April 28 Warehouse drama What: “Constellations” is a two-character drama where science and romance collide. When: 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays Where: Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216-A Westmoreland Drive, Cornelius Details: $20 for adults, $15 for students and… read more about Calendar - Week of 4/29
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DENVER – The beautiful bagel has a rich history in terms of production. Bagel bakers actually unionized back in the 1900s in order to preserve the profession and the quality. However, in the 1960s, industrialized bagel assembly began to take over and actual hand-rolled bagels became mostly a thing… read more about Get that Northern deli experience at My Brothers Bagel
CORNELIUS – Throughout the winter months of 2015, artist Ingrid Erickson sat bundled up in her hat and coat and sketched the birds of Huntersville’s Carolina Raptor Center as a basis for a new art project. Her year’s worth of research and observation of the raptors and their characteristics were… read more about Exhibit shows beauty in raptors
April 22 Crochet group What: The knit crochet group at the North Meck Senior Center lets you work on your own project or something for outreach. When: 10 a.m. Where: North Mecklenburg Senior Center, 102 Gilead Road, Huntersville Details: Bring your own needles;… read more about Calendar – Week of 4/22
MOORESVILLE – As a phoenix rises from the ashes, so did the recently renamed restaurant run by husband and wife team Khoa and Lisa Nguyen. Well, not exactly from the ashes, as the previous restaurant, Chopstix Thai, was also run by the couple and doing quite well. • Phoenix Thai and Japanese… read more about Asian restaurant reborn as Phoenix
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Health departments in Mecklenburg, Iredell and Lincoln counties inspected the following restaurants and food-service establishments July 13-19. Huntersville • Arnie’s Tavern, 16500 Birkdale Commons Pkwy. – 96.5 • Barnes and Noble Café, 8725 Townley Road – 99 • Coral Sushi, 9525… read more about How restaurants fared in health inspections – Week of 7/24
7/24 202 North Main – Danny Wicker and Mel Jones Mickey and Mooch – David Shoff & Guest Mojo’s Grill and Pub – TOM Rusty Rudder – Audiophiles Summit Coffee – Rusty Knox 7/25 Corkscrew Wine Shoppe and Bar – Popular Tent Revival Mickey and Mooch –… read more about Music Lounge – Week of 7/24
CORNELIUS – Around 205 children enjoyed fishing, tubing, sliding and swimming July 18 during the 11th annual Big Day at the Lake. The event, founded by Cornelius resident, Dave Yochum, with the help of his friends, neighbors and local businesses, benefits the non-profit Big Brothers Big Sisters… read more about Big Day at the Lake a 'big' success
DAVIDSON – The Davidson Community Players’ The Connie Company presents its Teen Summer Stock Series production of “Almost Maine,” starring local, young adult talent between the ages 14 and 20. The play, directed by Sylvia Schnople, takes place on a cold, clear Friday night in the middle of… read more about Community Players presents ‘Almost, Maine’
DAVIDSON – The Davidson Community Players opened its summer comedy, “Don’t Dress for Dinner,” July 16 for the audience in the Duke Family Performance Hall at Davidson College, 207 Faculty Drive. Those in attendance laughed their heads off. The production, directed by Tim Ross, will run now… read more about DCP opens 'Don't Dress for Dinner'
MAC Poker Ride to benefit Ada Jenkins DAVIDSON – The Mooresville Area Cyclists will host a Poker Ride Aug. 1 for cyclists of all skill levels on the Ingersoll Rand corporate campus, 800 Beatty St. Cyclists will have the option to bike a metric half-century, 34 miles, or metric century, 62… read more about Arts Briefs – Week of 7/16
July 16 • RESUME WRITING: Adults learn to write better resumes from noon to 2:30 p.m. at Mitchell Community College, 219 N. Academy St., Mooresville. Details: 704-878-3235. • SENIOR BASKETBALL: Seniors play basketball at 3:30 p.m. at the East Lincoln Community Center, 8160 Optimist Club Road,… read more about Herald Weekly Calendar – Week of 7/16
Health departments in Mecklenburg, Iredell and Lincoln counties inspected the following restaurants, July 6-12: Cornelius • Fresh Chef, 20609 Torrence Chapel Road – 96.5 Huntersville • Chili’s Bar and Grill, 16633 Statesville Road – 97 • Fusion 108, 10010-A Rose Commons Drive –… read more about How restaurants fared in health inspections – Week of 7/16
CORNELIUS – When Madeline Baucom was growing up, she was often teased with the moniker Maddy’s Fatty. So naming her bakery with the insulting epithet felt like taking ownership of the hurtful memories. “I decided to take a negative and make it a positive,” said Baucom who opened the store with… read more about Maddy's Fatty's serves up fresh, tasty treats
