Roundabout — What’s Happening Nov. 3-9

Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 3, 2016


Uwharrie Players — “SHOUT! The Mod Musical,” Five young women in London during the swinging ‘60s featuring many hit songs from the era. Nov. 4- 5 at 7:30 p.m. $15 adults / $12 seniors. Uwharrie Players Clubhouse, 594 E. Main St. Albemarle. See

Lee Street theatre presents ‘Reefer Madness’ — 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10-12 and 17-19 at 7:30 p.m.: Lee Street Theatre, 329 N. Lee St. or 704-310-5507.

PPT presents ‘The Boxcar Children’ — Nov. 11 and 18 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 12 and 19 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Public tickets go on sale Nov. 7. Adults $10, seniors/students $8. Tickets go on sale Oct. 31 Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. 704-633-5471


Music & more 

Mooresville Bluegrass presents The Wood Family Tradition — 7-9:30 p.m. Nov. 5: Shearer Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 684 Presbyterian Road, Mooresville. Info at or Facebook Mooresville Bluegrass or 704-706-5432.

FirstARTS presents — 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18: New York Artists Tami Petty, soprano and Thomas Bagwell, pianist. Music of Strauss, Poulenc, Verdi, John Greer. First United Methodist Church, 217 S. Church St., Free. For more information, call 704-636-3121.

Lee Street LIVE presents — • Nov. 26 Phil Keaggy • Dec. 16: Rowan Big Band • Tickets at Lee Street Theatre, 329 N. Lee St. or 704-310-5507.




Kannapolis History Associates — 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7: Charlee Smith on “Journey Of The Harry (Red)Smith Family;” the story of Red’s Tire Service, Red’s Oil Company and Wayne’s Tire Service. A. L. Brown High School social room, 415 E. First St., Kannapolis. Phil Goodman 704-796-0803.

Rowan History Club — 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8: Civil Rights & Wrongs In The 20th Century, Free; light refreshments. Rowan Museum Messinger Room, 202 N. Main St., 704-633-5946 • Coming Dec. 8: “Show & Share”

Hall House tours — 1-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through December. Dr. Josephus Hall House, 226 S. Jackson St., 704-636-0103,

63rd annual Rowan Museum Antiques Show — Nov. 11, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Nov. 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.: West End Plaza, 1935 Jake Alexander Blvd. West.

Gold Hill Lighting of the Fall Fires tickets on sale — Nov. 19: Lighting of the Fall Fires at Historic Gold Hill kicks off the holiday season in the 19th century quaint restored mining town. Tickets $18 at any village merchant Thursday -Sunday noon-5 p.m. or

Horizaons Unlimited celebrates 100th anniversary of National Parks Service — 3-5 p.m. Nov. 19: The CCC Experience. Price includes log cabin living on the Blue Ridge, a day’s work simulations, CCC documentary, “Did you thrive?” game, Thanksgiving camp meal served at 5 p.m. Tickets $10 at Horizons Unlimited, 704-639-3004 or


This & That 

Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary open house and annual meeting — 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5: Join us at the sanctuary as we celebrate the past year. 704-633-1722, 220 Grace Church Road,

NC Rowan County Anime Group • NC Comic Con Nov. 11-13. Durham • Charlotte Comic Con: Dec. 11, Concord • Ichiban Con: Dec. 29-Jan. 1: Home convention of the NC Rowan County Anime Group • anime/info

Game night at Mean Mug — 6-9 p.m. Thursdays Nov. 3 and 10: Bring your favorite board game. Free. 1024 S. Fulton St., 704-754-4615.

Carolina automotive Swap and Show — Nov. 12:  At Kannapolis Intimidators baseball stadium, 600 Stadium Drive. Contact or Facebook.

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

Band dance at the Y — 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5: Second Time Around Band. Bring a snack. $7 per person. Open to the public. J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.

Football at Mean Mug — 1 p.m. until, Sundays: Four screens. 1024 S. Fulton St., 704-754-4615.

Kannapolis Cruise-In — 1-7 p.m. Nov. 12. Free. Downtown Kannapolis.

