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Weekender July 28-31: Theater, music and a cruise-in

Noises Off! runs through July 31.

Here are  events this weekend  in the Lake Norman region. For events that repeat weekly, we’ve created an ONGOING category; just scroll down and you’ll find it.

Through July 31

Noises Off!

Advance Tickets: Adult, $25-29; senior (65+), $23-27; student (under 21), $15-18. Ages 12 and older. Duke Family Performance Hall, 207 Faculty Drive, Davidson, Davidson College campus.

July 28

July 28: Heart Breaker performs at LangTree Lake Norman

Live music

6-9 pm. Heart Breaker. LangTree Lake Norman, 401 Langtree Road, Mooresville.

July 28-31

Production of Julius Caesar by Free Reign Theatre

William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar is the iconic tale of political intrigue and false friendships that ultimately cause more harm than good. Recommended for ages 14 and older. Tickets:  $15. Historic Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville.

Friday, Saturday July 29, 30: 8- 10:30 pm 

Sunday, July 31, 3:30 – 6 pm 

July 28-30

River Jam

7 pm. Live music takes place at a one-of-a-kind outdoor venue at the Whitewater Center.

Thursday, July 28: Stillhouse Junkies

Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers perform at River Jam July 29.

Friday, July 29: Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers

Saturday, July 30: Kind Hearted Strangers

July 29

Live music 

7 pm. Billy Jones and the Pocket.  Lost Worlds Brewing, 19700-D One Norman Blvd., Cornelius.

July 30

Live music

6-9 pm. Dolly Rogers. Lost Worlds Brewing, 19700-D One Norman Blvd., Cornelius.

Live Music

6-9 pm. Yesterday. Primal Brewery, 16432 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.

July 31

Summer Brunch Food Truck Rally

11 am – 3:30 pm. Along with food, mimosas and Bloody Mary drinks, as well as beer and wine, will be available for sale. Music, activities and  games for the kids. Picnic tables will be out or bring a blanket/bag chair. Admission is free, $5 parking which can be paid in advance on Eventbrite or cash at the door. Historic Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville.

Mooresville Cruise In 

2-6 pm. LangTree Lake Norman, 401 Langtree Road, Mooresville.


Thursday, Friday and Saturdays

Pickleball Open Play 

8:30-11:30 am. Cornelius Parks & Recreation and Lake Norman Pickleball Association are now offering Pickleball Open Play at Robbins Park, 17738 West Catawba Ave. Players of all skill levels are welcome, Participants will need to bring their own paddle. This is a free, drop-in program; no registration is required.


“Secret” Society of Crafters 

10 am to noon, weather permitting. Connect with crafters in the area, find the motivation to pick up that project again, and benefit from the wisdom of a passionate crafting group. Hearts On Fiber, 208 South Village Ln. Suite A, Davidson.


Senior Open Gym Pickleball 

6-8 pm indoors at JV Washam Recreation Center, 9611 Westmoreland Road. Ages 50 and up. Balls and paddles available to borrow. Free.


7 pm. Exercise your mind with Trivia! Lost Worlds Brewing, 19700-D One Norman Blvd., Cornelius.

Music bingo

7-9 pm. Eleven Lakes Brewing Co.10228 Bailey Road, Suite 201 Cornelius.


7 pm. Grab a beer and test your knowledge. Royal Bliss Brewing Co. 7532 Royal Bliss Court, Denver.

Join the Lake Norman Bridge Center 

12:30-4pm Thursdays at Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave., if you have an interest in learning the game of bridge or want to develop your playing, bidding, and defense skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome. $5 per day, pay at the door.


Davidson Farmers Market

9 am – noon. 120 S. Main St., Davidson, next to Town Hall between Main St. & Jackson Streets.Rain or shine. No pets please.

Huntersville Growers’ Market

8 am – noon Saturdays at Veterans Park at Main & Maxwell, 201 Huntersville-Concord Rd., Huntersville.


10:30 am. Inner Bliss Yoga in the beer garden. Royal Bliss Brewing Co. 7532 Royal Bliss Court, Denver.

Cardio Funk 

9-10 am. Drop in for this high-energy class at Bailey Road Recreation Center. $10 per class, pay at the door.

Saturday Morning bike ride

8 am.  Meet in front of Spirited Cyclist Bike Shop, 610 Jetton St, Davidson, in the Harris Teeter parking lot. Distance/pace: 32 miles; moderate/tempo 16-18mph no drop. Option for longer /faster rides.

First Saturdays of the month (Aug. 5, Sept. 3, Oct. 1, Nov. 5, Dec. 3)

Goat Yoga “First Saturday” 

4-6 pm. Disconnect with the world, connect with your inner child, and just be happy! Goats, pigs, and chickens combined with yoga. $40 adults; $20 13 eaters and younger.  Fit Inn, 186 Digh Circle, Mooresville.

• 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.