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Cornelius Arts Center
Drop-in art: Drop in with your children to work at various stations in the studio. Through the month of February, in honor of Black History Month, several art stations will center around African-American artists. $8 the first hour, $4 for an additional hour. www.CorneliusArtsCenter.org.
Exhibit: "The Dream of Pearl Fryar" will continue through Feb. 25 at the Cornelius Arts Center. The exhibit features images of Pearl's renowned topiary garden and abstract sculptures.
Davidson Community Players
Performance: "Masterpiece" will premier Feb. 24 at the Armour Street Theatre. The play is based on a true story of one of the 20th centuries most notorious art forgeries. Dutch painter, Han van Meegeren, decides to avenge himself upon a hostile and powerful art critic by forging a Johnannes Vermeer "masterpiece." When the painting is sold for a fortune, van Meegeren continues the deception rather than revealing the hoax. Eventually, one of his forgeries finds its way into the hands of high-ranking member of the Nazi party, and when a mysterious investigator appears the unraveling begins. The performance is ongoing through March 13. www.DavidsonCommunityPlayers.org.
Concert: Musical Interludes 12:30 p.m. Feb. 18 featuring La Dolce Musica Trio in Tyler-Tallman Hall, Sloan Music Center. Free, open to the public.
Symphony: Davidson College Symphony Orchestra in the winter Concert for a Cause, benefitting the Davidson Cornelius Child Development center, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17 at the Duke Family Performance Hall. Free and open to the public.
Performance: "Kokoro," or "True Heart," is a true story of a young Japanese mother struggling to adapt to the foreign culture of the United States. Recommended for ages 14 and up. Contains adult language and themes. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16-19; 2 p.m. Feb. 20. Barber theatre. General Admission $8, faculty, staff and seniors $5, students $4.
Gallery Crawl: The first Arts Gallery Crawl is slated for 6 p.m. April 8. If you're an artist interested in participating, print an application from the Town of Davidson's website at www.ci.davidson.nc.us under the April is for Arts tab. Applications are due Feb. 28.
Knitting workshop: beyond the basics of knitting, learn to read patterns and charts, lace stitches and techniques for garment making. Suggested ages 12 and up, some knitting experience is required. Familiarity with casting on, the knit and purl stitch and casting off are necessary to know. Session runs 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 26.