Roundabout — What’s Happening Oct. 8-14

Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 8, 2015


OPENS Oct. 8: PPT presents ‘The Addams Family’ — Join the cast at a complimentary reception immediately following the opening performance. Oct. 8-10 and 14-17 at 7:30 p.m., matinee Oct. 11 at 2:30 p.m. Adults $18, seniors/students $15. 704-633-5471 or www.Piedmont Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St.

OPENS Oct. 8: Old Courthouse Youth Theatre presents ‘The Trip to Bountiful ‘— 8 p.m. Oct 8, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24 • 2:30 p.m. Oct. 11, 18, 25. Rated PG. 49 Spring St. NW, www.oldcourt Tickets at or 704-788-2405.

PPT season tickets — Five Youth Shows at the Norvell including “The Wizard of Oz” and five Mainstage shows at the Meroney including the Tony Award-winning musical “Cabaret.” Complete details at or 704-633-5471.

LSt season tickets — Lee Street theater presents musicals “The Rocky Horror Show” and “The Last Five Years,” and musical revue “Broadway Lullabies” and new plays “The Parchman Hour” and 8th annual 10-Minute New Play Festival, also St. Thomas Players’ Pulitzer Prize-winning “August: Osage County.” or 704-310-5507.


Music & more 

Salisbury Symphony season tickets — 2015-16 season titled “Transformations” begins with “Triumph” on Saturday, Oct. 17 at Keppel Auditorium, Catawba College.

49th annual Granite Quarry Civitan Fiddlers Convention — Saturday, Oct. 10: 49th Annual Granite Quarry Civitan Fiddlers Convention. Competition begins 6 p.m., East Rowan High School, 175 St. Lukes Church Road. Information 704-267-9439 or 704-633-5940.

Darrell Connor and The Country Music Legends Band — 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11: St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 9275 Bringle Ferry Road.

NC Music Hall of Fame 2015 Induction Ceremony — 7-9 p.m. Oct. 15: Historical, entertaining and educational evening honoring some of North Carolina’s most outstanding music makers. 600 Dale Earnhardt Blvd., Kannapolis. 704-934-2320. www.NorthCarolina Music

Lost Hollow Music Fest at Daniel Stowe — Oct. 17-18: Old time, bluegrass and Americana bands. Free with Garden admission. or 704-829-1252.

Nashville guitarist Muriel Anderson — Friday, Oct. 23 at Rufty-Holmes Senior Center.



40th annual OctoberTour Saturday, Oct. 10, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 11, noon to 5:30 p.m. Advance tickets: $20 HSF members, $25 non-members, day-of tickets $30. See

Rowan Museum’s 50th anniversary Vietnam War commemoration — 202 N. Main St. Open 1-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday, 704-633-5946 or

Rowan History Club — 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13: “Strike It Rich: Reed Gold Mine.” Free; light refreshments. Rowan Museum Messinger Room, 202 N. Main St., (rear entrance, use elevator) 704-633-5946,


This & That 

RSVP for annual Veteran appreciation dinner — 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7: Annual Veteran appreciation dinner in the former JCPenney at West End Plaza. RSVP by Nov. 1 by call or text at 704-639-4321 or sign up at Thelma’s Restaurant, 704-267-6219. Donations may be made to Thelma Luckey or Duran Merrell at 1935 Jake Alexander Blvd. W., A10.

Concord Spider Band Alumni Night — Friday, Oct. 30: Rededicating CHS band room to Ray Landreth. 6 p.m. ceremony in CHS band room before the football game. Alumni invited to join the band in the stands to play during the game. Registration/questions email Jennifer Shatley at Information at

Events at the Y open to the public — •• 1:30 p.m., Oct. 19: Medicare Planning 2016, free, must register 704-636-0111 •• Noon, Oct. 28: Lunch & Learn, free, covered dish, must sign up •• J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.

