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Top picks for this weekend

Oct. 1: Huntersville Latino Night will feature North Carolina Brazilian Arts Project / Night Edge Photography

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.

We’ve included some dates for future events you need to register for in advance. Here’s a look at what’s coming up:

Oct. 1

Huntersville Latino Night

5-9 pm. Featured bands include: North Carolina Brazilian Arts Project, Son Poquitos and UltimaNota. Local food trucks and beverages will be on site for purchase. No outside alcohol is permitted on the event grounds. Veterans Park at Main and Maxwell, 201 Huntersville-Concord Rd., Huntersville.

Denver Days

7-10 pm  at Rescue Squad Park, 7835 Galway Ln., Denver, for Music in the Park. Free. Food Trucks on site and beer and wine for purchase. No coolers or outside beverages other than water.

Oct. 2: 21st Annual All American Dog show will feature pet-related vendors, concessions and activities for the kids

Oct. 2

21st Annual All American Dog Show

3-6 pm. Registration is required to participate, so click here for early-bird registration (save $4 by registering online ahead of time), or you can register on the day of the event. Online registration  ends Sept. 29. In addition to fun contests, visitors are able to enjoy pet-related vendor tents, concessions, and children’s activities. Robbins Park, 17738 W. Catawba Ave.

Downtown Mooresville’s Festival of Food Trucks

5 pm- 8:30 pm. Food and live music in downtown Mooresville, 215 N. Main St.

2021 Mooresville Wiener Races  

2-6 pm in the grassy lot on the corner of East Center Street and North Church Street in downtown Mooresville.

 

Oct. 2: Radio Revolver performs at Concerts @ the Circles

Concerts @ the Circles

Radio Revolver, variety. 6-8 pm on Jetton Street in front of The Linden Apartments, Davidson.

Denver Days

7-10 pm  at Rescue Squad Park, 7835 Galway Ln., Denver, for Music in the Park. Free. Food Trucks on site and beer and wine for purchase. No coolers or outside beverages other than water.

 

Oct. 2: OTR (Old Town Revival) bike show will feature custom built & vintage vehicles along with live music, food and more

OTR (Old Town Revival) bike show

3-8 pm. Kenton Place, 17111 Kenton Dr., Cornelius.  Vintage and custom motorcycles, trucks, cars and bicycles.

Lost Worlds Oktoberfest

11 am – 10 pm. OOPS Polka Band.  This is a ticketed event. Food will be available. This is a 21 and older event. No dogs allowed. Lost Worlds Brewing, 19700-D One Norman Blvd.

Oct. 1-3: Tuck Fest celebrates the outdoor lifestyle through nearly 150 clinics, musical performances, races and more

Oct. 1-3

Tuck Fest

Tuck Fest is a multi-day festival held at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte that celebrates the outdoor lifestyle through nearly 150 clinics, musical performances, races, yoga practices and more. For guests who are interested in simply experiencing the sights and sounds of Tuck Fest, there is no ticket or registration required (standard parking fees apply). To participate in one race/competition or all 35-plus, Tuck Fest race registration is a one-time flat fee that grants access to all races and competitions throughout the three day festival. Activity Passes to experience the Whitewater Center’s 30-plus available outdoor activities, as well as food and beverage options, can be purchased online or on-site.

Saturdays and Sundays, Oct.  2 – Nov. 21

Carolina Renaissance Festival

10 am – 5:30 pm. The interactive event is a combination of outdoor theater, circus, open air arts and crafts fair, jousting tournament and food. Tickets $27 adults starting at 13 years; $17 ages 5-12 years; 4 and younger free.  Renaissance Festival fairgrounds,16445 Poplar Tent Road, Huntersville.

Saturdays and Sundays, Oct 2 -Nov. 21: Carolina Renaissance Festival offers games, crafts and food of yesteryear

Oct. 3

Blessing of the Animals 

4 pm. Blessing of the Animals service on the front lawn of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church (weather permitting). Blessing of the Animals services are traditionally held near the beginning of October because it corresponds to the Feast Day of St. Francis, who was known for his kindness to animals. Bring any animals or pets you may have, and they will be prayed over. Or, maybe you’ve had a pet die recently, and you miss your pet. Come and give God thanks for the gift of your pet’s life and receive God’s healing and blessing. If you have a picture of your pet, please bring it with you. 19600 Zion Ave.

Concerts on the Green

Dave Matthews Tribute Band. 6-8 pm on The Village Green downtown Davidson.

 

Taste of Birkdale Village 

1 – 5 pm. Stroll down the Parkway at Taste of Birkdale Village enjoying tastes and treats from the restaurants.

You can find bars and various seating options scattered throughout the Grove and the Parkway. Hospice & Palliative Care Lake Norman will be hosting a Silent Auction in the Fountain area and proceeds from Taste of Birkdale Village will be donated to them. Enjoy live music including performances from Shelley Ruffin and Province of Thieves.

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