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Register now for Santa Paws

Nov. 9 . Cornelius PARC and program partner Davidson Parks & Recreation invite people and their pups to this event 1-3 pm Sunday December 6 to get a photo with Santa on the Davidson end of the Antiquity Greenway by the Davidson Parks & Rec office, 865 South St. Priority registration for Cornelius and Davidson residents […]

Lake Norman Teen Council meetings

Nov. 4. Lake Norman Teen  Council meetings are being in-person and online.  The council offers teens in grades 6 – 12 a way to make new friends and have something fun to do that looks great on your college application. The council  provides service projects, workshops, campus cruises and the opportunity to go on teen […]

How local history is learned and taught

Nov. 2. A lecture, “How we Teach History: Looking at Local Confederate Monuments” will explore the ways in which people in both the Davidson College and the broader town community recall learning about the Civil War and Reconstruction eras in relation to their views on the removal of Confederate statues in the South. Presented by […]

Organ at Davidson Nov. 9

Oct. 22. Organ at Davidson’s 20-21 season continues Nov. 9 with Cory Westby, organist at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Hickory. The 7:30 pm event is free, and will be streamed live on Facebook and YouTube. Organ at Davidson concerts, which are supported by donations, are open to the public with social distancing […]

RSVP now for Monday’s Coffee Chat

Oct. 30. The Town of Cornelius will host the next virtual Connecting Cornelius: Coffee Chat  at 8:30 am Monday, Nov. 2.  Mayor Woody Washam will lead the discussion via Zoom, with the following agenda: County update: Mecklenburg County Public Health Director Gibbie Harris Town update: Town Manager Andrew Grant Cain Center for the Arts update:  […]

Coffee Chat via Zoom is Monday

The next Connecting Cornelius Coffee Chat will be held on Zoom from 8:30 am to 9:30 am Monday, Nov. 2. from 8:30  to 9:30 am. Mayor Woody Washam will lead the discussion which will include an update from Mecklenburg County Public Health Director Gibbie Harris. The meeting will conclude with a virtual Q&A session. Send […]

Update on Huntersville’s holiday plans

Oct. 28.  Christmas event details are still being worked out, according to Lindsay Small, Downtown Events & Facilities Coordinator for the Huntersville Parks & Recreation. “We have created a few different options to work with,” Small said. “A final decision will be made after Veterans Day.”  Gov. Roy Cooper is expected to make an announcement Nov. […]

Town holiday traditions moving forward

Oct. 26.  You’ve heard it before: Events will look different this year.  Light Up Cornelius is likely to morph to a three-day event as PARC staff are trying to determine how to hold a tree lighting ceremony as well as bring in Santa and accommodate enough guests, says Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture (PARC) Director Troy […]

Giving Tree Village will light up Davidson’s 12 Days of Christmas

Oct. 15. Because of  ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, specifically those limiting outdoor gatherings, Christmas in Davidson will look a lot different for 2020. Details are being worked out for this year’s 12 Days of Christmas, which will run December 1-12 during normal business hours. The Rotary Club of Davidson’s Giving Tree Village will light up the Davidson […]

‘Community Conversation’ Oct. 22 via Zoom

Oct. 16. Mayor Woody Washam will lead an open floor Q&A session on Zoom Thursday, Oct. 22 at 6 pm. Elected officials and staff will be on deck as well to answer questions from residents and business owners. Questions may be submitted during the meeting or in advance to  TownofCornelius@Cornelius.org. Click here for the Zoom […]