Roundabout — What’s Happening October 2-8
48th Annual Granite Quarry Civitan Fiddlers’ Convention — Saturday Oct. 4: Registration starts 4:30 p.m. 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.
Salisbury Symphony presents ‘March Madness!’ — 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4: Marches by Sousa, Verdi, Gounod, Joplin. Varick Auditorium, Livingstone College campus. www.salisburysymphony.org or 704-637-4314
LIVE at Lee Street in October — Friday, Oct. 3: Rebekah Todd & the Odyssey/The Deluge. See story, page 7D.
Salisbury Symphony presents Les Misérables in conjunction with Piedmont Players — Friday, Oct. 17 and Saturday, Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 19, at 2:30 p.m. www.salisburysymphony.org or piedmontplayers.com
Steep Canyon Rangers and Mipso at the Neighborhood Theatre — Saturday, Oct. 18: $17 advance, $20 DOS. Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St., Charlotte, www.neighborhoodtheatre.com/
John Brown Jazz Quintet at the Davis Theatre — 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3: $36. The Davis Theatre, 65 Union St. S. in downtown Concord in Cabarrus County’s historic courthouse. 704-920-2753, www.CabarrusArts Council.org
‘Les Misérables’ — Piedmont Players and Salisbury Symphony’s ‘Les Misérables,’ show dates 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17-18 also 2:30 p.m. Oct. 19. Tickets $10-$35. 704-633-5471 or PiedmontPlayers.com
OCT’s Living Room Reading Series: ‘‘Bunny, Bunny’ Gilda Radner: A Sort of Romantic Comedy.’ See Briefs, page 2D.
Musical Peanuts gang to visit Broadway’s Best — Oct. 10-26: “You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown,” special dinner theater fundraiser. Price includes buffet meal, reservations required. Show times are 8 p.m. for evenings and 2 p.m. for matinees with meal starting one hour before. Adults $40, seniors $36, students $32 at 336-575-4446 or www.broadwaysbest.biz. 103 Beechtree Place, Mocksville, exit #174 in Davie County.
Old Courthouse Theatre presents ‘The Marvelous Wonderettes’ — Nov. 6-23. 1958 Springfield High School prom. Hear classic ’50s and ’60s songs. PG. Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring St. NW, 704 788-2405, www.oldcourt housetheatre.org
PPT season tickets — Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. • Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St., 704-633-5471, piedmontplayers.com
LSt season tickets — Lee Street Theater & Performing Arts Center, 329 N. Lee St.,704-310-5507, www.leestreet.org
Downtown Salisbury Zombie Walk — Friday Oct. 3: Registration begins 5 p.m., walk begins 8 p.m. See Briefs, page 2D.
The Salisbury Ghost Walk — Two tours, 7 and 9 p.m. each Friday and Saturday in October. See Briefs, page 3D.
Horizons Unlimited — Saturday, Oct. 11 • 3 p.m.: Free family theater movie presentation under the planetarium stars: Welcome to Dracula’s lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up, free from meddling from the human world. PG. http://k12.movlic.com/ synopsis?0032083 • 5 p.m.: Fright Light Laser Show + Live Sky, $2 each. Halloween-themed show with images set to popular music by Pink Floyd, Michael Jackson, Charlie Daniels Band, Oingo Boingo, Alice Cooper, others. Parental guidance suggested, some songs may contain lyrics and images perceived as inappropriate for sensitive audience members • 6:30 p.m.: Laser Show + Live Sky, $2 each (see above) • Directions: 1636 Parkview Circle. Programs begin at the back entrance, park and enter at the rear of the building accessible from Lilly Ave. See Twitter, Facebook, or www.rss.k12.nc.us/ index.php/Departments/Horizons/ category/horizons
Trail of Terror at Scarrigan Farms — Opening night Friday, Oct. 3 continuing through Nov. 1: Visitors permitted at sunset on weekend nights in October. Not for the faint of heart. Brave souls will slide, crawl, run through the haunted forest of Carrigan Farms as they attempt to escape wilderness ghouls and psychos through the Maniac Maze, 40-Foot Double Barrel Drop, Dizzying Vortex, new and improved 3-D Experience, Fright Town, Tragic School Bus, Haunted Moon-Lit Corn Maze, more. Enjoy bonfires, music and space to roam (and moan) while waiting at the Carrigan Farms Rock Quarry • Also this fall: Good ‘Ole Fashioned Night Time Bonfire Hayride Bring hotdogs, s’mores items and roasting sticks. More information at www.Scarrigan farms.com and www.Carriganfarms.com, or Facebook page. Located in Mooresville. Exact dates, times, ticket prices, discounts at www.Scarriganfarms.com
Horror night double feature at the Gem — 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18: Premiering of “Honeyspider,” a locally filmed and produced movie and George A. Romero’s zombie classic “Night of the Living Dead” from 1968. The Gem Theatre, 111 W. 1st St., Kannapolis. $5 for both movies. Free posters, raffles, giveaways, tricks, treats and more. A large potion of “Honeyspider” was actually filmed at this theater.
