Let’s Talk NHRA: A Beginner’s Guide to Drag Racing


The NHRA Carolina Nationals return to zMAX Dragway in Concord, North Carolina this weekend, September 15-17. Brush up on your drag racing knowledge and be in the know! Are you a first time fan who’s wanted to experience a race? Or maybe you’ve been to an event but never fully understood the ins and outs. The National Hot Rod Association…

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2017 Cabarrus County Fair Visitor’s Guide – September 8-16


Nothing compares to the Cabarrus County Fair! This classic fall event features more than just funnel cakes and a Ferris wheel. Held in the home of racing country, the CabCo Fair is known for fast rides, Robinson’s Racing Pigs, and like a lot of other spots around town, you may even catch a NASCAR driver…

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Unique Catering Ideas in CabCo


With the county’s charming, home-sweet-home feeling, it’s no surprise that Cabarrus County’s catering scene knows how to fill a plate. From trendy to family-style, these options will leave guests full of good food and memories. Doughgirls Catering A Cabarrus county favorite since 1998, Doughgirls Catering carries an array of options to satisfy any palette. Try…

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10 Things We Found While Antiquing at White Owl


White Owl Antique Mall and Design Center offers 100,000 square feet filled with artifacts from decades past. You can easily spend an entire day in this treasure trove of furniture, pottery, jewelry, crafts, and vintage gems. It’s so big, we suggest grabbing a map (and a friend!) so you don’t lose your way back to…

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A Picking Pro’s Guide to Cabarrus County


While some consider Cabarrus County a hidden treasure in itself, most don’t realize the secret gems waiting to be discovered on an antiquing adventure! With shops sprinkled near downtown and off the beaten path, this area is a must-see in North Carolina’s antique scene. Follow the guide below for tips and tricks on making the…

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Crafted in Cabarrus


From big box outlets to independent boutiques, shopping is an adventure in Cabarrus County. Whatever occasion you’re celebrating, here’s where to find some of our favorite locally made products (and experiences)! Hive Handcraft your own gift or choose from a selection of creative décor made by the Hive staff! Local products include handmade soap in…

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Family Fun in Cabarrus County


With ample indoor and outdoor attractions, Cabarrus County has attractions and activities everyone will enjoy. Need some inspiration for your next family outing? Gem Theatre Take you crew to the movies! One of the oldest single-screen movie theatres still in operation today, The Gem Theatre is a throwback setting playing first-run movies on the silver…

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3 Spots to Catch Fourth of July Fireworks in CabCo


Are you celebrating Independence Day in Cabarrus County, NC? If so, there are plenty of festive firework shows to light up your holiday weekend! Kannapolis Intimidators Stadium: July 3 At 7:05pm, cheer on the Intimidators as they take on the Delmarva Shorebirds, and stick around to see the largest fireworks show of the season after…

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Cabarrus County Outdoor Music Guide


When the weather warms up, we live on patios. If you’re looking for some local tunes to go with your glass of wine or craft beer, you’ve come to the right place. This list of spots to hear live music in Cabarrus County will keep you rockin’ throughout the spring and summer months. Party on…

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Summer Vacation Activities for Families


Cabarrus County, NC is an exciting and affordable destination for family summer vacations. Whether your crew is looking for fun in the sun or creative ways to beat the heat, here a few summer vacation activities families can enjoy together. Fun in the Sun Capstone Climbing & Adventure Families seeking adventure need look no further. Located…

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