Lake Norman & Mooresville

Lake Norman community calendar

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Jan. 18

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.

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.

Art Exhibit Opening:

"Recent Gifts and Acquisitions," including a major piece by Polish sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz. The 7:30 p.m. opening will also showcase "Works on Paper" by Sean Scully, and mark the release of "Davidson Collects: 100 Writers Respond to Art." Professor Van Hilliard and Gallery Director Brad Thomas will speak about the project. The exhibitions are open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, and noon-4 p.m. on weekends. Davidson College, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2000. www.davidson.edu.

Mixed Media Art:

Mediums such as charcoal, pastels, watercolor, acrylics and collage. All skill levels. 4 weeks, $100. Teen to adult. 1 p.m. Wednesdays through Feb. 29. The Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St. Unit 1, Cornelius. 704-896-8823. www.corneliuspr.org.

Body & Soul - Cardio / Strength:

30 minutes of dance style cardio combined with 30 minutes strength training to get a complete workout. All fitness levels are welcome. 9 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. $3.75 per class. 704-904-3086. www.bodyandsoul.org. Lake Norman Baptist church, 7921 Sam Furr Road., Huntersville. 704-892-0143. www.lakenormanbaptist.com.

Jan. 19

BabyBeats:

Mommies and daddies can experience this together with their baby. Baby exercise, massage, dance and lullabies are just a few of the activities. 8 weeks, $70. Ages newborn to 18 months. Mondays and Thursdays mornings through March 1. $70. The Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St. Unit 1, Cornelius. 704-896-8823. www.corneliuspr.org.

Body & Soul - Cardio/Strength:

30-minute workout. 5:30 p.m. $ 3.75. 704-904-3086. www.bodyandsoul.org. Lake Norman Baptist Church, 7921 Sam Furr Road, Huntersville. 704-892-0143. www.lakenormanbaptist.com.

Printmaking 101:

Students will learn the art of printmaking while using a variety of methods: monolith, monoprint, etching on plexiglass and solar plates. Students will use the etching press to print their work. 4 weeks, $100. Teen to adult. 11 a.m. Thursdays through March 1. $100. The Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St. Unit 1, Cornelius. 704-896-8823. www.corneliuspr.org.

Earring Making Class:

Create two pair of wire wrapped earrings using natural stones and crystals. Learn basic wire wrapping techniques. No experience is necessary and all materials and instruction are included. 6:30 p.m. $35. 32 Flavors Boutique, 9525 Birkdale Crossing Drive, Huntersville. 704-896-3232. www.32flavorsboutique.com.

Jan. 20

Body & Soul - Cardio / Strength:

30 minutes of dance style cardio combined with 30 minutes strength training to get a complete workout. All fitness levels are welcome. 9 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. $3.75 per class. 704-904-3086. www.bodyandsoul.org. Lake Norman Baptist church, 7921 Sam Furr Road., Huntersville. 704-892-0143. www.lakenormanbaptist.com.

Musical Interludes:

Mid-day concert featuring performances by Davidson community members and college faculty and staff members. Free. 12:30 p.m. Details: 704-894-2848. Davidson College's Tyler-Tallman Hall, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. www.davidson.edu.

Opera Workshop:

Student production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro. Host commentator Leland Park will lead the audience through the production. Free. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20 and 21. Details: 704-894-2848. Davidson College's Tyler-Tallman Hall, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2000. www.davidson.edu.

Jan. 21

Direct Sellers Bazaar:

10 a.m. Terpsichore's Dance Centre, 19615 Liverpool Parkway, Cornelius. 704-996-8809. terpsdancecentre.com.

Intro to SLR Photography:

One-day workshop for those who love to take pictures and want to get more out of their advanced digital cameras. 1 p.m. $45. Ages 16 to adult. The Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St. Unit 1, Cornelius. 704-896-8823. www.corneliuspr.org.

Opera Workshop:

Student production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro. Host commentator Leland Park will lead the audience through the production. Free. 7:30 p.m. Details: 704-894-2848. Davidson College's Tyler-Tallman Hall, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. www.davidson.edu.

Jan. 23

Body & Soul - PowerStrength:

Works major muscle groups using body weight and free weights. One hour, co-ed class. 5:30 p.m. Mondays. $3.75 per class. 704-904-3086. www.bodyandsoul.org. Lake Norman Baptist Church, 7921 Sam Furr Road, Huntersville. 704-892-0143.

Jan. 24

Performance Art:

Performance art by Costa Rican artist Elia Arce, who uses film, theater and installation to explore social and political themes. 7 p.m. . 704-894-2631. Davidson College, Semans Lecture Hall, 102 N. Main St., Davidson.

Jan. 25

Literary Reading:

Reading by author Thomas Mallon, who is on campus this semester as the college's McGee Visiting Professor of Writing. 7:30 p.m. 704-894-2254. Davidson College's Alvarez College Union, Faculty Drive, Davidson.

Ceramics 101:

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.

Basic Ceramics for Teens:

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.

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