Denim and Diamonds Exhibition: Custom Made One of a Kind Jewelry
10:30 a.m. Aug. 3. Free. Downtown Bookstore, 123 North Main Street, Mooresville. 704-664-1923. www.downtownbookstore.com.
Weathering Program: Habitat, where are they at?
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1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Aug. 3. Free with admission (adults $7, students $5, under 5 free) Carolina Raptor Center, 6000 Sample Road, Huntersville. 704-875-6521. www.carolinaraptorcenter.org/index.php
Raptors live in trees, on cliffs, in bird houses, in hollowed-out trees, and even on the ground. Find out where raptors live, how long they stay there, and if they like roommates.
Behind the Scenes Tour- Carolina Raptor Center
2 p.m. Aug. 3. $6, plus admission. Carolina Raptor Center, 6000 Sample Road, Huntersville. 704-875-6521. www.carolinaraptorcenter.org/index.php
Tour Carolina Raptor Center's bird hospital and get a sneak peak at what happens behind the scenes, from patients' initial exam to strengthening their wings in outdoor flight cages. Pre-registration is appreciated, extra fees apply.
Lend Me a Tenor
2 p.m. Aug. 3. $15-$17. Duke Family Performance Hall, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2135. www.davidson.edu/tickets
Fast-paced comedy about mistaken identity, miscommunication and opera.
Concert on the Green
6 p.m. Aug. 3. Free. Village Green, corner of Main St and Davidson/Concord Road, Davidson. www.downtowndavidson.org
The Stardusters Swing Band will perform.
North Harbor Club Outdoor Music Summer
7 p.m. Aug. 3. Free. North Harbor Club, 100 N. Harbor Pl., Davidson. 704-896-5559.
Enjoy the lake, great music and a wonderful meal outside.
Exhibit: Summer Creates!
9 a.m. Aug. 4. Free. Cornelius Art Center, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius.
Stop by the gallery at the Cornelius Art Center to view the exhibit created by children as young as 4 years old.
Town Board of Commissioners Meeting
7 p.m. Aug. 4. Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-892-6031. www.cornelius.org
Main and Maxwell Farmer's Market
7 a.m. Aug. 5. Free. Corner of Main and Maxwell Streets, 103 Maxwell St., Huntersville.
Mooresville Rotary Club Meeting
7:30 a.m. Aug. 5. 704-663-6993. The War Memorial - Blue Room, 220 Maple St., Mooresville.
Leading Edge Healthcare Leads Group Meeting
8:30 a.m. Aug. 5. Gander Mountain Outdoor Store, 236 Norman Station Boulevard, Mooresville.
The Leading Edge Leads Group is focused on networking within the healthcare industry in southern Iredell County. Queen's Landing Storytime Cruises
8:30 a.m. Aug. 5. $7 adults, $5 children 12 and under. 1459 River Hwy., Mooresville. 704-663-2628.
Join us for our “famous” Storytime Cruise featuring a few stories for the younger crowd plus cookies and milk.
10 a.m. Aug. 5. Free. 704-953-6993 or 704-619-2167. Panera Bread, 9905 Knockando Lane, Huntersville.
Gather for prayer and quiet time.
Free Movies at Birkdale Stadium
10 a.m. Aug. 5. Free. www.regalcinemas.com. Regal Birkdale Stadium 16, 16950 Birkdale Commons Parkway, Huntersville. 704-895-7997.
Aug. 5-7: “Mr. Bean's Holiday” and “Night At The Museum.” Aug. 12-14: “Pirates Who Don't Do Anything - Veggie Tales” and “Evan Almighty.”
Iredell County Democratic Party Meeting
6 p.m. Aug. 5. Free. Iredell County Democratic Party Headquarters, 233 East Front St., Statesville.
Julien Baburka, the new Iredell County field organizer for the Obama campaign, will share her insights. Chris Bumgarner, the editor and publisher of Statesville Progress, will also speak.
Meadowbrook Neighborhood Watch Association National Night Out Block Party
6 p.m. Aug. 5. Meadowbrook Neighborhood Watch Association, Donna Drive, Charlotte. 704-713-4680. www.meadowbrooknwa.org
Celebrate National Night Out at the Meadowbrook Neighborhood Watch Association's cookout/block party. Representatives from area police, fire and other organizations will be present.
