Lake Norman & Mooresville

Lake Norman Turkey Trot, Latta Plantation Christmas and more!

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Nov. 24

Healing Through Movement Fitness Class:

Therapeutic-based movement class for those with cancer or chronic illness. 8 a.m. $40 per month. Healing Through Movement, 400-E North Harbor Place, Davidson. 704-765-5043. www.healingthroughmovement.net.

Rust in Peace:

Rust in Peace is a collection of paintings that celebrate objects past their prime. The artist, Bethany Hadden, enjoys painting on wood for its natural bumps and grains. 11 a.m. Free. Green Rice Gallery, 451 E. 36th St., Charlotte. 704-344-0300. www.green-rice.com

Mind, Body, Spirit Yoga:

Mind, Body, Spirit Yoga on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. 4 p.m. $40 per month unlimited classes. Healing Through Movement, 400-E North Harbor Place, Davidson. 704-765-5043. www.healingthroughmovement.net.

Ghost Walk of Davidson:

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

Nov. 25

Lake Norman Turkey Trot - 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon:

Registration opens 6 a.m.; Half Marathon starts 8 a.m.; 10K starts 8:10 a.m.; 5K starts 8:15 a.m.; awards presented at 9:30 a.m. Location: 20420 West Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Center for Advanced Medicines, 9630 Julian Clark Ave., Huntersville. 888-281-0533. www.buttar.com.

Healing Through Movement Fitness Class:

Therapeutic based movement class for those with cancer or chronic illness. 2 p.m. $40 per month. Healing Through Movement, 400-E North Harbor Place, Davidson. 704-765-5043. www.healingthroughmovement.net.

Nov. 26

Plantation Christmas:

The plantation will be decorated for an 1860s period Christmas. Meet a Victorian St. Nick in the plantation house, see open-hearth cooking in the kitchen and a slave Christmas in the cabin. Free with regular site admission. 10 a.m. $7 for adults, $6 for seniors, $5 for students, ages 5 and younger free. 704-875-2312. www.lattaplantation.org. Historic Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville.

Healing Through Movement Fitness Class:

Therapeutic based movement class for those with cancer or chronic illness. 2 p.m. $40 per month. Healing Through Movement, 400-E North Harbor Place, Davidson. 704-765-5043. www.healingthroughmovement.net.

Nov. 27

The Mantras:

The Mantras are an eclectic band playing a unique blend of rock, fusion, jazz and funk. Concert on the Main Stage. 9:30 p.m. Nov. 27. $10 general admission. 704-358-9298. www.neighborhoodtheatre.com. Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St., Charlotte.

Plantation Christmas:

The plantation will be decorated for an 1860s period Christmas. Free with regular site admission. 10 a.m. $7 for adults, $6 for seniors, $5 for students, ages 5 and younger free. 704-875-2312. www.lattaplantation.org. Historic Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville.

Nov. 28

Cornelius Concert Series:

Corde Christi includes Katelyn Mullins, an award-winning harpist; Rachel Conti, violin; and Pamela Mullins on piano. 7 p.m. Free; goodwill offering taken. Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 19600 Zion St., Cornelius. 704-892-8566. www.mtzionumc.net.

Charlotte Civic Orchestra / TARGET - Holiday Concert:

The Allegro Strings Suzuki Students and The Holiday Singers. There will be a silent auction in the lobby. 3 p.m. Adults $10; seniors $8; students $8, family $22. 704-344-0098. www.CharlotteCivicOrchestra.org. Northlake Assembly of God, 2632 Sunset Road, Charlotte. 704-399-8061. www.northlakeag.com.

Sunday Morning Worship Service:

Please join the Empowerment For Living Family for a time of empowerment through worship, dance, and the word of God. 8 a.m. 704-380-7025. Comfort Inn & Suites, 19521 Liverpool Parkway, Cornelius. 704-896-7622. www.dpbolvw.net/click-2632968-10422593?url=www.choicehotels.com/ires/en-US/html/HotelInfo?hotel=NC061

Nov. 29

CBCC Community Blood Drive:

Save local lives at a CBCC community blood drive! Donors who give blood with CBCC in the months of November and December will sign a tag that will be attached to a stuffed puppy and delivered to children in area hospitals this holiday season. Free T-shirt for donors. 11:30 a.m. 704-972-4700. www.cbcc.us/donate. Davidson College, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2000. www.davidson.edu

Nov. 30

Cornelius Concert Series:

Founded in the late 1970s by Belle and Dick Banks, the North Mecklenburg Community Chorus presents programs during the Christmas season and each Spring. 7 p.m. Nov. 30. Free; goodwill offering taken. Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 19600 Zion St., Cornelius. 704-892-8566. www.mtzionumc.net.

Lake Norman Community Bible Study:

Lake Norman Community Bible Study is taking registrations for 2010-2011 class. The Book of Acts is our topic this year. Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. during the school year at Mt. Zion UMC in Cornelius. Open to ladies with various levels of Bible knowledge and babies through homeschooled elementary and middle school. Contact Meg Samuels at 704-799-4460 or meg.samuels@gmail.com. 10 a.m. Registration $25. 704-799-4460. www.LakeNormanCBS.org. Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Cornelius.

International Affairs Lecture:

Jina Moore, a journalist for the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting, will talk about impressions of civilians in several African countries of the effectiveness of the 5-year-old UN Peacebuilding Commission. 7 p.m. Free. 704-894-2440. C. Shaw Smith 900 Room, 209 Ridge Road, Davidson. 704-894-2000.

