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Upcoming Events

Events Feb. 13 – Feb. 19

There’s a Valentine’s Day dinner cruise on the Lady of the Lake. You can make crafts with the kids at Discovery Place Kids Valentine’s Day. And isn’t this romantic: Buy your special someone a rat and feed it to a bird at the Raptor Center. You might be off Monday, it’s President’s Day.  And Black History Month continues with a Celebration in Huntersville.

 

Thursday, Feb. 13

Davidson College Symphony Orchestra: Concerto Winners/Works by Women

Join us for a stunning variety of orchestral composers and styles. In conjunction with a new course on Women in Music, this concert will feature works by past and living female composers. Duke Performance Hall, 7:30-9pm.

Haunted Souls Ghost Tour

Experience a  Valentine’s Day candlelit ghost tour at Historic Latta! For this very special evening, we’re offering a spine-chilling tour through the historic home, followed by hot chocolate  and cookies fireside. 6pm.  Latta Plantation.

 

Friday, Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day

The Rat Pack is Back

In this engaging musical show, you’ll see singers perform as Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin and other Rat Pack regulars. Full of humor and memorable tunes, this entertaining performance with audience interaction is a fun-filled experience. 5:30pm, Charles Mack Citizen Center, Mooresville.

Valentine’s Day Dinner Cruise

Enjoy an evening of dinner, music and love on Lake Norman aboard the luxury yacht “Lady of the Lake.”  “Proposal” or the “Elope on the Boat” packages are available. Queen’s Landing, Moorseville.

Valentine’s Day at Zootastic Park

Come to Zootastic Park February 14th and bring your sweetheart to the zoo and they get in free! Purchase a giraffe feeding to give our giraffes a kiss, take a picture, share it, and you will be entered for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate!

Discovery Place Kids Valentine’s Day

Celebrate Valentine’s Day this with the story, The Love Monster, by Rachel Bright then go to I Can Create to make special crafts for those who light up your life. 11:15am, Huntersville.

Rats for Rats

For a donation of $14, Carolina Raptor Center (CRC) will name a rat and feed it to one of their birds of prey. For a $214 donation, the donor can be present to either feed the bird themselves or watch as a trained bird handler does it for them.

 

Saturday, Feb. 15

Kisses for Kanines Fundraiser

Join the kissable dogs for a fundraiser with adoptable pups and fun 1-5 pm Saturday, Feb. 15 at Wagamuffin Dog Boutique, 152 N. Main St., Mooresville.

Our Presidential Birthplaces

This annual program discusses the impact that our Carolina’s Presidents had on the presidency and the nation. This year’s topic will center on the history of these birthplaces, why these men left to forge a new destiny in Tennessee and the future of these important historical sites.

Project WILD

Free workshop open to all interested educators, such as classroom teachers, environmental educators, resource agency staff and park and nature personnel. The workshop contains more than 150 hands-on activities which focus on wildlife and natural resources. Registration is required. 10am – 4:30pm, Duke Energy Explorium, Huntersville.

Pete the Cat Storytime

Come celebrate Cornelius Branch’s birthday with a special Pete the Cat themed storytime! Special guest Pete the Cat will be here from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. to meet families and take pictures. Cornelius Public Library.

Bill Maher Live

For more than 20 years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. First on “Politically Incorrect” (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993-2002), and for the last 14 years on HBO’s “Real Time,” Maher’s combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have garnered him 41 Emmy nominations. Belk Theater, Charlotte, 8 pm.

Sunday, Feb. 16

Davidson College Concert Series: Beethoven

Presented by 89.9 WDAV, in honor of the 250th year of Beethoven’s birth, this program includes his first piano trio Opus 1, No. 1, and what many consider the crowning masterpiece of all piano trios, the Opus 97 “Archduke,” his last.

Tony Bennett

With worldwide record sales in the millions, and dozens of platinum and gold albums to his credit, Tony Bennett is a musician who touches the hearts and souls of audiences with his legendary vocals and charming stage presence. His long list of achievements, spanning over 60 years, includes nineteen Grammy Awards, including the prestigious Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, making this artist a true international treasure. 7pm, Belk Theater, Charlotte.

Global Citizens

The word “global” means all around the world. People all around the world have different games they play, different types of food they make, different ways to celebrate and much more. Circle the globe with us as we discover how people live their everyday lives, how we are different and how are all similar. 11:15am, Discovery Place Kids, Huntersville.

 

Monday, Feb. 17 – President’s Day

Black History Month Celebration

Please join us in celebrating Black History Month! There will be authentic African dancers as well as some awesome guest speakers. 10am, Robert Blythe Building, Huntersville.

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