Horizons Unlimited  — • Oct. 17, 3 p.m.: Nature Hike at Tom E. Smith Exploratorium: Forest Animals and Habitats. Free • 5 and 7 and 9 p.m. shows: Scavenger hunt and Laser show: Fright Light, and a live sky. $5 per person. 1636 Parkview Circle. Park and enter at the rear from Lilly Ave.

Concord’s Cocktail Crawl — Combines the history of NASCAR with legal moonshine during race week. Purchase official Cocktail Crawl Fall 2015 mason jar in advance and use Oct. 2-11.

Kannapolis Cruise-In — 3:30-9 p.m. Oct. 10: Family fun free to the public. 113 W. 1st St., Downtown Kannapolis. Also Nov. 14

Pantheon Arabians Farm annual open barn party — 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 11: Pantheon Arabians opens up their gates to the public to learn about horses. Free food, face painting, pumpkin painting, demonstrations, barn tours. 2225 Needmore Road, Woodleaf.

Antique Auto Club of America annual car show — 9 a.m. Oct. 17: Awards presented 3 p.m. Members only show, free for spectators. Held at the NC Transportation Museum, 411 S. Salisbury Ave.,

Rodeo event — 1 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 24-25: North Carolina High School and Jr. High Rodeo Association rodeo event, spectators welcome, bring a lawn chair. Held at Livengood Arena, 875 Redmon Road, Cleveland. Tickets $5 at the door, age 6 and under free. Bull riding, wild horse riding, team roping, calf roping, breakaway roping, barrel racing. Info 704-278-0023.

Veteran’s PTSD Awareness 5K Run/Walk — 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24: across from South Rowan YMCA, Landis. By donation.

Deadline extended: American Girl Inspired Junior Collectors Tea — 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Nov. 14: Displays, door prizes, tea food buffet, helpers, programs, souvenirs, museum tour. Hosted by Rowan Doll Society of NC. $25 for 1 adult and 1 child. 108 Fourth St., Spencer. Information: or 704-458-9819.

Spencer Doll and Toy Museum Antiques Appraisal Fair (Roadshow Style) — Nov. 20-21: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with antiques dealer Michael Hanson. $5 per item, limit two. 108 4th St., Spencer, 704-762-9359, www.spencerdolland

Toby Tyler Circus — Friday, Nov. 20: Showtimes 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from free -$8 for kids and $9.75-$28 for adults. Rowan County Fairgrounds, 1560 Julian Road. or call 941-879-4444 .



7th Annual Fish Fry fund raiser — 4 p.m. until Oct. 10: Raffles, auction, bounce house, corn hole, playground, music by the Extraordinaires. Fish Fry tickets $10. Grace Lutheran Church, 3020 Grace Chruch Road, 704-857-8641.

Rowan Helping Ministries Day — at McLaughlin Farmhouse Country Store, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 10: Hamburgers/hotdogs /trimmings, proceeds go to food bank at Rowan Helping Ministries West. Bring five canned goods, receive discount. 15725 Mooresville Highway near Mooresville.

Bark For Life — 10 a.m.-2 p.m.: Saturday, Oct. 10: Southmont Elementary School, 398 Owen Road, Lexington. Proceeds benefit American Cancer Society.


Wine & beer tastings 

Salisbury Wine Shop — 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9: Chacewater Winery of California wine tasting with Andrew Alley, 17th Street Distributing. $5/person • 106 S. Main St., 704-636-5151, sws@

Cauble Creek Vineyard and Winery — NC’s 100th Winery. Tasting room open Friday-Saturday 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 1-6 p.m. Wine tastings $8 per person; selection of eight wines for tastings. 704-636-1137, 700 Cauble Farm Road, see

Mean Mug Coffee Co. — 7 p.m. second Tuesday, Oct. 13: Six wines, each from a different region of the world, paired with light appetizers. The Seeker Wines, hosted by Kelsey Brown of Empire Distributing, $10/person. RSVP requested. 1024 S. Fulton St., 704-754-4615,

Morgan Ridge Vineyards and Brewhouse — 486 John Morgan Road, Gold Hill, 704-639-0911,

Cougar Run Winery — 704-280-3624. Cougar Run Winery, 363 N. Church St., Concord.

