It’s going to be a great weekend at the Lake – whether you want to take your pup out for a drink, catch a few laughs, enough some live music, learn how to make a much better cup of coffee or improve your boating game – as always, we’ve got the scoop.

Delta Fire
LangTree Live
Rock, pop and country with a little soul – bring a blanket or chairs.

Thursday, August 8, 5:00 p.m.

Brewing Better Coffee
Skillpop & Summit Coffee Co.
The Hurt Hub at Davidson
In this class, the experts from Summit Coffee Co. will walk you through best practices for making your homemade coffee live up to its full potential.

Thursday Music Trivia
Kilted Buffalo (Birkdale)
Four rounds of name that tune trivia – $50 in gift cards up for grabs each week.

Thursday, August 8, 8:30 p.m.

2nd Friday Street Festival
Oak Street Mill
Live music, food trucks, craft breweries, local artists, kids’ activities and more.

Friday, August 9, 6:00 p.m.

Darrell Harwood
Boatyard Eats
Darrell Harwood and the band belt out hit after hit – making them a much-desired act touring the Southeast.

The 4th Annual Gaga Ball
Robbins Park (Cornelius)
Register for the tourney and hit the pit. Tournament check-in will be followed by an introduction to gaga ball for new players. Each participant will play three rounds and accrue points based on how they finish in each round.

Saturday, August 10, 8:45 a.m.

On Water Training
Freedom Boat Club (Cornelius)
Whether you love boating and want to gain confidence at the helm, you’re considering buying or renting a boat, or you’re just curious about boating, the BoatUS Foundation offers a fun, easy, and affordable way to develop your sea legs.

Saturday, August 10, 9:30 a.m.

Barre on the Boat
Carolina Grace
The Carolina Grace Lake Norman and Fit4Mom Lake Norman have teamed up to offer Barre on a Boat. Splash in for a morning of fitness, fun, and philanthropy.

Saturday, August 10, 9:30 a.m.

7 Years Still Here
Lucky God Bark & Brew
Prepare for a pawesome celebration. Remember, Lucky Dog Bark and Brew is a 21 and older. All dogs must be fixed, friendly, and current on vaccines.

Saturday, August 10, noon

The Stark Reality Band
Mingling on the Green, Birkdale Village
A Charlotte-based band that specializes in classic rock will get toes tapping at the Lake.

Saturday, August 10, 7:00 p.m.

The Foxes Den – Improv Comedy
Brick Row (Bella Love)
Made up of the best actors, improvisers, and comedians in the area – delivers a unique and hilarious style to every show.

Saturday August 10, 8:00 p.m.

An Afternoon with Mark Warren
Mark Warren’s award winning trilogy Wyatt Earp, An American Odyssey, transports the reader back to the 19th century West with a true-to-life portrayal of America’s most legendary lawman. Join the discussion – was Wyatt Earp the hero that legend has taught us?

Saturday, August 10, 4:00 p.m.

Miss May’s Elegant Tea
Historic Rural Hill
Dress in your tea finery, and reserve your spot for light hors d’oeuvres, along with teas and lemonade.

Sunday, August 11, 2:00 p.m.

6th Annual Birthday Bash
Crafty Beer Guys
Weekend-long celebration, Sunday has live music by Steven Hall. Special kegs will be available coming throughout the weekend.

Sunday, August 11

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