Rounbdabout: What’s happening Oct. 10-16
Mean Mug Coffee Co., 110 N Main St. —• 7-11 pm Friday Oct 11: Open Mic Night Jam with hosts Jeff Martinez & Sam Negus. Sign up begins at 6:30 • 7-10 pm Oct 12 Karaoke • 6-8 pm Oct 13 Sunday Hot Spot Concert with blues-makers Tom Williams, Jeff Kephart, Tucker Deese, and Dean Whittle • 6:30-8 pm Mondays: Sidewalk Jammin.’ Bring a lawn chair• 7-8 pm Tuesday LGBTQ Meet Up • 6:30-8 pm 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: Alex Culbreth • 5-9:30 pm Saturday: Brianna Atwell • 704-754-8379, www.morganridgerailwalk.com
Open Mic Night at New Sarum Brewing Co., 109 N Lee St — Oct 16 • 6-9 p.m. 704-310-5048, https://newsarumbrewing.com/
Sunrise Cafe, 210 Old Amity Hill Road, Cleveland — 6:30 pm Friday: The Gospel Plowboys • 6:30 pmSaturday: Reedeming Bluegrass • 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
Eli Yacinthe at Hickory Oktoberfest — Oct 11 • 9-10 pm: Statesville native Eli Yacintheheadlines the Hickory Music Factory Stage at this year’s Hickory Oktoberfest. www.hickoryoktoberfest.com
Salisbury Symphony presents — Oct 12 • 7:30-9:30 p.m. “Opera Fireworks!” with acclaimed Soprano Jennifer Rowley, World-acclaimed Metropolitan Opera Soprano. Catawba’s Keppel Auditorium, 2300 W. Innes St. $25-$35 at www.salisburysymphony.org
NC Music Hall of Fame 11th annual 2019 Induction ceremony — Oct 17 • 7-10:30 pm: Gem Theatre, 111 West First St., Kannapolis. Tickets at northcarolina musichalloffame.org
Price of Freedom hosts Old School Gospel concert series — 6 pm Oct 19 : Gospel Voices. Price of Freedom Museum, 2420 Weaver Road, China Grove in the former Patterson School. www.priceoffreedom.us/
Intimate concert with Hiroya Tsukamoto — Oct 19 • 6:30-9 pm: International acclaimed guitarist and songwriter Hiroya Tsukamoto’s music imparts a mood of peace and tranquility. Daniel Arthur Gurley opens. South Main Book Company lower level, 110 S. Main St, $15 tickets at www.eventbrite.com/e/guitarist-hiroya-tsukamoto-live-tickets-72756858723
Piedmont Prime Time Community Band Fall concert — Oct 20 • 4 p.m.: “Destinations: Where the Music Takes You.” Free. Kannapolis Middle School, 1000 Virginia Dare St., Kannapolis. PPTCB features 50+ volunteer musicians directed by Jason Partridge. See Facebook or primetimeband.org
Jeff Whittington Bluegrass Band — Oct 24 • 7:30 p.m. A traditional bluegrass show that has become an annual tradition in the Davis Theatre with NC Banjo Champion Jeff Whittington. $15. Davis Theatre, 65 Union Street S, Concord www.cabarrusartscouncil.org
Salisbury Symphony’s Elegance, Charm & Drama young concert artist series — Nov. 9 • 7:30 pm: Flutist Anthony Trionfo performs Ibert’s charming and challenging Flute Concerto. Catawba’s Keppel Auditorim. Tickets at www. salisburysymphony.org
PPT presents ‘Shakespeare in Love’ — Oct 3-6 and 9-12 • Meroney Theater, 213 South Main St, 704-633-5471 or PiedmontPlayers.com
UWharrie Players: ‘Let Him Sleep (‘til it’s time for his funeral)’ — Oct 10-20: Produced by special arrangement with Pioneer Drama Services, Denver, Colo. Show venue at 546 W. Main St, Albemarle. Tickets at uwharrieplayers.org
Little Theatre of W-S: ‘Wait Until Dark’ — Oct 18-27; The Classic thriller “Wait Until Dark, ’ Reynolds Place Theatre, Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, 251 N. Spruce St. Tickets at www.LTofWS.org.
