Try a Missouri beer at Salisbury Wine Shop’s tasting event this evening

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 26, 2014

Salisbury Wine Shop — • 5:30-7:30 p.m. this evening: Crown Valley Brewery Beer Tasting with Andrew Alley of 17th Street Distributing. Andrew will pour a selection of 6 beers from this Missouri brewery. $5/person • 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday: Beat the Heat Wine Tasting by Stephanie. 6 wines that are best for hot weather activities. $5/person. 106 S. Main St., 704-636-5151,,
Cauble Creek Vineyard and Winery — NC’s 100th winery. Tasting room 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 for upcoming events.
Morgan Ridge Vineyards & Brewhouse — 486 John Morgan Road, Gold Hill, 704-639-0911,morganridge
Cougar Run Winery — 704-280-3624. Cougar Run Winery, 363 N. Church St., Concord.
Old Stone Winery — 704-279-0930, 6245 US Hwy. 52, 1 mile south of Granite Quarry.
Rocky River Vineyards — 704-781-5035. 11685 Reed Mine Road, Midland.
Childress Vineyards — 336-236-WINE, 1000 Childress Vineyards Road, exit 89 off I-85, on Hwy 64 W. Lexington.

St. Thomas Players present ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ — 7:30 p.m. June 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 or 704-310-5507.
‘Showstoppers’ by Broadway’s Best Theatre, Mocksville — June 26-29 additional performances. Final production of the season, Broadway favorites from dozens of musicals. All evening performances 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees 2 p.m. • 103 Beechtree Place in Davie County, intersection of I-40 and Farmington Road. Ticket and schedule info at or 336-575-4446 or email
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 49 Spring Street NW, 704 788-2405.
PPT’s youth production ‘High School Musical’ — Monday, June 30: Meroney box office opens, show dates July 10-19. Adults $12, students/seniors $10. Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. 704-633-5471. Tickets also available at

Historic Gold Hill Village Ghost Walk — 8 p.m. Saturday, July 26: Registration begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Arbor: Guided walks $5, children under 6 free, see map on directional signs in village, 840 St. Stephens Church Road, Gold Hill.
‘Over There, Over Here,’ Rowan remembers World War I — Rowan Museum’s centennial celebration to the memory of those who fought and suffered through The Great War. Some artifacts in the exhibit are from the museum’s collections, some on loan from private citizens in the community. Rowan Museum, 202 North Main St., open 1-4 p.m.Friday-Sunday, 704-633-5946 or email
Gold panning at Reed Gold Mine — Tickets $3 per pan. Reed is open Tuesday through Saturday 9 a.m.–5 p.m. 9621 Reed Mine Road, Midland, 704-721-4653,
Living History at Historic Latta Plantation — • Woodworking Demonstrations, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, June 28: See a traditional craftsmen work by hand, demonstrate 18th century woodworking techniques, perhaps try it yourself. Plus historic house and plantation tours • Civil War Living History, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday July 19, 1-4 p.m. Sunday July 20: Travel back in time to Carolina backwoods during the Civil War, meet Union and Confederate Soldiers, see demonstrations, visit soldier encampments, winter quarters. Open house tour, 13 additional structures on site including slave cabins and kitchen, meet the Latta farm animals • Adults $7; seniors, students $6, children 5 and under free. .5225 Sample Road, Huntersville, 704-875-2312,
Events to mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War across NC — Details at 919-807-7389,

