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Roundabout: What’s happening Oct. 18-24

Night Life

Kameron Marlowe live at The Loft at City Tavern, 113 E Fisher St — 7-9 pm Oct. 24: Local favorite is appearing on NBC’s The Voice. 704-425-4598, www.facebook.com/CityTavernSalisbury/
DJs Restaurant, 1502 W. Innes St — • 7:30 Monday, Music Bingo • 7:30 Tuesday, Trivia • 704-638-9647, http://djsrestaurant.com
The Fish Bowl Lounge, 127 E. Innes St — 10 pm-2 am. $5 cover • Roshambeaux Oct. 20 • 704-762-9989, https://www.facebook.com/The fishbowlsalisbury/
Go Burrito RumBar, 115 W. Fisher St across from the mural — • Monday: Poker Night • Tuesday: Team Trivia • Wednesday: Open Mic • Saturday: Karaoke • www.facebook.com/GoBurritoRumBar
Thad Coggins Band — 7 p.m. Oct. 20: The Holy Grind, 819 S Main St, China Grove. 704-859-1844
The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 — 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20: Jenna Parr, God’s Got This Tour plus Fleming James • Coming 8 p.m. Saturday Oct. 27: Destiny Stone. Contemporary Christian music venue. Musicians invited to jam or schedule their group to perform. 704-213-1467.
Mean Mug Coffee Co, 1024 S. Fulton St — • 7-11 pm Friday: Open Mic with hosts Cliff and Meryl Vogh. Sign up begins 6:30 • 5:30-8 pm Sunday: Free concert with recording artist Bonnie Allyn & Friends • Monday: Patio Jammin’ 6:30-9 pm • Mean Mug Coffee Co. 1024 S. Fulton St, 704-754-4615, www.meanmugcoffeeco.com
E.H. Montgomery General Store — 7-9 p.m. Fridays: Open acoustic Bluegrass jam. Historic Village of Gold Hill, 704-267-9439, www.themontgomerystore.com
Morgan Ridge Railwalk, 421 N. Lee St — • TONIGHT 7:30-9:30 pm: Daniel Gurley with Dirty Cosmic • 8-10 pm Friday: Devin Everheart • 8-10 pm Saturday: Liam Pendergrass• 6-8 pm Sunday: open mic hosted by Mama Tried • 7-9 pm Wednesday after yoga: Aleta • 704-754-8379, www.morganridgerailwalk.com
Brother Oliver at New Sarum Brewing Co., 109 N Lee St — 5:30-8 p.m. Nov. 2: 704-310-5048, https://newsarumbrewing.com/
Tonight: Sunrise Cafe, 210 Old Amity Hill Road, Cleveland — 6:30 pm Thursday-Friday, Oct. 18-19: The Griggs • Tuesdays: Karaoke with Crystal • 5-8 p.m. Wednesdays: Acoustic only Bluegrass pick and eat jam. 704-402-3527. Behind the IGA store.

Music & more

On Stage at The Davis: Davis Theatre, Concord — 8 pm Friday, Oct. 19: Sammy Miller & The Congregation. 65 Union St, South in the Historic Cabarrus County Courthouse. Tickets at 704-920- ARTS or www.cabarrusartscouncil.org
The Moon and You — 7 p.m. Oct. 23: Free concert presented by Friends of Rowan Public Library and Cheerwine Concert Series, Americana band from Asheville features singers and musicians Melissa Hyman (cello) and Ryan Furstenberg (guitar, banjo). Rowan Public Library, 201 W Fisher St., 704-216-7727, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
FUMC FirstArts — • 7:30 pm Oct. 26: NC soprano Andrea Edith Moore, graduate of NC School of the Arts and Yale University, performing a concert of German lieder and American art song with pianist Klaus Dieter Jung from Hamburg, Germany; $10 suggested donation. First United Methodist Church, 217 S Church St, 704-636-3121, ext 104 or www.fumcsalisbury.org
Gary Allan at the Cabarrus Arena & Events Center — 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1: Country music megastar. Tickets $22, $36, $56 and $96 plus fees at Cabarrus Arena office, Ticketmaster.com or 800-754-3000.
Tim Elliott Live — 8 p.m. Nov. 3: China Grove Moose, Kannapolis. www.kannapolisnc.gov
‘Jazz Night,’ the Salisbury Symphony Big Band Event — 7:30-9:30 p.m. Nov. 10: $10-$24. The Salisbury Symphony Big Band with musicians from the Livingstone College Jazz Ensemble performs big band and Swing Era favorites. Varick Auditorium, Livingstone College Campus, 701 West Monroe St., 704-216-1513 www.salisburysymphony.org
The LeBeaus — 11 a.m. Nov. 11: Concert at Gold Hill Wesleyan, 830 Liberty Road, Gold Hill.
LSt presents ‘Sail On: The Beach Boys Tribute’ — 7:30 pm Nov 17: Tickets on sale now. Lee Street theatre, 329 N Lee St, 704 310 5507, LeeStreet.org
Charles Pettee in concert — 7 p.m. Nov 27: Free concert presented by Friends of Rowan Public Library and Cheerwine Concert Series. Pettee, a bluegrass musician originally from Asheville, performs blues-Gospel-Celtic- Appalachian-based songs on multiple instruments. Rowan Public Library, 201 W Fisher St., 704-216-8243, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
Coming to Ovens Auditorium — • Country Music Hall of Famer Vince Gill, Nov. 7. Tickets $57-$125 • Swedish metal rock band Ghost, Dec. 2. Tickets $40-$75 • Derek Hough: Live! Tour, April 5, 2019. Tickets $50-$85 • Prices do not include service charges. Ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000, Ticketmaster outlets. Live at Harrah’s Cherokee — • Kris Kristofferson & The Strangers: Nov 9 • Ticketmaster.com or 1-800-745-3000. Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center, 777 Caasino Drive, Cherokee.

Theater

PPT opens season with classic thriller ‘Wait Until Dark’ — 7:30 p.m., Oct. 25-27 and Oct. 31-Nov 3/ 2:30 p.m Oct. 28: $14-$17. The story of a recently blinded housewife who unwittingly possesses a doll filled with illicit drugs and 3 con men who will stop at nothing to get it. Meroney Theater, 213 S Main St, 704-633-5471, piedmontplayers.com
LSt presents ‘Little Women: The Musical’ — Nov. 1-10: $22.90/ Based on Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel, focuses on the four March sisters while their father is away serving during the Civil War. Lee Street theatre, 329 N Lee St, 704 310 5507, LeeStreet.org
PPT youth theater presents ‘Magic Tree House- Pirates Past Noon’ — Nov. 9-17 : $10 – $12. SNorvell Theater, 135 E Fisher St., 704-633-5471 piedmontplayers.com
Catawba College Blue Masque Theatre — • ‘Hamlet’ 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13-17, Hedrick Little Theatre • Tickets $15 adults, $10 non-Catawba students and senior adults. edu/theatretix or 704-637-4481.
The Little Theatre of W-S — • Young Frankenstein (Nov 2-11) • An Old Salem Christmas Carol (Dec 7-22) • Shakespeare in Love (March 8-17) • Man of La Mancha (May 3-12) • Das Barbecü (June 21-30). 610 Coliseum Dr NW, 336-748-0857, www.TheLittleTheatreofWS.org

Wine & beer tastings

Salisbury Wine Shop — 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, 106 S. Main St, 704-636-5151, sws@salisburywineshop.com
Morgan Ridge Vineyards and Brewhouse — 486 John Morgan Road, Gold Hill, 704-639-0911, www.morganridgevineyards.com
Cauble Creek Vineyard and Winery — NC’s 100th Winery. 704-633-1137, 700 Cauble Farm Road, www.caublecreekvineyard.com
Douglas Vineyards — 7696 Freeze Road, Kannapolis, 704-939-6260, www.douglasvineyardswines.com
Cougar Run Winery — 704-280-3624. Cougar Run Winery, 363 N. Church St, Concord. www.cougarrunwinery.com/
Mean Mug Coffee Co. — 7-9 p.m. Second Tuesdays: $15 pp with RSVP to 704-754-4615. 1024 S. Fulton St www.meanmugcoffeeco.com
Old Stone Winery — 704-279-0930, 6245 US Hwy. 52. www.oldstonewines.com
Rocky River Vineyards — 704-781-5035. 11685 Reed Mine Road, Midland. www.rockyrivervineyards.com
Childress Vineyards — 336-236-WINE, 1000 Childress Vineyards Road, exit 89 off I-85, Hwy 64 W. Lexington. www.childressvineyards.com

