LAKE NORMAN This Weekend ~ Live Music, Sunset Paddle, Boat Show, Free Wine & More. (8/24)

The summer may be winding down but this weekend around the Lake is heating up. Your round-up of were to go and what to do this weekend in Lake Norman:


Mingling on the Greens
Birkdale Village | Friday-Sunday

what to do this weekend in Lake Norman

It’s your last chance to catch live music in Ballantyne Village. Here’s the closing weekend’s line-up for Mingling on the Greens:

Aug. 25 – TTW Band – Cover/Variety
Aug. 26 – Dukes & Smith – Variety
Aug. 27 – Aerial View – Good Time Rock/R&B

Charlotte Antique and Classic Boat Show
Trump National Golf Club Charlotte, Mooresville | Friday-Sunday

Get a glimpse of some of the area’s best antique and classic boats at the beautiful Trump National Golf Club. Open to the public.


Darrell Harwood at LangTree Live
LangTree Lake Norman, Mooresville | 5 p.m.

Start your weekend early with live music from DJ Chase Morgan followed by music by Darrell Harwood. LangTree restaurants will also be offering drink and food specials.

Movies in the Park – Secret Life of Pets
North Mecklenburg Park, Huntersville | 7:30 p.m.

Bring the family to move night at North Mecklenburg Park. A showing of The Secret Life of Pets begins at dusk, with snacks and candy available for purchase. Blankets and chairs welcome.

Free Wine Tasting
bottled & tapped, Cornelius | 6 p.m.

Freedom Beverage Company will lead this wine and cheese pairing, with discounted glasses and bottles available for retail.

Low Country Boil
Savory Spice Shop, Huntersville | 6 p.m.

Indulge in a low country boil led by the flavor experts at Savory Spice Shop. Additional menu items include cajun chicken, red beans and rice and chocolate pudding for dessert. Call 704.997.6133 to reserve your spot.


The Abbey Elmore Band LIVE
Old Town Public House, Cornelius | 8:30 p.m.

Don’t miss The Abbey Elmore Band on stage at Old Town Public House this Friday. Expect a mix of modern pop hits and classic rock and roll.


2017 Outdoor Cinema Series & Back 2 School Bash
Robbins Park, Cornelius | 6:30 p.m.

Get ready for back to school with a showing of The LEGO Batman Movie. The whole family can enjoy hot dogs, popcorn, ice cream and kids activities. Don’t forget to dress up as your all-time favorite super hero!

Sunset Paddle
Carolina Paddleboard Co., Davidson | 8 p.m.

Beat the heat and get out on the water just in time for the sunset with a guided paddle at Carolina Paddleboard Co. In addition to the beautiful views, enjoy local craft beer and wine selections along with live music. Rentals range from $20-25.

Lake Norman Summer Concert Series – August
D9 Brewing Company, Cornelius | 5 p.m.

The D9 Brewing Co. Summer Music Series is back with live music from Lisa De Novo and HC Oaks. Food trucks on-site include Traditions BBQ, Dumpling Girls, Sal’s Roadside Eatery and Family Ty’s Catering.

CBHBB End of Summer Block Pawty
Lucky Dog Bark & Brew LKN, Cornelius | 4 p.m.

Carolina Big Hearts Big Barks Rescue is pulling out all the stops for their end of summer block “pawty”. Stop by for BBQ, raffles, corn hole, live music and adoptable pups.

The Foxes at the Warehouse
Warehouse PAC, Cornelius | 8 p.m.

Now Are the Foxes are back and ready to bring you a night of laughs. Enjoy a fast-paced “Whose Line Is It Anyway” style show with plenty of opportunities for audience interaction. $8. Buy tickets online.

Last Market Day & Celebrate Waffle Day
Huntersville Growers’ Market | 8 a.m.

Stock up on your favorite items at the last day of the Huntersville Growers Market. While you’re there, grab one of Chef Matt’s famous waffles, made with fresh fruit topping and local honey syrup.


Reception: NC Open Plein Air
Mooresville Arts, Mooresville | 3 p.m.

Celebrate the accomplishments of the weekend-long NC Open Plein Air event at the reception and awards ceremony on Sunday. Artist Greg Barnes will judge the plein air exhibit and will select the award winners.  Want to participate as an artist? Find more information here.

Davidson Concerts on the Green: Rescheduled Show
Davidson Village Green | 6 p.m.

Kids in America will bring a high-energy performance to this edition of Concerts on the Green. Enjoy the best hits from the 80s with a picnic and your lawn chairs and blankets.


Girls’ Night Out with LuLaRoe
Tuesday, August 29 | The Beauty Bar, Concord | 6 p.m.

Come easy to shop ’til you drop from a selection of LuLaRoe’s skirts, dresses, tops, leggings and more. Bring a back to school supply item to receive LuLaCash towards your purchase.


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