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Roundabout: What’s happening Nov. 21-27

Community Calendar

Night Life

Mean Mug coffee Co., 110 N Main St. — • Nov 21 • 7-10 pm: College night open stage music, stand-up, poetry • 6 -8 pm Nov 21: Art Show & Auction: Art by Trinity Living Center participants’ painting class at Center for Faith & the Arts. Light refreshments. 110 N. Main Street • FRIDAY Nov 22 : Java Jam Open Mic 7-11 pm: Hosts Meryl & Cliff Vogh. Sign up at 6:30 • SUNDAY Nov 24: 6-8 pm Sunday: Hot•Spot Concert with ‘Folk Dream’ • 6:30-8 pm Mondays: Sidewalk Jammin.’ Bring a lawn chair • Wednesday Nov 13: ‘Drink & Draw’ 7- 9 pm for all skill levels. RSVP: 704-303-9120 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 Nov 22 Courtney Puckett • 8-10 pm Saturday, Nov 23 Joel McCarson• 704-754-8379, www.morganridgerailwalk.com
Sunrise Cafe, 210 Old Amity Hill Road, Cleveland — 6:30 pm Friday: Catawba Bluegrass Nov 22 • 6:30 pm Saturday:Gaining Ground   Nov 23 • Tuesdays: Karaoke with Crystal • 5-8 p.m. Wednesdays: Acoustic only Bluegrass pick and eat jam. 704-402-3527. Behind the IGA store.
Danny Franklin performing live at Go Burrito — 8 pm-midnight Nov 22. 115 W Fisher St, Shttps://www.goburrito.com

Music & more

Friends of RPL Concert Series — Nov. 21 • 7 p.m. The Trailblazers at Rowan Public Library Headquarters, 201 W Fisher St., 704-216-8228, www.rowancountync.gov
An Evening with Destiny Stone — Nov. 23 • 7:30 p.m. Lee Street theatre, 329 N Lee St, 704-310-5507, www.facebook.com
Destiny Stone performs Live at Lee Street — 7:30 pm Nov 23: Featured artist for Lee Street Theatre’s Spotlight Series. Tickets at leestreet.org
The Kruger Brothers On stage at The Davis: Davis Theatre — Dec. 7: Tickets start at $32.50. Davis Theatre, 65 Union Street S, Concord www.cabarrusartscouncil.org


PPT youth present ‘The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales’ — Nov. 22-23. The Norvell Theater, 135 E Fisher St., 704-633-5471 or PiedmontPlayers.com
PPT presents ‘Cinderella’ — Dec 12-14, 18-21 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec 15 at 2:30 p.m. Meroney Theatre, 213 S Main St. Tickets at 704-633-5471 or PiedmontPlayers.com
Hickory Community Theatre: ‘Newsies!’ — Nov 22-Dec 7: New Disney musical tells the story of a rebellious newsboy who dreams of a life away from the big city. 828-328-2283 or hickorytheatre.org

Wine & beer tastings

Salisbury Wine Shop — 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday Nov 22: Wines For Your Thanksgiving Feast: From aperitif to dessert with Alexis Mutter, Grapevine Distributing. $5/person. 106 S. Main St, 704-636-5151, sws@salisburywineshop.com
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


Final weekend: Carolina Renaissance Festival — Saturday-Sunday through Nov. 24: www.carolina.renfestinfo.com
Save The Date: May 16, 2020 — Cheerwine Festival, May 16, 2020 Downtown Salisbury. heerwinefest.com

This & That

Enochville Elementary Title I community night — 5-7 pm Nov. 21: Book fair, many vendors. 925 N Enochville Ave, China Grove. Info: Stacye Huffman, 704-933-2534, www.rssed.org › ees
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.


Meet Your Neighbor: David Freeze — Nov. 25 • 6-7 p.m. Free Come meet Author and Adventurer David Freeze as he presents pictures and stories from his latest solo biking adventure. 704-216-7840 Rowan Library East Branch, 110 Broad Street, Rockwell (704) 216-7838


Kidney transplant fundraiser — 11 am Nov. 22: Port-a-Pit benefit to assist Yolanda Woods with medical expenses. Sponsored by Hall’s Chapel Primitive Baptist Church Sunday School. Half chicken, drummette and rib plates. Eat in or carry out. 611 E. Monroe St. Free delivery for 5 or more. 704-433-2069 or 704-636-8461.
Turkey shoot at Kennedy Hall — 1-3 p.m. Saturdays through Dec 14: Kennedy Hall Legion Post 106, Hwy 801. Concessions provided by the auxiliary.
F.I.D.O Fall Fest at DogPAWS — 11:30 am -3 pm Nov 23: Dog Park fundraiser and celebration at DogPAWs Dog Park. F.I.D.O (Facilitating Interactions for Dogs and Owners). Contests, competitions, music, vendors, artists, food trucks. Open to the public, furry friends are invited. Renaming Ceremony at noon. 315 S. MLK Jr. Ave. Hosted by Salisbury Parks and Rec.
NHCS Boston Butt fundraiser — Place orders by Nov 21; pick up Nov 25 ayt elen Kelley Smith gymnasium 3:30-6 p.m. Boston Butt $35, 8 oz. bottle BBQ sauce $5; shredded $10. Info: fabowers@bc-engr.com or abrannigan@northhillschristan.com


J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. www.rowanymca.org
Grief support, Wednesdays 9:30 am, tteichroew@gmail.com

At Rufty-Holmes

Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. 704-216-7714, www.ruftyholmes.org
• SeniorSalt Impact Hymn Sing with Ron Wittemore at the Cove — Dec. 9 • 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $85. Buffet style lunch & tour facility will follow.
• Carolina Artists: Nov 21 • 6:30. Janice Hutchinson Rash oil painting demonstration.


