Don't miss these upcoming events close to home.
1 Open Hearth Cooking
Learn the basics of 19th-century hearth cooking. $30. Register in advance.
When: 10 a.m. Saturday.
Where: Historic Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville.
2 Art Opening and Lecture
Lecture by art historian Joseph Antenucci Becherer followed by exhibit opening featuring work by Polish sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz. Free.
When: 7 p.m. Thursday.
Where: Katherine and Tom Belk Visual Arts Center, 300 N. Main St., Davidson.
3 'King Day for Kids'
Davidson College students host activities, storytelling, goody bags for grades K-5.
When: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Where: Alvarez College Union.
Info: www.davidson.edu; 704-894-2872.
4 Plant a Tree
Huntersville plants 1,000 tree seedlings on its Day of Service. Plant one and take one home.
When: 1 p.m. Monday.
Where: Bradford Park, 17005 Davidson-Concord Road, Huntersville.
To sign up: 704-766-2220.