Lake Norman & Mooresville

Ghost walk, gold panning and more!

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July 21

Ghost Walk of Davidson:

Historical Ghost walk through the town of Davidson. Hear about the ghost of Gen. William Lee Davidson, the Corpse of Chambers Hall, many more. Includes history of the town. 7 p.m. July 21-Aug. 4. $10 for adults, $5 for ages 8-12, free for ages 7 and under. In front of Soda Shop, 103 S. Main St., Davidson. 704-928-5452. www.ghostwalknc.com.

Concert by Hartman; and Extras wanted:

Tri-Rahn Pictures and Vela Films collaborating with Hartman on feature film "Pendulum Swings." Extras needed for shooting of film's concert scene before the live show. Call is 3 p.m.; shooting 4-7 p.m. No visible logos. Concert 8 p.m. by wusband-and-wife faith-based singer/songwriter team Jeff and Carol Anne Hartman. The Cove Church, 197 Langtree Road, Mooresville. 704-655-3000. www.covechurch.org.

Soccer and Flag Football Registration:

Deadline is July 31 to register children ages 4-10 for soccer, ages 4-8 for flag football sponsored by Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation. Space limited. Birth certificates required for proof of age, determined as of Aug. 1. $55 per child includes league play and uniform. League play is September-October; practices begin mid-August. Teams must register by July 21. Team fee $375; teams must provide own uniforms and secure own practice sites. Register online at www.parkandrec.com, click on "EParks," "Program Registration," find "School Level," then click on "Athletics" to see league offerings. Details: Call 311, go to any recreation center visit Athletics Division at the Revolution Park Sports Academy. 704-432-4963.

Summer Art Camp Student Exhibit:

"Student Creates Exhibit" to display works in various media by students in summer camp run by Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture Department and the Community Arts Project. Artist reception 6-8 p.m. July 23. Center open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays and 9 a.m.-noon Fridays through Aug. 27. Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius.

Mooresville Artist Guild Shows:

Two new shows featured through July 31: "Hot Town, Summer in the City" photography show; "Women Paint Women" live model series. Artwork by guild volunteers featured in warehouse. The Depot, Main and Center streets, Mooresville. 704-663-6661.

July 22

"Noises Off":

Davidson Community Players production of farce by Michael Frayn. July 22-24 and 29-31, 2 p.m. July 24 and Aug. 1. Duke Family Performance Hall. Mature Themes: Ages 14 and up. Tickets $15-$22. Set revolves so audience sees performances of the same play from both the front and backstage. Duke Family Performance Hall, Baker Drive, Davidson. 704-894-2140. www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org.

"Fast Trip To Omaha":

Play set in summer 1969: The Woodstock rock festival is just around the corner and flower power is in full bloom across the country, except in one Omaha living room, where the big-band era of the 1930s and '40s still reigns and a family reunion escalates into combat. 8 p.m. July 22-24 and 29-31; 2 p.m. July 25 and Aug. 1. $20. The Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216-A Westmoreland Road, Cornelius. 704-619-0429. www.warehousepac.com.

July 23

Toubab Krewe:

Asheville-based band has strong Malian flavor peppered with Caribbean, Jamaican and, as the band puts it, "dirty South" music, using traditional instruments such as soku, kamel ngoni and kora. Tropic Culture opens. 9 p.m. $12. Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St., Charlotte. 704-358-9298. www.neighborhoodtheatre.com.

July 24

Gold Panning Day:

Learn about Charlotte's gold mining history and pan for gold at miner's cabin. Tour plantation house and grounds, visit outbuildings, farm animals, honeybee exhibit and more. Free with regular site admission. 10 a.m. July 24. Site admission $7 for adults, $5 for students and senior adults, free for ages 5 and under. Historic Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville. 704-875-2312. www.lattaplantation.org.

Dunking for Danes:

Take out your frustrations to benefit the nonprofit Great Dane Friends of Ruff Love. Dunking booth at the Dog Bar; volunteers from GDFRL will provide the targets, along with some local celebrities. Meet great Danes available for adoption; food, cold drinks. 4 p.m. $5 donation includes one free drink. The Dog Bar, 3307 N. Davidson St., Charlotte. 704-370-3595. www.greatdanefriends.com.

