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Weekender Jan. 20-22: Theater, lights, art and a big reveal

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A work by Jacolby Satterwhite titled We Are In Hell. The artist has an exhibit in Davidson through March 26.

Highlights of  weekend  events:

The Man in Black performs Jan. 20 at BoatYard Lake Norman.

Friday, Jan. 20

Live Music Friday 

7:30-10:30 pm | Jan. 20. Matt Bush (classic rock, country). Thigs Cocktails LKN, 21234 Catawba Ave., Cornelius.

The Man in Black 

8 pm | Jan. 20. Advance ticket, $25; at the door $35. BoatYard Lake Norman, 18418 Statesville Rd., Cornelius.

The Embers 

7-10 pm | Jan. 20. Catch the beach music band at Twisted Oak American Bar & Grill, 121 N. Center St. Ste 104, Statesville.

Saturday, Jan. 21

Davidson Farmers Market

9 am – noon | Jan. 21. Winter market , Seed to Sanctuary workshop How to make your yard a Certified Wildlife Habitat and music. Downtown Davidson.

Forever Young 

Doors open 12:30 pm; show 2 pm | Jan. 21. Forever Young follows one unforgettable group of friends as they discover the greatest hits of all time. Tickets $45-$65. Cain Center for the Arts, Cornelius.

Sippin’ Saturdays 

7:30-10:30 pm | Jan. 21. DJ Nine8Nine. Thigs Cocktails LKN, 21234 Catawba Ave., Cornelius.

‘Big Reveal’ at Ada Jenkins 

2-4 pm | Jan. 21. Everyone is invited for the ‘big reveal’ of the renovated Ada Jenkins Center gymnasium. Area families and basketball enthusiasts are invited to come play. There will be basketball drills; youth free-throw contest with prizes; three-point contest for youth and adults.Also, face painting, music and free lunch/refreshments. Ada Jenkins Center, 212 Gamble St., Davidson.

See OneNight in Memphis Jan. 21 in Mooresville.

Our Town Stage Indoor Concert Series

Doors open 6 pm; show 7 pm | Jan. 21. One Night In Memphis. Tickets $29-$39.  Joe V. Knox Auditorium in the Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N Main St., Mooresville.

Through mid-February


6-10 pm | Daily. Explore a half-mile, self-guided walking trail showcasing illuminated installations representing the Whitewater story and mission. The elements populate the entire Ridge and Canyon of the Whitewater Center and culminate with a compelling view above the forest floor on an all new suspension bridge complex. Free; pay to park. Whitewater Center,  5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy., Charlotte 28214.

Through March 12

Alfred Conteh, [Ryan Coogler] Home Team, 2018 | Courtesy of the artist and Amath Gomis via Museum of the New South

Men of Change art exhibit

Check websites for gallery schedules. | B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture  and Levine Museum of the New South to bring  Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth. The Gantt will display Storytellers, Fathering, and Imagining; Levine Museum will display Catalysts, Myth-Breakers, and Community; both museums in Charlotte will display Loving. Admission is free.

• 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