Join us in Downtown Concord this Friday for the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and Art Walk! Art Walk is from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. throughout Downtown. Stop in at the Cabarrus Arts Council and check out the annual Clay exhibition! The Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony begins at 6:00 p.m. with children's activities and trolley and carriage rides. Stage entertainment will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the lighting of the tree will be at 8:30 p.m. followed by fireworks!
On National Small Saturday, November 24, Downtown Concord is participating in a big way! Not only will your downtown businesses be offering great giveaways and specials for Small Business Saturday customers, anyone that spends any amount in a participating downtown business will be entered into a drawing for the chance to win $250 in Downtown Concord Dollars!
The Galleries' Clay exhibition features 28 potters from North Carolina - 18 of which are new to the Cabarrus Arts Council Galleries this year! Enjoy various works from all price levels including works from potters Adam Landman and Anne Partna of Blue Hen Pottery (featured above), great for holiday gift giving!
Join the Cabarrus Arts Council for the 4th Annual Dancing for the Arts this Saturday, November 10 from 6:00 p.m. - Midnight! An event that benefits the Cabarrus Arts Council, your ticket includes: a cocktail buffet, Dancing for the Arts show, and an after party that includes cocktails and dancing until midnight!
Join us Saturday, December 1 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. for this year's Holiday Happenings event!
Enjoy free horse-drawn wagon rides for young and old alike. Children may also participate in the Gingerbread Candy Hunt where they must find their decoration (candy) pieces from our downtown businesses to create a gingerbread house to take home. Registration for the Great Gingerbread Candy Hunt is going on now! Register online or by phone: 704-784-4208. Space is limited; $10/child.
Join us this Saturday, October 20th for the first Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt! Participants will gather at Red Hill Brewing to hear from the Charlotte Murder Mystery actors and receive some background information on the case! Afterwards, attendees will be sent off to stroll the streets in search of clues from participating downtown businesses!
The Chili Competition is heating up and our breweries are ready to pour! Tickets are on sale now for the Hops and Heat Beer & Chili Festival Saturday, November 3rd!
Enjoy unlimited beer tastings from some of your favorite breweries: Cabarrus Brewing, Pilot Brewing, Commoners Brewing, High Branch Brewing, Catawba Brewing, Southern Strain Brewing, Red Hill Brewing, and returning champs Morgan Ridge Railwalk Brewery & Eatery!
Join Concord Parks & Recreation for the Veteran's Salute 5K & 10K on Saturday, Nov. 3! Race day registration is from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. with Fun Run starting at 9:00 a.m. and 5K starting at 9:30 a.m. This USA Track & Field Certified Course starts on Means Avenue by the Old Courthouse in Downtown Concord and continues on the McEachern Greenway. A DJ and inflatables will be onsite for family members of race participants to enjoy.
Join the Cabarrus Arts Council this Saturday, October 13 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. for Family Day!
Create your own art at Creation Stations throughout The Galleries, then stay for a special 4:00 p.m. performance by Soul Street Dance in the Davis Theatre. Family day crafts are FREE to the whole family!
Buzz City Games is Concord's newest Hobby Game store. Their tagline "Board Games and other Serious Fun" says it all. Stop by their play space and play one of the many demo games from their library like Ticket to Ride or Catan. Or join a rag-tag group of adventurers vanquishing a death-defying dragon to aid a nearby town, in an introductory Dungeons and Dragons session.