• 72°

Roundabout: What’s happening June 20-26

Community Calendar

Night Life

DJs Restaurant, 1502 W. Innes St —• 7:30 p.m. Monday, Musical Bingo • 8 p.m. Tuesday, General Trivia • 9 pm Wednesday, Karaoke • 9 pm Friday Deejay T-Nice • 704-638-9647, http://djsrestaurant.com
Grievous Gallery, 111 W Bank St — • 8-10 p.m. Tuesdays: Not So Open Mic. Showcase your weird talent. Grievous Gallery, 111 W Bank St., 980-330-1278, www.grievousgallery.com
The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 — Saturday • 730 p.m.: Kingdom North and Lion Tribe. Contemporary Christian music venue. Musicians invited to jam or schedule their group to perform. 704-213-1467. www.facebook.com/TheInnNC/
Mean Mug Coffee Co., 110 N Main St. — • TONIGHT: Board game night, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays. Bring yours or use ours. BINGO: $1 to play, winner takes all
• 7-11 p.m. Friday June 21: Open Mic Night Jam with host Lurch (aka Lawrence Frick. All performers welcome. Sign up begins 6:30 p.m.
• Saturday June 22: Noche de Ritmo – Salsa Dance Night. Fourth Saturdays 7:30 pm – $8/person or $15/duo
• 6-8 p.m. Sunday June 23: Hot Spot Sunday Concert with Forever Red
• 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays: Sidewalk Jammin.’ Bring a lawn chair
• 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays: Knitting club. Open to all
• 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays: Spanish language lessons
• 704-754-4615, www.meanmugcoffeeco.com
E.H. Montgomery General Store — 7-9 p.m. Fridays: Open acoustic Bluegrass jam. Gold Hill, 704-267-9439, www.themontgomerystore.com
Morgan Ridge Railwalk, 421 N. Lee St — • 8-10 pm Friday: Neil Jackson • Saturday, June 22 Liam and the nerdy blues parking lot party 6 pm to 9:30 pm • 704-754-8379, www.morganridgerailwalk.com• 704-754-8379, www.morganridgerailwalk.com
Sgt Pepper’s, 121 E. Innes St. — • Friday: Participating In Salisbury’s Gallery Gallop 5-9 pm: Don Eidman & Chas Troyer live • Saturday 12-11: Salisbury Pride Celebration with Mama Tried at 8 pm • 1:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday: Sunday Funday Open Jam • No cover. Behind the The Italian Grille, entrance is in the rear. www.facebook.com/santossgtpeppers/
Sunrise Cafe, 210 Old Amity Hill Road, Cleveland — 6:30 p.m. Friday: NuHiWay with special guest Michael Souther on 5-string banjo • Saturday: The Meat Locker Jam, a benefit for Saint Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Showtime 5:30 p.m. • Tuesdays: Karaoke with Crystal • 5-8 p.m. Wednesdays: Acoustic only Bluegrass pick and eat jam. 704-402-3527. Behind the IGA store.

Music & more

16th annual Celebrate America Concert Series — By Piedmont Choral Society. All Patriotic Music concert series. Service personnel and families will be honored. Music of WWII era featured. • Friday, June 21 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, June 23 at 3 p.m.. Forest Hill UMC, 265 Union St N, Concord. Info: 704-699-6053 or kayy2000@gmail.com
Kruger Brothers + Chatham Rabbits at the Blue Ridge Music Center — 7 p.m., Saturday, June 22: 700 Foothills Road, Galax, Va. or Milepost 213 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. $25 in advance, $30 DOS, BlueRidgeMusicCenter.org or 866-308-2773, ext. 212.
The Famous Brothers — June 29 • 7:30 p.m. $22.90 Who are The Famous Brothers? Best answer: classic bluegrass harmony with an original comic twist. Lee Street theatre, 329 N Lee St, 704-310-5507
Third annual A ’Bury Home Companion —Aug 24 • 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Kent Bernhardt and Kay Peeler host an all new edition, with the Hall Sisters, Jacob Kluttz, Eli Yacinthe and Sara Claire King, The Moonglows, the ’Bury Home Band, the hilarious ‘Bury Home Players and more. Meroney Theater, 213 S Main St. Tickets $45. Find info at salisburysymphony.org
Price of Freedom hosts Old School Gospel concert series — Aug. 17: The Golden Valley Crusaders • Oct. 19 Gospel Voices. The Price of Freedom Museum, 2420 Weaver Road, China Grove in the former Patterson School. www.priceoffreedom.us