Fall Festival at Happy’s Farm — 2-6 p.m. Oct. 25: $5 admission includes hay ride on Happy’s Express, horse ride at the Pow Wow Coral, unlimited play at Jail Arcade, tickets for cotton candy walk, go fish, bean bag toss, potty toss and other carnival games; concessions will be sold; gift basket raffle $ 1 a chance; shop in Grace’s Country Cupboard; Michael “Hey You” Decker will be there creating his balloon animals. Happy’s Farm is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Fundraising proceeds will used for the animal rescue program. The Farm is located at 985 Parks Road, off Mt. Hope Church Road near Happy’s Lake. Rain date November 1. Info at 704-279-5268 or happysfarm.org
Gold Hill Ghost Tour — 6-9 p.m. check-In Saturday, Oct. 25: Annual spooky tour at Gold Hill Mines Historic Park. www.historicgoldhill.com
Trick or Treat Gold Hill Village — Friday, Oct. 31: Kid-friendly trick-or-treating in the Historic Village of Gold Hill. www.historicgoldhill.com
Dixie Classic County Fair — Oct. 3-12, Winston-Salem, www.dcfair.com
NC State Fair — Oct. 16-26, Raleigh, www.ncstatefair.org
Lee Street theatre presents the 2014 Comedy Fest with Kevin McDonald — 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24-25: Two nights only. Stand up comedy from Butch Hudson, Johnny Millwater, Will Jacobs and headliner Kevin McDonald from “Kids in the Hall.” Hosted by Cale Evans. Second act of the show features improv with Now Are the Foxes along with McDonald. Tickets $17 plus tax. Lee Street Theater & Performing Arts Center, 329 N. Lee St., 704-310-5507, www.leestreet.org
Comedian Dave Chappelle coming to Ovens Auditorium — 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10: Tickets on sale now. Ovens Auditorium, 2700 E. Independence Blvd., Charlotte. Tickets $53 at www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.
28th annual Autumn Jubilee at Dan Nicholas Park — 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday Oct. 4-5: See story page 6D.
17th annual Touch of Yesterday event — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 and 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5: See Briefs, page 2D.
42nd annual Asheboro Fall Festival — 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday Oct. 4-5: See Briefs, page 3D.
Four Oaks Festival — 10 a.m.-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. Bring a chair; no coolers. Starting at noon, Flying Saucers doowap and music of the ‘60s • 1:45, Cast Iron Skillet, R&B and southern rock • 3:15, Legends, classic rock • 4:45, Phatt City, Beach music and rock of the ‘70s • Info 336-909-2263 or historicmocksville email@example.com
SandyCreek Farm Fall Fest event and picnic — 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11: live music with Ken Davis, Fall Fare cooking demo by Jeannie Leonard, kids activity area. It is also Picnic Saturday at the Farm, reserve a catered lunch by Friday, Oct. 10 or bring your own picnic. The Farm is located between Reeds and Tyro at 3160 South NC Hwy. 150, Lexington, 10 minutes from uptown Lexington. www.SandyCreekFarm150.com or www.Facebook.com/ SandyCreekFarm
Kannapolis History Associates — 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6: An evening with Ted Christy of Christy’s Shoe Repair. Park east of Trinity Methodist Church, follow the signs. Info at 704-796-0803
Rowan Museum History Club — 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14: Doug Butler, NC Roads Scholar: NC Civil War Monuments. Presented by Rowan History Club in roundtable format, Q and A, light refreshments; free. Rowan Museum Messinger Room, 202 N. Main St., (rear entrance, use elevator) 704-633-5946, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.rowanmuseum.org/
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, www.nchistoricsites.org/Reed/ Through October, weather permitting.
Fall Family Campout — Oct. 3-4: Held at Community Park, 935 Hurley School Road. Features fishing, an R/C air show, an outdoor movie. $20 per tent (up to 4 people) with tent rental available ($10). For more information visit: http://ow.ly/BGmOh
Second Time around Band at J.F. Hurley Family YMCA — 7-10 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4: Bring a snack to share. $6 per person, non-members welcome .F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.
