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Roundabout — What’s Happening Nov. 6-12


Rowan Museum History Club — 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11: David Freeze: My WWI Story. Presented by Rowan History Club in roundtable format, Q and A, light refreshments; free. Rowan Museum Messinger Room, 202 N. Main St., (rear entrance, use elevator) 704-633-5946, rowanmuseum@fibrant.com or www.rowanmuseum.org/

China Grove Roller Mill open — 2-4 p.m. Sundays in November. Tours feature displays from the life in Rowan County in the early 1900s. 308 N. Main St. Operated by the Historical Society of South Rowan.

Historic Latta Plantation — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 8-9: Folk Life Festival; family fun event featuring entertainment by Southern Express, arts and crafts vendors, food and beverage vendors, storytelling for kids, crafts, games, face painting. Admission $8 adults, $7 seniors, $6 students, ages 5 and under free. Tickets sold at the door. 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville, 704-875-2312, www.lattaplantation.org



Lee Street theatre and Catawba College present ‘RENT’ at two venues — See story page 7D.

Magic and mentalist show at LSt — See story page 3D.

Norvell box office opens Nov. 10 for ‘Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark’ —See story page 6D.

Livingstone College’s Julia B. Duncan Players present ‘Dangerous Love’ — 7 p.m., Nov. 12-13. The performance is free, donations are accepted. The play features scenes of domestic violence and abuse that is prevalent in our society. Livingstone College Tubman Little Theatre, 701 West Monroe St. Contact Professor Michael Connor, 704-216-6260.

Old Courthouse Theatre presents ‘The Marvelous Wonderettes’ — Nov. 6-23. 1958 Springfield High School prom, the Wonderettes, four girls with hopes and dreams learn about life and love. Hear classic ’50s and ’60s songs. PG, Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring St. NW, 704 788-2405, www.oldcourt housetheatre.org

Uwharrie Players present ‘Pump Boys and Dinettes’ — Nov. 7-9 and 13-15: The Uwharrie Players of Stanly County perform the musical comedy “Pump Boys and Dinettes,” Stanly County Agri-Civic Center, Highway 24/27 one mile west of Albemarle. $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and juniors. Visit www.uwharrieplayers.org or call 704-249-3004.

PPT season tickets — Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. • Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St., 704-633-5471, piedmontplayers.com

LSt season tickets — Lee Street Theater & Performing Arts Center, 329 N. Lee St.,704-310-5507, www.leestreet.org


Music & more

Jill Goodson Band at Morgan Ridge — 3-6 p.m. Nov. 8: Jill Goodson Band playing at the pavilion. $5 entrance fee.  Case club members in free.  Food, wine and beer available for purchase. RSVP www.morganridgevineyards.com or call 704-639-0911. 486 John Morgan Road, Gold Hill.

Shableek coming to the Davis Theatre — 7:30 p.m.Thursday, Nov. 13: The jazz of Shableek, $16. The Davis Theatre, 65 Union St. S, downtown Concord in Cabarrus County’s historic courthouse. 704-920-2753, www.cabarrusartscouncil.org/ davis-theatre/

Life Size to perform at Amos’ Southend — 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14: Life Size, indie/pop band made up of Catawba College graduates, at Amos’ Southend in Charlotte at the Cameron Floyd LP release concert. Tickets $8 in advance, $12 DOS. See www.amossouthend.com or thelifesizemusic@gmail.com

1,000 Voices — Doors open 9:30 a.m. for registration, Saturday, Nov. 8: A weekend focused on worshiping and praising God in song. Free admission, parking $5. Cabarrus Arena & Events Center, 4751 N Carolina 49, Concord, 704-920-3976, www.cabarrusarena.com/

Salisbury Symphony presents ‘Minor Details, Major Decisions’ — 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 22. www.salisburysymphony.org

Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood — Friday-Saturday, Nov. 21-22: At the Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets $57.14 plus $3.86 tax plus $6 service charge = $67 at www.ticketmaster.com or 1-800-745-3000.


This & That

Heroes & Horses parade — 5-8 p.m., Friday Nov. 7: Downtown Salisbury celebrates and honors Rowan County veterans with the Heroes & Horses parade on Fisher Street at 5:30 p.m.

NC Transportation Museum hosts The Polar Express — Nov. 28-Dec. 22: Set to the sounds of the motion picture soundtrack. Exact dates, fares, excursion times available at 704-636-2889 ext. 257 or 237, or www.nctrans.org. Families are encouraged to wear their pajamas for the ride!

