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‘Voices from the Margins’ speak of poverty in Rowan County

LSt presents CF&A’s ‘Voices From The Margins’ — 7:30 p.m. Sept. 4-5: Original monologues show featuring actors telling the stories of individuals from Rowan County who live on the margins. Presented in partnership with Covenant Community Connections and Lee Street theatre. Suggested donation price $15; all proceeds to benefit Rowan Helping Ministries. www.faithart.org, www.leestreet.org
Lee Street theatre presents One Act Play Festival — 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18-20 and 25-27: Three world premiere dark comedies, Each is one act and approximately 35 minutes long. Do Us Part by Rob Smith, directed by Doug Stauter; Handsome Devil by Jason Roland, directed by Jason Roland; Walt Grace by Andy Rassler, dDirected by Heather Wilson Bowlby. Purchase online at www.leestreet.org or 704-310-5507
OCT’s Living Room Reading Series presents ‘‘Bunny, Bunny’ Gilda Radner: A Sort of Romantic Comedy’ — 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 5: by Alan Zweibel,whirlwind personal journey through the fourteen-year friendship of writer Alan Zweibel and comedienne Gilda Radner . Free, rated PG. Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring St. NW, Concord, 704-788-2405, www.oldcourth ousetheatre.org

In progress: Iredell County Fair — Sept. 1-6, Troutman, www.statesvillekiwanis.org
Cabarrus County Fair — Sept. 5-13, Concord, www.cabarruscounty.us
Davidson County Fair — Sept. 15-20, Lexington, www.davidsoncounty agfair.com
Rowan County Fair — Sept. 19-27, www.rowancountyfair.org
Stanly County Fair — Sept 25-29, Albemarle, www.stanlycountyfair.net
Dixie Classic County Fair — Oct. 3-12, Winston-Salem, www.dcfair.com
NC State Fair — Oct. 16-26, Raleigh, www.ncstatefair.org

Wednesday Brown Bag Lunch Jam — noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays: Bring your lunch and listen to free live music at the corner of Depot and East Innes Streets through Oct. 29.
Summer concert series at Bell Tower Park — 5-7 p.m. Thursday: Every second and third Thursday through Oct. 19. At the gazebo in Bell Tower Park, corner of W. Innes and S. Jackson Streets. Sponsored by Salisbury Parks & Recreation and Guitars USA. www.facebook.com/ CitySalisburyNC
Union Street Live! — 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18: The Tams (rescheduled from May). The Union Street Live! series. Free. Downtown Concord on Means Avenue next to Historic Cabarrus County Courthouse,65 Union St. S., bring a lawn chair. 704-784-4208, www.concorddowntown.com
Piedmont Prime Time Community Band — 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11: The only adult symphonic band serving Rowan and Cabarrus counities begins season 13 with opening rehearsal and meet and greet session at Trinity United Methodist Church, 416 E. 1st St., Kannapolis.
Brick Street Live concert — 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25: Live concert on Fisher Street featuring Motel Soap. www.brick streetlive.com

