See Lee Street’s grand opening production in the new space
Tonight: Lee Street Theatre’s Grand Opening production — 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7-9 and 14-16: “All The Great Books (Abridged),” tickets go on sale Oct. 28. $15 at www.leestreet.org/tickets/ or 704-310-5507. Performances are located at the NEW Lee Street Theater & Performing Arts Center, 329 N. Lee St., 704-310-5507, www.leestreet.org
PPT Youth Theatre presents ‘Story Theatre’ — 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15-16 and 22-23: Story Theatre is a group of famous fables from the Grimm Brothers to Aesop; be reintroduced to Henny Penny, the Golden Goose, Venus & the Cat, the Fisherman & his Wife, The Robber Baron and other favorites. Box office opens Monday, adults $10, seniors/students $8. Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. For tickets call 704-633-5471. www.PiedmontPlayers.com
CTC performs ‘Rhinocéros’ — 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 14-16: Cannon Theater Company, tickets $5, Taylor Hall at Cannon School, 5801 Poplar Tent Road, Concord.
Broadway’s Best Theatre, Mocksville — • “Holidays On Broadway,” Nov. 29-Dec. 1 and Dec. 5-8: Songs that celebrate a year of American holidays starting with New Years’ and following the calendar right through Christmas • Join the First Friday Club for Opening night and get 20% off all tickets and an opening night reception. Individual and season tickets at 336-575-4446 or www.broadwaysbest.biz. Single tickets $25 adults, $20 seniors, $15 students. 103 Beechtree Place in Davie County, intersection I-40 and Farmingon Road.
UNC-C Theatre Department performs ‘Love the Doctor’ — 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7-9. Matinee 2 p.m. Nov. 10: 17th-century comedic play includes some adult content, not recommended for children under 13. $14 general admission, Robinson Hall, 704-687-1849, 9201 University City Blvd., www.uncc.edu/
‘Shakespeare on Trial’ at NC Shakespeare Festival — 7:30 p.m., Tuesday Nov. 19: Clever, rollicking two-man show performed by Off the Leash Creative. 90-minute show suitable for middle and high school students, includes interaction with actors at the conclusion. Tickets $5 available only in advance. High Point Theatre, 220 E. Commerce St., downtown High Point. 336-841-2273, www.highpointtheatre.com or www.ncshakes.org
Kannapolis History Associates — 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11: Wayne Petrea on “K-Town Grocery Stores” and “My Family Story,” A. L. Brown High School social room, 415 E. First St., Kannapolis. Park East of Trinity Methodist Church. 704-932-6125 x 412.
Rowan Museum History Club — Tuesday Nov. 12: Pass the Memories: Historical Preservation by Rose Ann Wade. Presented by Rowan History Club in roundtable format followed by Q and A. Light refreshments; free. Rowan Museum Messinger Room, 202 N. Main St., use rear entrance, 704-633-5946, firstname.lastname@example.org
Salisbury Confederate Prison Exhibit — 10 a.m-4 p.m., Friday Dec. 6: Stanback Auditorium, Rowan Public Library, 201 West Fisher St., free and open to the public. 704-637-6411, www.salisburyprison.org, email email@example.com
Rowan Museum antiques show — Nov. 8, 10 a.m.-8 p.m and Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.: 60th Salisbury Antiques Show, Civic Center, 315 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave., show benefits Museum and its historic site. firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-633-5946.
Rowan County Veterans will be honored — Friday Nov. 8 before football game between the South Rowan Raiders and the East Rowan Mustangs. Veterans and spouses admitted free by stopping by the Woodmen of the World tent before 6:45 p.m. Veterans will be honored on the field before the game. Questions, Dr. James Shaver 704-857-2238.