This & That

Thursdays: Game night at Mean Mug Coffee Co. — 6-9 p.m.: Bring your favorite board game. Free. 1024 S. Fulton St, 704-754-4615, www.meanmugcoffeeco.com
38th Annual Christmas Made in the South — Oct. 19-21: Cabarrus Event Center and Arena. Adults $7, children 12 and under free. Free parking. http://www.cabarrusarena.com/events/
Cruisin the Grove — 3-7 pm Oct. 20: Main Street China Grove with Smitty And The Jumpstarters playing In Hanna Park 5-7 pm.
Legends By Lantern at the NC Transportation Museum — 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 and 27: Nighttime walking tour of the museum, exploring Spencer Shop’s historic structures, plus tellings of NC railroad legends. Ticket info at 704-636-2889 www.nctrans.org
Appraisal Fair & Benefit Sale at NC Museum of Dolls, Toys & Miniatures — 10 am-4 pm Oct. 26-27: 108 Fourth St, Spencer, 704-762-9359, www.NCMDTM.com
NC Rowan County Anime Group — • 5-7 pm Oct. 28 Meeting at Comic Monstore, 813 Jake Alexander Blvd, showing anime series Linebarrel of Iron. For age 16 and up • Free, open to the public. https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/ncrowancountyanime/info
Turkey Shoot at Kennedy Hall American Legion Post 106 — 1-3 p.m. Saturdays through Dec 15. Cconcessions available from auxiliary. Open to the public. 6250 NC Hwy 801 Salisbury, 704-278-2493.
Piedmont antique show and sale — Nov. 1-4: Rowan County Fairgrounds, 1560 Julian Road, 704-633-5632 rowancountyfair.net
American Girl ‘Fiesta with Josefina’ — 1-3 p.m. Nov. 10: $25. Celebrate American girl themed Josefina party with books, magazines and craft kits for the DIY girl. Central United Methodist Church Spencer, NC, 200 4th St. 704-636-4101 .
Annual VA retirees luncheon — Noon-3:30 p.m. Nov. 10: China Grove Family Restaurant, Bring canned goods for Rowan Helping Ministries.
Send your barn quilt photo — West Rowan Farm, Home & Garden is seeking to document barn quilts in Rowan Coutny. If you have one or know where one is, post a photo of it to https://www.facebook.com/463907544111609/posts/468940390274991/ or call 704-278-2800 or visit 11575 NC Hwy 801 Mt.Ulla.
Narrated trolley ride through historic downtown Salisbury — 11 a.m. One hour tour highlights the city’s past Saturdays April-Oct. $8 adults, $5 children age 5-10, free for under 5. Begins at Rowan County Visitors Center, 204 E Innes St. 704-638-3100.
Cardinal Squares Square Dance Club — Dance every Tuesday, 7-9 p.m., 316 Lake Drive. Presidents Effie and Norman File 704-633-9555 or caller Marty Northrup 864-909-3950.

Comedy

Ron ‘Tater Salad’ White — Nov. 3: Ovens Auditorium. Ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000, Coliseum office, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. -Tickets $46.75-$56.75 plus service charges.
George Lopez’s The Wall World Tour coming to Ovens Auditorium — Jan. 12, 2019: Ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000, Coliseum office, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. Tickets $59.50-$65.50 plus service charges. VIP Meet and Greet package also available.

Book signings

Meet author Lynna Clark — 10:30 am-2:30 pm Saturday, Oct. 20: Lynna Clark signing “Just a Little Cancer Journey” at Missions Pottery and More in Lexington, 3 Main Street, on the square. $5 from the sale of each book will be donated to Davidson County Cancer Services. Novels from the Blue Meadow Farm series will be available to order.

