It’s shaping up to be a lovely LKN weekend and we have the scoop on a bunch of cool stuff to make the most of it including boat tours, yoga on the beach, summertime pizza party and more.

Uptown Dueling Pianos
Boatyard Eats
Charlotte’s best all-request, sing-a-long, Dueling Pianos show returns to BYE.

Thursday, August 1

Special Tapas
Bacchus Wine & Tapas
Happy hour on select tapas $6 each with purchase of an alcoholic beverage.

Thursday, August 1, 4:00 p.m.

In the Heights
Armour Street Theatre
In the heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood.

Friday, August 2 – 4

Hooked on Fridays
Galway Hooker
Join Sandy Herrault for some of the best live music at the Lake.

Friday, August 2, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Yoga on the Beach
Ramsey Creek Park Beach
Start your day off right with yoga on the beach; enjoy relaxing yoga while exercising among the beautiful scenery (and wildlife!)

Friday, August 2, 9:00 a.m.

Paddle 4 Purpose – Southern Stoke Series Paddle Race
Peninsula Yacht Club
The focus will be on cleaning up the waterways, the trash, the plastic, and keeping LKN green – then stay to race.

Friday, August 2, 6:00 p.m.

Beaver Dam Food Truck Jam
Beaver Dam Historical Home & Grounds
Pet and family friendly gathering with live entertainment, food trucks and more.

Friday, August 2, 5:00 p.m.

Davidson Farmer’s Market
South Main Street
Expect to find homegrown veggies, humanely raised meats, poultry, seafood, mushrooms, eggs, cheeses, butter, honey, granola, empanadas, prepared foods, gourmet pastries, artisan breads, baked goods, doughnuts, canned goods, flowers, herbs, plants, soaps and more.

Saturday, August 3, 9:00 a.m.

SoulFEST
The inaugural SoulFEST pays homage to some of the area’s best soul food and rhythm and blues music including The Hawthornes, and Akita.

Saturday, August 3, 4:00 p.m.

Murto Made Vodka Tour
Take a tour of Hunterville’s only legal micro distillery. The premium spirit is made with selectively sourced ingredients from the best farms to create a handmade wheat-based vodka with a crisp taste and smooth finish.

Saturday, August 3, noon – 5:00 p.m.

Summertime Pizza Party
Williams Sonoma
If you love pizza, you won’t want to miss this class to learn the best tips and tricks for making pizza at home – including making the dough from scratch.

Concerts on the Green: Dirty Grass Soul
Davidson Concerts on the Green
Bring comfy chairs or a blanket, a picnic, and to come early to find seats.

Sunday, August 4

Paddle with a Ranger
Lake Norman State Park
Join a Ranger for a paddle on Park Lake – enjoy a canoe/kayak trip exploring the various plant and animal species found in the park. Boats and equipment provided if needed.

Sunday, August 4, 10:00 a.m.

A Rare Monday Scoop:

Melty Fest: Lakeside in North Carolina
Hello, Sailor
Tillamook is teaming up with Hello, Sailor in a full-blast celebration of Southern culinary mastery featuring some of the state’s most talented chefs including Joe Kindred, Elliott Moss, Craig Diehl, John Fleer, and Matt Kelly.
Each chef will have their own station serving up dishes ranging from Padron and Tillamook Cheese Croquettes and an amazing charcuterie and cheese display to a Whole Hog BBQ with Tillamook Mac’N’Cheese, complete with Tillamook Ice Cream served for dessert!
Tickets include everything: incredible food from amazing chefs, delicious Tillamook ice cream, open bar, and gratuity. Proceeds will be donated to Southern Foodways Alliance.

Monday, August 5, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.