. This program is
designed for boys ages five (5) & up to be accompanied by his mom,
step-mom, grandma, big sister, aunt, or special lady.
Dress anywhere from superhero in full costume or
t-shirt to as mild-mannered as Clark Kent in your casual wear.
We have music, dancing, games, crafts,
refreshments and more planned for the evening. There's also a super-duper take
home for each boy and a 5x7 keepsake photo for the super gal included in the
price! PLEASE REGISTER EACH PERSON ATTENDING SO WE HAVE AN ACCURATE RSVP. Tickets
are $40/couple; $15.00 each additional boy. Tickets may be purchased
on-line by clicking the link above, by
calling 704-920-4343 or in person at the Kannapolis Parks and Recreation
Department - 3rd floor at City Hall
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 feature the Salisbury Symphony and local artisans such as painters, jewelry makers, and woodcarvers. We will celebrate the rich culture of agriculture with local breweries, wineries and goods from farmers.To register as a vendor for this event, please visit: http://apm.activecommunities.com/kannapolisnc/Activity_Search/754
Saturday, November 3
Noon - 4pm
Girls with prior programming or coding knowledge can deepen their learning through new experiences and extended activity sets.
There's something for every girl to learn through team building, problem solving & more.
Everyone gets the opportunity to build an impact project that helps solve real world problems!
Registration due Sept. 5th.
Girls who code will meet on the NC Research Campus in the RCCC Building, room 336.
Building model kits is a hobby kids of all ages can enjoy. It is fun, creative, and constructive!
Join us each Saturday in October to assemble a wooden model kit, paint it, and take home a finished product.
ADULT PROGRAMS & DAY TRIPS
OPEN GYM- Free Program, no registration required.
Open Gym is designed to provide an opportunity for both youth and adults to use a school gymnasium in a supervised, free play situation. Open Gym is FREE of charge.
Location: Shady Brook Elementary (903 Rogers Lake Road)
Program will begin Tuesday, September 4
Time: 7:00-9:00 PM
ZUMBA LATINA - Free Program, no registration required.
The City of Kannapolis and Zumba want YOU! Let's get healthy and moving together! Enter the world of international rhythms. You'll enjoy an hour of fun with music, basic rhythms and steps like the salsa, merengue, cumbia, reggaeton, and many more.
Location: Shady Brook Elementary (903 Rogers Lake Road)
Classes begin on Tuesday, September 4
Time: Tuesdays 6:00-7:00 PM
Thursdays 6:00-7:00 PM
Registration for the Fall softball season is now closed. The season will begin Tuesday, September 4. For more information please contact Kannapolis Parks & Recreation at 704-920-4343.
Fall Softball Rules
Fall Softball Schedule
The City of Kannapolis will once again be
hosting the Toast of Kannapolis wine & craft brew tasting event on
Saturday, September 22 from 2pm – 6pm in the Laureate Center at Kannapolis City
Hall. As many as eight vineyards/Wineries and three breweries will be
sharing a selection of their beverages. Tickets will be for sale in advance and
at the door*.
Admission includes a souvenir wine glass or
beer flight glass, hors d’oeuvres, music, door prizes, and local wine, craft
beer and arts and crafts for purchase.
Ticket can be purchased on-line or in
person at the Kannapolis Parks and Recreation Department - 3rd floor at City
Where: City Hall - Laureate Center (401
Cost: $25.00 per ticket
EARLY BIRD (purchased PRIOR to August 10): $20
The Parks and Recreation Department occasionally offers trip opportunities for adults.
Trips are for adults 18 and older unless otherwise noted. Trips sometimes have potential to last longer and/or end earlier than expected. Many trips may have a lot of walking so please wear comfortable shoes. To be added to our mailing list, please call Jill Foster at 704-920-4343, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tryon International Equestrian Center - (REGISTER)
Thursday, October 25th
The Tryon International Equestrian Center is an international hub for the worlds top equestrian athletes. We will get to watch riders and horses as they jump and show off their extraordinary skills in the Fall Show.
We will have lunch at one of the restaurants on site in the Equestrian Center and have time to explore the vendor shops, general store, and more that make the center a lively, exciting place to visit.
Registration and fees due: October 11th Cost: $10/person Kannapolis Resident, $15/person Non Resident
Leave Village Park 9am, return approximately 5pm. Lunch is not included!
Now You See It... Now You Don't Mystery Theater (PURCHASE TICKETS HERE)
Friday, November 9th
Mark your calendars for an exciting Mystery Theater performance on November 9th at the Laureate Center!
The crowd was hushed as the museum proprietor got ready to unveil the prized display of the evening, the Stomach of the Ocean Diamond, only to find it had been stolen while the crowd mingled in ignorant bliss.
Now it is up to you, your guests, and the detective to find the thief and restore the diamond to its rightful place to get the unveiling back on track!
Who is the carat caper, and who will solve the crime to make this night of mystery the night of beauty it was intended to be?
Tonight will be an evening of high fashion and suspenseful mystery, with one thrilling conclusion.
Doors will open at 5:30pm. Heavy hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served from 5:30-6:30pm. The show will begin at 6:30pm.
The show will last approximately 2 hours.Be ready to join in on the show, as some of the audience will be selected to participate!
Tickets are $18/person in advance, $25/person day of. Tickets will be available at the door ($25), as long as the show is not sold out ahead of time.
The show is family friendly (PG) and recommended for children ages 5+
Lunch - N - Go: Farmhouse Buffet (REGISTER)
Friday, November 16th
The Old Farmhouse Buffet is a local favorite that is packed with flavor! With everything from Chicken n Dumplings to fried chicken and delicious desserts - there will be something for everyone to enjoy!
We will have an early dinner before returning to Kannapolis.
Leave Village Park 3:30pm, Return 8pm
$3/person Kannapolis Resident $5/person Non Resident
Dinner is not included! Registration and fees due: Nov 8th.
Scrooge's Christmas Trolley Tour (REGISTER)
Thursday, December 6th
Scrooge's Christmas Trolley Tour offers the unique experience of a live theater performance and trolley ride all in one.
Passengers will travel back in time to Christmases past with Scrooge on his journey via a heat and enclosed trolley to see scenes from this wonderful holiday story acted out at historic sites in Downtown Salisbury.
We will have dinner before boarding the trolley for the show!
Registration and fees due: November 20th
Cost: $25/person Kannapolis Resident $30/person Non Resident
Leave Village Park 4:30pm, Return 8:30pm.
Dinner is not included!
Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas (REGISTER)
Wednesday, December 19th
Flat Rock Playhouse has a rich history dating back to the 1930's. The playhouse entertains almost 100,000 people annually! We will enjoy their record breaking Playhouse Christmas that has a brand new twist this year.
We will first visit A Day In The Country (ADITC) for a wonderful lunch buffet.. At ADITC we will have time for shopping and one of our lucky participants will win a free throw!
Registration and fees due: November 26th
Cost: $45/person Kannapolis Resident $50/person Non Residnet
Leave Village Park 9am, Return 6:30pm
Lunch is not included!
Other local resources for youth sports and recreational programs include: