Black Light Slide, Bridal Event, Food Tour & More. What to Do in Lake Norman this Weekend

In between catching the first few games of the Olympics, make sure you schedule in some time for outdoor fun. Here’s your guide of what to do and where to go this weekend in Lake Norman:


Grand Opening Celebration and Trunk Show for David Wysor Boutique
Friday, August 5
The Shoppes at Home Heart & Soul

where to go this weekend in Lake Norman

Help welcome the fine jewelry designer David Wysor to The Shoppes at Home Heart & Soul. The North Carolina native, along with his entire collection, will be in store Friday and Saturday. Get ready to shop!



Hooked on Fridays with Caleb Davis
Friday, August 5
Galway Hooker

where to go this weekend in Lake Norman

Galway Hooker’s Summer Concert Series is back, this time with originals and covers from Caleb Davis. Relax with a cocktail on the patio or feed your competitive side with corn hole or giant jenga. There’s no better way to ease into the weekend.


Saturday, August 6
bottled & tapped

ipa day

Raise a glass to National IPA Day with the help of our friends at bottled & tapped. Enjoy six of your favorite IPAs on draft for only $6 each, plus you get to keep your glass. Cheers!


Little Chef’s Day
Saturday, August 6
Huntersville Growers’ Market

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Do you have an eager helper in the kitchen? Give them a hands-on experience with Chef Matt at the Huntersville Growers’ Market. These free 20-30 minute sessions will have kids ages 5-12 learning their way around the kitchen, from which utensils to use, safety tips and even a kid friendly recipe using fresh ingredients from the market.


4 Years Still Here Renovation Reveal
Saturday, August 6
Lucky Dog Bark & Brew LKN


lucky dog

Lucky Dog Bark and Brew is back and better than ever. Ready to reveal its new look, they’re hosting a renovation reveal party this Saturday. In addition to enjoying the improved space, get ready for games like Bobbing for Beers, Musical Chairs (with your dog) and play the odds with the 50/50 raffle benefitting the Cornelius Animal Shelter. If that’s not enough, a live band will keep you entertained all day.



Tour De Food Davidson Food Tour
Saturday, August 6
Tour starts at Brickhouse Tavern

tour de food

Wind through charming historic Davidson on this weekend’s food tour. Sample some of the finest culinary delights of the area at 5-6 restrauants and stops along the way, and meet the chefs and owners who make it happen behind the scenes. Reserve your spot online.


Black Light Slide at Charlotte Motor Speedway
Saturday, August 6 at 7pm

blacklight slide



End of Summer Music Series
Saturday, August 6
First Baptist Church

end of summer music series

The summer’s not over just yet. Don’t let it pass by without spending a Saturday evening at the End of Summer Music Series. Each Saturday night in August, First Baptist Church will be putting on a show, with live music from local musicians and food and drinks available for purchase. Bring fido and your lawn chairs out to this free event starting at 5 pm.


Concerts on the Green: Da Throwback Band
Sunday, August 7
Davidson Village Green


Go back in time for your weekend unwind with Da Throwback Band at this week’s Concerts on the Green. The energetic and colorful music of the 70s will have the whole family dancing in the streets. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic for a perfect Sunday night out.



Carolina Bridal Fair
Sunday, August 7
Cabarrus Arena & Events Center

carolina bridal fair

Calling all brides-to-be! Lock down your vendors and browse the best in Carolina wedding planning at the area’s ultimate wedding planning event. All registered brides will receive $1,000 in Carolina Bridal Bucks to spend like cash among the exhibitors at the event, plus the chance to win prizes throughout the day. Tickets are $5 in advance at $12 at the door.


Allison Hancin
A Charlotte-loving adventure seeker with an appetite for discovering local finds. Always planning my next trip!