The Price of Freedom Museum Veteran’s Day event — 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 9: Theme “Pearl Harbor Memories,” Military flag raising ceremony, free gift to veterans, free admission. Military vehicles on display, military weapons and war related memorabilia, museum open all day. At the intersection of Patterson and weaver Roads, 2420 Weaver Road, China Grove, www.priceoffreedom.us
Join PPT for ‘The 39 Steps’ set construction — Saturday Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (lunch provided); Sunday Nov. 10, 1-5 p.m. No experience required. Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. 704-633 5471. PiedmontPlayers.com
‘Comet Tales,’ planetarium laser show — 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 16: Comets have long fascinated, impressed, even terrified superstitious observers. Modern science has shed light on these spectacular lights in the sky. Doors open 30 minutes prior to show. $3 adults, $2 12 and under. Margaret C. Woodson Planetarium, 1636 Parkview Circle, park and enter in the back from Lilly Avenue. Horizons Unlimited, 704-639-3004.
Nathan Kotecki and Ada Fisher — 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday Nov. 9: Author of sequel to “The Suburban Strange” at the Literary Bookpost • 2 p.m.: Free creative writing workshop by Kotecki geared towards grades 7-12 • 1-3 p.m. Saturday: Ada M. Fisher, MD will discuss and sign her book ‘Common Sense Conservative Prescriptions.” Ada, known for her common sense approaches will be at the Literary Bookpost to share her knowledge of medicine and her opinion on the current health care system. She is sure to have plenty of “Fisherisms” on hand.
NC Rowan County Anime Group — • 6-8 p.m. Sunday Nov. 24: Showing “Sin The Movie.”
Concord Library events — • Creators of Cool-Stories Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 4 p.m.: explore picture books with few or no words and then we will get creative & write stories based on those illustrations; ages 7-12; 704-920-2058. • Book+ Teen Activity Saturday, Nov. 16 at 11 a.m., on “Catching Fire” by Suzanne Collins (“Hunger Games” book two, and make a holiday decoration. 704-920-2053. Sign up requested • 27 Union St. North, Concord, www.cabarruscounty.us/library
Steve Eulberg in concert at RPL — 7 p.m. Thursday Nov. 7: Stanback Auditorium, enter from Fisher Street near Henderson Law Office. Doors open 6:30 p.m., free. 704-216-8229, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
Salisbury Swing Band at the Warriors and Warbirds Dance — 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9: Charlotte Monroe Executive Airport. Band is under the direction Dr. Steve Etters, features vocalists Laura Millspaugh, Bill Bucher. The airport is located at 3900 Paul J. Helms Drive, Monroe, NC 28110. For more information visit www.salisburyswingband.com
Mipso and David Holt — 8 p.m. Nov. 9: Mipso appears with four-time Grammy winner David Holt at the Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St., Charlotte, www.neighborhoodheatre.com
Billy Jonas comes to Salisbury — Saturday, Nov. 16: Singer-songwriter/re-percussionist performs at the Jewish Temple to showcase music written for more mature audiences. www.billyjonas.com or Ashley Jo Farmer, 980-234-3955, www.ashleyjofarmer.com
Life Size opens for Bombadil — 8 p.m. Nov. 22: Pop/rock band Life Size, made up of fulltime Catawba College students, opens for Durham-based Bombadil at Lee Street Theatre. Doors open 7:30 p.m., $10 at www.leestreet.org or 704-310-5507 also DOS.
Salisbury Symphony family concert — • Sunday, Nov. 24: 4 p.m.– Varick Auditorium, Livingstone College. “Thanksgiving!” Family Concert. Salisbury Symphony, David Hagy, conductor. Music by Bach, Beethoven, Copland, etc. Featuring the St. John’s Men’s Chorus and Rowan County Fifth Grade Honors Chorus. 704-637-4314; salisburysymphony.org
Charlotte Folk Society’s free Gathering Concert — 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8: Americana trio The Stray Birds, free, Great Aunt Stella Center, 926 Elizabeth Ave. Uptown Charlotte. Note: due to street repairs on Elizabeth Ave., enter parking deck from 4th St., exit the back of the deck to the Stella Center parking lot.
