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Jun 18, 2024

Repticon’s Scaly Experience at Cabarrus Arena

Repticon is a family-friendly reptile and exotic animal expo where you can see live animals from around the world up close, purchase pets and pet products directly from the experts, attend seminars from experts, and learn more about these exotic animals. Many vendors also allow live interactions with the pets during visits to their booth. 📅 June 22–23 ⏰ Saturday 9:00am–4pm | Sunday 10am–4pm 📍 Cabarrus Arena | 4751 NC Highway 49 North – Concord, NC 28025 Tickets: $10-12 Ages 13+ | $6 Ages 5-12 years old (Note: Tickets are only sold online); Active Duty, Retired Military, Veterans, Fi…

Jun 18, 2024

A Perfect Day Out at Frank Liske Park

Whether you’re seeking a day of outdoor adventure, a peaceful retreat into nature, or a venue for a special occasion, Frank Liske Park promises a memorable experience for all who visit. Spanning 238 acres, Frank Liske Park holds a rich history as a former working farm for the Stonewall Jackson Training School, now transformed into a vibrant recreational space for the community. The park features a 10-acre lake ideal for fishing and paddle boating, making it a perfect spot for a tranquil afternoon on the water. Picnic shelters, horseshoe pits, volleyball courts, playgrounds, and pickle…

Jun 11, 2024

Deliver for Cabarrus Meals on Wheels This Summer!

CMOW is celebrating 50 years of fueling lives in 2024. Cabarrus Meals on Wheels (CMOW) is a non-profit organization that provides eligible homebound seniors and individuals with disabilities within Cabarrus County a well-balanced, nutritious meal 5 days a week. Volunteering for Meals on Wheels can be a deeply rewarding experience, offering numerous benefits to both the volunteers and the recipients. Have extra time this summer or even just a free lunch hour? Summer is a busy time at CMOW because many of their regular volunteers are on vacation. This is a great opportunity for you to ste…

Jun 11, 2024

Much Anticipated Harrisburg YMCA Breaks Ground

In mid-May, the Harrisburg YMCA hosted a long-awaited groundbreaking ceremony, officially marking the start of construction! What amenities will the Y feature? Aquatics Center 🏊‍♂️ Gymnasium 🏀 Health and Wellness Center 💪 Group Exercise Studio 🧘‍♀️ Youth and Teen Program Space 👦👧 Community Health Center 🏥 Chapel ⛪ Locker Room Facilities 🚿 They have created a great video with interviews and information about what it means family, connection, and fellowship. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7xjA5-haHk Visit the website to learn all about plans for the new…

Jun 11, 2024

“Kann-cation”
A Weekend in Kannapolis:
Your Ultimate Guide

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   In recent years, the concept of a staycation has gained immense popularity as people seek to explore and appreciate the treasures in their own backyards. For those fortunate enough to call Cabarrus County home, embarking on a staycation in Kannapolis is an attractive option. Whether you’re a sports enthusiast, a foodie, a history buff, or simply someone who loves to explore new places, Kannapolis has something for everyone. ⚾ 🍽️ 🛍️ We’ve pulled together a guide to spending an unforgettable weekend in Kannapolis that even includes a great place …

Jun 9, 2024

10 Places to Brunch in Cabarrus County

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Gather your friends and family and make brunch the highlight of your weekend! Brunch is more than just a meal; it’s a weekend ritual, a time to unwind, relax, and indulge in delicious food and refreshing drinks. In Cabarrus County, there are a variety of eateries offering everything from traditional Southern fare to inventive Mexican dishes. Whether you’re a local looking for your new favorite brunch spot or just passing through, here are 10 places in Cabarrus County where you can enjoy a memorable brunch experience. 44 Mills Kitchen + Tap …

Jun 3, 2024

BBQ Bliss at the Ball Park

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Visit the centerfield concourse this season to try delicious sandwiches from the Smoke House. If you’re heading to a Kannapolis Cannon Ballers game this season, be sure to check out the Smoke House located on the centerfield concourse. Smoke House offerings at the ballpark are brought to you by the team from the much anticipated Towel City Tavern, opening soon in downtown Kannapolis and overlooking the ballpark. The Smoke House will also be the exclusive BBQ provider for the Tavern. So, not only are you getting a fantastic meal now, but there’s…

Jun 3, 2024

Splashin’ Around Cabarrus County

Cabarrus County offers a variety of refreshing destinations to beat the heat and make a splash. As the summer heat ramps up, finding the perfect spots to cool off becomes essential. From family-friendly splash pads and community pools to the thrilling water attractions at Great Wolf Lodge, there’s no shortage of options to enjoy some water fun. Dive in to discover the best places to stay cool and create unforgettable summer memories. Splash Pad Fun for All It’s the perfect place for kids to cool off this summer without the worry of a pool! Village Park Splash Pad 📍 740 W C St, Kannapol…

Jun 3, 2024

Walk Cabarrus Encourages Visit to Local Trail

Partner Content   Take a hike on the Buffalo Creek Preserve Trail during National Great Outdoors Month Throughout the summer, Walk Cabarrus is highlighting one of the many places to enjoy a walk around Cabarrus County with a Walk of the Month. This month, discover the beauty of the Buffalo Creek Preserve Trail, a 4.2-mile out-and-back route in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina. Buffalo Creek Preserve Trail 📍 7911 Malibu Rd, Mt Pleasant, NC ⏰ Trail Hours 6am–6pm Visit the Walk of the Month webpage to get all the details about this trail and see photos from some of the Walk…