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Weekend planner: Nov. 5-7

Nov. 5: Mud at the Mill / Cain Center for the Arts photo

Trying to figure out what to do this weekend? This calendar, published weekly on Thursdays, offers some options.

Friday, Nov. 5

Mud at the Mill 

This juried show showcases both functional and sculptural works by local artists that incorporate clay.  Gallery hours 10 am-4 pm. Cornelius Arts Center gallery, 21445 Catawba Ave. Free.

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.

Nov. 6: Mt. Zion’s 82nd Annual BBQ

Nov. 6

Mt. Zion’s 82nd Annual BBQ

10 am. Hot plates including BBQ, slaw, yams, bread and sauce, as well as individual BBQ sandwiches will  be served to-go. Weather permitting, dining will be available on the front lawn.

BBQ for $12 a pound and coleslaw, for $5 a pint will be sold on a first-come first-serve basis until sold out.

Davidson Farmers Market 

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

Nov. 6: Walk with a Doc

Walk with a Doc

A program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle. You’ll take a few minutes to learn about a current health topic from a Novant physician, then spend the rest of the hour enjoying a healthy walk and fun conversation. It’s a great way to get active, and enjoy all the benefits that come from walking.

Saturday and Sunday through 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.

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