Concord North Carolina is part of Cabarrus County and is its county seat. It was founded in 1796 and Conrcord has almost 52 square miles of land. Concord is located northeast of Charlotte first settled in 1750. The areas throughout Concord host a broad range of historic neighborhoods in three different areas. Residents take great pride in their homes, which is reflected in architectural magnitude found there. Within these neighborhoods, on three beautifully maintained acres, is the impressive Memorial Garden, that meanders into the cemetery belonging to the First Presbyterian Church which is over 200 years old. The Memorial Garden and historic neighborhoods are within a comfortable walking distance of exciting downtown Concord. Concord offers its residents an aquatics center for open swimming. For those who are health conscience there is the sports center with a total fitness model where every effort is made to afford a professional environment for its members. The center provides facilities for tennis, racquetball, basketball, and personal training. The center also provides for indoor and outdoor swimming. NASCAR has a research and development office at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord. Along with the speedway, Bruton Smith opened a drag strip neighboring the famous NASCAR racetrack. Concord is also the home for various professional race teams, which include Chip Ganassi Racing and Hendrick Motorsports. For the outdoor enthusiast scenic Lake Fisher has 534 acres with three miles of shoreline. The lake is used by locals for water sports, fishing, and family outings, which can include walking or riding the trails through the park. For the golfer Concord has an 18-hole championship golf course, the Rocky River Golf Club. Another place of interest in the area is the Reed Gold Mine a National Historic Landmark listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The mine is open to the public and visitors can go into several hundred feet of reconstructed tunnels in the original mine. The museum has a huge exhibit of North Carolina gold mining.
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Nascar Racing Experience at Charlotte Motor Speedway
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ACN Charlotte International Convention!
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Breakfast at the Brewery Concord
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Especially when it includes waffles, cinnamon rolls, mini donuts, and mimosas! On March 30th we are having DESSERT FOR BREAKFAST at Cabarrus Brewing in Concord! Local dessert shops and bakeries will have breakfast items a
Comedy Night w/JON REEP and friends!
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Our Monthly Comedy Night continues on Thursday, March 7th, 2019 with JON REEP and friends!
Easter Totes and Mini Wood Signs Workshop - Family Friendly $15
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Hop on down for some Spring and Easter Crafting fun with the family!
Easter Ceramics Paint Party
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Easter is just around the corner, Join us to paint your own cute Easter decor. 3 options to choose from. BEGINNERS WELCOME! Sign up no later than March 24th, Party on April 7th, start time 2pm at Cabo Winery. Please come about 15 minutes early to complete your re