Community calendar October 2016
Faithful Friends Silent Auction. Place bids at the sanctuary, by phone, e-mail or Facebook faithfulfriendsnc.org
Saturdays, 10 a.m.
AmVets 460 turkey shoot. At the lake, 285 Lakeside Drive.
23rd annual Carolina Renaissance Festival, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. rain or shine. renfestinfo.com
Oct. 3, 7 p.m.
‘Indians of the Piedmont’ by Terry Holt. Kannapolis History Assoc., A. L. Brown H.S. Social room, 415 East First St. 704-796-0803
Oct. 4, 6 p.m.
Peace Circle at Mean Mug Coffee Co., 1024 S. Fulton St., 704-754-4615
Oct. 6, 1 p.m.
Senior Financial Survival Workshop, free. RSVP to 800-901-3372. By Estate & Elder Planning Center of NC. J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd.
Oct. 6, 1 p.m.
Salisbury AARP guest speaker on Elder Abuse & Rights. Free. Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 MLK Jr. Ave., 704-216-7714
Oct. 6, 6:30 p.m.
OctoberTour Patrons’ Party. Ticketed event. Historic Salisbury Foundation, 704-636-0103
Oct. 6, 7-9 p.m.
Marc Hoffman concert “On Sorrow, Death, & Grief,” Center for Faith & the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St.
Oct. 6-8, 12-15, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 9, 2:30 p.m.
Piedmont Players: Peter and the Starcatcher, Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. 704-633-5471, PiedmontPlayers.com
Oct. 7, 8:30 a.m.
North Hills Christian School golf tournament. The Crescent, 220 Laurel Valley Way. Register at email@example.com
Oct. 7, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Scenic America Symposium, Rowan Museum, $75. See scenic.org/salisbury
Oct. 7, 11:30 a.m.
OctoberTour Luncheon Salisbury Station, 215 Depot St. firstname.lastname@example.org
Milford Hills UMC Pumpkin Patch. All profit to missions. Open except Sundays. 704-636-0471, email@example.com
Oct. 7-8, 14-15, 8 p.m.
Old Courthouse Theatre presents ‘Death Trap,’ also three Sunday matinees. 704-788-2405. Old Courthouse Theater, 49 Spring St. NW, www.oldcourthousetheatre.org
Oct. 7, 7:30 p.m.
John Oates LIVE at Lee Street. Check ticket availabilty at leestreet.org
Oct. 7, 6 p.m.
Buskers’ Bash. 35+ street musicians downtown. Grand Finale at Morgan Ridge RailWalk Brewery 9 p.m. www.facebook.com/SalisburyBuskersBash/
Oct. 8, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Special adoption day at Rowan County Animal Shelter, cats and dogs adoption rates 80% off
Oct. 8, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Doll and Toy Show, Civic Center, 315 S. Martin Luther King Blvd. $6, children free. www.SoutheasternDollShows.com
Oct. 8, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Oct. 9, noon-5:30 p.m.
41st annual OctoberTour of Historic Homes. Plus wine tasting, food, music, children’s activities, firetruck rides, story time. Tickets at octobertour.com
Oct. 8, 10 a.m.
Flag retirement ceremony at Harold B. Jarrett Post 342, 1024 Lincolnton Road. Accepting old American flags in need of proper disposal. 704-637-1722
Bank St. Café and Open Air Art Market. Free. Music, children’s activities, Civil War encampment, food and crafts. Hall House Lawn, 226 S. Jackson St. See octobertour.com
Oct. 8, 4 p.m. until
Grace Lutheran Church Men In Mission’s 8th annual fish fry fundraiser. Benefits 3-year-old diagnosed with T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma. 3020 Grace Church Road. Info 857-8641.
Oct. 8, 6:30 p.m.
Granite Quarry Fiddlers Convention. East Rowan High School. Granite Quarry Civitan Club. 704-213-1992
VAEA 5K Employees Association, VA Medical Center, salisburyrowanrunners.org
Carolina automotive Swap and Show. Kannapolis Intimidators baseball Stadium, 600 Stadium Drive. firstname.lastname@example.org
Oct. 8, 1-7 p.m.
