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Lake Norman is packed with all kinds of events and things to do in Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, and the surrounding areas. To receive our monthly VLN Calendar of Events by email contact Cyndi Bartley and to see the most recent Newsletter click here. To submit your event for the website calendar, fill out the Event Submission form. For more events and special deals check out LKNSavings.com plus nightlife events and special deals at LKNFUN.com. 

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Friday Jul 25, 2014

Ghost Walk of Davidson

  • July 25, 2014
  • Location: Downtown Davidson
  • Address: 104 South Main Street, Davidson, NC 28036

Ghost Walk of Davidson leaves nightly at 7 p.m., from the Soda Shop, 104 S. Main St. Ms. Grzech takes a maximum of 18 people and says she’s had several sellouts so far. Tours are $10 for adults, $5 for children 8-12. Reservations are permitted (704-928-5452). For more information, visit ghostwalknc.com/ A Ghost Walk is a guided walking tour of the town with a twist. You will receive a guided historic tour of Davidson, a lovely, small town rich in history and folklore, while listening... more

Live Music at THE WINE CELLAR

  • July 25, 2014
  • Location: The Wine Cellar
  • Address: 19712 One Norman Blvd. Suite # 110, CORNELIUS, NC 28031
  • Venue: The Wine Cellar - Cornelius

Live Music at THE WINE CELLAR from 9pm to 12am No cover

Birds and Beasties for Ages 7-10

  • July 25, 2014
  • Location: Carolina Raptor Center
  • Address: 6000 Sample Road, PO Box 16443, Huntersville, NC 28078
  • Venue: Carolina Raptor Center

    Learn about all things avian (and then some) at Birds and Beasties camp. Campers will experience life from a bird’s eye view with activities and games about Neotropical migratory birds, predator/prey relationships, adaptations, habitat, and ecosystems. Nature hikes, bug investigations, canoeing, and raptorcaching will bring out the nature adventurer in every child!               Summer Camps at Car... more

Movies at McGuire - Rio 2

  • July 25, 2014
  • Location: Duke Energy's Energy Explorium
  • Address: 13339 Hagers Ferry Road, Huntersville, NC 28078
  • Venue: Duke Energy's Energy Explorium

Bring friends and family to enjoy a free movie night under the stars at the Energy Explorium at McGuire Nuclear Station. The movie begins at 8:45 p.m. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Please no pets. The EnergyExplorium is located off Hwy. 73 in Huntersville. Follow the directional signs.

Movies at McGuire

  • July 25, 2014
  • Location: Energy Explorium at McGuire Nuclear Station
  • Address: 12700 Hagers Ferry Road, Huntersville, nc 28078

Enjoy a movie on a large outdoor movie screen from our lawn or from your boat.  Refreshments will be available for purchase.  

Red Bull Global Rallycross at Charlotte

  • July 25, 2014 - July 26, 2014
  • Address: 5555 Concord Pkwy South, Concord, ND 28027

Recently seen at X Games Austin, the stars of Red Bull Global Rallycross return to The Dirt Track at Charlotte July 25-26 for two days of heart-pounding, adrenaline-pumping racing action in the heart of NASCAR country. These 600-horsepower, all-wheel drive, turbocharged compact cars go from 0 to 60 in less than two seconds as drivers steer through hairpin turns, across jumps, over walls and through a series of chicanes and other exciting features designed to test every driver’s focus and c... more

Unnecessary Farce - July 17 - 27

  • July 25, 2014 - July 27, 2014

LOCATION: TBA Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. Ready, set, go. In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor is supposed to meet with his female accountant, while in the room next-door, two earnest but bumbling undercover cops wait to catch the meeting on videotape. But there's some confusion as to who's in which room, who's being videotaped, who's taken the money, who's hired a hit man, and why the accountant keeps disrobing. In the tradition of Lend Me a Tenor, this new play will keep you lau... more

Mingling on the Greens Concert Series

  • July 25, 2014 - August 31, 2014
  • Location: Birkdale Village
  • Address: Birkdale Commons Parkway and Sam Furr Road, Huntersville, NC 28078
  • Venue: Birkdale Village

