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"Humpy Hour at the Hooker" will be 6-8 p.m. at the Galway Hooker in Kenton Place, off West Catawba Avenue, Cornelius. H.A. Humpy Wheeler of Huntersville will be on hand to sign books and tell stories. His book, "Growing Up NASCAR" will be on sale for $27. Wheeler retired as president from Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord in 2008.
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Sixth-graders Open Holocaust Museum To Public:
Sixth-grade class at the Community School of Davidson creating Holocaust museum as culminating project in Holocaust study. Middle school to be transformed into a museum, open to the public 4-8 p.m. May 26. Public welcome to visit the exhibits and to revisit that tragic time. 565 Griffith St., Davidson. 704-896-6262. www.csdnc.org.
Lake Norman Covekeepers Meeting:
For all interested residents of Lake Norman area. Roy Alexander, executive director of the Davidson Lands Conservancy, and Craig Wyant, landscape architect and wetlands specialist, present "Preserving Our Wetlands," with emphasis on where wetlands are in the Lake Norman area, how they were designated and what laws protect them. 7 p.m. East Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department, South Pilot Knob Road, Denver (just south of N.C. 73). Ben Benoit: 704-489-6249.
Community Blood Drive:
American Red Cross blood drive hosted by Aquesta Bank & Insurance Services. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Aquesta Bank, 19510 Jetton Road, Cornelius. Appointment: 704-439-4335 or email@example.com.
The Pimps Of Joytime:
Free music night. Brooklyn-based band. 9 p.m. Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St., Charlotte. 704-358-9298. www.neighborhoodtheatre.com.
Memorial Day Observance:
Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture Department and American Legion Post 86 honor veterans and current armed forces service members. Speaker, 21-gun salute, patriotic songs. 11 a.m. Legion Park, 21214 Legion St., Cornelius. www.corneliuspr.org.
Living History Day Fundraiser:
10 a.m. $6 for adults, $5 for senior adults and students, free for ages 5 and under. Historic Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville. www.lattaplantation.org.
Davidson Farmer's Market:
8 a.m. Saturdays. Davidson Farmer's Market, downtown Davidson. www.davidsonfarmersmarket.org.
Chamber music concert:
Ensemble Vermillian performs 17th-century chamber music featuring works by Corelli, Couperin, Purcell. Musicians from San Francisco, Baltimore and Davidson perform on baroque violin, recorder, baroque cello, harpsichord, baroque guitar, theorbo. Reception afterward. 3 p.m. $15 and $10. St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 301 Caldwell Lane, Davidson. www.saintalbans-davidson.org.
Huntersville Memorial Day Ceremony:
Flag folding presentation 6:30 p.m. by cadets from North Mecklenburg High School Junior ROTC. Official ceremony 7 p.m., with Mayor Jill Swain, master of ceremonies Ron Tucker, the Huntersville Police Department Honor Guard, American Legion Post 321, North Mecklenburg Community Chorus, Boy Scout Troop 19 of Huntersville Presbyterian Church. Speaker and honored guest S/Sgt. Dale Beatty, N.C. National Guard (Ret.). Free. Birkdale Village, Huntersville. 704-895-8744.
Group trip to see "Wicked":
Davidson Parks and Recreation has tickets for center mezzanine seating. Bus departs from Parks and Recreation office at 6:15 p.m. . Ticket price includes ticket and transportation. "Wicked" was named Best Stage Musical of the decade by Entertainment Weekly. $80. Davidson Parks and Recreation, 416 Armour St., Davidson. www.ci.davidson.nc.us.