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Thousands enjoy patriotic concert at Village Park in Kannapolis

The annual event featured patriotic music with fireworks after the concert.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The rain moved out Friday and skies were clear as the Charlotte Symphony performed their annual patriotic concert at Village Park in Kannapolis.

WCNC Charlotte's own Larry Sprinkle greeted fans on the lawn for a concert in the park along with fireworks after the show.

The event was free and open to the public at Village Park, 700 West C Street in Kannapolis.  

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The Concert in the Park series continues as follows:

Kannapolis has come a long way since the closing of the Cannon Mills. Over 40,000 layoffs, it was a huge hit to the town & the entire area. Now, downtown Kannapolis is on the rise again. It’s been able to hold on to some of the charms of the old times but has a lot of new stuff too.

While in Kannapolis make sure to explore the city, especially the revitalized downtown. Charlotte On The Cheap put together a guide to spending the day in Kannapolis.

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