Old Stone Winery — 704-279-0930, 6245 US Hwy. 52, 1 mile south of Granite Quarry.

Rocky River Vineyards — 704-781-5035. 11685 Reed Mine Road, Midland.

Childress Vineyards — 336-236-WINE, 1000 Childress Vineyards Road, exit 89 off I-85, on Hwy 64 W. Lexington.


Night Life

The Carriage Room, 2141 Statesville Blvd. — Fridays: In-house pool tournament, $5. 704-647-9876, carriageroomnc@

Cotton Eyed Joe’s inside The Hot Rod Barn, 807 Yost Road — 7-9 p.m. Saturdays: Bluegrass, gospel, country music jam. Seniors welcome, no alcohol, no bad language, smoke free. Just off Webb Road. 704-239-6952.

CJ’s BBQ, 210 Old Amity Hill Road, Cleveland — • 6 p.m. Tuesdays: Crystal’s deejay and karaoke • 6:30 p.m., Friday Night Bluegrass with Never Too Late Bluegrass Band, 704-278-4070.

DJs Restaurant, 1502 W. Innes St. — • Mondays, Money Night Football $200 in cash prizes • Tuesdays, Live Trivia 8 p.m. • Fridays Deejay 10 p.m. • 704-638-9647,

Go Burrito RumBar, 115 W. Fisher St. across from the mural — • Tuesdays 8-10 p.m.: Team trivia • Wednesdays: Open mic night • Saturdays: Karaoke • Weekends: Live music, deejay, karaoke, water pong, more.

The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 — 8 p.m. Saturday: Walking the Horizon and Defenders of the Cross. Screeing of Christian comedy 7 p.m. “Whatever You Do.” Free popcorn. 7:45-11 p.m. Brian “Capa Young filming scenes for his movie “Soldier of Victory.” 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 acoustic Bluegrass jam. Historic Village of Gold Hill, Facebook, 704-267-9439,

JC Price American Legion Post 107 — 9 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Easy Living Weekends downstairs. 1433 Old Wilkesboro Road. $3/person, $5/couple. Proper ID, casual dress. Info: John 704-638-7355 or Abe 707-640-1893.

Mean Mug Coffee Company, 1024 S. Fulton St., next to Mambo Grill — • 7-10 p.m. first and third Saturdays: Storytelling night • Sundays: free concert series, 5-8 p.m. • 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays: trivia night • 6-9 p.m. Thursdays: Game night • 7-10 p.m. Fridays: open mic night, hosted by Blazin’ Blues Bob, sign up 6-7 p.m. • 704-754-4615,

Nashville Nights, 125-127 E. Innes St. — • 9:30 p.m. Saturday: Debut of Common Ground Band at NN, $5 cover • 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Yoga, $5 per class • Open 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 704-762-9990,

Stars and Bars Tavern, 723 Klumac Road — 8-Ball tournament Tuesdays 7:30 p.m.

TJ’s, 2675 Providence Church Road — Tiki bar on the deck at noon Saturday-Sunday.

Uncle Buck’s All American Pub and Grub, 127 S. Main St. — • Thursdays: Live radio spots for Catawba Football, also Catawba Music Series • Bike Night with Fast Freddie Tuesdays 6-9 p.m. • Mon – Thurs 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri-Sat 11 a.m.-midnight • 704-633-3750,

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, no jeans. 704-236-0344.



Kannapolis Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival — Noon-4 p.m. Oct. 24: Dancers, poets, painters, pottery makers, arts, crafts, jugglers, clowns and other forms of arts and culture. Family friendly and free. New for 2015: expanded kids area, more arts vendors, more food vendors. E-mail or 828-231-5037.

