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Weekender Dec. 28 – Jan. 1: Winter holidays and on to a new year

Check out the barefoot skiing at the Lake Norman Marina on Jan. 1.

Thursday, Dec. 28

Creative Clay/ Pottery Family Workshop

6:30 pm- 8 pm | Dec. 28. 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.

Monday, Jan. 1

First Footin’

10 am – 1 pm | Jan. 1. Celebrate Hogmanay, a Scottish New Year’s celebration steeped in centuries of rich history. The event is free to attend, but registration is required, and donations are encouraged. Guests can enjoy a warm bowl of vegetable soup catered by Savory Moments and are invited to bring canned goods to donate to Caterpillar Ministries, a local non-profit organization that helps those in need in our community. You can also bring a picnic lunch to enjoy with your friends and family. At First Footin’, attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about this ancient Scottish tradition through a guided walk around the property. They will hear stories about the history of Rural Hill, which dates back to the 18th century. Historic Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Rd., Huntersville.

46th Annual Lake Norman New Year’s Day Barefoot Skiing Tournament

Noon-3 pm | Jan 1. Barefoot skiers from all over the East Coast come to compete in barefoot skiing starts, trick and endurance all in one single run. The course is in a circle pattern off of the Lake Norman Marina docks. Admission is free, bring lawn chairs concessions will be available. 6965 NC-150, Sherrills Ford 28673.

• 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.