Roundabout: What's happening
Published 12:00 am Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Piedmont Players Theatre presents ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’ — 7:30 p.m., Feb. 15-18. Adults $15, students/seniors $12. Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St., 704-633-5471, www.piedmontplayers.com
Piedmont Players Youth Theatre presents ‘Honk! Jr’ — 7:30 p.m., Feb. 17, 24, 25. 2:30 p.m., Feb. 8 and 25: youth musical production. Adults $10, students/seniors $8. Norvell Theater: 135 E. Fisher St., www.piedmontplayers.com, 704-633-5471.
Old Courthouse Theatre presents ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ — 8 p.m., February 17, 18; 24, 25, 2:30 p.m., February 19, 26. $15/$12/$10. 49 Spring Street NW, 704 788-2405, www.oldcourthousetheatre.org
Music & more
Piedmont Choral Society presents ‘Kisses and Cupcakes’ — 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24: An evening of love songs and desserts.Forest Hill United Methodist Church fellowship hall, 265 Union St. N, Concord. Free, donations accepted. Kay Yates, 704-699-6053, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tonight: Jeff Whittington’s Brand New Opry at theDavis Theater — 7:30 p.m., Feb. 16: Bluegrass variety show. $10, Davis Theatre, 65 Union St. S., Concord, 704-920-2753, www.cabarrusarts council.org/davis-theatre.
RCCA presents Billy Dean and His Guitar — 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 3: Country music performer with 12 albums, 11 top hits, 1 Grammy. $20 adults, students $5, at Belk, Visitors’ Center, Literary Bookpost. Keppel Auditorium, Catawba campus. 704-633-1474, 704-636-0181, www.rccamusic.com
Frankie Vallie and the Four Seasons Tribute — 4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26: RCCA/SCCA reciprocal concert “Let’s Hang On.” $20 adults, $10 students, RCCA season ticket holders show ticket at the door. Stanly County Agri-Civic Center, 26032-B Newt Road, Albemarle. Call 704-986-3666, www.stanlyconcert.com
‘Jersey Boys’ at the Blumenthal — Feb. 22-March 11: Tickets start at $64. Belk Theater, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, 130 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, 704-372-1000, www.blumenthalarts. org, https://tix.carolinatix.org/
Art Garfunkel and the North Carolina Symphony — 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, March 2-3: Meymandi Concert Hall, 2 E. South St., tickets start at $45, 877-627-6724, www.ncsymphony.org
Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center lineup — Sara Evans, Feb. 25• Diana Ross, March 3• The Moody Blues, March 30• April 7: Drags To Riche$. Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center, 777 Casino Drive, Cherokee. www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.
Mike Cross at the McGlohon — 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 25: North Carolina singer, songwriter, storyteller, humorist. Tickets start $22. Blumenthal Performing Arts Center’s McGlohon Theatre at Spirit Square, 345 North College St., Charlotte. 704-372-1000 or www.carolinatix.org
‘An Acoustic Evening With Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt’ at the McGlohon — Friday, March 16, tickets start at $49.50. Blumenthal Performing Arts Center’s McGlohon Theatre at Spirit Square, 345 North College St., Charlotte. 704-372-1000 or www.carolinatix.org
Merle Haggard comes to Greensboro — Saturday, April 14, tickets start at $37.50. War Memorial Auditorium, Greensboro. 800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com, www.aeglive.com
This & That
Madrigal dinner theater — Feb. 24-25: South Rowan Varsity Singers and chorus II ensemble’s annual Renaissance style five-course meal plus dramatic and comedic musical theater, jesters, knights, musketeers, more. Fellowship hall of Trinity Lutheran Church, Landis. Tickets $22, Jan Gore, 704-857-1161, ext. 400.
‘Joe Grotesque’ exhibit, one night only — 8-11 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 25: The work of Salisbury native Joseph Dobbins, creator of underground comic book character ‘VooDude,’ Inksane Tattoo and Body Piercing, 1329 S. Main St.
Planetarium show ‘More Than Meets the Eye’ — 5 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18: Have you ever looked through a telescope at a distant planet or nebula and been disappointed? The beautiful images made by spacecraft or large observatories make us think that is what we should see through our backyard devices. This show, with original artwork, compares typical views seen through backyard four and eight inch telescopes to photographs from observatories and spacecraft. 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.
