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Upcoming Events

Events Jan. 2 – Jan. 8

Christmas and New Years over?  No worries. The Speedway Christmas lightshow runs until Jan. 5.  Y Urban Air Adventure Park has its grand opening on Friday. Interested in playing an instrument?  The Cornelius Youth Orchestra has an open house for all ages on Tuesday.


Through Jan. 5

Speedway Christmas

Drive-through light show features more than 3.5 million lights over a remarkable, 3.75-mile course.  Runs through Jan. 5.


Friday, Jan. 3

Urban Air Adventure Park Ribbon Cutting

Opening party. 17001, Kenton Dr., Cornelius. 4pm-6pm.


Saturday, Jan. 4

Discovery Place Kids: Ectothermic Animals

Ectothermic animals are animals that are cold blooded. This means that the animal relies on the sun or a heated rock to control its body temperature. Come explore ectothermic animals with us. 11:15am & 1:45pm.

Alder Trail Hike

Join a ranger on a short hike at Lake Norman State Park. Lake Norman State Park, Troutman. 10am-11am.

Board Game Night

Come out and play games, bring your own or use one of ours from a wide collection of board games. Parker, Banner, Kent & Wayne, Cornelius.  5pm-10pm.


Tuesday, Jan. 7

Cornelius Youth Orchestra Open House

Swing by to get answers to any and all questions you may have regarding the CYO! 11900 Bailey Rd, Cornelius. 6:30pm-7:30pm.


Wednesday, Jan. 8

Film Viewing: The Poisoning of an American City

Viewing and discussion of this David Barnhart documentary “Flint: The Poisoning of an American City. How continued abuse and neglect of city infrastructure and environmental regulations have led to the poisoning of Flint, Michigan. The Avenue Presbyterian Church, Charlotte.  6-9pm.