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"Images of America: Concord" Book Signing:
Michael Eury, executive director of Historic Cabarrus Association, signs and answers questions about his new book. 1 p.m. $21.99 retail. Books-A-Million, Concord Mills, 8111 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-8300.
Imprints, Impressions, Improvisations:
Exhibition featuring impressed designs, impressionistic approaches, improvisation. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays. Free. The Galleries, 65 Union St. S., Concord. 704-920-2787. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org.
Embroiderers' Guild of America Meeting:
Golden Needles Chapter programs teach you the art of hand embroidery. 10 a.m. first Tuesdays. All Saints' Episcopal Church, 525 Lake Concord Rd. N.E., Concord. 704-650-9223. www.egausa.org. Charlotte ARTery Presents "8!":
The eight members of Charlotte ARTery exhibit new work through May 13. Several pieces inspired by city of Concord. Noon-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays; noon-4 p.m. Saturdays. Free. Adam Ramsey Miller Gallery, 21 Union St. S., Concord. 704-788-2326. www.thearmgallery.com. May Concord Book Club - "The Glass Castle":
Discussion of Jeannette Wall's book. Reservations requested: 704-920-2053. 5:30 p.m. Free. Concord main library, 27 Union St. N., Concord. www.cabarruscounty.us/library.
Party on the Plaza:
Classic rock by Exit 54. Afton Village's main plaza, in front of The Wine Room. 6:30 p.m. The Wine Room at Afton Village, 5401 Village Drive N.W., Concord. 704-782-9463. www.wine-room.net. "Blood Done Sign My Name":
Theatrical adaptation of book about 1970 murder of a young black man in Oxford, N.C. Performed by playwright/actor Mike Wiley, accompanied by gospel singer Mary D. Williams. 8 p.m. $30. Davis Theatre, 65 Union St. S., Concord. 704-920-2753. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org. John Laing acoustic set:
John Laing has performed all over the world. 8 p.m. Free. Oak Tree Coffee Co., 221 West A St., Kannapolis. 704-493-6970.
Pink Ribbon Luncheon:
Benefit for Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure Breast Cancer Foundation. Ticket information: email firstname.lastname@example.org. Noon. $10. Cabarrus Shrine Club, 1460 Oakwood Ave., Kannapolis. 609-835-4335. the3day.org. Dance for the :
Hosted by Audey Balknight Allison. Net proceeds benefit Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure Breast Cancer Foundation. Hors d'oeuvres, setups; BYOB. Dance contest. Music by DJ Melvin Miller. email@example.com. 6 p.m. $10. Cabarrus Shrine Club, 1460 Oakwood Ave., Kannapolis. 609-835-4335. the3day.org.