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." Email photos to stories@newsoflakenorman.com. The submission deadline for print is two weeks in advance of the event date.

July 27

Daytime Open Studio for oil/acrylic artists:

Confront the artist creative block by joining other individual artists to extend your commitment to the development and production of your art. Email colettedorais@carolina.rr.com for information. 1 p.m. $18/month. Huntersville Arts and Cultural Center, 109 S. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.

Huntersville Summer Day Camp:

This camp offers creative group activities as well as opportunities for individual growth. For Rising first- through fifth-graders. Extended hours available. 8:30 a.m. $90-$115. 704-766-2220. www.huntersville.org. David B. Waymer Center, 14200 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville.

Senior Softball League:

The Ralph Lambert Senior Softball League of Lake Norman if for men and women over age 50. Skills day is 9 a.m.-noon July 30. $30 for residents $45 non-residents. Register at Huntersville Parks and Recreation. 7 p.m. Huntersville Town Center, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville.

July 28

Lunchtime Basketball:

Break away from work and test your skills in a friendly fun pick-up game of basketball during your lunch break. Every Tuesday and Thursday for adults ages 18 and up. Free. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Waymer Center Gym, 14200 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville.

"Moon Over Buffalo":

Show centers on George and Charlotte Hay, two aging thespians who have one more shot at stardom. Frank Capra, the famous director, is coming to town to see their show in hopes of casting his movie. 8 p.m. $12-$22. Duke Family Performance Hall, Davidson College, Davidson. 704-892-7918. www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org.

July 29

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, 704-992-6006. Huntersville Arts and Cultural Center, 109 S. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.

Summer Breeze Jazz/Dance Cruise:

Friends and Family Fundraiser by Barry and Angela Peters on Lake Norman's largest yacht docked at Lattitude-36 Restaurant. For donations and a private invitation, contact Barry: 704-728-5923; bxpeters@yahoo.com or Angela: 704-912-7106. www.jazzdancecruise.eventbrite.com and print your invitations after donation is made. 8 p.m. Champion Yachts, 18665 Harborside Drive, Cornelius.

Friday Shag Nights:

Come have fun shagging. No cover charge. Great food and a full bar. Safe, secure, fun and friendly. 7 p.m. See the shag club web site for more info. Free. Gators Hometown Bar and Grill, 19707 Liverpool Pkwy, Cornelius. 704-895-7811. www.goshagging.com

Appetite For Destruction:

The Ultimate Guns n' Roses Tribute. 9:30 p.m. $10. Amos' At the Lake Bar and Grill, 19501 W Catawba Ave, Cornelius. 704-895-6875. www.amosatthelake.com.

July 30

Huntersville Market:

7 a.m. Farmers Market, 103 Maxwell St., Huntersville.

Davidson Farmer's Market:

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

Sidewalk Smooth:

Experience an evening of casual elegance listening to the sounds of New Orleans jazz drummer Ocie Davis and The Queens Collective. Relax in the ambiance of an outdoor setting. Reserve a table and purchase tickets online at www.havanasc.com. Send your eventbrite email confirmation to: RJHawthorne@carolina.rr.com. Include your name and the number of guests in your party to hold your reservation. Table seating options: two-, four- or eight-persons. Unique events of Charlotte. 7:30 p.m. July 30. Palace Theatre, 8325 Copley Drive, Cornelius. 704-892-7000.

Zoso:

The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience. 10 p.m. $10. Amos' At the Lake Bar and Grill, 19501 W Catawba Ave, Cornelius. www.amosatthelake.com 704-895-6875.

Aug. 1

Charlotte - Everblue Solar Training:

This Everblue 40-hour Solar PV Bootcamp training course will prepare you to take the NABCEP entry level certificate of knowledge exam and will provide students with the knowledge necessary to get started in the solar industry. This course is designed for individuals wanting to get into solar power. www.everblue.edu/solar-training-and-nabcep-exam-prep-bootcamp. 8 a.m. Aug. 1. Everblue Training, 14510 Boulder Park Drive, Huntersville. 800-460-2575. www.everblue.edu.

Adult Softball League:

Men's and co-ed competition and recreational leagues offered for men and women ages 18 and up. Registration Aug. 1-10 for all teams. Cost: Co-Ed League $470; Men's League $575. Games take place at Bradford Park, Huntersville. 6:30 p.m. Bradford Park, 17005 Concord-Davidson Road, Huntersville.

Adult Kickball League:

HPRD and GoKickball are partnering up to offer a fall league. They are fun, social outdoor activity for adults age 21 and older. Games start in September. For more info and to register visit www.gokickball.com. 7 p.m. Huntersville Athletic Park, 11720 Verhoff Drive, Huntersville.

The Open Mic:

7:30 p.m. $2 Cover at door. Harvey's, 13812 Cinnabar Place, Huntersville. 704-947-5080. www.harveysinhuntersville.com.

Aug. 2

Quickstart Tennis Program:

Quick Start is ideal for learning basic fundamentals of tennis. Ages 6-8 Tuesdays 6-6:30 p.m. Ages 9-10 Tuesdays 6:30-7:15 p.m. Session III: June 20-Aug. 2. $65 residents / $75 non-residents. North Mecklenburg Park, 16131 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. www.huntersville.org.

National Night Out:

Huntersville residents are welcome to join forces with Huntersville Police Department and thousands of communities nationwide to promote crime and drug prevention. Events include a parade led by Huntersville mayor, chief of police and town commissioners. Other activities include slides, moon bounce, dunking booth. Hot dogs will be provided by Harris Teeter. Local fire departments will compete against each other in friendly games, Secure Child ID services will be provided. 6:30 p.m. Free. Birkdale Village, 8712 Lindholm Drive, Suite 206, Huntersville. www.birkdalevillage.net.

Pub Poker Championship:

Sports Page in Denver welcomes Pub Poker Championship 7-9:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Come out and play free Texas Hold 'em tournaments. You can sign up online, or show up 30 minutes early. Bring a friend to get extra chips. 7 p.m. Free. Sports Page, 179 Cross Center Drive, Denver. 704-804-1665. www.pubpokerchampionship.com.

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.

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