Tag Archives: Harrisburg

4 ways to celebrate Independence Day

1. Kick off the celebration Saturday in Mount Pleasant

A day of fun and celebration in Mount Pleasant
A day of fun and celebration in Mount Pleasant










Sound Barrier plays at 6 p.m. The Kannapolis-based group features party favorits.

They will be followed by Too Much Sylvia at 8 p.m. The Charlotte-based group, which has Cabarrus County members, play oldies, current hits and her own hit beach music.

2. Kaleidoscope Arts Festival

kannapolis arts


Saturday’s festivities in Downtown Kannapolis is from noon to 4 p.m.

3. Symphony in the Park with fireworks

The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra plays at Village Park in Kannapolis Thursday, July 2. The annual concert of patriotic music is followed by one of the best fireworks show in the area. The concert begins at 7 p.m.

It is part of the Kannapolis Summer Entertainment Series.

summer pops


Click Summer Pops above to get the rest of the Charlotte Symphony’s summer schedule.

4. A Harrisburg 4th of July

The Town of Harrisburg has possibly the biggest Independence Day celebrations in the region. With activities and fireworks spreading over three days from Thursday, July 2, through Saturday, July 4.

The Catalinas highlight the musical groups. For the details click the flyer below.

harrisburg fourth flyer 2015

Weekend fun: Little River Band, Ducktona Dash, movies and more

ducktona_flyerThe Ducktona Dash benefits Cabarrus Meals on Wheels.

The Little River Band will perform a free concert at Village Park in Kannapolis with festivities beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 6. The evening will be capped for fireworks.

harrisburg movies in the park june 5


Cabarrus County Food Truck Friday is every Friday 5 to 9 p.m. at the Old Creamery on Church Street in Concord. The trucks are set up in the field behind the Old Creamery off Peachtree Avenue

piedmont farmers market logo


The Kannapolis Intimidators are at home at CMC-NorthEast Stadium for a week-long homestand. It begins with a four-game series with the Delmarva Shorebirds today through Sunday (June 4-7).


kannapolis intimidators

Kannapolis has a busy summer of events planned. Here is the June schedule:

kannapolis events for june 2015


If you have an event coming up, let us know. Email mark@radiofreecabarrus.om

Friday night basketball: Hopewell-J.M. Robinson, South Rowan-Hickory Ridge

MeCKa 4A: Hopewell at Jay M. Robinson

South Piedmont Conference: South Rowan at Hickory Ridge

Other games tonight:
Concord at West Rowan
Central Cabarrus at Cox Mill
Mount Pleasant at Central Academy
Northwest Cabarrus at Jesse Carson

NCHSAA football playoff match-ups

Cabarrus well-represented in the 2014 playoffs

Here a shot for the Hickory Ridge-Jesse Carson broadcast Nov. 3
Here a shot for the Hickory Ridge-Jesse Carson broadcast Nov. 3


#15 A.L. Brown (6-5) at #2 Ronald Reagan (10-1)


#16 Central Cabarrus (6-5) at #1 Asheville (10-1)

#9 North Forsyth (5-6) at #8 Cox Mill (6-5)

#11 Ledford (7-4) at #6 Hickory Ridge (9-2)


#14 Tuscola (5-6) at #3 Concord (11-0)

#9 North Buncombe (7-4) at #8 West Rowan (7-4)

#15 East Rowan (5-6) at #2 Freedom (10-0-1)


#13 East Rutherford (6-5) at #4 Mt. Pleasant (9-2)

Pigskin Preview videos underway

With official practice set to start Friday our video interview swith Cabarrus football coaches are underway. As each video is posted, we will post links here. Don’t forget to check out our football page, which includes a combined schedule for all of our teams.

Coaches are excited about the new season

The school was a hive of activity when I arrived to interview Coach Marty Paxton Monday
The school was a hive of activity when I arrived to interview Coach Marty Paxton Monday

Coaches Marty Paxton, Craig Stewart, Joe Glass and Mike Johns are excited about the up-coming  season. Here are their interviews which are on the Independent Tribune website:

Hickory Ridge Ragin’ Bulls Football Report

Mount Pleasant Tigers Football Report

Cox Mill Chargers Football Report

J.M. Robinson Bulldogs Football Report

Northwest Cabarrus Trojans Football Report

Cannon School Cougars Football Report

A.L. Brown Wonders Football Report

Concord Spiders Football Report

These are the first in a series of preseason interviews. Check back later for more interviews.