Roundabout: What's happening
Piedmont Players Youth Theatre: Junie B. Jones in ‘Jingle Bells, Batman Smells,’ — Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 19 at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. at the Norvell Theater. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors. Call 704-633-5471.
Old Courthouse Theatre’s Living Room Reading Series presents ‘It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play’— 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 20: Free admission, 704-788-2405, OCT main theatre, 49 Spring Street NW, Concord, 704-788-2405, www.oldcourthousetheatre.org
Davidson College theater department presents Lillian Hellman’s ‘The Little Foxes’ — 7:30 p.m., through Nov. 20 with a 2 p.m.Sunday matinee. Barber Theatre, Cunningham Theatre Center; General admission is $8, recommended for ages 12 and up. Tickets 704-894-2135, www.davidson.edu/tickets
Davidson Community Players present ‘Retrieving the Lamb’ — Dec. 1-18, for ages 7+, “funny, tense and sweet,” with a touch of Christmas magic. 307 Armour St., Davidson. 704 892-7953, www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org
Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte presents ‘Jingle Jangle Christmas’ — Dec. 14-23; Musical comedy set in 1944 Christmas Eve. 650 E. Stonewall St., Charlotte. 704-342-2251 or www.actorstheatrecharlotte.org
Shakespeare’s Henry V (on Trapeze) at Burning Coal Theatre, Raleigh — Thursdays-Saturdays, Dec. 1–18, tickets $20; $15 students, seniors and active military. In collaboration with the NYC-based Fight or Flight. Contains strong language, recommended for age 16 and above. Burning Coal Theatre Company, Murphey School, 224 Polk St., Raleigh, 919-834-4001, www.burningcoal.org
Concert Choir celebrates 35 years — 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 9: Handel’s Messiah, accompanied by full 25-member chamber orchestra, conducted by Dean Orbison, St. John’s Lutheran Church. Free, donations accepted. 704-433-8015, 336-918-2111.
Catawba College Department of Music’s 24th Service of Lessons and Carols — Thursday, Dec. 1: Prelude of Christmas music 6:30 p.m., Service of Lessons and Carols 7 p.m., Omwake-Dearborn Chapel. Shuttles offered beginning at 5:30 p.m. from Robertson College-Community Center, Ketner Hall and Shuford Stadium parking lots. Free, tickets required, limited to four tickets per individual; available Monday, Nov. 7 at 704-637-4396.
Salisbury Symphony Christmas Tour of Southern classics — noon–6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3•1-5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 4: Salisbury’s Symphony Guild’s Tour of Southern Classics in Millbridge, Mt. Ulla and historic Salisbury. Snacks and beverages, music, entertainment, craftspeople at work, tour favors, door prizes. $15 per person, reserve at the Visitors’ Bureau 704-638-3100 or Paypal@www.salisburysymphony.org or day of tour.
Make Christmas art at ‘Santa’s Workshop’ — Paint pictures for presents and cards with Santa’s help, for ages 8 and up. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturdays Nov. 26, Dec. 3 and 10; $30, Santa provides materials. Santa’s Workshop Gallery/Studio, 211 S. Main next to Meroney. James E. Taylor (artist and Santa), 704-245-6456, email@example.com Cleveland Lions Club’s 40th annual Cleveland Christmas parade — 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3; form at the vacated West Rowan YMCA and proceed West through town. Concord Choral Academy — 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 3: “The Christmas Choral Festival,” free, features three children’s choirs under the direction of Gary Shive, accompanied by Lynnette Novobilski, Calvary Lutheran Church, 950 Bradley St., Concord. 