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Weekly agenda March 28-April 3: Learn, exercise, celebrate

April 2: New South Trail Marathon / 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 28

A Place to Mis-fit into: Valeska Gert’s Beggar Bar

4:30-5:30 pm. Professor Sheer Ganor is a historian of German-speaking Jewry and modern Germany. Her public talk will focus on the Bleeker  bar in New York 1941-44. Carolina Inn Carolina Inn, lower level, Davidson.

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.

March 28, 29 and 31

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 29

“Antibiotic Resistance and the Ethics of Reputation and Regret”

7-8:30 pm. Lecture by Karen M. Meagher, Ph.D., assistant professor and associate director of public engagement in the Biomedical Ethics Research Program at Mayo Clinic. Her research interests focus on public health ethics and social implications of advances in genomic science and technology.

Wall Academic Center Hamilton W. McKay Atrium, Davidson College.

March 30

Cornhole Social League

6-8:30 pm. No sign up required. Just show up on time! No Forks Given food truck 5-9 pm. Primal Brewery 16432 Old Statesville Rd., Huntersville

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 30: Holy City Waffles Pop-Up

Holy City Waffles Pop-Up 

11 am – 2 pm at Birkdale Village.

Progressing Toward Sustainability in Our Storytelling

Noon – 1 pm. Maurice J. Norman ’20 and Jake Paz ’21 share how community members can harness their individual and collective spheres of influence to spark lasting campus improvements, highlighting the work of Davidson’s Stories (Yet) to be Told project (S(Y)TBT). Wall Academic Center Hamilton W. McKay Atrium, Davidson College.

Lost Worlds Brewing

March 31: Thinkin’ & Drinkin’ Trivia at Lost Worlds Brewing

March 31

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.

April 1

Reflecting: Metacognitive Teaching for Student Success

Noon – 1pm. Dr. Mays Imad shares ways qualitative and quantitative data reveal important student experiences. Watch this webinar together in the Wall Atrium (register for a box lunch by March 30) or watch on the Workshop Series website. Wall Academic Center Hamilton W. McKay Atrium, Davidson College.

Live music

6 pm live music with Billy Jones and the Pocket; 4 pm  at Tin Kitchen food truck. Lost Worlds Brewing, Lost Worlds Brewing, 19700-D One Norman Blvd., Cornelius.

Avery Fleeman ’22 Exhibition Presentation and Reception

4:30- 6pm. Opening reception with Avery Fleeman ’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.

April 2: Hooked on Cornelius

April 2

Hooked on Cornelius

10 am – noon. This free, family-oriented event offers a fun, educational fishing experience. Fishing rods and all other equipment will be provided for use. Ages 7-12. Choose the 10 am session or the 11 am session. Registered participants will be able to fish and parents/guardians are encouraged to participate with their children. Registration is limited to 20 children per session. Free, but advance registration required.

Time to Shine 

11 am – 5 pm. Pop up market with  small shops, photo stations, food trucks, music and more. Beaver Dam Historic House, 19600 Davidson-Concord Road.

Festival of Services 

11 am-3 pm.  The Ada Jenkins Center 2022 Festival of Services, featuring arts and crafts, ESL class information, legal services information, free hot dogs and hamburgers.  Lakehaven Community Church, 11925 Lakehaven Dr., Huntersville.

New South Trail Marathon 

Register early for discounts. Full and half marathon options are available on the Whitewater Center’s trail system.

Duck & Bunny Park Hops 

11 am – 3 pm at Huntingdon Green. Do a craft and grab a photo. Hosted by the Huntersville Parks & Recreation.

Ghost Hunt

6:30 – 8 pm. If you have ever wondered if the Hugh Torance House and Store could be haunted, here is your chance to find out.  Take part in an authentic ghost hunt of the building and grounds (weather permitting) using real investigative tools led by members of the Charlotte Area Paranormal Society (CAPS). Limited to 18 guests, 12 and over. Tickets $25 per person. Hugh Torance House & Store, 8231 Gilead Rd., Huntersville.

 April 3

Love Lake Norman 5th anniversary celebration

Come for the celebration service at 10:30, stay for the block party afterward. Everyone is invited. Food, Easter egg hunt and more.  Oak Street Mill parking lot, 19725 Oak Street, Cornelius.

Science and art festival 

1-5 pm. STEAMfest will have over 50 hands-on activities in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics created by Woodlawn, local colleges, museums, libraries, clubs and businesses. Free admission, food trucks, door prizes. Register for express entry and an extra entry in door prize drawings. Woodlawn School, 135 Woodlawn School Loop, Mooresville.

Through 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.

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