Horizons Unlimited family programs on Saturday, Nov. 8 — • 3-4:30 p.m. Traveling Back in Time, free. Setzer School open for historical tour of 1840s learning environment • 5-6 p.m.: Educational show/live Sky, $2, Scout the Night (Part 1). Observing our Universe, to assist scouts in satisfying requirements • 6:30-7:30 p.m.: Laser Show/Live Sky, $2, Laser Country Show for country music fans. Fast-paced toe-tapping program. From Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline to Rascal Flatts and Zac Brown Band. Parental guidance suggested, some songs may contain lyrics and images that may be perceived as inappropriate for sensitive audience members • 1636 Parkview Circle. Park and enter at the rear, accessible from Lilly Ave. See Twitter, Facebook, or www.rss.k12.nc.us

Second annual Holiday Organ Trolley Tour — 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29: Ride the trolley through scenic Salisbury and hear skilled organists perform pieces of holiday and sacred music. This year’s tour includes stops at Milford Hills United Methodist Church featuring Debbie Staley; First Presbyterian Church of Salisbury featuring John Stafford; First United Methodist Church of Salisbury featuring Matthew Brown. Tickets $15 each; visit www.faithart.org for information and tickets, or call CFA at 704-647-0999.

Concord Library events — • Pilgrim Pop-Up Cards, Nov. 13 at 4 p.m. Fun Thanksgiving stories and craft. 704-920-2058 • International Game Day: play Wii games on Nov. 15 at 11 a.m. For teens and the whole family. 704-920-2053. • 7 Union St. North, Concord, www.cabarruscounty.us/library or Facebook



Tickets on sale for the Lighting of the Fall Fires — 5:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22: Annual tradition at Village of Gold Hill. Visit www.historicgoldhill.com



Humane Society spaghetti dinner — 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. and 5-8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 7: At VFW Post Number 3006, 1200 Brenner Ave., $6 adults, $3 children under 12. Spaghetti with meat or meatless, salad, garlic bread, dessert, tea; dine in or carry out. Music with Mel. Sponsored by Humane Society of Rowan County, 704-636-5700, www.humanesociety ofrowancountync.org

44th Annual Louisiana Turkey Gumbo — 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 7: Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 385 Lumen Christi Lane. Eat in or take out. Sponsored by Sacred Heart Catholic Daughters. 704-633-9551.

The 61st Annual Salisbury Antiques Show — 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 7 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 8: at the Civic Center, 315 S. Martin Luther Jr. Ave. Benefits Rowan Museum and its historic sites. Advance tickets $5.50, $6 DOS. Information rowanmuseum@ fibrant.com or 704-633-5946.

Salisbury Pride Drag Show — Nov. 22 at Spoken Space Theater on Lee Street. Shows at 9 and 11 p.m., doors open 8 p.m.

Port-a-Pit chicken or rib dinner for Darrin DiMarzo — Order now, pickup noon-6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4: Proceeds go to medical bills for Darrin, former president of Spencer Jaycees, victim of a hit and run while on his motorcycle. Sponsored by Spencer Jaycees. Chicken plates $8.50, rib plates $13. Pickup at Rowan County Fairgrounds. 704-637-6080 or amandasbowman@gmail.com


Wine & beer tastings

Cartucci’s Grapevine — 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays. $15/person-$25/couple. Details on website and FB. Reservations recommended at 704-870-2574. www.cartuccis grapevine.com

Salisbury Wine Shop — • 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7: Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Tasting with Stephanie, who will be pouring all Cabs from around the world. $5/person • Coming up: 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16: Riedel Wine Glass Seminar and Tasting with Natali Meetze, Certified Specialist of Wine with Fine Wine Trading Company, discussing wine glass design and glass-wine pairing as you taste five fine boutique wines in four Riedel crystal wine glasses. Participants keep the wine glasses. $50/person; $45/Wine Club members • 106 S. Main St., 704-636-5151, sws@salisburywineshop. com, 0

Cauble Creek Vineyard and Winery — North Carolina’s 100th Winery. Tasting room open Friday-Saturday 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 1-6 p.m. Wine tastings $8 per person with a selection of eight wines for tastings. Also juices, non-alcohol ciders, food products, gift items. 704-636-1137, 700 Cauble Farm Road, see www.caublecreekvineyard.com


Night Life

The Loft at Benchwarmers, 113 E. Fisher St. — • 10:30 p.m. Friday Nov. 7: Deejay Hype • 10:30 p.m. Saturday Nov. 8: Deejay Double Bass • 10 p.m. Sunday Nov. 9: Karaoke with Cherokee • Monday, NTN trivia • 704-639-0694.

