Roundabout: What’s happening Nov. 22-28
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
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
Mean Mug Coffee Co, 1024 S. Fulton St — • 7-11 pm Friday Nov 23: Open Mic with host Duke Wicker. Sign up begins 6:30 • 7:30 – until Nov 24: Noche de Ritmo (Rhythm Night) Salsa Dance Night. Dance, lessons and more. $8 person /$15 duo. RSVP to 704-754-4615 • 5:30-8 pm Sunday Nov 25: Free concert with Sue McHugh • Mean Mug Coffee Co. 1024 S. Fulton St, 704-754-4615, www.meanmugcoffeeco.com
E.H. Montgomery General Store — 7-9 pm Fridays: Open acoustic Bluegrass jam. Historic Village of Gold Hill, 704-267-9439, www.themontgomerystore.com
Morgan Ridge Railwalk, 421 N. Lee St — • 8-10 pm Friday: Marte Maney • 8-10 pm Saturday: Jason Leake • 6-8 pm Sunday: open mic hosted by Mama Tried • 704-754-8379, www.morganridgerailwalk.com
Sunrise Cafe, 210 Old Amity Hill Road, Cleveland — • 6:30-8 pm Friday: Gaining Ground • 6:30 pm Saturday: NuHiWay and special guest Michael Souther on banjo • Tuesdays: Karaoke with Crystal • 5-8 pm Wednesdays: Acoustic only Bluegrass k and eat jam. 704-402-3527. Behind the IGA store
Music & more
Charles Pettee in concert — 7 pm 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 pm 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 pm Dec. 7-9: Catawba College, 2300 W Innes St, 800-228-2922, catawba.edu
Rowan Big Band All Stars — 7:30 pm Dec. 14: $22.90. 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.
Foreigner live at Harrah’s Cherokee —March 23: See Ticketmaster.com or 1-800-745-3000. Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center, 777 Caasino Drive, Cherokee.
‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ at Old Courthouse Theater — Nov. 29-Dec. 16: Hilarity ensues. Tickets available at 49 Spring St NW, 704-788-2405 or www.oldcourthousetheatre.org
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
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
Wine & beer tastings
Salisbury Wine Shop — 5:30-7:30 pm Friday: ‘Take a break from shopping wine testing’ with Madame Stephanie. Taste a selection of wines that you’ll be thankful there’s a nice wine shop in Salisbury. $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 pm 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 pm: Bring your favorite board game. Free. 1024 S. Fulton St, 704-754-4615, www.meanmugcoffeeco.com
Repticon Charlotte Reptile & Exotic Animal Show — 10 am 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 pm 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 pm, 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
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.
Toys for Tots — ThroughDec. 2 individuals are invited to donate new, unwrapped toys at Sharonview’s Salisbury branch, 501 N. Main St. Toys for Tots was founded in 1947 and is run by the United States Marine Corps. For more information on Toys for Tots, visit www.toysfortots.org.
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/
Salisbury Pride Holiday Drag Show — 8:30 and 10 pm Dec 7: Hostesses Jamie Monroe and Cierra Desiree Nichole-Land, Deejay Bear Trax plus queens and kings. Cost: $10. The Fish Bowl, 127 E. Innes St. SalisburyPride.com.
Salisbury Symphony hosts Cocktail Cabaret with International Casino — Jan 12, 2019: Crystal Ballroom at Catawba College transformed into a casino plus door prizes and a chance to win a trip to a real high-end casino. $100 tickets, tax included, includes $2,000 in “play” money and two drink tickets. See www.salisburysymphony.org
14th annual WVAC Oyster Roast fundraiser — Jan. 26: Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St. Tickets at waterworks.org
Carolina Woodstock Festival — Aug 16-18, 2019: 50th anniversary of Woodstock “Carolina-style” at the Rowan County Fairgrounds. Tribute bands plus local musicians, arts and craft vendors, food, onsite camping. Family-friendly for all ages. Tickets go on sale on Nov 23. Follow social media for discount codes. Learn more at www.CarolinaWood stockFestival.com
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
Art exhibit opening event at Salisbury Business Center — 5:30 -7:30pm. Dec 7: Meet the Carolina Artists and see the new exhibit: “Now + There – The Art and Collective Thought of the Carolina Artists.” Wine, beer, light fare. Free, open to the public. 301 S. Main St., www. salisburybusinesscenter.com
The Threads of Time exhibit — Through February.Free admission. 123 E. Liberty St, waterworks.org
Rail Walk Studios & Gal Thursday -Saturday 11-4, 409 N Lee St. www.railwalkgallery.com or 704-469-2781
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.
Community Travelers bus trip to Christmas Town USA — Dec 15: For details and reservations contact Brenda Cowan 704-431-3974 for d etails. 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
Carolina Woodstock Festival – Arts & Crafts — Aug 16-18, 2019: A “Carolina-style” tribute to the 50th anniversary. Rowan County Fairgrounds. All items must be handmade originals. No downline or multi-level marketing vendors. 10×10) space $150, 10×20 double space $225. Some non-profit space available $100. Register at www.Carolina WoodstockFestival.com
Carolina Woodstock Festival – Food — Aug 16-18, 2019: $275. Register at www.CarolinaWoodstock Festival. com
Call for volunteers
Liberty Hose — 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 pm and Saturdays 10 am -2 pm Call 704-647-0999 or email firstname.lastname@example.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, 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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