Ramp Up


The Cabarrus Arts Council Galleries, 65 Union St. S., will host a free talk by sculptor and taxidermist Roger Martin at 7 p.m. Thursday. His work is part of a 15-artist exhibition, "Through the Rabbit Hole," opening Monday. 704-920-2787 (704-920-ARTS);


The Harrisburg Summer Festival on Main Street will be from 5 p.m. until dark June 19 at the Town Center. It will have live music, food, children's activities and other activities.


"Being There," a new exhibition at the Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St., includes art by Carmella Jarvi, John Wesley Simms Jr., Ben Martin and Michelle Casper. It's on display through Aug. 28. Friday. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursdays and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. 704-636-1882;


The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra will perform a free outdoor Summer Pops Concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at Bailey Road Park, 11536 Bailey Road.


Summer camps for ages 4-11 still have openings. Register at or call 704-892-3349 for more details.


The Mooresville Public Library has been rated second in the state for effectiveness by the 2010 Hennen's American Public Library Ratings Index.


The Troutman Board of Aldermen will conduct public hearings at 7 p.m. Thursday on site plans for athletic fields and parking at Troutman Middle School and a new Auto Zone in the Lowe's subdivision on U.S. 21.


North Center Street will be closed Friday morning from Feimster to Bingham streets to accommodate the Statesville High School graduation ceremony.

West Shore

East Lincoln businessman Bo Moore received a plaque for his longtime leadership in the Business After Hours event, which celebrated its 20th anniversary recently.