Wine & beer tastings
Salisbury Wine Shop — 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday: Wines of Southern France with Blair Diamond, Monsieur Touton Selection. $5/person. 106 S. Main St, 704-636-5151, firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
Cub Scout Day — Oct 19 • 9 a.m.- p.m.
Girl Scout Rail Camp — Oct 25-27
Boy Scout Rail Camp — Nov. 1-3
Carolina Renaissance Festival — Saturdays-Sundays, Oct 5-Nov. 24: Travel back in time to the greatest party since Camelot. The Carolina Renaissance Festival features outdoor theater, circus entertainment, a marketplace, a jousting tournament and a feast fit for royalty. See www.carolina.renfestinfo.com
Annual Carolina BalloonFest — Oct 18-20 — Rain or shine, Statesville’s annual Carolina BalloonFest features 50 colorful hot air balloons, balloon rides, mass ascensions, and a Saturday night balloon glow. www.carolinaballoonfest.com/about-us.html
Family Fun Fest — Oct 19 • 4-8 p.m. Granite Civic Park, 202 West Peeler St, Granite Quarry www.granitequarrync.gov
Kaleidoscope Arts & Ag Festival — Oct 19 • 12-5 p.m. NC Research Campus, 150 Research Campus Drive, Kannapolis www.kannapolisarts.com
Lexington Barbecue Festival — 10 am – 6 pm Oct 26: Celebrating & serving up one style of BBQ at the festival…Lexington style. Also see the sand scultptre, enjoy music, craft vendors, car show and more. 220 South Main St., Lexington. www.barbecuefestival.com
Gold Hill Gold Rush Days Arts & Craft Festival — Oct 26 • 5-8 p.m. See historicgoldhill.com
Holly Jolly Holiday Faire — Nov 2 • 9 am-2 pm. Christ United Methodist Church, 3401 Mooresville Hwy. Multiple vendors on site plus raffles. Free admission.
Potters of the Piedmont Pottery Festival — Nov 9 • 10 am-4 pm: Meet more than 50 potters from NC, SC , VA. Leonard Recreation Center, 6324 Ballinger Road, Greensboro. Free and open to the public. A substantial piece of pottery from a potter at each show will be raffled with 100% of the proceeds going to support Greensboro Urban Ministry programs. www.pottersofthepiedmont.com
3rd annual Concord Hops & Heat Beer & Chili Festival — Nov 16 • 1-5 p.m. Downtown Concord. Beer tastings, chili tastings, live entertainment. Union Street. Tickets at 704-784-4208 or email@example.com
This & That
Halloween Dance at the Harold B. Jarrett — 7-10 pm Oct 11: Wear your favorite costume and bring a special ghoulish snack to share. Music by DJ “Rawhide.” $10 per person. Harold B. Jarrett Post 342, 1024 Lincolnton Road, 704-637-1722. Concessions for purchase.
2019 KAA-MaCC Anniversary Weekend-Gala Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony — Oct 12 • 3:30-7:30 pm: $30. Celebrate distinguished contributions of Cabarrus and Rowan County natives. Laureate Center Kannapolis, 401 Laureate Way,. Tickets at 704-925-1314, www.kaa-macc.or
Salisbury Ghost Walk —Tours 7 pm Monday and Tuesday evenings. Tours Oct 11 and 12 at 8 and 10 pm. Monday-Tuesday tours resume Oct 14-15 at 7 pm for the month. Halloween night tour is scheduled for 7 pm. Walk covers six-block area downtown. Tales of shadow ghosts, apparitions, orbs in 1800s Salisbury. Bring camera, smart phone, flashlight. $5 students, $13 adults, 5 and under free. Salisbury Ghost Walk questions/reservations 704-798-3102 or www.salisburyghostwalk.com
Repticon Charlotte Reptile & Exotic Animal Show — 10 a.m. Oct 19-20: Cabarrus Arena & Events Center, 4551 Old Airport Road, Concord, repticon.com
Weather Predicting Woolly Worms Race at Banner Elk Festival, Oct 19-20. www.WoollyWorm.com or call (828) 898-5605. To learn more about Banner Elk
Concord: Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt — Oct 19 • 4 – 8 p.m: Downtown Concord & the Charlotte Murder Mystery Group. $25 tickets include 2 drink tickets and materials needed to solve the mystery Event kicks off at Red Hill Brewing. Pre-registration required at https://www.concorddowntown.com/Events/
39th annual Christmas Made in the South — Oct 25-27: 300+ artists and artisans from 28 states. Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 4751 NC 49, Concord, 704-920-3976, www.cabarrusarena.com
Rowan Museum annual Antiques Show — Nov. 8: 1935 Jake Alexander Blvd, www.rowanmuseum.org
Cardinal Squares Square Dance Club — Tuesdays • 7-9 p.m., $5/pp. Rufty Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. MLK Jr. Ave. Effie and Norman File, 704-633-9555; Caller is Marty Northrup, 864-909-3950.
