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Weekly calendar Sept. 11-17: 9-11 anniversary ceremony, Latino Night and more

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Safety Saturday will be held at Birkdale Village.

Monday, Sept. 11

9/11 Anniversary Ceremony

8 am | Sept. 11. At the Cornelius-Lemley Fire Station #1, 19729 South Main St.

Tuesday, Sept. 12
Dance Without Limits
10-11 am | Tuesdays through Nov. 14. Designed to encourage and engage seniors of all mobility levels to embrace the magic of movement. Join weekly for free dance classes to explore a variety of fun genres and great music. Call 704-221-4787 to register or for more information. David B. Waymer Recreation Center, 14008 Holbrooks Rd., Huntersville.

Wednesday, Sept. 13

The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra

The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra

7 pm | Sept. 13. Tickets $35-$55. Cain Center For The Arts, Catawba Avenue.

Ask Master Gardener

9-11am | Sept. 13. Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Service volunteers will be on hand to answer questions about watering, fertilizing, a specific crop, how to grow, what to grow or harvesting. FeedNC in Mimi’s Garden under the Picnic Pavilion, 2456 Charlotte Hwy., Mooresville.

Through Sept. 13 

Field of Honor® 9.11 Memorial

On the 22nd anniversary of the 2001 attacks, the magnitude of loss is revealed by this solemn formation of flags. Posted in perfect rows and columns, the Stars and Stripes will fly in tribute to the victims of 9/11.  Flags will be posted at Veterans Park and the Town Center Lawn in downtown Huntersville for all to pause and remember.

Thursday, Sept. 14

Thursdays on Main

6 pm | Sept.14. Blackwater Band. Veterans Park 119 N. Main St., Kannapolis.

Chicago Rewired

6:30 – 9 pm | Sept. 14. Chicago tribute band. LangTree Lake Norman, 401 Langtree Rd., Mooresville.

Friday, Sept. 15


5-9 pm | Sept. 15. Latino Night: performances by UltimaNota, Rumbao Latin Dance & Wanda Lopez. 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.

Saturday, Sept. 16

Safety Saturday

10 am – noon | Sept. 16.  A day of safety fun for the entire family while interacting with local first responders. Get a close up look at special safety vehicles and learn about ways to keep your community safer. Stroll along Birkdale Commons Parkway while listening to a live DJ and check out the safety trucks, cars and boats parked along the street. The Plaza at Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

Praise in the Park

5-9 pm | Sept. 16. This free community event is an evening filled with gospel music from local and national professional artists, inspirational vendors, food, and more. Smithville Park, Cornelius.

LKN Songwriter Showcase

8 pm. Paul Bradley Atkins, Rusty Knox, Heidi Sidelinker, HC Oakes, Billy Jones. Tickets: $25; general admission. Cain Center For The Arts, 21348 Catawba Ave., Cornelius.

Concerts @ the Circles

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

Bands, Brews + BBQ Festival

4-9 pm | Sept. 16. Enjoy a cool brew, live music, and good food at the Bands, Brews & BBQ Festival in Downtown Mooresville. This outdoor festival will feature North Carolina craft beer, food tastings, and some of the best local music from across the region. 215. N. Main St., downtown Mooresville.

Sept. 16  – Oct. 28

Amazing Maize Maze

A limited number of season passes are being offered. Historic Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Rd., Huntersville.

Sunday, Sept. 17

Blood drive

8 am -1 pm | Sept. 17.  As a thank you for helping save lives, all blood donors will receive a $20 eGift Card and a One Blood T-shirt. Plus, all donors will receive a wellness checkup, including: blood pressure, pulse, temperature, iron count, cholesterol screening. Schedule an appointment. Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 19600 Zion Ave., Cornelius.

Through  Oct. 28

Amazing Maize Maze Season

Check out deals on season passes. $35-$35. Historic Rural Hill 4431 Neck Rd., Huntersville.