Art Notes Oct. 5
by Staff Writer
The festival features artist booths, children’s activities, food and music 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at a new lakefront location, 3630 Drum Campground Road, Sherrills Ford. Admission and parking are free. Details: 828-327-8576 or www.lakenormanfolkartfestival.com.
Musical explores emotions behind impending parenthood
DAVIDSON – Davidson Community Players kicks off its fall production “Baby: The Musical” at 8 p.m. Oct. 4 at Armour Street Theater, 307 Armour St.
The musical follows three pairs of soon-to-be parents living on a college campus. The couples include Lizzy and Danny, college juniors who have just moved in together; Pam and Nick, a thirty-something couple who are having difficulties conceiving a child; and Arlene and Alan, who were looking forward to seeing their youngest child graduate college.
Show times include Oct. 4-6 at 8 p.m., Oct. 7 at 2 p.m., Oct. 11-13 at 8 p.m., Oct. 14 at 2 p.m., Oct. 18-20 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 21 at 2 p.m. Tickets, which can be purchased online at www.davidsoncommunity
players.org, cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and $12 for students.
The production is appropriate for audience members 12 years old and up.
Davidson archivist discuss World War II and Davidson College
DAVIDSON – Davidson College holds a public discussion about Davidson College alumni who served in World War II.
The event takes place at 3 p.m. Oct. 5 in the college’s Chambers Building, 200 D. Road. Davidson College Archivist Jan Blodgett will lead discussion about how the war affected the college. Admission is free.
Fisher Farms holds stargazing event
DAVIDSON – The Davidson Lands Conservancy holds a free night of stargazing 7:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at Fisher Farm Park, 21215 Shearer Road
Davidson College’s physics department and the Charlotte Astronomy Club will provide equipment and expertise.
The conservancy recommends that participants bring a flashlight. Drive slowly while driving in to Fisher Farm and dim car lights to keep dust and glare from obscuring views of the sky. Participants can bring their own telescopes.
Former MTV comedian Tom Green
to appear in Cornelius
CORNELIUS – Tickets are still available for comedian Tom Green’s Oct. 9 appearance at The Lake Norman Comedy Zone in Cornelius.
Green is best known as a former MTV personality and comedic actor in 2000’s “Road Trip.”
The show begins at 8 p.m. at The Comedy Zone, located in Galway Hooker Irish Pub, 17044 Kenton Drive. Tickets cost $20 and can be purchased online at www.lkncomedyzone.com.
Details: 704-895-1782 or info@lkn
Lawing to perform Brahams
at public piano recital
DAVIDSON – Davidson College holds a public piano recital featuring Artist Associate in Piano Cynthia Lawing at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9 in the Tyler-Tallman Hall of the college’s Sloan Music Center, 323 Concord Road.
Lawing will perform music by Johannes Brahams. Admission is free.
Piano concert features music
by classical composers
DAVIDSON – Christopher Gilliam, director of choral activities at Davidson College Presbyterian Church, leads a concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at the church, 100 N. Main St.
The concert features music by Scarlatti, Brahms, Paulus and Hogan.