The Carriage Room, 2141 Statesville Blvd. — • Sign-up deadline 7 p.m. every Friday for in-house pool tournament, $5, start playing by 7:30; also open jukebox • Every Sunday is “Trenner Day,” open pool table all day • 704-647-9876, carriageroomnc@ facebook.com.

Cartucci’s Grapevine, 209 S. Main St. — • 9 p.m -midnight Friday: Diane Hoffman and NC Facedown Band, $5 cover • 9 p.m -midnight Saturday, Nov. 8: Sandy Hoffman with Graham Carlton and Diane Hoffman, no cover • Every Thursday Karaoke 6:30-10:30 p.m. • 6 p.m.-midnight Fridays-Saturdays, live music begins at 9 p.m. For age 21 and over • Open Sundays noon-6 p.m. to watch the game • 704-870-2574, www. cartuccisgrapevine.com

CJ’s BBQ, 210 Old Amity Hill Road, Cleveland — • 6:30 p.m., Friday night bluegrass with Nancy Peacock and the Chigger Hill Ramblers. 704-278-4070.

DJs Restaurant, 1502 W. Innes St. — • 7:30 p.m. Thursdays: Freeport Jazz house band, no cover • Sunday: NFL football • Monday: Money Night Football. $200 cash prizes • 704-638-9647, http://djsrestaurant.com

Danny Franklin plays live — • 6-8:30 p.m. Nov. 15 and Dec. 15: Brew, corner of Main St. and Dale Earnhardt Blvd., Kannapolis. See Danny Franklin on Youtube.

The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 — • Saturday: the music of CrossTies • Set Free Church meets 5:30 p.m. Saturdays. Free refreshments, air hockey, foosball, pool. Public invited to jam or schedule their group to perform. 704-213-1467.

E.H. Montgomery General Store — 7-9 p.m. Fridays: Open Bluegrass jam for acoustic musicians. Historic Village of Gold Hill, Facebook, 704-267-9439, www.themontgomerystore.com

Nashville Nights, 125-127 E. Innes St. — • 9:30 p.m. Saturday: Bak@Ya, $5 cover • Thursdays karaoke • Thursdays-Fridays Deejay Cherokee • Fridays live deejay • Open Thursday-Friday-Saturday 1 p.m.-2 a.m., 704-762-9990, www.nashvillenightsnc.com

Rick’s BBQ and Grill, 929 S. Main St. — • 6 p.m. Monday, Thursday: Karaoke • 6 p.m. Tuesday: Cruise-in • 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday-Saturday: Karaoke. 704-642-0050.

Uncle Buck’s All American Pub & Grub, 127 S. Main St. — 9 p.m. Tonight: Treehouse, no cover • 9 p.m. Friday: The Mt. Woodland band opening for The Corey Hunt Band, $5 cover • 8:30 p.m. Tuesday Nov. 11: Owen Mays opening for the 9:30 p.m. Damn Quails performance • Magic Mondays 6-8 p.m. with magician Glen Yost • Bike Night Tuesdays 6-9 p.m. • 704-633-3750, www.facebook.com/unclebucksgrub

Old Stone Vino, 515 S. Main St., Kannapolis — Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays: Live music. 704-938-2337.



Card making at the Y — • 1-3 p.m., Nov. 17 • 6-8 p.m. Nov. 6 • Make six cards. Non-member $15, member $12, J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.

Open house and demo — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 8: Free Designer Christmas Tree Demo 10:30 a.m. Piedmont Floral Galleries, 280 Furniture Drive, 704-636-7791.

Waterworks Visual Arts Center — Sign up at 704-636-1882. For details on classes visit www.waterworks.org. Located at 123 E. Liberty St.

• Hand & Wheel Pottery Class: Tuesdays Nov. 11, 18, 25. For ages 12+. Instructor: Brent Smith. For beginner or intermediate students.

• Abstract Painting: Nov. 8, ages 16+. Instructor: David Kessler. Learn to paint utilizing skill, intuition, and spontaneity. Intermediate level.

• Christmas Ornaments in Clay: Dec. 6, ages 4-12. Instructor: Brenda Gariepy. Create a set of handmade clay holiday ornaments.