49th annual GQ Fiddlers Convention — Saturday Oct. 10: Competition begins 6 p.m.Lunch available 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and dinner 4 p.m.-until. Information Vivian Hopkins 704-267-9439 or Don Livengood 704-633-5940. East Rowan High School, 175 St. Lukes Church Road.

Fun Festival — Saturday, Oct. 10: Car show, motorcycle shoe, Port-a-Pit chicken, horshoes, games, vendors. Held at Northside athletic field, E. Henderson St., East Spencer. Info: 704-212-2256.

42nd annual Statesville Balloon Fest — Oct 16: Hot air balloons, tethered rides, sanctioned competitions, mass ascensions, Kids Zone, live entertainment, 5K and Kids Fun Run. Tickets $5-$15 at

32nd Annual Lexington Barbecue Festival — Saturday, Oct. 24: General admission to the festival is free and lasts from 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Potters of the Piedmont Pottery Festival — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 14: 50+ regional potters at the Leonard Recreation Center, 6324 Ballinger Road, Greensboro.



Free Genealogy for beginners — 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17: Presented by Genealogical Society of Rowan County, Rowan Public Library, 201 W. Innes St. Register at or call 704-216-8232.

PPT Youth Theatre Academy at the Norvell — Directed by Gwen Matthews. 16-week structured curriculum Oct. 12, with a break in December, resuming in January. Two new classes and expanded age range to include 1st-12th grades. Register at 704-633-5471 or

‘Wake Up, Leonardo!’ Saturday sessions — 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 24: Grades 3-5 learn to write dialogue and stage direction for a one-act performance. $10, bring lunch • Weaving a Tale, Making Connections with Story and Cloth: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 8 for grades 3-5 • Yoga for Teens: noon-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12: for grades 9-12 • Scholarships available. Center for Faith and the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St., entrance and parking behind Haven Lutheran Church. Pre-registration required at 704-647-0999 or

Community classes at RCCC — Including core conditioning, total body conditioning, fitness instructor prep and more. Email for more information.

PPT’s ‘Cabaret!’ dance master class — 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 27: Intensive master class to prep for spring musical “Cabaret!” Ages 16+. Cost: $20. Instructor Tod Kubo. Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. 20 spots available. Call 704-633-5471 or email to sign up.

Spoon carving — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 31: Instructor Steve Martin. River Pines Pottery, St. Stephens Church Road, Gold Hill. $50. Preregister at 704-279-9087 or

Guitar classes at Rufty Holmes Senior Center — 6-8 week classes on Monday afternoons starting every other month. $45 includes workbook and website. For more info, call Bob at 704-640-0279.

Free basic computer lessons — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday: How to use a computer or laptop (not email or facebook). Robert Knox at 512 Klumac Road, Ste 8. Call 704-870-8862 for appointment or walk in.

Salisbury Art Station — Weekly classes, $25. Tuesdays 4-6 p.m. for ages 5-7 • Wednesdays 4-6 p.m. ages 7 and up • Thursdays 4-6 p.m. ages 7 and up. 704-754-0853 or 215 Depot St.

Beginning and intermediate weaving — Private lessons on a floor loom. Liese Sadler, 215-300-4369,

Oil Painting with Patt Legg — Tuesdays 12:30-3 p.m.: Adult oil classes, $45. Paint like the Old Masters OR painting made simple. Preregister at 704-232-6000.

Free online courses through RPL — Gale Courses: high-quality, noncredit online courses free with your library card. and click Online Tools, or call 704-216-8243.

Mind aerobics art class — 2-4 p.m., Mondays and Fridays, taught by artist Robert Toth. $10/two-hour session. Rufty Holmes Senior Center, call 704-279-


Speakers & forums

AAUW lecture series — 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8: Janet Hoy on Medicaid Expansion. Light refreshments. Free. Held First UCC fellowship hall, 207 W. Horah St. http://salisbury-nc.


