October 2015 Community Calendar
Salisbury Rowan AARP 1 p.m. Mike Rea of Cannon Pharmacy. Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. MLK Jr. Drive, 704-216-7714.
Ready Rowan Night 5–9 p.m. First Friday www.downtownsalisburync.com.
Dixie Classic Fair Oct. 2-11, Winston-Salem, www.dcfair.com
Community blood drive 9:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Troop 350 Eagle Scouts, First Reformed Church, 210 N. Central Ave., Landis. Info 704-762-7141. Nursery. Bring donations for Main Street Mission.
Autumn Jubilee Oct. 3-4, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 36th annual at Dan Nicholas Park; Bringle Ferry Road, www.dannicholas.net. 704-216-7803.
Neighborhood clean up Park Avenue Neighborhood Association, 10 a.m., Park Ave. Community Center, 634 Park Ave, BBQ and social afterward.
6th annual Zombie Walk Downtown Salisbury 1-9 p.m. Fundraiser for Rowan County Humane Society and Mr. Mikes Kitchen.
YMCA trip to ‘Beauty and the Beast’ J. F. Hurley YMCA, tickets at 704-636-0111.
Milford Hills UMC Pumpkin Patch Mondays-Fridays noon–6 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m.–6 p.m. through Oct. 30. 704-636-0471. 1630 Statesville Blvd.
Sacred Spaces Trolley Tour 2-5 p.m. Center for Faith & the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St., 704-647-0999, www.faithart.org
YMCA trip Chimney Rock J. F. Hurley YMCA, 704-636-0111.
Celebrate Life Dinner 6 p.m. with Abby Johnson, ex-Planned Parenthood. Free. Great Wolf Lodge. friendsofCWC.org or 704-782-2221.
OctoberTour Patrons’ Party Salisbury Station. $115 or $220 per couple.
The Trip to Bountiful Old Courthouse Theatre Concord. through Oct. 25, 704-788-2405. www.oldcourthousetheatre.org
Opening Night The Addams Family 7:30 p.m. PPT’s musical comedy, complimentary reception afterward. Also 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9-10 and 15-16-17. Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. 704-633-5471, piedmontplayers.com
OctoberTour Luncheon Rowan Museum, $45, speaker Dr. Gary Freeze.
OctoberTour Night Out 5–9 p.m. www.downtown salisburync.com.
Live at Lee Street: Sam Bush 7:30 p.m. concert, Lee Street theatre, leestreet.org 704-310-5507.
Rowan Helping Ministries Day at McLaughlin Farmhouse Country Store 8 a.m.–3 p.m., proceeds support RHM food bank West. 15725 Mooresville Highway near Mooresville.
49th Annual GQ Civitan Fiddler’s Convention ERHS Granite Quarry, 6:30 p.m. Tickets at 704-633-5940 or 704-267-9439. Don Livengood, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dollhouse miniatures exhibit Mooresville NC dolls & dollhouse miniatures show exhibit, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Entry fee $1. Maria Cannizzaro 704-230-0569.
OctoberTour 40th Annual Historic Homes Tour Noon to 5:30 p.m. $30. www.Octobertour.com
Pantheon Arabians Farm open barn party 1-4 p.m.2225 Needmore Road, Woodleaf.
Matinee performance PPT’s Musical Comedy The Addams Family 2:30 p.m. Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. piedmontplayers.com
Rowan History Club 7 p.m. “Strike It Rich: Reed Gold Mine.” Rowan Museum Messinger Room, 202 N. Main St., 704-633-5946, www.rowanmuseum.org
Youth auditions For PPT’s The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, 4 and 5 p.m. Appointment only. 704-633-5471. Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. www.PiedmontPlayers.com
Plant sale 3-6 p.m., Rowan County Extension Master Gardeners volunteers, Extension Office, 2727 Old Concord Road, 704-216-8970.
