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A talk by alumnus Shannon Walters McFayden '82. McFayden, a former executive vice president of the Wachovia Corporation, on "Business Ethics, Corporate Culture and the Influence of Leaders" in the Alvarez College Union Smith 900 Room. Free. Details: 704-894-2095 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 7 p.m. Davidson College's Alvarez College Union, Faculty Drive, Davidson. 704-894-2000.
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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.
Oil Painting with Gordon C. James:
For a full description visit www.corneliusartscenter.org. Teen to adult, 8 weeks, $185. 10 a.m. 704-896-8823. The Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St. Unit 1, Cornelius.
Latin American Studies:
A discussion of U.S. foreign policy toward Latin America. Former U.S. Ambassador Patrick Duddy and Davidson Associate Professor of Political Science Russell Crandall will present "From Caracas to Washington with Love." 7:30 p.m. 704-894-2440. Davidson College's Alvarez College Union, Faculty Drive, Davidson.
On The Verge:
In Eric Overmyer's comedy, "On The Verge," three Victorian women explorers set out on an adventure that takes them through darkest Africa, highest Himalaya and into Terra Incognita. 8 p.m. Feb. 2; 8 p.m. Feb. 3; 8 p.m. Feb. 4. $20. 704-619-0429. The Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216 Westmoreland Road, Cornelius. 704-859-5930. www.warehousepac.com.
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.
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.
A mid-day fiddle concert by the multitalented musician Jon Singleton. Free in Tyler-Tallman Hall of the Sloan Music Center. 12:30 p.m. Feb. 3. 704-894-2848. Davidson College's Tyler-Tallman Hall, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2000. www.davidson.edu.
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.
6th Annual Racing Legends Helping Event:
The 6th Annual Racing Legends Helping Legends will be in honor of the Flock family (Tim, Bob, Fonty, Ethel). The Flocks were great drivers and hold many distinguished records. More than 50 racing personalities will be on hand for autographs, photo opportunities. A portion of all proceeds will go to the medical fund of Old Timers Racing Club, which helps early racing veterans in need. The Statesville Shrine Club will provide food and a raffle with proceeds going to Shriners Children's Hospitals. 10 a.m. $10.Memory Lane Auto & Historical Museum, 769 River Highway, Mooresville. 704-662-FORD. www.memorylaneautomuseum.com.
Have a Heart Valentine's Party:
Join the Community Arts Project for its annual Have a Heart Valentine's Party 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Card making and Valentine crafts for all ages. Free. Donations accepted. www.thecommunityartsproject.org. The Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St. Unit 1, Cornelius. 704-896-8823. www.corneliuspr.org.
Souper Bowl VIII:
The soup's on to benefit Davidson Housing Coalition's HAMMERS program. Judge soups from local restaurants. Soup tasting, live music and a silent art auction. 11 a.m. $10 for adults, $8 for students (12 and up), and $5 for children. Ticket prices increase at the door. Purchase tickets at 704-892-4486. 704-892-4486. www.davidsonhousing.org. Davidson College, Chambers Building, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2000. www.davidson.edu.
Valentine's Trunk Show:
Local artists showing off their treasure. Also artists demonstrations. 1-5 p.m. Free. Wooden Stone, 445 S. Main St. Suite 200, Davidson. 704-892-1449. www.WoodenStoneGallery.com.
Miss Lake Norman Little Miss:
Miss Lake Norman Little Miss Pageant ages 6 months to 12 years. 12:30 p.m. Details: 704-660-7873; misslakenorman.org. Homewood Suites Hotel, 125 Harbour Place Drive, Davidson. 704-987-1818.
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. www.lakenormanbaptist.com.
Author Barbara Brown Taylor will speak about "Learning to Walk in the Dark: The Ancient Way of Unknowing." 7 p.m. 704-894-2423. Duke Family Performance Hall, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. www.davidson.edu.
A Holocaust studies lecture by Eric Steinhart, a scholar at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, will discuss "Soviet Collaborators and the Holocaust in Ukraine." 7:30 p.m. 704-894-2284. Chambers Building, 220 D Road, Davidson.
B.T. at the Comedy Zone LKN:
Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. $10; purchase tickets www.lkncomedyzone.com or 704-895-1782. Comedy Zone Lake Norman, 17044 Kenton Drive, Cornelius.