Lake Norman & Mooresville

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Jan. 11

Women’s Basketball: Rhode Island at Davidson:

The Wildcats take on the visiting team from the University of Rhode Island in this college basketball matchup. 2 p.m. Davidson College John M. Belk Arena, 200 Baker Drive, Davidson. 704-894-2000. www.davidsonwildcats.com.

Winter Ecology Hike:

Explore the wonderful world of winter. Discover how animals and plants can survive the cold weather and go on a hike to explore the many adaptations that animals and plants exhibit during this time of year. 2-3:30 p.m. Latta Plantation Nature Center, 6211 Sample Road, Huntersville.

Jan. 13

Massage Therapy:

A Massages are now available at South Iredell Senior Center, appointment required. Senior rate is $20 for a 30-minute session. Call 704-662-3337 for an appointment. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. www.iredellcoa.com.

Organ at Davidson:

Beverly Biggs, harpsichord; Jane Cain, organ; and Barbara Krumdieck, cello will play music of Spain and Italy from the Baroque and early Classical period. Concertos for organ and harpsichord by Antonio Soler, and music for cello by Vivaldi will be on the program. Beverly Biggs and Barbara Krumdieck are prominent advocates of music in North Carolina. Jane Cain is director of music at Davidson College Presbyterian Church. 7:30 p.m. Donations accepted. Davidson College Presbyterian Church, 100 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-892-5641. www.dcpc.org.

Jan. 14

Community Pint Night:

WDAV will be Summit Coffee’s featured beneficiary for Community Pint Night. Twenty percent of proceeds from pints of beer and glasses of wine will be donated to Classical Public Radio. The beer selection will be inspired by Holst’s symphony, “The Planets.” Festivities will also include commemorative Richard Wagner pint glasses, and a classical music trivia competition with prizes beginning at 7 p.m. Space is limited, so arrive early to sign up a team or play as an individual. 5-9 p.m. Summit Coffee. 128 S. Main St., Davidson. 704-895-9090. www.summitcoffee.com.

Hike For Your Health:

Get outside, get moving, and get healthy. Enjoy fresh air, sunshine, and beautiful surroundings with like-minded people. You must be able to hike four to five miles at a moderate pace on uneven terrain. Hikes are dog-friendly but all dogs must be on a 6-foot, or shorter, leash. 5-6 p.m. Latta Plantation Nature Center, 6211 Sample Road, Huntersville.

Jan. 16

Woodland Sprites:

On any given day, children may choose to investigate a stream, make a mud pie buffet, follow deer tracks through the woods, and much more, all under the guidance of experienced environmental educators. 9 a.m.-noon $75. Latta Plantation Nature Center, 6211 Sample Road, Huntersville.

Jan. 17

Winter Tracking:

Learn how to be stealthy with a few tips and tricks, as well as how to identify some common tracks and other signs of winter wildlife. You will even make your own tracking guide and plaster track to take home. 2-3:30 p.m. $3. Latta Plantation Nature Center, 6211 Sample Road, Huntersville.

Nighttime Orienteering Meet:

Imagine you are in the middle of nowhere, it is nighttime, there is an emergency, and you need to get out of the forest with nothing but a map, compass, and a flashlight. How do you do it? Come to Latta for a Nighttime Orienteering Meet and find out. Test your land navigation skills on beginner, intermediate, and advanced temporary courses. 5-9 p.m. $10. Latta Plantation Nature Center, 6211 Sample Road, Huntersville.

Jan. 18

Cooking For Waist Management:

Belly fat indicates a higher risk of many chronic ailments. Heart disease, diabetes, and even some forms of cancer top the list. Simply limiting calories is not the solution. “Waist Management” keys in on how different foods and lifestyle choices affect the hormones that govern hunger, digestion, and metabolism. Some simple modifications can help regulate these hormones and enable your body to “burn” what you eat as well as access its reserves for sustained energy throughout the day. We’ll have plenty of recipes to sample so come with an appetite. 2-5 p.m. $40. Mills Garden Herb Farm, 732 Mills Garden Road, Statesville. 704-873-3361. millsgardenherbfarm.com.

Webelos Naturalist Badge:

Join naturalist at Latta Plantation Nature Center for this two hour program and earn your Naturalist Badge. 2-4 p.m. $4. Latta Plantation Nature Center, 6211 Sample Road, Huntersville.

