We may need to social distance but there are still plenty of social opportunities at the Lake to keep you feeling connected and supporting our unique businesses all while staying home.

This Lake round up is brought to you by the Lake Norman YMCA Branches


YMCA Virtual Classes, Sports Drills & More
Stay connected with the Virtual Y – workout classes are streaming and there’s kids activities and ideas for family fun including activities for teens, sports drills, and academic-based programming.

AR Workshop Davidson Project Kits
Choose your own or opt for a Mystery Kit and the team will put together a surprise for you based on age and interest. No same day pick-up.

Carolina Raptor Center Facebook Videos
Fly in from your desktop for an Avian Home Adventure and a behind-the-scenes look at what’s still happening at the Center.

Discovery Place Kids Daily Fun
Check the Museum’s blog daily for new ideas and step-by-step activities including everything from cooking to crafts.

Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists LIVE Osprey Nest Cam
EarthCam, NCWF, and LNWC bring calm with live streaming, and a bird’s eye view, of an osprey nest in Mooresville.

Tunes and Tales Virtual Story & Song Time
Main Street Books
Story and song time goes virtual every Wednesday.

Meg Art Huntersville Pottery At Home
Order a to-go kit, paint at home then bring it back for firing. Lots of options from rhinos to the Easter bunny.

Libraries Daily Digital Storytimes
Digital Storytime is available with new stories added each day. There are also activities in multiple languages, and other online learning programs.

Tiny Blooms Virtual Kids Yoga
Tiny Blooms in Huntersville has gone virtual with classes for everyone from the tiniest tots (even prenatal) to teens. Log on and find a little zen.

Namaste. Image: @BekMitchellKidd

Sweet Stella Treats Cake Pop Kit
Bring the bakery home – with a no touch pick-up in Denver – a Easter cake pop decorating kit includes sprinkles, drizzle and more boredom beating fun.

Aint Miss Bead Haven – Jewelry Making Grab + Go Kits
Order online and then pick-up in Mooresville kits are for kids and adults and include Seed Bead Kits, Gemstone Kits, Boredom Buster Kits and more.


Skillpop Lake Norman Virtual Classes
Sign-up to learn from home and get tips on everything from make-up made easy, to water colors, to how to start an online business.

Bookclub Online with Main Street Books
Book club online includes streaming read-alouds. First book is Ann Patchett, Bel Canto.

Barnes & Noble Bookstore Birkdale
Free curbside pick-up and an at-home booklist worth browsing.

Hearts on Fiber
Virtual shopping at Hearts on Fiber, book an appointment and a team member walks through the store and helps you choose your items.

Summit Coffee At-Home Trivia Package
Summit brings a favorite LKN tradition to your home. And, make it even more fun, if you live in Davidson or Cornelius, for just $19.99 you get a night of trivia questions and your choice of red wine, white wine, or instant coffee delivered to your door.


Things are changing daily – check out Visit Lake Norman’s List of restaurants that are currently operating.

Consider signing up for Davidson Farmer’s Market Newsletter – the Market is closed but they are working hard to connect vendors with shoppers.

Your Mom’s Donuts – order online – everything from flowers, to bread and meat, and even goat’s milk soap – order by noon the day before. Pick-up at Patterson Circle, Davidson.

Total Wine & More Birkdale is still delivering, and The Wine Store Cornelius brings your order out to the car (after you order online).

Lowes YMCA
Sally’s YMCA
Lake Norman YMCA
Lincoln County YMCA
Keith Family YMCA (University City)

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