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. Friday.

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.

Beginning only with a familiar tune, DeGraff and Morris improvise as they go, blending the traditional, the unwritten and the spontaneous in performances that transcend musical genres.

For more information on Pianafiddle visit

Tickets go on public sale Monday for the Piedmont Players Theatre's youth production of "Ramona Quimby," a comedy by Len Jenkin based on the novels of Beverly Cleary.

Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday and Nov. 19; and at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Nov. 20 at the Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St.

Tickets are available 9 a.m.-1 p.m. weekdays at the box office, 213 S. Main St.; by phone at 704-633-5471 until 5 p.m.; and two hours before each show. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and senior adults (age 62 and older).; 704-633-5471.

The Old Courthouse Theatre will raise money through an Antiques and Collectibles Auction and Appraisal Fair, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday 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

Angels Take Flight Children's Theatre Company will present "Woman in the Shoe" at 7 p.m. Nov. 19-20 and 2 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St. in Mooresville.

The musical drama, written by Karen Abercrombie, is about a foster mother and her 18 foster children. Because of sensitive material, children under 6 won't be admitted.

Tickets and reservations: 704-658-9293.

Jane Cain, organist and music director at Davidson College Presbyterian Church, 102 N. Main St. in Davidson, will play pipe organ in the chapel and sanctuary of the church at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday as part of the free Organ at Davidson series.


The Lake Norman Bridge Center invites people of all ages and skill levels interested in developing their bridge skills to join its bridge club.

Classes meet at Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave. For information, call Marlene or John Smith, 704-992-1260, or visit


Richard's Coffee Shop, 128 S. Main St. in Mooresville, will celebrate veterans from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, including a brief ceremony.

Details: Lonnie Long at 704-663-0488;;

Beth Shalom of Lake Norman will host its 6th Annual Chanukah Party from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 5 at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 301 Caldwell Lane in Davidson.