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DAVIDSON – Integration. Community School of Davidson’s upcoming annual Summerstock production, “Hairspray,” incorporates integration in every sense of the word.
A collaboration of area voices will unite in concert for three performances this weekend as the Community Singers of Lake Norman presents its spring production of “All Aboard” in the theater at Pine Lake Preparatory School in Mt. Mourne.
MOORESVILLE – When Donna Robbins and Bob Mueller started renovating their two-story stucco Mooresville home, they wanted it to feel more liveable and relaxed. So they hired interior designer Ally Whalen who helped bring their vision, which was brushed in shades of blush, to life.
MOORESVILLE – There’s something to appreciate about getting to paint outdoors. The warm summer air, the variety of paint sites in and around Lake Norman and the stillness of the landscape, all shape the specific experience. Mooresville Arts invites the creative community for its fourth annua…
After being in the corporate world for 25 years, artist Karen L. Dortschy rediscovered her passion for painting during a wine and paint party with friends in 2015. Today, she owns Haute Dauge Portraits, where she gets to create portraits of honorary four-legged furry family members. Here, Do…
Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13, and there are number of celebrations occuring in the Lake Norman area. Whether she prefers bonding over brunch or taking the family fun outdoors, there are festivities going on for nearly every mom throughout the weekend.
MOORESVILLE – It was a wall Maria Velaz Campagna drove past every day on her way to work. The building on the 100 block of South Main Street serves as an entrance into downtown. But for the Mooresville artist, that wasn’t the kind of welcoming she thought the area deserved.
MOORESVILLE – Tucked behind a shopping center on Plantation Ridge Drive is Brushy Mountain Outdoors, an outdoor clothing and equipment shop. The retailer has all things hiking, from outdoor gear to clothing. And while customers are comparing the best hiking shoes and tents, they also have a …
MOORESVILLE – For 35 years, the Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce has put together an annual festival that celebrates the town’s culture, community and diversity. Every year local vendors, businesses and talent are showcased throughout the day and early evening.
MOORESVILLE – Three senior student artists were selected to receive selected to receive scholarships at the annual Youth Art Exhibit at Mooresville Arts Gallery in March.
MOORESVILLE – Mooresville photographer Heather Edmunds of Moments by Heather Edmunds was selected to choose a local mother for a national Mother's Day campaign. The campaign called for mothers who, despite their hardships, have given selflessly and unconditionally to their communities. Edmun…
MOORESVILLE – With warmer weather approaching and two weeks into the spring season, ice cream can provide the perfect break from high temperatures outside. A downtown staple, Mooresville Ice Cream has a secondary location on Argus Lane called Jack the Dipper Ice Cream – offering the same fla…
MOORESVILLE – Mooresville native Shannon O’Hara was just one week shy of the age requirement to audition for “American Idol” when she heard the show may be discontinued last year. She lost hope of making it to the televised singing contest. However, the show was picked up by ABC, giving O’Ha…
MOORESVILLE – Working with local fashion designers and makeup artists, the third annual Style-Ology will showcase a variety of creatives from the area.
MOORESVILLE – At CynTucci’s Bakery, many customers, if not all, walk in with a pre-existing craving in mind. With a “How you doin?” greeting from head baker and co-owner, Joe Torcasso, offers a recommendation, which is usually graciously accepted. Starting his day at 5 a.m., Torcasso has one…
MOORESVILLE – Megan Mosher sent out an email on Feb. 7 to those who were on the waitlist for a Do It Yourself Sharpie Mug program at the Mooresville Public Library. The email stated that because there was an overwhelming response to join the event, Mosher got approval to let those on the wai…
From azalea bushes to dogwood trees, North Carolina’s best flowers will soon start blooming for spring. And as the landscape comes to life and the weather warms up, spring and summer wedding season begins. To help couples take advantage of this season’s coruscating colors (we’re looking at y…
Several wedding and bridal expos will be held over the next couple of months where recently engaged couples can check out local vendors, from caterers and wedding planners to photographers and dress designers. With only a few hours to meet dozens of vendors, how do you make the most of the a…
The cost of attending a wedding can add up quickly – from buying a gift to the cost of transportation and hotel accommodations – especially if you’re traveling to a wedding out of town. So to make those going the extra mile feel more appreciated, some couples are swapping wedding favors for …
Health departments in Mecklenburg, Iredell and Lincoln counties inspected the following restaurants and food-service establishments. Jan. 26 to Feb. 1:
Valentine’s Day can be special for a variety of reasons. Whether you are planning a platonic event among friends or a day of romance, folks around the lake have planned special events Feb. 14 that include:
Cards of sweet sentiments, floral bouquets and boxes of assorted chocolates are traditional fare for sweethearts celebrating Valentine’s Day. But life offers more avenues of love than just that of a courtly nature. There is love of family, love of friends, love of self and love of cake.
