Cross your fingers for good weather this weekend, because each day is filled with plenty of opportunities to get outside. From to here’s your guide of what to do and where to go this weekend in Lake Norman:


Mingling on the Greens
Birkdale Village, Huntersville
Friday-Saturday: 7 p.m., Sunday: 4 p.m.

what to do this weekend in Lake Norman

Mingling on the Greens is back for the summer at Birkdale Village. Concerts are held each Friday and Saturday evening, as well as on Sunday afternoons. Here’s the line-up for this weekend:

Friday, June 16:  Hipshack – Variety
Saturday, June 17: HC Oakes Band – Rock/Blues
Sunday, June 18: Acoustic Measures w/Bob Tric – Classic Rock/Country/Folk/Top 40


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The Charlotte Symphony
McGuire Nuclear Station’s EnergyExplorium, Huntersville | 8:15 p.m.

what to do this weekend in Lake Norman

The Charlotte Symphony, led by conductor Christopher James Lees takes the stage lakeside to help you kick off your weekend. Expect classics by Mozart, Mendelssohn and more. Come by boat, or take advantage of the free parking. Free admission.


Cabarrus Co. Food Truck Friday
Cabarrus Brewing Company, Concord | 6 p.m.

what to do this weekend in Lake Norman

Satisfy even the pickiest eater with dinner out at Food Truck Friday. The line-up of confirmed trucks includes Masterbacon, Carolina Smash Truck, T2C Smokehouse and Wingz on Wheelz.


Live music round-up:

River Ratz at Cabarrus Brewing Company | 6 p.m.

Irrashional LIVE at OTPH | 8:30 p.m.




Cornelius Food Truck Invitational
Oak Street Mill, Cornelius | 2 p.m.

This chowdown competition pits the area’s top restaurants on wheels against each other as they battle it out for your vote. Taste from 15 food trucks and vote for your favorites. Winner categories include a Critic’s Choice award, best burger, most nutritious and more. Local breweries and street vendors will also be on-site.


Father’s Day Weekend Wine & Music with “Thirsty Horses”
Daveste’ Vineyards, Troutman | 6 p.m.

Bring Dad to the vineyard for a day of tasting, wood fired pizza and live music. Thirsty Horses takes the stage at 6 p.m. to set the tone for a relaxing evening of sipping.


Kronuts & Beer at High Branch
High Branch Brewing Co., Concord | 12 p.m.

High Branch teams up with Dessert Specialists, LLC/Cafe Ganache for a kronut and beer pairing. Each ticket includes a beer flight (four beers) paired with four mini kronuts. Register here.


Summit Solstice Relay & Festival
120 Patterson Court Cir, Davidson | 7 a.m.

Can you keep pace? This 12-hour individual or team relay race puts endurance, teamwork and strategy to the test. Camp out with your team and take turns running on a course option of your choice. Throughout, enjoy live music and beer from Sierra Nevada. Sign up.


Wood Fired Pizza Workshop
7624 Hilliard Ln., Concord | 6 p.m.

Get hands-on instruction from the experts in fresh at this pizza workshop led by Lucky Leaf Gardens. On the menu is a farm fresh veggies pizza (using microgreens from the greenhouse), a make your own option and a homemade dessert. The event is BYOB. After crafting and feasting, tour the greenhouse, relax in the orchard or their five-acre Forest Farm. $20 per person. Sign up here.


Open House and Free Yoga
The Bindu, Cornelius | 2 p.m.


Celebrate International Yoga Day with free yoga classes, free food, special deals and more at The Bindu. Here’s a line-up of the free classes:

2:30 pm – Beginner’s Yoga
3:45 pm – Breathing and Stress Reduction
4:30 pm – Vinyasa Flow with Yin Cooldown


Barre on the Green
Pure Barre Lake Norman | Huntersville


Help Pure Barre LKN in their goal to support the Be the Match Foundation with a donation-based class on the green.Bring your workout apparel, with a yoga mat, water and your donation. Be sure to arrive 15-20 minutes early to grab your spot. RSVP by calling 704.997.6041. First-timers are welcome!


Live music round-up:

Neighbor Unknown at the Cabin | 8:30 p.m.

Misty River Band at Junius Lindsay Vineyard | 2:30 p.m.

The Smilin’Dogs at Beach House LKN | 9 p.m.





Concerts on the Green
Davidson Village Green
6 p.m.

Roll out the blankets and lawn chairs for a summer evening filled with the sounds of beach music as Band of Oz entertains from 6-8 p.m. Concerts are free and open to the public.


7th Annual Crawfish Boil
Harvey’s in Huntersville | 1 p.m.

Fresh from Louisiana, these crawfish are ready for you. The 7th annual crawfish boil at Harvey’s features crawfish and all the fixin’s, plus cold, refreshing beer. RSVP by calling 704.947.5080 or emailing [email protected] $25 if paying prior to the event with an RSVP. $30 if paying day of, but still must RSVP in advance.