The presents have been opened, decorations packed away and out-of-offices (reluctantly) turned off. Maybe you can’t avoid all the symptoms of the post-holiday blues, but planning for a fun weekend can help. Make the first weekend of 2018 count with our day-by-day guide to what to do this weekend in Lake Norman:

 

ALL WEEKEND

Pure Barre Mooresville Open House
Pure Barre Lake Norman-Mooresville | January 5 – 7

what to do this weekend in Lake Norman

Stick to your New Year’s resolutions with the help of Pure Barre Lake Norman’s open house this weekend. Enjoy free classes (reserve in advance), giveaways and more.

 

THURSDAY

Live music round-up:

The HC Oakes Band
Summit Coffee, Davidson | 8 p.m.

Carmen Tate
Eddie’s on Lake Norman, Mooresville | 6 p.m.

 

FRIDAY

Live music round-up:

Main Channel Duo
Lake Norman Cabin, Davidson | 8 p.m.

The Broad Pickups
Old Town Public House, Cornelius | 8:30 p.m.

Chasin’ The Rain
Apps & Taps, Mooresville | 9 p.m.

 

 

SATURDAY

Grand Re-Opening Celebration
Bin 110, Cornelius | 8:30 p.m.

what to do this weekend in Lake Norman

Bin 110, the Lake’s premier bourbon bar, is celebrating their grand re-opening with live music from Michelle Renee.

 

Polar Plunge
Peninsula Yacht Club, Cornelius | 9 – 10 a.m.

what to do this weekend in Lake Norman

Brave the cold for a cause at this year’s Polar Plunge. All participants will receive a t-shirt with proceeds benefitting the Special Olympics.

 

 

Winter Crafting for the Whole Family
Latta Plantation Nature Center, Huntersville | 1 – 2:30 p.m.

Bring outdoor fun in from the cold for some crafting fun. Kids and families can create winter-inspired art at Latta Plantation’s Nature Center. Free admission.

 

Live music round-up:

The HC Oakes Band
Bacchus, Mooresville | 7 p.m.

MOJO Squad
Old Town Public House, Cornelius | 8:30 p.m.

 

SUNDAY

Chili Cookoff
The Kilted Buffalo, Huntersville | 3 p.m.

Get your famous recipe ready! The Kilted BUffalo’s annual chili cookout is back, with cash prizes for first, second and third place. Not a cook? Taste and vote for your favorite.