|Appalachian Woodlands Workshop/ BBQ
||If you own forestland in Burke, Caldwell, Catawba or McDowell Counties, the Appalachian Woodlands Alliance invites you to learn how you can work with local mills and foresters to manage your forest for long-term profit and health.
On October 29 from 8:30 am to 1 pm, join us under the big tent at Morganton Heights Shopping Center for biscuits, BBQ, and a workshop with local forestry experts.
Register to attend by calling NC State University Forestry Extension at 919-515-9563 or by visiting the website at:
|Spooktacular Car Show
||Connelly Springs, NC
||The annual " Spooktacular" Car, Truck and Motorcycle show held at Faith Community Church, on October 29th from 2pm-6pm at 2670 Shady Grove Road in Connelly Springs, NC. We will also have a "Trunk or Treat" from 4;00 pm to 6:00 pm for children ages 1 to 14 years old. Also there will be a bake sale, hamburgers, hotdogs and cold drinks for purchase. The proceeds go to community projects for those in neeed supported by the Faith Community Church "Band of Brothers".
|Farm to School Dinner
||Valle Crucis, NC
||October 29th: Valle Crucis School's Second Annual Farm to School Dinner. A delicious dinner is made from Local food donated by local farmers and restaurants, live music, silent auction and children's activities. Tickets can be purchased at Valle Crucis School. More info call 828-773-2053
|Stigma Unmasked Masquerade Ball
||Who: The Center for Prevention Services
When: October 29, 2016
Where: The Big Chill - 911 E. Morehead St. Suite 200
More at www.preventionservices.org
The Center for Prevention Services will host its first annual Stigma Unmasked Masquerade Ball to celebrate 45 years of changing cope into hope. This event will bring together non-profit leaders, business professionals and members of the Charlotte community to raise awareness about the harmful effects of substance use and mental health stigmas. Our goal is to remove barriers that keep people with mental health and addiction disorders from seeking help through education and dialogue that cultivate supportive and caring communities. Proceeds from the event will fund prevention education services to school children, community organizations and other prevention-related programs. Tickets must be purchased to attend this event.
||Foothills Painters to Show at HMA
Hickory NC: The members of Foothills Painters, a long standing group of artists who come together on a monthly basis for discussion about art and to critique each other's work, would like to announce their upcoming exhibition Different Strokes by Different Folks at the Hickory Museum of Art. The show will be on exhibit in the Regal and Gifford Galleries of the museum from October 15, 2016 - February 12, 2017. This opportunity for the group to display their work at HMA has been long awaited and the public can expect to see some extremely fine and varied work. The members of the Foothills Painters come from Catawba County and the surrounding counties of Burke, Caldwell and Alexander. Our work spans several different media, but as our name implies, we are all painters. The public is invited to come and meet the artists at the opening reception Friday, October 21 from 6:00 - 7:30 PM. Refreshments are provided by the group. Visit us online at www.foothillspainters.com.
|| KNIGHT THEATER
Oct 29 , 2016 · KNIGHT THEATER at Levine Center for the Arts
$30 - $40
Presented by: Decades Entertainment, Inc.
Take a trip down melody lane with Decades Rewind, featuring over 60 songs effortlessly blended into unique medleys from the most prominent decades in music history. This fully live concert experience features an 8-piece rock band and six brilliant rocking vocalists surrounded by rock and roll stage lighting, poignant videos of American culture, and over 100 costume changes.
From Abba to Zeppelin, Decades Rewind will have you singing along and dancing in your seats on a magical rock musical extravaganza you won’t forget.
Box Office: (704) 372-1000
|Hall-o-ween at the Hall
||Price: $10 for general admission, free for NASCAR Hall of Fame members and Rookie Racers Kids Club members
Bring your family to the NASCAR Hall of Fame for an evening of Halloween fun on Saturday, October 29 from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. This family-friendly event will feature trick-or-treating throughout the Hall and crafts and games, including a spooky storytelling time, a mini pumpkin decorating contest and a Lowe’s Build and Grow Haunted House activity. There will also be a special showing of the short film “Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Trick or Treasure/Night of the Golden Pirate Pumpkin” in the High Octane Theater. Kids are encouraged to wear creative costumes to the event. General admission tickets can be purchased for $10 here or at the NASCAR Hall of Fame Box Office. Admission is free for NASCAR Hall of Fame members and Rookie Racers Kids Club members. Members, please RSVP here.
Saturdays & Sundays, Oct 1st - Nov 20th, 2016
16445 Poplar Tent Rd Huntersville, NC,
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM, FREE Parking, Open Rain or Shine, No Pets Please
877 561 5627
For More Information:
1917 Ayrsley Town Blvd
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
||The Junior League of Spartanburg is thrilled to present Santa’s Shoppe from Friday, November 4 – Sunday, November 6, 2016. Santa’s Shoppe is an annual fundraising event to benefit local community projects. It is because of fundraisers like this that the League is celebrating 30 years of Mini-Grants for Teachers in our local community. Santa’s Shoppe features a series of special events over three days and will be held at the Spartanburg Expo & Event Center.
