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Aug. 9

Summer Movie

What: The library presents a showing of “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,” about citizens of Berk facing a dragon trafficker who threatens their peace, dragons and friendships in the final installment of the trilogy.

When: 2-4 p.m.

Where: Cornelius Branch Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius

Details: 704-416-3800

2nd Friday

What: The 2nd Friday Street Festival series features live music from The HC Oakes Band, food trucks, craft beer, special performances, local artists and craftsmen, kids’ activities and more.

When: 6-10 p.m.

Where: Oak Street Mill, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius

Details: 704-765-1794

Birkdale Concert Series

What: The Mingling on the Greens concert features Matt Stratford Band on Friday and The Stark Reality Band Saturday.

When: 7-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday

Where: Birkdale Village, 8712 Lindholm Drive, Huntersville

Details: Birkdale Village Facebook page

Aug. 10

Barre on the Boat

What: Fit4Mom Lake Norman hosts a morning of fitness and philanthropy on the Carolina Grace Yacht in Cornelius, with 100 percent of proceeds going towards fighting pediatric cancer and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

When: 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Where: Carolina Grace Lake Norman, 18020 Kings Point Drive, Cornelius

Details: $25; 704-451-7433

Plant Swap

What: Neighbors are invited to bring plants and/or garden materials they don’t want and leave with something else. There is no buying or selling. A representative from Huntersville Police Department will be there to meet with neighbors and give away swag.

When: 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Where: Veterans Park at Main & Maxwell, 201 Huntersville-Concord Road, Huntersville


Rising Stars Tour

What: Young amateur musicians in the Huntersville area get a chance to showcase their talents at the Plugged In show and hopefully get noticed.

When: 4 p.m.

Where: Veterans Park at Main & Maxwell, 201 Huntersville-Concord Road, Huntersville

Details: 704-766-2200

Aug. 11

Miss May’s Elegant Tea

What: A tea party honoring Miss May Davidson, benefactress of the Rural Hill Cultural Center. Dress in your tea finery – hats are encouraged, gloves are optional. Light hors d’oeuvres, along with teas and lemonade, will be served. Proceeds support Historic Rural Hill.

When: 2-4 p.m.

Where: Historic Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville

Details: $30 for adults; $15 for supervised children with manners; purchase tickets at

Aug. 13

Yoga on the Beach

What: Mecklenburg Park and Recreation offers gentle and vinyasa yoga at the Ramsey Creek beach Tuesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 22.

When: 9-9:45 a.m.

Where:  Ramsey Creek Park, 18441 Nantz Road, Cornelius

Details: $5;

Yoga Storytime

What: Families are invited to enjoy stories coupled with easy yoga moves. Bring a towel or a blanket to practice yoga.

When: 9:30-10 a.m.

Where: Smithville Park, 9710 S. Ferry St., Cornelius

Details: 704-416-3800

Aug. 14


What: The library hosts a showing of the summer classic “Jaws” for teens only. When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach community, it’s up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt it down.

When: 2-4:30 p.m.

Where: Davidson Branch Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson

Details: 704-416-4000

Aug. 15

Warehouse Play

What: “How To Separate Your Soul From Your Body” is presented by SiCK Productions, a company of theatre professionals which formed out of Davidson College in 2016.

When: 8 p.m. Aug. 15-17, runs through Aug. 25

Where: Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216-A Westmoreland Road, Cornelius

Details: $15, $12 for seniors and students; 704-619-0429

Aug. 16

Chinese Medicine

What: Cristin Gregory, a board-certified practitioner in acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, discusses the benefits of Classical Chinese Medicine, a system utilized for thousands of years

When: 9:30-11 a.m.

Where: Davidson Branch Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson

Details: Registration is required; 704-416-4000


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