Mothers Day Celebration Weekend
Patterson Farm Market & Tours, Inc.
On Saturday, May 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Sunday, May 14 from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m., create memories with Mom at the farm! There will be a special photo op set up for you to capture your strawberry picking memories with Mom. Also, Moms receive a sweet treat of 10% off in the ice cream shop. Other activities, including cow train rides, hayrides, face painting, treasure mining, and more, are available at an additional charge. Enjoy hand-dipped ice cream by Mooresville Ice Cream, kettle corn and snack silo at the farm!
Sunday Jazz Concert
Kannapolis is jazzing up Sunday afternoons with a four-week jazz series. From 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., each Sunday beginning April 23 through May 14, jazz music will fill the air for everyone to enjoy. Bring your dancing shoes because this is sure to be a fun time!
- April 23 Dwayne Jordan Trio
- April 30 Nicci Canada Quartet
- May 7 Brad Bailey
- May 14 John Gurske Band
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.
Salisbury Sculpture Show: Discover What's Inside
The Annual Salisbury Sculpture Show features nineteen sculptures by talented artists. Sculptures may be seen around Downtown Salisbury and at three college campuses Catawba College, Livingstone College and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College.