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Historic Gold Hill Summer Cruise In

Saturday, August 19, 2017
Salisbury, NC

Love classic and antique cars, street rods and cycles, or have one to showcase? Then come on out to the Historic Village of Gold Hill for the Summer Cruise In from 1:00-7:00 p.m.

Blankets & Bluegrass

Sunday, August 20, 2017
Salisbury, NC

You're invited to the 2nd Annual Blankets & Bluegrass! This free event is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and is great for the whole family! Bring your own picnic, beer or wine and enjoy the best bluegrass musicians in Rowan County!
Contact Info: (704) 636-0103

Solar Eclipse Storytime

Monday, August 21, 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
South Rowan Regional Library
920 Kimball Road
China Grove, NC

Enjoy a special storytime in honor of the Solar Eclipse! Then stay for the eclipse! Free solar glasses will be given to the first 150 people

"The Shack."

Wednesday, August 23 at 2:00pm. This month's feature is "The Shack." Based on the New York Times best-selling novel, The Shack takes us on a father's uplifting spiritual journey. After suffering a family tragedy, Mack spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack. Mack journeys to the shack and encounters a trio of strangers led by a woman named Papa. Mack finds important truths that will transform his understanding of his tragedy. Sponsored by Victory Wealth Management for interested older adults. Free and shown on our big screen, complete with popcorn and drinks. (Motion picture license #12137390).

Rufty-Holmes Senior Center
1120 S. Martin Luther King,
Jr. Avenue,
Salisbury, NC 28144-5658
phone: 704.216.7714
email: fax: 704.633.8517

Dance Every Saturday Night

Dance every Saturday night from 7:00 - 10:00pm. $5.00 a person. Good Times Dinette featuring Drive -N- Country Band. 1218 N. Second St. Albemarle, NC. For more information call Pam 704-991-5521 or Margie 704-785-4260.


Friday, August 25. Boone's Cave is part of the Davidson County Park System. Meet at Rufty-Holmes Senior Center at 8:30 am. Bring water, a bag lunch, insect repellant and $3.00 to help drivers with gas. Dress appropriately for the weather. Participation is at your own risk. New participants will need to complete an information sheet at the Front Desk. In case of inclement weather, call the Center, as the outing may be postponed. To register for this activity call 704-216-7714.

Rufty-Holmes Senior Center
1120 S. Martin Luther King,
Jr. Avenue,
Salisbury, NC 28144-5658
phone: 704.216.7714
email: fax: 704.633.8517

Music at the Mural - The Lilly Brothers

Saturday, August 26, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Mural Preservation, Inc.
100 West Fisher Street
Salisbury, NC

Get ready for an incredible summer of live Music at the Mural in Downtown Salisbury! Join us at Salisburys iconic Mural for hot music and a sizzling good time. Bring your lawn chair so you can kick back and relax while looking at the stars, or watch from the roof of Go Burrito. The Mural will come alive with all types of music during this outdoor concert series.

Salisbury Symphony Fundraiser:

A 'Bury Home Companion
Date: August 26, 2017
Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT

Inspired by Garrison Keillors longtime NPR radio staple A Prairie Home Companion, the Salisbury Symphonys production will spotlight the gentle side of life here in The Bury. Presented as a live radio show, it is full of the gentle wit &.part fact, part fantasy, part Lake Woebegone with maybe a little dash of Mayberry - but always true to the unique charm of our own town. Developed and scripted by The Burys own Kent Bernhardt, the show will feature a host of familiar faces performing as the Bury Home Companion Radio Players and Singers who will bring life to live radio ads and comedy sketches with characters like Guy Noir, who has now taken up residence in Salisbury in his search for truth. Theres WBTVs David Whisenant as The Burys official announcer, and even a Sound Effects Guy, who will add seasoning to our live radio presentation. A Bury Home Companion will also spotlight musical talent from the region, from bluegrass to - believe it or not - opera. The Bury has it all. One night only. Limited tickets available. All money raised goes directly to the Salisbury Symphony to help the organization bring quality music and music education programs to Salisbury and the entire region.

Historic Salisbury Trolley Tours Are Back!

Historic Salisbury Trolley Tours are back and better than ever. Enjoy a narrated tour through Downtown Salisbury and discover historic sites, famous movie and TV film locations, shopping, restaurants, plenty of public art and more. You may even hear a ghost story or two! Join us for a one hour tour starting at 11 a.m. every Saturday from April through October. Tours depart from the Rowan County Visitors Center located at 204 E Innes St., Salisbury, NC 28144.