• Fused Glass Ornaments: Dec. 6, Ages 16+. Instructor: Betti Pettinati-Longinotti. Spend the day making holiday ornaments.

Free Group Meditation at CFA — 7:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18: From 7:30-8 discussion, news, questions; 8-8:30 group meditation. Led by Claudia Galup, Chopra Center Certified Meditation Teacher. Held at CFA, 207 West Harrison St., behind Haven Lutheran Church. http://faithart.org/

 From Darkness Into Light: A SoulCollage Journey — 1:30-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6: SoulCollage course is reflective journaling, poetry, and meditative movement. $45 per participant – Registration is required. Led by Karen Campbell at Center for Faith & the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St., behind Haven Lutheran Church. Register at www.faithart.org or 740-647-0999.

Introduction to Meditation: Finding Your Pathway to the Healing — 6 to 7 p.m. Nov. 20, Dec. 4 and 11: Explore a variety of meditation methods in a three-week class at RCCC aimed at helping people discover their own inner roadmap. Offered through RCCC’s Personal Enrichment program. Register at www.RCCC.edu/enrichment or call 704-216-RCCC (7222). $30.

Pottery 101 — Classes at Pottery 101, 101 S. Main St., 704-209-1632, www.pottery-101.com

Classes for kids: No experience needed; advanced registration required. For ages 6-14. Cost: $35. Saturdays 10 a.m.-noon • Nov. 8: Fall Leaf Bowl • Nov. 15: “Give Thanks” Table Decoration • Dec. 6: Your House as a Christmas Cottage

Paint your own pottery: Guided instruction, no artistic ability necessary, supplies and firing costs included. Age 14-adult. Cost: $35. 7-9 p.m • Thursday, Nov. 13: Egg Tray • Thursday, Nov. 20: Christmas Project (TBA)

Free basic computer classes — Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Classes run for two hours. Call 704-680-7317 or 704-870-8862 to schedule an appointment time. Knox’s Computer Business, 512 Klumac Road, Suite 8.

Master dance class for PPT’s musical ‘CATS’ — 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25: Prep to audition for PPT’s spring musical “CATS” or just love to dance. 25 spots available. Choreographer Tod A. Kubo. Cost: $20. To sign up call 704-633-5471. Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St., PiedmontPlayers.com

Create a painting in just one class — 6- p.m. Saturdays: Children and adult classes taught by Grumbacher, certified art instructor. No talent required. Learn an overview of painting and leave with finished piece of art. Held at Michaels, 1465 Klumac Road. Register there or at michaels.com or 704-636-3130.

Ballet, tap, pointe, jazz, modern, hip hop, acrobatics — For ages starting at 2-1/2. Stress free, fun, friendly environment. Steppin’ Out Dance Company, 704-637-1222, www.stepoutdance.com, steppinoutdance @carolina.rr.com

Yoga or tap — Yoga, all levels, instructor Nye Hartwick. $5 each. 704-232-2427 • Adult beginner tap, instructor Donna Weinhold-Cesario, $55/month, Spotlight Dance Company, 129 W. Corriher Ave., 704-637-3875.

Wine Down and Create — 6-8 p.m. first Mondays: At The Green Goat Art Gallery, 516 S. Salisbury Ave. Spencer, across from N.C. Train Museum. Canvases available for purchase; paints, easels, brushes, aprons, instructions, provided. $25 per class. Bring your own beverage. Call Patt 704-232-6000 or Carol 704-213-6171 or www.winedownandcreate.com and Facebook.

Free online courses through RPL — Gale Courses: high-quality, noncredit online courses free with your library card. New sessions of six-week courses start monthly. Enroll at www.rowanpubliclibrary.org and click Online Tools, or call 704-216-8243.

Free Bible lessons for children — 11 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Nov. 8 and 22: Includes Bible character cards, picture activities, illustrated Bible studies, videos, songs. Children should be accompanied by an adult. Downstairs conference room of RPL Rockwell Branch (not sponsored by RPL). See JW.org and look under “children.”

Salisbury Art Station — 4-6 p.m. ongoing weekly classes: $25 per class. Tuesdays 4-6 p.m. for ages 5-7 • Wednesdays 4-6 p.m. for ages 7 and up • Thursdays 4-6 p.m. for ages 7 and up. 704-754-0853 or art.notions@yahoo.com 215 Depot Street, 704-754-0853.