Kannapolis Cruise-In. Free. Downtown Kannapolis
Oct. 8, 5 p.m.
Donna Hughes live at Zimmerman Vineyards, 1428 Tabernacle Church Road, Trinity, www.zimmermanvineyards.net/
Community Travelers trip to Blowing Rock and Boone, $30. Brenda Cowan 704- 633-9073
Fairlane Club of America mini meet at the Kannapolis Baseball Stadium, 2888 Moose Road. Admission $5, free to Fairlane owners
Oct. 9, 9:30 a.m.
Celebration Service, South China Grove UMC with Matthew Weaver, 230 Rose Ave.
Oct. 9, 2 p.m.
Mill Town Baseball in the depression era. East Cabarrus Historical Society, 1100 N. Main St., Mt. Pleasant
Oct. 9, 3 p.m.
Gentle Yoga at Cauble Creek Vineyard, $15. RSVP to email@example.com
Oct. 10, 5-7 p.m.
Business After Hours, David Post Law Firm. firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-633-4221
Oct. 8, 5-7 p.m.
After Hours Plein Air Artist reception, 226 S. Jackson St. lawn. Free. Historic Salisbury Foundation, 704-636-0103
Oct. 9, 6 p.m.
Third annual Singing for WDFP Children. Donations to W. Davidson Food Pantry. Held at Tyro UMC, 4484 S. NC Hwy 150. 704-213-4404
Oct. 11, 7 p.m.
History Club, Integrating American Legion Baseball. Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main St. email@example.com 704-633-5946
Oct 12, 7:30 p.m.
Value Night for PPT’s “Peter and the Starcatcher,” all tickets only $10. Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. 704-633-5471, piedmontplayers.com
Flu clinic and mobile mammography at the Y. Must sign up. JF Hurley YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111
Oct. 13-15, 20-22, 7:30 p.m.
“Tuesdays with Morrie,” Lee Street theatre, 329 N. Lee St. leestreet.org or 704-310-5507
Oct. 13, 7 p.m
Rowan Republican executive cttee, Party Headquarters, 628 N. Main St. Stephen Kidd, 704- 232-4047.
Oct. 14, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 14. 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Fall Festival Salisbury VA Medical Center, Bldg 6 Gymnasium
Dance at Harold B. Jarrett Post 342 with Night Train. $10 admission includes snacks and drinks. 1024 Lincolnton Road
Oct. 14, 7 p.m.
The Country Gentlemen Tribute Band bluegrass concert, Old Shaver School Event Center, 14910 Stokes Ferry Road, Gold Hill. $15.
Oct. 15, 9 a.m.-noon
Walk for Life Pregnancy Support Center, Salisbury Community Park, Hurley School Road. 704-633-7695
Oct. 15, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
PPT’s “Elf, The Musical,” youth audition workshop $40. 704-633-5471. Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. PiedmontPlayers.com
Oct. 15, 9 a.m.-noon
Secure Your Identity Day Shred Event, Better Business Bureau, 119 Brookstown Ave., Winston-Salem. firstname.lastname@example.org
Oct. 15 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Harvest Festival at NC Transportation Museum. Horse shoes, corn hole, old time games, corn shucking and shelling, antique tractors, train ride, hay ride. www.nctrans.org
Oct. 15 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Antique Auto Club of America Car Show at NC Transportation Museum. Free for spectators, www.nctrans.org
Oct. 15, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Autumn Craft Show, Salisbury Civic Center. 704- 216-2708 salisburync.gov
Oct. 15, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Cooleemee RiverPark’s 15th annual catfish fry, $10/plate plus silent auction. Margaret Woodson Picnic Shelte, Rowan side of the park, end of Erwin Temple Church Road. 336-751-2325
Oct. 15, 4-8 p.m.
Equine Rescue Founder’s Day Celebration, Midnight’s Promise, 685 Delta St., live music, dinner, meet the horses. $10. 704-798-6641
Oct. 15, 7 p.m.
