Roundabout — What’s Happening March 17-23

Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 17, 2016

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NC Transportation Museum’s Easter Bunny Express — March 19-20 and March 25-26: Admission purchase required. Spencer. Full details and ticketing options at

Great Women and Men United inaugural Easter Egg Hunt — Noon-3 p.m., Saturday, March 19: Music, food, family fun, games, candy, lots of Easter eggs. Cannon Park, Park Ave. Free to the community. Info: Chariel Dye 704-738-7077.

Sniff N’ Snag Egg Hunt — Noon-2 p.m. Saturday, March 19: Annual egg hunt at Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary for furry family members. Raffle with prizes, hot dog lunch available. Visit for check-in time.

Spencer Jaycees annual Easter Egg Hunt — 1 p.m. Saturday, March 19: 8th Street Ball Park, Spencer, for ages 0-12. Games, prizes, candy, temporary tattoos plus a special visit from the Easter bunny. All activities are free, bring your own basket.

Salisbury Parks and Rec Easter Egg Hunts

• Dan Nicholas Park, Saturday, March 26, ages up to 5 at 11 a.m., ages 6-10 at 11:15 a.m.

• Ellis Park, Saturday, March 26, ages up to 10 at 11 a.m.

• Sloan Park, Saturday, March 26, ages up to 10 at 11 a.m.

THD Easter Eggstrav-aganza — 11 a.m.-1 p.m. March 26: Easter egg hunt and children’s games. Free to the public. Bring your own basket, concessions available for purchase. Tilley Harley-Davidson of Salisbury, 653 Bendix Drive.

Gold Hill Easter Egg Hunt — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 26: Egg hunt with prizes for ages 10 and under. Three age divisions. Photo ops with the Easter Bunny, bring your camera. Games and activities at 11 a.m. with nominal charge for games. Gold Hill Village, 840 St. Stephens Church Road.

Children’s Easter celebration — Noon-6 p.m. March 26: VFW Post 8989, 2500 N. Cannon Blvd., Kannnapolis. Especially for VFW post, auxiliary members, military members and families. Lunch noon-2 p.m., Easter games, karaoke for kids age 2-6. $2 admission for adults, children free. RSVP to



Closing weekend for PPT’s Tony-winning musical ‘Cabaret’ — Tonight through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Adults $18, students/seniors $15. Tickets at 704-633-5471 or Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St.

‘Woyzeck’ at Catawba — March 30-Apr. 2, 7:30 p.m.: “Woyzeck” at Florence Busby Corriher Theatre. Directed by student director Morgan Summers. Tickets 704-637-4481, www.catawba edu/theatretix or at the door.

Phoenix Readers present — A collection of five stories: Presentneed, Bymeby and Hereafter; The Longest Story; The Talking Mule; Don’t Drop in My Soup; and The Tale of the Hairy Toe •  March 28, 6:30 p.m.,Morningside of Concord, 500 Penny Lane • April 4, 7 p.m., Salisbury Library Stanback Room • April 8, 9 and 10 a.m., North Rowan Elementary School • April 12, 5:45 p.m., Neel Road Baptist Church, 135 Neel Road • April 13, 6:30 p.m., Oak Park Retirement, 548 White Oaks Drive. or Center for Faith & the Arts, 704-647-0999.

OCT staged reading ‘The Gingerbread Lady’ by Neil Simon —4 p.m. Sunday March 20: Old Courthouse Theatre’s Living Room Reading Series production, PG. Free admission. Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring St. NW, 704-788-2405, www.oldcourt


Music & more 

Tonight: Dollar-A-Day Boys! A Musical Tribute to the CCC — 2 p.m. Thursday, March 17: Music and storytelling about the Civilian Conservation Corps. RPL Stanback Auditorium, 2010 W. Innes St. Free, open to the public. Refreshments include authentic CCC cookies. Info 704-216-8240.

Lee Street LIVE presents MIPSO—Doors 7, show 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 18: Tickets $20+tax. Lee Street Theatre, 329 N. Lee St. or 704-310-5507.

Indie Music Scene Showcase at Mean Mug  —7-10 p.m. Saturday, March 26: Free admission. Introducing nine local Indie music singers/bands. Mean Mug Coffee Co., 1024 S. Fulton St., 704-754-4615,

Darrell Connor & The Country Music Legends Band in concert — 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 29: Stanback Auditorium, Rowan Public Library, 201 W. Fisher St. Free, first come first seated.

Lee Street LIVE presents Nora Jane Struthers —Doors 7, show 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 1: Nora Jane Struthers & the Party Line.Tickets $20+tax. Lee Street Theatre, 329 N. Lee St. or 704-310-5507.

