Cabarrus

NHRA Carolinas Nationals, Jonas Brothers and more!

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Sept. 15

Multi-Tasking:

Art exhibit features six artists who create in more than one medium weekdays through Sept. 28. . The "Cabarrus Art Guild Juried Exhibition" also is on display. Free. The Galleries, 65 Union St. S., Concord. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org.

Cabarrus County Fair:

Free parking. Rides are $1 per ticket or $20 for ride wristbands for unlimited mechanical rides for one day at the fair. Some rides may require extra tickets in addition to the wristband so please check with ticket agent on the midway before purchasing for specifics. 4 p.m. Adults $7; children 6-11 years, $3; children 5 and under, free; seniors $5. Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 4751 N.C. 49, Concord. www.cabarruscountyfair.com.

Community Days:

Tickets are valid from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. for the purchased date. All proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte. $30; free for ages younger than 2. Great Wolf Lodge Concord, 10175 Weddington Road N.W., Concord. www.greatwolf.com. Community Days dates are Sept. 15-19, 23-26, 30; Oct. 1-2.

Sept. 16

NHRA Carolinas Nationals:

9 a.m. Lowe's Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Pkwy. South, Concord. 704-455-3205. www.lowesmotorspeedway.com

The Rolling Stones Flashback to 1972:

Remastered version of a 1972 concert performance. Mick Jagger shares memories of life on tour. 7:30 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. www.amctheatres.com.

Community Days:

All proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte. $30; free for ages younger than 2. Great Wolf Lodge Concord, 10175 Weddington Road N.W., Concord. www.greatwolf.com.

Cabarrus County Fair:

4 p.m. Adults $7; children 6-11 years, $3; children 5 and under, free; seniors $5. Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 4751 N.C. 49, Concord. www.cabarruscountyfair.com.

Multi-Tasking:

Art exhibit at The Galleries, 65 Union St. S., Concord. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org.

Cabarrus Newcomers & Friends:

Women new to Cabarrus County are welcome. 10 a.m. followed by lunch. Details: Carol, 704-784-0762; Jane, 704-455-1366. Texas Land & Cattle, 7779 Lyles Lane N.W., Concord.

Live Music Featuring Rob Jones:

6:30 p.m. Free. The Wine Room At Afton Village, 5401 Village Drive N.W., Concord. www.wine-room.net.

Sept. 17

Cabarrus County Fair:

. 4 p.m. Adults $7; children 6-11 years, $3; children 5 and under, free; seniors $5. Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 4751 N.C. 49, Concord. www.cabarruscountyfair.com.

NHRA Carolinas Nationals:

9 a.m. Lowe's Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Pkwy. S., Concord. www.lowesmotorspeedway.com.

Jonas Brothers:

6 p.m. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, 707 Pavilion Blvd., Charlotte. www.livenation.com.

Community Days:

Proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte . $30; free for ages younger than 2. Great Wolf Lodge Concord, 10175 Weddington Road N.W., Concord. www.greatwolf.com.

Music Featuring Dallas Reese:

8 p.m. Free. The Wine Room At Afton Village, 5401 Village Drive N.W., Concord. www.wine-room.net.

Multi-Tasking:

Art exhibit at The Galleries, 65 Union St. S., Concord. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org.

Sept. 18

Longaberger Basket Bingo

The Junior Charity of League of Concord will host its 8th Annual Longaberger Basket Bingo at the Boys & Girls Club of Cabarrus County, 247 Spring St. NW, Concord. Doors open 4 p.m.; the first game is at 5 p.m. $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Ticket price includes six bingo cards per game and a buffet meal. Raffle for a Longaberger basket valued at $500. Raffle tickets are $5 each, or 3 for $10. Proceeds will benefit the Mariam C. Schramm Clothing Room. Tickets: 704-652-0669. www.jclofconcord.com.

Cruise Night:

5 p.m. Free. Pizza and Beyond, 251 Hwy. 24/27, Midland. www.pizzaandbeyond.blogspot.com.

Humane Society of Concord's Annual "Cause for Paws" Auction:

Silent and live auction to benefit the Humane Society of Concord. Advance tickets purchased at main shelter on Highway 49; Princeton's Meow, Brookwood Avenue; Cabarrus Spay Neuter Clinic or mail to P.O. Box 5347, Concord 28027. Checks made payable to HSOC. 10 a.m. $30. Embassy Suites Hotel, off Speedway Boulevard. www.cabarrushumanesociety.org.

Community Days:

Proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte. $30; free for ages younger than 2. Great Wolf Lodge Concord, 10175 Weddington Road N.W., Concord. www.greatwolf.com.

Hospice to offer volunteer training:

Hospice & Palliative Care of Cabarrus County will offer patient care volunteer training program 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept.18 and Oct. 2 at the McKinnon Hospice Center, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis. Details: becky.bahn@hpccc.org.

Cabarrus County Fair:

4 p.m. Adults $7; children 6-11 years, $3; children 5 and under, free; seniors $5. Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 4751 N.C. 49, Concord. www.cabarruscountyfair.com.

O'Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals:

8:30 a.m. Lowe's Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Pkwy. S., Concord. www.lowesmotorspeedway.com.

Live Music Featuring Alan Barrington:

8 p.m. Free. The Wine Room at Afton Village, 5401 Village Drive N.W., Concord. www.wine-room.net.

Weekly Farmers Market:

8 a.m. Piedmont Farmers Market, 518 Winecoff School Road, Concord. www.piedmont-farmersmarket.com

Sept. 19

O'Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals:

11 a.m. Lowe's Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Pkwy. S., Concord. www.lowesmotorspeedway.com.

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers:

7:30 p.m. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, 707 Pavilion Blvd., Charlotte. www.livenation.com.

Community Days:

All proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte. $30; free for ages younger than 2. Great Wolf Lodge Concord, 10175 Weddington Road N.W., Concord. www.greatwolf.com.

Italian Festival:

12 p.m. Free. Pizza and Beyond, 251 Hwy 24/27, Midland. www.pizzaandbeyond.org.

Sept. 20

Harrisburg Farmers Market:

4 p.m. 6960 Robinson Church Road, Harrisburg. www.piedmont-farmersmarket.com.

Multi-Tasking:

Art exhibit at The Galleries, 65 Union St. S., Concord. Sept. 21

Grief Counseling with Food, Fellowship and Information:

Noon meeting is open to anyone who has experienced a loss. Bob Evans Farms Restaurant, 1170 Copperfield Blvd. NE, Concord.

100 Voices: A Journey Home:

A celebration of Jewish culture in Poland features musical performances by cantors. 7 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. www.amctheatres.com.

Piedmont Farmers Market:

4 p.m. The Winecoff Market, 518 Winecoff School Road, Concord. piedmont-farmersmarket.com.

Multi-Tasking:

Art exhibit at The Galleries, 65 Union St. S., Concord. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org.

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