Latta Nature Center turtles

Latta Nature Center hosts a an animal pool party June 20.

June 13

Huntersville Concert

What: The LaLaCaboosa Downtown Music Series is back for a second year, with Chunky Daddy performing the first show of the summer.

When: 6:30-9 p.m.

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

Details: 704-766-2220

June 14

‘Incredibles 2’ Showing

What: The Cornelius library hosts a showing of “The Incredibles 2,” rated PG. Mr. Incredible is left home with the kids when Elastigirl becomes the new face of superheroes.

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 bands, 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 jazz musician Calvin Edwards Friday and The Instigators Saturday.

When: 7-9 p.m.

Where: Birkdale Village, 8712 Lindholm Drive, Huntersville

Details: Birkdale Village Facebook page

Charlotte Symphony

What: The Charlotte Symphony provides an evening of selections from Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Dvorak, as well as popular favorites from “Swan Lake” and “A Chorus Line.”

When: 8:15 p.m.

Where: McGuire Nuclear Station’s EnergyExplorium, 13339 McGuire Nuclear Station Road, Huntersville

Details: Free; 980-875-5600

June 15

Basket Making Workshop

What: This workshop teaches the basics of basket weaving, as participants make a D-handle basket to keep. All materials will be provided, and the course is limited to 10 participants.

When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville

Details: $30; registration is required; 704-875-2312

Outdoor Cinema Series

What: The Town of Cornelius shows animated movie “Smallfoot” on an inflatable “blimp” screen. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome, are coolers and picnic baskets.

When: 8:30-11 p.m.

Where: Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave., Cornelius

Details: Free; 704-892-6031

June 17

Strange New Worlds

What: This book club meets the third Monday of the month and discusses science fiction, fantasy and graphic novels selected by the group. This month’s selection is “The City of Brass” by S.A. Chakraborty.

When: 7-7:55 p.m.

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

Details: 704-416-4000

June 18

Summer Kids Program

What: Magic and Wonder is a program for children in grades kindergarten through fifth grade, where they can create a magic wand and learn to do magic tricks.

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

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

Details: Registration is required; 704-416-4000

Rookie Science

What: Children in kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities and experiments.

When: 2-3 p.m.

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

Details: Registration is required; 704-416-3800

June 20

Animal Pool Party

What: Watch the aquatic turtles at the Latta Nature Center as they go for a dip in turtle pools on the center’s lawn. Visitors of all ages can help feed them slimy snacks and learn why they love life on the lake.

When: 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Where: Latta Nature Center, 6211 Sample Road, Huntersville

Details: Free;


Mamma Mia!

What: For the Davidson Community Players’ first summer show, Norwegian band ABBA’s hits tell the story of a young woman’s search for her birth father under the setting of a Greek island paradise.

When: 8 p.m. June 20-22, runs through June 30

Where: Duke Family Performance Hall, 207 Faculty Drive, Davidson

Details: 704-892-7953

June 21

Summer Solstice Concert

What: Scottish musician Jamie Laval and vocalist Megan McConnell perform “A Celtic Music Celebration of Summer Solstice” in honor of the first day of summer.

When: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

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

Details: $22.50 for adults, $12 for students; 704-619-0429

June 22

Latta Enduro Sprint

What: This triathlon includes two 375-meter swim segments, two 10K bike segments and three 2K run segments. Must be a USA Triathlon member to participate.

When: 7 a.m.

Where: Latta Plantation Nature Center, 6211 Sample Road, Huntersville

Details: $65 for individual, $115 for relay team;


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