Roundabout — What’s Happening Nov. 19-25

Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 19, 2015


Closing Weekend for  PPT youth musical ‘Magic Tree House: The Knight At Dawn’ — Shows tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2:30 p.m.and 7:30 p.m. Adults $10, seniors/ students $8. 704-633-5471, www.Piedmont Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St.

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

Burning Coal Theatre Company presents ‘The Wiz’ — Dec. 3-20, Murphey School Auditorium, 224 Polk St., Raleigh.

LSt presents ‘It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play’ — Dec. 10-13, 17-19. or 704-310-5507.


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 “Nutcracker” tickets – Dec. 19-20.


This & That 

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 .

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.

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

Holiday Festival and Craft Fair — Saturday, Nov. 21 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 22 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.: Includes crafters and artisans from rained-out Autumn Jubilee. Indoor/outdoor event at Spotlight Dance Company, 129 W. Corriher Ave. Concessions, visits from Mickey, Minne, Goofy, Tom & Jerry, Disney princesses plus toddler bounce house, games, ornament painting and dancing. Preregister for  wreath-making class for $35.  Ornament painting for the kids $5. Jenn, 704-433-7814 or Gabrielle, 704-642-2671.

Eighth annual  International Games Day @ Your Library — 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21:  Storytelling games, classic board games like Chutes & Ladders in the children’s room, Wii and Minecraft on the second floor; quick games like Connect Four under the stairwell; and various other card and board games scattered throughout the library.  Bocce Ball, Corn Hole, Ladder Golf, and more on the library lawn weather permitting. Rowan Public Library Headquarters, 201 W. Fisher St.

Morgan Ridge Vineyard’s 5th Anniversary Party — Noon-4 p.m.  Saturday, Nov. 21: Deejay David Barrier at the pavilion, themed lunch menu, door prizes, games, raffle for overnight stay at the Gold Hill Cottage. $15 includes lunch. RSVP to 704-639-0911 or

THD family events — • Wednesday. Nov. 25: Adam and Scooter from ‘Scootin America,’ to raise money for the families of fallen soldiers • Saturday Dec. 5:  One stop poker run for Salisbury veterans. Bring in new item to donate to Salisbury Veterans,  receive one poker hand for chance to win $100 Tilley’s Salisbury Gift Card. Donation also includes meal ticket. Recommended donation items:  sweatshirt, sweatpants, knit hats, ball caps. Also DJ Fast Freddie. Tilley Harley-Davidson, 653 Bendix Drive, 704-638-6044,

Morgan Ridge Vineyards traditional Lunch and Learn Buffet — Wednesday, Nov. 25: Cooking demonstration from Chef Jason begins at noon, buffet open till 3 p.m. $15 per person,  reservations required at 704-639-0911 or

Events at the Y open to the public — 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5: Delmonico’s Band, bring a snack to share. $7 per person  • 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16: Christmas Craft Fair, open to the public • J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.

Third annual Eloganze Cabaret — 7 p.m. Dec. 12: Fashion show and dance, music by deejay Majik Mike, $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Fashions, food, fun, door prizes. Sponsored by The Ladies of Eloganze Social Club. Held at Harold B. Jarrett Post 342, 1024 Lincolnton Road. Tickets 704-310-8888.

Great Women United presents ‘A Night to Remember’ Christmas Gala 8-11 p.m. Dec. 19: A silver, gold and white affair for adults age 21 and up. Attire: gowns, evening dresses, cocktail dresses, suits,  tuxedos. Complimentary drink then dancing. Professional video photography by Ronald Woodruff of Groundbreaking Video Productions of Salisbury, music by Deejay Brand Nu of Kannapolis. Tickets $10 at or 704-738-7077. Held at Geneva Oglesby Community Center, 663 Dunn’s Mountain Road, Granite Quarry.

NC Rowan County  Anime  Group — 6-8 p.m. Nov. 29: Conference room at Woodleaf Lanes. See neo/groups/NCRowanCountyanime/info

NC Rowan County Anime Group’s Ichiban Con 7 — Dec. 31-Jan. 3 (2016): First home convention. Guests Vic Mignogna, Cassandra Lee Morris, Chuck Huber, Spike Spencer, Jennifer Cihi, more. Embassy Suites Hotel, 5400 John Q Hammons Drive NW, Concord. See FB or



 Voices From the Margin — Nov. 19-21: Fundraiser benefiting Rowan Salisbury Schools. or 704-310-5507.

Leukemia Charity Walk — Saturday, Nov. 28, 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. walk. Join in the Leukemia Charity Walk for Yvonne Smith at the Kannapolis YMCA, 101 YMCA Drive, $20 registration fee includes T-shirt.

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.

21st annual NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet — 7 p.m. Dec. 5: Keynote address by the Rev. Michelle Laws, president of Orange County NAACP, 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.

