The weekend kicks off early with plenty options to celebrate Valentine’s Day and continues with brewery events, live music and historical tours throughout the lake. Get planning with our day-by-day guide of what to do this weekend in Lake Norman:

Thinking about heading in to the QC for the big game festivities? Check out our CLT round up here.


Fleur-Di-Re x lululemon Birkdale Village Pop Up
lululemon Charlotte (Birkdale Village) | 12 – 5 p.m.

Celebrate love with the help of garden-inspired creations by florist Fleur-Di-Re, who will be making hand-tied bouquets, vase arrangements and floral crowns. Place orders for pick up day of pop-up by emailing [email protected]

Beer & Chocolate Pairing
February 14 – 15 | Ass Clown Brewing Company

Enjoy four tastings of chocolate from Chocolatier Barrucand paired with Ass Clown Beers. $20 per person.

Valentine’s Day Girl Scout Cookie & Beer Pairing
Old Town Public House, Cornelius | 7 p.m.

Take your taste buds on a tour with a flight of four delicious craft beers paired with eight Girl Scout cookies for just $15 per person.

Valentine’s Beer Pairing Dinner
Primal Brewery, Huntersville | 7 p.m.

Enjoy a Valentine’s five-course beer tasting dinner with “The Brew Chef” Tim Schafer at the brewery. $50 per person.

Valentine’s Day Dinner Cruise “Lady of the Lake”
Queens Landing Marina, Mooresville | 6:30 p.m.

Experience a romantic evening aboard the “Lady of the Lake” complete with a full dinner, roses, and complimentary champagne. $85 per person.

February SweetHearts Dinner
Wine Maestro, Mooresville | 5 p.m.

You and your sweetheart can enjoy this four-course dinner and wine pairing for $59 per person. Plus, take 5% off three Bottles, 10% off six bottles & 15% off mix and match case on night of event.

Valentines Three Course Dinner
The Harp & Crown, Cornelius | 4 – 11 p.m.

Enjoy a candle-lit three-course dinner and specialty cocktails curated by Chef Chris at The Harp & Crown. $29.95 per person.

Valentine’s Day Party
BoatYard Eats, Cornelius | 7 p.m.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with specialty cocktails, beer specials and a live performance by Bender Funk.

Julie Scoggins at The Comedy Zone
Galway Hooker Irish Pub, Cornelius | 8 p.m.

Enjoy a stress-free and laugh-worthy night out as Julie Scoggins takes the stage at The Comedy Zone Lake Norman. Your ticket includes entry, a three-course meal and two drinks. $50 per person.

Valentine’s Day Seated Dinner
Hunter House & Gardens, Huntervsille | 5 p.m.

Enjoy a four-course meal featuring live jazz music by Jolly Hopkins. $45 per person. Email [email protected] for reservations.


Jazz at {OTPH} feat. Calvin Edwards Trio
Old Town Public House, Cornelius | 8:30 p.m.

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Experience international jazz and blues recording artist Calvin Edwards perform live at Old Town Public House in Cornelius.

Parent’s Night Out
Cornelius Arts Center | 6 p.m.

Drop the kids off at the Cornelius Arts Center for a fun night of crafts, games, pizza and a movie. Ages 7 – 12 are welcome. $10 for residents and $15 for non-residents. Register online.

BoatYard Eats, Cornelius | 8 p.m.

This Zac Brown Band tribute band returns to BoatYard Eats for a concert Friday night.

Harriet Tubman: The Love in That Cabin
Historic Latta Plantation, Huntersville | 6 p.m.

Experience storyteller Carol Evans as she portrays moments from Harriet Tubman’s life in this moving histo-drama about her life and work with the Underground Railroad. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public, but please RSVP to secure your seat at 704.875.2312.


BEer Mine Valentine
D9 Brewing Company, Cornelius | 12 – 10 p.m.

Try six new small batches at D9 Brewing Company that will only be available at the event.

Open Hearth Cooking Workshop
Historic Latta Plantation | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Learn 19th century cooking techniques as you prepare a meal in the Latta kitchen. $25 per person. This event is currently sold out, but a waiting list is available at 704.875.2312..

Brew “Ha-Ha” Tour
Tour departs from Eleven Lakes Brewery | 11:30 a.m.

On this Lake Norman brewery tour, visit four local breweries, taste different beers at each stop, get two behind-the-scenes tours, enter to win giveaways and more. $59.95 per person.

Anti-Valentine’s Day Party
Jack’s Corner Tap, Cornelius | 7 p.m.

Anti-Valentine’s this year? You’re not alone. The folks at Jack’s Corner Tap have created an event just for you: Enjoy live music by the Unknown Artist and beer.

Bend & Brew at BEER LAB
Ghostface Brewing | 11 a.m.

Beginners, intermediate and experienced yogis can find their zen every Wednesday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 11 a.m. for $10 class and a beer at Ghostface’s Beer Lab.


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

Round out your weekend with live jazz from George Hoar and Mike Zinna Jazz and glasses of wine.