Local arts & entertainment news Oct. 24-30
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
Military and Public Safety Day is Saturday at Livingstone
Saturday: kickoff at 1:30 p.m.
Livingstone College will observe Military and Public Safety Day during Saturday’s home game against Winston-Salem State University, kickoff at 1:30 p.m. All military personnel and veterans showing a valid military ID will be admitted free of charge with up to two guests. All members of public safety (fire and rescue, EMS, law enforcement) will also be admitted free.
The Tams at Livingstone College
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 3
The Tams will appear in concert at Livingstone College during its homecoming farewell Sunday Brunch at the Livingstone School of Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts, 530 Jake Alexander Blvd. South. Cost is $35 and is payable at the door. Call 704-216-6151 to reserve your seat as space is limited.
The Tams are known for their hits “Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy” and “Ain’t Nothing Like Shagging.”
RSVP for Downton Abbey themed Tea
1:30 p.m. Nov. 9 or Nov. 10
Dress as your favorite character or just dress for fun. Mothers, daughters, friends, spouses, fans invited to our Downton Abbey Themed Tea at the Rowan Museum 66th Annual Antiques Show.
Tickets are $20 each or $15 for 12 years and under. RSVP to the Rowan Museum at 704-633-5946. As a bonus, your Tea Ticket will admit you to the Antique Show for the whole weekend Nov. 8-10.
West End Plaza, 1935 Jake Alexander Blvd., West. www.rowanmseumantiquesshow.com
Last weekend for 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
Learn to Shag
Carolina Shag Lessons start Monday, Oct 28: Professional instructors Ashley and Tobitha Stewart at The Candy Shoppe, 102 S Main S, China Grove, upstairs in the loft, enter at side door. Beginner class 7 pm /Intermediate at 8 pm. $50 per person for a 4 week session. No partner requires for lessons. Info: text 704-202-9655 or email email@example.com or visit www.carolinashaglesson.com or Facebook
Last weekend for photographic Art Exhibit at the Salisbury Business Center
“Light, Paper, Scissors” featuring 3 local photographers. Through Oct 25. 301 S. Main St., www.salisburybusinesscenter.com
Last weekend for 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
Mocksville half marathon
Nov9 • 8 am: Start/finish: Historic Davie County Courthouse, Main Street, Mocksville to help in the prevention of addiction. Featuring Superhero Sprint Kids’ Race, vendors, live music, refreshments, activities, family entertainment, post-race celebration, awards, recovery tent. Proceeds will help local organizations to prevent and treat addiction. See mainstreetmarathon.com/mocksville