Free health events open to the public at the Y — • 2-4 p.m. Oct. 8: Medicare Information. Open to the public, free, must sign up at 704-636-0111. J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd.
OctoberTour Night Out downtown — 5-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10: OctoberTour Night Out Live music, free trolley rides, classic car show, horse and carriage rides. www.downtownsalisburync.com
RC Airplane air show — 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12: Local RC flying club is all set to fly at Dan Nicholas Park.
Fall ice cream social at the Y — 1:30 p.m. Oct. 14: Fall Ice Cream Social, $2 per person. Features Meryl Vough Musical Talents.
Lunch and Learn at the Y — • 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22; Sponsored by Tender Heart. Open to the public, free, covered dish, must sign up at 704-636-0111. J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd.
Wood carving show — 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25: Matt Hatley, chainsaw artist and carver of ‘wood spirits’ and member of The Chainsaw Sculptors Art Club will demonstrate and display at Garden Grove, 16008 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.
Heroes & Horses parade — 5-8 p.m., Friday Nov. 7: Downtown Salisbury celebrates and honors Rowan County veterans with the Heroes & Horses parade on Fisher Street at 5:30 p.m.
NC Transportation Museum hosts The Polar Express™ — Nov. 28-Dec.. 22: Set to the sounds of the motion picture soundtrack. Exact dates, fares, excursion times available at 704-636-2889 ext. 257 or 237, or www.nctrans.org. Families are encouraged to wear their pajamas for the ride!
Concord Library events — • Historical book discussion Oct. 6 at 5:30 p.m. “Tomorrow-Land: the 1964-1965 World’s Fair & the Transformation of America by Joseph Tirella,” Register at 704-920-2054 • DIBS-Concord book discussion Oct. 7 at 5:30 p.m. discussing “Winter Garden” by Kristin Hannah. Register at 704-920-2053 • 7 Union St. North, Concord, www.cabarruscounty.us/library or Facebook
Cabarrus Arena events — 4751 Highway 49 N. Concord, 704-920-3976 • Oct. 3-10: Splash of Color Fiber Arts and Quilt Show • Oct. 18: RKC Nationals 2014
Golfing for Scholarships — Shotgun start noon Saturday, Oct. 4: 8th annual Don Stout Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament held by the Salisbury Elks Lodge #699 at Crescent Golf Course. Open to the public, men and women, $60 per person, $40 for high school and college student golfers. Includes 18 holes of golf, cart, 2 mulligans, refreshments on course, goody bag, golf towel, meal following play; also door prizes. Sign up at 704-636-1161 or 508 S. Main St. after 3 p.m. Call ahead to be let in. Additional information 704-633-3503, 704-638-0513, 704-798-8813.
Fall Festival and Craft Fair — 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11: Vendors $10 per booth. At Liberty Commons Nursing and Rehab, 4412 S. Main St., proceeds go to Toys For Tots. Contact Denise Daugherty, 704-245-5431.
Food for Thought Oktoberfest Block Party — 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17: With local craft beers, German-inspired foods. Bratwurst and brisket from Butch’s Brisket; seasonal beers from Salisbury’s New Sarum Brewing Company and Foothills Brewing Company in Winston-Salem; wine will also be served. At the Lee Street Theatre and adjoining Rail Walk, Kerr Street to be blocked off with festivities extending along parts of The Rail Walk. Live entertainment by Life Size. $35 tickets include food, drinks, entertainment available at www.ncfoodforthought.org or by check to Food for Thought , 131 W. Council St., Salisbury, NC 28144. RSVP by Oct. 13. Proceeds go to support weekend meals for hungry school children in Rowan County.
Skeet shoot fundraiser — 8 a.m. until Tuesday, Oct. 25: Rowan County Wildlife Association, 650 Majolica Road. Gather your best five member team and each member gets to shoot a round of skeet (25 targets). Entry fee for team $125, lunch included. Individuals may shoot for $25. Awards and prizes afterward. Register at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Sponsored by NHCS Booster Club, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to breast cancer awareness.
