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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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
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
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
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
August 23, 2020, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Join the Yadkin Riverkeeper for a free kayak demonstration (kayaks will be provided for you to try out). 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
August 7, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Discussion will be on Parchment of Leaves by Silas House. Contact Paulette at 704-216-7731 or Paulette.Stiles@rowancountync.gov for details. This book club is designed for adults 18+. Adult.
August 12, 2020, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Available via Curbside Pick Up
RPL presents the second annual Happy Birthday Harry program—this time in a bag that you can take with you! Register using the Google Form link for either a Family Kit or an Adult Kit. There is a limit of one Family Kit and one Adult Kit per household. Teens in the household (rising 6th-12th grade) may fill out a separate registration for an Adult Kit. Starting August 5, registrants’ kits will be available for pick up. To receive their kit(s), Patrons must check out items and make a curbside appointment for pick up at their nearest branch. For more information on the kits, activities, or registration email Hope.Loman@rowancountync.gov or call 980-432-8670. Supplies are limited. The program is anticipated to run through August 28 or while supplies last. Adult. Family. Teen. Children.
August 19, 2020, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Available via Curbside Pick Up
August 26, 2020, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Available via Curbside Pick Up
August 24, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ J. Newton Cohen, Sr. Room
The monthly Planning Board meeting starts at 7:00 PM on the fourth Monday of every month. The meeting takes place at 130 W Innes St. Salisbury, NC 28144. The case files for the meeting can be found on the Planning Board webpage located in the side bar. Cass file are added within ten days of the meeting. For more information please contact the Planning Department at 704-216-8588.
August 17, 2020, 6:00 PM @ J. Newton Cohen, Sr. Room
The Rowan County Board of Commissioners meet on the third Monday of every month at 6 PM in the J. Newton Cohen Sr. Room on the 2nd floor of the County Administration Building. #BOC
August 11, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Historic Landmarks Commission's monthly meeting is held at 4:00 PM on the second Tuesday of each month. The meeting is held in the Rowan County Planning Department Conference room, 402 N. Main St. Salisbury, NC 28144, Room 204. A link to the HLC page can be found in the sidebar.
August 25, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Large Conference Room at the Department of Social Services
August 20, 2020, 7:00 PM