Feb. 27

• SPRING PLAY: The Davidson College Department of Theatre holds its second spring play, “In Real Life” by Robert Sandberg, at 7 p.m. at Barber Theatre, 310 N. Main St., Davidson. The performance explores cyber-bullying and its consequences. It’s appropriate for ages 13 and older. Admission costs $5. Details: 704-894-2361.

• LIVE MUSIC: Billy Jones and The Pocket performs live music 8-11 p.m. at Summit Coffee, 128 S. Main St., Davidson. Admission is free. Details: www.summitcoffee.com or 704-895-9090.

 

Feb. 28

• BLOOD DRIVE: The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas hosts a blood drive 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Hough High School, 12420 Bailey Road, Cornelius. Details: www.carolinadonor.org or 704-972-4700.

• SPRING PLAY: The Davidson College Department of Theatre holds its second spring play, “In Real Life” by Robert Sandberg, at 5 and 7:30 p.m. at Barber Theatre, 310 N. Main St., Davidson. The performance explores cyber-bullying and its consequences. It’s appropriate for ages 13 and older. Admission costs $5. Details: 704-894-2361.

• MUSICAL MINDS: Cannon School senior Rachael Dyl hosts An Evening with the Beatles, featuring music, food, drinks, art and a live auction, 7-10 p.m. at the River Run Country Club Ballroom, 19125 River Falls Drive, Davidson. The event benefits Musical Minds. Admission costs $54. Details: www.musicalmindsnc.org or 704-892-8170.

• LIVE MUSIC: Rusty Knox performs live music 8-11 p.m. at Summit Coffee, 128 S. Main St., Davidson. Admission is free. Details: www.summitcoffee.com or 704-895-9090.

• LIVE MUSIC: Early Ray performs live music 10:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. at The Rusty Rudder, 20210 Henderson Road, Cornelius. Details: hwww.therustyrudder.net or 704-892-9195.

March 1

• RUN TOO OVERCOME: Run TOO Overcome holds a 10K, 5K, a 5K fun run and a fun run for kids beginning at 9 a.m. at the Davidson Green in Davidson. The event supports those who meet the needs of the special needs community. Race-day registration is available. Registration costs $40 for 10K, $30 for timed 5K, $25 for 5K fun-run and $15 for fun-run for kids.

• ARTISAN EVENT: Learn about 19th century skills as you watch open-hearth cooking, fiber and blacksmithing demonstrations 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville. Admission costs $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, $6 for students and free for ages 5 and younger. Details: www.lattaplantation.org or 704-875-2312.

DR. SEUSS DAY: Celebrate Dr. Seuss with fun stories, activities and art at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville. Admission costs $8. Details: www.discoveryplacekids.org or 704-372-6261 ext. 300. 

• AMRSTRONG LIE: The Studio-C Cinema presents “The Armstrong Lie,” a film about the journey of Lance Armstrong at 7 p.m. at the Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. for a reception with refreshments. A discussion will follow the screening. Admission costs $8 for residents, $9 for others. Details: www.studioccinema.com or Robert Maier, 704-996-7724.

• RHYTHM AND BREWS: Pat’s Place Child Advocacy Center holds its inaugural Rhythm and Brews Fundraiser 7-10 p.m. at The Pearl, 19501 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. The event features craft beers and live music from the Holdouts. Admission costs $75. Details: www.patsplacecac.org/RB or 704-335-2760.

• LIVE MUSIC: Greivous Angels performs live music 8-11 p.m. at Summit Coffee, 128 S. Main St., Davidson. Admission costs $10. Details: www.summitcoffee.com or 704-895-9090.

• LIVE MUSIC: Burning Bright performs live music 10:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. at The Rusty Rudder, 20210 Henderson Road, Cornelius. Details: www.therustyrudder.net or 704-892-9195.

 

March 2

• ARTISAN EVENT: Learn about 19th century skills as you watch open-hearth cooking, fiber and blacksmithing demonstrations 1-4 p.m. at Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville. Admission costs $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, $6 for students and free for ages 5 and younger. Details: www.lattaplantation.org or 704-875-2312.

DR. SEUSS DAY: Celebrate Dr. Seuss with fun stories, activities and art at 2 p.m. at Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville. Admission costs $8. Details: www.discoveryplacekids.org or 704-372-6261 ext. 300. 

 

March 4

• HORTICULTURAL SYMPOSIUM: The 30th anniversary of the Davidson Horticultural Symposium takes place 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Davidson College Knobloch Campus Center. Details: www.davidsonsymposium.org.

MARDI GRAS: Make festive masks 11 a.m.-noon or 2-3 p.m. at Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville. Admission costs $8. Details: www.discoveryplacekids.org or 704-372-6261 ext. 300. 

COMEDY SHOW: Craig Carmean and Ben Jones perform at 8 p.m. at the Lake Norman Comedy Zone, 17044 Kenton Drive, Cornelius. Tickets cost $10. The show is for ages 21 and older. Details: www.discoveryplacekids.org or 704-372-6261 ext. 300. 

 

March 5

• SOCIAL HOUR: Seniors spend the morning in a relaxing and social environment, meeting old and new friends, playing table tennis, drinking coffee, playing games and reading newspapers at 9 a.m. at Davidson Parks and Recreation, 865 South St., Davidson. Details: 704-892-3349.

WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS: Listen to the story of the “The Zax” and participate in a follow-up activity at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville. Admission costs $8. Details: www.discoveryplacekids.org or 704-372-6261 ext. 300.

 

March 7

• ART CRAWL: The Downtown Davidson Art Crawl takes place 6-9 p.m. from Summit Coffee to just past the Davidson Post Office in Davidson.

• OPENING RECEPTION: Cornelius Arts Center hosts an opening reception for environmental artist Bryant Holsenbeck’s latest exhibit, “Markers of our Lives: A Community Mandala Project,” 6:30-9 p.m. at the center, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius. Details: www.cornelius.org/parc or 704-896-8823.

• SCOTCH DINNER: Rural Hill hosts a Scotch Dinner featuring an exclusive four-course meal paired with the finest scotches from The Macallan and Highland Park at 7 p.m. at the historic site, 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville. The dinner costs $65. Details: www.ruralhill.net or 704-875-3113.

 BUSINESS EXPO: The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce presents its 2014 Business Expo 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Davidson College’s Baker Sports Complex, 200 Baker Drive, Davidson. Admission is free. Spectators can engage with local companies. Details: www.lakenormanchamber.org.

 

March 8

ST. PATRICK’S PARADE: The Mooresville Downtown Commission holds its annual Saint Patrick’s Day parade at 3 p.m. at Main Street and Iredell Avenue in Mooresville. The parade will run south on Main Street and end at Center Avenue. Details: info@downtownmooresville.com.