PPT Value Night For Musical Comedy The Addams Family 7:30 p.m. $10. Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. 704-633-5471, piedmontplayers.com
NC Music Hall of Fame Inductee ceremony at the Gem Theatre, Kannapolis. northcarolina musichalloffame.org, 704-934-2320
NC State Fair Oct. 15-25, Raleigh, www.ncstatefair.org
Wickedly Witty Haunted Trolley Tour Oct. 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31. Family Tour 8 and up 6 p.m. Adult Tour 18 and up 7:15 and 8:30 p.m. Tickets at www.visitsalisburync.com/
Harvest Festival NC Transportation Museum 9 a.m. Tickets at 411 S. Salisbury Ave. Spencer, 704-636-2889, www.nctrans.org
Triumph Concert with Dr. Renee McCachren, pianist. Salisbury Symphony, 7:30 p.m. Keppel Auditorium, salisburysymphony.org
Annual car show Antique Auto Club of America. 9 a.m., NC Transportation Museum, 411 S. Salisbury Ave., www.nctrans.org
Spencer Haunted Trolley Tour Spencer Doll and Toy Museum, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17, 24, 30, 31. Tickets at 704-762-9359.
Milford Hills Fun Fair 9 a.m.–2 p.m. 704-636-0471. Milford Hills UMC, 1630 Statesville Blvd.
Spencer candidates meet & greet 1:30-3:30 p.m. Meet the mayor and aldermen. Sponsored by Spencer Woman’s Club. Held at 100 3rd St., Spencer.
Waiting for Lefty Catawba Blue Masque production at Florence Busby Corriher Theate,r 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21-22 and 24-25. catawba.edu/theatre
Meyer Sherman Exhibit 7:30 p.m., exhibit opening reception. Center for Faith & the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St. 704-647-0999, email@example.com
Homecoming Weekend Oct. 23-25 at Catawba College, 704-637-4111 www.catawba.edu
Great Gauntlet Obstacle Course Race Oct.24-25; Rowan County Fair Grounds. thegreatgauntlet.com/events/obstacle-course
VA Employee Annual Fall Festival Salisbury VA Employee Assoc., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 1601 Brenner Ave., in the gym. Open to the public. 704-638-3330
Rodeo event By NC High School and Jr. High Rodeo Association, Oct. 23-25 at the Livengood Arena.
Piedmont Prime Time Community Band concert — 3 p.m.: Fall Band Classics at McGill Baptist Church, 5300 Poplar Tent Road, off the Kannapolis Parkway/George Lyles Boulevard exit, Concord. Admission $5 for ages of 13-64. Info at www.primetimeband.org
Rockwell Rural Fire Department inaugural Cruise In — 4-7 p.m.: Hot dogs, silent auction, 50/50 drawing, music by 5 Alarm DJ Jason. Free registration for cars, call Tara Hord 704-754-0309.
Gold Hill Ghost Tour 6 p.m.-9 p.m. In Historic Gold Hill, 704-267-9439, www.historicgoldhill.com
Family Fall Farm Festival Noon 4 p.m. Meet Chief Steve Silverheels, son of Tonto from the Lone Ranger. Happy’s Farm, 985 Parks Road, 704-279-5268 happysfarm.org
Fall Dance — Support Our Veterans: Saturday Night Dance. 8 p.m.-midnight Oct. 24: VFW Post 8989,2500 N. Cannon Blvd., Kannapolis. Featuring Darrell Connor & The Country Music Legends Band.
32nd annual Lexington Barbecue Festival 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.,Lexingon. www.barbecuefestival.com
Master Dance Class PPT’s CABARET master dance class, 7 p.m. $20. 704-633-5471. Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. www.PiedmontPlayers.com
The Rocky Horror Show Accessories encouraged! Oct. 29-31 and Nov. 5-7, 7:30 p.m. Lee Street theatre. leestreet.org 704-310-5507.
Music at the Mural 7 p.m. Outdoor concert series at the Mural on W. Fisher St. www.downtownsalisburync.com/
Halloween Funfest Downtown Salisbury. See www.downtownsalisburync.com
Brunswick Stew Cleveland Lions Club, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Cleveland Lions Den, Cemetery St. 704-278-0661.
Find continuously updated Halloween listings in every Thursday’s edition of Time Out or at www.salpost.com/timeout
Weekly & Monthly:
Tourism Master Plan committee, noon, Gateway Bldg., 204 E. Innes St.
Covenant Community Connection, 5 p.m. City office bldg., 132 N. Main St., www.srhrc.org
Free coffee for veterans, 10 a.m. at Tilley Harley-Davidson.
Every Tuesday Free coffee and doughnuts for veterans, 9-11 a.m., Thelma’s Restaurant.
