Music and more
Pops at the Post ó Salisbury Symphony ó 8 p.m., June 7. Downtown Salisbury, Salisbury Post loading dock, South Church Street. Free. Rain site: Keppel Auditorium.
Luego and The Shackeltons, Winston-Salem ó 9 p.m. tonight. at The Werehouse, 211 E. 3rd St., Winston-Salem. $7. 336-722-3016. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Childress Vineyards, Lexington ó June 7: Dallas Reese Band; June 8: Windfall (classic pop). Free musical performances on the lawn between 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, weather permitting. 336-236-9463. www.childressvineyards.com.
Starship with Mickey Thomas ó Saturday. Show starts 7 p.m. with Right Turn Clyde, Starship takes stage at 8 p.m. Village Park Amphitheater, Dale Earnhardt Blvd., Kannapolis. Free. Fireworks. 704-920-4343. www.cityofkannapolis. com.
Fifth annual Big Lick Bluegrass Festival Oakboro ó 6 p.m. June 6-open mic; noon-11 p.m. June 7-bands performing every hour. 640 Oak Ridge Road (N.C. 205). Admission Friday $5, Saturday at gate $25 ($15 after 6 p.m.) advance two-day tickets $25 if purchased by June 1. Ages 6-12 $15 for two-day pass, under 6 free. Entertainers include The Grascals, Cherryholmes, Goldwing Express and James King. 704-985-6987. www.biglick-festival-park.com. Kenny G ó 7:30 p.m., June 10. Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-372-1000. www.blumenthalcenter.org.
The Waybacks and The Duhks ó 8 p.m. June 11. McGlohon Theater, 345 N. College St., Charlotte. $17.50-$19.50. 704-372-1000. www.carolinatix.org.
Nashville Bound bluegrass band, Charlotte Folk Society Gathering ó 7:30 p.m., June 13. Bryant Recital Hall, Sloan Morgan Building, 1220 Elizabeth Ave., CPCC, Charlotte. Free. 704-563-7080. www.folksociety.org.
Tab Benoit ó 10 p.m., June 13. Double Door Inn, 218 E. Independence Blvd., Charlotte. 704-376-1446. www.doubledoorinn.com.
They Might Be Giants ó 9 p.m. June 14. Visulite Theatre, 1615 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte. $22. 704-372-1000. www.carolinatix.org.
The Charlotte Symphony and the Music of Led Zeppelin ó8 p.m., June 19, Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte. $20-$46. www.ticketmaster.com. 704-335-3100.
Looking Glass Artist Collective Preview ó 10 a.m.-5 p.m., June 21. Performances include RoBoJo Theatre, Adam Broyles, Jimmy Alston Band, Rebecca Stinson, Resident Patient (from Athens, Ga.), world music and dancing-Voyager and Kalima, and bluegrass by the Dillard Taffer Band. Silent auction features art and handmade items, class and camp tuitions. www.salisburyartists.org.
N.C. Country Music Festival Kure Beach ó June 21, Fort Fisher’s Air Force recreation area. Headliner: Joe Diffie. $17 advance, $20 at gate. $5 children 6-12, under 6 free. Rain or shine. No refunds. No coolers, pets, political materials. 910-458-4777. www.northcarolinacountrymusicfestival.com.
Melissa Etheridge ó June 24. Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte. www.ticketmaster.com. 704-522-6500.
Lowes Foods Taste of Charlotte ó 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Uptown Charlotte, Tryon Street between Martin Luther King and Sixth Street. Dragon Boat and Asian festival ó 11 a.m.-5 p.m. June 7. Ramsey Creek Park, 18441 Nantz Road, Cornelius. www.charlottedragonboat.com.
Rockabilly BBQ Music and Car Show Festival, Charlotte ó Saturday, Puckett’s Farm Equipment, corner of Sugar Creek and Mallard Creek Roads, free. Car registration 10 a.m. ($5). Music begins 4 p.m. www.rockabillyBBQ.com.
Juneteenth 2008 ó June 14. Kelsey Scott Park. Games for youth provided by Salisbury Parks and Recreation. Free. Register in advance by calling the Miller Center 704-638-5297.
