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Cold Beer and Running Gear Fuels Local Business

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   📍 Streakers Cold Beer and Running Gear, 3 Union St S suite 110, Concord, NC Facebook | Instagram Several years ago, Jeff Thomas found himself in a place many of us can relate to. Overweight and feeling constantly tired, Jeff knew he needed a change. Encouraged by a neighbor, he decided to give running a try. It wasn’t easy—initially, he couldn’t run more than 100 feet without stopping. But Jeff was determined. Starting small, he began running short distances and gradually increased his stamina. He also adopted healthier eating habits, quit smoking, and committed...

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Local Bottle Shop Brings New Flavor to Downtown Concord

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   📍 Local Bottle Shop, 9 Union Street N, Ste 110, Concord, NC 28025 Website | Facebook | Instagram | Untappd Owners, Dawon Millwood and Kelsey Babos fell head over heels for Concord when they moved here in 2021. They especially loved the friendly vibe of downtown and the sense of community they found here. Having traveled far and wide, they developed a deep appreciation for the diverse world of beer and wine. They even hosted tasting events in their own home, but they dreamed of sharing their passion with the wider community. When the perfect location became...

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Are You Ready for a Shuckin’ Good Time?

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Shuckin’ for a Cause 2024, presented by Barcos Sports & Seafood and High Branch Brewing Co. promises to be an event to remember. 📅 March 24th from 1pm until 5pm 📍Barcos Sports & Seafood in collaboration with High Branch Brewing Co | Gibson Mill Market, 305 McGill Ave NW Bldg. 200, Concord, NC 28027 This event is not just about enjoying delicious oysters and special High Branch beer; it’s about coming together to support a great cause, 1CAN. Barcos Sports & Seafood will be serving up their (soon-to-be-famous) Seafood Chowder and mouthwatering...

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🍻🥨🍂 CBC Offers Authentic Oktoberfest Experience

Partner Content   Cabarrus Brewing Company celebrates Oktoberfest with a jam-packed lineup of beer, food, and entertainment that you won’t want to miss. 📍 Concord (Gibson Mills) | 329 McGill Ave NW, Concord, NC 28027 Website | Facebook | Instagram As the leaves start to turn and the crispness of autumn fills the air (FINALLY!! 😉), it can mean only one thing: Oktoberfest is just around the corner! And if you’re looking for an authentic Oktoberfest experience right here in Cabarrus County, look no further than Cabarrus Brewing Company. This year’s Oktoberfest celebration promises...

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🍷🍻 Raise a Glass to “Toast of Kannapolis”

Savor the best of our local breweries and wineries all in one place. 📍 Kannapolis (Laureate Center) 401 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC 28081 Get ready, wine and beer enthusiasts, because the much-anticipated “Toast of Kannapolis” is back! 📅 Friday, Sept 22nd from 6 to 9pm; Doors will open at 5:30pm, allowing guests plenty of time to explore all the different options. Different for this year’s event… Admission is free, but attendees will buy samples on-site from each vendor. You must be 21+ to attend this event. It is important to note that IDs will be checked on-site for beer and...

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🍺 Cheers to Four Years of Hops Success

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Southern Strain Brewing Company’s flagship Concord location is turning four and they’re throwing a two-day party that you won’t want to miss. 📍 Concord | 165 Brumley Ave NE Suite 3001, Concord, NC 28025 Website | Facebook | Instagram Located in downtown Concord, Southern Strain Brewing Company is more than just a brewery; it’s a hub of artful brewing, community activities, and memorable experiences. With a commitment to traditional and innovative brewing techniques, Southern Strain has carved a niche for itself in the craft beer scene, offering...

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🥃🍸🍺🍷 Sip, Savor, and Connect at The Market Bar

Sponsored by: Cabarrus Brewing Company   The Market Bar is part of the Gibson Mill Market, a locally sourced food hall located in the historic Gibson Mill. Concord (Gibson Mill) 📍 305 McGill Avenue NW, Concord, NC 28027 Website | Facebook | Instagram With years of experience in brewing and serving beer, Cabarrus Brewing Company saw The Market Bar as a chance to broaden its horizons and offer more to the community. Rusty Olson, Cabarrus Brewing Company’s Retail Director, said, “We jumped at the opportunity to be part of the Gibson Mill Market and provide our handcrafted beverages...

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🍯 Buzzworthy Beer Release Is Back at High Branch!

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   The air is filled with the sweet aroma of honey at High Branch Brewing Co as they prepare for the annual Honey Drip Hazy IPA Release Party! Concord (Gibson Mill Market) 📍 305 McGill Ave NW #100, Concord, NC 28027 Website | Facebook | Instagram Beer enthusiasts and honey connoisseurs are in for a treat Saturday, August 12th between noon and 10pm with a day filled with honey-infused fun, live entertainment, yummy food, and even a chance to win a guitar! Photo Credits: High Branch Brewing Co Facebook The day will begin with the much-anticipated release of...

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🏁🍺 Revving Up at a NASCAR Fan’s Paradise!

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Michael Waltrip Taproom offers a carefully curated menu, 24 signature beers, and a family-friendly environment. Concord (Concord Mills Area) 📍 7731 Gateway Ln NW, Concord, NC 28027 Website | Facebook | Instagram Former NASCAR driver Michael Waltrip has expanded his beer and lifestyle brand with the opening of the Michael Waltrip Taproom in Concord. The original brewery which opened in Bristol, Virginia in 2020, has quickly gained popularity for its wide range of beers. The Taproom opened its doors in May 2023, just minutes away from the iconic Charlotte...

