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Community Calendar July-December 2016

JULY

June 29-July 4

71st annual Faith Fourth of July celebration

June 30, 7-10 p.m.

Kannapolis Concert in the Park, Charlotte Symphony with Fireworks. Village Park, www.kannapolisnc.gov/

July 2: Gates 6 p.m., fireworks 9:30 p.m. 

Kannapolis Intimidators third annual All-American Community Celebration and Fireworks. Ticket and parking info 704-932-3267, IntimidatorsBaseball.com

July 2, 7-10 p.m.

Delmonico’s Band, $7, J. F. Hurley YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.

July 2-4 

NC Transportation Museum. A variety of events surround the return of the Class J #611 locomotive, including At the Throttle rides, Jump Seat Cab rides, Caboose train rides with the #611 and more. www.nctrans.org

July 5, 6:30 p.m. 

Cool Runnings. RPL Family Movie Series, Headquarters (Salisbury) www.rowanpubliclibrary.org

July 6, 1-3 p.m.

Reading program at Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary. Must be accompanied by an adult. www.faithfulfriendsnc.org

July 6, 2 p.m. 

The Mighty Ducks. RPL Family Movie Series, South Rowan Regional (China Grove), www.rowanpubliclibrary.org

July 7-10

NC Transportation Museum Capital City Special. 4 day/3-night scenic excursion from the Piedmont to Washington, DC aboard vintage rail cars, the Powhatan Arrow and the St. Augustine. www.nctrans.org

July 8, 8 p.m.

Penguins of Madagascar. Movies in the Park, pre-movie entertainment 8 p.m., movie 9 p.m. Free, at City Park 704- 216-2708, See www.salisburync.gov/Play

July 8-9, 8 p.m. 

Salisbury Ghost Walk. Tours meet on steps of Rowan Co. Admin. Bldg., corner of Church and Innes. $10. salisburyghostwalk.com

July 8, 8:45 p.m.

Kannapolis Movies in the Park, The Peanuts Movie, Village Park, www.kannapolisnc.gov/

July 9, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. 

Work day for volunteer groups at Rowan Helping Ministries, final renovations for Ralph W. Ketner Center. ehuffman@rowanhelpingministries.org or 704-637-6838, ext. 112.

July 9, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Slide The City, includes block party, N. Main St., Downtown Salisbury.

July 9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Blackberry festival. Vendors, live music, children’s corner, blackberry everything. Parking proceeds go to Liberty VFD. 7940 Bringle Ferry Road, Hills Minnow Farm.

July 9 1-7 p.m.

Kannapolis Cruise-In. Free. Downtown Kannapolis.

July 10 

Exhibit closes: NC’s Favorite Son: Billy Graham and His Remarkable Journey of Faith. NC Museum of History, Raleigh. Free. www.ncmuseumofhistory.org/

July 11, 5-7 p.m. 

Business After Hours: Courtyard by Marriott. cdeese@rowanchamber.com 704-633-4221

July 12, 6:30 p.m. 

42. RPL Family Movie Series, Headquarters (Salisbury) www.rowanpubliclibrary.org

July 13, 1-3 p.m.

Reading program at Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary. Must be accompanied by an adult. www.faithfulfriendsnc.org

July 13, 2 p.m. 

Cool Runnings. RPL Family Movie Series, South Rowan Regional (China Grove), www.rowanpubliclibrary.org

July 13

Deadline to register for China Grove Farmers Day Little Mr./Miss contest. www.chinagrovenc.com

July 14, 2-6:30 p.m. 

Red Cross blood drive, Prospect Presbyterian Church, 9425 West Hwy 152. www.redcrossbloodlorg sponsor code Prospect Presbyterian or 704-664-1514.

July 14-16 

Downtown Salisbury’s annual Krazy Klearance event. Info katelin@downtownsalisburync.com

July 14, 6-8 p.m.

History on Tap Event #2: New Sarum Brewing Co. 109 N. Lee St. events@historicsalisbury.org, 704-636-0103

July 14-23

Piedmont Players youth theatre “The Wizard of Oz,” Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. 704-633-5471. piedmontplayers.com

July 14, 7 p.m. 

Rowan Republican Executive Committee, Commissioners’ Room, 130 W. Innes St. Info  704-232-4047.

July 14, 6-9 p.m. 

Kannapolis Thursdays on Main – Evening, Boat Rockers, Veterans Park, www.kannapolisnc.gov/

July 15-16, 8 p.m. 

Salisbury Ghost Walk. Tours meet on steps of Rowan Co. Admin. Bldg., corner of Church and Innes. $10. salisburyghostwalk.com

July 16

China Grove Farmers Day, all-day festival, downtown China Grove, www.chinagrovenc.com

July 16, 8 a.m.

5k Run/Walk for the Salisbury Greenway. Knox Middle School. ncgov/play 704- 216-2708. Fee info at salisburyrowanrunners.org

July 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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

July 16, noon-6 p.m. 

Praise In The Park at Cleveland Park. Shady Grove Baptist Church hosts singing, praise dancing, games, prizes, raffles. For a ride, call 704-267-9430 by July 14.Info at 704-402-6362.

July 16, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Symphony’s Family Picnic at the Park. Bring your lunch and children. Desserts, Musical Zoo. The Gazebo in Elizabeth H. Hurley Park, Annandale at N. Craige. 704-640-2468.

July 16, 7-10 p.m. 

Second Time Around Band, $7, J. F. Hurley YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.

July 16, 7-10 p.m.

Kannapolis Concerts in the Park, Andrew Theilen Big Band, Village Park, www.kannapolisnc.gov/

July 17, 2 p.m.

120 cemeteries in Cabarrus and surrounding counties. Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society: ECHS Museum 1100 N. Main St., Mt. Pleasant.

July 18-21

Powered for Life: College and Career Readiness for 10th and 11th grade students. Salisbury Jobs for Life. Rod 704-633-0431 First Baptist Church.

July 19, 1 p.m.

Rowan County Senior Democrats, Rowan Public Library, 201 N. Fisher St., Alice Mitchell, 704-870-8380.

July 19, 3– 10 p.m.

Meals on Wheels of Rowan and Salisbury Outback Giveback, 1020 E. Innes St, 704-633-0352 or mowrowannc.org

July 19, 6:30 p.m. 

