2013 Community Calendar of Events

  • Posted: Wednesday, January 2, 2013 1:08 a.m.
    UPDATED: Wednesday, January 2, 2013 2:26 p.m.

January

2nd & 4th Saturday - Humane Society of Rowan County Pet Adoption Days at Pet Smart

Jan. 4 - Rufty-Holmes Senior Center 25th Anniversary Gala


Jan. 5 - Salisbury Symphony’s Big Band Bash, Crystal Lounge, 7:30 p.m.

Jan. 5 - “Journey Stories” traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution opens, telling the tale of American journeys and how it shaped our culture and national identity. NC Transportation Museum, Spencer, www.nctrans.org

Jan. 5 - PPT’s Youth Theatre Audition Workshop 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 704-633-5471 to sign up, Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St., , www.PiedmontPlayers.com

Jan 5-6 - Set construction for PPT’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird.’ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., lunch provided, no experience required, Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St., www.PiedmontPlayers.com

Jan. 6 - Rufty-Holmes Senior Center 25th Anniversary open house, 3-5 p.m. featuring Mid-Life Crisis Band

Jan 7-8 - Auditions for PPT’s Youth Production ‘The Jack Tales’ 4 and 5 p.m., by appointment, 704-633-5471, Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St., www.PiedmontPlayers.com 

Jan. 7 - Humane Society of Rowan County General meeting, 6:30 p.m., Hurley Room, Rowan Public Library, ?201 W. Fisher St.

Jan. 9 - J. F. Hurley Family YMCA Health Care Fair, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., ?828 W Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111

Jan. 10 - 7 p.m., Rowan Public Library hosts Clay Lunsford and Wayne Henderson, two of bluegrass music’s most esteemed artists, ?201 W. Fisher St.

Jan. 10 - “Would You Do Business With You?” with speaker Maria Allen, Women in Business, Rowan County Chamber of Commerce, 5 p.m., Gateway Building. Reservations required, info@rowanchamber.com.

Jan. 10 - 6-8 p.m. Reception and art demo for exhibit “Through the Wall” by Karen Frazier, free, Looking Glass Artists Center, 405 N. Lee St., 704-633-2787, www.salisburyartists.com

Jan. 11 - FirstARTS: Frederick Teardo, organist in concert, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church , 217 S. Church St., 704-636-3121

Jan. 11 - 8 p.m. “Intrepide” solo debut by musician Willow Catherine, Jabe Fisher opens, Looking Glass Artists Center, 405 N. Lee St., 704-633-2787,  www.salisburyartists.com

Jan. 12 - Inauguration of Gov. Pat McCrory, 11 a.m., Raleigh.

Jan. 12 - Bridal Expo, 12-6 p.m., Country Club of Salisbury. For advance tickets, email samantha@ccofsalisbury.com or call 704-637-3200 ext. 2221.

Jan. 12 - Doors open 7:30 p.m. Time Sawyer, acoustic folk and Americana music, CaLeb Hill opens, Looking Glass Artists Center, 405 N. Lee St., 704-633-2787, www.salisburyartists.com

Jan. 13 - Where’s the Fire? exhibit closes, Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main St.,the history of firefighting in Salisbury and Rowan County, www.rowanmuseum.org

Jan. 17-19 - 7:30 p.m. “Lee St. Cafe” music show featuring popular Salisbury singers, Looking Glass Artists Center, 405 N. Lee St., 704-633-2787,  www.salisburyartists.com

Jan. 18 - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration, 1 p.m., Social Room Bldg 6, VA Medical Center.

Jan. 21 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast, details to be announced; parade, 11 a.m., downtown Salisbury, sponsored by the Human Relations Council.

Jan. 22 - Partners In Learning support group, Saving Grace Farm presentation, 6 p.m., 704-638-9020, epartnersinlearning.org

Jan. 22 - Carolina’s Largest Baby Shower, noon-7 p.m., Walmart parking lot, contact Pregnancy Support Center, 704-633-7695, www.RowanFriendsForLife.org

Jan. 23 - J. F. Hurley Family YMCA Lunch and & Learn, 12:15 p.m., on transportation here in Rowan County. Covered dish, must sign up. 704-636-0111

Jan. 24 - Edwin McCain performance, to benefit Habitat for Humanity, Keppel Auditorium. Tickets and info at Vantage South Bank, 704-639-0730.

