Roundabout: What’s happening
“Proof” St. Thomas Players ó 7:30 p.m. through Aug. 15. Florence Busby Corriher Theater, Catawba College. $10. 704-647-0999.
“Julius Caesar” Collaborative Arts Theatre ó Through Aug. 15, McGlohon Theatre, 345 N. College St., Charlotte. Free. 704-625-1288 or email@example.com.
The Great American Trailer Park Musical ó 8 p.m. Aug. 14, 15, 19-22; 4 p.m. Aug. 15 and 22; 2 p.m. Aug. 16, 23. Theatre Alliance, 1047 Northwest Blvd., Winston-Sale. $14-$16. For mature audiences. 704-372-1000. www.carolinatix.org.
“Death Under Cover” Charlotte Dinner Detectives ó Friday and Saturday nights, includes sit-down dinner at grand Central in Charlotte. www.charlottesdinnerdetective.com.
“Oprah Winfrey presents The Color Purple” ó 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25-27 and 30; 8 p.m. Aug. 28 and 29; 2 p.m. Aug. 29 and 30. , Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. Tickets start at $35. 704-372-1000. www.blumenthalcenter.org.
“The Depths of Her Soul” ó 6:30 p.m., Aug. 29. Brock Auditorium, 622 S. Main St., Mocksville. $8 advance, $10 at door. Written, produced, directed by Stephanie Grant Redmon. 336-284-6402. www.stephanieredmon.com.
Music and more
Hip Cats ó 7-10 p.m., Aug. 14, smooth jazz and beach at Rocky River Vineyards, 11685 Reed Mine Road, Midland. 704-781-5035. www.rockyrivervineyards.com.
Jonas Brothers ó Aug. 21. Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte. www.livenation.com.
Carolina Summer Music Festival, Winston-Salem ó Aug. 19-29, presented by Old Salem Museums and Gardens and Carolina Symphony Chamber Players. www.carolinasummermusicfestival.org.
Soul Music Festival ó Aug. 29, beginning 2 p.m., Time Warner Cable Music Pavillion, 3801 Rock Quary Road, Raleigh. www.soulmusicfestival.org.
Britney Spears “The Circus” ó Sept. 5, Greensboro Coliseum. 800-745-3000. www.ticketmaster.com.
Woodleaf Tomato Festival ó Aug. 15. Unity Presbyterian Church, 885 Woodleaf-Barber Road. 8 a.m.-Fun Run/Tomato Trot begins. Festival activities begin 9 a.m. Silent auction, antique tractors, bake sale, attic sale, pageants, crafts, pedal tractor pull, recipe cook-off, inflatable play area, live music. firstname.lastname@example.org.
John Heffron ó 7:30 p.m., Aug. 26. McGlohon Theatre, Charlotte. Adult content and language.
Ralphie May ó 7:30 p.m., Aug. 27. McGlohon Theatre, Charlotte. Adult content and language
Social dance lessons ó 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 3-Oct. 8. Six-week swing session, beginners start at 6:30 p.m., more experiences at 7 p.m. City Park Center, 316 Lake Drive. $30 singles, $50 couples. Instructor: Diana Moghrabi. 704-638-5295. www.salisburync.gov/pkrec.
Introduction to the Art of Mosaic ó 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 12, 116 E. Council St. Instructor: Robert Crum. $150. For adult beginners. All supplies, tools, light lunch provided. Payment must be received in advance to reserve spot. 704-797-0364.
This & That
“FUTURISM” music and art event ó 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14. Looking Glass Artist Collective. Artists will be creating works on site. Featuring artists Charles Crawford, Jason McLellan, Justin Russell, Jermaine Bracey. Music features artpunk and noise rock by Battle Beast, Sirens and Stronghold Crvsaders. “Total Eclipse” at Horizons Unlimited ó 5 p.m., Aug. 15. Woodson Planetarium, 1636 Parkview Circle. $3 adults, $2 children. Use entrance from Lilly Avenue for convenient parking. 704-639-3004.
Rowan County Anime ó 5:35 p.m. Saturday: meet in front of Books-A-Million in Salisbury Mall to go to member’s home to view “The Wallflower.” Rated TVMV or PG17+. email@example.com.
Southern Piedmont Woodturners ó 7 p.m., Aug. 18: hosting Anthony Napoli who will demonstrate one hole salt shakers. Davis Theater at Cabarrus Arts Council, 65 Union St., Concord. Free, visitors welcome. 980-521-3787.
Astronomy Night with Kannapolis Intimidators ó Aug. 20, 9:30 p.m. immediately following the baseball game at Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium. Game time is 7:05 p.m., playing Lexington Legends.
Astronomical Society of Rowan County ó 7:30 p.m., Aug. 22. Home of Ralph and Alice Deal, 1920 Deal Road, Mooresville. Stargazing, bring telescope or binoculars. 704-855-1591.
Charlotte Poetry Slam ó 8 p.m. Aug. 21. McGlohon Theatre, Charlotte. $10. Contains adult content. 704-372-1000. www.blumenthalcenter.org.
Oakboro cruise-ins ó 5 p.m., fourth Fridays. Burnout at 9:30 p.m. 704-467-4992. www.oakborocruisein.com. Cruzin’ Round Spencer ó 4-9 p.m. second Saturday of each month. Classic vehicles, entertainment, food. 704-633-7178.
Cruising Downtown Concord ó 3:30-9 p.m. fourth Saturdays. North and Union Street. www.concorddowntown.com.
The Blue Vine, 209 S. Main St. ó 9 p.m.-midnight Friday: Amanda Shires and Rod Picott, no cover; Saturday: Anngela Easterling, no cover.
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.