Iron Will. RPL Family Movie Series, Headquarters (Salisbury) www.rowanpubliclibrary.org

July 20, 2 p.m. 

Iron Will. RPL Family Movie Series, South Rowan Regional (China Grove), www.rowanpubliclibrary.org

July 20, 10:30 a.m. 

Kannapolis Children’s Theater – Upcycled Cinderella, Veterans Park, www.kannapolisnc.gov/

July 20, 1-3 p.m.

Reading program at Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary. Must be accompanied by an adult. www.faithfulfriendsnc.org

July 21-30

“August: Osage County.” St. Thomas Players at Lee Street theatre, 329 N. Lee St. leestreet.org 704-310-5507.

July 21, 6-9 p.m. 

Union Street Live summer concert series, Downtown Concord with Fantastic Shakers and Jay Mathey Band. www.concorddowntown.com

July 22, 8 p.m.

The Good Dinosaur. Movies in the Park, pre-movie entertainment 8 p.m., movie 9 p.m. Free, at City Park 704- 216-2708, See www.salisburync.gov/Play

July 22, 8:45 p.m. 

Kannapolis Movies in the Park, The Good Dinosaur, Village Park, www.kannapolisnc.gov/

July 23, 4-11:30 p.m.

CHICKWEED ~ Celebrating Indestructible Women, F&M Trolley Barn, 125 E. Liberty St., Sue McHugh 704- 577-9965.

July 23, 7 p.m.

Kannapolis Stories Under the Stars, Piedmont Dance Ballet, Village Park, www.kannapolisnc.gov/

July 26, 6:30 p.m. 

Invictus. RPL Family Movie Series, Headquarters (Salisbury) www.rowanpubliclibrary.org

July 26, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 

American Red Cross Blood Drive, J. F. Hurley YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.

July 27, 2 p.m. 

Ice Castles. RPL Family Movie Series, South Rowan Regional (China Grove), www.rowanpubliclibrary.org

July 28, 7 p.m.

Rowan County Democratic Party, Rowan County Admin. Bldg., 130 W. Innes St. Geoffrey Hoy, 704-603-8029.

July 30, 8-11 p.m.

Music at the Mural with The Trongone Band, at W. Fisher St. Bring a lawn chair. Info www.salisburync.gov/play or 704-216-PLAY

July 28-Aug. 6

Piedmont Players Theatre “Hands on a Hardbody,” Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. 704-633-5471, piedmontplayers.com

July 30, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Third annual Dragon Boat Festival: High Rock Lake, rain or shine. www.rowan chamberdragonboat.com or 704-633-4221.

July 30, 7-10 p.m. 

Kannapolis Concerts in the Park, Too Much Sylvia, Village Park, www.kannapolisnc.gov/

July 30, 8 p.m.

Guided Ghost Walk in Historic Gold Hill Village, St. Stephens Church Road, goldhillnc.com

 

AUGUST

Aug. 2 

National Night Out: Nationwide event where residents get to know neighbors as a way to encourage crime prevention. https://natw.org/about

Aug. 2, 6:30 p.m. 

Stick It. RPL Family Movie Series, Headquarters (Salisbury) www.rowanpubliclibrary.org

Aug. 4-21 

“The Dixie Swim Club,” Old Courthouse Theater, 49 Spring St. NW, Concord. 704-788-2405, www.oldcourt housetheatre.org

Aug. 5, 8 p.m.

Minions. Movies in the Park, pre-movie entertainment 8 p.m., movie 9 p.m. Free, at City Park 704- 216-2708, See www.salisburync.gov/Play

Aug. 5, 6-8:30 p.m. 

Aug 6, 7 a.m.-noon. 

Singled Out/Jobs for Life annual fundraiser. First Ministry Center of First Baptist, 220 N. Fulton St. 704-633-0431

Aug. 5 

Deadline to submit art for cover of 2017 Rowan Helping Ministries Christmas Honor Card. 704-637-6838 kmueller@rowanhelpingministries.org

Aug. 5, 5-9 p.m. 

Aug.6, 3-7 p.m.

Friday Summer Sip, and Saturday Annual Craft Beer Festival, Downtown Salisbury.

Aug. 5-6, 8 p.m. 

Salisbury Ghost Walk. Tours meet on steps of Rowan Co. Admin. Bldg., corner of Church and Innes. $10. salisburyghostwalk.com

Aug. 5, 8:45 p.m. 

Kannapolis Movies in the Park, Star Wars, Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, Village Park, www.kannapolisnc.gov/

Aug.6. 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Millers Ferry Craft Show firemom114@yahoo.com

Aug. 6, 9 a.m. 

Ladies’ prayer breakfast, Kimball Memorial Lutheran Church, 101 Vance St., Kannapolis. RSVP to 704-933-4101 by Aug.1.

Aug. 6, 8 a.m. 

Rowan Republican breakfast, Ryan’s Family Steak House. Discussion begins 9 a.m. Info: pierceconstruction@msn.com

Aug. 6, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

NC Transportation Museum All Ford Show, the largest of the museum’s car shows. To show your vehicle, call 704-636-2889 ext. 268. www.nctrans.org

Aug.7, 5 p.m.

Bluegrass and Blankets, Dr. Josephus Hall House, 226 S. Jackson St. events@historicsalisbury.org 704-636-0103

Aug. 9, 6:30 p.m. 

Ice Castles. RPL Family Movie Series, Headquarters (Salisbury) www.rowanpubliclibrary.org

Aug. 10, 10:30 a.m.

Kannapolis Children’s Theater – Storybook Tales, Veterans Park, www.kannapolisnc.gov/

Aug. 11, 6-9 p.m.

Kannapolis Thursdays on Main – Evening, Tim Clark, Veterans Park, www.kannapolisnc.gov/

Aug.11, 6-8 p.m.

History on Tap Event #3: Ice House. 224 East Horah St. historicsalisbury.org/education/preservation-awards-3

Aug. 11, 7 p.m 

Rowan Republican Executive Committee, Commissioners’ Room, 130 W. Innes St. Info  704-232-4047.

Aug.12, 1 p.m.

