Lake Norman ~ Poets, Plays, Art Festival, Taste of Birkdale, Make-up Lessons, Ghost Tour and More Thing to Do at The Lake This Weekend 9/19

So much great stuff happening at the Lake this weekend… get a professional make-up lesson, taste the best LKN has to offer at Birkdale, meet authors and filmmakers, enter a mustache competition, take in a new play… and if you’re ready to get in a Halloween mood don’t miss a new ghost tour from Tasty Town USA.

Makeup Made Easy
The Hurt Hub @ Davidson
Thursday, September 19
Remove any intimidation surrounding your makeup process and learn how to achieve a gorgeous day-to-day makeup look in 10 minutes or less. Talk through recommended products, how to best use and apply them, and get plenty of tips and tricks to help you confidently master your own makeup routine.

Image: @SkillPop

Thursday Music Trivia at The Kilted Buffalo
The Kilted Buffalo, Birkdale
Thursday, September 19
Drinkin’ N Thinkin’ Music Trivia, four rounds of name that tune trivia, $50 in gift cards up for grabs.

An Evening with Poet John Fry
Main Street Books
Thursday, September 19
Welcome Davidson College graduate John Fry back to Exit 30 for a reading, signing, and reunion at the bookstore.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in NYC
The Warehouse Performing Arts Center, Cornelius
Friday, September 20 – 21 and 26 – 29
A 20-something, wannabe comedian with bad taste in jokes meets a middle-aged man with humor deficit disorder. The two are brought together unexpectedly when their cancer-stricken mothers become roommates in the hospital.

The American South As We Know It
Historic Latta Plantation
Friday, September 20, 2019
History Before Us filmmaker Frederick Murphy presents his award-winning film at Historic Latta Plantation followed by a public discussion. Mr. Murphy is the director and producer of the documentary “The American South as We Know It” and founder of History Before US, LLC.

Image: @HistoricLattaPlantation

Lakefront Hops Fest
Saturday, September 21
Support the Ace & TJ’s Grin Kids with live music, local breweries, cider and wine tents, food vendors, and more.

Downtown Davidson Fall Arts Crawl
Historic Downtown Davidson
Saturday, September 21, 5:00 p.m.
Stroll the historic streets of Davidson and browse more than 40 of the areas best artisans featuring pottery, jewelry, photography, fine art, metal work, textiles, reclaimed wood sign makers, live music and more.

Oktoberfest at Eleven Lakes
Saturday, September 21
Eleven Lakes Brewing
Celebrate games and prizes including, stein hoisting competition, beer stein race, beard and mustache competition, costume contest and more.

Taste Of Birkdale
Birkdale Village
Sunday, September 22, 3:00 p.m.
Sample menu items from Birkdale Village eateries and food trucks. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Note: many vendors cash only.

Image: @BirkdaleVillage

Sunday Nature Seekers: Piedmont Prairie Trail
Latta Nature Preserve
Sunday, September 22
Explore Latta Nature Preserve with a naturalist. Enjoy the sights and sounds of nature along the prairie, and stream, with lake views. Ages 18 and older. Free.

Ghost Tour – Old Lowrance Hospital & The Eastern Heights
Tour departs from Ghostface Brewing, Mooreseville
The 60-minute tour takes you through the historic and haunted streets surrounding Mooresville’s old hospital. 21 and older. Ticket includes a free beer from local brewer.


Denver Days, October 4-5

Wreath Making Class at Elizabeth Rose, November 20


Bek Mitchell-Kidd
Bek is an Australian native who has lived in the Lake Norman area for more than a decade.