The Herald Weekly is holding a Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse contest! Win 4 free tickets to enjoy the show based off the book series Jan. 23- Feb. 15 plus a gift certificate to Brixx Pizza. Check today's Herald pg. 32 for contest details or to enter, fill out the form at… read more about Sign Up For Our Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse Contest!
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HUNTERSVILLE – Only humans can complete a 5K race? Think again. Even the dogs need their exercise. Huntersville Parks and Recreation will hold the Lake Norman UberDog 5K-9 and ¼ Mile Doggie Dash March 15 at 1 p.m. at North Mecklenburg Park, located at 16131 Old Statesville Road. The event is… read more about Lake Norman holds a 5K...for the dogs
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Kids crave cake pops, especially ones in the shape of a Christmas tree. Cake pops are fun and easy to eat. Not enough to fill, but perfect for an afternoon snack or evening party favor. Indulge in a cake pop that consists of a smooth, gooey middle "caked" with hardened icing and… read more about 8- Christmas Tree Cake Pops
Calling all those with a sweet tooth. This holiday dessert will leave you speechless. It's mouth-watering and mmm-inducing. PREVIOUS NEXT read more about 9- White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake
HUNTERSVILLE – The town's own “Clark Griswold” from the movie, "Christmas Vacation", has done it again, converting his house into a spectacular display of Christmas lights. Resident Eric Greenwald and his wife Kristen are in their fourth season running an animated Christmas light display. The… read more about Christmas lights support 'A Child's Place'
DAVIDSON – Dance Davidson is proud to present its new production of “Babes In Toyland” as it celebrates its 30th anniversary Dec. 21 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Families with children, starting at age 3, to grandparents can enjoy the performance that takes place at Davidson College’s Duke Family… read more about Dance Davidson presents 'Babes in Toyland'
HUNTERSVILLE – K-4 students from Thunderbird Preparatory Academy recently caroled several holiday classics at Great Wolf Lodge in Concord. Parents who attended enjoyed watching the performance as their children sang the traditional carols, “Silent Night”, “Frosty the Snowman”, “12 Days of… read more about TPA carolers perform at Great Wolf Lodge
DAVIDSON – Elves from Woodlawn School Class of 2015 have packed up care packages with “good luck on finals” essentials. Some of these items include encouraging notes, junk food, candy, ramen noodles and Pop-Tarts. The boxes will be shipped to Woodlawn’s Class of 2014 alumni in time for their… read more about Woodlawn elves prepare care packages for alumni
Lake Norman offers plenty of holiday-themed events within the next month. Heard of others? Let us know about them by emailing email@example.com. Dec. 4-6: Nativity Festival HUNTERSVILLE – The seventh annual Community Nativity Festival features performances 6-8:30 p.m.… read more about 29 ways to celebrate the holidays
Polar Bear Ride includes two races DAVIDSON – The Rocky River Road Club sponsors the 17th annual Polar Bear Ride, which includes the half- and full-metric century bicycle rides, at 10 a.m. Jan. 10 at Ingersoll Rand, 800 Beaty St. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. Registration costs $25 in… read more about Arts Briefs - Week of 12/4
CORNELIUS – For the second year in a row, the Academy of Dance and Fine Arts will donate the proceeds from its Nutcracker Ballet benefit performance to Ace & TJ’s Grin Kids. Jamie Woods, head of the Nutcracker committee, said the academy raised about $10,000 last year for the organization that… read more about Ballet raises money for terminally ill children
(Courtesy of the Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce) Dec. 5: Holiday Show The Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce hosts a Holiday Show & Christmas Bazaar 2-8 p.m. at the Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville. Details: 704-664-3898. Dec.… read more about Herald Weekly Calendar - Week of 12/04
Health departments in Iredell, Lincoln and Mecklenburg counties inspected the following restaurants Nov. 21-27: Cornelius • Asiana Fusion Sushi, 20601 Torrence Chapel Road – 95 • Jack’s Corner Tap, 8301 Magnolia Estates Drive – 95.5 Huntersville • Country Inn & Suites,… read more about How restaurants fared in health inspections - Week of 12/4
Your source for Lake Norman performances Friday, Dec. 5 • 202 North Main Fine Wines – Covering Carolina • Harvey's (Huntersville) – Tim Cook Band Duo • MoJo’s Grill and Pub – Mitch Hayes • The Bathtub Gin – The Fustics • The Rusty Rudder – Mr. Pink Saturday, Dec.… read more about Music Lounge - Week of 12/4
CORNELIUS – Nick Lyssikatos knows a little something about the restaurant business. He has owned and operated the venerable Brick House Tavern in Davidson since 2002. His parents had run smaller restaurants in his home state of New Jersey, so he grew up in the business. Lyssikatos’s latest… read more about Port City Club thinks big without missing details
HUNTERSVILLE – Harvey’s Bar and Grill is hosting its first annual Holiday Sip & Shop Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. The event will include holiday shopping, door prizes, a wine cash bar with signature cocktails and festive desserts. Vendors include Beads by Design, Cards by Kari, Garden District… read more about Harvey's hosts Holiday Sip & Shop
HUNTERSVILLE – Nicknamed Santa’s Master Carver, skilled artisan Matt Hatley will demonstrate and display his Christmas craftsmanship during a Christmas Wood Carving Show. The show takes place Dec. 6 from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. at Garden Grove located at 16008 Old Statesville Road. Hatley has an… read more about Artisan demonstrates Christmas carvings at show
DAVIDSON – The town of Davidson invites residents to the Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in Charlotte Feb. 4-15, 2015 to enjoy the award-winning production and largest production now on tour, "The Phantom of the Opera". Guests can see the phantom up-close from orchestra… read more about Phantom of the Opera comes to Belk Theater
BJ's Wholesale Club and Sam's Club are two stores in the Lake Norman area that allow you to buy more for less. Consider buying a particular product in bulk so that you can distribute gifts to multiple people at once. Shopping in this way will save you time, money and stress. No more spending time… read more about 10- Buy in Bulk
You have a long list this Christmas and you just can't afford to buy your best friend her favorite eye liner from Sephora. But you do know the kind of pie she enjoys and maybe you have some extra construction paper laying around! Pick up some main ingredients from the store and get to baking!… read more about 2- A Gift From the Heart
Holiday shopping is exciting, but you can't spend all of this month's paycheck. The inevitable bills and additional expenses will not go away. Try setting a budget and sticking to it when purchasing holiday gifts. Only spend the amount of money you set aside. Don't go overboard. PREVIOUS NEXT read more about 3- Set a budget