704-786-7447. Choir collaboration 100 voices strong — 7 p.m., Dec. 9 and 3 p.m., Dec. 11: Handel’s Messiah by The Piedmont Choral Society and the sanctuary choirs of Concord’s First Presbyterian Church and Central United Methodist Church. Directed by Donna Hill of Central UMC and Jeff Price of First Presbyterian, held at First Baptist Church, 200 Branchview Drive, Concord, free. 704-699-6053, firstname.lastname@example.org Community Band’s Christmas concert — 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 2: Piedmont Prime Time Community Band’s tenth annual Christmas concert. Christmas favorites plus the tradition of inviting children from the audience to ring sleigh bells during the carol sing-a-long. Emcee WSOC-TV news anchor Tenikka Smith. Admission free, donations accepted. Kannapolis Performing Arts Center, A. L. Brown High School, 415 E. First St. Former members of the band are asked to contact the director to be included in the special recognition. Jon Hutchinson at 704-425-3508, www.primetimeband.org. N.C. Symphony’s ‘A Carolina Christmas’— 8 p.m.,Friday, Nov. 25•3 and 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 26: Greensboro-based singer-songwriter Laurelyn Dossett; Grammy-winners Rhiannon Giddens Laffan, Mike Compton; guitar wizard Joe Newberry; Concert Singers of Cary; also the Symphony’s popular Christmas singalong. Tickets start at $33. Meymandi Concert Hall,Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St., Raleigh, www.ncsymphony.org Historic Latta Plantation, Sample Road, Huntersville —•A Plantation Christmas, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Nov.25-26: An 1860s Christmas. Free with regular site admission•Christmas Tea and Craft, 1-3 p.m., Dec. 3: $25 per mother/daughter pair, additional daughters $10 each, includes fan, craft materials, tea, snacks. Pre-registration is required•Homeschool Christmas/Christmas in WWII, noon-4 p.m., Dec. 7: On Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, experience Christmas in WWII America, admission includes all activities and a craft, $6 per person, ages 4 and under free. 704-875-2312, www.lattaplantation.org Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Belmont — Holiday Lights at the Garden: Nov. 25-Dec 31, Half million lights, a Christmas tree created with hundreds of orchids, carriage rides, live entertainment, hot drinks, snacks, custom designed model train display, visits by Santa. Admission $12 adults, $11 seniors 60+, $6 children 4-12. www.DSBG.org. Jingle Bell Rock Performing live The Fillmore Charlotte, Tuesday, Dec 6 8 p.m. 1000 Seabord St., Eddie Money, Foreigner’s Lou Gramm, Starship’s Micky Thomas on holiday tour. $29.50, www.livenation.com 704-916-8970 Old Salem Christmas candlelight tours — Nov. 18, 19, 25, 26 Dec. 2, 3, 9, 16, 17, 22, 23. Tickets on sale now, $20/adult, $15/child, 1-800-441-5305 to reserve a spot. Historic Bethabara Park — 5:30-8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3: “Four Christmases for Children,” four unique Christmas celebration reenactment; Scots-Irish settlers relating holiday customs, Moravian children’s lovefeast, eighteenth-century games, music, dancing, refreshments. Reservations required, $5 adults, $3 children 5-12. Historic Bethabara Park, Winston-Salem, 336-924-8191, www.BethabaraPark.org Triad Pride Men’s Chorus — Winter concert “Ever Green” •8 p.m. Dec. 3, Greensboro Day School, 5401 Lawndale Drive•8 p.m. Dec. 10, Wait Chapel, 1834 Wake Forest Road, Wake Forest University campus. $10 in advance, $15 DOS, 336-589-6267, www.triadpridemenschorus.org Mocksville Christmas — All events on Main St., Mocksville•Open House, 1-5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 20, Annual ornament signing featuring Daniel Furniture, music with sing a-long, crafters, holiday family photos, Mrs. Clause collecting letters and handing out candies, lighting of the oaks•Brock Performance Center present “It’s a Wonderful Life,”3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 20, tickets/info 