Roundabout — What’s Happening Jan. 21-27
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’ — Jan. 28-30 and Feb. 3-6 at 7:30 p.m., matinee Jan. 31 at 2:30 p.m. Adults $15, seniors ansd students $12. 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 at www.Showtix4u.com or 704-788-2405. 49 Spring St. NW, www.oldcourt housetheatre.org
Music & more
Salisbury Symphony presents the NC Symphony and ‘Home’— 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6: North Carolina Symphony presents “Home” with conductor Grant Llewellyn, featuring “Hiraeth,” new composition by Sarah Kirkland Snider, based in part on memories of Salisbury. Keppel Auditorium, Catawba College. www.salisburysymphony.org
Annual Tosco Music Party — 7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30: Acoustic music showcase at the Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St., Charlotte. Tickets $17-$23 at www.carolinatix.org or 704-372-1000 or www.ToscoMusicParty.org
Steep Canyon Rangers LIVE at Lee Street — 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5: Steep Canyon Rangers. Lee Street theatre, 329 N. Lee St. Tickets $25+ tax at www.leestreet.org or 704-310-5507.
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
KAA-MaCC Black history celebration — 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6: Kannapolis African-American Museum and Cultural Center Inc. (KAA-MaCC)’s first event, at Bethel Baptist Church Enrichment Center, featuring H. L. McCrorey YMCA of Greater Charlotte Senior African Drummers and Praise Dancers, children’s storyteller Suzette Davis of Livingstone College, guest speaker Larry B. Johnson of Morgan State University, G. W. Carver School Alumni Community Choir. Free, light refreshments.
Revolutionary War : Living History at Historic Latta Plantation — Noon-4 p.m. Jan. 30: First ever living history event covering The Battle of Cowans Ford, following a 10 a.m. wreath-laying ceremony at the grave of General Davidson, Hopewell Presbyterian Church, 10500 Beatties Ford Road, Huntersville. Activities at the church are free. Latta reenactor event: $8 Adults, $7 seniors/students, children 5 and under free. 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville, 704-875-2312, www.lattaplantation.org
Reed Gold Mine — 1 p.m. Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27: Black History Month Tours every Saturday in February at 1 p.m. and examine the area’s social and economic environment during John Reed’s lifetime. $2 age 8 and older; under age 7 free. Reed Gold Mine is located in southeastern Cabarrus County 12 miles SE of Concord. 704-721-4653 or email email@example.com
This & That
Antiques Appraisal Fair — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 22-23: 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
Events at the Y open to the public — Noon, Jan. 27: American Red Cross Presents Lunch & Learn, free, covered dish, must sign up • J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.
NC Rowan County Anime Group — 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31: Showing anime series called Steliva. Conference room at Woodleaf Lanes.See ichibancon.com/ or https://groups. yahoo.com/ neo/groups/NCRowanCountyanime/info
First Friday Downtown third annual Wine About Winter — 5-9 p.m. Feb. 5: Tour wines from around the world in historic downtown Salisbury. $20 in advance, $30 on event day, limited availability. Processing fees/sales tax not included. Tickets include souvenir wine glass, WineYoke lanyard holder, walking map, wristband. Must be age 21+. Book a S-R County hotel room to get two free tickets and $20 Downtown Dollars. Groups of 20+ save 10%. Tickets at downtownsalisburync.com or 704-637-7814.
Horizons Unlimited — • 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
Scrapbooking with DCSS — 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 12: Annual “Crop Day,” work on scrapbooking projects and share ideas. Bring your supplies. Also games, prizes, breakfast snacks, lunch. Call Davie County Senior Services to register, 336-753-6230, 278 Meroney St., Mocksville.
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.
Winter Spaghetti Lunch and Dinner Fundraiser — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 5-8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 26: Benefits Humane Society of Rowan County. VFW Post 3006, 1200 Brenner Ave., 704-636-5700, www.Humane SocietyOfRowanCountyNC.org or humanesociety ofrowancounty @windstream.net
Wine & beer tastings
Salisbury Wine Shop — 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22: Follow the West Coast wine tasting with Lauren Thurlow, Tryon Distributing, featuring wines from Washington, Oregon and California. $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/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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, 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
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 — • 6:30 p.m., Friday Night Bluegrass • 6 p.m. Tuesdays: Crystal’s deejay and karaoke . 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 — 7 p.m. Saturday: Annual fundraiser event featuring Tha Gift, JIM Lord, Edifide, J Foster, Kelly Brawley. Plus 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. — • Thursday: Game night 6-9 p.m. hosted by Nathan Rider • Friday: Open mic 7-10 p.m. hosted by Blazin’ Blues Bob • Sunday: Concert series 5-8 p.m. featuring singer/songwriter Brent Lawrence • 704-754-4615, meanmugcoffee email@example.com
Nashville Nights, 125-127 E. Innes St. — 9:30 p.m. Saturday: Live music with Tim Elliot, $5 cover • 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.
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
Annual 13-week local history course — See History listings.
‘Got Plans?’ Workshops — January-May: Rowan Public Library’s third annual series of Learn-Act-Grow workshops including personal safety, healthy cooking, spicing up your life with adventure. First workshop 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26. No cost, attendees will be entered for door prize drawing. RSVP to www.rowanpubliclibrary.org or 704-216-7841.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 215 Depot St.
