Cabarrus

"Dirty Little Scoundrels," Frank Liske Park Powwow and more!

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Aug. 18

Old Courthouse Theatre presents "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels":

The comedy-musical "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" based on the popular 1988 film. Two fraudsters living on the French Riviera agree that the first person to successfully steal $50,000 from the young Christine Colgate will get to stay in town, while the loser gets to leave. 8 p.m. Aug. 20-21; 2:30 p.m. Aug. 22. $15 adults; $12 seniors and students; $10 children under 12. Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring St. NW, Concord. 704-788-2405. www.oldcourthousetheatre.org.

Show of Hand-Manipulated Polaroids:

Concord resident John Dunlap's photo art will be featured at The Adam Ramsey Miller Gallery, 21 Union St., Suite 200, Concord, exhibition through Aug. 21. Noon-6 p.m. weekdays; noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Dunlap is a nationally known photo artist who is exhibiting his hand-manipulated Polaroid art, as well as selected digital and slide images. Details: Adam Miller, 704-788-2326.

Free Blood Pressure Screenings:

Free blood pressure screenings will be administered by Gentiva Home Health onsite at Horizon Bay Assisted Living. 1 p.m. Horizon Bay Assisted Living of Concord, 1501 Zion Church Road E., Concord. 704-782-1100. www.horizonbay.com.

Choral Academy auditions:

The Choral Academy is scheduling auditions/vocal placement interviews for children and youth (ages 7-20) to participate in three age-based choirs. No preparation is necessary. Rehearsals for fall semester begin Sept.7. New singers will be accepted through the month of September. All youth in Cabarrus and the surrounding counties are welcome. Each choir meets weekly on Tuesdays through mid-May at Calvary Lutheran Church, 950 Bradley St., Concord, to study and perform a broad range of choral literature. Choirs are directed by Gary Shive and accompanied by Lynnette Novobilski. To schedule an audition or for more information: Gary Shive at 704-786-7447 or www.choralacademy.org.

Multi-Tasking:

Art exhibition features six artists who create in more than one medium through Sept. 3. . 10 a.m. Free. The Galleries, 65 Union Street S, Concord. 704-920-2787. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org

Concord Farmers Market:

11 a.m. Wednesdays. Concord Farmers Market, 24 Market St., Concord. www.piedmont-farmersmarket.com.

Levi Schmidt at the Diversity Den:

Touring musician and songwriter Levi Schmidt playing folk/soul music from his album, "Like Water." 7 p.m. $5. Diversity Den Cafe, 160 Concord Commons D1, Concord. 704-792-2233. www.diversityden.com.

Aug. 19

RiffTrax Live: Reefer Madness:

8 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. www.amctheatres.com.

Veterans' Benefits Seminar:

An informational seminar hosted by Horizon Bay Assisted Living presented by a professional member of the American Association of Wartime Veterans. 6:30 p.m. Horizon Bay Assisted Living,1501 Zion Church Road East, Concord. 704-782-1100.

The Galleries, 65 Union Street S, Concord. 704-920-2787. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org

Aug. 20

Multi-Tasking:

Art exhibition features six artists who create in more than one medium through Sept. 3. . 10 a.m. Free. The Galleries, 65 Union Street S, Concord. 704-920-2787. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org.

17th Annual Frank Liske Park Powwow:

A traditional Native American powwow for all ages with music, singing and dancing. Food available. Traders row opens at 3 p.m. Dancing starts at 7:30 p.m. Bleacher seating is limited; bring your own blankets and chairs. 3 p.m. Free. Frank Liske Park, 4001 Stough Road, Concord. 704-920-2701. www.frankliskepowwow.webs.com.

Free Live Music Featuring Darin Burns:

An array of classic rock. 8 p.m. Free. The Wine Room At Afton Village, 5401 Village Drive, Concord. www.wine-room.net.

Aug. 21

17th Annual Frank Liske Park Powwow:

A traditional Native American powwow for all ages with music, singing and dancing. Food available. 10 a.m. Free. Frank Liske Park, 4001 Stough Road, Concord. 704-920-2701. www.frankliskepowwow.webs.com.

Saturday Weekly Farmers Market:

Join us for the best fresh local produce, beef, chicken, pork, free range eggs and delicious homemade cakes, breads and pastries. Stop by and visit our artisans and crafters. Piedmont Farmers Market, 518 Winecoff School Road, Concord. 704-920-3310. www.piedmont-farmersmarket.com.

Zac Brown Band:

7 p.m. Aug. 21. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, 707 Pavilion Blvd., Charlotte. 704-549-5555. www.livenation.com.

Golf Tournament:

The Rocky River High School Athletic Booster Club is hosting its Inaugural Golf Tournament. Proceeds support all athletic programs at Rocky River. Deadline for registration is August 8th. Corporate and personal sponsorship opportunities are available as hole sponsors, gift bag goodies, etc. 7 a.m. Aug. 21. $75 per golfer. 980-343-1461. Larkhaven Golf Course, 4801 Camp Stewart Road, Charlotte.

Italian Marinara Pasta Sauce Cook-Off and Cruise Night:

Italian Marinara Pasta Sauce Cook-Off. $10 to enter; spectators free. Classic cars, water slides, live music, a bouncy house, great food, full arcade, ice cream, door prizes. 5 p.m. Pizza and Beyond, 251 Hwy. 24/27, Midland. www.pizzaandbeyond.blogspot.com.

MDA Fill-the-Boot:

Members of the Concord Fire Department will be out with boots in hand 9 a.m.-5 p.m. to raise money for the MDA Fill-the-Boot campaign for children and adults with neuromuscular diseases. www.mda.org.

Free Live Music Featuring Dallas Reese!:

Dallas Reese is a singer-songwriter who grew up in Concord. Plays both keyboards and guitar. 8 p.m. Free. The Wine Room At Afton Village, 5401 Village Drive, Concord. www.wine-room.net

Aug. 22

Jack Johnson:

7 p.m. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, 707 Pavilion Blvd., Charlotte. 704-549-5555. www.livenation.com.

Aug. 23

Harrisburg Farmers Market:

4 p.m. Mondays with local produce, beef, pork, chicken, free range eggs and homemade breads. www.piedmont-farmersmarket.com. Harrisburg Farmers Market, 6960 Robinson Church Road, Harrisburg.

Aug. 24

Tuesday Piedmont Farmers Market:

4 p.m. Free. The Winecoff Market, 518 Winecoff School Road, Concord.

Multi-Tasking:

Art exhibition features six artists who create in more than one medium.10 a.m. Free. The Galleries, 65 Union Street S, Concord. 704-920-2787. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org

Aug. 25

Concord Farmers Market:

11 a.m. Wednesdays. Concord Farmers Market, 24 Market St., Concord. www.piedmont-farmersmarket.com.

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