Local arts & entertainment news July 18-24
TONIGHT: Carolina Artist hosts Jon Hoffman
Hoffman, chair of the Department of Fine & Applied Arts at RCCC, will be demoing his polymer technique. Jon and his wife Sarah live in Salisbury with their 5 cats in an old victorian house. Visitors welcome. Meet at Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. 704-216-7714, www.ruftyholmes.org
Historic Salisbury Foundation presents H.O.T. Summer 2019
History On Tap. 6-8 pm Thursday, July 25: Session Two: Wallace Annex, East Fisher St. • 6-8 pm Aug 22: Session Three: The Historic Salisbury Station Catacombs, 215 Depot St. • Must RSVP at www.historicsalisbury.org
Free class for caregivers
6-7:30 p.m. four consecutive Tuesdays starting July 23
Prepare to Care, a free class at Trinity Living Center, will cover what you need to know about taking on the role of caregiver, from advance directives to practical tips for making everyday tasks easier. The four sessions are free and open to the public. Complimentary adult day services will be available during sessions if needed. RSVP to 704-637-3940. Trinity Living Center is located at 1416-A S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.
Local artists participate in ‘Artisans at the Garden’
July 19 -20
KERNERSVILLE — “Artisans at the Garden” at the Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 S. Main St., will feature more than 25 artists from the Piedmont — including Kathy Sills from Lexington, Patrick Vaca from Norwood and Sue Davis from Salisbury.
The exhibition and sale showcases the work of local contemporary artists, and these three will be displaying their felted wool critters and flowers, photography, art glass and kaleidoscopes. All work in the show is crafted by hand.
Tours of the garden are available but should be arranged with the garden staff at 336-996-7888.
“Artisans at the Garden” is in the Carriage House, Friday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free and there is plenty of parking.
6th annual Dragon Boat Festival
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. July 27
Deadline to register a Team is Friday, July 19
Also, volunteers are needed to help with the festival get refreshments and a free T-shirt. Details at rowanchamberdragonboat.org
Thirty teams in dragon boats will compete on High Rock Lake. For the spectators there will be Cheerwwne, food vendors, Salisbury-based breweries and vineyards, entertainment, a Drummer’s Parade and a raffle.
Held at Shrine Club on High Rock Lake, 6480 Long Ferry Road. See www.rowanchamberdragonboat.org