November 27 Latta Christmas What: Latta Plantation will be decorated in period holiday décor with open-hearth cooking, handcrafting and tours during 100 Years of Christmas. When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday Where: Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville Details: $8… read more about Calendar – Week of 11/27
Arts & Entertainment
SHERRILLS FORD – Mike Hill was a butcher at the General Store in Sherrills Ford area for more than 18 years when he decided to open up his Butcher Boy Cafe 6347 E. N.C. 150, Sherrills Ford 704-483-5995 own restaurant. The Butcher Boy Cafe opened in 1991, but there was a steep learning… read more about A great place to eat some fine Southern fare
DAVIDSON – Christmas in Davidson organizers want to make sure residents feel just as invited as the thousands of visitors who come to the Parking and street closures Parking/Trolley stops: Handicapped parking is available at the Davidson Library. Parking downtown is limited. People may park… read more about Christmas in Davidson focuses on community
November 20 ‘Empty Plate’ What: The Warehouse Performing Arts Center presents the comic tragedy “Empty Plate in the Café du Grand Boef.” When: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday Where: Warehouse PAC, 9216-A Westmoreland Road, Cornelius Details: $21, $15 for seniors and… read more about Calendar – Week of 11/20
It’s a tale of two restaurants. Giovanni’s Pizza and Pasta 3738 N. N.C. 16, Denver 704-966-0403 One side is redolent of a corner New York City pizza joint, with bright red walls, black-and-white checkerboard flooring and a walk-up counter. It is vibrant, busy and extremely… read more about Homemade flavors at Giovanni's keeps them coming back
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August 20 PENINSULA FARMERS MARKET What: Find seasonal produce, meat, baked goods and other local products at this new mid-week farmers market. When: 4:30-7:30 p.m. Where: Peninsula Yacht Club, 18501 Harbor Light Blvd., Cornelius Details:… read more about Calendar – Aug. 20-27
DAVIDSON – Area high school students and those less than a year out of high school are invited to audition for the upcoming high school production of the musical “Pippen.” Community School of Davidson will host auditions 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23 and 3:30-5:30 p.m. Aug. 24. Auditioners need only… read more about Auditions this weekend for 'Pippen'
ReadDavidson kicks off DAVIDSON – ReadDavidson announces “Guests on Earth” by Lee Smith as its 2015 selection for its 15th season. ReadDavidson encourages people to read a book and attend book-related events. This year’s events include: • A panel discussion, 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at Davidson… read more about arts briefs 8/20
CORNELIUS – Coffee has become a nuanced beverage, with customers insisting on in-house roasts and specific end notes. There are options such as free-trade, organic and the like. But the most important part of the local coffee house is the people – the regular customers who come in day after… read more about Find community-driven coffee at Charlie's Coffee House
Health departments in Mecklenburg, Iredell and Lincoln counties inspected the following restaurants and food-service establishments Aug. 1-8. Cornelius • 131 Main, 17830 Statesville Road – 96 • Mac’s Speed Shop, 19601 Liverpool Pkwy. – 98.5 • McAlister’s Deli, 19930 W. Catawba Ave. –… read more about Health Inspections week of 8/14
August 13 EATS, BEAKS AND BREWS What: Enjoy a Seven Jars Products brewery tasting, listen to Brett Green’s music, choose favorites from Maki Taco Food Truck and learn about bird identification. When: 6-8 p.m. Where: Carolina Raptor Center, 6000 Sample Road, Huntersville Details:… read more about Calendar – Aug. 13-20
CORNELIUS – Artists were in their element when they created pieces for an upcoming show at Brick Row. Simply titled “Element,” the show, which opens Aug. 14 at the Bella Love art gallery, features both professional and hobbyist artists from throughout the Charlotte region. “Element has a… read more about Exhibit shows art 'elements'
DAVIDSON – Family-friendly Davidson restaurant Kindred has been named among America’s top 50 best new restaurants in Bon Appétit magazine and is vying to be listed in the “Hot Ten” on Aug. 18. Kindred, which offers a seasonal and distinctive menu, rose to popularity practically overnight. In a… read more about Kindred earns national praise in magazine
The Archie Trio When: 8:30-11 p.m. Aug. 14 Where: Corkscrew Wine Shoppe and Bar, 16916-D Birkdale Commons Pkwy., Huntersville Details: www.thescrewcrew.com Randall Sprinkle and Brad Bailey When: 9-11:30 p.m. Aug. 14 Where: 202 North Main, 202 N. Main St.,… read more about Music Lounge – Week of 8/14
'Sherman’s March' comes to Studio-C CORNELIUS – Studio-C Cinema will show “Sherman’s March,” a documentary by Charlotte-raised filmmaker Ross McElwee, later this month. Showings take place at 7 p.m. Aug. 21-22 and at 3 p.m. Aug. 23. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. for a complementary wine and cheese… read more about Arts briefs Aug. 13
