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Weekender Feb. 1-4: Art exhibit opening, Coffee with a Cop, music and more

Thursday, Feb. 1  Traditional Series: The Burnett Sisters Band 7:30 pm | Feb. 1. The Burnett Sisters learned their craft through the Junior Appalachian Musician program, taught in small communities. Reaching adulthood, they formed their own family band that has its essential roots in Old-time music, but that borrows heavily from bluegrass and country music. […]

Weekly calendar: Chili cook-off, polar plunge, music and more

Wednesday, Jan. 17 Donation Day for Hough SEM 11am – 9 pm | Jan. 17. Use Code DONATEFRY on the Shack App for pickup, delivery or kiosk when checking out and Shake Shack, 16633 Birkdale Commons Pkwy., Huntersville, will donation 25% of your total purchase to Hough High School Sports and Entertainment Marketing (SEM). Global […]

Celebrate Earth Day at Earth Jam on Saturday

April 14. Cornelius Parks and Recreation and Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists are putting on  Earth Jam 2023 this Saturday. This free event – 4-7 p.m. is at Robbins Park, 17738 W. Catawba Ave.. – is a great way to come together as a community to celebrate Earth Day, eat delicious food, listen to live music, […]

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ASC offering cultural organization support grants

April 3. Mecklenburg County-based not-for-profit organizations with a primary mission of arts, science, history, or heritage have until Friday April 28 to apply for support grants. Cultural Organization Grants support organizations seeking to improve their management, develop audiences, strengthen fundraising and/or achieve operating efficiencies. These grants also support capacity building opportunities that improve an organization’s […]

Four of six boat launches are closed at Blythe Land because of low lake levels. Photo | Mecklenburg County Parks & Recreation

Some boat ramps closed at Blythe Landing

Jan. 31. Mecklenburg County Parks & Recreation has temporarily closed four of the six boat ramps at Blythe Landing Park because of the low lake level. The 24-acre park at 15901 NC 73 in Cornelius, has a beach, picnic areas, sand volleyball courts and a playground. There is no swimming at the beach. The floating […]


Weekender: Karaoke and more; fireworks postponed because of weather

Calendar Sponsors Dec. 29 Sippin’ Santa Live Karaoke  7:30 -10:30 pm | Dec. 29. With Thomas Anthony; come sing your favorite holiday. Limited seating; reservations recommended.  Thigs Cocktails LKN, 21234 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Dec. 31 Last chance mixology class  3-5 pm | Dec. 31. Create three easy Christmas cocktails that can be made for any holiday […]