Money Management Workshop
6 p.m. Aug. 5. Free. 704-892-4486. www.davidsonhousing.org. Ada Jenkins Center, 212 Gamble St., Davidson.
Davidson Housing Coalition offers monthly seminars for all those seeking to improve their financial fitness. This meeting: “Money Management, Budgeting and Finances, How to Stretch a Dollar in Times When Every Dollar Counts.”
6 p.m. Aug. 5. Hambright soccer fields (behind Blythe Elementary School), 12202 Hambright Rd, Huntersville.
Pick-up games weekly for men and women (all ages); no experience necessary.
6:30 p.m. Aug. 5. Free. Horsefeathers Roadhouse, 3746 Mt. Pleasant Drive, Sherrills Ford. 704-996-0192. www.HorsefeathersRoadhouse.com
Come join us for Kids' Karaoke hosted by Soundstorm Karaoke.
National Night Out
7 p.m. Aug. 5. Free. Smithville Community Park, 19710 S. Ferry St., Cornelius.
National Night Out is a crime/drug prevention event that aims to strengthen community spirit and police-community relationships. Event includes face painting, games, moon bounce and more. Music and entertainment will be provided.
Cornelius/Lake Norman Lions Club
7 p.m. Aug. 5. 704-962-7576. www.lionwap.org. Cookhouse, 20936 Torrence Chapel Rd, Cornelius.
Join the Cornelius/Lake Norman Lions Club for dinner on the first and third Tuesday of each month as we plan new and exciting ways to attract younger members.
Board Of Commissioners Meeting
7 p.m. Aug. 5. Iredell County Government Center, 200 South Center Street, Statesville.
The commissioners meet on the first and third Tuesday nights of the month at 7.
Shagging And Shag Dance Lessons
7:30 p.m. Aug. 5. $30 per person for the seven-week set. 704-892-1114. www.goshagging.com. Fat Boys Restaurant, 114 Days Inn Dr., Mooresville.
Learn the dance of the Carolinas. Beginner, intermediate and advanced shag lessons open to singles and couples. (You do not need to bring a partner.) Twister's Shag Club is a non-profit social group. Arrive 30 minutes early the first night to sign up. A DJ will play music before and after lessons. We also give line-dance lessons. See our web site for more.
Mooresville Farmers Market
7 a.m. Aug. 6. Free. 704-746-4445. Downtown Mooresville, 100 block, South Main St., Mooresville.
Open to all. Free. Registration not required. Bring table and chairs or sell directly from the back of a truck.
“Starting Over” Alanon Family Group
10 a.m. Aug. 6. 704-483-9358 or 828-478-2063. Lake Norman Lutheran Church, 1445 North N.C. 16, Denver.
Alanon is an anonymous fellowship; purpose is to help families and friends of alcoholics by offering hope and friendship.
10 a.m. Aug. 6. Mount Holly Library Branch, 245 W. Catawba Ave., Mount Holly.
Rain Makers Leads Group Meeting
12 p.m. Aug. 6. Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce, 149 East Iredell, Mooresville.
Meets 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month.
Lecture: The Sensual Woman ~ Who Me?
2 p.m. Aug. 6. $20. The Tea House, 20517 N. Main St., Cornelius. 704-896-9813. www.the-teahouse.com
It's not about sex – it's about you. Learn to identify yourself beyond the roles of mother, daughter, wife, sister. Learn how to nurture your spirit and become the best you that you can be. By author Joyce Sheldon.
Lake Norman Executive Board - West
6:30 p.m. Aug. 6. 704-200-0990. Safari Miles, 390 Hwy 16, Denver.
The Lake Norman Executive Board, a professional referral group, has opened a Denver chapter that meets Wednesday nights. Applications for membership are now being taken.
Wizards of Sound Karaoke
9 p.m. Aug. 6. Irish Cue, 19501 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-892-6904.
Rotary Club Of Lake Norman Huntersville Meeting
7:30 a.m. Aug. 7. 15801 Northstone Dr., Huntersville.
Top of the Lake Rotary
8:15 a.m. Aug. 7. www.rotary.org. Golden Corral Buffet & Grill, 120 Gallery Centre Dr., Mooresville. 704-660-6622. www.goldencorral.com
Queen's Landing Storytime Cruises
8:30 a.m. Aug. 7. $7 adults, $5 children 12 and under. www.queenslanding.com. Queens Landing, 1459 River Hwy., Mooresville. 704-663-2628.
