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Find Your Flow Fundraiser Celebrates Self-Love and Community Connection

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Free event connects attendees with our holistic community Find Your Flow โ€“ Holistic Healing Arts Fest ๐Ÿ“… April 6 from 9amโ€“5pm ๐Ÿ“ Cabarrus Brewing Company, 329 McGill Ave NW, Concord, NC 28027 Find Your Flow is a FREE event from Sol Harmony featuring workshops, classes, and activities for personal growth and self-discovery. The event promises a day filled with holistic living and community connection, embodying event creator Kat Harmon’s dedication to providing support for physical, spiritual, mental, and energetic wellness. There will be a variety...

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Discover Timeless Treasures with AutoBarn Classic Cars

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   A Car Show for Kids, Book Signing, and Cruise-in Happening This Spring! ๐Ÿ“ AutoBarn Classic Cars, 320 Sign Dr NW # 100, Concord, NC 28027 Website | Facebook | Instagram From Storage to Showroom: The Evolution of AutoBarn Classic Cars AutoBarn Classic Cars was founded by Cabarrus County car enthusiasts Tom Cotter and Joe Liles in 2006 as a storage facility, but expanded in 2007 to include consignment services, revolutionizing the way collector cars are marketed. AutoBarn has since established itself as a leading player in the classic car market. Step into...

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Annual Community Cookout and Eggstravaganza

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Kannapolis Event Brings Community Together for Easter Fun ๐Ÿ“… March 30th, 11am to 2pm ๐Ÿ“ North Carolina Research Campus, 150 N Research Campus Dr, Kannapolis, NC 28081 The Community Cookout and Egg Hunt in Kannapolis is an annual, family-friendly event set to take place on March 30th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at the NC Research Campus. Organized by Outside the Lines Ministries, the event aims to create a welcoming, family-friendly atmosphere similar to a backyard cookout. Live music, free food, and a range of games and activities, including inflatables and...

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Afton Village Pub Crawl: Painting the Town Green for a Cause!

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Benefits the Boys & Girls Club of Cabarrus County. ๐Ÿ“… March 16th starting at 1:30pm ๐Ÿ“ Afton Village; The Wine Room, 5401 Village Dr. NW, Concord, NC 28027 ๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Tickets are $15 in advance; $20 at the door. Note this is a cashless event. Get ready to paint the town green this St. Patrickโ€™s Day weekend with the Afton Pub Crawl. The Afton Village streets will come alive as participants gather for an afternoon of fun, community, and fundraising, all in support of the Boys & Girls Club of Cabarrus County. Organized by...

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Go Green: Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

As the anticipation for St. Patrick’s Day builds, Cabarrus County is gearing up for a series of exciting events to celebrate Irish culture, camaraderie, and good fortune. From family-friendly gatherings to lively block parties and unique scavenger hunts, there’s something for everyone. Let’s dive into the details of some local St. Patrick’s Day events. St. Patty’s Party: Family Edition at Frank Liske Park Barn (Mar 9) Get the celebration started early with a family-friendly event at Frank Liske Park Barn. For just $2, join the Gold Hunt, sip on Leprechaun Punch,...

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Red Cross โ€˜All American Celebrationโ€™ to Honor Mynatt Family

This 12th annual event honors local community leaders in Cabarrus County. ๐Ÿ“… March 21st from 6pm until 9 pm ๐Ÿ“ Concord | Great Wolf Lodge, 10175 Weddington Rd, Concord, NC 28027 ๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Purchase tickets or make a donation online The Southern Piedmont chapter of the Red Cross North Carolina region will host the 12th Annual โ€˜All-American Celebrationโ€™ on March 21st at the Great Wolf Lodge in Concord. This year, the ceremony will honor the Mynatt Family, owners and operators of the Ben Mynatt Family of Dealerships serving the Concord and Salisbury areas. The All-American Celebration is a special event...