Santa’s Shoppe kicks off with Shop ‘til You Drop on Friday, November 4, and continues through Sunday, November 6. Featuring more than 60 specialty merchants and boutiques from across the Southeast and a café for a mid-shopping snack break, Shop ‘til You Drop is ideal for holiday gift buying. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door, and provide access to all three days of Shop ‘til You Drop. Doors are open from 9 am - 5 pm on Friday, 9 am - 6 pm on Saturday, and 12 noon - 5 pm on Sunday.
The weekend’s events continue with Sip & Shoppe (formerly named Ladies’ Night) on Friday, November 4 from 5:30 pm - 8 pm. This special event is an exclusive girls’ night out that includes hors d’oeuvres, wine and stroller-free shopping. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door, and include another one-day access to Shop ‘til You Drop.
On Saturday, November 5, join Santa Claus at Cookies with Santa for a fun afternoon of pictures, crafts, cookie decorating. There are 4 sessions starting with 11:30 am, followed by 1 pm, 2:30 pm, and 4 pm. Tickets are $10 per child; accompanying adult enters free.
Tickets for Shop ‘til You Drop can be purchased from League members, at select retail locations, or at the JLS office on 615 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC. Sip and Shoppe tickets and Cookies with Santa tickets are available online and at the JLS office. Please call the office at 864-583-5842 with inquiries.
||Please join us for our 5th Annual HungerWalk to benefit the Hiddenite Community Helpers Food Pantry on Saturday, November 5th, at 10:00 a.m. There will be live music and food for sale. Scheduled to appear is the 4 His Glory Gospel Quartet. Bring your family, friends and lawn chairs and help support our local food pantry which feeds over 1,000 people per month. The early registration fee is only $10 and early registrants are guaranteed a T-shirt. We encourage you to fill a bag with non-perishable food items to bring to the event. 100% of all sales and registration fees go directly to feeding the hungry! For a registration form and more information, please visit www.hiddenitehelpers.org
|Bob Dylan Concert
Nov 6 , 2016 · BELK THEATER at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
Prices begin at $59.50
On Sale 08.12.16 - 10:00 am
Box Office: (704) 372-1000
Nov. 10, 2016
Central Piedmont Community College’s 13th annual THE Geek Fest is coming to CPCC’s Levine Campus in Matthews. This FREE event is designed to educate, energize and inspire the minds of student and community members alike by highlighting creative innovations in technology, media, industry, and more. For more information: WWW.THEGeekFest.com
|Crawdads Fall Fling
||The Hickory Crawdads annual Fall Fling is scheduled for Saturday, November 12th, with the free autumn event running from 11 am - 1 pm at L.P. Frans Stadium.
The family-friendly event is free to the public, with activities including hayrides, arts & crafts, inflatable bounce house & speed pitch, and more. Fans will be able to purchase their favorite ballpark foods at a discounted price, including hotdogs, hamburgers, french-fries, and Pepsi products, with warm apple cider and hot chocolate available as well. Every fan will also be able to pick up a free bag of popcorn.
|Bearded Villians Fall Festival
||"Bearded Villains of North Carolina Fall Festival" November 19th from 10:30am to 4:30pm at the Harley Davidson of Charlotte on 9205 Independence Blvd. in Matthews At the fall festival we'll have things such as a dunk booth, bounce house, cotton candy machine and so on for kids as well as a raffle, food, music, vendors, a charity bike ride to the event and so much more.
All of the proceeds from this event will be going to an amazing organization called Pinky Swear Foundation, an organization that helps kids that are battling cancer as well as their families. We are hoping to raise in the five-figures for Pinky Swear and I feel like in a world full of nothing but grim news, news of good would do a lot of good as well as drive more traffic to our event to help the kids we're aiming to help.
|The Fab Four:The Ultimate Tribute
||THE FAB FOUR: THE ULTIMATE TRIBUTE
Saturday, November 19, 2016 | 8 p.m.
Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts
430 South Tryon St.
Tickets $75, $65, $55 and $45. Applicable fees may apply. The top $75 includes a meet-and-greet with the artists.
Purchase via phone at 704-372-1000 or online at CarolinaTix.org
||Free Community Thanksgiving Meal
Dry Ponds Baptist Church
5235 Union Church Rd.
Sunday, November 20th 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Invite family & friends!
Everyone is welcome!
|Christmas With Annie Moses Band
||PBS sensation and folk artist, Annie Moses Band, well-known for their fiery string playing and soulful renditions of beloved American songs, are bringing their holiday cheer to Statesville with Christmas With Annie Moses Band at Mac Gray Auditorium, December 3rd.
These siblings began training at a young age, first in classical music (their studies took them to the Juilliard School) and then expanded into an astonishing variety of genres including folk, bluegrass, and pop.
Christmas With Annie Moses Band is a perennial holiday favorite and stands on the PBS charts as one of the most played specials of the season. A flurry of holiday classics, Christmas with the Annie Moses Band is a relentless lineup of songs and carols chock-full of holiday happiness. From the spirited rendition of ‘God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen’ to the breathtaking beauty of ‘O Holy Night’, this evening of music is invigorating, reverential, and transporting.
Whether you’re a family intrigued by this family’s musical dynamics or a just looking for the best holiday-themed night out on the town, Christmas With Annie Moses Band is the perfect way to spend your evening. So don’t miss the out on this cup of musical cheer, see Christmas With Annie Moses Band in Statesville at Mac Gray Auditorium Saturday, December 3,
7:30pm. Tickets available at AnnieMosesBand.com