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Weekend Events (October 7-9)

Excerpts from Roundabout – What’s happening

Friday, October 7th

Fourth annual Buskers~Bash & Best Busker Contest — Friday Oct. 7: Shops open 5-9, free performances 6-8 p.m. More than 40 street performers (buskers) play to earn your vote. A walking map shows where each performer is located. To vote, toss a customer ‘BUSKERS~BASH’ guitar pick in the performer’s bucket. Buckets collected at 8 p.m., votes counted, prize winners announced at a grand finale. See www.facebook.com/SalisburyBuskersBash/ or the article in the Salisbury Post

The 7th Annual Downtown Salisbury Zombie Walk – a charity fundraiser to benefit the Humane Society of Rowan County – Official Site & Mr. Mike’s Food Pantry. Registration and makeovers will be at Allied Finance, 231 S. Main St. at $7  per person or $5 with the donation of two canned food items. Children 5 and under are free with a paying adult. More Information

Scarrigan Farms, 10 Years of Scares — Mooresville. Half-mile haunted walking trail. Never stand in line; enjoy bonfires, music, concessions. Trail open through Halloween night. Opens at sunset Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday evenings. $25. Dates, details, coupons at www.facebook/scarriganfarms

Three authors signing books Friday downtown – Friday, Oct. 7, at South Main Book Co., 110 S. Main St., 6:30-8 p.m – More Information

October Tour Night Out — 5-9 p.m. Friday,Oct. 7: Local musicians playing in the streets, children’s activities in the kid’s zone. https://downtownsalisburync.com/

Two events at Salisbury Wine Shop — • 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7: Italian wine tasting featuring San Giuseppe wines with Andrew Alley, 17th Street Distributing. $5/Person • 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14: Wine & pizza dinner featuring Tinpot Hut Wines of New Zealand and pizza by Chef Santos of Café Brazil. Special guest: Fiona Turner, Tinpot Hut owner & winemaker. $20/Person, prepaid reservations • 106 S. Main St., 704-636-5151, sws@ salisburywineshop.com

PPT’s ‘Peter & The Starcatcher’ — 7:30 p.m.Oct. 6-8 and 12-15; 2:30 p.m. matinee Oct. 9: Tony-winning prequel to Peter Pan. Adults $20, seniors/students $17.Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. 704-633-5471 or www.PiedmontPlayers.com 

Old Courthouse Theatre presents ‘Death Trap’ — Sep. 29-Oct. 16. Tickets at www.showtix4u.com or box office 704-788-2405. Old Courthouse Theater, 49 Spring St. NW, www.oldcourthousetheatre.org

First day issue of USPS Wonder Woman stamps — 2:30-6 p.m. Oct. 7: Celebrate with LexingCon, Davidson County Humane Society and Top Hat Comics. Wonder Woman will be appearing, along with artist Kevin Lyerly and Gracie, the Wonder Woman of a canine. Giveaways of art, Wonder Woman items, drawing for prize basket. 2486 Junior Order Home Road, Lexington, 336-479-3039.

Nashville Nights, 125-127 E. Innes St. — • 9:30 p.m. Friday: Trey Calloway for the first time • 9:30 p.m.  Open 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Wednesday through Saturday, 704-762-9990, www.nashvillenightsnc.com


Saturday, October 8th

Family friendly Zombie Carnival — Live music, kids zone, food truck rally, Zombie Prom and more. 1 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Oct. 8, Rowan Country Fairgrounds, tickets $10 adults, $5 children 12 and under; age 5 and under free. More information

Salisbury Ghost Walk — 7 and 8 pm. Saturday, Oct. 8: Walk covers six-block area down town. Tales of shadow ghosts, apparitions, orbs in 1800s Salisbury. Bring camera, smart phone, flashlight. $5 students, $10 adults, 5 and under free. Salisbury Ghost Walk questions/reservations 704-798-3102.

Austin Mowry fish fry event — 4 p.m. until, Saturday, Oct. 8: Grace Lutheran Church Men In Mission’s 8th annual fish fry fundraiser to benefit 3-year-old Austin, diagnosed with T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma. Tractor show noon-4, live music by the Extraordinaries, bring your own lawn chair, basket raffle, dine-in or carry out, raffles drawn the same evening, playground, corn hole toss, dancing. 3020 Grace Church Road. Info at 857-8641.

Unity in the CommUnity Block Party — 1-5 pm. Saturday, Oct. 8: Held at Centerview Baptist Church, 415 Walter St., Kannapolis. Other church sponsors are Conquerors Shield of Faith and Iglesia Bautista Discipulos de Cristo. Christian music, bouncy houses, free hot dogs and popcorn, testimonies, TV giveaway. Info at 704-785-0549.

