Featured Speaker: Judge Andrew Jackson VI
The Salisbury Station
This year marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of Andrew Jackson, the 7th President of the United States and the only US President to live and study in Salisbury, North Carolina. His great-great-great grandson, Judge Andrew Jackson VI, will regale those in attendance with the colorful saga of Andrew Jackson's rise from an orphaned youth, through his military career, to his serving as US President. The event begins at 6:00 p.m.
Kannapolis Intimidators vs. Rome Braves
The Kannapolis Intimidators will host the Rome Braves at 10:05 a.m. for Education Day and Mascot Mania! Join friends from Cabbarrus County, Kannapolis City, Rowan-Salisbury and Stanly County schools to enjoy a morning of baseball. Tim E. Gator is also going to invite his mascot friends over to watch the game!
Reserved tickets are $8.00 for adults and $7.00 for children (4-12) and seniors (55+). General admission tickets are $6.00 for adults and $5.00 for children (4-12) and seniors (55+).
A Sense of Place
Waterworks Visual Arts Center
Enjoy A Sense of Place, an exhibit at Waterworks Visual Arts Center. The exhibit features Harriet Hoover's Family Fruit, Ann Marie Kennedy's New Work and a selection of contempory Southern photography titled The Do Good Fund. The exhibit is free and open during 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday through Friday, then 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.
Cheerwine: Celebrating 100 Years
Celebrate 100 years of Cheerwine while learning about the historic soda brand that started right here in Rowan County! The exhibit is open Friday - Sunday from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
How the West Was Won: Trains and the Transformation of Western NC
North Carolina Transportation Museum
"How the West Was Won: Trains and the Transformation of Western NC" tells the story of the coming of the railroads after the Civil War and the impact they had on the life, economy, culture, folklore, music and landscape of the mountains. Using videos, narratives, historic photos and artifacts, visitors can view the history of rail in Western NC and learn about the high drama in construction, the dangers of building a railroad grade and the despair that came with the loss of so many lives on the railroad. The NC Transportation Museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday through Saturday, from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday and closed on Monday.