Any weekend by the lake is a weekend well spent. Make the most of it with our round up of what to do this weekend in Lake Norman:


Plein Air Paint Out
June 8 – 10 | Mooresville Arts

Participate or spectate as artists paint beautiful landscapes, charming buildings and lake views across the Mooresville and Lake Norman areas. Sunday’s activities include a wet hanging, judging, light refreshments and awards.

Mingling on the Greens
June 8 – 9 | Birkdale Village, Huntersville | 7 – 9 p.m.

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Birkdale Village’s Mingling on the Greens concert series continues with music from The Party Parrot Band on Friday and The Tim Cook Band on Saturday.


Wine on the Courtyard Series
Harvey’s in Huntersville | 6:30 p.m.

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Join Harvey’s in Huntersville for a special tasting of eight Oregon wines. Learn about each wine from the experts and enjoy appetizer pairings. $25 per person.

LangTree LIVE: Of Good Nature
LangTree Lake Norman, Mooresville | 7 – 9 p.m.

Of Good Nature takes the stage at this week’s LangTree Live concert series. Visit the shopping and restaurant retailers, grab a craft beer from D9 Brewery and park your lawn chair to enjoy the show. Admission is free.

Tap Takeover with Cabarrus Brewing
On Tap, Mooresville | 6 – 10 p.m.

Cabarrus Brewing will be sharing a few of their favorite brews at On Tap. Expect flight specials all day and raffles every hour from 6 – 10 p.m.


Hooked On Fridays – Summer Concert Series
Galway Hooker Irish Pub, Cornelius | 6 p.m.

Kick off your weekend with Galway Hooker’s Hooked on Fridays Summer Concert Series. Expect bar games and $3 Coronas.

High Branch Brewing Mobile Can Release
bottled & tapped, Cornelius | 5 p.m.

Bottled & Tapped will host a mobile can release of #Smooth IPA, and Little Man Tate Strawberry, Rhubarb, Raspberry Gose complete with giveaways. Beers will also be available on draft.

Luau Fridays
Fox & Hound, Huntersville | All day

Let loose with Fox & Hound’s luau Fridays specials: Caribbean jerk chicken sandwich, aloha burger and fruit cocktails. The staff will even be dressed on theme!


Jazz & BBQ at the Mill
Oak Street Mill, Cornelius | 6 – 10 p.m.

Celebrate the start of summer with a BBQ event with all the fixings: live jazz from international recording artist Calvin Edwards Trio, family fun, craft beer from Eleven Lakes Brewing and eats from The Improper Pig’s “The Oinker” food truck. $20 tickets include concert admission and a BBQ plate.

Yacht Yoga for a Cause 2018
Carolina Grace, Cornelius | 9 a.m.

The 2018 Yacht Yoga season kicks off with a one-hour flow class to support local area organizations. All levels are welcome. $20.

Homemade Soda & Live Music at The Market
Huntersville Growers’ Market | 8 a.m. – Noon

This weekend at the market, Chef Matt will be making flavored fruit sodas using fresh fruits from the market. Learn how to make them at home and enjoy live music from SweetGrass Serenade.

Mooresville Farmers Market Season Opening
255 E Iredell Ave, Mooresville | 8 a.m. – Noon

In Mooresville, celebrate the market’s season opening with a DJ, giveaways and multiple local vendors offering fresh produce, homemade goods and a hands-on craft activity each week.

Festival of Food Trucks
Downtown Mooresville | 5 – 8:30 p.m.

Mooresville’s Festival of Food Trucks returns with new options and fan favorites, including Maki Taco, Nan’s Porch, Lobster Dogs and more. Diners will also enjoy live music from Kayla Vega and beer and wine offerings from Ghostface Brewing.

Robert Bailey: Reading + Signing
Main Street Books, Davidson | 4 – 5 p.m.

Meet author Robert Bailey, a Davidson College graduate, as he reads from his latest work, The Last Trial. 


Concerts on the Green
Davidson Village Green | 6 – 8 p.m.

The next Concert on the Green features the sounds of The Band of Oz. Bring chairs, a blanket and a picnic, or enjoy offerings from local restaurants and shops. Free and open to the public.

Sunday Jazz Jam
Old Town Public House, Cornelius | 6 – 9 p.m.

Take the stage with Brian Burton (drums) & Scott McCloud (bass) for a Sunday jazz jam session. All musicians are welcome to participate.

Sunday Jazz
Corkscrew Birkdale, Huntersville | 2 – 4 p.m.

Wind down with wine and jazz from George Hoar and Mike Zinna each Sunday at Corkscrew.