Tales Told By Firelight
Ghostie Stories and marshmallow. Free. East Cabarrus Historical Society, 1100 N. Main St. Mt. Pleasant
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, 409-413 N. Lee St. 704-431-8964
CruiseIn the Grove, Main St. China Grove
Touring Joara, poker run and touring event in Morganton by Table Rock Sports Car Club. https://exploringjoara.org/
Trick or Treat So Others May Eat. Rowan Helping Ministries 704-637-6838, ext. 112 email@example.com
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
Friends of the Symphony Southeastern Orchestra volunteer association round table, First Presbyterian Church
Oct. 18, 1 p.m.
Rowan County Senior Democrats, Rowan Public Library, 201 N. Fisher St., 704-870-8380.
Oct. 19, 12:30-5 p.m.
AARP driver refresher class, Rufty Holmes Senior Center $15 members, $20 guests. RSVP 704-216-7714
Oct. 19, 3-4 p.m.
Program at the Y on Diabetes and Eating. Free, open to the public, call to sign up at 704-636-0111
Oct. 20-22 and 27-29
The Hot Flash Players present ‘Faith County,’ 6:30 p.m. Southern comedy dinner theatre, Tricia’s Catering, 408 Piedmont Drive, Lexington. $25, 336-236-8007
Oct. 20, 7:30 a.m.
Power in Partnership, Trinity Oaks firstname.lastname@example.org 704-633-4221
Oct. 20. 7 p.m.
NC Music Hall of Fame 2016 Induction Ceremony, Kannapolis Performing Arts Center, 415 East First St., includes Avett Brothers
Oct. 21, 7-10 p.m.
Casino Night at Gray Stone. $50. Guest vintner Morgan Ridge Vineyards. RSVP to www.graystonestore.com
Oct. 22, 11 a.m. until
St. Stephen’s Lutheran WELCA BBQ chicken dinner. Proceeds to church charities
Oct. 22, noon-6 p.m.
Music on the Mountain, at Dunn’s Mountain Nature & History Preserve, 1740 Dunn’s Mountain Road. Free admission, 704-216-7833
Oct. 22, 7 p.m.
‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’ at Patterson Farm Market, free with admission to farm activities, part of farm’s corn maze open through Oct. 31. www.facebook.com/PattersonFarmInc/http://www.facebook.com/PattersonFarmInc/
33rd annual Lexington Barbecue Festival, uptown Lexington. www.barbecuefestival.com
Spooky Sprint 5K, Rowan Rotary, Catawba College salisburyrowanrunners.org
Oct. 25, 10-11:30 a.m.
Program at the Y by certified diabetes educators. Free, open to the public, call to sign up at 704-636-0111
Oct. 25-27 & 29, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at 2:30 p.m.
“Radium Girls,” Hedrick Little Theatre, Catawba College, catawba.edu Adults $12; students $10
Oct. 26, noon
Lunch and Learn at the Y on Breast Health. Covered dish. J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. W., 704-636-0111.
Oct. 27, 7 p.m.
Rowan County Democratic Party, Rowan County Admin. Bldg., 130 W. Innes St. 704-603-8029
October 28-29, 7:30 p.m.
Haunted Trolley Ride at Spencer Doll and Toy Museum, $12 adults, $10 students. RSVP to 704-762-9359 or SpencerDollAnd ToyMuseum@gmail.com
Oct. 28-29, 8 p.m.
Oct. 30, 2:30 p.m.
‘The Art of Murder,’ OCT’s 5th annual Halloween fundraiser. Tickets $20 at 704-788-2405. Old Courthouse Theater, 49 Spring St. NW, www.oldcourthousetheatre.org
Oct. 29, noon-5 p.m.
Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival. Family friendly arts and culture in downtown Kannapolis. 828-231-5037
Oct. 29, 8-11 p.m.