Theater

St. Thomas Players and Lee Street theatre present ‘Shiloh Rules’ — June 20-22, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. June 16 at 2:30 p.m.. By Doris Baizley; directed by David Pulliam; produced by St. Thomas Players
The Little Theatre of W-S — June 21-30: “Das Barbecü,” the pinnacle of grand opera, complete with Norse mythology, magical ring of gold and a brief ride with the Valkyries – deep into the heart of Texas. $24. Hanesbrands Theatre, 209 N. Spruce St, Winston-Salem, 336-725-4001 or www.LTofWS.org
‘Liberty Mountain: The Revolutionary Drama’ — Weekends June 28-July 21 with special July 4th performance: Sixth season. Held in downtown Kings Mountain. The story of the 1780 Patriot victory at the Battle of Kings Mountain, which turned the tide of the American Revolution. www.libertymountaindrama.com or 704-730-9408.
PPT Youth Theatre presents ‘Annie’ — July 11-20: Some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written. Tickets $12-14. The Norvell Theater, 135 E Fisher St., 704-633-5471 piedmontplayers.com

Wine & beer tastings

Salisbury Wine Shop — • 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, June 21: The Wines of Ammunition Vineyards of California Wine Tasting with Alexis Mutter, Grapevine Distributing. $5/person. 106 S. Main St, 704-636-5151, sws@salisburywineshop.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
Old Stone Winery — 704-279-0930, 6245 US Hwy. 52. www.oldstonewines.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/
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

NC Transportation Museum

411 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer. Train ride schedule and admission info at 704-636-2889, www.nctrans.org
Fire Truck Festival – 5th Annual — June 22: Largest annual gathering of fire trucks for display in the state. Antique and modern engines and fire-fighting equipment, honoring firefighters for their service.
Celebrity Car & Truck Show — July 27: Replicas of favorite cars in movies and film. Photo opportunities plus a chance to talk with those who created the replicas.
Brew & Choo Craft Beer Festival — Aug 10: Craft beer breweries, special brews, food trucks, family fun games in the Back Shop, and more.

Festivals

Downtown Salisbury Gallery Gallop — June 21 • 5-9 p.m.: Artisan vendors and live artist demonstrations, gallery tours, late night shopping, dining. Artists will be selling hand-made items.Gallery Tours 5-9 p.m. Also view this year’s Salisbury Sculpture Show. www.downtownsalisburync.com/
Town of Faith Annual Street Dance — June 22 • 7:30-11 p.m. featuring the band Wayward Reason. Family-oriented community event. Yard chairs recommended.
9th Salisbury Pride Festival— June 22 • 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Live entertainment, 100+ vendors. Downtown at Fisher St and Lee St. After Party at The Fish Bowl , 7 p.m.-midnight. No cover charge. www.salisburypride.com
Annual Faith 4th of July — June 28-July 4 • 6-11 p.m.: Parade, Faith Idol, rides on the midway, nightly entertainment. Faith American Legion Park, Gant St , www.faith4th.com/
Annual All-American Celebration and Car Show — June 30 • 4-7 p.m. Bring cars, trucks, bikes, tractors to show.Hot dogs, popcorn, cold drinks and ice cream provided. Free, kid-friendly birthday party for the United States. At Landmark Church, 1910 Mooresville Road.
49th Southeast Old Thresher’s Reunion and Thresher’s Queen Pageant — July 2: Denton FarmPark, www.farmpark.com. About 25 miles from Salisbury, in Davidson County.
China Grove Farmers Day — July 20: www.facebook.com/The-Official-China-Grove-Farmers-Day-NC
6th annual Dragon Boat Festival — July 27 • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.: 30 teams compete on High Rock Lake, sponsored by Rowan County Chamber of Commerce. Cheeriwne, food vendors, Salisbury-based breweries and vineyards, entertainment, Drummer’s Parade, raffle. Shrine Club on High Rock Lake, 6480 Long Ferry Road. www.rowanchamberdragonboat.org
34th annual NC Watermelon Festival in Murfreesboro— July 31 -Aug 3: “Honoring Those Who Served” highlighted by the USO Show Troupe from New York City on Aug 2 at 7:30 p.m. plus live music, food, etc. www.ncwatermelonfest.com
Carolina Bohemian Jam— Aug 16-18: Tribute bands, local musicians, arts and craft vendors, food, onsite camping. Family-friendly. www.CarolinaBohemianJam.com
Annual Kansas City BBQ Society (KCBS) BBQ event — Sept. 20-21: Food and merchandise vendors, Charity Poker Run for Salisbury Veterans Hospice and No Vet Dies Alone Program, People’s Choice BBQ Tasting Contest. Tilley Harley-Davidson, 653 Bendix Drive, 704-202-8712, www.bikerbluesbbqrally.com

