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STEAMfest at Woodlawn Jan. 26

Woodlawn School in Davidson hosts STEAMfest Jan 26 from 1 to 4 pm. There will be 40+ booths with hands-on interactive activities for kids of all ages around Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. The event is free and open to the public. More info: https://woodlawnschool.org/steamfest

CMS board members speak at Newsmakers Breakfast Jan. 15

A Newsmakers Breakfast Jan. 15 at The Peninsula Club will focus on education, with speakers Jennifer De La Jara and Rhonda Lennon Cheek, both Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools board members. Newsmakers Breakfasts, which cost $12 to attend, are open-forum Q&As with people who make the news. Anyone can ask a question at these forums which are hosted by Cornelius Today and […]

Chamber Gala Jan. 17

The Lake Norman Chamber annual gala will be held on Friday, Jan. 17 at The Peninsula Club. The Cashion Business Person of the Year as well as the Duke Citizenship & Service Award will be presented. The guest speaker is Jim Butman, president and CEO of TDS Telecom, the company that will soon complete the […]

Get ready for it: Siren sounds Jan. 8

The outdoor warning sirens around the McGuire Nuclear Station will be tested at 11:50 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8. The 67 sirens within 10 miles of the McGuire Nuclear Station will sound for three minutes. This test is performed in cooperation with emergency officials in Mecklenburg, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln and Catawba counties. This information differs from […]


N. Meck Christmas Parade is Saturday!

The North Meck Christmas Parade on Saturday kick​s​ ​off at 1 pm in downtown Davidson and heads south on Main Street into Cornelius. ​ The town says Main Street will be closed until about 4 pm.​ You’ll see high school bands, horses, tractors, school groups, civic organizations,​ local political figures as well as friends and […]

Preschool Holiday Party Dec. 16

There will be a Preschool Holiday Party for kiddos age 3-6 at the Cornelius Arts Center on Dec. 16. The event, which runs from 10 am to noon, includes a movie, crafts and snack time. All children must be accompanied by an adult, but you must pre-register at cornelius.org/parc as space is limited. The arts […]

Santa does snail mail through Dec. 13

Santa’s Mailbox is open for business starting Dec. 2 at the Cornelius Art Center’s special Mailbox to the North Pole. The man in red will respond, if your child’s letter includes a self-addressed and stamped envelope. Santa is too busy to respond after Dec. 13, so get those Dear Santa letters in ASAP!

Cocoa With Santa Dec. 6

Drop in with the youngsters to the Cornelius Arts Center Friday, Dec. 6 for cocoa, cookies and crafts with Santa from 10 a.m. to noon. Bring a camera because Santa will pose for photos. No registration necessary and it’s free.

Christmas concert Dec. 7 benefits Warrior Jace Foundation

Heaven’s Reign, a gospel quartet,  will hold a Christmas Concert to benefit the Warrior Jace Foundation Dec. 7 at 6 pm at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Cornelius. All proceeds will go toward Pediatric Cancer. Doors open at 5. There is no charge for admission but all donations will go toward the cause.


Santa Paws in the Park is today!

Nov. 16. Santa Paws in the Park takes place noon to 2 pm today in Robbins Park. The event is all about dogs and their people, with photos with Santa, unique dog gifts and a guided hike along some of the scenic park trails. Admission is free, as is parking.