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5 things to do

Like bluegrass? Classical? Or are you in the mood for a laugh? Here are some events to take in this weekend in Salisbury-Rowan.

• The North Carolina Symphony will perform in Salisbury at 7:30 tonight at Keppel Auditorium, Catawba College. The concert features Beethoven’s “Fifth Symphony.” Tickets are $22 for adults, $6 for students and $4 for age 8 and younger. Balcony For a Buck seats will be offered.

• The bluegrass jam at E.H. Montgomery General Store in Gold Hill, 7-9 p.m. tonight, is open to acoustic musicians.

• Debbie Hubbard hosts Laugh Tracks tonight and Saturday, 8 and 10 p.m., at Spoken Space Theatre, 405 N. Lee St. This week’s musical guest is Shafiq Sami Moujahed. $10 at the door, refreshments available.

• Nashville Nights, 125-127 E. Innes St., will have live music with Pharr Rhoades starting at 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

• Kick off Black History Month by taking in the Rowan Museum’s new exhibit, “Past Living Stones of Our Community,” featuring the lives of prominent black citizens with a tie to Livingstone College. The exhibit opens at 202 N. Main St. at 1 p.m. Sunday.

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