Lee Street theatre presents Murder at the Mansion — 7 p.m. Oct. 29-31: Second Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre Fundraiser. Cocktail and dinner plus murder mystery show. Theme is ‘The Great Gatsby,’ so dress accordingly if you choose. Seating is limited each evening. Reservations require $150 donation per person at 704-310-5507. Lee Street Theater & Performing Arts Center, 329 N. Lee St., www.leestreet.org
Cleveland Elam Memorial Diabetes 5k and run/walk — 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15 on Salisbury’s Memorial Park Greenway, $15 registration fee. Preregistration at Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church on Oct. 4 and Nov. 1 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Deadline for registration Nov. 1. Afterward first, second, third place medals award at the Miller Center with refreshments. Info at 704-647-1169 or email@example.com
The Loft at Benchwarmers, 113 E. Fisher St. — • Friday, Oct. 3: Post Zombie Walk zombie party at The Loft. Free admission for costumes. Prizes for best costume, Deejay Double Bass • 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: Beaucoup Blue blues duo, no cover. Philadelphia based father and son duo, David and Adrian Mowry • 9-11:30 p.m. Saturday: Wyatt Espalin and Trees Leave, Indie Rock/Folk Rock Duo, no cover • Every Thursday Karaoke 6:30-10 p.m. • 6 p.m.-midnight Fridays-Saturdays, live music begins at 9 p.m. For age 21 and over • Open Sundays for football, food and drink • 6704-870-2574, www.cartuccisgrapevine.com
CJ’s BBQ, 210 Old Amity Hill Road, Cleveland — • 6:30 p.m., Friday night bluegrass with Mountain Rain. 704-278-4070.
DJs Restaurant, 1502 W. Innes St. — • 7:30. p.m. Thursdays: Freeport Jazz house band, no cover • 10 p.m. Friday: The Dickens, $10 cover • 9 p.m. Saturday: Bobby and the Good Times, no cover • Sunday: NFL package • Monday: Money Night Football. $200 cash prizes • 704-638-9647, http://djsrestaurant.com
Danny Franklin plays live — 7 p.m. Oct. 7: Speakeasy Smokehouse and Tap Room, 316 Brookdale St., Kannapolis. See Danny Franklin 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: Daddy Tator and R&R Crossing • 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, www.themontgomerystore.com
Nashville Nights, 125-127 E. Innes St. — • 9 p.m. Friday: Cornhole/frozen T-shirt contest • 9:30 p.m. Saturday: Back@Ya, $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. — Made of Monuments, The Body Bags, Graveyard Boulevard play Friday after the Zombie Walk • Magic Mondays 6-8 p.m. with magician Glen Yost • Bike Night Tuesdays 6-9 p.m. • 704-633-3750, www.facebook.com/unclebucksgrub
Old Stone Vino, 515 S. Main St., Kannapolis — Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays: Live music. 704-938-2337.
Cartucci’s Grapevine — 7 p.m. tonight: Five red wines from the Vallformosa Winery in Spain , $20/person or $30/couple. RSVP to 704-870-2574, leave name, phone number and how many will be attending • 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7: Wine tasting, $20/person or $30/couple with five wines and Tapas prepared by Chef Brad McKay. 6704-870-2574, www.cartuccisgrapevine.com
Zombie Walk mead tasting at Salisbury Wine Shop — 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3: Zombie Walk Mead Tasting with Mike Flock of Ararat Imports. Taste a variety of mead beverages appropriately named for the occasion: Zombie Killer, Necromangocon, Black Fang and more. $5/person • 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.
OCT Youth Theatre’s Christmas play — 4-6 p.m.,Oct. 4 and 5-7 p.m. Oct. 5: “On the Worst Day of Christmas” See Briefs, 3D.
Kevin McDonald leads intensive comedy class — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25: Comedian, actor, writer,director Kevin McDonald of “The Kids in the Hall” teaches a 7- hour intensive comedy class at Lee Street theatre. $150 per student, very limited space. Purchase at www.leestreet.org or 704-310-5507.
