Roundabout: What's happening
Carolina Renaissance Festival — Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m.-dusk, rain or shine, Through Nov. 20. Music, dance, comedy, circus entertainments. Hwy 73 at Poplar Tent Road, between Concord and Huntersville. Advance tickets $19 adults, $9 ages 5-12, available at Harris Teeter. Tickets purchased at gate are $1 more, or print your own online at RenFestInfo.com, 704-896-5544.
11th annual Lighting Of The Fall Fires at Gold Hill — 5:30-9 p.m., Monday, Nov. 21, $15 per person, limited number of advance tickets available now at village or 704 960-6457, 704 724-4998 or email@example.com
Catawba College Department of Music’s 24th Service of Lessons and Carols — Thursday, Dec. 1: Prelude of Christmas music 6:30 p.m., Service of Lessons and Carols 7 p.m., Omwake-Dearborn Chapel. Shuttles offered beginning at 5:30 p.m. from Robertson College-Community Center, Ketner Hall and Shuford Stadium parking lots. Free, tickets required, limited to four tickets per individual; available Monday, Nov. 7 at 704-637-4396.
Salisbury Symphony Christmas Tour of Southern classics — noon–6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3•1-5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 4: Salisbury’s Symphony Guild’s Tour of Southern Classics in Millbridge, Mt. Ulla and historic Salisbury. Snacks and beverages, music, entertainment, craftspeople at work, tour favors, door prizes. $15 per person, reserve at the Visitors’ Bureau 704-638-3100 or Paypal@www.salisburysymphony.org or day of tour.
Mocksville Christmas — All events on Main St., Mocksville•Open House, 1-5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 20, Annual ornament signing featuring Daniel Furniture, music with sing a-long, crafters, holiday family photos, Mrs. Clause collecting letters and handing out candies, lighting of the oaks•Brock Performance Center present “It’s a Wonderful Life,”3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 20, tickets/info 336-751-3000•Downtown Mocksville Christmas parade, 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3 (rain date Dec. 4)•Downtown Mocksville horse and buggy rides, 6:30-8 p.m., Saturday Dec. 10 and 17, tickets $7, children 5 and under free•www.historicdowntownmocksville.com
Concord Christmas —•Souper Mudfest, 2-5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 12, Purchase locally-made ceramic bowl from Mud Slingers Pottery, 3 Union St. S., then sample homemade soup in 30+ independently owned boutiques and restaurants downtown•City of Concord tree lighting ceremony, 6-8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18, free, fireworks, tree-lighting ceremony, children’s activities, horse-drawn wagon rides, shopping• Art Walk, 6-9 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18, visual art on display in downtown galleries and shops, refreshments, entertainment•Concord Parade, 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, 82nd annual Concord Christmas Parad• Free Holiday Happenings, 1-4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3, 11 Union St. S., children participate in gingerbread candy hunt, then use their goodies to decorate miniature gingerbread house to take home. Christmas carolers, horse-drawn wagon rides, 704-784-4208, www.concorddowntown.com•Historic Concord Home Tour, Sunday, Dec. 4, call 704-788-9076 for details.
Charity League of Lexington Holiday House — Open to the public Dec. 2-3: 52 year tradition this year at the home of Mark and Mimi Elmore, 381 Swans Way. Proceeds benefit programs for Davidson County children. Admission $8, children 12 and under free. charityleaguelexington.com
N.C. Symphony’s ‘A Carolina Christmas’— 8 p.m.,Friday, Nov. 25•3 and 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 26: Greensboro-based singer-songwriter Laurelyn Dossett; Grammy-winners Rhiannon Giddens Laffan, Mike Compton; guitar wizard Joe Newberry; Concert Singers of Cary; also the Symphony’s popular Christmas singalong. Tickets start at $33. Meymandi Concert Hall,Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St., www.ncsymphony.org
Historic Latta Plantation, Sample Road, Huntersville —•A Plantation Christmas, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Nov.25-26: An 1860s Christmas. Free with regular site admission•Christmas Tea and Craft, 1-3 p.m., Dec. 3: $25 per mother/daughter pair, additional daughters $10 each, includes fan, craft materials, tea, snacks. Pre-registration is required•Homeschool Christmas/Christmas in WWII, noon-4 p.m., Dec. 7: On Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, experience Christmas in WWII America, admission includes all activities and a craft, $6 per person, ages 4 and under free. 704-875-2312, www.lattaplantation.org
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Belmont — Holiday Lights at the Garden: Nov. 25-Dec 31, Half million lights, a Christmas tree created with hundreds of orchids, carriage rides, live entertainment, hot drinks, snacks, custom designed model train display, visits by Santa. Admission $12 adults, $11 seniors 60+, $6 children 4-12. www.DSBG.org.
