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Big Day At The Lake

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Big Day at the Lake 18 / Nichie Cole photo

Ahoy Boat Hosts: Big Day at the Lake will be July 22

Jan. 27. Big Day at the Lake will be back this summer—July 22 to be exact—with a full day of fun planned for kids in Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas. Three goals Big Day at the Lake, which consists entirely of volunteers in and around Lake Norman, has three goals: Provide a full […]

Big Day at the Lake 18 / Nichie Cole photo

Big Day at the Lake XVIII made a splash on Lake Norman

July 18. By Dave Yochum. Fifty-four Boat Hosts; 94 Littles and 94 Bigs; 75 volunteers; 500 pounds of ice; 500 hot dogs; 250 hamburgers; 600 chicken tenders; one misting tent (it was hot); and many tubs of ice cream helped make for a cool Big Day at the Lake on Saturday. It started with the […]

Pope will bless the fleet for Big Day at the Lake

July 8. By Dave Yochum. On July 16, more than 300 Bigs, Littles, Boat Hosts and volunteers will descend on Lake Norman for a day of boating, tubing, lakeside activities, food and celebration. Ethan Pope, a pastor at Love Lake Norman, a non-denominational church in Cornelius, will offer up a prayer at the Blessing of […]

Sabi Asian Bistro

Eat at Sabi June 14 and support BBBS

June 13. Enjoy dining out on Tuesday, June 14 at Sabi Asian Bistro at 130 Harbour Place Dr. in Davidson and a portion of your order will be donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas Central Carolinas. The event is organized by Big Day at the Lake, an 18-year tradition on Lake Norman. […]

17th Annual Big Day at the Lake /Photo by Brock Williams Smith

Eat at Crafty Burg’r in Antiquity on Monday and support Big Brothers Big Sisters

April 11. Enjoy lunch or dinner out on Monday, April 11 at Crafty Burg’r in Antiquity and a portion of your order will be donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas. Just mention Big Day at the Lake to your server and the donation will go straight to Big Brothers Big Sisters. Big […]

Photo by Deborah Young

Big Day at the Lake has 3 goals, one of them raising funds—$110,000 so far

March 29. With COVID ebbing, Big Day at the Lake is getting back to normal—the picnic at the Duke Energy Explorium is a go after a two-year absence. About 100 Littles and their Bigs—adult mentors—will enjoy a full day on Lake Norman thanks to a flotilla of Boat Hosts. This annual event supports Big Brothers […]

Brixx photo: Birkdale Village

Eat at Brixx on Pi Day and support Big Day at the Lake, Big Brothers Big Sisters

March 14. Enjoy dinner out on Monday, March 14 at Brixx Pizza in Birkdale Village and a portion of your order will be donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas. Bring a completed Brixx Buxx form with you in order for Big Day at the Lake to get credit for the donation to […]

Big Day At The Lake 2021 / Photo by Brock Williams-Smith

Good news: Big Day at the Lake exceeds $100K goal, even before fundraisers

Feb. 18. By Dave Vieser. Big Day at the Lake is at 106 percent of its $100,000 fundraising goal for 2022. As of Feb. 16, $105,850 has been raised and program organizers believe upcoming special events should take the total beyond $115,000. After being canceled in 2020 and streamlined 2021 due to the pandemic, Big […]

Big Day At The Lake 2021 / Photo by Brock Williams-Smith

Big Day at the Lake back July 16 with a picnic at the Explorium

Feb. 4. Big Day at the Lake will be back this summer complete with the traditional picnic at the Duke Energy Explorium. The event, which is July 16, brings people together who wouldn’t otherwise come together for a full day of fun on Lake Norman starting with swimming, tubing and fishing followed by a picnic […]

17th Annual Big Day at the Lake /Photo by Brock Williams Smith

Big Day at the Lake back July 16, complete with picnic at the Explorium

Jan. 25. Big Day at the Lake will be back this summer on July 16, with plans to bring back the picnic at the Duke Energy Explorium barring unforeseen circumstances. The event, which supports at-risk kids in Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas, brings people together who wouldn’t otherwise come together for a full […]