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Local arts & entertainment news Aug. 22-28

Community Calendar

Tonight: Downtown College Night Out
6-9 p.m. Aug. 22

Downtown Salisbury welcomes students from local colleges for games, activities, food and networking on West Fisher St. between Main St. and Church St.
There will also be a deejay, live music, games, free shuttles, giveaways and more.
https://www.downtownsalisburync.com/

 

Gold Hill’s Summer Family Fun Night
Aug 24 • 4-7 p.m.

GOLD HILL — Bring the kids and grandkids out to Historic Gold Hill for Summer Family Fun Night. There will be lots of games and activities, prizes for children, Fire and EMS trucks, the Story Lady, and Smokey the Bear. Enjoy food from Mama T’s Restaurant and the Hot Dog Shack.
Historic Gold Hill, 840 St. Stephen’s Church Road, www.goldhillnc.com

 

PPT’s ‘Shakespeare in Love’ auditions
7 p.m. Aug. 26-27

Young Will Shakespeare has writer’s block… The deadline for his new play is fast approaching but he’s in desperate need of inspiration. Against a bustling background of mistaken identity, ruthless scheming and backstage theatrics, Will is inspired to write his greatest masterpiece.
Meroney Theater third floor, 135 E. Fisher St.
Learn more at 704-633-5471 or PiedmontPlayers.com

 

NASCAR documentary ‘Blink of an Eye’
7 p.m. Sept. 12

Based on the true story of NASCAR icons Michael Waltrip and Dale Earnhardt Sr., features interviews with Waltrip and Dale Earnhardt Jr.. Richard Petty, Richard Childress. Plus historical vignette on how the sport was born, never seen interview of Dale Earnhardt Sr. by NASCAR legend Benny Parsons, profile of Lee and Richard Petty, plus special video from singer Bobby Capps, by 38 Special. Tickets at Tinseltown, 305 Faith Road or www.FathomEvents.com

 

Ribbon Cutting for RCCC Pottery 101 Ceramics Studio

Aug. 28 • 4-5 p.m.
At Pottery 101, 101 S. Main St. Learn more at business.rowanchamber.com, www.pottery-101.com

 

High Point Library hosts Tattoo History Program

6:30 p.m. Aug 26
HIGH POINT — Chuck W. Eldridge of the Tattoo Archive in Winston-Salem will give a presentation on North Carolina Tattoo History in the Morgan Room at the High Point Public Library, 901 N. Main St., featuring photographs, tattoo designs, and business cards from North Carolina tattooists of the past.
Tattoos date back to ancient times and could be used to identify tribal affiliation, to identify the outcast of society, or to identify your status.
Eldridge formed the Tattoo Archive in 1980 in Berkeley, California. He and his associates continue their goal of promoting tattoo history in their new Winston-Salem location.
See www.highpointnc.gov

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