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Krazy Night Out: Arts and entertainment briefs

Downtown Salisbury Inc. will host Krazy Night Out this Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. as part of the annual three-day Krazy Klearance Sidewalk Sale, July 16-18.
Mid-Life Crisis will provide entertainment on the Fisher Street stage from 6-9 p.m. The group consists of Woodstock-era survivors, fulfilling their own mid-life crisis through their special brand of classic 60s and 70s music.
Also playing Friday night: Divided by Four at The Blue Vine, 209 S. Main at 9 p.m.; D C and the Chosen Few with The Chapeleers in front of Salisbury Square; and Christabel and the Jons at Looking Glass Artist Collective, 405 N. Lee at 8:30 p.m.
Experience the best of Historic Downtown Salisbury on this sizzling summer night and find some of the hottest deals of the year during Krazy Night Out. Downtown stores feature extended hours and storewide sales.
There will also be plenty of free entertainment for the kids,including trolley rides, moon bounces, Wacky Doo the Clown and face painting. Car enthusiasts can check out the classic cars parked in the Farmers Market lot on the corner of S. Main and E. Bank Streets.
You can make your own tie-dye apparel for only $5-$15. Or board one of Horse & Carriage Ltd.’s carriages for a sweet, cool ride around downtown.
Krazy Night Out is free and open to the public, rain or shine.
For more information, contact Downtown Salisbury Inc. at 704-637-7814 or visit www.DowntownSalisburyNC.com.
Colson’s Mill
ALBEMARLE ó The 229th anniversary of the Battle of Colson’s Mill will be commemorated Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. at the Fork in Norwood.
The celebration is free to the public. It is being held in conjunction with the Fork Farm’s Front Country Sporting Festival which is scheduled for Sunday.
A formal wreath-laying ceremony will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday by members of the Colson’s Mill Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution and the Yadkin River Patriots Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
The SAR state president and the SAR district vice president will participate in the ceremony along with a color guard unit dressed in period costume. Walter McIntyre and other members of Locke’s Militia and Kingsbury Artillery will demonstrate the use of 18th century rifles and cannons.
Stewart E. Dunaway, author of several books pertaining to the Revolutionary War period in North Carolina will share information about the significance of the battle.
For information contact junderwood@co.stanly.nc.us.
‘Forbidden Planet’
CONCORD ó The Old Courthouse Theatre announces auditions for a band, or musicians to form the band, to play for their musical, “Return to the Forbidden Planet.”
The musical will be performed Oct. 1-4, 8-11 and 17-19. Musicians will need to be available for rehearsals in September also.
Musicians are needed for the drums, lead guitar, bass guitar and synthesizer.
Auditions are by CD submissions. For details about what needs to be included on the CD, visit www.oldcourthousetheatre.org or call 704-788-2405.
Questions can also be sent
to the stage manager for the show Mike Curtis, mikecurtis2@carolina.rr.com.
Submissions must arrive by July 31. Call backs will be held on Aug. 9. Payment will be discussed at call back.
Children’s roles
CHARLOTTE ó The Carolina Renaissance Festival is seeking child actors ages 7-10 to audition for the featured role of Prince and Princess on July 22, from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, July 25, from noon to 3 p.m. at Mighty Fortress Lutheran Church, 8300 McClure Circle, Charlotte.
The 16th annual Renaissance Festival will be underway for seven weekends, Saturdays and Sundays, Oct. 10 through Nov. 22, at the junction of NC 73 and Poplar Tent Road.
To schedule an audition appointment, call 704-896-5555 or email vreanie@royalfaires.com.
Creative chess
Space is still available in Creative Chess Summer Camp being held 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Aug. 3-7 at Looking Glass Artist Collective, 405 N. Lee St.
The camp is designed for beginners, intermediate and advanced levels.
For more information contact Clayton Price, 704-639-0471 or PriceC@nssm.edu.
 

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