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Community Calendar November 2015


Nov. 2

Seminar for veterans and families, 6 p.m. VA Disability Compensation Program at the Rowan County Ag. Center, 2727 Old Concord Road.RSVP 704-216-8138.

Show and Tell, Kannapolis History Assoc., 7 p.m., A.L.Brown High School social room. 704-932-7518.


Nov. 3

Election Day

Salisbury Appearance Commission, 4 p.m. Council Chambers, 217 S. Main St.

Rowan County Veteran Council, 6:30 p.m., November meeting 40 & 8.


Nov. 5

AARP meeting, 1 p.m. on recycling. Rufty-Holmes, 704-216-7714.

The Rocky Horror Show, 7:30 p.m. Nov,. 5-7,  musical at Lee Street Theatre, www.leestreet.org

RCCC student Autumn juried exhibition. Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Exhibit through Nov. 14 at Rail Walk Gallery, 409 N. Lee St., www.railwalkgallery.com

Center for the Environment Healthy Living Series: A User’s Guide 6:30 p.m.


Nov. 6

45th Annual Louisiana Turkey Gumbo, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Brincefield Hall, 385 Lumen Christi Lane.

First Friday Downtown, 5-9 p.m. Paw Around Downtown, pet-friendly night plus dog show performance, DowntownSalisburyNC.com

19th annual Shriners Oyster Roast, 6-8 p.m. Salisbury Depot. Tickets at KDee’s Jewelers.

Holiday Caravan Parade float entry deadline 5 p.m.

JCPrice Alumni bus trip to Baltimore, through Nov. 8 704-603-4146.

Friends of RPL annual book sale, preview sale for members, 6-8 p.m., memberships may be purchased at the door.


Nov. 7

Holiday Faire, 9 a.m. Salisbury’s Christmas Show, 220 N. Fulton St.

Park Ave. Community Cleanup Day, 10 a.m.-noon. Free hotdogs afterward. Meet at the community center at 634 Park Ave.

Griefshare Surviving the Holidays seminar, 10 a.m., Central Baptist, 1810 Moose Road, Kannapolis. Free. 704-467-2795.

Gay’s Chapel UMC BBQ fundraiser, pork and chicken w/trimmings, 5545 Woodleaf Road,  11 a.m.-7 p.m. 704-633-8402.

Christiana Lutheran’s Car Show, noon-5 p.m., judged catgegories. Registration 704-633-3503.

Annual Veteran appreciation dinner at West End Plaza, 6 p.m.

Jazz Vespers, 7 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, Chapel, 200 W. Innes St.

Second Time Around Band dance, 7 p.m. J.F. Hurley Family YMCA.

6th Annual Downtown Salisbury Zombie Walk, 7:30 p.m. E. Fisher and S. Lee Streets. www.downtownsalisburync.com, 704-637-7814.

Shana Tucker, Chambersoul, 8 p.m. Davis Theater, Concord. www.cabarrusarts council.org

Friends of RPL annual book sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.


Nov. 8

Friends of RPL annual book sale, 1-4 p.m.


Nov. 9

Senator Thom Tillis meets with veterans, 9:30 a.m.,  Richard’s Coffee Shop, 165 N. Main St. Mooresville, 704-604-2529.

Friends of RPL annual book sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.


Nov. 10

Catawba’s Blue Masque presents ‘Godspell,’ 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10-14 Hedrick Little Theatre. 704-637-4481, www.catawba.edu/theatretix

YMCA shopping trip to Birkdale Village. J. F. Hurley YMCA, Jake Alexander Blvd. 704-636-0111.

Rowan History Club, 7 p.m. Carolina Revolution. Rowan Museum Messinger Room, 202 N. Main St., www.rowanmuseum.org


Nov. 11

Veterans Day

Annual Veterans Day parade and festivities, 10a.m. opening ceremony  Bldg. 6 at the VA • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. food served at VFW Post 3006 • Parade starts at VA 1 p.m., in Salisbury at 2:30 p.m., at Stallings Memorial Baptist Church.

Veterans Day at Spencer Doll & Toy Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Family appropriate battle exhibits, free admission for veterans. 108 Fourth St., Spencer, 704-762-9359.

K&W Cafeterias Thanks Veterans with free entrée. Military ID or proof of service required, 4 p.m. to closing.

Free Veterans Day Concert with Rockie Lynne, 4 p.m. Mooresville Town Hall lawn, in conjunction withPiedmont Veterans Assistance Council featuring  US Army Veteran, singer-songwriter and North Carolina native, Rockie Lynne.

Nov. 13

Opening night PPT’s ‘Magic Tree House: The Knight At Dawn,’ 7:30 p.m. with opening night reception.  Show also Nov. 14. Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. www.piedmontplayers.com

Lee Street theatre’s 4th annual Country Music Show, Nov. 13 -14. leestreet.org 704-310-5507

62nd annual Rowan Museum Antiques Show,  10 a.m.–7 p.m. and Nov. 14 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Salisbury Civic Center, 315 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Spaghetti dinner for the Humane Society, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. and  5-8 p.m. VFW Post 3006, 1200 Brenner Ave. $6 adult/$3 children under 12. Sponsored by Humane Society of Rowan County, 704-636-5700, www.humanesociety ofrowancountync.org

YMCA trip to Southern Women’s Christmas Show. J. F. Hurley YMCA, Jake Alexander Blvd. 704-636-0111.


Nov. 14

“Yell & Tell” program, 2-3 p.m. for the young child who feels afraid and doesn’t know what to do. Tilley Harley-Davidson, 653 Bendix Drive.

Kannapolis Cruise-In, 3:30-9 p.m. 113 W. 1st St..

