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Dec 07

Spencer's Christmas In the Park
12/7/2012
Spencer, NC
Details:
Friday, December 7 Time: 6:00 PM Location: Library Park, Spencer
The Spencer Tree Lighting ceremony is always a magical event. Join the Hometown Holidays Committee on Friday, December 7th as they usher in the Christmas season.
Festivities begin at 6:00pm, tree lighting at 7pm. Have dinner by candlelight as over 500 luminaries will light the park.


"Shop and Stroll” in Downtown Salisbury
12/7/2012
Salisbury NC
Details: "Shop and Stroll” in the Downtown Shops every Friday evening from 5pm-8pm from Nov. 23 through Dec. 21st and you will be sure to check off all of those unique gifts from your holiday shopping list, while enjoying holiday festivities in a charming vibrant authentic North Carolina downtown.

Salisbury-Rowan Choral Society present its 2012 Holiday Concert, "The Story of Christmas"
12/7/2012
First United Church of Christ, Downtown Salisbury, NC
Details: Come enjoy many holiday classics, such as "Silent Night" and "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," as well as some you may not have heard, but will surely come to love! The concert will take the audience through the biblical moments of Christmas origin and deliver them into the present day as we explore the many outreaches of this joyful season, both sacred and secular. The finale will be an exciting and moving South African song, "Nation, do not Cry," in combination with the melody of chant-based, "Of the Father's Love Begotten" the celebrates the wonderful freedom and diversity many of us share in this world. We encourage you to bring your families, friends, and especially children! The evening will have something special for everyone who attends, and afterward, we are expecting a familiar guest from the North Pole!
The concert begins at 7pm and is free to the public.
Don't forget to bring a new unwrapped toy to be donated to children served by
the Rowan County Department of Children Services.

Tripp Edwards Band at The Blue Vine!
12/7/2012
The Blue Vine, Downtown Salisbury, NC
Details: ~LIVE ACOUSTIC/AMERICANA MUSIC~

9PM - Midnight

No Cover!

Salisbury Singer/Songwriter Tripp Edwards and friends come together to perform what they call“American Music to Slip n' Slide to!” 

The Tripp Edwards Band is:

Tripp Edwards - Singer/Songwriter-Guitar- Keys

Darryl Jones - Pedal Steel - Mandolin - Guitar - Lap Steel

Kenny Thomas - Bass

Zack Davis – Drums

You won’t want to miss what promises to be an evening of most excellent live music!

www.trippedwards.com

Email: thebluevine@yahoo.com
Web: www.thebluevine.com
Phone: 704-797-0093
Wine Down Friday
12/7/2012
Morgan Ridge Vineyards, 486 John Morgan Road, Gold Hill, NC
Details:
SEATING FROM 5:30 - 7:30 PM

RSVP with entree choice and arrival time

COURSE 1
         EGG DROP SOUP WITH CRISPY WON TONS
COURSE 2
         MIXED GREENS AND ROASTED PEARS SALAD SPRINKLED WITH WALNUTS, CRUMBLED
         GOAT CHEESE AND SLIVERED RED ONION TOPPED WITH A HARD CIDER DRESSING
COURSE 3
         YOUR CHOICE OF:
                $18 PAN ROASTED TILAPIA TOPPED WITH GRILLED SHRIMP WITH AN ORANGE DIJON DILL  
                 SAUCE
                SERVED OVER A BED OF WILTED SPINACH AND SCALLOP POTATOES
         or
               $16 OLD FASHIONED MEAT LOAF CONSISTING OF A PERFECT BLEND OF VEAL, PORK, AND  
               BEEF SERVED WITH SCALLOPED POTATOES AND MUSHROOM CABERNET DEMI TOPPED  
               WITH TOBACCO ONION
DESSERT 
          CYNDI’S FAMOUS KEY LIME TARTS WITH A CRANBERRY CHAMBOURCIN COMPOTE


Email: morgan.ridge@gmail.com
Web: www.morganridgevineyards.com
Phone: 704-639-0911
Santa Claus is Coming to Town!
12/7/2012 - 12/8/2012
Gold Hill, NC
Details:

