Lake Norman & Mooresville

Yoga, Christmas tours and more!

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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

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 movie 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.

Men's Summit 4 with Mark Cahill:

Mark Cahill (www.markcahill.org), one of our nations most anointed teachers on evangelism, will be in the Charlotte area to challenge and teach men to share the Gospel with the world. 10 a.m. Free. Lake Forest Church, 8519 Gilead Road, Huntersville. 704-948-3232. www.lakeforest.org.

Eyes Of The Elders:

Eyes of the Elders, a local favorite hip-hop group, returns to Neighborhood Theatre. Concert on the Main Stage. 10:30 p.m. For ticket prices, call 704-358-9298. Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St., Charlotte. 704-358-9298. www.neighborhoodtheatre.com.

Dec. 5

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. Free. 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

Alternative Gift Fair:

The Chaplains office will sponsor the 18th annual Alternative Gift Fair at Davidson College. Prices start at $4. Free to attend. 2 to 4 p.m. in the Brown Atrium of the Alvarez College Union. Contact rospach@davidson.edu or 704-894-2423. www.davidson.edu. Davidson College's Alvarez College Union, Faculty Drive, Davidson. 704-894-2000.

Vespers at Davidson College:

The Davidson College Chorale, Brass Ensemble and String Ensemble will perform in the annual Vespers service. Prelude music begins at 7 p.m. and the service begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Davidson College Presbyterian Church. For information call 704-894-2848. Free. 704-894-2848. www.davidson.edu. Davidson College Presbyterian Church Congregation House, 208 Concord Road, Davidson. 704-892-5641. www.dcpc.org

Dec. 7

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:

Registration is required. 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. $75 for October or November, $37.50 December. Davidson Parks and Recreation, 416 Armour St., Davidson. www.d-recs.org.

Lake Norman Community Bible Study:

Lake Norman Community Bible Study (CBS) is taking registrations for 2010-2011 class. The Book of Acts is our topic this year. Classes run Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. during the school year at Mt. Zion UMC in Cornelius. Contact Meg Samuels for information at 704-799-4460 or meg.samuels@gmail.com. 10 a.m. Registration is $25. Lake Norman Community Bible Study, Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Cornelius. 704-799-4460. www.lakenormancbs.org.

Healing Through Movement Fitness Class:

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

Dec. 8

A Home school Christmas:

A 19th-century Christmas celebration for home school and other families. Admission is $5 per person; 4 and younger free. 12 p.m. Historic Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville. 704-875-2312. www.lattaplantation.org.

Jazz Combo and Jazz Quartet:

The Davidson College Jazz Combo and the Davidson College Jazz Quartet present a fall recital. 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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