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Today is September 28, 2016

Kannapolis, NC 28081

Nearby communities: Centerview / Fisher Town / Glass / Royal Oaks / Shady Brook

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

  • | 4:00pm - | Library Events, LEGOs, Lego Master Builder, League of Extraordinary LEGOs, Cabarrus Library, NC
    - Ever dreamed of a job where you get to play with LEGOs all day? Check out what one former "Master Builder" has to say, and be sure to drop by one of our League of Extraordinary LEGOs programs this month!

    Mt. Pleasant - Sat. Sep. 17 @ 10am
    Concord - Tue. Sep. 20 @ 4:30pm
    Kannapolis - Wed. Sep. 28 @ 4pm
    Kannapolis Branch of the Cabarrus County Library
    850 Mountain St. Kannapolis NC 28081
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - The nation’s largest annual health promotion event for women of all ages. This unique national program — with participation by local organizations throughout the U.S. — focuses attention on the importance of regular physical activity and health awareness for women. Organized by the Health InformationResource Center. For more information visit click for details

Friday, September 30th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest, Win, Cash, Lucky, Address, Number
    - On the 30th day of January, March, May, July, September, and November we are giving $30 to 30 Lucky Number winners. Check out at Noon Eastern Time for the winning numbers! The first 30 people to claim their address wins $30 each. Over $5,000 given away to Lucky Number winners in 2016.
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 8:11PM, EDT.

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - October 1-9. Balloon Fiesta Park, Albuquerque, NM. The largest hot-air balloon gathering in the world. Featuring more than 500 hot-air and gas balloons, specialty shaped balloons and more. Includes entries from more than 20 countries. For more information visit click for details
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Established in 1985 to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same. For information visit click for details.
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Register by Sep 2, 2016.
    For more information visit: click for details
  • - October 1, 1932 in the fifth inning of game three of the 1932 World Series, with a count of two balls and two strikes, Babe Ruth pointed to the center field bleachers in Chicago's Wrigley Field and followed up by hitting a soaring home run high above the very spot to which he had just gestured. Did he really call his shot? Some Disagree, some eyewitnesses and Cubs pitcher Charlie Root believe he did not. Even Babe Ruth's Daughter said that he denied it, but Babe himself also claimed he did it.

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Child Health Day in the United States raises people’s awareness of how they can protect and develop children’s health. This event is annually celebrated on the first Monday of October.
  • | NATL - Religious
    - Jewish holy day observed on 2 consecutive days. Beginning of 10 days of repentance and spiritual renewal.
  • - Go Blue! Kids and Adults wear a blue shirt this day to show solidarity against bullying and cyber-bullying. Annually, the first Monday in October. For further information check out click for details.
  • - Traditionally, the Supreme Court's annual term begins on the first Monday in October and continues with seven two-week sessions of oral arguments. Between the sessions are six recesses during which the opinions are written by the justice. Ordinarily, all cases are decided by the following June or July.

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

  • | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Celebration, Gaelic, Cabarrus Brewing Company, events, Concord, NC, Charlotte, Indian Trail
    - An Evening of Gaelic Music and Culture featuring Elias Alexander along with Special Guest from Scotland Àdhamh Ó Broin, the Scottish Gaelic consultant for the hit television show Outlander.

    Enjoy a few fresh local brews and listen to traditional Scottish stories and music featuring bagpipes, guitar, and fiddle!

    Àdhamh Ó Broin lives in Glasgow, Scotland where he works as a Scottish Gaelic consultant. Àdhamh is globally recognized for his passionate work focusing on Scotland's native languages and culture. He currently works as a Scottish Gaelic Consultant on the hit TV show, Outlander. Àdhamh will share his vast knowledge of Gaelic, Gaelic culture, and Gaelic music. Àdhamh is a popular favorite among Outlander fans for his friendly and engaging personality. It is a rare treat to have him visiting us in North Carolina.