Gaither Vocal Band at Cabarrus Arena — Nov. 22. Tickets begin at $22.50. Cabarrus Arena, 4751 Highway 49 North. Box Office 704-920-3976 or Ticketmaster.com
Cooper’s helps the Odin Baer Fund — 5-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8: Cooper’s, The Gathering Place, 122 E. Fisher St., contributes 10% of food sales to The Odin Baer Fund, for the two-year-old diagnosed with inoperable brain stem glioma. Other fundraising events that night also. See www.giveforward.com/fundraiser/ck73/the-odin-baer-fund or 704-754-4907, www.coopersofsalisbury.com, Facebook
Flapjack breakfast — 7-10 a.m. Saturday Nov. 9: $7 at the door, Applebees, 205 Faith Road, or 704-279-5232. Benefits The East Rowan High School National Honor Society.
Flapjack breakfast — 8-10 a.m. Saturday Nov. 16: $7 at the door, Applebees, 205 Faith Road, or 704-279-5232. Benefits Rowan Razorbacks trip to ESPN Wide World of Sports .
Waterworks’ Big Chili — Nov. 16: $45/person (must be 21 to attend), members $40 each. Price includes chili tasting, beer, wine and other beverages, dessert, and 15 tickets to vote for your favorites recipes. Proceeds support Waterworks’ education and outreach programs. Purchase tickets at www.waterworks.org or 704-636-1882.
Daniel L. Safrit Praise Foundation Poker Run — Saturday Nov. 16: Registration begins 10:30 a.m. at Stars and Bars Tavern, Klumac Road. Kickstands up at noon. $10/bike, $15/couples. Second stop Kahunas, third stop American Legion, fourth stop Lucky Turnaround, final stop Ghost Riders Clubhouse where there will be food. Hosted by Rockwell Ghost Riders. 50/50, auctions, door prizes. Info 704-202-2563, 704-310-5503.
Third annual Cooleemee Chicken Stew — 4:30 p.m. Saturday Nov. 16: At Zachary House; All you can eat stew $5, hotdogs, drinks. Tournaments with cash prizes: 1 p.m. cornhole, 3 p.m. horseshoes, $5 entry fees. Proceeds go to Cooleemee Recreation Department.
Fundraiser for child with rare VACTERL Syndrome — 6 p.m. until, Saturday, Nov. 16: Beach music and dance with deejay Dana Grubb, food, fun, silent auction, raffle, $10 admission includes meal, proceeds go toward medical bills for Landen Spry. For details contact email@example.com
Support Salisbury Pride — 7 p.m. Nov. 23: Drag show and dancing at holiday fundraiser at Cooper’s, the Gathering Place. 122 E. Fisher St.704-754-4907, www.coopersofsalisbury.com, Facebook
Terrie Hess House Prevent Child Abuse Rowan event — 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday Dec. 3: Dine-in or take out $8 includes BBQ, slaw, beans, roll, dessert. Free delivery for 10+ orders. Held at Second Presbyterian Church, 732 Lincolnton Road. Proceeds benefit Terrie Hess House. Get tickets from Matthew Marsh at The Forum, Beth Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org or Janice Helsley-Junda at email@example.com
Support Stanly Habitat — Drawing noon Dec. 7: Stanly County Habitat for Humanity partnering with RPM cycles, raffle tickets $20, prizes include cycles and cash. Habitat Restore, hwy 24/27 West Albemarle, 704-985-1050 or Hfh-nc-stan.huterra.com
Third annual Helping Handbags — Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. through Nov. 29: Raising money for Christmas Happiness by accepting new or gently used handbags, totes, wallets at the Salisbury Post. The Handbag sale will be the first week of Dec. – exact dates and times to come.
