Lighthearted laughs and serious competition

Cabarrus seniors take stage for SilverArts Follies and Cheerleader Showcase

 
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April 24, 2014 — It’s sassy, fun and inspiring. On Tuesday, April 29, the Cabarrus County Senior Games will present the SilverArts Follies and Cheerleader Showcase at 6:30 p.m. in the Concord Middle School auditorium (1500 Gold Rush Dr., Concord).
 
The evening features Cabarrus residents, ages 50 and older, performing radical cheer routines, must-see musical acts and daring dances, with side-splitting comedy peppered throughout. Local seniors spent the last year planning, scripting and choreographing in preparation for this high-stake competition.tap4-24-14.jpg
 
Tickets cost $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger; concessions will also be available for purchase. Buy your tickets in advance at the Cabarrus County Senior Centers in Concord (331 Corban Ave SE, Concord) and Mt. Pleasant (8615 Park Dr., Mt. Pleasant) or at the door the evening of the performance. 

The SilverArts is a celebration of the creative expression of seniors—a major component of the North Carolina Senior Games. SilverArts events include various cheerleading, and performing, visual, heritage and literary arts.
 
dancers4-21-14.jpgThe public is invited to view visual, heritage and literary arts entries on display at the Concord Senior Center weekdays, through May 15.  
 
The SilverArts competition encourages older adults to be more active, learn new skills, renew old talents and live better healthier lives, while having fun. It’s also a platform for expression, uniting athleticism and artistic endeavors while promoting discipline, dedication and pride in one’s accomplishments.
 
For more information on the SilverArts competition or to purchase tickets to the SilverArts Follies and Cheerleader Showcase, Tuesday, April 29, at Concord Middle School, call 704-920-3484.