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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events: March 8 – March 18

Spring fever hitting you early? Get your yard work done with pine needles from First Baptist Saturday. Proceeds go to youth summer camp. Devour pancakes for a good cause with LKN Kiwanis 8 am to noon. Then, share ideas about the proposed North Regional Recreation Center during the open house and discussion 10 am to 1 pm at Bailey Middle School.
Thursday, March 8
North Meck Alliance Group
Officials from Huntersville, Cornelius and Davidson discuss regionalism, communication among lake towns and transportation projects. Open to the public. 5:30 p.m. at Cornelius Town Hall.
Book Signing
Bestselling author and Davidson College graduate John Hart will read and sign copies of his newest book, “The Hush.” 2-3 p.m. at Main Street Books in Davidson.
Peter Pan, The Musical
March 8-17 at Lake Norman High School in Mooresville.
Nature Talk
Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists will host a free talk, “An Alien Plant in Lake Norman Being Controlled by Alien Fish.” 7 p.m. at the Mooresville Public Library.
Seussical the Musical
Community School of Davidson High School presents a delightful musical for all ages weaving together Seuss favorites “The Cat in the Hat,” “Horton Hears a Who!” and more. March 8-11 at the ArtSpace theater in Davidson.
Friday, March 9
Spanish Conversation Group
Improve your Spanish reading, speaking, listening and grammar skills in a relaxed group setting. 9:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Branch Library.
Home Grown Exhibition
Annual local art showcase featuring a variety of works by more than 125 artists from Cornelius and surrounding areas. Open through March 30 at the Cornelius Arts Center Gallery.
The Roommate
It’s “The Odd Couple” meets “Breaking Bad” in this play by Jen Silverman in which empty nester and recent divorcee Sharon begins to rethink her life after her new roommate moves in. Feb. 23-March 10 at The Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius.
Saturday, March 10
Annual Pancake Breakfast
The Lake Norman Kiwanis will host a pancake breakfast with all proceeds going to children’s charities. 8 a.m.-noon at Lake Norman Charter Middle School in Huntersville.
Pine Needle Sale
The church youth group will have its annual pine needle fundraiser. Proceeds support youth summer camp. $4.75 per bale on-site; $5.50 delivered. Call church office for advance orders. 8 a.m.-noon March 10 and 17 at First Baptist Church of Cornelius.
Open House
The parks departments of Mecklenburg County, Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville will host an open house to discuss the planning process for the proposed Northern Regional Recreation Center. Share ideas, enjoy games, activities and refreshments. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Bailey Middle School in Cornelius.
Document Shredding Event
The Cornelius Police Department will host a document shredding event. Four bag or box maximum. 9 a.m.-noon at Cornelius Town Hall.
Souper Bowl
Local restaurants will show off their soup creations at this fundraiser for the Davidson Housing Coalition. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Lilly Family Gallery at Davidson College.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Annual parade features Irish pipe band, Irish dancers, green cars, family fun and more. 3 p.m. in downtown Mooresville.
Easter Bunny Photos
Carolina Big Hearts Big Barks Rescue will take photos of your pups for donations. Ages 21 and up. All dogs must be fixed, friendly and current on vaccinations. 1-4 p.m. at Lucky Dog Bark and Brew in Cornelius.
Gospel Concert
Heart 2 Heart, The Wisecarvers and The Rogers Family will perform. 5:30 p.m. at Living Word Ministries in Lowesville.
Sunday, March 11
Outdoor Hike
Davidson Parks and Rec and Davidson Lands Conservancy are offering a series of hikes led by expert naturalists. The next hike is 2-4 p.m. at Fisher Farm Park in Davidson.
The Alexander Community Concert Series welcomes award-winning sibling group Southern Raised, who will perform their unique blend of bluegrass, Celtic and Christian country. Reception follows the concert. 3 p.m. at The Episcopal Church of St. Peter by-the-Lake in Denver.
Charlotte bluegrass and folk music legend Jon Singleton will join Jon Hill and David Gilliland to perform Irish music for fiddle, mandolin and piano. Free. 3 p.m. in Tyler-Tallman Hall at Davidson College.
Meet the Morrisons
The Davidson Historical Society welcomes Jim and Ann Williams, who will portray Robert Hall Morrison, founder of Davidson College, and his wife, Mary Graham Morrison, daughter of General Joseph Graham. Free. 4 p.m. at the Davidson College Alumni House.
Monday, March 12
Organ Concert
Organ at Davidson will showcase the music of Johann Sebastian Bach in a program entitled “Arnstadt to Leipzig: Bach’s Organ Music From Start to Finish.” Organists Jane Cain and Michael Rowland will perform. 7:30 p.m. at Davidson College Presbyterian Church.
Tuesday, March 13
Business Workshop
“Business Succession Planning.” Learn how to determine the value of your business, the options for exiting, how to select and prepare the right successor, more. 8:30-10 a.m. at the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce in Cornelius.
Teen Art Club
Make friends while exploring different media and techniques. 6-7 p.m. at the Cornelius Branch Library.
Wednesday, March 14
Children’s Book Club
Children in first and second grade invited to discuss a book and share an activity. 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Cornelius Branch Library.
Thursday, March 15
Play Development Workshop
Award-winning playwright Matt Webster will lead a workshop for youth ages 12-18. Students will have opportunities to develop scripts as actors, writers and directors and produce a performance on May 10. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays at the DCP Actor’s Lab in Cornelius.
Fame: The Musical
The Hough High School theatre department and orchestra present the story of fame-obsessed Carmen, shy actress Serena and other students at the High School of Performing Arts. March 15-17 at Hough High School in Cornelius.
Friday, March 16
Focus Friday
This month’s topic is the upcoming Mecklenburg County property tax revaluation. 8:30-10 a.m. at the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce in Cornelius.
Arbor Day Celebration
11 a.m. at Roosevelt Wilson Park in Davidson.
Saturday, March 17
Latta Celtic Festival
Live music, food and beer vendors, arts and crafts, historic Celtic warriors and heritage demonstrations. March 17-18 at Historic Latta Plantation in Huntersville.
Mac and Cheese Cook-off
Tickets include tastings from 15 contestants, drinks and desserts. 6-9:30 p.m. in downtown Mooresville.
Music on Main
Elvis impersonator Stephen Freeman presents “A Tribute to Elvis.” 7 p.m. at the Charles Mack Citizen Center in Mooresville.
Improv Comedy Show
Local improvisation and sketch comedy company Now Are the Foxes will perform. 8 p.m. at the Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius.
Sunday, March 18
Music at St. Alban’s presents Asheville-based Melodica and keyboard ensemble One Road Over. 3 p.m. at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Davidson.
Spring Vibes Event

Style Perfect Events hosts a festive soiree with live music, finger food and delightful decor. 2-4 p.m. at Main Street Books in Davidson.

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