Lake Norman & Mooresville

Arts market, Spanish classes and more!

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Dec. 15

Yoga for Everybody:

Join us for a gentle but invigorating yoga class designed for all body types. Registration 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 for the three-week session. 11:30 a.m. $15. 704-892-3349. www.d-recs.org. 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.

All Arts Market:

Come see Santa and more than 80 of your favorite local artists from 6-10 p.m. at Neighborhood Theatre, Wednesday and Thursday. Music by The Winterlings. 6 p.m. www.nodarioty.org. Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St., Charlotte. 704-358-9298. www.neighborhoodtheatre.com.

Free Gift Certificate in Exchange for Toy Donations:

Now through Dec. 31, if you donate a toy to Lincoln County Marine Corps "Toys 4 Tots" Foundation at Cason Chiropractic Center, we'll give you a gift certificate worth $500, good for a consultation, examination, X-rays if needed, report of findings, diet and nutritional assessment, and a gait analysis. If you decide to purchase additional tickets, you've the legal right to change your mind within three days and receive a full refund. 7 a.m. daily at Cason Chiropractic Center, 7476 Waterside Loop Road Suite 300, Denver. 704-820-0147. www.CasonChiropracticCenter.com.

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.

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.

"Its a Wonderful Life" Charity Fundraiser:

Watch this classic Christmas film on the big screen. $1 of each ticket goes to help the Ada Jenkins Center and Toys for Tots. 1:30 p.m. Dec. 15; 1:30 p.m. Dec. 16. $7. 704-237-3238. www.OurTownCinemas.com. Our Town Cinemas, 227 Griffith St., Davidson. 704-237-3235. www.ourtowncinemas.com/current-locations/davidson.

Spanish classes/lessons/tutors - Start Speaking Spanish on Day 1:

Group classes, schools, one-on-one and tutoring with professional native speakers. Spanish classes for children and adults. Lake Norman, Mooresville, Davidson, Cornelius, Huntersville, Statesville. www.LakeNormanLanguageAcademy.com. Christmas Tours In December:

See the plantation decorated for a 19th century North Carolina Christmas. House tours will talk about period Christmas traditions and Christmas on the plantation. Visitors can warm up in the Visitor Center and make a Christmas craft. There will be several areas set up around the plantation for family Christmas photos. 2 p.m. $7 for adults, $6 for seniors, $5 for students and free for children ages 5 and younger. 704-875-2312. Historic Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville. 704-875-2312. www.lattaplantation.org.

North Meck Soccer Club Winter Camps:

Winter Break Camp at North Meck Soccer Club offers two sessions in December for ages 4-14. Both meet 6-7:30 p.m. at Richard Barry Park. Session 1 is Dec. 13-16; session 2 is Dec. 20-23. Details and registration online. 6 p.m. Dec. 15-6, 20-23; $60-$65, depending on the session. 704-894-9995. northmecksc.org. Richard Barry Memorial Park, 13707 Beatties Ford Road, Huntersville.

Trivia Night at The Wine Room:

Every Wednesday is Trivia Night at The Wine Room at Afton Village. Test your knowledge of trivia while sipping your favorite wine or cold beer in a casual and fun atmosphere. The winning team gets a free appetizer. Relax while giving your noggin a workout. 7:30 p.m. Free. 704-782-9463. www.wine-room.net. The Wine Room At Afton Village, 5401 Village Dr. NW, Concord. 704-782-9463. www.wine-room.net.

A Christmas Story:

A Christmas Story By Philip Grecian 8 p.m. Armour Street Theatre ages 8 and up tickets: $15-$18.

Based on the motion picture, A Christmas Story, written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark. We follow 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St., Davidson. 704-892-7953. www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org.

Dec. 16

Healing Through Movement Fitness Class:

Therapeutic based movement class for those with cancer or chronic illness. 10 a.m. $40 per month. Healing Through Movement, 400-E North Harbor Place, Davidson. 704-765-5043. www.healingthroughmovement.net.

"Its a Wonderful Life" Charity Fundraiser:

Watch this classic Christmas film on the big screen. $1 of each ticket goes to help the Ada Jenkins Center and Toys for Tots. 1:30 p.m. $7. 704-237-3238. www.OurTownCinemas.com. Our Town Cinemas, 227 Griffith St., Davidson. 704-237-3235.

