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Upcoming Events

Events November 1 – November 11

With recent violence in Pittsburgh and at Butler High School, the local faith community is organizing a gathering for peace and unity. It will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at Temple Kol Tikvah in Davidson. A prayer vigil will follow the gathering.  Join the Cornelius PARC Department, the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists and Great Outdoors University for the fall edition of Hooked on Cornelius Saturday at Robbins Park. Kids can fish, learn about environmental issues, touch fossils and win prizes. The event is free, but registration is required.
Thursday, Nov. 1
“Alzheimer’s and Dementia: A Family Caregiving Affair.” Discussion led by local authors. 7 p.m. at Main Street Books in Davidson.
Local high school students will present this musical stage adaptation of the 1980 film. Recommended for adults and students in 4th grade and up. Nov. 1-4 at the CSD ArtSpace in Davidson.
An unexpected infestation interrupts an already sticky plot in this play by Tracy Letts. Oct. 19-Nov. 3 at the Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius.
Friday, Nov. 2
A gathering for peace and unity will be held at 6 p.m. at Temple Kol Tikvah in Davidson. A prayer vigil will follow at 7 p.m.
Beyond Walls is Cornelius’s annual, award-winning exhibition. Open through January 31, 2019 at Robbins Park in Cornelius.
Silent and live auctions with Charlotte Hornets Arena Host Fly Ty, drinks, food from restaurants around the Lake Norman area. All proceeds will benefit Lake Norman and Lowe’s YMCAs and the families who need us most. 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Langtree Plantation in Mooresville.
Journey under the sea with Ariel and her aquatic friends in this production adapted from Disney’s Broadway show and the hit motion picture. Nov. 2-11 at the Armour Street Theatre in Davidson.
The Davidson College Chorale presents “Otherworldly” with music by John Williams, Wolf, Orban, Berlioz, more. 7:30 p.m. at the Duke Family Performance Hall at Davidson College.
Saturday, Nov. 3
Dick Handsaw will lead a class on wildlife photography with a chance to photograph the stars of the Raptor Center. Nov. 3-4 at the Carolina Raptor Center in Huntersville.
Participating businesses will hand out freshly baked cookies to passport holders. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in downtown Davidson.
Free, family-oriented event will offer fishing, environmental education and a skin and fossil-touching station, among other activities. Ages 7-12. Registration required. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Robbins Park in Cornelius.
Live jousts, artisan demonstrations, magic shows, food, music and much more! The festival is open weekends through Nov. 18 at 16445 Poplar Tent Road in Huntersville.
Get lost in a giant seven-acre corn maze featuring more than two miles of interconnected paths, take a hay ride, play cornhole, have a picnic and hike trails. Open weekends through Nov. 4 at Historic Rural Hill in Huntersville.
Two-mile dog walk to promote awareness of canine cancer and raise funds for cancer research for people and animals. 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Daveste Vineyards in Troutman.
Dine in or drive through for barbecue plates. Barbecue also sold by the pound. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Mount Zion United Methodist Church in Cornelius.
Join us in reading and discussing literary books under 350 pages. This month’s selection is “The Middlesteins” by Jami Attenberg. 2-4 p.m. at the Cornelius Branch Library.
The academy will host an open house and fall festival with bounce houses, a pumpkin patch, games and food trucks. 4-7 p.m. at Lakeside Charter Academy in Cornelius.
Sunday, Nov. 4
Take a walk with wildlife photographer and avid birder Joe Amodeo. Pre-registration required. 8-10 a.m. at the Carolina Raptor Center in Huntersville.
Chef Jamie DeMent, author of “Canning in the Modern Kitchen,” will offer recipes and tricks for preserving fresh ingredients and interesting creations. 2-3:30 p.m. at Wooden Stone Gallery in Davidson.
Monday, Nov. 5
Informal networking, brief presentations from elected officials, question and answer sessions. Coffee will be provided and breakfast may be purchased. 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Harvey’s in Cornelius.
Enjoy an evening of solo and chamber music provided by Davidson College’s string studio. 7:30 p.m. at Davidson College.
Tuesday, Nov. 6
Join the Carolina Raptor Center for “Survival Tips From the Birds” while enjoying local beer. 6-8 p.m. at Resident Culture Brewing in Charlotte.
Wednesday, Nov. 7
Weekly class for all levels focuses on breath and relaxation. 9 a.m. at The Bradford Store in Huntersville.
Thursday, Nov. 8
Officials from Huntersville, Cornelius and Davidson meet to discuss regionalism, communication among the lake towns and advocating area priorities for critical transportation projects to local, state and federal officials. Meetings are open to the public. 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Cornelius Town Hall.
Michel Stone, author of “Border Child,” will read and discuss the book. 7-8 p.m. at Main Street Books in Davidson.
Students take center stage for a program of solo and collaborative works. 7:30 p.m. in Tyler-Tallman Hall at Davidson College.
Friday, Nov. 9
Davidson students present a workshop production inspired by the events at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando in 2016. Nov. 9-11 at Davidson College.
Saturday, Nov. 10
Food trucks, pet rescue adoptions, blessings of the animals, bake sale, family-friendly outdoor activities, a mini portrait studio and a wide variety of crafters, community groups and gift vendors. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Saint Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Mooresville.
A doctor gives a brief presentation on a health topic and then leads participants on a walk. Healthy snacks, coffee, water, and blood pressure checks are offered free of charge. 9-10 a.m. at the Davidson Town Green.
Celebrate veterans by making thank-you cards and patriotic crafts, decorating cookies. 9:30-10:45 a.m. at Cornelius Town Hall.
Join the Town of Cornelius and American Legion Post 86 for our annual Veterans Day Program. 11 a.m. at the Veterans Monument at Rotary Plaza in Cornelius.
National Border Collie Shepherding Championships, Carolina Dock Dogs, Canine Agility Club competitions, local beer and wine, heritage breed livestock, historical craft and cooking demonstrations, vendors, more. Nov. 10-11 at Historic Rural Hill in Huntersville.
Get you holiday shopping done early with crafts, decor and more. A portion of proceeds goes to the Lingle Hut Restoration Fund. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Rumor Mill Market in Davidson.
Parade, food, live music. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in downtown Mooresville.
Bring out your inner geek and share your fandom with Sherlock-themed crafts and activities. 2 p.m. at the Cornelius Branch Library.
Sunday, Nov. 11
The Choral Arts Society of Davidson joins with Davidson Singers in a concert entitled “Lux et Laudare: In You, Lord, Our Trust.” 3 p.m. at Davidson College Presbyterian Church.