With the forecast reaching up to the mid-70s, there’s no excuse not to get out and enjoy this tease of Spring. To help, our guide of what to do this weekend in Lake Norman:



NorthCross Restaurant Week
February 23 – March 4 | NorthCross Shopping Center, Huntersville

what to do this weekend in lake norman

NorthCross Shopping Center will host their first restaurant week February 23 – March 4. Dine at your favorite spots (view all participating restaurants here) and save your recipts for discounts at select retailers.



Traditional Series: Dom Flemons
Davidson College Music Department, Davidson | 7:30 p.m.

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Grammy winner Dom Flemons, a co-founder of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, will play at Davidson College as part of the Department of Music’s Traditional Music Series. For tickets, call 704.894.2135 or purchase online.


Author Luncheon: Kimmery Martin
Flatiron Kitchen And Taphouse, Davidson | Noon – 1:30 p.m.

what to do this weekend in lake norman

Main Street Books will welcome Kimmery Marton, author of The Queen of Hearts, Thursday for an author luncheon. View the event menu and purchase tickets here. $30 per person.


Live music round-up: 

The Brian Rigby Band
Old Town Public House | 8 p.m.



Release of Driving Miss Daisy NE IPA
bottled & tapped, Cornelius | 5 – 11 p.m.

Celebrate the release of Charlotte’s homebrew competition winner, Driving Miss Hazy IPA by Brandom Carter. The beer was brewed with Legal Remedy Brewing and will be available at bottled & tapped beginning Friday.


Terrapin “All IPA” Tap Takeover
Cork and Cask | 7 – 10 p.m.

Love IPAs? This tap takeover with Terrapin includes giveaways, a beer expert onsite and the chance to win a Mountainsmith Cooler or an Osprey Pack.


Live music round-up: 

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

Spin Duo
Galway Hooker Irish Pub, Cornelius | 9:30 p.m.

Main Channel Duo
Galway Hooker Irish Pub, Cornelius | 9 p.m.

Staton Bush Project Trio
Bin 110, Cornelius | 8:30 p.m.

Justin Mintun Band
Old Town Public House | 8:30 p.m.

John Sullivan and Friends
Lucky Dog Bark & Brew, Cornelius | 7 p.m.

Lisa De Novo
Corkscrew Birkdale | 8 p.m.



Black History Month Celebration
Cornelius Town Hall | 1-3 p.m.

Cornelius’ annual Black History Month celebration features historic memorabilia, children’s activities, performances and more. Presented in partnership with the Smithville CommUNITY Coalition.


2018 Argentinian Wine Dinner
Rural Hill, Huntersville | 3-6 p.m.

Claim your seat now for an Argentinian style feast cooked over hot coals by chef and author Dan Huntley featuring Bodega Familia Schroder winery. $60 per person.



Zero K
The Kilted Buffalo, Huntersville | 2:30 p.m.

Are you a fan of everything a race comes with, just not the running part? The Zero K is for you. Wear your red, white and blue and enjoy live music, beer samples, free pizza, raffles and more.  Proceeds benefit the Hope House Foundation.


Primal Mardi Gras
Primal Brewery, Huntersville | 7-10 p.m.

Grab some beads, beers and tunes at Primal Brewery’s Mardi Gras celebration.


Gardening for Small Spaces
Brawley Garden Center | 9 – 10:30 a.m.

Get your patios and small spaces ready for Spring with a lesson in container gardening, soils, fertilizers and plant selection. $10 per person.


Hike Cornelius: Winter Wander
Robbins Crescent and Robbins Park Drive | 10 a.m.

Break out of your cold-weather workout rut for a two-mile hike through the Robbins Park trail system. Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists will point out the wildlife, trees and plants along the way. Meet by the turtle pond boardwalk at the corner of Robbins Crescent and Robbins Park Drive.


Live music round-up: 

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

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

Jettison Five
D9 Brewing Company, Cornelius | 7 p.m.

Heart Breaker – Heart Tribute Band
Apps & Taps, Mooresville | 9:30 p.m.



Winter Bar Olympics
Fox & Hound Lake Norman, Huntersville | 8 p.m.

Tired of watching the games on TV? Form a team of two and compete in Fox & Hound’s beer olympics for your Sunday Funday. Email [email protected] to sign-up by February 24.



12th Semi-Annual Mooresville Bridal Show
Charles Mack Citizen Center, Mooresville | Noon – 3 p.m.

Before you walk down the aisle, meet and consult with the area’s top wedding vendors – all in one place. Brides will have access to vendor discounts, enter giveaways and have a chance to win the ultimate prize: a free wedding venue. Register online.


Live music round-up: 

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

Sunday Jazz Jam w/ Brian Burton & Scott McCloud
Old Town Public House, Cornelius | 6 – 9 p.m.