Relay for Life of Huntersville and Cornelius
Support those in the community who are battling or lost their lives to cancer in this all-night fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. The event will include entertainment as fundraising teams walk around the track.
When: 6 p.m.
Where: Bailey Road Park, 11536 Bailey Road, Cornelius
Movies in the Park
Radiant Life’s Movies In The Park Huntersville presents a free family night of entertainment featuring the Disney film “Frozen” displayed on a 20-by-25-foot outdoor screen with a concert-grade sound system. The church will provide free drinks, popcorn and give-a-ways. Pre-movie entertainment for children, includes face painting, tattoos, balloon animals and games.
When: The park opens at 6 p.m. The movie starts at dusk May 2
Where: North Mecklenburg Park, 16131 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville
The 43rd annual event celebrates community services achievement of citizens. Nonprofits and community groups will have booths with games and activities.
When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Village Green at the corner of Main Street and Concord Road in Davidson
School of Rock Funfest
School of Rock Charlotte will perform songs from current Top 40 hits. Ricky Calud-Ellis, winner of Lake Norman Has Talent, will also perform. The festival includes inflatables, arts and craft activities, face painting, a balloon artist, interactive games and concessions.
Where: 5-8 p.m.
When: Bailey Road Park, 11536 Bailey Road, Cornelius
The Lake Norman Bags and Brews Festival
The festival features music Noah Guthrie and High Wire, a sanctioned corn hole tournament and beer vendors including Mother Earth Brewing, Big Boss, The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, Olde Hickory Brewery, Appalachian Mountain Brewery, Lagunitas Brewing, Lonerider, Natty Greene's and Aviator Brewing Company. Registration for the corn hole tournament will be held prior to the festival 8-10 a.m. The festival supports the Captain Mark McDowell Memorial Foundation.
When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Mooresville Town Square, 125 Town Square Circle, Mooreville.
World War II Re-enactment
Experience the D-Day invasion of France! Latta Plantation will be transformed into a French farm and the battle that will take place each day will be a representation of what happened after the Allied forces landed on the beach and pushed inland.
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 3 and 1-5 p.m. May 4
Where: Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville
Spring Fashion Show
The L.A. Studio for Fashion and Modeling hosts a spring fashion show to benefit Little Smiles NC, a nonprofit that provides toys, games, DVDs, computers, VIP outings and celebrity meet and greets to children in hospitals, hospices and shelters. The fashion show will feature “high tea” and requests formal dress attire. Clothes from Chico’s and Peek A Boo Couture N.C. will be modeled. Admission costs $30 for adults and $13 for children under 13.
When: 3-5:30 p.m.
Where: The Pearl, 19501 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius
ReStore ReStyle Design Challenge
Eight designers decorate rooms with donated household items in this fundraiser for Our Towns Habitat for Humanity. Advance tickets cost $25 and include heavy hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine and an opportunity to shop from the rooms early.
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Mooresville ReStore, 121 Norman Station Blvd., Mooresville
May 3 and 4
Children learn about ultraviolet rays and sun exposure. Admission costs $8.
When: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. May 3 and 2 p.m. May 4
Where: Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville
Details: www.discoveryplacekids.org or 704-372-6261 ext. 300.
Paws to Read
Children, ages 3-11, improve their literacy skills and confidence by reading to a therapy dog.
When: 4 p.m.
Where: Davidson Branch Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson
Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.
The North County Regional Library Teen Advisory Council meets to help with the library, get community service hours and meet new friends.
When: 5:30 p.m.
Where: North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville
Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.