This & That

Rowan Amateur Radio Society ARRL field day — Drop in noon-9 p.m. Saturday, June 22 • Ham radio operators practice emergency communications while on emergency power. It is also a contest to see how many radio contacts your club can make. Sloan Park Shelter A: Mt Ulla Lions shelter. Antennas and radio equipment set up to be “on the air.” The community is invited to get on the air with us during this event.
Alive After 5 Downtown Landis Cruise In— June 28 • 5-9 p.m. Downtown Landis, www.townoflandis.com
Princess Tea Party — June 29 • 10:30 a.m.-noon. St. John’s Lutheran Church, 200 W. Innes St., www.eventbrite.com
Astronomical Society of Rowan County monthly meeting — Saturday, July 6 • 7:30 p.m.: Dave G. presents a unique slide show of the 1969 moon landing. Horizons Unlimited planetarium, 1636 Parkview Circle. Info: Barbara Barrier 704-664-6939.
2019 National Night Out — Aug. 6 • 4-9 p.m. Salisbury Police Department is accepting registrations for National Night Out. Forms available at 130 E. Liberty St. Contact Officer R. L. Sexton, Community Relation Officer, 704-638-5333 or rsext@salisburync.gov
Narrated trolley ride through historic downtown Salisbury — 11 a.m. One hour tour highlights the city’s past Saturdays April through October. $8 adults, $5 children age 5-10, free for under 5. Begins at Rowan County Visitors Center, 204 E Innes, 704-638-3100. www.visitsalisburync.com
Bike Night Joy Ride — 8-10 p.m. Third Wednesdays: Free. Adult indoor joy ride. Uni, bi, tricycles, walkers, wheelchairs too. Grievous Gallery, 111 W. Bank St., 980-330-1278, www.grievousgallery.com
New location for Cardinal Squares Square Dance Club — Dance every Tuesday, 7-9 p.m., $5 per person. Rufty Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. MLK Jr. Ave. Effie and Norman File, 704-633-9555; Caller is 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

Books

Bookmarks presents international bestseller Louise Penny — June 27, • 6:30 p.m.: RJ Reynolds Auditorium, 301 Hawthorne Road, W-S. Paperback release tour of Kingdom of the Blind and A Better Man, from the Armand Gamache series, to release in August. Tickets $25-$85 at brownpapertickets.com/event/4212129 or 1-800-838-3006.

Fundraisers

Precinct 18 community festival/fundraiser — June 29 • 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Vendors, entertainment, speakers, voter registration. 104 S. Long St., East Spencer 704-244-1292.
‘Coffee and Cutting’ benefits Humane Society of Rowan County — 8 a.m.- noon July 20: 505 Steeplechase Trail, Salisbury, rain or shine. Bring your bucket and scissors to cut flowers to take home. Requesting $10 for bucket/ $25 for large bucket. Coffee and snacks available.
Dog wash to benefit Humane Society of Rowan County — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday Aug. 17, Sept. 14. At Tractor Supply, 405 Jake Alexander Blvd. Small $8, medium $10, large $12, XL $14; $2 extra for long/ thick hair). Prices include shampooing and flea dip. To volunteer or provide a foster home, call 704-636-5700 or visit www.humanesocietyofrowancountync.org or HSRCNC1973@gmail.com or Facebook.
Annual Kansas City BBQ Society (KCBS) BBQ event — Sept. 20-21: Food and merchandise vendors, Charity Poker Run for Salisbury Veterans Hospice and No Vet Dies Alone Program, People’s Choice BBQ Tasting Contest. Held at Tilley Harley-Davidson, 653 Bendix Drive, 704-202-8712, www.bikerbluesbbqrally.com

