mysterious deaths, and creepy alleys become real. Brought to you by the City of Statesville and Downtown Statesville Development Corporation, this walking ghost tour is full of old stories and legends from Statesville’s past, so join us… if you dare!

Tours run October 19-20 & October 26-27 every half hour between 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Tickets are $10 per person. Reservations are required. Tickets will go on sale in September here: https://downtownstates.wpengine.com/tickets/.
For additional information contact DSDC at 704-878-3436 or email: info@downtownstatesvillenc.org.

What You Need To Know:
~This is a guided walking tour covering a number of blocks throughout the downtown area
~Guests are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes and clothing appropriate to outdoor weather
~Parking is available in the City Hall parking lot, Vance Hotel parking lot and on the streets
~Each tour takes from 75 – 90 minutes and departs promptly on the hour and half hour
~Tours begin at the City Hall (227 S. Center Street) on the corner of East Front and South Center Streets
~Tickets must be paid for in advance
~No coolers or alcoholic beverages will be permitted
~Guides will have lanterns; guests may bring small flashlights
~In case of inclement weather, tour dates will be rescheduled
~No refunds will be allowed for unused tickets

Oct
27
Sat
Haunted Statesville Ghost Tours @ Downtown Statesville
Oct 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The wildly popular Haunted Statesville Ghost Tours are back! Step beyond the beauty of Statesville’s historic downtown and discover its true haunted history- where tales of spirits, scary creatures, mysterious deaths, and creepy alleys become real. Brought to you by the City of Statesville and Downtown Statesville Development Corporation, this walking ghost tour is full of old stories and legends from Statesville’s past, so join us… if you dare!

Tours run October 19-20 & October 26-27 every half hour between 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Tickets are $10 per person. Reservations are required. Tickets will go on sale in September here: https://downtownstates.wpengine.com/tickets/.
For additional information contact DSDC at 704-878-3436 or email: info@downtownstatesvillenc.org.

What You Need To Know:
~This is a guided walking tour covering a number of blocks throughout the downtown area
~Guests are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes and clothing appropriate to outdoor weather
~Parking is available in the City Hall parking lot, Vance Hotel parking lot and on the streets
~Each tour takes from 75 – 90 minutes and departs promptly on the hour and half hour
~Tours begin at the City Hall (227 S. Center Street) on the corner of East Front and South Center Streets
~Tickets must be paid for in advance
~No coolers or alcoholic beverages will be permitted
~Guides will have lanterns; guests may bring small flashlights
~In case of inclement weather, tour dates will be rescheduled
~No refunds will be allowed for unused tickets

Nov
3
Sat
Statesville Pumpkin Fest @ Downtown Statesville
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Statesville Pumpkin Fest

The 16th Annual Statesville Pumpkin Fest will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018, in Historic Downtown Statesville. It will run from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with food, music, arts & crafts, kids zone, pumpkin smashing, painting, bowling and naturally, a pumpkin pie eating contest.

Highlights of the 2017 Festival:

  • Festival Kid Zone
  • Games, Rides and Activities such as Pumpkin Bowling, ~ Pumpkin Painting and even Pumpkin Smashing
  • Over 60 Art and Craft Exhibitors
  • A Variety of Tantalizing Food
  • Main Stage Entertainment
  • Cornhole Tournament
  • Classic Car Cruise-In on Court Street
  • Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest
  • Craft Beer Garden

For more information, call 704-878-3436 or log onto www.statesvillepumpkinfest.com

Jan
19
Sat
Food Truck- Cousins Maine Lobster Truck @ Fourth Creek Brewing Co.
Jan 19 @ 2:00 pm

Come enjoy the BEST Maine lobster rolls.
Brews and lobster… is this heaven?

Mar
15
Fri
Murder Mystery Dinner @ Sharpe House
Mar 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Charlotte Murder Mystery Company returns to The Historic Sharpe House for one performance of “Death Plays a Role”. Friday March 15, 2019 at 7pm at The Historic Sharpe House.

“DEATH PLAYS A ROLE”

Eileen Sullivan, the Irish actress, whose fame extends to both sides of the Atlantic ocean, was the star attraction at the Killarney Lake Theatre last night in the premiere performance of Pader O’Connor’s new play, Death Be Not Pretentious Yet, as Sullivan was acting out the scene that would make this play one for the ages, she suddenly grabbed at her throat and fell to the stage. She was dead. Now, who could aspire to take her place and be recognized as one of the ten greatest living actresses in the British Isles?

Become and investigator and help the Detective and the Charlotte Murder Mystery Company figure out “Who Dunnit?”

The Dinner
Garden Salad of fresh mixed greens and vegetables serves as your appetizer to begin your dinner.

