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Community calendar for August 2014

Aug. 1, 4-7 p.m.
China Grove Farmers Market, China Grove Roller Mill. 308 N. Main St.

Aug. 1
Crossroads Classic, Statesville Criterium: Downtown Statesville.

Aug. 1, 7:30 p.m.
PPT’s “Look Homeward, Angel,” Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. 704-633-5471, piedmontplayers.com

Aug. 1, 9 p.m.
Cartucci’s Grapevine grand opening, 209 S. Main St., 704-870-2574, www.cartuccisgrapevine.com

Aug. 1
Summer Sip craft beer tasting on First Friday, downtown Salisbury. http://downtown salisburync.com/ summer-sip-tickets.

Aug. 2, 9 a.m.
All Ford Show at NC Transportation Museum, Spencer. 704-636-2889 , www.nctrans.org

Aug. 2, 7 p.m.
Second Time Around Band
at J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 704-636-0111.

Aug. 2, 7:30 p.m.
Closing Night for PPT’s “Look Homeward, Angel,” Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. 704-633-5471, piedmontplayers.com

Aug. 2
Salisbury Farmers Market, 8 a.m., West Fisher and South Jackson streets.

Aug. 2
Lexington Farmers Market, 8 a.m., Historic Southern Rail and Freight Depot, 129 Railroad St.

Aug. 2, 8:30 a.m.
Bloodmobile and hotdog benefit for Canine Angels, Bloodmobile 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., hot dog sale 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. 704-453-2885, Trading Ford Baptist Church, 3600 Long Ferry Road.

Aug. 2, 9 a.m.
Rowan Chamber of Commerce Dragon Boat Festival at Rowan Shrine Club-High Rock Lake www.rowanchamberdragonboat.com

Aug. 2
Crossroads Classic, Pigs and Pedals Criterium: Asheboro.

Aug. 3
Crossroads Classic, Race finale: City Park Circuit Race, Salisbury.

Aug. 4, 7 p.m.
PPT’s annual meeting, Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. 704-633-5471, www.PiedmontPlayers.com

Aug. 7-9, 7:30 p.m.
USO Tribute Show, Lee Street theatre and Rowan Choral Society, 329 N. Lee St.,704-310-5507, www.leestreet.org

Aug. 8, 9 p.m.
Salisbury Movies at the Park: “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2,” www.salisburync.gov/Departments/ParksandRecreation/Pages/Movies-in-the-Park.aspx

Aug. 8
Annual Woodleaf Tomato Trot (5K): Unity Presbyterian Church, 885 Woodleaf-Barber Road, Cleveland.

Aug. 9, 9 a.m.
All GM Show, NC Transportation Museum, Spencer, 704-636-2889, www.nctrans.org

Aug. 9-10
Opening receptions at Rail Walk Studios & Gallery, “Preserving Places,” 409-413 N. Lee St. Saturday 3-5 p.m., Sunday 1-3 p.m. To benefit LandTrust of Central NC. www.railwalkgallery.com

?Aug.11-15
Rowan Museum Elementary Camp 2, www.rowanmuseum.org

Aug. 14, 5 p.m.
Free summer concert at Bell Tower Park.

Aug. 14-16, 7:30 p.m.
USO Tribute Show, Lee Street theatre and Rowan Choral Society, 329 N. Lee St.,704-310-5507, www.leestreet.org

Aug. 15, 5-8 p.m.
Summer Night Out, Downtown Salisbury.

Aug. 15
Last day of kids summer reading program at Last Word Bookstore. 704-245-6159 or Thelastwordsalisbury@gmail.com

Aug. 15
Ticket deadline for Salisbury-Rowan Symphony Society cabaret fundraiser, salisburysymphony.org or 704-637-4314 .

Aug. 16, 9 a.m.
Annual Woodleaf Tomato Festival, Unity Presbyterian Church, 885 Woodleaf-Barber Road, Cleveland

Aug. 16, 10 a.m.
Memorial event for the family of Joan Plott, Eastwood Baptist Church, 320 Cook St., Kannapolis. 704 298-5981.
Aug. 16, 2-8 p.m.
Hot Summer Nights Cruise-In, 840 St. Stephen’s Church Road, Gold Hill Village, www.historicgoldhill.com

Aug. 16, 7:30 p.m.
“The Funniest Man in America” James Gregory at the Meroney Theater, meet and greet follows the show. Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St., tickets 704-633-5471 or PiedmontPlayers.com

Aug. 19, 1:30 p.m.
Ice cream social with Pat Cohen, non-members welcome, J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.

Aug. 20-22
Carolina Artists 2014 EXPO at the Civic Center, 315 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. www.thecarolinaartists.org

?Aug. 20, 4 p.m.
Rowan Museum board of directors, Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main St., www.rowanmuseum.org

Aug. 21, 5 p.m.
Free summer concert at Bell Tower Park.

Aug. 22, 9 p.m.
Salisbury Movies at the Park: “Planes: Fire and Rescue.” www.salisburync.gov/Departments/ParksandRecreation/Pages/Movies-in-the-Park.aspx

Aug. 23-4
Historic Spencer Shops model train show, NC Transportation Museum, Spencer, 704-636-2889, www.nctrans.org

Aug. 25
First day of school, Rowan-Salisbury School System

Aug. 26
First day of school, Kannapolis City Schools.
Aug. 28, 7 p.m.
Brick Street Live concert on Fisher Street featuring On The Border. www.brickstreetlive.com

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