Time Out arts & entertainment news Sept. 22-28
Saturday: Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival
KANNAPOLIS — Noon-5 p.m. Saturday: Singers, musicians, belly dancers, poets, painters, pottery makers, arts, crafts, jugglers, clowns and other forms of arts and culture come to the downtown Kannapolis streets.
Free admission, family-friendly. Visit http://kannapolisarts.com/ for more information
Firehouse Sweets, 209 S. Main St.
5-6 p.m.: Dotty Clement-symphony supporter and perennial entertainer
Salisbury Square Antiques & Collectibles, 111 S. Main St.
5-6 p.m.: Susan Trivette-symphony musician and board member
6-7 p.m.: Korsei Scott-Catawba College freshman
7-8 p.m.: Susan Trivette
The Candy Shoppe, 119 S. Main St.
6-8 p.m.: Sophia Daniz-14-year-old emerging star as singer, songwriter, musician
Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St.
6-7 p.m.: Joe Ponds and Rebecca Stinson-popular belt-‘em-out duo
8-9 p.m.: Dustin Shelton-new Milford Hills United Methodist Church music director
Ruby’s, 210 S. Main St.
6-7 p.m.: Joey Stewart-our favorite West Rowan student talent
Growing Pains, 122 S. Main St.
6-8 p.m.: Daisy Bost, Faith Lutheran Church organist
Maia’s Fashions, 103 S. Main St.
6-6:30 p.m.: Dotty Clement
6:30-7:30 p.m.: Destiny Stone-Catawba College sophomore
Sweet Meadow Café, 111 N. Main St.
7-9 p.m.: Cedric Waller-Tenn. native, Concord resident
‘Tuesdays with Morrie’ call for workers
On Oct. 8 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., volunteers will be building, painting, cleaning, and putting up risers and chairs — something for every skill level. Lunch provided. RSVP to Chris at firstname.lastname@example.org
A taste from the world’s oldest brewery
Tomorrow is Salisbury Wine Shop’s regular Friday wine tasting from 5:30-7:30 p.m., featuring Ancient Peaks Vineyards of California ($5/person).
Next Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., taste beer from the oldest brewery in the world. Weihenstephaner has been brewing continuously for 976 years. It is located in Freising, Germany, 25 miles north of Munich. The brewery was established in the year 1040. Cost is only $5/person.
Salisbury Wine Shop is located at 106 S. Main St. Call 704-636-5151 for details or visit http://salisburywineshop.com/
Register by tomorrow for Bark For Life
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24: An American Cancer Society FUNdraiser with canine friends at Hurley Park.
Pre-register by Sept. 23. Cost is $20 for the first pup, $10 each additional pup.
On the day of, register at 10 a.m. at a cost of $25 first dog, $10 each add’l.
See www.relayforlife.org/barkrowannc or call 704-640-7881.
There will be fun for the whole family with music, vendors, a blessing, food, drawings, demos and more.
Fall pottery classes
‘Let’s Get Messy’ at Pottery 101 is a two-hour pottery wheel class for ages 14-adult, from 7-9 p.m. Choose Sep. 28, Oct. 12 or 26. Cost $35. This one evening class offers the opportunity to learn the basics of wheel throwing and make and decorate a pot on the potter’s wheel. Spaces is limited to six participants; advance registration required. Pottery made during the class will be ready for pickup two weeks from the class date.
Six week pottery class is designed for beginners and also for those with some experience working with clay. Wheel and glazing techniques will be taught. Cost $175, clay and glazes provided. Classes are Thursdays from 6:30-9 p.m. Oct. 13-Nov. 17. Instructor: Keith Meyers.
Pottery 101, 101 S. Main St., 704-209-1632, www.pottery-101.com
Tai Chi class begins today
Beginning this evening at 5:30 p.m. and running for eight weeks (through Nov. 17; no class Oct. 13), learn from a nationally certified tai chi instructor. It is a beginner level class but experienced practitioners are welcome. The cost is $80; registration required. Held at Center for Faith & the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St., www.faithart.org or 704-647-0999.
Duke Dash and Healthfest on Saturday
KANNAPOLIS — Fans of fitness, family fun and healthy living will find something for everyone at the Duke Dash 5K & Healthfest on Saturday, and all activities are free.
The festival at the NC Research Campus hosted by Duke University’s MURDOCK Study from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday will feature free yoga, Zumba, line dancing, health screenings, Walk With A Doc and a 5K race. Other free activities will include Touch A Truck, face painting, entertainment, a photo booth and more, plus valuable door prizes.
Carolinas HealthCare System will offer free health education and health screenings, and more than a dozen vendors will be on site. The MURDOCK Study is hosting the event as Duke University’s gift to the community and to the more than 12,200 participants who have joined the study.
The public is invited to enjoy the race, entertainment, vendors and more. Thanks to the enthusiastic response, organizers have closed 5K registration with 400 runners. Cheer on the runners at the finish line in front of the Core Laboratory Building or participate in the 1-mile Walk With A Doc, featuring local physicians.
Welcome tables open at 8:15 a.m. in front of the Core Laboratory Building at 150 Research Campus Drive. The 5K and Walk With A Doc will begin at 9 a.m., and family fun will follow immediately after. Yoga will be held at Veteran’s Park gazebo. Bring a yoga mat. To learn more, visit www.murdock-study.com/dukedash5k/
THD family events
Tilley Harley-Davidson, 653 Bendix Drive, 704-638-6044, www.tilleyhdofsalisbury.com • Sep. 24 -25: Open house and food drive for Rowan Helping Ministries. Free lunch with donation of canned food • 6-8 p.m. Sep. 29: First Responder Appreciation Event. Free Dinner for First Responders. Please RSVP • Oct. 1: HOG Chapter Chili Cook-off, DJ Fast Freddie Thompson • Oct. 29: Spook-tacular Saturday with trick-or-treating, adult and children’s costume contest, motorcycle decorating contest, kid games, free Cheerwine, DJ Fast Freddie Thompson • Tilley Harley-Davidson, 653 Bendix Drive, 704-638-6044, www.tilleyhdofsalisbury.com
Community Health and Ministry Fair
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Saturday, Sep. 24: Free screenings for BMI, blood pressure, glucose. Novant mammography unit on site, appointments available, insurance accepted, grant funds available, call 704-642-1658 to schedule. Vendors and information, demonstrations, children’s activities including face painting. Also mobile Hot Dog Shack and free raffles. Held at Christiana Lutheran Church, 6190 US Hwy 52.
Eastwood Baptist raises funds for transplant recipient
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sep. 24: Pastor Randall Ritchie recently received a kidney after being on dialysis for several years. Hot dogs, desserts, donate Life T -shirts. Proceeds go directly to Pastor Ritchie. Held at Eastwood Baptist Church, 320 Cook St., Kannapolis, Info at 704 298-5981.