The 83rd annual Mallard Creek Barbeque will bring good food, fellowship, politicians, and traffic delays to north Charlotte from 10 a.m. through 7 p.m. on Thursday. The biggest traffic delays will be from 11 a.m. through 2 p.m., and from 4:30 p.m. through 6:30 p.m., on Mallard Creek Rd. between Johnston Oehler Rd. and Mallard Creek Church Rd.
- Use Ridge Rd. to Prosperity Church Rd. as an alternate route to the University Research Park area.
- Use Mallard Creek Rd. to Salome Church Rd. (near Concord Mills) to North Tryon St. as an alternate route to the UNC Charlotte/Harris Blvd. area.