Rural Hill Food Truck Rally serves up beer, bluegrass

HUNTERSVILLE – The Rural Hill Food Truck Rally will feature live music by Asheville bluegrass band Sanctum Sully, with North Carolina craft beer and wine available to buy.

The event will include a children’s zone, corn hole, hayrides around the property (fee applies), hiking, local merchants and living history experiences. 

The rally will be held 5:30-9:30 p.m. July 18 at Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Road. Admission is free, but food pricing will vary per truck. Parking costs $5.

“We have more than 15 of the Charlotte area's best food trucks set to be on site for the rally, and the list grows daily,” Executive Director Jeff Fissel said. “Where else can you select from your favorite trucks while listening to live music and sipping on some of the best North Carolina brews and wines offered?” 



Theater group sets crowd records with ‘42nd Street’

DAVIDSON – Davidson Community Players’ “42nd Street,” which ran June 19-28, broke attendance records set in 2012 by “Crazy For You.”

More than 4,400 people swarmed into town to see the production of “42nd Street.”

“42nd Street” featured more than 40 performers from around the Lake Norman region supported by over 100 volunteers.

“The Players are an integral part of the quality of life in Davidson,” Mayor John Woods said. “In addition, the Players play a very important role in the economic health of our community, attracting a regional audience who comes to Davidson for productions and finds great dining, shopping and a warm welcome to return anytime!”


Movies@McGuire series features two outdoor screenings

HUNTERSVILLE – The EnergyExplorium at McGuire Nuclear Station will screen two movies this season outside on its lawn. 

The venue will show “Rio 2” at 8:45 p.m. July 25 and “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” at 8:20 p.m. Aug. 15

Boaters may anchor in the cove at the southern tip of Lake Norman to enjoy the free movies. Guests are encouraged to pack a picnic. Refreshments will be available to buy. Admission and parking are free.

Details: or 980-875-5600.