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‘Beach Bash’ at Lost Worlds April 28 benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters

April 26. Big Day at the Lake 2023 officially kicks off the boating season April 28 with the Beach Bash at Lost Worlds Brewing Co. in Cornelius.

There will be food and drink, music and a live auction.

All proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas.

Tickets, which include all food and beverages, are $75 or $100 each. The $100 tickets include a VIP tour of the brewery pre-event at 6:30 pm.

Regular admission is at 7 pm.

To purchase tickets, click here.

Each participant gets a Lost Worlds souvenir pint glass and of course the opportunity to participate in the auction, not to mention all drinks as well as food catered by Choplin’s.

Click here for a map.


Big Day at the Lake puts at-risk youngsters from Big Brothers Big Sisters and their ​mentors from BBBS out on Lake Norman for a full day of fun each year, seeks to recruit Bigs or mentors and raises money for a worthy organization.

Big Day at the Lake will be held on Saturday July 22.


Presenting Sponsors for Big Day at the Lake include Atrium Health, Ericka and Bill Cain, Champion Tire, Freedom Boat Club, and South Creek Construction. Admiral sponsors include ACN, Margaret & Blair Boggs, Cashion’s, Carolyn and Jim Duke, Duke Energy, Bridget and Don Rainey, Amy and Brent Sparks and The Short Family Foundation. Captain sponsors include Honeycutt Independent Insurance, North Main Financial, The Peninsula Community Foundation, Robin and Jack Salzman and Juliann and Jim Toya.

A full list of donors is published in the print edition of Cornelius Today. More than $115,000 has been raised so far.