Trinity Oaks 10th annual golf tournament, Country Club of Salisbury, apressly@trinityoaks.net or 704-603-9202.

Aug. 12-13, 8 p.m. 

Salisbury Ghost Walk. Tours meet on steps of Rowan Co. Admin. Bldg., corner of Church and Innes. $10. salisburyghostwalk.com

Aug. 13 

All GM Show: Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac. NC Tranportation Museum. To register your car, call 704-636-2889, ext 268. www.nctrans.org

Aug. 13, 1-7 p.m.

Kannapolis Cruise-In. Free. Downtown Kannapolis.

Aug. 13, 7-10 p.m.

Kannapolis Concerts in the Park, Delbert McClinton, fireworks. Village Park, www.kannapolisnc.gov/

Aug. 13, 4:30 p.m.

Second annual Night at the Museums. Rowan Museum and Spencer Toy & Doll Museum. RSVP early to 704-762-9359.

Aug. 15, 5-7 p.m. 

Business After Hours campaign kick-off. cdeese@rowanchamber.com 704-633-4221.

Aug. 16, 1 p.m.

Rowan County Senior Democrats, Rowan Public Library, 201 N. Fisher St., Alice Mitchell, 704-870-8380.

Aug. 18, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Aug. 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Carolina Artists Expo. Oil, acrylic, watercolor, photography, pencil, pastel, pen & ink, charcoal, collage, mixed media, by local artists. Salisbury Civic Center. Free. Works for sale.

Aug. 18, 6-9 p.m. 

Union Street Live summer concert series, Downtown Concord with Band of Oz and Mike Strauss band. www.concorddowntown.com

Aug. 19-20, 8 p.m. 

Salisbury Ghost Walk. Tours meet on steps of Rowan Co. Admin. Bldg., corner of Church and Innes. $10. salisburyghostwalk.com

Aug. 20, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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

Aug. 20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Woodleaf Tomato Festival 10th Year Celebration. Unity Presbyterian Church, Woodleaf, 704-278-4248 woodleaftomatofestival@yahoo.com

Aug. 20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Aug. 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

NC Transportation Museum Historic Spencer Shops Train Show. Model train layouts, vendors, kids’ activities, modeling clinics, 704-636-2889 ext. 239, www.nctrans.org

Aug. 20, 2-6 p.m.

Hot Summer Nights Cruise-In, Historic Gold Hill. Antique cars, cycles, street rods, classic cars. ’50s and ’60s music with deejay. goldhillnc.com

Aug. 20, 2-6 p.m.

Kannapolis Wine Festival, Kannapolis City Hall. Admission includes souvenir wine glass, hors d’oeuvres, music, door prizes, local wine and crafts for purchase.

Aug. 20, 4-8 p.m.

Zombie Walk/Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival, Downtown Kannapolis. Family friendly, Zombies will behave. kannapolisarts@gmail.com

Aug. 25, 6-9 p.m. 

College Night Out, Downtown Salisbury. Info ync.com

Aug. 20, 7 p.m. 

Kannapolis Stories Under the Stars. Kannapolis Library, www.kannapolisnc.gov/

Aug. 25, 7 p.m.

Rowan County Democratic Party, Rowan County Admin. Bldg., 130 W. Innes St. Geoffrey Hoy, 704-603-8029.

Aug. 25-26

Leadership Rowan Retreat. cdeese@rowanchamber.com 704-633-4221

Aug. 26-27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Antiques Appraisal Fair, Roadshow Style. $5/ item, limit two. 108 Fourth St., Spencer. 704-762-9359 spencerdollandtoymuseum.com

Aug. 26-28

NC Transportation Museum Civil War Weekend: Stoneman’s Raid Through Salisbury. Demonstrators, music, lantern tours, dinner and dance, National Cemetery & Confederate Prison trolley tours, Civil War presentations. www.nctrans.org

Aug. 26-28

Southern Women’s Show Charlotte. southernshows.com

Aug. 27, 8-11 p.m.

Music at the Mural with Brandon Kirkley and the Firecrackers, at W. Fisher St. Bring a lawn chair. Info www.salisburync.gov/play or 704-216-PLAY

Aug 27, 8 p.m. 

Ed Sullivan Show Tribute, Norvell Theater, Salisbury Symphony. 704 637- 4314 salisburysymphony.org

Aug. 30, 7 p.m.

Friends of Rowan Public Library and Cheerwine Concert Series present Bob Carlin, 201 W. Fisher St., 704-216-8228

Aug. 30-31, 7 p.m. 

PPT musical auditions for “Peter and the Starcatcher,” Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St., by appointment only. 704-633-5471, www.PiedmontPlayers.com

 

SEPTEMBER

Sept. 2, 5-9 p.m.

Busker’s Bash. 40 street performers: music, dancing, magic , entertainment downtown Salisbury. Info katelin@downtownsalisburync.com

Sept. 2, 8 p.m. 

Sunset Run 5K, United Way, Rowan Public Library. salisburyrowanrunners.org

Sept. 3, 7-10 a.m.

Joe Hall Breakfast, Lions’ Den, Cemetery St., Cleveland; for two WRHS Scholarships. Full breakfast. Cleveland Lions Club. Info: 704-278-0974.

Sept. 7, noon

United Way Campaign Kick-Off, Hurley YMCA, Jake Alexander Blvd.

Sept. 7, noon -1:30 p.m. 

Brown Bag Lunch Jam, free, live entertainment at Eastern Gateway Park, corner of Depot and E. Innes Streets. www.salisburync.gov

Sept. 8. 7:30 a.m.

United Way Day of Caring, Hurley YMCA, Jake Alexander Blvd.

Sept. 8-10, 15-17, 7:30 p.m.

“Exit Pursued by a Bear,” Lee St. Theatre.

Sept. 8, 7 p.m 

Rowan Republican Executive Committee, Commissioners’ Room, 130 W. Innes St. Info 704-603-4114.

Sept. 9-10, 3 p.m.-10 a.m.

Fall Family Camp out, $20 per tent (up to 4 people), $5 each additional person: Salisbury Community Park 704- 216-2708 salisburync.gov

Sept. 9-17, 

Cabarrus County Fair, Concord, www.cabarrus county.us

Sept. 9-11.

