Art isn’t just a tourist attraction here. It is part of Rowan County’s culture and creative spirit of individualism. So, check out a sculpture show, take in a local theater performance, or catch live music over drinks. Learn more about arts and culture events happening in Rowan County this November.


Waterworks Winter Exhibition Beyond the Surface (through January 28): Beyond the Surface, Waterworks' Fall/Winter exhibition, includes three autonomous exhibits by four North Carolina artists: Sacred Spaces 360, featuring photographic works by Will James; It's in the Genes: A Mother and Daughter Show, featuring works by Phyllis Steimal and her daughter Beth Barger, and The Weight of All Tha Is, featuring works by Liz McKay.


Twelve Angry Jurors presented by Peidmont Players (November 12-14 & 19-21): Tensions run high when there are disagreements among a group of strangers who choose the fate of a young man charged with the most heinous of crimes. It looks like an open-and-shut case but one holdout convinces them to look at their consciences — and prejudices — again.


The Great American Trailer Park Musical presented by Lee Street Theatre (Saturdays November 19 - December 4): There’s a new tenant at Armadillo Acres—and she’s wreaking havoc all over Florida’s most exclusive trailer park. When Pippi, the stripper on the run, comes between the Dr. Phil–loving, agoraphobic Jeannie and her tollbooth collector husband—the storms begin to brew.


Beethoven presented by Salisbury Symphony (November 20): Honoring the 250th anniversary of the monumental composer’s birthday in 2020 and featuring Livingstone pianist Lawrence Quinnett. Beethoven’s is one of the most admired composers in Western Music and to celebrate the sestercentennial of his name day, we will be performing the Overture to his Ballet Creatures of Prometheus, his Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, and the extremely popular Symphony No. 4.