Roundabout — What’s Happening Nov. 5-11

Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 5, 2015


PPT box office opens for ‘Magic Tree House: The Knight At Dawn’ — Box office opens for seat namers/ season ticket holders tomorrow. Public tickets on sale Monday. Show dates Nov. 13/20 at 7:30 p.m., Nov 14/21 at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Adults $10, seniors/ students $8. 704-633-5471, www.Piedmont Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St.

Catawba’s Blue Masque presents ‘Godspell’ — 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10-14: Hedrick Little Theatre. Tickets 704-637-4481, or at the door. Free reception after Nov. 10 performance. .

OCT Living Room Reading Series ‘Moonlight and Valentino’ — 4 p.m. Nov. 15, rated PG. Free admission. Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring St. NW, 704-788-2405, www.oldcourt

Impossibilities magic show — Nov. 27-28: At Lee Street Theatre. Lee Street Theater and Performing Arts Center, 329 N. Lee St.,704-310-5507, or www.Impossibilities


Music & more 

American Idol finalist gives Salisbury concert — 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21: Two-time American Idol finalist and Fayetteville native David Leathers Jr. in concert at Firewater Restaurant, 122 Avalon Drive.

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


This & That 

Park Ave. Community Cleanup Day — 10 a.m.-noon. Saturday, Nov. 7. Free hotdogs afterward. Meet at the community center at 634 Park Ave.

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 • J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.

First Friday Downtown — 5-9 p.m. Nov. 6: Paw Around Downtown: 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. 7 followed by the Blue Bear Crawl in downtown.  Details at

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,

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.

Holiday Festival and Craft Fair, Nov. 21-22. 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.

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: or 704-458-9819.

THD family events — • Saturday, Nov. 14: Jean Davidson, internationally known author and speaker. She is the granddaughter of Walter Davidson, one of the founders and first president of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company. Book signing 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-5 p.m. •• Special “Yell & Tell” children’s program 2-3 p.m.  aimed at the young child who sees something dangerous, feels afraid and doesn’t know what to do. Tilley Harley-Davidson, 653 Bendix Drive, 704-638-6044,

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 .

Come, Stay, and Play at RPL — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 21: Eighth annual International Games Day @ your library. Rowan Public Library Headquarters, 201 W. Fisher St.



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.

The Young Family Project fundraiser — 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday Nov 6: • First Freewill Baptist Church, 2316 Union Road • Ranlo Church of God, 1825 Spencer Mountain Road, Gastonia.

Holiday Faire, Salisbury’s Christmas Show — 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7: First Ministry Center, 220 N. Fulton St. 50+ vendors and crafters, food, prizes, Santa at 10:30 a.m., First Baptist Carolers throughout the day. Admission $2, children under 16 free. After expenses, all profits go to Good Shepherd’s Clinic.

Christiana Lutheran’s third annual car show — Noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7: All vehicles and year modles. Poker run 9 a.m.-noon. Judged categories, music, awards, raffles, prizes, goodie bags, food available for purchase. Register DOS, car show $15, poker run $15. Christiana Lutheran Church, 6190 Hwy 52 across from Erwin Middle and East Rowan High. Info at 704-633-3503.

Spaghetti dinner for the Humane Society — Friday, Nov. 13 from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. and from 5-8 p.m. Location: VFW Post 3006, 1200 Brenner Ave. Music with Mel. $6 adult/$3 children under 12. Spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, dessert, tea, dine in or carry out. Delivery of 5 or more to same work address, beverge not included. Sponsored by Humane Society of Rowan County, 704-636-5700, www. humanesocietyof

Cleveland Elam Memorial Diabetes 5K run/walk — 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14: Knox Middle School. $25 adults, $15 children under 16. Info: 704-647-1169.

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

Christmas Pet Portraits with Santa — 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21: Benefits Humane Socety of Rowan Coundy. Mainstream Pets, 5675 S Main St. www.humane society

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.

21st annual NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet — 7 p.m. Dec. 5: Keynote address by Michelle Laws. Livingstone College School of Hospitality Mgmt and Culinary Arts, 530 Jake ALexander Blvd. Tickets $50 at 704-798-3498, 704-314-5997 or at the door.

A Salute to Sinatra — 6:30 p.m. Jan. 9, 2016: Salisbury-Rowan Symphony Society’s Big Band Bash celebrates Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday. Dinner, dancing, big Band and Ol’ LBue Eyes.


