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Four Ways To Commemorate Memorial Day

This weekend, many will observe Memorial Day, often seen as the start of summer with picnics, BBQs, and gatherings with friends and family. However, it’s more than a day off and fun with friends. Memorial Day was established to honor and remember the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military, and we have found four activities happening around Cabarrus County. Taps Across America, The National Moment of Remembrance Photo Credit: ECHS Facebook ⏰ May 27, Moment of silence at 3pm, followed by Taps πŸ“ Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society Museum, 1145 N. College St., Mount Pleasant Attendees...

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Discover Creativity and Community at
studios @ The Mill

πŸ“ studios @ The Mill, 8750 E Franklin St, Mount Pleasant, NC Facebook If you are looking for ways to support local entrepreneurs, check out the vibrant businesses at studios @ The Mill in Mount Pleasant offering an eclectic range of services and products. Nestled at 8750 E Franklin St, this dynamic hub transcends mere businessesβ€”it’s a fusion of creativity, commerce, and community. Many of the businesses have varying hours, so be sure to inquire with them directly to find out when they are open. Here is an introduction to the unique grouping of businesses at studios @ The Mill: Art-too...

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New Destination for Vintage Finds and Manly Must-Haves!

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Man Cave on Main Opens in Downtown Mount Pleasant. πŸ“ Man Cave on Main, 1459 North Main Street, Mount Pleasant NC 28124 Facebook Introducing the latest addition to Mount Pleasant’s shopping scene; Man Cave on Main! Last February, Cabarrus Weekly introduced you to Melissa and Jeff Lemmond, the owners of Down South on Main. Now, they’ve unveiled their latest venture, Man Cave on Main, bringing Cabarrus County residents and visitors a place to find vintage treasures, collectibles, and unique “man cave” items. Melissa and Jeff, both...

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πŸ’–πŸ‘ Landon Lane Candle: A Journey of Homecoming and Creativity

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Ribbon cutting marks new storefront for candle business in Mount Pleasant. πŸ“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 β€œAll roads lead home.” The story of Landon Lane Candle Co. began with an Amazon gift card and a creative mindset. Elisabeth discovered...

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🌸🌿 Amazing Date Nights in the Greenhouse

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   The Price Farm takes its popular Date Nights to a whole new level with its gorgeous new greenhouse. πŸ“ 5801 County Line Rd, Mt Pleasant, NC 28124 Facebook | Instagram | TikTok If you’re looking to add a touch of magic to your date nights, look no further than The Price Farm in Mt. Pleasant. Robin Price and her daughter Mandoline Helms have turned this picturesque farm into the perfect setting for an unforgettable experience – Date Nights in the Greenhouse. The Birth of the Date Nights Greenhouse Nestled in the tranquility of The Price Farm, the greenhouse...

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πŸ‘πŸŽ„ Historical Homes and Heritage: A Christmas Journey of Beauty

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Enjoy the Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society’s Christmas Tour of Homes on Dec 9th from 11am–6pm The Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society (ECHS) is once again offering its annual Christmas Tour of Homes, set to take place on Saturday, Dec 9th from 11am to 6pm. This year’s tour features a special selection of historical homes and historic landmarks including Bost Grist Mill and St. Paul UMC, alongside the ECHS Museum itself. Starting the tour at the ECHS Museum, attendees can immerse themselves in the holiday spirit with live music, yummy refreshments,...

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πŸŽ‰πŸ¦ž 73 & Main Announces New Menu Items

73 & Main (Mount Pleasant) πŸ“ 1467 N Main St, Mt Pleasant, NC 28124 Website | Facebook | Instagram 73 & Main has announced they have simplified their menu and added some fresh, new seafood options, including Maine lobster tails, due to popular demand. Visit their website to see the new menu. Chilean Seabass – Pan-seared and served over mashed potatoes. Finished with a blistered tomato cream sauce, green peas, local sweet corn, pancetta, and jumbo lump crab meat. Photos Credit: Courtesy of 73 & Main U10 Scallops – 5 Jumbo scallops, pan-seared and served over lobster-infused rice...

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πŸŒΎπŸ›’πŸšœ Modern Farm/General Store Fusion Coming to CabCo

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Barrier Farms renovates General Store, expanding its farming footprint in Mount Pleasant. πŸ“ Mount Pleasant Website | The Farm Store | Facebook | Instagram Barrier Farms, a fourth-generation family-run farm located in Mount Pleasant, stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of family farming and a shared love for agriculture. They provide the community with the finest pasture-raised meats and GMO-free grains at affordable prices. The history of Barrier Farms dates to 1880 when the Barrier family first sowed the seeds of this enduring legacy. Each subsequent...

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❀️ 🀍 πŸ’™ Cabarrus County Hosts National Night Out Events

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   National Night Out (NNO) events feature hands-on opportunities with first responders. Started in 1984 by the National Association of Town Watch, NNO is an opportunity for communities to come together and promote crime prevention, strengthen police-community relations, and foster neighborly interactions. History and Mission of National Night Out National Night Out is an annual event celebrated across the United States on the first Tuesday of August. Residents have the chance to build relationships with local first responders while enjoying a summer evening...

