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The Metropolitan Opera: "Die Walküre" Encore:
An encore performance of the second opera in "The Ring of the Nibelung" series. 6:30 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-0200. www.amctheatres.com.
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Summer Concert Series - Kannapolis
Charlotte Symphony Stars & Stripes Salute, with fireworks. 7 p.m. Village Park, 740 West C St., Kannapolis.
Free Diabetes Screening:
Free diabetes screenings offered 10 a.m -3 p.m. at Kmart, 545 Concord Parkway N., Concord., For more information call Cholestcheck: 800-713-3301. No appointment necessary. Free.
Uncork The Myths of Wine & Investing:
A brief, fun, informative talk about four of the myths that are commonly accepted about wine and investing. Followed by a themed wine tasting. RSVP required. Call 704-782-9064 or visit www.fwpconcord.com for more info or to RSVP . 5:30 p.m. Free admission. 7The Wine Room at Afton Village, 5401 Village Drive N.W., Concord. 704-782-9463. www.wine-room.net.
Kannapolis Thursdays on Main
Featuring Little Johnny Trailer Trash. Concerts start at 11:30 a.m. and run through 1 p.m. every Thursday in Veterans Park through June 30. www.littlejohnnytrailertrash.com.
Heavenly Hot Dog Sales, Concord:
Hot dogs, deserts and drinks. Take out or eat in; delivery available for orders more than $10. 10 a.m. Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 301 Mount Olivet Road, Concord. 704-782-8846. www.mtolivetumc-concordnc.org.
Cabarrus Meals on Wheels and the Community Free Clinic will hold the second annual Cabarrus Ducktona Dash 10 a.m.-2pm at Camp Spencer Park, 3155 Foxford Road, Concord. Watch 4,000 rubber ducks race. Food, arts and crafts vendors and children's activities. Prizes for the winning ducks include three cash prizes. Duck adoptions are $5 for one Lucky Duck or $20 for a Quack Pack of five. Visit www.cabarrusmow.org or www.communityfreeclinic.org to adopt ducks. Free admission. 704-795-4492.
Heritage Craft Show
Semiannual craft show will raise money for the ongoing Harrisburg restoration projects. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Old Post Office, 6960 Robinson Church Road, Harrisburg, beside the railroad tracks.
Summer Concert Series - Kannapolis
7 p.m. at Village Park with fireworks. Featuring country artist Jason Michael Carroll. Village Park, 740 West C St., Kannapolis.
Junior Charity League of Concord Spring Garden Tour:
Self-guided tour through private gardens of five homes in downtown Concord. Sample offerings from local restaurants and recipes from the League's new cookbook. 10a.m. $20 advance; $25 day of tour; $18 per person for groups of 15 or more. 704-652-0669. www.jclofconcord.com. Union Street, Downtown Concord. 704-784-4208. www.concorddowntown.com.
Los Angeles Philharmonic Live: Dudamel Conducts Brahms:
Gustavo Dudamel conducts Brahms' Fourth Symphony. From the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. 5 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-0200. www.amctheatres.com.
Harrisburg Famers Market is open every Monday through September with fruits, vegetables, eggs, meats and more. Hand-crafted items and baked goods also available. www.piedmont-farmersmarket.com. 6960 Robinson Church Road, Harrisburg.
Piedmont Choral Society Patriotic Benefit Concert- Community Singers Invited:
The Piedmont Choral Society will present an all-patriotic music benefit concert for Cabarrus Vocational Opportunities June 26. Area singers are invited to participate. Rehearsals ongoing at 7 p.m. Mondays, Forest Hill church. No audition or cost to sing. Details: email@example.com or 704-699-6053. 704-699-6053. Forest Hill United Methodist Church, 265 Union St. N., Concord. 704-782-1109.foresthillumc.org.
Embroiderers' Guild of America Meeting:
Golden Needles Chapter programs teach you the art of hand embroidery. We participate in the annual Carolinas Region Seminar and a national seminar in a different location each year. Come stitch with us. 10 a.m. First two meetings are free. 704-650-9223. www.egausa.org. All Saints' Episcopal Church, 525 Lake Concord Road N.E., Concord. 704-782-2024. www.allsaintsconcord.org.
Book Club Meeting
Concord Book Club will meet 5:30 p.m. at the Concord main library, 27 Union St. N., Concord. They will discuss Robert Goolrick's "A Reliable Wife." Registration requested. To register and for more information call Kris Benshoff, 704-920-2053.
Kannapolis Thursdays on Main
Featuring Movin' on Bluegrass. Concerts are 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. every Thursday through June 30 in Veterans Park. movinonbluegrass.com.
Triad Live Steamers
Triad Live Steamers, a nonprofit model railroading club, will conduct public train rides 11 a.m.-4 p.m. the second Saturday of each month. Harriburg Central RailRoad, 6960 Robinson Church road, Harrisburg. All are welcome.
Metro Dash is an action-packed event designed by Navy SEALs to unleash the best in you. Competitors will climb, crawl, jump, swing and scale their way through 30 challenging obstacles. 8 a.m. www.metrodash.com. Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Parkway S., Concord. 704-455-3267. www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.
Summer Shootout Series:
A full program of Legend Car and Bandolero racing, including special attractions such as school bus racing and Fireworks Extravaganza Night. 5 p.m.Adult tickets are $7, children 6-12 are $3 and children 5 and younger are free. 800-455-3267. Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Parkway S., Concord. 704-455-3267. www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.
Auditions for "On Golden Pond":
7-9 p.m. June 13-14. Tony Award-winning play explores relationship between older couple, Ethel and Norman Thayer, and their daughter, Chelsea. Old Courthouse Theatre Concord. 704-788-2405. www.oldcourthousetheatre.org.
Piedmont Choral Society:
The Piedmont Choral Society will present an all-patriotic music benefit concert for Cabarrus Vocational Opportunities. Area singers are invited to participate. Rehearsals are 7 p.m. Mondays at Forest Hill church. No audition or cost to sing. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-699-6053. Forest Hill United Methodist Church, 265 Union St. N., Concord. foresthillumc.org.