Friday, November 23rd, 1-6 p.m.
Friday, Dec.7th & 14th , 4-7p.m.
Saturday, December 8th & 15th, 10am-7pm


Santa Mailbox at River Pines in Village




Email: goldhillmerchantsassociation@gmail.com
Scrooge's Christmas Trolley Tour
12/7/2012 - 12/8/2012
Downtown Salisbury, NC
Details: Come see the beloved Dickens story " The Christmas Carol" on a trolley!!! Scrooge will ride with you as you see the different acts of this classic story being performed by live actors at several of our historic sites in Downtwon Salisbury! Tours will be every Friday and Saturday evening, beginning at 6:30pm running from Friday, Nov. 23 through Saturday, Dec. 22. Tickets are $20 for adults & $15 for children. For more info call 800.332.2343.

Email: murguz@visitsalisburync.com
Web: www.visitsalisburync.com/scrooge
Phone: 800-332-2343
Country Christmas in the Village
12/7/2012 - 12/8/2012
Historic Village of Gold Hill NC
Details:
Dec 7 & 8: Christmas in the Village
 
Shops will be open those nights until 7pm.
 


Web: www.goldhillnc.com
Jingle Bell Express
12/5/2012 - 12/7/2012
NC Transportation Museum, Spencer, NC
Details: A 25-minute ride for school groups with holiday music and a holiday story. Fee and pre-registration required.

Web: www.nctrans.org
Phone: 704-636-2889
Piedmont Players Presents "Inspecting Carol: A Holiday Comedy"
12/6/2012 - 12/9/2012
Meroney Theater, Downtown Salisbury, NC
Details:
A Christmas Carol meets The Government Inspector meets Noises Off in this hilarious hit from Seattle. A man
who asks to audition at a small theatre is mistaken for an informer for the National Endowment for the Arts. Everyone caters to the bewildered wannabe actor and he is given a role in the current production, A Christmas Carol. Everything goes wrong and hilarity is piled upon hilarity.
PERFORMANCE DATES


Dec 6-8 & 12-15 @ 7:30pm


Sunday Matinee: Dec 9 @ 2:30pm 


Web: www.piedmontplayers.com
Phone: 704-633-5471
Opening Reception: Embracing the Least of These: Photography of the Great Commission
11/9/2012 - 12/10/2012
Chapel Lobby of St. John's Lutheran Church, Salisbury NC
Details:
An opening reception for "Embracing the Least of These: Photography of the Great Commission," is set for 6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, in the Chapel Lobby of St. John's Lutheran Church, 200 W. Innes St.
The art show takes place in the St John's Art Gallery, adjacent to the lobby. The exhibit is on display through Dec. 10. Call the church for more information at 704-636-3431.


Art of Faiths – Religions of the World: Diversity and Tolerance
11/26/2012 - 2/9/2013
Waterworks Visual Arts Center, Downtown Salisbury, NC
Details: Art of Faiths features three solo exhibitions by artists Syed Ahmad, Alice Levinson, and Robert Radin, and a group show with featured artists Shireen Alborno, Carol Bomer, Robert Crum, and Betti Pettinati-Longinotti. Through an assemblage of photographs, paintings, and mixed media works, these artists express their personal relationships to their faiths including Muslim, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and Christianity. The visual images communicate the breadth and complexity of ideas of acceptance and social inclusiveness through art. 

Expressing one’s religious beliefs through visual expression has been a basic tenant of mankind throughout the ages. From Paleolithic cave art found in France and detailed clay and stone works by Aztec Indians, to the architectural
masterpieces of construction and artistic detail found in cathedrals, mosques, and temples around the world – it is with us. Through the use of visual mediums, we hope to promote understanding and tolerance and to prompt discussions about religions and cultures of the world today. Programming for this exhibition will include a public forum led by a panel of artists, theologians, and laity who will discuss how art always interacts and supports religion presently, as it has throughout history.

Join us for the Opening Reception on Friday, November 30.  Informal gallery talks with the artists begin at 5pm
followed by the reception from 6-8pm. Free and open to the public.

Web: www.waterworks.org
Phone: 704-636-1882
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