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Upcoming Events

Events May 30 – June 2

The Lake Norman YMCA is kicking off summer on Saturday with a family fun day and showcase of its summer programs. Bring your bathing suit and towel! Or, stay dry while celebrating the start of summer with a good book.Main Street Books in Davidson is hosting an all-day summer kickoff party with story time and crafts, science presentations, teen trivia and a movie. Cornelius PARC’s Senior Fit Club starts Monday. The six-week fitness program will include low-impact aerobics, functional resistance exercises, flexibility training. Classes will meet at 11 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at Fitness by Jeri.

Friday, May 31

Bright Ideas

Our first juried exhibition will be on display April 26-June 21 at the Cornelius Arts Center.

Beyond Walls

The town’s annual, award-winning public art exhibition of sculptures will be on display through January 2020 at Robbins Park in Cornelius.

Saturday, June 1

Benefit Event

The Charlotte Walk to Cure Arthritis will raise funds for research, resources and a cure. 8 a.m.-noon in downtown Davidson.


Huntersville Growers’ Market

8 a.m.-noon at Veterans Park in Huntersville.

Warrior Dash

Obstacle course with fire, mud and more. After the race, celebrate with live music, food trucks and games for all ages. Proceeds support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Register online. June 1 at Historic Rural Hill in Huntersville.

Summer Kickoff

Main Street Books is kicking off summer with a day of free programs, including summer-themed crafts and stories, a shark presentation, teen trivia and more. 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. at Main Street Books in Davidson.

Family Fun Day

Celebrate the season at our waterfront and pavilion area with games, food and fun while you explore summer program options. Bring swimsuits and towels. Noon-2:30 p.m. at the Lake Norman YMCA in Cornelius.

Stage Reading

“Appomattox: The Last 48 Hours.” Dramatic performance of the correspondence between Generals Grant and Lee just before the end of the American Civil War. 6 p.m. at Historic Latta Plantation in Huntersville.

Talon to Table

The Carolina Raptor Center’s annual fundraising event features a casual, family-style feast from Roots Catering, live jazz music, raptor tableaux, expert speakers, silent auction. 6-10 p.m. at the Elder Gallery of Contemporary Art in Charlotte.

Living History Event

Civil War living history focuses on the role that North Carolina regiments played in the battle that saved the Union capital. Event features 100 re-enactors, vendors, live music, food and beer. June 1-2 at Historic Latta Plantation in Huntersville.

Sunday, June 2

Davidson Gardens Open Day

Enjoy an opportunity to explore local gardens and be inspired to transform your own landscape. 2-5 p.m. starting at the St. Alban’s Community Garden in Davidson.

Concert on the Green

Jimmy Buffett tribute band The Party Parrot Band will perform at 6 p.m. on the Davidson Town Green.