22nd annual model car swap meet, 9 a.m.-until, Saturday, Feb 18, Civic Center, 315 S. Martin Luther King Jr Ave., sponsored by Mid-Carolina Model Car, contact Allen Hilton, 704-856-1718.
Showcase of Woodcarvings 2012 — Noon-4 p.m., Saturday Feb. 18, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Sunday Feb. 19: Approximately 600 woodcarvings from six Southeastern states exhibited. Cash awards. Tom Wolfe Carving Traditions is the theme. Carving Competitions and mini-seminars held. Woodcarving supplies available. Sponsored by the Charlotte Woodcarvers Club. Free and open to the public. Marion Diehl Recreation Center, 2219 Tyvola Road, Charlotte. www.charlottewoodcarvers.com. Questions, call 704-544-2417.
Stamp and postcard show — 10 a.m., Feb. 18-19: buy, sell, trade. Free admission and parking. CharMeck Senior Center, 2225 Tyvola Road, I-77 exit 5. www.richardsstampshop.com
White Liquor & Dirt Tracks exhibit in Mt. Airy — Annual exhibit’s third season at Mount Airy Museum of Regional History: “Biographies,” highlighting life and times of pioneers in stock car racing. Museum admission $5/person. Exhibit runs through mid May. 336-786-4478, www.whiteliquoranddirttracks.com
Concord teen book club — 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21, discussing “Scorpio Races” by Maggie Stiefvater. Register at 704-920-2053, Concord Library teen area, 27 Union St., N.
The Let’s Talk About It Reading and Discussion Series — 10 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 23: Discussing “Empire Falls” by Richard Russo; led by Dr. Roxanne Newton. Registration required,704-920-2050, Concord Library auditorium, 27 Union St., N.
Monty Python’s ‘Spamalot’ — Feb. 17-19. Tickets start at $20. Blumenthal Performing Arts, Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts, 430 South Tryon St. 704-372-1000, www.carolinatix. org, www.blumenthalarts.org
Adam Growe Comedy and Quiz Showeat the Davis Theatre, Concord — 8 p.m., Saturday, April 21. $40 Win real money right out of Adam Growe’s pocket in this unique and uproarious stand-up comedy quiz show, where the audience can participate as contestants for cash prizes live on stage! Host of Discovery Channel Canada’s Cash Cab, Growe is one of Canada’s most accomplished and well-known comedians.
Neuse River Music Fest — Previously the Kinston Winter Bluegrass Festival, Feb. 17-18, Lenoir Community College, Kinston. Country music included for thee first time. www.kinstonwinterbluegrass.com
Fifth annual Earth Action Day – Noon-5 p.m., Saturday, April 14: Environmentally inspired works of art in mARTket, a fair featuring artists who create work fundamentally using recycled and up-cycled materials, Southern Community Park off 15-501 in Chapel Hill. www.townofchapelhill.org.
16th annual multicultural festival– 10 a.m.–5 p.m., May 5: The City of Lexington’s one-day family oriented cultural explosion at Finch Park. www.Facebook. com/lexingtonrecreation, www.lexingtonnc.net, 336-248-3960.
9th annual ‘Art On The Neuse’ — May 12: Outdoor arts festival with live music; in Oriental, 40 minutes from New Bern. www.pamlicoarts.org
Cooper’s, The Gathering Place, 122 E. Fisher St. — 9 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18: The Dionne, Hodges & Murphy Trio. 704-754-4907.
DJ’s, 1502 W. Innes St., — Live music Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays starting at 8:30 p.m. 704-638-9647, www.DJsRestaurant. com
Fat Jack’s, 120 Military Ave., — Friday nights: Karaoke with Mark Tomei. Saturday nights: Open juke box nite, come play your favorite songs. 704-638-8996.
