Cabarrus

Community Calendar

Aug. 29

Cabarrus Antique & Designer Showcase:

Free parking. 10 a.m. Adults $5; senior adults $4. Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 4751 N. Carolina 49, Concord. 704-920-3976. www.cabarrusantiqueshowcase.com. Community Band Concert:

Piedmont Prime Time Community Band presents "End of Summer Concert" 6 p.m. Family Life Center, Blackwelder Park Baptist Church, 2299 N. Main St., Kannapolis. Free; bring canned goods or nonperishable food items to help stock food pantries. Offering collected for "Islegrow," mission that helps Jamaican children. Jon Hutchinson, 704-425-3508. Food Lion AutoFair:

Last day. More than 50 car clubs; 10,000 vendor spaces for automotive parts and memorabilia; collector car auction; more than 1,500 collectible vehicles for sale. Collection of street-legal vintage carnival bumper cars. 8 a.m. $10 for adults; free for children under 12 with paid adult. Parking $5. Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Parkway S., Concord. 800-455-3267. www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.

Aug. 30

"Multi-Tasking" Art Exhibition:

Works by six artists who create in more than one medium: Robert Crum, George Handy, Paul Keysar, Julie Olson, Whitney Peckman, Anthony Ulinski. The Cabarrus Art Guild Juried Exhibition also on display. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays (except holidays) through Sept. 20. Free. The Galleries, 65 Union Street S, Concord. 704-920-2753. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org. "Nunsense" Auditions:

Auditions for the musical 7 p.m. Aug. 30-31. Performances scheduled Oct. 7-10 and 13-16. Meroney Theatre, 213 S. Main St., Salisbury. 704-633-5471. www.piedmontplayers.com.

Sept. 1

Oil Painting Workshop:

Led by Concord artist Diane Overcash. 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays Sept. 1-22. $75 includes supplies. Hobby Lobby, Kannapolis. 704-933-5432. dianelovesart@windstream.net. www.DianeOvercash.com.

Sept. 2

Music by Marty DeJarnette:

Footlights Concert Series. Fingerstyle guitarist, singer, songwriter celebrates release of his new CD. 7:30 p.m. $10. Davis Theatre, 65 Union St. S., Concord. Tickets at www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org, by phone or in person, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays, Davis Theatre Box Office, 704-920-2753. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org; www.freewebs.com.

Sept. 3

Party on the Plaza:

The Wine Room's monthly party. First Friday of each month May through October. Live classic rock covers by Exit 54 of Concord. 6:30 p.m. Free. The Wine Room at Afton Village, 5401 Village Dr. N.W., Concord. 704-782-9463. www.wine-room.net.

Sept. 4

Live Music by John Woodall:

Prolific singer/songwriter plays "soul rock" infused with blues and jazz. 8 p.m. Free. The Wine Room at Afton Village, 5401 Village Dr. N.W., Concord. 704-782-9463. www.wine-room.net.

Sept. 7

Storytime at Kannapolis Library:

Songs, stories, puppets, fingerplays, more. Registration open now. Ages 9-24 months, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Mondays; ages 2-3 years, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; ages 3-5 years 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays; Family storytime (all ages) 10 a.m. Thursdays (no registration required). Free. Kannapolis branch library, 850 Mountain St., Kannapolis. 704-920-1180. www.cabarruscounty.us/library.

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