Jan. 24 - Film Screening: “The Trial,” Davis Theatre, 65 Union St. S., Concord, 7 p.m., free, filmed in the Charlotte-metro area, www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org

Jan. 24 - String Fellows Session featuring Kenny Roby, opener Tripp Edwards, doors open 7 p.m., Looking Glass Artists Center, 405 N. Lee St., 704-633-2787, www.salisburyartists.com

Jan. 26 - CD release concert by Acid FM, doors open 8 p.m., Looking Glass Artists Center, 405 N. Lee St., 704-633-2787, www.salisburyartists.com

Jan. 26 – Waterworks Visual Arts Center 8th Annual Oyster Roast & Pirate’s Treasure Chest Raffle, 6-11:30 p.m., F&M Trolley Barn. Tickets at www.waterworks.org, 704-636-1882

Jan. 26 - Dr. Bill Anderson on the removal of the Cherokee Nation from its homeland in the Southeast; a supplemental program to the “Journey Stories,” NC Transportation Musuem, Spencer, www.nctrans.org

Jan. 26 - Rowan Regional Medical Center Winter Flight 8K Walk, Catawba College.

Jan. 27 - Annual Black History Exhibit opens, Rowan Museum, 202 North Main St., www.salisburypost.com

January 28-29 - Old Courthouse Theatre, Concord, auditions for “The Night of January 16th” by Ayn Rand, www.oldcourthousetheatre.org

February

2nd & 4th Saturday - Humane Society of Rowan County Pet Adoption Days at Pet Smart

Feb. 1 - Mipso, original folk and Americana from Chapel Hill, doors open 7:30 p.m., Laura Thurston opens, Looking Glass Artists Center, 405 N. Lee St., 704-633-2787, www.salisburyartists.com

Feb. 1 - The Jason Bishop Show, Davis Theatre, 65 Union St. S., Concord, 8 p.m., award-winning illusionist, www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org

Feb. 2 - Groundhog Day
Feb. 2 - Salisbury Symphony “Awesome Arts” featuring soprano Megan Cleaveland, Piedmont Dance Theatre, excerpts from Romeo and Juliet by Prokofiev

Feb. 5 - Spelling bee for fifth- to eighth-graders in Rowan-Salisbury schools, 6 p.m., RCCC Teaching Auditorium.

Feb. 7 - PPT’s “To Kill A Mockingbird” opening night, 7:30 p.m., The Meroney Theataer, 213 S. Main St., www.piedmontplayers.com

Feb. 8-9 - Historic Gold Hill silent auction at the Stamp Mill Café, goldhillmerchantsassociation@gmail.com

Feb. 9: Sweetheart Dinner in Historic Gold Hill at the Stamp Mill Café, goldhillmerchantsassociation@gmail.com

Feb. 8-9 - “The Ransom of Red Chief,” 7:30 p.m. original operetta by Sarah Fuller Hall, based on O. Henry short story, Looking Glass Artists Center, 405 N. Lee St., 704-633-2787, www.salisburyartists.com

Feb. 9 - Meltonia Young shares Stories from the Underground Railroad, supplemental program to the “Journey Stories” at the NC Transportation Museum, Spencer, www.nctrans.org

Feb. 9 - Kannapolis Annual E-Waste and Paper Shredding Day. s

Feb. 10-11 - Old Courthouse Theatre, Concord, auditions for “South Pacific,” 7-9 p.m., www.oldcourthousetheatre.org

Feb. 14 - Valentine’s Day
Feb. 15 - FirstARTS: “A Grand Night for Singing!” 7 p.m., Fletcher Opera Institute Fellows in concert, FUMC, 217 S. Church St., 704-636-3121

Feb.15 - Lee St. Theatre presents Now Are the Foxes comedy improv, 7:30 p.m. Looking Glass Artists Center, 405 N. Lee St., 704-633-2787, www.salisburyartists.com

Feb 16 - PPT’s “To Kill A Mockingbird” closing night, 7:30 p.m., The Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St., www.piedmontplayers.com

Feb. 16 - Lee St. Theatre presents Now Are the Foxes comedy improv, 7:30 p.m. Looking Glass Artists Center, 405 N. Lee St., 704-633-2787, www.salisburyartists.com

Feb. 16 - Last day of “Journey Stories,” traveling Smithsonian exhibit at the NC Transportation Museum, Spencer.