Narrated trolley ride through historic downtown Salisbury — 11 a.m. One hour tour highlights the city’s past Saturdays through Oct .Tickets at Rowan County Visitors Center, 204 E Innes, 704-638-3100, www.visitsalisburync.com
Spencer Public Library hosts local authors — Oct 17 • 4-5:30 pm: “Murder Mysteries, Music Journeys & Love Tales.” Marie Canton, Jan Mccanless, Leesa Hampton, Tamara Mallimo share stories. Signed books available for purchase. 300 4th St., Spencer, 704-636-9072.
Friends of RPL Annual Book Sale — Oct 26-27 • Rowan Public Library, 201 West Fisher St.
Bookmarks Presents — Oct 24 • 7 p.m.: Author Jasmine Guillory discusses her latest novel The Wedding Party. Bookmarks, 634 W Fourth Street #110, Winston-Salem. Free and open to the public.
Bookmarks presents Ann Patchett — Oct 28 • 7:30 p.m. New York Times bestselling author Ann Patchett discusses The Dutch House, Calvary Moravian Church, 600 Holly Ave NW, Winston-Salem. Free but pre-registration required at brownpapertickets.com/event/4296749.
Love, Loss, and What I Wore — Oct 11 -12 • 7:30 pm. By Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron. Special production is also a joint fundraiser with Lee Street theatre and Novant-Rowan Medical Center. Held at 329 N. Lee St. Tickets at 704-310-5507 or www.leestreet.org
Union Lutheran BBQ — Oct 12 • 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Hickory smoked 8-10 lb pork butts w/one quart slaw and pint of sauce, $40. Ticket inquiries at 704-433-9446. Union Lutheran Church, 4770 Bringle Ferry Road, ulcsalisbury.org
Annual Granite Quarry Civitan Fiddler’s Convention — Oct 12 • 4-11 p.m. $8. Youth and Adult Competition in bluegrass, gospel and old time individual and band. Chopped barbeque plates hamburgers and hotdogs available. East Rowan High School, St Luke’s Church Road, 704-267-9439.
11th Grace Lutheran Men in Mission annual fish fry — Oct 12 • 4-8 pm: Benefiting Rev. Rick & Sharon Sloop. Dine in or carry outm, also hot dogs. Basket raffles, music, playground, bring a lawn chair. 3020 Grace Church Road. 704-857-8641, firstname.lastname@example.org
11th Annual Big Chili Cookoff — Big Chili Cookoff tickets through Oct 18: member price of $30. Afterward, non-member price is $40. http://waterworks.org/specialevents/bigchilicookoff.html
Annual Matty-Brenner Memorial Golf Tournament — Oct 18: NC Dept of Public Safety Division III Community Correction’s tournament at The Revival at Crescent. Proceeds go to Correctional Peace Officers survivors’ foundation. 704-239-7370 or https://www.facebook.com/MattyBrennerMemorial/
Matthw Weaver, Clay Lunsford in benefit concert — Oct 20 • 6 p.m. benefits Rowan One Church One Child Ministry. Main Street United Methodist Church, 1312 S. Main St. Info Jon Hunter, 704-216-7914, email@example.com
Humane Society of Rowan County Spaghetti Fundraiser — Oct 25 • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5- 8 p.m. Cost $8 adult/$4 child under 12. Rhyne Building at Stallings Memorial Baptist Church, 817 S Main St. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 704-636-5700.
