What's happening: Earth NIght Out, Touch a Truck and more
This is a busy weekend, starting with Earth Night Out tonight in downtown Salisbury and performances of “Honk!” in Concord.
Saturday is full of activities, from Touch a Truck to a 10K run and Easter egg hunts.
Here’s just some of what’s going on:
TONIGHT• Earth Night Out, downtown Salisbury, 5-9 p.m. A free, family-friendly event. Live music & entertainment around downtown, stores open late, environmental displays and activities.
• “Handel and Salisbury,” Carolina Baroque performance, 7:30 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, 200 W. Innes St. Admission, $10.
• Salisbury Ghost Walk, 7, 7:30 and 8 p.m. Adults, $10, students $5, reservations at book@salisburyghostwalk or 704-642-1734.
• “Honk!” family friendly musical, Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring St., Concord, 8 p.m. today and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. matinees Saturday and Sunday. 704-788-2405.
• Kannapolis Intimidators Home Opener vs. Hickory Crawdads, 7:05 p.m. today; more games Saturday-Monday, Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium. hwww.oursportscentral.com/sports/?t_id=446
• Salisbury Farmers Market opens, corner of South Main and Bank streets, 7 a.m.-noon. Fresh produce, plants, flowers, baked good, more. Special activities.
• Fit Community 10K, also featuring a shorter walking loop and a kids fun run, 8 a.m., City Park Shelter 1, Lake Drive. $25 pre-registration, $30 day of race registration. For more information call 704-638-5291.
• Touch a Truck, 10 a.m.–1 p.m., First Bank/Wachovia/Salisbury Post parking lots in Downtown Salisbury; no charge. For more information call City Park Center at 704-638-5295.
• Children’s Saturday Workshop – Family SmARTs! Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St., 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Learn about our planet while creating an “earthy” art project. Dress for mess! $25 fee per child, includes one adult. Contact 704-636-1882.
• Basket Bonanza fundraiser for the Salisbury Symphony Guild, with 100 themed baskets on sale in the Crystal Lounge at Catawba College, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
• Salisbury Symphony concert,“Fantasy,” 7:30 p.m., Keppel Auditorium, Catawba College. Tickets $20 for adults, $6 for students, $4 for children 8 and under. Featuring pianist Teresa Walters.
• VFW Post 3006 Spring Bazaar to benefit veterans, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Crafts, food, items for sale. 1200 Brenner Ave., 704-636-2104.
• Piedmont Bottle Club Show and Sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Salisbury Civic Center, 315 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Free.
• Project Reassurance Community Baby Shower, noon-1:30 p.m. at the Rowan County Public Library, 201 West Fisher St. Sponsored by the Lambda Epsilon Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority. www.projectreassurance.org/home
• Rolling Thunder Bike/Car Show and Poker Run, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Tilley Harley-Davidson, Statesville. To support POWs, MIAs and veterans. Poker Run entry fee, $20 single, $25 double. Show entry is $15.
• The Mars Story, Margaret C. Woodson Planetarium, 5 p.m. Admission $3 for adults, $2 for guests 12 and under. At Horizons Unlimited, 1636 Parkview Circle.
• Litter Sweep in North Carolina, proclaimed by Gov. Beverly Perdue, April 16-30.
• Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Kennedy Hall American Legion Post 106, Hwy. 801, 2-4 p.m. Ages 12 and under. Pictures made with Easter Bunny. Prizes, refreshments.