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July 24: Brooks Dixon Band performs at Concerts @ the Circles

July 23. Trying to figure out what to do? This calendar, published weekly on Thursdays, can point you to some of the best options in Lake Norman. Submit your entertainment and event news to corneliustoday@gmail.com.

We’ve included some additional dates for events you need to register for in advance. Here’s a look at what’s coming up:

Through July 25

The 39 Steps

Presented by the Davidson Community Players at Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St., Davidson. Tickets are $15-$20. Email boxoffice@davidsoncommunityplayers.org or call 704-892-7953. A man with a boring life meets a woman with a thick accent who says she’s a spy. When he takes her home, she is murdered. Soon, a mysterious organization called “The 39 Steps” is hot on the man’s trail in a nationwide manhunt that climaxes in a death-defying finale.  The best of Hitchcock with a handful of actors.

July 24: The Hooten Hallers perform at River Jams

July 22-24

River Jams

6:30 pm. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights through September, US National Whitewater Center, Charlotte. Free ($6 to park). Enjoy live rock, Americana, bluegrass, folk, and funk.

July 23

Cool Off With a Cop

2-3 pm. Come out and join us for our Annual Cool Off With a Cop event! This event will be held at the Smithville Park Splash Pad.

Live Under the Oaks

6-8 pm at the Grove in Birkdale Village, Huntersville. Aerial View playing a mix of “good time rock, rhythm and blues.”

Live Music

9 pm-midnight. Pushh Lite.  19712 One Norman Blvd, Suite 110, Cornelius.

July 24

Concerts @ the Circles

Brooks Dixon Band, Americana. 6-8 pm on Jetton Street in front of The Linden Apartments, Davidson.

July 24: Shelley Ruffin & Dan Hood Duo at Eleven Lakes Brewing

Live Music

9 pm-midnight. Southern Style. 19712 One Norman Blvd, Suite 110, Cornelius.

Davidson Farmers Market

9 am -noon in downtown Davidson. This year’s 36 vendors include: fruits and vegetables, meat and dairy, freshly baked breads and artisanal baked goods, prepared foods, speciality culinary items, beverages, and health and beauty products.

Anniversary celebration

7-10 pm. Shelley Ruffin & Dan Hood Duo. Eleven Lakes Brewing, 10228 Bailey Rd. Suite 201, Cornelius.

July 25-31: Ballet Workshop

July 25-31

ASC Culture Blocks

Virtually Yours! Summer Edition: Ballet Workshop/Demonstration. Four gifted young ballet dancers join Martha in her private studio for a demonstration of classical ballet technique and solo variations from well-known ballets. Can be enjoyed by Children-Adult. Running time: 50 minutes. Online. Watch here.

July 26 ongoing

Pack the Patrol Car 

The Cornelius Police Department we will be accepting donations of school supplies starting Monday, July 26, for its Annual Pack the Patrol Car. Donations can be brought to the Cornelius Police Department and left in the box  in the breezeway of the Police Department lobby.  Please  bring the supplies by during Monday – Friday from 8 am until 5 pm. 

July 26 ongoing: Pack the Patrol Car

School supplies will be donated to Cornelius Elementary, J. V. Washam Elementary, Bailey Middle School and W. A. Hough High School. Have any questions? Call  704-892-1363 and ask to speak with our Support Services Division.

July 31

[they fight]

7 pm.  Free Reign Theatre and Historic Rural Hill present a  night of kilted Shakespeare, Robin Hood, and more. Three course meal by Waiter’s Choice, one complimentary Scotch, and famous theatrical fight scenes performed in the round. Every seat is a front row seat to sword swinging action paired with traditional British culinary delights. Dress code is (optional) Scottish wear.  Doors open at 6pm, and show starts at 7 pm. This event is a benefit dinner for Historic Rural Hill and your support is appreciated. Purchasing a reservation covers the cost of one meal and a complimentary Scotch. A cash bar will be on site to provide scotch, beer, and wine for the dinner.

Aug. 14

5th Annual Gaga Ball Tournament

9 am at the Robbins Park gaga pit for a morning of friendly competition. Open to boys and girls ages 7-12.  Age divisions and brackets will be created post-registration based on the ages of the registered participants. Advance registration is encouraged. Online registration is open through Friday, Aug. 13, at 4 pm.

Aug. 15

Miss May’s Elegant Tea

2-4 pm. Honoring the late Miss May Davidson at Historic Rural Hill, Huntersville. This year’s theme is the Roaring 20’s. Tickets are $30 per adult and $15 per child. More info: www.ruralhill.com/events or  704-875-3113.