Southern Ideal Home Show, Charlotte. Southernshows.com

Sept. 9, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. 

Sept. 10, 8 a.m.-noon

Milford Hills UMC Fall fundraiser. Fellowship Hall. 704-636-0471 office@milfordhillsumc.org

Sept. 10 , 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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

Sept.10, 12:30 p.m. 

Rowan County Republican Golf Tournament, Corbin Hills Golf Club. Info pierceconstruction@msn.com or 704-361-5337.

Sept. 10, 1-7 p.m. 

Kannapolis Cruise-In. Free. Downtown Kannapolis.

Sept. 10, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

The Denton Street Festival. Food, crafts, games, local entertainment. Rain or shine. 336-859-4231.

Sept. 10, 9 a.m.

Rockwell Fest, a Small Town Celebration. Free. Dimension Dance Arts, Tiger World’s exotic friends, Doggie Dress Up Contest, Cross Ties Band.

Sept. 10-11.

Salisbury Gun and Knife Show, Rowan County Fairgrounds, Julian Road. rowancountyfair.net/events/ or 704-640-2326.

Sept. 11, 3 p.m.

Salisbury-Rowan Choral Society in Concert. War and Peace will praise the contributions of warriors across time. facebook.com/Salisbury.Rowan.Choral.Society

Sept. 12, 5-7 p.m.

Business After Hours, TBA. cdeese@rowanchamber.com 704-633-4221

Sept. 13, 7 p.m.

History Club Meeting, NC’s Folk Music History. Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main St. rowanmuseum@fibrant.com 704-633-5946

Sept. 14, noon -1:30 p.m. 

Brown Bag Lunch Jam, free, live entertainment at Eastern Gateway Park, corner of Depot and E. Innes Streets. www.salisburync.gov

Sept. 15, 7:30 a.m. 

Power in Partnership: Trinity Oaks. cdeese@rowanchamber.com 704-633-4221.

Sept. 15, 7 p.m. 

Family Storytelling Concert featuring Connie Regan-Blake. Rowan Public Library, 201 W. Fisher St., 704-216-7728.

Sept. 15, 6-9 p.m. 

Union Street Live summer concert series, Downtown Concord with Too Much Sylvia and Below the Belt. www.concorddowntown.com

Sept. 17, 9 a.m.

Rowan Cabarrus Walk to End Alzheimer’s; NC Research Campus in Kannapolis. chaffey@alz.org 980-498-7725 act.alz.org/Kannapolis

Sept. 17, 4-8 p.m. 

Germanfest; Old Stone House, 770 Old Stone House Road. rowanmuseum@fibrant.com 704-633-5946

Sept. 17, 6:30 p.m.

Prevent Child Abuse Rowan’s second annual Toss for Tots, F&M Trolley Barn, 125 E. Liberty St. preventchildabuserowan.org or 704-639-1700.

Sept. 18, 2 p.m.

Dedication ceremony for newly-renovated Ralph W. Ketner Center (original building) at Rowan Helping Ministries.

Sept. 20, 1 p.m. 

Rowan County Senior Democrats, Rowan Public Library, 201 N. Fisher St., Alice Mitchell, 704-870-8380.

Sept. 21, noon -1:30 p.m. 

Brown Bag Lunch Jam, free, live entertainment at Eastern Gateway Park, corner of Depot and E. Innes Streets. www.salisburync.gov

Sept. 22, 7 p.m.

Rowan County Democratic Party, Rowan County Admin. Bldg., 130 W. Innes St. Geoffrey Hoy, 704-603-8029.

Sept. 23-Oct.1

Rowan County Fair, Julian Road fairgrounds. 704-640-2326 or www.rowancountyfair.net

Sept. 23-25, 30, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

NC Transportation Museum Day Out With Thomas the tank engine. Live music, magic, more. www.nctrans.org

Sept. 24

Annual Founder’s Day event, Historic Gold Hill, goldhillnc.com

Sept. 24, 6:30 p.m.-11 p.m.

Rowan Crosby Scholars Barbecue, Bands, and Boots, F&M Trolley Barn 125 E. Liberty St. 704-762-3512 info@crosbyscholarsrowan.org $95 /couple.

Sept. 24, 7:30 p.m.

Fifty Years Later Symphony Concert, Keppel Auditorium at Catawba College. Salisbury Symphony 704-637-4314 salisburysymphony.org

Sept. 24-25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Repticon Charlotte, family-oriented reptile event. Cabarrus Event Center, 4751 Highway 49 N., Concord, 863-268-4273. www.cabarrusarena.com

Sept. 24, noon-5 p.m. 

Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival. Family friendly arts and culture in downtown Kannapolis. 828-231-5037 or kannapolisarts@gmail.com

Sept. 24, 8-11 p.m.

Music at the Mural with Big Break, at W. Fisher St. Bring a lawn chair. Info www.salisburync.gov/play or 704-216-PLAY

Sept. 27-Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m. 

“How I Learned to Drive” and “Exit the King.”Florence Busby Corriher Theatre, Catawba College, catawba.edu

Sept. 27-28, 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. 

PPT youth auditions for “The Boxcar Children,” Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St., by appointment only. 704-633-5471, www.PiedmontPlayers.com

Sept. 27, 7 p.m. 

Friends of Rowan Public Library and Cheerwine Concert Series present Pat Mother Blues Cohen, 201 W. Fisher St., 704-216-8228,

Sept. 28, noon -1:30 p.m. 

Brown Bag Lunch Jam, free, live entertainment at Eastern Gateway Park, corner of Depot and E. Innes Streets. www.salisburync.gov

Sept. 29-Oct. 16. 

“Death Trap,” Old Courthouse Theater, 49 Spring St. NW, Concord. 704-788-2405, www.oldcourt housetheatre.org

 

OCTOBER

Oct. 1-2, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Annual Autumn Jubilee at Dan 37th Nicholas Park, 704-216-7803.

Oct. 1-2 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

NC Transportation Museum Day Out With Thomas the tank engine. Live music, magic, more. www.nctrans.org

Oct. 1

Rowan Republican breakfast, Ryan’s Family Steak House. Discussion begins 9 a.m. Info: pierceconstruction@msn.com

Oct. 6, 6:30 p.m. 

