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Weekender Aug. 31 – Sept. 3: Music, history re-enactment, food trucks and more

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Pluto for Planet tonight at LangTree.

Thursday, Aug. 31

Live at LangTree

6:30-9 pm | Aug. 31. Pluto for Planet, rock ’n’ roll. LangTree Lake Norman, 401 Langtree Rd., Mooresville.

Friday, Sept. 1

Groove Machine

6:30 pm Sept. 1. The Groove Machine brings the entertainment atmosphere of the ’70s, surrounding the audience with a good time.  Liberty Park | 255 E. Iredell Ave., Mooresville.

Sept. 1- 13

Field of Honor® 9.11 Memorial

On the 22nd anniversary of the 2001 attacks, the magnitude of loss is revealed by this solemn formation of flags. Posted in perfect rows and columns, the Stars and Stripes will fly in tribute to the victims of 9/11.  Flags will be posted at Veterans Park and the Town Center Lawn in downtown Huntersville for all to pause and remember.

Saturday, Sept. 2

International Vulture Awareness Day

10 am – 3pm | Sept. 2. Vulture-themed activities for all ages along the trail all day. Click here for a schedule of activities. Programs and activities are included with admission. Ticket can be purchased on-site, in their gift shop. Carolina Raptor Center, 6000 Sample Rd., Huntersville.

Concerts @ the Circles

5-6:30 pm acoustic artist; 7-9 pm headline artists | Sept. 2. 80z Nation. Live music on Jetton Street near Clean Juice, Davidson. This block of Jetton Street will be closed from noon-10 pm on concert evenings.

Food Truck Rally

Festival of Food Trucks

5-8:30 pm | Sept. 2. A sampling of flavor-infused dishes and beverages. Make this a meetup to listen to live music in downtown Mooresville.

Saturday, Sept. 2 – Sunday, Sept. 3

Battle of Charlotte

9 am – 5 pm Sept. 2 and 10 am – 4 pm Sept. 3. Attend one or both days to take a step back in time at Historic Rural Hill for the Battle of Charlotte, one of the most important battles in the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution. Skilled reenactors will bring the battle to life, showcasing the tactics, weapons and strategies used by the soldiers who fought for American independence. The event will feature activities and demonstrations, including living history, camp life, civilian life and more. Fee applies; tickets required. Historic Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Rd., Huntersville.

• 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.