Our original creativity is bursting at the seams this July, and we invite you to be a part of the performance. Come experience the artistic talents from a seat in the audience of our musical and theatrical performances, or come learn from local art experts at our theater and art camps and classes. No matter which side you choose, the inspiration you draw will be undeniable when you see how we #CreateOriginal.


July 1, 3, 14, 16, 17 & 23 | Kannapolis Summer Concert Series

Discover Fun in Kannapolis returns this summer with an incredible lineup of great concerts and of course, fireworks. Events will be held from April to August. All events are free to the public and fireworks will begin immediately following the concert on July 1. Come enjoy music, food and fun in Kannapolis!


July 1 – 28 | Piedmont Players Summer Camps

Piedmont Player's camps are designed to provide a fun and challenging experience for students eager to learn about the theatre! Your children will be able to explore and experience the theatre while learning valuable skills as an artist and actor.


July 1 – 15 | Waterworks Summer ArtVentures

Four Fun-Filled Weeks with quality Instruction from community artist and teachers. With twenty-five camps to choose from, there is sure to be the perfect one for you!


July 2, 16 & 30 | Reels & Riffs Music Series

Lights! Camera! Action! And Music! Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department presents Reels and Riffs, a movie and music series at Bell Tower Green. Visitors and community members are invited to bring blankets, lawn chairs, and snacks to the free shows.


July 8 - 23 | Lee St. Theatre Presents: Little Shop of Horrors

A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop Of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatre-goers for over 30 years. Audrey II, a foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelborn as long as he keeps feeding it, BLOOD. Over time, though, Seymour discovers Audrey II's out of this world origins and intent towards global domination! Come check out this Lee St. Theatre original performance during your visit!


July 15 – 31 | Piedmont Players Presents: The Sound of Music

This inspirational story, based on the memoir of Maria Augusta Trapp, follows an ebullient postulate who serves as governess to the seven children of the imperious Captain Von Trapp, bringing music and joy to the household. Come experience this classic musical performed by Piedmont Players this July.


July 23 | Gold Rush Day’s Art and Craft Festival

Come out to quaint Historic Gold Hill for the 2022 Gold Rush Days' Art and Craft Festival. Local artisans will be showcasing and selling their hand-made work. You can enjoy the unique village shops, gold panning, gem mining, music and food while experiencing a family outing amid the lovely setting of Gold Hill where walking down the wooden sidewalks is like stepping back in time!


Need more to fill your trip itinerary?

Check out our July in Rowan County blog to make sure you don’t miss any of our original events when you #VisitRowanCountyNC.