High Rock Boat & Ski Club, 257 Boat Club Lane — Friday, Feb. 17: Deejay Mike Harding • Saturday, Feb. 18: Deejay Chris Casper. Wednesday-Saturday. 704-633-0251, www.theboatandskiclub.com
A Little Sumthin’ Sumthin’, 117 West Innes St. — Fridays: Live jazz and spoken word poetry for predominately 35+ clientele. $7 cover, $5 members. Doors open 8 p.m., band 10:30 p.m. Twitter, www.alittlesumthinsumthin.com
Rick’s BBQ and Grill, 929 S. Main St. — 7 p.m., tonight, Feb. 16:Karoke performance by Jeff Myers. Bike Night 6-9 p.m. Mondays; Cruise-in 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays; karaoke 7-close Friday-Saturdays. 704-642-0050.
Spencer Buffet, 1205 N. Salisbury Ave., Spencer — 6 p.m., Wednesdays: karaoke. 704-633-1200.
The Blue Vine, 209 S. Main St. — 9-midnight, Friday, Feb. 17: Classic rock with Motel Soap, $5 cover • Saturday, Feb. 18: Closed after 4 p.m. for private party. 704-797-0093, www.thebluevine.com
The Fuel Depot Bar and Grill, 2168 Statesville Blvd. — Wednesday, World Tavern Poker; Thursday, 8-ball tournament and deejay/karaoke with Cherokee; Friday, free jam session with Monkey Wrench.
The Inn, 1012 Mooresville HWY 150 — Friday, Feb. 17: Relentless Flood, Arms of Mercy and 4Given Souls. 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 — Friday Night Bluegrass 6-10 p.m., open jam begins at 8 p.m. Historic Village of Gold Hill, www.HistoricGoldHill.com, Facebook at Historic Gold Hill, North Carolina, 704-267-9439.
Mardi Gras for the Museum — Saturday, Feb. 25: Rowan Museum’s second annual Mardi Gras Celebration, $30 per person, RSVP by Monday, Feb. 20. Entertainment by Mother Blues. 704-633-5946, rowanmuseum@ carolina.rr.com
Antique Appraisals — 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18, admission $10 per item. Proceeds go to organ fund. First United Church of Christ, 207 W. Horah St.
Third Annual WinterBloom Gala — March 17: Dinner, dancing, casino to benefit Salisbury Academy. www.WinterBloomGala.com
Salisbury Ecumenical Choir concert — 4 p.m., Feb. 19: Benefit for Gethsemane Outreach House, bring one or more non-perishable food items. Concert is under the direction of Dr. Phillip Burgess. Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church, 719 S. Caldwell St.
Holiday Caravan Parade dinner/dance — 6 p.m.-midnight, Saturday, March 17: “A Night on the Town,” food, music, dancing to help fund this year’s parade. At the F&M Trolley Barn. Dinner by reservation only. RSVP http://holidaycaravanparade.us4.list-manage.com/ track/click?u= 2b9a2286a18c739c196489bd7&id=2ab2fa4c2c&e=3f84b1dba9> or 704-636-5335 by March 10.
Chrismon classes, all new designs — Beginner, Thursday, March 1, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • Intermediate, March 2, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • New beginner, Saturday, March 3, 9:30-11:30 a.m. • Advanced, Saturday, March 3, 9 a.m.-noon. Rufty’s Chrismon Shop, 280 Furniture Drive, 704-636-7790 for reservations/information, email@example.com
Free design demonstrations — 11 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Feb. 25: “Greenery Designs” plus “Dried Product and Orchid Designs.” Piedmont Floral Galleries, 280 Furniture Drive, 704-636-7739. www.piedmontfloralgalleries.com
Mind aerobics art class — 2-4 p.m., Mondays and Fridays, taught by artist Robert Toth: An introduction to drawing, pastel and sculpture. $10 per two-hour session. Rufty Holmes Senior Center, call 704-279-9301.
Classes at The Blue Ewe Yoga Studio — Donation-based classes to benefit jewelry artist Mary Alexander• 2 p.m., Feb. 19: Subtle Yoga™ for beginners• 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18: Partner yoga to energize body and mind• 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 25: Ashtanga-inspired practice for experienced yogis • Register at 704-639-0606. See Alexander art at magpietreasures.com
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.