Feb. 16 - Spring Exhibition opens “Visual Places: Evolving from Nature,” free admission, Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St., www.waterworks.org, 704-636-1882

Feb. 16 - Independent/Home School Art Exhibition opens. Free and open to the public. Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St., www.waterworks.org, 704-636-1882

Feb. 18 - Presidents’ Day.
Feb. 18 - “Celebrating Rowan County’s Young Artists” exhibition opens, Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St., www.waterworks.org

Feb. 18 - Spring exhibition “Visual Places: Evolving from Nature” opens, Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St., www.waterworks.org

Feb. 21-23 - An evening of 10-minute plays by Sam Post, 7:30 p.m., Looking Glass Artists Center, 405 N. Lee St., 704-633-2787, www.salisburyartists.com

Feb. 22 - Art Walk, downtown Concord, 6-9 p.m., www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org

Feb. 22 – Opening reception for spring exhibition, informal gallery talks 5 p.m., reception 6-8 p.m. Free, open to the public. Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St., www.waterworks.org, 704-636-1882

Feb. 22 - “Eyeborgs,” Davis Theatre, 65 Union St. S., Concord. Action thriller set in the near future filmed in the Winston-Salem area. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org

Feb. 23 - All-County Middle School and High School Band Concert.

Feb. 26 - Partners In Learning Parents Valentine Night, reservation only, 704-638-9020, epartnersinlearning.org

Feb. 28 - Independent/Home School Art Exhibition reception 5-6:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St., www.waterworks.org, 704-636-1882

March

2nd & 4th Saturday - Humane Society of Rowan County Pet Adoption Days at Pet Smart

March 1 - Music with Big Break and Eric and the DiMarzios, doors open 7:30 p.m., Looking Glass Artists Center, 405 N. Lee St., 704-633-2787, www.salisburyartists.com

March 2 - Rowan County Ducks Unlimited Dinner, 5-9 p.m., Salisbury Civic Center.

March 2 - First Methodist Church Missions 5K, City Park.

March 3 - Giannini Brass, Keppel Auditorium, 3 p.m., Rowan County Concert Association. www.rccamusic.com.

March 9 - Salisbury Fire Department St. Patrick’s Day 5K,J .F. Hurley YMCA

March 10 - Daylight Saving Time begins.

March 11 - Alzheimer’s Support group educational workshop, Trinity Oaks Chapel, 820 Klumac Road, 704-603-2756

March 11 - Rowan-Salisbury Elementary Schools Art Exhibition. Free and open to the public. Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St., www.waterworks.org, 704-636-1882

March 16 - Salisbury Symphony “Grace and Grandeur” featuring pianist Dmitri Shteinberg, Ravel’s Tombeau de Couperin, Brahms’ Fourth Symphony

March 19 - Habitat for Humanity of Rowan County port-a-pit barbecue chicken fundraiser, 11 a.m-7 p.m., Salisbury Civic Center

March 21 - Spring fund-raising banquet, 6:30-8:45 p.m., Holiday Inn, reservations through Pregnancy Support Center, 704-633-7695, RSVP by March 7, 704-633-7695, www.RowanFriendsForLife.org

March 21 – Rowan-Salisbury Elementary Schools Art Exhibition reception 5-6:30pm. Free and open to the public. Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St., www.waterworks.org, 704-636-1882

March 21 - Brady Author’s Symposium, featuring Sena Jeter Naslund, Catawba College.

March 23 - “Hold Still! I Can’t See Myself,” solo show by Dorothy Kirk, 7:30 p.m., benefit performance for the BHS Class of 1961 Young Women’s Scholarship Fund, The Black Box Theatre, 405 N. Lee St., djkirk@earthlink.net

March 23 - Millbridge Elementary 5K

March 25 - Passover First Seder.

March 29 - Good Friday.
March 30 -Historic Gold Hill Spring Fest and Easter Egg Hunt, goldhillmerchantsassociation@gmail.com

March 30 – Rowan-Salisbury Middle Schools Art Exhibition. Free and open to the public. Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St., www.waterworks.org, 704-636-1882

March 31: Easter.
March 31: Historic Gold Hill Easter Brunch at the Stamp Mill Café, goldhillmerchantsassociation@gmail.com

April

2nd & 4th Saturday - Humane Society of Rowan County Pet Adoption Days at Pet Smart

April 1-5 - Rowan-Salisbury schools spring break/makeup days.

