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Weekend planner: Nov. 12-14

Nov. 13: Huntersville Veterans Day Parade & Ceremony

Here’s what is happening this weekend.

Friday, Nov. 12

Nov. 12: Davidson College Fall concert

Fall concert

7:30 pm. The Davidson College Symphony Orchestra  will feature the winners of our 2021 Concerto Competition. Admission is free, but tickets are required. For tickets, please contact the Union Box Office at 704-894-2135. Online ticket purchases are subject to an Etix convenience fee.

Attendance to Davidson College Music Department events requires proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test in addition to wearing a mask. Duke Family Performance Hall – Davidson College.

Nov. 13-14: Rural Hill Sheepdog Trials

Watch Me Dance – Chicago Stepping 

7-8 pm Fridays through Dec. 26 at the Huntersville Arts & Cultural Center, 109 S. Old Statesville Rd. Purple Charlotte Steppers presents an interactive dance series that promotes social connectivity and health through movement. This series celebrates American style social dancing. Watch Me Dance highlights the American social dance styles birthed in African-American communities, including Chicago Stepping, Detroit Ballroom and Soul Line Dancing. This series is open to children 10 and older and adult children of all ages. This series features a new class customized for the visually impaired. Contact/Registration: Demond Carter, 704-380-7264; www.purplecharlotte.com.

Saturday, Nov. 13

Veterans Day Parade & Ceremony 

10 am. Huntersville and The American Legion Post 321 will host the  6th Annual Veteran’s Day Parade & Ceremony. The parade will begin at 10am and be followed by the 11am ceremony honoring those who have served and currently serve. The parade lineup will begin on Maxwell Street. The parade will travel southbound on Hwy. 115 to Greenway Street, back up Main Street, ending at Veterans Park.

Nov. 13: Davidson Farmers Market

Davidson Farmers Market 

9 am to noon. Every Saturday through Nov. 20. Holiday markets Dec. 11 and 18.

Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 13-14

Rural Hill Sheepdog and Dog Festival

Featuring the United States Border Collie Handlers’ Association, Carolina Dock Dogs and more. Tickets are available online as well as on site both days.

Sunday, Nov. 14

Santa Paws 

Noon – 2 pm. at Robbins Park, 17738 W. Catawba Ave. Families can bring their dogs and enjoy photos with Santa, shop for dog gifts, and more.

Saturday and Sunday

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.

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