Beginning and intermediate weaving — Private lessons on a floor loom. Day or evening times. Liese Sadler, 215-300-4369, livethreadstudio@ gmail.com

Painting with Patt — Ongoing adult oil painting classes, Tuesdays 1-3 p.m., Wednesdays 6-8 p.m. Call for info or to sign up. Class size limited to four. Patt Legg, 704-232-6000, 704-762-9647, www.pattlegg.net

Mind aerobics art class — 2-4 p.m., Mondays and Fridays, taught by artist Robert Toth: introduction to drawing, pastel and sculpture. $10/two-hour session. Rufty Holmes Senior Center, call 704-279-9301.

Zumba fitness — • 5:30 p.m., Mondays, Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 704-216-7714 • 6 p.m. Thursdays, $3 per person, St. Matthews Church Salisbury • J.F. Hurley Family YMCA’s aqua zumba, 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.


Speakers and forums

Diabetes Information at the Y — 4-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11: Free, open to the public, must sign up at 704-636-0111. J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd.

Talk and discussion: ‘Growing Up Amish and Mennonite’ — 1 p.m. today, Nov. 6: by J.R. Troyer, owner of Troyer Country Market. at Rufty-Holmes Senor Center, 1120 S. MLK Drive. Sponsored by Salisbury Chapter of AARP. Meeting and refreshments follow. Information 704-216-7714.

Catawba College Community Forum: ‘Remove Before Flight: The Transition to Pilotless Aircraft’ — 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 18: Catawba alumnus Kyle Snyder presents an overview of the technologies, policies and applications that are developing an industry for unmanned aircraft systems in North Carolina. Tom Smith Auditorium of Ralph W. Ketner Hall. Admission is free.

AAUW lecture series ‘$tart $mart’ — 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13: Dr. Carol Cody with an overview plus discussion of the feasibility of bringing the $tart $mart workshop to Salisbury. Light refreshments by AAUW Salisbury. Free. Held at Salisbury Women’s Club, 1237 Old W. Innes St. Contact: Kathy Pulliam, 704-636-6082, kathy@mkpulliam.com, http://salisbury-nc.aauw.net

UNC-Charlotte to commemorate 25th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall — 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 9: Mario Röllig spent three months in East Berlin’s Hohenschönhausen Prison in 1987 for trying to flee communist East Germany. He will tell his story at UNC Charlotte Center City during an afternoon of public activities to commemorate Free and open to the public, but registration is requested. Also 3 p.m. showing of documentary “The Lives of Others;, a symbolic tearing down of the “wall” around 5:30 p.m.; an exhibit of photography, news articles, student projects. Information Susan Jetton, 704-334-1429 or sjetton@uncc.edu; 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte, www.uncc.edu



Second Saturday Screenings — 3 p.m. Double feature at Hall Gym, free admission Nov. 8: The Hunger Games, Catching Fire • Dec. 13: How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Polar Express • 1400 W. Bank St., concessions available, 704-216-PLAY



PPT’s ‘Lombardi’ — 7 p.m. Dec. 1-2: A play about the legendary Green Bay Packers coach, based on the book “When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi” by Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Maraniss. Show dates: Jan. 29-Feb. 7. Third floor of the Meroney Theater, 704-633-5471 to sign up. www.PiedmontPlayers.com

Old Courthouse Theatre ‘Neil Simon’s Proposals’ — 7-9 p.m., Sunday-Monday, Nov. 16-17: Directed by Andy Rassler. Rated PG. Ensemble cast of 4 women and 5 men. Performance dates Jan. 22-Feb. 8. For character descriptions see www.oldcourthouse theatre.org



Piedmont Singles — 6:15 p.m. Fridays: Bingo. For singles as well as those widowed or divorced. 1908 Statesville Blvd., Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, no joining fee, donations appreciated, covered dish.

New Beginnings Singles Club of Lake Norman — 6:30 p.m. third Thursdays: social group of singles over 50, Captain’s Galley Restaurant in Mooresville. Visitors welcome. 704-677-2331.