1st Friday, Shop Dine and Stroll — 5-9 p.m., Nov. 4, https://downtown

Third Annual Mooresville NC Dollhouse Miniature Show and Sale — 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 5: Door prizes, exhibits, gifts, free classes for children. Admission $2. Hilton Garden Inn, 159 Gateway Blvd., Mooresville. Sponsored by Charlotte Area Name Clubs. Used eyeglasses, frames, and cases will be collected for our Lion’s Club.

Rescheduled: Fairlane Club of America — 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 12: Event was cancelled for Oct. 8. Kannapolis Intimidators Stadium. Free to fairlane owners or vendors.

Charlotte Concerned Bikers Association bike show & swap meet — 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 12-13: Rowan County Fairgrounds. Antique bikes, racers, street bikes, custom bikes. $1,000 cash prizes. Vendors, contests, live music, food available.

Antiques Appraisal Fair — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 18-19: Bi-annual Antiques Appraisal Fair at the Spencer Doll & Toy Museum, 108 4th St. with antiques dealer Michael Hansen. $5 per item, Limit two items per person. 704-762 9359 or visit



Coat collection to help Rowan Helping Ministries — New or gently used coats in all sizes being collected through November. Donation boxes at • Food Lion Statesville Blvd. • Carolina Farm Credit Statesville Blvd. • Rowan Rescue Squad • 911 Comm. Center • The Forum • West Rowan Farm & Garden • Cleveland Pediatrics • Woodleaf BP • Woodleaf Fire Dept. • Price Pharmacy Hwy 29 China Grove • Center Stage Dance Co. China Grove. Collection coordinated by Kate Gregory from Woodleaf, who is 9 years old.

46th Annual Louisiana Turkey Gumbo — 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4: Sponsored by Sacred Heart Catholic Daughters, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 385 Lumen Christi Lane. Eat in or take out. $8. All proceeds support CDA service projects. Info Vickie Kotlarz, 704-647-2080 or Kathy Seybold 704-637-6484.

Dr. Rob Live at The Meroney Theater— 7 p.m. Nov. 4-5: High-energy  piano performance. Benefits Rowan Helping Ministries. Tickets $15 at 226 N. Long St. or Info at 704-637-6838, ext. 103.

Pet photos with Santa benefits humane society — 3-7 p.m. Nov. 5: No appointment necessary, proceeds go to Humane Society of Rowan County. Held at Mainstream Pets, 5675 Highway 29 across from NC Highway Patrol Station.

Holiday Faire, Salisbury’s Christmas Show — 9 a.m. -3 p.m. Nov. 5: Free parking, 60+ vendors and crafters, admission $3, children under 12 free, Strolling Carolers of FBC, Elf on the Floor, concessions and home baked items. First Ministry Center, 220 N. Fulton St., across from First Baptist Church. Proceeds after expenses go to missions. Sponsored by Singled Out Sunday School Class of FBC.

NC Veterans PTSD Awareness 5k Walk — 10 a.m. Nov. 5: To raise awareness and funds to assist Veterans with PTSD. Donations received go to Salisbury VAMC PTSD program. Location of walk: Corriher Lake Wilderness Area, meet at 950 Kimball Road, China Grove across from South Rowan YMCA. Same day registration 9-9:50 a.m.

Semi-annual Fall BBQ event — 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 5: BBQ chicken plates, pork plates, pork sandwiches, 1/2 chickens, homemade desserts. The Arbor UMC, 5545 Woodleaf Road.

North Hills Christian School Fall Festival — 3-6 p.m. Nov. 5: $10 wristbands include activities and food, two hotdogs, chips, and drink.

Pet photos with Santa benefits humane society — 3-7 p.m. Nov. 5: No appointment necessary, proceeds go to Humane Society of Rowan County. Held at Mainstream Pets, 5675 Highway 29 across from NC Highway Patrol Station.

Millbridge Ruritan Club Fundraiser — 5-8 p.m. Saturday: Back Creek Bluegrass Boys & Tori Jones at Millbridge Ruritan Club fundraiser for Boyd (BT) and Wanda Biles. Chicken and dumplings, hamburgers, deserts, drinks. 490 Sloan Road, Mt. Ulla.

Tops-N-Ties Brunch — 11:30 a.m. Nov. 12: Sponsored by Southern City AME Zion Church. Tickets $10. Information: Tina Wallace, 704-232-1596 or Jackie Hillian, 704-640-4686.