Home & Garden

Rowan County Extension Master Gardeners volunteers plant sale — 3-6 p.m. Oct. 13: at the Extension Office, 2727 Old Concord Road, 704-216-8970.



PPT youth theatre audition workshop — 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 10: Preparing students to audition for PPT’s ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.’ Elementary-high school. Cost $40. Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. Call 704-633-5471 to sign up.

PPT youth theater to present ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ — 4 and 5 p.m. Oct. 12-13: Auditions at Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St., by appointment only. Show dates Dec 8-19. 704-633-5471,

LSt interviews for Polar Express 2015 — 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11 at Lee Street theatre. Performance dates Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and some weeknights, beginning Nov.20 – closing Dec. 22. Shifts begin at 3 p.m. and conclude at 9:30 p.m. 329 N. Lee St.,704-310-5507,



St. John’s Lutheran Church, 200 W. Innes St. hosts Palestinian art exhibit — Through Nov. 20. Opening reception 7-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, in Peeler Hall. Visit for details.

Center for Faith and the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St. — Exhibit opening reception for Meyer Sherman 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22. 207 W. Harrison St. Parking and entrance behind Haven Lutheran Church. or 704-647-0999.

The Framing Gallery, 320 N Main St. across from Koko Java — Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Tuesday and Saturday, 704-633-1246.

Fine Frame Gallery, 105 S. Main St. — Unveiling of Nikola Tesla bust “Tribute To Integerity” by sculptor Robert Richard Toth, addition to Genius Series & Masters Busts collection  Friday, Oct. 16 from 6-8 p.m. •• “Butterflies and Birds” pastels by Cara Reische; paintings by Kenneth Koskela. Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 704-647-0340,

Pottery 101, 101 S. Main St. — Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 704-209-1632,

Rail Walk Studios and Gallery, 409-413 N. Lee St. — New exhibit featuring the paintings of Keyth Kahrs of Salisbury and William Renzulli of Paducah, Ky., “For the Love of Landscapes.” Opening reception Friday, Oct. 9 from 5-7 p.m.Gallery hours are: Thurs. through Sat. 11A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Waterworks inaugural miniature art show and sale — Through Jan. 30 2016: “42 for W2: A Miniature Art Exhibition & Sale,” for art no larger than 4” x 4” x 4.” 123 E. Liberty St. — Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., 704-636-1882,

Cabarrus Art Guild’s ‘Street level Gallery,’ 11 Union St., Concord — “Black and White,” through November. 704-795-1901, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.


County Fairs 

Stanly County Fair — Oct. 6-10, Albemarle,

Dixie Classic County Fair — Oct. 2-11, Winston-Salem,

NC State Fair — Oct. 15-25, Raleigh,



Salisbury Community travelers — • Trip to see the leaves in Blowing Rock and Boon, Saturday, Oct.17. Dutch treat dinner at Daniel Boone Restaurant • Ride aboard the Great Smokey Mountain Railroad Nov. 21 • Details: Brenda Cowan 704-633-9073 or Cathy Alexander 704-636-8900.

Travel with the YMCA — •• Nov. 10: Shopping trip to Birkdale Village, $15 •• Nov. 29: ‘The Sound of Music’ •• Dec. 1: Christmas Candlelight at Biltmore •• Dec. 4, Gaither’s Christmas Home Coming. $35.50 •• Dec. 15, , Festival of Lights (Tangelwood), $18 Jan. 7, 2016: ‘Wicked’ •• Non-members welcome, buses leave from J. F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. Details at 704-636-0111 or lklaver@

JCPrice Alumni bus trip to Baltimore, Md. — Nov. 6-8. For info call 704-603-4146 or 704-633-7162.

Going to the beach — Nov. 16-18: Monterey Bay Suites ocean front rooms, two shows “Alabama Christmas Show” and “Legends in Concert,” guided tour of S.C. Civil War Museum, shopping. Call Davie County Senior Services at 336-753-6230.