7/16 Corkscrew Wine Shoppe and Bar – Acoustic Soul Rusty Rudder – Dugi B Summit Coffee – Summit Songwriter Showcase 7/17 202 North Main – Brandon Mann Corkscrew Wine Shoppe and Bar – The Archie Trio Hickory Tavern (Huntersville) – Vanilla Cornbread Mickey and Mooch –… read more about Music Lounge – Week of 7/16
CORNELIUS — Members of the Smithville community are jazzing up Saturday nights to bring residents together. The Cornelius Cultural Arts Group and the Smithville Community Coalition, in conjunction with several other area organizations, hosts the inaugural Old Town Jazz Festival, from 4 to 9 p.m.… read more about Old Town Jazz Festival unites Smithville, Cornelius
DAVIDSON – The North Carolina Baroque Orchestra will perform Aug. 2 a concert of baroque era music at Davidson College Presbyterian Church, 100 N. Main St. The period instrument orchestra of 25 players will feature baroque horns, flutes, oboes, strings and harpsichord in a program of Music for… read more about Orchestra to perform baroque music
CORNELIUS – Studio-C Cinema will feature July 28 the documentary, “12 O’Clock Boys,” during the Independent Film Night at The Warehouse PAC, 9216-A Westmoreland Ave. The film screening will take place at 7 p.m. and last 78-minutes long. The film is about Pug, a thirteen-year-old boy living on… read more about Studio-C presents ‘12 O’Clock Boys’ documentary
McGuire features ‘Home’ HUNTERSVILLE – The McGuire Nuclear Station will host a free, outdoor movie night on the lawn of the EnergyExplorium as part of its annual Movies@McGuire series. The movie, ‘Home,’ will begin at 8:50 p.m. July 10 and be shown on two large screens for viewing on land or… read more about Arts Briefs – Week of 7/9
Lots to do at the library Chris Tittel/Herald Weekly photo Aditi Wamorkar, 12, and Shreya Kumar, 11, work with librarian Angela Arnold to make friendship bracelets at the Cornelius branch of the Charlotte Mecklenburg library. The library has lots of weekly events for children and teens.… read more about Herald Weekly Calendar – Week of 7/9
Health departments in Mecklenburg, Iredell and Lincoln counties inspected the following restaurants, June 29-July 5: Cornelius • Kentucky Fried Chicken, 20220 W. Catawba Ave. — 97 • Publix produce, 8315 Magnolia Estates Drive — 99.5 • Publix seafood, 8315 Magnolia Estates Drive —… read more about How restaurants fared in health inspections – Week of 7/9
Tradition, family keep Mexican grill going strong CORNELIUS – Ahh, Sopa de Tortilla – familiarly known here in the U.S. as Chicken Tortilla Soup. This dish has become a mainstay on menus in places as varied as hamburger joints and pizza places. For the most part, the soup is served directly… read more about Made-to-order dishes set Zapata's apart
Your source for Lake Norman Performances 7/9 • Corkscrew Wine Shoppe and Bar – Brother Gravity • Rusty Rudder – Drew Skinner • Summit Coffee – Dane Page 7/10 • 202 North Main – Wally Germany and Dave Butler • Corkscrew Wine Shoppe and Bar – Kevin Brawley • Galway… read more about Music Lounge - Week of 7/9
DAVIDSON – The Community School of Davidson will continue its summer theatre presentations with "Carrie, the Musical." The production will run at 7 p.m. July 8, 9 and 12, 8 p.m. July 10 and 11 and 2 p.m. July 11 and 12 at CSD's ArtSpace, 404 Armour Street. The musical is based on Stephen… read more about CSD presents 'Carrie, The Musical'
CORNELIUS – The community is invited July 18 to Bella Love’s Standup Comedy Showcase, which features some of the area’s funniest up-and-coming comics in one fast-paced, side-splitting, hilarious evening. The event begins at 8 p.m. and takes place at Oak Street Mill located at 19725 Oak… read more about Bella Love hosts stand-up comedy showcase
HUNTERSVILLE – Chesterbrook Academy at Birkdale Village celebrated the Fourth of July holiday with a bike parade. Families decorated bikes, trikes and wagons to ride in the parade. Classes also made patriotic attire. Patriotic music played as parents, children and teachers rode and walked the… read more about Chesterbrook celebrates July 4th with parade
HUNTERSVILLE – The McGuire Nuclear Station will host July 10 a free, outdoor movie night on the lawn of the EnergyExplorium as part of its annual Movies@McGuire series. The movie, ‘Home,’ will begin at 8:50 p.m. and be shown on two, large screens perfect for viewing by land or boat. Those who… read more about McGuire features 'Home'
DAVIDSON – Space is still available for several summer camps going on around town. Parents, sign up your kids before it's too late. The list below includes the different summer camps available and the age range for each camp. Preschool Recreation: Princess Party - Age 4-6 GoGo Clay… read more about Register for Davidson summer camps
Tucked away in the depths of the Coulwood neighborhood of north Charlotte is a choice establishment run by wunderkind and seventh generation North Carolinian Chef Clark Barlowe. Heirloom restaurant is a shrine to North Carolina: the drinks, the floor, the ceilings, the tables, the wall… read more about Heirloom will make you proud to be in N.C.