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Weekender Aug. 25-27: Music, theater, bourbon and more

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Aug. 25: Canaan Cox performs at Cain Center For The Arts

Friday, Aug. 25

Canaan Cox

8 pm | Aug. 25. Canaan Cox is a North Carolina native and upcoming Nashville country music star. His music is a fusion of contemporary country, pop and a hint of rhythm and blues. Tickets: $25-$35. Cain Center For The Arts, 21348 Catawba Ave., Cornelius.

Creative Clay/ Pottery Senior Workshop

10- 11:30 am | Aug. 25. Projects will be taken to Clayworks to be fired and glazed before being returned for pickup. Please allow 3 weeks for this process. Northern Regional Recreation Center, 18121 Old Statesville Rd., Cornelius.

Who’s Bad

8:30 pm | Aug. 25. Michael Jackson tribute.  $20 advance; $25 door. Boatyard LKN, 18418 Statesville Rd., Cornelius.

Friday, Aug. 25 and Saturday, Aug. 26

A reading of a new play ‘As I Remember It’ by Cornelius resident Christine Hull

8 pm | Aug. 25-26 | Synopsis: On the fifth anniversary of her mother’s death, Chris has yet to grieve. But when her bedroom mirror suddenly becomes a portal allowing her mom to visit her, the two women search for understanding through memories, some of which they shared but recall differently, and others which offer insight into what shaped them and their relationship. A talk-back with the actors, director and playwright will follow each performance. Pay what you can. Directed by Marla Brown and featuring Cat Rutledge with Christine Hull. VAPA Center, 700 N Tryon St, Charlotte 28202.

Saturday, Aug. 26

Concerts on the Green

6-8 pm | Aug. 26. Reinaldo Brahn Band. Downtown Davidson.

Nightrain International

8:30 pm | Aug. 26. Guns N Roses tribute show. $10 advance; $15 at door. Boatyard LKN, 18418 Statesville Rd., Cornelius.

Boots, Buckles & Bourbon

 7-10 pm | Aug. 26. Tickets are $150 and include dinner, drinks, live music, silent auction, raffles, animal meet and greets and more and can be purchased at rescueranch.com. Proceeds from the dinner benefit Rescue Ranch, a nonprofit animal welfare organization. The Preserve at Southern Distilling Co.,  211 Jennings Rd., Statesville. 

Sunday, Aug. 27

Lake Norman Euchre Card Tournament

1 pm | Aug. 27. Get your favorite partner and for a $30 entry fee, you can stake your claim to be Lake Norman’s Best. Each team gets a deck of Euchre cards and winners receive two $25 gift cards and a hat or T-shirt of choice. Sign up and pre-pay in the taproom; or call 980-689-2467. Lost Worlds Brewing, 19700-D One Norman Blvd., Cornelius.

• 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.