Roundabout: What’s happening
“Acting for Film” Camp ó June 15-19: rising grades 3-5; June 22-26: rising grades 6-8. JF Hurley YMCA. 704-6360111.
Music Camp ó 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 6-10 and 13-17. Talent showcase 3 p.m. on last day. Jointly sponsored by Rowan Blues and Jazz Society, Amadeus Youth Chorus and St. Lukes Episcopal Church. Ages 8-18. Held at 405 N. Lee St. Includes instrumental and vocal instruction, music theater, theory, dance. Professional musician staff. $150 for two weeks, $100 one week. 704-245-2302. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chess camp ó 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Aug. 3-7. Ages 8 and up. All levels, beginners welcome. Players paired for tournament play according to ability level. Held at Looking Glass Artist Collective, 405 N. Lee St. Tuition $100, includes $15 registration fee. Bring lunch. 704-639-0471.
“A Wicked Workshop: Keyboard Classes with a Wicked Twist” ó 9 a.m.-noon, Aug. 3-6. Featuring music from “Wicked” and “Wizard of Oz.” Ages 7-14, must have had at least one year of piano instruction. Catawba College Music Annex. $75, includes materials. Deadline to register: July 17. 704-881-1565. www.catawba.edu/communitymusic.
“The Phantom of the Opera” ó 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10-July 5. 704-372-1000. www.blumenthalcenter.org.
George Bernard Shaw’s “You Never Can Tell” St. Thomas Players ó 7:30 p.m. June 18-20 and 24-27; 2 p.m. June 21. Florence Busby Corriher Theatre, Catawba College. $10. Wednesday: “Bring a friend for free” night, two tickets for price of one. 704-647-0999. email@example.com.
Rail Days at NC Transportation Museum ó June 13-14. Train rides, model trains, live music, childrens’ activities, chili cook-off. 704-636-2889. www.nctrans.org.
Art on Easy Street Summer Art Festival ó June 20, Downtown Salisbury. Sponsored by Rowan Arts Council. 704-638-9887. www.rowanarts.org.
Arts in Railwalk ó Begins 10 a.m., June 20, in the 300-400 blocks of N. Lee St. Artist demonstrations, craft vendors, entertainment. Drum circle 1:15 p.m.
Juneteenth 2009 ó 8 a.m.-7 p.m., June 27. Kelsey Scott park, Old Wilkesboro Road. Entertainment, vendors, Gospelfest. Bring lawn chair. 704-267-3871
Southeast Old Thresher’s Reunion ó June 30-July 4, Denton FarmPark. Largest antique farm equipment and steam engine show. www.threshers.com.
Music and more
The Fray with Jack’s Mannequin ó 7 p.m., June 13. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Charlotte. 877-598-8698. www.livenation.com.
Sonfest at Carowinds ó June 13. Featuring tobyMac, Third Day, Hawk Nelson, Brandon Heath, Fire Flight, Remedy Drive, comedians Bean and Bailey. www.ticketmaster.com. 1-800-888-4FUN.
Blues and Jazz Showcase- The Party After Art on Easy Street ó 7:30 p.m., June 20. Looking Glass Artist Collective Black Box Theater, 405 N. Lee St. $5 donation. 704-636-2811.
Live Bands at The Grove Inn for poker run benefit ó June 20. Begins and ends at The Grove Inn, 1560 Hwy 29 South, China Grove. Registration 10:30 a.m., last bike out by 11:30 a.m. BBQ at 1 p.m. Live bands start at 1 p.m.-Mama tried, Twisted Fate, Freeway, Uturn. Karaoke/deejay dance with Billy and Mona starts 9 p.m. inside. All day-door prizes, raffle, auction, 4:30 p.m.-horseshoe tournament. Proceeds go to Justin Haney’s medical expenses. 704-855-9901.
James Gregory ó 7:30 p.m., June 17. McGlohon Theatre, 345 N. College St., Charlotte $25. 704-372-1000. www.blumenthalcenter.org.
Film”Star Trek: The IMAX® Experience” ó Through June 22 at Discovery Place, Charlotte. $11 ages 14-59, $9 ages 2-13 and 60+. Rated PG-13. 800-935-0553. www.discoveryplace.org.
This & That
H.A. “Humpy” Wheeler shares “Down Home Stories” for Charlotte Folk Society ó 7:30, June 12. Great Aunt Stella Center, 926 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte. Free. Also refreshments, song circle, jams. 704-563-7080. www.folksociety.org.
