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Weekly Agenda June 27 – July 4: Get ready to celebrate

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:

Rockie Lynne performs at LangTree on Thursday. Photo courtesy Rockie Lynne

June 30

Live music 

6-9 pm. Rockie Lynne. LangTree Lake Norman, 401 Langtree Road, Mooresville.

July 1

Live music 

6-9 pm. Sara Miskelly. Acoustic. Food truck on site. Lost Worlds Brewing, 19700-D One Norman Blvd., Cornelius.VE

July 3

Concerts on the Green

6-8 pm. Rivermist. Davidson Village Green, Davidson.

Live music 

4-8 pm. Ea$y~MoNEy Band. No coolers or outside alcohol. Food truck, snacks Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Davesté Vineyards, Lytton Farm Road, Troutman.

July 4

Celebrate at Birkdale Village

At 10 am, kids are invited to deck their bikes out with stars and stripes decor provided by Birkdale Village to get ready for the big parade.

At 11 am,  the Huntersville Police Department will lead the children in a Bike Parade. Riders will weave their way through the property, ending around 11:30 am. After the parade, guests are invited to participate in the annual wet down with the Huntersville Fire Department.

From 11:45 am to 1 pm, The Grove will have roaming entertainment, from face painters and balloon twisters to stilt walkers and magicians,  live tunes mixed by a DJ and a photo booth.

Run White & Blue

Fifth annual Run White & Blue 7.4 supports military veteran and first responder organizations in Lake Norman. Starts at 13420 Reese Blvd. W., Huntersville. Registration and details here.


Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday Pickleball Open Play 

Pickleball open play is offered several days weekly.

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.

Wednesdays, Saturdays “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.

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.

Wednesday Night bike ride 

When: 6pm.  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.

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.

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