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🍨 πŸ₯„ The Bakery at Mount Pleasant Adds a Cool Twist

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   The Bakery at Mount Pleasant has announced the newest addition to its menu: 🍦 Blue Bell ice cream. 🍰🧁πŸͺ Karen Helton, the mastermind behind the bakery, is buzzing with enthusiasm, already brainstorming creative ways to combine her delectable pastries with the indulgence of ice cream. Imagine two freshly baked chocolate chip cookies embracing a scoop of creamy ice cream in the middleβ€”a combination that is destined to be nothing short of incredible! Photo credit: The Bakery at Mount Pleasant Facebook When you step into The Bakery, you’re greeted by the enchanting...

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πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ πŸŽ† Early Independence Celebration on June 24th

Contributor: Jamie Richardson The Town of Mount Pleasant is kicking off Cabarrus County’s Independence Day celebrations on Saturday, June 24th, 2023, 5-10:30pm at Town Hall Park. The festivities will feature a parade, live music, delicious food vendors, and a dedication ceremony for the newly opened McAllister Park. The night will culminate with a dazzling fireworks display, creating a memorable experience for attendees of all ages. πŸš’ 5pm: Parade starting at North Washington St The celebration will commence with a spirited parade featuring local businesses, organizations, and enthusiastic community...

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Raise a Glass πŸ₯ƒ It’s National Bourbon Day!

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   On June 14th each year, bourbon lovers from coast to coast come together to honor the rich history and unparalleled flavor of this beloved American whiskey. And if you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind bourbon experience in Cabarrus County, we’ve got you covered! Bourbon enthusiasts can celebrate at the Bourbon Bar at 73 & Main in downtown Mount Pleasant. The Bourbon Bar has one of the largest selections of bourbon in North Carolina…with more than 80 different varieties of bourbon, whiskey, and scotch, and over 60 rare and antique bourbons! A Haven for Bourbon...

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πŸŽ‰πŸ›οΈ Discover the Hidden Gem of Mount Pleasant πŸ›οΈπŸŽ‰

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Welcome to Simply Pleasant Boutique, your one-stop destination for a unique and stylish shopping experience in Mount Pleasant. Located in the heart of town, this boutique offers a wide range of fashionable clothing and accessories that will make you stand out from the crowd. When you step into the front door, you are immersed in a world of contemporary, boho, and trendy fashion. Owner Georgia Abernathy has created an ideal shopping experience for mothers and daughters alike. Their carefully curated collection guarantees you’ll find the perfect outfit....

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🐐 πŸ€— Schedule a Baby Goat Playdate

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Cotton Bean Farms offers opportunities to pet, feed, and cuddle their Mini Nubian and baby milk goats. Goat play dates are a fun and unique way to get up close and personal with these adorable animals that is perfect for families, animal lovers, and anyone looking for a fun weekend activity [see video]. Owners Jason and Stacey Carlisle established Cotton Bean Farms in 2018 with a passion and love for goats that continues to grow. The goat play dates are a way to share their love for their animals with the community and educate visitors about all things goat...

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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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πŸ“š “New York Times” Bestselling Author to Appear at Mount Pleasant Event

Celebrated author and North Carolina native John Hart will appear at an event hosted by the Mount Pleasant Friends of the Library on Thursday, May 4th. πŸ“ The event will be held at 73 & Main restaurant in downtown Mount Pleasant from 7:00–9:00pm. Hart is the author of six New York Times bestsellers, including his most recent novel, The Hush. An alumnus of Davidson College and a former defense attorney and stockbroker, he now lives in Virginia and writes full-time. Hart is the only author to win the prestigious Edgar Award, presented by the Mystery Writers of America, for consecutive novels. Other...

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πŸͺ–πŸͺ–πŸͺ– World War I Exhibit Opens with Generous Donation

The β€œCollecting the Great War” exhibit features over 200 World War I items collected and donated by Dave Goff (pictured above) and supplemented by items from the ECHS permanent collection. Editor’s Note: There is so much new happening in Cabarrus County, but we are also a community that treasures history. Dave Goff was a special friend of ours here at Cabarrus Weekly and we can’t wait to spend time with these items he collected over the course of his lifetime at this exhibit, and we encourage you to take a Saturday afternoon to do the same. The Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society Museum...

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β˜• 🍷 This European-Style CafΓ© Has Locals Cozying Up Inside and Out!

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   We RARELY encourage our readers to watch a video before reading our wonderful words about a local establishment but consider this virtual tour our way of β€œsetting the table” for this feature. Just be sure to come back to read the rest of the article… 😊 Located in the restored historic Lentz building in the quaint town of Mount Pleasant, Café Lentz greets customers with a warm and inviting atmosphere whether dining inside on the comfy furniture or outside on their double-decker patio. Their menu features something for everyone for any meal of the day: β˜•...

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