Salisbury Ghost Walk Tour

Friday, September 01, 2017
Salisbury, NC

Join Boo for a fun-filled walk through Downtown Salisbury to try and catch a peek of a hiding ghoul. Don't forget your camera and flashlight! Tours are 90 minutes long and begin at 7 p.m.
Contact Info: (704) 798-3102

The Dixie Swim Club

8/24/2017 - 9/2/2017

Lee Street theatre

Five Southern women, whose friendship began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relations. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m.
Phone: 704-310-5507

8th Annual East Coast Nationals at the Fair!

Iredell County Fairgrounds Intermediate Full Program.
Saturday, September 02, 2017
Millbridge Speedway
6670 Mooresville Road
Salisbury, NC

DNQ Labor Day Bash at the Fair

DNQ Series races at the Iredell County Fairgrounds.
PLUS the Peidmont
Monday, September 04, 2017
Millbridge Speedway
6670 Mooresville Road
Salisbury, NC

Gold Hill Founders Day

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Hosted by the Historic Gold Hill and Mines Foundation, Inc. All day event held in Gold Hill Mines Historic Park. Founders Day Parade, Arts/Crafts, Heritage Living Exhibits, Gold Panning, Civil War Living History Encampment and Skirmish. All Day Entertainment at the Amphitheater hosted by the North Carolina Bluegrass Association. Time: 9am-9pm Craft Spaces available: 704-279-1630

Music at the Mural

7/29/2017 - 9/30/2017
Salisbury Mural

Join us at Salisbury's iconic mural for hot music and a sizzling good time. Bring your own lawn chair and enjoy free live music each month. Located directly across from Go Burrito! on Fisher Street. Show is from 8 - 11 p.m.

August 26: The Lilly Brothers

September 30: Knaughty Pine

Legends By Lantern Tours
3/10/2017 - 10/20/2017

North Carolina Transportation Museum:

Enjoy a nighttime walking tour of the museum, exploring the historic structures of Spencer shops. Legends by Lantern tours will feature tellings of North Carolina railroad legends, and tales of Spencer shops that defy reason and logical explanation. The 90 minute tour includes a behind the scenes, after hours' view of the Bob Julian Roundhouse estoration bays, the site of numerous strange occurances.
Phone: 704-636-2889

Salisbury Ghost Walk Tours

3/4/2017 - 10/28/2017

Downtown Salisbury :

Through out weekends in March through October, Salisbury turns into a ghost town... literally! Take a walk through Downtown Salisbury to try and catch a peek of a hiding ghoul. Don't forget your camera and flashlight! Tours are 90 minutes long.
Phone: 704-798-3102

Kannapolis Cruise-In

6/10/2017 - 11/11/2017
Downtown Kannapolis
The Kannapolis Cruise-In is an exciting event for car lovers of all ages. The Cruise-In is held the second Saturday of each month from March to November from 1 - 7 p.m. and brings out hundreds of show cars each time! Come enjoy the cruise!
Phone: 704-932-3808

Antiques Appraisal Fair
(Roadshow Style)

3/17/2017 - 11/18/2017

Spencer Doll and Toy Museum :

Antiques dealer, Michael Hanson, will take a look at your items and offer advice and information regarding a broad spectrum of merchandise, including toys. Bring in your family heirlooms and yard sale bargains to find out the fascination truths about these finds! The cost is $5.00 per item with a limit of 2 items per person. The event begins at 10:00AM.

Phone: 704-762-9359

New Sarum Brewery Tour

6/3/2017 - 12/30/2017
New Sarum Brewing Company New Sarum offers brewery tours the first & last Saturday of each month at 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Come early or stay after the tour to enjoy the beer!
Phone: 704-310-5048

Salisbury Sculpture Show: Discover What's Inside

5/2/2017 - 1/1/2018
Downtown Salisbury

The Annual Salisbury Sculpture Show features nineteen sculptures by talented artists. Sculptures may be seen around Downtown Salisbury and at three college campuses  Catawba College, Livingstone College and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College.
Phone: 704-638-5235

How the West Was Won: Trains and the Transformation of Western NC

3/4/2017 - 2/28/2018
North Carolina Transportation Museum
"How the West Was Won: Trains and the Transformation of Western NC" tells the story of the coming of the railroads after the Civil War and the impact they had on the life, ecomony, culture, folklore, music and landscape of the mountains. Using videos, narratives, historic photos and artifacts, visitors can view the history of rail in western NC and learn about the high drama in construction, the dangers of building a railroad grade and the despair that came with the loss of so many lives on the railroad.
Phone: 704-636-2889

Montgomery Store Bluegrass Jam

2/17/2017 - 2/15/2019

Historic Gold Hill :

For more than twelve years musicians from all over the region, some driving an hour to two hours to attend, gather at the old 1840 general store in Gold Hill every Friday evening to swap tunes, compare instruments, and entertain those who love to listen to Traditional Bluegrass and Old Time music