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13th season of Piedmont Prime Time Community Band kicks off

Tonight: Piedmont Prime Time Community Band — 7 p.m.: The only adult symphonic band serving Rowan and Cabarrus counties begins season 13 with opening rehearsal and meet and greet session at Trinity United Methodist Church, 416 E. 1st St., Kannapolis. The band is under the direction of Dr. Laurence Marks. See www.primetimeband.org
Summer concert series at Bell Tower Park — 5-7 p.m. Thursday: Every second and third Thursday through Oct. 19. — Sept. 11 and 18/ Oct. 9 and 16) 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
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.
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
Brick Street Live concert — 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25: Live concert on Fisher Street featuring Motel Soap. www.brick streetlive.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, mandolin player, 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 promising talent under 16 competition will begin at 6:30 p.m. Band and individual over 16 competition will follow the most promising talent.

Old Courthouse Theatre presents ‘Noises Off’ — Sept. 11-28: Called the funniest farce ever written. Rated PG, $15/adults, $12/seniors and students. Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring St. NW, 704 788-2405, www.oldcourthousetheatre.org
OCT’s Living Room Reading Series: ‘‘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

20th annual Best of Badin Festival — 3-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20: 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
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 festival No pets. Info 704-216-7803.
Four Oaks Festival — 10 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11: Downtown Mocksville and Junker’s Outdoor Theater present crafts, Christmas gifts, ideas, kids area, free music at Junker’s Outdoor Theater starting at noon. Info: 336-909-2263 or historicmocksville merchantsassociation@wordpress.com

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/
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.
Salisbury Ghost Walk — Two tours, 7 and 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 : 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.
Annual Rowan County Exhibition Show — Preview Show begins 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20: Held at West Rowan High School for the second time (previously held at Carson High School); this show involves the half-time/competition performances of all Rowan-Salisbury school marching bands — North, South, East, West Rowan, Carson, Salisbury High. Open to the public. Admission $5, RSS Employees with name tag, RSS Gold Pass and children 5 and under get in free. Concessions include Chic-fil-A sandwiches, hamburgers, hot dogs, fries, nachos, slushies, drinks, bake sale.
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
9th annual Fall Festival at Second Glance Shop — 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 27: Festival of arts and crafts of local artists and craftsmen. Vendors invited to set up. 2080 Shue Road, China Grove. Call Betty Corriher 704-213-0980.
Concord Library events — • “Affirming Aging” series discusses “Having Our Say” by Sarah & A. Elizabeth Delany on Sept. 16, 10 a.m. 704-920-2053. • League of Extraordinary Legos Sept. 16 at 4:30 p.m. for ages 4-12. 704-920-2058. • Ahoy, mateys! Piratepalooza for ages 5-12 Sept. 18 at 4 p.m. Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day. 704-920-2058. • Book+ for Teens , Sept. 20, 2 p.m. “Maze Runner” by James Dashner. Register at 704-920-2053 • 27 Union St. North, Concord, www.cabarruscounty.us/library or Facebook
Cabarrus Arena events — 4751 Highway 49 N. Concord, 704-920-3976 • Sept. 26: Diamond Rio with special guest recording artist Raquel Cole • Oct. 3-10: Splash of Color Fiber Arts and Quilt Show • Oct. 18: RKC Nationals 2014

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

Casino Fantastique — 6:30-11 p.m. Friday: 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.
Humane Society of Rowan County’s 40th anniversary — 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday: Rowan County Fairgrounds. “Care for Your Pets/Care for Yourself” vendor fair with entertainment by Mary Gillespie and Melissa Benfield Adams, The Salisbury Symphony Youth Orchestra, NRHS Glee Club and NRHS Dazzling Emeralds. East Rowan 4-H Club Equine Chapter horse show at 1 p.m. followed by horse grooming pointers. Rowan Animal Clinic will be available to vaccinate and microchip pets as well as other veterinarians showcasing services.
Piggin’ Out for Pink — 6:30-11 p.m. Saturday: 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: 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: Junkers Mill outdoor Theater, 105 S. Salisbury St. in Mocksville. See story in Tuesday’s Sept. 9 Salisbury Post
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,donations encouraged. All donations this year go to Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists and HealthReach Community Clinic. Information at www.lakenormanlaw.com
Fund raiser for Concord’s Piedmont Farmer’s Market — 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21: Piedmont Farmer’s Market “Sunday Funday:” Food, music, games, silent auction, raffles, fun. Held at Piedmont Farmer’s Market, 518 Winecoff School Road. Proceeds go to support the market and its farmers. Tickets at http://sunday-funday.eventbrite.com. Adults $20,children 16 and under $5. Questions: email drmaryp@msn.com
The Rocky Horror Picture Show adult night out fundraiser for the big cats — 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27: Gates open at 7 for visitation with the big cats and for rehearsal time. The movie begins at dark. $15 donation for prop bag. Bring chairs, blankets, costumes. On the big screen with audience participation. All proceeds go directly to Suzie’s Pride Big Cat Sanctuary. For age 18 and older, no exceptions. 4597 Cook Road, Rockwell. Call 704-279-8713, www.suziespride.org
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.

