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Roundabout — What’s Happening May 26-June 1

Theater

Final Weekend for Lee Street theatre’s ‘Shipwrecked’ — 7:30 p.m. May 26-28: The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (As Told by Himself). Tickets $15+tax. Lee Street Theatre, 329 N. Lee St. www.leestreet.org or 704-310-5507.

Lee Street theatre’s 8th Annual New Play Festival — June 16-18 at 7:30 p.m.: Featuring six 10-minutes plays on the theme of diversity: The Facts Of Life by Tom Bennett, Forbidden Love by Mark Cornell, Meeting Mr. Right by Stephen Deghelder, Proper Business Ettiquete by Henry W. Kimmel, Alexis A Lexus by Steven Miller, Don’t Bleed On Me by Andy Rassler. Tickets  $15+tax at www.leestreet.org/tickets or 704-310-5507. All performances at Lee Street theatre, 329 N. Lee St.

PPT Youth Theatre presents ‘The Wizard Of Oz’— July 14-23: Live stage musical. Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St., Ticket info at 704-633-5471 or www.PiedmontPlayers.com

PPT presents ‘Hands On A Hardbody’ — July 28-Aug. 6: Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St., Tickets on sale July 18. 704-633-5471 or www.PiedmontPlayers.com

Uwharrie Players present ‘Leap of Faith’ — July 29-Aug. 6: Director/choreographer Tod A. Kubo. Uwharrie Players Clubhouse, 594 E. Main St. Albemarle. For details contact Bradley Eudy, bweudy@gmail.com

 

Music & more 

Pickin’ for the Master — 7 p.m. Friday, May 27: Bluegrass from the Griggs Family Band  from Mt Holly. in concert followed by open jam session. Concessions available. No admission charge, donations accepted. Trading Ford Baptist Church, 3600 Long Ferry Road, 704-633-5986, www.tradingford.net

Vette Set Club — 11 a.m. until, Saturday, May 28: 18th anniversary car show. Hottest car & truck contest. Best of show plus first, second, third prizes. Food available for purchase. Royal Giants Park, 200 Robinson Road, Spencer. Info at 704-637-2642 or 704-637-5057.

City of Salisbury hosts Music at the Mural —8-11 p.m. Saturdays • May 28: The Back Creek Bluegrass Boys & Tori Jones open for Live House. Outdoor concert series at the Salisbury Mural on W. Fisher St. Bring a lawn chair. Info at www.salisburync.gov/play or 704-216-PLAY • June 25: Motel Soap • July 30: The Trongone Band • Aug. 27: Brandon Kirkley and the Firecrackers • Sept. 24: Big Break • Oct. 29: Big Daddy Love.

Memorial Day Musical Presentation —  3  p.m. Sunday, May 29: Remembering our heroes who have paved the way for our freedom and liberty.  East Rowan High School auditorium, presented by East Rowan Honors Chorus. Dean Orbison, Choral Director.

David Holt and the Lightning Bolts at Tweetsie Rilroad — Sunday, May 29: Performances at noon and 3 p.m. Tweetsie Railroad, Blowing Rock, 877-TWEETSIE, tweetsie.com

12th annual Pops at the Post — Saturday, June 4 at 8 p.m.: A free evening of popular orchestral classics performed by the Salisbury Symphony.

 

History 

Salute A World War II Hero: Doug Parnell —  6 p.m. Tuesday, June 7: Parnell, veteran of World War II,  served in the 36th Armored Infantry Regiment of the Army in Europe. Presented by the Lexington Public Library History Hunters Genealogy Club, Lexington Public Library, 602 Main St. Info: rosetta.clark@davidsoncounty.gov or 336-242-2040.

A Quaker Wedding Reenactment [High Point Museum] — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, June 4: Historical interpreters reenact a typical ceremony from the early American period and explain how it exemplifies Quaker beliefs. Free. 336-885-1859, www.highpointmuseum.org

Rowan History Club — 7 p.m. Tuesday,June 14: “A Taste Of History.” Free; light refreshments. Rowan Museum Messinger Room, 202 N. Main St., 704-633-5946, www.rowanmuseum.org

Rowan Museum —  Exhibit transition May 30-June 11, Museum closed.