Price of Freedom Museum’s Remembrance of 9/11 — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13: “Memories of Yesteryears” with restored farm equipment and vehicles; gospel and bluegrass music; fire, police, rescue and emergency equipment; Simulated Smoke House; fire safety for the children; backyard barbecue by We Care Ministry of Oak Grove Baptist Church in China Grove. Food tickets in advance $7 at 704-857-3208. Intersection of Patterson and Weaver Roads, 2420 Weaver Road, 704-857-7474, www.priceoffreedom.us
Kruger Brothers at Mocksville Bluegrass Festival — Saturday, Sept. 13: Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival features Kruger Brothers, the Snyder Family Band, Red June. See FUNDRIASERS
The annual Tilley Harley-Davidson Biker Blues BBQ Rally and BBQ Classic — The annual Tilley Harley-Davidson Biker Blues BBQ Rally and BBQ Classic at Tilley Harley-Davidson Sept. 18-20. Pre-event party kicks off Thursday at Uncle Buck’s; entertainment continues Friday evening and the festivities end with at finale party on Saturday evening. Admission-free family oriented event with vendors, food, People’s Choice BBQ contest, raffle for a Big Green Egg Cooker and more, police escorted poker run with proceeds going to the Salisbury VA Hospice Center – you don’t have to have a motorcycle to participate. Information at www.bikerbluesbbqrally.com, held rain or shine.
20th annual Best of Badin Festival — 3-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20: Hear the Attractions Band Friday 7-10 p.m.; tour of Narrows Dam on the Yadkin River Saturday 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. also food, arts, crafts, inflatable rides, water rides, train ride around town, Native American artifact swap meet, Heritage Days at Badin Historic Museum Complex. No pets. Less than an hour from Salisbury. www.bestofbadinfestival.com
Dailey & Vincent Land Fest In Denton — Sept. 18-20: Bluegrass duo hosts second annual event at Denton FarmPark, featuring three days of star-studded music and a Bluegrass band contest on Sept. 20. Winning band will perform as the opener for Saturday’s show, cash prizes will be awarded. Tickets/info at www.daileyvincentfest.com.
Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival and Art Walk — noon-4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27 and Oct. 25: Family-friendly cultural arts event, downtown Kannapolis. Free for patrons, participants, open to all forms family friendly arts, culture and performances. Info: Michael Knox, 828-231-5037, mknox@modernfilmzine.com or info@kannapolisarts.com
25th Annual Gold Hill Founders’ Day — 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27: Gold Hill Mines Historic Park. Info: vivian@historicgoldhill.com. www.historicgoldhill.com
28th annual Autumn Jubilee at Dan Nicholas Park — 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday Oct. 4-5: Entertainment 11 a.m.-5 p.m. both days • Saturday noon, Too Much Sylvia • 4 p.m., Carolina Soul • Sunday 1:30 p.m., The Extraordinaires • 3:30 p.m., Darrell Harwood • Mayberry Gang roving the Park Sat.-Sun. 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. • No pets. Info 704-216-7803.

Jane Austen Tea at Historic Latta Plantation — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27: Jane Austen Tea and Fashion: Learn tea, fashion, etiquette customs at this Jane Austen inspired event as children enjoy Olde Time Photos dressed in vintage attire. Tea party participants will enjoy a beautiful Regency era tea party on the lawn accompanied by refreshments.Tea Party tickets are $3 plus regular admission ($7 adults, $6 seniors/students, children 5 & under free). Tea times: 11 a.m., 2 p.m. registration upon arrival at a first come first serve basis. Wear your favorite hat and for children to bring their favorite doll. 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville, 704-875-2312, www.lattaplantation.org
Celebration of the Piedmont Backcountry at Charlotte History Museum — 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6: Free celebration of the Piedmont Backcountry, featuring demonstrations of pottery, blacksmithing, basket weaving, rifle and cartridge making, children’s crafts and colonial games plus free tours of Hezekiah Alexander Home Site and Museum. Charlotte Folk Society will also be holding their annual ice cream social with bluegrass music, old time jam session, song circle and the Storytelling Guild. Free ice cream while supplies last. Free, family-friendly. Register at http://charlottemuseum.org/ RegisterFree.asp

Salisbury Ghost Walk — Two tours, 7 and 9 p.m Friday, Sept. 5 : The walk covers a six block area in downtown Salisbury and tells how in the 1800s Salisbury earned the reputation as the “wettest and wickedest” town in the state. hear tales of hauntings from days gone by. Bring camera, smart phone, flashlight: some tales come to life via present day hauntings. Adults $10, students $5. Visit the website at salisburyghostwalk. org and make reservations by email at boo@salisburyghostwalk. com or call John at 704-798-3102.
Delmonico’s Band at J.F. Hurley Family YMCA — 7-10 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6: Bring a snack to share. $6 per person, non-members welcome .F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.
Arts and Crafts show — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6: At Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church, 719 S. Caldwell St. Assorted baby crafts including diaper cakes, also beaded fruit, jewelry, wreaths, portraits, original drawings, paintings, jarring (pickles, etc} knitted or hand and machine sewn items, soaps and oils.
Anti-bullying community rally — 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27: “Stop the Silence NC” at 110 S. Lee St., also the 100 block of E. Fisher St. Special musical guests from Southern California: Galvanized Souls. Also food, vendors, resources, games, activities for the kids, special guest speaker from Michigan: Colin from Colin’s Friends. For information email stopthesilence@carolina.rr.com
Smoky Mountains Author Wally Avett ar Pfeiffer — 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 19: Pfeiffer University Friends of the Library welcomes author Wally Avett, uncle to Scott and Seth Avett. Brunch and talk at the G.A. Pfeiffer Library on the Misenheimer campus. Reservations required at community.pfeiffer.edu/fol
Free living will assistance at the South Rowan Y — 1:30 p.m. Sept. 17: Living will and health care power of attorney, notaries available for signing of the documents. Free, must sign up at 704-857-7011. J. Fred Corriher Jr. South YMCA, 950 Kimball Road, China Grove.
Stained glass trolley tour — Tour leaves Center for Faith & the Arts at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13: Travel on the trolley, participate in guided tours, learn more about stained glass, architecture, local congregational history. In partnership with Salisbury Visitor’s Bureau. Tickets $15; light refreshments. Center for Faith & the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St., www.faithart.org/

