Community Calendar June 2016

Published 12:00 am Monday, May 30, 2016

June 1

Youth auditions for Wizard of Oz 4:30 p.m. & 5:30 p.m. by appointment at 704-633-5471. Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St.

June 1, 7 p.m. 

Auditions for Hands on a Hardbody musical. Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St.

June 2, 12:30 p.m.

AARP at Rufty Holmes Sr. Center., 1120 S. MLK Jr. Ave. annual cook-out. 1120 S. MLK Jr Ave. 704-216-7714.

June 2, 7:30 p.m. 

Pooletown VFD annual business meeting, hot dog supper 6 p.m. 255 Richfield Road, Richfield.

June 3, 5-9 p.m. 

First Friday Downtown Salisbury Gallery Gallop. https://downtown

June 3, 6-9 p.m. 

Dunbar High School Class of 1966 reunion. Memorial service/ gospel concert at Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1570 N. Long St. (Long Ferry Road).

June 4, 6:30 a.m

Community Breakfast, all you can eat. Thyatira Presbyterian, 220 White Road. 704-636-1595. Adults $6, Children 10 and under $3.

June 4, 8 a.m.

Rowan Republican Breakfast, Ryan’s Family Steak House. Discussion begins 9 a.m. Info:

June 4, 9 a.m. 

Carolina Folkworks invites musicians to bring an instrument and play along at the Salisbury Farmers Market.

June 4, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 

D-Day Remembrance at Price of Freedom Museum, Military ceremony at 10 a.m. Military vehciles on display, Ride of Pride, interactive military drills for kids, VA on hand to assit Vets with info. Intersection of Weaver and Patterson Roads. 704-857-7474,

June 4, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. 

110th Anniversary Nazareth Fun Fest. Tickets at Nazareth Outlet. Entertainment, games, food, model air show, car show, fire trucks, crafts, car raffle. 855 Crescent Road, Rockwell. 704-279-5556.

June 4, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.  

Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary open house. 220 Grace Church Road,

June 4 

12th annual Pops at the Post. Salisbury Symphony and Friends at the Salisbury Post loading dock. Free. Salisbury Swing Band 5-7 p.m., Symphony at sunset. or

June 4, 7-10 p.m. 

Band dance at the YMCA, Second Time Around Band, bring a covered dish. $7. 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.

June 4-5

12th annual Lexington Master Gardener Garden Tour. Tickets, site info on Facebook or 336-210-5365.

June 7: 6 p.m. 

Salute A World War II Hero: Doug Parnell speaks at Lexington Public Libraryy, 602 Main St. Info: or 336-242-2040.

June 9, 7 p.m. 

Rowan Republican Executive Committee, Commissioners’ Room, 130 W. Innes St. Plan for summer events, fall elections. Stephen Kidd, 704-603-4114.

June 10, 9 p.m.

Main Street Challenge 5K, China Grove Fire Department.

June 11, 7-11 a.m. 

Breakfast at Cleveland Lions Club Den, Cemetery St, Cleveland. By donation. Benefits visually impaired. Info 704-278-0661.

June 11, 7 a.m.-1 p.m.

Monthly automotive themed swap meet at Kannapolis Intimidators stadium, 600 Stadium Drive. carolinaswapand show@ or Facebook

June 11, 1-5 p.m. 

The Lavender Garden’s second annual Open Field Day. Free. 399 B. Leazer Road, 704-857-3220,

June 11, 3-8 p.m. 

Horizons Unlimited Artisan Fair, $3, special events to be announced. Horizons Unlimited, 1636 Parkview Circle.

June 12, 2-5 p.m. 

South Salisbury FD new station dedication and open house, traditional ceremony, station tours, children’s activities, refreshments. Fire Station, 3207 Old Concord Road, 704-637-387.
June 12, 1 p.m. 

Exhibit opens: “Mama, why does the water have a color?” Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main St.,

June 12, 2p.m. 

‘Moonshine Over Mount Pleasant,’ Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society on the history of local illegal distilling and bootlegging. 1100 N. Main St., Mt. Pleasant. $3.

June 13, 5-7 p.m.

Business After Hours, TBA. 704-633-4221

June 14, 2-4 p.m. 

Pat Cohen “Singing the Blues,” Free, sign up at 704-636-0111. J.F. Hurley YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd.

June 14, 7 p.m.

Rowan History Club, “A Taste Of History.” Free, Rowan Museum Messinger Room, 202 N. Main St.,

June 15, 3-4 p.m 

Diabetes Academy: Medication Education. Free, sign up at 704-636-0111. J.F. Hurley YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd.

June 15, 1-3 p.m. 

Summer Reading Program at Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary every Wednesday, kids must be accompanied by adult.

June 16, 6:30 p.m.  

Kannapolis Downtown Revitalization Master Plan informational meeting, Kannapolis City Hall and Police Headquarters, 401 Laureate Way.

June 16, 6-9 p.m. 

Union Street Live in Downtown Concord: Main Stage Jim Quick & Coastline. North Stage Pluto for Planet.

June 16-18, 7:30 p.m.

“Diversified,” 10 minute play festival. Six new comedies. Lee Street theatre, 329 N Lee St. 704-310-5507.

June 16, 8-10 p.m.

A Tribute to Elvis: Civic Center, Lexington. 336-236-42118.

