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Upcoming Events

Events January 3 – January 13

Take time during this indoor season to appreciate the arts. Paul Farmer’s “Un-Cover, Re-Cover” exhibition is open through Jan. 11 at the Cornelius Arts Center. The Arts Center’s winter session of classes for adults and youth begins Jan. 7, and drop-in art is open on Mondays and Thursdays for preschoolers and homeschoolers. If you feel like a stroll outdoors, don’t miss “Beyond Walls,” on exhibit at Robbins Park through Jan31.
Thursday, Jan. 3
2-4 p.m. at the Mooresville Public Library.
Friday, Jan. 4
Paul Farmer’s “Un-Cover, Re-Cover” examines transformation in art objects related to topography, nature and human intervention. On display through Jan. 11 at the Cornelius Arts Center.
Showcase of the area’s best comics including Don Garrett, Christian Johnson, Jonathan Williams, more. 8-10 p.m. at Brick Row in Cornelius.
Saturday, Jan. 5
Prepare for college and kick off your ACT prep with a free practice exam. After the test, the Princeton Review will email you a detailed performance report with personalized tips on how to improve your score. 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Cornelius Branch Library.
Eric Gaddy, author of “Retire Early,” will read and sign copies of his book. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Main Street Books in Davidson.
Free movie ticket voucher for donors. 2:30-5:30 p.m. at The Grand Theatre AmStar 14 in Mooresville.
Join the Lake Norman Orchestra for a holiday concert and catered dinner. 5-9 p.m. at Langtree Plantation in Mooresville.
Sunday, Jan. 6
The Shabbatones, the premier Jewish a cappella group from the University of Pennsylvania, will perform popular American, Israeli and Jewish music. Noon at Temple Kol Tikvah in Davidson.
11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Charlotte in Huntersville. Noon-3 p.m. at Lowe’s Home Improvement in Huntersville.
Testify Youth Choir will perform at 6 p.m. at Mount Zion United Methodist Church in Cornelius.
Monday, Jan. 7
Commissioners’ Meeting
The Cornelius Board of Commissioners will meet at 7 p.m. at Cornelius Town Hall.
Tuesday, Jan. 8
Business Lunch-n-Learn
Dan Houston of The John Maxwell Group and Dave Winkle of Peak Performance Sales Solutions will present “Five Keys to Increasing Your Sales Influence.” Noon-1:30 p.m. at the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce in Cornelius.
Instructors Stefanie Gregson and Kim Quiros will offer a Work Out of the Day with exercises to improve cardiovascular fitness, strength and body composition. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 18 through Feb. 14 at the Bailey Road Recreation Center in Cornelius.
Join Carolina Raptor Center for RaptorQuest, a combination of an escape room and The Amazing Race, with beer. 6-8 p.m. at Resident Culture Brewing Company in Charlotte.
Member-governed organization offers service projects, trips and workshops. Students in grades 6-12 welcome. 6:30 p.m. at Cornelius Town Hall.
Wednesday, Jan. 9
Children in grades 1-2 are invited to discuss “What’s the Big Idea?” by Annie Barrows. 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Cornelius Branch Library.
Thursday, Jan. 10
Experts from the North Carolina State Employees’ Credit Union will discuss the foundations of money management and how to save for large goals, such as college. 6:30-7:30 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. 11
9 a.m.-noon at Lake Norman Chrysler Jeep Dodge in Cornelius.
Saturday, Jan. 12
Kim Clark, founder and owner of Hearts on Fiber, will share information on how to write a business plan, apply for loans, perform market research, build a brand, network and gain customers. Registration requested. 10-11 a.m. at the Cornelius Branch Library.
Auditions for “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” for youth ages 7-17. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 12 and 2-4 p.m. Jan. 13 at The Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius.
Eastin DeVerna will sign copies of his new book, “Dead World.” 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Main Street Books in Davidson.
Sunday, Jan. 13
All-you-can-eat oysters, live music, beer, more. 1-4 p.m. at King Canary Brewing Company in Mooresville. Tickets on sale through Jan. 7.