Join us every Friday & Saturday from 7pm - 9pm and Sundays from 4pm - 6pm for live music on the greens at Birkdale Village. Our Mingling on the Greens Concert Series begins this Saturday, June 1 - Sunday, September See you there! Band Schedule: June 6 Silver Train June 7 Exit 54 June 8 Alan Barrington June 13 Tim Cook Band June 14 The Low Counts June 15 Dukes & Smith June 20 The Rhythm Masters June 21 Borderlyne Band June 22 Off the Chain Band June 27 Kent Steel / Xtrabakin June 28 ... more

Saturday Jul 26, 2014

Ghost Walk of Davidson

  • July 26, 2014
  • Location: Downtown Davidson
  • Address: 104 South Main Street, Davidson, NC 28036

Ghost Walk of Davidson leaves nightly at 7 p.m., from the Soda Shop, 104 S. Main St. Ms. Grzech takes a maximum of 18 people and says she’s had several sellouts so far. Tours are $10 for adults, $5 for children 8-12. Reservations are permitted (704-928-5452). For more information, visit ghostwalknc.com/ A Ghost Walk is a guided walking tour of the town with a twist. You will receive a guided historic tour of Davidson, a lovely, small town rich in history and folklore, while listening... more

Live Raptor Presentations

  • July 26, 2014
  • Location: Carolina Raptor Center
  • Address: 6000 Sample Road, Huntersville, North Carolina 28078
  • Venue: Carolina Raptor Center

Live Raptor Presentations

The Davidson Farmer's Market

  • July 26, 2014
  • Location: Davidson Farmer’s Market
  • Address: 442 South Main Street, Davidson, NC 28036
  • Venue: Davidson Farmer’s Market

The Davidson Farmer’s Market is open every Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon. Find the Market in Downtown Davidson, next to Town Hall, between Main and Jackson Streets. Our local producers will have handpicked harvests and homemade goods. You may expect to find homegrown veggies, humanely raised meats, poultry, seafood, mushrooms, eggs, cheeses, butter, honey, granola, empanadas, prepared foods, gourmet pastries, artisanal breads, baked goods, doughnuts, canned goods, flowers, herbs, plants, soaps ... more

Live Music at THE WINE CELLAR

  • July 26, 2014
  • Location: The Wine Cellar
  • Address: 19712 One Norman Blvd. Suite # 110, CORNELIUS, NC 28031
  • Venue: The Wine Cellar - Cornelius

Live Music at THE WINE CELLAR from 9pm to 12am No cover

Mooresville Public Library Local Author Showcase

  • July 26, 2014
  • Location: Mooresville Public Library
  • Address: 304 South Main Street, Mooresville, NC 28115

Mooresville Public Library will be hosting its 3rd annual Local Author Showcase on Saturday, July 26, 2014, from 11:00am-1:00pm. Meet and greet with authors of all genres from Mooresville and across North Carolina. Books will be available for purchase. The event is free of charge and light refreshments will be served. For more information call the library at 704-664-2927, or go to www.mooresvillelibrary.org.

Public Boating Class

  • July 26, 2014
  • Location: Lake Norman VFD
  • Address: 1518 Brawley School Road, Mooresville, NC

Public Boating Class   (Pre-registration required) at www.usps.org/lakenorman   Saturday July 26th Lake Norman VFD 1518 Brawley School Road, Mooresville   or Email: Bob Yannacci sportscarguy@roadrunner.com Phone 516-547-7737   CLASS HOURS 8am-5pm   MOST INSURANCE COMPANIES OFFER 10% DISCOUNT ON BOAT INSURANCE TO ABC GRADUATES  

Red Bull Global Rallycross at Charlotte

  • July 26, 2014
  • Address: 5555 Concord Pkwy South, Concord, ND 28027

Recently seen at X Games Austin, the stars of Red Bull Global Rallycross return to The Dirt Track at Charlotte July 25-26 for two days of heart-pounding, adrenaline-pumping racing action in the heart of NASCAR country. These 600-horsepower, all-wheel drive, turbocharged compact cars go from 0 to 60 in less than two seconds as drivers steer through hairpin turns, across jumps, over walls and through a series of chicanes and other exciting features designed to test every driver’s focus and c... more

The Family Friendly Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza Starring the Chuckleheads

The Family Friendly Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza Starring the Chuckleheads show will a family friendly (for all ages) sibling themed unscripted improvisational comedy games (ala Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Improv-a-ganza, and the Second City,) musical games/activities, game show elements, and the heavy-duty audience participation that are staples of the six-year-old Chuckleheads’ improv comedy troupe’s shows. And it’s all made up on the spot.

