Lake Norman & Mooresville

Pilates class, Mammal Tales and more!

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July 28

Ghost Walk of Davidson:

Historical Ghost walk through the beautiful town of Davidson. Hear about the ghost of Gen. William Lee Davidson and The Corpse of Chambers Hall along with many more. Also includes the history of town of Davidson. 7 p.m. July 28-Aug. 11. $10 adult, $5 children 8-12 years, 7 and under free. 704-928-5452. www.ghostwalknc.com. In Front Of Soda Shop, 103 S. Main St., Davidson.

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

"Noises Off":

Davidson Community Players production of farce by Michael Frayn. July 29-31, 2 p.m. 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 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.

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

New farmer's market:

Every Friday through October there will be a farmer's market at the gazebo at Jetton Village 5-8 p.m. featuring produce stands, baked goods with james and honey, jewelry, herbs and plants, flower bouquets, organic beef, cheese and seafood.

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, 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.

"Fast Trip To Omaha":

A tale of what dysfunctional families are all about. 8 p.m. $20. 704-619-0429. www.warehousepac.com. The Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216-A Westmoreland Road, Cornelius. 704-859-5930. www.warehousepac.com

Aug. 1

"Aotearoa: Land of the Long White Cloud":

Jay, returned from seven-month adventure in New Zealand, to share his experiences. Jay uses acrylic paints to capture his adventures on canvas. 7 p.m. Free. Green Rice Gallery, 451 E. 36th St., Charlotte. 704-344-0300. www.green-rice.com.

Fast Trip To Omaha:

A whole lot of what dysfunctional families are all about. 2 p.m. $20. 704-619-0429. www.warehousepac.com. The Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216-A Westmoreland Road, Cornelius. 704-859-5930. www.warehousepac.com.

Aug. 2

Cornelius Pilates Class:

Registration open for eight-week group exercise class presented by Cornelius PARC Department. Traditional pilates movement patterns, use of core breathing, correct alignment. Certified instructor Danielle Wasser. $80 for Cornelius residents; $90 for others. Also bring $8 cash on first night of class for exercise ball to be used in class. Bring towel and mat. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays through Sept. 27 (no class Sept. 6). Bailey Road Recreation Center (Bailey Middle School), 11900 Bailey Road, Cornelius. 704-892-6031 ext. 160. www.corneliuspr.org.

Aug. 3

National Night Out, Cornelius:

7-9 p.m. Live music, food, games and a special guest appearance by Buzz Lightyear and Woody from "Toy Story 3" kick off anti-crime observance. Free. Sponsored by Cornelius Police Department. Jetton Village Gazebo, Harris Teeter Shopping Center, 19908 North Cove Road, Cornelius.

Free Family Game Day:

Spandex City will teach you how to play board and strategy games 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays. Free. 704-909-7168. Spandex City Comic Book Lounge, 3611 Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road #202, Charlotte. 704-909-7168. www.SpandexCity.com.

Live Music With Scott Munns Duo:

9:30 p.m. Tuesdays. 704-892-9195. therustyrudder.net. Rusty Rudder, 20210 Henderson Road, Cornelius. 704-892-9195.

DJ Bob:

DJ BOB will spin your favorite music 10 p.m.-2 a.m. every Tuesday. 704-892-9195. therustyrudder.net. Rusty Rudder, 20210 Henderson Road, Cornelius. 704-892-9195.

Aug. 4

"More Than a Game":

Free PG-rated movie offered by Cornelius Parks, Art, Recreation and Culture Department. Shown on inflatable screen. 8:30 p.m. weather permitting (rainout hotline 704-896-2460, ext. 290). Refreshments available for purchase. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Smithville Park, 19710 S. Ferry St., Cornelius. 704-765-1450. www.corneliuspr.org.

Ignite Charlotte 1:

Presenters share personal and professional passions using 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds for a total talk time of 5 minutes. Launched in Seattle in 2006, Ignite events have grown around the world. Free (must provide your confirmation printout for entry). 7-9 p.m. (Doors open 6 p.m.) Cash bar. info@ignitecharlotte.com; Twitter: twitter.com/ignitecharlotte. Facebook: www.facebook.com. Web: www.ignitecharlotte.org. Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St., Charlotte. 704-358-9298. www.neighborhoodtheatre.com.

Aug. 5

American Red Cross Blood Drive:

American Red Cross Blood Drive. 3 p.m. Shearer Presbyterian Church, 684 Presbyterian Road, Mooresville.

Aug. 6

New farmer's market:

Every Friday through October there will be a farmer's market at the gazebo at Jetton Village 5-8 p.m. featuring produce stands, baked goods with james and honey, jewelry, herbs and plants, flower bouquets, organic beef, cheese and seafood.

Aug. 7

Davidson Farmer's Market:

The Davidson Farmer's Market, a producer-only, year round market features more than 30 local producers, the market features a wide variety of locally grown vegetables and fruits, meats, eggs, honey, dairy and fresh flowers as well as baked goods and non-food items such as soaps and farmer-made crafts. Open 8 a.m. Saturdays. www.davidsonfarmersmarket.org. Davidson Farmer's Market, Downtown Davidson, Davidson.

Aug. 8

Mammal Tales:

Discover the mammals that roam Mecklenburg County. Coyotes, bobcats and fox. For ages 5-12. 2 p.m. $3. www.parkrez.co.mecklenburg.nc.us/Activities/ActivitiesDetails.asp?ProcessWait=N&aid=1476. Latta Plantation Nature Center, Sample Rd, Huntersville. 704-875-1391.

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