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It is another great season to Discover Fun in Kannapolis. The City has announced upcoming events that you won’t want to miss.

October 13: West Avenue Music (1–3 p.m.) – West Avenue

  • Vadim Kolpakov (String Guitarist)
  • The Instigators (4-piece Blues/RnB band)
  • Scoot Pittman (Acoustic Guitarist)

 

October 19: Kaleidoscope Arts and Ag Festival (12-4 p.m.) – West Avenue

As part of the Rowan Arts & Ag series, the event will feature over 40 local artisans such as painters, jewelry makers, and woodcarvers will help us celebrate the rich culture of agriculture with local breweries, wineries, and goods from local farmers.
 

October 22: Tabletop Tuesday (9-11 a.m.) – West Avenue

Grab a cup of coffee and head over to West Avenue for some social time on Tuesday mornings.  Games will be free-play and all are welcome.  Bring your own games or use one of ours. Light refreshments provided.

 

October 23: Kannapolis Baseball Big Reveal (7 p.m.), West Avenue

The Big Reveal is a free event to celebrate the new name of our minor league baseball team. It will be held at the Gem Theatre in downtown Kannapolis. Doors to the theatre will open at 6 p.m., and the main event will start at 7 p.m. The Big Reveal is a ticketed event due to limited seating capacity, but the event will be livestreamed on West Avenue for those not guaranteed a ticket to the Gem Theatre.

Following the unveiling of the new team identity, celebrate the future of Kannapolis Baseball with a street festival, featuring games for kids, circus performers, live music, and a sneak peek into the new ballpark. Fans will also have the first opportunity to shop for new team merchandise and enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over Downtown Kannapolis.

 

October 27: West Avenue Music (1-3 p.m.) – West Avenue

  • Carson Hill duo (Country/Folk Music)
  • Crank Sinatra (5-piece band)
  • Nate Brown Rhythms of Soul (Steel Drums)

 

October 28: Loop the Loop Hydration Station (4-7 p.m.) – West Avenue

Did you know you can track your miles and earn great prizes? Come out and walk the Loop and visit our Hydration Station. Get a bottle of water (while supplies last) and learn more about the loop the loop program.

 

November 5: Tabletop Tuesday (9-11 a.m.) – West Avenue

Grab a cup of coffee and head over to West Avenue for some social time on Tuesday mornings.  Games will be free-play and all are welcome.  Bring your own games or use one of ours. Light refreshments provided.

 

November 7: Dance Demos (6-8 p.m.) – West Avenue

Come enjoy a variety of dance during this night of dance demos, participate or just watch – either way, everyone is welcome.  Capoeira demonstration with Brazilian music will be on the platform stage, Kizomba demonstration on the small deck, Samba Dance demonstration near the Plaza Canopy, and Line Dancing lessons – all on West Avenue.

 

November 10: West Avenue Music (1-3 p.m.) – West Avenue

  • Randall Sprinkle (Harp Guitar)
  • Rain Garay Duo  (Jazz)
  • Reinaldo Brahn (Brazilian/Samba)

 

November 13: Loop the Loop Hydration Station (4-7 p.m.) – West Avenue

Did you know you can track your miles and earn great prizes? Come out and walk the Loop and visit our Hydration Station. Get a bottle of water (while supplies last) and learn more about the loop the loop program.

 

November 18: Loop the Loop Hydration Station (4-7 p.m.) – West Avenue

Did you know you can track your miles and earn great prizes? Come out and walk the Loop and visit our Hydration Station. Get a bottle of water (while supplies last) and learn more about the loop the loop program.

 

November 19: Tabletop Tuesday (9-11 a.m.) – West Avenue

Grab a cup of coffee and head over to West Avenue for some social time on Tuesday mornings.  Games will be free-play and all are welcome.  Bring your own games or use one of ours. Light refreshments provided.

 

November 21: YO Yeah! Yoga! (6-8 p.m.) – West Avenue

The program is inspired by nature, a love of yoga and a dream to make yoga accessible to all by removing barriers such as price, props, and intimidating settings. Come enjoy a class which includes flowing postures to awaken and warm up the body followed by balancing, stretching and strengthening poses. Bring your yoga mats and set up on the lawns.

There will be four different yoga instructors in four different locations on West Avenue: Adult /senior Yoga, Yoga for kids, Beginners Yoga, and Advanced yoga
 

Children 18 & under must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. No pets or smoking please.