Beginning and intermediate weaving — Private lessons on a floor loom. Liese Sadler, 215-300-4369, email@example.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
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.
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.
Speakers & forums
Human Trafficking seminar — 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26: Soldiers Memorial AME Zion Church, 306 N. Church St.; with offering taken up to support Special Victims Program; Edna Gillispie, RN, parish nurse. For details call 704-637-5874.
Rowan County Veterans Service Office seminar — 6-8 p.m. Jan. 28: Covering the different services provided.Speaker Linette Baker, associate director. 2727 Old Concord Road, Rowan County Agricultural Center. Space is limited; RSVP to 704-216-8138.
Salisbury-Rowan AARP —1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4: Fitness director Frances Weant presents “Fitness is Fun at the Senior Center.” Refreshments follow. Free. Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 MLK Jr. Ave. For seniors 50+. Information 704-216-7714.
ESU presents — 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18: Speaker TBA. 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 builders, contractors, materials, decks, pools, spas, storage, plants, landscapes, kitchenware, more. Adults $7.50. http://showtechnology.com /event/annual-greater-charlotte-home-landscape-show
Southern Spring Home & Garden Show — Feb. 26-28 and March 4-6: Celebrating 56 years of ushering in spring. The Park Expo and Conference Center, Charlotte. https://southernshows.com/sss
PPT youth auditions for ‘Junie B. Jones: The Musical’ —4 and 5 p.m. Feb. 29 and March 1: By appointment only. Sign up at 704-633-5471. Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St.. www.PiedmontPlayers.com
Twin City Stage auditions for ‘The Wizard of Oz’ — Feb. 6 and 8: Saturday auditions for children ages 6-14 at 10 a.m. Monday, evening auditions for “Dorothy” (ages 14-18) and teens and adults (ages 15+) at 7 p.m. No appointment necessary. Be prepared to sing 16-32 measures. Performance dates April 15-May 1. Arts Council Theatre, 610 Coliseum Drive. 336-748-0857 x209 or www.twincitystage.org
Graphite drawings by Ann Bourque on display at Catawba — Artists reception 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24 . Drawings by Catawba student artist Ann Bourque on display in College’s Corriher-Linn-Black Library Jan. 19-Feb. 26. Free.
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
Rail Walk Studios & Gallery, 409-413 N. Lee St. — Artist Patt Legg, looking “Back in Time” is the focus of this one woman show. 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
Cabarrus Art Guild’s Street Level Gallery, 11 Union St., Concord — January-February: New exhibit of paintings, photography, 3D art. 704-795-1901, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. : Tuesday-Saturday. www.cabarrusartguild.org
Convergence opens at The Galleries, 65 Union St. S., Concord — Through March 12: Artwork that demonstrates found materials meeting fine art. Opening reception during Art Walk Friday, Jan. 29 from 6-9 p.m. • A Closer Look: Behind the Creative Process, coming Feb. 25, an opportunity to meet one of the exhibiting artists. 704-920-2787, www.cabarrusartguild.org
DCCC hosts ‘Absolutely Art’ with reception — 4-6 p.m. Jan. 26: Davidson County Community’s spring art show opens in the B. E. Mendenhall Building on the Davidson Campus. Open to the public. Works of art from nine artists through May 13. www.DavidsonCCC.edu
Travel with the YMCA — • 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
Travel to Charleston with Davie County Senior Services — April 5-7: Magnolia Plantation tour, trolley tour of Charleston Tea Plantation, dinner cruise, see HLHunley submarine at old Charleston Naval Base. Motorcoach, meals and accommodations included. Call Davie County Senior Services at 336-753-6230.
Call for vendors
Easter craft and vendor show March 5-6 at Rowan County Fairgrounds —Contact Randall Barger at 704-640-2326 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Vintage mdse. — Second Saturdays: Vintage vendors may set up in Carolina Lily parking lot, 314 Depot St. Apply at 704 639-0033, email@example.com
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
2016 Doris Betts Fiction Prize — For previously unpublished short stories up to 6,000 words.First-place winner gets $250 and publication in North Carolina Literary Review. Deadline Feb. 15. Direct questions to Margaret Bauer, editor NC Literary Review, at BauerM@ecu.edu and submit manuscripts at https://nclr.submittable.com/submit
Call for poets — Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition: deadline is March 1. Winner receives $200 and publication in storySouth. Final judge is NC native and author of the poetry collection Best Bones, Sarah Rose Nordgren. Complete guidelines at http://ncwriters.submittable.com
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
Caldwell Arts Council 2017 exhibitions — Deadline Jan. 30. Lenoir- based council accepting portfolios for 2017 exhibitions. Details at www.caldwell arts.com/157-guidelines/
Concord Spring into Arts Festival — First deadline Jan. 31, then fee goes up. Applications for 2016 juried art show and festival May 14 at www. concorddowntown.com or 704-784-4208.
Hart Witzen visual arts exhibit/competition — Deadline Feb. 5 for March 5 SHOWDOWN. All artists may apply: paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, installations, mixed and new media. Info on consideration, submission, fees, prizes at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hickory Exhibiting Artists Series 2017- 2018 — Bethlehem Branch Library in Alexander County accepting applications for all visual wall art mediums and photography plus sculpture and wood carving. For information and submission guidelines contact Bucaywoodstudio @charter.net or visit the Library Gallery at 45 Rink Dam Road.
Call for volunteers
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, email@example.com or Mitzi Weber, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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