Shag dance classes — Four-week sessions begin each month• Thursdays at High Rock Boat & Ski Club• Wednesdays at Ollie’s Ice Cream and Sandwich Shop, Kannapolis. Instructors are pro division dancers in Competitive Shag Association (carolinashaglessons.com). Thursdays: Beginner, 6:30-7 p.m. (preregister needed); Beginner II, 7-7:45; Intermediate/Advanced, 8-9. Wednesdays: Beginner, 7-7:45; Beginner II, 8-8:45. $ 10 per person per week, no partner needed. Contact Tobitha 704-202-9655 or email@example.com.; David or Diane Harrington 704-279-6168.
Waterworks —•Beginning/ Intermediate Painting, instructor Phyllis Steimel, six Thursday evenings 6:30-9 beginning Feb. 16, $150 ($120 members) •Perfecting Your Darkroom Skills, instructor Wayne Wrights, six Thursday evenings 6:30-9 beginning Feb. 16, $180 ($150 members) •704-636-1882, 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.PattLegg. 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 6-8 p.m. every other Thursday evening, next class Feb. 23, 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
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.
Piedmont Singles — 7:15 Fridays.1908 Statesville Blvd, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, no joining fee, donations appreciated, covered dish.
Appalachian Film Fest 2012 — Ninth annual Appalachian Film Festival, Feb. 25-26, www.appyfilmfest.com
Old Courthouse Theatre ‘Titanic: The Musical’ audition date added tonight — 7-9 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16: Come with prepared song, be ready to move, also reading from the script. Performance dates April-May 13. 49 Spring St. SW, Concord. 704-788-2405, www.oldcourthousetheatre.org
Casting call for ‘The Birthday Present’ — Noon-2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18. By Cascade Pictures. Held at Troyer Medical, 107 South Central Ave., Landis. Acting experience preferred, not required. Also crew positions will be filled at casting call.
Lee Street Theatre ‘All the King’s Women’— 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, Feb. 21-22. Performance dates April 11-14. Looking Glass Artist Collective, 405 N. Lee St., 704-754-2321; Missy Barnes 704-638-6493, firstname.lastname@example.org
Piedmont Players ‘Company’ — 7 p.m., Feb. 27-28. Show dates April 19-28. Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St., 704-633-5471, www.piedmontplayers.com
Call for vendors
Biker Blues Rally — Second Annual Tilley Harley-Davidson Biker Blues BBQ Rally and Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned cook-off, Sept. 20-22: now accepting vendor applications. See www.bikerbluesbbqrally.com under forms for more information, contact Gary Moss 704-638-6044 or email@example.com
Call for writers
Lee Street Theatre’s third annual 10-minute play festival — Theme: “Six Feet Under.” Open call for scripts from residents of North, South Carolina. Submission deadline, scripts postmarked by March 31, 2012. Performance date June 6-9. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Call for photographers
Carolina Artists Photo Expo 2012 — First-time-ever exclusive showing and competitive judging of photographs by amateur and professional photographers, ages 18 and up, March 21-23 2012, Salisbury Civic Center. Cash prizes, ribbons awarded. Deadline March 7, 2012. Information/ entry guidelines at www.thecarolinaartists.org. Questions? email@example.com
Call for musicians
Songwriters contest —The Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival 2012 Songwriters Contest, festival is Aug. 23-25. Deadline to enter April 30. Information, rules, regulations at www.SMSWF.com
Piedmont Prime Time Community Band — Accepting new members through tonight for spring season. Rehearsals 7-8:45 p.m. Thursdays, family life center of Blackwelder Park Baptist Church, 2204 Summit Ave, Kannapolis. Needed: flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, saxophone, trumpet, French horn, trombone, baritone horn, tuba, percussion. Jon Hutchinson, 704-425-3508, www.primetimeband.org
Salisbury-Rowan Choral Society — 7 p.m., Tuesdays: 2012-2013 concert season kick-off, Coburn Memorial United Methodist Church, new members may join regular rehearsals for spring-summer concerts. Director Matthew Newton, 919-812-0742, www.facebook.com/Salisbury.Rowan.Choral.Society
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
Winston-Salem Crafts Guild jury for new members — 5:30 p.m., Feb. 21: One of the oldest artisans guilds in the US, fee to jury is $5. South Fork Recreation Center, Winston-Salem. Detailed information: Sammi, 336-529-7052, Glasscrafter65@triad. rr.com
Seeking pastel artists — The Pastel Society of NC in conjunction with Appalachian Pastel Society and Piedmont Pastel Society, hosts statewide exhibit for chalk pastelists. Entry deadline March 24. Exhibit dates June 1-30. Prospectus and information at www.pastelsocietyofnc.com. Additional questions, contact Patricia Savage at firstname.lastname@example.org.
