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Weekly calendar April 8-14: Music, comedy, festivals and Earth Jam

Wednesday, April 10

Davidson College Concert Series: Charlotte Symphony Brass Quintet

7:30pm | April 10. The Charlotte Symphony Brass Quintet headlines with selections from West Side Story and other powerhouse works for brass ensemble. For tickets, contact the Union Box Office at 704-894-2135. Tyler-Tallman Hall, Davidson College.

Thursday, April 11

Joanne Show Taylor

7pm doors, 8 pm show | April 11. Joanne Shaw Taylor and her stellar band perform songs from her critically acclaimed studio album, Nobody’s Fool, as well as songs from the upcoming new album. Her guitar prowess, vocal abilities, and songwriting talents reach new heights as she presents a bold slate of material at the peak of her career. $45-$65. Cain Center For The Arts.

Books by the Butterfly

10 – 11 am | Thursdays. Outdoor storytime. Rosedale Nature Park, 9519 Rosewood Meadow Ln., Huntersville.

Spring Piano Studio Recital

7:30 – 9 pm | April 11. Piano students from the studios of Cynthia Lawing and Will Fried take center stage in Tyler-Tallman Hall for a program of solo and collaborative works. Free and open to the public. Sloan Music Center Tyler-Tallman Recital Hall, Davidson College.

Friday, April 12

John Oates

SOLD OUT:  Cain Center For The Arts.

Saturday, April 13

Growers’ Mark & Car and Truck Show

8 am -noon | April 13. Start your engines and help rev up for the annual READY, SET, SHOW Spring Car and Truck Show at the Opening Day of the Huntersville Growers’ Market. Listen to the soft tunes of the Tim Cook Band, shop both local and fresh while checking out the paint schemes, chrome, engines, interior, and more of new and old cars, trucks and motorcycles. The market will open 8 am and the Car Show will begin 9 am. Veterans Park in Downtown Huntersville.

Davidson College Jazz Ensemble: John Patitucci

7:30 pm | April 13. Since 1985, John Patitucci’s association with Chick Corea has brought him worldwide acclaim and put him at the forefront of the jazz world. For tickets, contact the Union Box Office at 704-894-2135. Duke Family Performance Hall, Davidson College.

Spring Mosaic Community Festival

Noon – 5 pm | April 13.  Brace yourselves for over 50 vendors, showcasing the best of Mooresville’s small businesses, community organizations, non-profits and more. Baked goodies to homemade treasures, lush plants and stylish apparel. Take a trip around the world without leaving town, all thanks to our fellow Mooresvillians sharing their roots at the cultural tables. Grab your spring mosaic passport and collect stamps as you explore the diverse backgrounds of our community. Free. Liberty Park,  255 E. Iredell Ave., Mooresville 28115.

Comedian Jeff Allen

4 pm and 8 pm show | April 13. Rapid-fire humor, which centers on marriage and family, is a hit with all ages. Cain Center for the Arts.

Earth Jam

4-7 pm |  April 13. Earth Day celebration, where participants enjoy free “green” activities including crafts, demonstrations, wildlife habitat improvements, and nature walks, plus live music and concessions. Free community event. Robbins Park, 17738 W. Catawba Ave.

Always Loretta

Doors 6 pm; show 7 pm | April 13. The Ultimate Loretta Lynn Tribute Show. Tickets $39-$49. Joe V. Knox Auditorium at the Charles Mack Citizen Center, Mooresville.

• Send your event information to corneliustoday@gmail.com. Deadline is the 15th of the month for the print calendar; one week in advance for online/newsletter calendars.