Choose your entree: Guiness Beef Stew, a delicious Irish recipe for Beef Tips stewed in delicious aromatic spices. Irish Baked Chicken, another Irish inspiered recipe and blend of spices. Baked filet of Salmon with a Lemon Tarragon Sauce. Vegetarian entree, a plate of a variety of delicious vegetables from our sides along with eggplant Parmesan.

Sides for all of the above entrees: Creamed Irish Peas, Mashed Potatoes and Fried Cabbage.

Dessert: Lime Charlotte Russe, a tangy and slightly green finish to your meal, an Old Victorian Favorite!

Dinner Tickets include all of the above and the show for $45 (plus EventBrite Fees).

Wine Service

WIne service to accompany your menu selection, as well as a sparkling wine with the dessert course; click on your entree choice “with Wine” Additional $10

The Performance
We will begin the evening at the Sharpe House with Dinner and the performance taking place next door at The Statesville Civic Center.

Mar
16
Sat
St. Patrick’s Tea at The Sharpe House: Honoring our Irish Heritage @ Historic Sharpe House
Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us Saturday March 16 as we celebrate St Patrick’s Day and enjoy some Irish fare. Delicacies from our kitchen and prepared by local high school students will be on the menu as well as freshly brewed black tea.
Sittings for tea will be at 12:00, 1:30, and 3:00.
Tickets are available on EventBrite.com and are $18 per adult; $9 children ages 7 to 12, with children ages 6 and younger free. Tickets must be purchased by Friday March 15 at 6:00 p.m.
There will also be a raffle for some treats and goodies that will be ready to take home with you from the tea! Tickets are $1 each, 6 tickets for $5.00 or 12 for $10. Cash or check for the raffle tickets only.
Proceeds to benefit the Silas Alexander Sharpe Foundation!

 

Food Truck – Cousins Maine Lobster Truck @ Fourth Creek Brewing Co.
Mar 16 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cousins Maine Lobster is bringing #RealMaineLobster back to Statesville. Join us at Fourth Creek Brewing Company on Saturday March 16th for a LOBSTER dinner and great beer.

May
2
Thu
Tom Dooley BBQ 2019 @ The Historic Sharpe House
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

You are cordially invited to join us for an evening of southern hospitality, bbq, and bluegrass by Wood Family Tradition. Dinner will include BBQ chicken and pork and served with homemade potato salad, baked beans, corn on the cob, white slaw, red slaw and a bounty of homemade desserts. Dinner will be served on the lawn at The Historic Sharpe House May 2nd through May 4th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Reservations are required by Tuesday, May 1st. Cost is $20 per person. Proceeds to benefit the Silas Alexander Sharpe Foundation and the Historic Sharpe House, home of Statesville’s first mayor, who served his first term during the Dooley trial.

FOR TICKETS FOR THE TOM DOOLEY BBQ AT THE HISTORIC SHARPE HOUSE CLICK THIS LINK:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tom-dooley-bbq-at-the-sharpe-house-2019-tickets-56453876063?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

May
3
Fri
Tom Dooley BBQ 2019 @ The Historic Sharpe House
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

You are cordially invited to join us for an evening of southern hospitality, bbq, and bluegrass by Wood Family Tradition. Dinner will include BBQ chicken and pork and served with homemade potato salad, baked beans, corn on the cob, white slaw, red slaw and a bounty of homemade desserts. Dinner will be served on the lawn at The Historic Sharpe House May 2nd through May 4th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Reservations are required by Tuesday, May 1st. Cost is $20 per person. Proceeds to benefit the Silas Alexander Sharpe Foundation and the Historic Sharpe House, home of Statesville’s first mayor, who served his first term during the Dooley trial.

FOR TICKETS FOR THE TOM DOOLEY BBQ AT THE HISTORIC SHARPE HOUSE CLICK THIS LINK:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tom-dooley-bbq-at-the-sharpe-house-2019-tickets-56453876063?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

May
4
Sat
Tom Dooley BBQ 2019 @ The Historic Sharpe House
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

You are cordially invited to join us for an evening of southern hospitality, bbq, and bluegrass by Wood Family Tradition. Dinner will include BBQ chicken and pork and served with homemade potato salad, baked beans, corn on the cob, white slaw, red slaw and a bounty of homemade desserts. Dinner will be served on the lawn at The Historic Sharpe House May 2nd through May 4th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Reservations are required by Tuesday, May 1st. Cost is $20 per person. Proceeds to benefit the Silas Alexander Sharpe Foundation and the Historic Sharpe House, home of Statesville’s first mayor, who served his first term during the Dooley trial.

FOR TICKETS FOR THE TOM DOOLEY BBQ AT THE HISTORIC SHARPE HOUSE CLICK THIS LINK:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tom-dooley-bbq-at-the-sharpe-house-2019-tickets-56453876063?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

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