4th Annual Garden Party @ The Historic Sharpe House
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A fun-filled evening for all ages, gathered at The Historic Sharpe House and it’s Gardens. Food provided by culinary students of our local high schools, entertainment provided by area talent, and atmosphere of The Gilded Age by the staff and volunteers of The Sharpe House.
Period costumes are not required but are requested. Limited ensembles are available for rental through Sarah Jane’s Sewing Circle; contact Betty Vanstory Dobson at

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater @ Historic Sharpe House
Oct 27 @ 6:15 pm

Charlotte Murder Mystery Theater returns to Statesville to present “Evil Never Dies”!!! In conjunction with The Historic Sharpe House and Statesville Civic Center on Friday October 27, 2017. That evening The Sharpe House becomes Bones Mortuary, the setting for the first part of the production.

—He was called Evil-Eyed Emil. When he looked at people with his infamous right eye, so the story went, bad things invariably happened. As he was being driven out of Reaper Junction on Halloween night exactly 100 years ago, Emil vowed to return one day to wreak his vengence. Last night, it was announced that Emil had been sighted in the woods and, true to his century-old proclamation, Grimsby Graves had been the victim of Emil’s anger.

Only through careful questioning and precise logic would motive and murderer emerge. And, YOU get to help the Detective figure out “Whodunit.”—

Guests will meet at The Historic Sharpe House aka Bones Mortuary at 6:15 P.M. for the visitation and wake. Dinner will be provided by Bistro Catering and Events and the wake will be served next door at The Statesville Civic Center.

Tickets are $75.00 per person which includes a four course dinner, appetizers of antipasto skewers, a salad course, entree choice of chicken piccata or beef lasagna (a choice of vegetable lasagna will also be available), and homemade tiramisu for dessert. Appropriate wines will be served with the entrees and dessert, non-alcoholic beverages will also be provided.

Dress for the evening is Sunday best, we’re having Mr. Graves’s wake…COSTUME CONTEST, for the best dressed mourner and the best grieving couple.

This event will be a fundraiser for The Silas Alexander Sharpe Foundation.
Call Keith at 704-682-7508 for questions and/or reservations (when calling, please have entree choice selected).

Tea at Two @ Historic Sharpe House
Dec 30 @ 2:00 pm

Please call for reservations 704-682-7508 by Friday December 29th.

Join us on this sixth day of Christmas and last Saturday of December as we celebrate the ending of 2017 and the dawning of a new year 2018. Delicacies from our kitchen and local high school students will be on the menu as well as freshly brewed black tea.

Tickets purchased at the door, are $15 per adult; $7 children ages 8 to 12, with children ages 7 and under free.

There will also be a raffle for 2 Jenna Mae’s lemon pound cakes that will be ready to take home with you from the tea! Tickets are $1 each or 6 tickets for $5.00.

Proceeds to benefit the Silas Alexander Sharpe Foundation!
Please call for Reservations. 704-682-7508 by the 29th.

Valentine’s Day Tea @ The Historic Sharpe House
Feb 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This month’s tea we celebrate love as shared by the Colonel and his beloved wife Sarah Jane McKee Sharpe. Delicacies from our kitchen and West Iredell High School culinary students are on the menu as well as freshly brewed black tea. Please call and reserve your spot with Keith (704)682-7508 by Friday, February 9..
You may pay at the door the day of the tea: Adults $15 Children (8-12) $7 with children under age 7 free.

This month’s tea will be co-sponsored by Four Seasons Florist.
There will be an assortment of prizes raffled off during the tea.
Tickets for the raffle are $1 each or $5 for six tickets.

Charlotte Murder Mystery Theater @ Historic Sharpe House
Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Charlotte Murder Mystery Company returns to Statesville to present “Murder Most Green!” in conjunction with The Historic Sharpe House and Statesville Civic Center on Friday March 16, 2018. That evening The Sharpe House becomes Flaherty”s True Green Plant Nursery, the setting for the first part of the production. Guests will meet and greet at The Sharpe House and then will go next door to the Civic Center for dinner.

