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20 Things To Do In & Around Cabarrus County This November

Nov 01, 2018 03:07PM ● By Emma Eldridge
It's November and the Holidays are in full swing! What better way to celebrate the Holiday season than to be with loved ones and celebrate at one of the many Christmas events, festivals, parades, and more!

We're here to help map out your Holiday events! We've put together 20 things in the Cabarrus County area to consider doing this November 2018.

Festivals, Christmas, and Holiday Fun!

The holidays are all about quality time with love ones, fun, and excitement - for everyone! Don't miss out on the highly anticipated 2018 Hops and Heat: Beer & Chili Festival happening in Downtown Concord, the The Festive 5 Holiday Event is full of live performances and Christmas cheer, and the event of the season, the Concord Christmas Parade! Holiday fun is in store for everyone!

2018 Hops and Heat Beer  Chili Festival - start Nov 03 2018 0100PM

2018 Hops and Heat: Beer & Chili Festival - Nov 03, 2018 01:00PM

Join us on Saturday, November 3rd from 1 - 5:00 p.m. in Downtown Concord for the Hops and Heat Beer & Chili Festival! Festival participants will vote for their favorite chili in 4 cate... Read More » 


The Kaleidoscope Harvest Festival - start Nov 03 2018 1200PM

The Kaleidoscope Harvest Festival - Nov 03, 2018 12:00PM

The Kaleidoscope Arts & Ag Festival returns in November with new activities. The festival will be the culminating event of the Rowan Arts & Ag Celebration.  This event will featur... Read More » 

 Indian Land Fall Festival - start Nov 03 2018 1000AM

Indian Land Fall Festival - Nov 03, 2018 10:00AM

Come to the Indian Land Fall Festival for festival rides along with live music, a farm area, arts & crafts, local vendors, kid's activities, classic cars, fireworks, and much more! F... Read More » 

Southern Christmas Show - start Nov 08 2018 0900AM

Southern Christmas Show - Nov 08, 2018 09:00AM

What do you get when you combine charming shops, festive music, smiling faces, crafts galore, yummy food, holiday decor, local wines, Santa and over 400 holiday merchants under one roof? ... Read More » 

The Festive 5 Holiday Event - start Nov 12 2018 1000AM

The Festive 5 Holiday Event - Nov 12, 2018 10:00AM

Join us for a five night performance competition to kick off the holiday season. Performers will be performing live in the Mall to spread holiday cheer. Supporters can vote for their favo... Read More » 

Mt Pleasants Harvest Festival - start Nov 17 2018 1000AM

Mt. Pleasant's Harvest Festival - Nov 17, 2018 10:00AM

A COMMUNITY EVENT!!! Hot Dogs & Hamburgers Inflatables, Pony Ride, Farm Petting Zoo Live Music, Drawings for Giveaway Baskets Vendors, Face Painting, Bake Sale.Guaranteed to Be a Fu... Read More » 


Concord Christmas Parade - start Nov 17 2018 0230PM

Concord Christmas Parade - Nov 17, 2018 02:30PM

7th Annual Event for RE/MAX Leading Edge with a float in the Concord Christmas Parade. Look for us as we ride down the parade route with the world famous RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon Basket. An... Read More » 

Ceramic Christmas Tree Party at Cabo Winery - start Nov 25 2018 0200PM

Ceramic Christmas Tree Party at Cabo Winery - Nov 25, 2018 02:00PM

Great News!!! We have opened up 2 more Ceramic Christmas Tree Paint Partie at Cabo Winery on November 25th!Four sizes of Christmas Trees to choose from. All prices include all painting su... Read More » 


Honoring Our Veterans

We are incredibly grateful for our Veterans' service and we wish to honor them in any way we can. We invite you to join us for these special events dedicated to our Veterans. 

