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Weekender Sept. 9-11: Wildcats at home, movies, music

Sept. 10: OOPS Polka Band

Trying to figure out what to do this weekend? This calendar can point you to some of the best options in Lake Norman.  For events that repeat weekly, we’ve created an ONGOING category; scroll down and you’ll find it. 

Sept. 9: Shelley Ruffin performs at Live Under the Oaks/HPM Records photo

Sept. 9

Live Under the Oaks

6-8 pm. Shelley Ruffin. The Plaza at Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

2nd Friday Street Festival

6010 pm. Roots, Rhythm & Brews. Live music, food trucks, local breweries, vendors, kids fun.  Oak Street Mill, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius.

‘The Taming of the Shrew’ Film Screening + Panel Discussion

7 pm. The Royal Shakespeare Company Learning  Residency will center on a film of the company’s 2019 production of “The Taming of the Shrew,” which is completely gender-reversed. Following the film will be a panel discussion with Joseph Arkley, Leigh Toney, Tom King, moderated by Davidson Professor Cynthia Lewis. Davidson College, Duke Family Performance Hall.

Eventide 

6-11 pm. A night of piratical playfulness and marauding mischief accompanied by dining and drinking. Must be 18 or older  to attend; 21 or older to drink. $50; purchase ticket in advance. Historic Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville.

Live music 

6-9 pm. Eddie Kennedy. Lost Worlds Brewing, 19700-D One Norman Blvd., Cornelius.

River Jam 

7-10 pm. Cosmic Collective. Whitewater Center, Charlotte.

Sept. 9: Movies in the Park features “Lightyear”

Movies in the Park

“Lightyear” will  begin at dusk; free.  Veterans’ Park – Downtown Huntersville. Bring  blankets and lawn chairs.

Live Music

7-10 pm. Evenflow, 90s rock tribute. Royal Bliss Brewing, 7532 Royal Bliss Ct., Denver.

Concert

8 pm. Tim Elliott. Tickets are $15. Boatyard LKN, 18418 Statesville Road, Cornelius.

Sept. 10

Buccaneer Bash at Rural Hill 

10 am – 5:30 pm. Get a look into the true history of pirates at this family-friendly event. Dozens of pirate re-enactors will engage and entertain you.  $12-$18; purchase tickets in advance. Historic Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville.

Saturday at the Square 

6-8 pm. Rusty Knox Duo & Paul Atkinson Band, bluegrass, Americana. South Main Square, Davidson.

Lakefront Hops Fest 

2:30-8 pm.  Local breweries, bands, food and more all with views of the lake. Supports the local chapter of “Girls on the Run” organization. The Kilted Buffalo Langtree, 119 Landings Dr STE 101 Mooresville, NC 28117. 

Sept. 10: Miss Tess performs at River Jam

River Jam 

7-9 pm. Miss Tess. Whitewater Center, Charlotte.

Concert

7 pm. enRage Against The Machine w/ Red NOT Chili Peppers and DialUp Radio. Tickets are $15 in advance $20 day of show. Boatyard LKN, 18418 Statesville Road, Cornelius.

Oktoberfest

11 am-11pm. Lost Worlds 3rd annual Oktoberfest will feature live music from Oops Polka Band and brats and kraut from Rowdy Dogs food truck. Lost Worlds Brewing, 19700-D One Norman Blvd., Cornelius.

End of Summer BASH Lake Norman

2-5 pm.Annual community benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Carolinas at Freedom Boat Club – Waterstreet. Enjoy an afternoon of free food, drinks, yard games, boat rides, live music, and of course – donation opportunities. Freedom Boat Club of Lake Norman/Lake Wylie, 17505 West Catawba Ave. Cornelius.

Live Music

7-10 pm. Joseph Gallo Trio. Royal Bliss Brewing, 7532 Royal Bliss Ct., Denver.

Davidson Wildcats football at home

7 pm vs. Barton. Buy tickets here.  Richardson Stadium, Davidson College.

Live Music

7-10 pm. Brittney Lee Pasquale. Eleven Lakes Brewing Co.10228 Bailey Road, Suite 201 Cornelius.

Sept. 10-Nov. 6: Rural Hill Amazing Maize Maze

Sept. 10-Nov. 6

The Amazing Maize Maze

Historic Rural Hill,  4431 Neck Road, Huntersville.

Sept. 11

9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

7:45-9 am. Cornelius-Lemley Fire Station #1, 19729 S. Main St., Cornelius.

Concerts on the Green

6-8 pm. Tim Clark Band. Variety. Concerts are free. Coolers and picnics OK. Food and beverage available for purchase. Village Green, downtown Davidson at the corner of Main Street and Concord Road, on the Davidson Public Library stage.

Mooresville Cruise In 

2-6 pm. LangTree Lake Norman, 401 Langtree Rd., Mooresville.

 

ONGOING 

Mondays: Bike ride, cardio funk

Monday Night Social bike ride

6:15 pm. Roll Out. The F3 aka D9 Swell Riders lead a group that encourages all cyclists to come ride. Bailey Road Park; meet at the parking lot by the basketball courts. Distance/pace: 15 miles; social ride with faster group options; no drop.