Twin City Ribfest ó 11 a.m.-midnight, June 12-14. Downtown Winston-Salem. Food, music, fun zone, marketplace. www.twin cityribfest.com.
5th annual Art on Easy Street ó 10 a.m.-5 p.m., June 21. Easy Street Plaza, Downtown Salisbury. Artists, craftsmen, food vendors. 704-638-9887. www.rowanarts.org.
“Don’t Dress for Dinner” Little Theatre of Winston-Salem ó8 p.m. June 5-7; 2 p.m. June 8. Arts Council Theater, 610 Coliseum Dr., Winston-Salem. $18 adults, $16 seniors, $14 students. 8 p.m. 336-725-4001. www.littletheatreonline.com.
Theater Charlotte, “9×9@9” ó 8 p.m., June 5-7. Nine plays by Charlotte area playwrights, each is nine minutes long. 501 Queens Road, Charlotte. 704-372-1000. www.theatrecharlotte.org.
“The Best Man” St. Thomas Players ó 7:30 p.m. June 18-21 and 25-28. Florence Busby Corriher Theatre, Catawba College. $10. 704-647-0999.
Steppin’ Out Dance Company presents “Channel Surfing” ó 7 p.m., June 5, Catawba College. Free. 704-637-1222.
Spring Student Performance, NC Dance Theatre School of Dance ó 7:30 p.m., June 7. Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. $15 – $25. 704-372-1000. www.blumenthalcenter.org.
Piedmont Dance Theatre-George Balanchine’s “Who Cares?” ó 7 p.m. June 14. Village Park Amphitheater, Kannapolis. Free. www.PiedmontDanceTheatre.com.
Charlotte Squawks Pleads the Fifth ó 8 p.m. 5-7, 12-14. McGlohon Theater, 345 N. College St., Charlotte. 704-372-1000. www. charlottetix.org.
Chris Rock, No Apologies Tour ó 8 p.m., June 26. Ovens Auditorium. $45.50-$75.50. 704-522-6500. www.ticketmaster.com.
A “Magnet”ficent Father’s Day! (ages 4-7 with adult) ó 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., June 14. Waterworks Visual Art Center. $25. Children create a magnet portrait to give as a Father’s Day gift. Instructor: Beth Gonzales. 704-636-1882. www.waterworks.org.
Art classes at Original Art, 21 Union St. S., Concord ó Private lessons and classes for all ages. 704-784-1549. email@example.com.
Clogging classes ó 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays, ongoing. Salisbury Civic Center. Open to all levels and all ages. $20 every two months. City residents receive discount.
Salisbury Symphony Summer Strings Camp ó 9 a.m.-noon June 16-20 and 23-27, St. Johns Lutheran Church. $100. Scholarships available. 704-637-4314.
“Hogwarts Summer School,” Harry Potter camps ó Two sessions: July 7-11 and 14-18 (both sessions are the same), 10 a.m.-3 p.m. For rising 4th-8th graders. Bring a bag lunch. Registration fee $20, goes toward camp fee of $100. Classes held at Looking Glass Artist Collective, 405 N. Lee St. 704-267-3095. www.salisburyartists.org.
This & That
Pitiful and Precious Treasures Sale sponsored by Piedmont Players Theatre ó 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Friendly Cue building, East Fisher Street. Fundraiser for new children’s theater. 704-633-5471.
Big Band Dances ó 7-10 p.m. first Saturday of each month. Hurley YMCA. Music by The Hi-Liters. Bring a snack to share. $5. 704-636-0111.
Gallery Crawl ó 6-8 p.m., June 7, Downtown Mooresville. 704-987-5117. www.mooresvilleartistguild. com.
Circus Train outdoor puppet show ó 7:30 p.m. every Saturday during June and July, corner of Third Street and Yadkin Avenue in Spencer. Sponsored by Central United Methodist Church. Free snow cones and prizes. Bring lawn chair or blanket. 704-636-4101. Day Out With Thomas at Tweetsie Railroad, Blowing Rock ó May 30-June 8. Advance tickets required. 1-877-TWEETSIE. www.tweetsie.com.
