Roundabout — What’s Happening Jan. 7-13
Lee Street theatre presents ‘Broadway Lullabies’ — 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21-23, 28-30 and Jan. 31 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets $20+ tax. Lee Street Theatre, 329 N. Lee St. www.leestreet.org or 704-310-5507.
PPT presents ‘Welcome to Mitford’ — 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28-Feb. 6 Tickets go onSale Feb. 21. 704-633-5471. Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St., www.PiedmontPlayers.com
Old Courthouse Theatre presents ‘A Time to Kill’ — by Rupert Holmes, based on the novel by John Grisham. Show dates Feb. 11-13, 19, 20, 26, 27 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 14, 21, 28 at 2:30 p.m. Rated PG-13. Tickets go on Sale Jan. 21@ www.Showtix4u.com or 704-788-2405. 49 Spring St. NW, www.oldcourt housetheatre.org
Music & more
LIVE at Lee Street — 7:30 p.m. Jan. 9: Chatham County Line. Lee Street theatre, 329 N. Lee St. Tickets $25+ tax at www.leestreet.org or 704-310-5507.
Charlotte Folk Society’s 15th Annual Young Talent Showcase— 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8: Non-threatening public performance for young musicians Free, Great Aunt Stella Center, 926 Elizabeth Ave. Charlotte. www.folksociety.org
This & That
Horizons Unlimited — • Jan. 16, 2016: 6-9 p.m.: Parents’ Night Out: ‘Twilight at the Museum,’ $10/child • Feb. 20, 2016: 5-9 p.m.: Amateur Astronomer Night and live sky with telescopes. Free to everyone. Rain plan is in place. Horizons Unlimited, 1636 Parkview Circle. Park and enter from Lilly Ave. www.rss.k12.nc.us/horizons-unlimited-margaret-c-woodson-planetarium
Antiques Appraisal Fair — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 20-21: Bi-annual Antiques Appraisal Fair at the Spencer Doll & Toy Museum, 108 4th St. with antiques dealer Michael Hansen. $5 per item, Limit two items per person. 704-762 9359 or visit www.spencerdollandtoymuseum.com
Annual Winter Stamp and Postcard Show — Jan. 16-17: Annual show sponsored by Columbia Philatelic Society held at Spring Valley High School, 120 Sparkleberry Lane. Show hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Events at the Y open to the public — • 3-4 p.m. Jan. 20: Diabetes Academy presents “Just been diagnosed, what to do?” Free, must sign up • Noon, Jan. 27: American Red Cross Presents Lunch & Learn, free, covered dish, must sign up • J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, W. Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.
First Friday Downtown — 5-9 p.m. Feb. 5: Wine About Winter. Ticket info at www.DowntownSalisburyNC.com
Annual 13-week local history course — 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays Feb. 4-May 5: Various locations, beginning with Rowan Museum. Information on Native Americans, early pioneers, Revolutionary War, Civil War, more. New to community $20, general public $30. Sponsored by Historic Salisbury Foundation. RSVP TO Office@historicsalisbury.org
Bob Shue Bluegrass Appreciation Day — 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Jan.9: Old Shaver School Event Center, 14910 Stokes Ferry Road, Gold Hill. Bluegrass music food and more. Donations accepted.
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.
15th annual Walk to End Lupus — 6:30-8 p.m. Jan. 19: Kickoff rally for April 16 event. At RuRu’s Tacos, 715 Providence Road. Free event. RSVP at http:// 2016wtelnkickoff charlotte.eventbrite.com
Second annual Awareness Gala — Saturday, Jan. 30: To fight against human trafficking. Dinner, emceed by Doug Rice, live music by Dana and Pam Bryan, silent auction, keynote speaker Anna Malika, human trafficking survivor. Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main St. RSVP at http://tinyurl.com/TLH-GALA-2016. See www.triadladderofhope.org
ERHS football team’s third annual mattress fundraiser — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 30: Save up to 60% compared to a retail store on top brands from a local NC business. High quality, full replacement warranties, styles and sizes available for you to lay on. ERHS cafeteria, 175 St. Luke’s Church Road.
