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Friends of the Midland Library Fall Book Sale

The Friends of the Midland Library is hosting its annual fall book sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11, to benefit the Midland library. This year’s fall book sale will be at a new location, the Black-Phillips American Legion Post 433, 12975 Cabarrus Station Road in Midland. In addition to finding great books before the holidays, you can check out some of the amazing items the American Legion has. The Friends of the Midland Library will also honor all veterans with special commemorative coins, thanks to a grant from Friends of North Carolina Public Libraries.

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🎉 Explore Cabarrus Launches New Interactive Website

Concord (Concord Mills Area) 📍 10099 Weddington Rd, Ste 102, Concord, NC 28027 Website | Facebook | Instagram The Cabarrus County CVB’s new website, ExploreCabarrus.com, is LIVE and ready for you to explore! The new site showcases the area by pairing vibrant imagery and helpful content with enhanced user experience and improved site navigation. ✔️ Utilize the interactive map ✔️ Search local business listings ✔️ Plan with the articles and itineraries ✔️ Browse the event calendar “We’re thrilled to utilize the capabilities of this new platform to amplify the stories of our hospitality partners...

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🎪🍅🐷🎡 Experience the Thrills and Delights of the Cabarrus County Fair!

Get ready for an extravaganza of fun, food, and entertainment as the annual Cabarrus County Fair returns to the Cabarrus Arena & Events Center September 8-16th! Concord | Cabarrus Arena & Events Center 📍 4751 NC Highway 49 N, Concord, NC , 28025 Website | Facebook This much-anticipated event captures the essence of a classic county fair, celebrating the region’s rich agricultural heritage while also providing a wide array of modern entertainment options. Visitors can both learn and play, making it a perfect outing for families and individuals alike. 🍅 At the heart of the fair...

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🧒🏽 🎻 👧 Applications Being Accepted for New Youth Orchestra

The Cabarrus County Youth Orchestra (CCYO) aims to provide local students with a unique opportunity to learn to play stringed instruments. Concord (Downtown) 📍 First Presbyterian Church, 70 Union Street N. Registration is now open for the CCYO which will provide weekly classes primarily focused on violin, viola, cello, and double bass by director Eric J. Landsperger, a dedicated musician and educator in Cabarrus County. The CCYO’s mission is to foster a love for music and to encourage talent development. The early response to CCYO has been promising, with an eagerness among students and parents...

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👦🏽👨 Empowering Youth, Transforming Lives

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cabarrus County (BBBS) has played an important role in our community since 2004, providing mentoring programs to children facing adversity. They have seen tremendous growth over the years, with 271 children served in 2023, up from 103 in 2015. Their goal for 2024 is to serve 300 children in Cabarrus County. BBBS creates and supports one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. Their tailored mentoring programs include the High School Bigs program for elementary school students, the Beyond School...

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🌟🎨 LIM|NAL: An Ode to Local Artists and Performers

The Cabarrus Arts Council’s latest exhibition, “LIM|NAL: The Space Between,” will run from May 18 to July 22, 2023. The Cabarrus Arts Council has teamed up with guest curator and community art advocate, Katlyn Cornelius, who also goes by TuxedoKat! 🎩🐱 Together, they’ve orchestrated a captivating celebration of the diverse talents residing right here in Cabarrus County. This one-of-a-kind exhibition exemplifies the arts council’s unwavering commitment to showcasing and promoting local artists and performers. A diverse range of artists, spanning the spectrum of experience in exhibiting their...

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🖃 📮 USPS to Collect Food Items on May 13th

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   The Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is a nationwide initiative that aims to fight hunger and poverty in the United States. Started in 1993, this event has become the largest single-day food drive in the country. 📬 🥫 How does it work? Leave a bag of non-perishable food items by your mailbox, and your letter carrier will pick it up and deliver it to a local food bank or pantry. 📅 Saturday, May 13th Local Impact All food collected by the Concord Parkway office (28027) goes to Cooperative Christian Ministries (CCM) and all food collected by the Kannapolis...

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⚾ Ballers Team Up with Elder Orphan Care

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Elder Orphan Care serves local older adults who are aging without adequate support through their “Safe and Loved at Home” and “Pantry and More” Programs. They provide help and hope in the form of food, friendship, purposeful activities, and home modifications. 🎟️ Purchase tickets to the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers vs Fayetteville Woodpeckers game with this link and you will be supporting Elder Orphan Care 📅 Friday, June 2, 2023, at 7pm at Atrium Health Ballpark 🥫 You can also help stock their food pantry by bringing your choice of the items listed below to...

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🎵 🎸 Harrisburg Announces Outdoor Concert Series

The Town of Harrisburg announced its 2023 Rockin’ the Burg Community Concert Series, a free, family-friendly outdoor concert series, held on the Harrisburg Park Amphitheater Stage. The Town is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and each Rockin’ the Burg Concert will be honoring a specific decade. 🎵 May 13: Departure – “The Journey Tribute Band” celebrating “80s Night.” Opener: David Domingo. 🎵 June 10: Blue Monday celebrating “Retro MTV ’80s and ’90s Classics.” Opener: Daniel Arthur Gurley. 🎵 August 12: Sail On: “Beach Boys Tribute Band” celebrating the ’70s. Opener:...

