Discover Fun in Kannapolis: Week of July 8 > City of Kannapolis | City of Kannapolis

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There are so many great ways to Discover Fun in Kannapolis this week!

Summer Movie Matinees | Gem Theatre

10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 9 | Shrek

10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Thursday, July 11 | How to Train Your Dragon

Don't miss the Gem Theatre Summer Matinee series.

On Tuesday, July 9, the movie Shrek will be shown. On Thursday, July 11, the movie How to Train Your Dragon will be shown. Showtimes are 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. and tickets are $2 per person.

Group sales are available. Learn more and see the complete list of the Gem Theatre’s Summer Movie Matinees by visiting:$2-Summer-Movie-Matinees-Are-Back!-

Cookie Decorating Class | Kannapolis Train Station | 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 9

The City of Kannapolis will host a Cookie Decorating Class at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9. The class will be at the Kannapolis Train Station (201 S Main St.).

Join us for a cookie decorating class to start the Summer on a sweet note! Each participant will receive three cookies to decorate. We will cover at least three different cookie decorating techniques. After decorating your three cookies, you are welcome to take them home to enjoy.

The class is $32 per person and registration is required. Limited space is available. Register at:

Kannapolis Farmers Market | Corner of Dale Earnhardt Boulevard & Vance Avenue| 4 - 7 p.m., Thursday, July 11

Visit the Kannapolis Farmers Market from 4 - 7 p.m., Thursday, July 11!

Returning and new vendors offer a wide variety of fresh, local produce, as well as meat, eggs, baked goods, crafts, and prepared foods.

To get updates about seasonal offerings and special deals at the Kannapolis Farmers Market, text MARKET to 704-704-4335. You may unsubscribe at any time.

Thursdays on Main: The ToneZ | Veterans Park | 6 p.m., Thursday, July 11

Thursdays on Main is back this week with The ToneZ. Join us in Veterans Park at 6 p.m., this Thursday, July 11. Veterans Park is located at 119 N. Main Street.

The concert is free to the public. Children 18 & under must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. No pets or smoking please.

Food/drinks will be available for purchase, or attendees can bring their own food and nonalcoholic drinks. Coolers are allowed with no outside alcohol. Coolers are subject to search. Lawn chairs are permitted.

Concerts in the Park: Gin Blossoms | Village Park | 7 p.m., Saturday, July 13

Join us at 7 p.m. this Saturday, July 13, for Gin Blossoms at Village Park. (700 W C Street)

The Alternative Rock Band, Gin Blossoms, has many hits including, “Hey Jealousy,” “Allison Road,” Until I Fall Away,” “Mrs. Rita,” and “Found Out About You.”

Please take time to review the parking map and shuttle stops for the evening. Shuttle service will be for concertgoers only between the hours of 5-11 p.m. 

Food/Drinks are available for purchase or attendees can bring their own food and nonalcoholic beverages. No outside alcohol is permitted – coolers subject to inspection. No pets or smoking, please. Lawn chairs are permitted. Children 18 & under must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

You can download the City's summer event schedule: