Enjoy live music while you dine at local restaurants and pubs
Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 22, 2014
CJ’s BBQ, 210 Old Amity Hill Road, Cleveland — • 6:30 p.m., Friday Night Bluegrass with Connard Lambert and the Bluegrass Church Band. 704-278-4070.
Nashville Nights, 125-127 E. Innes St. — • 9:30 p.m Friday: live music outside with Bak@ya! • 9:30 p.m. Saturday: Pharr Rhoades, $5 cover • Mondays $1 day • Tuesdays Free pool • Wednesdays Open mic with the Twin City Buskers • Thursdays Deejay Cherokee • Fridays free jukebox.704-762-9990, www.nashvillenightsnc.com
Uncle Buck’s All American Pub & Grub, 127 S. Main St. — • 9 p.m. Saturday: AutoMag • Monday: kids night • Tuesday: bike night. 704-633-3750, www.facebook.com/unclebucksgrub
The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 — • 8 p.m. Saturday: Open mic nite • Set Free Church meets 5 p.m. Saturdays. Free refreshments, air hockey, foosball, pool, wi-fi. Public invited to jam or schedule their group to perform. 704-213-1467.
E.H. Montgomery General Store — 7-9 p.m. Fridays: Open Bluegrass jam for acoustic musicians. Historic Village of Gold Hill, Facebook, 704-267-9439, www.themontgomerystore.com
Old Stone Vino, 515 S. Main St., Kannapolis — Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays: Live music. 704-938-2337.
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.
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
Danny Franklin plays live — • 8-11 p.m. June 6 and July 12: at Brew, corner of Main St. and Dale Earnhardt Blvd., Kannapolis. Acoustic hits of the last 50 years.
Salisbury Wine Shop tastings, plus event — • 5:30-7:30 p.m. tonight: Bitterness beer tasting, a walk through International Bittering Unit (IBU) scale from low to high to see the affects of hops and bitterness on flavor. $5/person • 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, May 23: Wine tasting – The Wines of Antigal Winery & Estates, Mendoza, Argentina with Mike Flock of Ararat Imports. $5/person • 4:30 p.m. Sunday, June 1: Supper with Hunter Vogel, owner/founder Treasure Hunter Wines in California. Six wines from Treasure Hunter paired with tapas prepared by Kabob’s Food Truck. 106 S. Main St., 704-636-5151, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.salisburywineshop.com
Cauble Creek Vineyard and Winery — Tasting room at NC’s 100th winery open Friday-Saturday 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 1-6 p.m. Wine tastings $8 per person with a selection of eight wines for tastings. Also juices, non-alcohol ciders, food products, gift items. 704-636-1137, 700 Cauble Farm Road, see www.caublecreekvineyard.com for upcoming events.
Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival and Art Walk — noon-4 p.m., Saturday May 31: Family-friendly cultural arts event, downtown Kannapolis. Free for patrons, participants. Info: Michael Knox, 828-231-5037, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
J.C. Price Post 107 Memorial Week celebration — May 23-31: See details page 2D.
Ricky Traywick to sing at second annual HillTop Community Carnival — 4-7 p.m., Saturday, May 31: Entertainment, food, games, concert starting at 7 p.m. featuring Ricky Traywick, older brother of Randy Travis. All free. Stallings Memorial Baptist Church, 817 South Main St.
108th Anniversary Nazareth Children’s Home — 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.Saturday June 7: breakfast 7 a.m. Live entertainment, drawing for 2014 Honda Civic LX, food, fire truck displa, car show with awards, crafts, children’s area. Alumni invited to meet with Nazareth Family Group at the gazebo at 11 a.m.
19th annual Juneteenth festival — 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, June 14: Held at Kelsey Park, 1920 Old Wilkesboro Road. Free day of family fun, food and merchandise vendors on site. Proceeds go to the annual back to school event sponsored by Vashti Chapter 122 and King Ahauserus 127.
Fiddler’s Grove Ole Time Bluegrass Festival — May 23-25: 90th annual event with competition, performances, workshops, jamming. Ticket, lineup and camping info at www.fiddlersgrove.com or email@example.com or 704-682-1350. 1819 West Memorial Hwy., Union Grove.
10th annual Pops at the Post concert by Salisbury Symphony — 8 p.m., Saturday, June 7, Salisbury Post loading dock, S. Church St. Sports theme this year with guest performers David Jackson, Mick Mixon. www.popsatthepost.org, www.facebook.com/PopsatthePost
Concord’s Union Street Live summer series — 6-9 p.m. third Thursdays May through Aug. : Details on 7D
Piedmont Choral Society’s 11th annual patriotic benefit concert — The Purple Heart benefit concert will be Thursday, June 19 at 7 p.m. at Forest Hill UMC. Repeated June 20 and 22. Proceeds go to the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Info at 704-699-6053 or firstname.lastname@example.org
‘We Will Rock You,’ the music of Queen — May 27-June 1: Hit musical by Queen and Ben Elton, tickets $20-$84.50. Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Charlotte. 704-372-1000 , www.blumenthalarts.org
Peabo Bryson and Melba Moore in W-S — 8 p.m. June 7: Reynolds Memorial Auditorium, 301 N. Hawthorne Road, Winston-Salem. Tickets $39.50-59.50. Show info and no-fee tickets at reynoldsauditorium.com
Charlotte Squawks’ Tenth Edition — June 6-29: This musical parody has become a Charlotte tradition. Booth Playhouse, Blumenthal Performing Arts, 130 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, 704-372-1000, www.blumenthalarts.org, www.carolinatix.org
Colin & Brad: The Two Man Group — June 13: Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood from “Whose Line is it Anyway?” Prices start $29.50. Knight Center, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Charlotte. 704-372-1000, www.blumenthalarts.org
Jerry Seinfeld coming to Ovens — 7 p.m. July 25: Tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000. Ovens Auditorium, 2700 East Independence Blvd.
Broadway’s Best Theatre, Mocksville — • 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 31: See details page 2D.
OCT’s Living Room Reading Series presents ‘MawMaw’s House of Talent’ — 4 p.m., Sunday, May 25: See details page 6D.
St. Thomas Players present ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ — 7:30 p.m. June 19-21 and 26-28, 2:30 p.m. June 22: by Alfred Uhry, performed at Lee Street Theater & Performing Arts Center, 329 N. Lee St. Tickets at leestreet.org/tickets or 704-310-5507.
Old Courthouse Youth Theatre presents ‘The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe’ — June 20-29: From the story by C.S. Lewis. For tickets or information visit www.oldcourthousetheatre.org. 49 Spring Street NW, 704 788-2405.
Leonard Nimoy’s ‘Vincent’ at the Stage Door — May 29-June 1: Five performances only, Stage Door Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, 130 North Tryon St. 704-372-1000, www.blumenthalarts.org
‘Over There, Over Here,’ Rowan remembers World War I — Opens 1 p.m. Sunday, May 25: Details on 6D.
D-Day Remembrance event — 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 31: Military vehicles, weapons, war-related memorabilia on display, plus military demonstrations, Freightliner’s Ride of Pride Truck. Military ceremony 10 a.m. featuring Eva Millsaps singing the national anthem, ROTC Color Guard raising the flag. Plus VA mobile unit on site. See www.facebook.com/ThePriceOfFreedomMuseum. Price of Freedom Museum 2420 Weaver Road, China Grove, 704-857-7474.
Rowan Museum History Club — 7 p.m. Tuesday June 10: Show and Share. Rowan Museum Messinger Room, 202 N. Main St., 704-633-5946, email@example.com or www.rowanmuseum.org/
Historical bicycle exhibit at Rockwell Museum — Through May: Salisbury resident Buddy Farnan’s “HighWheeler” collection of historic bicycles from 1864 through 1895 on display at the Rockwell Museum in celebration of National Bicycle Month, the largest private traveling collection of antique and unusual bicycles in the United States. 6-8 p.m. weekdays, noon-6 p.m. Saturdays.
Historic Latta Plantation’s annual Civil War reenactment — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, May 31-June 1 • Demonstrations: Life in the Army, Life in the Trenches • Ladies’ afternoon Victorian tea • Talks: Civil War in the Trenches, Story of a Southern Belle • Battle reenactment • Ongoing cooking demonstrations, soldier camps open to public. Children may meet all of the Latta farm animals. Sunday includes Civil War battlefield church service demonstration. $8 adults, $7 seniors/students, 5 and under free. 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville, 704-875-2312, www.lattaplantation.org
Gold panning fun at Reed Gold Mine — through October 31, weather permitting. Tickets are $3 per pan. Reed is open Tuesday through Saturday 9 a.m.–5 p.m. For more information call 704-721-4653.
Salisbury Ghost Walk — 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Friday: Join “Boo” and the gang for a walk around downtown Salisbury to hear tales of how in the 1800s Salisbury earned the reputation as the “wettest and wickedest” town in the state. Bring camera, smart phone, flashlight: some tales come to life via present day hauntings. Adults $10, students $5. Reservations recomended at firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-798-3102.
Night Train Dance at J.F. Hurley Family YMCA — 7-10 p.m., Saturday, June 7: Older adults dance, live music, $6 each, Open to the public, bring a snack to share. J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.
Rob Robertson’s book signing — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, May 24: Long-time Salisbury resident Rob Robertson launches “Icy Shadows” with signing at Just the Thing & The Literary Bookpost, S. Main St.
Community safety fair — 11 a.m.-1 pm. Saturday June 21: Sponsored by Salisbury Elks Lodge, 508 S. Main St. with representatives and equipment from Salisbury Police Dept., Salisbury Fire Dept., EMS plus the Safety House and Sparky the Dog. Giveaways and refreshments.
Cabarrus Arena events — 4751 Highway 49 N. Concord, 704-920-3976 • June 7 NAGA Grappling Competition • July 12-13 Concord Gun & Knife Show • July 12 ADCC Grappling Competition • July 19 Atomic Dogg Magazine Super Bully Show Dog Show • Aug. 2-3 Max Fast Flyball Dogs Show • Aug. 7-10 Greater Monroe Kennel Club Agility Trials Dog Show • Aug 22-23 Repticon Charlotte Reptile & Exotic Animal Expo.
MythBusters coming to Belk Theater — Nov. 24: Live stage show “MythBusters: Behind the Myths,”at The Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St.. Charlotte. 704-372-1000 or www.blumenthalarts.org
Warrior Golf Club’s inaugural 5k Run/Walk, Fun Run — Sunday, May 25: HELP (Hope Empowers Local People) Challenge, 5k run/walk, fun run, 890 Lake Wright Road, China Grove, 704-856-0871. All proceeds go to the family of Marco Kauffman.
PPT’s ‘Night on the Stage’ fundraiser — May 30-31: Starring four-time Tony nominee Gregg Edelman. Exclusive event, very limited seating. Call 704-633-5471. Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. PiedmontPlayers.com
Dancing Phalangies host kickball game for charity — Noon-4 p.m. Saturday June 7: Part of the Jeff Gordon’s Kick-it for Cancer campaign, held at Dan Nicholas Park, free to play. Proceeds go to Levine’s Children’s Hospital, Charlotte. dancingphalangies.org or www.kick-it.org/games/2014/06/phalangies-vs-cancer
Chrismons, all new designs — Thursday, June 5, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Beginner • Thursday, June 5 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Intermediate 1 • Friday, June 6, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., New Beginner • Friday, June 6, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Intermediate 2 • Friday, June 6, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Advanced 1 • Saturday, June 7, 10 a.m.-noon, Beginner • Saturday, June 7, 10 a.m.-noon, Intermediate 1 • Saturday, June 7, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Advanced 2 • Rufty’s Chrismon Shop, 280 Furniture Drive, 704-636-7790 for reservations/information, email@example.com
Let’s Get Messy — A one evening pottery class at Pottery 101 that offers the opportunity to try your hand at the potter’s wheel. Fun night out for ages 14-adult. $35. Available dates: June 4, 18, 25 July 9, 16, 23, 30. Advance registration required. 704-209-1632, www.pottery-101.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday kid’s classes at at Pottery 101 — Each week students make a pottery piece related to a central theme. No previous experience required. Ages 6-14, $35 • May 31: Plant Name Stakes and Herb Pot • June 7: When Pigs Fly • June 21: Starfish and Sea Birds • July 12: Monster Mouth Tissue Holder • July 19: Hanging Tree and Garden Critters. Advance registration required. 704-209-1632, www.pottery-101.com or email email@example.com
Beginning and intermediate wheel class — Starts June 5 at Pottery 101. Designed for beginners and those with some experience working with clay • Thursdays 6:30-9 p.m. June 5-July 31 (except week of July 4). $200 plus $10 lab fee. Advance registration required. 704-209-1632, www.pottery-101.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Card making at the Y — • 1-3 p.m., June 2, 16, 30 • 6-8 p.m. June 5, 19 • Make six cards /$10, open to the public, J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.
Wine Down and Create — 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 23: Patt Legg leads the class in painting of Field of Poppies • 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 30: Carol Dunkley leads class in the paintings of Georgia O’Keeffe style flower. No previous artistic experience necessary. All supplies furnished. Canvases available for purchase at Green Goat Gallery. Enjoy dinner at Pinocchio’s, before or after class. Cost per session $25, reservations: Carol Dunkley 704-636-0633 or Patt Legg 704-857-0240.
Spoon carving lessons — 9 a.m.-5 p.m., choose from Saturdays Aug. 23, Oct. 18: Using tools provided, students are guided through the spoon carving process. Instructor Steve Martin has 25+ years experience. Must be at least 14, age 14-18 must have prearranged agreement with instructor. Advance registration required, $40 per participant per day. Held at River Pines Art in The Little Log Cabin, Gold Hill. Register at email@example.com or 704-279-9087.
Ballet, tap, pointe, jazz, modern, hip hop, acrobatics — For ages 2-1/2 to 102, Steppin’ Out Dance Company. Stress free, fun, friendly environment. 704-637-1222, www.stepoutdance.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Weekly stress reduction music relaxation class — 7-8 p.m., beginning Monday, June 16: 8-week class by Dean Quick Music Therapy Services, held at Artmesia Artworks & Yoga Studio, 323 W. Harrison St. Call for pricing/reservations 704-798-3203. Maximum class size is 12. Quick is a board certified music therapist in private practice living in Salisbury.
Susan Crouch watercolor workshop — 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 21-23: Requires some experience and basic watercolor skills. $215 for three days. Held at Rail Walk Studios & Gallery, 409 N. Lee St., contact Marietta Smith 704-431-8964 or email@example.com
Free online courses through RPL — Gale Courses: high-quality, noncredit online courses free with your library card. New sessions of six-week courses start monthly. Enroll at www.rowanpubliclibrary.org and click Online Tools, or call 704-216-8243.
Salisbury Art Station — 4-6 p.m. ongoing weekly classes: Instructors share 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 215 Depot Street, 704-754-0853
Beginning and intermediate weaving — Private lessons on a floor loom. Day or evening times. Liese Sadler, 215-300-4369, livethreadstudio@ gmail.com
Painting with Patt — Ongoing adult oil painting classes, Tuesdays 1-3 p.m., Wednesdays 6-8 p.m. Call for info or to sign up. Class size limited to four. Patt Legg, 704-232-6000, 704-762-9647, www.pattlegg.net
Mind aerobics art class — 2-4 p.m., Mondays and Fridays, taught by artist Robert Toth: introduction to drawing, pastel and sculpture. $10/two-hour session. Rufty Holmes Senior Center, call 704-279-9301.
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.
Artists talks on Contemporary Art — 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 27: Second in WVAC series of artists talks on contemporary art with “Process as Document: A Talk on Contemporary Sculpture,” presented by RCCC studio art instructor Peter Goff, followed by q&a. Free and open to the public; RSVP to email@example.com or 704-636-1882.
Free health talk open to the public at the Y — • 12:15 p.m. June 25: Lunch and Learn with James Hardin, M.D. on the newest procedures in cataracts, other eye care issues. Free, must sign up at 704-636-0111. J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd.
Free Movies at the Park — 9 p.m. every other Friday, City Park, corner of W. Miller and Jackson Streets.
May 30: Frozen
June 13: Despicable Me 2
June 27: The Wizard of Oz
July 11: Monsters U
July 25: Free Birds
Aug. 8: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2
Aug. 22: Planes
September 5: The Lego Movie
Free movies at Rowan Public Library — Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at 201 West Fisher St.
June 17: The Lorax (PG)
June 24: City of Bones (PG13)
July 1: The Time Traveler’s Wife (PG13)
July 08: Around the World in 80 Days (PG)
July 15: Zathura (PG)
July 22: Timeline (PG13)
July 29: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (PG)
Aug. 05: Sky Captain & the World of Tomorrow (PG)
Aug. 12: The Andromeda Strain (G)
Wednesdays at 2 p.m., South Rowan Regional (China Grove)
July 2: The Lorax (PG)
July 9: Around the World in 80 Days (PG)
July 16: Zathura (PG)
July 23: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (PG)
July 30: Sky Captain & the World of Tomorrow (PG)
Annual Cinema Under the Stars at Reynolda House — Fridays in August, 9 p.m. Winston-Salem.
Jaws: Aug. 1
Close Encounters of the Third Kind: Aug. 15,
Cabaret: Aug. 8
An American in Paris: Aug. 22
Admission $5 per person, $20 per car, 336-758-5150, reynoldahouse.org
Outdoor movies in Raleigh — Series kicks off June 6 at the NC Museum of Art
Philomena: Friday, June 6
Captain Phillips: Saturday, June 7
42: The Jackie Robinson Story: Friday, June 13
Enough Said: Friday, June 20
Saving Mr. Banks: Saturday, June 21
Mary Poppins: Friday, June 27
Iron and Wine: Saturday, June 28
Frozen: Friday, July 11
Her: Friday, July 18
Gravity: Friday, July 25
12 Years a Slave: Friday, Aug. 1
American Hustle: Friday, Aug. 8
Bull Durham: Friday, Aug. 15
Caddy Shack: Saturday, Aug. 16
Nebraska: Friday, Aug. 22
The LEGO Movie: Saturday, Aug. 23
Grand Budapest Hotel: Friday, Sept. 5
The Big Lebowski: Saturday, Sept. 6
Films start 8:30 or 9 p.m., see www.ncartmuseum.org/summer. Tickets $5, children 6 and under free on the lawn. 919-715-5923.
PPT’s ‘Look Homeward, Angel’ — 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 3 and Wednesday, June 4: Final show of the season, Pulitzer Prize winning story by Thomas Wolfe, performance dates July 24-Aug. 2. Part of summer swap: held at Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St., 704-633-5471, www.piedmontplayers.com
Center for Faith & the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St. — “Outside the Lines,” significant historical and contemporary “outsider” art, through June 12. Lower level of Haven Lutheran Church, http://faithart.org/
The Framing Gallery, 320 N Main St. across from Koko Java — Special salute to veterans with window display featuring prints saluting our military in Afghanistan, Iraq, Vietnam; special prices for veterans • On exhibit: Connie Loflin Peninger, Betty Sedberry. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Tuesday and Saturday, 704-633-1246.
Fine Frame Gallery, 105 S. Main St. — “Celebration of Spring,” new paintings by Phyllis Steimel and Mark Brincefield.Frazer. Monday/Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 704-647-0340, www.fineframegallery.com
Rail Walk Studios and Gallery, 409 N. Lee St. —Through June 28: The Campagna Society of Artists presents Spring exhibition “Colore Naturale;” free, open to the public. Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. or by appointment, 704-431-8964, www.railwalkgallery.com
Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St. — • Tł: Textiles, Text, & Texture opens May 24: Details on 3D
YMCA sponsored trips — • 11 a.m. July 9: Carolina Lily, includes Lunch-in-a-Pot plus shopping, $28 • 11 a.m. June 17: Queens Landing, lunch included, $29.50 • Porgy and Bess, July 20, two seats left • Contact Louise Klaver, active older adult director, 704-636-0111, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.rowanymca.org • Buses leave from J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd.
19th annual Juneteenth festival — 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, June 14: Held at Kelsey Park, 1920 Old Wilkesboro Road. Food or merchandise vendors, $60. Questions: Connie Campbell 704-957-8125 or Jill Burch 704-267-2567.
Jersey City Neighborhood 10th annual reunion — July 12: Held in memory of David Campbell. Free vendor space for info and merchandise. Call Marvin Shaw 704-202-3952, Sherry Hawthorne 704-499-1197.
Fourth annual Biker Blues BBQ Rally — Sept. 19-20: Annual event at Tilley Harley Davidson of Salisbury reaches thousands of people. Contact Gary Moss 704-638-6044 or visit www.bikerbluesbbqrally.com
Asheboro Fall Festival — 42nd Fall Festival, Oct. 4-5: Randolph Arts Guild vendor applications available at the Guild, 123 Sunset Ave., downtown Asheboro or www.AsheboroFallFestival.com or 336-629-0399. Booth fee $25 up to early registration deadline of June 30.
Faith 4th of July Parade — Deadline for parade entry June 23. Form available at http://www.faithnc.com/ For Faith Idol entry information, see Call for Performers.
Old Courthouse Theatre’s second annual 10 minute play writing contest — Submission deadline June 9: Theme “Thrift Shop.” Open call for original scripts from residents of North and South Carolina. Complete details/rules of entry at www.oldcourthousetheatre.org or 704 788-2405. 49 Spring St. NW, Concord.
Until They All Come Home: A Tribute to the USO — Call for singers for whow with host Kent Bernhardt presented by Lee Street Theatre and S-R Choral Society, in August. No audition required. Choir/singer rehearsals begin 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 10 at Coburn Memorial UMC, 901 S. Church St. every Tuesday 7-9 p.m. Info at www.salisburyrowanchoir.com or Matthew Newton 919-812-0742.
Piedmont Choral Society singers — Piedmont Choral Society recruiting for 11th annual patriotic/benefit concert June 19. Details on 7D.
19th annual Juneteenth festival — Saturday, June 14: Held at Kelsey Park, 1920 Old Wilkesboro Road. To sign up call Marvin Shaw, 704-202-3952 or Sherry Hawthorne, 704-499-1197.
Faith Idol competition — Faith Idol competition held during the Faith Fourth of July celebration. Age categories: 12 and under, 13-18 (junior), 19 and up (adult). Registration fee $10. Call Sylvia or Pam at 704-279-2256 for information or to enter. Deadline June 21.
Jersey City Neighborhood 10th annual reunion — July 12: Held in memory of David Campbell. Talent and entertainment applications accepted. Call Marvin Shaw 704-202-3952, Sherry Hawthorne 704-499-1197.
Gold Hill Bluegrass jam — Bluegrass jam for acoustic musicians. E.H. Montgomery General Store, Gold Hill. Every Friday night 7-9 p.m., 704-267-9439. www.themontgomerystore.com
Blumenthal Performing Arts open mic nights — Free event open to performers, spectators of all ages. Instrumentalists, singers, dancers, storytellers, poets, jugglers, magicians, others welcome. Audience seating first-come-first-served. Due to great interest, performers are selected by lottery. E-mail email@example.com or see www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCNG96fkEQU
Southeast Thresher’s Queen Pageant contestants — July 1 pageant in Denton, part of Southeast Old Thresher’s Reunion. The 2014 Queen will reign over the 44th Southeast Old Thresher’s Reunion and be its representative at N.C. festivals, parades, pageants. Winner receives $2000 educational scholarship plus gifts and prizes. Application deadline June 15 at 1-800-458-2755, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.farmpark.com or Facebook.
Arts Night Out — Call for artists for Arts Night Out, a Friday Night Out series event in Downtown Salisbury on June 20, 5 to 9 p.m. Opportunity to feature and sell your works during Arts Night Out on Easy Street (Liberty and N. Main Sts.), by Waterworks Visual Arts Center, and E. Fisher Street. Also looking for live art demonstrations, acoustic musicians, and drum circles. Contact Mollie Ruf by June 13 at email@example.com or 704-637-7814.
2014 “Faces Of Trinity Living” portrait exhibit — Deadline Aug. 8 for exhibit at Waterworks beginning Sept. 17, opening reception Sept. 25. Portraits to be presented to family members in November. Biographies of participants available. Artists may work in their medium of choice. To participate call Trinity Living Center 704-637-3940 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
The Chicken Art Show needs artists — Randolph Arts Guild (RAG) in Asheboro announces a call for artists’ chicken art or their chicken’s art. Deadline to submit: June 20; $5 fee per entry; cash prizes awarded. Show is set to open Aug. 5. See www.RandolphArtsGuild.com for complete details.
29th annual Caldwell Arts Sculpture Celebration — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6: Lenoir’s annual event features sculptural artwork by artists from across the United States competing for more than $10,000. in cash. Registration open to any 3-D artist up to the day of the event. Discounts for early registration. Details at www.caldwellarts.com