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Cabarrus Brewing Company to Host Inaugural CabCo Summer Movie Night

Cabarrus County residents are in for a treat this summer as the first-ever CabCo Summer Movie Night takes place on July 8th at Cabarrus Brewing Company. With free admission, games, snacks, and the featured movie “The Sandlot,” this event aims to bring families and friends together for a memorable summer evening.  The pre-show activities, starting at 7 pm, will set the stage for an unforgettable evening. Attendees can enjoy family-friendly music from the 80s and 90s, play retro video games, and indulge in popcorn and Kona Ice before the movie begins. This event is made possible...

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🎥🍿Gem Theatre Offers $2 Matinees This Summer!

Summer is just around the corner, and the Gem Theatre is thrilled to announce their $2 Summer Matinees. Cool down at the movies by enjoying affordable, family-friendly entertainment every Tuesday at 10am and 12:30pm between June 13th and August 8th as they show some of your favorite G and PG films that were released in the last few years. With admission only $2 per person, this is something everyone can enjoy! 2023 Summer Matinees Schedule: June 13 – DC League of Super Pets June 20 – The Emoji Movie June 27 – Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway July 5 – Cloudy with a Chance...

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🎶 🎥 Kannapolis Announces Summer Concerts and Movies

Major recording artists are coming to Cabarrus County this summer! The Kannapolis Summer Concert Series is highlighted by Deana Carter, Grand Funk Railroad, Collective Soul, Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry, and Chairmen of the Board. 📍 Where is it happening? Concerts and movies are held at Kannapolis’ large outdoor amphitheater in Village Park. More concerts take place on Thursdays in Veterans Park. Movies take place on Friday evenings with a few Spanish movie nights on Sundays. What do I need to know? Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Admission is free, but food and drinks will be for sale....

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Can You Spot Downtown Concord in the Trailer?

Several Scenes from New Movie Filmed in Cabarrus County   🎥 Filming facts: Filming took place during the spring and summer of 2021, with scenes shot in Charlotte, Concord, Kannapolis, and Hickory. Actresses Rachel McAdams, from films like Mean Girls, Wedding Crashers, and The Notebook, and Kathy Bates, a multiple Emmy, and Academy Award winner, were in Cabarrus County filming a scene. More than 1,000 extras were used in the filming, including about 85 in Concord. Downtown Concord was dressed up in a 1970s setting in New York City with an Italian bakery, a pizza shop, and a produce stand...

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Gem Theatre Turns 86 on New Year’s Eve

The Gem Theatre, in downtown Kannapolis, originally opened on December 31, 1936. A fire gutted the theatre and was reduced to ashes in 1942. The theatre was rebuilt in 1948 and featured a beautiful lobby and 916 seats, including the balcony section. The Gem has been open ever since and is one of the oldest single-screen movie theatres in continuous operation today and is also one of only a few movie theatres that offer balcony seating. Learn more about their history. Their Gift to You! To celebrate its 86th birthday, the Gem Theatre is offering a coupon for a FREE small popcorn to Cabarrus...

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