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Discover Fun in Kannapolis returns this week with several activities/events in the City.

4-7 p.m., Thursday, August 17 | Kannapolis Farmers Market | Intersection of Vance St. and Dale Earnhardt Blvd.

Visit the Kannapolis Farmers Market from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, August 17! Returning and new vendors offer a wide variety of fresh, local produce, as well as meat, eggs, baked goods, crafts, and prepared foods. While supplies last, customers can receive a free reusable tote bag when making a purchase of $10 or more from a new vendor. The market will continue, happening every Thursday night through September.

Sign up for text message reminders and updates about the farmers' market and vendor specials. Text MARKET to 855-969-4358. You may unsubscribe at any time. For customers’ convenience, most vendors accept credit/debit cards.

6-8 p.m., Thursday, August 17 | Kids Art Workshop | Gem Theatre Event Room

Back by popular demand: Kids Art Workshops! From 6-8 p.m., Thursday, August 17, bring your child to a Kid's Art Workshop in the Gem Theatre Multi-Purpose Room.

During this workshop, your child will have the opportunity to create and explore different styles of art each week. Workshops will occur on Thursday nights thru – August 31 from 6-8 p.m. Each workshop is $5 per child.

To sign up and for more information visit:

9 a.m., Saturday, August 19 | Cannon Ballers Shooting Star 5K | Atrium Health Ballpark

The Run Kannapolis race series returns this Saturday, August 19 with the Cannon Ballers Shooting Star 5K!

The Cannon Ballers Shooting Star 5K invites runners and walkers of all ages and abilities to participate. The run will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 19 and will be held at Atrium Health Ballpark. A fun run will begin at 10:15 a.m.

All proceeds from the Shooting Star 5K will benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

For more information and to register for all the Run Kannapolis races, visit:

2-4 p.m., Saturday, August 19 | Paint and Sip Art Class | Gem Theatre Event Room

Let your creativity come to life at our Adult Paint and Sip Art Class. Join us at the Gem Theatre from 2-4 p.m., this Saturday, August 19th.

Enjoy an afternoon of painting and fun! A local painting instructor will guide participants through steps to create a masterpiece on a 9-inch x 12-inch canvas. Painting class is $25/Person. Drinks and snacks included.

Registration is required. Adults over 21 only, please. Register at:

7 p.m., Saturday, August 19 | Stories Under the Stars | Kannapolis Library

Prepare to be amazed at the final Stories Under the Stars event of the summer!

This magical Stories Under the Stars event will feature North Carolina magician, Dana Hill. Starting at 7 p.m.  Saturday, August 19, at the Kannapolis Library, Dana Hill will put on a fun-filled, family-friendly magic show. The event is free to the public.

Cannon Ballers Baseball vs Carolina Mudcats

Enjoy plenty of opportunities to cheer on the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers this week, at Atrium Health Ballpark.

The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers take on the Carolina Mudcats, Tuesday, August 15, thru Sunday, August 20.

Check out the full schedule and purchase tickets at:

See the complete summer calendar by visiting: