Lake Norman & Mooresville

Wine tastings, comedy skits and more!

Please submit your event information online. Go to events.charlotteobserver.com and click on "add to our listings." Email photos to stories@newsoflakenorman.com. The submission deadline for print is two weeks in advance of the event date.

June 1

Italian Wine Tasting:

7 p.m. Campania Cafe & Trattoria, 416 S. Main St., Davidson. 704-987-5111. www.campaniacafe.com.

Daytime Open Studio for oil/acrylic Artists:

Join other individual artists to extend your commitment to the development and production of your art. Meet and work with other artists independently on a weekly basis. Email colettedorais@carolina.rr.com for details. 1p.m. $18 each month. Huntersville Arts and Cultural Center, 109 S. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.

Tennis Instruction:

Tennis instruction will be lead by Dr. James Brown who has been teaching tennis for more than seven years specializing in children and adult beginners. 6 p.m. $75 residents; $85 non-residents. North Mecklenburg Park, 16131 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. www.huntersville.org.

June 2

Grave Comedies:

Early last fall, warehouse put out a call to all North & South Carolina writers: Seeking short, 10-minute comedies set in a graveyard or funeral parlor. The selection committee chose seven scripts to produce, and it is with great pleasure that we bring you the following 90-minute, fun-filled evening of Grave Comedies - you'll just die laughing. 8p.m. $20. 704-619-0429. The Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216 Westmoreland Road, Cornelius. 704-859-5930. www.warehousepac.com.

June 3

Bridge group:

If you are interested in playing duplicate bridge, join the Bridge group on Friday mornings. The game is relaxed and non-sanctioned. 9:30 a.m. Jim Gossage, 704-892-4020. Huntersville Arts and Cultural Center, 109 S. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.

TAP (Technology Arts Progression) Conference:

TAP (Technology Arts Progression) is modeled after the world renowned conference TED (Technology Entertainment Design) Conference. TAP will give students the opportunity to speak about an idea they are passionate about and would like to share with everyone else. These speakers will speak about topics that has an effect on society as whole. TAP will educate, inspire, motivate you in ways that you can only imagine. 7:30 p.m. June 3. $15. Northwest School of the Arts, 1415 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte.

Grave Comedies:

8 p.m. $20. 704-619-0429. The Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216 Westmoreland Road, Cornelius. 704-859-5930. www.warehousepac.com.

June 4

Huntersville Market:

The Huntersville Market offers local fresh produce, naturally raised meats and eggs, cheeses, honey, jewelry, charming crafts and more. 7a.m. www.huntersville.org. Caboose, 103 Maxwell Ave., Huntersville.

Davidson Farmer's Market:

The Davidson Farmer's Market is open every Saturday morning in Downtown Davidson. With more than 40 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 crafts. 8a.m. www.davidsonfarmersmarket.org. Davidson Farmer's Market, Downtown Davidson.

Christian fiction author:

Best selling Christian fiction author Robert Whitlow will speak at Saint Patrick's Episcopal Church 9-11a.m. Coffee and bagels will be served 8-9 a.m. Robert has written 11 novels, two of which have been produced into movies. This free event is part of Saint Patrick's 20th anniversary celebration and open to the public. 9 a.m. St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, 201 Fairview Rd., Mooresville. 704-663-5659. www.saintpatricks.org.

ABC Music & Me:

Your infant, toddler, or preschooler can be a musician. Kindermusik offers several classes catered to the youngest children with their parents to stimulate early childhood development. Try a class for free and find out what Kindermusik is all about. 10:30 a.m. $50 a session. www.bbartscenter.com. Huntersville Arts and Cultural Center, 109 S. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.

Lake Norman Community Choir Auditions:

This program is an exciting opportunity for children ages 7-11 to develop their singing voice and showcase their talent. Care will be taken so that the audition process is a friendly and positive experience. A panel of music professionals will evaluate each child's ability to execute two components: pitch recognition and personal song selection (the song may not exceed two and a half minutes). Go to our website and click LKNCYC. 12 p.m. Lessons On The Lake Music Studios, 412 Armour St., Davidson. 704-894-0002. www.lessonsonthelake.com.

June 5

Workshop for Couples:

"Making Love Last a Lifetime" is for married couples, soon to be married couples, singles looking for a long lasting relationship (and how to keep it), and any others interested are invited to this small group study. Free on-site child care provided for those who request it at registration. 5 p.m. Free. 704-949-1823. Huntersville United Methodist Church, 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. 704-875-1156. www.huntersvilleumc.org.