Benchwarmers, 113 E. Fisher St. — • Monday, NTN trivia • Tuesday, open Mike night • 704-639-0694.
The Carriage Room, 2141 Statesville Blvd. — • Sign-up deadline 7 p.m. every Friday for in-house pool tournament, $5, start playing by 7:30; also open jukebox • Every Sunday is “Trenner Day,” open pool table all day • 704-647-9876, carriageroomnc@ facebook.com.
Cartucci’s Grapevine, 209 S. Main St. — • ?9-11:30 p.m Friday: Shoemaker & Estep, no cover • 9-11:30 p.m. Saturday: Trouble Creek Bluegrass, no cover • 6 p.m.-midnight Fridays-Saturdays, live music begins at 9 p.m. For age 21 and over. 704-870-2574, www.cartuccisgrapevine.com
CJ’s BBQ, 210 Old Amity Hill Road, Cleveland — • 6:30 p.m., Friday night bliuegrass with the Jones sisters, Tori, Katie and Elli Jones. 704-278-4070.
DJs Restaurant, 1502 W. Innes St. — • 7:45 p.m. every Thursday, live jazz, no cover. 704-638-9647, http://djsrestaurant.com
Danny Franklin plays live — • 6-8:30 p.m. Sept. 5: Brew, corner of Main St. and Dale Earnhardt Blvd., Kannapolis • Sept. 17: Speakeasy Smokehouse and Taproom, 316 Brookdale St., Kannapolis • See dannyfranklinelectric on youtube.
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: Bachar-Chayah and rapper Greg Luster • 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
Nashville Nights, 125-127 E. Innes St. — • 9:30 p.m. Saturday: Back Road Band, $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
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. — 9 p.m. Friday Buskers Bash grand finale • Saturday: Corey Hunt Band • Magic Mondays 6-8 p.m. with magician Glen Yost • Bike Night Tuesdays 6-9 p.m. • 704-633-3750, www.facebook.com/unclebucksgrub

Salisbury Wine Shop — 5:30-7:30 p.m. tonight: North Coast Brewing beer tasting with Angela Linker, Tryon Distributing. $5/person • 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday: Wines of Macedonia and France with Andrew Leach of Freedom Beverage. $5/person • 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6: Guardian Cellars wine dinner at Salisbury Wine Shop with Jerry Riener, owner/wine maker of Guardian Cellars. Seven wines from Guardian Cellars and featuring gourmet pizza from Santos. $35/person ($30/person wine club members). Prepaid reservations. 106 S. Main St., 704-636-5151, sws@salisburywineshop. com, www.salisburywineshop.com
Cauble Creek Vineyard and Winery — North Carolina’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 www.caublecreekvineyard.com