 

This & That 

National Senior Health And Fitness Fair — Today 11 a.m.-1  p.m.  Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 MLK Jr. Ave. For seniors 50+. Information 704-216-7714.

Friday night dance at the Carolina Danceland — Doors open 6 p.m.,  music from 7:30-10:30 p.m.  Classic Country, Ol’ time R&R and maybe even a little bluegrass. 4740 New Hwy 64 East, Lexington NC (Exit 96 off I85). Featuring Darrell Connor & The Country Music Legends Band.

Salisbury Ghost Walk — 8 pm. Friday-Saturday May 27-28: Walk covers six-block area down town. Tales of shadow ghosts, apparitions, orbs; in Salisbury of the 1800s. Bring camera, smart phone, a flashlight. $5 students, $10 adults, 5 and under free. Info at salisburyghostwalk.com, email reservations to boo@salisburyghostwalk.com or call 704-798-3102.

Salute to Freedom: Family Day at Happy’s Farm — 9 a.m.-1 p.m May 28: Dedicating two new farm attractions to local veterans. The Salute to Freedom Tunnel and Rodney’s Train Depot at 11 a.m. Free admission, veterans receive free hotdog and drink. $5 children’s wristbands available. Drawing for four passes to Great Wolf Lodge at 12:45 a.m. All proceeds go to Happy’s Farm HERO Veteran Project. Happy’s Farm, 985 Parks Road, www.happysfarm.org or 704-279-5268.

NC Rowan County Anime Group — 1-4 p.m. May 28: Asian Pacific Heritage Month at South Rowan Regional Library (China Grove). Free, open to the public. Hosted by NC Rowan County Anime Group. http:groups. yahoo.com/neo/ groups/ncrowancounty anime/info

Rowan County Veterans Council Memorial Day Celebration— 10 a.m. Monday, May 30: Opening remarks followed by celebration at the Salisbury VA National Cemetery, 1601 Brenner Ave. Inclement weather venue is in Bldg. 6. Flags will be placed on the gravesites of our fallen veterans by the Boy and Girl Scouts of America, local church youth groups and the ROTC Units.

First Fridays and Downtown Salisbury events — 5-9 p.m.  June 3: Gallery Gallop: Original artwork being created throughout the shops of downtown  • July 1 • July 15-16: Krazy Klearance • Aug. 5-6: Summer Sip Craft Beer Tasting Crawl, Friday will be followed with the Summer Sip Festival on Saturday, Aug. 6 • Sept. 2 Best Busker’s Bash Contest• Oct. 1: Oct. Tour Night Out • Oct. 7 • Nov. 4 • Dec. 2 Mingle Jingle—A Holiday Open House • https://downtown salisburync.com

Dunbar High School Class of 1966 reunion — June 3-4: DHS, East Spencer, celebrates 50th class reunion. 6-9 p.m. Friday: Memorial service/ gospel concert at Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1570 N. Long St. (Long Ferry Road), in remembrance of deceased classmates. Saturday: June 4: Private  activities.

June 2 D-Day Remembrance at Price of Freedom Museum — 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 4: Military ceremony at 10 a.m., Eva Millsaps sings the National Anthem. Military vehciles on display, Ride of Pride display, interactive military drills for kids. Military weapons and war related memorabilia, VA on hand to assit Vets with info. Everything is free except food and drinks. Museum open all day. American war memorial dedicated to men and women of the armed services. At Weaver and Patterson Roads. 704-857-7474, www.priceoffreedom.us

Salute A World War II Hero: Doug Parnell —  6 p.m. Tuesday, June 7: Parnell, veteran of World War II,  served in the 36th Armored Infantry Regiment of the Army in Europe. Presented by the Lexington Public Library History Hunters Genealogy Club, Lexington Public Library, 602 Main St. Info: rosetta.clark@davidsoncounty.gov or 336-242-2040.