Free Small Business Counseling SBA DAY
9 a.m. Aug. 7. Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce, 149 East Iredell, Mooresville.
Artist Guild Board Meeting
10 a.m. Aug. 7. Mooresville Artist Guild, 103 West Center St., Mooresville.
August Divorce Recovery Workshops
6:30 p.m. Aug. 7. Community in Christ Lutheran Church, 7621 Norman Island Dr., Cornelius. 704-892-0120.
Sherrills Ford Lions Club Meeting
7 p.m. Aug. 7 and Aug. 21 Sherrills Ford Lions Club, 5059 Pebble Stone Road, Maiden.
Wayne's 2nd Friday Feat
9:45 a.m. Aug. 8. $6, includes tip. Paul and Celia Deese 704-483-4355 or 704-483-5778. Captain Pete's Restaurant, Hwy 150 East, Denver.
This month's program includes Rod Redelsperger with Carolina internal medicine.
Exhibit: Cheri Simmons, Manny Reshet, Paul Dubman
10 a.m. Aug. 8. Mooresville Artist Guild, 103 West Center Street, Mooresville.
Birkdale Village Mingling on the Green Concert Series
7 p.m. Aug. 8. Free. www.birkdalevillage.net. Birkdale Village, 8712 Lindholm, Suite 206, Huntersville.
Join us every Friday and Saturday night for live music at Birkdale Village.
Lincolnton Benefit Concert
7:30 p.m. Aug. 8. Cash only at the door - $15 adults; $10 students. No advance sales. 828-238-7045. www.unhitched.com. North Lincoln High School, 2737 Lee Lawing Road, Denver.
Benefit concert for Lincoln County Coalition Against Domestic Violence, sponsored by local attorneys and judges. Antsy McClain and the Trailer Park Troubadours will perform.
ClubFX Teen Night
7:30 p.m. Aug. 8. $10. ClubFX & Backstretch Grill, 243 Overhill Drive, Mooresville. 800-409-1915. www.clubfx.com
Every Friday night is teen night at ClubFX. Suggested ages 13-18. Check the Web site for dress code and details. Alcohol- and smoke-free with security on site. Food, soft drinks and energy drinks available.
10 p.m. Aug. 8. Irish Cue, 19501 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-892-6904.
Live rock music.
LKN Mothers of Multiples Fall Consignment Sale
7 a.m. Aug. 9. Brawley Middle School, 664 Brawley School Rd, Mooresville.
Gently used clothes, toys and gear from over 50 mothers of twins, triplets and quadruplets. 7-8 a.m.: early bird shopping for $1; 8-10:30 a.m.: free to the public; 10:30-11 a.m.: closed for set-up; 11-12 p.m.: half-price sale.
Bluegrass Concert Series
11:30 a.m. Aug. 9. Free; donations will be accepted. Cornelius Presbyterian Church, 21209 Catawba Avenue, Cornelius. 704-892-5577.
Concerts are held weekly.
2008 Isenhour Reunion
12 p.m. Aug. 9. Kevin Johnson 704-677-3935. Mt. Morne Volunteer Fire Department, 1577 Mecklenburg Hwy., Mooresville.
The descendants of Joseph Isenhour will gather to celebrate family and friends during the annual reunion. A covered-dish meal will be served.
Backyard Tails – a free flight program
12 p.m. Aug. 9. Free with admission - adults $7, students $5, under 5 free. 704-875-6521. Carolina Raptor Center, 6000 Sample Road, Huntersville. 704-875-6521. www.carolinaraptorcenter.org/index.php
Experience the swoosh of a live raptor flying over your head during CRC's Backyard Tails program. Resident raptors fly untethered in an educational program in the outdoor amphitheatre. Come early to get a space, as seats for this program are limited.
Meet the Keeper
2 p.m. Aug. 9. Free with admission - adults $7, students $5, under 5 free. 704-875-6521. Carolina Raptor Center, 6000 Sample Road, Huntersville. 704-875-6521. www.carolinaraptorcenter.org/index.php
An opportunity to meet the people who care for a specific raptor and ask questions about that bird's natural behavior, history and personality.
10 p.m. Aug. 9. 704-892-6904. Irish Cue, 19501 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-892-6904.