Local arts & entertainment news Oct. 18-24
Meet Paula Smith at Pottery 101
6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19
An artist reception will be held at Pottery 101 on Friday to introduce Paula Smith and her work.
Smith holds a bachelor of fine arts degree from Kansas City Art Institute and an MFA from the University of Illinois. She and her husband moved to Rock Hill in 1987, where she has been teaching at Winthrop University for 13 years and has owned and operated the Oakland Art Supply store for 9 years. She is now head of the ceramics department at Central Piedmont
Community College in Charlotte.
Pottery 101, 101 S. Main St., 704-209-1632, email@example.com or www.pottery-101.com
Meet author Lynna Clark
10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday
Lynna Clark signing “Just a Little Cancer Journey” at Missions Pottery and More in Lexington, 3 Main Street, on the square. $5 from the sale of each book will be donated to Davidson County Cancer Services. Novels from the Blue Meadow Farm series will be available to order.
38th annual Christmas Made in the South
CONCORD — Held at the Cabarrus Event Center and Arena, 4751 Highway 49 N.
Adults $7, children 12 and under free. Free parking. Ticket info at 704-920-3976 or www.cabarrusarena.com
String trio performs at Salisbury Farmer’s Market
10-11 a.m. Saturday
The Salisbury Farmer’s Market, 520 S. Main St., hosts a string trio composed of musicians from the Salisbury Symphony. The event will be live-streamed on Facebook.
‘Common Money Mistakes’
1:30-3 p.m. Saturday
The local chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is presenting a workshop on Common Money Mistakes on Saturday in the chapel of Hood Theological Seminary, 1810 Lutheran Synod Drive. Register for this free workshop through Eventbrite or Deltaxi1947@gmail.com. Light refreshments will be served.
Now You See It…Now You Don’t Mystery Theater
5:30 p.m. Nov. 9
KANNAPOLIS — The crowd was hushed as the museum proprietor got ready to unveil the prized display of the evening, the Stomach of the Ocean Diamond, only to find it had been stolen while the crowd mingled in ignorant bliss. Now it is up to you, your guests, and the detective to find the thief and restore the diamond to its rightful place to get the unveiling back on track. Who is the carat caperer, and who will solve the crime to make this night of mystery the night of beauty it was intended to be? An evening of high fashion and suspenseful mystery, with one thrilling conclusion.
Doors open 5:30 p.m. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served from 5:30-6:30 pm. The show will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will last approximately 2 hours.
Be ready to join in on the show, as some of the audience will be selected to participate! The show is family friendly (PG) and recommended for children age 5 and over.
Tickets are $18/person in advance, $25/person day of. Tickets will be available at the door ($25), as long as the show is not sold out ahead of time.
Purchase at www.kannapolisnc.gov or 704-920-4343 or in person at the Kannapolis Parks and Recreation Department, third floor at City Hall, 401 Laureate Way.