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Local arts & entertainment news March 5-11

Community Calendar

Firefighter’s Memorial Service
Saturday, March 7, starts at 8:30 a.m.
All are welcome to this memorial service honoring firefighters Victor Isler and Justin Monroe who died in service.
Held at Fire Station #5 at 1402 S. Main St.


Celebrate with 9daytrip
Sunday March 8 • 4:30-6:30 p.m.
9daytrip and Petty Theft Films will be shooting a music video in downtown Salisbury. This day will be ending at New Sarum Brewing Co. with a two hour show.
The public is invited. A food truck will be on site.
New Sarum Brewing Company, 109 N. Lee St., newsarumbrewing.com


Cannon Ballers to host National Anthem auditions for inaugural season
March 15 • 1-4 p.m.
CONCORD/KANNAPOLIS — The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers will be searching for the best National Anthem performers that the surrounding counties have to offer on March 15th for their inaugural season at Atrium Health Ballpark. At this free event, hosted by Cabarrus Brewing Company, performers of all ages are welcome (those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult).
To secure a slot, pre-register at kcballers.com before the day of the event. Each individual will be given no more than two minutes to sing the National Anthem a capella. Performers with instruments may audition but will need to bring their own equipment. A power supply will not be available.
Cabarrus Brewing Companyis located at 329 McGill Ave NW, Concord.
The Cannon Ballers open the gates to Atrium Health Ballpark for the inaugural 2020 season on Thursday, April 16 against the West Virginia Power.
Season tickets and group hospitality areas are on sale now.
For more information visit www.kcballers.com or contact the Cannon Ballers ticket office at 704-932-3267.


Center for Faith & the Arts’ 25th Anniversary Gala
March 21 • 7 pm: “You Must Remember This” – An Evening in Casablanca at Lee Street theatre. Tickets $75. Business casual, fancy attire or 40’s style attire for fun.Rowan Big Band, dancing, live painting, heavy hors d’oeuvres, open bar plus A demonstration and swing dance lesson. 704-647-0999 or info@faithart.org or www.faithart.org


Humane Society of Rowan County Spaghetti Dinner

The Humane Society of Rowan County will hold its semi-annual Spaghetti Lunch and Dinner this Friday,
March 6, at the Rhyne Building at Stallings Memorial Baptist Church, 817 South Main Street in Salisbury.
Dine in or carry out meals will be available from 11a.m. until 1p.m. and 5p.m. until 7:30p.m. with Music by Mel throughout lunch and dinner. Meal includes spaghetti with meat or meatless sauce, garlic bread, salad, dessert and tea, and cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12 years.
Delivery of 5 or more meals to a workplace is available. Requests for deliveries must be called to 704-636-5700 by 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 6, or faxed to 704-633-5832 by 8:00 p.m. Thursday, March 5. Orders must not be called to the church.
A memorial table will be set up for Betty Beaver, dedicated volunteer and member of the Board of Directors of The Humane Society of Rowan County, who passed away on February 22. The memorial will serve as the official announcement of the organization’s establishment of the Betty Beaver Memorial Fund, a fund to be used to assist with emergency veterinary care of pets whose owners are in financial crisis, a cause dear to Betty’s heart.
Metal sculptures by Davidson County artist, Steve Wilson, will be available for sale with a portion of the proceeds going to The Humane Society of Rowan County.
Cat and dog food, cat litter and cedar shavings for the organization’s pet food bank may be brought to the fundraiser and will be greatly appreciated. Many pet guardians in our community remain in difficult economic situations and utilize the pet food service in order to properly care for their pets.


St. Patrick’s Day dinner train

SPENCER — The N.C. Transportation Museum will be hosting another dinner train, March 14, this time with a St. Patrick’s Day theme, available to those 21 and older.
The St. Patrick’s Train will feature an Irish-inspired meal, along with beer and wine as the train rolls across the museum’s 60-acres
Be sure to wear something green as you bring your Irish cheer for a St. Patrick’s Day-themed dinner and train ride around the N.C. Transportation Museum.

Tickets are $44.99 per person for the general public. For N.C. Transportation Museum members, the price drops to $39.99. Tickets include cocktail hour, train ride, dinner, & 2 beer or wine tickets. Additional drinks will be available before the ride and aboard the train.

Full details and ticket purchase can be found at www.nctrans.org.




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