‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ opens tonight at the Meroney Theater

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 7, 2013


Tonight: opening night for PPT’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” — 7:30 p.m. Adults $15, seniors /students $12. VALUE NIGHT: Wednesday, all seats $10. Show runs Feb. 7-9 and 13-16 at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 10 2:30 p.m. Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St., 704-633-5471, PiedmontPlayers.com
Old Courthouse Theatre presents ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ — Feb. 7-9, 15-16, 22-23 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 10, 17, 24 at 2:30 p.m. Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring Street NW, 704 788-2405, www.oldcourthousetheatre.org
Squonk’s Mayhem and Majesty at The Davis Theatre — 8 p.m., Friday, March 1, $49: Live music, dance, film, whimsical props in an unforgettable show that pushes the boundaries of musical athleticism and visual wizardry.www.sqonkopera.com, www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org, 704-920-2753. The Davis Theatre , 65 Union Street S, downtown Concord.
Old Courthouse Theatre presents ‘Charlotte’s Web’ — March 7-8 at 7:30 p.m.; March 9 at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., March 10 at 2:30 p.m. Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring Street NW, 704 788-2405, www.oldcourthousetheatre.org
Old Courthouse Theatre presents ‘The Night of January 16th’ — 8 p.m., March 14-16. By Ayn Rand, directed by Jonathan Ewart. Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring Street NW, 704 788-2405, www.oldcourthousetheatre.org
Old Courthouse Theatre’s Living Room Reading Series ‘Judgement at Nuremberg’ — 4 p.m., Sunday, March 17: This reading is rated PG. Free admission, 704-788-2405, OCT main theater, 49 Spring Street NW, Concord, 704-788-2405, www.oldcourthousetheatre.org

Music & more

Hear Moon Mullins tonight at RPL — 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) tonight: Bluegrass legend Moon Mullins, RPL Headquarters, 201 W. Fisher St., Stanback Auditorium, 704-216-7732, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
Elijah Furquan, hip-hop artist and spoken word poet — 8-10 p.m., Friday, LGAC black box theater, 405 N. Lee St. • Also, Jazz Vespers with Larry Draughn Trio. 7 p.m., Saturday, chapel of St. John’s Lutheran Church, 200 W. Innes St. • Also 8:30, 9 and 11 a.m. worship services, Sunday, Feb. 10, St. John’s Lutheran Church.
Piano concert continues Catawba Artist Series — 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22: A free program of piano music by Patrick Behringer, Omwake-Dearborn Chapel, performing works of Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Prokofiev. Information on the series: Jacob Hahn, 336-456-4017, jahahn@catawba.edu
‘The Magic of Music!’ Winston-Salem Symphony Discovery Concert for Kids — 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 17: with guest magician Jim Light, Reynolds Auditorium, 301 N. Hawthorne Road. Tickets 336-464-0145 or www.wssymphony.org/
Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center — • Little Big Town Tornado Tour, March 2 • World Series of Poker Circuit Event, April 4-15, open to anyone 21 and over, registration available at the event. No reservations necessary as all registration takes place on site during event dates. www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000 • Celtic Woman, April 26 • Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center, 777 Casino Drive, Cherokee. www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.

This & That

Matthew Weaver performs in Woodleaf — Noon, Thursday, Feb. 14 at the Woodleaf JOY Group, Unity Presbyterian Church, Woodleaf. Bring a covered dish. 885 Woodleaf Barber Road, Cleveland.
 Demonstrations at TranqWool — 11 a.m.-3 p.m.,Saturday, Feb. 9: Carolyn Elkins makes jewelry from recycled materials, Tammy Diener with a spinning demonstration, Debbie Laughlin of Glad Rags & Hand Bags. 516 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer, 704-431-4527, www.tranqwoolknittingprovisions.com
Lutheran Home’s 29th annual quilt show — “Sew, How’s It Going?” Feb. 17 from 2-5 p.m.; Feb. 18-19 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Lutheran Home at Trinity Oaks.
Local author holds two book signings — Local Troop 448 Scout leader Gheorghe Teodorovici: “Journey To Freedom,” about his family’s survival in communist Romania • Saturday, Feb. 16 at Literary Bookpost, 110 S Main St., 704-630-9788 • Saturday, Feb. 23 at Bible Book Store, 314 S Main St., 704-636-5901.
Concord Library events — • The Great Books Discussion Group: 6:30 p.m. Monday, discussing Gogol’s “The Overcoat.” Register at 704-920-2054 • Celebrate Chinese New Year 4 p.m., Tuesday,, children’s program room; welcome the Year of the Snake with books and a craft, 704-920-2058 • Happy Valentine’s Day for ages 2-5: 10 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 14, children’s program room; celebrate with books and a craft. 704-920-2058 • “Raising Children with Special Needs,” 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16: speaker Adrienne Ehlert Bashista. Free, open to the public. 704-920-2058 • 27 Union St. North, Concord, www.cabarruscounty.us/library or Facebook
Wings Over Wayne Air Show — 8 a.,m.-6:30 p.m., May 18-19: Air show at Seymour Johnson AFB, Goldsboro, salutes service men and women; pays tribute to Operation Homecoming 1973 when North Vietnam released American POWs from captivity. Free admission, parking. Info: Maj. Steven Bofferding, Air Show Director, wingsoverwayne@seymourjohnson.af.mil


