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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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๐ŸŒ ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ ๐Ÿค A Celebration of Cultures, Cuisine, and Community

The third annual Concord International Festival will be held on Saturday, Sept 30th in Downtown Concord showcasing the beauty of embracing different cultures. ๐Ÿ“ Concord (Downtown) Spring St. SW & Barbrick Ave. SW In a world that’s becoming increasingly interconnected, celebrating diversity and promoting multiculturalism are more important than ever. This exciting event is a collaborative effort between El Puente Hispano and the City of Concord, with a mission to foster dialogue, collaboration, and understanding among diverse communities. The 2022 festival was a resounding success,...

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๐Ÿ“ฟ๐ŸŒน Bead Lady Featured in Our State Magazine

Downtown Concord โ€œJewelโ€ of a shopโ€™s โ€œmemory beadโ€ service is highlighted in the September issue. ๐Ÿ“ Concord (Downtown Concord) | 1 Union St N, Concord, NC 28025 Website | Facebook | Instagram The Bead Lady is a full-service bead shop located in Downtown Concord, but they are also so much more! Owners Kathleen and Justin Reeder have been helping the local community make meaningful jewelry for over 20 years both locally and all over the country. The Reederโ€™s 14-step โ€œmemory beadโ€ making process is the highlight of the Our State article, where they repurpose flowers from weddings and funerals...

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๐Ÿบ Cheers to Four Years of Hops Success

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Southern Strain Brewing Companyโ€™s flagship Concord location is turning four and theyโ€™re throwing a two-day party that you won’t want to miss. ๐Ÿ“ 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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๐Ÿ ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒŸ Concord Dazzles with Lights Tour!

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Enjoy a colorful adventure during the Colorful Lights Historic Concord Walking Tour. Concord (Downtown Concord) ๐Ÿ“ Historic Downtown Concord District Website | Facebook | Instagram As the sun sets on warm September evenings, the streets of Downtown Concord will come alive with a burst of vibrant colors, inviting all to enjoyโ€”the Colorful Lights Tour. Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday throughout the month, residents and visitors alike can explore Downtown Concord, connect with others, and learn more about the rich history of the area. The Colorful Lights...

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๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ›๏ธ Davis Theatre Offers Intimate Musical Experience

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   The Davis Theatre in downtown Concord is a cultural hub with intimate performances and historic charm. Concord (Downtown Concord) | Cabarrus Arts Council ๐Ÿ“ 65 Union St S, Concord, NC 28026 Website | Facebook | Instagram Nestled in the heart of downtown Concord, the Davis Theatre has long been celebrated as a cultural hub, offering vibrant performances that resonate with its audience. Set in the beautifully renovated 1876 historic courthouse, it sets the stage for an intimate musical experience. With only 227 seats, every seat is close to the performance,...

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๐Ÿข๐Ÿค Downtown Nonprofit Center Fosters Growth

Sponsored by: Downtown Concord August 17th is National Nonprofit Day, So Weโ€™re Highlighting the New Nonprofit Center Located in Downtown Concord. National Nonprofit Day is celebrated annually on August 17th and serves as a reminder of the impactful contributions that nonprofit organizations make, fostering positive change and addressing the challenges that our communities face. Recently, the City of Concord opened the Downtown Concord Nonprofit Center on the lowest level of the former City Annex building, located at the corner of Barbrick Avenue and Union Street. In an effort to support local...

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๐ŸŽญ Local Theatre Launches 48th Season

The 2023-2024 Old Courthouse Theatre season kicks off on Thursday, August 17th with the much-anticipated presentation of Ken Ludwigโ€™s The Gods of Comedy. Concord (Downtown Concord) ๐Ÿ“ 49 Spring Street NW, Concord, NC 28025 Website | Facebook | Instagram Nestled within the historic district of Concord, the Old Courthouse Theatre is the areaโ€™s only volunteer community theatre and has been highlighting local talent on its stage for more than 45 years. This season boasts a compelling lineup of four plays spanning two weekends each plus two special events! The Old Courthouse Theatre offers an intimate...

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๐Ÿท ๐ŸŽ‰ Winery Celebrates 8th Anniversary

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Cabo Winery has a full lineup of festivities planned for its 8th-anniversary celebration on August 19th! Concord (Downtown Concord) ๐Ÿ“ 37 Union Street S, Ste A2, Concord, NC Website | Facebook | Instagram This charming winery, located in Downtown Concord, has been offering a comfortable environment that removes the intimidation from wine selection for almost a decade. Whether you’re an experienced wine lover or just curious, Cabo Winery promises an experience that is both inviting and engaging. With a wide selection of handcrafted wines, personalized...

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๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿณ Culinary Passion Meets Community Spirit

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Chef Bob VanAtta of Table 11 is providing memorable cooking and dining experiences in Cabarrus County. Chef Bob as he is affectionately known, has a deep passion for cooking and community. Recognizing the need for more dining options in downtown Concord, he seized the opportunity to provide locals and visitors alike with a memorable dining experience. As an avid cyclist who frequently rode along Union Street, Chef Bob fell in love with downtown Concordโ€™s history and charming atmosphere. Choosing downtown Concord as the location for his restaurant was a deliberate...

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๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽฉ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ’ Downtown Concord Knows How to Celebrate!

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Itโ€™s Spring and that means celebrations are happening all around us. From baby to bridal showers, graduation parties, and even weddings, Downtown Concord has everything you need for your special event! Check out our list of venues, caterers, florists, decor, and more. Cabarrus Weekly has you covered! View the Downtown Concord Event Guide here.     Planning to visit? Tell ’em Cabarrus Weekly sent ya!

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๐Ÿ’ Florist Carries on Family Tradition

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Cut at an Angle is a unique, fun, and whimsical floral experience in Downtown Concord on the corner of Market and Cabarrus Avenue. Kirsten Darnell is carrying on the floral design tradition that runs in her family. Her grandparents were florists for over 50 years, and she worked in the back of their shop processing flowers when she was younger. The name of her shop comes from her grandpa who reminded her that step one of flower care is to always โ€œcut the stem at an angle.โ€ Despite not wanting to be a florist at first, Kirsten studied horticulture and worked...

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