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Hungry? Get a free doughnut!

Erik Campos


National Doughnut Day

Fri Participating Krispy Kreme locations.

It’s National Doughnut Day! Krispy Kreme is hosting the party by giving customers free doughnuts. You can get any variety. No purchase necessary.


Southeast Asian Street Food Festival

Sat Noon-4 p.m. Midwood International Cultural Center, 1817 Central Ave.

Watch a pho eating contest and see a youth talent show, youth art show and fashion show. There will be a silent auction, raffle prizes and Southeast Asian street food available for purchase. Festivities will take place both inside and outside. If you want to compete in the pho eating contest, register on the website. There is an entry fee.


Concerts in the Park

Sat 7 p.m. Village Park, 700 West C St., Kannapolis.

Kannapolis’ summer entertainment series is so good that it’s worth taking the drive up Interstate 85. The summer’s first concert features Little River Band, famous for many hits including “Reminiscing” and “Cool Change.” Fireworks will follow the concert.


Kids’ Community Carnival

Sat 2-4 p.m.. Charlotte Indoor Tennis Club, 8401 Sharon Lakes Road.

Charlotte Indoor Tennis Club is hosting Mr. Rogers Windows Charlotte Clay Classic, a USTA $10,000 Pro Circuit Women’s Event, June 7-14. Attendance is free but donations are accepted. This Saturday, a Kids’ Community Carnival will take place 2-4 p.m. Kids can play tennis with the pros, participate in games and will even receive a free T-shirt. They’ll need to bring their own racquets. Activities are for kids ages 6-14. This is a free event, but call 704-554-7777 to RSVP.


Arts in the Park

Sat 5 p.m.. Biggerstaff Park Amphitheater, Dallas, N.C.

Highlights for this must-attend arts fest include the Gaston Symphonic Band, accompanied by Kingsbury’s NC Artillery for the “1812 Overture.” Also performing will be Gaston Dance Theater Ensemble and members of the York Chester Middle School Band, among other groups. There will be an art activity booth for the children and prizes for the best picnic setup. The event is free, with ample free parking as well.