Band dance at the Y — 7-10 p.m. Saturday, June 4: Second Time Around Band, bring a covered dish. $7 per person. J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.

Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary June Open House — 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, June 4: Learn about summer reading program, check out the sanctuary, learn more about our volunteer program. 220 Grace Church Road, www.faithfulfriendsnc.or

Horizons Unlimited — • 3-8 p.m. June 11, 2016: local Artisan Fair, $3 per person, special events to be announced. Horizons Unlimited, 1636 Parkview Circle. Park and enter from Lilly Ave. www.rss.k12.nc.us/horizons-unlimited-margaret-c-woodson-planetarium

Kannapolis Cruise-In — 1-7 p.m. June 11 and every second Saturday (July 9, Aug. 13, Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12). Free. Downtwon Kannapolis.

Carolina automotive swap and show — June 11: At Kannapolis Intimidators baseball stadium, 600 Stadium Drive, monthly show through November. Contact carolinaswapand show@ yahoo.com or Facebook.

The Lavender Garden’s second annual Open Field Day — 1-5 p.m. June 11: Vendors and artisans, plus artists on site painting the blooms. Free, open to the public. New this year, shade garden with picnic tables and benches. Dress comfortably, bring sun umbrella, picnic basket, lawn chairs. The Lavender Garden, 399 B. Leazer Road, 704-857-3220, www.thelavendergarden.net

Summer Reading Program at Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary— 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays June 15 through July 20: Bring your own book or select one from our shelf. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Details at www.faithfulfriendsnc.org

Free events at the Y — • June 15: 3-4 p.m. Diabetes Academy: Medication Education • Noon June 22: Powles Staton Funeral Home presents Veterans program, lunch provided • 2-4 p.m.  June 14: Pat Cohen “Singing the Blues” • All are free. Must  sign up at 704-636-0111. J.F. Hurley YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd.

Band dance at the Y — 7-10 p.m. Saturday, June  18: Second Time Around Band, bring a covered dish. $7 per person. J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.

‘Reading In the Park!’ —  Noon-3 p.m. June 25: Great Women and Men United present favorite children’s storybook characters reading to the children. Cannon Park, 611 Park Ave. Free ice cream, book to take home. Bring blanket or lawn chair. Info: Chariel Dye 704-738-707.

 

Fundraisers 

JCPrice Post 107 annual Memorial Week celebration — May 27-June 4. Annual event with carnival rides, a midway, memorial services for veterans, Gospel sings, raffles, more. 1433 Old Wilkesboro Road. Info 704-636-2950.

Zombie Day for Pieter’s Pals — 1-10 p.m. May 28: 5K run, zombie-themed games, an evening Zombie walk, and a zombie dance that night. Rowan County Fairgrounds. To raise money to donates Legos to children’s hospitals, hold blood drives, help families of children with cancer. Info: 704-213-8752.

Summer Breakfast at Cleveland Lions Club Den  — 7-11 a.m., Saturday June 11: Cemetery St, Cleveland. By donation. Benefits visually impaired. Info: Butch Clements, 704-278-0661.

Humane Society of Rowan County Dog Washes — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays June 18, July 16, Aug. 20, Sept. 10. Fun fundraiser at Tractor Supply, Jake Alexander Blvd. at Julian Road. Cost $8-$14 depending on size. www.humanesociety ofrowancountync.org

BBQ chicken luncheon —  June 18, 11 a.m.-until.  St Stephen’s Lutheran Church, 4401 St Stephen’s Church Road, Gold Hill. Contact 704-279-3768. All proceeds go for repairs needed at the church or family center.

Friends of the Symphony’s Swings ‘fore’ Strings — 1 p.m. tee time June 24: Golf tournament, Country Club of Salisbury , shotgun start. $90/player or $360/team. Sponsorships available and donations accepted if you do not wish to play. Proceeds go to the Symphony’s After-School Strings Program. Call Angie 704-431-4447 or Lyndia 705-762-9820.