Wine & beer tastings 

Salisbury Wine Shop — •• 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6: Great Holiday Wine Discoveries with Andrew Alley, six wines that make wonderful gifts and also perfectly pair with holiday meals. $5/person •• 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11: Helms Brewing Beer Tasting with Andrew Alley featuring six beers from this award winning San Diego brewery. $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 Tuesdays. 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, 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 Youth Night with The Jones Sisters, The Bemus Kids and The Back Creek Bluegrass Boys, 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,

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: SoulSeeker Records presents Advoc8, Tha Gift and Kelly Brawley. Free refreshments, air hockey, foosball, pool. Contemporary Christian music venue. Musicians 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. 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. — • First and third Saturdays 7-10 p.m., storytelling night • Sundays 5-8 p.m., concert series • First Tuesdays 6:30 p.m., The Peace Circle • Wednesdays 7-9 p.m., trivia night • Thursdays 6-9 p.m., game night, host Nathan Rider • Fridays 7-10 p.m., open mic night • 704-754-4615,

Nashville Nights, 125-127 E. Innes St. — 9:30 p.m. Friday: Deejay Caibel, no cover • 9:30 p.m. Saturday: Back Road Band, $5 cover • 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Yoga, $5 • 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.

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.



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.



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, Nov. 10: “Carolina Revolution.” Free. Rowan Museum Messinger Room, 202 N. Main St., rear entrance. 704-633-5946,,

62nd annual Rowan Museum Antiques Show — 10 a.m.–7 p.m. Nov. 13 • 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Nov. 14: Salisbury Civic Center, 315 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Rowan History Club — 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8: “Vanishing Americana.” Free; light refreshments. Rowan Museum Messinger Room, 202 N. Main St., (rear entrance, use elevator) 704-633-5946,



Toddler Time Art at Waterworks — 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7: Toddlers discover art hands-on through sculpture, painting, story time,  tactile table, more. Suitable for toddlers 18 months-3 years. Must be accompanied by adult. Instructor Debbie Hoffman. $20 members/$30 nonmembers. Sign up at Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St., 704-636-1882 or

Back by popular demand: PPT’s ‘Cabaret!’ master dance class — 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8: 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 to sign up.

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 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. or call 704-216-8243.


Speakers & forums

ESU presents — 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19: Speaker TBA. Sponsored by The English Speaking Union Salisbury Branch. Country Club of Salisbury. Dinner reservations $32; RSVP to Gerry at 704-213-6008. Info at



PPT presents ‘Welcome To Mitford’ — 7 p.m. Nov. 16-17: Open auditions, third floor Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St., show dates Jan. 28-Feb. 6, 2016. 704-633-5471,



Center for Faith and the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St. — Meyer Sherman exhibit. 207 W. Harrison St., behind Haven Lutheran Church. 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. Held at Rail Walk Gallery, 409 N. Lee St., 704-431-8964,

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. — Watercolors by Mark Brincefield and Landscapes by Mark Stephenson. 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. —The paintings of Keyth Kahrs of Salisbury and William Renzulli of Paducah, Ky. •• Invitational Festival of Gifts exhibit, Nov. 19–Dec. 19 with 21 Invited regional artists. Meet the artist reception Nov 21 •• Gallery hours Thurs. through Sat. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. www.railwalk

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.

Clay exhibition 0pens at The Galleries, 65 Union St. S., Concord — Through December 23: The Galleries’ largest pottery exhibition and sale. 704-920-2787,



Travel with the YMCA — • Nov. 10: Shopping trip to Birkdale Village • Nov. 13: Southern Women’s Christmas Show Charlotte • Nov. 29: The Sound Of Music • Dec. 1: Christmas Candlelight at Biltmore • Dec. 4, Gaither’s Christmas Home Coming • Dec. 15, Tanglewood Festival of Lights • Non-members welcome, buses leave from J. F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. Ticket info at 704-636-0111 or lklaver@

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.

Salisbury Community travelers — Ride aboard the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad Nov. 21. Details: Brenda Cowan 704-633-9073 or Cathy Alexander 704-636-8900.


Call for vendors

Holiday Festival and Craft Fair, Nov. 21-22. 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.

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 — Vendors, artists, crafters, musicians 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.


Call for performers

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

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 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.

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


Call for artists

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


Call for volunteers 

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

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

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

MLK Jr. celebration weekend —Help plan MLK Jr. holiday parade and breakfast. See or www.humanrelations or email human

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