Gaston County strives to make its programs, services and activities accessible to all. 

If you will require an accommodation we request that you contact our office at least 5 days before the event.”




Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Cloninger Park, Dallas
Saturday, April 1  1:00 p.m.

The Gaston County Museum in partnership with the Town of Dallas will host its

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Cloninger Park on April 1. Thousands of eggs will be placed in the park for kids ages 10 and under. The egg hunt begins promptly at 1 p.m. -- so don’t be late! Immediately following, children will have the chance to catch an official “Running Bunny” during the Great Bunny Run.  Special thanks to Town of Dallas, Gaston County Wellness Committee, and CaroMont Health for making this event possible.




Gaston County Legacy Series: The Negro Baseball League
Dallas Historic Courthouse
Saturday, April 22 • 1 p.m.
Free Event /Reservations Requested

Participate in an eye opening, round table discussion about the Negro Baseball League and its significance in Gaston County. Led and moderated by historian Michael Turner Webb, former players Edward “G.G.” Burton, Bill Cathcart, and Carl Edward “Satch” Forney will share their memories with guests. This event is part of the Museum’s Gaston County Legacy Series that explores historic figures from local history and examines their impact on the region.

To make your reservation please contact Jason Luker, Assistant Director, at 704-922-7681 ext. 105 or at [email protected]





MayFair on the Square
Dallas Historic Court Square
Saturday, May 13 • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Free Event
Fun for the whole family! Car show, live music, artisans, games, storytellers, and more will make the square come alive! This event is made possible by support from the NC Arts Council and the Town of Dallas.

For more information about Museum programs, please contact Jason Luker, Assistant Director, at 704-922-7681 ext. 105 or [email protected]

The Dallas Historic Courthouse is located at 131 N. Gaston St., Dallas.

2017 Court Square Summer Concert Series and Cruise-In

The Gaston County Museum of Art & History in partnership with the Town of Dallas is excited to announce its 2017 Court Square Summer Concert Series.

Held on the Dallas Historic Court Square, from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m., each FREE concert will feature amazing talent (rain or shine).
Enjoy the car show along Main Street and local craft beer from Ole Dallas Brewery.

For more information contact Jason Luker, Assistant Director, at 704-922-7681 ext. 105 or at [email protected]

Saturday, June 10  Midnight Allie
Out of North Myrtle Beach and lead by Allie Privette, Midnight Allie kicks off the series with some swinging beach music and a mix of rhythm and blues.


Saturday, July 8  The Whiskey Gentry
The Whiskey Gentry, out of Atlanta, is set to release its third full-length studio album entitled Dead Ringer this spring. The husband and wife duo of Lauren Staley and Jason Morrow and bandmates incorporate deep country, Americana, honky-tonk, bluegrass and a stiff shot of gritty rock ’n’ roll in their music.

Saturday, August 12  Almost Vintage
Morganton-based, classic-rock groove-masters Almost Vintage brings the feeling of a carefree Woodstock afternoon to any venue they play! Steeped in the sounds of the 60s, 70s and 80s, they transport listeners to a simpler time when music spoke for a generation.

Saturday, September 9  The Catalinas
Since its creation in 1957, over 60 accomplished guitarists, keyboardists, trumpet players, drummers, bass players and singers have been part of The Catalinas. The band owner, Gary Barker of Statesville, has performed with the band since 1965 and attributes their long success to the ongoing popularity of beach music and the tunes the band has composed, particularly "Summertime's Calling Me" in the 70s.

131 West Main Street, Dallas, North Carolina, 28034
Email:[email protected]

Phone: 704-922-7681                               
Site By: EyeBenders