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Lake Norman is in full swing with fun things to do

June 25: Tim Cook Band performs at Birkdale Village

June 25. Trying to figure out what to do? This calendar, published weekly on Thursdays, can point you to some of the best options in Lake Norman. Submit your entertainment and event news to corneliustoday@gmail.com. Here’s a look at what’s coming up:

June 24-July 3

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Presented by the Davidson Community Players, Armour Street Theatre,  307 Armour Street, Davidson. Tickets are $15-$20. Email  boxoffice@davidsoncommunityplayers.org or call 704-892-7953. An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. Recommended ages 12 and older.

June 24-26: River Jams at US National Whitewater Center

June 24-26

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.

June 25

Live Under the Oaks

Tim Cook Band.  6-8 pm. Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

Casino Bowling Night

6:45 pm. Victory Lanes, 125 Morlake Dr., Mooresville.   $20. Tickets required.  Music, bowling and prizes; adults only. Casino Bowling is a No-Tap format, meaning you only need to knock down 9-pins on your first ball to receive a strike. Check-in starts at 5:45 pm.

June 26: The Great Race stops in Mooresville

June 26

The Great Race

The second to the last stop of the cross-country, week-long, 38-year-old race for refurbished antique rally cars will be downtown Mooresville. Local car show 11 am-3 pm. The Great Race rally cars begin to drive 3-5 pm. arrive with the Antique car show at 5 pm.

2021 Fireworks & Concert Spectacular 

Gates open 4 pm. Multiple musical acts with headliner Craig Campbell. This free event at East Lincoln High School, 6471 Hwy. 73, Denver, is hosted by the Denver Area Business Association.

June 26: “Secret Life of Pets 2” at Legion Park

Outdoor Cinema

“The Secret Life of Pets 2” at Legion Park, 21214 Legion St. Free.

Check-in will be held at the baseball field outfield gate. Gate opens at 6:30 pm, including concessions available for purchase. Weather permitting, the movie will begin at dusk, approximately 8:30 pm.

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.

Huntersville Growers’ Market

8 am to noon.  An outdoor, open air market, offering fresh produce, eggs, baked goods, dog treats, select craft items, free chef samples and more. Veterans Park, Main Street and Maxwell Street, Huntersville.


June 26: Crucial Fiya performs at Concerts @ the Circles

Concerts @ the Circles

Crucial Fiya, reggae. 6-8 pm on Jetton Street in front of The Linden Apartments, Davidson.

Live music

6 pm. Badfish. Featuring opening band Of Good Nature. Buy tickets in advance for $20.

June 29

Be Well Birkdale

6-7 pm. A workout class will be presented by various studios and instructors each week. Check in  across from Lululemon starting at 5:30 pm.

Music Trivia

6:30-8:30 pm. Lost Worlds Brewery, 9700 One Norman Blvd.

Disc Golf AM League

5:45 pm Tuesdays through Sept. 7 at Bradford Park, 17005 Davidson-Concord Rd., Huntersville.  Sign-ups start 5:15-5:40 pm by Hole 1. $5 entry. Info: Pat Bowles, pbowles@huntersville.org.

Growers’ Market

9 am – 1 pm at Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center’s  front lot off Gilead Road.

June 30

Birkdale Buds

10:15 am-noon. Bring your pre-school aged little bud for playtime  in the Grove at  Birkdale Village, Huntersville. Check in across from TCBY starting at 10:15 am. Crafts and activities will be available while supplies last. Bring your own blankets to sit on.

Yoga with Ilse

Every Wednesday from 7-8 pm.  All levels welcome.  $10 for the class and a beer. Eleven Lakes Brewing, 10228 Bailey Rd.

Lost Asana Yoga

6:30 pm. Grab your mat and join our community. There’s a pint of Morleys waiting.  $10 includes a drink token. Lost Worlds Brewery, 9700 One Norman Blvd.