Old Salem Christmas candlelight tours — Nov. 18, 19, 25, 26 Dec. 2, 3, 9, 16, 17, 22, 23. Tickets on sale now, $20/adult, $15/child, 1-800-441-5305 to reserve a spot.
Historic Bethabara Park — 5:30-8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3: “Four Christmases for Children,” four unique Christmas celebration reenactment; Scots-Irish settlers relating holiday customs, Moravian children’s lovefeast, eighteenth-century games, music, dancing, refreshments. Reservations required, $5 adults, $3 children 5-12. Historic Bethabara Park, Winston-Salem, 336-924-8191, www.BethabaraPark.org
Winston-Salem Symphony performs Handel’s Messiah — 7:30 p.m., Tuesday- Wednesday, Dec. 13-14, Centenary United Methodist Church, 646 W. Fifth St., Winston-Salem. Tickets starat at $10, 336-464-0145, wssymphony.org
Triad Pride Men’s Chorus — Winter concert “Ever Green” •8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3, Greensboro Day School, 5401 Lawndale Drive•8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 10, Wait Chapel, 1834 Wake Forest Road, Wake Forest University campus. $10 in advance, $15 DOS, 336-589-6267, www.triadpridemenschorus.org
Music & more
Michael Reno Harrel, David Childers at Charlotte Folk Society — 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 11: “Reflections on 21st century life in the south.” Great Aunt Stella Center, 926 Elizabeth Ave., uptown Charlotte. www.folksociety.org
Salisbury Symphony performs Vivaldi, Dvorák — 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19: “Picture Books,” Varick Auditorium, Livingstone College. Box office opens 6:30 p.m., $20 adults, $6 students, $4 children 8 years and younger. 704-637-4314, www.salisburysymphony.org
RCCA hosts ‘An Afternoon with Matthew Weaver’ — 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 4: Music of the Appalachians;Weaver along with Trevor McKanzie, Rebecca Jones. $20 adults, students $5. Keppel Auditorium, Catawba campus. 704-633-1474, 704-636-0181, www.rccamusic.com
Joan Baez at Wingate University — 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19: Tickets $42 and $52, on sale via the Batte Center box office, www.battecenter.org and CarolinaTix, 704-233-8300.
Weekly spoken word poetry and live jazz — 8 p.m.-until, every Friday: live jazz with the house band, spoken word poetry featuring house poet Toni Brown. A Little Sumthin’ Sumthin’ 117 West Innes St., 704-245-6461, www.alittlesumthinsumthin.com
Piedmont Choral Society’s Old Fashioned Hymn Sing — 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 13: Traditional, beloved older hymns and anthems, congregational singing, solos, small groups. Program attendees are asked to bring canned goods for Cooperative Christian Ministry. The program is free, an offering will be taken. Forest Hill United Methodist Church, 265 Union St. N., Concord. Community input requested: If you have a favorite hymn you would like to be considered for this program, contact 788-2000, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center lineup — •Air Supply, Saturday, Nov. 19 •Dwight Yoakam, Friday, Dec. 2• Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center, 777 Casino Drive, Cherokee. Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.