Horse Protection Society fundriser — 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5: Dine in or to-go from Ruby Tuesday’s Kannapolis location, 2461 Wonder Drive NE, 704-720-7289) will to help The Horse Protection Society of NC to feed their 47 horses. Present the “Enough to feed a horse” flyer to your server and they will give back 20% of your total purchase to HPS. To print off a flier go to http://horseprotection.org/ or www.facebook.com/ events/696058653796332/
Antique Road Extravaganza at Carillon — 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6: Historic Salisbory Founation and Carillon Assisted Living host professional antique appraisers/dealers. Tickets $25 per item, proceeds benefit HSF. Advance tickets available from Carillon, 1915 Mooresville Road or at the HSF office, 704-636-0103.
Casino Fantastique — 6:30-11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12: An evening of casino games, libations, music, dancing at Salisbury Depot, 215 Depot St. Tickets $55 each, age 20 or older. www.salisburysymphony.org or 704-431-4447. Evening attire optional. A fundraiser for the Salisbury Symphony.
Piggin’ Out for Pink — 6:30-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13: Kannapolis-based non-profit Focused On A Cure hosts an evening of dinner, dancing, raffles, a silent auction and fun. Special entertainment by artist Jared Emerson. Held at The City Club, 325 McGill Ave. NW, Concord. Ticket information: 704-933-5600 or www.focusedonacure.org
17th annual Charity Ride for the children’s home — Saturday, Sept. 13: Charity ride to the Masonic Home for Children, Oxford. Leaving from Eureka #283 Masonic Lodge in China Grove. $20 per person includes t-shirt and ticket for door prizes. Breakfast $6 (all you can eat) before leaving at 7:30 a.m. Contact Doug Earnhardt 704-957-0346 or email zsearn3@gmail.com
Second annual ‘Groce-Man Jam’ concert —  5:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13: Junkers Mill outdoor Theater, 105 S. Salisbury St. in Mocksville, features award-wining bluegrass band Balsam Range. Massive Grass of Wilmington are the opening act at 6 p.m. Foods and beverages available, alcohol sales. $15 in advance; $20 day of event, children 12 and under with adult free. See www.grocemanjam.com or email grocemanjam @gmail.com
Kruger Brothers at Mocksville Bluegrass Festival — Saturday, Sept. 13: Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival features Kruger Brothers, the Snyder Family Band, Red June. All proceeds benefit Carolina Bible Camp & Retreat Center. Gates open 10 a.m., music 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Bring a chair or blanket. No outside coolers, food or pets. Activities for kids. Festival will proceed rain or shine. 1988 Jericho Church Road, Mocksville. Advance tickets $15, DOS $20, children under age 12 free with paying ticket holder, www.cbcbluegrass.com
Fourteenth annual Blues & Burritos — 6-10 p.m Friday, Sept. 19: hosted by Homesley & Wingo Law Group and takes place on the front lawn at 330 S. Main St., Mooresville. With Pat “Mother Blues” Cohen, Max Drake, Shelia Carlisle as special guest performers joining the Part Time Blues Band. No admission fee,t donations encouraged. All donations this year go to Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists and HealthReach Community Clinic. Information at www.lakenormanlaw.com
‘BBQ, Bands and Boots’ for Crosby Scholars — 6-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27: Inaugural Rowan County Crosby Scholars event, proceeds go to create Crosby Scholars Last Dollar Grant program. Tickets $40/person; $75/couple, includes drink, music by Mipso and Catawba College band Life Size; plus surprises. Reservations at www.crosbyscholarsrowan.org or 704-762-3512. Held at F&M Trolley Barn.
‘Sunday Funday’ for the Piedmont Farmer’s Market — 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21: meet farmers, craft people and other friends of the market. There will be food, music, games, a silent auction, raffles, fun. Held at the Piedmont Farmer’s Market, 518 Winecoff School Road, Concord. Ticket for adults $20; children 16 and under $5. Questions: drmaryp@msn.com.
48th Annual Granite Quarry Civitan Fiddlers’ Convention — Saturday  Oct. 4: Registration starts 4:30 p.m. Prizes awarded to the best bands, fiddler, banjo picker guitarist, mandolinplayer, bass player, dobro and vocal, most promising talent ages 11 and under, and ages 12-16. Held at East Rowan High School. Call 704-633-5940 or 704-267-9439 for information. Registration will begin at 4:30 p.m. Most promisitng takent unser 16 cmpetition will begin at 6:30 p.m. Band and individualover 16 competitoin will follow the most promisng talent.
2014 Mad Hatter’s OddBall — 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18: Center for Faith & the Arts’ Mad Hatter’s OddBall, an evening in wonderland with music, dancing, heavy hors d’oeuvres, silent and live auctions, costume contest, general revelry. F&M Trolley Barn. Information/reservations at www.faithart.org or 704-647-0999.