Jan. 20

Probus Club of Lake Norman:

The Probus Club of Lake Norman is composed of retired people from the professional and business sectors who join together in a non-political, non-sectarian manner to meet like-minded individuals, keep minds active, make new friends and expand interests. This club meets monthly and gatherings include a half hour coffee social followed by a brief business meeting and a presentation by a guest speaker who will address a topic of mutual interest. Guests are welcome. 10 a.m. Berea Baptist Church. 1015 River Highway, Mooresville. 704-663-0986. www.bereabaptist.net.

Men’s Basketball: Dayton at Davidson:

The Wildcats take on the visiting team from the University of Dayton in this college basketball matchup. 7:30 p.m. Davidson College John M. Belk Arena, 200 Baker Drive, Davidson. 704-894-2000. www.davidsonwildcats.com.

Top Ten Ways to Stay in Your Home as You Age:

Find out the 10 things to consider if you want to stay in your own home. Presented by Cyndi Caldwell, certified senior adviser with Seniors Helping Seniors. A light lunch will be included. To attend, please RSVP with a $1 donation to South Iredell Senior Center by Jan. 15. There will be no selling or asking for personal information. This program is for educational purposes only. No registration by phone. 11 a.m.-noon, $1. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Jan. 21

Women’s Basketball: Richmond at Davidson:

The Wildcats take on the visiting team from the University of Richmond in this college basketball matchup. Davidson College John M. Belk Arena, 200 Baker Drive, Davidson. 704-894-2000. www.davidsonwildcats.com.

Young Explorer Series:

Discover nature with your little one through stories, crafts and activities related to the theme. 10:15-11 a.m. $3. Latta Plantation Nature Center, 6211 Sample Road, Huntersville.

Hike For Your Health:

Get outside, get moving, and get healthy. Enjoy fresh air, sunshine, and beautiful surroundings with like-minded people. You must be able to hike four to five miles at a moderate pace on uneven terrain. Hikes are dog-friendly but all dogs must be on a 6-foot, or shorter, leash. 5-6 p.m. Latta Plantation Nature Center, 6211 Sample Road, Huntersville.

Nature Detectives:

During these fall programs, participants will become nature detectives as they learn about different animal habitats and what can affect the lives of the animal populations that live in those areas. They will also be dissecting a few small creatures at the last class. Each session will feature stories, games, and activities related to the topic. 1:30-3 p.m. $3. Latta Plantation Nature Center, 6211 Sample Road, Huntersville.

Jan. 22

Sheila Kay Adams:

Ballad singer and banjo player, Sheila Kay Adams, is a winner of the NEA Heritage Award. 7:30 p.m. Free, but ticket required. Davidson College Tyler-Tallman Hall. 323 Concord Road, Davidson. 704-894-2000. davidson.edu.

Easy Cooking for One:

Learn how to use some of your kitchen gadgets that you might already have or some of the newest gadgets that will be introduced by Carol Mitchell, community service rep for Home Instead Senior Care. There will be some fast and easy recipes and some new ways of making cooking for one more simple. We will have some free samples to taste and new methods for easy cooking. This program is free and for educational purposes only, there will be no selling or asking for personal information. 10 a.m.-11 a.m. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Jan. 23

Woodland Sprites:

On any given day, children may choose to investigate a stream, make a mud pie buffet, follow deer tracks through the woods, and much more, all under the guidance of experienced environmental educators. 9 a.m.-noon. $75. Latta Plantation Nature Center, 6211 Sample Road, Huntersville.

Jan. 24

Winter Kayak Tour of Mountain Island Lake:

Discover the lake’s history, significance, and what you can do to help protect it. 1-4 p.m. $25. Latta Plantation Nature Center, 6211 Sample Road, Huntersville.

Beatles in ‘A Hard Day’s Night’:

“A Hard Day’s Night,” in which the bandmates play wily, exuberant versions of themselves, captured the astonishing moment when they officially became the singular, irreverent idols of their generation and changed music forever. This restoration is a recent 4K Digital conversion from the original 35-mm film by director Richard Lester. The sound track was restored and remixed in 5.1 surround sound. 7-8:30 p.m. $9-$10. Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius. 704-896-8823. www.cornelius.org.

Jan. 25

Winter Tree ID:

Want to know how to identify different species of trees in the winter? Come join a naturalist on a hike and learn techniques to ID trees without leaves. 2-4 p.m. Latta Plantation Nature Center, 6211 Sample Road, Huntersville.

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