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Perfect weather for N. Meck Parade on Saturday Dec. 4

Nov. 30. It looks like amazing early fall weather for the North Meck Christmas Parade on Saturday. The two-mile route begins at 1 pm in Davidson on Griffith Street and follows Main Street into Cornelius at about 1:30 pm, ending at Catawba Avenue. Look for a temperatures around 70 degrees, under mostly sunny skies. The […]

Today is deadline for families to sign up for Adopt-a-Family for the Holidays program

Nov. 29. If you are a family or know of someone that would like to be sponsored in the Cornelius Police Department’s Adopt-A-Family for the Holidays program, the deadline is today to complete the Family Adoption Information Form.   The department has received  plenty of responses from those interested in sponsoring a family, according to […]

Holiday market Nov. 27-28

Nov. 23. The Huntersville Holiday Market will be open Saturday and Sunday (Nov. 27-28) from 2 pm to 6 pm. Take a photo with Santa, enjoy holiday music and local food trucks and beverages while you shop, all courtesy of the Town of Huntersville. Location: Veterans Park, 201 Huntersville-Concord Road. Parking Town Center Parking Garage: […]

LKN Chamber honors educators

Nov. 17. The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce will recognize three local educators at a special luncheon at Northstone Country Club Thursday. Pam Lilley from Cornelius Elementary School, Magdalena Sztabowski from The Halton School and Jordan Walker from Lake Norman Charter School will be recognized as the 2021 Educators of the Year. Craig Horn, a […]

Tree-lighting is Nov. 27 at Town Hall

Nov. 15. Light Up Cornelius, a local holiday tradition, will be 4-7 pm Saturday, Nov. 27 behind Cornelius Town Hall. Festivities will include holiday songs, horse-drawn carriage rides, craft vendors, photos with Santa Claus, a s’mores station, a model train display, food vendors and the tree lighting ceremony at 5:45 pm. The event, which is […]

Christmas in Davidson update

Nov. 11. The most awesome three-day Christmas event, Christmas in Davidson, will be held Dec. 2 to Dec. 4 from 6 pm to 9 all three nights. All activities will be held outside, in light of COVID-19 protocols. Main Street will be closed from Concord Road to Jackson Street to allow for pedestrians to spread […]

Rural Hill Sheepdog Trials Nov. 13, 14

  The Rural Hill Sheepdog Trials and Dog Festival run this Saturday and Sunday Nov.13-14.  In addition to dog sports demonstrations, the event features North Carolina beer and wine, heritage livestock, hay rides, historic craft and cooking demos, food vendors, shopping, open trails and living history demonstrations in the 1760s cabin. Tickets are $15 for […]

Big impact: Tiny House for veterans open for tours Saturday

Nov. 4. As Veterans Day approaches, Lake Norman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has partnered with Purple Heart Homes on a tiny house that will be used as either a transitional home or a full-time residence for a veteran. The public is invited to tour the tiny home and learn about what Purple Heart Homes and […]

‘Santa Paws’ returns Nov. 14

Nov. 3. Santa Paws in the Park is noon to 2 pm Sunday, Nov. 14 in Robbins Park. put on by the town’s Park Dept, the family-friendly event features unique doggy gifts and photos with Santa, among other things to do with your best friend. More info: https://www.cornelius.org/618/Santa-Paws-in-the-Park

Heads up: Daylight Savings ends Sunday at 2 am

Nov. 1. Daylight Savings Time ends at 2 am this coming Sunday, Nov. 7. We’ll “fall back,” which means we’ll have more daylight in the morning, and it will be darker earlier in the evening. Daylight Saving Time begins again at 2 am on Sunday, March 13, 2022.