Wine & beer tastings
Third annual Wine About Winter — 5-9 p.m. Feb. 5: Downtown Salisbury’s third annual tasting crawl. $20+tax in advance, $30 event day. Details at https://downtownsalisburync.com/
Salisbury Wine Shop — Closed Jan. 4-9 for vacation, open again Monday, Jan. 11. New Hours for 2016: Open on Mondays starting Jan. 11. The next wine tasting at Salisbury Wine Shop will be Friday, January 15. 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/person. 704-636-1137, 700 Cauble Farm Road, see www.caublecreekvineyard.com
Mean Mug Coffee Co. — 7 p.m. second Tuesday wine tasting with eight wines paired with appetizers, $15/person, RSVP to 1024 S. Fulton St., 704-754-4615, email@example.com
Douglas Vineyards — Saturday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. • Sunday 1 -6 p.m. Tastings $6/person, keepsake Douglas Vineyards wine glass. 7696 Freeze Road, Kannapolis, 704-939-6260, www.douglasvineyardswines.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. www.oldstonewines.com
Rocky River Vineyards — 704-781-5035. 11685 Reed Mine Road,
Childress Vineyards — 336-236-WINE, 1000 Childress Vineyards Road, exit 89 off I-85, on Hwy 64 W. Lexington. www.childressvineyards.com
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. 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 The Griggs. 704-278-4070.
DJs Restaurant, 1502 W. Innes St. — • 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 • Saturdays: Karaoke • Weekends: Live music, deejay, karaoke, water pong, more. www.facebook.com/GoBurritoRumBar
The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 — 8 p.m. Saturday: The U Turn Band and Aftermath. 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, 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. — • Thursdays: Game night 6-9 p.m. • Friday: Open mic 7-10 p.m. • Saturday: Storytelling night 7 p.m. • Sunday: Concert series 5-8 p.m. • Wednesday: Team trivia 7-9 p.m. • Artist of the month exhibit: photographs by Catherine Soderberg • 704-754-4615, firstname.lastname@example.org
Nashville Nights, 125-127 E. Innes St. — Shotgun Sunday will return Saturday night. $5 cover and 9:30 showtime • 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Yoga, $5 • Open 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Wednesday through Saturday, 704-762-9990, www.nashvillenightsnc.com
Stars and Bars Tavern, 723 Klumac Road — 7 p.m. Tuesdays: Pool tournament. Free pool on Sundays.
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
Annual 13-week local history course — See History listings.
Famous Bridge instructor to teach in Durham — Jan. 19: Renowned bridge educator Audrey Grant to conduct Bridge Festival at The Bridge Academy. For Information/ registration contact Henry@bridgeacademync.com or 919-724-6239. Space is limited.
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 email@example.com 215 Depot St.
Beginning and intermediate weaving — Private lessons on a floor loom. Liese Sadler, 215-300-4369, firstname.lastname@example.org
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. $10/two-hour session by artist Robert Toth. 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 — www.faithart.org or 704-647-0999. CFA, 207 W. Harrison St.
Waterworks Visual Arts Center — 704-636-1882 or www.waterworks.org. Located at 123 E. Liberty St.
Speakers & forums
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) seminar — 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Jan. 19: Jointly hosted by Arc of Davidson County and Arc Rowan. Rowan Public Library, 201 W. Fisher St. 2.0 NCSAPPB credit hours available. RSVP to Shela Sapp, Executive Director, The Arc of Rowan, 704-637-1521, email@example.com
Q&A with Representative Virginia Foxx — 7 p.m. Jan. 19: Rowan County Tea Party hosts Congresswoman Foxx. Blue Bay Restaurant, Statesville Blvd. Dinner beforehand at 6 p.m.