History

Historic Salisbury Foundation presents H.O.T. Summer 2019 — 6-8 p.m. June 27: History on Tap Session One: The Washington Building, 118 N Main St. RSVP at www.historicsalisbury.org
Memorial Day at NC Museim of Art — Through July 12: • Newest military exhibit Remembering D-Day, 75 Years Later, explores NC’s role in the D-Day attacks of June 6, 1944 • NC and World War I and The NC Roots of Artist Ernie Barnes •Kickoff of museum’s annual association with Blue Star Museums. See ncmuseumofhistory.org
Victorian Hall House weekend tours — 1-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. Dr. Josephus Hall House, 226 S. Jackson St, 704-636-0103, www.historicsalisbury.org/tours/hall-house-tours
1766 Old Stone House Tours — Saturdays-Sundays • 1-4 p.m. 770 Old Stone House Road, Granite Quarry , 704-633-5946, www.rowanmuseum.org
Colonial Militia Training at Fort Dobbs — June 29 • 10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Living history interpreters recreating an 18th century militia muster June 29. Scheduled musket firing demonstrations, period cookintg and military camp life. See progress on the reconstructed fort, which will open this fall. Free. 704-873-5882 or www.fortdobbs.org

At The YMCA

J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. Events listed are open to the public. Call to reserve a seat at 704-636-0111. www.rowanymca.org
Aug. 23, 9 a.m.: Charlotte Women’s Show trip
Grief support, Wednesdays 9:30 a.m., tteichroew@gmail.com

At Rufty-Holmes

Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. 704-216-7714, www.ruftyholmes.org
R-H Movie Of The Month — June 27 • 2 p.m. Focuses on Neil Armstrong & the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight.
Rufty-Holmes July movie marathon — Popcorn and drink included. No cost.
• 2 pm July 11
• 2 pm July 18
• 2 pm July 25

At RPL

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

In Kannapolis

www.kannapolisnc.gov
June 21 Movies in the Park (8:45 p.m.) – Jumanji, Village Park
June 22 Stories Under the Stars (7 p.m.) – Donna Washington, Kannapolis Library
June 23 Kannapolis Intimidators Home Game (3 p.m.) – Augusta Greenjackets. Buy Tickets at IntimidatorsBaseball.com.
• Village Park, 700 West C St.
• Veterans Park, 118 N. Main St.

Classes

Doll Workshop with Winifred Holloway — June 29 • 10 p.m. NC Museum of Dolls, Toys and Miniatures, 108 4th Street, Spencer 704-762-9359, www.ncmdtm.com/
Painting, crafts, dance, language, health and more. Call or visit for schedules and pricing:
• Center for Faith & the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St., 704-647-0999, www.faithart.org
• Hive, 126 E Innes St, 704-951-7418 hiveandco.com
• Pottery 101, 101 S. Main St., 704-209-1632, www.pottery-101.com
• Rowan Public Library, Free high-quality, noncredit online Gale courses. 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, Mt. Ulla 704-278-2800 or Facebook

Blood drives

Download the free American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 800-RED CROSS (800-733-2767).

Speakers & forums

16th Annual Celebrate America — June 23 • 10-11:15 a.m.: Free. Special guest Dan Forest, NC Lieutenant Gov. The Event Center, 315 Webb Road, 704-855-1218, www.mycornerstone.church
Richard Thomas at Carolina Artists — 6:30 p.m. June 20: Thomas holds master of arts in graphic arts and imaging technology and bachelor of science in technical photography. Teaches graphic design at RCCC. Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. 704-216-7714, www.ruftyholmes.org

Comedy

Improv Charlotte — July 12, Aug. 9, Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov.8, Dec. 13: At Free Range Brewing, 2320 N. Davidson St., Charlotte. Proceeds for all shows go to local charities. www.improvcharlotte.com/
Jeanne Robertson’s Rocking Chair Tour — July 20: At 75 years young, Jeanne Robertson, former Miss North Carolina, returns to Charlotte. VIP Dinner Experience available. Tickets start at $24.50. Knight Theater, Charlotte. www.blumenthalarts.org or 704-372-1000.
Queen City Comedy Experience — Sept 22-28:
• Nate Bargatze: Good Problem to Have, Sept. 22: Knight Theater
• Bumping Mics with Jeff Ross and Dave Attell, Sept. 25: Knight Theater
• Watch What Crappens Live: Sept. 26: McGlohon Theater
• Hari Kondabolu, Sept. 26: McGlohon Theater
• Comedy Conversation with Charna Halpern, Sept. 27: Duke Energy Theater
• Small Town Murder, Sept. 27: Duke Energy Theater
• Jon Reep, Sept. 27: McGlohon Theater
Info at www.blumenthalarts.org or 704-372-1000. Tickets at https://tix.carolinatix.org

