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Roundabout — What’s Happening October 30-November 5


Reaper’s Realm Haunted House and Trail — Oct. 30, 31 and Nov. 1: Awesome new 3D clown attraction, Zombie paintball, concessions, cotton candy. Tickets $15 for house and trail; bring a canned food for Main Street Mission of China Grove and get $1 off. 1610 Daugherty Road, China Grove, 704-267-0428.

Forbidden Forest Horror Trail’s 19th year — Open Oct. 30, 31, and Nov. 1 from dark until. Proceeds go to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Located at 14210 Old Beatty Ford Road, Rockwell. Visit www.forbiddenforesthorrortrail.com for more info. Concessions available.

Boogerwoods is back — Boogerwoods Haunted Attraction for the cure of Cystic Fibrosis will be Oct. 30, 31 and Nov. 1. Rated #1 for the most Entertaining Haunt in the two Carolinas. Tickets go on sale each day at 2 p.m. and are good for that night only. Info at www.boogerwoods.org

Trail of Terror at Scarrigan Farms — Weekend nights through Nov. 1: Visitors permitted at sunset. 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. Located in Mooresville. Exact dates, times, ticket prices, discounts at www.Scarriganfarms.com or www.Carriganfarms.com or Facebook.

J.C. Price Halloween and Crime Prevention program — 5-8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30: The J.C. Price American Legion Post 107’s Halloween and Crime Prevention program for children and youth with refreshments, music, prizes, face painting and homemade cookies. Prizes for the three best costumes. There will be police and fireman demonstrations as well as the Ladies’ Auxiliary and Eloganze Social Club and Sweet Frog. Children must be under 15 and be accompanied by a parent or adult. Contact Leonard Hall at 704-640-6360.

The Salisbury Ghost Walk — Two tours, 7 and 9 p.m. each Friday and Saturday through Halloween. The walk covers a six block area in downtown Salisbury where tales of shadow ghosts, apparitions and orbs will be revealed. Historical facts tell how in the 1800s Salisbury earned the reputation as the “wettest and wickedest” town in the state. Bring camera, smart phone and flashlight; some tales come to life via present day haunts. True stories of present day hauntings is all we reveal. In 2010 this walk received a tourism award from the Governor’s Office. $5 students and $10 adults. Make reservations by email to boo@salisburyghostwalk.com or call John at (704) 798-3102. Visit salisburyghostwalk.org for details.

Trunk or Treat for kids — 4-7 p.m. Friday at Cloninger Ford, Jake Alexander Blvd.

Trick or Treat Trail Ride and Fall Festival — 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1: at Chandelle Farms, 565 Trexler Loop. Proceeds support Saving Grace Therapeutic Programs. Bring your children for a fun filled trick or treat trail ride on our horses (no outside horses). All horses are led by experienced handlers for safety. Cost of ride $10 per person, for ages 3-15. Open to the public. Event is drop-in, rides are first come first served. All other carnival games, concessions, and other activities are small additional charge. Call 704-798-5955 or see Facebook.

Music & more

Annie Moses Band at the Davis Theatre — See Briefs, page 2D • Also coming up, Shableek, Thursday, Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m., $16. The Davis Theatre, 65 Union St. S. in downtown Concord in Cabarrus County’s historic courthouse. 704-920-2753, www.cabarrusartscouncil.org/ davis-theatre/

Salisbury Symphony presents ‘Minor Details, Major Decisions’ — 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 22. Tickets at 704-637-4314. or www.salisburysymphony.org

Peabo Bryson and Melba Moore — Saturday, Nov. 8: Seats $39.50-$59.50. Reynolds Auditorium, Winston-Salem. No-fee tickets at https://reynoldsauditorium.com

Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood — Friday-Saturday, Nov. 21-22: At the Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets $57.14 plus $3.86 tax plus $6 service charge = $67 at www.ticketmaster.com or 1-800-745-3000.