Locks of Love HAIR-raiser and FUN-draiser event ó 10 a.m.-1 p.m., June 13. Olive Garden of Salisbury. Food, games, car wash, prizes, live music, free activities, free child ID kits. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Southern Piedmont Woodturners ó 7 p.m. June 16, hosting Beth Ireland who will discuss and demonstrate “Turning Outside of the Box.” Davis Theatre, Cabarrus Arts Council, 65 Union St. S., Concord. Free. Visitors welcome. 980-521-3787. www.spwoodturners.com.
Astronomical Society of Rowan County star party ó 9:30 p.m., June 18. (Rain date June 19). Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium. 704-855-1591.
Cruzin’ Round Spencer ó 4-9 p.m. second Saturday of each month. Classic vehicles, entertainment, food. 704-633-7178.
Wayne C. Henderson Music Festival and Guitar Competition ó June 20. Grayson Highlands State Park near Mouth of Wilson, Va. Music runs 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Children’s area. Admission $10, children 12 and younger free. Park admission $3. www.waynehenderson.org.
The Blue Vine, 209 S. Main St. ó 9 p.m.-midnight Friday: Tripp Edwards Trio (www.myspace.com/trippedwardstrio), no cover; 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday: Dry Run Bluegrass Band (www.mayspace.com/dryrunbluegrassband), no cover. 704-797-0093. www.thebluevine.com.
Dirty Water Saloon, 14910 Stokes Ferry Road, Gold Hill ó Friday and Saturday: deejay at 10 p.m. $3 cover. 704-279-4286. www.myspace.com/dirtywatersaloon.
E.H. Montgomery General Store ó 7 p.m. Fridays: Community Night with bluegrass jam, Historic Village of Gold Hill. www.HistoricGoldHill. com. 704-279-5674, 704-267-9439.
Escape the Daily Grind, 316 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer ó 8-10 p.m. June 15: guitarist Carlos Bertonatti (www.carlosbertonatti.com), Sam Havens opens 6:30-8 p.m. 8-10 p.m., first and second Fridays: Jazz with Rebecca Stinson and Joe Ponds. 704-636-0160.
Fuel Depot Bar and Grill, 2168 Statesville Blvd. ó June 13: 3 Legged Dog. Grove Inn, 1560 Hwy 29 South, China Grove ó 9 p.m. June 13: Backlash Band; June 17: Ladies Night, happy hour food 5-8 p.m., drink specials, deejay dance at 8 p.m. Every Friday: -9 p.m.to 1:30 a.m. karaoke/deejay dance with Avery Brothers. 704-855-9901.
High Rock Boat & Ski Club, 257 Boat Club Lane ó June 12: deejay Steve Carter; June 13: The Marble Alley Band. Open 6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Deejay every Friday and deejay or band every Saturday. 704-633-0251.
The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 ó This Saturday: open mic. 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.inntheloop.blogspot.com.
Looking Glass Artist Collective Black Box Theater, 407 N. Lee St. ó 8 p.m. June 18: free dance lessons, music by Christabel and the Jons starts at 9 p.m., $7; 8:30 p.m. June 19: The New Familiars, $7. 704-960-6594.
Tastebuds Coffee and Tea, 106 N. Main St. ó 6-8 p.m. Friday: song stylist Susan Wetmore. 704-212-7044.
Piedmont Singles ó Meets 7:15 p.m. Fridays, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. June 12: Bingo with Jim Holshouser as caller, covered dish. No joining fee, donations appreciated. Contact Frances Ward 704-637-3241.
Zodiac Club ó June 12: Colours, extra entertainment-The Hepcat Hoppers during first break. Meets second and fourth Fridays. Doors open 7 p.m., food served 8 p.m., live band starts 8:30 p.m.Open to mature singles over 40. $10 members, $12 guests. Dress code-upscale casual. Smoke-free. American Legion Post 380, 4235 West Tyvola Rd. Call 704-752-8824 or contact email@example.com. Visit www.charlottezodiacdanceclub.com.
Call for artists
Jazz and blues musicians ó Musicians are invited to perform during for The Rowan Blues and Jazz Society’s Talent Showcase, June 20, in the LGAC Black Box Theatre. For information, call 704-636-2811.
