Roundabout: What’s happening Nov. 8-14
The Loft at City Tavern, 113 E Fisher St — 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 • Moses Jones Nov. 10 • 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
The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 — • 8 p.m. Saturday: The Ralph Hoar Band. Contemporary Christian music venue. Musicians invited to jam or schedule their group to perform. 704-213-1467.
Coffee Co, 1024 S. Fulton St — • 7-11 pm Friday Nov 9: Open Mic with hosts the Old Rockers. Sign up begins 6:30 • 5:30-8 pm Sunday Nov 11: Free concert with David House • Monday: Patio Jammin’ 6:30-9 pm • 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: Cory Luetjen • 8-10 pm Friday: Josh Tenery • 8-10 pm Saturday: Austin McNeil • 6-8 pm Sunday: open mic hosted by Mama Tried • 7-9 pm Wednesday Nov 14: Bonnie Allyn and friends; will donatie show proceeds to the homeless of Rowan County. Bring canned good, receive 10% off coupon, Rowan Helping Ministries will receive all canned goods; they need canned meats for Thanksgiving.• 704-754-8379, www.morganridgerailwalk.com
Sunrise Cafe, 210 Old Amity Hill Road, Cleveland — 6:30 pm Friday: Tri County Grass • 6:30-8 pm Saturday: The Golden Valley Crusaders • Tuesdays: Karaoke with Crystal • 5-8 p.m. Wednesdays: Acoustic only Bluegrass k and eat jam. 704-402-3527. Behind the IGA store.
TJ’s High Rock Rest and Lounge — • Nov 9 Salisbury Shag Club with DJ Gene Hensley • Nov 16 Trey Calloway 8:30-12 pm • 2675 Providence Church Road, 704-633-0251 or 704-637-8023.
Music & more
‘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.
‘The Pity of War: A Requiem for All Affected by World War I’ — 4:30 P p.m. Nov. 11: Concert to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Guest soloist Dr. David Hamilton, member of Catawba College voice faculty. New London UMC, 206 S. Main St., New London. No charge for the concert, offering will be received to assist Kannapolis Bible Teaching Association.
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
Jim Avett in concert — 5 p.m. Dec. 1: Mt. Mitchell UMC, Kannapolis, www.bandsintown.com
FUMC FirstArts — • 8 pm Dec. 6: Greensboro-based professional choral ensemble Bel Canto Company under the direction of Dr. Welborn Young. $10 suggested donation. First United Methodist Church, 217 S Church St, 704-636-3121, ext 104 or www.fumcsalisbury.org
Vernaculars Concert — 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7-9: Catawba College, 2300 W Innes St, 800-228-2922, catawba.edu
Coming to Ovens Auditorium — • 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.
PPT youth theater presents ‘Magic Tree House- Pirates Past Noon’ — Nov. 9-17: $10-$12. Norvell 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. • ‘The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence’ 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12-16, Florence Busby Corriher Theatre.
• ‘Into the Woods’ 7:30 p.m. April 10-12, and 2:30 p.m. April 13, Hedrick Little Theatre. • Tickets $15 adults, $10 non-Catawba students and senior adults. edu/theatretix or 704-637-4481.
LSt presents ‘Little Women: The Musical’ — Through Nov. 10: $22.90. Based on Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel. Lee Street theatre, 329 N Lee St, 704 310 5507, LeeStreet.org
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
Lexington Youth Theatre to preform Disney’s ‘Newsies’ — Nov 9-11: 7 pm Friday-Saturday; 2 pm Sunday. At Smith Civic Center, Uptown Lexington. Advance tickets $10 at 4 E. 3rd Ave; online $15 at www.lexingtonyouththeare.com for $15; DOS $15 adults/$10 age 10 and under. www.lexingtonyouththeatreinc.com/
PPT presents ‘A Christmas Story’ — Opens Dec. 7. All the elements from the beloved motion ture on stage. Norvell Theater, 135 E Fisher St., 704-633-5471 piedmontplayers.com
Wine & beer tastings
Salisbury Wine Shop — 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov 9: All Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Tasting with Andrew Alley, 17th Street Distributing. $5/person. 106 S. Main St, 704-636-5151, email@example.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
Tonight 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
Kannapolis Cruise-in — 1-7 pm Nov 10: Cruise-In, Downtown. www.kannapolisnc.gov
American Girl ‘Fiesta with Josefina’ — 1-3 pm, Nov 10: Central UMC, Spencer. $25 for 1 adult and 1 child. Registration includes displays, door prizes, snacks, souvenirs, museum tour. NC Museum of Dolls, Toys & Miniatures, 108 4th St., Spencer, 704-762-9359, www.ncmdtm.com/
Free design demonstration — 10:30 a.m. Nov. 10: Creating a designer christmas tree at Piedmont Floral Galleries. 280 Furniture Drive, 704- 636-7739.