City of Salisbury hosts 19th run/walk for the Greenway — 8 a.m. Saturday, July 16: 5K and half mile fun run for the Greenway, begins Knox Middle School. Proceeds benefit Salisbury Greenway. $20 registration at sportoften.com

2016 Rowan Cabarrus Walk to End Alzheimer’s — 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 17: Fundraising and awareness event for Alzheimer’s. Info at 980-498-7725.

 

Wine & beer tastings 

Salisbury Wine Shop — 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, May 27: Memorial Day Wines for Backyard Grillin’ – Part 2.  Stephanie will host this tasting and introduce you to six wines perfect for food from the grill. $5/person • 106 S. Main St., 704-636-5151, sws@ salisburywineshop.com

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

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

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 www.caublecreekvineyard.com

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, www.douglasvineyardswines.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, Hwy 64 W. Lexington. www.childressvineyards.com

Kannapolis Wine Festival — Aug. 20, 2-6 p.m.: Downtown Kannapolis’ second wine-tasting event in the new Kannapolis City Hall. Vineyards and wineries will be sharing a selection of their wines. Tickets in advance and at the door. Admission includes a souvenir wine glass, hors d’oeuvres, music, door prizes, local wine and crafts for purchase.

 

Night Life

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. • 704-638-9647, http://djsrestaurant.com

Firewater, 122 Avalon Drive — • 7:30 p.m.-midnight Wednesdays: Mid-week live jazz with Affectual, $5/person • 7:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Thursdays: Karaoke with Cherokee • 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Sundays: Old School Jam, ladies free until 10:30 p.m., $5 cover • Tuesdays: Card Night, 7 p.m.-midnight, no cover • Age 21 and over, 704-870-8689.

Go Burrito RumBar, 115 W. Fisher St. across from the mural — • 8 p.m. Mondays: Poker Night • 8 p.m. Tuesdays: Team Trivia • 9 p.m. Wednesdays: Open Mic • 10 p.m. Saturdays: Karaoke • www.facebook.com/GoBurritoRumBar

The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 — Doors 7:30, show 8 p.m. Saturday: The R.A.W. Concert (Rap & Worship) with Jaywill and The Difference. Also Timika Peterson, The Few Chosen and Stereo with special guest Mike Teezy and Full Throttle for God.  Free. Refreshments, air hockey, foosball, pool. Contemporary Christian music venue. Musicians invited to jam or schedule their group to perform. 704-213-1467.

JC Price American Legion Post 107 — 9 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Easy Living Weekends downstairs. 1433 Old Wilkesboro Road. $3/person, $5/couple. ID, casual dress. 704-638-7355.

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 Orland Carra • Saturday Night Hot Spot 6 p.m. until, live music  • Sunday: Concert series 5-8 p.m. featuring Andrew Hodges • Wednesday 6 p.m. painting class hosted by Melody Martin. RSVP to 704-314-5037 or email Mrnc704@yahoo.com • 704-754-4615, meanmugcoffee company@yahoo.com

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

Nashville Nights, 125-127 E. Innes St. — 9:30 p.m. Friday and  Saturday for Memorial Day Weekend: DJ Caibel • 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. 704-236-0344. www.charlottezodiacdanceclub. com

 

Festivals

110th Anniversary Nazareth Fun Fest — 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. June 4: Live entertainment, children’s games, food, model air show, car show, fire truck display, craft show. $5 raffle drawing at 4 p.m., do not have to be there to win. Tickets at Nazareth Outlet and at Nazareth Child & Family Connection. 855 Crescent Road, Rockwell, www.nazcfc.org

22nd annual Wayne C. Henderson Music Festival and Guitar Competition — June 18: Family-friendly festival at Grayson Highlands State Park in Mouth of Wilson, Va. www.waynehenderson.org

Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival — Noon-5 p.m. June 25: Singers, musicians, belly dancers, poets, painters, pottery makers, arts, crafts, jugglers, clowns and other forms of family friendly arts and culture come to the downtown Kannapolis streets. Questions? 828-231-5037 or kannapolisarts@gmail.com

 

Classes

Wine & Paint with Melody Martin — 6 p.m First Friday, June 3  6 p.m.: Learn to paint hydrangeas. Class includes materials, instruction and a little vino for $30. Pre-register at Carolina Lily, 314 Depot St. or www.carolinalily.com or 704 639 0033 or carolinalily@att.net

Free basic computer lessons — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays: The basics, how to use a computer or laptop. 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 art.notions@yahoo.com 215 Depot St.

