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Weekender Sept. 21-24: Huntersville Hay Days, puzzle & game swap, car & truck show

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Alex Key performs Thursday at LangTree.

Thursday, Sept. 21

Letron Brantley and Friends

Jazz, Soul & R&B

6 pm | Sept. 21. It’s a community celebration as Dapper Street partners up with Culture Blocks to bring live Jazz, Soul & R&B featuring Letron Brantley and Friends. David B. Waymer Recreation Center, 14008 Holbrooks Rd., Huntersville.

Live at LangTree

6:30-9 pm |  Sept. 21. Alex Key, a well-oiled honky tonk machine ready to deliver that classic country sound. LangTree Lake Norman, 401 Langtree Rd., Mooresville.

Saturday, Sept. 23

Huntersville Hay Days – A Celebration of 150 years

2-8 pm | Sept. 23. Celebrate the town of Hunersville’s sesquicentennial. Huntersville Hay Days event will have something for everyone: children’s rides and inflatables, fall carnival games, miniature train rides, live music with local performers, food trucks and more. A special evening display is planned at 8 pm. Huntersville Athletic Park, 11720 Verhoeff Dr., Huntersville.

Fall Car and Truck Show

9 am- noon | Sept. 23. Veterans Park, downtown Huntersville.

Stewart Owen Dance

2 pm and 8 pm | Sept. 23. Contemporary dance. Tickets: $30-$50. Cain Center For The Arts, 21348 Catawba Ave., Cornelius.

Davidson Library Puzzle and Game Swap

10 am – 2 pm | Sept. 23. Have you completed the same puzzles more than once? Tired of the same old board games? Ready for some new ones? Bring your gently used puzzles and board games and leave with new-to-you puzzles and board games. Puzzles must have all pieces; children’s puzzles traded for children’s puzzles. Davidson Library, downtown Davidson.

Sunday, Sept. 24

Heartland Baroque will present a  program of 17th century music and readings from letters of the time. Photo | Music at St. Alban’s

Music at St. Alban’s

3 pm | Sept. 24. Heartland Baroque will present an engaging program of 17th century music and readings from letters of the time. Tickets: $20 adults; $15 seniors. St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 301 Caldwell Ln., Davidson.

Birkdale Big Screen

4:05 pm | Sept. 24. NFL Sunday – Panthers vs Seahawks. Screenings are free for all visitors and seating is open to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis. Coolers are prohibited. Will be cut off at 9 pm when Concierge closes. Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

Through Oct. 8

Davidson Community Players presents Yankee Tavern

See website for schedule | Through Oct. 8. Just when you thought you’d heard every crazy 9/11 conspiracy theory, a stranger walks into the Yankee Tavern. There, inside the walls of this crumbling New York tavern, a young couple finds themselves caught up in what might be the biggest conspiracy of all. Contains adult themes and language. Recommended for ages 15+. Adult – $23; senior (65+) – $ 21; student (under 21) – $18, plus NC taxes and fees. Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St., Davidson.

Through Sunday, Oct. 15

BBQ pre-orders

Pre-orders for the 84th Annual Mt Zion BBQ is ongoing until Oct. 15. BBQ sold by the pound, with sauce included, $12; slaw $5 a pint. Pick-up will be Nov. 4 at the church, 19600 Zion Ave, Cornelius.

Through Nov. 11

The Art of Mechanics

An exhibit by Anna Grant Dean, who was recently a part of the Class of ’23 in ArtPop Street Gallery. Dean’s work demonstrates the creative process as well as the understanding of engineering. Her ability to install large scale sculpture demonstrates how creative the mind can be. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 10 am – 4 pm. Cain Center for the Arts, Catawba Avenue, Cornelius.

Through Nov. 11

Mud at the Mill

9 am – 5 pm Monday – Friday; 9 a m – noon Saturday. The gallery show showcases functional, sculptural, and experimental work that utilizes clay as the primary material. A celebration of a variety of use and techniques. Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St, Cornelius.

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