9th annual ‘Art On The Neuse’ — Outdoor Arts Festival in Oriental, NC on May 12. All media accepted, original art only. Outdoor booths (approx. 10ftx10ft) for the day $30, no commission charged on art sales. New artists must submit visuals and bio. Entry deadline March 24. www.pamlicoarts. org/opportunities.html for guidelines and registration form.
Home and garden
Garden Club discussion group — 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18: “Plants We Love,” share thoughts on favorites, Karen shares about pre-emergents, seed and plant swap optional. Free. Carolina Lily, 1375 Kern Carlton Road, 704 639-0033, www.carolinalily.com
Orchid Spectacular at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden — Annual showcase of orchids through March 18: guests “join” a 19th century orchid expedition. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. 704-825-4490, www.DSBG.org
Pierce exhibit opening reception tonight — 6-8 p.m., one-of-a-kind digital paintings by Ashley Pierce. Inspired by, created to accompany Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “Rappaccini’s Daughter.” Dead Ed’s, 123 E. Innes St. Exhibit runs through Feb. 29.
Rail Walk Studios & Gallery 409 N Lee St. — “The Red Show & Red Cross Fundraiser” through March 31: Artist explore the color red • North gallery: artwork by the Rail Walk artists • South gallery: Donated works by local artist including Rail Walk artists. The donated works will be offered in a silent auction event 6-8 p.m., March 31. Bidding closes 7:30. Cafe-style food, drink, entertainment. Tickets: $5 donation. 100% of ticket donation and silent auction proceeds go to the Red Cross. Rail Walk Gallery hours -free admission- Thurs. – Sat. 11AM-4PM and whenever the open flag is flying. www.railwalkgallery.com 704-431-8964.
Lee exhibit at Tastebuds, 106 N. Main St. — Exhibit of architecture by Woodleaf artist Rachel Lee through the end of February. Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 704-245-4134 or Facebook.
The Galleries, 65 Union Street S., Concord — Group exhibition “In And Out,” multi-media exhibition based on opposites. Through March 8. 704-920-ARTS, www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org
Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St. — • Spring Exhibition “Multiplicity” February 18-May 12. Artists Juie Rattley III, David Kessler, plus group show of 20 artists from Artworks Gallery exploring multiple connections through works in multiple mediums. Opening reception Friday, Feb. 24, 6-8 p.m., free, open to all • The exhibition also features “Celebrating Rowan County’s Young Artists,” a rotating exhibition showcasing artwork from Salisbury-Rowan County’s public, independent, and home-schooled students. Now in its 29th year, this display features the works of nearly 800 students. A reception to honor the students and families, art specialists, school administrators is 5-6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 1 • “This Has Been My Life All My Life,” collaborative exhibition pairing photographs by Sean Meyers and poems by Janice Fuller based on interviews of the residents at the Lutheran Home in Winston-Salem, on view through March 17. The artists’ goal is to create art from the residents’ words, their hands, their faces, their memories, and their dreams • Free admission, donations appreciated. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday 10 a.m-7 p.m, Saturday 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 704-636-1882, www.waterworks.org
Green Goat Gallery, 516 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer — “Imagination Unraveled,” first fiber arts show featuring original designs by a dozen artists, showcasing a variety of pieces ranging from functional to nonfunctional. Co-hosted by Tranqwool Knitting Provisions. 704-639-0606, email@example.com . Gallery hours Tuesday-Saturday 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 704-639-0606.