OctoberTour Patrons’ Party: Havana Nights. Ticketed event. Historic Salisbury Foundation, 704-636-0103 historicsalisbury.org or octobertour.com

Oct. 6-15 

Piedmont Players Theatre’s “Peter and the Starcatcher,” Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. Tickets 704-633-5471, www.PiedmontPlayers.com

Oct. 6-8, 13-15, 7:30 p.m.

“Tuesdays with Morrie,” Lee Street theatre, 329 N. Lee St. leestreet.org 704-310-5507.

Oct. 7-31,except Sundays

Milford Hills UMC Pumpkin Patch. All profit to missions, local and beyond. 704-636-0471 office@milfordhillsumc.org

Oct. 7, 11:30 a.m.

OctoberTour Luncheon: Heirloom Gardening in Historic Salisbury, Salisbury Station, 215 Depot St. events@historicsalisbury.org

Oct. 8, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Oct. 9, noon-5:30 p.m.

40th annual OctoberTour of Historic Homes. Ticketed event, 10-13 historic home tours. octobertour.com

Oct. 8-9

Bank St. Café and Open Air Art Market. Free. Live music, children’s activities, Civil War encampment, food and crafts. Hall House Lawn, 226 S. Jackson St. events@historicsalisbury.org or octobertour.com

Oct. 8, 5-7 p.m.

After Hours Plein Air Artist reception, 226 S. Jackson St. lawn. Free. Historic Salisbury Foundation, 704-636-0103 historicsalisbury.org

Oct. 8, 6:30 p.m.

Granite Quarry Fiddlers Convention. East Rowan High School. Lanny Merrell, Granite Quarry Civitan Club. 704-213-1992

Oct. 8

VAEA 5K, Employees Association, VA Medical Center salisburyrowanrunners.org

Oct. 8, 1-7 p.m. 

Kannapolis Cruise-In. Free. Downtown Kannapolis.

Oct. 10, 5-7 p.m. 

Business After Hours, David Post Law Firm. cdeese@rowanchamber.com 704-633-4221

Oct. 11, 7 p.m.

History Club, Integrating American Legion Baseball. Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main St. rowanmuseum@fibrant.com 704-633-5946.

Oct. 13, 7 p.m 

Rowan Republican Executive Committee, Commissioners’ Room, 130 W. Innes St. Info  704-232-4047.

Oct. 15, 9 a.m.-noon

Pregnancy Support Center Walk for Life, Details at 704-633-7695.

Oct. 15, 9 a.m.-noon

Secure Your Identity Day Shred Event, Better Business Bureau, 119 Brookstown Ave., Winston-Salem. Info marketing@bbbtrust.org

Oct. 15 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 

NC Transportation Museum Harvest Festival. Horse shoes, corn hole, old time games, see corn shucking and corn shelling, antique tractors, train ride, hay ride. www.nctrans.org

Oct. 15 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 

NC Transportation Museum Antique Auto Club of America Car Show antique cars, all makes and models. Free for spectators, www.nctrans.org

Oct. 15, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Autumn Craft Show, indoor and outdoor vendors. Salisbury Civic Center. 704- 216-2708 salisburync.gov

Oct. 15, 6:30- 11 p.m. 

8th annual Big Chili Cook-Off at F&M Trolley Barn. Benefits Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 704-636-1882 waterworks.org

Oct. 15, 6-9 p.m.

Rail Walk Studio and Gallery 10th Anniversary Celebration, 409-413 N. Lee St. 704-431-8964 pattlegg.net

Oct. 16-23

Trick or Treat So Others May Eat, canned food drive for youth groups. Rowan Helping Ministries 704-637-6838, ext. 112 ehuffman@rowanhelpingministries.org rowanhelpingministries.org

Oct. 17-18, 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. 

PPT youth auditions for “Elf: The Musical,” Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St., by appointment only. 704-633-5471, www.PiedmontPlayers.com

Oct. 18-19

Friends of the Symphony Southeastern Orchestra volunteer association round table, time TBA.

Oct. 18, 1 p.m.

Rowan County Senior Democrats, Rowan Public Library, 201 N. Fisher St., Alice Mitchell, 704-870-8380.

Oct. 20, 7:30 a.m. 

Power in Partnership, Trinity Oaks cdeese@rowanchamber.com 704-633-4221

Oct. 20. 

NC Music Hall of Fame 2016 Induction Ceremony, Kannapolis Performing Arts Center, 415 East First St., NorthCarolinaMusicHallofFame.org or 704-934-2320.

Oct. 23

Spooky Sprint 5K, Rowan Rotary, Catawba College salisburyrowanrunners.org

Oct. 25-30

“Radium Girls,” Hedrick Little Theatre, Catawba College, catawba.edu

Oct. 27, 7 p.m.

Rowan County Democratic Party, Rowan County Admin. Bldg., 130 W. Innes St. Geoffrey Hoy, 704-603-8029.

Oct. 29, 3-6 p.m.

Salisbury Parks & Rec Halloween Fun Fest: $5. Downtown, Salisbury Post parking lot. 704- 216-2708, salisburync.gov

Oct. 29, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Trick or Treat in the Village Shops in Historic Gold Hill, Age 12 and under. St. Stephens Church Road. www.goldhillnc.com

Oct. 29, noon-5 p.m. 

Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival. Family friendly arts and culture in downtown Kannapolis. 828-231-5037 or kannapolisarts@gmail.com

Oct. 29, 8-11 p.m.

Music at the Mural with Big Daddy Love, at W. Fisher St. Bring a lawn chair. Info www.salisburync.gov/play or 704-216-PLAY

Oct. 29

Gold Hill Park Ghost Walk in Historic Gold Hill, St. Stephens Church Road. www.goldhillnc.com

Oct. 29, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Brunswick Stew at Lions’ Den Cemetery St., Cleveland. Eat in or take out. 704-278-0661 Elaine Hewitt hewclem@bellsouth.net

Oct. 30, 4-6 p.m.

Fall Festival: Inflatables, games, antique fire trucks, food. First Ministry Center 220 North Fulton St. rod@fbcsalisbury.org

 

NOVEMBER

Nov. 4, 5-9 p.m. 