Music at the Mural with Big Daddy Love, at W. Fisher St. www.salisburync.gov/play
Oct. 29, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Community Day at Knollwood School, 3075 Shue Road
Spook-tacular Saturday at Tilley Harley-Davidson, trick-or-treat, adult and children’s costume contest, motorcycle decorating contest, deejay. 653 Bendix Drive, 704-638-6044, www.tilleyhdofsalisbury.com
Oct. 29, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Brunswick Stew at Lions’ Den Cemetery St., Cleveland. 704-278-0661 Elaine Hewitt email@example.com
Saturdays through Oct. 29
narrated Trolley Tour at the Visitor Information Center. visitsalisburync.com
Oct. 21, 22, 27, 28, 29
Tickets go on sale at 2 p.m., good for that night only. All proceeds go to the cure of Cystic Fibrosis. www.boogerwoods.org
Thursday-Sunday evenings at sunset
Mooresville, $25, coupons on www.facebook/scarriganfarms
Halloween Fun Fest
Oct. 29, 3-6 p.m.
Annual event in the Salisbury Post parking lot. $5. 704- 216-2708, salisburync.gov
Trick or Treat in Historic Gold Hill
Oct. 29, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Age 12 and under. St. Stephens Church Road. www.goldhillnc.com
Gold Hill Park Ghost Walk Oct. 29
Historic Gold Hill, St. Stephens Church Road. www.goldhillnc.com
Trick or Treating
Oct. 31 4-5 p.m.
In Downtown China Grove
Haunted Trolley Ride
Oct. 31, 7:30-10 p.m.
Spencer Doll and Toy Museum’s Haunted Trolley Ride and Wine & Beer Tasting. RSVP by Oct. 29, $25. 704-762-9359
For church fall fests, see
www.salisburypost.com > lifestyle > faith
This week’s community meetings
Veterans Voices, 10 a.m. Free coffee, refreshments for Veterans. Tilley Harley-Davidson of Salisbury, 653 Bendix Drive.
Tourism Master Plan cttee., noon, Gateway Bldg., 204 E. Innes St.
GriefShare recovery: 6-8 p.m., Central Baptist Church,1810 Moose Road, Kannapolis. 704-467-2795, .
Rowan County Commissioners, 3 p.m., Rowan County Admin. Bldg., 130 W. Innes St.
Cabarrus County Commissioners, 3:30 p.m., Cabarrus County Gov. Center, 65 Church St., SE, Concord.
Covenant Community Connection, 5 p.m. Rowan Public Library Hurley Room, www.srhrc.org
East Spencer Aldermen, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall, 105 S. Long St.
Landis Aldermen, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 312 S. Main St.
Granite Quarry Aldermen, 7 p.m., Municipal Bldg., 143 N. Salisbury Ave.
Harold B. Jarrett American Legion, dinner 7 p.m., meeting follows meal.
VFW 9134, 7 p.m., VFW post 9134 Rockwell. Info firstname.lastname@example.org
Cleveland Lions Club, 7 p.m., Cleveland Lions Den, Cemetery St., includes dinner. 704-278-0974.
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.,Lakeview Baptist, 2532 Lane St., Kannapolis. 704-938-3634.
Rowan Parkinson’s support group, 1 p.m., First Presbyterian education bldg., 704-633-3181.
Salisbury City Council, 5 p.m., City Hall, 217 S. Main St.
Rowan County Veteran Council, 7 p.m., Rebecca Forbes, 704-603-7301.
China Grove Town Board, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 333 N. Main St.
Rockwell Rural Fire Dept board of directors, 6 p.m. Fire station at 11800 Old Beatty Ford Road.
SRCVB master plan cttee., noon, Gateway Bldg., 204 E. Innes St.
People Growing Together Toastmasters, 5:45-6:45 p.m., J.F. Hurley YMCA, 828 Jake Alexander Blvd. W., 828-310-8491.
SRCVB destination marketing cttee., 10 a.m., Gateway Bldg., 204 E. Innes.
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.
Toastmasters, Goldmine: 8:30-10 a.m., Connect Christian Church, 3101 Davidson Highway, Concord. 704-307-8187.
Salisbury Rowan Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon, West Fisher at South Jackson Street.
Lexington Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturdays: 129 S. Railroad St.
Astronomical Society of Rowan, 7:30 p.m.,1920 Deal Road. www.astrowan.org
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