June 17, 6-8 p.m.

“Third Fridays at the Mill” at China Grove Farmers Market ) with music and food.

June 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 

Humane Society of Rowan County Dog Wash at Tractor Supply, Jake Alexander Blvd. Cost depends on size. www.humanesociety

June 18, 11 a.m.-until 

BBQ chicken luncheon,  4401 St Stephen’s Church Road, Gold Hill. 704-279-3768.

June 18, 7-10 p.m. 

Band dance at the Y, Second Time Around Band, bring a covered dish. $7. 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.

June 18 

22nd annual Wayne C. Henderson Music Festival and Guitar Competition at Grayson Highlands State Park, Va.

June 18 and 25, 9 a.m.-noon 

23rd annual Renaissance Festival auditions at Cannon School, 5801 Poplar Tent Road, Concord. See

June 20, 6 p.m.  

Kannapolis Downtown Revitalization Master Plan informational meeting, Kannapolis City Hall and Police Headquarters, 401 Laureate Way.

June 22, noon 

At the Y: Powles Staton Funeral Home presents Veterans program, lunch provided sign up at 704-636-0111, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd.

June 24, 1 p.m.

Friends of the Symphony Golf Tournament at Country Club of Salisbury. Info  704-431-4447 or 705-762-9820.

June 25, 11 a.m. 

Salisbury Pride Festival; Lee and Fisher Streets. After Pride Party 7 p.m. at Nashville Nights, membership required.

June 25, noon-3 p.m. 

‘Reading In the Park!’ Favorite children’s storybook characters read to the children. Cannon Park, 611 Park Ave. Free ice cream, book to take home. Info 738-7077.

June 25, noon-5 p.m. 

Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival. 828-231-5037 or

June 25, begins 3 p.m.

Carolina ATV Flat Track Riders Series ATV/UTV Mud Bog Sprint at Rowan County Fairgrounds. Heat Races 3 p.m., main event 7 p.m. 704-791-6317 or

June 25,  7-11 p.m.

The Town of Faith’s annual street dance featuring the band The Swashtones.

June 25, 8 p.m.

Music at the Mural outdoor concert series with Motel Soap, West Fisher St. Bring a chair.

June 29, 6 p.m.  

Kannapolis Downtown Revitalization Master Plan informational meeting, Kannapolis City Hall and Police Headquarters, 401 Laureate Way.

June 30

Deadline to RSVP for First annual She Thang, on July 16. RSVP to Dress fashionably, wear your favorite hat. Blue Bay, 1007 E. Innes St.


City of Salsibury hosts community meetings

Coffee with a Cop,  9-10 a.m. First and third Tuesdays at Koco Java • Second and fourth Tuesdays at Mean Mug.

Meetings with the Manager, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays after the first City Council meeting, City Hall, first floor.

-— 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. Free.

See for details


Farmers Markets

Salisbury, morning — 8 a.m.-noon, Saturdays and Wednesdays, corner of Fisher and Jackson

Salisbury, evening — 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Visitor’s Center.

China Grove — 4-6 p.m. Fridays.

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

Lexington — 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturdays: 129 S. Railroad St.


Movies in the Park

Entertainment 8 p.m., movie at 9 p.m. Free family movie at City Park. Fridays • June 10: Aladdin • June 24: Home • July 8: Penguins of Madagascar • July 22: The Good Dinosaur • Aug. 5: Minions • See


RPL Movie Series

Free popcorn. Children must be accompanied by parent. 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at 201 W. Fisher St. • June 7: Remember the Titans • June 14: The 5th Wave  • June 21: Secretariat  • June 28: The Mighty Ducks


Kannapolis summer entertainment series

• 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.


This weeks’ towncrier meetings

Monday, May 30 

Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 31

Free coffee and doughnuts for veterans, 9-11 a.m., Frontier Coffee Shoppe in Thelma’s Restaurant, West End Plaza.

TOPS NC 437, 10 a.m., Lane St. Baptist, 2532 Lane St., Kannapolis. Weigh-in 9:30 a.m., 704-938-3634.

Wednesday, June 1

Salisbury Rowan Convention & Visitors Bureau master plan cttee., noon, Gateway Bldg., 204 E. Innes St.

Salisbury Community Appearance Commission, 4 p.m.,. Council Chambers, 217 S. Main St.

Thursday, June 2

PGT Toastmasters, 5:45-6:45 p.m., J.F. Hurley YMCA, 828 Jake Alexander Blvd. W., 828-310-8491,

Salisbury Rowan Convention & Visitors Bureau destination marketing cttee., 10 a.m., Gateway Bldg., 204 E. Innes St.

Andrew Jackson Masonic Lodge Stated Communications, 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting.

Kennedy Hall American Legion Post 106 Cleveland, 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting.

NAACP general meeting, 7 p.m. Location TBA.

Eureka Lodge 45, 7 p.m., 1433 Old Wilkesboro Road. 704-636-3267 or 7040-798-2032.

Saturday, June 4

Goldmine Toast masters, 8:30-10 a.m., 8:30-10 a.m., Connect Christian Church, 3101 Davidson Highway, Concord.  704-305-1040,

Summer Camp info at > special sections >
Summer Fun PDF

Up-to-date Arts & Entertainment listings in every Thursday’s Time Out or online at

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