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Rhiannon Giddens

Charlotte Symphony gala features Rhiannon Giddens

Aug. 5. Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rhiannon Giddens will join Resident Conductor Christopher James Lees and the Charlotte Symphony for the CSO’s annual Gala on Saturday, Nov. 5. The evening will celebrate North Carolina’s  arts scene, featuring local artists and honoring two community and business leaders, and long-time advocates for the arts: Charles Bowman and Michael […]


National Night Out is Aug. 2

Aug. 2. Cornelius Police and the Parks & Rec Dept. are hosting National Night Out at Bailey Road Park from 6 pm to 8 pm. It’s a fun way to meet local public safety officers and stand together to promote safety, awareness and neighborhood unity. The weather this evening looks clear and dry. Cars ‘n’ […]

Register now for Back2School community event

Aug. 1. Gethsemane Baptist Church of Lake Norman  will be hosting its annual Back2School drive-through event Saturday, Aug. 13. Register  by filling out this online form.  For those who sign up, free backpacks and school supplies will be available for students kindergarten to college from 10 am to noon at the church in Davidson. Students […]

Noises Off

Weekender July 28-31: Theater, music and a cruise-in

Here are  events this weekend  in the Lake Norman region. For events that repeat weekly, we’ve created an ONGOING category; just scroll down and you’ll find it. Through July 31 Noises Off! Advance Tickets: Adult, $25-29; senior (65+), $23-27; student (under 21), $15-18. Ages 12 and older. Duke Family Performance Hall, 207 Faculty Drive, Davidson, […]


Get ready to strut your four-legged stuff

July 27.  The 2022 All American Dog Show will be held on Saturday, Oct. 1, at Robbins Park, 7738 W. Catawba Ave. Register your dog or plan to just watch the beauties from 3-6 pm. Each October, hundreds of dog lovers and their furry best friends gather at Robbins Park to enjoy pet-related vendors, concessions, […]

Registration open for Annual Run for Green

July 26. The 17th Annual Run for Green to  support local conservation will be held Saturday, Oct. 1. Sign up now to run a 5k, 10k or half-marathon. Registration: Price increases to $80 after Aug.30.  


Restaurant Week runs through Sunday

  July 25. Five Lake Norman restaurants are participating in Queen’s Feast, aka Charlotte Restaurant Week through Sunday, July 31. Some restaurants in the metro Charlotte area offer three courses at dinner for a special prix fixe price  of $30, $35, $40, or $45 per person, depending on the restaurant, not including tax and gratuity. […]

LKN Chamber Expo returns Oct. 11

July 22. After a two-year hiatus The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce is bringing the Business Expo back to the Huntersville Recreation Center on Verhoeff Drive. Save the date: Oct. 11. Lake Norman’s largest business trade show—it’s the chamber’s signature event—will feature 200 vendor booths. It was cancelled due to COVID-19 in 2020 and 2021. […]

Carolina BalloonFest photo

BalloonFest taking flight again

July 22. After a pandemic hiatus, the Carolina BalloonFest  will be back on Oct. 14-16 in Statesville. The Carolina BalloonFest, first celebrated in  1974, is known as the second oldest hot air balloon festival in the country. The festival features hot air balloon morning competitions, mass ascensions, and evening balloon glows in addition to live […]

Connecting Cornelius: Coffee Chat will be in-person Aug. 1

July 22. The Town of Cornelius will be hosting its August Coffee Chat at H2 Public House at 8:30 am Monday, Aug. 1. Following declining COVID-19 cases, town officials decided to transition all Connecting Cornelius events back to in-person. To accommodate those who may be uncomfortable attending or unable to attend, the live stream to […]