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Calling all doggies (and their humans)

Mark your calendars: The 18th Annual All American Dog Show will be held at Robbins Park from 3 pm to 6 pm Oct. 6. The free event, sponsored by Lake Norman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, is a Cornelius PARC Department tradition. On-site registration begins at 3 pm, with a K9 demonstration at 3:30 pm courtesy of the Cornelius […]


‘Park in the Dark’ sounds like fun

The Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists and the Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department will hold “Park in the Dark” with the Cornelius PARC Dept. at Robbins Park Aug. 10. The family event will focus on the nightlife surrounding the Lake Norman area, especially the diverse moth population. Activities that Friday night will include a nature […]

Shades of Brown from Charlotte performed their soulfull jazz songs as the crowd grew at the innaugurial Old Town Cornelius Jazz Festival.

Jazz Festival is on!

Despite partly cloudy skies and “any rain to come,” the PARC Dept. says the Cornelius Jazz Festival is on. Town officials say bring blankets and maybe rain boots for the event, which runs from 5 pm to 9 pm. Four well-known bands are tentatively on deck, including Calvin Edwards, Shableek, Bradford Ray Bailey and Shades […]


Go gaga over GagaBall April 14

Registration is open until April 13 for the Cornelius PARC Department’s GagaBall Tournament Saturday April 14. The tournament, which runs from 9 am to noon, is at Robbins Park. Open to boys and girls, ages 7 – 14, the tournament fee is $5 for residents; $10 for non-residents. A championship shootout in each age division […]


Hop Into Spring at Rec Center (not Robbins Park)

UPDATED. ​It’s very cold for bunnies and sure as shootin’ it’s gonna rain tomorrow. That means the Hop Into Spring event at Robbins Park is being moved to the JV Washam Rec Center at 9611 Westmoreland Road. The Community Egg Hunt at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church will go on as planned at 11 am. […]

Black History Month celebration Feb. 24 at Town Hall

Feb. 15 – The town of Cornelius PARC Department and the Smithville CommUNITY Coalition will host an annual Black History Month celebration February 24 from 1-3 p.m. at Cornelius Town Hall. The event is free and open to the public and will feature live performances from local historically-black churches and offer children’s activities and refreshments. […]

Join Hike Cornelius: Winter Wander on Feb. 24

Feb. 13 – Join the Cornelius PARC Department and Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists on February 24 at 10:00 a.m. for a guided hike through the trails at Robbins Park and Nature Preserve. Starting at the turtle pond boardwalk at the corner of Robbins Crescent and Robbins Park Drive, this two-mile nature walk will wind along […]

Cornelius PARC summer camp registration opens March 1

Feb. 13 – The Cornelius PARC Department will open registration for 2018 summer camps March 1 at 7:00 a.m. The 2018 Summer Camp Guide is now available at www.cornelius.org/summercamps and at Cornelius Town Hall located at 21445 Catawba Avenue. The camp guide includes all of the details, dates and descriptions for more than 110 half-day […]

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Cornelius PARC parents’ night out Feb. 16

Feb. 12 – Register now to drop off your children at the Cornelius Arts Center for a Parents’ Night Out event featuring a fun evening of arts and crafts, games and a movie on Friday, Feb. 16. Children ages seven to 12 years-old are invited to attend. The event will run from 6 – 9 […]

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Cornelius PARC Department accepting public art submissions

Jan. 30 – The Cornelius PARC Department is accepting submissions for the 4th Annual Beyond Walls public art exhibit. The selected works will be installed at Robbins Park and will be on exhibit May 2018 – January 2019. Beyond Walls is open to artists across the United States who create artworks for public spaces. Robbins Park offers an […]