All the bees in Bella's hive have a job to do to keep the hive thriving, including her friends Sophia, Buzz, and Miguel. Now it's Bella's turn to discover how she will contribute to the hive. Is she a nurse bee? A guard bee? Or maybe a cleaning bee? Join us as Bella finds her determination and discovers her place the hive!
This brand new children's opera premiered in early 2018 with the Florentine Opera in Milwaukie, Wisconsin. Composer Ruben Piirainen's exciting new opera is based on the SHARP Literacy children's book of the same name. This free presentation begins at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 26 at The Davis Theatre inside the Cabarrus Arts Council. Tickets are free, seating is limited. Call 704-920-2753 for more information.
The Concord Friends of the Library, Inc would like to announce their Annual Meeting on January, 26, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the Cabarrus County Public Library, Concord Branch.
At the annual meeting, speaker Jim Lutzweiler will give a speech on The Roots of Billy Graham in a program sponsored by the NC Humanities Council.
The Spring into Arts Festival committee is currently accepting applications for the 2019 festival. The festival will take place Saturday, May 11 from 10 - 4 p.m. in Downtown Concord and attracts artist from across the region. The centerpiece of the festival is a juried art show with artists spanning a wide variety of mediums including jewelry, ceramics, wood, painting, photography, glass and textiles. Early bird deadline for applications is January 31, 2019 with a $65 application fee.
Back for a fourth year, Craft Beer & Clay features a tasty beer selection from 26 Acres, a guided make-it-yourself clay piece, and a demonstration from local ceramist Jake Ford on Friday, January 11th at 7:00 p.m.
Art on Tap is a membership group for young professionals. Cost is $40/person; $75/couple. Craft Beer & Clay is free for members and $30 for non-members.
Join us in Downtown Concord this Saturday, for the last weekend of shopping before Christmas! Spend any amount at a participating business and be entered to win $100 in Downtown Concord Dollars!
Special Thank You to our 2018 Small Business Saturday Sponsors: Hilbish Ford, F&M Bank, and Uwharrie Bank.
RE/MAX Executive in Downtown Concord will be offering free gift wrapping this week!
Their team of elves will be available December 18 - 20 from 10:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Leigh Brown & Associates is located at 24 Cabarrus Avenue, East in Downtown Concord. For more information, visit them online or call 704-750-5417.
Famously crowned as "the new queen of bluegrass" by the Wall Street Journal, and the most decorated artist in that field. Vincent's music incorporates savvy contemporary touches while drawing deeply from the authentic traditions of classic bluegrass, with a flawless band that can execute break-neck instrumentals to heart wrenching ballads. Catch one of two performances at The Davis on Saturday, January 19 at 4:00 p.m. or 8:00 p.m.
Owner Lori Rice and team of The Sweet Life, specialty bakery shop in Downtown Concord, are officially open in their new location at 15 Cabarrus Avenue, West, - a store front property located underneath the renovated Telephone Exchange building behind the Hotel Concord. If you've enjoyed dessert while visiting 2 Gals Kitchen, you have enjoyed a sweet treat from The Sweet Life!
Concord's Best Dressed Kids is now operating out of 35 Union, Street South in Downtown Concord. They will be hosting their Chamber Ribbon Cutting this coming Friday, December 14 at 9:45 a.m. Starting as an online retailer, owner Rob Stevenson decided to expand operations to include a Downtown storefront after attending last summer's pop-up market on Union Street. Specializing in clothing for children, they carry a variety of styles ages infant and up.
If you're looking for a unique gift you won't find anywhere else this holiday, Downtown Concord is your holiday shopping destination! Many of our stores have extended hours and additional shopping days added throughout the month of December. Visit the shop page of our website for store listings and locations.