Salisbury Ghost Walk — 7 p.m. and 9 p.m Friday and Saturday, June 27 and 28: See details, page 2D. Reservations recomended at or 704-798-3102.
‘Go Figure’ at Spencer Doll and Toy Museum — Figurative art group displays a fantasy storybook exhibit based on characters from children’s stories turned into three dimensional reality. See details, page 2D.
Kids Summer Reading Program at The Last Word Bookstore — For readers up to age 12. Bring in a list of 10 books you’ve read, earn $5 in trade credit that never expires. Program runs June 1- Aug. 15. More info at 704-245-6159 or
Astronomical Society of Rowan County 33rd anniversary — 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 28: Cookout and stargazing. Visitors welcome. 1920 Deal Road, Mooresville. Ralph Deal 704-855-1591 or Alice Deal 704-857-2788.
Annual Circus Train puppet show — Saturdays through July, Library Park, Third St., Spencer. 7 p.m. free hot dogs, 7:30 p.m. show begins. Sponsored by Central UMC. Bring lawn chair or blanket. Free snow cones. 704-636-4101.
Uptown Lexington Summer Stroll — 6-9 p.m. Friday, June 27: Live music on the Square by Caleb’s Bridge, free movie at 8 p.m. “Despicable Me,” shown on W. 1st Ave. between Main St.and State St. Merchants and restaurants open late. Details at 336-249-0383 or
Chestnut Creek Stables to host Horse Trial for equestrian competitors — Saturday, June 28: See details, page 2D.
Concord Library events — • Teen Summer Reading Program: a “Feather” Wreath Craft July 1 at 2 p.m. Register at 704-920-2053 • DIBS meets July 1 at 6 p.m., discussing “Flight Behavior” by Barbara Kingsolver. Register at 704-920-2053 • Teen Summer Reading Program, Denim Pillow Craft on July 3 at 2 p.m. Bring pant leg from old pair of blue jeans. Register at 704-920-2053 • Fossil Frenzy July 3 at 3 p.m., learn about fossils, hear stories, dig for fossils you can keep. 704-920-2058 • 27 Union St. North, Concord, or Facebook • 27 Union St. North, Concord, or Facebook
Cabarrus Arena events — 4751 Highway 49 N. Concord, 704-920-3976 • 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

Air Supply coming to W-S — Saturday, Oct. 25: A night of ‘80s soft rock hits, Reynolds Auditorium, Winston-Salem. No-fee tickets at https://reynoldsauditorium. com/AIR_SUPPLY.html
The Blumenthal Performing Arts Center — The Belk Theater/Booth Playhouse/Stage Door Theater at 130 N. Tryon St. • The McGlohon Theatre at Spirit Square • Duke Energy Theater at 345 North College St. • Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts at 430 South Tryon St. • Ovens Auditorium at 2700 East Independence Blvd. • Complete listings at • Blumenthal Performing Arts, 130 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, 704-372-1000,,

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,,
‘Monty Python Live (mostly)’ — 1:30 p.m. Sunday, July 20: Broadcast LIVE from London’s famed O2 Arena; John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin reunite on stage for the first time in over three decades. Shown live at Cinemark Tinseltown, 305 Faith Road, tickets available at theater box office and
Jerry Seinfeld coming to Ovens — 7 p.m. July 25: America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld. Tickets at or 800-745-3000. Ovens Auditorium, 2700 East Independence Blvd.

Blueberry Fest Event and Picnic — 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June 28: Fun-filled afternoon with live music featuring Ken Davis, a blueberry cooking demo, kids activity area, blueberries available for purchase. Call for info on picnic opportunities. Held at SandyCreek Farm, between Reeds and Tyro, 3160 S NC Hwy. 150, Lexington, 336-853-8834,
Southeast Old Thresher’s Reunion — July 1-5: 44th annual Southeast Old Thresher’s Reunion at Denton Farmpark, See details, page 2D.

Benchwarmers, 113 E. Fisher St. — • Monday, NTN trivia • Tuesday, open Mike night • 704-639-0694.
CJ’s BBQ, 210 Old Amity Hill Road, Cleveland — • 6:30 p.m., Friday Night Bluegrass. 704-278-4070.
DJs Restaurant, 1502 W. Innes St. — Saturday: Grand opening of Sky Lounge, see page 3D for details. 704-638-9647,
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.
The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 — Saturday: Open Mic night • Set Free Church meets 5 p.m. Saturdays. Free refreshments, air hockey, foosball, pool. 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,
Nashville Nights, 125-127 E. Innes St. — • 9:30 p.m. Saturday: Darrell Harwood, $5 cover • Mondays $1 day • Tuesdays Free pool • Wednesdays Open mic • Thursdays Deejay Cherokee • Fridays free jukebox. 704-762-9990,
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.
Uncle Buck’s All American Pub & Grub, 127 S. Main St. — • 10 p.m. Friday: Awesome blues by the Casanovas • 4 p.m-midnight Saturday: David Myers’ benefit show, see Brief page 2D • Magic Mondays 6-8 p.m. with magician Glen Yost • Bike Night Tuesdays 6-9 p.m. • 704-633-3750,
Old Stone Vino, 515 S. Main St., Kannapolis — Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays: Live music. 704-938-2337.
The Charlotte Zodiac Dance Club — American Legion, 4235 W. Tyvola Road, Charlotte. Dances on second and fourth Friday, dress code upscale casual, no jeans, 704-236-0344.
The Evening Muse, 3227 N. Davidson St., NoDa Arts District, Charlotte — 704-372-1000,
The Double Door Inn, 1218 Charlottetown Ave., Charlotte — 704-372-1000,
The Neighborhood Theatre, 511 East 36th St., Charlotte — 704-358-9298,
The Visulite, 1615 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte — 704-358-9200,

