Things really heat up in the summer in Kannapolis, NC.
The city sponsors an award-winning Summer Events Series that attracts thousands annually from Kannapolis and the surrounding Charlotte region.
Events include music, movies and literary events.
The Thursdays on Main concert series features live acoustic music on the lawn at Veterans Park during lunchtime. The Summer Concert Series at Village Park in Kannapolis includes performances from the symphony and others.
Movies in the Park offers outdoor movies on the largest outdoor projection system in the Southeast, and Stories Under the Stars is a series of family-friendly storytelling and literary arts events at the Kannapolis branch of the Cabarrus County Public Library.
The city presents the summer full of free, family entertainment in partnership with many community sponsors.