This special holiday murder mystery takes place in the City of Blarney in North Carolina. Your guests are invited to a St. Patrick’s Day dinner party to honor Patrick Flaherty, owner of Flaherty’s True Green Plant Nursery. When they arrive, they find out that Flaherty died the previous night after a get-together that celebrated the nursery’s centennial year. Instead of having a party, your guests will be attending his wake. The guests will become investigators and work with the Detective to figure out “WHODUNIT.”

Dinner will begin with an Irish Pub Salad. Guests will have an entree choice of traditional Irish Corned Beef, Pot Roast, or Baked Chicken (leg quarter). Each entree will be served with traditional Irish fare: steamed cabbage, Irish champ, and Irish peas. Dessert will be the Sharpe House’s famous bread pudding. Wine or sparkling grape juice will be available as well as sweet and unsweetened iced tea. Cost is $50 per person for
the dinner and show.

Please make your choice of entree when calling Keith for reservations.
Reservations must be made by Monday March 12 at 5:00 P.M.

This event will be a fundraiser for The Silas Alexander Sharpe Foundation.
Call Keith at 704-682-7508 to make your reservations.

Comic Con @ Statesville Civic Center
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Comics, Costumes, Collectibles, Games, Artists, Contests, Cosplay, and MORE! Special guests will be appearing through the day.

Tea for Cindy @ Historic Sharpe House
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us and the famous WAME Radio Chillbillies on Saturday September 22 for a tea in honor of our very own Cindy Adkins! Delicacies from our kitchen and our high school culinary students are on the menu served with freshly brewed black tea and apple juice for the children.Tickets are available through by Thursday September 20th. Reservations will be on a first come first served basis with seating beginning at 12:00, 1:30, and 3:00. This will be our first of our monthly teas, now through the holiday season!
Tickets are: Adults $20 Children (7-12) $12 with children under age 6 free. Proceeds from this event will go to Cindy Adkins to assist with her fight against cancer.

There will be a raffle for an assortment of prizes! Tickets are $1 each or 6 tickets for $5. There will be a drawing every hour with a grand prize drawing at 5:00. You do not have to be present to win.

AP Vintage Car Show @ AP Vintage Motors
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

AP Vintage Motors is excited to host our first car show with all proceeds going to the Downtown Statesville Development Corporation (DSDC) helping to preserve and enhance beautiful Dowtown Statesville. This family-friendly event is free to attend and will include a vintage car photobooth, complimentary coffee and donuts, and EIGHT giveaways!! So please join us on September 29th for a day showcasing a unique collection of vintage and classic cars!

Entry details:
– There are 50 spots available; you must submit a picture of your vehicle NLT September 21st via Facebook. The first 50 submissions will be chosen and will receive a confirmation message.
– A $5 entry fee is to be paid in cash the day-of (100% of the entry fees will go to DSDC).
– You will receive 10 free tickets for the giveaway drawings.
**Day-Of** Car show participants must arrive between 8-9:30AM and be in place no later than 10AM.

Giveaway details:
– Drawings will be held every 30 minutes starting at 10:30AM (last drawing will be held at 2PM).
– Tickets are $1 each or 10 for $5 (100% of proceeds will go to the DSDC).

1) Vintage Coca Cola Ice Chest
2) Bluetooth Juke Box
3) Collection of Vintage Gas and Oil Signs
4) McGuire’s Car Detailing Kit
5) Pair of Car Show Chairs
6) 18V Ryobi Impact Driver and Drill
7) Genuine Chevrolet Neon Clock
8) Vintage Milton Garage Entry Air Bell

Sharpe House Annual Yuletide Tea @ Historic Sharpe House
Nov 24 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Please join us Saturday November 24, 2018 as we kick off our Holiday Season in memory of Sarah Jane! Delicacies from our kitchen and local high school culinary arts students will be served with freshly brewed Black loose leaf tea (apple juice for the children)
Tickets are on sale at!
Prices for this tea, is $20 per adult; $12 children ages 7 to 12.
Children ages 6 and under are free. Please purchase, including children 6 and under.
The baked goods raffle will feature seasonal items to be baked Christmas week! Tickets for the raffle are available at the door-cash or check only- $1 each, 6 for $5, or 12 for $10.

Proceeds to benefit the Silas Alexander Sharpe Foundation!

Live Music – Wood Family Tradition @ Red Buffalo Brewing Co.
Jan 18 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Statesville’s newest brewery will feature live music from Wood Family Tradition!

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