Lake Norman

The Drive South Band will be featured at a benefit for Great Dane Rescue of the Carolinas today at Tenders Fresh Food restaurant, 18341 Statesville Road (U.S. 21), Cornelius.

The benefit is from noon to 9 p.m.; the Drive South Band will play from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Details: 704-895-6017.

A Farm Camp for ages 12-17 will be offered by Historic Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Activities will include animal husbandry, historic natural farming techniques and woodworking.

Register at

The adult summer reading program at the Mooresville Public Library will offer special events titled "Getting Organized: Scrapbooking Basics" 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday and "Digital Photo Books" 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday.

Registration is required. Call 704-664-2927 or visit

The eighth annual Fourth of July Celebration sponsored by Birkdale Village and the town of Huntersville will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 4 at Birkdale Village, off Interstate 77 Exit 25.

Admission and parking are free. Activities will include bike decorating, face painting, a clown bounce, children's arts and crafts, a parade, music, food and a water fight between fire stations.

Leslie Willis started June 16 as the town of Davidson's first healthy living/wellness supervisor.

Willis was director of recreational services for Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, where she helped oversee completion of a 71,000-square-foot recreation center and supervised fitness, wellness and aquatic programs.

She previously was director of sports for the Joplin Family YMCA, after eight years as a collegiate volleyball coach and instructor of health and physical education.

Learn CPR at the American Heart Association's Heartsaver CPR course 6-10 p.m. July 12 at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, off Interstate 77 Exit 33 in Mooresville.

Cost is $40, plus a book fee. Details and reservations: Mitzie McCurdy, 704-660-4859.

"Look Good ... Feel Better" is the title of a free program 6:15-8:15 p.m. July 18 at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, off Interstate 77 Exit 33 in Mooresville.

It's sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Female cancer patients will learn how to use makeup and skin care techniques to overcome appearance-related effects of chemotherapy and radiation.

Details and registration: Cathy Quade, 704-662-0770.

Tickets are on sale for the comedy "Moon Over Buffalo," to be performed July 21-31 by the Davidson Community Players.

Performances will be at 8 p.m. July 21-23 and 28-30 and 2 p.m. July 24 and 31 in the Duke Family Performance Hall at Davidson College.

The comedy is recommended for ages 12 and older. Tickets are $22 for adults, $20 for senior adults (65 and older) and $12 for students younger than 21.

For tickets call 704-892-7953. For more information, visit

Set in 1953, "Moon Over Buffalo" tells the story of older actors George and Charlotte Hay, who have taken their faded productions of "Cyrano de Bergerac" and Noël Coward's "Private Lives" on the road. Their dreams of making it big are reignited when they learn that Oscar-winning film director Frank Capra is coming to audition them for his next film.


Competitor registration is open for the Legends Million on Aug. 1-2 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

The competition, sponsored by U.S. Legend Cars International, will offer the largest purse of the year for Legends cars and Bandoleros.

Drivers will race on the speedway's front-stretch quarter-mile oval. Tickets start at $10 each day for adults; ages 12 and younger are free. A two-day pit pass is $50.

Competitors can register online. For information or tickets, call 800-455-3267 or visit