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🧭 Explore Cabarrus Launches 2023-2024 Destination Guide

The Cabarrus County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CCCVB) launched its 2023-2024 Destination Guide last week just in time for National Travel & Tourism Week on May 7-13, 2023. The pages are packed with stunning images captured by Michael A. Anderson Photography including this year’s cover which features the Buffalo Creek Preserve Trail in Mount Pleasant as a nod to North Carolina’s Year of the Trail. President and CEO Donna Carpenter said, “Encouraging continued exploration is our goal and this tool helps both our community and visitors to discover new experiences and make lifelong...

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🐕 ❣️ SplashPaw Foundation Rolls Out Red Carpet for Pets in Need

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   The SplashPaw Foundation, Inc ™  was founded in 2013 by architect Ginger Moore and provides for others who cannot afford adequate treatment or care for their pets. This can include helping with the cost of treatment, medication, research or just helping a pet be more comfortable while they are ill. Ginger’s Motivation Cancer has impacted Ginger’s life on several levels. Ginger’s grandfather and mother both had cancer as well as both of her pets: Roma, a 16-year-old Spaniel mix, and Pisa, an 11-year-old Calico. During her mother’s last 2 years of battling...

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Farmer’s Market Season Is Here! 🌻 🍅 🥬 🍋 🌻 🍅 🥬 🍋

Tipsy Hare Ciderworks is bringing a new Spring and Summer Farmer’s Market to Downtown Kannapolis every Saturday morning from April 15th through Aug 26th. The market will take place inside and outside both Tipsy Hare and Old Armor Beer Co. and then continue up and down West Avenue. 🍓 🥩 Market vendors will feature a mix of local fresh produce and meat as well as other local products. There will be plenty for you to see, taste and buy. The Shops on West Ave will also be participating. Why is it important? Tipsy Hare co-owner Kyle Lingafeld said the idea is to “help promote foot traffic and drive...

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🥤 ☀️ Healthy Shakes and Teas Served with a Side of Sunshine

With all the hustle and bustle going on in downtown Concord, we all just need a place to chill and relax…Welcome to Union Street Nutrition! ✨ Serving healthy shakes, energizing teas, and good vibes. What’s on the menu… 🐵 Most Popular Shake: Chunky Monkey. It might sound like a dessert, but it is also good for you! All shakes have less than 1% dairy, 24 g of protein, and 21 vitamins and minerals. 🍓 Most Popular Tea: Berry Happy. The teas are energizing and are more like a clean energy drink than a typical tea because they include antioxidants and are made from a green and black tea blend. There’s...

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ALL SHOOK UP at Old Courthouse Theatre

Old Courthouse Theare is excited to present the Spring Musical of our 47th season – All Shook Up. So “C’mon Everybody” and get your tickets now to this toe-tappin’ show that’ll have you dancing in your seat! Synopsis: It’s 1955, and into a square little town in a square little state rides a guitar-playing young man who changes everything and everyone he meets. Loosely based on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy will have you jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Hound Dog,” “Jailhouse...

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🍻 🎉 CBC Celebrates 7 Years of Community and Great Beer

CBC’s Anniversary Celebration on March 17th at 4pm Welcomes the Return of Food Truck Friday, Live Music from Unknown Artist, and a New Beer Release! Cabarrus Brewing Company (CBC) is Cabarrus County’s largest full-scale craft brewery, and it was also one of the first, opening in March 2016. However, it is their commitment to the community, and the community’s commitment to them that has them still raising a glass 7 years later. The CBC Difference… From day one Steve Steinbacher saw CBC as a community gathering spot as much as a brewery. “We wanted a place that brought people together.”...

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🥞 Annual Pancake Day Brings Community Together

For 65 years, our community has come together to enjoy pancakes, sausages, and of course Sun Drop during this day-long event to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Cabarrus County. If you have never been to this event, it really is a special day to share a meal with friends, coworkers, or your family. Check out the photos from last year, courtesy of Michael A. Anderson Photography, to get an idea of what this event is all about. Come by for breakfast, pop in for lunch, or even make attending your dinner plan on March 16th anytime between 6:00am and 7:30pm. 🎒 📓 Funds raised from Pancake Day...

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📢 💼 Can’t Miss Community-Wide Career Fair Is Like No Other

Cabarrus County Career Connections Day (C4 Day) is a community-wide career fair for job seekers of all ages with access to over 60 CabCo employers! Whether you are seriously looking for a career opportunity for yourself, want to be educated about opportunities for your kids, or just curious about the many companies that operate in Cabarrus County, this is an event you won’t want to miss! C4 Day is a unique opportunity to visit with over 60 Cabarrus County-based employers to learn about jobs currently available and how to prepare for those in their future pipelines! The event will take place...

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