Weekly agenda from August 1 to 7: National evening, music, theater, yoga and more

August 6: Shot thru the Heart performs at Concerts @ the Circles

Trying to figure out what to do? This calendar, published weekly on Mondays, can point you to some of Lake Norman’s best options. For events that repeat every week, we have created a IN PROGRESS Category; just scroll down and you’ll find it.

Here’s a preview of what’s to come:

August 2nd

national evening

6-8 p.m. The Cornelius Police Department and the Cornelius Parks and Recreation Department will host a national night. This free public event will promote community safety and crime prevention. Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy local community safety providers, children’s activities, entertainment, food and more. Bailey Road Park.

August 3: Join Royal Bliss Brewing as they host their first-ever karaoke night.

August 3

KARAOKE!

7-9 p.m. First karaoke night! Royal Bliss Brewing Co. 7532 Royal Bliss Court, Denver.

August 4

live music

6-9 p.m. Jake Halden Vang. LangTree Lake Norman, 401 Langtree Road, Mooresville.

August 4-7

Production of Julius Caesar by Free Reign Theater

William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar is the iconic story of political intrigue and false friendships that ultimately cause more harm than good. Recommended for ages 14 and up. Tickets: $15. Historic Rural Hill, https://ruralhill.net 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville.

Thursday, August 4: 7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Friday, Saturday August 5, 6: 8-10:30 p.m.

Sunday August 7: 3:30 p.m.-6 p.m.

5 August

Live under the oaks

6-8 p.m. Brett Milstead. The Grove opposite Kilwins, Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

live music

6 p.m. Analog crash. Lost Worlds Brewery, 19700-D One Norman Blvd., Cornelius.

live music

7-10 p.m. Lucas Delgra. Royal Bliss Brewing Co. 7532 Royal Bliss Court, Denver.

Rock the Park Summer Concert Series

A1A, tribute to Jimmy Buffett. The food trucks will open at 6 p.m. and the show will start at 6:30 p.m. Food and drinks from outside are allowed, with the exception of alcohol. Small coolers are allowed. Liberty Park, 25 E. Iredell Ave., downtown Mooresville.

August 6

ghost hunting

6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Participate in an authentic ghost hunt of the building and grounds (weather permitting) using real investigative tools led by members of the Charlotte Area Paranormal Society. Limited to 18 guests, ages 12 and up. $25 per person. Hugh Torance House & Store, 8231 Gilead Rd., Huntersville.

Concerts @ les Cercles

5-6:30 p.m. acoustic artist; 7 p.m. Shot to the Heart, the Bon Jovi experience. Jetton Street by Clean Juice, Davidson.

live music

4-8 p.m. High fidelity acoustic band. No coolers or alcohol outside. Food truck, snacks Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Daveste Vineyards, Lytton Farm Road, Troutman.

August 6: Everclear performs at Village Park Concerts

Village Park Concerts

7 p.m. Everclear, Fastball and the Nixons. Children 18 and under must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. You are welcome to bring your garden chairs. No pets or smoking please. Food and beverages will be sold during the events. Village Park, 740 W.C St,. Cannapolis.

live music

10 p.m. – 1 a.m. Exit 85. Kat’s Seafood Kitchen, 19708 W Catawba Ave, Cornelius.

Food Truck Festival

5-8.30 p.m. Portions of Main Street in downtown Mooresville will be closed. Bring a chair, hang out in the street and stay a while.

family yoga

11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Led by Certified Child and Family Yoga Instructor Sheryl Campbell. Northlake Community Studio – lower level by Belk. Northlake Mall, 6801 Northlake Mall Drive, Charlotte 28216.

august seven

live music

7-10 p.m. Watkins the duo. Royal Bliss Brewing Co. 7532 Royal Bliss Court, Denver.

live music

6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday Funday with Dave & Woody. Kat’s Seafood Kitchen, 19708 W Catawba Ave, Cornelius.

Sunday musical series

1 p.m. Ren Elvis. Veterans Park, 119 N. Main St., Kannapolis.

Trying to figure out what to do? This calendar, published weekly on Mondays, can point you to some of Lake Norman’s best options. For events that repeat every week, we have created a IN PROGRESS Category; just scroll down and you’ll find it.

IN PROGRESS

Mondays : Bike ride, cardio funk

Monday Night Social Bike Ride

6:15 p.m. Go out. The F3 aka D9 Swell Riders lead a group that encourages all cyclists to come and ride. Bailey Road Park; meet in the parking lot near the basketball courts. Distance/pace: 15 miles; social ride with faster group options; no drop.

Depending on the size of the group, they can split into Groups A, B and C. All abilities are welcome – they ride and regroup so no one is left behind. After the ride, refresh yourself with a beer at D9 Brewing. D9 donates $1 for every beer to Bike MS, a fundraising initiative of the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

cardio funk

6:30-7:30 p.m. Come catch this high-energy class at the Bailey Road Recreation Center. $10 per class, pay at the door.

Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Pickleball open game

8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Cornelius Parks & Recreation and Lake Norman Pickleball Association are now offering free pickleball play at Robbins Park, 17738 West Catawba Ave. Players of all levels are welcome, participants will need to bring their own paddle. This is a free, walk-in program; no registration is required.

