"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. Sunny, warm (for February) weather will visit Concord today, with a high of 51 under partly cloudy skies. The overnight low will be around 30 degrees.
2. Stop by the tonight at 7:30 for a .
3. is inviting you to join them for a at 4 p.m.
4. Remember, you can claim your business listing in Patch Places. Learn how you can take control of you business listing and about what's happening at your place.
5. On this day in 1827, the first Mardi Gras celebration begins when a group of Louisiana students dance in the streets wearing masks.