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Weekender Aug. 11-13: Take your pick of festivals, movies, theater and music

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“The Parent Trap” starring Lindsey Lohan plays Saturday at Birkdale Village.

Friday, Aug. 11

2nd Friday Street Festival Series

6-10 pm | Aug 11. Throwback Edition. Live music, food and beer trucks, kids zone, vendors. Oak Street Mill, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius.

Summer Movies in the Park

7:30-10 pm | Aug. 11. Movie nights are open to the public, free of charge. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for an evening under the stars with our Movie in the Park Series. Movie TBA; concession will be available Veterans Park at Main & Maxwell, 201 Huntersville-Concord Rd., Huntersville.

Friday, Aug.11- Sunday, Aug. 13

Connie Company’s Teen Summer Stock Series Presents: Peter and the Starcatcher

7 pm Aug. 1-12 and 1 pm Aug. 13. Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (aka Peter Pan). From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair and the bonds of friendship, duty and love. Tickets are $14 in advance, $16 at the door; plus NC taxes and fees.  Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St., Davidson.

Saturday, Aug. 12

Rural Hill Day – History, Highland Cows & Food Trucks

3-7 p | Aug. 12.  Come out to the farm and enjoy history, highland cows, food trucks and more. Day of parking is $5 cash only. Parking is required to attend. Historic Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Rd., Huntersville.

Movie night at Birkdale

7:30 pm | Aug. 12. “The Parent Trap” (Lindsay Lohan, not Hayley Mills). Free. Seating is first come, first serve. Bring additional blankets and chairs; no coolers allowed.The Plaza, Birkdale Village.

Second Saturdays at the Square

6-8 pm | Aug. 12. Rusty Knox Trio. Live music on the porch of The Crazy Pig, 402 S. Main St., Davidson.

Creative Clay/ Pottery Family Workshop

10:30 am- noon | Aug. 12. Clayworks will lead participants in a hands-on clay workshop. Space is limited, so reserve your spot. Projects will be taken to Clayworks to be fired and glazed before being returned for pickup. Please allow 3 weeks for this process. David B. Waymer Recreation and Senior Center,  14008 Holbrooks Rd., Huntersville.

Sunday, Aug.13

Concerts on the Green

6-8 pm | Aug. 13. Riggsbee Road. Downtown Davidson.

• 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.