Valentine Improv on Lee Street — 7:30 p.m., Friday-Saturday, Feb. 15-16: Now Are The Foxes’ love-filled Valentines weekend performance. All shows have possibility to contain adult content, usually rated PG-13. Admission $10 at the door or make reservations at 704-798-7768. Looking Glass Artists Center’s black box theater, 405 N. Lee St., info@leestreet.org


The Sweet Potato Queen’s Be-boppin’ Bash — 7-11 p.m., Saturday: Food, drinks, dinner, dancing to Virtual Sounds, silent auction, 50/50 raffles, more. $25 at the door, proceeds benefit Rowan Relay for Life, at the F&M Trolley Barn, 125 Liberty St.
Second annual Game and Card Party — 1-4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 20: Salisbury Rowan Newcomers Club hosts various games including Mexican Train, Chicken Foot, Scrabble, Yahtzee, Bridge, other card games. Those wanting to play Bridge should make up their foursome and bring cards.Proceeds benefit Food for Thought. Tickets $10 and must be purchased in advance at 704-209-6280.
Benefit concert for Cystic Fibrosis featuring Three Bridges — 6 p.m., Saturday Feb. 23: Three Bridges in Concert with Scottssing performing a skit to one of their songs. Door prizes. Advance tickets $10 (age 13 and under free with adult) at Country Christian Books of Granite Quarry, Christian Supply of Kannapolis, Yard Stuff of Rockwell, Me and Mommy Consignment of Concord. Held at East Rowan High School Auditorium. 704-239-6134 and www.scottssing.com

Night Life

The Blue Vine, 209 S. Main St. — • 9-11:30 p.m., Friday: Blues and more with Dell Guthrie, no cover • 9-11:30 p.m., Saturday, : David Myers and Ashley Honbarrier, no cover • 704-797-0093, www.thebluevine.com
Cooper’s, The Gathering Place, 122 E. Fisher St. — • 9 p.m.-midnight, Saturday: Dionne, Hodges & Murphy Trio, $3 cover • 7:30 p.m., next Thursday, Feb. 14: Valentine evening of food, music by Moondance Orchestra. Reservations required at 704-754-4907 • 8-11 p.m. every Tuesday: Open mic night. 704-754-4907, Facebook.
DJ’s, 1502 W. Innes St. — 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Friday, Saturday: Live music. 704-638-9647, www.DJsRestaurant.com
ethos southern bistro and martini bar, 118 N. Main St. — 6:30-9:30 p.m., Friday: Jazz pianist/vocalist Marc Hoffman • 6:30-9:30 p.m., Saturday: Jazz guitarist/vocalist Tom Billotto. 704-639-2600, www.ethosdining.com
Fat Jack’s Pub, 120 Military Ave. — Friday: open jukebox • 8 p.m. until, Saturday: Karaoke with Mark Tomei. 704-638-8996.
High Rock Boat & Ski Club, 257 Boat Club Lane — • 7:30 p.m. until, Friday: Shagging Deejay Fast Eddie- • 7 p.m. every Thursday: beginner and intermediate shag lessons. www.highrocklakerestaurant.com
The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 — • Friday: Christian Metal night with Fall of Goliath, Shield of Salvation, Curios, A Heart Divided, Anatomy of an Ocean, Igniting The Sky, Bring The Arsenal • Saturday: Open mic with The Potters Will. Free refreshments, air hockey, foosball, pool, wi-fi. Public invited to jam or schedule their group to perform. 704-213-1467,
Nashville Nights, 125-127 E. Innes St. — Grand opening event Saturday: Country music artist Darrell Harwood. $5 annual membership required before the grand opening. Also billiards, streaming country music videos, sports channels in HD, karaoke and live mike nights, deejays, upstairs game room. 704-762-999, www.nashvillenightsalisbury.com
Rick’s BBQ and Grill, 929 S. Main St. — 7 p.m., tonight: Karaoke performance by Mickey Eller • Karaoke 7-9 p.m. Mondays • Cruise-in 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays • Karaoke 7 p.m. until Fridays-Saturdays. 704-642-0050.
Tamarac Marina, Bringle Ferry Road — “Karaoke on the Lake” 6-9 p.m. Mondays on the patio, full menu available, nightly specials. 704 636-1918.
E.H. Montgomery General Store — Friday Night Bluegrass Jam 7-9 p.m.: Open jam for all acoustic musicians. Historic Village of Gold Hill, www.HistoricGoldHill. com, Facebook: Historic Gold Hill, North Carolina, 704-267-9439.
Old Stone Vino, 515 S. Main St., Kannapolis — Live music Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday. 704-938-2337.
The Evening Muse, 3227 N. Davidson St., NoDa Arts District, Charlotte — Friday: The Joe Taylor Group, The Ghost Wolves • Saturday: The 9, Rosco Bandana. CarolinaTix, 704-372-1000, www.eveningmuse.com
The Double Door Inn, 1218 Charlottetown Ave., Charlotte — Friday: Everest Cale and The Jauntee • Saturday: Falling Through April CD release party wWith The Jupiter Tide, Jonas Sees In Color, Conrad Harvey of The Collectives. CarolinaTix, 704-372-1000, www.doubledoorinn.com
The Neighborhood Theatre, 511 East 36th St., Charlotte — • Friday: Tab Benoit and Eric Lindell w/special guest Damon Fowler • Saturday: Sixpence None The Richer. 704-358-9298, www.neighborhoodtheatre.com
The Visulite, 1615 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte — Friday: The Slackers. CarolinaTix, 704-358-9200, www.visulite.com