1st Friday, Shop Dine and Stroll. Info katelin@downtownsalisburync.com

Nov. 4

Rowan Republican breakfast, Ryan’s Family Steak House. Discussion begins 9 a.m. Info: pierceconstruction@msn.com

Nov. 5

Holiday Faire: Salisbury’s Christmas Craft Show; First Ministry Center of First Baptist, 220 N. Fulton St. 704-636-0061 or 704-633-0431 for vendor info.

Nov. 6, 10 a.m.

North Carolina Cyclo-cross Series Race: Salisbury Community Park. nccyclocross.com, 704- 216-2708.

Nov. 8, 4 p.m.

History Club, Civil Rights & Wrongs In The 20th Century. Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main St. rowanmuseum@fibrant.com 704-633-5946

Nov. 10, 6:30 p.m.

63rd Annual Antiques Show Patron’s Party. Salisbury Civic Center, 315 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. rowanmuseum@fibrant.com 704-633-5946

Nov. 10-12 and 17-19, 7:30 p.m.

“Reefer Madness,” Lee Street theatre, 329 N. Lee St. leestreet.org 704-310-5507.

Nov.10-20

49th annual Southern Christmas Show, Charlotte. www.SouthernChristmasShow.com

Nov. 10, 7 p.m

Rowan Republican Executive Committee, Commissioners’ Room, 130 W. Innes St. Info  704-232-4047.

Nov. 10, evening 

BBB Torch Awards, Bridger Field House at WFU BB&T Field, 499 Deacon Blvd., Winston-Salem. Info marketing@bbbtrust.org

Nov. 11-19 

Piedmont Players Youth Theatre’s “The Boxcar Children,” Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. Tickets 704-633-5471, www.PiedmontPlayers.com

Nov. 11, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

63rd Annual Antiques Show. Salisbury Civic Center, 315 So. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave. rowanmuseum@fibrant.com 704-633-5946

Nov. 12, 1-7 p.m. 

Kannapolis Cruise-In. Free. Downtown Kannapolis.

Nov. 12-13

Salisbury Gun and Knife Show, Rowan County Fairgrounds, Julian Road. rowancountyfair.net/events/ or 704-640-2326.

Nov. 12

Share the Care 5K, Novant Health Rowan Medical Center. salisburyrowanrunners.org

Nov. 14, 5-7 p.m. 

Business After Hours TBA. cdeese@rowanchamber.com 704-633-4221.

Nov. 15, 1 p.m. 

Rowan County Senior Democrats, Rowan Public Library, 201 N. Fisher St., Alice Mitchell, 704-870-8380.

Nov. 16. 12 p.m.

United Way Campaign Finale, Hurley YMCA, Jake Alexander Blvd.

Nov. 17, 7:30 a.m. 

Power in Partnership: Trinity Oaks. cdeese@rowanchamber.com 704-633-4221.

Nov. 17, 7 p.m.

Friends of Rowan Public Library and Cheerwine Concert Series present Richard Smith, 201 W. Fisher St., 704-216-8228.

Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m.

FirstArts; soprano Tami Petty and Thomas Bagwell, pianist. First United Methodist Church, 217 S. Church St. Free. matthew@fumcsalisbury.org

Nov. 18-19

NC Transportation Museum presents The Polar Express Train Ride. Spencer. Ticket info at www.nctrans.org

Nov. 19, 5:30 p.m. 

Annual Lighting of the Fall Fires in Historic Gold Hill, ticket info at www.goldhillnc.com

Nov. 24, 8-10 a.m.

Butterball 5k. Benefits Prevent Child Abuse Rowan. preventchildabuserowan.org

Nov. 25, 5-9 p.m.

Holiday Night Out in Downtown Salisbury. Info katelin@downtownsalisburync.com

Nov. 25-27 

NC Transportation Museum presents The Polar Express Train Ride. Spencer. Ticket info at www.nctrans.org

Nov. 25-26, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Downtown Kannapolis 10th annual Holiday Market, City Hall Bldg., 401 Laureate Way with live entertainment.

Nov. 26, 10 a.m.-noon

Santa and The Grinch at the Bell Tower. Info katelin@downtownsalisburync.com

Nov. 29

Rowan Helping Ministries Giving Tuesday Campaign. A day of giving and giving back. rowanhelpingministries.org

 

DECEMBER

Dec. 1-18 

“A Broadway Christmas Carol,” Old Courthouse Theater, 49 Spring St. NW, Concord. 704-788-2405, www.oldcourt housetheatre.org

Dec. 2, 5-9 p.m.

Jingle Mingle: First Friday Out, downtown Salisbury, Info katelin@downtownsalisburync.com

Dec. 2, 3, 4

The Arc of Rowan Festival of Trees. F&M Trolley Barn

Dec. 2: 7-9 p.m. Dec. 3: 11 a.m.- 8 p.m. Dec 4: 1-5 p.m.

Dec. 2, 6 p.m.

Tree Lighting Ceremony and Candy Cane Hunt. Free, City Park Lake, 704- 216-2708, www.salisburync.gov

Dec. 2-4 

NC Transportation Museum presents The Polar Express Train Ride. Spencer. Ticket info at www.nctrans.org

Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-noon

Brunch with Santa, Salisbury Civic Center. Tickets at 704- 216-2708, vkoon@salisburync.gov salisburync.gov

Dec. 3, 2 p.m. 

RoBoJo Holiday Show at Rowan Public Library, 201 W. Fisher St., 704-216-8234

Dec. 3, 2 p.m. 

Annual Cleveland Christmas Parade. Sponsored by Cleveland Lions Club, 704-278-0661 Elaine Hewitt hewclem@bellsouth.net

Dec. 3, 5-8 p.m.

Fulton Heights Christmas Home Tour, Fulton Heights Neighborhood. Info Theresa Pitner, theresapit@hotmail.com

Dec. 3

Santa Run for Charity 5K, Millbridge Ruritan Building. salisburyrowanrunners.org

Dec. 3

Rowan Republican breakfast, Ryan’s Family Steak House. Discussion begins 9 a.m. Info: pierceconstruction@msn.com

Dec. 4, 1-4 p.m. 

Gingerbread House Workshop. Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main St. 704-633-5946, www.rowanmuseum.org

Dec. 5-6, 7 p.m. 

PPT auditions for “Act One,” Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St.