ESU presents — 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14: Salisbury’s Rachel Bernheim on Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish National who disappeared at the end of WWII. Sponsored by The English Speaking Union Salisbury Branch. Country Club of Salisbury. Dinner reservations $32 each; RSVP to Gerry at 704-213-6008. Info at www.esuus.org
Home & Garden
Greater Charlotte Home & Landscape Show — Jan. 29-31: Cabarrus Event Center & Arena. Thousands of square feet of exhibits for everything from builders, contractors, materials, decks, pools, spas, storage, plants, landscapes, kitchenware, more. Adults $7.50. http://showtechnology.com /event/annual-greater-charlotte-home-landscape-show
Access Broadway Dance / Talent Competition — Jan. 23: Cabarrus Arena and Events Center Gold Halls 1 and 2. 4751 N Carolina 49, Concord, 704-920-3976, www.cabarrusarena.com
Open auditions for Winston-Salem Symphony Chorale — 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11: Choir room of Centenary UMC, 646 W. 5th St., Winston-Salem, for al voice types. Auditions consist of vocal range exercises, a short prepared piece, sight reading, pitch retention exercises. Details at cgilliam@WSsymphony.org or see WSsymphony.org/about/chorale
Twin City Stage auditions for ‘The Outsiders’ — 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11: Arts Council Theatre, 610 Coliseum Drive. No appointment necessary. Performance dates March 3-5. Call 336-748-0857 x209 or visit www.twincitystage.org
Center for Faith and the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St. — 207 W. Harrison St., behind Haven Lutheran Church. www.faithart.org 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, 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
One woman show at Rail Walk Studios & Gallery, 409-413 N. Lee St. — 6-9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8: Artist Patt Legg, looking “Back in Time” is the focus of this one woman show. Finger food and wine/beer available. Free admission. Gallery hours Thursday 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 704-431-8964, www.railwalkgallery.com
Waterworks miniature art show and sale — Through Jan. 30: Art no larger than 4” x 4” x 4” at 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
Travel with the YMCA — • Jan. 14: Black Mountain Chocolate Factory/The Olio Glass Factory. Members $35, others $40. Does not include lunch • Feb. 9: Carolina Raptor Center/Latta Plantation. Members $45, others $50. Does not include lunch • Feb. 16: Barn Dinner Theatre matinee “Sex, Please we are Sixty.” Members $60, others $70, includes ticket, lunch, travel • Feb. 26: Charlotte Southern Spring Show. Members $25, others $30 • March 8: Barn Dinner Theatre matinee “Leading Ladies,” Members $60, others $70 • Buses leave from J. F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. For prices call 704-636-0111 or email lklaver@ rowanymca.com
Call for vendors
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 writers
Eighth annual 10-Minute Play Festival: Diversified— Lee Street theatre’s Original 10-Minute Play Festival. Deadline March 1. Show dates June 16-18.Submission information at www.leestreet.org or email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Call for performers
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 email@example.com
Call for artists
Hickory Winter art competition — Jan. 22- Feb. 27: Theme “People Watching,” Full Circle Arts Gallery, 2-B Third Street NW, for artists age 16+. Intake is Jan. 14-16. Opening reception Jan. 22. Entry and prize info at 828-322-7545 or www.fullcirclearts.org
Concord Spring into Arts Festival — Accepting applications for 2016 juried art show and festival May 14. First deadline Jan. 31, 2016, then fee goes up. Applications at www. concorddowntown.com or 704-784-4208.
Caldwell Arts Council 2017 exhibitions — Lenoir- based council accepting portfolios for 2017 exhibitions. Deadline Jan. 30, 2016. Details at www.caldwell arts.com/157-guidelines/
Triad Ladder of Hope Gala — Jan. 30 event to raise funds against human trafficking within Rowan County, seeking donations from community business in the form of sponsorships and silent auction items. Contact Eugenia DeLoatch, 336-380-1979, firstname.lastname@example.org or Mitzi Weber, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
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, gift shop, surgical waiting room, flower delivery, ancillary support. Training provided. dbhundley@ novanthealth.org
Help feed the horses — Horse Protection Society, 2135 Miller Road, China Grove, www.horseprotection.org or email email@example.com
MLK Jr. celebration weekend —Help plan MLK Jr. holiday parade and breakfast. See www.facebook. com/SRHuman RelationsCouncil or www.humanrelations council.org or email human firstname.lastname@example.org
1820 Dr. Josephus Hall House — 226 S. Jackson St. Admission info 704-636-0103, www.historicsalisbury.org
China Grove Roller Mill — Original equipment in place. Admission info 704-433-3912. www.hist-society-srowan.com
Cooleemee’s Textile Heritage Museum — Historic Zachary Holt House and Cooleemee’s Mill House. Admission info 284-6040.
Historic Gold Hill/Gold Hill Mines Historic Park — Life in the 1800s gold mining boom town. Admission info 704-279-5674, www.HistoricGoldHill. com
Historic Rockwell Museum — 102 E. Main St. Admission info 704-279-4979.
