Lake Norman & Mooresville

Lake Norman community calendar

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

July 6

Creative Journaling:

Looking to get your creative spark going? Learn about new multimedia methods of journaling to express yourself. Please bring an old book with you and we'll show you how to transform it and your writing. Registration required. 3 p.m. 704-416-5600. www.cmlibrary.org. Mountain Island, 4420 Howt Galvin Way, Charlotte. 704-416-5700. www.plcmc.org.

Italian Wine Tasting:

7 p.m. $15. Campania Cafe & Trattoria, 416 S. Main St., Davidson. 704-987-5111. www.campaniacafe.com.

Daytime Open Studio for oil/acrylic Artists:

1 p.m. $18 per month. Huntersville Arts and Cultural Center, 109 S. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.

Ghost Walk of Davidson:

Historical ghost walk through Davidson, where you will hear chilling tales, ghostly goings-on and many historical events. Hear the story of Gen. William Lee Davidson, the ghost of Chambers Hall and many more. Through November, with additional dates to come. 7 p.m. $10 for adults; $5 for children 8-12; 7 and younger free. 704-928-5452. www.ghostwalknc.com. In Front Of Soda Shop, 103 S. Main St., Davidson.

July 8

Bridge group:

Join the bridge group Friday mornings. The game is relaxed and nonsanctioned. 9:30 a.m. Jim Gossage, 704-992-6006. Huntersville Arts and Cultural Center, 109 S. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.

Book Time with Ronald McDonald:

Through the use of magic, music, puppets, student participation and, of course, lots of laughter, Ronald McDonald presents this entertaining storytime and addresses the topic of reading in a fun and relevant way for elementary school students. 11 a.m. 704-416-3800. www.cmlibrary.org. Cornelius Branch Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-655-9409. www.plcmc.org.

Black Glass:

9 p.m. $8. 704-895-6875. Amos' At the Lake Bar & Grill, 19501 W Catawba Ave, Cornelius. www.amosatthelake.com.

Ghost Walk of Davidson:

Historical ghost walk through Davidson, where you will hear chilling tales, ghostly goings-on and many historical events. Hear the story of Gen. William Lee Davidson, the ghost of Chambers Hall and many more. Through November, with additional dates to come. 7 p.m. $10 for adults; $5 for children 8-12; 7 and younger free. 704-928-5452. www.ghostwalknc.com. In Front Of Soda Shop, 103 S. Main St., Davidson.

July 9

Huntersville Market:

7 a.m. www.huntersville.org. Caboose, 103 Maxwell Ave., Huntersville.

Davidson Farmer's Market:

8 a.m. www.davidsonfarmersmarket.org. Davidson Farmer's Market, downtown Davidson.

BBQ for booty - the Other Bike Night:

Join 24 Hours of Booty Team Carpe Diem at Mac's Speed Shop in Cornelius for a night of world-famous BBQ, cold beverages and great music all while raising money to help fight cancer. $13 of every ticket sold goes directly to 24 Hours of Booty. A ticket includes a plate and beverage. 6:30 p.m. Mac's Speed Shop, 19602 Liverpool Parkway, Cornelius.

Blue Monday:

'80s Retro Active Music. 9:30 p.m. $10. 704-895-6875. www.amosatthelake.com. Amos' At the Lake Bar & Grill, 19501 W. Catawba Ave, Cornelius. www.amosatthelake.com.

July 11

Summer Beginner Tennis Camp:

$75 for first session, $65 thereafter; nonresidents $85 for first session, $75 thereafter. Holbrook Park, 100 Sherwood Drive, Huntersville.

Quickstart Tennis Program:

Quick Start is ideal for learning and basic fundamentals of tennis. $65 residents, $75 nonresidents. North Mecklenburg Park, 16131 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. www.huntersville.org.

Yoga Basics:

This class is for beginners and those who want a gentle, mindful yoga practice. Bring a yoga mat and a towel. 6 p.m. $52 for Huntersville residents, $62 for others. Huntersville Town Center, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville.

Dance Competition Teams:

Team placement classes will be held during the week of July 11. Classes for ages 6-8 are Monday and Wednesday, and ages 9-11 are Tuesday and Thursday. All classes for each age group are required for placement. The nonrefundable audition fee is $25 per dancer; registration required, as is previous dance experience. Pre-competition classes for ages 4-5 are available. 6:30 p.m. July 11; 6:30 p.m. July 12; 5:45 p.m. July 13; 6:30 a.m. July 14. $25 per dancer. Terpsichore's Dance Centre, 19615 Liverpool Parkway, Cornelius. 704-996-8809. terpsdancecentre.com.

Huntersville Summer Day Camp:

This traditional summer day camp offers creative group activities as well as opportunities for individual growth. Campers will take weekly field trips, participate in arts and crafts projects and enjoy themselves. For rising first through fifth grade. Extended hours available. Registration begins March 5. 8:30 a.m. $90-$115. 704-766-2220. www.huntersville.org. David B. Waymer Center, 14200 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville.

July 12

Summer Beginner Tennis Camp:

Led by Dr. James Brown. Emphasis will be placed on fun games while enhancing their tennis skills. Boys and girls ages 6-12, 9 a.m.-12 noon Monday-Thursday; Fridays will be reserved for rain makeups. Register a week in advance. Session III: July 11-July 14 Session IV: July 18-July 21. 9 a.m. July 12-14, 18-21. Residents: $75 for first session, $65 thereafter. Nonresidents: $85 for first session, $75 thereafter. Holbrook Park, 100 Sherwood Drive, Huntersville.

