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Upcoming Events

Events January 17 – January 27

Meet your new legislators unfiltered at the Newsmakers Breakfast next Thursday at The Peninsula Club. NC Sen. Natasha Marcus and NC Rep. Christy Clark will answer questions live from the audience. Registration is now open for spring youth acting and production classes with The Connie Co. at Davidson Community Players. Ensemble productions are scaled back to emphasize process, with actors taking an active role in costumes, lighting and props.
Thursday, Jan. 17
Girls in grades 3-5 invited for a discussion of “A Wrinkle in Time” by Madeleine L’Engle. 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Cornelius Branch Library.
Musical by Si Kahn is on tour nationwide, reminding audiences of how powerful one person can be in service to the betterment of others. Jan. 10-26 at The Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius.
Friday, Jan. 18
Rep. Chaz Beasley will discuss the state’s 2019 legislative agenda. 8:30-10 a.m. at the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce in Cornelius.
“Eyes See Far, Hands Too Short to Reach” features videos, performances and installations from the last decade by Hiwa K, a German-Kurdish artist whose work explores the body, identity, music and play. Open through March 1 at the Van Every/Smith Galleries at Davidson College.
A star-studded lineup of talented local artists will take the stage. 7 p.m. at Studio 13 in Cornelius.
Saturday, Jan. 19
Author and recently retired financial planner Dan Gallagher will share readings from his new book, “The Secrets of Successful Financial Planning.” 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Branch Library.
Pour yourself a complimentary glass of bourbon and settle into one of our comfy armchairs for a conversation with on-the-rise author Caleb Johnson, whose debut novel, “Treeborne,” earned an honorable mention for the 2019 Southern Book Prize. $30. 4-5 p.m. at Main Street Books in Davidson.
Celebrate the birthday of Robert Burns with a traditional Scottish supper, beer, wine, whisky, a silent auction and live music from the Loch Norman Pipe Band and Highland Echoes. 6-9 p.m. at Historic Rural Hill in Huntersville.
Sunday, Jan. 20
Chamber singers of the Charlotte Master Chorale will present “Of Time and Space.” 3 p.m. at Saint Alban’s Episcopal Church in Davidson.
Monday, Jan. 21
Program to honor the life of community leader Catherine Brown, president of Huntersville Community Development for more than 30 years. Noon-3 p.m. at the David B. Waymer Center in Huntersville.
Tuesday, Jan. 22
9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Keller Williams Realty in Cornelius.
Club meets monthly to discuss fiction, nonfiction and biography. This month’s selection is “A Gentlemen in Moscow” by Amor Towles. 10-11:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Branch Library.
Wednesday, Jan. 23
Duke Energy is considering developing the shoreline of Lake Cornelius for public access. Duke Energy and the Town of Cornelius will host a drop-in meeting to gather public feedback on the proposed project. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Cornelius Town Hall.
Thursday, Jan. 24
Lake Norman’s two newly elected state legislators, Rep. Christy Clark and Sen. Natasha Marcus, will be the speakers at a Q&A forum. Tickets include a full country breakfast. 7:30-9 a.m. at The Peninsula Club in Cornelius.
10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the CPCC Huntersville campus.
Certified arborist Brian Frierson will discuss tree management for a healthy environment. 7 p.m. at St. Peter by-the-Lake Episcopal Church in Denver.
Friday, Jan. 25
In this action-packed adaptation of the classic adventure story, precocious Mowgli grows up believing he’s as fierce a wolf as any of the members of his pack. When he learns he is actually a human, he must decide whether to remain with the pack or return to the human world from which he was born. Jan. 25-Feb. 3 at the Armour Street Theatre in Davidson.
Davidson College alumnus and drummer Michael Glaser joins the Davidson College Jazz Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. in the Duke Family Performance Hall at Davidson College.
Saturday, Jan. 26
One-day workshops on “Landscape With Acrylics” and “Self Portraits With Graphite.” 9 a.m.-noon at the Cornelius Arts Center.
Come and co-create with artists Crista Cammaroto, Tom Delaney and Ali Donohue. Artist Leigh Anne Carter will sign her books and teach an art lesson at 11 a.m. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Carolina Raptor Center in Huntersville.
Sunday, Jan. 27
Carolina Xtreme Lacrosse is offering a free youth lacrosse clinic for boys and girls in grades K-5 who live in Cornelius. Pre-registration required. 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Cornelius Elementary School.
Violinist Joseph Meyer and pianist David Gilliland present a program featuring the music of Dede, Foss, Gershwin, Ravel, Vieuxtemps, and Davidson composer Mary Armistead-Jones. Free. 3-4:30 p.m. in the Tyler-Tallman Hall at Davidson College.