Lake Norman & Mooresville

'Frozen,' Davidson basketball and more!

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Jan. 26

The Metropolitan Opera: La Fanciulla del West Encore:

The encore performance of Puccini's wild-west opera. 6:30 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-643-4262. www.amctheatres.com.

Davidson vs. The Citadel:

7 p.m. Davidson College, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2000. www.davidsonwildcats.com.

Thai Yoga for Wellness:

The instructor, who is trained in Thai Yoga Therapy, will physically assist students with gentle rocking movements, acupressure and other techniques to help students deepen their stretch and leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Bring a yoga mat and oversized blanket. Monthly sessions. 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays through March 30. $40 January or February, $50 March. 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.

Spanish classes:

Group classes, schools, one-on-one and tutoring with professional native speakers. Spanish classes for children and adults.

Lake Norman, Mooresville, Davidson, Cornelius, Huntersville and Statesville. 10 a.m. Wednesdays through Feb. 11. 704-3604599 or 754-224-1150. Norman Drive, Mooresville. www.LakeNormanLanguageAcademy.com.

New Year, New You Coaching:

Join this action-oriented life coaching group and gain the accountability, support and structure needed. You will select a project or goal to work on throughout the six weeks. Learn how to change limiting beliefs, establish positive habits, and more. Includes a 30-minute individual session. 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays through Feb. 9. $78. 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.

Davidson Senior Scholars:

The Davidson Senior Scholars was formed to provide programs that stimulate continual intellectual and cultural growth. Meetings generally consist of a lecture followed by questions and answers. Monthly 1-2:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at the Parks and Recreation office. Free. 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.

Fencing (Beginners):

Join the Charlotte Fencing Academy to learn about the exciting Olympic sport of fencing. This program is designed for beginner level students and will teach the fundamentals of the fencing weapon known as the Foil. Wednesdays 4 p.m. for beginners; 5 p.m. intermediates through Feb. 16. $105. 704-892-3349. www.d-recs.org. Community School of Davidson, 565 Griffith St., Davidson.

Green Jeans Consignment Needs Consignors:

Green Jeans is looking for fashionable women and teens to consign their items. Make some extra cash on those items you no longer wear. We accept gently worn designer clothing, shoes, purses, accessories or jewelry. Volunteer or consign to receive a shopping pass to shop our presale event on Feb. 23. 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Jan. 31. 704-351-5082. www.greenjeanssale.com. Kenton Place, 17115 Kenton Drive, Cornelius.

Trivia Night at The Wine Room:

Every Wednesday is Trivia Night at The Wine Room at Afton Village. The winning team gets a free appetizer. 7:30 p.m. Free. The Wine Room At Afton Village, 5401 Village Drive N.W., Concord. 704-782-9463. www.wine-room.net.

Jan. 27

Social Media 101 - Overview:

You need to start learning about social media and what it can be used for. You want to see how it fits into your life or business and what the benefits are. We'll give you an overview of Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, Delicious, Flickr and YouTube. 6:30 p.m. $19. 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.

Watercolor with Jim Kerr:

The goal of this course is to provide students with a roadmap to successful watercolor painting which will include: landscapes, seascapes, still life and portraits. Learn various techniques and applications. Sessions run monthly. 9 a.m. Thursdays through March 31. $80; $100 March. 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.

Adult Beginning Piano:

Have fun learning how to play the piano at Lessons On The Lake. The adult beginner will learn how to play familiar songs and learn basic music theory in this program.. 10 a.m. Thursdays through Feb. 24. $195. 704-892-3349. www.d-recs.org. Lessons on the Lake, 412 Armour St., Davidson.

Senior Studio Art Majors Exhibition:

The Smith Gallery will feature solo exhibitions showcasing the talents of Davidson College's senior class studio art majors. Open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and weekends from noon to 4 p.m. Exhibit ends April 7. Free. Van Every/Smith Galleries at Davidson College, 315 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2520. www.davidson.edu.

Martial Arts Afternoon Session:

Tai Chi meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. Registration is required. "Tai Chi for the Living Room" requires only one meter of space and is designed to provide all the benefits of other forms of Tai Chi, but in one-tenth the time and with one-tenth the frustration. Sessions run by month. 1:30 p.m. Thursdays through Feb. 24. $75. 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.

Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University (FPU):

Make a New Year's resolution to Change your family's financial picture. FPU is a 13-week course that includes practical lessons on eliminating debt, building wealth, giving, preparing household budgets, insurance, investing. There is a fee for the material for this class. Free childcare will be available upon request. Call or email mer@mtzionumc.net to sign up. 6:30 p.m. Thursdays through April 7. Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 19600 Zion St., Cornelius. 704-892-8566. www.mtzionumc.net.

