Retail Notes

Charlotte Motor Speedway will offer free and discounted admission this season to ages 13 and under, including 20 events where kids get in free with an adult ticket purchase.

The events include NHRA, NASCAR Nationwide Series and Camping World Truck Series races and the spring and fall Food Lion AutoFairs.

Discounted tickets are available at the NASCAR Sprint All-Star race, Coca-Cola 600, WoO Showdown and Finals, Bank of America 500 and the Monster Truck Bash.

Dr. Anita Sharma recently joined the practice of Dr. Stacy Lesley Family & Cosmetic Dentistry at 10030 Edison Square Drive N.W., Suite 200 in Concord.

A Concord native, Sharma received an undergraduate degree in biology and doctorate of dental surgery from UNC Chapel Hill. She's been a family dentist for 15 years.

Details: 704-766-1488;

Domaine Staging recently moved its business headquarters from Charlotte to Concord, enabling the home-staging company to expand its services, including furniture rental and event staging.

Domaine Staging has assisted Charlotte-area home sellers and real estate agents in staging about $60million worth of property since it was founded in 2006. Seventy-five percent of Domaine Staging's properties have sold in 15 or fewer days, the company said.

The company's new showroom and warehouse is at 1165 Biscayne Drive. The warehouse holds an expanded inventory to furnish Domaine's client properties and support other area stagers.

Details: Founder and principal stager Marcyne Touchton at 704-905-6343;

Voice your opinion on the direction of historic downtown Concord at "A Community Conversation, Like No Other," 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the Hotel Concord, 14 Union St. N.

Drop in to enjoy jazz and refreshments and share thoughts on key questions.

Input gathered from the event will be considered as the nonprofit Concord Downtown Development Corp. develops updated goals for the fiscal year starting in July. RSVP to 704-784-4208.