The Happy Belated Birthday to My Sister Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza

The Happy Belated Birthday to My Sister Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza Starring the Chuckleheads Comes to the Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216-A Westmoreland Road, Cornelius on Saturday, July 26 at 6p (family friendly) & 8pm. The Charlotte improvisational theatre group, the Chuckleheads, present their Happy Belated Birthday to My Sister Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza at the Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216-A Westmoreland Road, Cornelius, NC on Saturday, J... more

Davidson Farmer's Market Salsa Showdown

  • July 26, 2014
  • Location: Davidson Farmer’s Market
  • Address: 442 South Main Street, Davidson, NC 28036
  • Venue: Davidson Farmer’s Market

The Davidson Farmer’s Market presents its 5th Annual Salsa Showdown, where Market patrons compete to make the best salsa using local produce, Sat, July 26th. The Market is calling on area residents to “bring the heat”. Contestants arrive at 8 a.m. to shop the Market for their salsa ingredients. They are allowed to bring 3 non-Market items, i.e. olive oil, lemons, vinegar, cilantro. Salsa making will start at 8:30 a.m. and contestants will have 1 1/2 hours to make 3 quarts of sa... more

Unnecessary Farce - July 17 - 27

  • July 26, 2014 - July 27, 2014

LOCATION: TBA Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. Ready, set, go. In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor is supposed to meet with his female accountant, while in the room next-door, two earnest but bumbling undercover cops wait to catch the meeting on videotape. But there's some confusion as to who's in which room, who's being videotaped, who's taken the money, who's hired a hit man, and why the accountant keeps disrobing. In the tradition of Lend Me a Tenor, this new play will keep you lau... more

Mingling on the Greens Concert Series

  • July 26, 2014 - August 31, 2014
  • Location: Birkdale Village
  • Address: Birkdale Commons Parkway and Sam Furr Road, Huntersville, NC 28078
  • Venue: Birkdale Village

Join us every Friday & Saturday from 7pm - 9pm and Sundays from 4pm - 6pm for live music on the greens at Birkdale Village. Our Mingling on the Greens Concert Series begins this Saturday, June 1 - Sunday, September See you there! Band Schedule: June 6 Silver Train June 7 Exit 54 June 8 Alan Barrington June 13 Tim Cook Band June 14 The Low Counts June 15 Dukes & Smith June 20 The Rhythm Masters June 21 Borderlyne Band June 22 Off the Chain Band June 27 Kent Steel / Xtrabakin June 28 ... more

Sunday Jul 27, 2014

Art Therapy 101 (Where Adults Unwind & Create!)

  • July 27, 2014
  • Location: FireWater Restaurant & Lounge
  • Address: 8708 J W Clay Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28262

FireWater Charlotte Sunday July 14th 7-9pm Art Wine-Down "Where Adults Meet To Unwind & Create" Please Join us at FireWater for an evening of Fine Art, Wine Tasting, and Mature "Artsy" Fun. Everyone from beginner to expert is encouraged to attend! With step-by-step guidance from certified art instructor Cathay Dawkins, you and guests are guaranteed to leave this event with a one of a kind Masterpiece. Note: Canvases, Paint, & A Glass of Wine are ALL included with... more

Ghost Walk of Davidson

  • July 27, 2014
  • Location: Downtown Davidson
  • Address: 104 South Main Street, Davidson, NC 28036

Ghost Walk of Davidson leaves nightly at 7 p.m., from the Soda Shop, 104 S. Main St. Ms. Grzech takes a maximum of 18 people and says she’s had several sellouts so far. Tours are $10 for adults, $5 for children 8-12. Reservations are permitted (704-928-5452). For more information, visit ghostwalknc.com/ A Ghost Walk is a guided walking tour of the town with a twist. You will receive a guided historic tour of Davidson, a lovely, small town rich in history and folklore, while listening... more

Live Raptor Presentations

  • July 27, 2014
  • Location: Carolina Raptor Center
  • Address: 6000 Sample Road, Huntersville, North Carolina 28078
  • Venue: Carolina Raptor Center

Live Raptor Presentations

Unnecessary Farce - July 17 - 27

  • July 27, 2014

LOCATION: TBA Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. Ready, set, go. In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor is supposed to meet with his female accountant, while in the room next-door, two earnest but bumbling undercover cops wait to catch the meeting on videotape. But there's some confusion as to who's in which room, who's being videotaped, who's taken the money, who's hired a hit man, and why the accountant keeps disrobing. In the tradition of Lend Me a Tenor, this new play will keep you lau... more