June 6

Yoga Basics:

Learn a gentle but challenging approach to yoga including proper breathing, gentle stretching, gradual strengthening, mental focus and the art of relaxation. This class is for beginners and those who want a gentle, mindful yoga practice. Bring a yoga mat and a towel. Yoga is done in bare feet, so wear comfortable clothing that allows for flexibility. 6 p.m. $52 for Huntersville residents, $62 for others. Huntersville Town Center, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville.

Pilates Physique:

Pilates Physique brings the Classical Pilates Method to the Town of Huntersville. Designed for a variety of levels the Pilates Mat class focuses on understanding the Pilates Principles and learning the exercises in their most pure form. 7:30 p.m. $80 resident /$100 non-resident. Huntersville Town Center, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville.

June 7

Introductory Yoga Svaroopa Yoga Style:

Introductory Yoga in the Svaroopa Yoga Style A comprehensive yoga style focusing on releasing tension and stress and relieving aches and pains. Each class begins with melting into deep relaxation and breath work. This class uses blankets and props to support the student. Tuesday Evenings through 6:15p.m. $45 residents; $50 non-residents. Huntersville Town Center, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville.

Comedian James Gregory:

For more than two decades, the unforgettable caricature of veteran comedian James Gregory has stood grinning: his shirt un-tucked, his arms outstretched, a carefree welcome to a down-home, hilarious comedy experience. It's storytelling at its best. The trademark caricature is the essence of James Gregory's comedy: rib-tickling reflections on life from the front porch. 7 p.m. $25. www.lkncomedyzone.com. Comedy Zone Lake Norman, 17044 Kenton Drive, #28031, Cornelius.

June 8

Tennis Instruction:

Tennis instruction will be lead by Dr. James Brown who has been teaching tennis for more than seven years specializing in children and adult beginners. 6 p.m. $75 residents; $85 non-residents. North Mecklenburg Park, 16131 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. www.huntersville.org.

Daytime Open Studio:

Meet and work with other artists independently on a weekly basis. Email colettedorais@carolina.rr.com for details. 1 p.m. $18/month. Huntersville Arts and Cultural Center, 109 S. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.

Pilates Physique:

All participants will need to bring a mat and a towel. Pilates is done without shoes; please wear comfortable clothes that allow for ease of movement. 7:30 p.m. $80 resident; $100 non-resident. Huntersville Town Center, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville.

June 10

Musician/ composer:

Stephen Bennett is an extraordinary musician, an acknowledged master of the harp guitar, a challenging teacher, a gifted composer, and a performer of astounding sensitivity. Doors open at 7 p.m. Cash only. First come, first served seating. Concert starts at 8p.m., there will be two sets with an intermission. $10 per adult, $5 children 6-10, children under 6 free. St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, 201 Fairview Road, Mooresville. 704-663-5659. www.saint-patricks.org.

June 11

Huntersville Market:

The Huntersville Market offers our citizens wonderful local fresh produce, naturally raised meats and eggs, cheeses, honey, jewelry, charming crafts and more. 7 a.m. www.huntersville.org. Caboose, 103 Maxwell Ave., Huntersville.

Davidson Farmer's Market:

The Davidson Farmer's Market is open every Saturday morning in Downtown Davidson. With more than 40 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. 8 a.m. www.davidsonfarmersmarket.org. Davidson Farmer's Market, Downtown Davidson, Davidson.

"Sip & Shop" Wine Tasting:

Sip an assortment of local wine with Daveste Vineyards while shopping our beautiful gallery. 2 p.m. www.WoodenStoneGallery.com. Wooden Stone, 445 S. Main St. Suite 200, Davidson. 704-892-1449.

June 12

Grave Comedies:

Early last fall, warehouse put out a call to all North and South Carolina writers: Seeking short, 10-minute comedies set in a graveyard or funeral parlor. The selection committee chose seven scripts to produce2 p.m. $20. The Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216 Westmoreland Rd., Cornelius. 704-859-5930. www.warehousepac.com.

Workshop for Couples:

"Making Love Last a Lifetime" for married couples, soon to be married couples, singles looking for a long lasting relationship and others interested are invited to this small group study. 5p.m. Free. Huntersville United Methodist Church, 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. 704-875-1156. www.huntersvilleumc.org.

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