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 www.blumenthalarts.org • Blumenthal Performing Arts, 130 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, 704-372-1000, www.blumenthalarts.org, www.carolinatix.org


Lee Street theatre and Catawba College present “RENT” at two venues — First-ever collaboration and dual venue production by Lee Street theatre and the Catawba College Theatre Arts Department. Directed by Beth Homan and Justin Dionne • 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13-15 at Catawba College Hedrick Little Theater • 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20-22 at Lee Street Theater • 2:30 matinee also on Nov. 22 at LSt • 704-310-5507, www.leestreet.org

Magic and mentalist show at LSt — 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday Nov. 14-15: Magical comedian Chris Collins and mentalist Erik Dobell present “Impossibilities: An Evening of Magic, Mind Reading and Mayhem.” Tickets and info at Lee Street Theater & Performing Arts Center, 329 N. Lee St.,704-310-5507, www.leestreet.org

Norvell box office opens Nov. 10 for ‘Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark’ — Show dates Nov. 14-22. Adults $10, seniors/students $8. 704-633-5471 or PiedmontPlayers.com

PPT season tickets — Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. • Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St., 704-633-5471, piedmontplayers.com

Old Courthouse Theatre presents ‘The Marvelous Wonderettes’ — Nov. 6-23. 1958 Springfield High School prom, the Wonderettes, four girls with hopes and dreams learn about life and love. Hear classic ’50s and ’60s songs. Rated PG. Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring St. NW, 704 788-2405, www.oldcourt housetheatre.org

Old Courthouse Youth Theatre presents ‘On the Worst Day of Christmas’ — Dec. 12-21: Judy Blume, author. Join the Old Courthouse Youth in their adventure to save the annual Christmas Pageant as they bring back the true reason the angels sang that Christmas night so long ago! Tickets $12 www.old courthousetheatre.org. 49 Spring Street NW, 704 788-2405.

Uwharrie Players present ‘Pump Boys and Dinettes’ — Nov. 7-9 and 13-15: The Uwharrie Players of Stanly County perform the musical comedy “Pump Boys and Dinettes,” Stanly County Agri-Civic Center, Highway 24/27 one mile west of Albemarle. $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and juniors. Visit www.uwharrieplayers.org or call 704-249-3004.


Salisbury Symphony presents The Nutcracker — 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21. Tickets at www.salisburysymphony.org

UNCSA’s production of The Nutcracker — Dec. 12-21: University of North Carolina School of the Arts Stevens Center, 405 W. Fourth St., Winston-Salem. Ticket and time information at uncsa.edu/nutcracker


Magic and mentalist show at Lee Street theatre — 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday Nov. 14-15: See THEATER listings.

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.

Jeff Foxworthy at Harrah’s Cherokee — Jan. 3: Largest selling comedy-recording artist in history. Ticketmaster.com or 1-800-745-3000. Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center, 777 Casino Drive, Cherokee.


Lighting of the Fall Fires — 5:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22: Annual tradition at Village of Gold Hill. Visit www.historicgoldhill.com


Kannapolis History Associates — 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3: Robin Hayes, former NC 8th District representative, shares his experiences. With Q&A. A.L. Brown High School social room, 415 E. First St., Kannapolis. Park East of Trinity Methodist Church, follow the signs. Information Phil Goodman 704-796-0803

China Grove Roller Mill open — 2-4 p.m. Sundays in November. Tours feature displays from the life in Rowan County in the early 1900s. 308 N. Main St. Operated by the Historical Society of South Rowan.

WWII program at Forsyth County Genealogical Society — 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 4: Cyndi Briggs presents “The Story and the Quest: How We Live Matters,” inspired by her grandfather who fought in WWII. Free and open to the public. Forsyth County Public Library-Reynolda Branch, 2839 Fairlawn Drive, W-S. NOTE NEW VENUE.

This & That

Delmonico’s Band at J.F. Hurley Family YMCA — 7-10 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 1: Bring a snack to share. $6 per person, non-members welcome .F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.

Salisbury Parks and Recreation’s 8th annual autumn craft show —10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1: 50+ local and regional vendors indoors and out. Civic Center, 315 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Free admission. Information 704-216-PLAY.

Piece Works Fashion Show at Green Goat Gallery — 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2: See Briefs, page 2D.

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!