Home & Garden

Salisbury Farmer’s Market — 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 520 S. Main St. www.salisburyfarmersmarket.com/
Kannapolis Farmers Market — Thursdays, 4-7 p.m., corner of Vance Ave and Dale Earnhardt Blvd.
Lexington Farmers Market — 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Old Depot, 129 S. Railroad St., www.lexingtonfarmersmarketnc.com
China Grove Farmers Market — 4-6 p.m. Fridays. The Market at the Mill at the China Grove Roller Mill, 308 N. Main St 704-633-5946.
Mooresville Farmers Market — 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday. 255 E. Iredell Ave, www.racecityusa.org

Film

City Parks & Rec Movie in the park
All movies begin at 9 p.m. at City Park, 316 Lake Drive.
June 28: Hotel Transylvania 3
July 12: Shrek
July 26: The Greatest Showman
Aug 9: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Art

Rail Walk Studios & Gallery — “Mountains, Shores and More” Oil Paintings by Sharon Forthofer through July 27, main galleries, 409-413 N Lee St, 11 am-4 pm Thurs-Sat. Free, open to the public.
‘Artistic Translations’ at WVAC— Featured solo artist Jeffrey Hargrave in ‘Artistic Translations’ summer exhibition, through Aug 30. Also Liliya Zalevskaya and Natacha Villamia Sochat. Plus portraits by Isabella Almazan, 2019 Dare to Imagine Award Winner • Waterworks Visual Arts Center. Free admission. 123 E. Liberty St, waterworks.org
Richard Thomas at Carolina Artists — 6:30 p.m. June 20: Thomas holds master of arts in graphic arts and imaging technology and bachelor of science in technical photography. Teaches graphic design at RCCC. Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. 704-216-7714, www.ruftyholmes.org
Fine Frame Gallery — Kicking off the Downtown Gallery Gallop Thursday June, 20 Fine Frame Gallery will be hosting The Annual Dog & Pony Show Artist Reception from 6-8 pm 105 S Main St, Salisbury, NC 28144, snacks and light refreshments will be served, event is open to the public.”add something about the Gallery Gallop June 21st 5-9, our featured artist, Isabel Hartsell, will be demonstrating drawing from life. 105 S Main St, 704-647-0340, www.fineframegallery.com
Art exhibit at Salisbury Business Center — Through July 26: ‘The Color of Motion,’ original art by local artists Abigail Young, Emery Partee, Bruce White. Free, open to the public during business hours. 301 S. Main St., www.salisburybusinesscenter.com
CFA exhibit on hand sewing — As part of CFA’s programming for “Shiloh Rules” a collection of mostly hand sewn garments and accessories. Center for Faith & the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St., 704-647-0999 or www.faithart.org
‘Never Silent’ at CFA — CFA partners with Salisbury Pride to celebrate Pride Month with an exhibit in our gallery. Center for Faith & the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St., 704-647-0999 or www.faithart.org

Trips

Pride of Salisbury 1774 and Rainbow Temple 1404 — To Harrah’s Casino in Cherokee. Leaving and returning from old Belk parking lot, Friday July 12-Saturday, July 13; leaving at 7 p.m.; leaving casino 5 a.m. Money due by July 6. Contact 704-890-0916, 980-234-2903, 704-397-7282 or 434-489-6190. Must have valid ID to enter casino.
New Zion Baptist Church senior group trip — July 26-28: National Civil Rights Museum, Memphis, Tenn. For seniors age 55 and up. For more info call 704-633-9256 after 7 p.m.
Salt & Pepper Ramblers Christmas in Orlando trip — Nov. 19-22: Holy Land Experience, Gaylord Palms Resort, Harry P. Leu Gardens Holiday Hours, more.. $440. Info: Cheryl Kluttz, 704-633-3484

Call for vendors

China Grove Farmers Day — July 20: Contact Patti Price at 704-857-2466 or pprice@chinagrovenc.gov for application guidelines
Rowan County Fair is seeking — a non profit organization or church or restaurant to rent a permanent food booth at the fair. Fair dates: Sept 20-28. Call 704-640-2326 for more information.
Chickweed: Call for vendors — 4-11 p.m. July 20: 8th Annual Chickweed music/art festival. At F&M Trolley Barn, 125 E. Liberty St. Set-up July 20 Email for application: ChickweedWomen@gmail.com. Vendor fee $40: Food vendor fee $125. Deadline June 30.
Carolina Bohemian Jam / Arts & Crafts — Aug 16-18: Celebrating an era of music. Rowan County Fairgrounds. Apply at www.CarolinaBohemianJam.com. Handmade originals only. Exhibit space $150 or double space $225. Limited number of non-profit space available $100.
Carolina Bohemian Jam / Food — Aug 16-18: $275. Nonprofit booth, limited availability, $100. www.CarolinaBohemianJam.com
Annual Kansas City BBQ Society (KCBS) BBQ event — Sept. 20-21: Food and merchandise vendors welcome. Charity Poker Run, People’s Choice BBQ Tasting Contest. Tilley Harley-Davidson, 653 Bendix Drive, 704-202-8712, www.bikerbluesbbqrally.com

