ConcordVolunteers needed: Wings of Eagles Therapeutic Horseback Riding Ranch needs volunteers for its winter session, Jan. 7-Feb. 28. Training will be 9 a.m.-noon Jan. 5 at 4800 Faith Trails Road. One-hour riding lessons will be on the hour 3-4 p.m. Monday; 3-6 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday; 3-5 p.m. Thursday. 704-784-3147 or wingsofeaglesranch.org and click on “volunteers.” Old and new on display: “Something Old, Something New,” a group invitational exhibition, will run Jan. 14-March 7. It includes paintings, photographs, sculptures, quilts, mixed media and pottery by 18 artists, including Drew Findley, who created the original concert posters for The Avett Brothers and other music groups. Artists will give live demonstrations during the Feb. 22 Concord Art Walk. The Galleries, at 65 Union St. S., are open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. 704-920-2787 or CabarrusArtsCouncil.org. Shop and win: Historic Downtown Concord’s Small Business Saturday takes place the fourth Saturday of each month. This month’s event will be Jan. 26 during regular business hours. Those who make a purchase at participating business are registered to win $100 in Downtown Concord Dollars, redeemable in most downtown locations.
Countywide Global hospitality winner: The Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau for the first time was recognized by The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International. The local destination marketing organization earned a Gold Adrian Award for its redesigned website in the 56th annual global travel marketing competition. The CVB’s website was geared toward visitors and residents. User-friendly features help share details about Cabarrus County through photos, destination links and access to the group’s social media lounge. HSMAI will pay tribute to the Cabarrus CVB during the annual HSMAI Adrian Awards Gala on Jan. 28 in New York. Lukas Johnson