Weight Loss Challenge:

Join the Lake Norman Nutrition Weight Loss Challenge where people can lose weight, have fun and get rewarded. This community weight loss challenge is a 12-week commitment where participants will be able to break some myths about weight loss. The challenge will conclude March 31. Weekly meetings held to weigh in and discuss various nutrition topics. Ages 14+. 6:30 p.m. Thursdays through March 31. $45. 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.

Tai Chi:

Monthly sessions. 6:30 p.m. Thursdays through Feb. 24. $75. 704-892-3349. www.d-recs.org. Community School of Davidson, 565 Griffith St., Davidson.

Lake Norman Covekeeper Meeting:

For all interested residents of the Lake Norman area. Vicki Taylor, Executive Coordinator for the Catawba-Wateree Relicensing Coalition, will give an update on the issues surrounding Duke Energy's renewal of its hydropower license in the Catawba River valley, including recreational planning for amenities to be included in the new license and settlement agreement. 7 p.m. Free. 704-489-6249. East Lincoln Fire Department, 406 South Pilot Knob Road, Stanley.

Adult/Family Kung Fu:

Think of the advantages of learning dutiful respect, proper discipline and appropriate self-confidence where size is not a limiting factor in performance or achievement. Sessions are run by the month. Registration is required. 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Feb. 24. $75. 704-892-3349. www.d-Recs.org. Community School of Davidson, 565 Griffith St., Davidson.

Jan. 28

'Frozen'::

Nominated for a Tony in 2004, Frozen, by Bryony Lavery, tells the story of the disappearance of 10-year-old Rhona. The play follows Rhona's mother, Nancy; Ralph, her abductor; and Dr. Agnetha, who studies the basis of crime. Drawn together by horrible circumstances, these three embark upon a difficult journey that finally curves upward into the light. 8 p.m. Jan. 29; 8 p.m. Feb. 3-5; 8 p.m. Feb. 10-12 $20. 704-619-0429. The Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216 Westmoreland Road, Cornelius. 704-859-5930. www.warehousepac.com.

Mommy and Me Class:

During this four-week class, former kindergarten teacher Lori Burton will lead students in exploration of different art mediums and activities. 9:30 a.m. $40. 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.

Acrylic Painting with Lino Azevedo:

Learn to use acrylics, one of the most versatile, easy to use painting mediums available. Students of all levels will work on individual projects of their choosing. 12 p.m. $75. 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.

Jan. 29

Men's Basketball: Davidson vs. College Of Charleston:

2 p.m. Davidson College, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2000. www.davidsonwilcats.com.

Jan. 31

Photography for Adults:

Explore the basic workings of the digital, film camera point and shoot or SLR and learn how to take the photographs you envision. Learn camera basics including exposure, lighting control, composition, flash, and how to be imaginative and creative. Wear comfortable shoes and your own digital, film camera point-and-shoot or SLR. 9:30 a.m. Mondays through Feb. 28. $115. 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.

Fashion Drawing and Design:

Learn to draw the fashion figure; create your own label; design your line of clothing using fabric and storyboards; design a unique t-shirt and plan a wedding... 4:30 p.m. $110. 704-892-3349. www.d-recs.org. Sanctuary of Davidson, 108 S. Main St., Davidson. 704-892-0044. www.sanctuaryofdavidson.com.

Women's basketball: Davidson vs. Elon:

7 p.m. Davidson College, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2000. www.davidsonwildcats.com.

Feb. 1

Zumba with Tonya:

Join Tonya for an hour of calorie-burning, easy-to-follow dance moves. No prior dance skills are required. Registration required. Monthly sessions. 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays through March 29. $40 for four-weeks; $30 for three-weeks; $50 for five-weeks. 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.

Line Dancing with Mary:

Join Mary for this low-impact aerobic dance class for everyone. Registration is required. 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays through March 29. $40 for January or February; $50 for March. 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.

Tuesday Wine Tastings:

Every Tuesday The Wine Room hosts a fun, casual wine tasting. 7:30 p.m. $10. The Wine Room At Afton Village, 5401 Village Drive N.W., Concord. 704-782-9463. www.wine-room.net.

Feb. 2

Italian Wine Tasting:

Try some truly excellent, but relatively inexpensive wines. The price for the event is $15, payable when you arrive, includes five wines and an individual appetizer tray. 7 p.m. Wednesdays through April 4. 704-987-5111. Campania Cafe & Trattoria, 416 S. Main St., Davidson. 704-987-5111. www.campaniacafe.com.

Feb. 3

Cornelius PARC Commission Meeting:

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

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