Stained glass classes — 6-8 p.m., Mondays, Feb. 18-March 25 (no class March 18). Lessons on using the copper foil method, by glass artist Yolonda Shimpock, owner of Celestial Glasworks, 664 N.Cannon Blvd., Kannapolis. Pre-registration required, class size limited to eight. Tuition $125. Park at rear of building. 704-796-2260, www.celestialglasworks.com
Beginning and intermediate weaving instruction — Private lessons on a floor loom. Day or evening times available. Contact Liese Sadler 215-300-4369, livethreadstudio@yahoo.com for more information.
Begins tonight: History course on Salisbury and Rowan County — 13-week course, Thursday evenings 7-8:30 p.m. Feb. 7-May 9. Teachers may earn continuing education credits. First class held at Rowan Museum, following classes at various historic locations. $30. Register at 704-636-0103.
Winter workshops at Waterworks Visual Arts Center — Register at 704-636-1882 or www.waterworks.org • Valentine workshop for kids: Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, ages 4-10. Students who are 5 years old and under must be accompanied by an adult. Create a 3-D Valentine’s Day superhero or doll, also a set of mixed-media valentine cards. Instructor: Ingrid Erickson • Two pastel workshops. “Landscapes”: Saturday, March 2, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., ages 12 and up. “Animals”: Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., ages 12 and up. Bring a favorite pet photo or create a “creature” that lives in your mind. For these workshops, bring a bag lunch. Instructor, professional artist Walter Stanford • Faberge Egg Magic: Saturday, March 16, 10 a.m.-noon, ages 4-10. Students 5 years and under must be accompanied by an adult. Create a glittering Faberge egg. Instructor: professional artist Marina Bare • Other studio classes ongoing, call 704-636-1882 or visit www.waterworks.org
Learn to shag — Thursday shag dance classes resume at TJ’s High Rock Lake Restaurant and Lounge (formerly High Rock Boat and Ski Club), 275 Boat Club Lane • Beginner I & II at 7 p.m. • Intermediate/Advanced at 8 p.m. • $40 per month, no partner needed.Tobitha Stewart, 704-202-9655, www.carolinashaglessons.com or Diane Harrington, 704-279-6168.
Zumba fitness — • 5:30 p.m., Mondays, Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 704-216-7714 • 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, First Baptist Church of Salisbury, old YMCA gym on Fulton St. • 6 p.m. Thursdays, $3 per person, St. Matthews Church Salisbury • J.F. Hurley Family YMCA’s aqua zumba, 10:15 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Card making class at the Y — 6-8 p.m. every other Thursday evening, next class 6-8 p.m., Feb. 7: supplies included. J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd., Terri Dockins 704-636-0111.
Afternoon card making class at the Y — 1 p.m., Feb. 18. preregister with Louise Klaver 704-636-0111, lklaver@rowanymca.com, J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd.
Learn How to Knit at the Y — 2 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13. Preregister with Louise Klaver 704-636-0111, lklaver@rowanymca.com, J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd.
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.
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.
Art Classes with Patt Legg — Adult art classes at studio located off Miller Road • noon-2 p.m. or 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays • OR 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays. 704-232-6000, 704-856-8869. See samples www.pattlegg.com/


Piedmont Singles — 7:15 p.m., Friday, Feb. 8: music with DC and the Chosen Few. 1908 Statesville Blvd., Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, no joining fee, donations appreciated, covered dish.


