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May 12, 2021

Roundabout: St. Thomas Players’ ‘You Never Can Tell’ opens tonight

Theater
St. Thomas Players “You Never Can Tell” ó 7:30 p.m., June 18-21 and June 24-27; 2 p.m. June 21. Wednesday-“Bring a friend for free” night two for price of one. Florence Busby Corriher Theater, Catawba College. $10 at the door. 704-647-0999.
“West Side Story” Davidson Community Players ó8 p.m. June 18-20 and 25-27; 2 p.m. June 21. Duke Family Performance Hall, 207 Faculty Drive, Davidson. $15-$22. www.carolinatix.org. 704-372-1000.
“The Phantom of the Opera” ó 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10-July 5. 704-372-1000. www.blumenthalcenter.org.
“9x9x9′ Theatre Charlotte ó 8 p.m., June 26 and 27. 501 Queens Road, Charlotte. $9. Nine new plays, each nine minutes long. www.carolinatix.org. 704-372-1000.
Festivals
Art on Easy Street Summer Art Festival ó June 20, Downtown Salisbury. Sponsored by Rowan Arts Council. 704-638-9887. www.rowanarts.org.
Waterworks Family Fun Day in the F&M Trolley Barn ó 10 a.m.-3 p.m., June 20. project booths, activities, free. Arts in Railwalk ó Beginning 10 a.m., June 20, in the 300-400 blocks of N. Lee St. Artist demonstrations, craft vendors, entertainment. Drum circle at 1:15 p.m.
Juneteenth 2009 ó 8 a.m.-7 p.m., June 27. Kelsey Scott park, Old Wilkesboro Road. Entertainment, vendors, Gospelfest. Bring lawn chair. 704-267-3871.
Southeast Old Thresher’s Reunion ó June 30-July 4, Denton FarmPark. Largest antique farm equipment and steam engine show. www.threshers.com.
Grandfather Mountain Highland Games ó July 9-12. www.gmhg.org.
Night life
The Blue Vine, 209 S. Main St. ó 9 p.m.-midnight Friday: Celtic duo Thistledown Tinkers (www.thistledowntinkers.com), no cover. 704-797-0093. www.thebluevine.com.
Dirty Water Saloon, 14910 Stokes Ferry Road, Gold Hill ó Friday and Saturday: deejay at 10 p.m. $3 cover. 704-279-4286. www.myspace.com/dirtywatersaloon.
E.H. Montgomery General Store ó 7 p.m. Fridays: Community Night with bluegrass jam, Historic Village of Gold Hill. www.HistoricGoldHill. com. 704-279-5674, 704-267-9439.
Escape the Daily Grind, 316 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer ó 704-636-0160.
Fuel Depot Bar and Grill, 2168 Statesville Blvd. ó 9 p.m.-midnight, June 19: Blazin’ Blues Bob Paolino. June 20: 8 Dyin Eyes.
Grove Inn, 1560 Hwy 29 South, China Grove óEvery Friday: -9 p.m.to 1:30 a.m. karaoke/deejay dance with Avery Brothers. 704-855-9901.
High Rock Boat & Ski Club, 257 Boat Club Lane ó June 19: deejay Ken McGee; closed June 20. Open 6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Deejay every Friday and deejay or band every Saturday. 704-633-0251.
The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 ó This Saturday at 8 p.m.-the band Mission Trip. Open 7 p.m.-midnight Saturdays. Free refreshments, air hockey, foosball, pool. Public invited to jam or schedule their group to perform. 704-213-1467. www.inntheloop.blogspot.com.
Looking Glass Artist Collective Black Box Theater, 407 N. Lee St. ó 8 p.m. June 18: free dance lessons, music by Christabel and the Jons starts at 9 p.m., $7; 8:30 p.m. June 19: The New Familiars, $7. 704-960-6594.
