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Roundabout: What’s Happening Oct. 22-28

Theater 

Old Courthouse Youth Theatre presents ‘The Trip to Bountiful ‘— 8 p.m. Oct. 23, 24 • 2:30 p.m. Oct. 25. Rated PG. 49 Spring St. NW, www.oldcourt housetheatre.org. Tickets at www.ocytnc.org or 704-788-2405.

Catawba College Theater presents ‘Waiting for Lefty’ — 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21-22 and 24 plus 2:30 p.m. Oct. 25: Clifford Odet’s classic political drama. Florence Busby Corriher Theatre. Tickets 704-637-4481, www.catawba.edu/theatretix or at the door.

Burning Coal Theatre Company presents ‘The Wiz’ — Dec. 3-5, 10-12, and 17-19 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays-Sundays Dec. 5-6, 12- 3, and 19- 20 at 2 p.m. at the Murphey School Auditorium (224 Polk St., Raleigh). $2; Thursday performances $15. www.burningcoal.org

Piedmont Players Theatre season tickets — piedmontplayers.com or 704-633-5471.

Lee Street theatre season tickets —  www.leestreet.org or 704-310-5507.

 

Music & more 

Rufty-Holmes Senior Center hosts free concert with Muriel Anderson — 2 p.m.  Friday, Oct. 23: Call or come by Rufty-Holmes to pick up an RSVP ticket or call 704-216-7714 or Bob Wingate at 704-640-0279.

Muriel Anderson also appearing with Alex deGrassi — At the Evening Muse, Charlotte, 8 pm. Thursday, Oct. 22, $20 at the door. www.eveningmuse.com

Piedmont Prime Time Community Band concert  — 3 p.m Saturday, Oct.24:  Fall Band Classics, at 3:00 p.m. 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

Pickin’ for the Master — 7 p.m. Oct. 30: Opening set, then open acoustic jam session. Concessions available. Trading Ford Baptist Church, 3600 Long Ferry Road, 704-633-5986, www.tradingford.net

Music at the Mural — 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31: Wayward Reason performs at the outdoor concert series at the Salisbury Mural on W. Fisher St. Bring a lawn chair. Info at www.salisburync.gov/play or 704-216-PLAY.

Salisbury Symphony season tickets — 2015-16 season: “Transformations.” www.salisburysymphony.org

 

Night Life

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

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 Hazy Ridge 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. • Sundays NFL Ticket • 704-638-9647, http://djsrestaurant.com

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. www.facebook.com/GoBurritoRumBar

E.H. Montgomery General Store — 7-9 p.m. Fridays: Open acoustic Bluegrass jam. Historic Village of Gold Hill, Facebook, 704-267-9439, www.themontgomerystore.com

JC Price American Legion Post 107 — 9 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Easy Living Weekends downstairs. 1433 Old Wilkesboro Road. Park in rear. Wide screen tvs , music by deejay Danny “D,” $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, meanmugcoffeecompany@yahoo.com

Nashville Nights, 125-127 E. Innes St. — • 9:30 p.m. Saturday: Motel Soap, $5 cover • 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Yoga, $5 • Open 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 704-762-9990, www.nashvillenightsnc.com

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. www.highrocklakerestaurant.com

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, 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, no jeans. 704-236-0344. www.charlottezodiacdanceclub.com

 

Wine & beer tastings 

Salisbury Wine Shop — 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23: MOJO Cellars wine tasting with Stephanie; great value driven wines we are just starting to carry at the Wine Shop. $5/person • 106 S. Main St., 704-636-5151, sws@ salisburywineshop.com

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 www.caublecreekvineyard.com

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, meanmugcoffeecompany@yahoo.com

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

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. www.oldstonewines.com

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

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

 

This & That 

Fall Photowalks at Rowan Public Library — • RPL Headquarters: Oct. 24 from 10:30 a.m.- noon • South Rowan Regional (meet at China Grove Roller Mill): Oct. 29 from 5:30-7 p.m. Bring your own camera (even if it’s on your phone), wear comfortable clothing. Register at www.rowanpubliclibrary.org or call 704-216-8242.

