Roundabout: What’s happening Nov. 15-21
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. 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: Kingdom North and Forever Red. 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 Nov. 16: Open Mic with hosts Meryl & Cliff Vogh. Sign up begins 6:30 • 5:30-8 pm Sunday Nov. 18: Free concert with William Nesmith • 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: Liam Pendergrass • 8-10 pm Friday: Andrew Hodges • 8-10 pm Saturday: Brad Rattledge • 6-8 pm Sunday: open mic hosted by Mama Tried • 8-10 pm Wednesday, Nov 21 Thanksgiving Eve: Austin McNeil Band. 704-754-8379, www.morganridgerailwalk.com
Sunrise Cafe, 210 Old Amity Hill Road, Cleveland — 6:30 pm Friday: NuHiWay and special guest Michael Souther on banjo • 6:30-8 pm Saturday: Lonesome Road Bluegrass • Tuesdays: Karaoke with Crystal • 5-8 p.m. Wednesdays: Acoustic only Bluegrass pick and eat jam. 704-402-3527. Behind the IGA stor
TJ’s High Rock Rest and Lounge — 9 p.m. cover $10. Nov 16: Trey Calloway 8:30-12 pm • 2675 Providence Church Road, 704-633-0251 or 704-637-8023.
Music & more
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
Motel Soap live at The Loft@City Tavern — Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm Nov 21 Thanksgiving Eve: Admission $10 in advance (pick up at City Tavern) or $12 DOS. www.facebook.com/ CityTavernSalisbury
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. 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
Rowan Big Band All Stars — 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14: $22.90. Long tradition of big-band standards and swing era favorites from the 1930s -today. Lee Street theatre, 329 N Lee St, 704-310-5507, LeeStreet.org
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.
The Little Theatre of W-S — • 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
PPT presents ‘A Christmas Story’ — Opens Dec. 7. All the elements from the beloved motion picture 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 16: France Part 1: The Wines of the Bordeaux Region with Alexis Mutter, Grapevine 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
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.
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
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.
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 County. 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, 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.
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 service charges. McGlohon Theater, College St., Charlotte. www.blumenthalarts.org or 704-372-1000.
Lynna Clark at Attractions on Main — Drop in 10:30am-5:30pm Thursday, Nov. 15: Book release party for ‘Hope Angels, A Story of the Unseen Battle on Blue Meadow Farm.’ Attractions on Main, 2130 S. Main St.
Community Blood Drive: Appts at 1-888-59-BLOOD, www.cbcc.us
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/
NHCS Thanksgiving Boston Butt Sale — Order by Nov 16; pick 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 Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary Animal Sanctuary, faithfulfriends.org
Pictures With Santa benefits South Salisbury Fire Dept — 6-8 p.m. Dec. 3-4: $5-$15. Pets welcome for photos. South Salisbury Fire Department, 3207 Old Concord Road, 704-637-3873.
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. The Fish Bowl, 127 E. Innes St. Info: SalisburyPride.com.
14th annual WVAC Oyster Roast fundraiser — Jan. 26: Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St. Tickets at waterworks.org
Special guest at Rowan Genealogical Society — 7 p.m. Tuesday Nov 20: Major General Nathanael Green from George Washington’s Military Staff is expected to join us and detail how Rowan County is becoming involved in the American Revolution. Rowan Public Library, 201 W. Innes St.
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
• 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
• 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
Monday Night Movie: Inkheart (East) — 5:30 pm Nov 19: Based on the trilogy by Cornelia Funke.
NC History: Catawba County and the 1944 Polio Epidemic (South —7 pm Nov 26: Richard Eller examines the effect of the polio epidemic on post-WWII Catawba County.
Teen Anime/Manga Mini-Convention (HQ, East) — Tuesday, Nov 27, 4-5:30 pm (HQ) / Thursday, Nov 29, 4-5 pm (East): Cosplay with Japanese food, crafts, games, a screening of anime film or episodes. For 6th-12th graders.
Painting, crafts, dance, language, health and more available. Call or visit for schedules and 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
Tonight: The Threads of Time Artists’ Reception — 6:30-8 pm Nov. 15: Gallery talks with exhibiting artists. In conjunction with Mill Kids exhibition, historian Gary Freeze will speak at 7:15 pm on Child Labor and the Rowan Cotton Mills. Light refreshments. Free admission. 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, email@example.com or www.pottery-101.com
Community travelers trips to Gaffney; Christmas City — • Dec 22: Trip to Christmas City. Cost $30 • Contact Brenda Cowan 704-431-3974 or Cathy Alexander 704-433-5609.
pper 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com , w/ free for all in the subject line. Exhibit date 7-11 pm: Dec 1. Details at http://www.hartwitzengallery.com/FREEforALL.html
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Rowan Helping Ministries volunteers-Pick 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, email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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