Center for Faith and the Arts Library Open House ó 3-6 p.m., June 12. Located in basement of Haven Lutheran Church, 207 W. Harrison St. 704-647-0999. www.faithart.org.
“SolarMax” at Margaret C. Woodson Planetarium ó 5 p.m., June 21. Horizons Unlimited. $2 for everyone over age 3. Park and enter from back of building, accessible from Lilly Avenue. 704-639-3004.
Home and Garden
Garden Tour of Concord ó 10 a.m.-4 p.m., June 7. Self-guided tour in Downtown Concord. $25 adults, $15 children. 704-652-0669. www.jclofconcord.com.
The Blue Vine, 209 S. Main St. ó 9 p.m.-midnight Friday: Gigi Dover and the Big Love, $5 cover. Tuesday: wine tasting, $12.50. 704-797-0093. www.thebluevine.com.
Castaways, 119 N. Link Ave. ó June 12: Justin Dionne. 704-216-0130.
Escape the Daily Grind, 316 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer ó First and second Fridays: Jazz with PCS Trio. 704-636-0160.
High Rock Boat & Ski Club, 257 Boat Club Lane ó Private club for members and guests, memberships available. Dinner 5:30-10 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Fridays: shagging and deejay; Saturday: Top 40, country mix. 704-633-0251.
The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 ó Open 7 p.m.-midnight Saturdays. Free refreshments, air hockey, foosball, pool. Public invited to jam or schedule their group to perform. 704-213-1467. www.inn theloop.blogspot.com.
Jokers Bar and Grill, 2168 Statesville Blvd. ó June 7: Smilin Dogs. Tuesdays: Texas Hold-em tournament points; Thursdays: pool tournaments, APA, 8-ball. 704-636-2583.
Tabu Bar and Lounge, 329 S. Church St. ó 9:30 p.m. June 7: Justin Dionne. Tuesday: -movie night; 10 p.m. Wednesdays: open mic, hosted by Nick Foltz and Kjeff Hanson; 10 p.m. Thursdays: play “Rock Band” with projector and P.A. 704-267-6246. www.tabubar.net.
Three Fifteen, 315 E. Council St. ó 704-633-1315. www.threefifteen.com.
Piedmont Singles ó 7:15 p.m. Fridays, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1908 Statesville Blvd. June 6: Planning meeting for next three months. Covered dish. No joining fees, donations appreciated. Contact Frances Ward 704-637-3241.
Highlighters Dance Club ó June 6: Looks EZ. Doors open 7 p.m., free line dance class 7:15 p.m. Open to singles 40 and over. Dress code. Heavy hors d’oeuvres served 8 p.m. BYOB. $10 members; $12 guests. Join for $20 and get in free the first night of joining. Non-smoking, dressy casual. American Legion Post 380, 4235 W. Tyvola Rd., Charlotte. 704-548-9212. ssendecki @aol.com.
Tri-City Singles Dance ó 8 p.m.-midnight June 13. George Ks, corner of High Point and Holden Roads, Greensboro. Deejay plays music of 70s and 80s, beach music, top 40, swing music. Cash bar, door prizes, dress to impress. Ladies choice dances, $12. Swing dance lessons 7-8 p.m. for $5. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Charlotte Zodiac Club ó Second and fourth Fridays. Doors open 7 p.m., food served 8 p.m. 7:15 p.m.-line dance lessons with Chuck and Joy. Open to single, divorced, widowed or separated, 45 and over. Hors d’oeuvres, soft drinks provided. $10 members, $12 guests. Dress code, no blue jeans or shorts. American Legion Post 380, 4235 West Tyvola Rd. 704-853-0490. www.charlotte zodiacdanceclub.com.
Call for artists
Tony winners of tomorrow contest ó Submit a 1 1/2-minute video of yourself performing a Broadway song. Winners will be shown at the Tony awards party at the McGlohon Theatre, Spirit Square, Charlotte, 7:30 p.m. June 15. Send as e-mail link to YouTube.com, do not send the video directly. email@example.com by June 8.
