Join the Cabarrus Arts Council in Downtown Concord this Friday, February 23 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. for Art Walk. Stop by The Galleries to enjoy light refreshments and see exhibiting artists from Origin Story, the latest exhibition. View the figurative works of artists Gordon C. James, Diren He and Dean Kube in The Galleries now through Saturday, April 21. Each artist is celebrated for their stunning and masterful pieces in this must-see exhibition! Over 20 Downtown Concord businesses will also be open during Art Walk.
Join us next Monday, February 26 from 9:30 - 3:00 p.m. at the Union Street Bistro for our Grow Your Business through Social Media & E-Commerce Workshop. Registration deadline is today by 5:00 p.m.
Learn how to grow your business online and be found on search engines and maps. The workshop will also include how to set up an e-commerce site that is not difficult to launch and maintain.
This Saturday, February 24 is Small Business Saturday in Downtown Concord. Spend any amount in a participating business and enter to win a drawing of $100 in Downtown Concord Dollars to be spent at over 35 participating businesses!
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.
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.