Jazz, Blues, Cajun and More:

Bam-Jazz to give free concert sponsored by city of Cornelius. Mix of modern jazz and blues as well as contemporary and eclectic sounds.6:15 p.m. Free. Bailey Road Park, 11536 Bailey Road, Cornelius. 704-892-6031 ext. 160. www.corneliuspr.org.

Davidson Farmer's Market:

Producer-only, year-round market features more than 30 local producers, wide variety of local vegetables and fruits, meats, eggs, honey, dairy, fresh flowers, baked goods, soaps, crafts. Themed market days, guest chef cooking demonstrations, musical entertainment, educational activities planned throughout season. 8 a.m. Saturdays through Sept. 18. Davidson Farmer's Market, downtown Davidson. www.davidsonfarmersmarket.org.

July 27

Free Family Game Day:

Games in the lounge, featuring one of many unique board and strategy games. Staff will teach you how to play. 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays. Free. Spandex City Comic Book Lounge, 3611 Mount Holly-Huntersville Road No. 202, Charlotte. 704-909-7168. www.SpandexCity.com.

Cornelius Youth Orchestras Open Houses/Auditions:

Registering now for four fall music programs for musicians in first through 12th grades. All rehearsals at Bailey Road Recreation Center (Bailey Middle School), 11900 Bailey Road, Cornelius. Open houses 6:30-8 p.m. July 27 and Aug. 10, Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 W. Catawba Ave. Reservations requested; call Nanette Haraden, 704-576-7270. www.corneliusyouthorchestras.com.

After Work Wine and Jazz Set:

Live contemporary and smooth jazz every Tuesday night featuring guitarist Nate Najar (www.natenajar.com). First come, first served. 6:45 p.m. Free. The Grape, 6801 Northlake Mall Drive, Charlotte. 704-509-9017. www.carolinajazzfriends.com.

Tommy Emmanuel:

Australian plays guitar and drums and also sings. 9 p.m. $18 in advance, $22 day of show, $28 Gold Circle. Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St., Charlotte. 704-358-9298. www.neighborhoodtheatre.com.

July 28

Beres Hammond with Inner Circle & Culture Featuring Kenya Hill & Lenya Wilks:

With Kenya Hill and Lenya Wilks, Harmony House Singers and backed by Harmony House Band. 9:30 p.m. $30. Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St., Charlotte. 704-358-9298. www.neighborhoodtheatre.com.

July 29

Live Acoustic Music by the Solinski Brothers:

5-8 p.m. Thursdays outdoors. Rusty Rudder, 20210 Henderson Road, Cornelius. 704-892-9195. www.therustyrudder.net.

July 30

Gospel Hip Hop Youth Event:

Gospel, hip-hop, spoken word, dance, more. 10 a.m. (Estimated start time; please confirm.) 3546 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte.

Movies at EnergyExplorium:

"Alvin and the Chipmunks 2: The Squeakquel." Enjoy the movie from the EnergyExplorium lawn or from your boat anchored in front of the EnergyExplorium. Refreshments available for purchase. 8:40 p.m. Free. McGuire Nuclear Station, EnergyExplorium, 13339 Hagers Ferry Road, Huntersville. 980-875-5605. www.duke-energy.com.

Cool Kid Collective:

10 p.m. Rusty Rudder, 20210 Henderson Road, Cornelius. 704-892-9195.

July 31

Perpetual Groove:

Doors open 8 p.m.; show at 9:30 p.m. $15. Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St., Charlotte. 704-358-9298. www.neighborhoodtheatre.com.

Davidson Farmer's Market:

Producer-only, year-round market features more than 30 local producers. Themed market days, guest chef cooking demonstrations, musical entertainment, educational activities planned throughout season. 8 a.m. Saturdays through Sept. 18. Davidson Farmer's Market, downtown Davidson. www.davidsonfarmersmarket.org.

Aug. 1

"Aotearoa: Land of the Long White Cloud":

Jay, returned from seven-month adventure in New Zealand, to share his experiences. . 7 p.m. Free. Green Rice Gallery, 451 E. 36th St., Charlotte. www.green-rice.com.

Aug. 2

Cornelius Pilates Class:

Registration open for eight-week group exercise class presented by Cornelius PARC Department. 704-892-6031 ext. 160. www.corneliuspr.org.

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