Before your calendar gets too full, pencil in these not-to-be missed events going on around Lake Norman this weekend. Our day-by-day round-up:
2018 North Carolina Brewers and Music Festival
May 11 – 12 | Rural Hill, Huntersville
This two-part festival celebrate the area’s best in music and craft beer. The Friday Night Jam features performances by Acoustic Syndicate, Larry Keel Experience and Josh Daniel / Mark Schimick Project. Saturday, get ready to taste offerings from over 30 North Carolina breweries and cideries. Tickets are available online and range from $15-$51.
$5 Wine Tasting Every Thursday
Corkscrew Birkdale, Huntersville | 6 – 8 p.m.
Kick off your pre-weekend with a $5 wine tasting at Corkscrew. This week they’ll be pouring all California wines. Find one that pleases your palate? Purchase a bottle at the event to have your $5 tasting charge applied to your chosen bottle.
LangTree LIVE: On The Border – The Ultimate Eagles Tribute Band
LangTree Lake Norman, Mooresville | 7 – 9 p.m.
LangTree Live is back with classic favorites from On The Border – The Ultimate Eagles Tribute Band. D9 Brewery will be on site each week to quench your thirst. Bring lawn chairs and blankets to watch the show.
2nd Friday Street Festival
Oak Street Mill, Cornelius | 6 – 10 p.m.
2nd Friday is back with a full lineup of live bands, food trucks, craft breweries, local artists, kids activities and more. This month, catch Irrashional headlining on the main stage.
Art Opening: Numbered Work selected pieces by Benjamin Elrod
Old Town Public House, Cornelius | 7 – 9 p.m.
Don’t miss the opening reception of OTPH’s next gallery show: Numbered Work, selected pieces by Benjamin Elrod. The exhibit will be on display until July.
Relay For Life of Lake Norman
LangTree Lake Norman, Mooresville | 5:30 p.m.
Lace up for Relay for Life, the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Remember love ones lost with a moving luminaria, honor survivors and raise money to make a global impact oon the fight against cancer.
Summer Kickoff Party Y2K
On The Roxx, Cornelius | 10 p.m.
Kickoff summer with the best hits of the 2000s, no cover and drink specials at On the Roxx.
Huntersville Growers’ Market
201 Huntersville -Concord Rd., Huntersville | 8 a.m. – Noon
Opening day will feature a chance to meet the vendors, taste samples from Chef Matt, listen to live bluegrass music, enjoy kids activities and more – all while you shop!
Lake Norman Bike Expo & Community Ride
Town of Davidson Parks and Recreation | 10 a.m. – Noon
Celebrate bike month with a community ride through Davidson followed by the Bike Expo. Expect safety and maintenance education, free demos and unique bike displays.
Mother’s Day POP UP
Elisabeth Rose, Davidson | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Still searching for the perfect way to spoil mom? Make your own hand-wrapped bouquet, shop a unique card selection, enjoy the complimentary mimosa bar and give mom a treat voucher redeemable at The Pickled Peach.
Girls on the Run 5K Presented by Novant Health
1000 Lowes Blvd., Mooresville | 9 a.m.
Support the strong girls in your life by crossing the finish line of the Girls on the Run 5K. This event is open to the community and families.
35th Annual Race City Festival
Downtown Mooresville | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Leave the car behind to enjoy over 200 vendor booths, food trucks, a beer garden, live music and sidewalk sales at the 35th annual Race City Festival. Free and open to the public.
Sip & Paint | Mother’s Day
Wine & Design, Huntersville | 4 – 6 p.m.
Bring mom and your drink of choice (it’s BYOB) to create in a two-hour, step-by-step painting class. $35.
Corkscrew Birkdale, Huntersville | 2 – 4 p.m.
Wind down your weekend with the smooth sounds of George Hoar and Mike Zinna Jazz at Corkscrew.