Founded in July of 1988, the Piedmont & Western Model Railroad Club has combined the talents and passions of local railroad enthusiasts to create a fictitious rail line serving Western North Carolina. The HO scale railroad runs from Marion, NC to Leadvale, TN, carrying loads across the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains. Total trackage covers over 1,000 feet.

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McGalliard Falls Park

Elegant waterfall, just minutes from Downtown Valdese. Easily walk to one of the overlooks or dip your toes in the McGalliard Creek. Perfect place to rewind with family, friends and pets!
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Community Theatre

Old Colony Players is a thriving community theatre company who calls Valdese home. Artfully performing since 1967, OCP …
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Wright Way Dance

The Wright Way Dance offers professional instruction for beginners and seniors as well as advanced students who want to learn how to do line dancing and/or for couples who want to learn a variety of styles including swing, Latin, ballroom, country, and club dancing.