To benefit Meals on Wheels of Rowan — Kathleen Boggs at Genevieve’s Salon, 1921 W. Innes St., will donate proceeds from all haircuts first Saturdays. $15, by appointment
CJ’s BBQ, 210 Old Amity Hill Road, Cleveland — 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14: Gospel music with The Gospel Plowboys. 704-278-4070.
Cooper’s, The Gathering Place, 122 E. Fisher St. — • 8-11 p.m. Tuesdays: Open mic night. 704-754-4907, www.coopersofsalisbury.com, Facebook
Danny Franklin plays live — Former lead singer of Jericho • 8-11 p.m. Saturday Nov. 9: Vino Hops West C St., downtown Kannapolis. See dannyfranklinelectric guitar or danny franklin acoustic guitar on youtube.
Fat Jack’s Pub, 120 Military Ave. — Friday-Saturday: open jukebox. 704-638-8996.
Go Burrito, 115 W. Fisher St. across from the mural — • Mondays: Game night • 9 p.m. Wednesdays: Karaoke night • Thursdays: Trivia night, form teams, win prizes. www.facebook.com/GoBurrito
The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 — • 8 p.m., Saturday Nov. 9: Troupe of David, Bachar-Chayah, Jazz De Tropiques. From Berkley W.Va. Set Free Church meets at 5 p.m. Free refreshments, air hockey, foosball, pool, wi-fi. Public invited to jam or schedule their group to perform. 704-213-1476.
E.H. Montgomery General Store — 7-9 p.m. Fridays: Open Bluegrass jam for all acoustic musicians. Historic Village of Gold Hill, www.HistoricGoldHill. com, Facebook: Historic Gold Hill, North Carolina, 704-267-9439.
Nashville Nights, 125-127 E. Innes St. — • Saturday: Live music • 7 p.m. Tuesdays: Free pool • 8 p.m. Wednesdays: Open mic • 9 p.m. Thursdays: College Night and Karaoke, ages 18+ welcome with college ID • Fridays: Deejay Snow • 704-762-999, www.nashvillenightsalisbury.com
Richard’s Bar-B-Que, 522 N. Main St. — • 5-8 p.m. Wednesdays: Cruise-In, 10 percent off. 704-636-9561.
Rick’s BBQ and Grill, 929 S. Main St. — • 6 p.m. Monday, Thursday: Karaoke • 6 p.m. Tuesday: Cruise-in • 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday-Saturday: Karaoke. 704-642-0050.
Stars & Bars Tavern, 723 Klumac Road — • 8 p.m., Fridays: Deejay T-RAV spinnin tunes plus local talent with Karaoke • Saturdays: Open juke box • Tuesdays: Pool league night. 704-310-5503.
Statesville Shag Club, 139 Jordan Lane, Statesville — Second and fourth Fridays, members $5, others $7. Large dance floor, cash bar, great menu, 50/50. VFW Post 2031. www.statesvilleshagclub.com
TJ’s, 2675 Providence Church Road — • Winter hours: Thursday-Saturday 4 p.m. until. www.highrocklakerestaurant.com
Old Stone Vino, 515 S. Main St., Kannapolis — Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays: Live music. 704-938-2337.
