Community Calendar February 2017
Exhibit opens at Rowan Museum celebrating 100 years of Cheerwine. Open until December 2017. 202 N. Main St., 704-633-5946, www.rowanmuseum.org
Jan. 30-31, 7 p.m.
Musical auditions for PPT’s “Sister Act.” Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St., 704-633-5471, PiedmontPlayers.com
Jan. 31, 7 p.m.
Castlebay at Rowan Public Library performs “Robert Burns, Man, Myth, Music.” Songs in English and Scots. Free. Stanback Auditorium, 201 W. Fisher St. http://www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
Feb. 1-28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Rare African American Doll Exhibit at Spencer Doll and Toy Museum. 704-762-9359, spencerdollandtoymuseum.com
Deadline to register for Feb. 4 children’s scrapbooking event at Spencer Doll And Toy Museum. $20. 108 Fourth St. 704-762-9359, www.spencerdollandtoymuseum.com
Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Value night for PPT’s ‘Act One’. All tickets $10. Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. 704-633-5471, piedmontplayers.com
Feb. 2, 1 p.m.
Salisbury-Rowan AARP presents Leo Scarpati, associate state director. Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.
Feb. 2, 6:30 p.m.
An evening with the Benham Brothers at Faith Baptist Church, 203 N. Main St. 704-279-3629 or https://www.facebook.com/faithbaptistfaith/
Feb. 2-May 4, 7-8:30 p.m.
Historic Salisbury Foundation’s 13-week history class begins. http://www.historicsalisbury.org/
Feb. 2-4, 7:30 p.m.
PPT’s ‘Act One’ Adults $17, students/seniors $14. Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. 704-633-5471, piedmontplayers.com
Feb. 2, 7:30 p.m.
Jim Avett on stage at The Davis. The Davis Theatre, 65 Union St., South, Historic Cabarrus County Courthouse. Tickets $20. 704-920-2753 or www.cabarrusartscouncil.org
Friends of the Symphony Tea at the home of Laura Lewis. 704-431-4447 salisburysymphony.org
Fourth annual Wine About Winter Downtown Salisbury event. Tickets and info at www.downtownwsalisburync.com
Feb. 3, 6-8 p.m.
Center for Faith & the Arts community drum circle. No experience needed, extra drums available. 207 W. Harrison St., behind and below Haven Lutheran Church.
Feb. 3, 8 p.m.
Jim Quick and Coastline at AmVets Post 460, 285 Lakeside Drive. $10, cash or check only. Food and drink available for purchase. 704-633-5018.
Waterworks Visual Arts Center: Last day of “Personal Geometry” exhibit. 123 E. Liberty St., 704-636-1882, www.waterworks.org
Feb. 4, 8 a.m.
Rowan Republican Breakfast, Johnny’s Bar-B-Q, 8640 Hwy 52, Rockwell, program at 9 a.m. 704-232-4047.
Feb. 4, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary open house and $1 jewelry sale, 220 Grace Church Road, 704-633-1722, www.faithfulfriendsnc.org
Feb. 4, 6-9 p.m.
Father-Daughter Dance. 21st annual at Salisbury Civic Center, $10 per ticket. Purchase in advance.
Feb. 4, 4 p.m.
Kyle Petty joins in the Symphony Family Concert, plus Rowan County Fifth Grade Honors Chorus, members of Rowan All-County Band, Rowan Youth Orchestra. 704-637-4314, www.salisburysymphony.org
Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m.
Indie folk band Mipso LIVE at Lee Street, Lee Street Theater, 329 N. Lee St., $20+tax at www.leestreet.org or 704-310-5507.
Souper Bowl of Caring Benefiting Rowan Helping Ministries. Church youth groups collect donations and canned food. 704-637-6838, ext. 112, rowanhelpingministries.org
Super Bowl LI – The 51st championship game at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. Atlanta v New England
Feb. 7, 5:30 p.m.
“Spinning History: The Rise and Fall of North Carolina’s Textiles Industry.” Historic Salisbury Foundation presents Peter Coclanis. 704-636-0103.
Feb. 9, 5-7 p.m.
