Ring in the new year with a visit to Rowan County, N.C.! See what it's like to be a part of this original county by experiencing it like a local with camps, theatrical productions and annual events that we each look forward to every year. Looking to visit us in the future? Keep reading to find out about some exciting things happening in Rowan County this coming February.


Rowan Wild Camps

January 3, 2023

Looking for something fun for the kids to do? Join Rowan Wild during one of their one-day sessions. Kids will have a blast with animal encounters, games, crafts, and much more. This month, Rowan Wild's camp will be on January 3.


Lee St. Theatre Presents: "Four Old Broads"

January 13 - 28, 2023

Retired burlesque queen Beatrice Shelton desperately needs a vacation – and NOT another trip up to Helen, Georgia to see that “precious little German village for the umpteenth time.” A Sassy Seniors Cruise through the Caribbean may be just the ticket if she can just convince her best friend, Eaddy Mae Clayton. Join Lee St. Theatre for this comical ride with their upcoming show "Four Old Broads" being presented January 13 - 28.


Piedmont Players Presents: "Heathers the Musical"

January 26 - 28, 2023

During this After Dark Series at the Meroney Theatre, experience the musical "Heathers" accompanied with dessert and wine. With a fabulous show and great company, you and your friends/family will have a such wonderful night that you'll be talking about for weeks to come.


At the Throttle: Diesel at NC Transportation Museum

January 21 & 28, 2023

At the Throttle: Diesel is back for 2023, starting with limited opportunities to be “At The Throttle” of Southern Railway FP-7 No. 6133, one of the museum’s most popular diesel locomotives. Reserve your spot and put yourself in the engineer’s seat of Southern Railway FP-7 No. 6133 for a once in a lifetime experience at the N.C. Transportation Museum this January & February.


Waterworks' Annual Oyster Roast

January 28, 2023

After a two-year pause, Waterworks Visual Arts Center is excited to bring back the ever-popular Oyster Roast event in person. Guests are in for a real treat with the same great event, but also with a fresh new twist. Come out and join Waterworks on January 28 for their annual Oyster Roast tradition.


The Salisbury Symphony Presents: "FUN Concert"

January 28, 2023

This January, join the Salisbury Symphony for their FUN Concert. At this inspiring show as a member of the audience, you will get to enjoy the rollicking “Portsmouth Point” Overture of William Walton, Mozart’s Fifth Violin Concerto played by Concertmaster Daniel Skidmore, and the Neo-Baroque ballet by Igor Stravinsky Pulcinella, any one of which is likely to bring a smile to your face!



February Events to Put on Your Radar


  • Wine About Winter in Downtown Salisbury, N.C. - February 3, 2023
  • Piedmont Players Presents: "Into the Woods Jr." - February 3 - 19, 2023
  • At the Throttle : Diesel at the N.C. Transportation Museum - February 11, 2023
  • Wine & Dine on the Rails at the N.C. Transportation Museum - February 11 & 12, 2023



Discover more to do this January in Rowan County on our event calendar and January in the Arts blog post.