Just stroll in Downtown Concord as our neighborhood elementary school STEM programs participate in the NC Science Festival. Learn the science of food & drink on Thursday, April 26 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. with R. Brown McAllister, Coltrane Webb, and Beverly Hills Elementary School STEM teachers. Check-in at Rotary Square to pick up a program.
New to this year's Spring into Arts Festival the #CreativeHappensHere stage! Join us in Downtown Concord on Saturday, May 12 from 10:00 - 4:00 p.m. for an eclectic group of performers at the Spring into Arts Festival. The #CreativeHappensHere stage will be located in the the north block across from the Concord Library.
Saturday, April 21 from 11:00 - 2:00 p.m. is Family Day at the Cabarrus Arts Council. Create a brain hat, design a greeting card and make your own x-ray at Creation Stations throughout The Galleries. Then stay for a special 1:00 p.m. performance by dancer, singer and storyteller April Turner in the Davis Theatre. As always, Family Days are free fun for the whole family!
Spring into Arts Festival: Call to Photographers & Videographers
CONCORD, N.C., April 11, 2018 – Spring into Arts Festival hosts Photo & Video Contests.
The Spring Into Arts Festival is an annual family-friendly event in Downtown Concord that showcases and promotes the visual and performing arts. Participants can expect to enjoy the juried art show, musical entertainment, locally crafted beer & wine, fantastic food, and a children's creation station.
Fun & Free in Downtown Concord
CONCORD, N.C., April 9, 2018 – Spring is here! As families venture to Downtown Concord they will now find a variety of new activities being offered for all ages, absolutely free.
Join local author and historian Michael Eury a Guided Historic Walking Tour of of Downtown Concord, this Saturday, April 14 from 10:30 - 11:45 a.m.!
Learn the history behind the historic Paramount Theatre or take in what was once Town Square with accompanying photographs; just a few of the many stories on the tour!
Join instructor Susan Edmonson on Thursdays May 3 and May 10 for a two session lesson on quilt necklaces.
This unique and artistic way of piecing is very simple by band or on a sewing machine. The embroidery, beading and embellishments add personality.
New this year, the Spring into Arts Festival Committee is accepting photographs and videos of Downtown Concord as part of a photography and videography component to the 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 to be spent in over 35 eateries and shops in Downtown Concord!
On Thursday, May 17 starting at 5 p.m., the streets of Concord will be packed with locals and NASCAR fans catching a glimpse of more than 30 MONSTER Energy NASCAR Cup car haulers as they make their way down Union Street en route to Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Join the Concord Friends of the Library, Inc. on Tuesday, April 24 for Biking Across America. This free, family friendly event will be held at the Concord Public Library in the auditorium on the 2nd floor. Concord's own Mike Eudy will share lively stories about his amazing cross-country bicycling adventure.