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Roundabout: What’s happening Dec. 5-11

Community Calendar

Night Life

Mean Mug coffee Co., 110 N Main St. — • TONIGHT Dec 5 • 7-10 pm: College night open stage music, stand-up, poetry•  Dec 6 : Java Jam Open Mic 7-11 pm: Host Tom Williams. Sign up at 6:30•  Dec 7: Karaoke – 7-10 pm. •  Dec 8: 6-8 pm Sunday: Hot•Spot Concert with with Bethany Gabriel • Wednesday Dec 11: ‘Drink & Draw’ 7-9 pm for all skill levels. RSVP: 704-303-9120, 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 Dec 6: Greg Adams • 8-10 pm SaturdayDec 7: Jason Leake • 704-754-8379, www.morganridgerailwalk.com
Sunrise Cafe, 210 Old Amity Hill Road, Cleveland — 6:30 pm Friday: Dec 69 The Griggs • 6:30 pm Saturday. Dec 7 : One Fret Over • 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

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
From Las Vegas: Whole Lotta Shakin’ Featuring Joshua Gray Hamilton — Dec. 21 • 7-9 p.m. Tickets start at $26.73. Charles Mack Citizen Center’s Joe V. Knox Auditorium, 215 N. Main Street, Mooresville, www.eventbrite.com
Carols and Cocoa with Destiny Stone — Dec 22 • 6:30 pm: Presented by Catawba College Music Dept and The Music House Inc. $25. Proceeds benefit Catawba Music Program and the House to Home Project. See Facebook @The Music House Inc


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!’ — Through Dec 7: Based on the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899, this 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 Dec 6: Special wines for your holiday feast with Blair Diamond, Monsieur Touton Selection. $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


Turkey shoot at Kennedy Hall — 1-3 p.m. Last one of the season. Saturday. Kennedy Hall Legion Post 106, Hwy 801. Concessions provided by the auxiliary.
15th Annual Waterworks’ Oyster Roast — Jan. 25 • 6:30-11 pm. Tickets on sale now at early bird pricing. http://waterworks.org/specialevents/oysterroast.html

At Rufty-Holmes

Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. MLK Jr. Ave. 704-216-7714, www.ruftyholmes.org
Classic Holiday Movie Marathon — Dec 2, 10, 19 • 2 p.m. Plus holiday refreshments. Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S MLK Jr Ave. 704-216-7714, www.ruftyholmes.org
Hymn Sing trip with Ron Wittemore at the Cove — Dec 9 • 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $85. Fellowship & singing of beloved traditional hymns & inspiring scripture passages. Buffet style lunch & tour facility will follow. Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. 704-216-7714


Rowan Public Library programs are free and open to the public. See complete holiday schedule at 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


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

Blood drives

RedCrossBlood.org or call 800-RED CROSS (800-733-2767).
Blood drives

Dec. 9 • 2 p.m.-6:30 p.m.: North Hills Christian School, 2970 W. Innes St.

Dec. 11 • 8 a.m. -12:30 p.m.: Salisbury Civic Center, 315 S MLK Jr. Ave

Dec. 13 • 11a.m. -3:30 p.m.: Rowan Public Library HQ, 201 W. Fisher St.

Dec. 14 • 11a.m. -3:30 p.m.: Woodleaf Community-Cooleemee Fire Dept, 174 Marginal St., Cooleemee

Dec. 16 • 9 a.m. -1:30 p.m.: Novant, 612 Mocksville Ave.

Dec. 31 • 11 a.m. -3:30 p.m.: JF Hurley Family YMCA, 828 Jake Alexander Blvd.

Speakers & forums

New Location: Center for Faith & the Arts Living in Gratitude series — 3 p.m. Dec 8: The Mystic Heart. 110 N Main S. www.faithart.org
Panel Discussion about the Future of the Yadkin River and High Rock Lake — Dec. 11 • 5:30-7:30 pm. Sponsored by Waterworks Visual Arts Center and The Yadkin Riverkeeper, presented in conjunction with WVAC’s That Which Sustains: EARTH. BODY. SPIRIT and Christine Rucker’s Dance for the River photography exhibition. A reception will follow the discussion. Free and open to the public, but reservations are needed at 704-636-1882.

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


Rail Walk Studios & Gallery 6th annual ‘Festival of Gifts’ — 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
CA to present miniature artwork show — 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.
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

Spring Theatre — By appointment only. www.springtheatre.org/ audition-registration.html. Held at Juxtaposition Dance Studio Woodshed, 1151 Canal Dr W-S • 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.
LTWS to perform ‘The Normal Heart’ — Auditions 5-8 pm Dec 15: Drama based on true story of beginning of the AIDS crisis in NYC. Performance dates March 20-22. Little Theatre of Winston-Salem, 419 N. Spruce St. No appointment necessary. www.LTofWS.org

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
Downtown Salisbury Inc. — Volunteers for upcoming festivals and events. 704-637-7814 or mollie@visitsalisburync.com




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