As life returns to 'normal,' there are many things to see and do this weekend in our area. Maiden will begin its Summer Music Festival series with the Extraordinaires performing beginning at 6:30 this Friday evening in front of the Maiden Town Hall. Mt. Holly will also open its summer music series Friday evening with Legacy Motown.
Also happening Friday evening, the Gaston County Museum in Dallas will host David and Robert Childers playing music in the Museum courtyard. Tickets are $10.
Also in Dallas, the Summer Concert & Cruise-In will continue this Saturday (June 12th) with the Catalinas performing on the square from 7 - 10 PM.
Shane Willis and Friends are having a benefit concert & truck show Saturday at Ramsey's Farm in Crouse (see separate article and ad). Proceeds will help two women battling cancer.
Also Saturday (3 PM) the Gaston County Library at 1555 E. Garrison Boulevard in Gastonia will have a lecture and book signing with Dr. Ashley Oliphant, author of Jean Laffite Revealed: Unravelling One of America’s Longest-Running Mysteries.
For anyone who doesn't already know, the pool at Betty Ross Park opened last weekend. They're still on a modified schedule weekdays, but they'll be open this Saturday 10-5 and Sunday afternoon 1-5. The Splash Pad at First Federal Park is also open.