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. Registration or information: Lee Street theatre, 704-310-5507 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Pottery 101 — Classes at Pottery 101, 101 S. Main St., 704-209-1632, www.pottery-101.com
Classes for kids: No experience needed; advanced registration required. For ages 6-14. Cost: $35. Saturdays 10 a.m.-noon • Oct. 11: Ahhh!!! Goblets • Nov. 8: Fall Leaf Bowl • Nov. 15: “Give Thanks” Table Decoration • Dec. 6: Your House as a Christmas Cottage
Paint your own pottery: Guided instruction, no artistic ability necessary, supplies and firing costs included. Age 14-adult. Cost: $35. 7-9 p.m. • Monday, Oct. 13: Frankencan • Monday, Oct. 20: Floral Platter • Thursday, Nov. 13: Egg Tray • Thursday, Nov. 20: Christmas Project (TBA)
Tile party: Get a taste of Paint Your Own Pottery with a tile party for only $10. Age 14-adult. Cost: $10. Choose 6-7 p.m., 7-8 p.m., or 8-9 p.m. • Monday, Oct. 6: Fish Tile Party • Thursday, Nov. 6: Snowman Tile Party
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. Oct. 8, 15, 22. A one evening pottery class that offers the opportunity to try your hand at the potter’s wheel. A fun night out. Ages 14-adult, $35. Pottery 101. Call or come by to sign up 704-209-1632. www.pottery-101.com
Create a painting in just one class — 6- p.m. Saturdays: Children and adult classes taught by Grumbacher, certified art instructor. No talent required. Learn an overview of painting and leave with finished piece of art. Held at Michaels, 1465 Klumac Road. Register there or at michaels.com or 704-636-3130.
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, steppinoutdance @carolina.rr.com
Yoga or tap dance — Yoga classes, all levels, instructor Nye Hartwick. $5 each. 704-232-2427 for details • Adult beginner tap classes, instructor Donna Weinhold-Cesario, $55 per month, 704-637-3875. Spotlight Dance Company, 129 W. Corriher Ave., 704-637-3875.
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 email@example.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., Oct. 6 and 20 • 6-8 p.m. Oct. 9 • Make six cards. Non-member $15, member $12, J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111 • Also 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 18: Special card class, Getting ready for the Christmas season, $18 per person.
Carolina Lily events — Oct. 11: Birdnest Necklace class with Barbara Fuller. RSVP to Carolina Lily, 1375 Kern Carlton Road, 704 639-0033, carolinalily@ att.net, www.carolinalily.com
Davidson County Master Gardeners plant sale — 8 a.m.-noon, Saturday: Lexington Farmers Market at the Depot, Railroad Ave. Info 243-1711 or 596-5576.
Rowan County Extention Master Gardeners plant sale — 3-5:30 p.m. Oct. 15: 2727 Old Concord Road.
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: double feature screening at Hall Gym, free admission • 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
Horror night double feature at the Gem — 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18: See Halloween listings, page 4D.
Center for Faith & the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St. — See Briefs page 2D
OctoberTour luncheon — 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10: Catered meal and wine. Deadline Oct. 3. www.octobertour.com/tickets or 704-636-0103. Also visit them all weekend long as they Paint Out during OctoberTour.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Rail Walk Studios and Gallery, 409-413 N. Lee St. — Through Oct. 18: Paintings of Rail Walk artist Keyth Kahrs, original acrylics and watercolors. 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; also 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 • Monday – Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., 704-636-1882, www.waterworks.org
The Mooresville Artist Guild — 32nd annual Artoberfest, judged competition and art show through Oct. 31. Opening reception and awards presentation 6-8 p.m. Oct. 10. Mooresville Arts Depot, 103 West Center Ave., Mooresville, 704-663-6661, www.magart.org
Fall Festival and Craft Fair — 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11: Vendors $10/booth. At Liberty Commons Nursing / Rehab, 4412 S. Main St., proceeds go to Toys For Tots. Contact Denise Daugherty, 704-245-5431.
Mt. Mitchell Autumn Fest — 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 18: Applications for arts, crafts, heritage crafts, exhibits, demonstrations. Demonstrations only and not selling wares not required to pay for space; application required for planning purposes. Contact Janice 704-796-1671 or email@example.com. Deadline Oct. 9. Sponsor: Mt. Mitchell UMC, 6001 Old Salisbury Concord Road, Kannapolis.
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.
Bus trip to the NC mountains — Saturday, Oct. 4: The Community Travelers bus trip to the NC Mountains of Blowing Rock and Boone. Activities include Tanger Shoppes on the Parkway, lunch at Daniel Boone Restaurant. $25 for transportation. Reservations by Sept. 20. Contact Brenda Cowan for details 704-633-9073.
YMCA sponsored trips — • 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 7: shopping trip, Ikea /Northlake Mall, $13 per person • 11:30 a.m. Nov. 4: Barn dinner theater matinee “Always a Bridesmaid,” $43 for lunch, transportation, tips, ticket. Almost full • November 14: Southern Christmas Show, $23 per person • Belk Theater Feb. 15, 2015 “The Phantom of the Opera” orchestra seating. Pay in full by Nov. 1. Almost full • Non-members welcome, buses leave from J. F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. Details at 704-636-0111.
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