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Local arts & entertainment news Oct. 31-Nov. 6

Community Calendar


Kannapolis History Associates presents
An Evening With Norris Dearmon : ‘97 Years In 60 Minutes’

7 p.m. Nov. 4
KANNAPOLIS — Kannapolis’ very own “Mr. History” himself, Norris Dearmon. Norris will share his life story. Learn how he first became interested in history, his involvement with the History Room, his employment at Cannon Mills and his former business, as well as his WWII enlistment, family, hobbies and public service.
(How many people do you know that can still wear clothes from ten years ago, let alone from the 1940s? Norris still fits into his WWII military uniform.)
A. L. Brown High School social room, 415 E. First St. Info at 704-796-0803.


The Michael Yang Foundation presents the 18th Annual
Voices of Hope-Music in the Park

2-4 p.m. Sunday
SPENCER — Celebration of life, healing through music.
Featuring local talent. Held at Library Park, 300 4th St. Rain Location: JF Hurley YMCA, Jake Alexander Blvd.
No entry fee; lawn seating; food and beverages available; bring lawn chair or blanket.
In memory of Michael Yang, Dec. 6, 1999 – Nov.12, 2001.
Proceeds benefit The Michael Yang Foundation. For more details or inclement weather call 704-630-0319.


Trinity Oaks inaugural holiday bazaar

10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Nov. 1
Trinity Oaks Retirement Community’s first Holiday Bazaar is Friday. More than 20 artists and crafters with unique handmade items will be on site at 728 Klumac Road.
Items include photography, copper, wood, watercolor, oils, acrylic, jewelry, wreaths, baked goods, cutting boards, pens, cork trivets, aprons, crocheted afghans, ornaments, lapboards, coloring books and wooden snowmen.
Cash and checks only.


 VA observes Native American Heritage Month

Nov 7 • Food Tasting noon-1 pm; Historical Native American Artifact viewing 8-430 pm. “Honoring Our Nations: Building Strength Through Understanding.” Salisbury VA, 1603 Brenner Ave Social Room.



Noon-5 p.m Nov. 2
GREENSBORO — Join the nine Greensboro area Rotary clubs on Saturday for their 7th annual hotly contested barbecue competition for the Boss Hawg championship trophy, with some of the best wood smoked pork, ribs, brisket, and chicken, along with a wide variety of sides, desserts, beer, wine, and a fine bourbon tasting…all you can eat and drink.
Live bluegrass music will be provided by Never Too Late and Can’t Hardly Play Boys and Gail.
Proceeds support Children of Vietnam (Educating, Healing, Sheltering, and Nurturing) and RUSH (Rotarians Unite to Stop Hunger).
Tickets are available for all you can eat food with tea and water or all you can eat food, beer, and wine: $30-$40. Children under 12 free; one adult must accompany each child. Tickets will be sold at the event or can be purchased ahead online: https://pigstock2019tix.eventbee.com/

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