Bleu Edmondson atThe Evening Muse, 3227 N. Davidson St., NoDa Arts District, Charlotte — 8 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 13, $18. CarolinaTix, 1-800-594-TIXX, 704-372-1000, www.theeveningmuse.com
Old Courthouse Theatre presents ‘Paying Tribute’ — 8 p.m., Nov. 11-12;, 2:30 p.m., Nov. 13: A theatrical and musical celebration about and for our heroes, our veterans, told from the remembrances of those men and women. Adults $10, Veterans and children, $5. 49 Spring Street NW, 704 788-2405, www.oldcourthousetheatre.org
Old Courthouse Theatre’s Living Room Reading Series presents ‘It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play’— 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 20: Free admission, 704-788-2405, OCT main theatre, 49 Spring Street NW, Concord, 704-788-2405, www.oldcourthousetheatre.org Davidson College theatre department presents Lillian Hellman’s ‘The Little Foxes’ — 7:30 p.m., Nov. 16-20 with a 2 p .m.Sunday matinee. Barber Theatre, Cunningham Theatre Center; General admission is $8, recommended for ages 12 and up. Tickets 704-894-2135, www.davidson.edu/tickets
Lexington Youth Theatre presents ‘Annie’ — Nov. 11-13, Edward C. Smith Civic Center, 217 South Main St., downtown Lexington. $8 presale, $10 at the door plus a can of food, www.lexingtonyouththeatreinc.com
Shakespeare’s Henry V (on Trapeze) at Burning Coal Theatre, Raleigh — Thursdays-Saturdays, Dec. 1–18, tickets $20; $15 students, seniors and active military. In collaboration with the NYC-based Fight or Flight. Contains strong language, recommended for age 16 and above. Burning Coal Theatre Company, Murphey School, 224 Polk St., Raleigh, 919-834-4001, www.burningcoal.org
“Hot Flash PlayersPerforming Arts Company presents ‘On Golden Pond’ — 6:30 p.m., Nov. 10-12: Presented as dinner theater at Tricia’s Catering, 408 Piedmont Drive, Lexington. Tickets $25 for dinner and play, 336-236-8007.
Loretta Swit (Major Hot Lips Houlihan) headlines ‘Love, Loss, and What I Wore’ — Tickets on sale now, show dates Jan. 24-29 in the McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square, Charlotte. Written by Nora Ephron (Sleepless in Seattle, When Harry Met Sally) and Delia Ephron. Tickets available at BlumenthalArts.org, 704-372-1000 or box office in the Belk Theater lobby, 130 N. Tryon St.
Price of Freedom Museum, Old Patterson School building, China Grove — Saturday, Nov. 12: Veteran’s Day event, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., “Pearl Harbor Memories,” military ceremony led by Corriher Lipe Middle School Chorus, Mrs. Wooten, director. Military vehicles on display, military weapons and war-related memorabilia, everythign free but food and drinks. A joint event by the Price of Freedom Museum and A Company of the CMVPA. Sundays 3-5 p.m. and by appointment. American war memorial dedicated to men and women of the armed services. Intersection of Weaver and Patterson Roads, 704-857-7474, www.priceoffreedom.us
This & That
‘Earth: The Planet of Life’ planetarium show — 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19: Experience the beauty of Earth with images taken from space. Doors open 4:30 p.m. Adults $3, 12 and under $2. Margaret C. Woodson Planetarium at Horizons Unlimited, park on Lilly Ave., 704-639-3004.
Art gallery and paranormal tours — Highland Avenue Art Gallery and More. Art gallery hours Tuesday through Saturday, noon -6 p.m. Paranormal tours Monday-Saturday 8:30-10 p.m., reservations required. 1031 Highland Ave., 704-636-8134 to schedule tour. Accepting memberships. www.myparanormalhouse.com
Artist signs books, order ahead — 5 p.m., Friday, Dec. 2: Waterworks exhibiting artist Michele Wood will sign copies of her new book, “I Lay My Stitches Down,” contact Waterworks 704-636-1882 or email@example.com to reserve a copy in advance, book will not be available to the public until January, 2012.
42nd annual Craft Village — Nov. 10-12: 40+ Juried crafters exhibit and sell quality hand-made crafts, local artist Dempsey Essick introduces latest prints. B.C. Brock Gymnasium, N. Main St., Mocksville.
Pro Wrestling EVO presents “Battlefield” — 8 p.m., Nov. 19: Gold Hall 2, adults $12, children 10 and younger $6, Military w/ID $8, $5 parking. Cabarrus Event Center, 4751 NC Hwy 49,Concord, 704-920-3976, www.cabarrusarena.com
The Let’s Talk About It Reading and Discussion Series — 10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 10: “Explorations of Faith in Literature,”discussing A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving; led by Dr. Roxanne Newton. Rescheduled from Sept. 8. • 10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15: “Ceremony” by Leslie Marmon Silko; led by Dr. Kirstin Squint. Rescheduled from Oct. 6. Registration required,704-920-2050, Concord Library auditorium, 27 Union St., N.
