Kannapolis Intimidators vs. Hickory Crawdads
The Kannapolis Intimidators will host the Hickory Crawdads at 7:05 p.m. for Thirsty Thursday. Enjoy specials on all drinks at the ballpark, including fountain drinks and craft beer. It is also Motor Sports Night! Join the team for a chance to win tickets to the Bank of America 500.
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+).
Lee Street Theatre & Performing Arts Center
Bernard Lawrence has devised an ingenious system for juggling three different girlfriends; all of which are stewardesses on international aircrafts. Watch as Bernard gets himself into a sticky situation when his 3 girlfriends are all in the same place and his fellow journalist is trying to steal his life. Show begins at 7:30 p.m.
Thursdays on Main - Lunch Series
The Thursday on Main lunch series will feature free performances by various musicians ranging from bluegrass to classical to country and rock music. Held under the oak trees at Veterans Park, lunch will be available or attendees can bring their own. The performances will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursdays from May 18-June 22.
- Thursday, May 18: Lauren Light Duo
- Thursday, May 25: The Randy Clay Band
- Thursday, June 1: Diamond Shaped Daylight
- Thursday, June 8: Soundbarrier
- Thursday, June 15: Nita B & Her Soiree
- Thursday, June 22: Stella Rising
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.
Kannapolis Farmers Market
New and returning vendors offer a wide variety of fresh, local produce, as well as cheese, ice cream, honey, baked goods, prepared foods, spices, and crafts from 4-7p.m. every Thursday from April 27-September. This year's vendors include:
- Miller & Sons Produce - Rowan County family farm that grows strawberries, tomatoes, corn, cantaloupes, and more.
- Kathryn's Cottage Kitchen - Homemade pimento cheese, chicken salad, bleu cheese dressing, and ranch dressing from recipes passed down through the family.
- Honeysuckle Hill Bee Farm - Local bees produce pure raw honey and several varieties of creamed honey.
- Hammel Heritage Farm & Family Bakery - Cabarrus County certified organic farm and baked goods.
- Hometown Produce - Sells local produce, milk, cheese, yogurt, and ice cream.
For customers convenience, the market accepts credit cards, WIC, and SNAP/EBT. Visitors can often enjoy free lemonade and food samples at several of the vendors!
On June 15 and August 10, Toi Degree from the Rowan County Extension Office will be at the market to provide some cooking and food demonstrations.
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.