March 28, 2017
See a Movie at the Gem Theatre
With the Gem Theatre’s impeccable charm and character, the traditional movie date night just got better. Travel back in time with a showing at one of the country’s oldest single-screen movie theaters still in operation. The Gem is a community-loved landmark nestled in the heart of Downtown Kannapolis. Operating since 1936, this jewel prides itself with being the “Showplace of Kannapolis.” With history, charm, and old-fashioned ticket prices, the Gem Theatre will become your favorite spot to catch a flick.
Have a Picnic in Village Park
Take advantage of the beautiful Carolina climate with an afternoon stroll through Village Park. Pack your own lunch for an intimate picnic for two or round up your friends for a double-date. Village Park is home to Cabarrus County’s largest amphitheater which hosts a variety of live performances throughout the year including attracting over 45,000 people for the Summer Entertainment Series each year. Check the Community Calendar for upcoming events, and add this date night idea to your list!
Tour Southern Grace Distilleries
As America’s first distillery located in a former prison, Southern Grace is a one-of-a-kind experience. Take a tour and get a history lesson on the historic property, then get a look at the making of their award-winning spirits and take a complimentary mug shot. Afterwards, head to neighboring restaurant 73 & Main for an outstanding meal and a cocktail made with the local whiskey. Book a tour on Southern Grace’s website.
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