Horizons Unlimited family programs on Saturday, Nov. 8 — • 3-4:30 p.m. Traveling Back in Time, free. Setzer School open for historical tour of 1840s learning environment • 5-6 p.m.: Educational show/live Sky, $2, Scout the Night (Part 1). Observing our Universe, to assist scouts as they satisfy requirements • 6:30-7:30 p.m.: Laser Show/Live Sky, $2, Laser Country Show for country music fans, from Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline to Rascal Flatts and Zac Brown Band. Parental guidance suggested • 1636 Parkview Circle. Park and enter at the rear from Lilly Ave. See Twitter, Facebook, or www.rss.k12.nc.us

Concord Library events — • What Happened Historical Book Discussion Nov. 3 at 5:30 p.m. discussing “James K. Polk,” 11th President of the US, native of Pineville. Register at 704-920-2054 • Celebrate the release of “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul” Nov. 4, all day Greg-themed activities. 704-920-2058 • DIBS-Concord Book Discussion, Nov. 4 at 5:30 p.m. “The Buddha in the Attic” by Julie Otsuka or “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie” by Muriel Spark. 704-920-2053 to register • 7 Union St. North, Concord, www.cabarruscounty.us/library or Facebook

Night Life

The Loft at Benchwarmers, 113 E. Fisher St. — • Tuesday, open Mike night • 704-639-0694.

The Carriage Room, 2141 Statesville Blvd. — • Sign-up deadline 7 p.m. Fridays for in-house pool tournament, $5, start playing by 7:30; also open jukebox • Sundays, open pool table • 704-647-9876, carriageroomnc@ facebook.com.

Cartucci’s Grapevine, 209 S. Main St. — • 9 p.m.-midnight Friday Oct. 31: Halloween party with Gigi Dover & The Big Love, $5 cover. Also, costume contest with prizes • 9-11:30 p.m. Saturday: Statesville native Abe Reid sings the blues, no cover • Every Thursday Karaoke 6:30-10:30 p.m. • 6 p.m.-midnight Fridays-Saturdays, live music begins at 9 p.m., age 21 and over • Open Sundays noon-6 p.m. to watch the game • 704-870-2574, www. cartuccisgrapevine.com

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. — • 7:30. p.m. Thursdays: Freeport Jazz house band, no cover • 10 p.m. Friday: Halloween Party, $1000 best costume prize. Live Deejay. $10 cover  • Saturday: Radio Revolver (classic rock covers). No cover • Sunday: NFL football • Monday: Money Night Football. $200 cash prizes • 704-638-9647, http://djsrestaurant.com

Danny Franklin plays live — • 8:30-11 p.m. Oct. 31 at Brew, corner of Main St. and Dale Earnhardt Blvd., 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 — • 13th Tribe, Sean Spillane and Downpour • Set Free Church meets 5:30 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. — • Friday, Oct. 31: Halloween party and costume contest: $50 first place, $25 second, in-house bar tab for third. Other games and prizes also • 9:30 p.m. Saturday: Bonfire is back, $5 cover • Mondays $1 day • Tuesdays Free pool • Wednesdays Open mic with the Twin City Buskers • Thursdays-Fridays Deejay Cherokee • Fridays live deejay. 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, Oct. 31: No Power No Crown opens for The Bloodworth Project. $5 cover • 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.

The Charlotte Zodiac Dance Club — American Legion, 4235 W. Tyvola Road, Charlotte. Dances on second and fourth Friday, dress code upscale casual, no jeans. Martha, 704-236-0344. www.charlottezodiacdanceclub.com

Wine & beer tastings

Cartucci’s Grapevine — 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays. $15/person-$25/couple. Details on website and FB. Reservations recommended at 704-870-2574. www.cartuccis grapevine.com

Salisbury Wine Shop — 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31: Halloween “Masked Bottle” blind wine tasting with Stephanie. All six wines in this tasting will be wearing Halloween masks hiding their identity. You’ll be given a multiple choice form to identify each wine. $5/person • 106 S. Main St., 704-636-5151, sws@salisburywineshop. com, 0

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.

Wine Down Dinner at Morgan Ridge — 6-8 p.m.. Friday: Singer Lonnie Carpenter at the Halloween Wine Down Dinner. Gift certificates to the Best and Most Creative Costumes. Lawn chairs welcome for entertainment only.  Dinner service requires reservations. 486 John Morgan Road, Gold Hill,  704-639-0911, www.morganridgevineyards.com


8th annual Bradley Barnhardt Memorial Golf Tournament — Noon lunch by Gary’s BBQ; 1 p.m. shotgun start, Saturday, Nov. 1: Corbin Hills Golf Club. $14,000 hole-in-one prize; All proceeds to benefit Relay For Life and Bradley Barnhardt Memorial Scholarship. Info at www.synergysoccer.org

6th annual Waterworks Big Chili Cook-Off — 6:30-11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1: For ages 21 and up. Proceeds support Waterworks’ education and outreach programs. Waterworks members $30, others $35. www.waterworks.org or 04-636-1882.

