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Snakes Alive! is coming to Charles Mack Citizen Center June 18.


Davidson Farmers Market

What: Market in downtown Davidson, next to Town Hall, between Main and Jackson streets, every Saturday. Find homegrown veggies, humanely raised meats, poultry, seafood, mushrooms, eggs, cheeses, butter, honey, granola, empanadas, prepared foods, gourmet pastries, artisanal breads, baked goods, donuts, canned goods, flowers, herbs, plants, soaps and more.

When: 8 a.m. to noon

Where: 442 S. Main St., Davidson

Details: 704-400-0880

June 14

'Art of the Wild' Opening Reception

What: Exhibit and fundraising event, showcasing North Carolina wildlife through fine art. It’s a collaborative effort between Mooresville Arts and Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists – a local chapter of the N.C. Wildlife Federation. Proceeds from sales of donated and sold artwork will benefit the mission of both organizations. The exhibit runs through June 27.

When: 6-8 p.m.

Where: Mooresville Arts, 103 W. Center Ave., Mooresville

Details: Free; 704-663-6661

June 15

Celebrate Juneteenth

What: The annual Juneteenth celebration, the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States in 1865. Sponsored by Eastern Heights Community Watch.

When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 15; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 16

Where: Willow Valley Park, East McLelland Avenue, Mooresville

Details: Free

June 17

Summer Flix

What: Watch newly released movies and eat a snack.

When: 2-4 p.m.

Where: Mooresville Public Library, Selma Burke Room, Main Street, Mooresville

Details: Free

Lake Norman Big Band

What: The Lake Norman Big Band performs song standards and favorites from the 1930s and 1940s.

When: 7-9 p.m.

Where: George Pappas Victory Lanes, Finish Line Restaurant & Lounge, 125 Morlake Drive, Mooresville

Details: Patrons are encouraged to spend $10 on food and beverages to help support the band;

June 18

Summer Kids Program

What: Magic and Wonder is a program for children in grades K-5 in which they 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

Making a Mummy

What: Teens will watch as Iredell Museum staff use tools to demonstrate mummification.

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

Where: Mooresville Public Library, Youth Services Room, Main Street, Mooresville

Details: Vanessa Campbell, 704-664-5218 or email

Snakes Alive!

What: Ron Cromer, a specialist in herpetology, will host a family science program providing insight into the lives, habits and characteristics of snakes and other reptiles. Sponsored by Mooresville Public Library’s Youth Services Program.

When: 2-3 p.m.

Where: Charles Mack Citizen Center, Main St., Mooresville

Details: Attendees must get tickets and sign a waiver in advance; event is on a first-come, first-served basis; tickets available in the Youth Services Department at the library

Murder Mystery Benefit Dinner

What: A serial killer is on the loose while The Stratford Castle Ball, the premiere social event in the fictional town of Kilmore, is hosted by the Kilmore Preservation Society. Event proceeds benefit LKN Vets and Patriots, and Saving Grace K9's.

When: 6-10 p.m.

Where: Beer Lab by Ghostface Brewing, 225 South Broad St., Mooresville

Details: Tickets on sale through Eventbrite, $35; ticket includes one beer/cider and one Smokey J’s BBQ buffet

June 20

‘Bright Star’

What: The musical “Bright Star,” a community theater event, will be presented by Community School of Davidson and directed by Melissa Ohlman-Roberge. The musical's book, story and music is by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell.

When: June 20, 7 p.m.; June 21, 8 p.m.; June 22, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.; June, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Where: ArtSpace Theatre, Community School of Davidson, 404 Armour St., Davidson

Details: Tickets available online for $10; any remaining seats at the door for $15;

‘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


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