Whether you have a three day weekend or not, there’s plenty to look forward to around the lake. Our day-by-day guide to what to do this weekend:



Mooresville’s Martin Luther King Jr. Two Day Celebration
Charles Mack Citizen Center, Mooresville | January 13 – January 15

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Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy with a two-day celebration rooted in the theme “strength to love, courage to change”. Events include a community service project, unity march and breakfast.



Murder Mystery
Lake Norman Cottage, Davidson

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Try to figure out whodunnit at Lake Norman Cottage’s murder mystery wine dinner. $35 per person. Call 704.237.3629 to reserve your spot.


Paints, Pallets & Pints
Ghostface Brewing, Mooresville | 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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Let your inner creative shine with the help of Southern Pallet Creations. Sip (with 20% off beer and wine!) while creating a rustic pallet sign for your home. $25 per person.


Cocktails & Connections in Cornelius
The Shoppes at Home Heart & Soul, Cornelius | 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Calling all women business owners! Head to The Shoppes at Home Heart & Soul for NAWBO’s monthly networking event. Cornelius resident and former 2017 Mrs. North Carolina Wendy Jordan will be the guest speaker, wine and appetizers will be provided.


Live music round-up:

Drugstore Ghost
Old Town Public House, Cornelius | 8 p.m.

Ben Gatlin
Harvey’s Cornelius | 8 p.m.

Summit Singer-Songwriter Showcase
Summit Coffee, Davidson | 7:30 p.m.



Live a FAST Life Book Signing with Jenn Baxter
Old Town Public House, Cornelius | 6-8 p.m.

Meet author Jenn Baxter at the signing of her new book “Live a F.A.S.T. Life: How Stripping Down & Cleaning Up Gave Me My Life Back”. Grab a drink, a snack and a copy of the book that just may reshape  your 2018.



70’s Disco Party On The Roxx
On The Roxx, Cornelius | 10 p.m.

Bring your best dance moves to 70s night at On The Roxx. Expect no cover, a DJ and the best 70s funk and disco tunes.



Bold and Beautiful Wine Tasting
201 Central Cafe, Beer & Wine, Huntersville | 5-8 p.m.

Expand your palate with a wine tasting featuring big and bold flavors.


School Supply Refresh Drive
NorthCross Shopping Center, Huntersville | January 12-21

It may be a brand new year, but those school supplies that were sparkling in September could use a refresh. From January 12-21, bring school supplies to the following NorthCross merchants to shop with a discount:

  • Children’s Orchard Huntersville – Northcross Shopping Center
  • Mathnasium of Huntersville
  • Panda Express
  • Uncommon Scents


80’s Night Music & DJ
Hangar33LKN, Mooresville | 10 p.m.

Get your groove on with the best 80s tunes at Hanger33LKN. The DJ starts at 10 p.m.


Live music round-up:

Seven Days Band
Hickory Tavern Birkdale, Huntersville | 9 p.m.

Randall Sprinkle
The Cabin, Davidson | 8:30 p.m.

Caleb Davis
Galway Hooker Irish Pub, Cornelius | 9:30 p.m.

Ezra Root
Bin 110, Cornelius | 8:30 p.m.

Buff’ugee Classic Rock
202 North Main Wine Bar & Music Room, Mooresville | 9 p.m.

Triplet LIVE
Eddie’s on Lake Norman, Mooresville | 7 p.m.



3rd Anniversary Party
Bayne Brewing Company, Cornelius | 7-11 p.m.

It’s the best three-year-old birthday party you’ll go to all year. Celebrate Bayne Brewing Company’s anniversary with live music from John Sullivan, cake and delicious brews.


Serenity House Benefit Concert
Armour Street Theatre, Davidson | 7:30-10:30 p.m.

See Matt Venuti as he takes the stage at Armour Street Theatre to benefit Serenity House of Huntersville, the only comfort care home in Mecklenburg County. $25 in advance, $30 at the door.


Live music round-up:

Breaking Point Band
Ghostface Brewing, Mooresville | 8:30 p.m.

Dane Page, Brooks Dixon, & Adam Reid Wilson
Summit Coffee, Davidson | 8 p.m.

Scott Johnson
The Cabin, Davidson | 8:30 p.m.

The Pomolas
Galway Hooker Irish Pub, Cornelius | 9:30 p.m.

Main Channel Band
Old Town Public House, Cornelius | 8:30 p.m.

Jake McMillan
Studio 13, Cornelius | 8 p.m.

Brave The Bullets
Eddie’s on Lake Norman, Mooresville | 7 p.m.

Blue Monday
Apps & Taps, Mooreville | 9 p.m.



Live music round-up:

Jayne Sprinkle
The Cabin, Davidson | 6 p.m.



Organ at Davidson – January Concert
Davidson College Presbyterian Church, Davidson | 7:30-8:30 p.m.

The next concert in the Organ at Davidson series will feature Charlotte native Chase Loomer. A senior at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY, Chase was featured in the Rising Star series at the 2016 AGO National Convention in Houston and attended the 2016 OHS Convention as an E. Power Biggs Fellow. A meet-the-artist reception will follow the concert.