Beginning and intermediate weaving — Private lessons on a floor loom. Liese Sadler, 215-300-4369, livethreadstudio@gmail.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

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.

 

Kannapolis summer entertainment

May

May 26: Thursdays on Main – Lunch: Bread & Butter: Veterans Park: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

May 27: Movies in the Park: Minions (PG): Village Park: 8:45 p.m.

June 

June 2: Thursdays on Main – Lunch: Chris Marks Band: Veterans Park: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

June 4: Concerts in the Park: National Country artist LoneStar with fireworks: Village Park: 7-10 p.m.

June 9: Thursdays on Main – Lunch: Stella Rising: Veterans Park: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

June 9: Thursdays on Main – Evening: Midnight Allie: Veterans Park: 6-9 p.m.

June 10: Movies in the Park: Inside Out (PG): Village Park: 8:45 p.m.

June 11: Kannapolis Cruise-In: Downtown: 1-7p.m.

June 16: Thursdays on Main – Lunch: Diamond Shaped Daylight: Veterans Park: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

June 18: Concerts in the Park: Throw back to the ’80s & ’90s with Breakfast Club & Gump Fiction: Village Park: 7-10 p.m.

June 23: Thursdays on Main – Lunch: Nita B Jazz Trio: Veterans Park: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

June 24: Movies in the Park: The Martian (PG-13): Village Park: 8:45 p.m.

June 25 : Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival: Downtown: Noon-5 p.m.

June 25: Stories Under the Stars: Flow Circus: Kannapolis Library: 7 p.m.

June 30: Thursdays on Main – Lunch: SoundBarrier: Veterans Park: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

June 30: Concerts in the Park: Charlotte Symphony with Fireworks: Village Park: 7-10 p.m.

 

Speakers & forums

MAY – AUG 2016 City of Salisbury hosts Coffee with a Cop — 9-10 a.m. First and third Tuesdays at Koco Java • Second and fourth Tuesdays at Mean Mug. Ask questions, voice concerns, get to know your neighborhood officers. Free. See salisburync.gov/

City of Salisbury hosts Meetings with the Manager — 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays after the first City Council meeting, City Hall, first floor. Drop by to speak with the City Manager in an open forum. Free.

City of Salisbury hosts Barbershops and Cops —First Thursdays at Majestic Creations, 2 p.m. • First Fridays at Man Made, 1 p.m. • Second Thursdays at B&B Expressions, 11 a.m. • Fourth Thursdays at Addison’s, 1 p.m. • Get to know your neighborhood’s police officers at your local barbershop. Free.

Salisbury AARP —12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 2: Annual cookout with hot dogs and trimmings. Speaker  Craig Roe from Penrod Mobility Aids. Bring a non-perishable food for Rowan Helping Ministries. Free. Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 MLK Jr. Ave. For seniors 50+. Information 704-216-7714.

Trans Conversation — 7 p.m. Thursday, June 2: Educational forum at Salisbury Business Center,  301 S. Main St., free admission. An opportunity to ask experts questions about transgender and the transgender community.

 

Home & Garden

Salisbury Farmers Market — 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, corner of Fisher and Jackson; also on first Saturdays (June 4, July 2, Aug. 6, Sept. 3) 9 a.m.-noon, Carolina Foklworks invites musicians to bring an instrument and play along.

China Grove Farmers Market kickoff — 4-6 p.m. Fridays • New this year: Third Fridays at the Mill, starting May 20, music and food 6-8 p.m. on third Fridays.

Kannapolis Farmers Market — 4-7 p.m. Thursdays, corner of Vance and Dale Earnhardt.

Lexington Farmers Market — 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturdays: 129 S. Railroad St., Lexington. 336-731-7317.