Home & garden

Carolina Lily events — • Saturday Nov. 8: Wineglass painting class with Jean Barlow • RSVP to Carolina Lily, 1375 Kern Carlton Road, 704 639-0033, carolinalily@ att.net, www.carolinalily.com



YMCA sponsored trips — • Nov. 14: Southern Christmas Show, $23 per person • Dec. 2: Christmas at Billy Graham Library, $200 per person, call for details • July 14, 2015, “Annie,” Belk Theater, limited amount of seats • Non-members welcome, buses leave from J. F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W. Jake Alexander Blvd. Details at 704-636-0111, lklaver@ rowanymca.com

Go to Myrtle Beach trip with Davie County Senior Services — Nov. 17-19: Includes Thanksgiving feast, Alabama Theater, Christmas shows, Pirate’s Dinner Theater, Christmas lights show, beach walks, outlet shopping. Details at 336-753-6230.

Opryland Resort holiday — Trip to Opryland Hotel in Nashville Nov. 30-Dec. 3: Gaylord Opryland Resort, lunch cruise and show on showboat, Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular, holiday crafts, antiques art, the Ice Sculpture Experience, tickets to the Grand Ole Opry show. For details and prices call Janie Waller 704-278-4803.



The Framing Gallery, 320 N Main St. across from Koko Java — Artist of the Month: Barbara Duffy, local artist for 25 years, specializing in Plein Air and oil paintings. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Closed Tuesday and Saturday, 704-633-1246.

Fine Frame Gallery, 105 S. Main St. — • Featuring paintings and prints by Wanda Clark and Salisbury photographs by David Lamanno • Monday/Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 704-647-0340, www.fineframegallery.com

The Green Goat Gallery, 516 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer — Carve Into Life…Palette Knife Paintings of Patt Legg. Gallery hours Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. then 5- 8 p.m.; Sunday: 1-6 p.m. 704-431-4527, greengoatgallery@yahoo.com

Rail Walk Studios and Gallery, 409-413 N. Lee St. — • Nov. 6-29: Festival of Gifts, invitational exhibit and sale of fine arts and crafts. Meet the Artists Reception Saturday Nov. 8 from 2-4 p.m. • Free, open to the public. Gallery hours Thursday- Saturday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. or by appointment, Historic Salisbury’s Rail Walk Arts District. 704-431-8964, www.railwalkgallery.com

‘Words Torn From Pages’ — 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14: Body of work by Lewellen Padgett. The chronicle of how love brought her back to creation, using materials, handmade papers, collections, fibers, the written word, words torn from the pages of memory. At Artemesia Artworks & Yoga Studio, 323 W. Harrison St.

Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St. — • Spaces Within: Maria Michaelson, clay, wood, and bronze sculptures; also selections from the Sonia and Isaac Luski collection: Glass Works • Young People’s Gallery: On The Inside: exploring personhood and identity • Stanback and Cook Gardens: Jeannette Brossart, Durham, mosaic sculptures • Gallery hours Monday – Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., 704-636-1882, www.waterworks.org

The Mooresville Artist Guild — Three local artists featured Nov. 4-12 and Nov. 20-29. Bonne McCoy, Suzanne Whitlow-Marson, Sherry DeGrandchamp. Opening reception Nov. 7, from 6-8 p.m. at the Depot Gallery, corner of Center and Main in Downtown Mooresville. Free and open to the public • Mooresville Arts Depot, 103 West Center Ave., Mooresville, 704-663-6661, www.magart.org

The Guild Gallery, 11 Union St., lower level, Concord — Reception 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9: Annual fall judged art show featuring 2D art, 3D visual art, photography, digital altered photography, fiber art. Prizes awarded at the reception. Free, www.Cabarrus ArtsCouncil.org


Call for volunteers

Help feed the horses — The Horse Protection Society of N.C. a 501(c)3 nonprofit, 2135 Miller Road, China Grove, needs volunteers to help feed the horses. Go to www.horseprotection.org or email hps@horseprotection.org to learn more


Call for artists

Deadline Friday: Muddy River Art Association — Annual juried art competition open to adults 18 or older. Two–dimensional visual art media eligible except videos. First prize $250, second $175, third $125, Deliver entries to Clemmons Branch Public Library, 3554 Clemmons Road. Reception is 2-4 p.m. Prospectus, entry forms, requirements, etc. at www.muddyriverart.org


Call for performers

Gold Hill Bluegrass jam — E.H. Montgomery General Store, Gold Hill. Every Friday night 7-9 p.m., 704-267-9439, www.themontgomery store.com

Blumenthal Performing Arts open mic nights — Free event open to performers, spectators of all ages. Instrumentalists, singers, dancers, storytellers, poets, jugglers, magicians, others welcome. Audience seating first-come-first-served. Performers are selected by lottery. openmic@ncbpac.org

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