FUMC First Arts series — 7:30 p.m. April 8: FirstARTS: Ciompi String Quartet, First United Methodist Church, 217 S. Church St., 704-636-3121,

Snoop Dogg to play at North Carolina Azalea Festival — Friday, April 8: On the Belk Main Stage, Wilmington. Tickets and festival info at

Salisbury Symphony presents ‘Animals’ family concert — 4 p.m. Sunday, April 10: “Lions, Tigers, and (Blue) Bears…Oh My!” Gymnasium, Livingstone College. David Hagy, music director. Rowan County 5th Grade Honors Chorus, Livingstone College Concert Choir, Livingstone College Band, 5th Grade Honors Chorus. Menken: Songs from Disney’s The Lion King; Fine: Childhood Fables for Grownups (including “Tigeroo”); Bartok: Bear Danc. Tickets at

The Davis Theatre presents International sensation Barrage 8 — 7 p.m. Sunday, April 10: A musical and showmanship spectacle. 65 Union St. S., downtown Concord, Cabarrus County historic courthouse. Tickets $36 at 704-920-2753 or



Third annual Sacred Places Tour 2016 — Saturday, March 19: 9:15 a.m. Featured talk • 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tour. Historic churches and cemeteries in western Rowan County. Introduction at Thyatira Presbyterian Church followed by a self-guided tour. Advance tickets $10 at 215 Depot St., 704-636-0103 or http:// Day-of tickets $15 at Thyatira Presbyterian Church.

‘The GermanWestwall and the Battle for the Hurtgen Forest’ — 7 p.m. Monday, March 21: Bill Cosgrove, WWII lecturer, explores the life of young Tom Cash from his entry into combat at St. Lo, France, to his final battle in the bloody Hurtgen forest near Aachen, Germany. Davie County Public Library, 371 N. Main St., Mocksville, 336-753-6030.

19th annual Salisbury Confederate Prison Symposium — April 8-10: Sponsored by Robert F. Hoke Chapter No. 78 of the UDC • Friday: Reunion of Descendants and Friends followed by Friendship Banquet • Saturday: historical lectures • Public memorial services 10 a.m. Sunday for Union and Confederate soldiers, Historic Salisbury National Cemetery, Old Lutheran Cemetery at 11 a.m. • Afternoon tour of Salisbury Prison site for Symposium registrantss • Registration $65 per person by March 18, $75 afterwards. Send checks to Robert F. Hoke Chapter 78, UDC, PO Box 83, Salisbury, NC 28145-0083. Info: Symposium Chairman Sue Curtis 704-637-6411,


This & That 

‘Because We Care’ Night, — 7 p.m. Friday, April 1: Sponsored by AmVETS and its Auxiliary. VA Medical Center Social Room in Building 6. Hot dogs, chips, drinks and big bingo.

Horizons Unlimited — • 3-8 p.m. March 19: Turn Back the Clock Night: Blacksmith demonstrations, local bluegrass music, 1860s reenactment at Setzer School, free • 5 p.m. Laser Vinyl show and live sky in the planetarium • 7 p.m. Laser show: U2 and live sky in the planetarium. $3 per person. Horizons Unlimited, 1636 Parkview Circle. Park and enter from Lilly Ave.

Spring Fling Craft Fair at the Y — 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, March 30 • J.F. Hurley YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.

Salisbury VA Employee’s Assoc. Annual Spring Bazaar — 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, April 8: Handmade crafts and homemade goodies. Open to thepublic. Call 704-638-3330 for information.

NC Rowan County Anime Group — Saturday April 9: Lexing Con 3, proceeds benefit Davidson Humane Society. Davidson County Fairgrounds. Info 336-479-3039 or  http:groups. groups/ncrowancounty anime/info

ROCO Swap Meet — April 16-17: Saturday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Rowan County Fairgrounds. Admission $2. Call 704-640-2326 or email for details.



WRHS Bible Teachers Benefit community breakfast — 6:30-10 a.m, Saturday, March 19: Lebanon Lutheran Church, 1200 Thompson Road, Cleveland. $8 per person. For deliveries of 10 or more call 704-278-4741 (10 mi. radius).

SRHS Bible Teaching Association dinner — 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, March 19: Chicken noodle dinner proceeds benefit South Rowan Bible Teaching Association. Prices in The Hut include all-you-can-eat dinner, drink, one dessert. Take-out available. Rodgers Park Reformed Church, 704 East 22nd St., Kannapolis, 704-932-8301.

