Light Up Cornelius, ’Tawba Walk on same day
Friday, Nov. 08, 2013

Light Up Cornelius, ’Tawba Walk on same day

Light Up Cornelius

Save the time and date of 2 to 6 p.m. Nov. 30 and bring your whole family to the town hall lawn for Light Up Cornelius.

The tree will be lit at 5:30 p.m. Santa will visit, and there will be carriage rides, arts and crafts, entertainment and shopping.

Thanks go to the presenting sponsor, Energy United, and the presenting co-sponsor, Park Avenue Properties.

On the same date, from 2 to 8 p.m. downtown, the arts and music festival ’Tawba Walk will feature local art and craft vendors. (The ’Tawba Walk will also take place on Nov. 15.)

For information, contact the Cornelius PARC Department at 704-892-6031 ext. 160 or

Exercise programs

• The Couch to 5K Running Plan begins Nov. 18.

• Boot Camp: One session begins Nov. 18 and another begins Nov. 23.

• Cardio Funk with Lem Houston begins Dec. 2.

For information, email or call 704-892-6031 ext. 188.

Upcoming tournaments

Some sports tournaments are coming to our area. Be on the lookout for lots of young athletes and their families on these weekends.

• Nov. 15-17, Top Gun Softball Winter Nationals.

• Nov. 16-17 and Nov. 23-24, the Lake Norman Fall Soccer Classic.

• Nov. 29-Dec. 1, the Youth Holiday Football Festival.

Santa’s Speed & Agility Workshops

School-aged athletes can increase their speed, strength, agility and confidence at the Parisi Speed School at Champions Sports Performance in Cornelius. Register online or in person at Cornelius Town Hall.

This program is offered as a partnership between Cornelius PARC and Huntersville Parks & Recreation.

Cornelius Holiday Gift

The book “A Town by Any Other Name: A History of Cornelius” was commissioned as part of the town’s centennial celebration.

This book, which explains the history of Cornelius and the surrounding area, is on sale for $20. Buy one now for yourself or for your Cornelius friends. Purchase the book at the Cornelius Town Hall or the Cornelius Arts Center.

Lisa Daidone is a freelance writer for Lake Norman News. Have a story idea for Lisa? Email her at

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