CORNELIUS, N.C. — “Beyond Walls,” the Town of Cornelius’ annual, award-winning outdoor public art exhibition, will be on display at Robbins Park at 17738 W. Catawba Ave. through Jan. 31. Of the 23 submissions representing five states, the town’s Public Art Committee selected seven sculptures for the 2017-18 show. Artists include Paris Alexander,  Jonathan Bowling, Bob Doster, Jim Gallucci, Adam Walls and Jim Weitzel.

Tuesday, 06 June 2017 17:16

MAG accepting photo show entries

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Entries for Mooresville Arts’ annual photography exhibit and competition for photographers ages 18 years or older are due July 7 and 8 at the Mooresville Depot Visual Arts Center, 103 W. Center St., in Mooresville. The exhibit will be on display July 11-Aug. 4. Awards will be given for photographs in Nature/Wildlife, Portraiture and Still Life categories. Photographs can be digital or film.

DAVIDSON, N.C. — Community School of Davidson will present a CSD Summerstock production of Peter and the Starcatcher June 14-18 at CSD ArtSpace, 404 Armour St., in Davidson. Before there was Peter and Wendy, there was an orphan boy and Molly, the spunky heroine of Peter and the Starcatcher. Want to know how Peter got his name or how captain Hook really lost his hand? Want to meet the first of Peter’s crew of lost boys or Wendy’s grandmother? Want to see how Tinkerbell was born?

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 17:34

Lake Street Dive coming to Primal

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — Details, permits and logistics have been finalized for the Sunday, June 4, concert at Primal Brewery in Huntersville featuring the celebrated group Lake Street Dive. Doors open at 2 p.m., and the music starts at 4 at the outdoor concert venue at Primal, 16432 Old Statesville Road. Opening acts, according to Primal co-owner David Hoy, will include the band Lawrence and a local favorite to be announced this week.

A few tickets are still available and can be purchased at Primal Brewery or at the or websites. Parking at Primal is limited and Hoy is encouraging those planning to attend to use ride services or carpool and to check and Primal’s Facebook page for more details about parking options. Lake Street Dive is a four-member, Boston-based band with a bluesy, jazz sound that has cultivated a strong national and international fan base through tours and numerous television and national radio performances.

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 17:34

Grow Your Game 5K at Lincoln Charter

DENVER, N.C. — The First Grow Your Game 5K will be held Saturday, June 10, at Lincoln Charter School with the race beginning at 9 a.m. This is an official timed event on a 5K trail. Awards will be given based on age, gender and overall winners. Lincoln Charter School is at 7834 Galway Lane in Denver. To register visit

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — Independence Hill Baptist Church will host its summer Women’s Bible Study series Wednesday nights and Thursday mornings, beginning June 14 and 15. The series is open to the public. The summer sessions will last six weeks and cost of the workbooks is $14.

Wednesday night sessions are 6:30 to 8 p.m., with a light dinner included. Thursday morning sessions are 9:30 to 11 a.m., with child care available by registration.

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 17:33

PARC hosts movies under the stars

CORNELIUS, N.C. — The Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture (PARC) Department offers movies under the stars this summer. Movie dates, times and locations are subject to change. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Weather permitting, movies will begin at approximately 8:30 p.m.

The 2017 Cornelius Outdoor Cinema Series includes:

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 17:33

CSO plays EnergyExplorium

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra returns to Duke Energy’s Energy Explorium for an evening of music along the shores of Lake Norman Friday, June 16, starting at 8:15 p.m. The Symphony will perform selections from Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Mendelssohn, as well as popular favorites from My Fair Lady and Rocky.

Admission and parking are free. Pack a picnic and bring a blanket. Boaters may anchor in the Energy Explorium’s cove on Lake Norman. Concessions provided by Clean Juice and the East Lincoln High School Band Boosters.

The Energy Explorium is off N.C. 73 in Huntersville at 339 Hagers Ferry Road. No pets permitted. For more information, call 980-875-5600.

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 16:33

Summer camp for kids of divorce

DAVIDSON, N.C. — Davidson United Methodist Church will sponsor a half-day summer camp for children whose parents are going through or have gone through separation or divorce. Rising first to sixth graders are invited to participate in a week of fun while also learning age-appropriate skills to help them heal.

The camp will run Monday-Friday, June 12-16, from 9 a.m. to noon at the church. Cost is $35. For more information, visit

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 16:33

WOW explores things that go ‘buzz’

DAVIDSON, N.C. — The next nature expedition with World of Wonder (WOW), co-sponsored by Davidson Lands Conservancy and Woodland Discovery, will focus on “Butterflies, Bees, Bugs and Dragonflies” on Saturday, June 10, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Local pollinator expert and naturalist Rob Van Epps will lead a walking tour along local trails in Davidson.

Learn about butterfly life cycles, which kinds one can see in Davidson and why they are important. This outing is for children with their families with a minimum age of 4. Location and other details will be sent to those who pre-register.

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 16:32

LNRMC hosts ‘Look Good’ class

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Lake Norman Regional Medical Center will host the American Cancer Society’s Look Good ... Feel Better program Wednesday, June 14, from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m., in the hospital’s private dining room. Guided by volunteer cosmetologists, female cancer patients who participate in this class will learn how to use make-up and skincare techniques to overcome the appearance-related effects of chemotherapy and radiation. Dinner will be provided.