Fox & Hound in Birkdale just finished their new renovations and we LOVE the new décor and especially the new layout. Gone are the Bar and Back Room tables and IN with super long high tops that are perfect for socializing and meeting new folks. Fox and Hound was packed with patrons and the Charity Buffet was a HUGE success as well. Special Thanks to our friends at Fox and Hound for inviting us out - we'll definitely be back and we bet you will too! Photos by Nate and Courtney.
Jammin for Critters held their fundraiser at Bit O Luck Equine Rescue and they had live Music and tons of Family Fun! There was a silent auction, BBQ Lunch, Raffle, Cash Bar and more - all proceeds went to benefit this great cause. For more information about how you can become involved please visit www.bitoluck.org. Photos by Will McMurray/VMG.
The 40th Carolina Balloonfest occurred this past weekend at Statesville Regional Airport. The CROWDS were so huge that most patrons had to be shuttled in from the Iredell County Fairgrounds. If you haven't attended a Balloon Launch - mark your calendars for next year - this is one unique event that you don't want to miss - pictures can't do this event the justice it deserves. Photography by Patrick Nicholoson.
The weather was a lot better than the game result at Davidson College’s homecoming against Marist on Oct. 19. The Wildcats lost 42-18 and fell to 0-7 on the season. Photos of the Action, Fans, Homecoming Court, and Event Overall. Photos by Will McMurray/VMG.
North Mecklenburg High improved to 4-4 – more victories than it won in 2012 and 2011 combined – when it beat Concord Robinson 30-14 in a MECKA 4A conference game on Oct. 18. Lots of photos of the Fans, Students, and Event. Photos by June Sadler.
Community School of Davidson snapped a five-game losing streak with a 9-7 win against Thomas Jefferson Academy on Oct. 18 at Hopewell High. The Spartans moved into second place in the Southern Piedmont 1A conference. Photos of the Action, Fans, and Homecoming Court. Photos by Patrick Nicholson
The 1st Annual MVK's Bachelor/Bachelorette Auction was a great success! The proceeds went to benefit the "Most Valuable Kids of Charlotte Metro", a nonprofit organization providing underserved children access to live sporting sporting events and entertainment through ticket donations. Special thanks to Harvey's Bar and Grill of Cornelius for Hosting this event. For more information how you can become involved with this organization visit www.mostvaluablekids.org. Photos by Courtney Parlier.
PHotos from the Lake Norman Chamber Salute Salute to North Mecklenburg Public Safety Officers and Volunteers. The luncheon was held at the Peninsula Yacht Club. We want to send a Special Thanks from Lake Norman Publications to all these fine Public Safety Officers - Your service is appreciated. Photos by Patrick Nicholson.
The Peninsula recently renovated their ground floor event facility and it's been remodeled perfectly for large events now. The Peninsula's Annual Business After Hours is typically one of the most attended After Hours of the year and this was no exception. Special thanks to the Peninsula for providing not only the venue but also the excellent appetizers and drinks. For More information about Peninsula Club Membership click on their homepage.
Lake Norman Lucky Cats hosted their FREE PawBrokers Party at Waterford Hall (Upstairs of at the Galway Hooker). This is a national event in honor of National Feral Cat Dat. Paw Brokers concept is very simple - donate your unused jewelry, and purchase new (donated) jewelry at their parties. 100% of the Proceeds go to LKN Lucky Cat. For more information about how you can help support this great cause contact Robin Byrd - email@example.com.
Port City Club has been operating in unadvertised “Soft Opening mode” for the past week. We would like to thank all of our customers, friends, neighbors and fans for visiting us and critiquing their experience at Port City Club. Many have expressed that they have really enjoyed the creative food selections and the remodeling of the building. With the tremendous response to our soft opening, we apologize for some of the longer than usual wait times. We are still training servers and staff as they take care of customers. We are addressing these problem areas and plan to stay in “Soft Opening mode” until they are solved. We STILL NEED TO HIRE about 50 people - APPLICATIONS in person from 12 – 4pm EXPERIENCED SERVERS, BARTENDERS, BUSERS and LINE COOKS with good customer service.
One of the best Charity Events we've been to in a long time. Special thanks to the Rotary Club of Lake Norman for Putting on this Spectacular event. Extra Special Thanks to Novant Health care for presenting this event. Photos of Patrons, Auction Items, Heart Felt Speeches, and the Event Overall. Photos by Patrick Nicholson.
