Lake Norman & Mooresville

Lake Norman community calendar

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.

Dec. 21

Downtown Mooresville's Holiday Light Spectacular:

Holiday Light Spectacular on the lawn beside of the Mooresville Town Hall, nightly through December. 6 p.m. nightly. Free. Downtown Mooresville, North Main Street and West Center Avenue, Mooresville. 704-662-3336. www.downtownmooresville.com.

Alder Trail Hike:

Join a ranger at 2 p.m. for a short hike in Lake Norman State Park when the ranger will talk about park activities, history and native wildlife. The program will last one hour. Must register prior to event date:704-528-6350. Free. 704-528-6350. Lake Norman State Park, 159 Inland Sea Lane, Troutman.

Dec. 22

Bingo:

Doors open at 4 p.m. with program at 7 p.m. every Thursday. VFW, 139 Jordan Lane, Statesville. 704-873-9126.

FolkGrass Songwriter Showcase:

An open mic and songwriter showcase 9 p.m. every Thursday night. 9 p.m. Free. The Bathtub Gin, 166 N. Main St., Mooresville.

Dec. 23

Reformers Unanimous:

Reformers Unanimous Addiction Program and Behavior Modification Program and meets 7 p.m. every Friday eat Southview Baptist Church, 625 Wallace Springs Road in Statesville. Reformers Unanimous is an international Bible-based program helping people who are struggling to overcome addictions and strongholds in their lives. Reformers Unanimous includes a free children's program. Transportation is available. Call 704-657-6040 for information. southviewbaptistministries.org.

Downtown Mooresville's Holiday Light Spectacular:

On the lawn beside of the Mooresville Town Hall, nightly through December. Over 25,000 lights, set to music. The light show starts at approximately 6 p.m. Free. Downtown Mooresville, N Main St. and W Center Ave., Mooresville. 704-662-3336. www.downtownmooresville.com.

Dec. 24

History of Lake Norman:

Join a ranger at 2 p.m. at the Community Building for a power point presentation about life before and the development of the lake. Maximum number of people is 30. Call the park office to register, 704-528-6350. Must register prior to event date. Free. Lake Norman State Park, 159 Inland Sea Lane, Troutman.

Dec. 26

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.

Dec. 29

FolkGrass Songwriter Showcase:

An open mic and songwriter showcase 9 p.m. every Thursday night. 9 p.m. Free. The Bathtub Gin, 166 N. Main St., Mooresville.

Dec. 30

American Red Cross Blood Drive:

11:30 a.m. Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, 171 Fairview Road, Mooresville. 704-660-4000.

Dec. 31

Canoe Nature Trip:

Join a ranger at 2 p.m. for a guided canoe tour of Park Lake. People should bring extra clothes and towels. Must be someone 16 or older in each canoe and no more than three adults per canoe. Maximum number of people is 20. Must register prior to event date, 704-528-6350. Free. 704-528-6350. Lake Norman State Park, 159 Inland Sea Lane, Troutman.

Jan. 2

Advanced Ceramics:

Advanced wheel is for students who have progressed through levels of ceramic instruction. This year-round Monday night class focuses on developing individual, unique ceramic styles. For teens through adults. Pay by the month. The Community Arts Project, 19725 Oak St. 6:30 p.m. $95 per month. 704-896-8823. www.corneliusartscenter.org. The Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St. Unit 1, Cornelius.

Jan. 7

Jennifer Perry:

Jazz, blues and Latin. 7 p.m. The Wine Cellar, 19712 One Norman Blvd., Suite 110, Cornelius. 704-895-3292.

Jan. 11

Card Making and More:

Classes are for people of all ages who enjoy crafting. 7-9 p.m. second Wednesday of the month. :$13. Ongoing registration:brandy@coxgp.com or 704-806-7200. Huntersville Arts and Cultural Center, 109 S. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.

Ceramics 101:

This Wednesday class will allow someone with no prior experience to learn ceramics. Learn handbuilding, wheel and glazing techniques. Ages 17-adult. The Community Arts Project, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius. 9:30 a.m. 704-896-8823. www.corneliusartscenter.org. The Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St. Unit 1, Cornelius. www.corneliuspr.org.

Basic Ceramics for Teens:

This Wednesday course offers a mix of ceramic techniques. Students will learn basic wheel, handbuilding and glazing. Ages 12-16. The Community Arts Project, 19725 Oak St. 4:45 p.m. 704-896-8823. www.corneliusartscenter.org. The Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St. Unit 1, Cornelius. www.corneliuspr.org.

Jan. 16

New Frontiers Book Club:

An adult science fiction, fantasy, and graphic novel book club that meets 7 p.m. on the third Monday monthly. Details: Laurel Phillips at NewFrontiers2001@yahoo.com. Parker Banner Kent & Wayne, 21500 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-892-4263. www.pbkwcomics.com.

Advanced Ceramics:

Advanced wheel is for students who have progressed through levels of ceramic instruction. This year-round Monday night class focuses on developing individual, unique ceramic styles. For teens through adults. Pay by the month. The Community Arts Project, 19725 Oak St. 6:30 p.m. $95 per month. 704-896-8823. www.corneliusartscenter.org. The Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St. Unit 1, Cornelius.

  Comments