Homemade chicken and dumplings — 11 a.m. until, Saturday, March 19: Millers Ferry Fire Dept., 2650 Long Ferry Road, also hamburgers and hotdogs. Take out available. 704-637-1286.

Benefit concert for Rowan Helping Ministries -— 7 p.m. Thursday, April 7: Dr. Rob Live at the Meroney. From classical, sacred, patriotic and ragtime selections to the music of Broadway, Disney and songs of Elton John, John Lennon and the Eagles. Concert held at the Meroney Theater. Tickets $15 at Rowan Helping Ministries, 226 N. Long St. or Salisbury Academy, 2210 Jake Alexander Blvd. or www.rowanhelping ministries .org

Inaugural Rowan County Fair Association Oyster Roast — 6-8 p.m. Saturday, April 9: Fish plate $15, oysters $40, all you can eat. Sponsored by Faith and Spencer Jaycees and United Beverage. Rowan County Fairgrounds, 1560 Julian Road, 704-640-2326.

LexingCon — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, April 9: Family-friendly get-together for artists, vendors, fans to celebrate comic books and raise money for local charities. Admission $5 for ages 13+, children admitted free. Also, anyone in costume will be admitted free. In lieu of admission fee, attendees may donate a large bag of pet food for admittance. Held at Davidson County Fairgrounds. Contact 336-479-3039 or see Facebook at Lexing-Con

Salisbury Academy Bloom Enchanted — 7 p.m. Saturday, April 16: Cocktails, dinner, dancing, live auction. Music by The Shakedown Band. At the historic NC Transportation Museum. To make reservations visit /bloomreservation.cfm

Miss Black & Gold Pageant — 6 p.m. April 17: Annual scholarship pageant sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Open to the community. Free for students, $5 for community members.

FUMC Spring Fest — April 29, 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. FUMC Spring Fest, First United Methodist Church of Salisbury fellowship hall, fundraiser/silent auction, proceeds go toward rebuilding children’s outdoor playground, lunch and dinner available.

Rowan Helping Ministries 6th annual Golf Tournament — 8 a.m Saturday, May 14: Corbin Hills Golf Course, $50 includes lunch, captain’s choice format, team prizes and door prizes. Paul Rogers, 704-633-3454.


Wine & beer tastings 

Salisbury Wine Shop — 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, March 18: Lauren’s New Discoveries Wine Tasting. Lauren Thurlow, Tryon Distributing will be presenting six wines we had her specifically search out for us. $5/person • 106 S. Main St., 704-636-5151, sws@

Mean Mug Coffee Co. — 7 p.m. second Tuesdays. $10/person, RSVP to 1024 S. Fulton St., 704-754-4615,

Morgan Ridge Vineyards and Brewhouse — 486 John Morgan Road, Gold Hill, 704-639-0911,

Cauble Creek Vineyard and Winery — NC’s 100th Winery. Tasting room Friday-Saturday 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 1-6 p.m. $8. 704-636-1137, 700 Cauble Farm Road, see

Douglas Vineyards — Saturday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. • Sunday 1 -6 p.m. $6, keepsake wine glass. 7696 Freeze Road, Kannapolis, 704-939-6260,

Cougar Run Winery — 704-280-3624. Cougar Run Winery, 363 N. Church St., Concord.

Old Stone Winery — 704-279-0930, 6245 US Hwy. 52.

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, 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. 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 • 704-638-9647,

Go Burrito RumBar, 115 W. Fisher St. across from the mural — • 8 p.m. Monday Poker Night. • 9 p.m. Wednesday Open Mic • Team Trivia every Tuesday • Karaoke on Saturdays •

The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 — Closed this weekend • March 26: Set For The Fall and Gerald Harris • April 2: 10th Anniversary with five bands and WBFJ. 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. ID, casual dress. Info 704-638-7355 or 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 Orinson, Patton & Brown • Saturday concert 5-9 p.m. featuring Seth Grigg • Sunday Concert series 5-8 p.m. featuring Laura Vella • Wednesday 6 p.m. painting class hosted by Melody Martin. RSVP to 704-314-5037 or email • 704-754-4615, meanmugcoffee

Nashville Nights, 125-127 E. Innes St. — 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday: DJ Caibel • 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday: ’80s pop band Off The Record • 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Yoga, $5 • Open 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Wednesday through Saturday, 704-762-9990,

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. 704-236-0344. www.charlottezodiacdanceclub. com



2016 Piedmont Earth Day Fair — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, April 23: 11th Annual Piedmont Earth Day Fair, Winston-Salem Fairgrounds.Information at

