Don't miss these coming events close to home.
1 "Violet" Set in Civil Rights Era
Musical follows growth and enlightenment of a bitter young woman. $15-$18. Ages 12 and older.
When: 8 p.m. March 12-13; 2 and 7 p.m. March 14. more dates through March 28.
Never miss a local story.
Where: Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St., Davidson.
2 Harry James Orchestra
Adult bus trip to see this historic big band at Catawba College. $30. Register in advance.
When: 6-11 p.m. March 13.
Where: Bus leaves Davidson Parks and Recreation office, 416 Armour St., Davidson.
Info: www.ci.davidson.nc.us; 704-892-3349.
3 East Coast Swing
Swing dancing lessons courtesy of Cornelius PARC Department. $50 for Cornelius residents; $58 for others.
When: Beginners 6:30-7:30 p.m., intermediates 7:45-8:45 p.m., Wednesdays March 17-May 5.
Where: Bailey Road Recreation Center, 11900 Bailey Road, Cornelius.
4 Honoring oldest living NASCAR champ
"Legends Helping Legends of Racing" to honor Rex White, oldest living NASCAR Grand National champion. Door prizes, lunch, vintage car show. $25.
When: 11 a.m. March 14.
Where: Memory Lane Auto & Historical Museum, 769 River Highway, Mooresville; 704-662-3673.