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Upcoming Events

Events October 2 – October 9

The Annual Carolina Renaissance Festival is this Saturday.  Love to get messy? The Ada Jenkins Food Fight comes at you Saturday as well.  It will be a doggone awesome day with the 19th Annual All American Dog Show at Robbins Park. On Wednesday (a day off of school) come see the Art in the Park where children of all ages can learn, create, and be artsy. The Old Fashioned BBQ & Candidate Forum will be held on Friday, October 11 at Town Hall.  Come see what the candidates have to say.

Thursday, October 3

Davidson Community Players’ Third Annual Boos & Brews Short Play Festival

Bring the family for Boos & Brews at DCP! Armour Street Theatre.

Adam Reid Wilson LIVE at OTPH

Get ready for another great evening of live music at {OTPH} as we feature our friend Adam Reid Wilson, owner of Learn Music.


Friday, October 4

61st Annual Coin Show & Convention

Join coin enthusiasts from around the state to buy, sell and trade coins and stamps. Enjoy an auction, education seminars and exhibits, and a children’s area for young collectors. Cabarrus Arena, Concord.

Beaver Dam Food Truck Jam

IT’S BACK! AC & Events is proud to present The Beaver Dam Food Truck Jam 2019! Come join us for the most fun you’ve had on a Friday in a long time!! Both YOU and YOUR kids! This is a Family Friendly gathering you will not want to miss! Pet friendly too! Just be sure to bring the leash. Beaver Dam Historical Home & Grounds.

Public Stargazing at the EnergyExplorium

Join the Piedmont Amateur Astronomers as they lead a free, public stargazing event at McGuire Nuclear Station’s EnergyExplorium in Huntersville. Bring your telescope or use one of ours as you enjoy the night sky. RSVP is required due to the limited availability of telescopes.


Saturday October 5

Ada Jenkins 3rd Annual Food Fight

Mark your calendars for Ada Jenkins Center’s Third Annual Food Fight –  Saturday, October 5, 2019;  11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Artisan Market & Jazz Concert

Come shop the Artisan Market while also listening to music from Mike Zinna Trio & The Charlotte Folk Society. Food & beverages for purchase.

Hops & Hogs Festival

Hops and Hogs 2019 Lineup features Collective Soul, Lifehouse, Puddle of Mudd, Fuel, Tonic, Paper Tongues, Sister Hazel and MORE!  Historic Rural Hill.

The Annual Carolina Renaissance Festival

The Renaissance Festival is a medieval amusement park, a 14-stage theater, a 25-acre circus, an arts and crafts fair, a jousting tourney and a feast — all rolled into one non-stop, day long adventure.  Huntersville.

Old Town Revival – Vintage Motorcycle & Truck show

Mark your calendars and get ready for an exciting afternoon of live music, food trucks, craft beer, vendors and one-of-a-kind custom builds from all across the southeast region!  Old Town Cornelius.

19th Annual All American Dog Show

Join us for the 19th Annual All American Dog Show on Saturday, October 6, at Robbins Park in Cornelius. Hundreds of animal lovers and their dogs enjoy this event each year. In addition to fun contests, visitors are able to enjoy vendor tents, concessions and children’s activities.


Sunday October 6

Think Pink 5K

Davidson College’s Connor Eating House invites the public to participate in its first annual 5 kilometer “Think Pink!” run/walk to raise money for Earlier – Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer Detection Test. This charity’s sole mission is funding research to find an early breast cancer detection test.


Monday October 7

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Play

This play is based on the beloved gothic short story by Washington Irving.  In the quaint village of Sleepy Hollow during 1790, stories of wonder and strangeness surround the legend of a mighty headless Hessian soldier.  Andrew Jackson State Park Amphitheater


Tuesday October 8

African American Warriors

Maurice Johnson will present his illustrated work on African Americans who fought for our county from 1770 to 1870. He has developed this presentation with his daughter. Boatyard Eats, Cornelius.


Wednesday October 9

Art in the Park

The Cornelius Arts Center will be offering Art in the Park on Wednesday, October 9, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Robbins Park playground, 17738 West Catawba Avenue. It’s a CMS holiday, so drop in for a fun-filled afternoon of free art projects! Children of all ages will enjoy creating fall-themed crafts while developing their artistic and social skills. Parent or guardian is required to stay on-site in the playground area.


Friday October 11

Old Fashioned BBQ & Candidate Forum

The Old Fashioned BBQ & Candidate Forum, a unique opportunity to hear what our Town Board candidates have to say, will be Friday Oct. 11 in the Community Room at Town Hall.