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Mud at the Mill!

The Cornelius PARC Department is accepting submissions for the second edition of Mud at the Mill, through close of business Thursday, Sept. 5. This juried show is open to all visual artists working with clay. Artists may submit up to three works that incorporate clay—either functional or sculptural—for consideration to be included in Mud at […]

‘Spider-Man’ ushers in back to school

A “Movie Under the Stars & Back-2-School Bash” for kids will be Saturday, Aug. 24, at Robbins Park, thanks to the Cornelius PARC Dept.. This free community event starts at 6:30 pm with DJ Bob, balloon artists, inflatable slide, face painting and corn hole. “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” comes on at dusk. Kids are encouraged […]

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Digging culture: Performance tonight, community luncheon Sept. 14

  Aug. 15. Beginning this month, Cornelius and the rest of North Meck will have greater access to free, year-round arts, science and history experiences close to home, thanks to the Arts & Science Council’s “Culture Blocks” program. Unplugged+Live, an acoustic concert series, is Thursday, Aug. 15 at Brick Row, 19725 Oak St. in downtown […]

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National Night Out is tonight

The Cornelius Police Department will host National Night Out Tuesday, Aug. 6 from 6 pm to 8 pm at Bailey Road Park. The free public event promotes community safety and crime prevention. There will be children’s activities, food and entertainment, as well as a police canine demonstration. It will be warm tonight, mainly in the […]

Sheriff McFadden to speak at Newsmakers Breakfast July 25

Mecklenburg County Sheriff Garry McFadden will be the Newsmakers Breakfast speaker July 25 at The Peninsula Club. McFadden, a 36-year veteran of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Dept., was elected county sheriff last year. The department has made the news around traffic enforcement in Cornelius as well as whether or not to report the immigration status […]


Special exhibit July 18 benefits Solace for Children

Deborah Young Studio is sponsoring  “A Window in to the Minds of Children of War,” a one-night event for international nonprofit Solace for The Children. The free exhibit features art created by students at the Peace House Academy in Kabul, Afghanistan. The exhibit is Thursday, July 18, from 5:30-7:30 at the Brick Row Gallery in […]

Culture Bites Aug. 1 in Huntersville

The Cain Center for the Arts will be a part of the Arts & Science Council’s Culture Bites on Thursday, Aug. 1 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Veterans Park in downtown Huntersville. The free family-friendly event will feature entertainment from Piedmont Temperance Movement, Province of Thieves, Drums 4 Life, Bluz, Purple Charlotte Steppers, […]

Attention moth lovers

If nightlife is your thing, “Park in the Dark” on July 19 at Robbins Park focuses on the animal and insect nightlife surrounding the Lake Norman area. Activities will include a short nature walk listening to and identifying night sounds, as well as a moth observation station. Park in the Dark is free to attend but […]

Gospel Jam June 28

Point of Grace Lutheran Church will hold a Gospel Jam Friday, June 28 from 7 to 9 pm at the church, 20700 N. Main in Cornelius. There will be music, singing and refreshments. If you play an instrument, please bring it with you so you can join in the sing-a-long. The church is in the […]

Former legislator, psychiatrist will field questions on medical marijuana

Jeff Tarte, a 6-year member of both the NC Senate Health Care Committee and Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health Care, has been added to the Newsmakers Breakfast agenda Wednesday morning June 19 at The Peninsula Club. The former NC senator is a graduate of the Legislative Health Policy Fellows Program at the NC Institute […]