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 p.m.-midnight Friday: Martha Bassett Band, $5 cover • 9-11:30 p.m. Saturday: Porcelain, no cover • Every Thursday Karaoke 8:30-11 p.m. • 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 bluegrass with Hazy Ridge with Vince Myers on banjo and lead vocals; Dawn Myers, lead vocals and back-up; Ryan Dunn, bass and lead vocals; Ben Miller, mandolin and vocals; Roger Myers, rhythm guitar. 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 — • Sept. 17: Speakeasy Smokehouse and Taproom, 316 Brookdale St., Kannapolis. See dannyfranklin 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: Selfless Sunday and Saving Darkness • 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: First-time appearance for Ryan Keziah, $5 cover • 8 p.m. Friday: Beach Bash with bikini contest for male and female with prizes; all who wear beachwear will receive something cool. Deejay as well • 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. — Friday: Seth Grigg Band • Saturday: Graveyard Boulevard • 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. Friday: Italian wine tasting with Mike Flock of Ararat Imports. $5/person • 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25: Terrapin Beer Company beer dinner with Jennifer Davis of Terrapin Beer. Four-course meal paired by Kabobs! Mobile Food Service with five Terrapin Beers. $35/person. 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 for information on upcoming events.
Cartucci’s Grapevine wine tasting & food event — 7 p.m. Tuesday: Grapevine’s very first wine tasting event featuring five red wines from the Michael David Winery in California. Kelsey Brown with Empire Distributing will be pouring the wines. Also features Tapas prepared by our chef to accompany the wines. $20/person or $30/couple. RSVP to 704-870-2574, leave name, phone number and number attending.

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.

In progress: Cabarrus County Fair — Sept. 5-13, Concord, www.cabarrus county.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

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 • Oct. 11: The Incredibles, Tangled • Nov. 8: The Hunger Games, Catching Fire • Dec. 13: How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Polar Express • 1400 W. Bank St., concessions available, 704-216-PLAY
The Rocky Horror Picture Show adult night out — 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27: Fundraiser for Suzie’s Pride Big Cat Sanctuary. Gates open at 7 for visitation with the big cats and rehearsal time. Movie begins at dark. $15 donation for prop bag. Bring chairs, blankets, costumes. On the big screen with audience participation. All proceeds go to Suzie’s Pride Big Cat Sanctuary. Age 18 and older, no exceptions. 4597 Cook Road, Rockwell. Call 704-279-8713, www.suziespride.org

YMCA sponsored trips — • 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 12: Charlotte Southern Women Show, $23, non-members welcome. Buses leave from J. F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. • 9 a.m. Oct. 7: shopping trip, Ikea /North Gate Mall, $12 per person • 11:30 Nov. 4: Barn dinner theater matinee “Always a Bridesmaid,” $43 includes 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,• June 16, 2015 “Dirty Dancing” Orchestra Seating, pay in full by Nov. 1, 2014 • Details at 704-636-0111, lklaver@ rowanymca.com

Wet-Felted Wooly Vessel workshop — 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday: Wet-felting on a bouncy ball, no knitting needed. Complete a small vessel, you choose colors for your one-of-a-kind art piece to hold art supplies, sewing notions, or simply adorn your mantel. All skill levels. Bring a large towel, two pairs of old pantyhose, apron. Beads not included, but you may bring some. $85, includes kit and light lunch. Green Goat Gallery, 516 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer, 704-431-4527, www.greengoatgallery.com
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.
Create a painting in just one class — 6- p.m. Saturdays: Children and adult classes taught by Grumbacher, certified art instructor. Held at Michaels, 1465 Klumac Road.?Register there or at michaels.com or 704-636-3130.
Spoon carving — 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Oct. 18: $40. Held at River Pines Art in The Little Log Cabin, Gold Hill. Register at stephensmartin@msn.com or 704-279-9087.
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, wine and food available for purchase. $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. 17, 24, Oct. 8, 15, 22. One evening pottery class, 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
Free Bible lessons — 11 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Sept. 13 and 27: What does the Bible say about our future; what is the Bible’s message; how can it help us with our families to be happy; what does it foretell about our day? These topics and more covered; bring your own Bible. Appropriate for children. Downstairs conference room of RPL Rockwell Branch (not sponsored by RPL). See JW.org for details.
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
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.
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 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.

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. Gallery open by appointment. 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., 704-. Questions
OctoberTour luncheon — 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10: Learn more about the Plein Air Artists and the steps of painting, from inspiration through actual process, by Phyllis Steimel. Catered meal and wine. Only 70 seats available; deadline Oct. 3. Held at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall. Ticket info at www.octobertour.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: Art by Sharon Forthofer. 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. — Through 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 • Maria Michaelson, clay, wood, and bronze sculptures • 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 • Exhibition dates: Sept. 13 through Jan. 31, 2015 • Opening event: 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

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 not required to pay for space, but application is required. 704-267-9439, 704-279-1630 or www.historicgoldhill.com. Deadline Sept. 22.
Anti-Bullying Community Rally — 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sept. 27. Vendor spaces $35, price does not indicate size of the crowd. Contact Elizabeth 704-431-4449.
Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival — 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27: Free for performers and artists, free to the public. Open to all forms of family friendly arts, culture, performances. Downtown Kannapolis. To register for free to be artist, vendor, performer e-mail info@kannapolisarts.com
Country fair — Saturday, Sept. 27: Booth rental $20, held at Christ Episcopal Church, Cleveland. Contact Kelly 704-213-0666 to reserve space.
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.
Asheboro Fall Festival applications — 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.

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

Call for singers — Join the Salisbury-Rowan Choral Society at rehearsals for their annual holiday concert on Dec. 13. Tuesday rehearsals at 7 p.m. at Coburn UMC, 901 S. Church St.). Choir dues $20. www.salisburyrowanchoir.com or 919-812-0742.
Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival — 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27: Free festival that lets artists and performers set up for free. Open to all forms of family friendly arts, culture, performances. Downtown Kannapolis. To register e-mail info@kannapolisarts.com

Potters’ Mugapalooza — Randolph Arts Guild asks potters to submit sample mug images at www.RandolphArtsGuild.com for consideration; selected works displayed at Sara Smith Self Gallery during November to feature, celebrate and sell mugs. 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. You must provide your own easels. Tables provided first come first served.

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Highway Patrol: Vehicle fled after striking, killing pedestrian on Camp Road