Cleveland Lions Club Brunswick Stew — Oct 26 • 11 am-3 pm or until gone. Eat in or take out. Take out packaged in easy to freeze quart bags: $9/quart; $15/half-gallon; $25/gallon. $10 Eat in includes dessert. Cleveland Lions Den at 106 Cemetery St, Cleveland.
Meal and concert with Matthew Weaver & Clay Lunsford — 4 p.m. Oct 26 • RSVP for meal by Oct 23. First United Methodist Women of China Grove sponsor concert in Langford Hall, 110 W. Church St. Love offering taken. Baked spaghetti dinner offered following the concert; get tickets from Eunice Holt, 704-856-8609. Age up to 3 years eat free, 4-9 years $5, 10 years and up $10 with all proceeds being used for missions.
49th annual Louisiana Turkey Gumbo — Nov 1 • 11 am-2 pm: Meals $10/quarts $12. Meal includes gumbo, rice, salad, tea. Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 385 Lumen Christi Lane. Sponsored by Catholic Daughters. Eat-in or take out.
The Arbor UMC’s semi annual BBQ — Nov 2 • 10 am-7 pm or until gone. 5545 Woodleaf Road. Pit cooked BBQ and chicken plates, BBQ by the pound and half and whole chickens will be sold along with homemade desserts. Proceeds go to various church projects and missions.
Annual Dancing for the Arts — Nov. 9 • 6 pm: Cabarrus Arts’ annual fundraiser. Part dance competition, part dance party. Begins with Gala reception followed by Dancing for the Arts at the Davis Theater then everyone dancing until midnight. Tickets $125 at https://cabarrusartscouncil.org/support/dancing-for-the-arts
Christiana Lutheran 7th annual car show— Nov. 2 • 12-4 p.m. $20. Old and new cars to support Brighten the Beacon Campaign. 6190 US Highway 52, 704-279-4655 www.christianalutheran.org
7th annual Pigstock — Nov 2 • Noon-5 pm: Smoked BBQ, beer, bluegrass. Greensboro Rotary BBQ competition benefitting Children of Vietnam and Rotarians Unite to Stop Hunger. Shooting Star Farms, 5624 Davis Mill Road, Greensboro.
National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair — Oct 23 • 10 a.m.-2 p.m. At Rowan Public Library HQ, 201 W Fisher St. and South Branch, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove.www.rowancountync.gov
Oct 10: Oct Tour Patron’s Party
Oct 11: Luncheon
Oct 12: Plein Air artists paintings on display, Hall House lawn
Oct 12-13: 44th Annual Oct Tour of Homes
Oct 13: Oct Tour Tweed Ride
Oct 24: Oct Tour Volunteer Reception
Genealogical Society of Rowan County — 7 p.m. Oct 15. Business meeting plus “How road signs can provide valuable clues when researching family history.” Rowan Public Library, 201 W. Innes St. Free, open to the public.
At The YMCA
J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. Events listed are open to the public. Sign up at 704-636-0111, www.rowanymca.org
Oct 14 • Breast Mobile 9 am-1 pm
Oct 15 • Jo Della-Insurance for Seniors, 1:30 pm
Oct 17 • What do you do after the paycheck stops, 1:30 pm
Oct 21 • Dr. Indu M. Josh, “Peacefulness,” 12:30 pm
Oct 23 • Lunch & Learn, Mission Trip to Kenya by McDougald Family, covered dish, noon
Grief support, Wednesdays 9:30 am, email@example.com
Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. 704-216-7714, www.ruftyholmes.org
AARP Driver Safety Refresher Class — for senior citizens, 12:30-5 p.m. Oct 17. Driving safety strategies, review of driving skills and techniques, May get an insurance discount. $15 for AARP members/$20 non-members. Space is limited, preregister at 704-216-7714.
Movie of the Month — Oct 31 • 2 p.m. Intriguing invitation brings six strangers together.
