February in Rowan County is brimming with exciting events that cater to a variety of interests that both you and your family and friends can enjoy. From highly anticipated annual events to Valentine's and art events, this month offers a diverse range of activities that are sure to captivate locals and visitors alike. Here is all you have to look forward to this February:


Wine About Winter in Downtown Salisbury

February 2, 2024

The 11th annual wine-tasting stroll event in Historic Downtown Salisbury, North Carolina is back! Enjoy this event as a night out with friends, and family, or make it a date night by touring the wines of Rowan County and beyond.


Piedmont Players Presents: "Mean Girls Jr."

February 2, 2024 - February 18, 2024

Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the wild and vicious ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. Check out Piedmont Players' latest production on the Norvell stage!


28th Annual Father Daughter Dance

February 3, 2024

Enjoy dancing, refreshments, door prizes and more at this annual event that locals and visitors love alike.


Wine & Dine on the Rails at the N.C. Transportation Museum

February 9-11, 2024

An evening of elegance and romance at the N.C. Transportation Museum. This special event features a cocktail hour before boarding for a leisurely train ride around the 60-acre historic site, and a three-course meal served aboard the train.


Valentines & Galentines Day Out

February 10, 2024

Join Local Focal for their Valentine's pop-up event for couples and friends alike! This event will feature pop-up vendors, permanent jewelry, and gift card giveaways!


Second Saturday Salvage

February 10, 2024

The Architectural Salvage Warehouse is packed with hard-to-find vintage doors, windows, mantels, trim details, wrought iron, etc. You name it, they probably have something that works for your home restoration or art project.


New Sarum's Super Bowl of Chili

February 11, 2024

You are invited to try your hand in winning the coveted “Best Chili in Salisbury” title at New Sarum's Super Bowl of Chili. Not only will you win a trophy that will proudly be displayed in the New Sarum Tap Room, but the chili with the most votes will receive a special prize that you’ll learn about after entry.


Lee Street Theatre Presents: "Lombardi"

February 16, 2024 - March 2, 2024

Sport produces great human drama and there is no greater sports icon to bring to theatrical life than Hall of Fame football coach Vince Lombardi, unquestionably one of the most inspirational and quotable personalities of all time. Though football’s Super Bowl trophy is named for him, few know the real story of Lombardi the man—his inspirations, his passions and ability to drive people to achieve what they never thought possible.


Waterworks' "ART for ALL: Engage. Connect. Participate." Exhibition

Now - May 24, 2024

On your next visit to Downtown Salisbury, N.C., be sure to stop by Waterworks Visual Arts Center for their latest exhibit featuring works from artists, Giordano Angeletti, James Keul and Paula Smith.


"Steam Over Spencer": A Live Steam Model Train Event

February 29, 2024 - March 2, 2024

Join the N.C. Transportation Museum February 29 – March 2 for “Steam Over Spencer: A Live Steam Model Train Event.” The North Carolina Transportation Museum will be home to several large operating model train layouts featuring scale model locomotives that are powered by live steam!


For more family fun events, check out our event calendar and February in the Arts blog.