Pfeiffer University’s film appreciation series — Free monthly Friday evening film and discussion series by Pfeiffer Pfilm Society, in Pfeiffer University Theater, Administration Building, 3rd Floor, 48380 Hwy 52N, Misenheimer, 6-9 p.m., no reservation required. 704-463-3432 or pfilmsociety@fsmail.pfeiffer.edu • Feb. 15, Romance: Casablanca • March 15, B-Movie: A Hobo with a Shotgun • April 12, Documentary: Good Hair.
Modern Film Fest at the Davis — Free screenings of independent films • Friday, Feb. 22, 9 p.m. after Art Walk. “Eyeborgs.” An action thriller set in the near future filmed in the Winston-Salem area. Davis Theatre, 65 Union Street S., 704-920-2787, wwww.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org, www.modernfilmfest.com


Old Courthouse Theatre ‘South Pacific’ — 7-9 p.m., Feb. 10-11, show dates April 25-May 12. 49 Spring St. SW, Concord. 704-788-2405, www. oldcourthousetheatre.org
Lee Street Theatre open auditions for ‘Love, Loss, & What I Wore’ — 7 p.m., Tuesday-and Wednesday. Five to 15 women ages mid-twenties-70, this production, will be performed as a staged reading. Directed by Missy Barnes. Performance dates March 6-9. Auditions held at Looking Glass Artist Center, 405 N Lee St., www.leestreet.org, email info@leestreet.org, 704-798-7768.
Lee Street Theatre’s fifth annual Ten-Minute Original Play Festival — April 15-16: “Hotel 6,” directed by Justin Dionne. Tgryout for six original ten-minute comedic plays. Looking Glass Artists Center, 405 N. Lee St., www.leestreet.org

Call for film makers

Be a film producer using your mobile phone and enter M4 contest — Details at http://vimeo.com/groups/m4competition. Deadline March 31, 2013. Competition finale at SECCA, 750 Marguerite Drive, Winston-Salem, Thursday, April 11.

Call for quilts

Lutheran Home 29th annual quilt show — Feb. 17-19: “SEW? How’s It Going?” quilts of all types and styles and in all phases of completion welcome, quilts are not judged, but viewed by the general public. Lutheran Home at Trinity Oaks. General public may show quilts: call Brenda Zimmerman 704-603-2770 by Feb. 11.

Call for photographers

The Carolina Artists’ second annual photography exhibition and contest — March 6-8: Photo Expo 2013 at Salisbury Civic Center for professionals and amateur photographers. Deadline for entry Feb. 20. Additional details available from chairpersons Bill and Celeste Ward, 704-633-7919.

Call for musicians

Open Bluegrass jam — Bluegrass jam open to all acoustic musicians.Refreshments available, admission by donation. E.H. Montgomery General Store, Gold Hill. Every Friday night 7-9 p.m., 704-267-9439.

Call for history

Seeking historic Gold Hill photos —Photo history of Gold Hill and Gold Hill Mining District being compiled for publication and release prior to the 25th Founders Day event in 2014. Those having photos and or information encouraged to bring them to Feb. 4 meeting, 7 p.m., Russell-Rufty Memorial Shelter in Gold Hill Mines Historic Park at Gold Hill. 704-267-9439 or 704-279-7897.


Journey Stories in conjunction with the NC Transportation Museum exhibit — • 1 p.m., Saturday: Underground Railroad with Meltonia Loretta Young, M.A.L.S., part arxhibition, part history, part decoding of the secrets behind the quilt patches synonymous with the Underground Railroad; examination of the “myth” of their significance to the success of traveling the Underground Railroad. Free, in the Wagon’s Wheels & Wings exhibit area. 411 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer, www.nctrans.org/Events/Journey-Stories.aspx
2013 Frontiers in Nutrition seminar series — Free, open to the public. Limited seating is limited, registration required. Tuesdays Feb. 5-26, from 7-8:30 p.m., meeting Room of David H. Murdock Core Laboratory Building, 201 N. Main St., Kannapolis • Feb. 12, Folami Ideraabdullah, Ph.D., UNC, “Heritable Effects of Diet: Becoming What Our Parents Eat” • Feb. 19, Deborah Tate, Ph.D., UNC-Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, “Managing your weight, what really works?” • Feb. 26, Brian Bennett, Ph.D., UNC NRI, “Your Parents and Your Diet: How Genetics and Diet Relate to Cardiovascular Risk” • Uunable to attend? Join the webcast at uncnri.org/webcast; register online at uncnri.org/appetite_form.asp
10th Annual Lilly Colloquium — 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19: Featuring Kurt Corriher, Catawba professor, author, act. Free, open to the public, Omwake-Dearborn Chapel.