April 1 - Humane Society of Rowan County general meeting, 6:30 p.m., Hurley Room, Rowan Public Library, 201 W. Fisher St.

April 6 - Rowan Museum Colonial Spring Frolic at the Old Stone House, sponsored by Rowan Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 704-633-5946, www.rowanmuseum.org

April 7 - Rowan-Salisbury Schools Fifth-Grade Chorus Concert.

April 11 – Rowan-Salisbury Middle Schools Art Exhibition reception 5-6:30pm. Free and open to the public. Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St., www.waterworks.org, 704-636-1882

April 11 - Kannapolis Intimidators Home Opener vs. Hickory.

April 14 - Salisbury Symphony “Why Not Play?” family concert with All-County Fifth Grade Honors Chorus, students of the After-School Strings program, violinist Dustin Wilkes-Kim

April 18 - PPT’s “Monty Python’s Spamalot” opening night, 7:30 p.m., Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St., www.piedmontplayers.com

April 27 - PPT’s “Monty Python’s Spamalot” closing night, 7:30 p.m., Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St., www.piedmontplayers.com

April 19 - Earth Night Out, downtown Salisbury.

April 19 - Kannapolis Relay for Life, 7 p.m., A.L. Brown High School.

April 20 – Rowan-Salisbury High School Art Exhibition. Free and open to the public. Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St., www.waterworks.org, 704-636-1882

April 20 - Walk MS: Cabarrus and Rowan, 201 N. Main St., Kannapolis.

April 22 - Earth Day
April 27 - FirstARTS: Carolina Voices’ Festival Singers in concert, 7 p.m., FUMC, 217 S. Church St., 704-636-3121

May

2nd & 4th Saturday - Humane Society of Rowan County Pet Adoption Days at Pet Smart

May 2 - Salisbury Symphony’s David Hagy Roast to celebrate his 25th anniversary with the Salisbury Symphony Orchestra

May 2 – Rowan-Salisbury High School Art Exhibition reception May 2, 5-6:30pm. Free and open to the public. Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St., www.waterworks.org, 704-636-1882

May 3-4 - Relay For Life of Rowan County, at the fairgrounds, benefits American Cancer Society.

May 4 - Jaimee Paul and Her Band, Rowan County Concert Association, 7:30 p.m., Keppel Auditorium.

May 5 - Buck Hurley Triathlon, J.F. Hurley YMCA.

May 10 - Spring Night Out, downtown Salisbury.

May 10 - Humane Society of Rowan County Lights of Love, dusk-9:30 p.m., City Lake

May 10 & 11 - Inaugural Jiggy with the Piggy BBQ Challenge, sponsored by Kannapolis Rotary and city of Kannapolis.

May 11 - Graduation: Catawba — (time not listed on website)

May 11 - Graduation: Hood, 10:30 a.m.

May 11 - Graduation, Pfeiffer University

May 11 - Graduation, RCCC, Cabarrus Arena and Events Center.

May 11 - TWAM Mission Run 5K, First Presbyterian Church

May 11 - Historic Gold Hill Gold Rush Days: Arts, Crafts & Quilt Walk, Book Fest and Storytelling, goldhillmerchantsassociation@gmail.com

May 11 - Closing day of Spring Exhibition “Visual Places: Evolving from Nature,” Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St., www.waterworks.org, 704-636-1882

May 12 - Mother’s Day.
May 12 - Black History Exhibit closes, Rowan Museum, 202 North Main St., www.rowanmuseum.org

May 13 - Alzheimer’s Support group, Trinity Oaks Chapel, 820 Klumac Road, 704-603-2756

May 18 - Salisbury Symphony “Double Your Fun” pops concert, featuring David Hagy and Dan Skidmore

May 18 - Rowan Museum 60th Anniversary Gala, at the Rowan Museum, details TBA, 704-633-5946, www.rowanmuseum.org

May 18 - Historic Gold Hill Spring Cruise-In, goldhillmerchantsassociation@gmail.com

May 18 - Summer Artist Exhibition. Waterworks Visual Arts Center, Free admission. Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St., www.waterworks.org, 704-636-1882

May 19-23- FootLoose: Stomping Out Alzheimer’s Third Annual Exhibit and Silent Auction, Looking Glass Artists Center. For info call Brenda Zimmerman, 704-603-2770

May 21 - Teacher of the Year Breakfast.

