Around the Region


The Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring St. N.W., Concord, will present the Tony Award-winning drama/comedy "On Golden Pond" starting Thursday. Performances will be 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and Aug. 19-20 and 26-27, and 2:30 p.m. next Sunday and Aug. 21 and 28. Tickets: 704-788-2405. Details:


At 7 a.m. Saturday, the Huntersville Farmer's Market, 103 Maxwell St., will give away reusable grocery bags to the first 100 customers. Children can play on a moon bounce.


A Deeper Shade of Blue will give the second free concert Saturday of the fourth annual Bluegrass Festival and BBQ at Cornelius Presbyterian Church, 21209 Catawba Ave. A different band will play 11 a.m.-1 p.m. each Saturday in August. For tickets for barbecue plates, call 704-892-5577.


Davidson College recently named Scott Nolan general manager of classical radio station WDAV (89.9 FM) starting Aug. 29. Nolan, director of development at the Columbia (S.C.) Museum of Art, previously worked six years in development at WUSF Public Broadcasting at the University of South Florida in Tampa.


The Lake Norman Power Squadron will offer a boater safety class Saturday at Mount Mourne Volunteer Fire Department, 1577 Mecklenburg Highway. Register at


The Friday After Five summer concert series continues Friday with music by the Second Drink Band from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on West Broad Street between Kelly and Mulberry streets, in front of Mitchell Community College. Food and drink are available for purchase. Bring chairs.