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Upcoming events: Feb. 9-19

Show some love for ​homeless ​women in our community at the “Gal”entine’s Day ​party at Ice Martini Bar. Items being collected for homeless women include new underwear, feminine hygiene products, hair brushes, razors and deodorant. If you can’t make it tonight, drop donations

​off ​at Town H​all. Stop by the Cornelius Arts Center on Saturday to make some heart-happy crafts and celebrate all things love.
Thursday, Feb. 9
Susan Swicegood Boswell, North Carolina native and author of “The Long Way Home,” will discuss her work. 7 p.m. at Main Street Books in Davidson.
5-8 p.m. at the Give Back Boutique in Mooresville.
Lake Norman Charter School and Central Academy of Technology and Arts will present encore performances of their award-winning plays “That’s Not How I Remember It” and “BOAL.” 7 p.m. at Elevation Church in Cornelius.
Join other awesome ladies for drinks, light bites and socializing as we collect items for homeless women in Mecklenburg County. 5:30-9:30 p.m. at Ice Martini Bar in Huntersville. Drop-off locations will also be open through Feb. 15 at the town halls in Cornelius, Huntersville, Davidson and Mooresville.
Friday, Feb. 10
“Racism: Where Do We Go From Here?” Speakers are Nina Roosevelt Gibson, Shannon Sullivan and Vincent Huntley. Free. 7 p.m. at St. Therese Catholic Church in Mooresville. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.
Elegant four-course dinner and music aboard the Lady of the Lake. Feb. 10, 11, 12 and 14 at Queen’s Landing in Mooresville.
French film about an aspiring artist and his like-minded friend who hatch a plan to build a car and take a cross-country road trip. Feb. 10-12 at The Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius.
The Mooresville Community Children’s Theatre presents the Magic Tree House Collection’s “The Knight at Dawn.” Feb. 10-12 at the Charles Mack Citizen Center in Mooresville.
Annual non-juried show features a variety of works by 100 local artists. Now through March 24 at the Cornelius Arts Center.
2017 winter juried exhibit featuring local and regional artists will be open through Feb. 23 at the Mooresville Arts Depot.
Saturday, Feb. 11
Join us for Valentine’s Day card-making, arts and crafts, refreshments and more! Free. All ages welcome. 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Arts Center.
Discover the joy and magic of fairy houses! Storytelling, face painting, crafts, pony rides, more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Latta Plantation Nature Preserve in Huntersville.
Enjoy beautiful views along part of the Carolina Thread Trail system with an easy 4.8-mile hike. Register online. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Forney Creek Trail in Denver.
Enjoy pizza, door prizes and a motor coach tour to four local breweries. 10:45 a.m.-4:15 p.m. starting at D9 Brewery in Cornelius.
Author and humorist Jan McCanless. 2-4 p.m. at the Spencer Doll and Toy Museum.
The Jay Stone Singers will perform at 6 p.m. at Living Word Ministries in Lowesville.
The Hope House Foundation will host its annual fundraiser. Enjoy delicious food, jazz music, magic and a silent auction. 6:30 p.m. at NorthStone Country Club in Huntersville.
Sunday, Feb. 12
Meet writer Dana Wildsmith and enjoy live music by duo Atwater-Donnelly. 2 p.m. at Main Street Books in Davidson.
The Alexander Community Concert Series welcomes flutist Peter Bloom and pianist Mary Jane Rupert. Reception follows the concert. 3 p.m. at The Church of St. Peter by-the-Lake in Denver.
Associate concertmaster of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Joseph Meyer will present “Bach and Beyond.” 3 p.m. in Tyler-Tallman Hall at Davidson College.
Series of six workshops on textiles, photography, china, more. Advanced registration required. The first workshop is at 2 p.m. at the Iredell Museum in Statesville.
Monday, Feb. 13
Renowned surgeon and writer Dr. Atul Gawande will present “Being Mortal’s Villages: The Value of Community and Choice as We Grow Older.” NPR’s Robin Young will moderate the discussion, which will be simulcast at 5 p.m. at the Davidson Public Library.
Ben and Jerry’s and Main Street Books invite you to a celebration with chocolate, ice cream and books. Ladies, bring a gal friend and a book to swap. 7-8 p.m. at Main Street Books in Davidson.
Tuesday, Feb. 14
Re-enactors will tell the history of Valentine’s Day and present an original collection of Civil War-era cards. Enjoy themed games, crafts and dancing. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Historic Latta Plantation in Huntersville.
Participate in a variety of hands-on science experiments, engineering projects and math puzzles and create art using fuse beads. Ages 12-18. 6-7 p.m. at the Cornelius Branch Library.
Teens in grades 6-12 plan trips, dances, fundraisers and workshops for their peers. Meetings are held the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. 6:30 p.m. at Bailey Middle School in Cornelius.
Education and support for cancer survivors and their families. Group meets monthly. 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. in Community Rooms A and B at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center.
“The Wizard of Oz.” 7 p.m. at the Charles Mack Citizen Center in Mooresville.
Wednesday, Feb. 15
“Race in America” is a series of discussions sponsored by St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Huntersville. A panel discussion on white privilege will be held 6-7:30 p.m. at Ranson IB Middle School in Charlotte. The series concludes Feb. 22.
Thursday, Feb. 16
Free workshop will answer basic bookkeeping questions for new and prospective business owners. Pre-registration required. 6-9 p.m. at Mitchell Community College in Mooresville.
Craft for a cause as we make items to give away to the community, to improve the environment or to brighten someone’s life. Ages 12-18. 5:30-7 p.m. at the Davidson Public Library.
Friday, Feb. 17
Join us as we catch up on the new faces at Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville town halls and hear reports from the town managers. 8:30-10 a.m. at the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce in Cornelius.
Seniors, wear red and come enjoy food, fun and fellowship. 5:30-8 p.m. at the South Iredell Senior Center in Mooresville.
Breathtaking documentary about a 13-year-old girl who trains eagles in Kazakhstan. Feb. 17-19 at The Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius.
Saturday, Feb. 18
Children’s activities, memorabilia, performances and refreshments. Jan Blodgett and Marshall Lowery will speak. 1-3 p.m. at Cornelius Town Hall.
Feb. 18-19 at Historic Latta Plantation in Huntersville.
Contests, bonfires, live music, games, more. Noon-1:30 p.m. at the Lake Norman YMCA in Cornelius.
Chicago Reloaded will perform at 6:30 p.m. at the Charles Mack Citizen Center in Mooresville.
Experience the “Joy of Singing” as more than 200 singers from local high schools perform, joining the Davidson College choirs for a grand finale. 3 p.m. in Duke Family Performance Hall at Davidson College.
Sunday, Feb. 19

Music at St. Alban’s welcomes Margarita Nuller. The Russian-born pianist will perform favorites from Beethoven, Schumann and Chopin. 3 p.m. at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Davidson.


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One Response to “Upcoming events: Feb. 9-19”

  1. Just wanted to add another fun event for the family this weekend: Saturday, February 11, the North Mecklenburg Rotary Club has its Annual Pancake Breakfast at Bethel Presbyterian Church in Cornelius. Cost is only $10. You can get tickets at the doors, which open at 7:00 am. Hope to see you and your family there.

    Posted by Cathy Bentz | February 9, 2017, 2:30 pm

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