Pajama Party — Oct 31 • 1-2:30 p.m. Rufty-Holmes and Altrusa collaborating to collect female pajamas for female veterans at the VA Hospital, any size.
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
Discover Fun in Kannapolis
www.kannapolisnc.gov • • Village Park, 700 West C St. • Veterans Park, 118 N. Main St.
Downtown Cruise-In — 1-7 p.m. Oct 12
Oct 17: N.C. Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (ticketed event)
6-8 pm Nov 1: Mother/Son Superhero event, Laureate Center, (ticketed event)
5:30 pm Nov 15: Mystery Theater, Laureate Center, (ticketed event)
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, for adults and kids. 123 E. Liberty St, waterworks.org
• West Rowan Farm & Garden, 11575 NC Highway 801, M t Ulla 704-278-2800 or facebook
Speakers & forums
Center for Faith & the Arts Living in Gratitude series — 3 p.m. Oct 13 Letting Be and Letting Go. CFA, 207 W. Harrison St., 704-647-0999 or www.faithart.org
Carolina Artists host Larry Oldham — 6:30 pm Oct 17: Oldham lived in New York where he worked for Capital Records and has been a sign designer for Coke. Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. 704-216-7714, www.ruftyholmes.org
Community Resilience through Church & School Partnerships — 6:30-8 pm Oct 14: Peeler Hall, St. John’s Lutheran Church. Learn about volunteering in RSS schools, sign up for free screening of the film ‘Resilience’ including panel discussion provided by RSS. Free. Participants learn about prevalence of adverse child experiences and their impact on teaching and learning. Community support agencies showcased. Sponsored by Covenant Community Connection, CFA, CIS, RSS and Center for Emotional Health.
SU hosts Dr. George Hillard — Oct 17: Architecture of churches and cathedrals in England. Vivid images and accompanying historic perspective. Dinner and program $32. RSVP to 704-216-2660 or firstname.lastname@example.org. https://www.esuus.org/salisbury
Women’s Suffrage presentation —Oct 21 • 6:30 pm: AAUW celebrates a century of women’s suffrage with screening of “How We Got the Vote.” Rowan Public Library, 201 W. Fisher St, Stanback Room. Light refreshments. Free. Nicole Sherrill-Corry, president. http://salisbury-nc.aauw.net, Not sponsored by RPL.
Panel discussion on Women’s Suffrage — Nov 14 • 5:30 pm: AAUW sponsors discussion “100 Years of Women’s Suffrage,” Chamber of Commerce, 204 E. Innes St. With M.J. Simms-Maddox, P. Jane Splawn, Tamara Sheffield. Moderated by Teresa Rowell. Light refreshments. Dr. Nicole Sherrill-Corry, president. http://salisbury-nc.aauw.net
Improv Charlotte — FOct 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/
Anjelah Johnson’s ‘Technically Not Stalking Tour’ — Oct 12 • 7 p.m. Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte. Tickets start at $39.75 at Ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000, Ticketmaster outlets, box office at 2700 E. Independence Blvd or www.blumenthalarts.org
Photographic Art Exhibit at the Salisbury Business Center — “Light, Paper, Scissors” through Oct 25. 301 S. Main St., www. salisburybusinesscenter.com
Waterworks Visual Arts Center — That Which Sustains: EARTH . BODY . SPIRIT. Through February. www.waterworks.org
Rail Walk Studios & Gallery hosts ‘Knockers & Nature’ by Keyth Kahrs’ — Tuscany doorknockers and nature studies through Oct 26. Rail Walk Studios & Gallery, 409 N. Lee St., www.railwalkgallery.com
Fine Frame picture frame shop and gallery — Visit our art gallery & picture frame shop for a special fall preview of artworks by Phyllis Steimel and folk art by Fay Howell. 105 S Main St, 704-647-0340, www.fineframe gallery.com, www.facebook.com/fineframegallery/
Community Travelers trips — Oct 19: Bus trip to the NCState Fair . Contact Brenda at 704-431-3974.
J.C. Price HS Alumni Assoc Fall Regional meeting in Cleveland, Ohio — Nov. 8-10: Bus departs from Salisbury/Charlotte. $150 per seat. Meeting reflects direction of experiencing new venues. Details: Carolyn Williams, Salisbury Chapter President, 704-633-7162.
