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Weekender June 20-23: Music, fireworks and more

June 20: Kids in America perform at LangTree Live

Thursday, June 20

Breakfast with the Blue

9 -10:30 am | June 20. Are you team Chicken Minis or Chicken Biscuit? Either way, join the Cornelius Police for Breakfast with the Blue at Chick-fil-A, 17035 Nat Bynum Ln.


6pm-9pm | June 20.  The Catalinas. Grab your lawn chairs/blankets and enjoy an evening of live music in downtown Huntersville. A food truck and beverage vendor will be onsite with food and drinks for purchase. Veterans Park at Main & Maxwell, 201 Huntersville-Concord Rd., Huntersville.

LangTree Live

6:30-9 pm | June 20. Kids in America. The premier 80s cover band. . LangTree Lake Norman, 401 Langtree Rd., Mooresville.

Thursday, June 20 – Sunday, June 30

Davidson Community Players: ‘9 to 5 The Musical’

See website for schedule.Three women turning the man’s world of the modern office into their own. Like the heroines of the Barbie movie, there’s no corporate glass ceiling these women can’t smash. Tickets: Adult $28-$32; Senior (65+) $26-$30; Student (under 21)  $18-21. Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St., Davidson.

Friday, June 21

Live Under The Oaks

6-8 pm | June 21. Ryan Baumgardner. No coolers are allowed on property. A bar will be onsite in the designated area provided by Red Rocks for beverage needs. Bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on. Seating space may be limited. The Plaza, Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

Fun Fridays: Make Your Own Pizza Garden

Noon – 2 pm | June 21. Free summer activity for all children of all ages in Donoghue’s Open Door, located inside FeedNC, 2456 Charlotte Hwy., Mooresville 28117.

Saturday, June 22

Symphony in the Park

6-10 pm | June 22.  An evening with the Charlotte Symphony under the stars at the Bailey Road Park Bandshell. Beautiful music, food trucks, local beer and wine, children’s activities and more. Fireworks show to wrap up the evening. Bailey Road Park, 11696 Bailey Rd., Cornelius.

Pet adoption event

5-8 pm | June 22. Come and adopt your new best friend from Lake Norman Humane. Also learn about volunteering or fostering. Parking deck behind Flatiron Kitchen + Taphouse, Davidson.

Latin Jazz Tribute

2 pm | June 22. Concert features the Jazziando Latin Jazz Band. David B. Waymer Recreation Center, 14008 Holbrooks Rd., Huntersville.

HEARTS Junion ’24

2-5 pm | June 22. Attend HEARTS 3rd annual Junion for an exploration of regional history through the lens of genealogy, along with live music, dance and local ecology. Featuring noted genealogist and Co-Chairperson for the HEARTS Reunion Project, Andre’ Kearns. Hugh Torance House and Store, 8231 Gilead Rd., Huntersville.

Concerts on the Green

6-8 pm | June 22. Pushh – Today’s Variety. Town Green, downtown Davidson.

Second annual Night Market

4-9 pm | June 22. Over 50 artists and makers showcasing their creations, food trucks, live music and beer releases. Lost Worlds Brewery, Cornelius.

Commemoration of the 244th Anniversary of the Battle of Ramsour’s Mill

10 am – noon | June 22.  Hosted by the Catawba Valley Chapter, North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution. In-person. Free.The Commemoration of the Battle of Ramsour’s Mill will be held at the mass grave at Battleground Elementary School, 301 Jeb Seagle Dr., Lincolnton.

Sunday, June 23

Juneteenth Celebration

1 – 4 pm | June 23. Festivities include bounce house, face painter, live performances, vendors and music. David B. Waymer Recreation Center, 14008 Holbrooks Rd., Huntersville.

Historic Tour of the Store

1-2:15 pm and 3-4 pm | June 23. Step back in time to 1779 and explore the Hugh Torance House and Store and grounds.  The historic Hugh Torance House and Store is the oldest-standing store in NC and one of Mecklenburg County’s few surviving 18th-century structures. The site is adjacent to Cedar Grove, the National Register brick 1831 Greek Revival home of James Torrance, son of Hugh and Isabella Torance. This is a free tour but donations are most welcome. Hugh Torance House and Store, 8231 Gilead Rd., Huntersville.