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The 2019 Cheerwine Festival returns to Salisbury, N.C., to celebrate the Carolinas’ tastes, sounds and culture

Cheerwine and the City of Salisbury’s third annual festival to feature Smash Mouth, legendary Carolina food, free family-friendly activities and more

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Cheerwine, the iconic family-owned soft drink, and its hometown of Salisbury, N.C., will host the biggest “Cheerwine Festival” ever in its third consecutive year. The free event is scheduled for Saturday, May 18, in downtown Salisbury from noon-10 p.m.

Music will be front and center, with multi-platinum band Smash Mouth – best known for its hit song “All Star.”

Award-winning Salisbury Sculpture Show announces 2018 winners

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Perigee by Greensboro, N.C. sculptor Dane Winkler has won Best in Show in the 2018 Salisbury Sculpture Show “Discover What’s Outside.”

This was the 10th year the Salisbury Public Art Committee has hosted the nine-month long, award-winning Sculpture Show, with 16 art pieces enlivening the downtown, four on college campuses, and three displayed in the county.

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2/25/2019 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Public Art Committee

The Public Art Committee (PAC) was formed in 2003 to celebrate the City’s history and culture through public art in the downtown, including the Salisbury Sculpture Show, History and Art Trail and the Art in Public Spaces program. 

The Public Art Committee meets at One Water Street at 11:30 a.m.

 

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3/4/2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Lunch with the Manager

Come by at noon for a brown bag lunch with the City Manager, W. Lane Bailey, to share ideas, voice concerns or speak in an open, unrestricted forum.

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3/7/2019 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Housing Advocacy Commission meetings

Meetings of the HAC are held 1st Thursday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in the Multi-purpose Room at One Water Street. No meetings are held in July.

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3/10/2019 - 3/13/2019
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Salisbury Youth Council - Educational Trip to DC

The Salisbury Youth Council has regular meetings on the 2nd Monday of each month at 6 p.m. The location varies, we visit different city departments.  We hold a second monthly meeting that’s a project or activity.
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3/10/2019 - 3/13/2019
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Salisbury Youth Council - Educational Trip to DC

The Salisbury Youth Council has regular meetings on the 2nd Monday of each month at 6 p.m. The location varies, we visit different city departments.  We hold a second monthly meeting that’s a project or activity.
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3/15/2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Dinner With A Cop

No agendas or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know the officers in your neighborhood during your dinner.
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3/18/2019 6:00 PM
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Salisbury Youth Council Meeting 03-18-19

The Salisbury Youth Council has regular meetings on the 2nd Monday of each month at 6 p.m. The location varies, we visit different city departments.  We hold a second monthly meeting that’s a project or activity.
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3/20/2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Tree Board Meetings

The Tree Board meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 12:00 noon in the Salisbury-Rowan Utilities Conference Room at 1 Water Street.

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3/21/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Human Relations Council Meetings

Meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Human Resources Training Room at the City Office Building, 132 North Main St. Salisbury, NC 28144.

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3/25/2019 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Public Art Committee

The Public Art Committee (PAC) was formed in 2003 to celebrate the City’s history and culture through public art in the downtown, including the Salisbury Sculpture Show, History and Art Trail and the Art in Public Spaces program. 

The Public Art Committee meets at One Water Street at 11:30 a.m.

 

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3/26/2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Planning Board Meetings

Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers.

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3/30/2019 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Community Classroom: Traffic Stops

Community Classroom is an interactive educational session for citizens, age 16 and up, which is taught by local police officers. The sessions are designed to provide education and insight into the various aspects of police work specific to the Salisbury community. This classroom will focus on police-citizen interactions during traffic stops.
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4/1/2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Lunch with the Manager

Come by at noon for a brown bag lunch with the City Manager, W. Lane Bailey, to share ideas, voice concerns or speak in an open, unrestricted forum.

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4/2/2019 6:00 PM
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City Council Meeting 04-02-19

The City Council is the governing body of the City of Salisbury. The Council is comprised of five members who are elected on a non-partisan basis for two-year terms. Each Council member serves at-large and represents the entire City.

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4/4/2019 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Housing Advocacy Commission meetings

Meetings of the HAC are held 1st Thursday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in the Multi-purpose Room at One Water Street. No meetings are held in July.

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