‘All Dressed Up’ at Pottery 101 at 101 S. Main St. — The pottery of Verna Witt, on exhibit through March 9. Gallery hours 10 a.m-6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m-6 p.m. Saturday. 704-209-1632, www.pottery-101.com
Mint Museum of Art, 2730 Randolph Road, Charlotte — “Threads of Identity: Contemporary Maya Textiles.” 704-337-2000. www.mintmuseum.org
Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts, 500 South Tryon St., Charlotte — 704-337-2000. www.mintmuseum.org
Reynolda House Museum of American Art, 2250 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem — “Wonder and Enlightenment: Artist-Naturalists in the Early American South,” works by John James Audubon, Charles Fraser, David Johnson. 336-758-5150, reynoldahouse.org
Travel to Italy with the Salisbury Symphony — Aug. 31-Sep. 12: $5,890 includes $500 tax-deductible donation to the Salisbury-Rowan Symphony Society. Deadline for reservations Feb. 29. 704-637-4314, nadasitaly.com
Plan a trip to northern national parks — 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21: Join the Friends of the Library at Rowan Public Library, Salisbury, for a program about the Friends’ trip to Yellowstone, Great Teton, Salt Lake City, other scenic stops July 13-20. 704-216-8230 for more information.
Charleston, W.Va. and Ohio Amish country — May 22-15, includes Blenko glass factory tour in W.Va. and an Amish wedding feast in Sugarcreek, Ohio. Davie County Senior Services, 336-753-6230.
Dan Nicholas Park, 6800 Bringle Ferry Rd. — 704-216-7800. www.dannicholas.net
Ellis Park, 3541 Old Mocksville Road — 704-216-7783.
Sloan Park, 550 Sloan Road, Mt. Ulla — Features Kerr Mill, an 1823 grist mill.
Gold Hill Mines Historic Park 735 St. Stephens Church Road, Gold Hill — 704-267-9439, www.HistoricGoldHill.com
Gold Hill Rail Trail — 704-267-9439.
Dunn’s Mountain Nature and History Preserve, 1640 Dunn’s Mtn. Road — 704-216-7803.
N.C. Transportation Museum, 411 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer — 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. — Black History exhibit “Back in the Day.”Monday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Contributions accepted. 704-633-5946. www.rowanmuseum.org
Utzman-Chambers House, 116 S. Jackson St. — Closed for the winter months. 704-633-5946.
Old Stone House, Granite Quarry —Closed for winter months. $3 adults, $1.50 students. 704-633-5946.
Dr. Josephus Hall House, 226 S. Jackson St. — 1820 house museum, costumed docents provide tours. $3 adults, $1.50 students. For group tours, call HSF office, 704-636-0103.
Historic Rockwell Museum, 102 E. Main St. — 704-279-4979.
Price of Freedom Museum, Old Patterson School building, China Grove — 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Fort Dobbs State Historic Site, 438 Fort Dobbs Road, Statesville — 704-873-5882, www.fortdobbs. org
Reynolda House Museum, 2250 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem — 336-758-5150, reynoldahouse.org
Historic Latta Plantation, 5225Sample Road, Huntersville — 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Feb. 25: Ride on the Underground Railroad, go on a scavenger hunt, gather what you need to travel the Underground Railroad. Other activities: tour the plantation house, open-hearth cooking in the kitchen, presentations, craft activity. No RSVP required, activities throughout the day. Free with regular site admission. 704-875-2312, www.lattaplantation.org
Historic Rosedale Plantation, 3427 N. Tryon St., Charlotte — Civil War National Register Federal house circa 1815. www.historicrose dale.com
Discovery Place, Charlotte, 301 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, —Dolphins 3D: Tribes of the Ocean. Underwater documentary by Jean-Michel Costeau takes visitors to coral reefs of the Bahamas for a close encounter. Free with Museum admission• Advance tickets recommended for world’s largest collection of real mummies. Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sunday: noon–5 p.m. 704-372-6261, www.discoveryplace.org
Discovery Place KIDS Huntersville, 105 Gilead Road — 704-372-6261, discoveryplaceKIDS.org
Charlotte Nature Museum, 1658 Sterling Road, Charlotte— 704-372-6261, www.charlottenaturemuseum.org
Charlotte Museum of History, 3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte — 704-568-1774, www.charlottemuseum.org
Town Creek Indian Mound, southern Montgomery County — www.towncreek.nchistoricsites.org
Old Salem, Winston-Salem — 336-721-7300, www.oldsalem.org
NC Museum of Art, 2110 Blue 919-839-6262, 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, 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
E-mail your information about arts and entertainment to email@example.com a week before desired publication date.
You can also mail the information to TimeOut, P.O. Box 4639, Salisbury, N.C. 28145.
For more information, call 704-797-4243.