It’s summertime and there’s tons to do around the lake. Here to help with your planning, our day-by-day guide to what to do this weekend in Lake Norman:


LangTree Live
LangTree LKN, Mooresville | 5 – 9 p.m.

LangTree Live returns with live music, food and drink specials from participating retailers and more. This week, Gal Friday takes the stage to play all of your favorite Southern Gospel, Rock, Bluegrass & Country.

Eat Out for Ada
Lake Norman area restaurants

Support the Ada Jenkins Center by visiting local restaurants and community partners in Cornelius, Huntersville and Mooresville who will donate a portion of revenue to the Ada Jenkins Center. View all participating restaurants here.

Wine and Dine
Summit Coffee Co., Davidson | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Enjoy tastings of four wines paired with food presented by food and wine director Abbey Wade. $35 per person, $60 per couple.

Trivia Thursdays
Lucky Dog Bark & Brew LKN, Cornelius | 7 p.m.

Test your knowledge with weekly trivia at Lucky Dog. Questions will include general knowledge and music trivia and winning teams receive prizes including Lucky Dog gift cards.

Build Your Indoor Herb Garden
The Nook, Davidson | 1:30 p.m.

Learn how to create your own indoor herb garden with medicinal and culinary herbs. $25 per person.


Hooked on Friday’s
Galway Hooker Irish Pub, Cornelius | 6 – 9 p.m.

Galway Hooker’s summer concert series continues with live music by Thom Crumpton. There will also be games including corn hole and giant Jenga.

KonMari Workshop
Main Street Books, Davidson | 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Start off summer with an organized home as KonMari certified consultant Shannon Huneycutt leads a discussion through the tidying steps detailed in The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.

Trial By Fire Tribute to Journey 
BoatYard Eats, Cornelius | 7 p.m.

Sing along with your favorite songs as Trial By Fire, a tribute to Journey, takes the stage at BoatYard Eats.


Welcome to Summer Social
D9 Brewing Company, Cornelius | 12 – 9 p.m.

Kick off summer with D9: They’ll have a food truck, music, and a $10 corn hole tournament. Free admission for non-players.

Beyond Walls Artist Tour
Robbins Park, Cornelius | 3:30 – 5 p.m.

Experience the 5th edition of Beyond Walls with an art walk through Robbins Park with curator Marisa Pascucci.

Two Year Anniversary
Eleven Lakes Brewing, Cornelius | 12 – 10 p.m.

Help Eleven Lakes celebrate their two-year anniversary with two food trucks and two live bands.

The Fault in Our Stars: Free Screening
Main Street Books, Davidson | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Grab a girlfriend (and some tissues) for a free screening of The Fault in Our Stars”.

I Love 80’s Party
Corkscrew Birkdale, Huntersville | 8 p.m.

Break out your best 80s gear for a celebration of the decade, including a DJ spinning 80s hits.

Catch up Day at the Market
Huntersville Growers’ Market | 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Chef Matt will showcase different ways to use the unofficial fruit of summer: the tomato. There will also be live music by the Charlotte Folk Society.

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

Mooresville’s Festival of Food Trucks returns with offerings from Dumpling Girls, Lobster Dogs, Maryland Crab Co. and more. Bring your own lawn chair.

Family Fun Day
Lake Norman YMCA, Cornelius | 12 – 2:30 p.m.

Lake Norman YMCA’s Family Fun Day at the waterfront and pavilion area includes games, food and fun, plus the chance to learn more about options for summer day camp and swim lessons.

Wild on the Water 2019
Latta Plantation Nature Preserve, Huntersville | 9 :30 p.m.

The 14th annual Wild on the Water paddle event invites participants to tour the shoreline of Latta Plantation Nature preserve with two seasoned naturalists. The day also includes lunch and raffle prizes.

2019 Warrior Dash
Rural Hill, Huntersville

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Are you up to the challenge? The Warrior Dash challenges participants to face all of the earth’s elements while leaping over fires, crawling through muddy waters, running on tough terrains and more. After the race, celebrate with live music, food trucks and games for all ages. 

Soft Grand Reopening Celebration
Char-Grill Davidson | All day

Char Grill Davidson is under new ownership. Their soft grand re-opening will include free gift cards, t-shirt raffles and discounts throughout the day.


Concert on the Green
Davidson Town Green | 6 p.m.

Davidson’s Concerts on the Green series continues with Jimmy Buffet covers from the The Party Parrot Band.

KCBC Spring Market
King Canary Brewing Company, Mooresville | 1 p.m.

Don’t miss the last of the spring King Canary markets! Shop local vendors and enjoy beer, cider, wine and prosecco.

2019 Pinky Swear Kids Triathlon
Ingersoll-Rand, Davidson | 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The 5th Annual Pinky Swear Kids Triathlon is a non-timed and non-competitive race for kids ages 6-18 of all abilities. Proceeds support the Pinky Swear Foundation’s mission to help kids with cancer and their families meet basic needs such as housing, food, and transportation, and provide experiences that create emotional support.