Classes
Free social dance class ó8-9 p.m. tonight, Looking Glass Artist Collective, 405 N. Lee St. Class led by Lisa Boguslaw of the Catawba College dance faculty. Class is followed by a performance by Christabel and the Jons at 9 p.m. for those who stay after class. 704-245-2302.
“A Wicked Workshop: Keyboard Classes with a Wicked Twist” ó 9 a.m.-noon, Aug. 3-6. Featuring music from “Wicked” and “Wizard of Oz.” Ages 7-14, must have had at least one year of piano instruction. Catawba College Music Annex. $75, includes materials. Deadline to register: July 17. 704-881-1565. www.catawba.edu/communitymusic.
Camps
Waterworks’ Summer ARTful Adventures art camps ó Week-long camps beginning June 22. www.waterworks.org. 704-636-1882.
Music Camp ó 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 6-10 and 13-17. Talent showcase 3 p.m. on last day. Jointly sponsored by Rowan Blues and Jazz Society, Amadeus Youth Chorus and St. Lukes Episcopal Church. Ages 8-18. Held at 405 N. Lee St. Includes instrumental and vocal instruction, music theater, theory, dance. Professional musician staff. $150 for two weeks, $100 one week. 704-245-2302. sfhall@carolina.rr.com.
Chess camp ó 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Aug. 3-7. Ages 8 and up. All levels, beginners welcome. Players paired for tournament play according to ability level. Held at Looking Glass Artist Collective, 405 N. Lee St. Tuition $100, includes $15 registration fee. Bring lunch. 704-639-0471.
This & That Summer Soiree at The Wooden Stone Gallery, 106 S. Main St. ó Friday, 5-7 p.m. Music by Blazing Blues Bob Paolino, wine by Tasting by Stephanie. 704-212-5243.
NC Rowan County Anime Group ó Meet 5:35 p.m., June 20, in front of Books-a-Million in Salisbury Mall to go to member’s home. Viewing “Geneshaft” rated PG-13. rca_artist24@yahoo.com.
Astronomical Society of Rowan County star party ó 9:30 p.m., June 18. (Rain date June 19). Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium. 704-855-1591.
Oakboro cruise-ins ó 5 p.m., fourth Fridays. Burnout at 9:30 p.m. 704-467-4992. www.oakborocruisein.com.
Speakers and forums
“Taking God Out of the Box” ó 7-9 p.m., June 26. Looking Glass Artist Collective, 405 N. Lee St. Speakers: the Rev. Lady Diannia Baty and Dean K. Holden. $20. Everyone attending will receive Baty’s book “Spirit Letters.” Seating limited. Contact ladydiannia@carolina.rr.com.
Trips
Wayne C. Henderson Music Festival and Guitar Competition ó June 20. Grayson Highlands State Park near Mouth of Wilson, Va. Music runs 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Children’s area. Admission $10, children 12 and younger free. Park admission $3. www.waynehenderson.org.
Singles
Piedmont Singles ó Meets 7:15 p.m. Fridays, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. June 19: covered dish. No joining fee, donations appreciated. Contact Frances Ward 704-637-3241.
Highlighters Dance Club ó First and third Fridays. Doors open 7 p.m., free line dance class 7:15 p.m. Open to singles 40 and over. Dress code. Heavy hors d’oeuvres served 8 p.m. BYOB. $10 members; $12 guests. Join for $20 and get in free the first night of joining. Non-smoking, dressy casual. American Legion Post 380, 4235 W. Tyvola Road, Charlotte. 704-548-9212. ssendecki@aol.com.
Zodiac Club ó Meets second and fourth Fridays. Doors open 7 p.m., food served 8 p.m., live band starts 8:30 p.m. Open to mature singles over 40. $10 members, $12 guests. Dress code-upscale casual. Smoke-free. American Legion Post 380, 4235 West Tyvola Rd. Call 704-752-8824 or contact taylorbt@msn.com. Visit www.charlottezodiacdanceclub.com.
Music and more
Blues and Jazz Showcase- The Party After Art on Easy Street ó 7:30 p.m., June 20. Looking Glass Artist Collective Black Box Theater, 405 N. Lee St. $5 donation. 704-636-2811.
