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Highland Games are coming | Photo: Rural Hill website

Loch Norman Highland Games & Scottish Festival this weekend

April 19. The Loch Norman Highland Games are this weekend at Historic Rural Hill in Huntersville. This is the 30th anniversary of the traditional Scottish festival where visitors can experience music and dance performances, athletic competitions, cultural demonstrations, Scottish food trucks, Celtic vendors, historical reenactments and educational presentations about Scottish history and culture. Highland Games […]

N. Meck Community Chorus presents ‘Broadway Highlights’

April 10. The North Mecklenburg Community Chorus will present its spring show, “Broadway Highlights,’ at 7 pm Friday, April 19 at Huntersville United Methodist Church and again at 3 pm Saturday, April 20 at Community in Christ Lutheran Church in Cornelius.

WFAE’s EQUALibrium Awards honor race and equity work

April 10. Nominations for WFAE’s EQUALibrium Awards, which recognize outstanding contributions in advancing issues of race and equity within the community, close this Friday. Emerging leaders (less than five years), established leaders and institutions will be honored at a gala May 8 in the following categories: Arts & Culture Business/Organization Education Government Health Care Social […]

Cornelius Parks and Recreation holds Earth Jam Saturday

Earth Jam is Saturday

April 9. Earth Jam 2024 will be 4 pm to 7 pm Saturday at Robbins Park. The event, organized by Cornelius Parks and Recreation to celebrate Earth Day, features food, live music and opportunities to learn how to “create change in our community to be a little kinder to our planet.” More than two dozen […]

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Don’t look up…or do wear eclipse glasses

April 8. North Carolina is outside the path of totality, but we’ll still see more than 80 percent of the sun eclipsed by the moon. Lake Norman is expected to experience an 83.4 percent partial solar eclipse that will begin at 1:54 pm and last for about 2 and a half hours, concluding at 4:26 pm. […]

Art show opening April 6

April 1. How do we visualize art? Through our eyes—or equally through our bodies? The inscrutable nature of art is examined in a participatory “un-exhibit” April 5. The show begins with blank canvases eight feet tall by 32 feet wide where art-minded thought leaders roll themselves—fully clothed, of course—along and over the canvas while covered […]

Events: April 1 to April 7

Ribbon cutting The ribbon cutting for the new parachute testing facility on Jetton Road is up in the air due to newly relaxed height restrictions. It will be rescheduled when structural engineers determine how tall it can be. Arbor Day ceremony The town of Cornelius will hold Arbor Day services in Davidson April 3. In […]

April is for Arts in Davidson

March 26. April is for Arts in Davidson. The weekend of April 26-28 will focus on the arts with a variety of events starting with the gallery crawl. The Gallery Crawl will be held on Friday, April 26 from 6 pm to 9 pm within businesses and on sidewalks transformed into lively art galleries located […]

Unity in Community large group meeting is April 20

March 22. Unity in Community North Mecklenburg will hold its quarterly large group meeting from 10 am to noon April 20 at the Davidson united Methodist Church Chapel at 302 S. Main. The theme is Rally for Action: Be inspired! Feel empowered! Take action! Quotable “If you question whether or not your vote matters. If […]

Mooresville Day postponed due to rain

March 22. The Mooresville Day Festival has been moved from this Saturday to April 27 because of rain. It will take place Saturday April 27 on Main Street and Broad from noon to 4 pm.