Rockwell Rural Fire Department inaugural Cruise In — 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24: Hot dogs,    silent auction, 50/50 drawing, music by 5 Alarm DJ Jason. Free registration for cars, call Tara Hord 704-754-0309.

Saturday Night Dance — 8 p.m.-midnight Oct. 24: Support Our Veterans. VFW Post 8989,2500 N. Cannon Blvd., Kannapolis. Featuring Darrell Connor & The Country Music Legends Band.

Car-B-Que — 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24: Car show with chicken and rib barbecue available for sale. Free admission. Judging of foreign and domestic cars at 4 p.m. Held at Salisbury Motor Company, 700 W. Innes St.

Concord Spider Band Alumni Association 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 jshatley@icloud.com. Information at www.spiderbandalums.org

Events at the Y open to the public — • 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7: Second Time Around Band dance, bring a snack to share. $7 per person • Noon, Oct. 28: Lunch & Learn, free, covered dish, must sign up • J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.

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. Give donations to Thelma Luckey or Duran Merrell at 1935 Jake Alexander Blvd. W., A10.

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.

First Friday Downtown — Details at www.DowntownSalisburyNC.com. Nov. 6: Paw Around Downtown 5-9 p.m. Bring your pooch out to enjoy shopping in downtown. A list of pet friendly locations will be provided on a walking map. Stay to watch a LIVE dog show performance by Dare Devil Dogs on East Fisher Street. Join us for the Livingstone College pep rally in the lot besides K-Dee’s Jewelers to celebrate the 5th annual Commemorative Classic Football Game on Nov. 7th followed by the Blue Bear Crawl in downtown.

Horizons Unlimited — • Nov. 21: 3 p.m Nature Hike at Tom E. Smith Exploratorium for National Take a Hike Day • 7p.m. Planetarium show: New Horizons, what’s the big deal about Pluto? $3 • 9 p.m. Laser show: Pink Floyd The Wall and live sky, $5 per person.Horizons Unlimited, 1636 Parkview Circle. Park and enter from Lilly Ave. www.rss.k12.nc.us/horizons-unlimited-margaret-c-woodson-planetarium

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

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. 108 Fourth St., Spencer. Tickets and info: hleethomas@yahoo.com or 704-458-9819.

Historic Gold Hill Village  Nov. 21: Lighting of the Fall Fires, sponsored by Gold Hill Preservation Society, Historic Gold Hill is located at 840 St. Stephen’s Church Road, Gold Hill, www.goldhillnc.com or www.historicgoldhill.com

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 toymuseum.com

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. http://tobytyler-circus.com/ or call 941-879-4444 .

Fundraisers 

Back Creek Bluegrass Boys playing  fundraiser for Maggie Turney —  4-8 p.m.Saturday, Oct. 24, for the a 14-yr. old with Cerebral Palsy. All proceeds go to build her a new bath that is wheelchair accessible. It is at the Elium Farm, 2085 Lake Road.

North Hills Christian School  Skeet Shoot — 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31: Entry fee Includes  lunch. $135 for 5-person team; $ 30 per individual. All proceeds support NHCS athletic department. Rowan County Wildlife Association, 650 Majolica Road. Information:   Fred Bowers, rcwanc@earthlink.net

The Young Family Project fundraiser — 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday Nov 6: Sammy Young passed away in a wreck in June, leaving behind a wife and three children, one with spina bifida. Two Gastonia locations • First Freewill Baptist Church, 2316 Union Road • Ranlo Church of God, 1825 Spencer Mountain Road. $8/plate for bbq, slaw, beans, dessert. Email orders to theyoungfamillyproject.org

45th Annual Louisiana Turkey Gumbo —11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Brincefield Hall, 385 Lumen Christi Lane. $8 meal includes gumbo, rice, salad, punch bowl cake, drink, roll. Quarts $10. Also handmade centerpieces.

