Local arts and entertainment news Jan. 23-29
Motel Soap presents benefit concert for Meals on Wheels Rowan
Saturday, Jan. 25
7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.)
Featuring the music of Motel Soap (classic rock-n-roll, R&B and more) at the Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St.
$10 suggested donation per seat, general seating.
To reserve your seat, call 704-633-0352, visit www.mowrowan.org/motelsoap or stop by 1307 S. Salisbury Ave. in Spencer.
All proceeds go to provide meals for homebound seniors in Rowan County.
The 2020 Special Olympics Rowan County Polar Plunge fundraiser
Plunge for a minimum of $25 or raise more as an individual or team. Traveling trophies, costume contest, door prizes, raffle, free food, music. Elk’s Chub River Park, 6401 Long Ferry Road. Proceeds benefit local Special Olympics Athletes.
For more information or to register or to donate visit https://give.classy.org/2020RowanPlunge or call Jesse Byrd at Hurley YMCA 704-738-5134. Free T-shirt for plungers. Shirts only guaranteed for those pre-registered by 2/15/19.
A night filled with plot twists
The Blue Masque hosts a night of mystery and murder
Jan. 31 •
Catawba’s Blue Masque Theatre will be hosting a Murder Mystery Dinner at the end of January.
For one night only, this special dinner theater event joins the community and the talented students of the Catawba College Theatre Arts Department in an evening full of swanky characters and hair-raising mystery.
The theme is “Murder at the Juice Joint” and it is based in a 1920s speakeasy. Tickets are $80 and include a dinner and a character.
RSVP to Blue Masque president Jameson Clanton at firstname.lastname@example.org about how to purchase tickets and obtain a character for this event.
Held at Lee Street Theatre, 329 N. Lee St., 704-310-5507, www.leestreet.org
Wine About Winter
Feb. 7 • 5-9 p.m.
Want to warm up with wine and a little wandering and shopping? Downtown Salisbury’s signature wine tasting event, Wine About Winter, takes place throughout downtown in bars, restaurants, specialty shops and boutiques annually, on the first Friday in February.
Tickets will include a souvenir wine glass, wine bag, wrist band, and a tasting pass. Ticket holders get to sip and sample a variety of 20+ wines from around Rowan County and beyond.
Check ticket availability at http://eventbrite.com/
Cost is $22.50; taxes and fees not included. Day of the event is $30 if not sold out.
A night out with your sweetheart
Salisbury Parks & Rec’s 24th annual Father Daughter Dance
Feb. 1 • 6-9 p.m.
Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department, 217 S. Main St, Salisbury. Check for ticket availability at https://salisburync.gov/Government/Parks-and-Recreation
Wine & Dine On The Rails
Cocktail hour inside the museum, leisurely train ride around the 60-acre historic site, four-course meal served aboard the train. There will be two seatings each evening. 704-636-2889 or www.nctrans.org
Valentine’s Day Dinner with award-winning comedian Akintunde
Feb. 15 • 6-9 p.m.
$70/couple. The Heritage House, 494 E. Plaza Drive, Mooresville. Tickets at www.eventbrite.com
Feb. 15 • 8-10 p.m.
Grievous Gallery, 111 W Bank St, Salisbury grievous-gallery.Ticket info at ticketleap.com
Kannapolis’ Daddy/Daughter Dance
March 21 • 6 p.m.
KANNAPOLIS —At the Laureate Center in Kannapolis City Hall. 704-920-4343 or www.kannapolisnc.gov