Auditions/call for performers

Renaissance Festival open auditions — 8:30 am-noon June 22 and June 29: Amateur and professional opportunities available.Cannon School, 5801 Poplar Tent Road, Concord. Details and registration at Carolina.RenFestInfo.com
Hickory Oktoberfest seeks musicians/bands age 12-25 — Oct. 11-13: Local teen talent apply to tonyeltora@gmail.com. Details at www.hickoryoktoberfest.com or info@downtownhickory.com
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 openmic@ncbpac.org

Call for artists/ artisans

Reduced rates at Hickory’s 34th Oktoberfest for arts and crafts vendors — Early registration ends Aug 1: Festival dates Oct 11-13. Juried Arts and Crafts show with prizes. Applications and guidelines at www.hickoryoktoberfest.comor email info@downtownhickory.com
Chickweed: Call for artists — 4-11 pm July 20: 8th Annual Chickweed music/art festival seeking makers, artists, healing arts, more. At F&M Trolley Barn, 125 E. Liberty St. Set-up July 20. Email for application: ChickweedWomen@gmail.com. Vendor fee $40. Deadline to apply June 30.
34th Annual Oktoberfest Juried Arts and Crafts applications Accepted — Deadline Aug 1: Event dates Oct 11-13 in Downtown Hickory with live entertainment, beer gardens, amusement rides, carnival games, juried arts and crafts show. Apply at www.hickoryoktoberfest.com
Downtown Hickory Art Crawls — Deadline Aug. 15. Event date Sept. 19: Seeking artists; family friendly art in most disciplines accepted. No charge for participation. Apply at info@downtownhickory.com or 828-322-1121.

Call for volunteers

The Pedal Factory — Open first and third Saturdays. Volunteers welcome. 311 East Council St, 704-870-7145, www.thepedalfactory.org
Faithful Friends can collector — Can Team pickup helper for Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary. Pickup truck required. Call Linda at 704-630-4933.
Be a docent at the Historic Hall House — Email office@historicsalisbury.org or call 704-636-0103 to learn more.
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.
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, hps@horseprotection.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. dbhundley@novanthealth.org

About Post Lifestyles

Visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SalPostLifestyle/ and Twitter @postlifestlyes for more content

email author More by Post

Comments

Education

‘Never in my wildest dreams’: Moore ready to take the helm of Salisbury High

News Main

Raising the Barr for Rowan golf

Local

Greenway expansion, traffic signal maintenance submitted for federal funding

Local

Salisbury VA says telehealth usage up 971%

Education

Shoutouts

Editorials

Editorial: Take precautions during Fourth of July gatherings

Columnists

Harrison Peel: Tillis owes voters real answers

News

Many offices closing Friday to observe July 4th

Local

Sheriff offers July 4th safety tips

Sports

Sports legends: Josh Reeves took coaching skills he picked up in Kannapolis to high school in Alabama

Columnists

Mitch Kokai: Put NC at front of line for recovery

Local

Faith resident won’t let COVID-19 infect patriotic spirit

Landis

Landis hires CPA firm to conduct 2019-20 audit during special called meeting

Letters

Letter: Brownlee raises questions about statue proceedings

Sports

Area Sports Briefs: Lyerly qualifies for match play

Coronavirus

41 recoveries reported as COVID-19 cases continue to rise by double digits

Crime

Registered sex offender found living close to school

Crime

Florida woman charged with identity theft, suspected of other crimes

Education

School board narrowly approves allowing students in for driver’s ed, other assessments

Education

New Sarum donates $9,050 to COVID-19 Relief Fund

Education

Longtime educator, Rowan Democrats vice chair plans school board run

Columnists

Steve Roberts: Trump risks best re-election argument with immigration agenda

Local

Two appointed to Historic Salisbury Foundation board of trustees during virtual annual meeting

Editorials

Editorial: Disliked option may be best for students returning in fall