12th annual Lexington Master Gardener Garden Tour — June 4-5: Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 1 -5 p.m. Ticket onfi, site addresses on Facebook https://davidson.ces.ncsu.edu or 336-210-5365.

 

Auditions

PPT Youth auditions For ‘The Wizard Of Oz’ — May 31-June 1 at 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. by appointment only: The Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. Only 25 spots available per time slot. Sign up at 704-633-5471.Show dates July 14-23. Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St., PiedmontPlayers.com

PPT auditions for ‘Hands On A Hardbody’ — May 31 and June 1 at 7 p.m. 3rd floor Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. Show dates: July 28-Aug. 6. 704-633-5471. www.PiedmontPlayers.com

23rd annual Renaissance Festival auditions— 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays June 18 and 25z: Actors, entertainers, musicians, performers, colorful personalities of all types needed to  inhabit the Festival’s make-believe Village of Fairhaven. Auditions at Cannon School,  5801 Poplar Tent Road, Concord. Festival dates are Saturdays-Sundays, Oct. 1-Nov. 20. See details at Carolina.RenFestInfo.com

Salisbury Swing Band auditions— SSB currently seeking instrumentalists. Auditions are Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. Contact Jim Grazcyk 704-798-5840 for more information.

 

Film

Salisbury Parks and Recreation hosts Movies in the Park — Fridays. Entertainment starts 8 p.m., movie  at 9 p.m. Free family movie night held at City Park. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Concessions available for purchase • May 27: Inside Out • June 10: Aladdin • June 24: Home • July 8: Penguins of Madagascar • July 22: The Good Dinosaur • Aug.   5: Minions • See www.salisburync.gov/Play

RPL Family Movie Series — Free popcorn and  lemonade. Children must be accompanied by a parent.

6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Headquarters (Salisbury). • June 7: Remember the Titans (PG) • June 14: The 5th Wave (PG13) • June 21: Secretariat (PG) • June 28: The Mighty Ducks (PG) • July 5: Cool Runnings (PG) • July 12: 42 (PG13) • July 19: Iron Will (PG) • July 26: Invictus (PG13) • Aug. 2: Stick It (PG) • Aug. 9: Ice Castles (PG13)

2 p.m. Wednesdays at South Rowan Regional (China Grove) • July 6: The Might Ducks (PG) • July 13: Cool Runnings (PG) • July 20: Iron Will (PG) • July 27: Ice Castles (PG13)

 

Art 

Center for Faith and the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St. — Through July 15: “The Colors of Life: Charles Ramsey, Jr., Artist.” Gallery hours 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 2-4 p.m. Sundays. 207 W. Harrison St., behind Haven Lutheran Church. www.faithart.org 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. — Featuring paintings and pastels by Cara Reische,  paintings by Guy Raymond, Phyllis Steimel and Kenneth Koskela. Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-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. — Open to the public Thursdays through Saturdays 11 a.m.–4 p.m. 704-431-8964, www.railwalkgallery.com

Artist reception tonight at Salisbury Business Center —  6-8 p.m., free and open to the public: “Friends and Family” through Aug. 1: Student artists from Salisbury Art Station plus Guy Raymond, Bailey Wingler, Patt Legg, Hope Holmes, Amber Poteat, Mark Riley, Sue McHugh, Ethan Strickland, Don Moore, Keyth Kars, more.  301 South Main St., 704- 209-4589, www.salisburybusiness center.com/artists

Waterworks Visual Arts Center — 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 704-636-1882, www.waterworks.org

The Galleries, 65 Union St. S., Concord — The Wanderlust exhibition explores worlds, real and imaginary. 704-920-2787, www.cabarrusartguild.org

Cabarrus Arts Guild annual judged spring show —Guild Gallery and Gift Shop (lower level), 11 Union St., Concord, NC 2802. Through June. 704-795-1901, www.cabarrusartguild.org

 

Trips 

Travel with the YMCA — •  June 7: Shatley Springs, Fresno churches, Cheese Factory and store, $50 members $60 others;  includes lunch/transportation • July 29: Charlotte Women’s Show, 9  a.m. $25 members, $30 others • Sept. 13: Butterfly Farm • Buses leave from J. F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. Info at 704-636-0111 or email lklaver@ rowanymca.com

Amish countryside, Lancaster, Pa., and see ‘Samson’ — Oct. 19-21: Just $369. Contact Cheryl Kluttz 704-633-3484 or Sandy Basinger 704-857-5878 for details.

