Pop-Up LKN Beer Garden
Thursday, November 7
Enjoy cold beer, great food, sports TV, live music, lawn & board games in a pet and kid-friendly atmosphere. Tonight features Matthew Ablan.

Rural Hill’s Sheepdog Trials And Quidditch Tournament
Historic Rural Hill
Saturday, November 9 – 10, 10:00 a.m.
Watch skilled border collies in action. Merchant and food vendors will be on site during this event. On Saturday only, be sure to watch the Harry Pawter Quidditch Tournament. UNCC will host a Quidditch Tournament for dogs. Get your dog sorted into Hufflefluff, Ravenpup, Gryffindog or Slobberyn, and enter the dog into the Harry Pawter Costume Contest.

Carolina Renaissance Festival
Now – November 24
Pirate Nights November 9 – 10, Time Travelers Nov 16. The Carolina Renaissance Festival is filled with charming cottages, castles, kitchens and pubs, all with simulated architecture of a 16th century European village.

Image: @CarolinaRenaissanceFestival

Murto Made Distillery Cocktail Lounge Grand Opening
November 9
Micro distiller of premium vodka, celebrate the grand opening of the new cocktail lounge located on Ramah Church Road.

Image: @MurtoMadeDistillery

The Rumor Mill Market 2nd Annual Holiday Bazaar
November 9
A festive day of holiday shopping LKN style.

Veteran’s Day Celebration
November 11
Family-friendly program honors military veterans and those currently serving in the Armed Forces including a special performance by country music artist and Army veteran, Rockie Lynne, and a twenty-one gun salute.

Veterans Day Parade, Ceremony & Celebrations
November 11
Celebrate the 4th Annual Veterans Day Parade & Ceremony. Parade starts at 10:00 a.m. Free activities include live music by Tim Cook Band & making cards for veterans. Food truck rally benefiting Veterans Motorsports.

7th Annual Puppy Up Lake Norman Walk
Davesté Vineyards
November 16
Head to Daveste Vineyards in Troutman for a 2-mile walk to promote awareness of canine cancer and fundraise for cancer research to benefit both pets and people.

Holiday Market at Eleven Lakes
Eleven Lakes Brewery
November 16
Shop local at the Holiday Market at Eleven Lakes Brewery.

Santa’s Arrival and Tree Lighting
Birkdale Village
November 16
Welcome Santa as he arrives at Birkdale Village, including the lighting of the holiday tree.

2019 Lake Norman Turkey Trot Running Festival
November 28
A Lake Norman tradition; family friendly fun run on Thanksgiving morning. T-shirts for the first 1000.

Image: @LKNTurkeyTrotRunningFestival

Black Friday Survival Event
Primal Brewery
November 29
It’s that time of year again! Shopping early and need a break on the way home? Don’t like shopping but need to get out? Need a place to take the family after spending Thanksgiving cooped up in the house? Come out to Primal Brewery and enjoy great beer, good food, and community.

AmeriCarna LIVE Car Show 2019
Ingersoll Rand
November 30
Ray Evernham’s 7th annual AmeriCarna LIVE car show presented by Ingersoll Rand and MSC Industrial Supply Co. the show is open to all cars.

Light Up Cornelius Christmas at Town Center
Cornelius Town Hall
November 30
Community group performances, holiday songs, children’s activities, carriage rides, train display, craft and food vendors, Santa.