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What to do around Lake Norman: North Mecklenburg

There’s not really an “off season” in the Lake Norman area, but spring and summer are the undisputed high times for family activities. Indoors or out, options for exercise, entertainment, interactions with nature, store browsing or some basic relaxation are almost endless. In no particular order, here’s just a few of the places all around the lake ideally suited for […]

North Mecklenburg community calendar – Week of March 6

March 5 North County Wordsmiths What: Writers of all experience and skill levels are encouraged to join this group to share work, exchange ideas and feedback, and meet other local amateur writers. When: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Where: North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville Details: Registration is encouraged; 704-416-6000   ‘Curious Incident’ What: In this Davidson Community Players production, […]

North Mecklenburg community calendar – Week of Feb. 21

Feb. 20 ‘Curious Incident’ What: In this Davidson Community Players’ production, 15-year-old Christopher is exceptional at math but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. At seven minutes after midnight, Christopher stands beside his neighbor’s dead dog, Wellington, who has been speared with a garden fork. Christopher is determined to solve the mystery of who murdered Wellington. When: 8 p.m., runs weekends […]

North Mecklenburg community calendar – Week of Feb. 14

Feb. 13 Funeral Lunch and Learn What: James Funeral Home is hosting a pre-planning lunch and learn. When: noon Where: James Funeral Home, 10520 Arahova Drive, Huntersville Details: 704-584-9004   Charity Comedy Show What: Dean Napolitano, a throwback comedian with a modern twist, performs with local favorite Tara Brown with proceeds supporting Attach Families, a nonprofit that advocates for awareness […]

North Mecklenburg community calendar – Week of Feb. 7

Feb. 8 Connect With Culture What: As part of the Arts and Science Council’s Connect with Culture Day, the Carolina Raptor Center offers free admission. Clayworks and others will be sharing art-related presentations. When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Carolina Raptor Center, 6000 Sample Road, Huntersville Details: 704-875-6521   American Legion Fundraiser What: American Legion Post 321 holds a […]

North Mecklenburg community calendar – Week of Jan. 31

Jan. 31-Feb. 2 ‘Sleeping Beauty’ What: At a gathering to celebrate the birth of the royal princess, Rupert Barber’s “Sleeping Beauty” adaptation brings together wicked godmothers, good godmothers, magicians, kings and clowns in this Connie Company production. When: 7 p.m. Jan. 31, 1 and 4 p.m. Feb. 1, 1 p.m. Feb. 2 Where: Armour Street Theatre, 209 Armour St., Davidson […]

North Mecklenburg community calendar – Week Jan. 24

Jan. 23 Rodin Exhibition Opening What: The “Truth, Form, Life” exhibition presents 22 works by sculptor Auguste Rodin and opens with a lecture by Jennifer Thompson of the Philadelphia Art Museum, followed by a reception. When: Lecture, 6-7 p.m., reception, 7-8:30 p.m. Where: Tyler-Tallman Hall, 323 Concord Road, Davidson (lecture); Belk Visual Arts Center, 315 N. Main St., Davidson (reception) […]

North Mecklenburg community calendar – Week of Jan. 17

Jan. 17 Warehouse Comedy What: “The Norwegians” is a comedy directed by Jessica Zingher about women scorned in Minnesota and the really, really nice gangsters – Norwegian hit men – they hire to whack their ex-boyfriends. When: 8 p.m., runs weekends through Feb. 1 Where: Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216-A Westmoreland Road, Cornelius Details: $25, $20 for seniors and students; […]

North Mecklenburg community calendar – Week of Jan. 10

Jan. 10 Warehouse Comedy What: “The Norwegians” is a comedy directed by Jessica Zingher about women scorned in Minnesota and the really, really nice gangsters – Norwegian hit men – they hire to whack their ex-boyfriends. When: 8 p.m., runs weekends through Feb. 1 Where: Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216-A Westmoreland Road, Cornelius Details: $25, $20 for seniors and students; […]

North Mecklenburg community calendar – Week of Jan. 1

Dec. 30 Glowing Storytime What: Family storytime gives children ages 2-6 an opportunity to get ready for the new year with stories, songs, games and dancing. When: 10:30-11 a.m. Where: Davidson Branch Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson Details: Registration is required; 704-416-4000   Dec. 31 New Year’s at Noon What: Discovery Place Kids will open at 9 a.m. for […]