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina juried art show “Picture This” ó Entry deadline Aug. 15. Event to be held Oct. 25 at North Ridge Country Club, Raleigh. For professionals and amateurs. www.preventchildabuseNC.org.
Mooresville Artist Guild is looking for qualified people interested in teaching art classes for children and adults. 704-896-9803.
Capture the Spirit of Davidson County photo contest ó Entries accepted through Aug. 31, 2008. Cash prizes. www.visitdavidsoncounty.com.
Faith Idol ó Entries now being accepted for contest which runs June 28-July 4. Three divisions: youth up to age 12; junior age 13-18; adult 14 and up. Cash prizes. 704-279-3215.
“Seussical” Little Theatre of Winston-Salem ó 7 p.m., June 9 and 10. Auditions for 20 men and women ages 16+ and also large ensemble. Bring sheet music for prepared song. Arts Council Theatre, 610 Coliseum Dr. Production dates: Aug. 8-17. 336-748-0857. www.littletheatreonline.com.
Metrolina Theatre Association unified auditions ó July 12 at ImaginOn, 300 E. 7th St., Charlotte. Deadline to register with headshot and resume: June 28. “How to Audition” workshop at Actor’s Theater June 21. Registration forms for auditions available at www.metrolina theatre.org.
North Carolina Turkey Festival, Raeford ó Call for arts and crafts exhibitors. Event is Sept. 20. Until July 28 booths are $50. After that, $75. www.ncturkeyfestival.org.
Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St. óExhibits by fiber artist Cathy Breslaw, photographer and mixed media artist Susan Harbage Page, Florida sculptor Kathleen Holmes, and Shannon Elrod the “Dare to Imagine” scholarship winner, through Sept. 6. “Wind Instruments,” outdoor sculpture exhibit by Mike Roig, in Stanback and Cook Sensory Gardens. Admission free. Gallery open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Groups may arrange guided tour. 704-636-1882. www.waterworks. org.
Rail Walk Studios and Gallery, 409 N. Lee St. ó 6-8 p.m. June 6: opening reception for solo show of oil and watercolor paintings by Sharon Forthofer and exhibit of works by Alba Gonzalez and Lee Toth (through July 8.) 704-431-8964. www.railwalkgallery.com.
EastSquare Artworks ó122 E. Innes St. “Six Sculptors” through June 30. During May, open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, by appointment Sundays. 704-798-0047. www.eastsquareartworks.com.
Center for Faith and the Arts Galleries, 207 W. Harrison St. ó 704-647-0999.
Green Goat Gallery, 516 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer ó Featuring collection of kaleidoscopes by Sue Davis. 704-639-0606. www.greengoatgallery.com.
Cabarrus Arts Council Galleries, 65 Union Street, Concord ó Art of the Low Country and Gullah community. Gallery hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays. 704-920-ARTS. www.cabarrusartscouncil.org. Original Art, 21 Union St. S., Concord ó Gallery open 2-10 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 704-784-1549.
Depot Visual Arts Center, 103 W. Center Ave., Mooresville ó Gallery hours: 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. 704-663-6661. www.mooresvilleartistguild.com.
Court Street Gallery, 134 Court St., Statesville ó Janet Burgess exhibit, paintings and mixed media, through June 27. Gallery open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. www.iredellmuseums.org.
Grace and Cameron West Art Gallery, Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer ó Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. 704-463-3160. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arts United Gallery, 220 S. Main St., Lexington ó Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. www.co.davidson.nc.us/arts.
Merrill-Jennings Galleries, 463 S. Main St., Davidson ó 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 704-895-1213.
Moring Arts Center, 123 Sunset Ave., Asheboro ó Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Free. 336-629-0399. www.randolphartsguild.com.
North Carolina Pottery Center fall exhibitions, Seagrove ó 336-873-8430. www.ncpotterycenter.com.
The Light Factory, Spirit Square, 345 N. College St., Charlotte ó www.lightfactory.org. 704-333-9755.