Empty Bowls, A Soup Supper for Hunger Awareness, Rowan Helping Ministries, North Hills Christian School gymnasium, 704-637-6838, ext. 117 rowanhelpingministries.org
“Modern Remembrance of Things Past.” Exhibit and talks complement upcoming St. Thomas Player’s production of “The Diary of Anne Frank.” Center for Faith and the Arts galleries open 6 p.m., program 7 p.m. 207 W. Harrison St., behind Haven Lutheran Church. www.faithart.org or 704-647-0999.
Feb. 9, 6:30 p.m.
“The wonderful world of Dr. Seuss.” Phoenix Readers perform at First United Church of Christ, 207 W. Horah St. 704-647-0999, faithart.org
Feb.9, 6:30 p.m.
AAUW presents Dr. Jim Epperson, Catawba College professor emeritus of theatre arts. Light refreshments. Free. First United Church of Christ, 207 W.Horah St. Use the ground entrance at the rear of the church. http://salisbury-nc.aauw.net
Feb. 9, 7 p.m.
Rowan Republican Executive Committee. County Commissioners Room, County Admin. Building, 130 W. Innes St.. Rowan registered Republicans welcome to attend as guests. 704-232-4047.
Feb. 9, 8 p.m.
Opening night. Old Courthouse Theatre presents “Nana’s Naughty Knickers,” PG-13. 704-788-2405. 49 Spring St. NW, www.oldcourthousetheatre.org
Old Courthouse Theatre presents “Nana’s Naughty Knickers” Feb. 10-11, 17-18, 24-25 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 12, 19, 26 at 2:30 p.m. matinee. PG-13. www.oldcourthousetheatre.org or 704-788-2405. 49 Spring St. NW.
Feb. 10, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Free heart health screening at the Y by Novant. Free,must register. J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. West. 704-636-0111, www.rowanymca.org
Feb 11-Apr. 11. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
“A Sense of Place” exhibit at Waterworks Visual Arts Center. Free. 123 E. Liberty St., 704-636-1882, www.waterworks.org
Feb. 11, 2-4 p.m.
Black history artist display by Delores Medlin and Elijah Belton. Spencer Doll And Toy Museum, 108 Fourth St. 704-762-9359, www.spencerdollandtoymuseum.com
Feb. 11, 6 p.m.
Knights of Columbus Valentine’s Dinner and Dance, Salisbury Swing Band live, Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Denver, NC, 704-798-5840, salisburyswingband.com
Feb. 14, 9-10 a.m.
Coffee with a Cop at Mean Mug every second and fourth Tuesday. Free. 1024 S. Fulton St., 704-754-4615.
Feb. 14, 7 p.m.
Rowan History Club presents ‘Neely School: Saving Grandpa’ with Mary Grissom on the history and legacy of the Neely School. Light refreshments. Free. Rowan Museum Messinger Room, 202 N. Main St., 704-633-5946, www.rowanmuseum.org
Feb. 15, 3 p.m.
Free program at the Y, Diabetes : How to Eat. Free, must register. J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. West. 704-636-0111, www.rowanymca.org
Feb. 16, 6 p.m.
Rowan Republican Women. Winks BBQ, 509 Faith Road, 704-232-4047.
Random Acts of Kindness Day
Feb. 17, 5-7 p.m.
Meet the artists reception for New Group Exhibit at Rail Walk Studios & Gallery, 409-413 N. Lee St. 704-431-8964, www.railwalkgallery.com
Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m.
Opening night for PPT Youth Theatre’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Join the cast for a complimentary reception immediately following the opening performance. Adults $12, students/seniors $10. Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. www.PiedmontPlayers.com
Friends of the Symphony Party of Note, Luau at the home of Jim and Barbara Norman, $50 per person. Angie Smith, 704-431-4447, salisburysymphony.org
Feb. 18, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Youth Theatre audition workshop for elementary-high school specifically geared toward PPT’s “Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing.” Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St., 704-633-5471. www.PiedmontPlayers.com
Feb. 18, 2-4 p.m.
Author and humorist, Jan McCanless storytelling and presentation. Spencer Doll And Toy Museum, 108 Fourth St. 704-762-9359, www.spencerdollandtoymuseum.com
Feb. 18-25 , 7:30 p.m.