336-751-3000•Downtown Mocksville Christmas parade, 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3 (rain date Dec. 4)•Downtown Mocksville horse and buggy rides, 6:30-8 p.m., Saturday Dec. 10 and 17, tickets $7, children 5 and under free•www.historicdowntownmocksville.com Concord Christmas —•City of Concord tree lighting ceremony, 6-8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18, free, fireworks, tree-lighting ceremony, children’s activities, horse-drawn wagon rides, shopping•Art Walk, 6-9 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18, visual art on display in downtown galleries and shops, refreshments, entertainment•Concord Parade, 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, 82nd annual Concord Christmas Parade• Free Holiday Happenings, 1-4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3, 11 Union St. S., children participate in gingerbread candy hunt, then use their goodies to decorate miniature gingerbread house to take home. Christmas carolers, horse-drawn wagon rides, 704-784-4208, www.concorddowntown.com•Historic Concord Home Tour, Sunday, Dec. 4, call 704-788-9076 for details. Lexington Christmas —• Fourth annual Lighting of the Trees, 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19•Christmas Open House, 1-5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 20 includes Santa and Mrs. Claus’s arrival uptown at 1 p.m.; Mrs. Claus’ gingerbread house; the North Pole Express, a miniature train, takes children under 12 on a train ride up and down Main Street for $3; horse drawn carriage rides for $6; music by The LeBeaus, Marble Alley Band, Sound of Light Band, Region 11 Girl Scouts from Davidson and Rowan Counties, First Baptist Church Village Drive Choir, New Faith Baptist Choir; Sheets Dance Academy performs scenes from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker• 336-249-0383 or www.uptownlexington.com Charity League of Lexington Holiday House — Open to the public Dec. 2-3: 52 year tradition this year at the home of Mark and Mimi Elmore, 381 Swans Way. Proceeds benefit programs for Davidson County children. Admission $8, children 12 and under free. charityleaguelexington.com Winston-Salem Symphony performs Handel’s Messiah — 7:30 p.m., Tuesday- Wednesday, Dec. 13-14, Centenary United Methodist Church, 646 W. Fifth St., Winston-Salem. Tickets start at $10, 336-464-0145, wssymphony.org Capitol Tree Lighting — 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 8: Annual lighting of the Capitol tree in Raleigh with seasonal music. See also listings under Theater and This & That for more holiday events Music & more Jeff Whittington’s Brand New Opry at theDavis Theater — 7:30 p.m., tonight, Nov. 17: Bluegrass variety show, $10, Davis Theatre, 65 Union St. S., Concord, 704-920-2753, www.cabarrusarts council.org/davis-theatre. Salisbury Symphony performs Vivaldi, Dvorák — 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19: “Picture Books,” Varick Auditorium, Livingstone College. Box office opens 6:30 p.m., $20 adults, $6 students, $4 children 8 years and younger. 704-637-4314, www.salisburysymphony.org Songs by Request’ at Lee Street Theatre — 7:30 p.m., Thursday-Saturday Nov.17-19: In a “candle-lit nightclub from the 1940s,” seven singers and a pianist will perform. Doors open 6:45 p.m., no reservations. Black box theater at Looking Glass Artists Collective, 405 N. Lee St. Admission $10, beer and wine available, 405 N. Lee St., email@example.com Joan Baez at Wingate University — 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19: Tickets $42 and $52, on sale via the Batte Center box office, www.battecenter.org and CarolinaTix, 704-233-8300. A Little Sumthin’ Sumthin’ presents Spoken Word and the return of Danielle Soul — 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18, plus award winning house poet Toni Brown. $5 at the door with canned