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,


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, Ma t Ulla 704-278-2800 or facebook


Improv Charlotte — Dec. 13: At Free Range Brewing, 2320 N. Davidson St., Charlotte. Proceeds for all shows go to local charities. www.improvcharlotte.com/

Home & Garden

7th annual Bonsai Exhibition — Dec 7-8: Bonsai artists from all over the USA to exhibit in the domed atrium of the NC Research Campus, Kannapolis. Plus free bonsai demos/lessons. www.winterbonsai.net


Free screening of ‘Broken Places’ — Nov 21 • 6:30 pm: One hour documentary film about overcoming Adverse Childhood Experiences. Wallace Educational Building, 500 N. Main St. Panel discussion, refreshments, ample parking. Sponsored by Partnering for Excellence and CiS. Free, open to the public.


Black Kings art exhibition at CFA — 7-9 pm Nov 23: Art opening, poetry, and music event featuring Shane Manier, artist in residence and guerilla poet. Center for Faith & the Arts, 207 W Harrison St, free admission. 704-647-0999 or www.faithart.org
Rail Walk Studios & Gallery 6th annual ‘Festival of Gifts’ — Meet the Artists reception Nov 23 • 2-4 pm • Event dates Nov 21-Dec 14. Festival and reception are free and open to the public. Rail Walk Studios & Gallery, 409-413 N Lee St.
‘Mook in Color’ at Salisbury Business Center — Original watercolors by local artist Mark (Mook) Brincefield. through Jan 24. At 301 S. Main St., www. salisburybusinesscenter.com
Living in Gratitude Art Show — Nov 21 • 6-8 pm: Art work created in a special class for Trinity Living Center, taught by Shane Manier. Sponsored by Center for Faith & the Arts. Light refreshments and hot chocolate. Held at ., 110 N Main St. Info 704-647-0999 or www.faithart.org
CA to present miniature artwork show — Opening reception Friday, Nov 22 • 6-8 pm: The Carolina Artists present “Seasons of Joy,” a gallery of Miniature Artwork, at the Center for Faith and the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St. Free, open to the public. Artwork will remain on display through Dec 7. Gallery hours 10 am-6 pm Fri-Sat Nov. 22-23, 29-30 and Dec. 6-7. Info 704-402-2402.
56th annual Piedmont Craftsmen’s Fair — Nov 22-24: Winston-Salem. More than 100 artists from across the Southeastern US including Syed Ahmad of Salisbury. https://www.copper.org/consumers/arts/2009/june/Syed.html
Waterworks Visual Arts Center — That Which Sustains: EARTH . BODY . SPIRIT. Through February. www.waterworks.org
Robert Toth Art Sculpture Design — Salisbury Antiques & Artifacts Mall, 111 S. Main St., 704-762-9278.
‘Scott Avett: Invisible’ exhibit — Through Feb 2: NC Museum of Art hosts first solo museum exhibition of the visual art of Scott Avett, founding member of the Avett Brothers band. Open Oct 12-Feb 2, 2020, includes large-scale portraits, prints, and paintings.

Auditions/call for performers

Auditions for PPT youth production ‘Stuart Little’ — 4 or 5 p.m. Dec. 2-3: At Norvell Children’s Theater. Call 704-633-5471 (option 2) to sign up. Piedmont Players Theatre, www.piedmontplayers.com
Spring Theatre seeks adults, teens, children — By appointment only. www.springtheatre.org/ audition-registration.html. Held at Juxtaposition Dance Studio Woodshed, 1151 Canal Dr W-S • Childre of Eden — Retelling of two of the Old Testament’s most beloved tales. Auditions Nov 23; show dates April 17-19 • Trouble In Paradise/ musical — Will and Leslie step into a story book tale. Auditions Dec. 15. For youth grades K-5. Show dates May 29-31.

Call for volunteers

Humane Society of Rowan County — Always looking for kind and highly reliable volunteers to help at events, be a foster home, deliver/pick-up pet food, return calls, take pictures of our animals, help with the newsletter, etc. Contact 704-636-5700 or hsrcnc1973@gmail.com
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
Your Rowan Street Team — Help spread positive happenings at the Your Rowan booth. Complete the survey at www.surveymonkey.com/r/your-rowan-volunteer
Docents 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: mfbostian@novanthealth.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 office@historicsalisbury.org 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, hps@horseprotection.org
DAV transportation network of Rowan County — Take veterans to hospital appts. Jim Martin, 704-638-9000 x3904.
Save The Date: May 16, 2020 — Cheerwine Festival, May 16, 2020. Music, food, activities, Cheerwine. Individuals or groups apply at cheerwinefest.com



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