It’s never too early to start planning for the weekend. We’ve made it a breeze with our round-up of what to do and where to go this weekend in Lake Norman:

 

Downtown Concord Art Walk
Friday, February 10
Cabarrus Arts Council

what to do this weekend in Lake Norman

Enjoy the warmer temperatures with Downtown Concord’s Art Walk. Stroll through the city streets lined with artist demonstrations, live music and activities, while celebrating the newest exhibition at the Cabarrus Arts Council, Capturing Light. 6 pm-9 pm. Free admission.

 

Valentine’s Day Wine Tasting
Friday, February 10
Lake Norman Cottage

what to do this weekend in Lake Norman

Scoot on over to Lake Norman Cottage with your girlfriends or your sweetie for a special Valentine’s Day themed wine tasting, focusing on rose and sparking wines. In addition to the vino, food specials are also served. $25 per person. Begins at 6:30 pm. RSVP at 704.237.3629.

 

Girl Scout Cookie Beer Pairing
Friday, February 10
Old Town Public House

what to do this weekend in Lake Norman

Move over, milk. Regional brews are out to prove that they’re the cookie’s best pair. Sample beers alongside your favorite Girl Scout cookies at this fun tasting. $15 ticket includes four 5-ounce beers and eight cookies. Buy your ticket here.

 

Lake Norman/ Concord Brew Ha-Ha Tour
Saturday, February 11
D9 Brewing Company

brew ha ha

 

It’s time again for the Lake Norman Brew-Ha-Ha tour. Fuel up for the day with free pizza courtesy of Brooklyn South Pizza, then set out to discover four unique breweries: D9 Brewing, Primal Brewery, Twenty-Six Acres Brewing Company and Cabarrus Brewing Company. Ticket includes three free beer tastings at each brewery, two behind-the-scenes tours, bottled water, two souvenir pint glasses and transportation and the chance to win door prizes. $49.95 per person. Register here.

 

Wine and Food Pairing Party
Saturday, February 11
Cabo Winery

cabo winery tasting

 

What happens when a winery and farmhouse restaurant team up? Date night. Grab your Valentine for an early night out with a wine and food pairing menu. Multiple seatings available. $100 per couple. Call to reserve you spot: 704.785.9463.

 

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater
Saturday, February 11
Cougar Run Winery

cougar run dinner

It’s the ultimate whodunnit at Cougar Run Winery this weekend. Try your best to solve the crime while dining on a delectable dinner menu and sipping on great vino. View the full dinner menu here. Bonus: the dessert course is Mercer’s cherry Merlot wine ice cream with chocolate drizzle. You read that right: wine. ice cream. $45 per person. Call 704.788.2746 to reserve.

 

“Beer Mine” Valentine’s Day Party
Saturday, February 11
D9 Brewing Company

beer mine

D9 Brewing Company is putting a little extra “heart” into VDay this year, with six special Valentine’s Day themed small batch beers available this Saturday. Also on site will be Bebo’s Mac food truck and The New Local band. 5 pm-10 pm.

 

heART pARTy
Saturday, February 11
Cornelius Arts Center

art party

Get the whole family involved in a celebration of love at the Cornelius Arts Center. There will be card-making, refreshments, arts and crafts and more. 9:30 am-11:30 am. Free.

 

Studio 54 Night
Saturday, February 11
bottled & tapped

studio 54 night

Travel back in time at bottled & tapped with a DJ playing your 70s favorites, beer specials and more. Don’t forget your disco shoes.

 

 

Live Music Round-up

 

Friday, February 10

 

Jordan Middleton at Twenty-Six Acres Brewing
6:30 pm-9:30 pm
26 acres music

 

David Childers at Cabarrus Brewing Company
7:30 pm- 10:30 pm
cabarrus brewing music

 

Chris Hedrick at The Wine Room at Afton Village
8:00 pm
chris hedrick wine room

 

Double Dose Trio at D9 Brewing Co.
7:00 pm
double dose d9

 

Flannel is the New Black at The Kilted Buffalo
9:00 pm
the kilted buffalo live music

 

 

Saturday, February 11

 

Josh Strecker at Cafe 100
7:00 pm

cafe 100

 

Liz Cooper and the Stampede at Primal Brewery
7:00 pm

liz cooper

 

Ezra Root at Old Town Public House
8:30 pm
OTPH

 

New Local at D9 Brewing
7:00 pm

new local