Cleveland Elam Memorial Diabetes 5K run/walk 10 a.m. Knox Middle School www.cemsf.org

VA Retiree Luncheon, at Ryan’s. 12:30 p.m. meet and greet, 1 p.m. luncheon. For all VA retirees and other interested VA employees. 704-636-6429.

Chicken noodle dumpling dinner, 4 p.m. until, St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, 4401 St. Stephen’s Church Road, 704-279-3768.

American Girl Inspired Junior Collectors Tea, 11:30 a.m. Rowan Doll Society. 108 Fourth St., Spencer. 704-458-9819.

Please place this in next Thursday Nov. 12th Timeout under Fund Raiser

Salisbury Pride Fall Benefit Show,  Firehouse Brew Pit, 8:30 and 10 p.m. Proceeds benefit Salisbury Pride.

Poodle Painting Party, by Lambda Epsilon Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., RPL, $35/pp or $30/2 or more. www.salisburysgrho.com for tickets
Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary annual meeting, open house, ribbon cutting, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., hourly tours, information booths. Liz Rankin Memorial Garden Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 11 a.m. 220 Grace Church Road, 704-633-1722, www.faithfulfriendsnc.org

Nov. 15

‘Moonlight and Valentino,’  Old Courthouse Theatre’s Living Room Reading Series, 4 p.m., free. 49 Spring St. NW, www.oldcourt housetheatre.org

6th Annual Old Fashioned Hymn Sing by Piedmont Choral Society, 3 p.m. Forest Hill UMC, 265 Union S. N., Concord. Reception afterward. 704-699-6053.


Nov. 16

PPT auditions ‘Welcome To Mitford,’ 7 p.m., Nov. 16-17 Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St., www.PiedmontPlayers.com


Nov. 17

Catawba College Community Forum,  7:30 p.m., Tom Smith Auditorium, free. The making of CheatedThe UNC Scandal, the Education of Athletes, and the Future of Big-Time College Sports


Nov. 18

Booksale/ GIS Cele-bration, huge inventory  must go, 2-5 p.m. Nov. 18-20. Spencer Public Library, 300 4th St. 704-636-9072.


Nov. 19

The Great American Smoke out, www.cancer.org

Center for the Environment Healthy Living Series cooking demo 6:30 p.m., www.centerforthe environment.org

Dinner program TBA, English Speaking Union Salisbury Branch, 6:30 p.m. Reservations at 704-213-6008 or www.esuus.org

Invitational Festival of Gifts exhibit, Rail Walk Studios & Gallery, Nov. 19-Dec.19. Reception Nov. 21. 409 N. Lee St., www.railwalkgallery.com


Nov. 20

Spencer Doll & Toy Museum Antiques Appraisal Fair, Nov. 20-21 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 108 4th St., www.spencerdoll and toymuseum.com

Toby Tyler Circus, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Rowan County Fairgrounds, 1560 Julian Road. http://tobytyler-circus.com/ or 941-879-4444 .

PPT’s youth musical ‘Magic Tree House: The Knight At Dawn,’ Nov. 20, 21. Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. 704-633-5471, www.piedmontplayers.com


Nov. 21

Holiday Festival and Craft Fair, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Held at Spotlight Dance Company, 129 W. Corriher Ave. Vendor or class info call Jenn at 704-433-7814 or Gabrielle at 704-642-2671.

International Games Day at RPL,  10 a.m.-4 p.m., Rowan Public Library Headquarters, 201 W. Fisher St., http://ilovelibraries.org/gaming

Nature Hike at Tom E. Smith Exploratorium, 3 p.m. • 7 p.m. planetarium show • 9 p.m. Pink Floyd Laser show. Tickets at Horizons Unlimited, 1636 Parkview Circle. www.rss.k12.nc.us/horizons-unlimited

Christmas Pet Portraits with Santa, 3-7 p.m. Benefits Humane Socety of Rowan County. Mainstream Pets, 5675 S Main St. www.humane society ofrowancountync.org

Lighting of the Fall Fires on Gold Hill, 5:30–9 p.m. www.historicgoldhill.com

The Polar Express Train Ride, www.nctrans.org or 704-636-2889

Salisbury Community travelers Ride the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad. 704-633-9073.

American Idol finalist in concert,  8 p.m. Two-time American Idol finalist and Fayetteville native David Leathers Jr. in concert at Firewater Restaurant, 122 Avalon Drive.


Nov. 22

Holiday Festival and Craft Fair, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Held at Spotlight Dance Company, 129 W. Corriher Ave. Vendor or class info call Jenn at 704-433-7814 or Gabrielle at 704-642-2671.

Nov. 24

Adam and Scooter from “Scootin America,” Tilley Harley-Davidson, 653 Bendix Drive, www.tilleyhdofsalisbury.com


Nov. 25

56th annual Holiday Caravan Parade, 2 p.m. Spencer start • 3 p.m. Salisbury start.


Nov. 26

Thanksgiving Day


Nov. 27

Downtown Holiday Night Out, 5 -9 p.m., Santa Claus and the Grinch, holiday carolers.

The Impossibilities Magic Show, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 27-28,  Lee Street Theater,329 N. Lee St., www.leestreet.org

Annual Holiday Market Downtown Kannapolis, Nov.27-28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 201 W. Ave.

Polar Express train ride, Nov. 27-29, NC Transportation Museum, www.nctrans.org


Nov. 28

Santa & the Grinch at the Bell Tower, 10 a.m.-noon downtown.

Lights and Winterland Express Village Park, Nov.28-Dec.31, 700 West C St. Kannapolis.

Kannapolis Tree Lighting in Village Park, 6-9 p.m. 700 West C St. Local musicians 6-6:30 p.m.


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