 

Donna Hughes live at Zimmerman Vineyards — 5 p.m. Oct. 8: Free concert at Zimmerman Vineyards, 1428 Tabernacle Church Road, Trinity, 336-861-1414, www.zimmermanvineyards.net/

Historic Salisbury Foundation hosts 41st annual OctoberTour of Historic Homes — Oct. 8-9: 10:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Noon-5:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets at 704-636-0103 or www.octobertour.com

Bank St. Cafe, Art Market — Oct. 8-9: 10:30-5:30 Saturday, Noon-5:30 Sunday. Free live music, children’s activities, and Civil War encampment on the Hall House lawn, 226 S. Jackson St., 704-636-0103, www.octobertour.com

Mean Mug Coffee Co., 1024 S. Fulton St. — • 7-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8: Hot-Spot concert with Robert Trice Jr. Free • 7-10 p.m.  Free • 704- 754-4615, www.meanmugcoffeeco.com/

The Carolina Artist art sale at October Tour — 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday and 12:30 -5:30 p.m. Sunday: Art Sale on Bank Street downtown. Original art work, no prints. Info at 704-762-9004.

Carolina automotive Swap and Show — Second Saturdays through Nov. At Kannapolis Intimidators baseball stadium, 600 Stadium Drive, monthly show through November. Contact carolinaswapand show@ yahoo.com or Facebook.

AmVets 460 turkey shoot — 10 a.m. every Saturday until Thanksgiving. At the lake, 285 Lakeside Drive.

Flag retirement ceremony at Harold B. Jarrett Post 342 — 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8: The public is invited to a flag retirement ceremony at the Harold B. Jarrett American Legion Post 342, 1024 Lincolnton Road. Accepting old American flags in need of proper disposal. Questions: call 704-637-1722.

Kannapolis Cruise-In — 1-7 p.m. Oct. 8 and every second Saturday (Nov. 12). Free. Downtown Kannapolis.

Nashville Nights, 125-127 E. Innes St. — • 9:30 p.m. Saturday: Darrell Harwood , Carolina’s Male Artist of the Year. Open 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Wednesday through Saturday, 704-762-9990, www.nashvillenightsnc.com

23rd annual Carolina Renaissance Festival — Eight consecutive Saturdays and Sundays Oct. 1-Nov. 20, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. rain or shine. North of Charlotte between Concord and Huntersville, Hwy 73 at Poplar Tent Road. Advance discount tickets at Harris Teeter, at the gate are $1 more. See carolina.renfestinfo.com or call 877-896-5544.


Sunday, October 9th

Historic Salisbury Foundation hosts 41st annual OctoberTour of Historic Homes — Oct. 8-9: 10:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Noon-5:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets at 704-636-0103 or www.octobertour.com

Mill town baseball in the depression —2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9: Playing for Empowerment. Mill town baseball was much more than a game; it gave real meaning to life. Free admission. Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society, 1100 N. Main St., Mt. Pleasant. See Facebook: Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society.

Third annual Singing for WDFP Children — 6 p.m. Oct. 9: The communities of Tyro, Reeds and Churchland present The WDFP Gospel Singing with Matthew Weaver and the Gospel Voices. Donations go to West Davidson Food Pantry. Held at Tyro UMC, 4484 S. NC Hwy 150, Tyro. Info at Nancy Greene Adkins 704-213-4404 or ngadkins@aol.com

 

 

Local growers and makers at Fall Market Day — Noon, Oct. 9: Local artisans, crafters and farmers at Tractor Supply, 405 Jake Alexander Blvd South, 704-797-9511 for details.

Gentle Yoga at Cauble Creek Vineyard — 3 p.m. Sunday Oct. 9: Gentle yoga class among the grapevines followed by a glass of wine. $15. Bring a yoga mat. RSVP to sales@caublecreek vineyard.com or 704-633-1137. 700 Cauble Farm Road, www.caublecreekvineyard.com

Tonight: Center for Faith and the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St. — • Showing nine artists from NC on the theme of “Sorrow: the Art of Dying, Death, and Grief,” through Nov. 11 • 7-9 p.m. Oct. 6: Marc Hoffman presents “Concert in Death.” Admission $10 • 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 Carolina Artist art sale at October Tour — 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday and 12:30 -5:30 p.m. Sunday: Art Sale on Bank Street downtown. Original art work, no prints. Info at 704-762-9004.

23rd annual Carolina Renaissance Festival — Eight consecutive Saturdays and Sundays Oct. 1-Nov. 20, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. rain or shine. North of Charlotte between Concord and Huntersville, Hwy 73 at Poplar Tent Road. Advance discount tickets at Harris Teeter, at the gate are $1 more. See carolina.renfestinfo.com or call 877-896-5544.

 

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