March 2014

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Posted: Monday, Sep. 30, 2013

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March 2014 Calendar

March 20-31

"Heroes": Winner of London’s prestigious Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, Tom Stoppard’s adaptation of this French play about three retired war heroes is playful, bawdy, and heart achingly funny. The three men hatch a plan to escape to Indochina, or at least to a picnic under the poplars on a nearby hill from the confinement and "tortures" of their retired soldiers' home. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. $20 general admission, $15 seniors, students and groups. The Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216-A Westmoreland Road, Cornelius. 704-619-0429. www.warehousepac.com


March 24

Spring Chorale Concert: Come enjoy an evening of music about hope, faith, life and love. Featuring Dan Forrest's "Entreat Me Not to Leave You," and Lauriden's "Les Chansons de Roses," the Chorale and student soloists will also perform some of Broadway's classic and memorable love songs. 7:30 p.m. Davidson College Presbyterian Church, 100 N Main Street, Davidson. www.davidson.edu/the-arts


March 30

Paul Asbell Concert: A genre-blurring, virtuosic waltz through the deep heritage of American folklore as part of the Solas Leighis concert series. Wine and cheese reception during intermission. Proceeds benefit community outreach. 7 p.m. $15 adults, $10 seniors and students. Saint Patrick's Episcopal Church, 201 Fairview Road, Mooresville. www.saint-patricks.org


April 2014 Calendar

Through April 6

"James and the Giant Peach": The classic story of James' fantastical journey of escape from his loathsome aunts comes to life in this production complete with a magical peach, gigantic insect friends and more! 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Apr. 5-6; 7 p.m. Apr. 4. $10. Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour Street, Davidson. 704-892-7953. www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org


"Heroes": Winner of London’s prestigious Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, Tom Stoppard’s adaptation of this French play about three retired war heroes is playful, bawdy, and heart achingly funny. The three men hatch a plan to escape to Indochina, or at least to a picnic under the poplars on a nearby hill from the confinement and "tortures" of their retired soldiers' home. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. $20 general admission, $15 seniors, students and groups. The Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216-A Westmoreland Road, Cornelius. 704-619-0429. www.warehousepac.com


April 3

21st Annual "Art in Bloom": This year's theme, "Art in the Round," will feature three local presenters in the categories of floral design, painting and stained glass. Also features a silent auction, food, baked goods and artwork sale. All proceeds benefit Iredell Museums and tickets are tax deductible. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $35. Statesville Civic Center, 301 S. Center Street, Statesville. 704-873-4734. www.iredellmuseums.org


April 4-13

"The Frog Prince": Based on the Fairy Tale by The Brothers Grimm, in this story a spoiled princess reluctantly befriends a frog who magically transforms into a handsome prince once a spell is broken. 3 p.m. Apr. 6 and 13; 7 p.m. Apr. 4-5, 11-12. $16 adults, $14 seniors and students (high school age and younger), $8 for children 12 years and younger. The Green Room Community Theatre, Inc., 10 South Main Avenue, Newton. 828-464-6583. www.the-green-room.org


April 5-6

Spring PhotoWILD: Amateur and professional photographers alike will enjoy this professional photo shoot featuring Carolina Raptor Center's resident raptors. Each day highlights more than 20 different raptors in unique settings in six, thirty minute sessions. The final hour of the April 6 session features some of our flight show superstars in free-flight! 7:30 a.m. $40-$150. One and two-day passes and student rates available. Carolina Raptor Center, 6000 Sample Road, Huntersville. 704-875-6521 ext. 207. www.carolinaraptorcenter.org


April 5, 19

Tour de Food Davidson/Lake Norman: Take a tour of Davidson, a quaint little town full of history and rich in flavor. Sample culinary delights from several restaurants, including a soda shop, pizzeria and brewery. Meet the owners and chefs and see how innovative these independently-owned restaurants can turn farm fresh food into the most delectable dishes. 1:30-5:30 p.m. $50. The Brick House Tavern, 209 Delburg Street Davidson. 336-406-6294. www.tourdefood.net


April 11

Downtown Statesville Spring Art Crawl: Self-guided juried art exhibit featuring as many as 50 local artists in 30 different shops and restaurants. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Downtown Statesville. 704-878-3436. www.downtownstatesvillenc.org


April 12

4th Annual Pawz Too Run: Event benefits Friends of the Animals and features a 5K race and dog walk with community vendor and adoption fair after the race. 7:15 a.m. registration, 8:30 a.m. 5K, 9 a.m. dog walk. $30. On the Green in Downtown Davidson. www.friendsoftheanimals.net/events/pawz-too-run/


Iredell Concert Association Presents New York Theatre Ballet: Featuring contemporary and classic chamber pieces by 14-member ballet group. 7:30 pm. $20 adult, $10 student. Mac Gray Auditorium, 474 N. Center Street, Statesville. 704-380-0875. www.iredellarts.org


Apr. 12-13

Annual Rural Hill Scottish Festival and Loch Norman Highland Games: Fun for the entire family including professional Scottish athletics, piping and drumming, highland dancing, children’s activities, demonstrations food and live music. 7:30 a.m. Apr. 12, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Apr. 13. $7-$25. Prices vary depending on day(s) selected. Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville. 704-875-3113. www.ruralhillscottishfestivals.net


Apr. 14-17

Spring Break Art Camp: Spring has sprung! Have fun and get creative while exploring painting, drawing and collage in this mixed media class that celebrates all things Spring. Ages 6-10. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. $110. Sanctuary of Davidson, 108 S. Main Street, Davidson. 704-892-0044. www.sanctuaryofdavidson.com


April 19

7th Annual Latta Plantation Easter Egg Hunt: Children ages 1-10 hunt for toy- and candy-filled eggs across the plantation grounds. In between hunts, families can enjoy live children's music by the carriage barn, fresh-squeezed lemonade from Anna's Sweet Treats, children's crafts, see the plantation house, visit the farm animals, and meet the Easter Bunny. Hunt times will be divided by age group, starting at 10 a.m. $6 per child (one free adult per child, extra adults pay regular site admission – $8) and pre-registration is required. Latta Plantation 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville. 704-875-2312. www.lattaplantation.org


April 25

Iredell Choral Society Presents Its Annual Spring Concert: Enjoy a night of music with performances showcasing ICS members and guests. 7 p.m. Admission is free with donations gladly accepted. Signal Hill Mall, 1685 E Broad Street, Statesville. 704-657-9337. www.iredellchoralsociety.webs.com


April 26

Joggin' for Jugs: This 5K walk, jog or run (timed event) benefits the Sharon White Foundation and American Cancer Society. Event also includes door prizes, drawings and trophies for the top three male and female runners. 7 a.m. $25. Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 North Main Street, Mooresville. Register online at sportoften.com or at the event. www.jogginforjugs.com