The Big Chili Cook-off — 6:30 –11 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 12 at F&M Trolley Barn: A fundraiser to support education and outreach programs; taste recipes of 15 volunteer cooks and vote. Chili tasting is 6:30-8 p.m. The Big Chili Award presented at 8:30 p.m., fun continues until 11 pm! Dance, ride the mechanical bull, try calf-roping. $25 per person, must be 21, includes chili, beer, wine, other beverages, dessert and 3 voting tickets. www.waterworks.org or 704-636-1882.
Benchwarmers. 113 E. Fisher St. — 7-10 p.m. every Friday: Handful of Dave. 704-639-0604.
DJ’s, 1502 W. Innes St., — Live music Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays starting at 8:30 p.m. 704-638-9647.
Fat Jack’s, 120 Military Ave., — Thursday , Nov. 17: 6 p.m.-until, “Elvis” performed by Michael Thomas • Friday-Saturday, Nov. 18-19: 8 p.m.-until, Karaoke with Mark Tomei. 704-638-8996.
High Rock Boat & Ski Club, 257 Boat Club Lane — Friday, Nov. 11: Deejay Butch Mattox • Saturday, Nov. 12: The Remintones • Wednesday, Nov. 16: Deejay Fast Freddie Thompson. 704-633-0251, www.theboatandskiclub.com
Rick’s BBQ and Grill, 929 S. Main St. — 7-9 p.m. tonight, Nov. 10: Karaoke performance by Mark Shue. Bike Night 6-9 p.m. every Monday; Cruise-in 6-9 p.m. every Tuesday; karaoke 7-close every Friday-Saturday. 704-642-0050.
The Shack, 1205 N. Salisbury Ave., Spencer — 7-p.m., Thursdays: karaoke. 704-637-0500.
The Blue Vine, 209 S. Main St. — 9 p.m.-midnight, Friday, Nov. 11: classic rock Mick and the Ultras, $5 cover • 9 p.m.-11:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 12: soul/blues/R&B with Shana Blake and Buzz Fawcett. 704-797-0093, www.thebluevine.com
The Fuel Depot bar and Grill, 2168 Statesville Blvd. — 9 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 12: live music with Alien Radio. Tuesdays, open mic nite 9 p.m.; Wednesdays World Tavern poker; Thursdays 8-ball tournament, deejay and karaoke with Cherokee; Fridays free jam session with Monkey Wrench. 704-636-2583.
The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 — Saturday, Nov. 12: Mustard Seed Faith and Redemption. Open 7 p.m.-midnight Saturdays, free refreshments, air hockey, foosball, pool, wi-fi. Public invited to jam or schedule their group to perform. 704-213-1467. www.inntheloop.
E.H. Montgomery General Store — 7-9 p.m. Fridays: bluegrass jams. Historic Village of Gold Hill. www.HistoricGoldHill.com . 704-267-9439, 704-279-5674.
Creative Art Experiences for ages 5-18 — Art Lessons for children in your home, after school, evenings, weekends with Ingrid A. Erickson, K-12 Certified Art Educator and Artist. Lessons include papier mache animals, mask making, watercolor painting basics, observational and gesture drawing, printmaking, handmade paper and bookmaking, collage, clay, weaving, your requests. $15/hour, $10 each additional child. 413-884-4499 for appointment. Studio at Rail Walk Gallery, 409 N. Lee St. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Rail Walk Gallery, 409 N. Lee St.
Bring-your-own-vase floral design — 2-3 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: Designing fresh cut flowers, $5 per class plus cost of flowers, call for reservations; instructor David Harrison, Harrison’s Florist, 1012 Holmes Ave. off Grove St. near RRMC, 704-636-4251.