Monday Friday

Art exhibition

10am-4pm. Reflections & Movements is an abstract exhibition by Junior Gomez, bringing vibrancy and dimension through the application of color techniques and brushstrokes. The works will be exhibited in the Cornelius Art Center gallery from June 20 to August 5, 2022. Cornelius Art Center Gallery, 19725 Oak Street, Cornelius.

Tuesdays : Running, quiz, pickleball, workout class, corn hole, farmers market

Be Well Birkdale

6-7 p.m. free training class. Check-in begins at 5:45 p.m. Training class by various studios and instructors. Don’t forget your carpet. You will receive a punch card during your first class and if you come to four Be Well Birkdale classes you get a special price. The Grove opposite Kilwins, Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

running club

6:30 p.m. Tuesdays are for Beer Trekkers and a cold brew after your run! Lost Worlds Brewery, 19700-D One Norman Blvd., Cornelius.

Anecdotes

7:30 p.m. Put your general knowledge to the test with Thinkin’ & Drinkin’ Trivia. Old Town Public House, 21314 Catawba Ave, Cornelius.

Cornhole Social League

6:30-8 p.m. No registration required, just show up on time! Primal Brewery 16432 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.

Huntersville Farmers Market

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays at the Novant Hospital parking lot, 10003 Gilead Road.

Adult Open Basketball

6:30-9 p.m. Bailey Road Leisure Centre. 18 and over. Free.

Pickleball open game

5-8 p.m. Cornelius Parks & Recreation and Lake Norman Pickleball Association are now offering free pickleball play at Robbins Park, 17738 West Catawba Ave. Players of all levels are welcome, participants will need to bring their own paddle. This is a free, walk-in program; no registration is required.

Wednesdays, Saturdays: Arts and crafts

“Secret” Society of Craftsmen

10 a.m. to 12 p.m. depending on the weather. Connect with artisans in the region, find the motivation to take up this project and benefit from the wisdom of a group of passionate artisans. Hearts on Fiber, 208 South Village Ln. Suite A, Davidson.

Wednesdays : Birkdale Buds, cycling, open mic

Birkdale Buds

10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Bring your preschooler to play in the grove. Weekly activities may include face artists, storytellers, magicians, arts and crafts. Crafts and activities will be available while supplies last. Bring a blanket to sit on. Free. The grove opposite Kilwins in the village of Birkdale, Huntersville.

Wednesday evening bike ride

6 p.m. Meet in front Spirited Cyclist Bike Shop, 610 Jetton St, Davidson, iin the Harris Teeter parking lot. Distance/pace: 16 miles; moderate 16-18 mph. Although this is a no-fall ride and open to anyone on a road bike, it is not a beginner’s ride and the average group pace is 17 mph. The terrain is rolling and we will regroup a few times throughout the ride.

cycling club

6 p.m. The Cornelius Cycling Club meets and exits Lost World’s Brewery for a 22+ mile ride. Groups of runners are organized by pace. Lost Worlds Brewery, 19700-D One Norman Blvd., Cornelius.

Open mic night

7-10 p.m. with Tommy Key.

Kat’s Seafood Kitchen, 19708 W Catawba Ave, Cornelius.

Thursdays : Pickleball, musical bingo, quizzes, bridge

Open Gym Senior Pickleball

6-8 p.m. indoors at the JV Washam Recreation Center, 9611 Westmoreland Road. 50 years and over. Balls and rackets to borrow. Free.

Anecdotes

7 p.m. Exercise your mind with Trivia! Lost Worlds Brewery, 19700-D One Norman Blvd., Cornelius.

music bingo

7-9 p.m. Eleven Lakes Brewing Co.10228 Bailey Road, Suite 201 Cornelius.

Anecdotes

7 p.m. Grab a beer and test your knowledge. Royal Bliss Brewing Co. 7532 Royal Bliss Court, Denver.

Reach the Lake Norman Bridge Center

12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays at Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Avenue, if you want to learn the game of bridge or if you want to develop your playing, betting and defensive skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome. $5 per day, pay at the door.

Saturdays: Farmers markets, cardio funk, biking

Davidson Farmer’s Market

9 a.m. – noon. 120 S. Main St., Davidson, next to City Hall between Main St. and Jackson Streets. Rain or shine. No animals please.

Huntersville Farmers Market

8 a.m. to noon on Saturday at Veterans Park at Main & Maxwell, 201 Huntersville-Concord Rd., Huntersville.

cardio funk

9am-10am. Come catch this high-energy class at the Bailey Road Recreation Center. $10 per class, pay at the door.

Saturday morning bike ride

8 a.m. Meet outside Spirited Cyclist Bike Shop, 610 Jetton St, Davidson, in the Harris Teeter parking lot. Distance/pace: 32 miles; moderate/tempo 16-18 mph with no drop. Option for longer/faster journeys.

First Saturdays of the month: goat yoga

Goat Yoga is offered August 6, September 3, October 1, November 5 and December 3 at the Fit Inn in Mooresville.

Goat Yoga “First Saturday”

4-6 p.m. Disconnect from the world, connect with your inner child and just be happy! Goats, pigs and chickens combined with yoga. $40 adults; $20 13 eaters and under. Fit Inn, 186 Digh Circle, Mooreville.

• Send your event information to corneliustoday@gmail.com. The deadline is the 15th of the month for the printed calendar; one week in advance for online calendars/newsletter.

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