Join instructor Anne Glacken on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to learn Sketchbook Watercolor Journaling at the Cabarrus Art Guild.
Sketchbook journaling is a relaxing and meditative way to slow down and savor the ordinary things taken for granted: a special project, place visited, favorite quote, beautiful flower, etc. Students will create a beautiful keepsake from moments of their lives.
The Downtown Concord Guided Historic Walking tour returns for 2018! Join local author and historian Michael Eury for a guided historic walking tour of Downtown Concord on the second Saturday of the month April - November (with exception to June's date of June 2nd).
Each year the Creation Station area of the Spring into Arts Festival is jam-packed with children's entertainment and activities! This year, the Creation Station is hosting a variety of interactive fun! Big Bang Boom, a pop/rock band of dads known for making kids music that is appealing to parents as well will kick off the morning! Gravity Check, a comedy and juggling duo out of North Carolina will wow you with juggling and Chinese yo-yo tricks and will join festival go-ers before and after the show to give demonstrations of their techniques!
Alan Bishop joined the Concord Downtown Development Corporation's Board of Directors in July of 2015 and immediately jumped in as Chairman of the Promotions Division committee. As the Board looked at paths for future Board leadership he agreed to serve as Vice President his second year and President his third year.
New this year, the Spring into Arts Committee is now accepting photographs and videos of Downtown Concord as part of a photography and videography component at this year's festival! Interested participants are encouraged to submit photos and/or videos with the subject being Downtown Concord for an opportunity to be on display during the festival and a chance to win $200 in Downtown Concord Dollars.
Each year Concord on Canvas announces a People's Choice artist from each participating grade level of the participating Cabarrus County High Schools. Winners are determined by the highest combination of votes and dollars raised from their paintings with a portion donated back to their school's art department.
Before Martha Stewart...there was Betty. Homemaker Betty Feezor, hosted her own show which aired every weekeday throughout the Carolinas and Virginia from 1953-1977. Each day Betty shared recipes and "how to" tips with her fans and they adored her!
The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust that contains the Whos, including Jojo, a Who child sent off to military school for thinking too many "thinks." Horton faces a double challenge: not only must he protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, but he must guard an abandoned egg, left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird.
Following in the tradition of legends like Merle Haggard and Hank Williams, The Malpass Brothers perform classic country songs reminiscent of a bygone era. Their repertoire of originals follow suit, too. Consummate entertainers, The Malpass Brothers' one-liners, quips, and stories will have the audience tapping their toes and in stitches at the same time.
Join us this Friday, March 9 at 7:00 p.m. for the annual Concord on Canvas live auction party as it returns to the Bridge Building of Gibson Mill!