food item, $7 without. A Little Sumthin’ Sumthin’ 117 West Innes St., 704-245-6461, www.alittlesumthinsumthin.com Grammy-nominated musician Bob Carlin at Pfeiffer — 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 18: Lecture and demonstration of old-time music, followed by jam session. Carlin is a principal organizer of The Banjo Project. Free event in the Henry Pfeiffer Chapel. www.bobcarlinmusic.com The Brubakers perform with Jeff Lorber and Alexander Zonjic — 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18, Pease Auditorium, Central Piedmont Community College, 1206 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte. Tickets start at $30, http://tix.cpcc.edu/venuesandrentals/archive/pease-auditorium Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center lineup — •Dwight Yoakam, Friday, Dec. 2• Charley Pride, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012• Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center, 777 Casino Drive, Cherokee. Tickets www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000. Festivals Last weekend of the Renaissance Festival — 10 a.m.-dusk, rain or shine, through Nov. 20. Music, dance, comedy, circus entertainments.Hwy 73 at Poplar Tent Road, between Concord and Huntersville. Advance tickets $19 adults, $9 ages 5-12, available at Harris Teeter. Tickets purchased at gate are $1 more, or print your own online at RenFestInfo.com, 704-896-5544. 11th annual Lighting Of The Fall Fires at Gold Hill — 5:30-9 p.m., Monday, Nov. 21, $15 per person, limited number of advance tickets available, 704 960-6457, 704 724-4998 or firstname.lastname@example.org This & That ‘Earth: The Planet of Life’ planetarium show — 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19: Experience the beauty of Earth with images taken from space. Doors open 4:30 p.m. Adults $3, 12 and under $2. Margaret C. Woodson Planetarium at Horizons Unlimited, park on Lilly Ave., 704-639-3004. Christmas at Cauble Creek Vineyard — Open late until 8 p.m.•Saturday, Dec. 3: Music by Tina Brown•Saturday, Dec 10: Jingle Hayride and festivities•Saturday, Dec. 17: Holiday music. 700 Cauble Farm Road, Salisbury. Pro Wrestling EVO presents “Battlefield” — 8 p.m., Nov. 19: Gold Hall 2, adults $12, children 10 and younger $6, Military w/ID $8, $5 parking. Cabarrus Event Center, 4751 NC Hwy 49,Concord, 704-920-3976, www.cabarrusarena.com Art gallery and paranormal tours — Highland Avenue Art Gallery and More. Art gallery hours Tuesday through Saturday, noon -6 p.m. Paranormal tours Monday-Saturday 8:30-10 p.m., reservations required. 1031 Highland Ave., 704-636-8134 to schedule tour. Accepting memberships. www.myparanormalhouse.com Artist signs books, order ahead — 5 p.m., Friday, Dec. 2: Waterworks exhibiting artist Michele Wood’s book “I Lay My Stitches Down,” contact Waterworks 704-636-1882 or email@example.com to reserve a copy in advance, book will not be available to the public until January, 2012. Night Life Benchwarmers. 113 E. Fisher St. — 7-10 p.m. every Friday: Handful of Dave. 704-639-0604. DJ’s, 1502 W. Innes St., — Live music Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays starting at 8:30 p.m. 704-638-9647. Fat Jack’s, 120 Military Ave., — 8 p.m. until, every Friday and Saturday night: karaoke with Mark Tomei. 704-638-8996.
High Rock Boat & Ski Club, 257 Boat Club Lane — Friday, Nov. 18: Deejay Butch Metcalf • Saturday, Nov. 19: Southern Justice. Now booking Christmas parties. Dinner Wednesday-Saturday; lunch Sunday; Monday night football 7 p.m. 704-633-0251, www.theboatandskiclub.com Rick’s BBQ and Grill, 929 S. Main St. — 7-9 p.m. tonight, Nov. 17: Karaoke performance by Jeff Bumgarner. Bike Night 6-9 p.m. every Monday; Cruise-in 6-9 p.m. every Tuesday; karaoke 7-close every Friday-Saturday. 704-642-0050. The Shack, 1205 N. Salisbury Ave., Spencer — 7-p.m., Thursdays: karaoke. 704-637-0500.