Hart Witzen Gallery, 136 E. 36th St., Charlotte ó 704-334-1177. Mint Museum of Art, 2730 Randolph Road, Charlotte ó “Quiet Spirit, Skillful hand”-The Graphic Work of Clare Leighton; “Jiha Moon: Turbulent Utopia” through July 6; “The brilliant period of American Cut Glass” through Aug. 17. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission $6 adults, $5 seniors and students, $3 ages 6 to 17, free for members and children 5 and younger. Admission also valid for Museum of Craft and Design on the same day. 704-337-2000. www.mintmuseum.org.
Mint Museum of Craft + Design, 220 N. Tryon St., Charlotte ó “Masters of Disguise” through July 20. Admission $6 adults, $5 seniors and students, $3 ages 6 to 17, free for members and children 5 and younger. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. 704-337-2000.
McColl Center for Visual Art, 721 N. Tryon St., Charlotte ó 704-332-5535. www.mccollcenter. org.
Reynolda House, Museum of American Art, Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem ó “Early American Portraits” through Aug. 31. Open 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday. $10 adults, $9 seniors, students with ID and children free. 336-725-5150 or www.reynoldahouse.org.
Weatherspoon Art Museum, UNC-Greensboro, corner of Spring Garden and Tate Streets ó 336-334-5770. www.weatherspoon. uncg.edu.
Dan Nicholas Park, 6800 Bringle Ferry Rd. ó Rowan Wildlife Adventures, home of black bears, bobcats, deer and other animals. Reptile center features 4,000 gallon Cheerwine Aquarium. Paddle boats, miniature golf, miniature trains, carousel, Miner Moose Gem Mine, playground, camping year-round, Hurley Splash Pad. 704-216-7800. www.dannicholas.net.
Ellis Park, 3541 Old Mocksville Road ó Two ballfields, concession stand, lighted tennis courts, volleyball court, horseshoe pits, bocce courts, game room, shelters, playground. Event center has riding arena and judges tower. A 1.5 mile walking trail connects facilities. Old Ellis Schoolhouse includes game room, ceramics workshop, large dining room with fully-equipped kitchen. Programs include ceramics, karate, horse shows, T-ball, baseball. Therapeutic Recreation division for Rowan County Parks housed here. 704-216-7783.
Gold Hill Mines Historic Park 735 St. Stephens Church Road, Gold Hill ó Located in the heart of the Carolina Gold Rush Territory, the park is home of the Barnhardt Gold Mine, the first mine shaft in the US dug to a depth of 500 ft., and Randolph Gold Mine which was dug to a depth of 850 ft. Gold Hill became known as the richest mining property east of the Mississippi creating one of the first gold rushes in history. Along with the mine shafts, sites in the park include the Gold Hill Jail, c.1845, the restored Chilean Ore Mill c. 1824 (the only complete ore mill remaining in existence in N.C.), the Assay Office, the Bernhardt Log Barn, the Russell-Rufty Shelter, the Powder House and Gold Hill Pond. The barn and shelter are available for rent for formal and informal public use. Another area of interest is the Gold Hill Rail Trail for hiking and biking enthusiast. The park is open daily until dark. Free. Historic tours of the park are available by appointment. Information about tours: 704-267-9439; rentals: 704-279-5777. www.HistoricGoldHill.com.
Sloan Park, 550 Sloan Rd. ó Hiking trails, picnic shelters, volleyball courts, softball diamond, playground, Kerr Mill-1823 grist mill that houses a museum of early Americana, Alice Stanback Monument Forest. Open year round from 9 a.m. until dark. www.co.rowan.nc.us/ parks/sloanMuseumsN.C.
Transportation Museum, Spencer ó 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 1-4 p.m. Sunday; closed Monday. Train rides Saturday only, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. $6 adults, $5 children ages 3-12 and seniors ages 60 and up. Roundhouse Turntable rides at $1. Group rates available with advance notice. 704-636-2889 or 877-NCTMFUN. www.nctrans.org.
Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main St. ó Museum is 1854 courthouse that survived Stoneman’s raid. Displays and interpretive exhibits reflect life and history of Rowan County. 1-4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. $3 adults, $1.50 students, free museum members. 704-633-5946.
Utzman-Chambers House, 116 S. Jackson St. ó 1819 Federal townhouse built by Jacob Stirewalt, which reflects lifestyle of affluent citizens of early 1800s; features period rooms with Hepplewhite and Chippendale furniture and some from Rowan County craftsmen. Open 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 704-633-5946.
Dr. Josephus Hall House, 226 S. Jackson St. ó 1820 house museum features furniture and decoratives from Hall family and others. Costumed docents provide tours. $3 adults, $1.50 students, free to members of Historic Salisbury Foundation. For group tours, call HSF office, 704-636-0103.
Old Stone House, Granite Quarry ó Stately home built by German immigrant Michael Braun in 1766. Furnished with period pieces including local, North Carolina and Pennsylvania furnishings. Open 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 704-633-5946.
Historic Rockwell Museum ó Rockwell Casket Company exhibit. 2-4 p.m. Sundays. Free. For a tour call Jean Puckett: 704-279-4979 or Ann Teague: 704-279-5783.
China Grove Roller Mill Museum ó Guided tours 2-4 p.m. second Sunday of each month. Museum is operated by Historical Society of South Rowan. For special tours call 704-433-3912. www.hist-society-srowan.com.
Mill Village Museum, Old No. 14 Church St., Cooleemee ó 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Large groups by appointment. Operated by Cooleemee Historical Association. 336-284-6040.
Davidson County Historical Museum, 2 South Main St., Lexington ó 336-242-2035. www.co.davidson.nc.us/museum.
Charlotte Museum of History, 3500 Shamrock Dr., Charlotte ó Regular admission is$6 adults, $5 students and seniors, $3 children 6-12, 5 and under free. Free admission Sundays. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. 704-568-1774. www.charlottemuseum. org.
Historic Latta Plantation, Sample Road, Huntersville ó 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 14: Civil War Fife and Drum Corps/Gold Panning Day. Museum hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. $6 adults, $5 seniors and students, free for children under 5. www.lattaplantation.org. 704-875-2312.
Historic Rosedale Plantation, 3427 N. Tryon St., Charlotte ó National Register Federal house built circa 1815, excellent example of backcountry NC federal period architecture. Originally part of a 911-acre plantation. $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. Groups of 10 or more $4 per. Guided tours 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. 704-335-0325. www.historicrosedale.org.
Charlotte Nature Museum, 1658 Sterling Road ó Focus on activities for ages 8 and younger. $5. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. 704-337-2671.
Discovery Place, Charlotte ó Norman Rockwell exhibit, free with museum admission. IMAX Theater: “Speed Racer” through June 5. “Dinosaurs Alive!” through Sept. 1. $8 adults, $7 children, $7 seniors 60+. Museum open 9 a.m-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday. 704-372-6261 or www.discoveryplace.org.
Old Salem, Winston-Salem ó 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 12:30-5 p.m. Sunday. $21 adults, $10 children. 336-721-7300 or www.oldsalem. org.
The North Carolina Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh ó “A Thousand Words: Photographs by Vietnam Veterans;” “Cherokee Pottery: People of One Fire.” “ArtDuckO: Waterfowl Culture in N.C.;” “Bearing Witness: Civil Rights Photographs of Alexander Rivera.” Free. 919-807-7943. www.ncmuseumofhistory.org.
The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W. Jones St., Raleigh óMuseum admission is free. 919-733-7450. www. naturalsciences.org.
N.C. Museum of Life and Science, 433 Murray Ave., Durham ó Museum is science-technology center of lifelong learning for people of all ages. $8.50 adult, $6 children age 3-12; $7.50 seniors 65 plus or active/retired military; free for children age two and younger. 919-220-5429, www.ncmls.org.
Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem, 390 S. Liberty St. ó Museum hours: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. $6 adults and children. 336-723-9111 or childrensmuseumofws.org.
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