Depending on how big of a group there is, they may break off into an A, B, and C group. All abilities are welcome — they ride and regroup so that no one is left behind. Post-ride, cool off with a beer at D9 Brewing. D9 donates $1 for every beer to Bike MS, a fundraising initiative of the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Cardio Funk 

6:30-7:30 pm. Drop in for this high-energy class at Bailey Road Recreation Center.  $10 per class, pay at the door.

Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturdays

Pickleball Open Play 

8:30-11:30 am. Cornelius Parks & Recreation and Lake Norman Pickleball Association are now offering Pickleball Open Play at Robbins Park, 17738 West Catawba Ave. Players of all skill levels are welcome, Participants will need to bring their own paddle. This is a free, drop-in program; no registration is required.

Tuesdays: Running, trivia, pickleball, workout classes, corn hole, growers market

Be Well Birkdale 

6-7 pm free workout class. Check in starts at 5:45 pm. Workout class by various studios and instructors. Don’t forget your mat. You’ll receive a punch card during your first class and if you come to four Be Well Birkdale classes, you get a special prize. The Grove across from Kilwins, Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

Run Club

6:30 pm. Tuesdays are for Beer Trekkers and a cold brew after your run. Lost Worlds Brewing, 19700-D One Norman Blvd., Cornelius.

Trivia

7:30 pm. Old Town Public House, 21314 Catawba Ave, Cornelius.

Cornhole Social League

6:30-8pm. No sign up required, just show up on time! Primal Brewery 16432 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.

Adult Open Gym Basketball 

6:30-9 pm. Bailey Road Recreation Center. Ages 18 and older. Free.

Pickleball Open Play 

5-8 pm. Cornelius Parks & Recreation and Lake Norman Pickleball Association are now offering Pickleball Open Play at Robbins Park, 17738 West Catawba Ave. Players of all skill levels are welcome, Participants will need to bring their own paddle. This is a free, drop-in program; no registration is required.

Wednesdays, Saturdays: Crafting

“Secret” Society of Crafters 

10 am to noon, weather permitting. Connect with crafters in the area, find the motivation to pick up that project again, and benefit from the wisdom of a passionate crafting group. Hearts On Fiber, 208 South Village Ln. Suite A, Davidson.

Wednesdays: Birkdale Buds, cycling, open mic

Birkdale Buds 

10:30 am- noon.  Bring your pre-school aged child for playtime in the Grove. Weekly activities may include face painters, storytellers, magicians, arts and crafts. Crafts and activities will be available while supplies last. Bring a blanket to sit on. Free. The Grove across from Kilwins in Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

Wednesday Night bike ride

6 pm.  Meet in front of Spirited Cyclist Bike Shop, 610 Jetton St, Davidson, in the Harris Teeter parking lot. Distance/pace: 16 miles; moderate 16-18 mph. While this is a no-drop ride and open to anyone on a road bike, it is not a beginner ride and the average group pace is 17mph. The terrain is rolling and we will regroup a few times throughout the ride.

Cycling Club

6 pm. The Cornelius Cycling Club meets and rolls out from Lost World’s Brewery for a 22+ mile ride. Groups of riders are organized by pace. Lost Worlds Brewing, 19700-D One Norman Blvd., Cornelius.

Music Bingo

7 pm. Royal Bliss Brewing Co. 7532 Royal Bliss Court, Denver.

Open Mic Night

7- 10 pm with Tommy Key.

Kat’s Seafood Kitchen, 19708 W Catawba Ave, Cornelius.

Thursdays: Pickleball, music bingo, trivia, bridge

Senior Open Gym Pickleball 

6-8 pm indoors at JV Washam Recreation Center, 9611 Westmoreland Road. Ages 50 and up. Balls and paddles available to borrow. Free.

Trivia

7 pm. Lost Worlds Brewing, 19700-D One Norman Blvd., Cornelius.

Music bingo

7-9 pm. Eleven Lakes Brewing Co.10228 Bailey Road, Suite 201 Cornelius.

Trivia

7 pm. Royal Bliss Brewing Co. 7532 Royal Bliss Court, Denver.

Music Bingo

7 pm. Hosted by Seabrooks. Boatyard LKN, 18418 Statesville Road, Cornelius.

Join the Lake Norman Bridge Center 

12:30-4pm Thursdays at Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave., if you have an interest in learning the game of bridge or want to develop your playing, bidding, and defense skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome. $5 per day, pay at the door.

Saturdays: Farmers markets, cardio funk, biking

Davidson Farmers Market

9 am – noon. 120 S. Main St., Davidson, next to Town Hall between Main St. & Jackson Streets.Rain or shine. No pets please.

Huntersville Growers’ Market

8 am – noon Saturdays at Veterans Park at Main & Maxwell, 201 Huntersville-Concord Rd., Huntersville.

Cardio Funk 

9-10 am. Drop in for this high-energy class at Bailey Road Recreation Center. $10 per class, pay at the door.

Saturday Morning bike ride

8 am.  Meet in front of Spirited Cyclist Bike Shop, 610 Jetton St., Davidson, in the Harris Teeter parking lot. Distance/pace: 32 miles; moderate/tempo 16-18mph no drop. Option for longer /faster rides.

• 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.

Discussion

2 Responses to “Weekender Sept. 9-11: Wildcats at home, movies, music”

  1. Please put the dates on these events.
    It is hard to follow for us older people. Ha Ha

    Posted by Kitty | September 8, 2022, 7:02 pm

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