Between brewery fun, charity events and live music, there are plenty of ways to get out and enjoy your precious days off. Here’s what to do this weekend in Lake Norman:



The Roommate
Through March 10 | The Warehouse Performing Arts Center, Cornelius | Various times

what to do this weekend in Lake Norman

Find out what happens when Sharon, a recently divorced empty-nester gains a new roommate in Robyn, who is looking for a place to start over. $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors.



Trivia Night
D9 Brewing Company, Cornelius | 7-9 p.m.

what to do this weekend in Lake Norman

Head to D9 Brewing for trivia night. Enjoy drink specials, dinner from A Worthy Dog food truck and prizes.


Author John Hart: Reading and Signing
Main Street Books, Davidson | 2 p.m.

what to do this weekend in Lake Norman

Main Street Books will welcome New York Times bestselling author and Davidson College graduate John Hart for a reading and signing of his latest book, “The Hush”.  


$5 Wine Tasting
Corkscrew Birkdale, Huntersville | 6 – 9 p.m.

Get a head start on the weekend with a $5 wine flight led by knowledgable wine reps. This week, taste and learn about different wines from Spain.


Live music round-up:

Rock Brown & Friends
Old Town Public House, Cornelius | 8 p.m.



Friday Night Flights
bottled & tapped, Cornelius | 5 – 11 p.m.

At bottled & tapped, enjoy four beers and four classic snack cakes (we won’t tell if it’s before dinner!) for just $12.


Barks and Brews Fundraiser
Carbonation, Cornelius | 5 – 10 p.m.

Meet adoptable pups, enter a raffle and enjoy beer and pizza while supporting Catering to Cats and Dogs.


Youth Art Show Awards Reception
Mooresville Arts, Mooresville | 6 – 8 p.m.

The 14th annual Youth Art Show Competition opens with an award reception featuring live entertainment, refreshments and artwork on display.


Live music round-up:

Ray Buckner, Alexa Jenson, and Ellie Morgan
Summit Coffee Co., Davidson | 8 p.m.

The Bloodworth Project
Old Town Public House, Cornelius | 8:30 p.m.

The Marshalls
Bacchus Wine & Tapas, Mooresville | 7 p.m.

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

202 North Main Wine Bar & Music Room, Mooresville | 9 p.m.



Light up the Night 5K
Go Pro Motorplex, Mooresville | 8 p.m.

Lace up for a cause at the Light Up the Night 5K supporting Present Age Ministries, a non-profit combating the sexual abuse, exploitation and trafficking of teen girls. After passing through black light zones and crossing the finish line in your glow colors and glow sticks, dance to the tunes of the DJ at an afterparty. $29.99 per adult, $19.99 per youth.


7th Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade
Downtown Mooresville | 3 p.m.

The sixth annual Mooresville St. Patrick’s Day parade features fun for the whole family, from the Ceol na Gael Irish Pipe Band to the Connick School of Irish Dance dancers and plenty of green.


Easter Bunny Photos with Carolina Big Hearts Big Barks Rescue
Lucky Dog Bark & Brew LKN, Cornelius | 1-4 p.m.

Introduce your pup to the Easter Bunny and capture the moment at Lucky Dog Bark & Brew. Donations support Carolina Big Hearts Big Barks Rescue.


Stone IPA Madness
Cork and Cask, Cornelius | 7-10 p.m.

Cork and Cask will tap six Stone Brewing IPAs and have the games on for this beer-meets-basketball event. Enjoy brews and specialty giveaways.


Souper Bowl XIV
Davidson College | 11:30 – 1 p.m.

Davidson Housing Coalition’s annual culinary cook-off features soups from ten local restaurants, and you get to pick the winners. Vote for titles including “best farm-to-spoon” and “most creative”, listen to live music and take part in a silent auction. $15 for adults, $10 for students, $5 for children 12 and under.


Joseph Robinson: Performance and Signing
Main Street Books, Davidson | 4 p.m.

Follow Joseph Robinson’s journey from small town Lenior, North Carolina to serving as Principal Oboe of the New York Philharmonic in a performance and signing of his new memoir “Long Winded”.


March Rescue Madness
Primal Brewery, Huntersville | Noon – 4 p.m.

Help a pup find their forever home at Primal Brewery and Dog Supplies Warehouse’s Rescue Madness. Visit with dogs from seven local rescues, live music, food trucks and product discounts for those who adopt on-site.


Live music round-up:

The Hawthornes
Old Town Public House, Cornelius | 9 p.m.

Slap Happy
The Cabin, Davidson | 8:30 p.m.

Kevin Goodwin and Reaves
Studio 13, Cornelius | 7:30 p.m.

Bullfrog Moon
D9 Brewing Company, Cornelius | 7 p.m.

Sincerely, Iris
Primal Brewery, Huntersville | 7 p.m.

Nate Randall Music
Eleven Lakes Brewery, Cornelius | 7 p.m.

John Sullivan
Bayne Brewing Company, Cornelius | 9 p.m.



Legend of Johnny Appleseed
Latta Plantation Nature Center, Huntersville | 2-3 p.m.

Fr something to do with the kids, celebrate Johnny Appleseed Day, celebrated each year on March 11 and September 26. Learn about the legend of Johnny Appleseed through crafts and activities at Latta Plantation’s nature center. $3 for children ages three to 12.


Live music round-up:

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