New session of senior adults guitar lessons — For adults 55+ at Rufty-Holmes Senior Center. Three new classes begin Monday, July 7: Absolute Beginner Guitar 1:30 p.m., Beginner Guitar at 2:45 p.m., Intermediate Guitar 4 p.m. Learn or re-learn to play the guitar with instructor Bob Wingate. Bring your own guitar. Each eight week course $35 payable to the instructor on the first day of class. New members should bring $5 material fee. Quetions, call Bob at 704-433-1461. To register call 704-216-7714.
Shag Lessons — Mondays beginning July 7: Carolina shag lessons with Ashley and Tobitha Stewart, at Lee Street Theater & Performing Arts CenterSee details, page 2D. 704-310-5507.
Free basic computer classes — Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Classes run for two hours. Call 704-680-7317 or 704-870-8862 to schedule an appointment time. Knox’s Computer Business, 512 Klumac Road, Suite 8.
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,,
Scultpure class at Waterworks enrolling now — Instructor Maria Michaelson. Register at or 704-636-1882. Class limited to 12 students. Tuition $625. All materials and kiln firing are included. 123 E. Liberty St.
PPT summer theatre camps — June through August: Elementary-high school students, also K-2nd grade. Complete info at Register at Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. or call 704-633-5471.
‘Let’s Get Messy’ — A one evening pottery class at Pottery 101 offers the opportunity to try your hand at the potter’s wheel, ages 14-adult. $35. Available dates: July 9, 16, 23, 30. Advance registration required. 704-209-1632, or email
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 • July 12: Monster Mouth Tissue Holder • July 19: Hanging Tree and Garden Critters. Advance registration required. 704-209-1632, or email
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 and click Online Tools, or call 704-216-8243.
Free Bible lessons — 10:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays, June 28: Is the Bible scientifically accurate; what makes it unique; is it still practical for our day; what does it say about our future; what is its message; how can it help us with our family life; how can it help me find true happiness. These topics and more covered, bring your own Bible. Downstairs conference room of RPL Rockwell Branch (not sponsored by RPL).
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 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@
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,
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.
Learn how to carve a spoon — 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 or 704-279-9087.
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.

Lunch and Learn sessions — 12:15 p.m., Wednesday, July 23: Dr. Terry Cassell “Are you Emotionally Intelligent?” J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd., Salisbury • Noon, Wednesday, July 16: Dr. Allison “Aging Gracefully-checklist for men and women,” J. Fred Corriher Jr. YMCA, 950 Kimball Road, China Grove • Covered dish, free, must sign up, 704-636-0111 or

Salisbury hosts Movies at the Park — 9 p.m., free. Corner of W. Miller and N. Jackson. • June 27: The Wizard of Oz • July 11: Monsters U • July 25: Free Birds • August 8: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 • August 22: Planes: Fire and Rescue: September 5: The Lego Movie:
Summer movie series at Rowan Public Library — 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Headquarters (Salisbury) • July 1: The Time Traveler’s Wife • July 8: Around the World in 80 Days • July 15: Zathura • July 22: Timeline • July 29: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs • Aug. 5: Sky Captain & the World of Tomorrow • Aug. 12: The Andromeda Strain (G)
2 p.m. Wednesdays, South Rowan Regional (China Grove) • July 2: The Lorax • July 9: Around the World in 80 Days • July 16: Zathura • July 23: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs • July 30: Sky Captain & the World of Tomorrow • Info at or Headquarters, 704-216-8256; South Rowan Regional, 704-216-7730; East Branch, 704-216-7840.

