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Light show set to music in Davidson | Photo: Cornelius Today

Christmas in Davidson continues tonight and tomorrow, N. Meck Holiday Parade is Saturday

Dec. 1. There are two more nights for Christmas in Davidson, one of the most popular holiday events in Lake Norman. It runs from 6 pm to 9 pm tonight and Saturday. There are holiday light shows, roving entertainers, a live nativity and live music, not to mention shopping in all the stores. Sadly enough, […]

Birkdale Village Tree Lighting Schedule

Nov. 17. If you got caught in the Christmas Tree lighting event traffic jam last year at Birkdale Village, they’re trying to alleviate some of the issues this year. The event kicks off at 2 pm Saturday Nov. 18, but parking is expected to fill up quickly. Birkdale Village management suggests car-pooling and ride sharing. […]

Christmas in Davidson

Christmas in Davidson, holiday parade are right around the corner

Nov. 16. The North Meck holiday parade—a local tradition for 41 years—starts to roll at 1 pm Dec. 2, starting at Griffith Street in Davidson and heading south into downtown Cornelius where it ends at Catawba Avenue a couple of hours later. At the conclusion of the parade, the third Merry Main Street Tricycle Race […]

Christmas tree in Cain Park | Facebook screen shot

New town Christmas tree; Catawba will close for lighting event Nov. 25

Nov. 16. By Dave Yochum. The town’s new Christmas tree, including a star, ornaments, power supply and ballast tank, went up in the Cain Center for the Arts plaza yesterday. The cost: $45,500. Trimmings Wreaths and pole wraps for light poles cost an additional $7,000, with the total cost of $52,500 coming out of the […]

Today is Flag Day

June 14. Today is Flag Day, the 245th anniversary of the adoption of the flag of the United States in 1777. Flag Day pays homage to this symbol of democracy and freedom that serves as a beacon for all Americans. All North Carolinians are encouraged to display the U.S. flag at full staff to honor […]

E-newsletter holiday schedule

Nov. 24. Cornelius Today and Business Today will close Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov. 26 for the Thanksgiving holiday. The daily e-newsletter will resume on Monday, Nov. 29.

Tree-lighting is Nov. 27 at Town Hall

Nov. 15. Light Up Cornelius, a local holiday tradition, will be 4-7 pm Saturday, Nov. 27 behind Cornelius Town Hall. Festivities will include holiday songs, horse-drawn carriage rides, craft vendors, photos with Santa Claus, a s’mores station, a model train display, food vendors and the tree lighting ceremony at 5:45 pm. The event, which is […]

Labor Day newsletter, publishing schedule, a little history

Aug. 31. Cornelius Today and Business Today will close Friday and Monday in observance of Labor Day, reopening on Tuesday Sept. 7. The e-newsletter will resume at that time. The September print edition will be in mailboxes Friday and Saturday of this week. National holiday Congress established Labor Day as a national holiday. In 1894, […]

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7 healthy holiday gift options, the COVID-19 edition

Nov. 16. By Cliff Mehrtens. Giving the gift of good health this holiday season – like many things during COVID-19 – will be slightly different. Many gyms, fitness centers and health clubs have closed, or are open at a reduced capacity because of the virus. And, let’s face it, the more we distance, the more […]

Christmas is a wonderful time in N. Meck

The North Mecklenburg Christmas Parade, put on by the Davidson Fire Department and Cornelius-Lemley Volunteer Fire Department, starts in Davidson on Saturday at 1 pm and ends on Main Street in Cornelius at Catawba Avenue. Hint to parents: Santa rides in a fire truck! The Davidson United Methodist Church Live Nativity, which has live animals, soloists and even […]