Flowers – they’re used to take away ill feelings, provide comfort, celebrate life – or loss – and they look good while doing it. Whatever the occasion may be, area florists suggest trying these perfect bouquets to help say the right thing.
Health departments in Mecklenburg, Iredell and Lincoln and Catawba counties inspected the following restaurants and food-service establishments. Jan. 19-25:
MOORESVILLE – The Cold Winter Buck Showdown dance competition will celebrate its second year in town. While slight changes have been made to the competition, the overall theme remains the same: finding confidence and community.
MOORESVILLE – The characters danced in her head. Creating vivid detailing of their faces – who they were, what they were like – the characters were meant to be shared.
Health departments in Mecklenburg, Iredell, Lincoln and Catawba counties inspected the following restaurants and food-service establishments Dec. 15-21:
MOORESVILLE – Coming from a family of creatives – artists, singers, painters – Franklin Kernes didn’t fall too far from the proverbial apple tree.
MOORESVILLE – The Mooresville Community Children’s Theatre (MCCT) will hold open auditions for the upcoming musical production “The House at Pooh Corner” on Monday, Dec. 11, and Tuesday, Dec. 12.
MOORESVILLE – The Mooresville Golf Club is preparing to be the home of a Christmas wonderland this month. Complete with wreaths, lights, holiday gnomes, a synthetic ice rink and, of course, Santa, the Christmas Spectacular is the first event of its kind hosted by the Town of Mooresville.
MOORESVILLE – Residents and community members joined in for the 73rd Annual Christmas Parade held in downtown Mooresville on Nov. 21. Locals and visitors alike found a good spot to watch the parade well before it began at 3 p.m.
MOORESVILLE – Dancing can be used an expression for many. The type of music contributes to the way the body moves rhythmically. The same goes for traditional oriental dancing or “Raqs Sharqi,” in Egyptian. This type of dance is widely known in the Western world as belly dancing.
CORNELIUS – The Academy of Dance and Fine Arts in Mooresville will put on the 2017 Holiday Spectacular.
There are lots of events in the Mooresville area to celebrate the holiday season, including some new ones.
MOORESVILLE – Arts at the Mill, a three-day, indoor fine arts festival, take place Nov. 10-12 at the historic Mooresville Mill, at 500 S. Main St.
Friday, November 10
Mooresville Weekly talked to Ellen Patterson, the chairwoman for the American Water Society event and Mooresville Arts marketing director,about the American Watercolor Society exhibition now f…
Health departments in Mecklenburg, Iredell, Lincoln and Catawba counties inspected the following restaurants and food-service establishments Oct. 27 to Nov. 2:
STATESVILLE – Extension master gardener volunteers are interested in gardening and want to share their knowledge with others through the N.C. State’s Cooperative Extension’s Consumer Horticult…
Friday, November 3
Health departments in Mecklenburg, Iredell and Lincoln counties inspected the following restaurants and food-service establishments Oct. 20-26:
MOORESVILLE – The Working Fingers Craft Show returns to the Charles Mack Citizen Center. The free event features juried artwork of individual artists, craftsmen and photographers.