Two free design demonstrations — 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 12: Old Fashioned Vintage Holiday•Noon: Yuletide Traditional Christmas. Piedmont Floral Galleries, 280 Furniture Drive, 704-636-7739. www.piedmontfloralgalleries.com
‘What to do with a grocery store bouquet’ design club seminar — 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 19 Cute vased arrangement with peppermint theme. Reservations needed, Carolina Lily, 1375 Kern Carlton Road, 704 639-0033. www.carolinalily.com
Draw or Paint the Figure — Work from a live model each Wednesday 1-4 p.m., $5 hr, no instruction. Rail Walk Studio & Gallery, 409 N Lee St. Contact Rachel Lee, email@example.com
Ladies Night Out! Women and Wine Series — 6:30–9 p.m., Nov. 15: relaxed, no-stress classes, learn the basics of watercolor/ pastel painting, go home with your own “masterpiece.” Art materials and wine provided. Nov. 1: “Watercolors and White Wine,” Nov.15: “Pastels and Hearty, Spicy Reds.” Phyllis Steimel instructs. Tuition $50 per session, (members $35. Register at 704-636-1882. Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St., www.waterworks.org
Zumba fitness — •6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, First Baptist Church of Salisbury in old YMCA gym on Fulton St. •6 p.m. Thursdays, $3 per person, St. Matthews Church in Salisbury •6 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Christ United Methodist Church, Hwy 150, firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Classical Method of Oils Painting with Patt — Beginner or intermediate ongoing classes Tuesdays 1-3 p.m. at the studio of Patt Legg. One-on-one teaching methods of the Old Masters. $40 per 2 hour session, pay as you go. 704.232.6000, www.PattLeggFineArtStudio.com
Creative painting workshops — 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., ongoing series, beginning to intermediate, traditional oil painting. $200 for eight sessions; ask about scholarships and sliding scales. Registration/materials 704-245-6456. Instructor James E. Taylor, Contemporary Realism Studio, 211 S. Main St.
Card Making Class at the Y — J.F. Hurley Family YMCA hosts classes every other Thursday evening, 6-8 p.m. $10, all supplies included. Call Terri Dockins 704-636-0111. 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd.
Watercolor classes at LGAC — Instructor Cathy Benfield Matthews, no experience needed; Mondays 1-3 p.m. or 5:30-7:30 p.m., or Saturdays 10 a.m.-noon, $35 each 2 hour session or $180 for 6, materials provided except brushes; reserve space at email@example.com . Looking Glass Artist Collective, 405 N. Lee St., 704-633-ARTS, www.salisburyartists.com
Piedmont Singles — 7:15 p.m., Nov. 4: Group discussion. Covered dish. 1908 Statesville Blvd, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, no joining fee, donations appreciated, covered dish. Frances Ward 704-637-3241.
Zodiac Club — Second and Fourth Fridays. Doors 7 p.m., band 8 p.m. Free soft drinks, water; snacks welcome. $12 guests, $10 members, join for $20 with free admission on the night you join. American Legion Post 380, 4235 W. Tyvola Road, Charlotte, 704-752-8824, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.charlottezodiacdanceclub.com
‘The Exorcism of Emily Rose’ — 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14: NOT a horror movie. Based on a real event, an intelligent study of two different ways of understanding human beings. Presented by the Religion and Philosophy Department at Catawba and Center for Faith & the Arts. Free. Tom Smith Auditorium, Ralph W. Ketner Hall, Catawba College.
Appalachian film fest — Ninth annual Appalachian Film Festival accepting submissions for Feb. 25-26, 2012 festival. Entry forms and submission guidelines: www.appyfilmfest. com/pages/entries.htm or enter at www.withoutabox.com/ Christopher Lusher, 1-304-690-2500, email@example.com
Old Courthouse Theatre ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ auditions — 7-8 p.m. registration, Monday-Tuesday, Dec. 5–6. Performance dates Feb. 9-26. 49 Spring St. SW, Concord. 704-788-2405, www.oldcourthousetheatre.org
Call for vendors
Carolina Christmas at Charlotte Motor Speedway — Nov. 23-Dec. 31: Christmas light park and Christmas villages seeks arts and crafts vendors for Christmas Village. Materials coded for sale so vendors do not have to be on premises at all times. Information /application: Randall Barger 704-314-4711.
Call for musicians
The Little Sumthin’ Special caroling group — Seeking singers to perform holiday songs in front of the boutique on Holiday Nite Out (Nov. 25) and at nursing homes, senior centers, etc. throughout the season, Nov. 25-Dec 23. No special talent required. Send email to firstname.lastname@example.org, subject Soulful Caroler, indicating interest and your gift, song or instrument. There will be weekly rehearsals. Director needed as well.
Bluegrass musicians — Bluegrass jam open to all, Saturdays at Dixie’s Roasting Co., 102 S. Main St., China Grove. 704-857-9169.
Call for artists
Call for fiber artists — Green Goat Gallery and TranqWool Knitting Provisions are accepting original work, up to two pieces per artist, for Fiber Art show on Jan. 21. $5 per entry. Pieces will be available for sale during show. Entries accepted through Jan. 14. Green Goat Gallery 704-639-0606 or TranqWool Knitting Provisions 704-431-4527.
