Cabarrus CountyAnd the winner is: The Old Courthouse Theatre received 18 nominations for the 10th annual Metrolina Theatre Association Awards. Honors were given for its play “The Diary of Anne Frank” and its musical “9 to 5.” The nominations: Outstanding Production-“The Diary of Anne Frank”; Lead Actor-Male, Jon Bowlby; Lead Actor-Female, Amanda Leigh Berkowitz; Supporting Actor-Male, Daniel O’Sullivan; Supporting Actor-Female, Becky Porter; Cameo-Andy Rassler, Melissa Bowden and Robert Nipper; Direction-Glenn Griffin; Set Design-John Depaulo, Vince DePaulo, Heather Wilson-Bowlby, Zachary Tarlton and J.W. Story; Costume Design-Kim Baysinger and Jane Armitage; Lighting Design-Gyo Gamble; Sound Design-Gyo Gamble; Properties Design-Cheryl Opel and Maggie Reichard; and Musical Direction/Conducting-Marty Gregory. The awards will be 7-10 p.m. Oct. 6 at Omni Charlotte Hotel. Details: http://bit.ly/2KSlOZ. Prepare to vote: One-stop voting in Cabarrus County will run Oct. 17-Nov. 2. Hours will be 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 2, the only Saturday on which early voting will be available. The Cabarrus Board of Elections office is at 369 Church St. N., Concord. Details: 704-920-2860 or ncsbe.gov/county/cabarrus.
Concord Take a survey: The Concord Downtown Development Corp. is conducting an online survey to determine where visitors of downtown stay, what types of events people enjoy, what new businesses people would like to see open in downtown Concord and how people want to stay updated about coming events. The survey will be available online through Sept. 28. Anyone who takes the survey will be entered in the September Small Business Saturday drawing for $100 in Downtown Concord Dollars. An email address is required to be entered in the drawing. Take the survey at www.concorddowntown.com. New gallery: The Cabarrus Art Guild’s recently opened Brick Wall Gallery is at 11 Union St. S., in the basement location of the Underground Art Connection. The gallery boasts the work of 14 artists on a 60-foot brick wall. The Guild opened its first Brick Wall gallery more than two years ago at The Depot at Gibson Mill, off McGill Avenue. The downtown gallery will feature member artists; The Depot gallery is open to all area artists. Details: cabarrusartguild.org.
Harrisburg New bridge: Construction of the bridge carrying Caldwell Road over the railroad was slated to begin Sept. 5. Caldwell Road will remain closed until work is complete. Signs will be posted. For information about the project, visit ncdot.gov/projects/RailHaydockJunker.