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This week June 3-9 and fun events in the rest of the month, too

Thursday, June 6

LangTree Live

6:30-9 pm | June 6. The Ben Gatlin Band. Everything from 60s-70s to top 40. LangTree Lake Norman, 401 Langtree Rd., Mooresville.

Crowned art reception

6:30-8:30 pm | June 6. Meet Ellie Rose and Eva Crawford, the  artists from Artfields 2023 Competition behind the powerful and popular exhibit Crowned. Free reception. Cain Center for the Arts.

Friday, June 7

Fun Fridays: Food Painting / arts & crafts

Noon – 2 pm | June 7. Free summer activities for all children of all ages. Donoghue’s Open Door located inside FeedNC,2456 Charlotte Highway, Mooresville 28117.

Rock the Park

6 pm food trucks; 6:30 pm show | June 7. Greggie & The Jets, an Elton John tribute band. The amphitheater has open lawn seating. Bring a chair, blanket and rock the park. Free. Liberty Park, 255 E. Iredell Ave., Downtown Mooresville.

Live Under The Oaks

6-8 pm | June 7. Unwind with live musical performance. No coolers are allowed on property. A bar will be onsite in the designated area provided by Red Rocks for beverage needs. Bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on. Seating space may be limited. The Plaza, Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

Saturday, June 8

Intro to Flat Water Kayaking

9:30-11 am; arrive no later than 9:15 am so that class can start on time | June 8. This class is designed for paddlers who have little to no experience kayaking on calm water. Participants will spend 20-30 minutes in the classroom with the rest of the time on the water. All sessions will be lead with experienced and qualified instructors. Must register. Cost per person: $30 for residents, $36 others. Lake Norman Community Sailing Center, 15901 NC-73, located within Blythe Landing Park, Cornelius.

On Stage Concerts: Jazz at the Cain

7 pm doors; 8 pm show | June 8. Artists Ali Silk, keyboardist; Roberto Restuccia, guitarist; Jeff Ryan, saxophone; and featuring John Dillard Band. $55-$75. Cain Center for the Arts, Cornelius.

Concerts on the Green

6-8 pm | June 8. Radio Revolver – Iconic Radio Hits. Town Green, downtown Davidson.

Lights, Camera, Birkdale

7:30 pm | June 8. “Space Jam.” Seating is first come, first serve. Attendees are encouraged to bring additional blankets & chairs. No outside food or beverage is permitted, but takeout from our onsite restaurants is encouraged. The Plaza, Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

Sunday, June  9

Historic Tour of the Store

1-2:15 pm and 3-4 pm | June 2. Step back in time to 1779 and explore the Hugh Torance House and Store and grounds.  The historic Hugh Torance House and Store is the oldest-standing store in NC and one of Mecklenburg County’s few surviving 18th-century structures. The site is adjacent to Cedar Grove, the National Register brick 1831 Greek Revival home of James Torrance, son of Hugh and Isabella Torance. This is a free tour but donations are most welcome. Hugh Torance House and Store, 8231 Gilead Rd., Huntersville.

Thursday, June 13

Ladies Night Out

5-8 pm | June 13. Check in is at 5 pm at Concierge; grab your stroll map and raffle ticket while supplies last. Enjoy special retail deals and in store activations. Gather in The Plaza at 6 pm for the first Ladies Night Out After Party, featuring a photo-op, a live DJ, Champagne tent and more. Raffle giveaways start at 7 pm; guests must be present to claim their prize. Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

Pasta Making Class

6:30 pm | June 13. Make three different pastas and sauces. $50. Space extrtxemely limited. Donoghue’s Open Door, FeedNC, 2456 Charlotte Hwy., Mooresville 28117. 

Friday, June 14

Sundown Sounds

7-9 pm | June 14. Blue Monday, rock ’n roll. Free concert at Ramsey Creek Beach.

Second Friday Street Festival 

6-10 pm | June 14. Live concert, food trucks, craft brews, artisans and vendors, kids zone, games. Oak Street Mill, Cornelius.