Fundraisers

Town of Granite Quarry Food Drive — Through December bring non-perishable foods for local shelters and food banks. All donations stay in this area. Also accepting blankets, toiletries, laundry supplies, socks, baby supplies, diapers, wipes, etc. Drop off site: Granite Quarry Town Hall, 143 N. Salisbury Ave, Granite Quarry. http://www.granitequarrync.gov/
Port-a-pit Chicken /ribs dinners — 10 am until on Oct. 19, Moore’s chapel AME Zion Church, 890 South River Church Road, Cleveland, corner of Chenault and Cool Springs. 704- 278- 2885. ½ chicken plate $10, chicken drumette plate $10, ribs plate-$12 w/baked beans, slaw, roll, dessert, Eat-in, carry- out.
Appraisal Fair & Benefit Sale at NC Museum of Dolls, Toys & Miniatures — 10 am-4 pm Oct. 26-27: 108 Fourth St, Spencer, 704-762-9359, www.NCMDTM.com
Milford Hills UMC Pumpkin Patch — Weekdays noon-7 pm, Saturday 10 am-7pm, through Halloween Day. Milford Hills UMC, 1630 Statesville Blvd. Proceeds go to missionsl. 704-636-0471.
Friends of Rowan Public Library Annual Book Sale — 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 27- 29: Open to the public. Rowan Public Library, 201 W Fisher St., 704-216-8228, www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
Fore the Future Golf Tournament — 8:30 a.m. Oct. 26: Country Club of Salisbury. Benefits North Hills Christian School. Contact Nikki at www.northhillschristian.com
48th annual Louisiana Turkey Gumbo — 11 am-2 pm Nov 2: meals and quarts/ 5-8 pm: quarts only. Sacred Heart Catholic Daughters. Eat in or take out. Proceeds support CDA service projects.
Car show at Christiana Lutheran — Noon-4 pm Nov. 3: No admission fee for spectators; $15 to show your car. Trophies awarded. Food available for purchase, raffle baskets galore. Christiana Lutheran Church, 6190 Hwy 52 East. To enter call 704-633-3503.
10th Annual Big Chili Cookoff — 6:30-11 p.m. Nov 3: Taste and vote on the best chili recipes in Rowan County. At Waterworks Visual Arts Center and F&M Trolley Barn, 123 E Liberty St. Benefits Waterworks’ education and outreach programs. If you would like to compete for the coveted Big Chili Pepper Award contact Taylor Durham, taylor@theletteredlily.com. Tickets online or in person at Waterworks; $35 each/$30 members. Must be 21 to attend.
Semi annual BBQ at The Arbor UMC — 10 am-7 pm Nov 3 or until food is gone. Pork and BBQ chicken plates with homemade desserts. Whole and half chickens and BBQ sandwiches. 5545 Woodleaf Road. Eat in or take-out.
Cooleemee Historical Association — 11 am-2 pm Nov 3: BBQ fundraiser on the Zachary House grounds; Bake sale plus bbq cooked by local pit masters Walter Ferrell and Clay West. Sandwiches and trays, eat in or take out. Also order Boston Butt for Thanksgiving $35 with BBQ dip. Pre-order before Nov 1 at 336 284-4254. All proceeds benefit Cooleemee’s three museums.
65th annual Rowan Museum Antiques Show — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov 9-11: $5-$7. New larger location at West End Plaza Event Center, 1935 Jake Alexander Blvd W, 704-637-7467. , www.rowanmuseum antiquesshow.com
Barn Dance Adoption Fundraiser —5-9 p.m. Nov. 10: Barn Dance for the Myers’ adoption fundraiser. Poor man’s supper, wagon rides, live music, ice cream, raffle, silent auction. West Rowan Home & Garden, 11575 NC 801, Mount Ulla
Dancing for the Arts — 6 pm Nov 10: $125. Dance competition puts local stars on Concord’s Davis Theater stage, begins with cocktail buffet, ends with dance party until midnight. Order tickets or vote online for $1 at Cabarrus Countyhttps://cabarrusartscouncil.org/support/dancing-for-the-arts

