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Area Events – January 29 through Feb 15

January 29 through Feb 15

This Sunday wraps up the 2014 football season with Super Bowl Parties all around Lake Norman. From Jack’s Corner Tap to Queens Landing to Bayne Brewery, the newest brewery in Cornelius, it’s time for chicken wings, nachos and wide-screen TV. Read on for info on Rumpelstiltskin and 2 Across, both debuting this week in Davidson and Cornelius respectively.

Thursday, Jan 29 through Sunday, Feb 1

Davidson Community Players – Davidson


A bragging father, a poor king, a lot of straw, and a funny little man make for a not- to-miss performance of this classic and cautionary fairy tale. Join us for this funny production that is guaranteed fun family entertainment. A producing partnership between Davidson Community Players and Davidson Day School. Suitable for all ages.

Thursday, Jan 29

5:30 -7:00 PM

Green Drinks Lake Norman sponsored by PiES (Project for Innovation, Energy and Sustainability)- Davidson

Join this month’s guest speaker Brooks Agnew CEO/founder of EV Fleet Eco-Industrial Park. EV Fleet plans to change the world of business sustainability by providing fleet managers with a pickup-size, all-electric truck, The Condor. The Condor is manufactured locally in ReVenture Park and gets around 100 miles on a full charge.

Friday, Jan 30

7:30 PM

Davidson College – Davidson

The Music Department presents a jazz guest artist concert featuring Tim Gordon, saxophone. Led by J. Estes Professor of Music Bill Lawing, this traditional “big band” ensemble features saxophones, trombones, trumpets and a full rhythm section. Fresh off a tour of the Caribbean and Mexico, the Jazz Ensemble will be joined by renowned saxophonist Tim Gordon for their annual guest artist performance. Free. For information, call 704-894-2848. Concert will be held at the Tyler-Tallman Hall, Sloan Music Center.

Friday & Saturday, Jan 30 & 31

Friday & Saturday, Feb 6 & 7

8:00 PM

Warehouse Performing Arts Center– Cornelius


Two strangers, a man and a woman (late 40′s to middle 50′s) board a San Francisco BART train at 4:30 AM. They’re alone in the car, each is married, and both are doing the New York Times crossword. She’s an organized, sensible, psychologist. He’s a free spirited, unemployed ad exec. She is a crossword pro, he always quits. When he tosses his puzzle away, she snaps, “Crosswords are a metaphor for life, those who finish, succeed, those who don’t, fail.” Now he vows to finish. Why? He’s a competitor and she happens to be lovely. This starts an 80 minute ride described by critics as “Hilarious,” “Witty,” “Romantic,” “Poignant,” “Wonderfully entertaining.”

Saturday, Jan 31

12:00 – 8:00 PM

Race City Marine – Mooresville

Please join Race City Marine at their open house as they celebrate their 7 year anniversary.  There will be food and door prizes!

7:30 – 11:00 PM

Live!  at Oak Street Mill – Cornelius

Old Town Cornelius is proud to feature the area’s most electrifying local talent at the return of Live! at Oak Street Mill. This month’s edition showcases the powerful sounds of Monotone Maggie, the garage punk swag of Future Burnouts, and the return of crowd-favorite Messenger Down.

Super Bowl Events – Sunday, Feb 1

Bayne Brewery will be extending their hours on Sunday for the big game. They will be raffling off prizes at the end of each quarter and will be providing free food (wings, pizza, etc). If you are planning on attending, please call to RSVP at 704.897.6426.

Super Bowl Showdown

Super Widescreen, drink specials, & tailgate buffet. Don’t miss the biggest match on a super widescreen projector!

Watch the big game at Jacks! Drink specials and free half-time buffet.

Drink specials, half time raffle prizes and free food.

Friday, Feb 6th

5:30 -7:30 PM

Saturday, Feb 7th

11:30 AM -1:30 PM

Davidson Community Players
Alice in Wonderland Auditions– Armour Street Theater

Youth ages 8-20 are invited to audition.
Actors only need to attend one audition session. Those interested should bring a recent picture, resume or list of theatre experience, and a list of conflicts for the February through April time frame. In all cases, auditionees should arrive at the start of the appropriate audition and plan to stay for the session. Auditionees will be evaluated and dismissed in groups. Auditions will consist of theatre exercises and cold readings from the script.

Saturday, Feb 7

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Sunday, Feb 8

1:00 – 4:00 PM

Latta Plantation– Huntersville

Travel back in time to the European Countryside circa 1940’s, without needing a passport or a time machine. The Latta grounds will take on a new identity as you meet both Allied and Axis forces. See original collections of period clothing, weaponry, military vehicles, literature, photographs, tents and much more. Also see a skirmish reenacting one of the many originally fought during The Battle of the Bulge. Special event admission ($8 Adults, $7 Seniors/Students, Children 5 & under Free).

Saturday and Sunday, Feb 7 & 8

7:00 PM

Studio-C Cinema in the Cornelius Art Center


Polyester is a satire on the popular 1960s and ’70s TV sit-coms that featured perfect upper-middle class families, like Leave It to Beaver, Father Knows Best, My Three Sons.  Those and many more showed most family problems weren’t very serious, always had a humorous bent, and were easily solved.  Polyester turns those shows inside out and upside down, to see another truth.

Saturday, Feb 7

8:00 PM

Homefront Music Series – Huntersville

Seth Glier will be performing for the monthly music series held at the Wynfield Forest Clubhouse. Despite his MPress recording artist Seth Glier is a seasoned troubadour. A singer-songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist who averages over 250 live performances annually, Seth has gone from opening act to headlining his own shows and playing major festivals. He has shared the stage with artists as diverse as James Taylor, Ani DiFranco, Edwin McCain, Martin Sexton, Emmylou Harris and Ryan Adams and has quickly become known for his passionate live sets and powerful command of both piano and guitar.

Sunday, Feb 8

3:00 PM

Alexander Community Concert Series – Denver

The Davidson College Jazz Combo is comprised of the most elite students who are involved in the jazz program at Davidson.  Their concerts span the rich variety of styles that characterize small jazz groups:  solo piano, singer and piano, jazz trio, and gypsy jazz, to name just a few.  The Combo recently was featured nationally on the National Public Radio (NPR) show, “Says You” and toured the Mexican Riviera, giving concerts in Belize, Cozumel, and along the Mayan coast.

Monday, Feb 9 through March 13

Native Tongues – Cornelius

Come see the new exhibit at the Arts Center!

Native Tongues features the unique and expressive paintings of talented local artist, John Hairston Jr. In this series, John’s exploration of cultural heritage combines with personal symbols to connect viewers with their own personal archetypes.

Friday, Feb 13

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

School’s Out Party – Cornelius

Children ages 3 and up are invited to drop in for the  School’s Out Art Party at the Cornelius Arts Center.  $5 per hour, per child; cash or checks only. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult. Create art inspired by famous African-American artists; make Valentine crafts, and more!

6:00 PM

2nd Friday Art Crawl – Cornelius

Discover local talent like you’ve never seen before at Cornelius’ hottest monthly art crawl series, 2nd Friday! Every 2nd Friday, Bella Love invites you to experience Old Town Cornelius in style. This unique monthly art crawl  features some of the area’s most talented and innovative artisans, live performances, food trucks, local craft beer, business specials and much more.