Mingling on the Greens Concert Series

  • July 27, 2014 - August 31, 2014
  • Location: Birkdale Village
  • Address: Birkdale Commons Parkway and Sam Furr Road, Huntersville, NC 28078
  • Venue: Birkdale Village

Join us every Friday & Saturday from 7pm - 9pm and Sundays from 4pm - 6pm for live music on the greens at Birkdale Village. Our Mingling on the Greens Concert Series begins this Saturday, June 1 - Sunday, September See you there! Band Schedule: June 6 Silver Train June 7 Exit 54 June 8 Alan Barrington June 13 Tim Cook Band June 14 The Low Counts June 15 Dukes & Smith June 20 The Rhythm Masters June 21 Borderlyne Band June 22 Off the Chain Band June 27 Kent Steel / Xtrabakin June 28 ... more

Monday Jul 28, 2014

Ghost Walk of Davidson

  • July 28, 2014
  • Location: Downtown Davidson
  • Address: 104 South Main Street, Davidson, NC 28036

Ghost Walk of Davidson leaves nightly at 7 p.m., from the Soda Shop, 104 S. Main St. Ms. Grzech takes a maximum of 18 people and says she’s had several sellouts so far. Tours are $10 for adults, $5 for children 8-12. Reservations are permitted (704-928-5452). For more information, visit ghostwalknc.com/ A Ghost Walk is a guided walking tour of the town with a twist. You will receive a guided historic tour of Davidson, a lovely, small town rich in history and folklore, while listening... more

Young Vet's Camp - for ages 11 -14

  • July 28, 2014 - August 01, 2014
  • Location: Carolina Raptor Center
  • Address: 6000 Sample Road, PO Box 16443, Huntersville, NC 28078
  • Venue: Carolina Raptor Center

  Is your child an aspiring young veterinarian? Send them to our Young Vets Camp to learn what it takes to be an expert in avian medicine. Campers will have daily sessions with our raptor hospital staff to learn about triage, raptor anatomy, feather imping, necropsy, and more! Get hands on with scale models of raptor and animal bones and body parts. Campers will play the role of veterinarian in daily rounds with xrays and case studies of birds and other animals to decide upon a co... more

Tuesday Jul 29, 2014

Ghost Walk of Davidson

  • July 29, 2014
  • Location: Downtown Davidson
  • Address: 104 South Main Street, Davidson, NC 28036

Ghost Walk of Davidson leaves nightly at 7 p.m., from the Soda Shop, 104 S. Main St. Ms. Grzech takes a maximum of 18 people and says she’s had several sellouts so far. Tours are $10 for adults, $5 for children 8-12. Reservations are permitted (704-928-5452). For more information, visit ghostwalknc.com/ A Ghost Walk is a guided walking tour of the town with a twist. You will receive a guided historic tour of Davidson, a lovely, small town rich in history and folklore, while listening... more

Good Olde Days at Earth Fare

  • July 29, 2014
  • Location: Earth Fare
  • Address: 14021 Boren Street, Huntersville, NC 28078
  • Venue: Earth Fare

Let Earth Fare take you back to the Good Olde Days every Tuesday from 4:30-7:30pm with a Good Old Fashioned Chicken Dinner! We're serving up half a rotisserie chicken, mashed potatoes, and veggies for only $7.99! Eat dinner in our Cafe or get your Good Olde Fashioned Chicken dinner to go!

Young Vet's Camp - for ages 11 -14

  • July 29, 2014 - August 01, 2014
  • Location: Carolina Raptor Center
  • Address: 6000 Sample Road, PO Box 16443, Huntersville, NC 28078
  • Venue: Carolina Raptor Center

  Is your child an aspiring young veterinarian? Send them to our Young Vets Camp to learn what it takes to be an expert in avian medicine. Campers will have daily sessions with our raptor hospital staff to learn about triage, raptor anatomy, feather imping, necropsy, and more! Get hands on with scale models of raptor and animal bones and body parts. Campers will play the role of veterinarian in daily rounds with xrays and case studies of birds and other animals to decide upon a co... more

Wednesday Jul 30, 2014

Family Night at Kabuto Lake Norman

Our goal is to provide healthy and entertaining dining experience for families and children alike. Join us for Family Night for dinner at Kabuto's for Child Eats Free. One per child with purchase of one adult Hibachi dinner. One child per family. Not to be combined with Early Bird Special or coupons or any other offer.

