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Cornelius News

Events Aug 30 – Sept 9

Love history? Learn about the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence, Colonel Polk and Lord Cornwallis this weekend at Latta Plantation’s Revolutionary War re-enactment. Patriot and British soldier camps will be open to visitors, and the main battle will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Thursday, Aug. 30
LangTree Live concerts are held every Thursday during the summer. Alternative rock band U-phonik will perform 7-9 p.m. at LangTree Lake Norman in Mooresville.

Friday, Aug. 31

Laura Eason’s play explores identity and the dark side of ambition through the relationship of two writers. Aug. 23-Sept. 1 at The Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius.
Saturday, Sept. 1
8 a.m.-noon in downtown Davidson.
Learn the local history of the Revolutionary War through battle re-enactments, soldier camps, tours, more. Sept. 1-2 at Historic Latta Plantation in Huntersville.
Authors Deborah Gold and Wendy Welch will lead a discussion of the complexities, rewards, and pitfalls of foster care, particularly within the Appalachian region. 4 p.m. at Main Street Books in Davidson.
Sunday, Sept. 2
Meet some of our resident reptiles up close during one of these live animal shows. 2-3:30 p.m. at the Latta Nature Center and Preserve in Huntersville.
Blood Drive
Free ticket voucher for donors. 3-6:30 p.m. at Regal Theaters Birkdale 16 in Huntersville.
Sidecar Social Club will perform at 6 p.m. on the Davidson Town Green.
Monday, Sept. 3
Youth Flag Football
The Cornelius PARC Department offers this fun league for boys and girls ages 4-15. Practices start Sept. 3. Games will be on Saturdays starting Sept. 8.
Tuesday, Sept. 4
Join Mayor Woody Washam and other town board members for coffee and conversation on the Cornelius Transportation Advisory Board as a precursor to October’s topic of local transportation bonds. 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Harvey’s in Cornelius.
Play Auditions
Youth ages 8-20 are invited to audition for Davidson Community Players’ production of “The Little Mermaid Jr.” Auditions will be held 5-7 p.m. Sept 4 and 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at Armour Street Theatre in Davidson.
Wednesday, Sept. 5
Open writing club for all ages, levels and genres offers help in honing your craft. 7-8:30 p.m. at Main Street Books in Davidson.
Thursday, Sept. 6
LangTree Live concerts are held every Thursday during the summer. Blue Monday will perform 7-9 p.m. at LangTree Lake Norman in Mooresville.

Friday, Sept. 7

Free outdoor concert with music by beach/variety band Chairmen of the Board. Food and drinks available for purchase. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Mooresville Town Hall.
The Piedmont Amateur Astronomers will lead a free stargazing event. Registration required. 6-10 p.m. at the EnergyExplorium at McGuire Nuclear Station in Huntersville.
Come experience the area’s most talented comics. Hosted by Queen City Comedy. 8 p.m. at Oak Street Mill in Cornelius.
Saturday, Sept. 8
A doctor gives a brief presentation on a health topic and then leads participants on a walk. Healthy snacks, coffee, water, and blood pressure checks are offered free of charge. 9-10 a.m. at the Davidson Town Green.
Immerse yourself in “vulture culture” and learn why vultures are so important to a healthy environment. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Carolina Raptor Center in Huntersville.
Patrice Gopo, author of “All the Colors We Will See,” will read and sign copies of her book. 4-5 p.m. at Main Street Books in Davidson.
Gourmet fare, live music, shopping. 5-8:30 p.m. in downtown Mooresville.
Learn standup paddleboarding in a safe environment with certified instructors. Ages 12 and up3:30-5 p.m. at Aloha Paddle Sports in Cornelius.
Our Towns Habitat for Humanity will host its inaugural Builder’s Bash fundraiser with the goal of raising enough money to fully fund at least one new Habitat home. 7-10 p.m. at Sweet Magnolia Estate in Cornelius.
Sunday, Sept. 9
Free and open book and knitting club meets monthly for an hour of communal knitting and audiobook enjoyment. 4-5 p.m. at Main Street Books in Davidson.