Live Bands at The Grove Inn for poker run benefit ó June 20. Begins and ends at The Grove Inn, 1560 Hwy 29 South, China Grove. Registration 10:30 a.m., last bike out by 11:30 a.m. BBQ at 1 p.m. Live bands start at 1 p.m.-Mama tried, Twisted Fate, Freeway, Uturn. Karaoke/deejay dance with Billy and Mona starts 9 p.m. inside. All day-door prizes, raffle, auction, 4:30 p.m.-horseshoe tournament. Proceeds go to Justin Haney’s medical expenses. 704-855-9901.
Chatham County Line ó 8 p.m., June 26. Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St., Charlotte. $12 in advance. 704-358-9298. www.neighborhoodtheatre.com.
Johnny Winter ó 8 p.m., June 27. Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St., Charlotte. $26. 704-358-9298. www.neighborhoodtheatre.com.
Stevie Coyle ó 8 p.m., June 30. Evening Muse, 3227 N. Davidson St., Charlotte. $12. www.theeveningmuse.com. 704-376-3737.
Rascal Flatts with guest Darius Rucker ó Aug. 1, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Charlotte. www.livenation.com.
The Avett Brothers ó 7:30 p.m., Aug. 8. Bojangles Coliseum, Charlotte. $30 and $25 in advance. www.ticketmaster.com. 800-745-3000.
Call for artists
Americana art exhibit ó Submissions accepted June 26-28 for “Americana” art exhibit at Looking Glass Artist Collective during July. Membership required to participate. Call 704-245-2302. www.salisburyartists.org.
Auditions
Old Courthouse Theatre “Wedding Belles” ó Auditions 7 p.m., June 15 and 16, 49 Spring St. NW, Concord. Calls for one woman between ages 18-22 and four women who can play 60ish. Show dates early August. 704-788-2405. www.oldcourthousetheatre.org.
Seeking vendors
Juneteenth ó 9 a.m.-7 p.m., June 27. Kelsey Scott Park, 1920 Old Wilkesboro Road. Vendor fee: $55. No electricity provided. 704-267-3871 or 704-212-7818.
Art
Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St. ó Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Groups may arrange guided tour. 704-636-1882. www.waterworks.org.
EastSquare Artworks, 122 E. Innes St. ó Smaller scale works by the artists currently featured in Salisbury Sculpture Show on display through July by appointment. 704-798-0047. www.eastsquareartworks.com.
Rail Walk Studios and Gallery, 409 N. Lee St. ó Gallery open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, and whenever the “open” flag is out. 704-431-8964. www.railwalkgallery.com.
Looking Glass Artist Collective Gallery, 407 N. Lee St. ó Current exhibits: “In the City,” and Vivian Hopkins’ “Gold Hill Series.” Shop closed this Sunday. 704-245-2302. www.salisburyartists.org. Museums
N.C. Transportation Museum, Spencer ó Museum open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Train rides Monday through Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday 1-5 p.m. $6 adults, $5 children ages 3-12 and seniors ages 60 and up. Roundhouse Turntable rides at $1. Group rates available with advance notice. 704-636-2889 or 877-NCTMFUN. www.nctrans.org.
Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main St. ó Harter Postcard exhibit and “Hats, Handbags and Hankies.” Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $3 adults, $1.50 students, free museum members. 704-633-5946.
Historic Rockwell Museum, 102 E. Main St. ó Photography exhibit. Museum open Sundays 2-4 p.m. and by appointment. For information call Ann Teague: 704-279-5783.
Historic Gold Hill,NC/Gold Hill Mines Historic Park ó 19th Century Living History Interpretations and educational tours weekends April-October and weekdays by appointment. Interpretative displays reflect life in the 1800s gold mining boom town. Village merchants and interpreters dressed in period costume weekends. Free admission. www.HistoricGoldHill.com. 704-279-5674, 704-267-9439.
 
 
 

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