It’s almost the weekend, and that means it’s almost time to start exploring. Get out there with our list of what to do and where to go this weekend in Lake Norman:


Wine Week at The Hidden Bin
January 25 – 26 | The Hidden Bin, Mooresville

During The Hidden Bin’s Wine Week, enjoy $10 tastings of 4 to 6 small production and boutique wines. Buy three featured bottles and the tasting is free.


Symphony 101
423 N Main St, Davidson | 6 P.M.

Don’t miss the next installment of Symphony 101, a free learning experience presented by the Charlotte Symphony and led by Davidson College Symphony Orchestra Music Director Tara Keith. This discussion will cover orchestral storytelling.

Sierra Nevada Event
Duckworth’s Grill & Taphouse Huntersville | 6 p.m.

Enjoy free beer samples, giveaways and pours of Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Resilience IPA, Sierra Nevada’s brand new Brut IPA & Sierraveza that will be available all month long.

Live music round-up: 

Cassidy Daniels
Bin 110, Cornelius | 8:45 p.m.

Steve Brown Acoustic
BoatYard Eats, Cornelius | 6 p.m.

Matt Minchew & the Highbinders
Corkscrew Birkdale, Huntersville | 8 p.m.


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

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Put your music knowledge to the test at King Canary’s weekly music matchup. Enjoy music, prizes and drink specials.

Love the Journey
Painting with a Twist, Mooresville | 7 p.m.

Try your hand at screen art as instructor Chrissy leads class participants in creating your own textured piece of art with step-by-step instruction. $45 per person.

Live music round-up: 

For The Roses
The Vinyl Pi, Huntersville | 8 p.m.

Matt Stratford
Corkscrew Birkdale, Huntersville | 8 p.m.


CBHBB 3rd Annual Winter Fur Ball
Peninsula Yacht Club | 6 p.m.

The third annual Carolina Big Hearts Big Barks Winter Fur Ball includes a silent auction, wine pull, photo booth, food, music drinks and dancing.  $40 per person (includes 3 drink tickets), $75 per couple (includes 6 drink tickets).

Founders CBS – 2 Year Vertical & More
Duckworth’s Grill & Taphouse, Mooresville | All day

Don’t miss the tapping of special brews, free samples, giveaways and 24 Barrel-Aged Snifters for the first customers.

Winter Bash – A Party with a Purpose
Finish Line Restaurant, Mooresville | 7 p.m.

Support Mooresville’s homeless women and children with an evening of dancing, a cash bar and dinner supporting Hope of Mooresville.

Live music round-up: 

We Got The Beat
BoatYard Eats, Cornelius | 8 p.m.

One Paper Crane
Galway Hooker Irish Pub, Cornelius | 7 p.m.

Brother Oliver
Primal Brewery, Huntersville | 7 p.m.

Blue Monday
Apps & Taps, Mooresville | 8:30 p.m.


Mooresville Arts Expo
Mooresville Arts | 2 – 4 p.m.

The first Mooresville Arts Expo will include multiple ways to learn about how to get involved, including show opportunities, classes, workshops and new membership benefits.

Brunch & Brews
D9 Brewing Company, Cornelius | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

D9 Brewing Company will team up with Scratch Kitchen CLT for a special brunch menu paired with a new sour brew, “Beer-Mosa’s” and their version of Beer Bloody Marys.

Kombucha Making Class
The Davidson Playhouse | 2 p.m.

Learn the basics of making kombucha alongside on of the owners from UPDOG Kombucha. You’ll get hands-on instruction and get to take home your own starter kit. $25 includes your take-home kit, instruction and access to the Playhouse for your little ones during the session.

Live music round-up: 

Unknown Artist
Lake Town Tavern, Cornelius |4 :30 p.m.

Jody and Joanna & Co.
Apps & Taps, Mooresville | 3 p.m.