Roundabout: What’s happening
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.
Grandfather Mountain Highland Games ó July 9-12. www.gmhg.org.
St. Thomas Players “You Never Can Tell” ó 7:30 p.m. through June 27. Florence Busby Corriher Theater, Catawba College. $10 at the door. 704-647-0999.
“West Side Story” Davidson Community Players ó8 p.m. through June 27. Duke Family Performance Hall, 207 Faculty Drive, Davidson. $15-$22. www.carolinatix.org. 704-372-1000.
“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, through July 5. 704-372-1000. www.blumenthalcenter.org.
“9x9x9′ Theatre Charlotte ó 8 p.m., June 26 and 27. 501 Queens Road, Charlotte. $9. Nine new plays, each nine minutes long. www.carolinatix.org. 704-372-1000.
“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” Old Courthouse Theatre ó 7 p.m. June 25-27, July 2-4; 2:30 p.m. June 28 and July 5. 49 Spring Street NW, Concord. 704-788-2405.
Music and more
Chatham County Line ó 8 p.m., June 26. Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St., Charlotte. $12 in advance. 704-358-9298. www.neighborhoodtheatre.com.
Johnny Winter ó 8 p.m., June 27. Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St., Charlotte. $26. 704-358-9298. www.neighborhoodtheatre.com.
Stevie Coyle (of The Waybacks) ó 5:30 p.m. Sunday at The Rooster’s Wife, Aberdeen with Shout Sister Shout (rain or shine, picnics welcome); June 30: Evening Muse, 3227 N. Davidson St., Charlotte. $12. www.theeveningmuse.com. 704-376-3737.
The Avett Brothers ó 7:30 p.m., Aug. 8. Bojangles Coliseum, Charlotte. $30 and $25 in advance. www.ticketmaster.com. 800-745-3000.
Drawing and painting class ó 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays beginning July 7. St. Enoch Lutheran Church, Enochville. $10 per class. Taught by Diane Overcash. 704-933-5432 or 704-932-8461.
“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.
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. email@example.com.
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.
Speakers and forums
“Taking God Out of the Box” ó 7-9 p.m., June 26. Looking Glass Artist Collective, 405 N. Lee St. Speakers: the Rev. Lady Diannia Baty and Dean K. Holden. $20. Everyone attending will receive Baty’s book
“Spirit Letters.” Seating limited. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pamela Jouan-Goldman book signing ó 4:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Literary BookPost, 119 S. Main St. Author of “White Feathers.” Proceeds from book sales will go to Rowan County’s Relay for Life. Author will be happy to also sign books you may have already purchased.
“Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967)” ó 2 p.m., July 1, Forum at Center for Faith and the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St.; 7 p.m., July 16, First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, enter at 308 W. Fisher St. Both showings free, no reservation needed. Movie features Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Sidney Poitier. 704-647-0999. email@example.com.
“Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen ń The IMAX® Experience” ó June 24-July 28 in the IMAX® Dome Theatre in Discovery Place, Charlotte. Rated PG-13. www.transformersmovie.com. www.discoveryplace.org.
The Blue Vine, 209 S. Main St. ó 9 p.m.-midnight Friday: Big Daddy Love-jamgrass folk-rock, $5 cover. 704-797-0093. www.thebluevine.com.
Brick Street Tavern, 122 E. Fisher St. ó9 p.m. June 26: Two Man Gentlemen Band. 704-637-6047.
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. Friday and Saturday: guitarist Sam Havens. 704-636-0160.
Fuel Depot Bar and Grill, 2168 Statesville Blvd. ó 9 p.m.-midnight, June 27: Bluesville.Grove Inn, 1560 Hwy 29 South, China Grove óEvery 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 26: deejay Ervin Ellington; June 27: The Aristocrats. Open Wednesday-Saturday. 704-633-0251.
The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 ó 8 p.m. Saturday: Jordan Connell Band. 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 8:30 p.m. Saturday: Live music, art exhibits, refreshments. www.salisburyartists.org. 704-245-2302.
Piedmont Singles ó Meets 7:15 p.m. Fridays, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. June 26: Michael Thomas, well-known Elvis Impersonator entertains. Covered dish. No joining fee, donations appreciated. Contact Frances Ward 704-637-3241.
Highlighters Dance Club ó First and third Fridays. 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. Non-smoking, dressy casual. American Legion Post 380, 4235 W. Tyvola Road, Charlotte. 704-548-9212. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zodiac Club ó June 26: Visions, Luau Dance, hula dancers. 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-upscale casual. Smoke-free. American Legion Post 380, 4235 West Tyvola Rd. 704-752-8824, email@example.com. www.charlottezodiacdanceclub.com.
Call for artistsPoets 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.
Carolina Artists Expo ó Deadline for submission: Aug. 7. Delivery: Aug. 17. Show is Aug. 19-22 at Salisbury Civic Center. www.carolinaartist.org.
“Americana” exhibit ó Works in all media accepted for July exhibit at Looking Glass Artist Collective. Membership information: 704-245-2302, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 704-798-0047. www.eastsquareartworks.com.
Rail Walk Studios and Gallery, 409 N. Lee St. ó 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 exhibits: “In the City,” and Vivian Hopkins’ “Gold Hill Series” through June 30. 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.” 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 17.704-337-2000. www.mintmuseum.org.
Mint Museum of Craft + Design, 220 N. Tryon St., Charlotte ó 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.
N.C. Transportation Museum, Spencer ó 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Train rides Monday through Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday 1-5 p.m. $6 adults, $5 children ages 3-12 and seniors ages 60 and up. 704-636-2889 or 877-NCTMFUN. www.nctrans.org.
Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main St. ó 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.
Dr. Josephus Hall House, 226 S. Jackson St. ó 1820 house museum. 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 Open 1- 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 704-633-5946.
Historic Rockwell Museum, 102 E. Main St. ó Photography exhibit. Museum open Sundays 2-4 p.m. and by appointment. For information call Ann Teague: 704-279-5783.
Historic Gold Hill,NC/Gold Hill Mines Historic Park ó Free admission. www.HistoricGoldHill.com. 704-279-5674, 704-267-9439.
Fort Dobbs State Historic Site, 438 Fort Dobbs Road, Statesville ó 704-873-5882. www.fortdobbs. org.Historic Latta Plantation, Sample Road, Huntersville ó 10 a.m.-4 p.m., June 27: gold panning. 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.
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