This July, Rowan County is bursting at the seams with creative efforts from our incredible, local artists. From art exhibits, live music, classes, theatrical performances, craft festivals and so much more, visit Rowan County this month and check out for yourself how #RowanCreates!


Waterworks Visual Arts Center Presents: "ART for ALL: Enriching Lives with ART"

Now - September 4, 2024

Waterworks Visual Arts Center presents, "ART for ALL: Enriching Lives with ART". Pieces by artists, Lewellen Daniel Padgett, Malu Tan and John Beheler will be available for viewing during this exhibit.


Lee St. Theatre Presents: "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas"

July 5 - 20, 2024

This happy-go-lucky view of small-town vice and statewide political side-stepping recounts the good times and the demise of the Chicken Ranch, known since the 1850s as one of the better pleasure palaces in all of Texas. Governors, senators, mayors, and even victorious college football teams frequent Miss Mona’s cozy bordello, until that Puritan nemesis Watchdog focuses his television cameras and his righteous indignation on the institution.


Discover Fun in Kannapolis Concerts

July 11, 13, 26 & 27, 2024

Discover Fun in Kannapolis returns this summer with an incredible lineup of great concerts, movies, and of course, fireworks.  Events will be held from April to September. All events are free to the public. This month you can look forward to concerts featuring Gin Blossoms, Pam Tillis, Tracy Byrd and The ToneZ.


Piedmont Players Presents: "Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street"

July 12 - 28, 2024

After 15 years in exile, Sweeney Todd, an unsettling man with a mysterious past, arrives in a dark and gritty London, hungry for vengeance against the judge who destroyed his life. Todd joins forces with Mrs. Lovett, the unhinged proprietress of a failing pie shop, and together they develop a spine tingling plot to exact revenge. When the lights go down and the curtain goes up, you won’t dare look away.


Piedmont Players Presents: "The Prom"

July 12 - 28, 2024

Four eccentric Broadway stars are in desperate need of a new stage. So when they hear that trouble is brewing around a small-town prom, they know that it’s time to put a spotlight on the issue…and themselves.


Gold Rush Art and Craft Festival in Historic Gold Hill

July 27, 2024

Come out to quaint Historic Gold Hill for the 2024 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!


Learn more about what's happening in Rowan County this July on our July in Rowan County blog post.