The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 ó Saturday: Miracle Maxx and Sound of Faith. Open 7 p.m.-midnight Saturdays. Wireless now available. 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 7-11 p.m. Friday: FUTURISM live art and noise rock featuring Battle Beaste, Stronghold Crvsaders, Sirens. $3 at door. 704-633-ARTS.
Stelia, 118 N. Main St. ó 7-11 p.m. Aug. 15: Susan Buslett-Wetmore acoustic folk. 704-638-6266.
Piedmont Singles ó Meets 7:15 p.m. Fridays, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. Aug. 14: Vee McHone will demonstrate chair yoga. 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. Join for $20 and get in free the first night of joining. Non-smoking, dressy casual. American Legion Post 380, 4235 W. Tyvola Road, Charlotte. 704-548-9212. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Piedmont Triad Singles Dance ó 8 p.m. to midnight, Friday, Aug. 14: Luau Dance Party-wear Hawaiin attire. George Ks, 2108 Cedar Fork Drive (corner Holden and High Point Road) Greensboro. Deejay playing 70’s/80’s, beach music, top 40, swing music. Cash bar, door prizes Dress to impress. Ladies choice dances, $12. www.piedmonttriadsingles.com. email@example.com.
Zodiac Club ó Aug. 14: Crimson Rose, sock hop theme, dress in 50s outfit. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.charlottezodiacdanceclub.com.
Call for artists
Emerging Songwriter’s contest and showcase at Flat Rock Music Festival ó Submission deadline: Aug. 14. www.flatrockmusicfestival.com.
Bass player needed ó Proficient in reading/playing big band style music charts. Weekly Sunday evening rehearsals, non-paid. Contact Ron Turbyfil704-857-7678.
Poets are needed for Jazzy Art and Poetry Nights, 5-7 p.m., second Thursdays, at Rail Walk Studios and Gallery, 413 N. Lee St. Call the Rowan Arts Council, 704-638-9887.
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.
Twin City Stage, Winston-Salem, auditions for Blues Clues Live ó 7 p.m. Aug. 17. The Arts Council Theatre, 610 Coliseum Drive. Roles: five men, five women, age 16 and up. Prepare 16 bars of a song. You will be asked to sing and to do some dance. Actors will be asked to read short scenes from the script. Scripts are available to peruse on-site only. See Megan to review scripts. Directed by Jeana Whitaker. Production dates: Oct. 2-4. 336-748-0857 x 201.
Oktoberfest, Hickory, seeking musicians between ages 13-20 ó Festival is Oct. 9-11. Teen bands will be selected to play on stages Friday and Saturday nights. Send CD, bio and photograph to HDDA, PO Box 9086, Hickory, NC 28603. 828-322-1121. www.hickoryoktoberfest.com.
Asbury Church bazaar, Huntersville ó Seeking craft vendors for Oct. 23-24. Vendors may set up Oct. 21 and 22. One day table rental $25, two days $35. Asbury Untited Methodist Church, 11724 Asbury Chapel Road.
N.C. Turkey Festival, Raeford ó Food and commercial vendors welcome to apply for festival being held Sept. 19. www.ncturkeyfestival.org. 910-904-2424.
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.
EastSquare Artworks, 122 E. Innes St. ó 704-798-0047. www.eastsquareartworks.com.
Rail Walk Studios and Gallery, 409 N. Lee St. ó 5-7 p.m. tonight: Jazzy Art night featuring poetry reading by Nathan Andrew. Gallery open whenever the “open” flag is out. 704-431-8964. www.railwalkgallery.com.
Looking Glass Artist Collective Gallery, 407 N. Lee St. ó 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. 704-633-ARTS. www.salisburyartists.org.
Center for Faith and the Arts Galleries, 207 W. Harrison St. ó Exhibit of photography by Wayne Hinshaw on display through Aug. 31. Open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday. 704-647-0999.
Green Goat Gallery, 516 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer ó “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” folk art featured through Aug. 16. 704-639-0606. www.greengoatgallery.com.
Cabarrus Arts Council Galleries, 65 Union Street, Concord ó Gallery hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays. 704-920-ARTS. www.cabarrusartscouncil.org.
Depot Visual Arts Center, 103 W. Center Ave., Mooresville ó Through Aug. 30- featuring art of Leo Gordon, Sandie Bell, John Weidman, carved and painted gourds by Whitney Peckman. Gallery hours: 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. 704-663-6661. www. mooresvilleartistguild.com.
Arts United Gallery, 220 S. Main St., Lexington ó 5-7 p.m. Student art exhibit. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. www.co.davidson.nc.us/arts.
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.-9 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Admission $10 adults, $8 seniors and students, $5 ages 6 to 17, free for members and children 5 and younger. Free on Tuesdays 5-9 p.m. 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 “American Quilt Classics, 1800-1980: the Bresler Collection.” 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, free hours Tuesdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 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”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.
Dan Nicholas Park, 6800 Bringle Ferry Rd. ó 704-216-7800. www.dannicholas.net.
Ellis Park, 3541 Old Mocksville Road ó 704-216-7783.
Gold Hill Mines Historic Park 735 St. Stephens Church Road, Gold Hill ó Information about tours: 704-267-9439; rentals: 704-279-5777. www.HistoricGoldHill.com.
Sloan Park, 550 Sloan Rd. ó www.co.rowan.nc.us/parks/sloan
N.C. Transportation Museum, Spencer ó Museum open 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. 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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Fort Dobbs State Historic Site, 438 Fort Dobbs Road, Statesville ó 704-873-5882. www.fortdobbs. org.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.
Historic Latta Plantation, Sample Road, Huntersville ó 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 15: panning for gold. 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 Civil War 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 “Shipwreck! Pirates and Treasure.” “Under the Sea” in IMAX Theater. Museum open 9:30 a.m-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. 704-372-6261 or
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.
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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