Cancer Support Group:

Held in the hospital's community rooms. Open to everyone and provides education and support. A free lunch is served. To register or for more information call 704-660-4859. 11:45 a.m. July 12; 11:45 a.m. Aug. 9; 11:45 a.m. Sep. 13; 11:45 a.m. Oct. 11; 11:45 a.m. Nov. 8; 11:45 a.m. Dec. 13. Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, 171 Fairview Road, Mooresville. 704-660-4000.

Introductory Yoga Svaroopa Yoga Style:

Introductory Yoga in the Svaroopa Yoga Style. Instructor: Cheryl Demers. 6:15-7:45 p.m. Tuesdays. Session II: June 7-Aug. 2 (no class July 5). Session III: Aug. 9- Oct. 4 (no class Sept. 6). Community Room 209. $52 resident; $62 nonresident. Huntersville Town Center, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville.

Dance Competition Teams:

Team placement classes will be held during the week of July 11. Classes for ages 6-8 are Monday and Wednesday, and ages 9-11 are Tuesday and Thursday. All classes for each age group are required for placement. The nonrefundable audition fee is $25 per dancer; registration required, as is previous dance experience. Pre-competition classes for ages 4-5 are available. 6:30 p.m. July 11; 6:30 p.m. July 12; 5:45 p.m. July 13; 6:30 a.m. July 14. $25 per dancer. Terpsichore's Dance Centre, 19615 Liverpool Parkway, Cornelius. 704-996-8809. terpsdancecentre.com.

Pub Poker Championship:

Sports Page in Denver welcomes Pub Poker Championship 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Free Texas Hold'em tournaments. Sign up online, show up 30 minutes early or bring a friend to get extra chips. 7 p.m. 704-804-1665. www.pubpokerchampionship.com. Sports Page, 179 Cross Center Drive, Denver.

Adult Badminton/Table Tennis:

This program is designed for senior adults in the community to have fun, socialize and exercise in a friendly game of badminton or table tennis. 6:30 p.m. Free. Waymer Center Gym, 14200 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville.

July 13

Lisa Rose Summer Fun Dress Up and Etiquette Class:

For ages 6-10. Three hours of fun, frills and food, including learning about good manners and why they are important. Participants will learn with their peers through interactive, fun activities. Topics include first impressions, introductions, greetings and basic table manners. 10:30 a.m. July 13; 10:30 a.m. Aug. 5. $35; sibling/friend discounts available. Lisa Rose, 21343 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-892-8100. www.lisarosenc.com.

9-11 Tribute Project:

To mark the 10-year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Origami USA is sponsoring a community service project to collect 10,000 paper cranes. Learn how to fold one and teach others, while learning and discussing the events and the aftermath. 3 p.m. 704-416-5600. www.cmlibrary.org. Mountain Island, 4420 Howt Galvin Way, Charlotte. 704-416-5700. www.plcmc.org.

Dance Competition Teams:

Team placement classes will be held during the week of July 11. Classes for ages 6-8 are Monday and Wednesday, and ages 9-11 are Tuesday and Thursday. All classes are required for placement. The nonrefundable audition fee is $25 per dancer; registration required, as is previous dance experience. Pre-competition classes for ages 4-5 are available. 6:30 p.m. July 11; 6:30 p.m. July 12; 5:45 p.m. July 13; 6:30 a.m. July 14. $25 per dancer. Terpsichore's Dance Centre, 19615 Liverpool Parkway, Cornelius. 704-996-8809. terpsdancecentre.com.terpsdancecentre.com.

Daytime Open Studio for oil/acrylic artists:

The opportunity to meet and work with other artists independently on a weekly basis in the daytime. Email colettedorais@carolina.rr.com. 1 p.m. $18 a month. Huntersville Arts and Cultural Center, 109 S. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.

July 15

Bridge group:

If you are interested in playing duplicate bridge, join us Friday mornings. 9:30 a.m. July 15. Jim Gossage, 704-892-4020. Huntersville Arts and Cultural Center, 109 S. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.

July 16

Huntersville Market:

Come enjoy the Huntersville Market, sponsored by The Town of Huntersville Parks and Rec Department. The Huntersville Market offers wonderful local fresh produce, naturally raised meats and eggs, cheeses, honey, jewelry, charming crafts and much more. 7 a.m. www.huntersville.org. Caboose, 103 Maxwell Ave., Huntersville.

Davidson Farmer's Market "Ask a Master Gardener Day" Plant Clinic:

Look for your Mecklenburg County Extension Master Gardeners at the Davidson Farmer's Market at 120 South Main St. in Davidson. 8 a.m. Free. 704-336-4011. www.mastergardenersmecklenburg.org. Davidson Farmer's Market, Downtown Davidson, Davidson. www.davidsonfarmersmarket.org.

Davidson Farmer's Market:

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

Intergalactic Bead & Jewelry Show:

If you're looking for a fantastic variety of beads in one easy shopping location, then come to the Intergalactic show. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. both days. Saturday is $5; $4 on Sunday. 888-729-6904. www.beadshows.com. Metrolina Tradeshow Expo, 7100 Statesville Road, Charlotte. 704-596-4643. www.metrolinatradeshowexpo.com.

Lake Norman Community Choir (LKNCYC) Auditions:

For children ages 7-11 to develop their singing voice and showcase talent. The audition will take 5 minutes (the song may not exceed two-and-a-half minutes). Click "LKNCYC." 12 p.m. 602-315-7475. Lessons On The Lake Music Studios, 412 Armour St., Davidson. 704-894-0002. www.lessonsonthelake.com.

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