Veterans Day Parade - start Nov 10 2018 1100AM

Veteran's Day Parade - Nov 10, 2018 11:00AM

The event showcases local middle and high school bands, the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program units, active military units, antique cars and veteran organizations. In ... Read More » 

Bells of Peace  - start Nov 11 2018 1030AM

Bells of Peace - start: Nov 11, 2018 10:30AM

On the 100th anniversary of the WWI Armistice - the famed eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month - bells across the nation will ring to honor those who served and sacrifi... Read More » 

Veterans Breakfast - start Mar 12 2018 0900AM

Veterans Breakfast - Nov 12, 2018 09:00AM

Come enjoy breakfast and socializing with other Veterans & spouses from around the area every 2nd Monday of the month. Please RSVP by the Thursday prior to date. Read More » 


Odds and Ends To Round Out Your Month

There's a little bit of this and a little bit of that to help round out your November activities. Take part in a 5k to support burn victims, enjoy some wine and pairings with friends, go to a concert, or maybe even enjoy one last Cruise-In in Kannapolis! The choice is yours!
Fall Back 5K - start Nov 04 2018 0150AM

Fall Back 5K - Nov 04, 2018 01:50AM

The 2nd Annual Fall Back 5K is an exciting run event in the City of Kannapolis which starts and ends on the beautiful NC Research Campus. This is the 7 of 8 races in the 2018 Run Kannapol... Read More » 

Kannapolis Cruise-In - start Apr 14 2018 0100PM

Kannapolis Cruise-In - Nov 10, 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 » 

FROSTFANG with WHERES WALDEN and EYEBALL at The Cave - start Nov 10 2018 0900PM

FROSTFANG with WHERE'S WALDEN? and EYEBALL at The Cave - Nov 10, 2018 09:00PM

Stoner metal band FROSTFANG on tour from Florida will be performing at The Cave in Chapel Hill on Saturday, November 10th. Also on the bill is indie punk act WHERE'S WALDEN? from Massachu... Read More » 

Pairings Night at the Winery - start Nov 10 2018 0700PM

Pairings Night at the Winery - Nov 10, 2018 07:00PM

Our annual (pre) release party is a night of absolute decadence.  Start with a glass of wine and hors d'oeuvres and then on to the main event.  You can taste up to 15 different dessert wi... Read More » 

Cabarrus Fall Dessert Market - start Nov 11 2018 0100PM

Cabarrus Fall Dessert Market - start: Nov 11, 2018 01:00PM

Coming this fall on November 11th, Cabarrus Brewing will be the SWEETEST place in Concord! Local dessert shops and bakeries will have desserts available for purchase. Bring your family an... Read More » 


Ongoing Events

A Farmers Market, Yoga and Brews, Campfire Stories, and Small Business Saturday. What do they have in common? They're all happening more than once for even more opportunities to enjoy them.
Which one(s) have you gone to? Tell us in the comments! 
Piedmont Farmers Market 2018 - start Aug 06 2016 0800AM

Piedmont Farmers Market 2018 - Saturdays, Nov 2018 08:00AM

• Open year-round. Fresh local produce, honey, free-range eggs, antibiotic- and hormone-free beef, chicken and pork. Read More » 

Yoga On The Hill - start Feb 01 2018 0630PM

Yoga On The Hill - Weekly On Thursdays, Nov 2018 06:30PM

Yoga at Red Hill is taught by outstanding professional Yoga teachers, Monty Coggins and Kat Harmon, who are skilled at teaching all levels of Yogis from first-timers to seasoned practitio... Read More » 

Campfire Stories Urban Legends and Myths - start Nov 03 2018 0530PM

Campfire Stories: Urban Legends and Myths - Nov 03, 2018 05:30PM

Please join us after dinner for a campfire treat and storytelling of North Carolina’s most popular urban legends and myth. Each of these fireside gatherings will have different stories,... Read More » 

Small Business Saturday - start Jul 28 2018 0700AM

Small Business Saturday - Nov 24, 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 » 


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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