Lexington Youth Theatre: “Cinderella, the Enchanted Edition ó 7 p.m. Nov. 6; 3 and 7 p.m. Nov. 7; 2 p.m. Nov. 8. Smith Civic Center, 217 S. Main St., Lexington. $8 in advance, $10 at the door. 336-249-7875.
“Smoke on the Mountain” Hot Flash Players ó Nov. 6, 7. Nov. 1-lunch at 1:30, show at 2:30 p.m. $25 advance, $35 at door. Dinner served at 6:30 p.m., show at 7:30. Tricia’s Catering, 408 Piedmont Drive, Lexington. 336-236-8007.
Rogers and Hammerstein’s “South Pacific” ó Nov. 10-15, Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. Charlotte. www.blumenthalcenter.org. 704-372-1000.
Catawba College “The Boyfriend” ó 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12-14; 2 p.m. Nov. 15. Hedrick Theater. $12 adults, $10 seniors and non-Catawba students. 704-637-4481. www.showtix4u .com.
“Picnic,” presented by UNC School of the Arts ó 8 p.m. Nov. 13-14, 18-21; 2 p.m. Nov. 15 and 21. In Performance Place. $12 adults, $10 seniors and students. 336-721-1945. www.uncsa.edu/performances.
George Bernard Shaw’s “St. Joan” ó 8 p.m. Nov. 12, 13, 18-21; 2 p.m. Nov. 15 and 21. UNC School of the Arts Thrust Theatre, 1533 S. Main St. 336-721-1945. www.uncsa.edu/performances.
“To Kill a Mockingbird” presented at Davidson College by Montana Repertory ó 8 p.m., Nov. 12. Duke Family Performance Hall. $20. 704-894-2135. www.davidson.edu/tickets.
“You Must Be Born Again”-The Real Funny Truth ó 6 p.m., Nov. 14. Salisbury High School, 500 Lincolnton Road. $10 adults, $5 ages 6-13.
Carolina Renaissance Festival ó 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. through Nov. 22. Hwy 73 at Poplar Tent Road. Discount tickets online at RenFestInfo.com.
16th annual Native American Cultural Festival ó 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Nov. 7. Price-Bryan Amphitheatre, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Bring lawn chair or blanket. Free. 336-373-2044. www.city-arts.org.
Rocky River Vineyards Fall Festival ó 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Nov. 7. Music, local artists, food vendors wine tastings. 11685 Reed Mine Road, Midland. 704-781-5035. www.rockyrivervineyards.com.
Western North Carolina Pottery Festival ó Nov. 7. Potters from 13 states. www.wncpotteryfestival.com.
Piedmont Craftsmen’s 46th Fair, Winston-Salem ó Nov. 21-22. benton Convention Center. More than 125 artisans. www.piedmontcraftsmen.org. 336-725-1516.
Music and more
Bach B Minor Mass-Oratorio Singers of Charlotte and Charlotte Symphony ó 8 p.m. Nov. 6 and 7, Belk Theater, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Charlotte. $15-$77, $12 for ages 25 and under. 704-972-2000. www.charlottesymphony.org.
Styx and Reo Speedwagon with Night Ranger “Can’t Stop Rockin 2009” ó 7 p.m., Nov. 12. Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem. $31-$51. www.ticketmaster.com. 800-745-3000.
Rowan Blues and Jazz Society Appreciation Night ó 7:30 p.m., Nov. 13. Music by Tony “T-lelo” Bowers. Also poets Nathan Jones, Teresa Patterson, Desere’ Cross. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Charlotte Folk Society Members’ Showcase ó 7:30 p.m., Nov. 13. Great Aunt Stella Center, 926 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte. Free. www.folksociety.org. 704-563-7080.
BB & the Spiritual Hi-Lites presents Gospel Singing Program ó 6 p.m., Nov. 14. Winnie Hooper Center, 221 S. Sherrill St., Mooresville. Featuring The Gospel Express, Chosen, Anointed Voices, Messengers for Christ, Boyden Quarters and more. Free. Food will be available. 704-236-8177.