Salisbury Wine Shop — • 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday Nov. 8: Wine Tasting, Wines of Italy – Part II: Rare Gems and Hidden Treasures with Andrew Alley, Epicur Wines. $5/person • 106 S. Main St., 704-636-5151, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.salisburywineshop.com
Charlotte Museum of History and Crafty Beer Guys inaugural Backcountry Beer Fest — 1- 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16: Try two different colonial beers made on site, two crafts beers, and syllabub. $10 admission also includes tour of Hezekiah Alexander Home Site. 3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, charlottemuseum.org
Meet Your Neighbor Forum — 7:30 p.m. Tuesday Nov. 12: “Race Relations in Salisbury Community,” panel includes Sheriff Kevin Auten; Philip Burgess, Salisbury Ecumenical choir director; Jean Kennedy, retired educator and school board member; Liliana Spears, local businesswoman. Moderated by Raymond Coltrain, Pastor Henry Diggs. Tom Smith Auditorium, Catawba College. Hosted by Covenant Community Connection. www.srhrc.org
‘The Role of Women in Agribusiness’ — 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14: AAUW lecture series with Domisty Menius, Wild Turkey Farms co-owner/operator, on sustainable agriculture methods. Opportunity to buy Wild Turkey Farms products afterward. Light refreshments provided by American Association of University Women, Salisbury branch. Free. Held at J. F. Hurley YMCA, 828 Jake Alexander Blvd. W., check in at welcome desk. Information Kyndall Moore email@example.com
Bestelling author Sharyn McCrumb — 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14: Author of Appalachian “Ballad” novels, sponsored by Friends of the Lexington Library annual meeting, First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 201 West Third Ave., Lexington, free and open to the public, book signing follows meeting. 336-242-2040.
Piedmont Singles — 6:15 p.m. (new starting time) Fridays. 1908 Statesville Blvd., Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, no joining fee, donations appreciated, covered dish.
Kaleidoscope workshop with artist Sue Davis — 1-3 p.m., Saturday Nov. 16: Appropriate for ages 8-14; adults also welcome. $45 includes all materials. Students should bring drawing or photograph to personalize the cover, can be a collection of small pieces or one piece, no larger than five inches square. TranqWool Knitting Provisions, 516 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer,704-431-4527, www.tranqwoolknittingprovisions.com
Learn to make candy — Tuesday Nov. 19, choose 2 p.m. or 6 p.m. class. Free, but class is limited to 20. Call for reservations 7040-636-1283. Held at Franklin Presbyterian Church.
Lighted Christmas ball workshop — 10 a.m. Saturday Dec. 7: Fourth annual workshop to make lighted Christmas balls, for each ball you wish to make, bring 200 mini-lights. All other materials supplied. Held at John Calvin Presbyterian Church fellowship hall, 1620 Brenner Ave. Also bring canned food for Rowan Helping Ministries. See Lighted Christmas Ball Blog.
November senior adults guitar lessons — For adults 55 and older at Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, beginner and intermediate levels. Mondays 2 p.m. (beginner) and 3:30 p.m. (beginner/intermediate), ongoing 6-week classes. Cost $25 per class plus $5 for workbook. Questions: Bob Wingate 704-636-9395, or sign up at RHSC 704-216-7714, more info at www.guitarheel.com
Children’s clay classes — Saturdays 10 a.m.-noon, for ages 6-14, $35 per class includes instruction, all materials, firing. Instructor Jessica Buckwalter. Must pay minimum three days in advance to hold a space • Picasso Rooster: Nov. 9 • Santa’s Cookie Plate/Mug: Nov. 16 • Gingerbread House: Nov. 23 • Never Enough Mugs!: Nov. 30 • Cookies for Santa- Plate & Cup: Dec. 7 • Ornaments: Dec. 14. Pottery 101, 704-209-1632, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.pottery-101.com
Pottery 101 2-hour workshop — “Let’s Get Messy,” 7-9 p.m. most Wednesdays: For ages 14-adult, two-hour Pottery Wheel class in one evening offers opportunity to try the potters wheel without committing to a full session of classes. Instruction on wheel throwing basics, make and decorate a pot on the potter’s wheel. Available dates: Nov. 13, 20; Dec. 4, 11, 18. $35 includes everything. Pottery made during class ready for pickup in two weeks. Three-day advance registration required at 101 S. Main St., 704-209-1632, email@example.com, www.pottery-101.com
Four-week session at Pottery 101 — 6:30-9 p.m. Thursdays Nov. 14-Dec. 12. $100 plus $10 lab fee for four-week instead of traditional eight-week class. Clay and glazes provided. Instructor Keith Myers. Advance registration required at 101 S. Main St., 704-209-1632, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.pottery-101.com
Salisbury Art Station — Openings available in 4-6 p.m. ongoing weekly classes where instructors share their knowledge of historical, technical, conceptual aspects of art; foster manual dexterity, motivation, problem-solving, healthy communication. $25 per class. Tuesdays 4-6 p.m. for ages 5-7 • Wednesdays 4-6 p.m. for ages 7 and up • Thursdays 4-6 p.m. for ages 7 and up. 704-754-0853 or email@example.com
Beginning and intermediate weaving — Private lessons on a floor loom. Day or evening times available. Liese Sadler215-300-4369,firstname.lastname@example.org
Waterworks Visual Arts Center — 123 E. Liberty St., register at 704-636-1882 or www.waterworks.org
• Figure Drawing From Life: Ages 21+ 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesday Nov. 12. Non-instructional drawing sessions with nude models. Bring medium of choice. Monitor Don Moore.
