Asheboro-based Cory Luetjen & The Traveling Blues Band will provide musical entertainment at this year's Hops and Heat Festival!
A regional favorite, Cory Luetjen & The Traveling Blues Band play over 250 dates a year through out NC, SC, TN, & VA. Their brand of high energy brings a charismatic mix of Blues, Funk, & Beach music, guarantees a foot tapping, crowd pleasing good time.
CDDC & the Charlotte Murder Mystery Group have teamed up to offer the Downtown Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt this Halloween season! Join us on Saturday, October 20 from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. in Downtown Concord to solve the mystery!
Join the Concord Friends of the Library at the Cabarrus Country Club on Thursday, October 25 from 11:30 - 2:00 p.m. for the Library's Deana Irvin Authors Symposium/Luncheon. North Carolina's own Wiley Cash, New York Times bestselling author of The Last Ballad and other popular Southern-rooted novels will be the guest speaker.
The Hops and Heat Beer & Chili Festival is just around the corner and our chili competition is heating up! This year we already have two teams registered to compete in the HOT category! Not into spice? We have four categories of competition: Red, Non-Red, Vegetarian, & Hot. Interested in showing off your chili? It's only $20 to register a team, individual, organization or business.
The Concord Latin Festival presented by El Puente Hispano will be held Sunday, October 21st from 12 - 8 p.m. on the Barber Scotia Campus. The festival is a fun family oriented event with live musical performances, children's activities, arts and crafts, and Latin American cuisine.
The Residents of Historic Concord are hosting their annual yard sale on Saturday, September 22nd in the historic district surrounding the immediate Downtown Concord area. Grab breakfast beforehand or stop by for lunch afterwards at one of our locally owned restaurants. Didn't find that special something? Our shops will also be open on Saturday with many one of a kind finds!
Historic Cabarrus Association, Inc. together with Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society and Kannpolis History Associates, presents the Charlotte Symphony performing Mill Village: A Piedmont Rhapsody for one night only at the Kannapolis Performing Arts Center at A.L. Brown High School. The event takes place on Tuesday, September 25th at 7:00 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
Join instructor Susan Edmonson at the Cabarrus Art Guild this fall for Bird Dance!
Students will work to create a bird quilt using wool, cotton, and linen stitches along with utilizing lace, rick rack, ribbon and other trims, some of which are vintage. Sewing machine required for first class only.
Our chili competition is heating up and our breweries are ready to pour! Tickets are on sale now for the 2nd Annual Hops and Heat Beer & Chili Festival Saturday, November 3rd from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. in Downtown Concord!
Enjoy unlimited beer tastings, chili tastings while they last, and live entertainment all afternoon!
Make plans now to join Art on Tap on Saturday, September 15 from 5:30 - 10:00 p.m. on the Historic Courthouse lawn for Pints and Paints! Grab a pint from inside The Galleries, then choose an easel on the front lawn where local artist Andrea Sowle will guide you from a blank canvas to work of art!