Live Under The Oaks

6-8 pm | June 14. Unwind with live musical performance. No coolers are allowed on property. A bar will be onsite in the designated area provided by Red Rocks for beverage needs. Bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on. Seating space may be limited. The Plaza, Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

Carolina Barbecue  to benefit Cool Kids Campaign

5-10 pm | June 14. Live music, corn hole tournament, charity auction, open bar and Carolina Smoked Pork Shoulder, prepared by Award Winning Salisbury Pitmasters. $125 per person; tickets required. Splendor Pond Flower Farm, 388 Rocky River Rd., Mooresville 28115.

Saturday, June 15

Standup Paddleboarding

9:30-11 am; arrive no later than 9:15 am so that class can start on time | June 15. Learn stand up paddleboarding (SUP) in a safe and controlled environment with experienced and certified paddle instructors. Participants will use top quality, new equipment. Must register. Cost per person: $30 for residents, $36 others. Lake Norman Community Sailing Center, 15901 NC-73, located within Blythe Landing Park, Cornelius.

Saturday, June 15 

Intro to Flat Water Kayaking

9:30-11 am; arrive no later than 9:15 am so that class can start on time | June 15. This class is designed for paddlers who have little to no experience kayaking on calm water. Participants will spend 20-30 minutes in the classroom with the rest of the time on the water. All sessions will be lead with experienced and qualified instructors. Must register. Cost per person: $30 for residents, $36 others. Lake Norman Community Sailing Center, 15901 NC-73, located within Blythe Landing Park, Cornelius.

4th Annual Juneteenth celebration 

4-7 pm | June 15. Ada Jenins Center, Davidson.

2024 Concerts @ the Circles

5- 6:30 pm, acoustic artist. 7-9  pm headliner | June 15. Abbey Elmore Band – Variety. Jetton Street near Clean Juice, 605 D, Davidson. 

An Intimate Evening with Priscilla Presley

Doors open 5 pm, 6 pm show | June 15. In this all-new “Evening With”, Priscilla Presley is finally going to tell her story of the years with the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley. At the end of the show, the audience has an  opportunity to ask questions. $35-$55. Mooresville Performing Arts Center, 161 S. Magnolia St., Mooresville 28115.

• Send your event information to corneliustoday@gmail.com. Deadline is the 15th of the month for the print calendar; one week in advance for online/newsletter calendars.

Sunday, June 16

Papapalooza, a Father’s Day Celebration

10 am – noon | June 16. Join Love Lake Norman for a worship experience followed by a hangout with classic cars, hot dogs, games and cold sodas for the dads. Come on out and bring your dad for a super-fun morning together. The whole LKN community is invited. Cain Center for the Arts, 21348 Catawba Ave.

Historic Tour of the Store

1-2:15 pm and 3-4 pm | June 2. Step back in time to 1779 and explore the Hugh Torance House and Store and grounds.  The historic Hugh Torance House and Store is the oldest-standing store in NC and one of Mecklenburg County’s few surviving 18th-century structures. The site is adjacent to Cedar Grove, the National Register brick 1831 Greek Revival home of James Torrance, son of Hugh and Isabella Torance. This is a free tour but donations are most welcome. Hugh Torance House and Store, 8231 Gilead Rd., Huntersville.

Concerts on the Green

6-8 pm | June 16. Band of Oz – Beach/Variety. Town Green, downtown Davidson.

Wednesday, June 19

Global Wine Exploration Night

6:30-8 pm | June 19. Guided Tasting (Portuguese wines). $20. Lost Worlds Brewery, 19700-D One Norman Blvd.

Thursday, June 20

Breakfast with the Blue

9 -10:30 am | June 20. Are you team Chicken Minis or Chicken Biscuit? Either way, join the Cornelius Police for Breakfast with the Blue at Chick-fil-A, 17035 Nat Bynum Ln.

LaLaCaboosa

Music plays 6pm-9pm | June 20.  Grab your lawn chairs/blankets and enjoy an evening of live music in downtown Huntersville. A food truck and beverage vendor will be onsite with food and drinks for purchase. Veterans Park at Main & Maxwell, 201 Huntersville-Concord Rd., Huntersville.

Thursday, June 20 – Sunday, June 30

Davidson Community Players: ‘9 to 5 The Musical’

See website for schedule.Three women turning the man’s world of the modern office into their own. Like the heroines of the Barbie movie, there’s no corporate glass ceiling these women can’t smash. Tickets: Adult $28-$32; Senior (65+) $26-$30; Student (under 21)  $18-21. Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St., Davidson.

