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Weekly agenda March 21- 27: Spring into the season with these activities

March 26: The Whole Enchilada MTB Race / USNWC 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:

March 21

2022 Lake Norman Big Band

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

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.

Richard Farrell ’22 Exhibition Presentation and Reception

4:30-6 pm. Opening reception with Richard Farrell ’22. Artist’s talk will be presented in-person and via Zoom. To attend by Zoom please RSVP.   =A reception will follow the presentation. Visual Arts Center VAC-117 Semans Lecture Hall, Davidson College.

March 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.

March 22

Art History Symposium 

5-6 pm. Art History 2060—Imagining our Futures to Rethink our Pasts. A C3 New Scholars Symposium. How will the discipline of art history be practiced in the year 2060 C.E.? Visual Arts Center VAC-117 Semans Lecture Hall, Davidson College.

Democracy and Freedom of Expression Lecture

7:30-9 pm. Revitalizing Public Discourse on Campus and BeyondFreedom of expression in academic and civic environments recognizes the centrality of multiple perspectives, differences, and disagreements to test and develop the best thinking to address collective challenges. Please register to attend.  Knobloch Campus Center Alvarez- Smith 900 Room, Davidson College.

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 22: Girls Pint Out with Eleven Lakes Co-owner Teri Lippy

LKN Girls Pint Out

6-8 pm. Hang out with Eleven Lakes Co-owner Teri Lippy as she shares her story and a brewery tour of the Cornelius destination. Eleven Lakes Brewing Company, 10228 Bailey Rd. #201, Cornelius.

March 23

Wednesday Lent service

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

Comedy show

8 pm. Live stand up event presented by Laughs on the Go. $15 advanced tickets. Ass Clown Brewing Co., 10620 Bailey Rd E, Cornelius.

Open Mic

7-10 pm. Eddie Kennedy. Eleven Lakes Brewing Company,  10228 Bailey Rd. #201, Cornelius.

March 24

Abbott Lecture Series with Jack Livings ’96

7-8:30 pm. Lecture by Davidson College alumnus Jack Livings ’96  author of a novel, “The Blizzard Party,” and a story collection, “The Dog.” Visual Arts Center VAC-117 Semans Lecture Hall, Davidson College.

Lost Worlds Brewing

March 24: Thinkin’ & Drinkin’ Trivia at Lost Worlds Brewing

Thinking’ & Drinkin’ Trivia

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

Music Bingo

7-9 pm Thursdays. Eleven Lakes Brewing Company, 10228 Bailey Rd. #201, Cornelius.

Comedy Night

7 pm. Beerly Funny presents Jenn Snyder and Christian Johnson. 21 + show. Tickets are $25. Davidson Wine Co., 121 Depot St, Davidson.

March 24 – April 3

Death of a Salesman 

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

March 25

Sophia Beal ’22 Exhibition Presentation and Reception

4-6 pm. Opening reception with Sophia Beal ’22. Artist’s talk will be presented in-person and via Zoom. To  attend by Zoom please RSVP. A reception will follow the presentation. Visual Arts Center VAC-117 Semans Lecture Hall, Davidson College.

March 25-27

2022 Spring Market, “You Are My Sunshine” 

10 am – 4 pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Each vendor will feature their choice of true vintage goods, antiques, original art, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and more. Purchase your tickets. Cabarrus Arena & Events Center, 4751 North Carolina 49, Concord.

March 26

The Whole Enchilada MTB Race

8:30am. Every mile of trail by bike; whole and half options that cover the entirety of the USNWC trail network. Register by March 24 for discount. Whitewater Center.

March 26: Huntersville Car & Truck Show

Huntersville Car & Truck Show 

9 am parking opens for the Top Deck Car & Truck Show in downtown Huntersville. All makes, models and years are welcome. Participants Cruise In, eat, stroll and mingle with other car enthusiasts and/or enter an award category for judging. 9:30 am award registration opens;11:30 am voting closes; and 12pm awards and closing.

March 26

Nathan Jordan, piano & cello

3-4:30 pm. Join Nathan Jordan, pianist and principal cellist of the Davidson College Symphony Orchestra, for a collaborative program featuring works by Rachmaninoff, Price, Shostakovich, Gershwin, and more. Admission is free, but tickets are required. For tickets, call the Union Box Office at 704-894-2135. Sloan Music Center Tyler-Tallman Recital Hall, Davidson College.

Davidson College Chorale: Renewal I: Heart Songs

8- 9:30 pm. The Davidson College Choirs’ first concert program of the spring, “Heart songs,” explores the power of love, devotion, and community to nourish renewal and rebirth. Admission is free, but tickets are required. For tickets, call the Union Box Office at 704-894-2135. Davidson College Presbyterian Church Sanctuary.

Public Input Meeting – N. Meck Park Greenway

2-4 pm at Primal Brewery,  16432 Old Statesville Rd., Huntersville.The Town of Huntersville is in the design phase of the North Mecklenburg Park Greenway, which will be approximately 0.6 miles of paved greenway running through North Mecklenburg Park. The trail corridor will link NC73 to the Harvest Point subdivision at Amber Field Drive and The Hamptons subdivision via the mountain bike/hiking trail.  Huntersville will be submitting an application for a grant to help fund the greenway construction.

March 27

Spring Food Truck Rally

10 am – 2 pm. Various food trucks serving all of your favorites along with wine, craft beer and mimosas for adults.There will also be live music performances. You can take a scenic hay ride around the historic property or hike along their 2.5 mile trail. There is no admission fee for the event, and parking is $5 cash. Rural Hill, Neck Road, Huntersville.

2nd annual Keukenhof Spring Market

11 am-4 pm. Craft beer, cask beer, more than 40 local artists and makers, food trucks, music and more. Lost Worlds Brewing, 19700-D One Norman Blvd.

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.

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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