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๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿก Landon Lane Candle: A Journey of Homecoming and Creativity

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Ribbon cutting marks new storefront for candle business in Mount Pleasant. ๐Ÿ“8354 W Franklin St, Mount Pleasant, NC 28124 Website | Facebook | Instagram In Mount Pleasant, a dream is being lived, a story is being written, and candles are being poured with love and purpose. Elisabeth Bryson, the founder of Landon Lane Candle Co., has embarked on a journey that spans across states and islands, all centered around the idea that โ€œAll roads lead home.โ€ The story of Landon Lane Candle Co. began with an Amazon gift card and a creative mindset. Elisabeth discovered...

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Popping Success: A Flavorful Journey

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Tastebuds is rebranding to Popstarz Popcorn marking a new era of expansion and philanthropy. ๐Ÿ“ Tastebuds Popcorn Concord, 3805 Concord Pkwy S #132, Concord, NC 28027 Website | Facebook | Instagram Derrick and Tavia Jackson are the dynamic duo behind the popcorn sensation thatโ€™s making Concord a little sweeter โ€“ Tastebuds Popcorn, a local favorite with over 200 flavors, handcrafted with love and real ingredients. Entrepreneurs at heart, they embarked on a delicious journey to bring people together through the joy of popcorn and are now rebranding and taking...

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Fundraising BINGO Event Takes Place on March 15th

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   BBQ dinner, raffle baskets, a silent auction, and 10 rounds of BINGO will benefit local nonprofits. ๐Ÿ“… March 15 from 6โ€“8:30pm ๐Ÿ“ Gathering on Main; Venture Church, 4245 Main Street, Harrisburg, NC 28075 ๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Tickets are $30 in advance; limited number at the door for $40 Mark your calendars for March 15th as The Open Door House and First Responders 1st come together for a night of fun, food, and fundraising. The BINGO event promises an evening of excitement with ten rounds of BINGO, a delicious barbecue dinner, raffle baskets, a silent auction featuring gifts...

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Unlocking Home: Discovering the ‘Why’ Behind the Door with Team Honeycutt

Partner Content What’s “Behind the Door”? Anyone can find you a house โ€“ okay not anyone! But any agent can match up your needs (4 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2,400 square feet) with the market options. But very few agents dig into the why. Whatโ€™s behind the door is always the whyโ€ฆ Why people decide this is the one Why people choose a neighborhood Why people make it a home Itโ€™s also WHY we do what we do! We get to help you find the ONE that fits your WHY! Meet sweet Beaux (dog) He moved to Concord in March of 2022. His goal – walkable streets and lots of activity and green...

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Market 94: A New Vibrant Hub Elevates Local Artisans in Downtown Concord

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Market 94 owner Ashlynne Nestor fulfills dream of creating a permanent space for local artisans. ๐Ÿ“ Market 94, 46 Union St S, Concord, NC Website | Facebook | Instagram On January 13th, Market 94 celebrated its soft opening on Union Street in downtown Concord, fulfilling owner Ashlynne Nestor’s dream. Ashlynne, a Cabarrus County native, has always had a deep love for Union Street. When friends and family visited, she would proudly guide them down the historic street to support local businesses. Her journey to Market 94 began with a desire to support...

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๐ŸŒŸ Local Stars โ€œStep Outโ€ for the Arts ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ•บ

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   ๐Ÿ“… Saturday, November 4, 2023 ๐Ÿ“ Davis Theatre, 65 Union Street South, Concord, NC 28026 When the Cabarrus Arts Council launched “Dancing for the Arts” in 2015, it was a bold idea aimed at raising funds for the arts while providing a platform for local stars to shine. This unique fundraising event, often compared to the popular show “Dancing with the Stars,” pairs local stars with professional dancers, all vying for the grand prize. Fast forward to 2023, and the event continues to dazzle audiences, promote community engagement, and...