Annual chicken noodle dumpling dinner — 4 p.m. Nov. 12: St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, 4401 St. Stephen Church Road, Gold Hill. Eat in or take out. Benefits charities of the church.

Paws in the Park — 6-9:30 p.m. Tuesday Nov. 15: At Tanglewood Festival of Lights in Clemmons,. Benefits Davie County Humane Society. Tickets and information at


Wine & beer tastings 

Salisbury Wine Shop — 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4: Holiday feast wines with an Italian spin featuring special guest Koichi Matsuda, CHL Trading Company. $5/person. • 106 S. Main St., 704-636-5151,

Morgan Ridge Vineyards and Brewhouse — 486 John Morgan Road, Gold Hill, 704-639-0911 or

Cauble Creek Vineyard and Winery — NC’s 100th Winery. Tasting room Thursday-Saturday 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 1-6 p.m. $8. 704-633-1137, 700 Cauble Farm Road, see

Douglas Vineyards — Tasting Room hours: Friday 2-8 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 1-6 p.m. Wine Tasting $6. 7696 Freeze Road, Kannapolis, 704-939-6260, or Facebook.

Cougar Run Winery — 704-280-3624. Cougar Run Winery, 363 N. Church St., Concord.

Mean Mug Coffe Co. — Tuesday, Nov. 8: Monthly on second Tuesdays. $10 per person presale or $15 at the door. RSVP to 704-754-4615. 1024 S. Fulton St.

Old Stone Winery — 704-279-0930, 6245 US Hwy. 52.

Rocky River Vineyards — 704-781-5035. 11685 Reed Mine Road, Midland.

Childress Vineyards — 336-236-WINE, 1000 Childress Vineyards Road, exit 89 off I-85, Hwy 64 W. Lexington.


Night Life

The Carriage Room, 2141 Statesville Blvd. — Fridays: In-house pool tournament, $5. 704-647-9876,

CJ’s BBQ, 210 Old Amity Hill Road, Cleveland — • 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4: Friday Night Bluegrass with Back Creek Bluegrass Boys & Tori Jones . 704-278-4070.

DJs Restaurant, 1502 W. Innes St. — • Tuesdays, Live trivia 8 p.m. • Fridays, deejay 10 p.m. • 704-638-9647,

Firewater, 122 Avalon Drive — • 7:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Thursdays: Karaoke with Cherokee • 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Fridays-Saturdays: Live deejay • 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Sundays: Old School Jam, ladies free until 10:30 p.m., $5 cover • Age 25 and over, 704-870-8689,

Go Burrito RumBar, 115 W. Fisher St. across from the mural — • 8 p.m. Mondays: Poker Night • 8 p.m. Tuesdays: Team Trivia • 9 p.m. Wednesdays: Open Mic • 10 p.m. Saturdays: Karaoke •

The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 — 8 p.m. Saturday: Revelation. Free. Refreshments, air hockey, foosball, pool. Contemporary Christian music venue. Musicians invited to jam or schedule their group to perform. 704-213-1467.

Music at Mean Mug Coffee Co., 1024 S. Fulton St. — 7 p.m. Friday Nov. 4: Java Jam Open Mic with host Americana singer-songwriter Jamie Slate • 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5: Hotspot Concert featuring Blazin’ Blues Bob. Music goes until 9:30 p.m. Free • 704- 754-4615,

E.H. Montgomery General Store — 7-9 p.m. Fridays: Open acoustic Bluegrass jam. Historic Village of Gold Hill, Facebook, 704-267-9439,

Nashville Nights, 125-127 E. Innes St. — • 9:30 p.m. Friday: DJ Caibel • 9:30 p.m. Saturday: Off The Record returns • Open 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Wednesday through Saturday, 704-762-9990,

Stars and Bars Tavern, 723 Klumac Road — 7 p.m. Tuesdays: Pool tournament. Free pool on Sundays.

Old Stone Vino, 515 S. Main St., Kannapolis — Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays: Live music. 704-938-2337.

The Charlotte Zodiac Dance Club — American Legion, 4235 W. Tyvola Road, Charlotte. Dances on second and fourth Friday. 704-236-0344.



23rd annual Carolina Renaissance Festival — Eight consecutive Saturdays and Sundays through 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 or call 877-896-5544.