Piedmont Singles — 6:15 p.m. Fridays. 1908 Statesville Blvd., Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, no joining fee, donations appreciated, covered dish.
New Beginnings Singles Club of Lake Norman — 6:30 p.m. third Thursdays: social group of singles over 50, Captain’s Galley Restaurant in Mooresville. Visitors welcome. 704-677-2331.

Old Courthouse Theatre ‘Noises Off’ — 7-9 p.m., July 13-14: Called the funniest farce ever written. Ensemble cast of four women, five men. Show dates Sept. 11-28. 49 Spring St. SW, Concord. 704-788-2405, For more detailed character descriptions see
Queen City Theatre non-equity auditions — 6-8 p.m. Sunday June 29 and Monday June 30: “Things You Shouldn’t Say Past Midnight” and “The Performers,” auditions by appointment only, to be held at BB&T Room at Spirit square, 345 N College St., Charlotte. Cold readings from the script. For audition time email Kristian Wedolowski at Kristian@queencity indicating prefered audition day.

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,
The Green Goat Gallery, 516 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer — Carve Into Life…Palette Knife Paintings of Patt Legg. Gallery hours Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. then 5- 8 p.m.; Sunday: 1-6 p.m. 704-431-4527,
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. Gallery hours Thursday, Friday, Saturday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. or by appointment, Historic Salisbury’s Rail Walk Arts District. 704-431-8964,
Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St. — • New Tomorrows Exhibition through July 1; New Tomorrows is a program offered through Rowan Helping Ministries for their shelter guests • Tł: Textiles, Text, & Texture: Summer exhibition features NC artists Peg Gignoux,Leslie Pearson. Through Sept. 6 • Mosaics in the Garden, sculptures by Jeannette Brossart, Stanback Sensory Garden. Through April 1, 2015 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,
‘Treasures of the Collections’ — Exhibit featuring special pieces from the museums’ permanent collection including an original pen and ink drawing by Salvador Dali. 134 Court St., downtown Statesville,704-873-4734,
The Galleries, 65 Union S. St., Concord — Need some relief from serious art? Visit “Comic Relief” through July 31. Free, 704-920-2787,

YMCA sponsored trips — • 11 a.m. July 9: Carolina Lily, includes Lunch-in-a-Pot plus shopping, $28 • Aug. 5: Queens Landing, lunch cruise, $29.50 • Louise Klaver, 704-636-0111,, • Buses leave from J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd.

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.
Market off Market Street event — 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, July 26: Concord Downtown hosts vendors selling unique items. Send application to
Fin Feather Fur Outdoor Expo — Aug. 15-17: Hunting, fishing, campers, ATVs, golf carts,other merchandise. Inside air conditioned booths $300, outside booths $100. Mountain Man from Duck Dynasty on site on Saturday, Mud Bog on Friday. Call Randall Barger 704-640-2326 to enter or reserve a booth. Held at Rowan County Fairgrounds.
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
Asheboro Fall Festival applications — 42nd Fall Festival, October 4-5: Randolph Arts Guild vendor applications available at the Guild, 123 Sunset Ave., downtown Asheboro or or 336-629-0399. Booth fee $25 up to early registration deadline of June 30.

Jersey City Neighbor-hood 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.
Blumenthal Performing Arts open mic nights — Free event open to performers, spectators. Instrumentalists, singers, dancers, storytellers, poets, jugglers, magicians, others welcome. Performers selected by lottery. E-mail or see
NPR seeks local talent — “From the Top,” NPR radio program showcasing America’s best young classical musicians, seeks applicants. Applications, recorded auditions accepted continuously on a rolling admissions basis,

YMCA Art Show — Sept. 16: You do not have to be a member of the YMCA. Contact Louise Klaver 704-636-0111 to reserve a place. You must provide your own easels. Tables provided first come first serve.
2014 “Faces Of Trinity Living” portrait exhibit — Deadline Aug. 8 for exhibit at Waterworks beginning Sept. 17, opening reception Sept. 25. Artists may work in their medium of choice. Call Trinity Living Center 704-637-3940 or email or
29th annual Caldwell Arts Sculpture Celebration — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6: Lenoir’s annual event features sculptural artwork. Registration open to any 3-D artist up to the day of the event. Cost to register the day of is $80; significant discounts available for early registration. Details at