Salisbury High classes of 70s and 80s Party with a Purpose — 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 26: Complimentary drink then singing and dancing. Collecting gifts for male residents of the Veterans Home, such as socks, slippers, robes, music CDs, electric or disposable razors, belts, grooming products. Tickets $15. Held at King Tut Cafe & Hookah Lounge, 220 N. Lee S. Email RESERVE with names and number of tickets to Gwendolyn D. Jackson at

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 — • 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20:  Andy Woolgar, CEO of Rickety Bridge Winery of South Africa, presenting six of his wines at a formal, sit-down tasting.  Pizza provided by Café Brazil.  $15/person ($10/person Wine Club Members).  Limited seating.  RSVP to secure a spot. Salisbury Wine Shop, 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 — Saturday, Nov. 21 from noon to 4 p.m.  $15 includes lunch. RSVP by calling 704-639-0911 or visit Deejay tunes. In addition, Chef Jason’s themed lunch menu. Door prizes, games, raffle for overnight stay at the Gold Hill Cottage • Lunch and Learn Buffet Wednesday, Nov. 25 with cooking demonstration at noon.  Buffet open till 3 p.m. $15 per person and reservations are required due to limited seating.  Call 704-639-0911 or visit to sign up.

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 with John and Lynn Powell and Gaining Ground. 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 — Holy Hip Hop nite this sat with Kia Rice aka Virtuous and Youngstas 4 Christ, Cmb,Yah Shiv, Jay Mack,  Teem Redeemed And John B. . 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. $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. — • Thursday: Mugshots Game Night 6-9 p.m. hosted by Nathan Rider • Friday: Java Jam Open Mic Night Hosted by Mary Gillespie and Ken Cofer 7-10 p.m. • Saturday: Storied Brew Storytelling  7 p.m.  • Sunday: Mean Mug Sunday Concert Series 5-8 p.m. with Kravin’ Kountry Band • 704-754-4615,

Nashville Nights, 125-127 E. Innes St. — 9:30 p.m. Friday: Deejay Caibel, no cover • 9:30 p.m. Saturday:  The ultimate 80s band Off The Record, $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 — 9 p.m. Saturday Nov. 21: Two bands, Time and Bloodstream. Pool tournament every Tuesday 7 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.



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, Dec. 8: Vanishing Americana. Free; light refreshments. Rowan Museum Messinger Room, 202 N. Main St., 704-633-5946,


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

Salisbury-Rowan AARP —12:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3: Holiday Covered Dish lunch, sing-along with Nancy Sloop.  Bring canned goods for RHM. Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 MLK Jr. Ave. For seniors 50+. Information 704-216-7714.

Project COVER’s ‘Read to Succeed’ program — Registration open for new sessions: 3:30–5:30 p.m. Tuesdays Dec. 1, 8 and 15. Reading/literacy tutoring program for K through 4th grade. Currently offering two 4 week sessions, space is limited. Register your child at 1915-1917 W. Innes St. Suite 103, Project Cover at A.T.C. Ministries or 704-782-0072. Transportation may be arranged.



Twin City Stage auditions for Neil Simon’s ‘Proposals’ —7 p.m. Dec. 7: Arts Council Theatre, 610 Coliseum Drive. No appointment necessary. Performance dates Feb. 5-7 and 11-14. Call 336-748-0857 x209 or visit



Tonight: Carolina Artists Guild – 7 p.m.: At Rufty-Holmes Senior Center a demonstration on fun acrylic techniques and mediums , also canvas greeting cards and adult coloring books for holiday-themed fun.

Corriher-Linn- Black Library on Catawba’s campus — Through Friday, Dec. 18 with informal reception Friday, Dec. 4: The works of Catawba College student, collegiate soccer player, self-taught Haitian artist Belony Joseph.

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.

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. —  Encaustic paintings by Karen Frazer and Plein Air oil paintings by Phyllis Steimel. 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. Gallery hours Thurs. through Sat. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. www.railwalk



Travel with the YMCA — • 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 • 2016 trips: Jan. 14: Black Mountain Chocolate Factory/The Olio Glass Factory • Feb. 9: Carolina Raptor Center/Latta Plantation. Non-members welcome, buses leave from J. F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. 704-636-0111 or lklaver@

Trips with the Community travelers —• Great Smoky Mountain Railroad trip Nov. 21 • Hanes Mall shopping and Tanglewood Lights Nov. 27, $30 • Brenda Cowan 704-633-9073 or Cathy Alexander 704-636-8900.


Call for vendors

Got rained out at the Autumn Jubilee? — Holiday Festival and Craft Fair is Saturday, Nov. 21 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 22 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Indoor/outdoor event at Spotlight Dance Company at 129 W. Corriher Ave. Jenn, 704-433-7814 or Gabrielle, 704-642-2671 for details.

Progressive Outreach Ministry Christmas Bazaar — Noon-4 p.m. Dec. 5: $65 for booth. Progressive Outreach Ministry, 600 N. Long St. Contact or call 980-202-2239.

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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