Local arts & entertainment news May 30-June 5
Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 30, 2019
Rowan County Humane Society hosts Lights of Love
Friday, May 31
Lights of Love, a luminaria display around Salisbury City Lake on Friday (rain date Saturday). Luminaria glow in honor and in memory of loved ones, both of the human and other animal variety, and may be purchased for $3 each at the event.
CFA hosts ‘Never Silent’
6-8 p.m. June 2
For the second year CFA has partnered with Salisbury Pride to celebrate Pride Month with an exhibit in our gallery. This year’s theme is “Never Silent.” 50 years ago the
patrons of New York’s Stonewall Inn ended their silence and stood up for themselves.
In this exhibit, artists were asked to speak through their art about issues that face the LGBTQ community. Come join us at CFA for the opening of this exhibit on Sunday from 6-8 p.m.
Rowan Arts & Ag Farm Tour 2019
9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 1
1-5 p.m. June 2
The Rowan Arts & Ag Farm Tour offers a rare chance to see Rowan County farms firsthand. In a unique combination of the county’s rich farm heritage and vibrant arts culture, visitors will learn about local farms and find working artists exhibiting their talent.
Take time to visit with artists during your visit to each farm. You’ll find hand-crafted jewelry, decorative glass, photography, fiber, leather, mixed media, metal works, sculpture, wood, clay, watercolor, drawings, and decorative arts.
This two-day, self-guided tour features 12 notable Rowan County farms and three agricultural stops with artists at each site. Bring your family and friends and enjoy a sneak peek into the talent of the working farmers and artists that make the county a true original.
The farm tour is free and open to the public, educational and entertaining, a chance to get to know some of Rowan County’s 40+ working farmers, an opportunity to purchase fresh-from-the-farm produce, and much more.
Let us know if you’re coming by visiting the
Rowan Arts & Ag Farm Tour Facebook Page.
Join in Piedmont Choral Society’s annual patriotic fundraiser concerts
Beginning 7 p.m. June 3
CONCORD — Since 2004, more than $35,000 has been raised for local non-profits through PCS’s patriotic concerts. Local singers who wish to participate with the choir in the 2019 patriotic fundraising concerts June 20-23 are welcome to join the group for three rehearsals beginning Monday, June 3 at 7 p.m. at Forest Hill UMC. No audition is necessary, but you must call and register before that date at 704-699-6053. For more info on PCS, find them on Facebook or www.piedmontchoralsociety.org
City Parks & Rec launches Summer Movies in the Park 2019
All movies begin at 9 p.m. at City Park, 316 Lake Drive.
May 31: Incredibles 2
June 14: A Dog’s Way Home
June 28: Hotel Transylvania 3
July 12: Shrek
July 26: The Greatest Showman
Aug. 9: Ralph Breaks the Internet
Kannapolis hosts Movies in the Park
Village Park, 8:45 p.m.
KANNAPOLIS — May 24: Incredibles 2
June 7: Sandlot
June 21: Jumanji
July 12: Secret Life of Pets
July 26: Hotel Transylvania 3
Aug. 2: Bumblebee