Festivals

New date: Annual Germanfest at the Old Stone House— 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 27 Celebrate German culture and history on the grounds of the 1766 Georgian stone house, 770 Old Stone House Road, Granite Quarry. New Sarum Brewing has brewed four special beers. $5 adults, $3 students. 770 Old Stone House Rd. 704-633-5946 or www.rowanmuseum.org
Downtown Concord Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt — 4-8 p.m. Oct. 20: First ever Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt. Participants gather clues from downtown businesses to solve the Downtown Mystery! Price includes two drink tickets, lanyard, map, chance to enter the murder mystery drawing. Afterparty at Red Hill. Info: CDDC, 704-784-4208 or email info@concorddowntown.com
35th annual Lexington BBQ Festival — Oct. 27: A day filled with Lexington barbecue, live music and family friendly attractions. Details at http://www.barbecuefestival.com/
Community Block Party — 3-7 p.m Nov. 3: Remember the days when you knew your neighbors? Jackson Street closed to traffic. Eat hotdogs, enjoy music, experience community. Jackson St. at 200 W. Innes St., 704-636-3431, stjohns-salisbury.org
Kaleidoscope Arts & Ag Festival — Noon-3 pm Nov. 3: Rowan Arts & Ag closing event and Kleidoscope festival with Salisbury Symphony and local food and craft artisans.Chefs’ demonstrations, band, food trucks, vendors, wineries and breweries, bounce house, jugglers for kids. NC Research Campus, Kannapolis. www.kannapolisarts.com. To register as a vendor visit: http://apm.activecommunities.com/kannapolisnc/Activity_Search/754
Concord’s Hops and Heat Beer & Chili Festival — 1-5- p.m. Nov 3: Beer tastings, chili tastings, live entertainment by Cory Luetjen & The Traveling Blues Band. Downtown Concord. Tickets $30 Beer & Chili Ticket; $25 Chili Tasting Only Ticket. Call 704-784-4208 or email info@concorddowntown.com
Potters of the Piedmont Pottery Festival — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov 10: Leonard Recreation Center, 6324 Ballinger Road, Greensboro. A substantial piece of pottery from a potter at the show to be raffled with 100 percent of proceeds going to support Greensboro Urban Ministry programs. Free and open to the public. www.pottersofthepiedmont.com/

History

China Grove Roller Mill — “Batter Up, A Salute to Southern Rowan Baseball” now on display. Open 1-4 pm first and third Saturdays. Admission $3 adults, $1 students. 308 North Main St., China Grove. www.visitsalisburync.com/listing/china-grove-roller-mill/254/ or call Rowan Museum 704-633-5946.
China Grove Roller Mill Display at South Rowan library — Oct. 1 – 30: Presented by Rowan Museum and China Grove Roller Mill.
Rowan Museum: Rowan at Work — Through Sept. 23 : Exhibit focuses on work and jobs in Rowan County. Rowan Museum, 202 N Main St, 704-633-5946, www.rowanmuseum.org

At The YMCA

J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. Events listed are free and open to the public. 704-636-0111, www.rowanymca.org
• Grief support, Wednesdays 9:30 am, tteichroew@gmail.com
• Lunch & Learn — Noon Oct. 24: Mystery Lunch. Free but sign up. Bring a covered dish.
• Trips:
• Oct. 19: Cabarrus Arena, Christmas Made in the South, $15
• Nov 15: Charlotte Southern Christmas Show
• Nov 27: Christmas at Billy Graham Library
• Nov 29: Narrow Ways presents True Story of Christmas, deadline Nov 10.
• Dec 4: Tanglewood Christmas Lights, deadline Nov 23

At Rufty-Holmes

Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. 704-216-7715, www.ruftyholmes.org
Family Conversations With Older Adults seminar about driving — 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 23: Space is limited; preregister early at 704-216-7714.
Trip to the Price of Freedom Museum China Grove — 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Nov. 5: $7. American war memorial dedicated to US service men & women who paid Price of Freedom.Guided tour museum & lunch at China Grove Family House Restaurant.

At RPL

Rowan Public Library programs are free and open to the public. www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
• HQ, 201 W Fisher St., 704-216-8228
• East, 110 Broad St., Rockwell, 704-216-7838
• South, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove, 704-216-7727
RPL annual Bookmark design contest for ages 4-11 — Through Nov. 9: Entries must be done without outside assistance, no trademarked characters. First: $25, certificate, bookmark professionally printed and distributed by RPL. Second: $15 cash, certificate. Third place: $10 cash, certificate. Submit completed entry forms at any RPL branch. Prizes awarded at reception Dec. 3.

