Local arts & entertainment news Jan. 10-16
Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 10, 2019
Rail Walk Studios & Gallery presents the Winter Group Exhibit
Jan. 3-Feb. 23
Works of art by the artists of Rail Walk Studios and Gallery will be on view through Feb. 23. Rail Walk is open to the public Thursdays through Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at 409-413 N. Lee St.
Viewing of the eexhibit and artists’ studios is free and open to the public and there is plenty of free parking. For more information visit www.railwalkgallery.com, call 704-469-2781 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline Saturday for beginners sculpture workshop by Toth
RSVP by Jan 12.
The class is 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Jan. 19, taught by Robert Toth at Fine Frame Gallery, 105 S. Main St. See Fine Frame’s Facebook page for details or call 704- 647-0340.
James Gregory ‘Funniest Man In America’ returns to the Meroney
7:30 p.m. Jan. 19
The ridiculous, the common and even the simplest events all become hilarious. Tickets $26 at the Meroney Theater, 213 S Main St. or 704-633-5471 or funniestman.com
28th Regiment North Carolina Infantry Reactivated annual meeting
The 28th Regiment North Carolina Infantry Reactivated will hold its Annual Regimental Meeting Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until noon at the Rowan Museum, 202 N Main St.
At the conclusion of the Regimental Meeting in conjunction with the Rowan Museum the 28th NCT will sponsor for the general public beginning at 1 p.m. The Civil War Seminar “Beyond the Battlefield.”
Author and 2010 NC Historian of the Year Michael Hardy will be the keynote speaker and will include a presentation focusing on The Feeding of the Army of Northern Virginia. Hardy recently released the much-awaited “General Lee’s Immortals: The Battles and Campaigns of the Branch-Lane Brigade in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865.”
Following Hardy’s presentation two additional presentations are planned on significant aspects of the Confederacy involving Salisbury and the men of Rowan County.
At 2:40 p.m. Lt. Greg Cheek of the 28th NCT will present “Remembering the Salisbury Confederate Prison” followed by “Fighting with Reilly’s Battery from Rowan County” at 3:15 p.m. by Sgt. Stephen C Harris also of the 28th NCT.
There is no fee for attending although a donation to the Rowan Museum is welcome.
To learn more about becoming involved as a Reenactor or becoming a member of the 28th Regiment North Carolina Infantry Reactivated, come share the day at the Museum or visit 28th nct.org
‘A Busy Bee’ onstage at the Davis Theatre
1:30-2:30 p.m. Jan. 26
CONCORD — All the bees in Bella’s hive have a job to do to keep the hive thriving, including her friends Sophia, Buzz, and Miguel. Now it’s Bella’s turn to discover how she will contribute to the hive. Is she a nurse bee? A guard bee? Or maybe a cleaning bee? Join us as Bella discovers her place the hive. This brand new children’s opera is based on the SHARP Literacy children’s book of the same name. This musical storytelling performance by Opera Carolina is best suited for children 4-12 years old.
The presentation is free but registration is requested at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-busy-bee-at-davis-theatre-concord-tickets-52324888149
To learn more, visit https://cabarrusartscouncil.org/arts-education/family-days
The Davis Theatre is located at 65 Union Street South.