‘Merlefest 2016 — April 28-May 1: John Prine, Old Crow Medicine Show, Dave Rawlings Machine, Brandi Carlile, The Wood Brothers, Steep Canyon Rangers, Tim O’Brien, Jerry Douglas, many more. Wilkes Community College campus, 1328 S. Collegiate Drive, Wilkesboro,



DIY Vinaigrette’ Workshop — 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, March 28: Part of RPL’s third series of Learn-Act-Grow workshops. No cost, attendees will be entered for door prize drawing. Held at South Rowan Regional Library China Grove. With Chef Chris Herron and Dietician Katrina Weavil. RSVP to or 704-216-7841.

Chrismon classes — March 31-April 1: Chrismon classes at Rufty’s Chrismon Shop begin at 10:30 a.m. each day and four levels will be taught. Call for reservations and info at 704-636-7790. Rufty’s Chrismon Shop, 280 Furniture Drive,

Reiki Circle — 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 6: Reiki heals by manipulating energy within and around us.  Come find out what it is.  No charge, donations accepted. Center for Faith & the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St., behind and below Haven Lutheran Church, organized and hosted by Nancy Gaines,

A Different Kind of Knit Night — 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7: Crochet, spin, weave, sew with Nancy Gaines. Focus is on needlework as an avenue for contemplation and meditation.  First meeting at Center for Faith & the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St. Free, donations accepted.

Free basic computer lessons — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays: 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.

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,

Center for Faith and the Arts — or 704-647-0999. CFA, 207 W. Harrison St.

Waterworks Visual Arts Center — 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays April 5 – May 10.: Hand and Wheel Pottery Class; beginners learn basics of working with clay while intermediate level students develop their own style. Ages 12+. 123 E. Liberty St. Register at 704-636-1882 or


Speakers & forums

Tonight: ESU presents — 6:30 p.m.: Dr. Phil Williams on “The Gordian Knot tying America, NATO, Russia and Turkey in Syria. Where is Alexander the Great When You Need Him?” • Sponsored by The English Speaking Union Salisbury Branch. Country Club of Salisbury. Dinner reservations $32 each; RSVP to Toni at 704-212-2114. Info at

Olde Rowan Fiber Guild — 6:30-9 p.m., Monday, March 21: Lisa Carney Doherty from Wake Forest on freeform crochet. Center for Faith & the Arts, W. Harrison St., behind and below Haven Lutheran Church. $5 members, $8 non-members.

Fearless Caregiver Conference — 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. April 13: Seminar with Gary Barg, editor of Today’s Caregiver, plus expo, lunch. Free for family caregivers who register at or 877-829-2734. Trinity Oaks, 728 Klumac Road. Adult day services may be available, call 704-637-3940.


Home & Garden

DIY Garden Series — 1-3 p.m. March 19: Rowan County Extension Master Gardeners present hands- on project to build better raised beds. Rowan County Extension Office, 2727 Old Concord Road, 704-216-8970.



OCT auditions for ‘A Foot and a Half’ — 7-9 p.m. March 21-22: by Andy Rassler, directed by Phil Taylor. See auditions page for full character information. Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring St. NW, www.oldcourt or 704-788-2405.



18th annual RiverRun Film Festival— April 7-17: downtown Winston-Salem. Details, schedules, venues, ticket info at

‘Flicks at The Davis’ series — 8 p.m. Friday, April 8: “Dirty Dancing.” Davis Theatre, 65 Union St. S., 704-920-2787. Open to the public, $5 at the door. http://cabarrusartscouncil. org/davis-theatre/flicks-at- the-davis/



Center for Faith and the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St. — 207 W. Harrison St., behind Haven Lutheran Church. or 704-647-0999.

The Framing Gallery, 324 W. Liberty St. — New location. Call for new hours, 704-633-1246.

Fine Frame Gallery, 105 S. Main St. —New farm equipment sculptures by Billy Russell. Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-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 & Gallery, 409-413 N. Lee St. — Through March: Art exhibit “Rail Walk Rocks” features art by members of Rail Walk on the theme of “rocks,” includes installation art, rock gardens, works on canvas, photographs, art painted on rocks, visitor participation pieces. Free, open to the public Thursdays through Saturdays 11 a.m.–4 p.m. 704-431-8964,

Special showcase at Salisbury Business Center — Kannapolis Arts honors local artists at SBC, 301 S. Main St. Viewed artwork weekdays 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Free. Through May 1. See www.salisbury or Facebook.