Classes

Fall painting series by Cherathee Hager — Begins Oct. 16: Combination of acrylics on canvas and wood. Supplies furnished. $35 each for 4 sessions. Tuesdays at 10 am. West Rowan Farm Home and Garden. 704-490-2001.
PPT offers fall classes — 8 weeks of instruction includes showcase performance open to the public. Classes begin week of Oct. 22 • Page to Stage: 4-5:30 pm Monday, Wednesday; Grades 4-6: Learn how to bring a show together from audition process to performance. • Improv/Scene Study: 4-5:30 pm Tuesday, Thursday; Grades 7 and up: Story-telling, creating characters. Improvisation, problem solving, teamwork, listening skills. • Tuition $325 each session. Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. RSVP to 704-633-5471 or MD@PiedmontPlayers.com
Beginning belly dance — SoFul Yoga and Wellness, 1024 S Fulton St., enter from Ridge Avenue. $10 drop in. Information at www.SoFulYoga.com or SoFulSalisbury Facebook
Guitar Classes at R-H — 6-8 week classes Monday afternoons. $40 plus $10 workbook. Bring your own guitar. Call Rufty-Holmes at 704-216-7714 or Bob at 704-640-0279. Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. Martin Luther King Jr Ave.
Beginner line dancing — • 1-2 pm Thursdays: Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, $4 per class • New Beginners only Line Dancing: Noon. $4 per class . Taught by Cheryl Kluttz. Pre-register at Rufty-Holmes, 704-216-7714
Hablas Español (Do you speak Spanish) — 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays: Free Spanish language lessons in an informal and conversati-onal setting. Mean Mug Coffee Co., 1024 S. Fulton St, 704-754-4615.
Mind Aerobics art class — 2-4 p.m. Mondays: Intro to drawing, pastels, sculpture. Rufty-Holmes Center, 1120 S. MLK Jr. Ave. $10/2 hr. session. Beginner and advanced adult. Sign up at 704 216-7714. www.RobertTothSculptor.com
Free online courses through RPL — Gale Courses: high-quality, noncredit online courses free with your library card. www.rowanpubliclibrary.org or call 704-216-8243

Speakers & forums

S.N.A.G (Salisbury Neighborhood Action Group) — 10 a.m. First Wednesdays at the Salisbury Police Department, 130 E. Liberty St, 704-638-5333.

Film

Movies at RPL East — Nov. 9 •2-4 p.m.: Classic Cinema Series: Top Hat (1935). Rowan Public Library, East Branch,-110 Broad St., Rockwell www.rowancountync.gov
Now You See It…Now You Don’t Mystery Theater — 5:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 9: $18-$25. Doors open 5:30pm. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served from 5:30-6:30 pm. The show will begin at 6:30 pm. Be ready to join in on the show, as some of the audience will be selected to participate. Tickets $18in advance, $25 day of. 704-920-4343 or in person at the Kannapolis Parks and Rec, Laureate Center, 401 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, www.kannapolisnc.gov

Art

Rail Walk Studios & Gallery OctoberTour Art exhibit — Through October. Eleven plein air artists display paintings from past OctoberTour paint outs. This year’s paintings included. Thursday -Saturday 11-4, 409 N Lee St. www.railwalkgallery.com or 704-469-2781
WVAC hosts Faces Portrait Exhibition of Trinity Living Center — Through Nov. 3: Del Haize Conference Room Gallery, weekdays 10 a.m.-5 p.m.-Saturdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 123 E. Liberty St, waterworks.org
Meet artist Joe Sink at Pottery 101 — 6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16: Opening reception in the Pottery 101 gallery during the Brewbury Beer Crawl. Pottery 101, 101 S. Main St., 704-209-1632, pottery101nc@gmail.com or www.pottery-101.com
Waterworks Visual Arts Center Fall/Winter Exhibition: The Threads of Time — 123 E. Liberty St, waterworks.org
‘Through the Lens’ photographic art show — Art on exhibit at Mean Mug Coffee Co., 1024 S. Fulton St.