704-633-5471, www.PiedmontPlayers.com

Dec. 6, 6-7:30 p.m.

Holiday Pajama Express, RPL China Grove. Fun, refreshments, and a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Wear your favorite holiday PJs. 704-216-7729.

Dec. 7-10, 7:30 p.m.

“10 Minutes till Christmas: 9th Annual New Play Festival,” Lee Street Theatre, 329 N. Lee St. leestreet.org 704-310-5507.

Dec. 8, 7 p.m.

History Club, Show and share. Salisbury Civic Center, 315 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.

Dec. 9-11

Christmas in the Village in Historic Gold Hill, Refreshments, Santa, Friday night shopping, s’mores at the Arbor. goldhillnc.com

Dec. 9-11 

NC Transportation Museum presents The Polar Express Train Ride. Spencer. Ticket info at www.nctrans.org

Dec. 10, 9 a.m.

Girls on the Run 5k Catawba College Shuford Stadium gotrgreaterpiedmont.org

Dec. 10, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Santa and the Grinch at the Antique Fire Trucks. Info katelin@downtownsalisburync.com

Dec.10, 6-9 p.m.

78th Annual Kannapolis Christmas Parade, downtown.

Dec. 11, 4 p.m.

St. John’s Men’s Chorus Christmas Concert, St. John’s Lutheran, 200 W. Innes St.

Dec. 12, 5-7 p.m. 

Business After Hours: Novant Health. cdeese@rowanchamber.com 704-633-4221

Dec. 13, 7 p.m.

History Club Show and Share. Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main St. rowanmuseum@fibrant.com 704-633-5946

Dec. 15-22 

NC Transportation Museum presents The Polar Express Train Ride. Spencer. Ticket info at www.nctrans.org

Dec. 15, 7:30 a.m. 

Power in Partnership: Trinity Oaks. cdeese@rowanchamber.com 704-633-4221

Dec. 17, 6:30 p.m. 

Dec. 18, 2:30 p.m.

“The Nutcracker” with Piedmont Dance Theatre, Catawba College Keppel Auditorium. Salisbury Symphony 704-637-4314 salisburysymphony.org

Dec. 8-17 

Piedmont Players Youth Theatre’s “Elf: The Musical” Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. Tickets 704-633-5471, www.PiedmontPlayers.com

Dec. 18, 5 p.m.

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. First United Methodist Church, 217 S. Church St. Free matthew@fumcsalisbury.org

Dec. 20, 1 p.m. 

Rowan County Senior Democrats, Rowan Public Library, 201 N. Fisher St., Alice Mitchell, 704-870-8380.

Dec. 22, 7 p.m.

Rowan County Democratic Party, Rowan County Admin. Bldg., 130 W. Innes St. Geoffrey Hoy, 704-603-8029.

Dec. 23-24

Cleveland Christmas BBQ Boston butts and turkeys, pick up at Lions’ Den, Cemetery St., Must pre-order. 704-278-0661 Elaine Hewitt hewclemsbellsouth.net

Dec. 24. Christmas Eve 6-8 p.m.

Hall House Tours, Dr. Josephus Hall House, 226 South Jackson St. 704-636-0103, historicsalisbury.org

Dec. 24, 9 p.m.

Candlelight Christmas service, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 200 W. Innes St.

Dec. 31, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Jan. 1, noon-4 p.m. 

31st annual Old Christmas at Old Stone House, 770 Old Stone House Road. 704-633-5946, www.rowanmuseum.org

Dec. 31, 8 p.m.-midnight. 

New Year’s Eve at the Bell Tower. Free. Bell Tower Park, 704-216-2708, salisburync.gov

Dec. 31, 9 p.m.-midnight

New Year’s Eve Tomato Drop at Unity Presbyterian Church, Woodleaf, 704-278-4248 woodleaftomatofestival@yahoo.com

 

RECURRING events

Farmers Markets

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

Salisbury Farmers Market — 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Visitor’s Center next to New Sarum Brewery.

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

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

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.

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. See salisburync.gov/

Dr. Josephus Hall House 

— March through December: Tours every Saturday-Sunday, 1-4 p.m.

— Christmas at the Hall House: 1-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through December up to Christmas.

— Dr. Josephus Hall House, 226 S. Jackson St., 704-636-0103, www.historicsalisbury.org

Cleveland Lions Club

First and third Mondays, 7 p.m., Cleveland Lions Den, Cemetery St., Cleveland. Meetings include dinner. Info 704-278-0974.

Veteran’s Voices 

First Mondays, 10 a.m.: Free coffee for all military active or retired. Tilley Harley-Davidson of Salisbury, 653 Bendix Drive, 704-638-6044.

Salisbury Rowan AARP 

First Thursdays at Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. MLK Jr. Ave. Free, for seniors 50+ , 704-216-7714.

—July 7, 1 p.m. Moose Pacs: Medication Management and other Senior Services. Refreshments.

— Aug. 4, 1 p.m. Decluttering Your Home by Jo Kearns. Ice Cream Social.

— Sept. 1, 12:30 p.m. Covered dish salad lunch. Family Crisis Council, Battered Women’s Shelter, other FCC services. Bring items for the shelter.

— Oct 6, 1 p.m. Elder Abuse and Patient Rights.

— Nov 3, 1 p.m. The Skinny on Sugar: Just in Time for the Holidays.

— Dec 1, 12:30 p.m. Covered dish Christmas Party. Bring non-perishable food for RHM.

Rowan Alzheimer’s Support 

Fourth Thursdays, 5:30-7 p.m.: Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. MLK Jr. Ave.,Teresa or Deb 704-603-2776.

Jobs for Life

6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 15, 18, 22, 25, 29

Salisbury Jobs for Life Interviews First Baptist Church, 223 N. Fulton St., Rod Kerr, 704-633-0431 or rod@fbcsalisbury.org

6-8 p.m. Sept. 7-Nov. 9 Wednesdays and Sundays

Salisbury Jobs for Life Classes. First Ministry Center 220 N. Fulton St., 704-633-0431.