The Salisbury Elks Lodge hosts crafters and vendors — Nov. 1: Event is from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. with lunch available from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. More than 20 crafters and vendors selling their products. Proceeds go to The Elks National Foundation.

Salisbury Pride — 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 2: at Sweet Meadow Cafe. Call 704-633- 8715 for reservations.

The 61st Annual Salisbury Antiques Show — 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 7 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 8: See Briefs, page 2D.

44th Annual Louisiana Turkey Gumbo — 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 7: Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 385 Lumen Christi Lane. Eat in or take out. Sponsored by Sacred Heart Catholic Daughters. 704-633-9551.

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 Nov. 1 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Deadline for registration Nov. 1. Medals awarded at Miller Center with refreshments. Info at 704-647-1169 or b1elam@yahoo.com

Port-a-Pit chicken or rib dinner for Darrin DiMarzo — Order now, pickup noon-6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4: Proceeds go to medical bills for Darrin, former president of Spencer Jaycees, victim of a hit and run while on his motorcycle. Sponsored by Spencer Jaycees. Chicken plates $8.50, rib plates $13. Pickup at Rowan County Fairgrounds. 704-637-6080 or amadasbowman@gmail.com


Card making at the Y — • 1-3 p.m., Nov. 3 and 17 • 6-8 p.m. Nov. 6 • Make six cards. Non-member $15, member $12, J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.

Workshop at Artemesia Artworks & Yoga Studio — 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2: Led by Tim Keim, author of “The Dynamic Dozen, 12 Accessible Yoga Poses for Building Bone Density, Strength, and Balance,” Call to register at 704-637-7193. Cost $40. Artemesia Artworks & Yoga Studio, 323 W. Harrison St.

Waterworks Visual Arts Center — Sign up at 704-636-1882. For details on classes visit www.waterworks.org. Located at 123 E. Liberty St.

• Hand & Wheel Pottery Class: Tuesdays Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25F. For ages 12+. Instructor: Brent Smith. For beginner or intermediate students.

• Thanksgiving Turkey Bowls in Clay: Nov. 1, ages 4-12. Instructor: Brenda Gariepy. Wear clothes suitable for a studio adventure.

• Abstract Painting: Nov. 8, ages 16+. Instructor: David Kessler. Learn to paint utilizing skill, intuition, and spontaneity. Intermediate level.

• Christmas Ornaments in Clay: Dec. 6, ages 4-12. Instructor: Brenda Gariepy. Create a set of handmade clay holiday ornaments.

• Fused Glass Ornaments: Dec. 6, Ages 16+. Instructor: Betti Pettinati-Longinotti. Spend the day making holiday ornaments.

Refresh & Relax Yoga — 5-6:30 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 2-Dec. 7: $90 for six-week class; registration required. Taught by Debra McNeil, OTR/L, HFS, RYT at 207 W. Harrison St., park and enter behind Haven Lutheran Church. See www.faithart.org or email inspiredwellness@bellsouth.net or call at 704-637-1671.

Introduction to Meditation: Finding Your Pathway to the Healing — 6 to 7 p.m. Nov. 20, Dec. 4 and 11: Explore a variety of meditation methods in a three-week class at RCCC aimed at helping people discover their own inner roadmap. Offered through RCCC’s Personal Enrichment program. Register at www.RCCC.edu/enrichment or call 704-216-RCCC (7222). $30.

From Darkness Into Light: A SoulCollage Journey — 1:30-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6: Reflective journaling, poetry, meditative movement. $45 per participant, registration is required. Led by Karen Campbell at Center for Faith & the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St., park and enter behind Haven Lutheran Church. Register at www.faithart.org or 740-647-0999.

Pottery 101 — 101 S. Main St., 704-209-1632, www.pottery-101.com

For kids: No experience needed; advanced registration required. For ages 6-14. Cost: $35. Saturdays 10 a.m.-noon • 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. • Thursday, Nov. 13: Egg Tray • Thursday, Nov. 20: Christmas Project (TBA)

Tile party: Get a taste of Paint Your Own Pottery for only $10. Age 14-adult. Cost: $10. Choose 6-7 p.m., 7-8 p.m., or 8-9 p.m. • 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.

