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April is for Arts | Photo: Town of Davidson

Davidson’s town-wide art festival in April needs artists, sponsors

Feb. 12. The Town of Davidson is painting a rosy picture for local artists and businesses during its annual April is for Arts event. Set for Friday, April 26 to Sunday, April 28, the celebration brings thousands of people to the Annual Gallery Crawl and Art on the Green. A juried art festival features booths […]

The Stargazer Music Festival is Nov. 17

Unique music festival is Friday under the stars

Nov. 13. This Friday, Nov. 17, brings a unique opportunity to experience live music under the shooting stars. The third iteration of Stargazer Music Festival will showcase artists from Montana, New York, Virginia and the Carolinas—All performing under the backdrop of the Leonids Meteor Shower at its peak. Genres include funk, jazz R&B and more. […]

Sheep Dog Trials | Photo: Visit Lake Norman

Sheep Dog Trials and Festival this weekend

Oct. 31. The Sheepdog Trials and Dog Festival returns to Historic Rural Hill Nov. 4-5. The annual event showcases the incredible skill and intelligence of sheepdogs as they compete in a variety of challenges. In addition to pet vendors, food and drink vendors and dog adoptions, the Sheepdog Trials feature a series of competitive events […]

Davidson hosts Fall Festival Oct. 27-28

Sept. 28. The Town of Davidson is holding the Fall Festival Weekend Oct. 27-Oct. 28. The fun begins with the annual Halloween March down Main Street as retailers hand out treats. Lineup begins at 4:45 pm in front of the Public Safety Building at 216 South Main St. with the start of the march starting […]

All American Dog Show is Oct. 1

Aug. 30. The 23rd Annual All American Dog Show will be Sunday, Oct. 1, from 2 pm to 5 pm at Robbins Park. Registration is $6 for up to two contests, which include Best Pooch Smooch, Most “Ear-resistible” Ears and Best Puppy Dog Eyes. Day-of, on-site registration is $10. Winners of each contest will compete […]

LKN Chamber Zero K is Friday

May 31. The Lake Norman Chamber Zero K will take place at Lost Worlds Brewing from 4 pm to 8 pm June 2. The cost to attend is $35; chamber membership is not required. The presenting sponsor is Lake Norman Chrysler Dodge Jeep. The cost to attend includes a T-shirt, drink ticket, digital photo and […]

Eli Yacinthe

Dante Lewis, Eli Yacinthe performing at Jazz Fest May 22

May 11. The Cornelius Jazz Fest on Saturday, May 22, includes performances by Dante Lewis as well as the Eli Yacinthe Band. The in-person event, which runs from 5 pm to 8 pm, is free. There will be food trucks and beverage vendors, but COVID-19 regulations will apply including social distancing. Attendees must pre-register. The […]

Car show May 15 at Rescue Ranch

April 21. Rescue Ranch is hosting a car show with classic cars and hot rods, including some NASCAR celebrities’ personal cars, 11 am to 4 pm May 15. Rescue Ranch is an animal welfare organization that uses educational programs to promote respect for animals and responsible pet ownership, as well as agricultural, environmental and wildlife […]


Davidson Community Players hosts ‘Strolling With Shakespeare’

April 19. Want to stroll with the Bard of Avon himself? You can do so for a sonnet, but online registration is required. Strolling With Shakespeare, put on by Davidson Community Players, is at 7 pm on May 7 and May 8; 2 pm on May 9. Guests will stroll to six different downtown Davidson […]