Speakers and forums
Tonight: “A Look at the Cannon Family” — 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10: Historian Gary Freeze of Catawba College on the history of the Cannon family, their business and cultural legacies and their contributions to the community. Free, open to the public. Sponsored by Cabarrus County Public Library, 704-920-2054.
Fifth in Civil War sesquicentennial lecture series — 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 12: Author Brenda McKean on ‘Shortages During the Confederacy.” Free, open to the public, Bennett Place Historic Site auditorium in Durham. Information: Sue Curtis, 704-637-6411, email@example.com.
“Why Are Humans Selfish?”— 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15: Presenters from the areas of systematic theology, philosophy, psychology, and evolutionary biology speak. Free. Catawba College Community Forum, Tom Smith Auditorium, Ralph W. Ketner Hall, Catawba College, 2300 W. Innes St.,704-637-4393.
NC Poet Laureate Cathy Smith Bowers — 7 p.m., Nov. 21 with reception to meet the artist immediately following. Catawba College, Ketner Hall, Tom Smith Auditorium. Sponsored by Center for Faith & the Arts, and Catawba College Dept. of English. 704-647-0999.
Home and garden
Garden Club discussion group — 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 12: “Gardening for a Lifetime,” tips to make gardening easier, using book by the same name as discussion point. Free. Carolina Lily, 1375 Kern Carlton Road, 704 639-0033, www.carolinalily.com
RCCC student exhibit reception — At Rail Walk Galleries, free. Exhibit Nov. 4-19, includes new artwork by RCCC students enrolled in the Associate in Fine Arts degree and other academic and technical programs. Most artwork will be for sale, all proceeds go directly to the student. Rail Walk Gallery, 409-413 North Lee St., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Cauble Creek 2011 Artist Invitational — Through Nov. 20, Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sundays 1-6 p.m.; a portion of final week proceeds goes The Landtrust of Central North Carolina. Cauble Creek Vineyard, 700 Cauble Farm Road, 704-633-1137, www.caublecreekvineyard.com
Free talk and demo at The Galleries, 65 Union Street S., Concord — Group exhibition “Handle with Care,” glass art paired with paintings and photographs, plus annual Shop Seagrove show on display through Dec. 21. 704-920-ARTS, www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org
Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St. — Last weekend for Art for the Soul exhibition by residents of Abundant Living Adult Day Services. Exhibit ends Nov. 12. “Imprints” features three exhibitions through Nov. 19: “Through a Soldier’s Eyes: Remembering Vietnam,” Vietnam veteran Thomas L. Floyd’s lithographs and paintings in his work “Principles and Reality,” woodblock prints from Mona Wu. 704-636-1882, www.waterworks.org
Green Goat Gallery hosts exhibit opening, 516 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer — 6-8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 12: Opening reception for Family Ties, new exhibit featuring paintings by father and daughter artists Dennis Mial and Tamiko LaSharma Patterson. 704-639-0606, firstname.lastname@example.org . Gallery hours Tuesday-Saturday 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 704-639-0606.
Pottery 101 at 101 S. Main St. — “Mark of the Fire,” by husband and wife potters William Baker and Joy Tanner. Exhibit on display until Dec. 16. Gallery hours 10 a.m-6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m-6 p.m. Saturday. 704-209-1632.
Fourth annual Art and Fine Craft Holiday Show at LGAC, 405 N. Lee St. — 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Nov. 12-13: All items sold are works of the artist renting the space; woodworkers, photographers, jewelry designers, potters, painters, cutwork paper artist, sculptors. Santa will be on premises and available for photos. Professional photographer David Lamanno will be taking Santa photos Sunday, Nov. 13. Looking Glass Artist Collective, 704-633-ARTS, www.salisburyartists. com
Mint Museum of Art, 2730 Randolph Road, Charlotte — Celebrating Queen Charlotte’s Coronation. 704-337-2000. www.mintmuseum.org
Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts, 500 South Tryon St., Charlotte — S 704-337-2000. www.mintmuseum.org
Reynolda House Museum of American Art, 2250 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem — 336-758-5150, reynoldahouse. org
The North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 E. Ave., Seagrove — www.ncpotterycenter.org
Christmas shopping at Tangers Outlet Mall, Burlington — Dec. 2: $25 transportation only, depart 9 a.m. from J F Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd. 704 -636-0111, Barbara Franklin.
