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Brown U president will discuss higher ed post-COVID

March 4. If you’re pondering the value of a college education in the 21st century, a Davidson College Zoom lecture on the evening of March 17 will be helpful, and it’s open to the public. Some of the problems in US higher education that existed before the pandemic have worsened over the past year. Dr. […]

‘Rounding Third’ up to bat

March 4. “Rounding Third,” a play about two Little League coaches where the audience is the stand-in for the team, will be held outdoors at Armour Street Theater 307 Armour St. in Davidson. Performances Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays March 25 to April 4, at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2 pm. Tickets, info at $15: http://www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org/

CEO of Allen Tate speaks at Chamber March 10

March 3. Pat Riley, CEO of Allen Tate, will provide an overview of the residential real estate market Wednesday, March 10. Due to COVID-19, seating will be limited to 15 people in person with other attendees joining via ZOOM. Participants must RSVP to the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce at 704-892-1922 or email sylvia@lakenormanchamber.org. Masks […]

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Major new project on deck for public hearing tonight

March 1. By Dave Vieser. The first public hearing on the Sefton Park Development—one of the largest mixed-use developments ever proposed for Cornelius—will take place Monday March 1 beginning at 5 pm. This will be the first opportunity for public comment on this project planned on 10 acres between Sefton Park Road near the CATS […]

Hop Into Spring March 27

March 1. Hop Into Spring returns March 27 at Robbins Parc, courtesy of the Cornelius PARC Dept. The event, which runs from 2 pm to 5 pm, includes egg hunts for ages, music, and socially distanced photo opportunities with Peter Cottontail. Space is limited and registration is required. Registration for Cornelius residents opens Monday, March […]

Walk with a Doc

Walk at your own pace while learning more about a current health topic from a Novant physician 9-10 am Saturday, March 6 at the Antiquity Greenway.  Can’t make this one? No worries, Cornelius PARC will be offering Walk with a Doc the first Saturday of every month at this same time and location. Free to […]

Legislative ‘listening session’ this Saturday

Feb. 25. The Mecklenburg County Delegation to the NC General Assembly will host an online listening session for constituents this Saturday, Feb. 27, from 10 to 11 am. A majority of the delegation’s 17 members will be in attendance. Constituents are encouraged to sign up to speak for up to two minutes about what issues […]

A conversation with indy film producer Christine Vachon

Feb. 25. Independent film buffs are going to be interested in a virtual conversation with award-winning American film producer Christine Vachon Monday, March 15 courtesy of Davidson College. Vachon, producer of such renowned independent films as “Far From Heaven” and “I’m Not There,” was honored with a retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in […]

VIP visitors in Huntersville: Easter Bunny and Easter Duck

Feb. 23. How about breakfast with the Easter Bunny and the Easter Duck on March 20? The Town of Huntersville has made arrangements for the pair to visit Veterans Park for  breakfast and photos.   Details: Three time slots are open, but pre-registration is required as space is limited to only 25 tables per time […]

St. Pat’s event at Birkdale Village sold out

Feb. 22. Outdoor events are starting to happen: On Friday, March 12, Birkdale Village is hosting “Luck of The Village” from 5 to 8 pm, complete with socially distant seating and, of course, bagpipes and beer. Thing is, it’s already sold out. A press release from the new management and development company announcing the event […]