Family Days

Saturday, June 23, 2018
11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Make crafts at Creation Stations throughout The Galleries, take a tour of the latest exhibition, go on our ISpy Scavenger hunt. Family Days are FREE fun for the whole family!

barnyard newsBring the family to Troupe 801's Barnyard News puppet show at the Cabarrus Arts Council's Davis Theatre beginning at 1:30pm.

Troupe 801 is a professional touring puppet troupe comprised of individuals with special needs. The show “Barnyard News” teaches a message of acceptance of all and that our uniqueness is what makes each of us special. Reservations are required in order to attend the puppet show! Click here to RSVP.

This event coincides with Family Day. Enjoy FREE crafts from 11 am - 1:30 PM throughout The Galleries. Reservations are not required for Family Day crafts.



Frequently highlighted by Charlotte on the Cheap, the area’s popular go-to blog for free/low cost family entertainment, Cabarrus Arts Council Family Days are fun and free!

The Cabarrus Arts Council’s Family Days feature fun and creative activities for children in The Galleries and Davis Theatre and opportunities for anyone to visit The Galleries on a weekend. Each Family Day will be different and may include creative art projects in The Galleries, a performance or movie in the Davis Theatre and even activities on the front lawn of the Cabarrus County Historic Courthouse.

Children also will be able to do activities related to the current exhibition, including the “I Spy” art work scavenger hunt, “Art Box” craft projects and “Think About It” guided questionnaires.

People may visit any time between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm. Family Days are free! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Future Family Days

In the Open Air - Saturday, October 13, 2018 (featuring Soul Street Dance)

Clay - Saturday, January 26, 2019 (featuring Opera Xpress "Busy Bee")

Selections - Saturday, April 6, 2019 (featuring Arthur Trace, Magician)

On Paper - Saturday, June 22, 2019

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