NC Music Hall of Fame — Honors musicians from North Carolina, 109 West A St., Kannapolis. Admission info 704-934-2320. www.NorthCarolinaMusic HallofFame.org
NC Transportation Museum — 411 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer. Train ride schedule and admission info 704-636-2889, www.nctrans.org
Old Stone House, Granite Quarry — 1766 Georgian stone house. Old Stone House Road. Admission info 704-633-5946, www.rowanmuseum.org
Price of Freedom Museum — Sundays 3-5 p.m. and by appointment. American war memorial dedicated to men and women of the armed services. Intersection of Weaver and Patterson Roads. 704-857-7474, www.priceoffreedom.us
Rowan Museum — 50th Anniversary Vietnam War commemoration, “Tour of Duty,” through May 30, 2016. Experience the stories of Vietnam Veterans. 202 N. Main St. 1-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday, 704-633-5946 or www.rowanmuseum.org
Spencer Doll and Toy Museum — 108 4th St., Spencer. African American Doll Exhibit African American Doll Exhibit. • Annual African American fashion show: Feb. 20, from 3-5 p.m. $10 admission. Near the NC Transportation Museum. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday- Saturday. Admission info 704-762-9359, www.spencerdollandtoymuseum.com
Utzman- Chambers House — Artifacts of the late Honorable Spruce Macay, best known for instructing president Andrew Jackson. 116 S. Jackson St. Admission info 704-633-5946, www.rowanmuseum.org
Cabarrus Art Guild’s Street level Gallery, 11 Union St., Concord — 704-795-1901, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. www.cabarrusartguild.org
The Galleries, 65 Union St. S., Concord — 704-920-2787, www.cabarrusartguild.org
Mooresville Arts, 103 W. Center Ave., Mooresville — 704-663-6661, www.magart.org
Iredell Museum, 134 Court St., Statesville — 704-873-4734, www.iredellmuseums.org
Full Circle Arts, 42-B Third St. NW, Hickory — 828-322-7545, email@example.com
Hart Witzen Gallery, 136 E. 36th St. Charlotte — www.hartwitzengallery.com
City Park Center, 316 Lake Drive — 41 acre park with community center, play structures, tennis courts, picnic shelters, scenic lake.
Dan Nicholas Park, 6800 Bringle Ferry Road — Walking trails, paddle boats, miniature golf, miniature trains, carousel, gem mine, playgrounds, family camping, picnic shelters, splash pad, petting zoo. 704-216-7800. www.dannicholas.net
Dunn’s Mountain Nature and History Preserve, 1640 Dunn’s Mtn. Road — Trail walks, overlooks, see 120 miles in most directions, blacksmith shop display, Saturday-Sunday shuttle service, 704-216-7803.
Ellis Park, 3541 Old Mocksville Road — 26 acres of ball fields, tennis courts, volleyball court, shelters, playground, event center, walking trail. 704-216-7783.
Gold Hill Mines Historic Park 735 St. Stephens Church Road — Historic tours available by appointment: 704-267-9439, www.HistoricGoldHill.com
Gold Hill Rail Trail — Hiking, biking trail begins at Gold Hill Mines Historic Park, continues into Cabarrus County. 704-267-9439.
Hurley Park, Lake Drive — 14-acres of woodlands, streams, gardens, pathways, gazebos. 704-633-8950.
Jaycee-Optimist Sports Complex, 1113 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. — Three lighted baseball/softball fields, play structure, basketball goals, picnic tables. www.ci.salisbury.nc.us/pkrec
Kelsey Scott Park, 1920 Old Wilkesboro Road — Play structure, picnic shelter with tables and grills, softball field, basketball courts, 9-hole disc golf course. www.ci.salisbury.nc.us/pkrec
Lincoln Pool, 110 Old Concord Road — One acre park with play structure, multipurpose court with basketball goals, picnic tables. www.ci.salisbury.nc.us/pkrec
RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls: ‘The Bullhole’ — Picnic shelter, canoe portage, hiking trails, 8 a.m. to sunset. Hwy 801 in Rowan Co., west on Needmore Road and right on Erwin Temple Church Road, drive to end. 336-751-2325.
Salisbury Community Park, 935 Hurley School Road — District park/athletic complex with soccer fields, grassy fields, walking trails, ball fields, picnic area, playground. www.ci.salisbury.nc.us/pkrec
Salisbury Greenway — Natural green space corridors being developed to connect parks, schools, community businesses. www.ci.salisbury.nc.us/pkrec
Sloan Park, 550 Sloan Road, Mt. Ulla — Features Kerr Mill, an 1823 grist mill. Off NC Hwy 150 approximately 10 miles west of Salisbury.
Tweetsie Railroad Wild West theme park, Blowing Rock —- NC’s first theme park. Live shows, amusement rides, concerts, a three-mile Wild West steam locomotive adventure. Tweetsie.com, 877-893-3874.
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