Faith Idol ó Deadline for entry June 15. Performances during Faith 4th celebration June 27-July 4. Three divisions: 12 and under; 13-18; 19 and above. $10 entry fee. To enter call Pam Alexander at 704-279-2256. www.faith4th.com.
Poets needed for Jazzy Art Nights ó Second Thursdays, 5-7 p.m., at Rail Walk Studios and Gallery. Call Lesley Alston at 704-232-1467.
“Faces of Abundant Living” portrait exhibit ó Artists invited to create portraits in medium of choice. Abundant Living participants serve as models. Deadline to complete work is June 19 for traveling exhibit which opens July at Waterworks Visual Arts Center and will be seen in other locations around Salisbury. Call Barbara Garwood, 704-637-3940.
N.C. Turkey Festival, Raeford ó Arts and crafts vendors welcome to apply for festival being held Sept. 19. Homemade items only. www.ncturkeyfestival.org. 910-904-2424.
Old Courthouse Theatre “Wedding Belles” ó Auditions 7 p.m., June 15 and 16 in the Black Box at OCT, 49 Spring St. NW, Concord. Script calls for one woman between ages of 18-22 and four women who can play 60ish. Show dates are early August. 704-788-2405. www.oldcourthousetheatre.org.
Juneteenth ó 9 a.m.-7 p.m., June 27. Kelsey Scott Park, 1920 Old Wilkesboro Road. Vendor fee: $55. No electricity provided. 704-267-3871 or 704-212-7818.
Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St. ó “Shared Delusions” by Doug McAbee and Barbara Schreiber, recent work of Marge Loudon Moody and Whitney Peckman. Don Green sculpture. 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.
EastSquare Artworks, 122 E. Innes St. ó Sculpture Works-smaller scale works by the artists currently featured in Salisbury Sculpture Show on display through July by appointment. 704-798-0047. www.eastsquareartworks.com.
Rail Walk Studios and Gallery, 409 N. Lee St. ó 5-7 p.m. tonight: Jazzy Art and Poetry Night, featuring music by Jimmy and Lesley Alston, poetry by Tyeisha Campbell. Gallery open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, and whenever the “open” flag is out. 704-431-8964. www.railwalkgallery.com.
Looking Glass Artist Collective Gallery, 407 N. Lee St. ó Current art exhibit: “In the City,” reception 6-8 p.m. June 13. Shop featuring art and crafts for sale by members is open 2-6 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, and during special events. 704-245-2302. www.salisburyartists.org.
Green Goat Gallery, 516 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer ó 704-639-0606. www.greengoatgallery.com.
Mint Museum of Art, 2730 Randolph Road, Charlotte ó Native American art collection (Grice): “Passionate Journey.” “Masterworks from the New Orleans Museum of Art.” “The Art of Affluence: Haute Coutre and Luxury Fashions 1947-2007,” through spring 2010; Open 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission $10 adults, $8 seniors and students, $5 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 “From the Melting Pot into the Fire; Contemporary Ceramics in Israel” through June 7; Admission $10 adults, $8 seniors and students, $5 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.
Reynolda House, Museum of American Art, Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem ó “The Stieglitz Circle: Beyond O’Keefe.” 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.
Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main St. ó Harter Postcard exhibit and “Hats, Handbags and Hankies.” Museum is 1854 courthouse that survived Stoneman’s raid. Displays and interpretive exhibits reflect life and history of Rowan County. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $3 adults, $1.50 students, free museum members. 704-633-5946.
Utzman-Chambers House, 116 S. Jackson St. ó Open 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 704-633-5946.
Old Stone House, Granite Quarry ó Open 1- 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 704-633-5946.
China Grove Roller Mill Museum ó June 14: Father’s Day exhibit by third grade classes at China Grove Elementary School. Refreshments. Public invited. 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.
Historic Gold Hill,NC/Gold Hill Mines Historic Park ó 19th Century Living History Interpretations and educational tours weekends April-October and weekdays by appointment. Interpretative displays reflect life in the 1800s gold mining boom town. Village merchants and interpreters dressed in period costume weekends. Free admission. www.HistoricGoldHill.com. 704-279-5674, 704-267-9439.
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.
The North Carolina Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh ó Dale Earnhardt Sr.’s #3 GM Goodwrench Chevrolet on exhibit. “Knights of the Black Flag” includes artifacts from Blackbeard’s ship “Queen Anne’s Revenge.” Free. 919-807-7943. www.ncmuseumofhistory.org.
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