It’s a ‘cruel, cruel summer…’ we are not sure why, but it seems to be 80s weekend at the Lake (and we are totally rad with that.) Also, upgrade your cooking skills – from macarons, yes, you can – to Martha’s burgers and a D9 Burger Bash and much more.

Trial By Fire – Journey Tribute Band
LangTree Live
Go back to an earlier day when lighters were held high, and you couldn’t help but sing along to powerful choruses such as “Don’t Stop Believin’”.

Thursday, July 25, 5:00 p.m.

Martha Stewart Grilling – Technique Class
Williams Sonoma (Birkdale) Learn how to make ‘Martha’s Favorite Cheeseburgers’ paired with grilled pound cake and seasonal fruit. Registration includes Martha grilling cookbook.

Awesome 80’s Food Truck Rally
Rural Hill
Bust out your neon parachute pants and your leg warmers – grab a beer or a glass of wine, play schoolyard style kickball, show off your hula hoop skills, take a hay ride, and eat from more than a dozen delicious food trucks.

Friday, July 26, 5:00 p.m.

The Breakfast Club
Boatyard Eats
The Breakfast Club is the longest running, most recognized ’80’s tribute band in the United States.

Friday, July 26, 7:30 p.m.

Summer French Macarons
Sur La Table
Skip the trips to the bakery and learn to make macarons. Learn to whip meringue and mix batter to deliver crisp shells made with pistachios.

Picnic In the Park
Huntersville Growers Market
Join local chefs to celebrate National Picnic Month. Live music by Charlotte Folk Society.

Burger Bash Food Truck Competition
Primal Brewery
Check-out food trucks serving some of the best burgers in LKN and you can help pick the best.

Saturday, July 27, 4:00 p.m.

Fonta Flora Beer Dinner
Summit Coffee – Outpost
Microbrew pairings – four courses plus a dessert course.

Saturday, July 27, 7:00 p.m.

Summer Concert Series
D9 Brewing Company
Stop in for the ‘Time Travel Tour’ featuring Cassette Rewind and Gump Fiction.

Saturday, July 27, 6:00 p.m.

Aerial View Band
Birkdale Village
Aerial View plays good time rock, blues and R-n-B.

Saturday, July 27, 7:00 p.m.

Aloha Flow – Yoga on the water
Aloha Paddle Sports
The most experienced yoga on the water program in the Charlotte area exclusively at Aloha Paddle Sports.

Sunday, July 28, 10:00 a.m.

PUP Paddle with Lake Yoga – Tribe Benefiting Lake Norman Humane
Hager Creek Access Area (Mooresville) Well, it is the dog days of summer, so paddle with your pup and support the Lake Norman Humane Society. Paddle includes a stop at an island with a sand beach for dogs and humans to socialize.

Sunday, July 28, 9:30 a.m.

KEEP ON THE RADAR

Makeup Made Easy
The Hurt Hub
Local makeup artist Michaela Hindes will remove any intimidation surrounding your makeup process and teach you how to achieve a gorgeous day-to-day makeup look in 10 minutes or less.

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