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🏭 🏭 🏭 🏭 😋 Mouthwatering Southern Cuisine Pays Homage to the Past

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   44 Mills Kitchen & Tap, a modern Southern cuisine restaurant in Concord, pays homage to the 44 textile mills that operated in Cabarrus County from 1829 to 2001 while showcasing the best of Southern cooking, cocktails, and craft beer. Partners Robb Stamey, Mike Davis, and Sydney Cook have crafted a unique menu of elevated cuisine. You’ll find burgers, sandwiches, large plates, and entrée-sized salads. The standout dish here is the Roasted Salmon with lemon chive cream sauce, featuring ribboned carrots, potato croquettes and creamed spinach. The 44...

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🍺 🍺 TapHouse Brings New Life to Former Cotton Mill

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Tuscarora TapHouse has quickly become a popular weekend destination in Mount Pleasant offering a unique blend of entertainment options including axe throwing, cornhole, pool, ping pong, and darts. Tuscarora serves up craft and domestic beers, wine, cider, and non-alcoholic beverages featuring local breweries on tap: Cabarrus Brewing Company, Americana Beer Company, Uwharrie Brewing, and Southern Strain Brewing Company. They also regularly host a steady lineup of food trucks for guests to enjoy including Atomic Cigars, a new mobile cigar truck. The taphouse...

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🎸🍻 Cabarrus Brewing Launches “Rockin’ the Brew” Beer Series

🎉 Cheers to 50 YEARS! 🎊 CBC launched its latest collaboration with Harrisburg as they celebrate its 50th anniversary as an incorporated town. “Rockin’ The Brew” is an American Light Lager brewed specifically for the Burg. The series is designed to commemorate the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s, and ’00s as they recognize all the monumental milestones the Town has achieved to make it what it is today. Check out the beer can designs! The first beer of the series (’70s) will be released next week to select local retailers. Rockin’ The Brew will also be available at every Rockin’ the Burg concert...

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🌼 SpringFest Vendor Market Coming to CBC

Cabarrus Brewing Company (CBC) is hosting over 80 local craft vendors this Saturday, April 22nd from 11am-5pm. The SpringFest Vendor Market started in 2018 and has been a huge success every year. Stacey Griffin, co-owner of CBC, says one of the objectives of the Market “is to help support local small businesses.” 🛍️ What will you find? Handmade crafts, jewelry, artists, services, and other vendors who are ALL businesses from our community! “It’s one of the busiest and most successful days for Cabarrus Brewing Company,” Stacey says. “People come to shop, but they also get to enjoy good food...

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🎨 Paint a Portrait of Your Own Beloved Pet

Looking for a fun night out AND a chance to paint your beloved pet? Paintings & Things by Carla and Cabarrus Brewing Company have teamed up to bring you Pets, Paints & Pints. How Does It Work? After you register, you can email Carla a photo of your favorite pet and she will sketch an outline and color guide on a 16” x 20” canvas prior to class so it is ready for you to paint! Her paint-by-letter approach guides you through as she teaches you blending and brushstroke techniques as well, so you end up with a beautiful portrait of your furry, scaly, or feathered friend! The class is $55. All...

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⚾ 🐕 Bat Dog Kacey Returns from Baseball Training

Pictured: (left) Trevor Wilt introducing Kacey to Cannon Ballers fans at a home game; (right) Kacey back home after attending special “bat dog” training! Did You Know? Last summer the Cannon Ballers welcomed their new bat dog, Kacey Betty to their baseball family. She did basic obedience training last year with Stone Paw Dog Training and then the week before the Super Bowl she left to train with a lab-specific trainer. He has taught her how to retrieve a baseball bat, run the bases, and may even catch a flyball. Bring Your Dogs to Bark in the Park. Get your single game, mini-plan, or season...

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🐱 ☕ Unique Cat Café Experience in Downtown Concord

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   A visit to Mac Tabby Cat Cafe is all about “Good energy, local coffee, craft beer, and CATS!” What’s so special about Mac Tabby Cat Cafe? The CATS of course! Where else can you take a latte into a room with 12 free-roaming felines?! So, what can you expect when you visit Mac Tabby Cafe? Twelve adoptable cats roam the CAT LOUNGE, which you can access for a small fee, and they are ready to play! The Café is in a separate area and offers smoothies, iced and hot lattes, kombuchas, lemonades, teas, sodas, beer, wine, ciders and seltzers. They also...

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⚾ Partnering to Make a Difference: Eli Lilly & The Cannon Baller Foundation

Eli Lilly and the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers have announced that Lilly will be the presenting sponsor of the Cannon Baller Foundation, which is built upon five pillars identified by the team and stakeholders after three years of working in and giving back to the community at and around Atrium Health Ballpark. Some highlights… 🎓 Lilly will create a Cannon Ballers Scholarship Program with a direct gift to a graduate who has worked with the Cannon Ballers. They will also donate more than 1,500 meals to Title I students who attend one of the team’s three Education Games. 🌳 Break-A-Bat, Plant-A-Tree...

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🖼️ 🚶‍♀️ Art Walk Festival in Concord April 1st

Sponsored Content: Concord Downtown   Local artists and downtown merchants welcome you to Concord downtown for the popular all-day arts festival. Art Walk on Union has a slightly revised layout but is most definitely ready for the community to stroll downtown on Saturday, April 1st from 11am-4pm. Our local artists and downtown merchants are counting on you to come out and support them! The section of Cabarrus Avenue from Church Street to Market Street will be closed to accommodate many of the vendors. 🅿️ 👍 Concord Downtown has a Parking Map on their website to help you plan your visit. This...

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