CF&A offers Artist’s Way course — 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 8 through Dec. 1: 13-week intensive experience of recovering and encouraging artistic growth. Led by Myra Tannehill. $145 plus the book which can be purchased at Just the Thing/Literary Bookpost. Childcare is available for a nominal fee.
New session of senior adults guitar lessons — Starting date Monday, Sept. 8: Absolute Beginner Guitar at 1:30 p.m., Beginner Guitar at 2:45 p.m., Intermediate Guitar at 4 p.m. Bring your own guitar. Cost $35 payable on the first day of class. New members should bring a $5 material fee. Questions: Bob at 704-636-9395. To register: 704-216-7714.
PPT’s Youth Theatre Academy — Classes for students grades 4-12 at the Norvell Theater, Tuesdays beginning Sept. 16. Only 16 available spots per class. Instructors: Alex Reynolds and Bristol Glass. To sign up: 704-633-5471 or Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St., info PiedmontPlayers.com
Relax & Refresh Yoga classes — Sundays 6-7:30 p.m., Sept. 7-Oct. 12 and Mondays 9-10:30 a.m., Sept. 8-Oct. 13. Two six-week classes, $90 each. Registration required, each class limited to six students. Led by Debra McNeil. Held at Center for Faith & the Arts, parking and entrance behind Haven Lutheran Church, 207 W. Harrison St. Questions and registration, email inspiredwellness@bellsouth.net or call 704-637-1671 or visit Classes page on www.faithart.org
Sculpture class at Waterworks — Sept. 15-19: With instructor Maria Michaelson. Register at www.waterworks.org or 704-636-1882. Class limited to 12 students. Tuition $625. All materials and kiln firing are included. 123 E. Liberty St.
Adult acting classes — 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 29-Dec. 15: 12-week course by Lee Street theatre and The Acting Place. Led by Craig Kolkebeck, director of education for The Acting Place and adjunct instructor with Catawba College theatre arts department. For ages 16 and up. Cost $225, class size limited to 10. Lee Street theatre, 704-310-5507 or email info@leestreet.org
Wine Down and Create — 6-8 p.m. Thursdays at Cartucci’s Grapevine, 209 S. Main St., next to Meroney Theater. Create a painting, no artistic experiences necessary. Canvases for purchase on site in two sizes, wine and food available for purchase, catered by Cartucci’s. Cost per paint session $25. RSVP Patt 704-762-9647 or Carol 704 213-6171.
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.
Let’s Get Messy — 7-9 p.m., available dates: Sept. 10, 17, 24, Oct. 8, 15, 22. A one evening pottery class that offers the opportunity to try your hand at the potter’s wheel. Ages 14-adult, $35. Pottery 101. Call or come by to sign up 704-209-1632. www.pottery-101.com
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 art.notions@yahoo.com 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
Card making at the Y — • 1-3 p.m., Sept. 15 • 6-8 p.m. Sept. 11, 25 • Make six cards. Non-Member $15.00, member $12, J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.
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.

Helpful talk at the Y — 4 p.m.. Wednesday,Sept. 10: Dietetic Training” free, open to the public, must sign up at 704-636-0111. J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd.
John Hart at ESU dinner — 6:30 p.m.Thursday, Sept. 18: John Hart speaks at Country Club of Salisbury, hosted by The English Speaking Union Salisbury Branch, information and reservations Gerry Wood 704-216-2660.

Piedmont Singles — 6:15 p.m. Fridays: Bingo. For singles as well as those widowed or divorced. 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.

Second Saturday Screenings — 3 p.m. second Saturdays: Beginning Sept. 13 double feature screening at Hall Gym, free admission • Sept. 13: Remember the Titans, The Blind Side • 1400 W. Bank St., concessions available, 704-216-PLAY
Salisbury hosts Movies at the Park — 8:30 p.m., free. Corner of W. Miller and N. Jackson. • Sept. 5: The Lego Movie. ? www.salisburync.gov

Salisbury Symphony Orchestra — Sunday, Sept. 7: Auditions for assistant principal second violin and any others who want to be on the orchestra’s substitute list. In the Williams Music Building of Catawba College. Play a prepared piece of choice, excerpts of the music director’s choice, and sight-reading. For excerpts and appointment time, email dhagy@wfu.edu. For more information see www.salisburysymphony.org
Old Courthouse Theatre ‘Turn of the Screw’ — 7-9 p.m., Sept. 7 and 8: Old Courthouse Theatre’s fourth annual Halloween fundraiser, from the story by Henry James. For character descriptions see www.oldcourthousetheatre.org

Carolina Lily events — • Sept. 20 Last Call for Fall Antique and Craft Show • Oct. 11: Birdnest Necklace class with Barbara Fuller • Oct. 25: Succulents on a pumpkin class with Julie Apone • RSVP to Carolina Lily, 1375 Kern Carlton Road, 704 639-0033, carolinalily@ att.net, www.carolinalily.com

