Northwest Cabarrus at Cox Mill
Central Cabarrus at Hickory Ridge
Shaked’s High School Preview
Bye weeks for Mount Pleasant, Concord
Jesse Carson at Jay M. Robinson
North Mecklenburg at A.L. Brown
This will be the fourth meeting this season for the Ragin’ Bulls and the Bulldogs. Last time out in the South Piedmont Conference tournament Jay M. Robinson won in double overtime 104-101.
This game is expected to sell out so if you plan to go. Get there early.
Keep track of all the game with Shaked Bar-Tal, Radio Free Cabarrus’ dynamic sportscaster. Shaked will be broadcasting from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. updating all the games and sports news.
The boys game will be for the South Piedmont Conference regular season title. Concord won the first game 101-97 in overtime. A packed house is expected.
West Stanly at Mt. Pleasant
Charlotte, N.C.: Any project a homeowner ever undertakes begins with an idea. And those are in great supply at the Southern Spring Home & Garden Show. But to make that idea a reality takes supplies. And guests will also find those in abundance. Plants, pots, gardening tools, yard art, kitchen gadgets, wildflower wreaths, pillows and pottery, gifts and so much more are in store at the 56th annual show.
“The Southern Spring Home & Garden Show is a treasure chest of ideas,” said Mardee Woodward, the show’s manager. “Guests can leave with the inspiration, snapshots and know-how to take on a variety projects. But they can also leave with more than ideas. The show is a shopper’s paradise.”
For home gardeners, there are plants, soil, tools, equipment and more. Ikebana, the art of Japanese flower arranging, is a perennially popular part of the Green Market. So are the bonsai trees from the Bonsai Society of the Carolinas.
Even those who lack a green thumb – but want to add interest to their yard or patio – will find something to love … perhaps in the form of whimsical yard art. (No watering needed!)
And in addition to the nearly exhaustive array of home and garden items available, there’s even more – wine, gourmet foods, purses and tote bags, scarves, soap and lotions, artisan jewelry.
More than 350 exhibiting companies will be at the show with products, services and demos designed to inspire a sense of adventure in home and garden design. And of course, the latest accessories, tools and plants are all available for purchase.
For more information and a complete schedule, visit www.southernspringhomeandgardenshow.com.
Feb. 26 – 28 and March 4 – 6, 2016
The Park Expo
800 Briar Creek Road, Charlotte, N.C. 28205
Friday, Feb. 26 and March 4: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 27 and March 5: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 28 and March 6: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Preview Night Gala to Benefit Catawba Lands Conservancy will take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25. Tickets are $75 and include access to Freedom Hall, food, beverage and entertainment. To purchase: www.catawbalands.org/spring
Tickets (at the door):
Children under 15: Free with paying adult
Seniors (55+) Day:
Seniors get in for $7 on both Fridays.
$5 admission on Fridays after 5 p.m. (at the door only) and $5 parking after 5pm
$8.50 (with VIC card) at regional Harris Teeter locations. Advance tickets will be available at beginning Jan. 27.
$9 online at www.southernshows.com
$8.50 for group orders of 20 tickets or more when ordered in advance.
All-day parking: $7 (cash only)
FREE parking for coaches, transport vans and buses
Shaked Bar-Tal and Mark Plemmons call the action from Hickory Ridge.
John Voncannon and Chris Hudson call the action as Jesse Carson visits Concord in South Piedmont Conference basketball. Both girls and boys games will be broadcast.