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Stormin Norman LKN

July 16. The Stormin’ Norman Band will perform lakeside for boaters Friday in a benefit for Big Day at the Lake. See below for details on how to get there (no cars) and how to donate.

Here’s a look at what’s coming up this weekend:

 July 16- July 25

The 39 Steps

Presented by the Davidson Community Players at Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St., Davidson. Tickets are $15-$20. Email boxoffice@davidsoncommunityplayers.org or call 704-892-7953. A man with a boring life meets a woman with a thick accent who says she’s a spy. When he takes her home, she is murdered. Soon, a mysterious organization called “The 39 Steps” is hot on the man’s trail in a nationwide manhunt that climaxes in a death-defying finale.  The best of Hitchcock with a handful of actors.

River Jams

6:30 pm. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights through September, US National Whitewater Center, Charlotte. Free ($6 to park). Enjoy live rock, Americana, bluegrass, folk, and funk.

July 16

Stormin’ Norman Band benefit for Big Day at the Lake

7-10 pm concert, by boat only. Waterfront concert on Lake Norman in the cove east of Eastpoint Drive, Cornelius  Come join the band for your favorite classic rock, country, 80’s/90’s., by boat only.  No parking for cars. Click here to donate to Big Day at the Lake.



Live Under the Oaks

6-8 pm. Shelley Ruffin. The Grove at Birkdale Village, Huntersville. Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets to sit on. A bar will be onsite in the designated area provided by Red Rocks Cafe.

Live Music

9 pm-midnight. L.J.T.T.  19712 One Norman Blvd, Suite 110, Cornelius.

July 17

2021 Summer Burns Night

6-10 pm. A traditional Scottish Supper that celebrates the very first Burns Night, which was held July 21st, 1801 in honor of Robert Burns.   Space for this premier event at Rural Hill is limited, and tickets must be purchased in advance.   A silent auction will be held throughout the evening and there will be a cash bar with beer, wine and Scotch whisky.

Park in the Dark 

8-10 pm at Robbins Park, 17500 W Catawba Ave. Hike times will generally last about one and a half to two hours, with multiple stops along the way to learn about some of the wildlife, trees and plants we may encounter, courtesy of Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists. No pets or strollers. Children younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Davidson Farmers Market

9 am -noon in downtown Davidson. This year’s 36 vendors include: fruits and vegetables, meat and dairy, freshly baked breads and artisanal baked goods, prepared foods, speciality culinary items, beverages, and health and beauty products.

Live Music

9 pm-midnight. String Theory. 19712 One Norman Blvd, Suite 110, Cornelius.

July 18

Concerts on the Green Concert Series

4 pm. Motown to downtown with The Legacy Motown Revue.