The Blue Vine, 209 S. Main St. — 9 p.m.-midnight, Friday, Nov. 18: bluegrass band Dry Run, no cover • 9 p.m.-11:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19: root rock/ folk/alternative country by Sweet Wednesday, no cover • 9 p.m.-midnight, Wednesday, Nov. 23: classic rock band Motel Soap, $5 cover. 704-797-0093, www.thebluevine.com The Fuel Depot Bar and Grill, 2168 Statesville Blvd. — 9 p.m., Nov. 19: Wayward Reason. Tuesdays, open mic nite 9 p.m.; Wednesdays World Tavern poker; Thursdays 8-ball tournament, deejay and karaoke with Cherokee; Fridays free jam session with Monkey Wrench. 704-636-2583. Christian Metal Night at The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 — Friday, Nov. 18: Christian Metal with Fall of Goliath, Angels Cry, Beacons, Igniting the Sky, Keep It Secret Keep It Safe, Stronger Than Hell•Saturday, Nov. 19: Writing Home, Blessed Anamoly. Open 7 p.m.-midnight Saturdays, free refreshments, air hockey, foosball, pool, wi-fi. Public invited to jam or schedule their group to perform. 704-213-1467. www.inntheloop. Classes Bring-your-own-vase floral design — 2-3 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: Designing fresh cut flowers, $5 per class plus cost of flowers, call for reservations; instructor David Harrison, Harrison’s Florist, 1012 Holmes Ave. off Grove St. near RRMC, 704-636-4251. Final free design demonstration of 2011— 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 19: “How to Decorate Your Christmas Tree for that Designer Look.” Piedmont Floral Galleries, 280 Furniture Drive, 704-636-7739. www.piedmontfloralgalleries.com ‘What to do with a grocery store bouquet’ design club seminar — 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 19: cute vased arrangement with peppermint theme. Reservations, fee, Carolina Lily, 1375 Kern Carlton Road, 704 639-0033. www.carolinalily.com Creative Art Experiences for ages 5-18 — Art Lessons for children in your home, after school, evenings, weekends with Ingrid A. Erickson, K-12 Certified Art Educator and Artist. Lessons include papier mache animals, mask making, watercolor painting basics, observational and gesture drawing, printmaking, handmade paper and bookmaking, collage, clay, weaving, your requests. $15/hour, $10 each additional child. 413-884-4499 for appointment. Studio at Rail Walk Gallery, 409 N. Lee St. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Rail Walk Gallery, 409 N. Lee St. Draw or Paint the Figure — Work from a live model each Wednesday 1-4 p.m., $5 hr, no instruction. Rail Walk Studio & Gallery, 409 N Lee St. Contact Rachel Lee, email@example.com Classical Method of Oils Painting with Patt — Beginner or intermediate ongoing classes Tuesdays 1-3 p.m. at the studio of Patt Legg. One-on-one teaching methods of the Old Masters. $40 per 2 hour session, pay as you go. 704.232.6000, www.PattLeggFineArtStudio.com Card Making Class at the Y — J.F. Hurley Family YMCA hosts classes every other Thursday evening, 6-8 p.m. $10, all supplies included. Call Terri Dockins 704-636-0111. 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd. Watercolor classes at LGAC — Instructor Cathy Benfield Matthews, no experience needed; Mondays 1-3 p.m. or 5:30-7:30 p.m., or Saturdays 10 a.m.-noon, $35 each 2 hour session or $180 for 6, materials provided except brushes; reserve space at firstname.lastname@example.org . Looking Glass Artist Collective, 405 N. Lee St., 704-633-ARTS, www.salisburyartists.com Zumba fitness — •6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, First Baptist Church of Salisbury in old YMCA gym on Fulton St. •6 p.m. Thursdays, $3 per person, St. Matthews Church in Salisbury •6 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Christ United Methodist Church, Hwy 150, email@example.com for details. Singles Piedmont Singles — 7:15 p.m., Nov. 18 Joyce Ingram program on turkeys. Covered dish. 1908 Statesville Blvd, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, no joining fee, donations appreciated, covered dish. Frances Ward 704-637-3241. Highlighters Dance Club — First and third Fridays, doors open 7 p.m., dancing 8-11 p.m., free line dance class 7:15 p.m. Singles 40 and over. $10 members; $12 guests. Join for $20 and get in free the first night of joining. Non-smoking, dressy casual. Bring your own snacks. American Legion Post 380, 4235 W. Tyvola Road, Charlotte, 704-536-5561. Film Concord Book Club shows free movie — 5 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 1: Film version of one of their recent selections by Ayn Rand, starring Gary Cooper and Patricia Neal. Concord Library auditorium, 27 Union St., N., Concord, firstname.lastname@example.org Auditions Old Courthouse Theatre ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ auditions — 7-8 p.m. registration, Monday-Tuesday, Dec. 5--6. Performance dates Feb. 9-26. 