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Creek Week

  1. Rowan Recycle Regatta Challenge

    July 20, 2020, 8:00 AM - August 17, 2020, 5:00 PM

    You are invited to design, create, and compete with a boat made of recycled materials. All ages welcome! Build and test your boat July 20 through August 17, and join us for the competition on Sunday, August 23, starting at 2 PM. This event is sponsored by Horizons Unlimited and supported by HDR, City of Salisbury Stormwater, and Lake Corriher Wilderness Park. #rowancreekweek

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  2. Flat Storm E. Visits Rowan County

    August 21, 2020 - August 29, 2020

    You've heard of Flat Stanley, but have you met Flat Storm E.? Print off a copy of Flat Storm E., color, cut, and take him to your favorite water spots in Rowan County. Submit photos through social media (@rowancreekweek / #FlatStormE) or send by email to and make us guess where Storm E. is. Each submission counts as an entry for a chance to win prizes, so help Storm E. fly all over Rowan County for more chances to win! #rowancreekweek

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  3. Photo Scavenger Hunt

    August 21, 2020 - August 29, 2020

    Take a peek at the these photos and see if you can identify them correctly for a chance to win one of three $25 gift cards to local restaurants. All photos are of water-related spots located on public lands and span all corners of Rowan County. Submissions due by August 29; prize drawing will be held September 1. #rowancreekweek

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  4. Town Creek Clean-Up

    August 22, 2020, 9:00 AM @ Town Creek Park

    Join us for a clean-up of Town Creek in the heart of Salisbury. We will be cleaning a 1/2-mile stretch of stream that passes through the heart of Salisbury and flows to High Rock Lake. Participants should meet at the gazebo at Town Creek Park; parking is located along E. Monroe Street. Please wear closed-toe shoes and bring bug-spray and sunscreen. Bottled water, gloves, trash grabbers, and trash bags will be provided. There will also be give-aways. This event is hosted by City of Salisbury Stormwater Division and co-sponsored by Cheerwine. #rowancreekweek

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  5. Harvesting Rainwater Workshop

    August 22, 2020, 3:00 PM

    For Rowan County Creek Week, Happy Roots hosts a DIY rain barrel workshop to help educate the community on how to conserve and harvest rain water as a sustainable way to water their garden. Participants will also learn how to create other garden projects such as a bee water station and garden rain chains. This workshop is FREE and rain barrels will be available for purchase. This event is sponsored by Happy Roots. Contact Happy Roots by email or phone (980-234-4800) to register. #rowancreekweek

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  6. Free Kayak Launch

    August 23, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

    Lake Corriher Wilderness Park will be waiving kayak launch fees all day in support of Rowan Creek Week. #rowancreekweek

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  7. Kayak Demonstration

    August 23, 2020, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Join the Yadkin Riverkeeper for a free kayak demonstration. Fees for launching your own kayak will be waived all day by the park. Be sure to wear sunscreen, bring water to stay hydrated, and wear shoes that can get wet. This event is sponsored by the Yadkin Riverkeeper and supported by Lake Corriher Wilderness Park. #rowancreekweek

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  8. Rowan Recycle Regatta Competition

    August 23, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Join us for the Rowan Recycle Regatta competition and cheer on our contestants as they compete to win prizes for categories such as most creative, best engineered, and most likely to be used by a pirate! The Sailfish Fleet (model sailboats) will compete at 2 PM. The Squid Fleet (model power boats) will compete at 2:30 PM. This event is sponsored by Horizons Unlimited and supported by HDR, City of Salisbury Stormwater, and Lake Corriher Wilderness Park. #rowancreekweek

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  9. Creek Week Bike Ride

    August 23, 2020, 5:30 PM

    Join us for an all levels bike ride showcasing local creeks and waterways. This family-friendly ride has shorter and longer options with plenty of stops to take in the scenery and enjoy the great outdoors. Please bring a bicycle, helmet, and water bottle/hydration. Ride leaders and mechanical support will be provided. This event is sponsored by The Pedal Factory. #rowancreekweek

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  10. Nature Hike at Fred and Alice Stanback Educational Forest and Nature Preserve (Spencer Woods)

    August 24, 2020, 4:00 PM @ Fred and Alice Stanback Educational Forest and Nature Preserve (Spencer Woods). It is the second 11th Street on your left heading North from Downtown Salisbury.

    Join us for an easy 2 mile hike at the Fred and Alice Stanback Educational Forest and Nature Preserve (Spencer Woods) in downtown Spencer. We will walk the trail and point out unique flora and fauna along the way. Please wear tennis shoes or hiking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, and bug spray. You may also want to bring water, binoculars, and a walking stick. Event led by Three Rivers Landtrust. Please contact Crystal Cockman at 704-647-0302 to register or for more details. #rowancreekweek

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  11. Drip & Sip at Morgan Ridge Vineyards

    August 27, 2020, 6:00 PM

    Rowan County is fortunate to have such abundant water resources through the Yadkin River and its tributaries as well as available underground aquifers. Come out for a scenic tour of Morgan Ridge Vineyards and learn how Rowan County's agriculture sector utilizes its water resources wisely to grow the crops we need. Please wear comfortable outdoor apparel for walking. Registration is required. This event is hosted by Rowan County Cooperative Extension and Morgan Ridge Vineyards. #rowancreekweek

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  12. Eagle Point Clean-Up

    August 28, 2020, 9:00 AM - August 30, 2020, 6:00 PM @ Eagle Point Nature Preserve

    Join us for a community clean-up at Eagle Point Nature Preserve located along the shores of High Rock Lake on Saturday, August 29th from 9:00 am - 11:00 am. Please wear closed-toe shoes and bring bug spray and sunscreen. Gloves, trash grabbers, bags, and other supplies will be stationed at the trailhead near the parking area. If you rather participate in the clean-up on your own, this event will also be asynchronous, meaning participants can come any time throughout the weekend (Friday-Sunday) while the park gates are open. There will be supplies and a dump truck at the trailhead all weekend for participants to drop off their collected litter. This event is hosted by Muddy Sneakers and co-sponsored by Rowan County Environmental Management. Rowan County Ducks Unlimited will also be assisting with the event to help pick up trash from the water. #rowancreekweek

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  13. Grants Creek Wastewater Treatment Facility Tour

    August 28, 2020, 10:00 AM

    Join us for a presentation on wastewater treatment. Where does wastewater come from, how is it treated, and where does it go? This presentation will last approximately 2 hours. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes. Registration is required; please call 704-216-2736. This event is hosted by Salisbury-Rowan Utilities. #rowancreekweek

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  14. Mobile Medication Take-Back

    August 28, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Keep your unused and expired prescription drugs out of our water supply by safely disposing of them at this Mobile Medication Take-Back event. This event is sponsored by the Rowan County Sheriff's Office, Rowan County Health Department, Rowan County PORT team, and is supported by Rowan County Fairgrounds. #rowancreekweek

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  15. Drive-In Movie: JAWS

    August 28, 2020, 8:00 PM

    Join us for a drive-in movie viewing of JAWS. Concessions are available. Event is sponsored by Knight's Drive-In and supported by Rowan County Fairgrounds. #rowancreekweek

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