    Elias Alexander is swiftly distinguishing himself in traditional music circles as a piper, singer, composer, and sometime comedian. Originally from Ashland, Oregon, he graduated from Middlebury College in 2013 with an honors degree in music, moving to Boston to be part of the vibrant traditional music scene there. Elias has appeared with greats such as Carlos Nuñez, Alasdair Fraser, and Gillebride MacMillan, and has performed at top festivals such as Celtic Connections. Elias is the frontman, piper, and co-founder of Afro-Celtic Funk band Soulsha, and the leader of Elias Alexander and Bywater Band (formally known as Fresh Haggis). He also performs with Georgia Old-Time duo, The New Millennium Jelly Rollers, and with MAC. Elias is a regular staff member of Alasdair Fraser's Sierra Fiddle Camp and "Creekside Fiddle Camps in Ashland, OR.
    Cabarrus Brewing Company
    329 McGill Ave NW Concord NC 28027
  • | NATL - Government
    - The debate will take place at Longwood University in Farmville, VA

    The vice presidential debate will be divided into nine 10-minute segments.

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Oct 6-8, Denver CO. The Great American Beer Festival is the premier U.S. beer festival and competition.

    Each year, representing the largest collection of U.S. beer ever served, in a public tasting event plus a private competition. GABF brings together the brewers and diverse beers that make the U.S. the world’s greatest brewing nation.

Sunday, October 9th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters first phase at 12:33 am, EDT.
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A fast 26.2-mile course attracts everyone from elite athletes to novice marathon runners from all 50 states and more than 120 foreign countries. Annually, the Sunday of Columbus Day weekend. For more information check out the website at click for details
  • | NATL - Government
    - The debate will take place at Washington University in St. Louis

    The second presidential debate will be a town meeting, where half of the questions will come from participants and the other from the moderator. The moderator's questions will be based on public interest topics determined via social media and other sources.

Monday, October 10th, 2016

  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - Observance of Columbus Day the second Monday in October. Commemorates the landfall of Columbus in the new world.

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

  • | 5:30pm - 8:00pm | Business, Chamber, Networking, Chamber Brew N' Cue, Cabarrus Brewing Company, events, Concord, Charlotte, NC
    - The Chamber Annual BBQ is back! The 2016 Brew N' Cue will be held at Cabarrus Brewing Company complete with a great BBQ meal, beer and wine, and amazing door prizes! This will be a great night of networking and socializing for Cabarrus businesses and business leaders.

    Sponsorship and door prize opportunities are available. Click the link or contact the Chamber office for more information.

    Individual tickets are available online through the link or by going to click for details

    Member Tickets= $35
    Non Member Tickets = $50
    Cabarrus Brewing Company
    329 McGill Ave NW Concord NC 28027
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A project of the Human Rights Campaign since 1988. On October 11, thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and their supportive allies celebrate National Coming Out Day. This day encourages LGBT individuals to come out and be honest about themselves. For additionally information checkout click for details

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

  • | NATL - Religious
    - Holiest Jewish observance. A day for fasting, repentance and atonement. Begins at sundown on Oct 11.
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - National Stop Bullying Day, which is referred to by some as, “Unity Day” is observed annually on the second Wednesday in October. This annual day is designed to bring awareness of the need to stand up against and put and end to bullying by classroom actives and school assembly presentations. For further information check out, click for details & click for details.

Saturday, October 15th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Sweetest Day originated in Cleveland, Ohio in 1922. Herbert Birch Kingston, a philanthropist and candy company employee wanted to bring happiness into the lives of the sick, orphans, shut-ins and others who were forgotten by distributing candy to them. Thus, Sweetest Day was born. Today is the day to do something nice for someone that will make him or her say, "Oh, that's so sweet!" Annually, the third Saturday in October.

Sunday, October 16th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - The October full moon. So called because the moon's full light in evening extends day's length for hunters.
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