Home & garden

Davidson County Master Gardeners garden conference — 8:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m., Feb. 20, First Lutheran Church, S. Main St., Lexington. Pre-registration required at Davidson county extension office on East Center Street. $25 includes lunch, area speakerson gardening, plants, hummingbirds, more. 336-242-2085.


Looking Glass Art Center — 405 N. Lee St., 704-633-2787, salisburyartists@gmail.com
Rail Walk Studios and Gallery, 409 N. Lee St. — “East/West: New Works in Cut Paper by Ingrid Erickson” including large scale works in cut paper, mixed media, tyvek as well as folding screens and scrolls. Through March 2. In Historic Salisbury’s Rail Walk Arts District. Gallery hours Thursday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 413-884-4499, www.railwalkgallery.com
Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St. — • Last weekend for “Art of Faiths – Religions of the World: Diversity and Tolerance” through Feb. 9. Seven contemporary artists express their personal relationships to their faiths in photographs, paintings, mixed media • 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
Artist Don Moore — Davidson County Community College’s 50th anniversary exhibition through May 13: “Nostalgia,” seven of Moore’s paintings featured • Two Moore works exhibited in Spine Gallery of Wake Forest University • One in the Associated Artists of Winston Salem Show at the Sawtooth Center Jan.-Feb. • Two paintings at Hampton House Galleries, Winston-Salem. Moore is represented locally by Green Goat Gallery in Spencer.
The Galleries, 65 Union Street S., Concord — Something Old, Something New Exhibition through March 7: A group invitational exhibition exploring how artists use the old – recycled materials, memories, stories – to create something new. Free, 704-920-2787, www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org
Last weekend for local artist exhibit at SECCA — Frank Selby: Misunderstanding. Curated by Steven Matijcio. Through Feb. 10. Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, 750 Marguerite Drive, Winston-Salem. 336-725-1904, www.secca.org
Mint Museum of Art, 2730 Randolph Road, Charlotte and 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 — • Managing Curator Allison Slaby presentsgallery talk on the date of the Armory Show’s 100th anniversary, Feb. 17, 2013 at 2:30 p.m., free with museum admission. • “The Armory Show: One Hundred Years Later,” celebrating 100th anniversary of the original groundbreaking New York City show. The work of American artists like George Bellows, Robert Henri and John Sloan was considered progressive, but the work of European artists like Paul Cézanne, Marcel Duchamp, Pablo Picasso and Paul Gauguin truly shocked exhibition visitors. Through June 23, features works by Bellows, Henri and Sloan, Mary Cassatt, Childe Hassam, Alfred Maurer, Maurice Prendergast, others. 336-758-5150, reynoldahouse.org
The North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 E. Ave., Seagrove — Permanent exhibition: traces NC pottery from pre-historic Native American work through 21st century. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday, 336-873-8430, www.ncpotterycenter.org


Travel West with the Friends of Rowan Public Library — Trains and Canyons of the Southwest, April 12-20, 2013 • Alaska Discovery Land and Cruise, Sept. 3-15, 2013 • California New Year’s GetAway featuring the Tournament of Roses Parade, Dec. 29, 2013-Jan. 2, 2014 • Call Melody Moxley 704-216-8230.
YMCA sponsored trips — • Feb. 19: Music Hall of Fame/Curb Motorsports Museum • March 1: Southern Spring Home and Garden Show • March 19: Tiger world • Buses leave from J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd. Details: Louise Klaver, 704-636-0111, lklaver@ rowanymca.com • Alaska Trip: interest meeting soon. Call Barbara Franklin 704-636-0111 bfranklin@rowanymca.com
Davie County Senior Services sponsored trip — May 9-11: New Bern, first capitol of NC, inlcudes Tryon Place, Chery Point Marine Station, quaint New Bern downtown, civic theater production of “9-5.” Contact Barbara Thornton, Mocksville, 336-753-6230.