Rowan Helping Ministries 

November-December: $5 donation for a Christmas Honor Card, available at the agency and at retailers and banks. rowanhelpingministries.org

Rowan County Crosby Scholars 

Aug. 15-Oct. 1: Rowan County Crosby Scholars open enrollment 6th-10th grade. 704-762-3512 , crosbyscholarsrowan.org

Waterworks 

Waterworks Visual Arts Center 123 East Liberty St., 704-636-1882, waterworks.org

— Through Sept.3: Exhibition-Dare To Imagine Award Winner, also 525,600 MINS.

— Sept.10-Feb 4, 2017: Personal Geometry Artists’ Talk & Reception Sept. 16, 5-8 p.m.

Rowan Public Library 

July 5, 3:30 p.m.

Game Show Challenge (for teens) RPL, 201 W. Fisher St. Hope Loman 704-216-8258

July 6, 3:30 p.m.

Game Show Challenge (for teens) RPL East, 110 Broad St., Rockwell, 704-216-7842.

July 7 3:30 p.m.

Game Show Challenge (for teens) RPL South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove, 704-216-7728.

July 9, 10 a.m.

Genealogy Workshop, RPL, 201 W. Fisher St., 704-216-8232.

July 12, 3:30 p.m.

Art-letics (for teens) RPL , 201 W. Fisher St., 704-216-8258.

July 12, 6:30 p.m.

Adult Summer Reading Program Geo caching. RPL South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove, 704-216-8232 or 704-216-7732.

July 13, 3:30 p.m.

Art-letics (for teens) RPL East, Rockwell, 110 Broad St., Rockwell, 704-216-7842.

July 14, 3:30 p.m.

Art-letics (for teens) RPL South., 920 Kimball Road, China Grove, 704-216-7728.

July 19, 3:30 p.m.

There’s no “I” in Team (for teens) RPL 201 W. Fisher St., 704-216-8258.

July 20, 3:30 p.m.

There’s no “I” in Team (for teens) RPL East, 110 Broad St., Rockwell, 704-216-7842.

July 21, 3:30 p.m.

There’s no “I” in Team (for teens) RPL South., 920 Kimball Road, China Grove, 704-216-7728

July 25, 6:30 p.m.

Adult Summer Reading Program, 201 W. Fisher St., 704-216-8232;

July 26, 6 p.m.

Book Bites Book Club RPL South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove, 704-216-7731

July 29, 6:30 p.m.

National Teen Lock-in End of Summer Celebration (for teens), 201 W. Fisher St., 704-216-8258.

Aug. 8, 6:30 p.m.

Adult Summer Reading Program Parade of Nations and Sports/Olympic Trivia. 201 W. Fisher St., 704-216-7732.

Aug. 30, 6 p.m.

Book Bites Book Club, RPL South. 920 Kimball Road, China Grove. 704-216-7731.

Sept. 6, 4:30 p.m.

Anime Club (for teens) RPL , 201 W. Fisher St. , 704-216-8258.

Sept. 17, 10 a.m.

Genealogy Workshop. RPL , 201 W. Fisher St., 704-216-8232.

Sept. 27, 6 p.m.

Book Bites Book Club, RPL South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove, 704-216-7731.

Oct. 3, 10 a.m.

Healthy Living Series, RPL South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove, 704-216-7734.

Oct. 4, 4:30 p.m.

Anime Club (for teens) RPL , 201 W. Fisher St., 704-216-8258.

Oct. 6, 4 p.m.

Book Chats, RPL South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove. 704-216-7728.

Oct. 10, 10 a.m.

Healthy Living Series, RPL South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove. 704-216-7734.

Oct. 15, 10:30 a.m.

Tractor Mac Story Time RPL East, 110 Broad St., Rockwell, 704-216-7842.

Oct. 17, 10 a.m.

Healthy Living Series RPL South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove, 704-216-7734.

Oct. 20, 4 p.m.

Book Chats RPL South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove, 704-216-7728

Oct. 25, 6 p.m.

Book Bites Book Club. RPL South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove, 704-216-7731.

Oct. 29, 10 a.m.

Spooktacular Storytime RPL , 201 W. Fisher St. 704-216-8234.

Nov. 1, 4:30 p.m.

Anime Club (for teens) RPL , 201 W. Fisher St., 704-216-8258.

Nov. 3, 4 p.m.

Book Chats RPL South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove 704-216-7728.

Nov. 19, 10 a.m.

International Games Day, RPL , 201 W. Fisher St., 704-216-8248.

Nov. 22, 5 p.m.

Drive in Movie Night for Kids RPL East, 110 Broad St., Rockwell, 704-216-7842.

Nov. 29, 6 p.m.

Book Bites Book Club, RPL South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove 704-216-7731.

Dec. 6, 6 p.m.

Holiday Pajama Express, RPL South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove.

Dec. 10, 10:30 a.m.

Stories with the Elves from the East, RPL East, 110 Broad St., Rockwell.

Dec. 13, 6 p.m.

Book Bites Book Club, RPL South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove 704-216-7731

Dec. 14, 10 a.m.

TREEmendous Christmas Party, RPL, 201 W. Fisher St. 704-216-8234

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2016 HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES

July 4, Monday: Independence Day, Federal holiday

Aug. 29, Monday: Rowan Salisbury Schools, Students 1st Day

Sept. 5, Monday: Labor Day, Federal holiday

Sept. 22, Thursday: Autumn begins

Oct. 10, Monday: Columbus Day, Federal holiday

Oct. 31, Monday: Halloween

Nov. 6, Sunday: Daylight Saving Time ends

Nov. 8, Tuesday: Election Day

Nov. 11, Friday: Veterans Day, Federal holiday

Nov. 24, Thursday: Thanksgiving Day, Federal holiday

Nov. 25, Friday: NC State Employees’ holiday

Dec. 21, Wednesday: Winter begins

Dec. 23, Friday: Christmas Eve, NC State holiday

Dec. 24, Saturday: Christmas Eve

Dec 25, Sunday: Hanukkah (first day), Jewish holiday

Dec. 25, Sunday: Christmas Day, Federal holiday

Dec. 26, Monday: Kwanzaa until Jan 1

Dec. 26, Monday: Christmas Day observed, Federal holiday

Dec. 27, Tuesday: Day After Christmas, NC State holiday

Dec. 31, Saturday: New Year’s Eve

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