May 24 – Open Reception for summer exhibition, 5-8 p.m.. Free and open to the public. Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St., www.waterworks.org, 704-636-1882

May 25 - Group Gold Hill Bike Ride in Historic Gold Hill, goldhillmerchantsassociation@gmail.com

May 25 - Salisbury Rowan Runners’ Bare Bones 5K, Knox Middle School

May 27 - Memorial Day

June

2nd & 4th Saturday - Humane Society of Rowan County Pet Adoption Days at Pet Smart

3rd Saturday - Humane Society of Rowan County Dog wash, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., site TBA in Salisbury Post

June 1 - Salisbury Symphony performs at Pops at the Post, Salisbury Post loading dock, sundown. No charge.

June 2 - FirstARTS: A Service of Choral Evensong, 5 p.m., FUMC, 217 S. Church St., 704-636-3121

June 7 - Last day of school for Rowan-Salisbury students.

June 7 - Graduation: A.L. Brown High

June 8 - Graduation: Rowan-Salisbury Schools

June 7 - China Grove Main Street 5K Challenge

June 8-10 - National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association annual gathering in Salisbury.

June 13 - RPL Summer Reading kick-off at South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove, 704-216-7727

June 14 - RPL Summer Reading kick-off at East, 110 Broad St., Rockwell, 704-216-7838

June 15 - RPL Summer Reading kick-off at Headquarters, 201 W. Fisher St., 704-216-8228

June 16 - Father’s Day
June 17 - RPL Summer Reading weekly programs begin

June 15 - Historic Gold Hill Cruise-In, goldhillmerchantsassociation@gmail.com

June 21 - Arts Night Out, downtown Salisbury

June 22 - Antique motorcycle show in Historic Gold Hill, goldhillmerchantsassociation@gmail.com

June 28-July 4 - Faith Fourth of July Celebration

June 29 - Shiloh Missions 5K, Faith

July 2nd & 4th Saturday - Humane Society of Rowan County Pet Adoption Days at Pet Smart

3rd Saturday - Humane Society of Rowan County Dog wash, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., site TBA in Salisbury Post

July 1 - Humane Society of Rowan County general meeting, 6:30 p.m., Hurley Room, Rowan Public Library, 201 W. Fisher St.

July 4 - Independence Day
July 4 - Faith Fourt Parade, 10 a.m.; Faith Idol Finals, 7 p.m.; fireworks, 10:30 p.m.

July 19 - Krazy Night Out, downtown Salisbury.

July 20 - Historic Gold Hill Summer Cruise-In, goldhillmerchantsassociation@gmail.com

Jul 25 - PPT’s “The Nerd” opening night, 7:30 p.m., Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St., www.piedmontplayers.com

July 27 - Village Ghost Walk in Historic Gold Hill, goldhillmerchantsassociation@gmail.com

August

2nd & 4th Saturday - Humane Society of Rowan County Pet Adoption Days at Pet Smart

3rd Saturday - Humane Society of Rowan County Dog wash, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., site TBA in Salisbury Post

Aug. 3 - PPT’s “The Nerd” closing night, 7:30 p.m., Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St., www.piedmontplayers.com

Aug. 9 - Summer Night Out, downtown Salisbury.

Aug. 10 - Summer Artist Exhibition closes. Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St., www.waterworks.org, 704-636-1882

Aug. 16 - Woodleaf Tomato Trot 5K.

Aug. 17 - Historic Gold Hill Hot Summer Nights & Dancin’ in the Streets, goldhillmerchantsassociation@gmail.com

August 17 – Fall Artist Exhibition opens. 123 E. Liberty St., Waterworks Visual Arts Center, www.waterworks.org, 704-636-1882

Aug. 23 – Opening Reception for fall exhibition, 5-8 p.m.. 123 E. Liberty St., Waterworks Visual Arts Center, www.waterworks.org, 704-636-1882

September

2nd & 4th Saturday - Humane Society of Rowan County Pet Adoption Days at Pet Smart

3rd Saturday - Humane Society of Rowan County Dog wash, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., site TBA in Salisbury Post

Sept. 2 - Labor Day.
Sept. 6 - Kids Night Out, downtown Salisbury.

