We’ve got your weekend plans right here… live concerts, jewelry making, improve your Insta game, oh and a beer and book pairing event, and more.

A Window into the Minds of Children of War
Brick Row, Cornelius
Art therapy provided an escape and these works were created by children at The Peace House Academy in Kabul, Afghanistan. For one night you can talk with host families and board members of Solace For The Children.

Thursday, July 18, 5:30 p.m.

Tom Petty Tribute Band
LangTree Live
Bring a blanket or chairs for a perfect night by the Lake with live music.

Thursday, July 18, 5:00 p.m.

Jewelry Stamping – Specialty Workshop
AR Workshop Davidson
Choose from either a Necklace (with two Charms), or two stamped Bracelets. Registration fee includes metal-stamping instruction, practice piece and your finished jewelry piece(s).

Friday, July 19, 11:00 a.m.

Frankfurter Friday’s
Old Town Public House Cold brews, sweet jams, and tasty franks and brats from B’s Grill.

Friday, July 19, 5:00 p.m.

Dumpling Girls
D9 Brewery
Traditional inspired Chinese cuisine, made with passion, authenticity and originality.

Flight Night: A Sampling of Beers and Books
Main Street Books
Spend your Saturday sampling books and beers with fellow readers and brew heads. Guests will taste four seasonal beers, sourced from an assortment of breweries. Booksellers have paired each summer beer with a summer read that echoes the flavor notes of each beer.

Saturday, July 20, 5:00 p.m.

SkillPop – Instagram Workshop
The Hurt Hub, Davidson
Ready to start or improve the way you promote your brand on Instagram? Creators of CLTBests (and sometime scoop contributors), Haley and Carly will introduce you to the finer points of Instagram as they share their personal experience and successes to help jumpstart your own accounts.

Saturday, July 20, 10:00 a.m.

Xmas in July
Primal Brewery
JeepStyle and VentureX will be onsite for the Xmas in July toy drive, benefitting Novant Health’s Hemby Children’s Hospital. Grateful Dead tribute night to follow.

Saturday, July 20, 10:00 a.m.

Create Your Own Character
Brick Row, Cornelius
A creativity driven art class, guided by artist F. Kernes in his signature style. Fun, drinks and paint throwing.

Saturday, July 20, 2:00 p.m.

Ales and Tails with Happy Tails Rescue
Lucky Dog Bark & Brew
Summertime is better with a dog… “Ales and Tails” with Happy Tails Rescue – 10% of bar proceeds will be donated to the rescue, and there will be a silent auction and items to purchase to support Happy Tails.

Saturday, July 20, 2:00 p.m.

Chuck Johnson & Charlyhorse
Mingling on the Green – Birkdale Village
Bring a chair or a blanket and enjoy.

Friday, July 20 , 7:00 p.m.

Tin Kitchen Summer Sunday
King Canary Brewing
Fresh ingredients and full flavor, specializing in street food classics with a gourmet twist on quesadillas, nachos, sliders, tacos and more.

LKN Clothing Swap – Summer Pop Up
Eleven Lakes
Have you ever tried a product and known straight away it wasn’t for you? Are there things in your wardrobe you’ve worn once, twice and never again? Bring them along to Sip & Swap and exchange the lightly used for something more you.

Sunday, July 21, 2:00 p.m.

Sunset Sundays – Lionnir
Boatyard Eats
Ashley Michelle’s music is a unique blend of indie rock and soul, with a very small hint of electro pop.

Sunday, July 21, 4:00 p.m.

AVA Gallery (Davidson)
LUMINOUS features artists Jonay Di Ragno, Anne Harkness, Jay Zinn, Hilary Siber, Hilary Siber who share the vision of art to create beauty, grow value, and inspire hope.

Now On Exhibition (closed Sundays)

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