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Weekly agenda Feb. 21-27: Here is what’s going on around Lake Norman

Through March 26: Home Grown exhibit at Cornelius Art Center gallery / Jason Benavides photo

Trying to figure out what to do? This calendar, published weekly on Mondays, can point you to some of the best options in Lake Norman.

Here’s a look at what’s coming up:

Feb. 21, 22 and 24

Open Track Nights on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays

6-8 pm. James Hoyt Wilhelm Park’s 1/4-mile walking track will be lighted on Mondays and Bailey Road Park’s regulation track will be lighted on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Both open to the public.

Feb. 21

2022 Lake Norman Big Band

Tickets are $25 per person. New Victory Lanes, 125 Morlake Drive, Mooresville.

Feb. 22

Special Performance by Drums 4 Life

2pm. The program is free to attend. Attendees should  pre-register by phone at 980-314-1127. All ages are welcome to join. Masks will be required indoors. David B. Waymer Recreation Center, 14008 Holbrooks Rd., Huntersville.  For information, contact the Waymer Center at 980-314-1127or email TRInfo@MeckNC.gov or Huntersville Parks & Recreation Downtown Events Coordinator Lindsay Small at LSmall@huntersville.org.

“Archaeology and Race, Gender and Space: Situating the Phyllis Wheatley Home for Girls and the Pauli Murray Family Home amid Infrastructural Racisms” 

7:30 – 9 pm. Virtual event presented by Anna Agbe-Davies (UNC–Chapel Hill). Please join the lecture via Zoom.  Meeting ID: 991 4330 4841

Lake Norman Teen Council

Open to all teens in our area, the LKN Teen Council meets virtually on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 6:30 p.m.

Feb. 23

Open Mic

Great night of local talent with Eddie Kennedy from 7-10. Eleven Lakes Brewing, 10228 Bailey Rd #201, Cornelius

Staley Lecture Presents: Miroslav Volf 

7:30 – 8:45 pm. Lecture by Miroslav Volf, the Henry B. Wright Professor of Systematic Theology, and founding director of the Yale Center for Faith & Culture at Yale University. Knobloch Campus Center Alvarez- Smith 900 Room, Davidson College.

Feb. 24

Thinking’ & Drinkin’ Trivia

7 pm, but you can join at any round. Every Thursday.  Lost Worlds Brewing, 19700-D One Norman Blvd.

Feb. 24-March 13: “Proof”

Feb. 24 – March 13


Advance Tickets: Adult, $20; senior (65+), $18; student (under 21), $15. Ages 12 and older. Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St., Davidson.

Feb. 25

Blanchard Seniff ’22: Senior Art Exhibition Presentation and Reception 

4-4:30 pm. Joinan opening reception with Blanchard Seniff ’22. Artist’s talk will be presented in-person and via Zoom. To attend by Zoom please RSVP. 22 A reception will follow the presentation. Visual Arts Center VAC-117 Semans Lecture Hall, Davidson College.

Feb. 26: Roman Fenner, tenor concert

Feb. 26

Roman Fenner, tenor concert 

3 – 4:30 pm. Join senior Roman Fenner, from the studio of Jacquelyn Culpepper, as he performs an anthology of the modern musical theater repertoire with Tomasz Robak accompanying. Featuring the works of Rodgers and Hammerstein, Leonard Bernstein, Sarah Bareilles, and more, he hopes to share his passion for one of humanity’s oldest art forms. Admission is free, but tickets are required. For tickets, please contact the Union Box Office at 704-894-2135.  Sloan Music Center Tyler-Tallman Recital Hall, Davidson College.

Concert Series: Ivalas Quartet 

7:30 – 9 pm.  The Davidson Concert Seriesvwelcomes back the Ivalas Quartet, winners of the 2019 WDAV Young Chamber Musicians Competition. Founded in Ann Arbor in 2016, the Ivalas Quartet comprises violinists Reuben Kebede and Anita Dumar, violist Aimée McAnulty, and cellist Pedro Sánchez. For tickets, please contact the Union Box Office at 704-894-2135. Sloan Music Center Tyler-Tallman Recital Hall, Davidson College.

Cardio Funk 

9-10 am. Saturdays. This high-energy class takes place at Bailey Road Recreation Center. $5/class or $40 for a 10-class pass. pay at the door.

Embracing Heritage: A celebration of Black History Month

1-3 pm. The town will celebrate Black History Month with a special event called “Embracing Heritage” at Town Hall.

Feb.  27

Open Gym Senior Pickleball 

1-3 pm Sundays at JV Washam Recreation Center.

Through March 26

Home Grown

Visit the exhibit during Cornelius Arts Center gallery regular business hours, 10 am to 4pm Monday to Friday. Admission is free.

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