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21 Things To Do In & Around Cabarrus County This September

Aug 31, 2018 02:27PM ● By Emma Eldridge
Goodbye Summer! Hello Fall (almost)! The kids are back to school and we're all settling back into the new routine, but let's not forget to make time for some fun and relaxation!

To help with this, we've put together 21 things in the Cabarrus County area to consider doing this September 2018! 

Have Some Fun With Your Community

The best part about being in a community is that we can all come together and support each other. We've got some great opportunities for you to take part in all while having some serious fun. We've got A Fine Affair - Blackjack & Bubbles that supports the Ronald McDonald House, Dinner & Dancin' in the Dirt for Wings of Eagle Ranch, and then we welcome you to grab the family and check out Small Business Saturday to support/check out our local businesses. You can't go wrong with whichever one you choose.

A Fine Affair - Blackjack  Bubbles - start Sep 20 2018 0630PM

A Fine Affair - Blackjack & Bubbles - Sep 20, 2018 06:30PM

Ronald McDonald House Charities Columbia, SC invites you to join us for our largest annual fundraiser, A Fine Affair Blackjack & Bubbles! Get ready to Bet It all on LOVE at The Oaks, ... Read More » 

Dinner  Dancin in the Dirt - start Sep 29 2018 0500PM

Dinner & Dancin' in the Dirt - Sep 29, 2018 05:00PM

Come join us for a night of music and boot stompin' fun! Come learn about Wings of Eagles Ranch Therapeutic Horseback Riding and Outdoor Adventure Center. Great dinner, huge silent auctio... Read More » 

Small Business Saturday - start Jul 28 2018 0700AM

Small Business Saturday - start: Sep 22, 2018 07:00AM

The 4th Saturday of the month is Small Business Saturday in Historic Downtown Concord. Make a purchase in any of the participating businesses in Downtown Concord and enter a drawing to wi... Read More » 

BBB 2018- BBQ Bingo  Beer 2018 - start Sep 20 2018 0600PM

BBB 2018- BBQ, Bingo, & Beer 2018 - Sep 20, 2018 06:00PM

The Conflict Resolution Center of Cabarrus County is excited to announce our 3rd Annual Barbecue, Bingo, & Beer Bash! Come and enjoy tasty barbecue, refreshing beers from Red Hill Bre... Read More » 


Concerts for YOU!

Feeling like some oldies (The Fab Four - Beatles Tribute)? Maybe some live bands at Rockin' the Burg or some Bluegrass (Jeff Whittington)? Whatever you have hankering for, there's a concert for you.

The Fab Four - start Sep 08 2018 0800PM

The Fab Four - Sep 08, 2018 08:00PM

  Sponsored by Newberry Hospital Foundation    Back by popular demand! As seen on PBS, this incredible stage show includes three costume changes and even Ed Sullivan clips representing ev... Read More » 

Rockin the Burg - start Aug 11 2018 0600PM

Rockin' the Burg - Sept 8, 2018 06:00PM

The Rockin' the Burg Community Concert Series is a free, family-friendly outdoor concert series, bringing our community to Harrisburg Park on the 2nd Saturday in May, June*, August, Septe... Read More » 

Jeff Whittington - start Sep 27 2018 0730PM

Jeff Whittington - Sep 27, 2018 07:30PM

North Carolina Banjo Champion Jeff Whittington returns to the Davis Theatre for his traditional bluegrass show, a fan favorite for those who love authentic early bluegrass. Read More » 


Art, Theatre, and Dance - Oh My!

Feeling artsy? Well, you're in luck! We've got an Art Exhibit, a show (West Side Story), and a dance presentation (Le Cirque Esprit). If you're feeling extra fancy, you can do all three!