49 Spring St. SW, Concord. 704-788-2405, www.oldcourthousetheatre.org Call for floats Cleveland Lions Club’s 40th annual Cleveland Christmas parade — 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3. Entry forms available at Cleveland Town Hall or 704-798-3471. Those who wish to compete for a prize must return their forms with a check for $10 payable to the Cleveland Lions Club by Monday, November 28. All entries will be assigned an identification number. Categories include Regular, Religious, King/Queen, Antique, Marching Unit, Commercial, Humorous, Horse. Arrive between noon-1 p.m.on parade day. There is no rain date; in case of bad weather the parade may continue for the strong of heart. Categories include Regular, Religious, King/ Queen, Antique, Marching Unit, Commercial, Humorous, Horse. Call for talent The Little Sumthin’ Special caroling group — Seeking singers to perform holiday songs on Holiday Nite Out (Nov. 25) and at nursing homes, senior centers, etc. throughout the season, Nov. 25-Dec 23. No special talent required. Send email to email@example.com, subject Soulful Caroler, indicating interest and your gift, song or instrument. There will be weekly rehearsals. Director needed as well. Call for artists Call for fiber artists — Green Goat Gallery and TranqWool Knitting Provisions are accepting original work, up to two pieces per artist, for Fiber Art show on Jan. 21. $5 per entry. Pieces will be available for sale during show. Entries accepted through Jan. 14. Green Goat Gallery 704-639-0606 or TranqWool Knitting Provisions 704-431-4527. Art RCCC student exhibit through Saturday — At Rail Walk Galleries, through Nov. 19: artworks by RCCC students. All sales proceeds go directly to the student. Rail Walk Gallery, 409-413 North Lee St., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Last three days of Imprints exhibition ‘Through a Soldier’s Eyes’ at Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St. — “Imprints” features three exhibitions through Nov. 19: “Through a Soldier’s Eyes: Remembering Vietnam,” Vietnam veteran Thomas L. Floyd’s lithographs and paintings in his work “Principles and Reality,” woodblock prints from Mona Wu • Free admission, donations appreciated. Gallery hours Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday 10 a.m-7 p.m, Saturday 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 704-636-1882, www.waterworks.org Green Goat Gallery hosts opening, 516 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer — Family Ties, exhibit featuring paintings by father and daughter artists Dennis Mial and Tamiko LaSharma Patterson. 704-639-0606, firstname.lastname@example.org . Gallery hours Tuesday-Saturday 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 704-639-0606. Pottery 101 at 101 S. Main St. — “Mark of the Fire,” by husband and wife potters William Baker and Joy Tanner, through Dec. 16. Gallery hours 10 a.m-6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m-6 p.m. Saturday. 704-209-1632. Cauble Creek 2011 Artist Invitational — Through Nov. 20, Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sundays 1-6 p.m.; a portion of final week proceeds go to The Landtrust of Central North Carolina. Cauble Creek Vineyard, 700 Cauble Farm Road, 704-633-1137, www.caublecreekvineyard.com The Galleries, 65 Union Street S., Concord — Group exhibition “Handle with Care,” plus annual Shop Seagrove show on display through Dec. 21. 704-920-ARTS, www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org Mint Museum of Art, 2730 Randolph Road, Charlotte — 704-337-2000. www.mintmuseum.org Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts, 500 South Tryon St., Charlotte — 704-337-2000. www.mintmuseum.org Reynolda House Museum of American Art, 2250 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem — What is modern? What is contemporary? Modern Masters from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, through Dec. 31. 