A History Mystery @ The Concord Museum

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The Mecklenburg Declaration is one of the most divisive documents in North Carolina history. No original evidence of the paper survives which shrouds the document in more mystery. Even Thomas Jefferson and Johns Adams argued over the document. The Concord Museum will present both sides of the argument and shed more light on the history and mystery surrounding the Mecklenburg Declaration. 

Art on Tap Hosts Downtown Disco

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Put on your butterfly collars and bell-bottoms this Friday night when The Galleries turn into Studio 65 for Downtown Disco! Professional dance instructor Glenna Wilson of Dance Dreams Studio will be there to make sure everyone knows how to get their groove on and DJ Kristie of Swanson Entertainment Co. will spin the disco vinyls the whole night long. Craft beer will be provided by High Branch Brewing Co.

Cabarrus County Parking Deck Now Open

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The Cabarrus County Parking Deck is now open to the public. The parking deck addresses parking demands for courthouse activities, and supports growth and visitors to the area. 

The new five-story structure located at 81 Spring St. SW, is a collaborative project of Cabarrus County and the City of Concord. 

Art Walk This Friday!

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Join the Cabarrus Arts Council in Downtown Concord this Friday, February 22 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. for Art Walk. Stop by The Galleries to enjoy light refreshments and see exhibiting artists from Selections, the latest exhibition.

Opera Xpress' A Busy Bee Kicks Off Family Day

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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.

Spring into Arts Festival Early Bird Artist Deadline Approaching

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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. 

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