Ghost Walk of Davidson

  • July 30, 2014
  • Location: Downtown Davidson
  • Address: 104 South Main Street, Davidson, NC 28036

Ghost Walk of Davidson leaves nightly at 7 p.m., from the Soda Shop, 104 S. Main St. Ms. Grzech takes a maximum of 18 people and says she’s had several sellouts so far. Tours are $10 for adults, $5 for children 8-12. Reservations are permitted (704-928-5452). For more information, visit ghostwalknc.com/ A Ghost Walk is a guided walking tour of the town with a twist. You will receive a guided historic tour of Davidson, a lovely, small town rich in history and folklore, while listening... more

Lunch in the Lot

  • July 30, 2014
  • Location: Downtown Cornelius

You've asked for it and now you have you it! Food in downtown Cornelius? Say it isn't so. Every Wednesday from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm we will be featuring some of LKN's & CLT's tastiest food trucks. Two feet, two wheels or four... however you get there, be sure not to miss lunch from some of the area's best "restaurants" on 4 wheels! Let me know if you haven any questions and thanks so much for helping to spread the word! If anyone is looking for more information they can check out ... more

Young Vet's Camp - for ages 11 -14

  • July 30, 2014 - August 01, 2014
  • Location: Carolina Raptor Center
  • Address: 6000 Sample Road, PO Box 16443, Huntersville, NC 28078
  • Venue: Carolina Raptor Center

  Is your child an aspiring young veterinarian? Send them to our Young Vets Camp to learn what it takes to be an expert in avian medicine. Campers will have daily sessions with our raptor hospital staff to learn about triage, raptor anatomy, feather imping, necropsy, and more! Get hands on with scale models of raptor and animal bones and body parts. Campers will play the role of veterinarian in daily rounds with xrays and case studies of birds and other animals to decide upon a co... more

Thursday Jul 31, 2014

Family Dinner Night at Earth Fare

  • July 31, 2014
  • Location: Earth Fare
  • Address: 14021 Boren Street, Huntersville, NC 28078
  • Venue: Earth Fare

Kids* eat free every Thursday night from 4:00-8:00pm during Family Dinner Night at Earth Fare with the purchase of one adult meal. Earth Fare's mission is to eliminate childhood obesity through providing easy and affordable access to nutritious food for kids and families! *Up to six kids eat free, kids must be present to receive meals, only two kids meals can be taken to go if kids are not present.

Ghost Walk of Davidson

  • July 31, 2014
  • Location: Downtown Davidson
  • Address: 104 South Main Street, Davidson, NC 28036

Ghost Walk of Davidson leaves nightly at 7 p.m., from the Soda Shop, 104 S. Main St. Ms. Grzech takes a maximum of 18 people and says she’s had several sellouts so far. Tours are $10 for adults, $5 for children 8-12. Reservations are permitted (704-928-5452). For more information, visit ghostwalknc.com/ A Ghost Walk is a guided walking tour of the town with a twist. You will receive a guided historic tour of Davidson, a lovely, small town rich in history and folklore, while listening... more

Weekly Wine Tasting at The Wine Cellar

  • July 31, 2014
  • Location: The Wine Cellar
  • Address: 19712 One Norman Blvd. Suite # 110, CORNELIUS, NC 28031

Do not miss our Weekly Wine Tasting this Thursday at The Wine Cellar, and as usual, great discounts on featured and all "To-Go" botttles. See you all between 7 and 9pm. Wine Bar - Wine Shop Located in Cornelius, near Lake Norman, 20 minutes north from Charlotte. I-77, exit 28, West Catawba and One Norman Blvd.

Young Vet's Camp - for ages 11 -14

  • July 31, 2014 - August 01, 2014
  • Location: Carolina Raptor Center
  • Address: 6000 Sample Road, PO Box 16443, Huntersville, NC 28078
  • Venue: Carolina Raptor Center

  Is your child an aspiring young veterinarian? Send them to our Young Vets Camp to learn what it takes to be an expert in avian medicine. Campers will have daily sessions with our raptor hospital staff to learn about triage, raptor anatomy, feather imping, necropsy, and more! Get hands on with scale models of raptor and animal bones and body parts. Campers will play the role of veterinarian in daily rounds with xrays and case studies of birds and other animals to decide upon a co... more