• Women & Wine Series, age 21+, 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday Nov. 14, Creating Collages & Cabernet, Instructor Phyllis Steimel.
• Thanksgiving Workshop: Life-sized Turkey, ages 4-12 (4-year-olds must be accompanied by adult), Saturday, Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-noon: Create life-sized standing Thanksgiving turkey using painting, drawing, collage, adapted to age and skill level. Instructor Ingrid Erickson.
• Children’s Holiday Ornament Workshop, ages 4-12 (4-year-olds must be accompanied by adult), Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-noon, make a series of artistic ornaments using texture, color, line, shapes in painting, mixed media, sculpture. Project adapted to age and skill level. Instructor Marina Bare.
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. and 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Painting with Patt — Adult oil painting classes, ongoing, pay as you go. 6 p.m. Tuesdays in “the Artist’s Bungalow” (Patt’s home studio) in Salisbury. Call for info. Class size limited to four. Patt Legg, 704-232-6000, 704-762-9647, www.pattlegg.com/
Mind aerobics art class — 2-4 p.m., Mondays and Fridays, taught by artist Robert Toth: intro 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 plus cost of flowers, call for reservations; Harrison’s Florist, 1012 Holmes Ave. off Grove St. near RRMC, 704-636-4251.
Comedy actors and writers needed — Wednesday Nov. 13: Seeking actors of all age ranges, experience levels; not required to prepare audition piece but encouraged to do so. Be prepared to do cold read of a sketch with another actor. Also looking for writers who can work quickly inside a collaborative group, bring a short sketch to the audition as a writing sample. Laugh Tracks is the new weekly sketch comedy show starting January 18 at Spoken Space Theatre, 405 N. Lee St., formerly known as Looking Glass Artist Center. Chuck Carte, directior; Sam Post producer and writer.
Lee Street Theatre open auditions for ‘OrnaMENTAL’ — 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17: Cold readings from the script; looking for five actresses aged 30-50 to play multiple roles of varying ages. Performance dates Dec. 6-8. Questions? Email playwright Jenny Hubbard at email@example.com.At the new Lee Street Theater & Performing Arts Center, 329 N. Lee St. www.leestreet.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org, 704-310-5507.
Actor’s Theatre Of Charlotte plans ‘Motown The Musical’ — 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday Nov. 9: open auditions at the Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte, 650 E. Stonewall St. Details at www.motownthemusical.com/casting or email email@example.com
‘Eat Your Yard!’ — 1 p.m. Tuesday Nov. 12: Nan Chase of Asheville, author of “Eat Your Yard! Edible Trees, Shrubs, Vines, Herbs and Flowers,” no fee or registration. Refreshments served. Hosted by Rowan County Extension Master Gardeners, Rowan County Agricultural Center, 2727 Old Concord Road, 704-219-8970.