Holiday Faire at the First Ministry Center — 9 a.m.–4 p.m.Nov. 7: All proceeds after expenses go to Good Shepherd’s Clinic. Sponsored by Singled Out Sunday school Class of First Baptist Church. 220 N. Fulton St., across from First Baptist Church. Admission: $2, free parking, hourly door prizes, grand door prizes at 4p.m.. (Must be present to win hourly door prizes but not for the grand prizes.

Cleveland Elam Memorial Diabetes 5K run/walk — 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14: At Knox Middle School. $25 adults, $15 children under 16. Includes medal for pre-registration only. Register at www.cemsf.org by Nov. 1. Info: 704-647-1169 or b1elm@yahoo.com

Chicken noodle dumpling dinner — 4 p.m. until, Nov. 14: St. Stephen’s Luthearn Church, 4401 St. Stephen’s Church Road, $8 plate for soup, drink, crackers/bread, drink dessert. Chairpersons Pat Stadler, Betty Jane Hill. Proceeds go to charities of the WELCA chapter of Gold Hill. Info 704-279-3768.

West Rowan High School Bands fundraiser — Drawing Dec. 1 for 2014 New Holland Rustler 4×4. Winner drawn at halftime of WRHS varsity boys basketball game. 1-4 tickets $20 each; 5 tickets $100 get 6th ticket free. http://westrowanband.weebly.com/atv-raffle.html

Community bonfire and cookout fundraiser  — 5:30 – 8 p.m.  Tuesday, Oct. 27:  Money raised will help the 7th graders go to Washington, D.C. $8 includes two hotdogs, chips, drink, dessert fun and games. William Ellis Middle School football field, 144 William Ellis Dr, Advance, 336-998-2007.

 

Festivals

Lighting of the Fall Fires on Gold Hill — 5:30–9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21: Tickets available now for the event which kicks off the holiday season. Hosted by Gold Hill Historic Preservation Society. $15 advance tickets at shops in the village or 704-724-4998. www.historicgoldhill.com

Christmas Made In The South — Oct. 23-25: Cabarrus Arena. Adults $7, children 12 and younger free. Cabarrus Arena, 4751 Highway 49 N. 704-920-3976 or http://cabarrusarena.com/

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 mknox@modernfilmzine.com or 828-231-5037.

32nd Annual Lexington Barbecue Festival — Saturday, Oct. 24: General admission to the festival is free and lasts froma8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. www.barbecuefestival.com

 

History 

Veterans Day at the Spencer Doll&  Toy Museum—10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 11: Family appropriate battle exhibits by artist Roger Jones, American Civil War (1861-1865) and Battle of Waterloo (June 18, 1815). All visitors receive a free soldier. For 40 years, Jones handpainted all 20,00 soldiers in their environment and studied the two battles. Also see airplane collection, ships and military vehicles, as well as military scavenger hunt and children’s play area. Free admission for veterans. 108 Fourth St., Spencer, 704-762-9359 www.spencerdoll andtoymuseum. com

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

 

Speakers & forums

An AARP We Need to Talk – 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27: Seminar to guide families in determining when it’s time for their loved ones to change driving habits or to stop driving. Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Free, but RSVP to 704-216-7714 for seating.

Local AARP meeting— 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5: Jennifer Wiesner from the City of Salisbury on “Recycling: What You Need to Know Before You Throw.” Rufty-Holmes Senior Center 1120 S. MLK follow.  704-216-7714.

 

Classes

‘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 faithart.bellsouth.org

PPT’s ‘Cabaret!’ master dance class — 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27: Intensive master class to prep for spring musical “Cabaret!” Ages 16+. $20. Instructor Tod Kubo. Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. 704-633-5471 or email md@piedmontplayers.com 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 stephensmartin@msn.com

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, 512 Klumac Road, Ste 8. 704-870-8862.

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 art.notions@yahoo.com 215 Depot St.

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

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. www.PattLegg.net

Free online courses through RPL — Gale Courses: high-quality, noncredit online courses free with your library card. www.rowanpubliclibrary.org 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 704-279-9301.

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

Center for Faith and the Arts — Adult programs. Sign up at www.faithart.org or 704-647-0999. CFA, 207 W. Harrison St.