Call for vendors

Mt. Mitchell UMC Kannapolis fifth annual Autumn Fest — Oct. 17: Vendors and demonstrators email for application or or call Janice at 704-796-1671 .

 Kannapolis Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival — Oct. 24: 828-231-5037 or

Calling all crafters — Annual Fall Festival at Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Oct. 23 at 1601 Brenner Ave. Hosted by Salisbury VA Employees Association. Contact Sherry Censi, 704-638-3330.

Holiday Faire at the First Ministry Center — 9 a.m.–4 p.m.. Nov. 7: Seeking independent vendors and crafters. All proceeds after expenses go to Good Shepherd’s Clinic. Deadline Oct. 30. Contact Joyce at 704-433-4251 or Rod at 704-633-0431 for information.

Holly Jolly Christmas Craft and Vendor Show — Dec. 12- 13, Rowan County Fairgrounds Hubert and Blanche Event Center. Call Peggy Brown at 336-880-3554. Sponsored by Rowan County Fair Association.

Downtown Salisbury Nights Out — Free space for vendors, artists, crafters, musicians, more for downtown nights out. 704-637 7814 or email

Food, beer, merchandise vendors for public events — Non- or not-for-profit organizations for fundraising opportunities. Contact Beatrice at 704-638-6044 Tilley Harley-Davidson, 653 Bendix Drive, Salisbury.


Call for performers

Downtown Salisbury Nights Out — Room for artists, crafters, musicians, more. 704-637 7814 or email

Kannapolis Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival — Oct. 24: All forms of arts and culture. 828-231-5037 or

My Time to Shine — 2016 talent showcase fundraising event for Dottie’s Home for Children and Elderly, Woodleaf. Send You-Tube pre-audition video link to to be considered for audition in November and public performance in April. 704-278-3314,

Gold Hill Bluegrass jam — Acoustic Bluegrass jam. E.H. Montgomery General Store, Gold Hill. 7-9 p.m. Fridays. 704-267-9439.


Call for artists

Calling all crafters — Fall Festival is 9 a.m.-3 p.m.Friday, Oct. 23: Accepting applications for show at Department of Veterans Affairs, 1601 Brenner Ave., in the Gym. Hosted by Salisbury VA Employees Association. Contact Sherry Censi, 704-638-3330 for application. Festival is open to the public.

Kannapolis Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival — Oct. 24: All forms of arts and culture. 828-231-5037 or

Downtown Salisbury Nights Out — Artists, crafters, musicians, more. Vendor space is free. 704-637 7814 or email


Call for volunteers 

Rowan Helping Ministries ‘Trick or Treat So Others May Eat’ canned food drive — Youth groups (church, Scouts, sports teams, etc) needed to canvass neighborhoods Oct. 18-25 to drop off and pick up canned food collection bags. Food will be dropped off and weighed Oct. 25 at a Pizza Party for participants at RHM. The team collecting the most food will be presented the “Heavyweight Champions” trophy. A meeting for adult team leaders 6-7 p.m. Oct. 8at RHM shelter, 217 N. Long St.Information: Emily Huffman, 704-637-6838, ext. 112.

Rowan Helping Ministries volunteers – Volunteers needed to pick up donated food at local restaurants and grocery stores (truck, van, or SUV needed); stock and pack food for Food Pantry clients; do intake interviews on clients needing financial assistance; do laundry in the shelter. Volunteer groups needed to cook and serve meals in Jeannie’s Kitchen at lunch and breakfast on weekdays. Information: Emily Huffman or Katie Murdock, 704-637-6838.

Downtown Salisbury Inc. — Volunteers for upcoming festivals and events including Receive recognition at annual awards ceremony and possible T-shirt. 704-637-7814 or

Novant Health Rowan Medical Center – Patient escorts in outpatient center, emergency dept., gift shop, surgical waiting room, flower delivery, ancillary support. Training provided. Diane Hundley 704-210-5082 or

Help feed the horses — At the Horse Protection Society, 2135 Miller Road, China Grove, or email


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