Arts & Living

Learn more about our local artists, creative folk, community leaders, interesting individuals, and those with unusual hobbies by clicking on the “Lifestyles” tab. Special events, shows and activities, including those at the Charlotte Motor Speedway and PNC Music Pavilion, will be included under “Motors & Music.” Special events will enjoy the spotlight under “Photo Galleries.”


IN THE SPOTLIGHT


Her Business Is Blooming

Young entrepreneur opens farm stand in Harrisburg

Lily Anne Carriker has been selling flowers since she was 7. She’s had her own business, Lily Anne’s Farm Goods, since last year and, late last month, opened her own farm stand off Hickory Ridge Road.

Read more about Lily and her ambitious business here: www.justoutsidetheloop.com/2019/08/09/young-girls-flower-business-blossoms-with-stand/





Coffee & Convos: An Interview With Mayor Sciascia

Harrisburg’s elected leader offers updates on several big-ticket projects

Steve Sciascia only wanted the town to take over the helm of the Harrisburg Youth Association. That desire led to an unplanned second career in public service. Click here to learn more: https://justoutsidetheloop.com/2019/07/06/mayor-sciascia-finds-good-out-of-necessity-tragedy/


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Upcoming Shows, Concerts & Events

September & October 2019


  • Thursday, September 5 @ 7:30 p.m.—Hootie & The Blowfish: Group Therapy Tour
    Lineup: Hootie and the Blowfish, and Barenaked Ladies
    Venue: PNC Music Pavilion, 707 Pavilion Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28262
    Tickets: Start at $82
    Website: http://charlottemusicpavilion.com/tickets/
    Notes: Outdoor Concert – Rain or Shine
  • Thursday, September 12 @ 7:30 p.m.—Jason Aldean: Ride All Night Tour 2019
    Lineup: Jason Aldean, Kane Brown, and Carly Pearce
    Venue: PNC Music Pavilion, 707 Pavilion Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28262
    Tickets: Start at $44
    Website: http://charlottemusicpavilion.com/tickets/
    Notes: Outdoor Concert – Rain or Shine
  • Saturday, September 14, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.—Harrisburg Multicultural Festival
    Lineup: More than 20 countries will be represented at the inaugural multicultural festival, hosted by the Harrisburg Arts, Culture and Heritage Committee. The event will feature live performances, educational booths, and food trucks.
    Venue: Harrisburg Park, 191 Sims Parkway, Harrisburg, NC 28075
    Tickets: Free
    Notes: Outdoor Venue
  • Saturday, September 14 @ 6:30 p.m.—Rockin’ The Burg Concert: Kids In America — Totally 80’s Tribute Band
    Lineup: David Domingo, and Kids In America – Totally 80’s Tribute Band
    Venue: Harrisburg Park, 191 Sims Parkway, Harrisburg, NC 28075
    Tickets: Free
    Website: www.harrisburgnc.org/419/Rockin-the-Burg
    Notes: Outdoor Concert – Rain or Shine
  • Friday, September 20 @ 7 p.m.—Kid Rock
    Lineup: Kid Rock, and Hank Williams Jr.
    Venue: PNC Music Pavilion, 707 Pavilion Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28262
    Tickets: Start at $100
    Website: http://charlottemusicpavilion.com/tickets/
    Notes: Outdoor Concert – Rain or Shine




  • Saturday, October 5, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.—Ninth Annual Bags in The ‘Burg Cornhole Tournament
    Lineup: Registered teams will compete in a double-elimination tournament, and raise money for a charitable cause.
    Venue: Harrisburg Town Center, 4350 Main Street, Harrisburg, NC, 28075
    Tickets: $50 early team registration; entry goes up to $75 per team after September 28. No charge to watch.
    Website: www.bagsintheburg.com
    Notes: Outdoor Venue; Food and beer will be available for purchase.
  • Sunday, October 6 @ 7 p.m.—ZZ Top – 50thAnniversary Tour
    Lineup: ZZ Top, Cheap Trick, and Frankie & The Witch Fingers
    Venue: PNC Music Pavilion, 707 Pavilion Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28262
    Tickets: Start at $30
    Website: http://charlottemusicpavilion.com/tickets/
    Notes: Outdoor Concert – Rain or Shine
  • Friday, October 11 @ 7 p.m.—Brantley Gilbert: Not Like Us Tour
    Lineup: Brantley Gilbert, Lindsay Ell, and Michael Ray
    Venue: PNC Music Pavilion, 707 Pavilion Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28262
    Tickets: Start at $35
    Website: http://charlottemusicpavilion.com/tickets/
    Notes: Outdoor Concert – Rain or Shine