Community Notebook


Pianafiddle - violinist/fiddler Adam DeGraff and pianist Randy Morris - will bring its improvisational and innovative musical performance to the Davis Theatre's "On Stage at the Davis" at 8 p.m. Nov. 12.

Tickets are $35, and available at and at the box office, 704-920-2753, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.

The Davis Theatre is at 65 Union St. S., Concord, in Cabarrus County's historic courthouse. It's operated by the Cabarrus Arts Council.

For more information on Pianafiddle visit

The public is invited to the Cabarrus Art Guild's "Salon Des Refuses Exhibition," an exhibition of recently refused works by three local member artists today only.

Exhibiting artists are Keith Pavey, Jennie Martin Tomlin and Jutta Vest.

The exhibition is 3-6 p.m. today at the J. Martin Tomlin Gallery, 316 Hillcrest Drive, Harrisburg.

The Old Courthouse Theatre will raise money through an Antiques and Collectibles Auction and Appraisal Fair 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 12 and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 13 at the theater, 49 Spring St. N.W., Concord.

A $5 donation per item to be appraised is requested.

Proceeds will go to the theater group and to the Concord, Kannapolis and Mount Pleasant Friends of the Library.

To make a tax-deductible donation call 704-788-2405 or e-mail

Auction items may be viewed in advance at


Lake Norman

The Davidson Lions Club is taking orders for Christmas trees again this year to raise money for services that help people who are sight-impaired.

Prices are $49 for 6- to 7-foot trees, $65 for 7- to 8-foot trees and $89 for 8- to 9-foot trees.

Place your order by calling Lions Kevin Davis at 704-453-4815 or Mickey Pettus at 704-896-7963.

The trees will also be available during Christmas in Davidson from 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 2 and 3-8 p.m. Dec. 3 and 4.

Deliveries can be arranged for $10.

The Mooresville Recreation Department is offering a School's Out Fun Day program from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 1 and 24 (when there's no school) at the War Memorial Building on Maple Street.

The program is for kindergartners through fifth-graders and features arts and crafts, active and passive games and more. The cost is $15 per day. Advance registration is required; register at the recreation office, 418 Carpenter Ave., Mooresville, across from the War Memorial parking lot.

For more information call the Recreation Department at 704-663-7026.

The Davidson-based nonprofit Angels In Need plans two fundraisers in November to benefit children with special needs in the Lake Norman area.

On Nov. 20, some of Davidson College's best a capella singing groups will perform a free "Buddy Benefit A Capella Concert" from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Duke Family Performance Hall on the college campus.

It's hosted by the Buddy System of Davidson College and Kappa Sigma fraternity.

Tickets are required but are free. Reserve your tickets by e-mailing Donations will be accepted at the door.

Proceeds will go toward Scholarships for local children with special needs to attend therapeutic programs and camps.

Then on Nov. 21, a silent auction from 6 to 8 p.m. at Toast Café on Main Street in Davidson will raise money for several charitable efforts on behalf of children with special needs.

Proceeds will go to local events and programs for Lake Norman-area children with special needs; House of Angels, a physical therapy and respite center in Romania for poverty-stricken and disabled children; and Orphanage Satnoeba in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, benefiting children with special needs here and abroad.

The event is support by Aquesta Bank and Toast Café.

For reservations and advance registration e-mail For more information contact Jeni Cooper at 704-895-4968 or or visit

The Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce's 2010-11 Junior Leadership Class opened its program year at the Iredell County Ropes Course Oct. 15.

The group is made up of students from Lake Norman, Mooresville and South Iredell high schools: Savannah Arnette, Emili Coleman, Jaclyn Costigan, Michael DeZervos, Sydney Foushee, Hayley Fowler, Megan Gleason, Cyrus Homesley, Kira Jennings, Jesse Long, Joe Marshall III, Anissa Neal, Austin Phillips, Alex Turner and Zach Verbos.

A golf tournament to raise money for Corvian Community School will begin with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. Nov. 8 at Skybrook Golf Club, 14720 Northgreen Drive, Huntersville.

Proceeds will support the students of Corvian Community School in the Concord-Huntersville area.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. The captain's choice tournament will feature 18 holes and include a putting challenge, longest drive contest, range balls and more. Lunch will be provided by the school.

The minimal-tuition private school offers kindergarten and first grade. Second grade will be added in fall 2011, and each year after that a new grade will be added to complete an elementary school.

Details: Stacey Haskell, founder and director, 704-960-7002 or