Joseph T. Wearn Lecture:

Tom Daschle, former U.S. Senator from South Dakota and former Senate Majority Leader, will deliver the 2010 Joseph T. Wearn Lecture. Details: 704-894-2248. 7:30 p.m. Free. Duke Family Performance Hall, Davidson College, Davidson. 704-892-7918. www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org.

Italian Wine Tasting:

$15 for five wines served, a small individual appetizer tray. 7 p.m. Campania Café & Trattoria, 416 S. Main St., Davidson. 704-987-5111. www.campaniacafe.com.

Martial Arts with Sensei Joe Martin:

Tai Chi. Registration is required. December fee is $37.50. 6:30 p.m. December fee is $37.50. 704-892-3349. www.d-recs.org. Community School of Davidson, 565, Griffith St., Davidson.

Kung Fu:

Kung Fu. Registration is required. 7:30 p.m. $37.50. Davidson Parks and Recreation, 416 Armour St., Davidson. 704-892-3349. www.d-recs.org/d-recs/Start/Start.asp?SCheck=747813057&SDT=39645.5905058218

Healing Through Movement Fitness Class:

Therapeutic based movement class for those with cancer or chronic illness. 2 p.m. $40 per month. Healing Through Movement, 400-E North Harbor Place, Davidson. 704-765-5043. www.healingthroughmovement.net.

Mind, Body, Spirit Yoga:

Mind, Body, Spirit Yoga on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. 4 p.m. $40 per month unlimited classes. Healing Through Movement, 400-E North Harbor Place, Davidson. 704-765-5043. www.healingthroughmovement.net.

Dec. 1

Italian Wine Tasting:

$15 for five wines served, a small individual appetizer tray. 7 p.m. Campania Café & Trattoria, 416 S. Main St., Davidson. 704-987-5111. www.campaniacafe.com.

Yoga for Everybody:

Join us for a gentle but invigorating yoga class designed for all body types. Registration is required. 10:30 a.m. $30. Davidson Parks and Recreation, 416 Armour St., Davidson. 704-892-3349. www.d-recs.org/d-recs/Start/Start.asp?SCheck=747813057&SDT=39645.5905058218

Strengthen and Stretch with Nolynn:

This 30-minute exercise class is geared to seniors wishing to increase muscular strength and flexibility, as well as incorporate meditation. Registration required. Three-week session. 11:30 a.m. $15. Davidson Parks and Recreation, 416 Armour St., Davidson. 704-892-3349. www.d-recs.org/d-recs/Start/Start.asp?SCheck=747813057&SDT=39645.5905058218

Christmas Tours In December:

See the Latta Plantation decorated for a 19th century North Carolina Christmas. $7 for adults, $6 for seniors, $5 for students, ages 5 and under free. 704-875-2312. www.lattaplantation.org. Historic Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Rd., Huntersville. 704-875-2312. www.lattaplantation.org,

Political Science Lecture at Davidson College:

Tom Daschle, former U.S. Senator from South Dakota and former U.S. Senate Majority Leader, will deliver the 2010 Joseph T. Wearn Lecture. Duke Family Performance Hall. 7:30 p.m. Free. 704-894-2248. Davidson College, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2000. www.davidson.edu.

Dec. 2

Christmas Tours In December:

See Latta Plantation decorated for a 19th century North Carolina Christmas. 2 p.m. $7 for adults, $6 for seniors, $5 for students, ages 5 and younger free. Historic Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville. 704-875-2312.www.lattaplantation.org.

Cornelius PARC Commission Meeting:

The Cornelius PARC Commission invites people to attend and share views on parks, arts, recreation and culture in Cornelius. Meetings held first Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave. Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-892-6031, ext. 160. www.cornelius.org.

"A Christmas Story":

"A Christmas Story" by Philip Grecian. 8 p.m. Ages 8 and older. Tickets: $15-$18. Based on the motion picture, "A Christmas Story," written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark. Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St., Davidson. 704-892-7953. www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org.

Dec. 3

"A Christmas Story":

"A Christmas Story" By Philip Grecian. 8 p.m. Ages 8 and older. Tickets: $15-$18

A Few of My Favorite Things:

We asked all our Green Rice Gallery artists to bring us a few of their favorite pieces from their inventory and tell us why these works mean so much to them. 11 a.m. Dec. 3. Free. Green Rice Gallery, 451 E. 36th St., Charlotte. 704-344-0300. www.green-rice.com.

Musical Interludes at Davidson College:

The Music Department presents a multi-studio recital featuring Davidson instrumental and vocal students. Tyler-Tallman Hall of Sloan Music Center. 12:30 p.m. Free. 704-894-2848. Davidson College's Tyler-Tallman Hall, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2000. www.davidson.edu.

Dec. 4

Christmas Art and Craft Show:

Hosted by Daisy Dee Art studio. Local artists will be selling handcrafted products. Free admission. 10 a.m. Cross Country Campground, 6254 Highway 150 E, Denver.

Candlelight Christmas:

Step into an 1820s Christmas at Latta as you tour the plantation by candlelight. Admission is $7 per person, ages 5 and younger free. 6 p.m. Historic Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville. 704-875-2312. www.lattaplantation.org.

Davidson College Jazz Ensemble:

The Jazz Ensemble presents its Winter Concert featuring guest jazz pianist Harry Pickens, a 1981 Davidson alumnus. Tyler-Tallman Hall of Sloan Music Center. 7:30 p.m. Free. 704-894-2848. Davidson College's Tyler-Tallman Hall, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2000. www.davidson.edu.

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