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Upcoming Events

Events March 14 – March 24

Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day at Latta Plantation’s Celtic Festival this weekend with dancers, Celtic warriors, craftsmen, whiskey tastings, food trucks and a beer garden. Be sure to check out The Galway Hooker‘s two-day outdoorparty; the weather looks charmin’ Saturday and Sunday, with sunny skies and temps in the 50s.

Thursday, March 14

Drop-in Art

Preschoolers and homeschoolers ages 3 and up will enjoy activity stations and age-appropriate art projects. $5 per hour per child. 10 a.m.-noon Mondays and Thursdays at the Cornelius Arts Center.

Girls’ Night Out

All proceeds benefit the Mooresville Christian Mission. 5-8 p.m. at Give Back Boutique in Mooresville.

Gardening Program

The Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists welcome Theresa Moor of the NC Native Plant Society, who will present “Gardening With Native Plants.” 7 p.m. March 14 at the Mooresville Public Library.


Join After Hours Vocal Jazz, Collegium Musicum and the Davidson Singers in a combined concert, “Joy of Singing.” 7:30 p.m. at Davidson College Presbyterian Church.

Friday, March 15

Focus Friday

Learn about the Lake Norman Marine Commission’s mission and its impact on local business, water and quality-of-life issues. 8:30-10 a.m. at the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce in Cornelius.

Homeschooling for College Credit

Informative program for homeschooling parents and teens will present information on resourceful curriculum planning, dual enrollment and credit by exam. 2-3 p.m. at the Cornelius Branch Library.

Saturday, March 16

Author Visit

Charlotte Writers’ Club North and Main Street Books welcome award-winning writer Judy Goldman, whose new memoir “Together” offers a nuanced portrait of a marriage tested. 4-5 p.m. at Main Street Books in Davidson.

Leprechaun Loop 8K

Race and one-mile fun followed by a festival with food trucks, live music and beer from Sierra Nevada. 6-10 p.m. at Summit Coffee in Davidson.

Annual Celtic Festival

Two-day celebration of all things Celtic includes authentic music, traditional Irish and Scottish dancers, Celtic warriors, crafts, food, beer garden, more. March 16-17 at Historic Latta Plantation in Huntersville.

Sunday, March 17

Baroque Dance Performance

Music at Saint Alban’s presents “Characters of the Dance.” Internationally acclaimed baroque dancer Paige Whitley-Bauguess performs period dance and music. 3-5 p.m. at Saint Alban’s Episcopal Church in Davidson.

Irish Music Concert

Charlotte’s own bluegrass and folk music legend Jon Singleton will join David Gilliland and Jon Hill to perform a concert of Irish-American music. 3 p.m. in Tyler-Tallman Hall at Davidson College.

Monday, March 18

Youth Art Show

Show is on exhibit March 5-28 at the Mooresville Arts Depot.

“Home Grown” Exhibit

Popular, annual exhibit features an eclectic mix of work from local artists in all variety of media. Feb 1-March 30 at the Cornelius Arts Center.

Tuesday, March 19

Flower Arranging Class

During this “Bubbles and Blooms” event, you will learn everything you need to know to create a beautiful spring centerpiece while enjoying a glass of bubbly. Ages 21 and up. $50. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Bells Box Collective in Cornelius.

Main Street Readers

Join us for a discussion of “The Book of Speculation” by Erika Swyler. 7 p.m. at Main Street Books in Davidson.

Archaeology Lecture

The Archaeological Institute of America welcomes Erin Walcek Averett, associate professor of archaeology at Creighton University, who will present “Frightening the Frightful: Grotesque Visages From Ancient Cyprus.” 7:30 p.m. at the Belk Visual Arts Center in Davidson.

Wednesday, March 20

Indeavor Club

Indeavor is a new way to expand your networks and global connections. The club meets over lunch the third Wednesday of each month. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Jay Hurt Hub for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Davidson.

Thursday, March 21

Community Read Book Club

Join us as we read “Wishtree” by Katherine Applegate. 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Cornelius Branch Library.


The Whitewater Bluegrass Company will perform. 7:30 p.m. in Tyler-Tallman Hall at Davidson College.

Friday, March 22

Arbor Day Celebration

11 a.m.-noon at Roosevelt Wilson Park in Davidson.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Activate Community Through Theatre presents Roald Dahl’s classic, dramatized by Richard R. George. March 22-24 at the Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius.

Port-a-Pit Barbecue

March 22-23 at Torrence Chapel AME Zion Church in Cornelius.

Saturday, March 23

Hot Shots Challenge

Youth basketball competition is open to boys and girls ages 7-15. Pre-registration encouraged. 9 a.m.-noon at the Bailey Road Recreational Center in Cornelius.

Pet Fair

Celebrate National Puppy Day! Bring your leashed dog to this fun event featuring a variety of local pet vendors and rescue groups. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Duke EnergyExplorium in Huntersville.

Davidson Film Club

Screening and discussion of “Tuya’s Marriage.” 7 p.m. at the Armour Street Theatre in Davidson.

Sunday, March 24

Voice Studio Spring Recital

Davidson College voice students will perform solo and collaborative works. 3 p.m. in Tyler-Tallman Hall at Davidson College.