Health & Wellness Expo:

Free, educational evening focused on ways to enhance your overall physical, nutritional health and well-being. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with experts in the field of chiropractic medicine, massage, personal training, yoga, Reiki, reflexology, acupuncture and nutrition. Attendees will also enjoy samples of nutritional beverages and appetizers. Please dress comfortably, as an intro to yoga class and chair massages will be offered for free. 5 p.m. Free. The Edmund Center, 20605 North Main St, Cornelius. www.edmundcenter.com.

Healing Through Movement Fitness Class:

Therapeutic based movement class for those with cancer or chronic illness. 6 p.m. $40 per month. Healing Through Movement, 400-E North Harbor Place, Davidson. 704-765-5043. www.healingthroughmovement.net.

Martial Arts with Sensei Joe Martin:

Tai Chi - Registration is required. $37.50. Meets twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday. 6:30 p.m. 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 www.d-recs.org. Davidson Parks and Recreation, 416 Armour St., Davidson. 704-892-3349.

"A Christmas Story":

"A Christmas Story," by Philip Grecian. 8p.m. Armour Street Theatre; 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. 17

Ghost Walk of Davidson:

Historical ghost walk through the town of Davidson. Hear about the ghost of General William Lee Davidson and The Corpse of Chambers Hall, the untimely death of a medical student and his ghost that still remains, along with many more. 7 p.m. $10 Adult $5 children 8-12, 7 and younger free. In Front Of Soda Shop, 103 S. Main St., Davidson. 704-928-5452. www.ghostwalknc.com.

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.

Dec. 18

Holiday 2010 Flow by Tara Davis Trunk Show:

Holiday 2010 FLOW by Tara Davis Trunk Show, hosted by established contemporary designer Tara Davis and creative development team. For vendor information: www.eventsbyflow.com. 2 p.m. Hart Witzen Gallery, 136 E. 36th St., Charlotte. 704-334-1177. www.hartwitzengallery.com.

Candy Land House Making for Kids:

Let your children explore the wonder and excitement of the holiday through candy. They will decorate their very own gingerbread house with frosting, candy and a variety of other edible construction materials, exploring their sweetest gingerbread dreams. Drop your child with us and spend the morning shopping on Main Street. 10 a.m. $25. 704-892-3349. www.d-Recs.org. Sanctuary of Davidson, 108 S. Main Street, Davidson. 704-892-0044. www.sanctuaryofdavidson.com.

Bakalao Stars:

Bakalao Stars, Charlottes hottest and most energetic Latin band, will release their second album, "Soundcocho." Fans will get the new CD free at the door. UltimaNota, a five-piece band that fuses tropical rhythms with bossa nova and rock undertones, will open. On the Main Stage. 9:30 p.m. $10-$2. Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St., Charlotte. 704-358-9298. www.neighborhoodtheatre.com.

Dec. 21

Healing Through Movement Fitness Class:

Therapeutic based movement class for those with cancer or chronic illness. 2 p.m. and 6 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.

Tuesday Wine Tastings:

Every Tuesday The Wine Room hosts a fun, casual wine tasting. Five different wines are selected each week, predominantly red wines with a few white or sparkling curveballs thrown in now and then. All the wines are fairly priced by the bottle and are 10 percent off if purchased that night, 15 percent off for a mixed or solid case purchase. Appetizer menu available for noshes. We have a great group of regulars and are always looking to add more. 7:30 p.m. The Wine Room At Afton Village, 5401 Village Dr. NW, Concord. 704-782-9463. www.wine-room.net.

Dec. 28

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.

Tuesday Wine Tasting Featuring Napa Cellars!:

Every Tuesday The Wine Room hosts a fun, casual wine tasting. This week we have a special presentation of the wines of Napa Cellars, a fantastic quality producer from Napa Valley. All the wines are 10 percent off if purchased that night, 15 percent off for a mixed or solid case purchase. Appetizer menu available for noshes. 7:30 p.m. $10. The Wine Room At Afton Village, 5401 Village Dr. NW, Concord. 704-782-9463. www.wine-room.net.

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