Posted at 4:27pm on Jan. 23, 2015
Own original art: The Concord Downtown Development Corp.’s annual Concord on Canvas auction will be March 13. The event will feature 32 original paintings by professional artists and high school art students. The Banner Launch party will be 6-9 p.m. Jan. 30 at the Union Street Bistro in downtown Concord. Details: concorddowntown.com.
Posted at 10:07am on Jan. 23, 2015
In the Concord Library’s Lore History Room, people can research court records, census records, donated family records, journals and all sorts of records kept since colonial times to aid their genealogical searches.
Posted at 11:07am on Jan. 23, 2015
Georgann Eubanks wore out a car and a truck, and she can’t tell you how much gas she used, all while traveling the state in search of authors who wrote on Tar Heel soil. Her efforts resulted in three books that mark literary trails throughout the mountains, the Piedmont, and Eastern North Carolina.
Posted at 1:03pm on Jan. 23, 2015
American Red Cross and Lamda Chi Alpha partner for the sixth annual 49ers For Life blood drive, collect 800 units
Posted at 8:53am on Jan. 23, 2015
Compiled by Gina Smith
Posted at 9:41am on Jan. 23, 2015
Dream On 3, a Harrisburg nonprofit, made it possible for a 10-year-old girl to fulfill her dream sporting experience: to go hunting with TV’s Buck Commander.
Posted at 8:30am on Jan. 22, 2015
Performance, Brand New Opry: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29, Davis Theatre, 65 Union St. S., Concord. Traditional bluegrass show hosted by Jeff Whittington, a North Carolina banjo champion who has performed on the Grand Ole Opry. He will be joined by John Culbreth, a South Carolina banjo champion, on fiddle; Pete Corum, who also has played on the Grand Ole Opry and in the movie “Cotton Patch Gospel,” on bass; Mike Wood, whose first major show was Bill Monroe’s bluegrass festival, on guitar; and Jason Wood, who has recorded with bluegrass legend Curly Seckler, on mandolin. Tickets are $15, available anytime at www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org and at the box office 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. For information, call 704-920-2753 or visit www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org.
Posted at 10:53am on Jan. 22, 2015
Jessica DeHart ice skated once as a kid and wasn’t very good at it. The Mooresville portrait artist preferred roller-blading.
Posted at 12:07pm on Jan. 22, 2015
The Compassion Experience exposes visitors to the plight of children who live in extreme poverty in Uganda, Bolivia and India. It opens Jan. 30 at Crossroads Church in Concord.
Posted at 12:19pm on Jan. 22, 2015
DIY Network host Jason Cameron answers five questions during the Greater Charlotte Home and Landscape Show in Cabarrus County.