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Weekly Agenda Aug. 1- 7: National Night Out, music, theater, yoga and more

Aug. 6: Shot thru the Heart performs at Concerts @ the Circles

Trying to figure out what to do? This calendar, published weekly on Mondays, can point you to some of the best options in Lake Norman. For events that repeat weekly, we’ve created an ONGOING category; just scroll down and you’ll find it. 

Here’s a look at what’s coming up:

Aug. 2

National Night Out

6-8 pm. The Cornelius Police Department and Cornelius Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting National Night Out.   This free  public event will promote community safety and crime prevention.  Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy local community safety vendors, children’s activities, entertainment, food and more. Bailey Road Park.

Aug. 3: Join Royal Bliss Brewing as they host their first ever karaoke night.

Aug. 3

KARAOKE!

7-9 pm. First ever karaoke night! Royal Bliss Brewing Co. 7532 Royal Bliss Court, Denver.

Aug. 4

Live music 

6-9 pm. Jake HaldenVang. LangTree Lake Norman, 401 Langtree Road, Mooresville.

Aug. 4-7

Production of Julius Caesar by Free Reign Theatre

William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar is the iconic tale of political intrigue and false friendships that ultimately cause more harm than good. Recommended for ages 14 and older. Tickets:  $15. Historic Rural Hill, https://ruralhill.net 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville.

Thursday, Aug. 4: 7:30 – 10 pm

Friday, Saturday Aug. 5, 6:  8- 10:30 pm 

Sunday Aug. 7: 3:30- 6 pm

Aug. 5

Live Under The Oaks 

6-8 pm. Brett Milstead. The Grove across from Kilwins, Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

Live music

6 pm. Analog Crash. Lost Worlds Brewing, 19700-D One Norman Blvd., Cornelius.

Live Music

7-10pm. Lukas Delgra. Royal Bliss Brewing Co. 7532 Royal Bliss Court, Denver.

Rock the Park summer concert series 

A1A, Jimmy Buffett tribute. Food trucks will open at 6 pm and the show begins at 6:30 pm. Outside food and beverage is permitted with the exception of alcohol. Small coolers are allowed. Liberty Park, 25 E. Iredell Ave., downtown Mooresville.

Aug. 6

Ghost Hunt

6:30 – 9:30 pm. Take part in an authentic ghost hunt of the building and grounds (weather permitting) using real investigative tools led by members of the Charlotte Area Paranormal Society. Limited to 18 guests, 12 and older. $25 per person. Hugh Torance House & Store, 8231 Gilead Rd., Huntersville.

Concerts @ the Circles 

5-6:30 pm acoustic artist; 7 pm Shot Thru the Heart, The Bon Jovi Experience. Jetton Street by Clean Juice, Davidson.

Live music

4-8 pm. High Fidelity Acoustic Band. No coolers or outside alcohol. Food truck, snacks Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Davesté Vineyards, Lytton Farm Road, Troutman.

Aug. 6: Everclear performs at Village Park Concerts

Village Park Concerts 

7 p.m. Everclear, Fastball & The Nixons. Children 18 and younger must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. You are welcome to bring your lawn chairs. No pets or smoking please. Food and drinks will be sold during the events.  Village Park, 740 W. C St,. Kannapolis.

Live Music

10- pm – 1 am. Exit 85. Kat’s Seafood Kitchen, 19708 W Catawba Ave, Cornelius.

Festival of Food Trucks  

5-8:30 pm. Portions of Main Street in downtown Mooresville will be closed. Bring a chair, hang out in the street and stay a while.

Family Yoga 

11 am – 12:15 pm. Led by Certified Children’s and Family Yoga Instructor Sheryl Campbell. Northlake’s Community Studio – lower level by Belk. Northlake Mall, 6801 Northlake Mall Drive, Charlotte 28216.

Aug.  7

Live Music

7-10 pm. Watkins the Duo. Royal Bliss Brewing Co. 7532 Royal Bliss Court, Denver.

Live Music

6 – 9 pm. Sunday Funday with Dave & Woody. Kat’s Seafood Kitchen, 19708 W Catawba Ave, Cornelius.                                   

Sunday Music Series 

1 pm. RenElvis. Veterans Park, 119 N. Main St., Kannapolis.

Trying to figure out what to do? This calendar, published weekly on Mondays, can point you to some of the best options in Lake Norman. For events that repeat weekly, we’ve created an ONGOING category; just scroll down and you’ll find it. 

ONGOING 

Mondays: Bike ride, cardio funk

Monday Night Social bike ride

6:15 pm. Roll Out. The F3 aka D9 Swell Riders lead a group that encourages all cyclists to come ride. Bailey Road Park; meet at the parking lot by the basketball courts. Distance/pace: 15 miles; social ride with faster group options; no drop.

Depending on how big of a group there is, they may break off into an A, B, and C group. All abilities are welcome — they ride and regroup so that no one is left behind. Post-ride, cool off with a beer at D9 Brewing. D9 donates $1 for every beer to Bike MS, a fundraising initiative of the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Cardio Funk 

6:30-7:30 pm. Drop in for this high-energy class at Bailey Road Recreation Center.  $10 per class, pay at the door.

Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturdays

Pickleball Open Play 

8:30-11:30 am. Cornelius Parks & Recreation and Lake Norman Pickleball Association are now offering Pickleball Open Play at Robbins Park, 17738 West Catawba Ave. Players of all skill levels are welcome, Participants will need to bring their own paddle. This is a free, drop-in program; no registration is required.

