Join us on Friday, March 9 at 7:00 p.m. for the Concord on Canvas Live Auction Party at Gibson Mill to celebrate the arts community! Forty original paintings will be auctioned off with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the participating Cabarrus County High School Art Departments. This year's party ticket includes complimentary craft beer from your favorite local breweries as well as wine and non-alcoholic beverages.
You've never heard The Who's classic rock opera, Tommy, played this way! Listen as the Hillbenders recreate the entire 1969 album about a pinball wizard with their trademark bluegrass style this Saturday, February 17 at the Davis Theatre!
Tickets are on sale now: $35 for the 7:00 p.m. show; $30 for the 9:30 p.m. show. Tickets are available for purchase online 24 hours a day or by calling the Davis Theatre Box Office Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. at 704-920-2753. Tickets, if available will also be sold at the door starting one hour before performance.
In anticipation of the closing of Cabarrus County surface parking lots 3 & 4 to make way for construction of a new County parking deck in Downtown Concord, the CDDC has been working to create and promote alternative parking options.
Join us for light bites and non-alcoholic beverages this Friday, February 9 during our free drop-in Concord on Canvas preview party from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the gallery space of Red Hill. Meet and greet with the artists and take in the 2018 collection of paintings! Bidding will begin at the preview party and continue online up until the night of the live auction party March 9 at the Bridge Entrance of Gibson Mill. The preview party is open to the public. Join us as we unveil this year's paintings and kick off a month long celebration of our local arts community!
Join instructor Malia Bryngelson on the second Saturday of the month February - April to learn Pastel Techniques! This class is for artists who have some experience working with pastels, and would like to continue pastel exploration using their own basic set of pastels, as well as working on their own projects, though Malia will also provide some reference photos and some ideas to work from.
CONCORD, N.C., February 5, 2018 – The Concord Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC) is beginning the search for a new Executive Director to replace existing Executive Director, Diane Young, whose contract ends on June 30 of this year. Ms. Young informed the Board in the spring of 2017 that she would not seek to extend her contract. Young has served as the Executive Director since October of 2010. A licensed general contractor and real estate developer, Young plans to resume her activities in those areas on a full-time basis after June 30th.
The CDDC is hosting a workshop titled Grow Your Business through Social Media and E- Commerce. Join us Monday, February 26 from 9:30 - 3:00 p.m. at the Union Street Bistro to learn how to grow your business online and get found on search engines and maps!
Sponsorships are now available for Downtown Concord's 2018 calendar of events! From the Spring into Arts Festival to Small Business Saturday, there is something for everyone! There are sponsorship available for every budget ranging from $150 - $2500. The CDDC relies on sponsors and volunteers to host fun and unique events in Downtown Concord including last year's inaugural Beer & Chili Festival.
Join our team! The Concord Downtown Development Corporation is seeking a Part-Time Administrative Assistant to assist in it's operations. The CDDC Administrative Assistant is an hourly position averaging about twenty hours per work week. This employee is supervised by the CDDC's Executive Director. The position is primarily responsible for bookkeeping and secretarial duties, while also representing the CDDC at its events. Click here for complete job description and duties.