Lunch and Learn with Elaine Fleck — 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Nov. 16: Artist Elaine Fleck. Bring a sack lunch; bottled water provided. Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St, waterworks.org
Hive Grand Opening Celebration — Noon-5 p.m. Nov. 17: Sparkling wine, sweet treats. Hive, 126 E Innes St.
Annual VA retirees luncheon — Noon-3:30 p.m. Nov. 10: China Grove Family Restaurant, Bring canned goods for Rowan Helping Ministries.
Traeger turkey demo day — Nov 10: Turkey comes off the grill at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm. WSAT broadcasting live. Door prizes. Backcountry & Beyond, 1301 E. Innes St., ste 101. 704-380-0285.
Randy’s rain or shine antique event — Nov 17-18. Saturday 8 am-4 pm, Sunday 9 am-4 pm: Food available for purchase. Rowan County Fairgrounds, Julian Road. $1 adult admission. 704-425-9838. Last one until March.
Repticon Charlotte Reptile & Exotic Animal Show — 10 a.m. Dec. 8-9: Cabarrus Arena & Events Center, 4551 Old Airport Road, Concord, repticon.com
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.
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.
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.
George Lopez’s The Wall World Tour coming to Ovens Auditorium — Jan. 12: Ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000, Coliseum office, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $59.50-$65.50 plus charges. VIP Meet and Greet package also available.
It’s Not You, It’s Me -The Second City — Feb. 9: Heartbreak, missed connections and the mire of human relationships. Tickets start at $22 plus charges. McGlohon Theater, College St., Charlotte. www.blumenthalarts.org or 704-372-1000.
Community Blood Drives: Appts at 1-888-59-BLOOD, www.cbcc.us
Nov 11 • Noon-3 p.m.
Trinity Lutheran Church, Landis, 108 W. Rice St, Landis
Nov 12 • 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Livingstone College, 701 W Monroe St, 704-216-6000
Nov 12 • 2:30-6:30 p.m.
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 205 St. Paul Church Road, 704-877-9878
Nov 17 • 12:30-12:30 p.m.
Hood Theological Seminary, 1810 Lutheran Synod Drive
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/
Landmark Church annual chicken bbq dinner — 4 pm until, Nov 10: Half chicken, baked beans, homemade slaw, bread, dessert, drink; also hot dogs. Eat in or take out. By donation. Landmark Church, 1910 Mooresville Road, 704-633-8200.
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
Annual chicken noodle dumpling supper — 4-7 p.m Nov 10: Eat in or takeout. 704 279-3768. Proceeds go to church needs, community, charities. St Stephens Lutheran Church, 4400 St Stephens Church Road, Gold Hill.
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
NHCS Thanksgiving Boston Butt Sale — Order by Nov 16; k up Nov 19 at Helen Kelley Smith Gymnasium. Boston Butt $35; 8 oz. bottle of local BBQ sauce $5; shredded $10. To place an order call Coach Bowers, firstname.lastname@example.org or Coach Brannigan, email@example.com
History and Holidays benefit — 2-8 p.m. Nov 17: Two Historic Properties on Kern Carlton Road, Peter Kern House and Kern-Carlton House (formerly Carolina Lily). Holiday décor, refreshments, Carlton Family reminiscing. Tickets $10 at Stitchin’ Post, Critters, Barnhardt Jewelers, Roger Dogs (Spencer). All proceeds to o Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary Animal Sanctuary, faithfulfriends.org
Salisbury Pride Holiday Drag Show — 8:30 and 10pm Dec 7: Celebrate the holiday season with hostesses Jamie Monroe and Cierra Desiree Nichole-Land, DJ Bear Trax and your favorite queens and kings. Cost: $10 donation. The Fish Bowl, 127 E. Innes St. Info: SalisburyPride.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/
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.
