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Weekender June 17-19: The Charlotte Symphony x2, cruise in, Juneteenth

June 18: 80z Nation performs at Concerts @ the Circles

Here is what’s happening this weekend:

Friday, June 17

The Charlotte Symphony 

8:30 pm. Free concert at Duke Energy’s EnergyExplorium at McGuire Nuclear Station in Huntersville.

June 17: Heroes at Last perform at Live Under the Oaks

Live Under the Oaks 

6 to 8 pm. Heroes at Last. A bar will be onsite in the designated area provided by Red Rocks Cafe. Please bring your own lawn chairs and blankets to sit on. Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

Live Music 

7-10 pm. Jefferson Ave. Royal Bliss Brewing, 7, 7532 Royal Bliss Ct., Denver.

Live music

6 pm Chris Dixon. Food truck. Lost Worlds Brewing, 19700-D One Norman Blvd., Cornelius.

June 17-18

Women’s Chorus of Charlotte presents: Steppin’ Out 

7:30 pm.  Inaugural concert. $35 & $25 – adults;  $25 & $20 – seniors (65+); $20 & $15 – students;  $10 – children 14 and younger (with purchase of an adult, senior, or student ticket). St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, 1510 E. 7th St., Charlotte.

Saturday, June 18

The Charlotte Symphony

8:30 pm. Free concert at  Bailey Road Park, Cornelius. Vendors onsite. Fireworks after the concert. Arrive early for pre-show.


The program features the Reunion Project  with guest speaker, Andre’ Kearns, a descendent of enslaved ancestors from the Torrance and Kerns plantations. Hugh Torance House & Store, 8231 Gilead Road, Huntersville.

Meet  NASCAR driver Ryan Ellis

6:30 – 9 pm. NASCAR driver Ryan Ellis, will be at Cinergy Dine-In Cinemas to take pictures, sign autographs and meet guests. The 10-screen full-service movie theater is located at 5336 Docia Crossing Road,  in Prosperty Village in University City, 28269.

June 18: Breakfast with Buzz Lightyear at Cinergy Dine-In Cinemas

‘Breakfast with Buzz Lightyear’

9 am. in celebration of Father’s Day weekend. Reserve seats here.  Cinergy Dine-In Cinemas,  5336 Docia Crossing Road, in Prosperty Village in University City, 28269.

Concerts @ the Circles 

5-6:30 pm acoustic artist; 7 pm 80Z Nation, 80s tribute. Jetton Street by Clean Juice, Davidson.

Juneteenth Jubilee 

10 am – 2 pm. African food, dance, design and traditions. Celebrate Black culture. Face painting, arts and crafts, music and family-friendly. David B. Warmer Recreation Center, 14008 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville.

June 18: Davidson Farmers Market

Davidson Farmers Market

9 am- noon. 120 S. Main St., Davidson. Rain or shine, No pets please.

Live Music

7-10 pm. Matt Bush. Food trucks all day. Eleven Lakes Brewing. 10228 Bailey Rd #201, Cornelius.

Live Music 

7-10 pm. Jody, Joanna & Co. Royal Bliss Brewing, 7532 Royal Bliss Ct., Denver.

Live music

6-9 pm. Eddie Kennedy. Food truck.  Lost Worlds Brewing, 19700-D One Norman Blvd., Cornelius.

Sunday, June 19

Father’s Day Celebration

12-8 pm. Live music by Dan Staton and Kyle Murphy from 2-5 pm. Primal Brewery. 16432 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.
Huntersville, NC

Mooresville Cruise In 

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

June 19: AJ Holt and Analog Crash perform at Royal Bliss Brewing

Live Music 

AJ Holt & Analog Crash 2-5 pm and US Open Watch Party. Royal Bliss Brewing, 7532 Royal Bliss Ct., Denver.

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