Every Tuesday TOPS NC 437, 10 a.m., Lane St. Baptist, 2532 Lane St., Kannapolis. 704-938-3634.
Rowan Parkinson’s support group, 1 p.m., , First Presbyterian Church. 704-633-3181.
Rowan County Veteran Council, 6:30 p.m., October meeting AMVETS 845, 427Link St., Rockwell
Salisbury Community Appearance Commission, 4 p.m., Council Chambers, 217 S. Main St.
Salisbury Rowan AARP, 1 p.m. Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. MLK Jr. Drive, 704-216-7714
Every Thursday Kannapolis Farmers Market, 4-7 p.m., corner of Vance Street and Dale Earnhardt Blvd. cityofkannapolis.com
Every Thursday People Growing Together Toastmasters, 5:30 p.m., J.F. Hurley YMCA, 828-310-8491
NAACP general meeting, 7 p.m. Location changes each month.
Every Friday Heavenly Hot Dog Sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Mount Olivet UMC, 301 Mt. Olivet Road, Concord.
Every Saturday Goldmine Toastmasters, 8:30-10 a.m., Connect Christian Church, 3101 Davidson Highway, Concord.
Every Saturday Salisbury Rowan Farmers Market, 9 a.m -noon, W. Fisher and S. Jackson streets. S
Every Saturday Salisbury Historic Trolley Tour, except the 10th, 11 a.m. Visitor’s Center, 204 E. Innes St. Tickets at 704-638-3100.
Celebration of Life, 1 p.m., Ryan’s Steakhouse, Jake Alexander Blvd. 980-234-4479.
Multiple Sclerosis support group, 6:30 p.m., J.F. Hurley YMCA. 704-798-3341, firstname.lastname@example.org
Rowan County Beekeepers, 7 p.m., Rowan County Ag. Center, Old Concord Road, Rowan beekeepersassociation @gmail.com
Outlook Readers, 10:30 a.m. Trinity Oaks, 728 Klumac Road. 704-636-6082, http://salisbury-nc.aauw.net
Epilepsy support of Rowan/Cabarrus, 6-7:30 p.m., NorthEast Medical Center, Concord. youngcarole@hotmail. com
Rowan County Board of Health, 6:30 p.m., Rowan County Health Dept. , 1811 E. Innes St.
Rowan History Club, 7 p.m., Messinger Room, 202 N. Main St.
Salisbury Historic Preservation Commission 5:15 p.m., City Council Chambers.
AAUW, 6:30 p.m., First UCC fellowship hall, 207 W. Horah St., http://salisbury-nc.aauw.net
Circle of Hope support group, 7-8:30 p.m., 2290 Statesville Blvd. Lori Yang, 704-630-0319.
Christian Motorcyclist Association, 7 p.m.Ryan’s, Jake Alexander Blvd. 336-242-4993.
Carolina Historical Association for Metal Detecting, 7:30 p.m., Grace Ridge Club House, 704-310-6321, 336-474-7268
Old Rowan Fibre Guild, 6:30 p.m., Center for Faith and the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St., www.faithart.org
TLC Support Group for widows/widowers, Powles Funeral Home, 913 W. Main St., Rockwell. 704-279-7241.
Human Relations Council, 5:30 p.m., City office bldg., 132 N. Main St., 704-638-5217, www.srhrc.org
Rowan Humanists 7 p.m. at Temple Israel, 1900 Brenner Ave. 704-209-3598.
Astronomical Society of Rowan, 7:30 p.m. 1920 Deal Road. www.astrowan.org
Salisbury-Rowan Board of Education, 5 p.m., 110 S. Long St., East Spencer.
DAV Chapter 96, 4th Monday 6 p.m., Bldg. 6 of Salisbury VA. Meal $7, at 5 p.m.
Alzheimer’s support group, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Rufty Holmes Senior Center, 704-637-3940.
Rowan Brain Injury support group, 7 p.m., 108 Dorsett Drive, Nadine Cherry 980-622-7732.
R A Clement Association, 9 a.m., Allen Temple Presbyterian Church, Cleveland.
West Rowan Neighborhood Center Advisory Council, R.A. Clement Old Bldg. 704-278-9116.
Price High school alumni, 3 p.m., Western Star Lodge number 9, 912 Concord Road. 704-633-7162.
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