Whether you’re looking to find a new favorite brew, toast to spring with a glass of rosé or support a good cause, there’s something going on this weekend for you. Here’s our day-by-day round-up to what to do this weekend in Lake Norman:
2019 North Carolina Brewers & Music Festival
May 10 – 11 | Historic Rural Hill, Huntersville
This two-day festival includes live music by 11 bands and more than 40 North Carolina brewers. There will also be local food trucks and the option to camp onsite for the weekend.
LangTree Lake Norman | 5 – 9 p.m.
LangTree Live is back with free music every Thursday with beer available for purchase from D9 Brewing. This week, Bless the Rains will take the stage.
An Evening with Author Mary Kay Andrews
Davidson Ice House | 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Dine with fellow Mary Kay Andrews fans, enjoy a reading from the author, receive a copy of her forthcoming book Sunset Beach, and meet Mary Kay at this evening out. Tickets include event admission, dinner and a copy of Sunset Beach.
2nd Friday Street Festival
Oak Street Mill, Cornelius | 6 – 10 p.m.
The 2nd Friday Street Festival series is back with a line-up of live bands, food trucks, craft breweries, local artists, kids activities and more. This week, the band Irrashional headlines.
Rosé in the Rose Garden
Wine Maestro, Mooresville | 1 – 4 p.m.
Toast to the warmer weather with tastings of rosé wines from three distributors. $20 per person, including appetizers.
A Celebration of Moms
Huntersville Athletic Park | 9:30 a.m.
Celebrate Mother’s Day with a brief Stroller Strides workout followed by a party with a DJ, massages for moms, face painting for kids and a ton of great giveaways.
2019 Relay For Life of Lake Norman
LangTree Lake Norman, Mooresville | 4 – 10 p.m.
Make plans to join in the 2019 Relay For Life of Lake Norman to celebrate cancer survivors, remember loved ones and continue the fight to end cancer.
Jazz Concert Series
Veterans Park, Huntersville | 5 – 8 p.m.
Huntersville’s Jazz Concert Series is back this weekend with more performances by NC and national bands including Johnny Conga & His Tropical Jazz Project, Mike Zinna Trio, Noel Freidline Quartet, and The Lovell Bradford Group ft. Emily Braden.
Girls on the Run 5K Presented by Novant Health
1000 Lowes Blvd, Mooresville | 9 a.m.
This non-competitive, unchipped, family-friendly event is open to the community and celebrates the limitless potential of hundreds of local girls who will cross the finish line with their running buddy at the 5K.
7 Days Band
BoatYard Eats, Cornelius | 7 – 10 p.m.
Head to BoatYard Eats to see the 7 Days Band play all of your favorite classic rock, dance, and modern pop tunes.
Huntersville Growers’ Market – Grand Opening
Veterans Park, Huntersville | 8 a.m.
The Huntersville Growers’ Market is back this weekend. Be there as Chef Matt cooks up tasty samples for National Egg Month, plus enjoy face painting and balloon twisting for the kids.
Mother’s Day Pop Up
Elisabeth Rose, Davidson | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Grab a complimentary mimosa and brunch from Verdant Bread and shop multiple vendors for the perfect Mother’s Day gift. What to expect:
- Coffee from The Pickled Peach
- Silhouette Paintings by Jeni Kubicek (sign up online!)
- Handmade Clay Earrings by Carlisle Clay Collective
- Floral Arrangements by ChaCha Floral (pre-order online!)
Brickhouse Summer Music Series featuring Esther and the Exiles
The Brickhouse Tavern, Davidson | 2 – 5 p.m.
The Brickhouse Tavern in Davidson will host the next edition of their Summer Music Series as Esther and the Exiles take the stage.
JDRF One Walk – North Charlotte
Davidson Village Green | 8 a.m.
Lace up for this 5K that supports the JDRF Greater Western Carolinas in imagining a world without type 1 diabetes.
Hot Sauce Challenge to Benefit Carolina Big Hearts Big Barks
Cork and Cask, Cornelius | 2 – 5 p.m.
How much heat can you take? This hot sauce challenge benefits Carolina Big Hearts Big Barks Rescue, who will be onsite with adoptable pups. There will also be beer from Sierra Nevada, King of Pops and “Prosecco Poptails”. $20 admission for the contest.
Mother’s Day Tea Party
French Market Cafe & Gourmet Shop, Cornelius | 2 – 4 p.m.
Looking for something new to do with mom this Mother’s Day? Indulge in an old fashioned spring high tea. $29.95 per person. Call 704.641.2201 to reserve your spot.
Mother’s Day Wine & Music
Daveste’ Vineyards, Troutman | 2 – 5 p.m.
Take mom to the vineyard as the Cindy and Randy Floyd Duo play with special guest Gene Pharr.
Sunday Jazz Jam
Old Town Public House, Cornelius | 6 – 9 p.m.
Each second and fourth Sunday, Old Town Public House hosts a jazz jam featuring Brian Burton on the drums and Scott McCloud on bass.