Potters of the Piedmont Pottery Festival — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 12: Greensboro. 50+ regional potters at the Leonard Recreation Center, 6324 Ballinger Road, Greensboro. 336-662-2357 or www.pottersofthe

Bird tours at Lake Mattamuskeet — Mattamuskeet Refuge staff will begin accepting tour reservations at 8 a.m. Nov. 14: The Swan Days Festival returns to eastern NC Dec. 10. Free tours to view the migratory birds. Space is limited. Call 252-926-4021 to reserve a tour seat and for more information about the festival.

Gold Hill Lighting of the Fall Fires tickets on sale — Nov. 19: Lighting of the Fall Fires at Historic Gold Hill kicks off the holiday season in the 19th century quaint restored mining town. Tickets $18 at any village merchant Thursday -Sunday noon-5 p.m. or



Two-day gift making class — 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 14 and 21: Held at Carolina Folkworks, 1516 S. Main st.Learn how to make a basket from Connie Christman, professional artist and teacher. $50 includes materials. Register at 704-223-1740 or see

Country dance lessons at the Harold B. Jarrett — 6:30-9 p.m. Thursdays: Learn to country couples circle dance, line dance and more. $4 each time you attend. Harold B. Jarrett American Legion Post 342, 1024 Lincolnton Road. Info: Renee at 704-450-7446.

PPT’s Youth Theatre Academy — Instructor: Director/ choreographer Gwen Matthews. 16-week curriculum. Jan. 23 – March 13, 2017. 704-633-5471 or

Salisbury Art Station — Weekly classes, $25. Tuesdays 4-6 p.m. for ages 5-7 • Wednesdays 4-6 p.m. ages 7 and up • Thursdays 4-6 p.m. ages 7 and up. 704-754-0853 or 215 Depot St.

Beginning and intermediate weaving — Private lessons on a floor loom. Liese Sadler, 215-300-4369,

Oil Painting with Patt Legg — Tuesdays 12:30-3 p.m.: Adult oil classes, $45. Paint like the Old Masters OR painting made simple. Preregister at 704-232-6000.

Free online courses through RPL — Gale Courses: high-quality, noncredit online courses free with your library card. or call 704-216-8243.

Six week Guitar Classes starting Nov. 7 — Monday afternoons. Beginner and intermediate classes. No experience required. Bring your own guitar. Cost $35 plus $15 for class workbook. Focusing on learning holiday music, followed by informal concerts for local senior groups in December. Call RHSC at 704-216-7714 to sign up or Bob at 704-640-0279 for more information or see


Speakers & forums

Salisbury AARP — 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3: The skinny on sugar just in time for the holidays, with Valerie Velt, nurse. Refreshments follow. Free. Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 MLK Jr. Ave. Seniors 50+. Information 704-216-7714.

AAUW Lecture Series — 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Thursday, Nov. 10: Leslie Mulligan, MS, EdS, LCPC, DCC on “Women in the Military.” Held in First UCC’s fellowship hall, 207 W. Horah St. .Use .ground entrance at rear. or



Salisbury Swing Band— SSB currently seeking instrumentalists. Auditions are Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. Contact Jim Grazcyk 704-798-5840 for more information.



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 • Gallery hours 3-5 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. 207 W. Harrison St., behind Haven Lutheran Church. or 704-647-0999.

Fine Frame Gallery, 105 S. Main St. — Featuring watercolors by Mark Brincefield, paintings by Guy Raymond. Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 704-647-0340,

Festival of Gifts at Rail Walk Studios & Gallery, 409-413 N. Lee St. — 2-4 p.m. Nov 5: Meet the Artists reception. Invitational Exhibit and Sale continues until Nov. 19. Hand-crafted items suitable for gift-giving. Festival and reception are free, open to the public Thursdays through Saturdays 11 a.m.–4 p.m. 704-431-8964,

Sedberry’s Framing & Art Gallery, 324 W. Liberty St. — Artist of the month: Shane Tolliven, photographer and artist. 704-633-1246.

Waterworks Visual Arts Center — “Personal Geometry” on display through Feb. 4, 2017: Heather Gordon, Durham; Leslie Smith, Winston-Salem • 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 704-636-1882, www.

