Provide your out-of-town guests with an itinerary of holiday weekend fun. From theater to karaoke, our picks for what to do this weekend in Lake Norman.

(For a listing of 18 area egg hunts, egg drops, bunny photo opps and more, check out our post here)



First Date
Armour Street Theatre, Davidson | March 22 – April 1

what to do this weekend in lake norman

Follow along as Casey and Aaron’s blind date unfolds, complete with an imaginary visit from an ex-girlfriend, protective parents and other unexpected guests. Advance tickets begin at $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and $12 for students.



NoDa Brewing & Cookie Pairing
Cork and Cask, Cornelius | 7 – 9 p.m.

Enjoy a pairing of your favorite Girl Scout cookies and NoDa’s cookie-inspired beers. Try the Samoan Blonde, Minty Thin, Lemon Shortbread Kolsh and Tagging-a-long Brown Ale.


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

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Each Thursday, join the folks at Corkscrew for a $5 wine tasting. Find a new favorite? Your $5 will go towards your bottle to take home.


Live music round-up:

Uncle Buck
Old Town Public House, Cornelius | 8 p.m.


Ryan C Winters
Bin 110, Cornelius | 7:30 p.m.


Steve Brown
Kickback Jack’s, Mooresville | 7 p.m.




Karaoke Nights
Hickory Tavern, Mooresville | 9 p.m.

Take it from the shower to the stage as you belt out your go-to hit. The last Friday of each month, Hickory Tavern hosts a karaoke night with a live DJ.


Live music round-up:

Red Dress Amy
Old Town Public House, Cornelius | 8:30 p.m.


Tastes Like Chicken
Bin 110, Cornelius | 8:30 p.m.


Lisa De Novo
Corkscrew Birkdale, Huntersville | 8 p.m.


Carmen Tate
Miciah’s Happenings, Mooresville | 9 p.m.


HC Oakes Band
Shoals Grill, Mooresville | 9 p.m.


Apps & Taps, Mooresville | 9:30 p.m.


TH Duo
The Harp & Crown, Cornelius | 8:30 p.m.



Lake Norman Summer Concert Series: March
D9 Brewing Company, Cornelius | 5 – 10 p.m.

D9 Brewing Company’s Summer Concert Series is back! Kick off the series with three food trucks on site and music from Goodnight Brothers Band and Pluto for Planet.


Davidson Farmer’s Market
442 South Main Street, Davidson | 9 a.m. – Noon

Whether you’re on the hunt for a fresh bouquet, baked goods, local produce or simply a Saturday morning spent with neighbors, you’ll find what you’re looking for at the Davidson Farmers Market. Open each Saturday from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.


Latta Easter Egg Hunt
Historic Latta Plantation, Huntersville | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Everyone will enjoy this Easter egg hunt grouped by age at Latta Plantation. Each egg is filled with sweet treats, and dozens of grand prize eggs include free family memberships, summer camp discounts and goodie baskets. Afterwards, visit with the Easter bunny, enjoy story time and partake n other kids activities.


Annual Children’s Easter Egg Hunt
Rumor Mill Market, Davidson | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Join the Rumor Mill Market for their annual Easter egg hunt. In addition to the hunt, expect free Ben and Jerry’s ice cream, games and prizes.


Free Coffee Day
Old Town Public House, Cornelius | 7 – 11:30 a.m.

Fuel up for the day ahead with mimosas, food and free coffee. The Breakfast Food Truck will be on site.



Final 4 Dip Contest
The Kilted Buffalo, Huntersville | 3:30 p.m.

Think your dip can make it to the championship? Put your best recipe to the test as college basketball teams battle it out on TV.


Easter EGGstravaganza
George Pappas’ Victory Lanes, Mooresville | 1 – 3:30 p.m.

Head to Victory Lanes for two hours of bowling, a visit with the Easter bunny, food and beverage specials and an egg hunt.


Live music round-up:

Calvin Edwards Trio
Old Town Public House, Cornelius | 8:30 p.m.


Lily Rose – The Year Before Tour
Primal Brewery, Huntersville | 8 p.m.


David Gibson
Corkscrew Birkdale, Huntersville | 8 p.m.


Ziggy Pockets
Ghostface Brewing, Mooresville | 8:30 p.m.



Easter Brunch at Galway Hooker
Galway Hooker Irish Pub, Cornelius | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

DOn your Easter best for brunch at Galway Hooker. Preview the menu here. $24.95 for adults, $12.95 for kids 10 and under.


Live music round-up:

Diggin’ The Roots – Old Time Music
Old Town Public House, Cornelius | 6 p.m.