Hearth cooking workshop — 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16: Historical Cooking Guild of the Catawba Valley presents fall seasonal foods especially pumpkins, apples, fresh sausage. Ten participants only. President James K. Polk State Historic Site, 12031 Lancaster Hwy, Pineville, $40. Call Sharon Van Kuren 704-846-6187.
Carolina Lily events — • Nov. 7 and 9, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.: Fashion Frenzy jewelry show, scarf tying tips, holiday hair tips, chair massages, giveaways • Nov. 14 and 16: Vintage tablecloths and wreaths by Kaye Hirst • RSVP to Carolina Lily, 704 639-0033, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.carolinalily.com
Fine Frame Gallery, 105 S. Main St. — Miniature Paintings of Rowan County Scenes by Mark Brincefield and Clyde. Displaying Regional Artists. 704-647-0340, www.fineframegallery.com
Reception at The Framing Gallery, 320 N Main St. across from Koko Java — Artist of the Month: Elizabeth (Libba) and David Willingham, on display in Nov. . Open house reception 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, light refreshments. 704-633-1246.
Reception at Rail Walk Studios and Gallery, 409 N. Lee St. — For listing in Roundabout Nov 7 Through Nov 23: “Festival of Gifts, An Invitational Show of Art and Fine Crafts,” Rail Walk members and invited guests, original handcrafted paintings, pottery, glass art, hand loomed woven apparel, jewelry, stained glass, basketry, seasonal cards. Reception to meet the artists 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, light refreshments. Continues Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. through Saturday, Nov. 23. 409 N. Lee St., Historic Salisbury’s Rail Walk Arts District, 704-431- 8964, www.railwalkgallery.com
Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St. — • Rowan County student grade 6-12 winners of Human Relations Council and Hispanic Coalition Committee art competition on exhibit through Nov. 23 • Window exhibition showcasing original 2-D and 3-D artwork by Summer 2013 ARTventures Volunteers on exhibit through Dec. 15 • Fall/Winter exhibition “Restructure: Contrast and Balance,” through Feb. 1, 2014 • Young People’s Gallery: Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Faculty Art Show through Nov. 16 • Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Student Art Show, Nov.21-Feb. 1, 2014. Gallery hours 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
The Galleries, 65 Union S. St., Concord — Two new exhibitions: Shop Seagrove and Piedmont Pottery and Soft Focus, through Dec. 19. Free, 704-920-2787, www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org
Frank Selby work in ‘Entropy’ exhibit — through Jan. 4, 2014: Group exhibition curated by Vassilios Doupas at Galeri Zilberman, Beyoğlu/Istanbul, Turkey. Info at galerizilberman.com
The Cabarrus Art Guild — 2-4 p.m. Sunday Nov. 10: Reception for Annual Judged Art Show, prizes awarded at the reception. Show features 2D art, 3D visual art, photography, digital altered photography, fiber art. Light refreshments. Free. The Depot at Gibson Mill, 325 McGill Ave., Suite 250, Concord.
Glory of Christmas rehearsals — Salisbury Ecumenical Choir begins rehearsals for annual Glory of Christmas Concert 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15. Rehearsals in parish hall of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Attend enough rehearsals to be comfortable with the program • 7:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays Nov. 13,; 20; Dec. 4, 11 • 7:30-9 p.m. Thursdays Nov. 7, 14; Dec. 12 • 5-6 p.m. Sundays Nov. 10, 17, 24; Dec. 8. Information, questions 704 633 3221 or email@example.com
Open Bluegrass jam — Bluegrass jam for acoustic musicians. E.H. Montgomery General Store, Gold Hill. Every Friday night 7-9 p.m., 704-267-9439.
Juried exhibit and competition — Mooresville Artist Guild’s first juried exhibit and competition, cash prizes will be awarded, plus gift certificates to Lake Country Gallery. Juror: Anne Scott Clement, Executive Director and Chief Curator of Waterworks. Intake Jan. 10-11, 2014. Info/ prospectus at www.magart.org