ReStore, ReStyle design challenge adds elegance to rooms

MOORESVILLE – Move over, Ty Pennington. There’s a new decorating team in town. 

Mooresville’s Habitat for Humanity ReStore will host its third annual fundraising design challenge May 17.

Come out to the shop, located at 121 Norman Station Blvd., and see who wins the title of ultimate interior decorator.

Eight designers from around the lake will compete for your vote to see who can produce the most creatively repurposed 10’ x 10’ room using only donated ReStore items.

Contestants and their projects include:

• Crystal Clark’s girl’s bedroom

• Andrea Hartley’s wedding reception room

• Trevor and Kerri Morrical’s family play room

• Anna Miller’s baby nursery

• Kerrie Boys’ man cave

• Karen Adams’ office

• Flavia Lovatelli, Chris McIntosh and Marynel Watters’ living room

• Gretchen Earnshaw’s patio space

Advance tickets cost $15 and can be bought at They cost $20 at the door, which will open at 6:30 p.m.

All proceeds from the fundraiser go directly to Our Towns Habitat for Humanity.

For more information about the contest, contact Amy Williamson at 704-808-1529.

Chuckleheads’ comedy improv show comes to the lake

CORNELIUS – The old saying goes that laughter is the best medicine.

The Charlotte improvisational theater group, The Chuckleheads, return to the lake with the their “Mother of All Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza” show May 11 at 8 p.m. at The Warehouse Performing Arts Center, located at 9216-A Westmoreland Road.

In the spirit of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” the show features musical games and activities, game show elements and lots of audience participation.

Doors open at 7 p.m., and drinks are available before and after the performance. Mother’s Day-themed prizes will be raffled off as a fundraiser.

Tickets cost $10 when bought in advance at or by calling Scott Pacitii at 704-301-1564. They cost $15 at the door. 

Get a reading at the spring psychic fair

CORNELIUS – This spring’s psychic fair promises three f’s as part of its slogan: food, fun and fortune telling.

Hosted by Just Baked Cupcakes and Coffee House and Linda Thunberg, owner of Transpersonal Power, nine psychics from the Lake Norman and Charlotte areas including clairvoyants, spirit mediators, medical intuitives, mediums, palm, aura and tarot readers will offer 15-minute readings for $25.  

Thunberg is a certified master transpersonal hypnotherapist and life coach. She belongs to the Edgar Cayce Association of Research and Enlightenment and has studied metaphysics for more than 20 years. 

Fair vendors will sell jewelry, paintings, stones and other metaphysical gifts, along with fresh-baked snacks and drinks. 

The fair runs from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 11 at Just Baked Cupcakes and Coffee House, 19901 S. Main St., Suite 4F.

Details: Contact Thunberg at 704-237-3561 or