Master dance class for PPT’s musical ‘CATS’ — 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25: Prep to audition for PPT’s spring musical “CATS” or just love to dance. 25 spots available. Choreographer Tod A. Kubo. Cost: $20. To sign up call 704-633-5471. Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St., PiedmontPlayers.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 starting at 2-1/2. Stress free, fun, friendly environment. Steppin’ Out Dance Company, 704-637-1222, www.stepoutdance.com, steppinoutdance @carolina.rr.com

Yoga or tap — Yoga, all levels, instructor Nye Hartwick. $5 each. 704-232-2427 • Adult beginner tap, instructor Donna Weinhold-Cesario, $55/month, Spotlight Dance Company, 129 W. Corriher Ave., 704-637-3875.

Wine Down and Create — 6-8 p.m. first Mondays: At The Green Goat Art Gallery, 516 S. Salisbury Ave. Spencer, across from N.C.Train Museum. Canvases available for purchase; paints, easels, brushes, aprons, instructions, provided. $25 per class. Bring your own beverage. Call Patt 704-232-6000 or Carol 704-213-6171 or www.winedownandcreate.com and Facebook.

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 www.rowanpubliclibrary.org and click Online Tools, or call 704-216-8243.

Salisbury Art Station — 4-6 p.m. ongoing weekly classes. $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.

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.

Speakers and forums

Helpful talk at the Y — 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5: Aetna Insurance. Free, open to the public, must sign up at 704-636-0111. J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd.

Talk and discussion: ‘Growing Up Amish and Mennonite’ — 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6: by J.R. Troyer, owner of Troyer Country Market. at Rufty-Holmes Senor Center, 1120 S. MLK Drive. Sponsored by Salisbury AARP. Meeting and refreshments follow. Information 704-216-7714.

UNC-Charlotte to commemorate 25th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall — 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 9: See Briefs, page 2D.

Diabetes Information at the Y — 4-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11: Free, open to the public, must sign up at 704-636-0111. J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd.


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. Double feature at Hall Gym, free admission • 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


‘Words Torn From Pages’ — 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14: Body of work by Lewellen Padgett. The chronicle of how love brought her back to creation, using materials, handmade papers, collections, fibers, the written word, words torn from the pages of memory. At Artemesia Artworks & Yoga Studio, 323 W. Harrison St.

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. — • Rowan Cabarrus Community College Autumn Exhibit in the Gallery through Nov. 1 • Free, open to the public  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. — • Maria Michaelson: clay, wood, and bronze sculptures; also selections from the Sonia and Isaac Luski glass works collection  • 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 • Three local artists featured Nov. 4-12 and Nov. 20-29. Bonne McCoy, Suzanne Whitlow-Marson, Sherry DeGrandchamp. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Nov. 7, Depot Gallery, corner of Center and Main, downtown Mooresville. Free and open to the public. 704-663-6661, www.magart.org

The Guild Gallery, 11 Union St., lower level, Concord — Reception 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9: Annual fall judged art show featuring 2D art, 3D visual art, photography, digital altered photography, fiber art. Prizes awarded at the reception. Free, open to the public. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org


YMCA sponsored trips — • Nov. 14: Southern Christmas Show, $23 per person • Belk Theater Feb. 15, 2015 “The Phantom of the Opera”one seat left • Dec. 2: Christmas at Billy Graham Library, $200 per person, call for details • July 14, 2015, “Annie,” Belk Theater, limited amount of seats • Non-members welcome, buses leave from J. F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. Details at 704-636-0111, lklaver@ rowanymca.com

Go to Myrtle Beach trip with Davie County Senior Services — Nov. 17-19: Includes Thanksgiving feast, Alabama Theater, Christmas shows, Pirate’s Dinner Theater, Christmas lights show, beach walks, outlet shopping. Details at 336-753-6230.

Opryland Resort holiday — Trip to Opryland Hotel in Nashville Nov. 30-Dec. 3: Gaylord Opryland Resort, lunch cruise and show on showboat, Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular, holiday crafts, antiques art, the Ice Sculpture Experience, tickets to the Grand Ole Opry show. For details and prices call Janie Waller 704-278-4803.

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