Friday, June 21

Live Under The Oaks

6-8 pm | June 21. Unwind with live musical performance. No coolers are allowed on property. A bar will be onsite in the designated area provided by Red Rocks for beverage needs. Bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on. Seating space may be limited. The Plaza, Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

Saturday, June 22

Symphony in the Park

6-10 pm | June 22.  An evening with the Charlotte Symphony under the stars at the Bailey Road Park Bandshell. Beautiful music, food trucks, local beer and wine, children’s activities and more. Fireworks show to wrap up the evening. Bailey Road Park, 11696 Bailey Rd., Cornelius.

HEARTS Junion ’24

2-5 pm | June 22. Attend HEARTS 3rd annual Junion for an exploration of regional history through the lens of genealogy, along with live music, dance and local ecology. Featuring noted genealogist and Co-Chairperson for the HEARTS Reunion Project, Andre’ Kearns. Hugh Torance House and Store, 8231 Gilead Rd., Huntersville.

Concerts on the Green

6-8 pm | June 22. Pushh – Today’s Variety. Town Green, downtown Davidson.

Second annual Night Market

4-9 pm | June 22. Over 50 artists and makers showcasing their creations, food trucks, live music and beer releases. Lost Worlds Brewery, Cornelius.

Commemoration of the 244th Anniversary of the Battle of Ramsour’s Mill

10 am – noon | June 22.  Hosted by the Catawba Valley Chapter, North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution. In-person. Free.The Commemoration of the Battle of Ramsour’s Mill will be held at the mass grave at Battleground Elementary School, 301 Jeb Seagle Dr., Lincolnton.

Sunday, June 23

Historic Tour of the Store

1-2:15 pm and 3-4 pm | June 2. Step back in time to 1779 and explore the Hugh Torance House and Store and grounds.  The historic Hugh Torance House and Store is the oldest-standing store in NC and one of Mecklenburg County’s few surviving 18th-century structures. The site is adjacent to Cedar Grove, the National Register brick 1831 Greek Revival home of James Torrance, son of Hugh and Isabella Torance. This is a free tour but donations are most welcome. Hugh Torance House and Store, 8231 Gilead Rd., Huntersville.

Wednesday, June 26

Puzzle Palooza

5:30-8 pm | June 26.Teams of two will compete against other teams to see who can finish the same 500-piece jigsaw puzzle the fastest. There will be prizes for 1st and 2nd place. Participants will also take home their completed puzzle.  Must register. Space limited. Cain Center for the Arts, downtown Cornelius.

Friday, June 28

CSO @ McGuire Nuclear Station

8:30 pm| June 28. Join the Charlotte Symphony for its annual free summer concert at Duke Energy’s EnergyExplorium at McGuire Nuclear Station, Huntersville.

Live Under The Oaks

6-8 pm | June 28. Unwind with live musical performance. No coolers are allowed on property. A bar will be onsite in the designated area provided by Red Rocks for beverage needs. Bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on. Seating space may be limited. The Plaza, Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

Saturday, June 29

Concert in the Park – Charlotte Symphony & Fireworks

7-10 pm | June 29.Free event. No pets or smoking. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Fireworks display will follow the performance. Village Park,700 West C St., Kannapolis.

Entrepreneur Expo

11 am | June 29. Over 25 vendors from event planners, medical professionals, caterers, interior designers and more. The primary goal of the Entrepreneur Expo is to allow a few small business’ that have supported Be The Lite to present to the local community in a way that will bring awareness to what they do and showcase what they offer. Cain Center for the Arts.

Sunday, June 30

Historic Tour of the Store

1-2:15 pm and 3-4 pm | June 2. Step back in time to 1779 and explore the Hugh Torance House and Store and grounds.  The historic Hugh Torance House and Store is the oldest-standing store in NC and one of Mecklenburg County’s few surviving 18th-century structures. The site is adjacent to Cedar Grove, the National Register brick 1831 Greek Revival home of James Torrance, son of Hugh and Isabella Torance. This is a free tour but donations are most welcome. Hugh Torance House and Store, 8231 Gilead Rd., Huntersville.

• Send your event information to corneliustoday@gmail.com. Deadline is the 15th of the month for the print calendar; one week in advance for online/newsletter calendars.

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