Free Hats at the
Battle of the Bees
10 a.m. Sept. 7. $7 per person, children under 5 free. Historic Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville. 704-875-2312. www.lattaplantation.org
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Join Historic Latta Plantation for The Revolutionary War Battle of the Bees. The event includes house tours, open-hearth cooking, military demonstrations, and the main battle at 1 p.m. The first 50 children will receive free tricornered hats.
NFL Pepsi, Punt,
Pass, and Kick
2 p.m. Sept. 7. Free. 704-766-2220. www.huntersville.org. Huntersville Athletic Park, 11720 Verhoeff Drive, Huntersville.
The NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass, & Kick program will allow boys and girls ages 8-15 to compete separately against their peers in punting, passing, and kicking skills.
Bluegrass Gospel Evening
6 p.m. Sept. 7. Love offering will be accepted. Monticello United Methodist Church, 308 Island Ford Road, Statesville. 704-924-8322. www.monticelloumc.org
Bluegrass Gospel Evening with 2 bands performing. FletcherRidge from Statesville will open the evening and the FarCity Boys will be the featured band. Faye Perry, 704-871-8353 or e-mail email@example.com.
Free Yoga Week
6 a.m. Sept. 8. Free. Community Yoga, 20823 N. Main St.,, Cornelius. 704-491-4749. www.communityoga.com
Donations will be accepted for the Ada Jenkins Center in Davidson.
American Red Cross Blood Drive
2 p.m. Sept. 8. Davidson College Presbyterian Church, 218 Main St., Davidson.
An opportunity to donate blood to help the local community.
BusinessWorks – Personal Finance
8 a.m. Sept. 9. Lake Norman Chamber Of Commerce, 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius.
Business Works is a program held the second Tuesday of each month.
Welcome Back Gathering
7 p.m. Sept. 9. Davidson Parks and Recreation, 416 Armour St., Davidson. 704-892-3349. www.d-recs.org.
Join us for our welcome back gathering. Parents, please arrive at 6:30 p.m., so you can learn about the teen projects that the teens are involved in our community.
CMC Health Centers Cholesterol and
Glucose Screenings –
Lake Norman YMCA
7 a.m. Sept. 10. $25 per screening, add $5 for glucose. 704-716-4434. www.carolinasmedicalcenter.org. Lake Norman YMCA, 21300 Davidson St., Cornelius. 704-716-4400. www.ymcacharlotte.org
Screening includes a full lipid panel test. Requires a 12-hour fast (nothing to eat or drink except water) prior to screening; $25 per screening. Add glucose screening for additional $5. Please call for more information or to schedule appointment..
The Myths of Government Grants – How to Really Finance your Small Business
12 p.m. Sept. 10. $15, includes lunch. 704-664-3898. Mitchell Community College, 219 North Academy Street, Mooresville. 704-663-1923. www.mitchellcc.edu
Come to this two-hour workshop and learn how the Small Business Administration can help. Preregistration is required.
Davidson Senior Scholars
2 p.m. Sept. 10. Davidson Parks and Recreation, 416 Armour St., Davidson. 704-892-3349. www.d-recs.org.
Speaker: Walt Kasmir, RN, BSN, Founder of the The Word On Wellness Program. Kasmir, a doctoral candidate in field of naturopathy, and will talk about how to treat chronic problems successfully with natural, nontoxic remedies.
The Amazing Maize Maze
10 a.m. Sept. 11, 12. $10 adults, $7 5-17, 4 and under free. 704-875-3113. Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville. 704-875-3113. www.ruralhill.net
One of the most exciting and fun-filled events to do for the fall at Historic Rural Hill is the amazing seven-acre cornfield maze. Last tickets sold at 5 p.m.
How to set up a winning trade show display
11:45 a.m. Sept. 11. $15. Includes Chick-fil-A lunch. 704-664-3898. www.mooresvillenc.org. Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville. 704-662-3334. www.cmccmooresville.com
Come to the workshop to learn how to set up a winning display and generate interest in your booth.
5 p.m. Sept. 11. Free. North County Regional Public Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. 704-895-0318. www.plcmc.org
Adults will learn English in an informal class setting. Adultos Asprenden ingles en una clasa gratuita e informal. no se necesita inscripcion previa.
Wayne's 2nd Friday Feasts
9:45 a.m. Sept. 12. $6, includes tip. 704-483-4355 or 704-483-5778. Captain Pete's Restaurant, N.C. 150 East, Denver.
Program includes Michael Muckler, DDS, PA.
‘Country Fried Caper'
6 p.m. Sept. 12. Tickets are $75 per couple and $50 per individual. 704-832-2528. Statesville Civic Center, 300 S Center St., Statesville. 704-878-3493. www.ci.statesville.nc.us
The Greater Statesville Rotary Club will hosts this interactive murder mystery with entertainment provided by It's a Mystery theater troupe.
Special Craft Project
10 p.m. Sept. 12. Free. North Mecklenburg Senior Center, 18731 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-892-4041. www.cmseniorcenters.org
Save the Catawba: Presentation
10 a.m. Sept. 13. Free. 919-833-8467. action.sierraclub.org. Central Piedmont Community College, North Campus, 11930 Verhoeff Drive, Huntersville. 704-330-4118.
"What Local Citizens Can Do to Preserve and Protect the Catawba – the Most Endangered River in America."
10 a.m. Sept. 13. North County Regional Public Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. 704-895-0318. www.plcmc.org
Learn how to make the "black gold" that will make your plants and yards happy, green and beautiful.
7 p.m. Sept. 13. Free. Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Charlotte, 11205 Hambright Rd, Huntersville. 704-875-1003. www.charlottejamaat.org
The local chapters of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community will host a series of dinners every Saturday during September to raise awareness of Ramadan, a month in which Muslims fast for 30 days from sunrise to sunset. Open to all denominations.