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Weekender May 30 – June 2: Hamrick in concert, more music, food truck festival

Thursday, May 30

LangTree Live

6:30 – 9 pm | May 30. Austin Bohannon, up and coming music singer and song writer. No outside coolers. LangTree Lake Norman, 401 Langtree Rd., Mooresville.

“The Changes We Have Seen: Charlotte Through the Eyes of Former Charlotte Reporters: Fannie Flono, Mary Newsom, Lew Powell and Mark Washburn”

6:45 – 8 pm | May 30. What happens when you bring four former Charlotte Observer writers together to talk about the many social, cultural, educational and business changes that have taken place in the city over the past 30 years? Hosts Tom Hanchett and Shelia Bumgarner question these journalists — Mark Washburn is a Cornelius resident — who covered the city during Charlotte’s Golden Age of Journalism. Charlotte Museum of History, 3500 Shamrock Dr., Charlotte 28215.

Friday, May 31

Philip Hamrick: “The Tunnel Club” Album Release Celebration

7 pm doors; 8 pm show | May 31. The singer-songwriter from Mooresville releases his first album since 2016 with “The Tunnel Club,” his first solo record as an independent artist. Hamrick is at his story-telling best with the title track, taking you on a hitch-hiker’s journey through the South in the 1940s. Personal stories, love songs and investigations into the everlasting are woven seamlessly throughout – delivered with a sweet voice, warm acoustics, cinematic strings and just enough edge to keep you guessing. Tickets $25. Cain Center for the Arts, Cornelius.

Live Under The Oaks

6-8 pm | May 31. Austin Bohannon Band. 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.

Saturday, June 1

Jerel Law

Book Signing: Jerel Law

Noon – 2 pm | June 1. Come meet Jerel Law, Huntersville author of the Jonah Stone: Son of Angels series and get his exciting new book, “Evan Miller is Waking Down.” Books available $15. Fred & June’s Books, 248 N. Main St., Mooresville 28115.

Heartfulness Meditation

11 am – noon | June 1. Heartfulness is a simple and subtle practice of meditation that connects each of us with the light and love in our hearts. Seats limited and registration closes 9 am June 1. Davidson Library, Davidson.

2024 Concerts @ the Circles

5- 6:30 pm, acoustic artist. 7-9  pm headliner | June 1. Those Meddling Kids – Rock Variety. Jetton Street near Clean Juice, 605 D, Davidson. 

Mooresville Festival of Food Trucks

5-8:30 pm | June 1. Bring a chair, hang out in the street eating food truck fare and listening to music. Downtown Mooresville.

Sunday, June 2

Historic Tour of the Store

1-2:15 pm and 3-4 pm | June 2. 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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