It’s never too early to start thinking ahead to the weekend. From outdoor concerts to yacht yoga, we’ve got something for everyone in our day-by-day round-up of what to do this weekend in Lake Norman:



Steel Magnolias
July 19 – July 29 | Duke Family Performance Hall, Davidson

Follow along life’s ups and down from Truvy Jones’ Chinquapin beauty salon. Steel Magnolias at Duke Family Performance Hall runs through July 29. Adult tickets begin at $25, student tickets begin at $15 and senior tickets begin at $23.


Dogfight: The Musical
July 12 – 22

what to do this weekend in Lake Norman

From the writers of Tony-winning dear Evan Hansen comes Dogfight, the musical story of youth, love and the harsh realities of war in the early 1960s. Regular tickets are $20, while students and seniors are $15.


Mingling on the Greens
Birkdale Village, Huntersville | July 20-21

what to do this weekend in Lake Norman

Birkdale Village’s Mingling on the Greens concert series continues this weekend with performances from The John T. Woodall Band on Friday and The Stark Reality Band on Saturday.


8 Year Anniversary Party
Jack’s Corner Tap, Cornelius

Jack’s Corner Tap will celebrate eight years with an eighties themed, weekend-long bash. Enjoy live music from 7 Day band Saturday night and John Thomas Woodall Sunday afternoon, plus drink specials each day.




Movies in the Park
Veterans Park, Huntersville | Sunset

The next Movies in the Park features a free screening of Despicable Me 3. Drinks, candy and popcorn will be available for purchase. Don’t forget lawn chairs and picnic blankets.


Bella Love Presents: Open Mic
Brick Row, Cornelius | 7 p.m.

Each first and third Thursday, artists, musicians and performers own the stage at Open Mic Night. Comment on the Facebook event page to sign up, or email [email protected] $5 general admission, $3 for performers.


LangTree LIVE: Bad Inc. – A Bad Company Tribute
LangTree Lake Norman, Mooresville | 7 – 9 p.m.

Bad Inc. 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.



Hooked On Fridays – Summer Concert Series
Galway Hooker Irish Pub, Cornelius | 6 – 9 p.m.

Let loose after the work week with Galway Hooker’s Hooked on Fridays concert series. In addition to live music, enjoy lawn games and $3 Corona specials.


Just Kidding Around
201 Huntersville -Concord Rd, Huntersville | 10 – 11:30 a.m.

This morning was made just for little ones ages 1-5. Kids can sing, dance, explore using instruments and enjoy story time with Bach to Rock. Admission and parking are free to the public.


Movies on Main: Homeward Bound
413 N Main St., Mooresville | 7 p.m.

Head to the Town Hall Lawn for a free screening of Homeward Bound on a larger-than-life screen. Set up your lawn chair or picnic blanket and enjoy concessions available for purchase.


Music Matchup
King Canary Brewing Company, Mooresville | 7 – 9 p.m.

King Canary Brewing Company hosts a regular Music Matchup, complete with tunes, prizes and of course, plenty of beer.




2018 Barnstock: Back to the Roots
15305 Black Farms Rd., Huntersville | 5 p.m.

The 10th Annual Barnstock BYOB Music Festival features local performances spanning multiple genres, from jazz to funk and more. Proceeds support Girls Rock Charlotte, a non-profit amplifying the confidence of girls and women through music. $20+.


Yacht Yoga for a Cause
18020 Kings Point Drive, Cornelius | 9 a.m.

Break out of your workout rut to strike a yoga pose aboard the Lake. Roll out your mat on the deck and support a new local charity each week. $20.


Tropical Party Cruise
1459 River Highway, Mooresville | 10 p.m.

Take a quick trip to the islands aboard the Lady of the Lake for a tropical party cruise. Break out your best vacation attire to dance to a blend of today’s hits and classic beach music, nibble on tropical appetizers and sip on libations from the cash bar. $40+.



Old School Hip Hop Brunch III
Cork and Cask, Cornelius | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Kick off your Sunday funday with tunes, brews and brunch. This adults-only brunch features the best in old school hip-hop, a full brunch menu, drink specials (including mimosas) and more.