Waterworks Visual Arts Center — For children and adults. Sign up at 704-636-1882 or www.waterworks.org. Located at 123 E. Liberty St.

Community classes at RCCC — Core conditioning, total body conditioning, fitness instructor prep. Email Sherie.neely@rccc.edu

Singles

Piedmont Singles — 6:15 p.m. Fridays: Bingo. For singles, widowed, 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: For singles over 50, Captain’s Galley Restaurant in Mooresville. Visitors welcome. 704-677-2331.

 

Auditions

PPT presents ‘Welcome To Mitford’ — 7 p.m. Nov. 16-17: Auditions at Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St., 704-633-5471, PiedmontPlayers.com

 

Art 

TONIGHT: 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. www.faithart.org or 704-647-0999.

RCCC 2015 Autumn Exhibition — Thursday, Nov. 5 through Saturday, Nov. 14: A juried exhibition of new artwork by Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Art students. Opening Reception: Friday, Nov. 6 5-8 p.m., free and open to the public, light refreshments, come and talk to the students artists. Held at Rail Walk Gallery, 409 N. Lee St., 704-431-8964, www.railwalkgallery.com

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. — “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, www.fineframegallery.com

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

Rail Walk Studios and Gallery, 409-413 N. Lee St. —The paintings of Keyth Kahrs of Salisbury and William Renzulli of Paducah, Ky., “For the Love of Landscapes.” Gallery hours Thurs. through Sat. 11 a.m.-4 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, www.waterworks.org

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. www.cabarrusartguild.org

The Galleries, 65 Union St. S., Concord — www.cabarrusartguild.org

Mooresville Arts, 103 W. Center Ave., Mooresville — Free admission. 704-663-6661, www.magart.org

Iredell Museum, 134 Court St., Statesville — 704-873-4734, www.iredellmuseums.org

Full Circle Arts — 42-B Third Street NW, Hickory, 828-322-7545, info@fullcirclearts.org

Hart Witzen Gallery, 136 E. 36th St. Charlotte — Free admission. 136 E. 36th St., Charlotte, www.hartwitzengallery.com

 

Trips 

Salisbury Community travelers — Ride aboard the Great Smoky 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 • Nov. 13: Southern Women’s Christmas Show-Charlotte • Dec. 1: Christmas Candlelight at Biltmore • Dec. 4, Gaither’s Christmas Home Coming  • Dec. 15, Festival of Lights (Tanglewood) • Non-members welcome, buses leave from J. F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. Ticket info at 704-636-0111 or lklaver@ rowanymca.com

JCPrice Alumni bus trip to Baltimore, Md. — Nov. 6-8. Info: 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 Civil War Museum, shopping. Call Davie County Senior Services at 336-753-6230.

 

Call for vendors

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

Holly Jolly Christmas Craft and Vendor Show — Dec. 12-13: At the Rowan County Fairgrounds. Call Peggy Brown 336-880-3554.

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

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.

 

Call for performers

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

My Time to Shine — 2016 talent showcase fundraising event for Dottie’s Home for Children and Elderly, Woodleaf. November auditions/April public performance. Send You-Tube pre-audition video link to dottieg44@hotmail.com. 704-278-3314, www.dottieshomenc.org/

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

Blumenthal Performing Arts open mic nights — Free event open to performers, selected by lottery. E-mail openmic@ncbpac.org

 

Call for artists

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

 

Call for volunteers 

Rowan Helping Ministries volunteers – Pick up donated food, stock and pack food pantry, do intake interviews, do laundry, cook and serve meals. Call Emily Huffman or Katie Murdock, 704-637-6838.

Downtown Salisbury Inc. — Volunteers for upcoming festivals and events. 704-637-7814 or mollie@visitsalisburync.com

Novant 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 dbhundley@novanthealth.org

Help feed the horses — At the Horse Protection Society, 2135 Miller Road, China Grove, www.horseprotection.org or email hps@horseprotection.org

MLK Jr. celebration weekend —Help plan MLK Jr. holiday parade and breakfast. See www.facebook.com/SRHumanRelationsCouncil or www.humanrelations council.org or email humanresources@salisburync.gov

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