An Evening with Lyle Lovett and His Large Band ó 7:30 p.m., Nov. 17. Belk Theater, Blumenthal Center, Charlotte. Tickets begin at $39.50. www.blumenthalcenter.org. 704-371-1000.
Neko Case ó 7:30 p.m., Nov. 18. Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St., Charlotte. Tickets start at $25.50. www.blumenthalcenter.org.
NC Dance Theatre: “Innovative Works” ó 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5-7, 12-14. Blumenthal Performing Arts Center-Booth Playhouse, Charlotte. 704-372-1000.
Cucalorus 2009 Film Festival, Wilmington ó Nov. 11-15. www.cucalorus.org.
ClassesPrints Without the Press: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 14, ages 14 through adult. Waterworks Visual Arts Center. Instructor: Catherine Tsintos, $50. 704-636-1882. www.waterworks.org.
Free design classes at Piedmont Floral Galleries ó 10 a.m.-noon, Nov. 7: Designer Tree Swags, Drops and Garlands. 280 Furniture Drive. 704-636-7739.
Beginning Watercolor ó Individual workshops, 1-4 p.m. on Nov. 13 and 18, $35 each. LGAC, 405u N. Lee St. Must provide 15 x 18 piece of masonite or similar to tape the paper to, palette for mixing colors, assortment of brushes. Paper and paint are provided. To register, contact Cathy Matthews, 704-855-7952 or email@example.com.
Composite stone sculpture, No sculpting experience needed, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Nov. 17. LGAC, 405 N. Lee St. $80-all materials provided. Bring bag lunch. Soft drinks will be provided. Reservations required for these classes. Call Cathy Matthews704-855-7952 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Introduction to the Art of Mosaic ó 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Nov. 7, Robert Crum Studio, 116 E. Council St. $150. Supplies, tools and light lunch included. For adult beginners. Payment must be received no later than one week in advance to reserve spot. 704-797-0364.
This & That
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.
Antique Spectacular ó Nov. 6-8 at the Cabarrus Arena, Hwy 49, Concord. In conjuction with the NC Gun and Collectors Association Gun Show. www.charlotteantiqueshow .com.
DADA First Friday Gallery Hop ó 7-10 p.m. first Friday of each month in Downtown Arts District of Winston-Salem: Sixth, Trade and Liberty Streets. Free. 336-734-1864.
Historic Downtown Concord Holiday Open House ó Nov. 5-8. www.concorddowntown.com.
15th annual Rural Hill Sheep Dog Trials ó Nov. 7 and 8. www.ruralhill.net.
Southern Christmas Show ó Nov. 11-22, The Park, Charlotte. www.SouthernChristmasShow.com. 800-849-0248.
“Myths and Mysteries” of Rowan County ó7 p.m., Nov. 12. Rowan Public Library Headquarters, 201 W. Fisher St. Storyteller Susan Waller. Free. Appropriate for ages 8 and up.
Sesame Street Live-“Elmo’s Green Thumb” ó Nov. 12-15 at Bojangles’ Coliseum. www.sesamestreetlive.com.
56th annual Salisbury Antiques Show ó 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 13; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 14. Civic Center, 315 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. $6 at door, $5 in advance. Lunch and dinner available. 704-633-5946. www.rowanmuseum.org.
An Evening With Garrison Keillor ó 7 p.m., Nov. 22. Belk Theater, Blumenthal Center, 135 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. Tickets start at $24.50. www.BlumenthalCenter.org. 704-372-1000.
2nd annual Art and Fine Crafts Christmas Sale ó 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 5. Looking Glass Artist Collective, 405-407 N. Lee St. Over a dozen artists and crafters, entertainment, refreshments. 704-633-5107. email@example.com.
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.