Myrtle Beach and Georgetown, S.C. — November 15-17: includes hotel, 2 shows at Palace Theater, Ripley’s Museum, meals, deluxe motorcoach transportation. Davie County Senior Services, 336-753-6230.
Bethlehem, Pa., The Christmas City — Dec. 7-9: includes hotel, meals, night tour of city, Moravian church, Moravian museum, shopping. Davie County Senior Services, 336-753-6230.
N.C. Transportation Museum, 411 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer — “At the Throttle” sessions Nov. 12, 19 and Dec. 3, 10, and 17, between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. $150. Schedule rides at 704-636-2889 ext. 237 or email email@example.com. Gift certificates available. See www.nctrans.org for train ride schedule and admission information with and without train rides. 704-636-2889, 877-NCTMFUN, www.nctrans.org
Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main St. — “When We Fought Ourselves-1861-1865,”704-633-5946. www.rowanmuseum.org
Utzman-Chambers House, 116 S. Jackson St. — Artifacts of the late Honorable Spruce Macay (1755–1808). Open 1-4 p.m. Saturday. 704-633-5946.
Dr. Josephus Hall House, 226 S. Jackson St. — 1820 house museum, costumed docents provide tours. 704-636-0103.
Old Stone House, Granite Quarry —704-633-5946.
Historic Rockwell Museum, 102 E. Main St. — 704-279-5783.
Price of Freedom Museum, Old Patterson School building, China Grove — Coming Saturday, Nov. 12: Veteran’s Day event, details to be announced. Sundays 3-5 p.m. and by appointment. American war memorial dedicated to men and women of the armed services. Intersection of Weaver and Patterson Roads, 704-857-7474, www.priceoffreedom.us
China Grove Roller Mill Museum — 704-433-3912. www.hist-society-srowan.com
NC Music Hall of Fame Museum, 109 West A Street, Kannapolis — 704-934-2320, www.NorthCarolinaMusicHallofFame.org
Historic Gold Hill,NC/Gold Hill Mines Historic Park — 704-279-5674, 704-267-9439, www.HistoricGoldHill. com
Reed Gold Mine historic site, 12 miles southeast of Concord — 704-721-4653, reed@ncdcr. gov
Fort Dobbs State Historic Site, 438 Fort Dobbs Road, Statesville — 704-873-5882, www.fortdobbs. org
Historic Latta Plantation, Sample Road, Huntersville — Antique Tractor Show, Nov. 19-20, sponsored by the Stumptown Tractor Club. 704-875-2312, www.lattaplantation.org
Historic Rosedale Plantation, 3427 N. Tryon St., Charlotte — www.historicrose dale.com
Discovery Place, Charlotte, 301 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, — Mummies of the World Exhibition makes Southern U.S. premiere on 184.108.40.2064-372-6261, www.discoveryplace.org
Discovery Place KIDS Huntersville, 105 Gilead Road — 704-372-6261, discoveryplaceKIDS.orgCharlotte Nature Museum, 1658 Sterling Road, Charlotte — www.charlottenaturemuseum.org
Charlotte Museum of History, 3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte — 7-8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17: Introduction to the Art of Chinese Paper-cutting. Free. 704-568-1774, www.charlottemuseum.org
Town Creek Indian Mound, southern Montgomery County — www.towncreek. nchistoricsites.org
Old Salem, Winston-Salem — 336-721-7300 or www.oldsalem.org
NC Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh — A loan of ten works of Rodin from the personal collection of Iris Cantor. www.ncartmuseum.org
Contemporary Art Museum, 409 W. Martin St., Raleigh — 919-513-0946, camraleigh.org
NC Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh — 919-807-7900, ncmuseumofhistory.org or Facebook
NC Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W. Jones St., Raleigh — 919-733-7450, www.naturalsciences.org .
NC Museum of Life and Science, 433 Murray Ave., Durham — 919-220-5429, www.ncmls.org
Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem, 390 S. Liberty St. — 336-723-9111 or childrensmuseumofws.org
Natural Science Center of Greensboro, 4301 Lawndale Drive — 336-288-3769, www.natsci.org
Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N. Church St. — 336-574-2898, www.gcmuseum.com
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