Trips

Traveling Tour: Richmond, Va. — 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 21: N.C. Transportation Museum, Spencer, 704- 636-2889, www.nctrans.org
Traveling Tour: Raleigh, NC (Day Trip) — 7:28 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 23: N.C. Transportation Museum,Spencer, 704- 636-2889, www.nctrans.org
Community Travelers football trip — Nov 7-9: Two-night trip to the Thursday night Pittsburgh Steelers/Carolina Panthers game. Contact Brenda Cowan 704-431-3974 for d etails. or Cathy Alexander 704-433-5609.
Salt and Pepper Ramblers —• Dec. 1, Spartanburg, S.C. First Baptist Church. A Christmas play. Shopping at Hamricks, lunch included. $60 due by Oct. 30 • May 13-18, 2019: 6 days in Branson, Missouri: College Of The Ozarks, Presley’s Country Jubilee, Million Dollar Quartet, Clay Cooper’s Music Express, Brook Shaw’s Old Country Store In The Casey Jones Village, Downtown Branson Lambert’s Throwed Rolls, more. $650/pp, $150 deposit by Dec. 10, balance by March 15, 2019 • Info: Cheryl Kluttz 704-633-3484.

Call for vendors

2018 Holiday Faire — 9 am-3 pm Nov 3: Vendors and crafters may apply. Held in the First Ministry Center across the street from First Baptist Church. All proceeds will now be directed to the NC Baptist on Mission Disaster Relief. Info: 704-433-4251 or 704-633-0431.
Holly Jolly Christmas Craft and Vendor Show — Dec 1-2: Applications at rowancountyfair.net under events. Rowan County Fairgrounds, 704-640-2326 for information.

Auditions/call for performers

Scrooge’s Christmas Trolley Tour — 1 pm Oct. 20-21: Dramatic retelling of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol with a comedic twist. Passengers travel back in time to Christmases past with Scrooge on his journey via the trolley in Downtown Salisbury. Performances begin Nov 23. All roles are paid positions.cold readings from the script. Lee Street theatre, 329 N Lee St., 704-310-5507, www.leestreet.org
‘The Mystery of Irma Vep’ at LSt — 7-9 p.m. Nov. 4-5: Two male actors will portray six hysterical characters. Auditions require you to read from the script and perform very physical scenes. Lee Street theatre, 329 N Lee St, 704-310-5507, www.leestreet.org
Salisbury Swing Band— SSB seeks instrumentalists. Audition 7 p.m. Tuesday evenings. Info Jim Grazcyk 704-798-5840.
Gold Hill Bluegrass jam — Acoustic Bluegrass jam. E.H. Montgomery General Store, Gold Hill. 7-9 p.m. Fridays. 704-267-9439. www.themontgomerystore.com
Blumenthal Performing Arts open mic nights — Free event open to performers, selected by lottery. E-mail openmic@ncbpac.org

Call for artists/ artisans

Center for Faith & the Arts applications for Artist in Residence program — Open to students and professionals over age 18. A year long program. Deadline for application Nov. 1. www.faithart.org or call 704-647-0999. Center for Faith & the Arts. 207 W Harrison St.

Call for volunteers

Liberty Hospice — For reading, music, life review, or placing a smile on a lonely face. Call Glenda at 336-596-5380. Liberty Commons, 4412 S. Main St.
Staff the CFA art gallery — Center for Faith & the Arts seeks volunteers to staff the art gallery Fridays 6-8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 704-647-0999 or email info@faithart.org
Rowan Helping Ministries volunteers-k up donated food, stock food pantry, intake interviews, laundry, meals. 704-637-6838.
Help feed the horses — Horse Protection Society, 2135 Miller Road, China Grove, hps@horseprotection.org
DAV transportation network of Rowan County — Take veterans to hospital appts. Call Jim Martin at 704-638-9000 x3904.
Novant Rowan Medical Center-Patient escorts, gift shop, surgical waiting room, flower delivery, more. dbhundley@novanthealth.org

 

 

 

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Dr. Fauci, Kanye West, Jesus Christ among presidential write-in candidates in Rowan County

Crime

Salisbury Police receive grant for social justice, racial equity training

Local

When weather turns cold, where do Rowan County wildlife go?

Crime

Blotter: Salisbury man charged faces marijuana charge after being served with unrelated warrant

Coronavirus

Local health officials see record testing numbers ahead of Thanksgiving