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Upcoming Events

Events March 7 – March 17

Have a bright idea? The Cornelius PARC Department is accepting submissions for its first juried exhibition, “Bright Ideas.” Historic Latta Plantation invites gardeners to grow organic vegetables, herbs and flowers in its community garden. Pianist Phillip Bush will perform works by Bridge, Mozart and Brahms Piano Concert at Davidson College. And don’t forget spring your clocks forward 2 am Sunday!

Thursday, March 7

Monthly Fiber Circle

All who enjoy knitting, crochet, weaving and other fiber arts are invited to bring current projects or simply come to learn more. Free. 10 a.m.-noon at Historic Latta Plantation in Huntersville.

Author Visit

Join bestselling authors Brendan Reichs and Ally Condie to celebrate the release of the stunning finale of Reichs’ “Project Nemesis” trilogy, “Chrysalis.” 7 p.m. at Main Street Books in Davidson.


Davidson Community Players presents the story of Jesse Bradshaw Warren, a Presbyterian minister who appears to have everything. But when tragedy strikes, everything in Jesse’s life comes into question. Feb. 21-March 10 at the Armour Street Theatre in Davidson.

Friday, March 8

Homeschool Educator Day

Learn more about nuclear energy and sharing the information with your children. Registration required. 9 a.m.-noon at the EnergyExplorium in Huntersville.

Youth Art Show

Show is on exhibit March 5-28. Opening reception, 6-8 p.m. March 8 at the Mooresville Arts Depot.

Saturday, March 9

Midwinter Keelboat Regatta

8 a.m.-5 p.m. March 9-10 at the Lake Norman Yacht Club in Mooresville.

Beginner Knitting Workshop

Learn the basics and how to knit a scarf and a kitchen scrubby. Pre-registration required. $25. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Historic Latta Plantation in Huntersville.

DHC Souper Bowl XV

Davidson Housing Coalition’s Souper Bowl XV features a culinary competition among local restaurants. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Chambers Building at Davidson College.

Luck O’ The Pups

Come out to enjoy beer, hear live music and adopt a dog! A portion of proceeds goes to dog rescue groups. Noon-5 p.m. at Primal Brewery in Huntersville.

Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

A celebration including the Mooresville Police Department, Mooresville Fire and Rescue, Irish pipe band, Irish dance, more. 3 p.m. in downtown Mooresville.

Water, Inc. The Musical

Preview performance of the rock musical by local writers and composers that explores a family divided by the politics of water. 8 p.m. at D9 Brewing Company in Cornelius.

Sunday, March 10

Kids’ Open Hearth Cooking

Kids ages 9 and up are invited to learn 19th-century cooking techniques. Pre-registration required. $25. 1-4 p.m. at Historic Latta Plantation in Huntersville.

Piano Concert

Pianist Phillip Bush will perform works by Bridge, Mozart and Brahms. 3 p.m. at Davidson College.

Monday, March 11

Senior Fit Club

This six-week class is designed for adults 50 and up. 11 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at Fitness by Jeri in Cornelius.

“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.

Reel Talk

Tipping Point Wellness presents an engaging experience combining a movie, powerful conversation and delicious food. The first session will feature the movie “Heal.” 6-9 p.m. at Brick Row in Cornelius.

Organ Concert

Organ at Davidson presents the annual Bach Birthday Bash with performances by Jane Cain, David Brinson and Katie Ann McCarty. Free; donations accepted. Reception follows. 7:30 p.m. at Davidson College Presbyterian Church.

Tuesday, March 12

Career Day

Professionals from a variety of fields will be available to discuss local and international opportunities. 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Hough High School in Cornelius.

Wednesday, March 13

Business Seminar

Will Peters will present “Learn How to Increase Your Business Traffic Using Google.” 8:30 a.m. at the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce in Cornelius.

First Steps Preschool

The Cain Center for the Arts will launch its 2019 spring programming with preschool classes taught by the Charlotte Ballet. Wednesdays at the Lake Norman YMCA in Cornelius.

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

Endurance Run

Join us for the Lake Norman State Park Six Hour Endurance Run and Relay. The event will have two divisions: individual and a three-person relay team. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Lake Norman State Park in Troutman. Registration closes March 13.

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.