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Weekly agenda March 14-20: There’s green to celebrate and more to do this week

March 17-19: Women in Jazz at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

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:

March 14: Eat at Brixx Pizza and support Big Brothers Big Sisters Central Carolinas.

March 14

Eat at Brixx fundraiser

Eat at Brixx Wood Fired Pizza, 16915 Birkdale Commons Pkwy., in Birkdale Village, Huntersville, to help suppport at-risk children. Bring a completed Brixx Buxx form with you in order for Big Day at the Lake to get credit for the donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters Central Carolinas. Click here to print Brixx Buxx.

Pi Day Pie Picnic

6 pm. Bring your  blanket and picnic dinner or simply come eat some pie and to play at Inclusion Community in front of the Wayland Center, 21209 Catawba Ave. Click here if you will bring a pie to share.

March 14: Bach Birthday Bash with Peter Morey

Organ at Davidson, Season Continues

7:30 – 9 pm. Concert with Peter Morey, a graduate student at Eastern Carolina University who will perform the annual Bach Birthday Bash. Davidson College Presbyterian Church Sanctuary.

Cardio Funk

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

Music Bingo

6:30 pm. Free to play with a chance to win a prizes. Primal Brewery, 16432 Old Statesville Rd., Huntersville.

March 14, 15 and 17

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.

March 15: Adult Open Gym Basketball

March 15

Adult Open Gym Basketball 

6:30 to 9 p.m. Adults may drop in on Tuesdays for basketball at Bailey Road Recreation Center, 11536 Bailey Road, inside Bailey Middle School.  Ages 18 and older. Free.

March 16

Wednesday Lent service

7 pm with the Holden Evening Prayer liturgy. In-person and livestreamed. Community in Christ Lutheran Church, 7621 Norman Island Dr.

March 17

Thinking’ & Drinkin’ Trivia

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

March 17: Music Bingo at Eleven Lakes Brewing

Music Bingo

7-9 pm Thursdays. Grab your friends and enjoy a pint and some great tunes. Eleven Lakes Brewing Company, 10228 Bailey Rd. #201, Cornelius.

March 17-19

Women in Jazz 

Evening shows; prices vary. Stage Door Theater at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center.

March 18: Debórah Bond at Music at the Mill

March 18

Music at the Mill

6:30 pm pre-show exhibit and reception; 8-9:30 show. Debórah Bond. Tickets $45.   Cain Center for the Arts’ Cornelius Arts Center,19725 Oak St. Suite 1, Cornelius.

March 19

26 Acres Popup Market

1-6 pm. Event by Twenty-Six Acres Brewing Company and Starving Artist Market CLT, 7285 Westwind Blvd., Concord.

Irish Connection

1-6 pm. Irish music, dance and history, and more.  A free community event for all ages at the Cedar Grove and the Hugh Torance House and Store, 8231 Gilead Rd., Huntersville.

Davidsons Farmers Market 

9 am – noon. Winter Market.

March 19: Davidson Farmers Market

St. Patrick’s Pop Up Market

11 am – 4 pm. Time To Shine Pop Up is back at Merino Mill, 500 South. Main St., Mooresville. Music and give-away.

March 20

Hugh Torance House and Store Tour 

1-4 pm.  Step back in time to 1779 and explore the Hugh Torance House and Store, 8231 Gilead Road, Huntersille. Guided tours at 1:15 and 3 pm. There is no fee but donations are most welcome.

Women on the Rise Brunch 

11 am – 4 pm. “Women On The Rise” is a brunch event correlated to bring females together in a friendly soothing atmosphere. The powerful panelists at the brunch will share their journey, struggles, accomplishments and best practices to help with motivating other aspiring females. Must purchase tickets in advance. Sweet Magnolia Estate, 10101 Bailey Rd., Cornelius,

March 20: Spring Family Fun Hike at Latta Nature Preserve /photo @phototaylorrose_long

Spring Family Fun Hike 

1 pm. Celebrate the first day of Spring with the Latta Nature Preserve by exploring the preserve with a naturalist and investigate the early signs of spring. All ages; free. Limited openings; must register.

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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