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Weekender May 12-14: Festivals, concerts and more on Mother’s Day weekend

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May 13: The Charlotte Dragon Boat and Asian Festivals at Ramsey Park in Cornelius. Photo by Jon Strayhorn | ASC

Friday, May 12

Live Under the Oaks Concert

6-8 pm | May 12. House 11 Band. No coolers are allowed. The Plaza, Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

2023 2nd Friday Street Festival Series

6-10 pm | May 12. Live music, food and beer trucks, kids zone, vendors. Oak Street Mill, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius.

Friday, May 12 – Saturday,  May 13

Brewers & Music Festival

3 pm. May 12 – 11 pm May 13 | Celebration of North Carolina’s craft beer scene featuring Steep Canyon Rangers, Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, 49 Winchester, Susto and more. Tickets  $10 – $25. Rural Hill, Neck Rd., Huntersville.

Saturday, May 13

Annual Charlotte Dragon Boat and Asian Festivals

11 am – 5 pm | May 13. This annual family-oriented event is a celebration of Asian cultures. The festival celebrates Asian cultures, diversity, ethnicity, history and dragon boat races. Parking is available at 8900 North Pointe Executive Park, Huntersville, with complimentary shuttle service to the festival site at Ramsey Creek Park. 

Movie night at Birkdale

7:30 pm | May 13. Participate in the world’s greatest singing competition with a viewing of “Sing.” Free. Seating is first come, first serve. Bring additional blankets and chairs; no coolers allowed.The Plaza, Birkdale Village.

Davina & the Vagabonds perform at the Cain Center for the Arts on May 13.




Davina & the Vagabonds

Doors 6:30 pm, sow 8 pm | May 13. $39-$58. High-energy live show, level A musicianship, sharp-dressed professionalism and Sowers’ commanding stage presence. Cain Center For The Arts.

Second Saturdays at the Square

6-8 pm | May 13. Chunky Daddy. Live music on the porch of The Crazy Pig, 402 S. Main St., Davidson.

The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra closes out the season at the Cain Center for the Arts.

Sunday, May 14

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra

Doors 12:30 pm, show 2 pm | May 14. $47-$72. Cain Center For The Arts.

Concerts on the Green

6-8 pm | May 14.  Shelley Ruffin Band. Downtown Davidson.