336-758-5150, reynoldahouse.org The North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 E. Ave., Seagrove — Tuesday-Saturday, 336-873-8430, www.ncpotterycenter.org Trips Christmas shopping at Tangers Outlet Mall, Burlington — Dec. 2: $25 transportation only, depart 9 a.m. from J F Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd. 704 -636-0111, Barbara Franklin. Bethlehem, Pa., The Christmas City — Dec. 7-9: includes hotel, meals, night tour of city, Moravian church, Moravian museum, shopping. Davie County Senior Services, 336-753-6230. Parks Dan Nicholas Park, 6800 Bringle Ferry Rd. — 704-216-7800. www.dannicholas.net Ellis Park, 3541 Old Mocksville Road — 704-216-7783. Sloan Park, 550 Sloan Road, Mt. Ulla — Off NC Hwy 150 approximately 10 miles west of Salisbury. Gold Hill Mines Historic Park 735 St. Stephens Church Road, Gold Hill — 704-267-9439, www.HistoricGoldHill.com Gold Hill Rail Trail — 704-267-9439. Dunn’s Mountain Nature and History Preserve, 1640 Dunn’s Mtn. Road — 704-216-7803. Tweetsie Railroad, Blowing Rock — NC’s first theme park. Tweetsie.com Museums N.C. Transportation Museum, 411 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer — Drive an antique steam locomotive. “At the Throttle” Nov. 19 and Dec. 3, 10, and 17, between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Sessions $150, N.C. Discount for members. Schedule rides at 704-636-2889 ext. 237 or email email@example.com. Gift certificates available. See www.nctrans.org for train ride schedule and admission information with and without train rides. 704-636-2889, 877-NCTMFUN, www.nctrans.org Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main St. — “When We Fought Ourselves-1861-1865,” 704-633-5946. www.rowanmuseum.org Utzman-Chambers House, 116 S. Jackson St. — Artifacts of the late Honorable Spruce Macay (1755–1808). 704-633-5946. Dr. Josephus Hall House, 226 S. Jackson St. — 1820 house museum, 704-636-0103. Old Stone House, Granite Quarry —704-633-5946. Historic Rockwell Museum, 102 E. Main St. — 704-279-5783. Price of Freedom Museum, Old Patterson School building, China Grove — 704-857-7474, www.priceoffreedom.us China Grove Roller Mill Museum — 704-433-3912. www.hist-society-srowan.com NC Music Hall of Fame Museum, 109 West A Street, Kannapolis — 704-934-2320, www.NorthCarolinaMusicHallofFame.org Historic Gold Hill,NC/Gold Hill Mines Historic Park — 704-279-5674, www.HistoricGoldHill. com Reed Gold Mine historic site, 12 miles southeast of Concord — 704-721-4653, reed@ncdcr. gov Fort Dobbs State Historic Site, 438 Fort Dobbs Road, Statesville — 704-873-5882, www.fortdobbs. org Historic Latta Plantation, Sample Road, Huntersville — Antique Tractor Show, Nov. 19 (10 a.m.-4pm) and 20 (1-4 p.m.): Free with regular site admission. 704-875-2312, www.lattaplantation.org Historic Rosedale Plantation, 3427 N. Tryon St., Charlotte — www.historicrose dale.com Discovery Place, Charlotte, 301 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, — Mummies of the World Exhibition. 704-372-6261, www.discoveryplace.org Discovery Place KIDS Huntersville, 105 Gilead Road — 704-372-6261, discoveryplaceKIDS.orgCharlotte Nature Museum, 1658 Sterling Road, Charlotte — www.charlottenaturemuseum.org Charlotte Museum of History, 3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte — 704-568-1774, www.charlottemuseum.org Town Creek Indian Mound, southern Montgomery County — www.towncreek. nchistoricsites.org Old Salem, Winston-Salem — 336-721-7300 or www.oldsalem.org NC Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh — A loan of ten works of Rodin. www.ncartmuseum.org Contemporary Art Museum, 409 W. Martin St., Raleigh — 919-513-0946, camraleigh.org NC Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh — Saturday, Nov. 19: American Indian Heritage Celebration, free. 919-807-7900, ncmuseumofhistory.org or Facebook NC Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W. Jones St., Raleigh — 919-733-7450, www.naturalsciences.org . NC Museum of Life and Science, 433 Murray Ave., Durham — 919-220-5429, www.ncmls.org Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem, 390 S. Liberty St. — childrensmuseumofws.org Natural Science Center of Greensboro, 4301 Lawndale Drive — 336-288-3769, www.natsci. org Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N. Church St. — 336-574-2898, www.gcmuseum.com TimeOut Submissions Please send information about your arts and entertainment events to Timeout@salisburypost.com a week before desired publication date. Questions, call 704-797-4243.