Artist Walter Stanford to exhibit NC Century Farms during Farmin’ Month at Catawba — Through April 2: On exhibit in Catawba College’s Corriher-Linn-Black Library. Meet the artist at free reception 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 19 at which time Stanford will give a demonstration of his creative process.

Waterworks Visual Arts Center — 33rd Annual Student Exhibitions: Celebrating Rowan County’s Young Artists. Rowan Salisbury Schools elementary students through March 26 • March 31-April 20: RS middle schools, reception April 7, from 5-6:30 p.m. • High schools exhibit April 23-May 14, reception April 28, from 5-6:30 p.m. • Through May 21: Spring, Up Close and Far Away • 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 704-636-1882,

DCCC’s Spring Art Show ‘Absolutely Art’ — Through May 13: Works of art from nine local artists. B. E. Mendenhall Building on the Davidson Campus.



Woodleaf JOY group — Trip to NarroWay Theater in Fort Mill S.C. to see “Lord of Light,” Saturday, March 19. Contact Janie Waller at 704-278-4803.

Casino trip to Harrah’s Cherokee — Friday April 1: With The Steppin’ Out Social Club. Leave from old Salisbury Mall Belk’s parking lot 6 p.m. Friday, returning 8 a.m. Saturday. Cost $40 with $20 returned upon arrival at casino. Money due ASAP. Call 704-232-5201 to pay for your seat. Small coolers welcome.

Travel with the YMCA — • April 19: Charlotte Shopping Trip • June 8: Shatley Springs, Cheese Factory and Fresno’s Church’s • Buses leave from J. F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. Prices at 704-636-0111 or email lklaver@

Go with the Community travelers to New Orleans — April 3-9 : A week of fun. Chartered bus, hotel, meals, admissions etc. Call for details: Brenda Cowan 704-633-9073 or 704-431-3974.

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. Davie County Senior Services, 336-753-6230.


Call for nominations

Elizabeth Duncan Koontz 2016 Humanitarian Awards — Deadline April 5: Recognizing people from Salisbury-Rowan community who have made important contributions to improving human relations in the areas of education, women’s rights, community service. Visit humanrelationscouncil. org for info or fill out the form at


Call for vendors

Craft Vendors — Salisbury VA Employees Association seeks craft vendors for annual Spring Bazaar Friday, April 8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Contact Sharon Censi, 704-638-3330 or

Kannapolis Jiggy with the Piggy Festival — Deadline March 18 for May 6-7 event in Downtown Kannapolis and NC Research Campus. For arts & craft and commercial vendors. Spaces limited. $50 fee for arts & crafts, $150 for commercial. Applications accepted only at

National Folk Festival seeks artisans and craftspeople— For the NC Arts Marketplace at the National Folk Festival held in Greensboro Sept. 9-11. Deadline April 11. Applications/guidelines at nationalfolkfestival. com/marketplace. Information: contact Kaitlin Smith at or 336-373-7523, x246

ROCO Swap Meet — April 16-17: At the Rowan County Fairgrounds. Choose new building, old building, outdoor spaces. Admission to show is $2, exhibitors admitted free and given passes to get in. Call 704-640-2326 or email for pricing and timing details.

Gold Hill Gold Rush Days — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, May 7: Festival of local arts and crafts. See vendor application at

Rowan Blues & Jazz Festival — May 13-14: Two-day music festival. Limited food vendor spaces available. Call 704-636-3277.

China Grove Farmers Day — July 2016: Vendors of all types. Info Patti Price, 333 N Main St., 704.857.2466 ext. 102,

KCBS-sanctioned 2016 BBQ event — Sept. 16-17: One of Rowan Counties largest events now accepting vendor applications. Event open to the public, free admission; entertainment includes Darrell Harwood. See or call 704-638-6044.

Vintage mdse. — Second Saturdays: Vintage vendors may set up in Carolina Lily parking lot, 314 Depot St. Apply at 704 639-0033,


Call for performers

Last Davis Theatre open mic night of the season — 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14: Guidelines for consideration at or find info at or 704-920-2787.

Rowan Blues & Jazz Festival — May 13-14: Two-day festival showcasing young musicians plus award-winning blues and jazz musicians. Accepting applications for performers between the ages of 9-19. Call 704-636-3277.

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

Gold Hill Gold Rush Days seeks artists and craft persons — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, May 7: Festival of local arts and crafts. Application at

Concord Spring into Arts Festival — May 14 juried art show and festival. www. or 704-784-4208.


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, gift shop, surgical waiting room, flower delivery, ancillary support. Training provided. dbhundley@

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


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