At The YMCA
J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. Events listed are open to the public. 704-636-0111, www.rowanymca.org
• Grief support, Wednesdays 9:30 am, firstname.lastname@example.org
• Nov 14, 8 am-2 pm: Craft Fair
• 8:30 am Nov 15: Charlotte Southern Christmas Show
• 3 pm Nov 27: Christmas at Billy Graham Library
• 4:45 pm Nov 29: Narrow Ways presents True Story of Christmas, deadline Nov 10.
• 3 pm Dec 4: Tanglewood Christmas Lights, deadline Nov 23
• Medicare Education — 1:30 pm Nov 5: Free, but sign up.
• Fundraiser: Order your Poinsettia today, 7-inch pot, 704-636-0111, home grown in Rowan County
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.
Painting, crafts, dance, language, health and more available. Call or visit for schedules, pricing.
• Hive, 126 E Innes St, 704-951-7418 hiveandco.com
• Mean Mug Coffee Co., 1024 S. Fulton St, 704-754-4615
• Pottery 101, 101 S. Main St., 704-209-1632, www.pottery-101.com
• Rowan Public Library, www.rowancountync.gov
• Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., 704-216-7714
• SoFul Yoga and Wellness, 1024 S Fulton St., www.SoFulYoga.com or SoFulSalisbury Facebook
• Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St, waterworks.org
• West Rowan Farm & Garden, 11575 NC Highway 801, M t Ulla 704-807-1877 or facebook
Speakers & forums
Domestic Violence Round-table Discussion — 11 am-1 pm Nov 10: Join the Women of Worth of Yadkin Grove Baptist Church. Guest speaker Sheena Hasty. Yadkin Grove Baptist Church, 325 Leonard Road.
Surviving the Holidays seminar — 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 11: GriefShare seminar offers practical, actionable strategies for making it through the holiday season. h Central Baptist church, 1810 Moose Road, Kannapolis. To register call 704-467-2495 or email email@example.com
AAUW Lecture Series —6:30-7:30 p.m Nov. 8: Phyllis Mahmud, instructor of computers in society at Livingstone College, on “Technology in Education.” Free. Sponsored by American Association of University Women, Dr. Carol Cody, president. Refreshments. First UCC fellowship hall, 207 W. Horah St, entrance at rear of church. http://salisbury-nc.aauw.net
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
RiverRun to screen The Best of the 2018 Greensboro 48-Hour Film Project — 7 p.m. Nov. 13: (Rescheduled from Sept 15 due to hurricane) The venue also has changed to The Ramkat, 170 West 9th St., W-S. Tickets $5 plus taxes/fees at the door. Director Iris Carter will introduce the screening. Ultimately, 12 films will be chosen for the Short Film Corner at the Cannes International Film Festival. Details at www.riverrunfilm.com.
ClearWater Artist Studios presents ‘Dream In Color’ — ThroughJan 25: Joint guest artist’ exhibit by Albemarle-based Andell McCoy and Erin Allen. Free, open to the public. 223 Crowell Drive NW, 704-784-9535, www.clearwaterartists.com
At Waterworks Visual Art Center — • Through Feb 2: Fall/Winter Exhibition The Threads of Time • 6:30-8 pm Nov. 15: Threads of Time Artists’ Reception, informal gallery talks with exhibiting artists. Historian Gary Freeze on the Mill Kids: Cotton Mills in our region. Light refreshments. No cost to attend; donations accepted • 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, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.pottery-101.com
Community travelers trips to Gaffney; Christmas City — • Nov 17: Gaffney SC Outlets and Hamricks. Cost $30 • Dec 22: Trip to Christmas City. Cost $30 • Contact Brenda Cowan 704-431-3974 or Cathy Alexander 704-433-5609.
Salt and Pepper Ramblers — 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
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
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 email@example.com
Call for artists/ artisans
Hart Witzen’s Fall Free for All — Deadline Nov. 15: All visual artists may apply: painters, sculptors, photographers, performance artists, installation artists, new media. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org , w/ free for all in the subject line. Exhibit date 7-11 pm: Dec 1. Details at http://www.hartwitzengallery.com/FREEforALL.html. Hart Witzen Gallery, 136 E. 36th St Charlotte
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 email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.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. email@example.com
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