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Today is July 26, 2016

Locust, NC 28097

Nearby communities: Western Hills

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

  • | NATL - Government
    - On this date in 1947, President Truman signed legislation unifying the two branches of the armed forces into the Department of Defense. The branches merged were the Army and the Navy. The Air Force was separated from the Army at the same time and made an independent force.
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters last quarter phase at 7:00pm EDT

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

  • - A special remembrance of the veterans of the Korean War, and especially those of the US and allied combatants who made the ultimate sacrifice in Korea. The display of the US flag is encouraged on this day.

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - This war is also known as the First World War or the Great War. It was a global war originating in Europe that began on July 28th,1914 and lasted until November 11th,1918. The assignation of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife by a Serbian nationalist is what provoked this war. Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, which was the formal beginning of the war.

Saturday, July 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.

Monday, August 1st, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Celebrate this special day by going out with your girlfriends, to a movie, out to eat or shopping.

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 4:44pm, EDT.

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Saturday, August 6th, 2016

  • | 7:30pm - | Arts and Entertainment, Living Art America, Piedmont Renaissance Center, Concord, NC
    - An exciting runway presentation of spectacular body painted models by the Living Art America Challenge Series. Six artists have created their masterpieces on live models - now it is time to show off their work to you in a runway presentation. Live entertainment before and after the runway presentation followed by an awards presentation. Observe professional photographers posing and working with the models until 8 followed by the Evening Show. Ticket price includes a complimentary drink ticket.
    This experience is brought to you by the Living Art America Challenge series leading up to the September Competition in Greensboro. The North American Bodypainting Championship is the biggest body painting event in the Western Hemisphere. It is the top competition in the USA, and presents awards celebrating the very best in the world of competitive fine-art body painting, and draws distinguished contenders from around the globe. The goal is to broaden the appreciation of body paint as an art form with extending the Living Art America community to include new communities, venue partners, fans, photographers and models. This will be coordinated by Scott Fray, co-founder of Living Art America and the only bodypaint artist in history undefeated through 5 consecutive World Championship Titles, across 5 distinct categories, achieved in 4 years time.
    Piedmont Renaissance Center
    57 Union Street South Concord NC 28025

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

  • | 12:00pm - 5:00pm | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs, weddings, bridal fair, Cabarrus Arena, Concord, NC
    - Meet wedding professionals from both Carolinas, taste cakes and catering options, see flowers and find new inspiration. Registered brides get $1,000 in Carolina Bridal Bucks to spend like cash with participating exhibitors.

    Price: $12; $5 advance
    Cabarrus Arena and Events Center
    4751 NC Hwy 49 North Concord NC 28025
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Sisters Day is your chance to celebrate the spirit of sisterhood. Show your sister whether by birth, adoption or best friend that is like a sister, appreciation and recognition for the special relationship that is shared. Sisters day is annually the first Sunday in August.

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - August 9-13. Among the best known and spectacular meteor showers are the Perseids. As many as 50-100 may be seen in a single night!

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - The most popular campfire treat is celebrated each year on August 10th. This delicious, sticky and gooey treat is loved by millions across the United States. Traditionally, S'mores consist of roasted marshmallows, a slab of chocolate and is enclosed by graham crackers making a yummy sandwich! Credited with creating the sandwich is Girl Scout Loretta Crew, her recipe for 'Some Mores' was published in 'Tramping and Trailing With The Girl Scouts'.

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - The anniversary of President Harry Truman's announcement that Japan had surrendered to the Allies, which had set off celebrations across the United States.

Monday, August 15th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate and do something fun with your best friend! Go to a movie, shopping, get something to eat, play a game, or just hang out and be together.

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

  • | 5:30pm - | Local Events, Union Street Live, free concerts, Concord, NC, Charlotte
    - Free outdoor summer concert featuring regionally recognized musical entertainment in a family-oriented environment Downtown Concord.

    2 stages, 2 bands and a block party!

    Main Stage, 6 p.m. - Band Of Oz
    North Stage, 7 p.m. - The Mike Strauss Band

    The Main Stage is on Means Avenue next to the Historic Cabarrus County Courthouse, 65 Union Street, South. The North Stage is on Union Street in front of the public library at 27 Union Street, North.
    Historic Downtown Concord
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Eclipse of the moon. Visible to the Americas, Australia and the Pacific.
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Known as the sturgeon moon by Native American tribes of New England and The Great Lakes.

Friday, August 26th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate dogs for all they do in our lives, the joy they bring us while loving us unconditionally. For more information on celebrating our furry friends checkout the website
  • | NATL - Historical
    - Women's Equality Day is a day proclaimed each year by the United States President to commemorate the granting of the right for women vote throughout the country. Women in the United States were granted the right to vote on August 26, 1920, when the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution was certified as law.

Saturday, August 27th, 2016

  • | Local Events, Small Business Saturday, Concord, NC, Support Small Businesses
    - August 27, 2016 is Small Business Saturday - Historic Downtown Concord. Make a purchase at any of the participating businesses and enter a drawing to win $100 Downtown Concord Dollars to be spent at participating businesses.
    Historic Downtown Concord

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

  • | 5:30pm - 6:30pm | Sports and Recreation, Yoga, Fitness, Personal Growth
    - Learn and practice yoga in weekly classes. The class will begin with centering followed with warm up movements, standing and floor postures, ending with relaxation for several minutes. This class will focus on proper alignment and safety in performing the postures. The class can be taken repeatedly to deepen you knowledge of yoga techniques.

    Wear modest, comfortable clothing to allow for movement.
    South Piedmont Community College
    4209 Old Charlotte Hghway Monroe NC 28110
    Kathy Coggins 704.993.2402

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

  • | 7:00pm - 8:00pm | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs, photography, gardening
    - This educational event is presented by Cheryl Hicks from SPCC. The free Successful Gardening Meeting series is presented by the Union County Extension Master Gardeners to foster a partnership to create a sustainable community through education and implementation.
    Union County Agricultural Center
    3230 Presson Road Monroe NC 28112
    UCEMGVA Growline 704.283.3822
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Cats are America's favorite pet! Outnumbering dogs as domestic companions by more than 13 million. Happy Cat Month celebrates the joys of cat ownership. Time to show some love! For information visit
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 5:03AM, EDT.
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