The National White Water Center held it's River Jam Concert Series Finale for 2013 this past Saturday Oct 12th. Don't worry - the White Water Center is OPEN YEAR ROUND - With over 24 activities, a restaurant, live music shows and events, we’ve deemed this the perfect playground for both children and adults - Recess is back. Photos by Kato Ibeto.
Trails for Tails is a major fundraising event benefitting Road To Home Canine Refuge and Great Dane Friends of Ruff Love that helps with the costs associated for the care of rescued dogs while looking for loving homes. The event featured not only a 5K but also a 1-mile Dog Walk for dogs and their humans. STAY TUNED to the HuntersvilleHerald.com Online Calendar to make sure you don't miss these fun events! The Herald Online Calendar is your source for What's happening around the Lake Norman Area. Photos by Courtney Parlier.
The "Weekly" photographer made it down to BLOCtoberfest (BLOC = Business Leaders of Charlotte) to capture the fun filled festivities of our Local Business Leaders. A great turnout for a great event. Watch the Herald Calendar for Daily activities you just might not be aware of... we do our best to keep the calendar full of great activities to attend around town. Photos by Patrick Nicholson.
Photos from our Weekend at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. We hit the track on Thursday and took pics all weekend. Our "Weekly" photographer captured the weekend activities including prepping and racing of both Nationwide and Sprint series teams. Photos by Melissa Gute.
Hough High’s six-game winning streak ended in a 38-21 loss at Mallard Creek. The Huskies fell behind early and didn’t recover. Photos primarily of the Fans... more action shots coming again next week. Photos by Courtney Parlier.
Hopewell High beat rival North Meckenburg 47-34 in the “Shield of Victory” game, the seventh straight year the Titans have kept the shiny shield as the prize. Hopewell’s Dimitris Camp ran for six touchdowns. Photos of the Action, Fans, and Shield Celebration! Photos by Kato Ibeto.
The Cork and Cask is the Newest Bar/Eatery to hit Cornelius and they are off to an incredible start. We dropped by for the Ribbon Cutting, and had an excellent time meeting new people and learning about how the Cork and Cask is filling a need that hasn't been filled here at the lake. Casual, Comfortable, and Convenient right next to 131 Main/People's Bank. If you haven't had a chance to check them out... don't waste any more time. Their wine, beer, and food selection has something to please every palette. We'll see you at the Cork and Cask!
Elements 4 Life (An indoor/outdoor furnishings shop) presented a night filled with AMAZING local artists and business' that collectively created an unforgettable night in celebration of the new fall season. Elements 4 Life is a little off the beaten path but if you are in the process or are thinking about Casual Lifestyle Decorations for either indoor or outdoors - Elements 4 Life should definitely be included as one of your shopping destinations. Special thanks to all the Sponsors and People who showed up to make this a great event. Click on Elements 4 Life Homepage for more information. Photos by Roger Benskin.
The Knights slipped to 0-2 in Big South 2A/3A conference games with a home loss Oct. 4. Photos of the Action, Fans, and Overall Event. The SAME photos are posted under East Gaston's Account - so same pictures two different albums. Photos by Melissa Gute.
The unbeaten Huskies (6-0) set a school record for points in a lopsided MECKA 4A conference game Oct. 4. Look for our photographer next week at Mallard Creek! We're expecting record attendance for this game and our Photog will be there to capture the Community in ACTION. Photos by Patrick Nicholson.
East Gaston showed up to PLAY and The Knights slipped to 0-2 in Big South 2A/3A conference games with a home loss Oct. 4. Photos of the Action, Fans, and Overall Event. The SAME photos are posted under East Gaston's Account - so same pictures two different albums. Photos by Melissa Gute.
Denver Days 2013 was back and bigger than ever! ALL net proceeds from vendors, advertisers, sponsors and a percentage of the rides will be earmarked for construction of the planned "East Lincoln Rescue Park". Location: Corner of St. James Church Road and Highway 16. So special thanks to all the patrons who showed up in to support this much needed construction. Photos by Courtney Parlier.
Rural Hill Held their Annual Food Truck Rally from 5:30-9:30pm - More than 20 food and misc vendors were on site to make sure your bellies were full, and there were TONS of children's activities such as hayrides, bounce houses, and more. Live Entertainment kept the crowd entertained while they enjoyed this wonderful evening at Rural Hill. Stay up to date with what's happening around town by watching the Herald Weekly Community Calendar - we update daily.