Center for Faith & the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St. — “Mark Stephenson Italian paintings and other recent works,” Reception, 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3. Lower level of Haven Lutheran Church, www.faithart.org
Rowan County Art Show at the YMCA — 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Sept. 16: Open to the public. 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd.,
Oct.Tour luncheon — 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10. Only 70 seats available; deadline Oct. 3. Held at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall. Ticket info at www.oct.tour.com/tickets or 704-636-0103. Also visit them all weekend long as they Paint Out during Oct.Tour.
The Framing Gallery, 320 N Main St. across from Koko Java — 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. — Featuring paintings and prints by Wanda Clark and Salisbury photographs by David Lamanno. Monday/Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 704-647-0340, www.fineframegallery.com
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, greengoatgallery@yahoo.com
Rail Walk Studios and Gallery, 409-413 N. Lee St. — Sept. 4-Oct. 18: Exhibit of original acrylics and watercolors by Rail Walk artist Keyth Kahrs. Opening reception Friday, Sept. 12, 6-8 p.m. Free, open to the public. Gallery hours Thursday- Saturday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. or by appointment, Historic Salisbury’s Rail Walk Arts District. 704-431-8964, www.railwalkgallery.com
Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St. — • Exhibition Title: Spaces Within • Osborne and Woodson Galleries and Stanback Gallery Hall: Maria Michaelson, clay, wood, and bronze sculptures • Norvell Gallery: Selections from the Sonia and Isaac Luski collection: Glass Works • Young People’s Gallery: On The Inside: exploring personhood and identity • Stanback and Cook Gardens: Jeannette Brossart, Durham, mosaic sculptures • Opening event: Thursday, Sept. 18 • Informal gallery talk with artist beginning at 5 p.m. • Opening reception, 6-8 p.m. • Gallery hours Monday – Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., 704-636-1882, www.waterworks.org

YMCA sponsored trips — • 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 12: Charlotte Southern Women Show, $23 per person, non-members welcome. Buses leave from J. F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. • 9 a.m. Oct. .: shopping trip, Ikea /North Gate Mall, $12 per person • 11:30 Nov. 4: Barn dinner theater matinee “Always a Bridesmaid,” $43 for lunch, transportation, tips, ticket • Non-members welcome, buses leave from J. F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. • Belk Theater Feb. 15, 2015 “The Phantom of the Opera” Orchestra Seating. pay in full by Nov. 1, 2014 • June 16, 2015 “Dirty Dancing” Orchestra Seating, pay in full by Nov. 1, 2014 • Details at 704-636-0111, lklaver@ rowanymca.com

Gold Hill 25th Founders Day Craft/Heritage Living — Saturday, Sept. 27: Applications available for arts/crafts, heritage living crafts and exhibits, hit & miss engines, antique tractors, parade etc; exhibitors only demonstrating and not selling are not required to pay for space, but application is required for planning purposes. Call 704-267-9439 or download the application at www.historicgoldhill.com. For information call 704-267-9439 or 704-279-7897. Deadline Sept. 22.
Country Fair — Saturday, Sept. 27: Christ Episcopal Church. Booth rental $20. Contact Kelly 704-213-0566 to reserve space.
Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival — 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27: Free for performers and artists, free to the public. To register for free to be artist, vendor, performer e-mail info@kannapolisarts.com
Fall bazaar — Saturday, Oct. 25: Vendors wanted at Mt Zion UCC, China Grove. Free display space and lunch. 704-857-9202 or 704-857-1360.
Best of Badin Festival — Sept. 19-20: with entertainment, food, arts, crafts, inflatable rides, water rides. Booth spaces available starting at $35.

Help feed the horses — The Horse Protection Society of N.C. a 501(c)3 nonprofit, 2135 Miller Road, China Grove, needs volunteers to help feed the horses. Go to www.horseprotection.org or email hps@horseprotection.org to learn more

48th Annual Granite Quarry Civitan Fiddlers’ Convention — Saturday  Oct. 4: Registration starts 4:30 p.m. Prizes awarded to the best bands, fiddler, banjo picker guitarist, mandolinplayer, bass player, dobro and vocal, most promising talent ages 11 and under, and ages 12-16. Held at East Rowan High School. Call 704-633-5940 or 704-267-9439 for information.
Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival — Saturday, Sept. 27: Free festival that lets artists and performers set up for free. To register for free to be an artist vendor or performer e-mail info@kannapolisarts.com

Potters’ Mugapalooza — Randolph Arts Guild aks potters to submit sample mug images at www.RandolphArtsGuild.com for consideration. Show opens Nov. 4. See www.RandolphArtsGuild.com for details. Submission deadline Sept. 26.
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. Provide your own easels. Tables first come first served.

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