Finding Your Inner Winner ó 10 a.m.-noon, Nov. 14. Free seminar led by Saleef Kafajouffe, Ph.D. Looking Glass Artist Collective, 405 N. Lee St. firstname.lastname@example.org. 704-633-2787.
The Blue Vine, 209 S. Main St. ó 9 p.m.-midnight Friday: Stevens Mill, no cover; 9-11 p.m. Saturday-songstress Sue McHugh, no cover.704-797-0093. www.thebluevine.com.
Brick Street Tavern, 122 E. Fisher St. ó Friday: Mulligan’s Banned, traditional Irish music. Open mic 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays starting 9:30 p.m. Performers of all types welcome-sign up as you arrive. 704-637-6047. www.thebrickstreettavern.com.
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.
High Rock Boat & Ski Club, 257 Boat Club Lane ó Nov. 6: deejay Dana Grubb; Nov. 7: deejay Steve Carter. Monday Night Football specials. Deejay every Friday and deejay or band every Saturday. 704-633-0251.
The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 ó 8 p.m. Friday: Christian rap and hip hop-“Artiztic Praize,” also Urban Detoxx, $7 cover. 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 8:30 p.m., Nov. 6: Miss Tess and the Bon Ton Parade, $7, benefits Salisbury-Rowan Choral Society; 8 p.m. Nov. 7: Momentary Prophets world and folk music and tie-dyed art, $5 cover. 704-633-ARTS.
Piedmont Singles ó Meets 7:15 p.m. Fridays, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. Nov. 6: singer James Stock, covered dish. No joining fee, donations appreciated. Contact Frances Ward 704-637-3241.
Highlighters Dance Club ó Nov. 6: Delmonicos. 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. email@example.com.
Zodiac Club ó Meets second and fourth Fridays. American Legion Post 380, 4235 West Tyvola Rd. Call 704-752-8824 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.charlottezodiacdanceclub.com
25th annual Putnam County Spelling Bee-Twin City Stage ó 7 p.m., Nov. 16. Arts Council Theatre, 610 Coliseum Drive, Winston-Salem. Bring prepared song with sheet music. 336-748-0857. www.twincitystage.org.
North Rowan Elementary Harvest Festival ó Arts and crafts exhibitors sought for Nov. 21 event. Booth space $30. 704-278-3782.
Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St. ó 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.
Fine Frame Gallery, 105 S. Main St. ó Kenneth Koskela oil and ink works on display through Nov. 14. 704-647-0340.
Rail Walk Studios and Gallery, 409 N. Lee St. ó Annual RCCC student Autumn Exhibition Nov. 13-21. Reception 6-8 p.m., Nov. 13. Gallery open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. 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 through Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, and during special events. 704-633-ARTS. www.salisburyartists.org.
Green Goat Gallery, 516 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer ó 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 Gallery hours: 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. 704-663-6661. www. mooresvilleartistguild.com.
Grace and Cameron West Art Gallery, Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer ó Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. 704-463-3160. email@example.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.
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 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 óOpen 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.
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 “V for Victory: Uncommon Valor, Common Virtue,” displaying WWII items. 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 Museum open Sundays 2-4 p.m. and by appointment. For information call Ann Teague: 704-279-5783.
China Grove Roller Mill Museum óGuided 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 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.
Charlotte Museum of History, 3500 Shamrock Dr., Charlotte ó Family-friendly activities 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 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., Nov. 14: Civil War Soldier for a Day for ages 8-12, $40, preregistration required. 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 Museum open 9 a.m-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 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 919-807-7943. www.ncmuseumofhistory.org.
The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W. Jones St., Raleigh ó Museum admission is free. 919-733-7450. www.naturalsciences.org.
N.C. Museum of Life and Science, 433 Murray Ave., Durham ó Science-technology center of lifelong learning for people of all ages. $10.85 adult; $8.85 seniors 65 plus and military personnel with ID; $7.85 children age 3-12; free for children age two and younger. Train rides additional $2.50 per person, ornithopher rides $1. 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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