Monday – Friday

Art Exhibit

10 am-4 pm. Reflections & Movements is an abstract exhibit by Junior Gomez, bringing forth vibrance and dimension through the application of color and brush stroke techniques. Artwork will be displayed in the Cornelius Art Center gallery from June 20 – August 5, 2022. Cornelius Art Center Gallery, 19725 Oak Street, Cornelius.

Tuesdays: Running, trivia, pickleball, workout classes, corn hole, growers market

Be Well Birkdale 

6-7 pm free workout class. Check in starts at 5:45 pm. Workout class by various studios and instructors. Don’t forget your mat. You’ll receive a punch card during your first class and if you come to four Be Well Birkdale classes, you get a special prize. The Grove across from Kilwins, Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

Run Club

6:30 pm. Tuesdays are for Beer Trekkers and a cold brew after your run! Lost Worlds Brewing, 19700-D One Norman Blvd., Cornelius.

Trivia

7:30 pm. Put your general knowledge skills to the test with Thinkin’ & Drinkin’ Trivia. Old Town Public House, 21314 Catawba Ave, Cornelius.

Cornhole Social League

6:30-8pm. No sign up required, just show up on time! Primal Brewery 16432 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.

Huntersville Growers’ Market 

9 am – 1 pm Tuesdays at the Novant Hospital parking lot, 10003 Gilead Road.

Adult Open Gym Basketball 

6:30-9 pm. Bailey Road Recreation Center. Ages 18 and older. Free.

Pickleball Open Play 

5-8 pm. Cornelius Parks & Recreation and Lake Norman Pickleball Association are now offering Pickleball Open Play at Robbins Park, 17738 West Catawba Ave. Players of all skill levels are welcome, Participants will need to bring their own paddle. This is a free, drop-in program; no registration is required.

Wednesdays, Saturdays: Crafting

“Secret” Society of Crafters 

10 am to noon, weather permitting. Connect with crafters in the area, find the motivation to pick up that project again, and benefit from the wisdom of a passionate crafting group. Hearts On Fiber, 208 South Village Ln. Suite A, Davidson.

Wednesdays: Birkdale Buds, cycling, open mic

Birkdale Buds 

10:30 am- noon.  Bring your pre-school aged child for playtime in the Grove. Weekly activities may include face painters, storytellers, magicians, arts and crafts. Crafts and activities will be available while supplies last. Bring a blanket to sit on. Free. The Grove across from Kilwins in Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

Wednesday Night bike ride

6 pm.  Meet in front of Spirited Cyclist Bike Shop, 610 Jetton St, Davidson, in the Harris Teeter parking lot. Distance/pace: 16 miles; moderate 16-18 mph. While this is a no-drop ride and open to anyone on a road bike, it is not a beginner ride and the average group pace is 17mph. The terrain is rolling and we will regroup a few times throughout the ride.

Cycling Club

6 pm. The Cornelius Cycling Club meets and rolls out from Lost World’s Brewery for a 22+ mile ride. Groups of riders are organized by pace. Lost Worlds Brewing, 19700-D One Norman Blvd., Cornelius.

Open Mic Night

7- 10 pm with Tommy Key.

Kat’s Seafood Kitchen, 19708 W Catawba Ave, Cornelius.

Thursdays: Pickleball, music bingo, trivia, bridge

Senior Open Gym Pickleball 

6-8 pm indoors at JV Washam Recreation Center, 9611 Westmoreland Road. Ages 50 and up. Balls and paddles available to borrow. Free.

Trivia

7 pm. Exercise your mind with Trivia! Lost Worlds Brewing, 19700-D One Norman Blvd., Cornelius.

Music bingo

7-9 pm. Eleven Lakes Brewing Co.10228 Bailey Road, Suite 201 Cornelius.

Trivia

7 pm. Grab a beer and test your knowledge. Royal Bliss Brewing Co. 7532 Royal Bliss Court, Denver.

Join the Lake Norman Bridge Center 

12:30-4pm Thursdays at Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave., if you have an interest in learning the game of bridge or want to develop your playing, bidding, and defense skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome. $5 per day, pay at the door.

Saturdays: Farmers markets, cardio funk, biking

Davidson Farmers Market

9 am – noon. 120 S. Main St., Davidson, next to Town Hall between Main St. & Jackson Streets.Rain or shine. No pets please.

Huntersville Growers’ Market

8 am – noon Saturdays at Veterans Park at Main & Maxwell, 201 Huntersville-Concord Rd., Huntersville.

Cardio Funk 

9-10 am. Drop in for this high-energy class at Bailey Road Recreation Center. $10 per class, pay at the door.

Saturday Morning bike ride

8 am.  Meet in front of Spirited Cyclist Bike Shop, 610 Jetton St, Davidson, in the Harris Teeter parking lot. Distance/pace: 32 miles; moderate/tempo 16-18mph no drop. Option for longer /faster rides.

First Saturdays of the month: Goat yoga

Goat yoga is offered Aug. 6, Sept. 3, Oct. 1, Nov. 5, Dec. 3 at Fit Inn in Mooresville.

Goat Yoga “First Saturday”

4-6 pm. Disconnect with the world, connect with your inner child, and just be happy! Goats, pigs, and chickens combined with yoga. $40 adults; $20 13 eaters and younger.  Fit Inn, 186 Digh Circle, Mooresville.

• Send your event information to corneliustoday@gmail.com. Deadline is the 15th of the month for the print calendar; one week in advance for online/newsletter calendars.

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