Call for chili cooks
Oct 12 application deadline — Vie for the Best Chili in Rowan County on Nov. 2. Apply at http://waterworks.org/specialevents/bigchilicookoff.html
Call for vendors
Central UMC annual Bazaar — Oct 26 • 10 am-2 pm. 200 4th St, Spencer. Vendor space includes 6’ table and chair for $15. email: email@example.com for details
Holly Jolly Holiday Faire — Nov 2: Indoor/outdoor show hosted by Youth United of Christ United Methodist Church. 10 x 10 space $35. If interested, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Holly Jolly Christmas Craft and Vendor Show — Dec 7-8: Rowan County Fairgrounds. Vendors call 704-640-2326 or visit rowancountyfair.net
Auditions/call for performers
Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker — 5:30 p.m. Oct 15: Dancers age 6-18 invited to audition; auditions are open to the public. Rehearsals are Saturdays. Cast fee $50. Performance dates Dec. 18-19 at Carolina Theatre of Durham. Audition held at Spotlight Dance Co., 120 N. Church St. Registration begins 5 p.m. 704-310-5706, spotlightdancescene.com.
‘An Old Salem Christmas Carol’ at LTWS — 6-8 p.m. Oct 28-29: The Little Theatre’s original holiday classic. Little Theatre of Winston-Salem, 419 N. Spruce St. Monday auditions for actors aged 16+; Tuesday auditions for actors ages 6-15. No appointment necessary.
The Little Theatre’s original holiday classic: a passing stranger is welcomed into Salem Tavern by a cheerful group celebrating Christmas Eve. The story he tells them is magical: it’s 1887 in Winston and nearby Salem and unscrupulous mortgage lender Ebenezer Scrooge is ruining the holidays for everyone. In the heart of Old Salem, can three spirits teach him the true meaning of Christmas? See www.LTofWS.org
Call for Dorothy actors — Looking for Dorothy. Join our Land of Oz team. Apply now at www.visitpattersonfarm.com/ join-our-team/ also Email headshot to email@example.com. Dorothy’s appearances are Saturdays-Sundays through Nov. 2.
Call for artists/ artisans
Twin City Artisans — Dec 5-7: Hosting indoor show and sale for art & craft artisans, $125 per booth. Send 5 digital images of the work you would like to exhibit firstname.lastname@example.org. Artists will be notified and receive an application. Questions: 336-655-6371. Deadline Nov. 4. Held at Masonic Lodge 4537 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem.
Call for volunteers
Cheerwine Festival, May 16, 2020 — To apply as a volunteer group, visit cheerwinefest.com
Landis Fall Festival — Oct 26 • 2-10 p.m. Safety Halloween Night and Funfest. Email email@example.com to volunteer to help plan and run the event.
Do you love Rowan County? — Be a part of the Your Rowan Street Team to help spread all the positive happenings by attending upcoming community events with the Your Rowan booth. To be considered a Your Rowan Street Team member, complete the survey at www.surveymonkey.com/r/your-rowan-volunteer
One Church One Child Rowan County — Contact Jon Hunter, ROCOC coordinator, Main Street UMC, 1312 N. Main St. www.rowancountync.gov/ rococ or 704-216-7914
Be a docent at Waterworks Visual Arts Center — Training provided; just bring your passion for the arts. 704-636-1882. http://waterworks.org/volunteeringwvac.html.
Novant Rowan Medical Center — For volunteers of all ages. Join our caring staff and give back to the community. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Pedal Factory — Open first and third Saturdays. 311 East Council St, 704-870-7145, www.thepedalfactory.org
Faithful Friends can collector — Can Team pickup helper for animal sanctuary. Pickup truck required. Call Linda at 704-630-4933
Be a docent at the Historic Hall House — Email email@example.com or call 704-636-0103 to learnmore.
Liberty Hospice — For reading, music, life review, or placing a smile on a lonely face. Glenda, 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
DAV transportation network of Rowan County — Take veterans to hospital appts. Jim Martin, 704-638-9000 x3904.