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Meteor showers can best be seen with the naked eye.

Meteor shows start again this week, run through mid-December

Oct. 5.  The Farmer’s Almanac www.almanac.com notes the Draconids of early October are the next meteors to grace our night sky. You don’t need any special equipment. In fact, binoculars do not work well for meteor showers. The naked eye is your best tool. Here is  what’s coming up  and some viewing tips, from the […]

David Childers will perform at HEARTS

HEARTS event at Cedar Grove features local music, local food discussion

Oct. 3. What did harvest and harvest time mean to the people in our region throughout the ages? Find out at the the Oct. 15 HEARTS event at historic Cedar Grove and Hugh Torance House and Store on Gilead Road. The theme is “Harvest.” Ashli Quesinberry Stokes, PhD will explore local foodways and traditions from […]

National Coming Out Day postponed

Sept. 28. [UPDATED] LKN FAQ has postponed National Coming Out Day planned for Saturday on the  Davidson Village Green due to Tropical Storm Ian. Lake Norman Families Allies Queers is an evolving community project dedicated to creating safe spaces for LGBTQIA. “We will celebrate those that are seeking to come out and those that have […]

Chamber candidate forum Oct. 12 at Town Hall

Sept. 28. The Lake Norman Chamber will host a candidate forum for NC House District 98, Mecklenburg County District 1 and Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) District 1 on Oct. 12 at Town Hall. The forum, which will be held in the Community Room from 7 pm to 9 pm, will be moderated by Paul Cameron, […]

Davidson Cornelius Child Development breakfast is Oct. 7

Last chance to RSVP for Davidson-Cornelius Child Development Center breakfast

Sept. 28. Today is the last day to RSVP for the Davidson-Cornelius Child Development Center’s annual fundraising breakfast next Friday Oct. 7. It’s held at the Davidson College Presbyterian Church Congregation House, 218 Concord Road every year. It’s a sweet, community-based event. To RSVP, click here; to donate, click here. The school was founded in […]

Anti-bullying fundraiser Oct. 8

Sept. 27. Thirteen-year-old Madison Reed of Cornelius will host “Stand for the Silent” at the Kendra Scott Jewelry Store in Birkdale Village from 11 am to 1 pm on Saturday Oct. 8. Twenty percent of all purchases will be directed to StandfortheSilent.org, an anti-bullying organization. Madison, who attends Lake Norman Charter Middle School, is the […]

Mt. Zion Barbecue going whole hog again with annual barbecue

Sept. 26. A long-running Cornelius tradition—the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Barbecue—is Saturday Nov. 5. A country style dining room aka the Family Life Center is the setting again; things changed to take-out only during the  pandemic. The drive-through take-out line will be in place this year. Order in advance, or attend Barbecue plates, sandwiches, […]

Registration open for trick-or-treaters on Halloween Treat Trail

Sept. 23. Cornelius Parks & Recreation will host the 2nd Annual Halloween Treat Trail on Saturday, Oct. 29 at Bailey Road Park. Designed for children up to age 12 and their families, participants should dress up in their costumes to collect pre-packaged candy from local businesses along the trail. Trick-or-treaters must register. Other activities New […]

Girl Scout food drive coming up on Oct. 8

Sept. 23. Girl Scouts Troops 1236, 2303 and 864 have a goal of collecting 1,200 pounds of food from The Peninsula neighborhood. Donations benefit Loaves & Fishes and Ada Jenkins Center in Davidson. Details Two locations will be set up 9-11 am Saturday, Oct. 8, to collect non-perishable food; no glass containers. The Scouts will […]

EnergyUnited hosts EV Ride & Drive Saturday in Troutman

Sept. 22. EnergyUnited will host an Electric Vehicle Ride & Drive Event Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Career Academy and Technical School in Troutman. “Driving Change: EnergyUnited’s EV Event” will feature various exhibitors, including Plug In NC, ChargePoint Chargers, Centralina Clean Fuels Coalition, Huck Cycles and Forsyth Tech as well as local food truck Wrap […]