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Weekly Calendar May 20-27: Get started on Memorial Day fun

Tuesday, May 21

Skylar Schock has proudly performed her stand up comedy all over the country.

Laugh Until You Cry

7:30 pm | May 21. Comedian Skylar Schock hosts a one of a kind evening of stand-up. Laugh Until You Cry is a show created for all fans of stand-up comedy and those interested in expanding the dialogue around mental health. $20, general admission. Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St., Davidson.

Disinformation 101: How to Identify and Fight It

Noon – 1 pm, virtual | May 21. Understanding Why Americans are so Divided and the Impact on Our Democracy. The Carter Center’s Nathan Stock will explore the research on political polarization and violence in the U.S. Register here to join the virtual event.

Thursday, May 23

LangTree Live

6:30 – 9 pm | May 23. Black Glass, Carolina’s premiere Rock and Roll Cover Band. No outside coolers. LangTree Lake Norman, 401 Langtree Rd., Mooresville.

Lake Norman Chamber Power Luncheon

11:45 am – 1:15 pm | May 23. Chamber Power Luncheon Legislative Series. Tickets required. NorthStone Country Club, 15801 Northstone Dr., Huntersville

Friday, May 24

Live Under The Oaks

6-8 pm | May 24. Justin Mintum. Unwind with live musical performance. No coolers are allowed on property. A bar will be onsite in the designated area provided by Red Rocks for beverage needs. Bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on. Seating space may be limited. The Plaza, Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

Jazz at the Vineyard

6pm | May 24. Bring your picnic baskets, lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy a great sunset of live jazz featuring fantastic saxophonist Adrian Crutchfield and his band. Wear your coolest white as we present an “Outside White Party” featuring an “After Show Jam” right on the Vineyard Grounds from 8-9 pm with music by Mr. EZE of SGL Productions. No tents or coolers, and no outside alcohol. Tickets $40.  Davesté Vineyards, 155 Lytton Farm Road Troutman.

Saturday, May 25

Heartfulness Meditation

11 am – noon | May 25. Heartfulness is a simple and subtle practice of meditation that connects each of us with the light and love in our hearts. Space limited; registration closes 9 am May 25. Davidson Library, downtown Davidson.

Concerts on the Green

6-8 pm | May. 25. Groove Machine – 70s Tribute. Town Green, downtown Davidson.

HEARTS May 1775 – Part Two

11 am – 4 pm | May 25. Immerse yourself in life in May 1775 with living history at the Hugh Torance House and Store, featuring reenactors and living history for all ages in Part Two of our exploration of May 1775, the month and year of the Meck Dec. Hugh Torance House and Store, 8231 Gilead Rd., Huntersville.

Sunday, May 26

Historic Tour of the Store

1-2:15 pm and 3-4 pm | May 26. Step back in time to 1779 and explore the Hugh Torance House and Store and grounds.  The historic Hugh Torance House and Store is the oldest-standing store in NC and one of Mecklenburg County’s few surviving 18th-century structures. The site is adjacent to Cedar Grove, the National Register brick 1831 Greek Revival home of James Torrance, son of Hugh and Isabella Torance. This is a free tour but donations are most welcome. Hugh Torance House and Store, 8231 Gilead Rd., Huntersville.

Monday, May 27

Memorial Day Program in Cornelius

10 am-1 pm | May 27. The Town of Cornelius and American Legion Post 86 invite everyone to honor our nation’s servicemen and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. This year’s keynote speaker will be WWII Veteran Allan Jones. After the ceremony, join us in the lobby for light refreshments. Free and appropriate for all ages. Cain Center for the Arts, downtown Cornelius. 

Memorial Day Ceremony in Huntersville

11am-noon | May 27. The Town of Huntersville and American Legion Post 321 invite you to participate in the 23rd Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Veterans’ Park, 201 Huntersville-Concord Rd., Huntersville.

• 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.