ClearWater Artist Studios — 5-8 p.m. Nov. 11: Opening reception with refreshments. “New Approach,” first solo show at ClearWater for artist Louise Farley. On exhibit Nov. 4-Dec. 31. Clearwater Artist Studios, 223 Crowell Dr. NW, Concord, 704-784-9535,

Opening reception at Cabarrus Arts Guild — 2-4 p.m. Nov. 13 to kick off Annual Fall Judged Show of paintings, photography, fiber- and 3-D art. On display through November-December. Guild Gallery and Gift Shop (lower level), 11 Union St., Concord. 704-795-1901,



Travel with the YMCA — November: Shopping at Birkdale Village, $15 • Greensboro, “Gaither’s Home Coming” • Southern Women’s Christmas Show-Charlotte, $25 • December: Tangelwood- Christmas Lights, $18 • Billy Graham’s Library for Christmas • Buses leave from J. F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. Trip info and reservations 704-636-0111.or lklaver@

Steppin’ Out Social Club trip to Harrah’s Cherokee — Leave old Belk’s parking lot 7 p.m. sharp Friday, Nov. 11, return Saturday 8 a.m. Cost $40 with $20 returned upon arrival at casino. Money due by Nov. 1. Call 704-645-1033 or 704-640-6993.

Christmas at the Beach with Davie County Senior Services — Nov. 14-16: J&J Tours, accommodations at Caravelle Resort, meals including Thanksgiving feast, Christmas shows at two theaters, Ripley’s Aquarium with behind-the-scenes tour. Call Barbara at Davie County Senior Services, 336-753-6230.

The CCC Experience ‘100th anniversary of the National Parks Service’ — 3-5 p.m. Nov. 19: Log cabin living on the Blue Ridge, a day’s work simulations, CCC documentary, “Did you thrive?” game, Thanksgiving camp meal served at 5 p.m. Tickets $10 at Horizons Unlimited, 704-639-3004 or


Call for vendors

Carolina automotive swap and show —Monthly shows through November. Held at Kannapolis Intimidators baseball stadium. Car -truck-motorcycle parts, related items. Contact carolinaswap or Facebook.

Christmas craft and vendor show — Nov. 19-20: At Rowan County Fairgrounds. Vendor spots info and application at or 704-640-2326.


Call for film makers

NC Museum of History accepting entries for 2017 Film Festival — Deadline March 1, 2017 for May 12-13 festival: Third annual Longleaf Film Festival, the best of state, regional and international short- and feature-length documentary and narrative films. Cash prizes. Details at or


Call for performers

Concert Choir begins rehearsal season —Practice 7:30 p.m. Mondays: Singing Verdi’s Requiem with the Salisbury Symphony. Rehearsals at St. John’s Lutheran Church choir room.

Gold Hill Bluegrass jam — Acoustic Bluegrass jam. E.H. Montgomery General Store, Gold Hill. 7-9 p.m. Fridays. 704-267-9439.

Blumenthal Performing Arts open mic nights — Free event open to performers, selected by lottery. E-mail


Call for artists

From Our Hands Holiday Craft Show — Nov. 15-Dec. 31: Rivers Gallery, Albemarle. All sales handled by the gallery and Stanley County Arts Guild, so you are not required to be on hand. Entry fees $35-65. All commissions go to support the Stanley County Arts Guild. Information at 704-983-4278. Download application from

Twin City Artisans annual holiday show — Dec. 1-3: Event uses central check out, so you are not required to be on hand. Entry cost is $125 for three days. Held at Masonic Center, 4537 County Club Road, Winston-Salem. Entry deadline Nov. 18. Info at 336-655-6371. Download entry from

Ongoing call for sculpture artists — The Caldwell Arts Council and the City of Lenoir seek sculptors for annual outdoor sculpture sales gallery. Application form and details at Sculptures are placed in the gallery for one year. 828-754-2486 email or visit


Call for volunteers 

Rowan Helping Ministries volunteers – Pick up donated food, stock food pantry, intake interviews, laundry, meals. Call Emily Huffman or Katie Murdock, 704-637-6838.

Help feed the horses — Horse Protection Society, 2135 Miller Road, China Grove, or email

DAV transportation network of Rowan County — Looking for volunteers to take veterans to hospital appts. Inquire at VAMC Salisbury volunteer office or contact Jim Martin at 704-638-9000 x3904.

Novant Rowan Medical Center – Patient escorts, gift shop, surgical waiting room, flower delivery, ancillary support. dbhundley@


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