PPT Youth Theatre’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. 704-633-5471, PiedmontPlayers.com
Youth auditions for PPT’s “Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing,” Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St., by appointment, 704-633-5471, PiedmontPlayers.com
Feb. 21, 7 p.m.
Catawba sponsors free community reading of “King Lear.” Downtown Catawba, Plaza Building, Suite 103, 100 W. Innes St. Led by Dr. Bethany Sinnott. Info at firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-637-0136.
Feb. 21-25, 7:30 p.m.
“The Children’s Hour,” Hedrick Theatre, Catawba Theatre. Lillian Hellman’s story of scandal and hysteria, Catawba.edu/theatretix 704-637-4481
Feb. 22, noon
Free program at The Laurels of Salisbury: “Fall Prevention.” Covered dish, free, sign up at 704-636-0111. Sponsored by J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, www.rowanymca.org
Feb. 22, noon-4 p.m.
Salisbury Rowan Newcomers Club Game and Card Party to benefit Food for Thought. Salisbury Civic Center, 315 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., salisburynewcomers.com
Feb. 23-26 and March 2-4
“The Diary of Anne Frank,” a Lee Street theatre and Center for Faith & the Arts and St. Thomas Players production. At Lee Street theatre, 329 N. Lee St., 704-310-5507, leestreet.org
Feb. 24, 9 a.m.
Travel with the YMCA to the Charlotte Spring Show. $25/ $30 non-member. Buses leave from J. F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. 704-636-0111. www.rowanymca.org
Feb. 25, 7 p.m.
Scottssing hosts Southland in concert, First Baptist Church of Gold Hill. Proceeds go to the cure of Cystic Fibrosis. www.scottssing.com or 704-239-6134.
Feb. 24, 9-10 a.m.
Coffee with a Cop at Mean Mug every second and fourth Tuesday. Free. 1024 S. Fulton St., 704-754-4615.
Last day of RCCC’s Fine Arts Department student exhibit at Salisbury Business Center, 301 S. Main St., 704-209-4589, www.salisburybusinesscenter.com
Feb. 28, 7 p.m.
Catawba sponsors free community reading of “King Lear.” Continues March 7, 14, 21. Downtown Catawba, Plaza Building, Suite 103, 100 W. Innes St. Led by Dr. Bethany Sinnott. Info at email@example.com or 704-637-0136.
Town Crier weekly meetings
Fifth Monday, Jan. 30
Circle of Parents 10-11:30 a.m., for families with children to age 5. Childcare, transportation at no cost. New Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 2785 Dunns Mountain Road, Quyona Rawley 704-603-3351, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Salisbury Elks Lodge bingo, 508 S. Main St., to raise funds for its charities. Early games 5 p.m., regular bingo 7 p.m. 704-798-8168.
Fifth Tuesday, Jan. 31
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. Weigh-in 9:30 a.m., 704-938-3634.
First Wednesday, Feb. 1
Salisbury Rowan Convention & Visitors Bureau master plan cttee., noon, Gateway Bldg., 204 E. Innes St.
Salisbury Community Appearance Commission, 4 p.m., Council Chambers, 217 S. Main St.
First Thursday, Feb. 1
People Growing Together Toastmasters, 5:45-6:45 p.m., J.F. Hurley YMCA, 828 Jake Alexander Blvd. W., 828-310-8491, email@example.com
Downton Abbey Club, 2 p.m. at Spencer Doll And Toy Museum, 108 Fourth St. 704-762-9359, www.spencerdollandtoymuseum.com
Salisbury Rowan Convention & Visitors Bureau destination marketing cttee., 10 a.m., Gateway Bldg., 204 E. Innes St.
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 or 7040-798-2032.
First Friday, Feb. 3
Faith based addictions program 1, 7 p.m., Faith Baptist Church, 904 Chipola St. For transportation call 704-791-5987. Nursery, kidz club, teen program, adult program.
Faith based addictions program 2, 7 p.m., Tabernacle Baptist Church, 2515 E. Innes St. For transportation call 704-232-9130. Nursery, kidz club, teen program, adult program.
First Saturday, Feb. 4
Up-to-date Arts & Entertainment listings in every Thursday’s Time Out or www.salpost.com/timeout
Weekly Town Crier meeting listings in every Monday’s Salisburypost or www.salpost.com/timeout
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