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Weekender May 16 – 19: Jazz festival POSTPONED, Charlotte Symphony

Thursday, May 16

Wine on The Vine

6-8 pm | May 16. Wine and live music while you stroll on the Downtown Huntersville Greenway. You will also be able to get updates from the Greenway, Trail, & Bikeway Commission on current and future VINE projects.Tickets limited: $15 – includes 2 glasses of wine and a charcuterie cone. Dowtown Huntersvile.

LangTree Live

6:30 – 9 pm | May 16. Pluto For Planet, alternative & Southern Rock. LangTree Lake Norman, 401 Langtree Rd., Mooresville.

Friday, May 17

Live Under The Oaks

6-8 pm | May 17. Untethered Soul. Unwind with live musical performance. 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.

 

Friday, May 17 –  Saturday, May 18 

Spring 2024 Theater Company

Various show times | May 17-18. Anastasia. Charles Mack Citizen Center in downtown Mooresville. Tickets required.

Saturday, May 18

Town of Cornelius

Cornelius Jazz Festival

5-9 pm | May 18. POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER Annual jazz music festival featureS live performances, food trucks, local beer and wine, kids’ activities. WE’LL POST THE NEW DATE WHEN WE HAVE IT.

2024 Concerts @ the Circles

5- 6:30 pm, acoustic artist. 7-9  pm headliner | May 18. Chris Taylor & The Rumor – Variety. Jetton Street near Clean Juice, 605 D, Davidson. 

Yom Ha’atzmaut | Israel Independence Day

6-8pm | May 18. Israeli food tasting, music and canning featuring dance master Steve Weintraub, crafts and more. Open to all, adults and children. Temple Kol Tikvah,  605 South St., Davidson.

ACT’s production of Alice in Wonderland, an immersive experience, includes Kohen Hamlin, bottom; Emerson Adams, Bradley English, Jewel Caceres, center row; and Madison Pinto, Mylo Sommer, Peyton Meiners, top row. Photo: Wrenn Goodrum

‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,’ an immersive experience

11 am, 1:30 pm, 4 pm May 18. Activate Community Through Theatre’s production invites audiences to sing with the Caterpillar, dance with the flowers or Gryphon, play croquet with the Queen of Hearts and enjoy snacks at the Mad Hatters Tea party. Tickets: $20. Pioneer Spring Community School, 9232 Bob Beatty Road, Charlotte at Huntersville border.

Davidson Lands Conservancy Naturfest

10 am – noon | May 18. Nature-themed crafts, games, live animals, interactive displays of animal skeletons and fur pelts, insects, trees and monarch butterflies will thrill kids of all ages. Rain date 1-3 pm Sunday, May 19. Town Green, downtown Davidson. 

Sunday, May 19

MeckDec Day Event

11:30 am – 2 pm | May 18. Come where the signers came and celebrate the 249th anniversary of the reading of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence by Huntersville Mayor Christy Clark. Hear what people of the time thought of separation from royal rule. Enjoy BBQ (order ahead) and hear from Landis Wade about his adventures around the MeckDec as he wrote his novel, “Deadly Declarations.” Event is free, but must RSVP; pre-order meal. Hopewell Presbyterian Church, 10500 Beatties Ford Rd., Huntersville.

‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,’ an immersive experience

1:30 pm, 4 pm | May 19. Activate Community Through Theatre’s production invites audiences to sing with the Caterpillar, dance with the flowers or Gryphon, play croquet with the Queen of Hearts and enjoy snacks at the Mad Hatters Tea party. Tickets: $20. Pioneer Spring Community School, 9232 Bob Beatty Road, Charlotte at Huntersville border.

Hank, Pattie and The Current

3 pm | May 19. Hank, Pattie and the Current bring bluegrass favorites with their band that  includes fiddle, voice, guitar and bass. Arrive early to enjoy the pre-concert young artists performance at 2:20 pm. The concert will be followed by a “meet the artist” reception. Tickets are available at the door or at www.musicatstalbansdavidson.org. St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 301 Caldwell Ln., Davidson.

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra

2 pm | May 19. One of the premier music organizations in the Southeastern United States and the oldest operating symphony orchestra in the Carolinas, the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra (CSO) connects with more than 100,000 music lovers each year through its lively season of concerts, broadcasts, community events, and robust educational programs. Tickets $47-$72. Cain Center for the Arts, Cornelius.

Historic Tour of the Store

1-2:15 pm and 3-4 pm | May 19. 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.

• 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.

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