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๐Ÿš’ Fire Truck Celebration Comes to Kannapolis

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   The Kannapolis Fire Department will host a fire truck celebration with a parade, food drive, and bloodmobile in October. ๐Ÿ“… Friday, Oct 13th ๐Ÿ“ Kannapolis City Hall, 401 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC 28081 Event Timeline Bloodmobile (9am to 2pm) Food Drive (Noon to 6pm) Fire Truck Parade (Begins at 6pm) A Day of Celebration and Giving Back Every year, the Kannapolis Fire Department comes together with the community for a day of celebration and giving back. This exciting event promises fun, community spirit, and the opportunity to make a difference in the...

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๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿฅ–๐Ÿฐ Soup Sampling Is a Taste of Cabarrus!

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Cabarrus Meals on Wheels’ Soup Sampling fundraiser benefits elderly and homebound residents. ๐Ÿ“… Oct 29th from 11:30am to 1:30pm ๐Ÿ“ City Club at Gibson Mill, 325 McGill Ave. NW, Concord This tasty fundraiser, now in its 18th year, warms both the tummy and the heart as it pairs the opportunity to sample soups from some of Cabarrusโ€™ favorite restaurants with the goal of raising funds to support the elderly and homebound in our community. This organization is dedicated to a beautiful mission: providing a hot meal and a warm hello to the elderly and homebound...

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๐Ÿค ๐ŸŽค๐Ÿฅณ Scotty McCreery to Headline Harrisburg Celebration

Harrisburgโ€™s 50th Anniversary Celebration promises a day full of activities for the entire family. ๐Ÿ“ข ๐Ÿ“… Oct 14th starting at 2pm ๐Ÿ“ 191 Sims Pkwy, Harrisburg, NC 28075 The town of Harrisburg is set to mark a historic milestone โ€“ its 50th Anniversary Celebration. This eagerly anticipated event promises exciting activities, food trucks and a beer garden, a concert featuring country music sensation Scotty McCreery, and a spectacular drone show. Open to all, the festivities are set to captivate attendees of all ages and provide a fitting tribute to the town’s past achievements and its promising...

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๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ”ง๐ŸŒŸ Team Honeycuttโ€™s Women of Action!

Partner Content We’re kicking off October by Celebrating Women’s Small Business Month In 1972, there were a little over 400,000 women-owned businesses in the United States. Until 1988, women needed a male relative to co-sign if they wanted to apply for a business loan. Today, there are over 13 million women-owned businesses and counting. Team Honeycuttโ€™s fabric has a history steeped in strong women that continues today. When it began, the foundational belief was that success in business can be found in service to the community. Founded in 1990, Betty and Diane Honeycutt set out to...

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๐ŸŽ™๏ธ๐Ÿ“ New Podcast Interviews CW Head Blogger

Check out Jamieโ€™s interview on CabCo Collective as she shares what it’s like to be the CWโ€™s Head Blogger. CabCo Collective Website | Facebook | Instagram CabCo Collective is a new podcast created by friends Amanda Wortman and Caitlin Fontaine who are both active in the community. They recently launched their new endeavor and interviewed our Head Blogger, Jamie Richardson, for their third episode. “I wasn’t a blogger or writer prior to this,โ€ said Richardson in her interview. โ€œIt was great to realize that I have this skill. I’ve done social media content, but not full...

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๐Ÿ’Ž ๐Ÿ’Ž ๐Ÿ’Ž A Legacy of Family Tradition and Community for 70 Years ๐Ÿ’Ž ๐Ÿ’Ž ๐Ÿ’Ž

The true beginning for Ellis Jewelers actually started in Downtown Gastonia amid the tumultuous times of the 1940s recession when Dan Levinsonโ€™s grandfather opened the familyโ€™s first jewelry store. This cherished establishment would go on to define an era and continue its legacy through the generations. ๐Ÿ“ Concord (Downtown) | 29 Union St S, Concord, NC 28025 Website | Facebook | Instagram Ellis, Dan’s father, worked at his fatherโ€™s Gastonia store during his college years. He graduated from Chapel Hill in 1950 and then served in the army for two years during the Korean War. Upon returning...

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