 

Call for vendors

Carolina automotive swap and show — Next show June 11, monthly shows through November. Vendors $20, admission $5. Held at Kannapolis Intimidators baseball stadium, 600 Stadium Drive. Car -truck-motorcycle parts, related items such as vintage toys, model cars, diecast, hotwheels, classic advertising signs, oil and gas memorabilia, magazines, bikes, anything with wheels. Contact carolinaswap andshow@yahoo.com or Facebook.

Salisbury Pride Festival — June 25, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Applications available at saliburypride.com for food, arts & crafts, informational vendors, sponsors.

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

5th annual Chickweed — 3-11 p.m. July 23: Art and craft vendors for Chickweed, Celebrating Indestructible Women, at the Trolley Barn. All proceeds support Family Crisis Council’s work with battered women and battered women’s shelter. Contact Nancy Gaines, lglwitch@fibrant.com

Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival Zombie Walk — Aug. 20: Downtown Kannapolis’s first Zombie Walk/Festival of the Arts.Vendors register at http://kannapolisarts. com/vendor-form/

Rockwell Fest, a Small Town Celebration — Sept. 10 in front of Rockwell Elementary. $25 and $75 for food vendors. Forms at Facebook- Rockwell Fest September 10, 2016 Facebook page or at town hall. Info: Terry Piersol at mytownnews@ 28138@gmail.com

KCBS- sanctioned 2016 BBQ event — Sept. 16-17: Accepting vendor applications. Public event, free admission; entertainment includes Darrell Harwood. www.bikerbluesbbqrally.com 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, carolinalily@att.net

 

Call for performers

Faith Idol Contest  — Categories: Age 12 and under • 13-19 • 19 and over. Go to faith4th.com and get application. Deadline June 10. Only 12 will be taken in each division. 1st place $300; 2nd $200; 3rd $100 in each division. Show dates June 29-30-July 1 with finals on July 4. Questions? email randall.bar43@yahoo.com

Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival Zombie Walk — Aug. 20: Downtown Kannapolis’s first Zombie Walk/Festival of the Arts.Singers, musicians, belly dancers, poets, painters, pottery makers, arts, crafts, jugglers, clowns, etc. Questions? Email kannapolisarts@gmail.com

Hickory Oktoberfest — Oct. 7-9: Seeks musicians/bands between ages 12-25. The Best of the Best local Teen Talent. To apply, send bio, picture, music to Tony Eltora, tonyeltora@gmail.com. Include name, address, email address,phone number. Parental consent necessary. Email info@downtown hickory.com or visit www.hickoryoktoberfest.com

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 openmic@ncbpac.org

 

Call for artists

Hickory 31st Oktoberfest — Oct. 7-9: Accepting applications for arts and crafts vendors. Four stages of entertainment, beer gardens, amusement rides and carnival games, juried arts and crafts show, food and commercial vendors. Deadline Aug. 1. www.hickoryoktoberfest.com.

 

Call for volunteers 

DAV transportation network of Rowan County — Looking for volunteers to take veterans to hospital appts. Inquire at VAMC Salisbury volunteer office or contact Jim Martin at 704-638-9000 X3904.

The Humane Society of Rowan County — Dog Washes at Tractor Supply, Jake Alexander Blvd. at Julian Road 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays June 18, July 16, Aug. 20, Sept. 10. Contact The Humane Society of Rowan County, www.humane societyof rowancountync.org

Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival Zombie Walk — Aug. 20: Family friendly; Zombies will behave appropriately (no chasing, or being too aggressive, etc.). Info and registratopm at kannapolisarts@gmail.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 hps@horseprotection.org

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