Sept. 6-14 - Cabarrus County Fair, Cabarrus Arena and Events Center

Sept. 14 - Dairy Dash 5K, Mt. Ulla

Sept. 16-21 - Rowan County Agricultural Fair

Sept. 19 - Tentative: RPL Stories by the Millstream evening concert

Sept. 21 - GermanFest at the Old Stone House, sponsored by Rowan Museum, 4-8 p.m., 704-633-5946, www.rowanmuseum.org

Sept. 21 - Historic Gold Hill Cruise-In, goldhillmerchantsassociation@gmail.com

Sept. 29 - Shive Shuffle, Shive Elementary School, Rockwell

October

2nd & 4th Saturday - Humane Society of Rowan County Pet Adoption Days at Pet Smart

Oct. 7 - Humane Society of Rowan County general meeting, 6:30 p.m., Hurley Room, Rowan Public Library, 201 W. Fisher St.

Oct. 11 - OctoberTour Night Out, downtown Salisbury.

Oct. 11-12 - Historic Salisbury Foundation OctoberTour.

Oct. 14 - Columbus Day.
Oct. 19 - Historic Gold Hill Fall Cruise-In, goldhillmerchantsassociation@gmail.com

Oct. 19 - Knights of Columbus 5K, Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Oct. 22 - Partners In Learning support group potluck, 6 p.m. at Partners in Learning, free, 704-638-9020, epartnersinlearning.org

Oct. 26 - Salisbury Symphony’s first concert of the new season, TBA

Oct. 26 - 30th Annual Lexington Barbecue Festival

Oct. 27 - Rotary Spooky Sprint 5K, Catawba College

Oct. 31 - Halloween

November

2nd & 4th Saturday - Humane Society of Rowan County Pet Adoption Days at Pet Smart

Nov. 3 - Daylight Saving Time ends.

Nov. 3 - Pumpkin Dash Adventure Run, Patterson Farm, Mt. Ulla. Benefits Rowan United Way.

Nov. 5 - Election Day for cities and municipalities.

Nov. 8 - 60th Annual Rowan Museum Antiques Show, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., at Salisbury Civic Center, 704-633-5946, www.rowanmuseum.org

Nov. 9 - 60th Annual Rowan Museum Antiques Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at Salisbury Civic Center, 704-633-5946, www.rowanmuseum.org

Nov. 9 – Fall Artist Exhibition closes. 123 E. Liberty St., Waterworks Visual Arts Center, www.waterworks.org, 704-636-1882

Nov. 9 - Miss Rowan County Scholarship Pageant, Meroney Theater (tentative).

Nov. 11 - Veterans Day
Nov. 11 - Alzheimer’s support group: Managing the Holidays, Trinity Oaks Chapel, 820 Klumac Road, 704-603-2756

Nov. 16 - Winter Artist Exhibition opens, 123 E. Liberty St., Waterworks Visual Arts Center, www.waterworks.org, 704-636-1882

Nov. 25 - Historic Gold Hill 13th Annual Lighting of the Fall Fires, goldhillmerchantsassociation@gmail.com

Nov. 27 - Holiday Caravan, Spencer and Salisbury

Nov. 28 - Thanksgiving
Nov. 28 - Butterball 5K, the Forum

Nov. 29 - Opening Reception for winter exhibition, 123 E. Liberty St., Waterworks Visual Arts Center, www.waterworks.org, 704-636-1882

Nov. 29 - Holiday Night Out, downtown Salisbury.

December

2nd & 4th Saturday - Humane Society of Rowan County Pet Adoption Days at Pet Smart

Dec. 6-7 - Historic Gold Hill Christmas in the Village, goldhillmerchantsassociation@gmail.com

Dec. 7 - Christmas Home Tour in Historic Gold Hill, goldhillmerchantsassociation@gmail.com

Dec. 7 - Santa’s Run for Charity 5K, Millbridge

Dec. 8 - Annual Rowan Museum Gingerbread House workshop, 1-4 p.m., 704-633-5946, www.rowanmuseum.org

Dec. 21 - Frostbite 5K, Kannapolis

Dec. 21 - Salisbury Symphony’s “The Nutcracker” with Piedmont Dance Theatre

Dec. 25 - Christmas
Dec. 28-29 - Rowan Museum’s Christmas Celebration at the Old Stone House, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 704-633-5946, www.rowanmuseum.org

Dec. 31 - New Year’s Eve

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