This March, Rowan County arts are not holding back! In this month alone, you can choose from two art exhibits, four theatrical productions, three art workshops and two symphony performances. With that many options available, you're sure to find right where you belong. Find your inspiration when you Visit Rowan County this March.


Waterworks Presents: "All Things Great and Small"

Now - May 26, 2023

Discover Waterworks' new exhibit, "All Things Great and Small" highlighting paintings, sculptures and mixed media works by nine nationally and internationally-acclaimed artists.


"The Power of Steam" Photography Exhibit

Now - September 4, 2023

The N.C. Transportation Museum is pleased to announce a new temporary exhibit featuring the photography of Jeffrey Stoner! “The Power of Steam” will be open in the Master Mechanic’s Office, now through Labor Day. Visit the exhibit now while you can!


Lee St. Theatre Presents: "Wait Until Dark"

March 3 & 4, 2023

Forty-seven years after WAIT UNTIL DARK premiered on Broadway, Jeffrey Hatcher has adapted Frederick Knott’s 1966 original, giving it a new setting. In 1944 Greenwich Village, Susan Hendrix, a blind yet capable woman, is imperiled by a trio of men in her own apartment. As the climax builds, Susan discovers that her blindness just might be the key to her escape, but she and her tormentors must wait until dark to play out this classic thriller’s chilling conclusion.


Piedmont Players Presents: "Nana's Naughty Knickers"

March 3-12, 2023

Bridget and her grandmother are about to become roommates. However, what Bridget saw as a unique opportunity to stay with her favorite nana in New York for the summer quickly turns into an experience she’ll never forget. It seems her sweet grandma is running an illegal boutique from her apartment, selling handmade naughty knickers to every senior citizen in the five-borough area! Will Bridget be able to handle all the excitement? Will her nana get arrested – or worse – evicted?


Jr. ARTpop: Spring Flower Bowls at Waterworks

March 4, 2023

Young artists will sculpt and glaze their own unique clay flower bowls. The instructor of this hands-on workshop will guide participants through a variety of techniques to make a beautiful clay flower bowl. Students may also decorate their bowls with other sculpted details.  


Second Saturday Workshop: Build-a-Bug at Waterworks

March 11, 2023

Young artists will study all things creepy crawly and create one-of-a-kind bugs and insects. They will also make insect fossils and get messy with bug slime.


The Salisbury Symphony Presents: "Ravishing Romantics"

March 18, 2023

Join the Salisbury Symphony for 20th Century Romantic Samuel Barber’s “School for Scandal” Overture, the famous Piano Concerto of Edvard Grieg, and Brahms most lyrical Second Symphony for a charming evening!


Piedmont Players Presents: "James and the Giant Peach"

March 24, 2023 - April 2, 2023

A magical peach! An imprisoned boy! An incredible journey! This amazing adventure of James Henry Trotter will fulfill the fantasy of anyone who has ever dreamed of escape.


The Salisbury Symphony Presents: "Serenade Strings"

March 24, 2023

Join the string players of the Salisbury Symphony for an evening of string quartets in Hedrick Theatre at Catawba College.


One-Day Workshop: Introduction to Oils: Fundamentals of Composition at Waterworks

March 25, 2023

This one-day workshop is an introduction to the basics of oil painting. Ms. Steimel will give examples of effective compositions and discuss methods of drawing attention to your paintings. Following a 30-minute lunch break, students will paint with oils utilizing characteristics of a well-designed painting.


Lee St. Theatre Presents: "Lend Me A Tenor"

March 31, 2023 - April 15, 2023

Winner of 3 Tony Awards and 4 Drama Desk Awards, Lend Me A Tenor is set in September 1934. Saunders, the general manager of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company, is primed to welcome world-famous singer, Tito Merelli, known as Il Stupendo, the greatest tenor of his generation, to appear for one night only as the star of the opera. A sensation on Broadway and in London's West End, this madcap, screwball comedy is guaranteed to leave audiences teary-eyed with laughter.


For more family fun events, check out our event calendar and March in Rowan County blog.