CORNELIUS – Studio C-Cinema will feature “Sherman’s March: An Improbable Search for Love” at 7 p.m. Aug. 21-22 and 3 p.m. Aug. 23 at The Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216-A Westmoreland Ave. The comical documentary is a self-portrait from the 1980s of a young man, Ross McElwee, from… read more about Studio-C presents 'Sherman's March'
Cornelius Outdoor Cinema Series CORNELIUS – The town’s Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture Department announces its August showings for the 2015 Cornelius Outdoor Cinema Series. • Aug. 15, “Get on Up: The James Brown Story,” Cornelius Town Hall Lawn • Aug. 19, “Guardians of the Galaxy,”… read more about Arts Briefs - Week of 8/6
CORNELIUS – Teenager Kat Bennett sits on a tall stool swinging her legs, looking bored as she taps away on her phone. But she lights up at the mention of a certain menu item at Jack’s Corner Tap. “My Spanish teacher said that the Philly Cheesesteak Egg Rolls changed her life,” Bennett said.… read more about Don’t miss the egg rolls at Jack’s Corner Tap
HUNTERSVILLE – As the summer comes to a close, Carolina Raptor Center’s Thursday night summer series, Eats, Beaks and Brews, will take place Aug. 6 and 13 at Charlotte’s largest nature preserve. “Eats, Beaks and Brews is an unconventional event where guests can see the Carolina Raptor Center… read more about Enjoy birds and local brews
August 7 Outdoor concert What: Enjoy live music on the green from the Charlotte-based Jon Benson Band When: 7-9 p.m. Where: The green at Birkdale Village, Huntersville Details: www.birkdalevillage.net White Nights What: An open art festival for children ages 4-10.… read more about Herald Weekly Calendar – Week of Aug. 7-13
Blue Monday What: Lizette and the boys from Blue Monday will be rocking out your favorite sounds of the 80’s When: 10:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.Aug. 8 Where: Rusty Rudder, 20210 Henderson Road, Suite 101, Cornelius Details: www.lakenorman.therustyrudder.net Shana Blake & Rodney… read more about Music Lounge – Aug. 7-13
DAVIDSON – Residents are invited to watch the Davidson Community Players’ production, “Don’t Cry for Me, Margaret Mitchell,” throughout the month of October. The comedy, directed by Vito Abate, is the biggest movie of all time that includes a producer, director and actors but no script. Set… read more about DCP presents 'Don’t Cry for Me, Margaret Mitchell'
Using the 'Comment' feature, let us know what it is you like about living in the Lake Norman region. Is it the relaxing by the lake? The boats? The parks? The restaurants? We want to hear your thoughts! read more about What do you like most about Lake Norman?
Café Elie to hold art exhibition CORNELIUS – Café Elie will host The Main Street Art Exhibition featuring work by local artists. The opening reception is from 6-9 p.m. Aug. 7 at the business, 20700 N. Main St., Suite 110. Café Elie is an art studio and coffee house in downtown Cornelius… read more about Arts Briefs - Week of July 30
July 30 Eats, Beaks and Brews What: Enjoy a D9 Brewery tasting, listen to Michael Earle's music, choose your favorites from New Wrap Order food truck and learn about raptors during Raptor 101. When: 6-8 p.m. Where: Carolina Raptor Center, 6000 Sample Road, Huntersville. Details:… read more about Herald Weekly Calendar – Week of 7/30
Health departments in Mecklenburg, Iredell and Lincoln counties inspected the following restaurants and food-service establishments July 20-24. Huntersville • Burger King, 16800 Caldwell Creek Drive – 99 • Earth Fare Deli, 14021 Boren St. – 96.5 • Harris Teeter, 9759 Sam Furr Road… read more about How local restaurants fared in health inspections - Week of 7/30
CORNELIUS – Brian Fay has merged his passions for beer, wine and food to create a pub-like nirvana called The Cork and Cask. The restaurant manages to hit the perfect fusion of man-cave and trendy wine bar. While 80s movies play on the televisions and Cubs memorabilia line the walls, there are… read more about It feels like home – with more to drink
Delta Fire What: Ray Tyson, Kelly Thurston, Bill Carroll and Michael Costa perform 80s rock, classic rock, folk, pop, R&B, country, 90s, blues and funk. When: 9-11:30 p.m. July 31 Where: 202 North Main Details: www.202wines.com Brother Gravity What: Enjoy a glass of wine… read more about Music Lounge - Week of 7/30
CORNELIUS – May the force be with youth this summer as they explore the Star Wars legacy at the Cornelius Arts Center. The center at 19725 Oak St. offers a Jedi Arts camp 1:30-4:30 p.m. Aug. 10-14 for girls and boys ages 5-8 with instructor John DeKemper who has been involved in local summer… read more about Return of the Jedi Arts
DAVIDSON – Sanctuary of Davidson seeks artists, musicians and people for children’s entertainment for the Downtown Davidson Arts Festival. The event returns 5-8 p.m., Sept. 19. Participation for the festival is $25 for a 10-foot-by-12-foot space. All artists must be present at their booth… read more about Davidson gallery calls for artists