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Carolina Renaissance Festival: Special guests this weekend for 30th anniversary

Oct. 6. The Carolina Renaissance Festival is celebrating its 30th year with special guests on Saturdays and Sundays now through Nov. 19. There are special guests this weekend for the Big Three-Oh: —Ned Alleyn’s Comedy Witch Trials: Famed tragedian Ned Alleyn flips the script on the classic witch trial by putting silly men on trial […]

Lotus Belly Dancers represent the Egyptian culture

Cain Park’s first event ever is ‘Festival of Cultures’ on Saturday

Oct. 5. The Cornelius Festival of Cultures will be held this Saturday at Cain Park, just outside the Cain Center for the Arts. The event, which is the first to be held at the pocket park, will showcase more than a dozen local cultures. There will be art and craft vendors and live performances, as […]


Here’s what’s going on in July and beyond

Calendar Sponsors Saturday, July 1 Coffee, cops and Confections 9 am | July 1. Cornelius Police Officers invite you to join them in front of the Police Department, Catawba Avenue, for a morning pick-me-up. Coffee and donuts will be provided, as well as great conversation. Concerts @ the Circles 5-6:30 pm acoustic artist; 7-9 pm […]

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Symphony and fireworks Saturday night at Bailey Road Park

June 23. Don’t forget Symphony in the Park is Saturday, June 24,  at Bailey Road Park. The fun starts at 6 pm and ends with a bang—fireworks when it’s dark. The family friendly event includes a performance by the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra under the stars, along with food trucks, local beer and wine and children’s […]

Pushh  plays at BirkdalangTree on Thursday. Photo |  Pushh website

Weekly calendar May 22- 29: Food & culture festival, farmers markets, concerts, Memorial Day observance

Calendar Sponsors Tuesday, May 23 Be Well Birkdale 6-7 pm | .May 23.  Check in at Concierge starting at 5:45 pm. Bring your mat for the workout class. You’ll receive access to a virtual punch card during your first class and if you come to five Be Well Birkdale classes, you get a prize. The […]

Party like it’s your birthday, in Mooresville

Feb. 27. The Town of Mooresville will hold a 150th birthday festival from noon to 4 pm in downtown Mooresville on Saturday from noon to 4 pm. Known as Mooresville Day, the event includes activities, vendors, businesses, and organizations that are quintessentially Mooresville. Activities include rides, simulators, bounce houses, trackless train, gem mining, Enchanted Garden, […]

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Weekly calendar Nov. 14-20: Last chance to catch renaissance festival, new art exhibit, community Thanksgiving service

Trying to figure out what to do this week? This calendar points you to some of the best options in Lake Norman.  Nov. 14 An Ideology that Refuses to Die: Cuba, Six Decades Later, A Cultural Approach  7-8 pm | Nov. 14. Lecture by Damaris Puñales–Alpízar is an Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies and Chair […]

Dance the night away at Huntersville Latino Night on Oct. 14.

Monthly calendar: Check it out and save the dates for October

Here’s highlights of what is going on around Lake Norman in October. For events that repeat weekly, we’ve created an ONGOING category; scroll down and you’ll find it.  Through Oct. 27 Annual Artoberfest Noon – 4 pm | Tuesday-Friday.  10am – 2pm | Saturday. Local artists’ work on displayat Mooresville Arts Depot, 103 W. Center […]

Will Easter & The Nomads

Weekly Agenda Sept. 19-25: Tawba Walk, ‘Murder on the Orient Express,’ Yappy Hour, guided walk, music

Trying to figure out what to do? This calendar can point you to some of the best options in Lake Norman. Check back on Mondays for the Weekly Agenda and Thursdays for the Weekender. For events that repeat weekly, we’ve created an ONGOING category; scroll down and you’ll find it.  Sept. 19 2022 Lake Norman […]

Boo: SCarowinds returns Sept. 16

Sept. 8. SCarowinds returns Sept. 16 with 19 terrifying nights prior to Halloween. All-new scares include five mazes, four ominous shows and 300 monsters nightly. Oh my “Only the bravest will venture inside the Hayden Hill Sanitarium to investigate where patients have been tortured for decades by deranged doctors. The evil medical staff prowls the […]