Exhibit In the Open Air - start Aug 09 2018 0900AM

Exhibit: In the Open Air - Weekly Thru Oct 2018

In the Open Air is a group invitational featuring artists who work en plein air. Taking their painting process out of the studio and into nature, artists examine their subject through eve... Read More » 

West Side Story at Town Theatre - start Sep 14 2018 0800PM

West Side Story at Town Theatre - Sep 14, 2018 08:00PM

Town Theatre opens its centennial season with the classic production West Side Story – one of the most powerful love stories of all time. Beautiful melodies like “Tonight,” “Maria” and “S... Read More » 

Le Cirque Esprit - start Sep 28 2018 0700PM

Le Cirque Esprit - Sep 28, 2018 07:00PM

Sponsored by Chick-fill-A Balentine    Savor for yourself “the art of unfolding” in Le Cirque Esprit. Music and aerial acrobatics come together in one production like you have never see... Read More » 

Fairs & Festivals

Fall is off to a great start with so many fairs and festivals to choose from! There's something for everyone from Cabarrus County Fair 2018 to the Toast of Kannapolis Wine & Beer Festival, with just about everything in between. Take your pick. We're confident that every one of them is a winner.

Pennzoil AutoFair presented by Advance Auto Parts - start Sep 06 2018 0800AM

Pennzoil AutoFair presented by Advance Auto Parts - Sep 06, 2018 08:00AM

Car lovers rejoice! The world’s largest automotive extravaganza, the Pennzoil AutoFair presented by Advance Auto Parts, returns September 6-9, bringing together thousands of hot rods, mus... Read More » 

Cabarrus County Fair 2018 - start Sep 07 2018 0400PM

Cabarrus County Fair 2018 - Sep 07, 2018 04:00PM

The Fair is held each September at the Cabarrus Arena & Events Center. 2018 Dates: September 7- 15th! Welcome to the Official Page of the Award Winning Cabarrus County Fair!!! Times:M... Read More » 



Join the Town of Mount Pleasant for the Amateur BBQ Cook-Off & Wing Contest! Enjoy food and craft vendors, entertainment and kids activities. Read More » 



Friends of Downtown Kannapolis, Inc. will be hosting the Toast of Kannapolis wine & craft brew tasting event from 2PM – 6PM in the new Kannapolis City Hall. As many as eight vineyards... Read More » 



Join us for the Third Annual Cabarrus Brewing Company Oktoberfest weekend! We’re celebrating the annual Fall Harvest the best way possible, by drinking some fresh local brew! We have an i... Read More » 

Fire Truck Parade  Fire Safety Festival - start Sep 29 2018 1000AM

Fire Truck Parade & Fire Safety Festival - Sep 29, 2018 10:00AM

The Kannapolis Fire Department will host a Fire Truck Parade to as part of their Annual Open House, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday, September 29. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. The rou... Read More » 

CupcakeFest - start Sep 30 2018 1200PM

CupcakeFest - Sep 30, 2018 12:00PM

CupcakeFest is a festival showcasing all things cupcakes! Local bakeries will have cupcakes available for purchase. Enjoy great cupcakes, photo opportunities, cupcake eating contest, fros... Read More » 

Odds and Ends

Looking for a few more events to round off your month? Check out a Back To School Open House! with the whole family, Kannapolis Cruise-In with your fellow car lovers, or maybe even the Market & Show Fall Expo for a little bit of everything.

Back To School Open House - start Sep 08 2018 0100PM

Back To School Open House! - Sep 08, 2018 01:00PM

Come visit us at Code Ninjas Concord and see what all the hype is about! Bring your family to our Open House to learn how to code through creating games and learn more about our program! Read More » 

Kannapolis Cruise-In - start Apr 14 2018 0100PM

Kannapolis Cruise-In - Sep 8, 2018 01:00PM

Clear your calendar for the 2nd Saturday of every Month between March and November for the Kannapolis, NC Cruise-In.If you’ve never been, it’s a great local event that you need to experie... Read More »  

Market  Show Fall Expo - start Sep 22 2018 1000AM

Market & Show Fall Expo - Sep 22, 2018 10:00AM

It's the First Day of Fall What better way to enjoy the day! It's time to treat yourself. Join us for the Market and Show Fall Expo The Market and Show Fall Expo is a indoor comprehen... Read More » 

Bojangles Pole Night - start Sep 28 2018 0800AM

Bojangles' Pole Night - Sep 28, 2018 08:00AM

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup drivers leave it all on the track during knockout qualifying to set the field for the Bank of America 500. The entertainment lineup also features the Better Half... Read More » 


Don't see your favorite included? Please share your event with us by posting to our calendar. It's free and a great way to spread the word!          

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