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Dragon boat racing is one of the most popular attractions at the annual Asian Festival.  PHOTO COURTESY OF ANDREA LEE

Asian Festival returns to Cornelius Oct. 23

Oct. 4. The Charlotte Dragon Boat Festival comes back to Lake Norman Oct. 23 with a lineup that includes dragon boat races, the Parade of Nations, cultural performances and a wide variety of Asian and Pacific Islands food. Asian Americans of all ethnicities and languages come together to celebrate their heritage through many activities such […]

Praise in the Park is Saturday at Smithville Park

Sept. 17. One of the longest running free, family-friendly festivals returns to Cornelius this weekend. Praise in the Park is an annual event that features local, regional, and national gospel artists along with food and educational and inspirational vendors. Performances Performers include Bonita Bourney-Simmons, Tiffani Lewis, Gary Mumford, Tawanna Ross, Cassandra O’Neal, Frankie & the […]

Photo: 600 Festival

Race Week revs up in October

Aug. 31. Circle K Speed Street, the Queen City’s longest-running street festival, is headed to Romare Bearden Park in October with live music. Headliners include Collective Soul, Cassadee Pope and Chris Lane, as well as 90s alt-rock favorites Tonic and Better than Ezra and Charlotte native and rising Country artist Christina Taylor. Longstanding connection While […]

Stormin Norman LKN

It’s hot out, and so is the music in – and on – Lake Norman

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. Trying to figure out what to do? This calendar, published weekly on Thursdays, can point you to some of the best […]


Juneteenth observation Saturday at Ada Jenkins

June 18. Davidson Mayor Rusty Knox will speak at the Juneteenth observation Saturday at the Ada Jenkins Center. The nationwide holiday celebrating the emancipation of African-Americans originated in Galveston, Texas in 1865 and has spread nationwide since then. The event, which runs from 11 am to 2 pm, includes music and entertainment as well as […]

June 18: Stella Rising performs at Birkdale Village

This weekend: Plenty to do, see and hear

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. Here’s a look at what’s coming up: June 18 Live Under the Oaks Stella Rising performing. 6-8 pm. Birkdale Village, Huntersville.  The Victory Summit 9 am – 4pm. Lake Norman […]


LaLaCaboosa returns Thursday June 10

June 8. LaLaCaboosa, the downtown Huntersville music series, is back. This Thursday, June 10, Southern Style Band will perform from 6 to 9 pm at Veterans Park at Main Street and Maxwell. Next up is Pursey Kerns on June 24 and July 8, followed by the Thurston Howell Band on July 22. Bring lawn chairs […]

June 4: Drivin N Cryin

June is heating up with events around Lake Norman

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 [email protected] Here’s a look at what’s coming up: June 3 Music Bingo Music Bingo With Seabrooks.  7- 9 pm. Doors open at 4pm. […]


Great Race stops in downtown Mooresville June 26

June 3. After a pandemic hiatus, The Great Race will travel from San Antonio to Greenville, SC, stopping in Mooresville overnight on June 26. More than 100 antique automobiles are traveling cross-country, with stops in places like Joplin, MO. and Lexington, KY. After Mooresville, the racers proceed to the finish at the Hyatt Regency in […]

Ladies Night Out April 22

April 15. Birkdale Village is hosting a Ladies Night Out event from 5 pm to 9 pm April 22. There will be a “stroll map” that includes restaurant and retail specials, as well as a raffle. “We’re so excited to celebrate the ladies of Huntersville with an incredible evening dedicated to shopping and dining along […]