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Weekly calendar Aug. 14 – 20: You know there’s music and more

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Tickets on sale now for Friday’s performance by Absolute Queen tribute band at Boatyard LKN.

Monday, Aug. 14

The Lake Norman Marine Commission

7 pm | Aug. 14.  The Lake Norman Marine Commission will discuss changes made to boat rental and charter boat regulations, effective in January 2024. Anyone wishing to make a public comment should sign up prior to the start of the meeting. All comments are limited to 3 minutes. Charles Mack Citizen Center, 15 N Main St, Mooresville 28115.

Wednesday, Aug. 16

North Meck Community Farmers Market

9 am – 1 pm | Aug. 16. “You SNAP, we match.” 704-251-9434. Northern Regional Recreation Center, 18121 Old Statesville Rd., Cornelius.

Creative Clay/ Pottery Senior Workshop

10:30 am- noon | Aug. 16. Clayworks will lead participants in a hands-on clay workshop. Space is limited, so reserve your spot. Projects will be taken to Clayworks to be fired and glazed before being returned for pickup. Please allow 3 weeks for this process. David B. Waymer Recreation and Senior Center, 14008 Holbrooks Rd., Huntersville.

Birkdale Buds

10:30 am – noon | Aug.16. Bring your pre-school aged child for playtime. Try samples from Green Brothers and enjoy a mobile play gym with My Gym. Bring your own blanket to sit on. Seating space may be limited. This event is subject to cancellation or postponement due to weather. No cost. The Plaza at Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

Thursday, Aug. 17


6-9 pm | Aug. 17. Spiderwebs perform. A food truck and beverage vendor will be onsite with food and drinks for purchase. Veterans Park at Main & Maxwell, 201 Huntersville-Concord Rd., Huntersville.

Food Truck Fridays

Friday Aug. 18

Food Truck Fridays

11:30 am-1 pm | Aug. 18. The town Parks & Rec will have games onsite to enjoy while you wait for your order or after your meal from B’s Grill, so come on your own or bring your friends, family and coworkers along. Smithville Park, 19710 S. Ferry St.

Absolute Queen

8:30 pm | Aug. 18. Tribute band. $20 advance; $25 door. Boatyard LKN, 18418 Statesville Rd., Cornelius.

Saturday, Aug. 19

Learn about some of the oldest burial sites in Iredell, Lincoln, Rowan, and North Mecklenburg at HEARTS Sacred Grounds ‘23.

Sacred Grounds

2-5:30 pm | Aug. 19. Learn more about the known and unknown sacred grounds on the site and within the surrounding area. Tickets are free, but registration is required. Cedar Grove and Hugh Torrance House and Store, 8231 Gilead Grove Rd., Huntersville.

Concerts @ the Circles

5-6:30 pm acoustic artist; 7-9 pm headline artists | Aug. 19. Chasing Phoenix. Live music on Jetton Street near Clean Juice, Davidson. This block of Jetton Street will be closed from noon-10 pm on concert evenings.

Back 2 School Bash & Outdoor Movie: ‘Finding Nemo’

6-10pm | Aug. 19. Music, inflatables, yard games, crafts and more. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy “Finding Nemo” starting at dusk. No glass containers, no pets, no tobacco products allowed. Free to attend; concessions available for purchase. James Hoyt Wilhelm Park, 19018 Smith Cir., Cornelius.

• 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.