Lake Norman & Mooresville

Mooresville community calendar

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Oct. 19

Line Dancing:

Class is lead by Kathy Strantz 1 p.m. every Wednesday. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Oct. 20

Basic Plus Line Dancing:

The "Footloose" line dance class offers "basic plus" instructions. Led by Ethel Mercer 2-4 p.m. every Thursday. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Matter Of Balance:

Designed for seniors age 60 and older to reduce their fear of falling and increase their activity level. Free. 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday and Thursday. Call 704-662-3337 to register. Space is limited. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Film Screening:

A film screening of "My Perestroika." Director Robin Hessman will present her award-winning 2010 documentary. The film premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, and tells the story of five children who grew up behind the Iron Curtain. 7 p.m. Lilly Family Gallery, Davidson College, 320 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2397.

Monthly Meeting:

The New Beginnings Singles Club of Lake Norman will its monthly meeting for those who are single and 40 or older. 6:30 p.m. Details: email pscats44@hotmail.com. . Lone Star Steak House, 668 River Highway, Mooresville. 704-799-3262.

Oct. 21

Carolina BalloonFest 38:

A weekend of family entertainment with outstanding attractions. Saturday evening hot air balloon glow. 3 p.m. Oct. 21; 7 a.m. Oct. 22-23. $10 adults; $5 teens and seniors; free under 12. 2011 Carolina BalloonFest 38, 260 Hangar Drive, Statesville. 704-873-2892. www.carolinaballoonfest.com.

Walking Ghost Tour:

This walking ghost tour is full of old stories and legends from Statesville's past. Tours run Oct. 21-22 and Oct. 28-29 in the evenings. Tickets are $10 per person, or four for $35. Reservations required. Call for tour times. 704-878-3436. Downtown Statesville, W. Broad St, Statesville. 704-450-9828. www.downtownstatesvillenc.org.

"Romeo and Juliet":

The Davidson College Theatre Department performances of Shakespeare's classic tale in a modern-day setting. 8 p.m. Oct. 21-23; 2 p.m. Oct. 23; 8:15 p.m. Oct. 28; 8 p.m. Oct. 29. General admission: $15; senior, $11; student, $6. Duke Family Performance Hall, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. www.davidson.edu.

Scarrigan Farms:

Attraction includes five scare zones, beginning with a 40-foot double barrel drop into the haunted trail. Visit www.Scarriganfarms.com for other dates and details. 7 p.m. Oct. 21-23. $20 per person with discount offered. www.Scarriganfarms.com. Carrigan Farms, 1261 Oak Ridge Farm Highway, Mooresville. 704-664-1450. www.CarriganFarms.com.

Woodcarving:

This class is for men and women of any skill level. No experience necessary. The class meets 9 a.m.-noon every Friday. Beginners are taught from 9-11 a.m. Tools and materials can be purchased through the instructor. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337.

Oct. 22

Lake Norman Little Miss Pageant:

Ages 6 months to 13 years. 8:30 a.m. www.misslakenorman.org. Homewood Suites Hotel, 125 Harbour Place Drive, Davidson. 704-987-1818.

Baby Fair:

Information about planning for childbirth and caring for newborns. 9 a.m. Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, 171 Fairview Road, Mooresville. 704-660-4000.

Piano Recital:

Students of Artist Associates in Piano Ruskin Cooper and Cynthia Lawing will perform. Free. 7:30 p.m. Davidson College's Tyler-Tallman Hall, 102 N. Main St., Davidson.

Lake Norman Wine and Food Festival:

Lake Norman Wine and Food Festival is a one-day event bringing together the restaurants of the Lake Norman area, the wineries of N.C. and local merchants. 12 p.m. $22 ($20 with a canned food donation). Kenton Place, 17115 Kenton Dr., Cornelius. 704-966-9556. www.lakenormanwineandfoodfestival.org.

Oct. 24

Lake Norman Big Band:

The Lake Norman Big Band takes the stage with 19 members and performs the full spectrum of jazz music from the 1920s to present day. Its new musical home is the Finish Line Restaurant in George Pappas' Victory Lanes. The band performs 7-9 p.m. on the fourth Monday of every month. Dinner is first come, first seated. Reservations are not taken. No cover charge. 7 p.m. George Pappas' Victory Lanes, 125 Morlake Drive, Mooresville.

Diabetes Support Group meeting:

Noon every fourth Monday of the month. Details: Mitzie McCurdy at 704-660-4859. Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville. 704-662-3334. www.cmccmooresville.com.

Ethics Lecture:

A talk about postmodern war by George Lucas Jr., professor of philosophy at the U.S. Naval Academy. "Contemporary Ethical Issues in Technology and War Fighting." 7:30 p.m. 704-894-2095. Davidson College's Alvarez College Union, Faculty Drive, Davidson.

Oct. 25

Health screenings:

Lake Norman Regional Medical Center will provide cholesterol and blood sugar checks. 1 p.m. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com

Gift for a Gift Bingo:

Bring a prize and playing bingo 10:30 a.m.- noon every first, second, fourth and fifth Tuesday. Each person is to donate an item toward the game in order to play. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Matter Of Balance:

Designed for seniors age 60 and older to reduce their fear of falling and increase their activity level. Participants learn exercises to increase strength and balance. Free. 10 .m.-noon Tuesday and Thursday. Call 704-662-3337 to register. Space is limited. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

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