Hanging around the lake this weekend? Good call. From music bingo to art walks and even a gala, there are plenty of ways to get out and about. Our guide of what to do this weekend in Lake Norman:



The Official Funky Buddha Launch Party
Duckworth’s Grill & Taphouse, Huntersville | 6 – 8 p.m.

Help welcome the beers of Funky Buddha to North Carolina as Ryan Sentz, founder and developing brewer for the Florida brewery, joins the Duckworth’s team for a tap list of their best beers and giveaways. View the tap list.


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

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Make your own rustic pallet sign for your home, perfect for spring! $30 per person includes all materials and instruction, plus attendees enjoy 20% off beer and wine.



Uncorked & Artsy
Downtown Mooresville | 6 – 9 p.m.

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Mooresville’s signature beer and wine tasting and art walk will feature 16 tastings at local Downtown businesses and artists displays. Live music performances and the art walk are free to attend, tasting tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the gate.


Cocktails at the Cabin
The Cabin, Davidson | 4 – 7 p.m.

Shop the unique artisan scarves and jewelry of J. Catma and enjoy light hors d’oeuvres lakeside. 25% of all sales will be donated to Our Towns Habitat for Humanity’s 10th Women Build house.


The Beaver Dam Food Truck Jam
Beaver Dam Historical Home & Grounds, Davidson | 5 p.m.

Consider dinner planned as multiple food trucks team up with Eleven Lake Brewery at Beaver Dam Historical Home & Grounds. Live music provided from Rusty Knox from 6 – 9 p.m.


Music Bingo 
Ike’s Dog Pub Play & Stay, Mooresville | 8 p.m.

Put your music knowledge to the test without leaving Fido at home. Win or lose, all can enjoy the drink specials.



‘Tawba Walk Arts & Music Festival
Downtown Cornelius | 2 – 8 p.m.

Experience the best of downtown Cornelius through local vendors, live street performances, food and more at the ‘Tawba Walk Festival. Free admission.


Ada Jenkins Center 12th Annual Gala
Sweet Magnolia Estate, Cornelius | 6 p.m.

The Ada Jenkins Center’s 12th annual gala features a menu from Bouk Catering, open bar, silent and live auctions and more.


Davidson Farmer’s Market
442 South Main Street, Davidson | 8 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. Help them kick off their 10th season!


Tavern Night at Historic Latta 
Historic Latta Plantation, Huntervsille | 6 – 8 p.m.

Travel back in time as the Ezekiel Alexander cabin is converted into a colonial-era tavern, complete with live music, a four-course dinner from Clark Barlowe of Heirloom and special beer releases and pairings from Free Range Brewing. Preview the menu and purchase tickets online.


Historic Cornelius Guided Walking Tour
Downtown Cornelius | 6 p.m.

As part of the ‘Tawba Walk Festival, join in a guided walking tour of historic Cornelius, led by Cornelius Historic Preservation Committee members. The one-mile route takes you back to the town’s founding, past the Gem Yarn Mill and along other sites of interest.


Saturday Morning Toons Brunch
Cork and Cask, Cornelius | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Go back to a time when Saturdays meant non-stop cartoons at Cork and Cask’s Toons Brunch. Your favorite late 80s and 90s cartoons and theme songs will be playing, while the brunch menu includes your favorite breakfast cereals. Wear your PJs to enter to win a prize.


Vino & Vinyasa
Gotta Yoga Lake Norman, Cornelius | 6:30 p.m.

Unwind with a yoga flow class followed by an organic wine tasting from Scout & Cellar. $16 drop-in or class pass/membership.



Beer Yoga
Primal Brewery, Huntersville | 1 p.m.

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Yoga is back at Primal Brewery. $10 includes class and a beer. Bring your own mat.


LKNO at Broad Street United Methodist Church
Broad Street United Methodist Church, Mooresville | 3 p.m.

The Lake Norman Orchestra will play at Broad Street United Methodist Church in this community-focused event. After the performance, stay for a reception hosted by the church. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children at the door.



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