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Upcoming events: March 2-12

Find out who’s chunky, who’s creamy and who’s most creative Saturday at Davidson Housing Coalition’s Souper Bowl event. Ten favorite local restaurants, including Brickhouse Tavern, Mestizo and Kindred, will compete for honors as patrons enjoy not only soup but dessert, live music and a silent auction. Proceeds benefit the Hands Around Mecklenburg/Mooresville Making Emergency Repairs Safely (HAMMERS) program. And parents, don’t miss Dr. Seuss birthday party at the Cornelius LIbrary Thursday afternoon.​
Thursday, March 2
Davidson Community Players presents Tennessee Williams’s masterpiece about troubled former schoolteacher Blanche DuBois as she leaves small-town Mississippi and moves in with her sister and her husband in New Orleans. Feb. 23-March 12 at the Armour Street Theatre in Davidson.
Annual non-juried show features a variety of works by 100 local artists. Now through March 24 at the Cornelius Arts Center.
Adams and staff will meet monthly with constituents. Noon-2 p.m. at Davidson Town Hall.
Kids ages 5-11 invited for a story, craft, games and cake. Registration required. 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Cornelius Branch Library.
Friday, March 3
Join the Carolina Raptor Center for “Art as Environmental Activism.” Experience the “Keeping Watch on Habitat” exhibit and hear from a panel of artists and curators about how they use art to amplify their voices for causes they are passionate about. 7-9 UNC-Charlotte Center City.
Saturday, March 4
Pancakes, sausage and scrambled eggs. Free; donations accepted. 8-10 a.m. at Vanderburg United Methodist Church in Mooresville.
Free. 7:30-9:30 a.m. at Rocky Mount United Methodist Church in Mooresville.
The public is encouraged to bring documents such as obsolete tax documents, financial statements, cancelled checks, insurance documents, business records or any records that they want safely destroyed. Free. 9 a.m.-noon at Cornelius Town Hall.
North Carolina native W. D. Washburn will discuss his new book, “Yoga Pants, Minivans and Selfies.” 10 a.m.-noon at Main Street Books in Davidson.
Local restaurants will compete for top honors in Davidson Housing Coalition’s annual event featuring delicious soup, a silent auction and live music. All proceeds go to the HAMMERS program. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Chambers Building at Davidson College.
Browse vendors, enter to win door prizes and get exclusive deals available only to attendees. Noon-3 p.m. at the Charles Mack Citizen Center in Mooresville.
Elegant four-course Creole dinner and live jazz by the Shaughnessy Trio. 5:30 p.m. at Queen’s Landing in Mooresville.
Free, foot-stomping bluegrass for the entire family. Donations accepted to help with expenses. 7 p.m. at Shearer Presbyterian Church in Mooresville.
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will hold a blood drive. 8-11:30 a.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church in Huntersville.
Meet vendors and tour our beautiful historic site while enjoying complimentary wine, food and door prizes. 1-4 p.m. at Historic Rural Hill in Huntersville.
Monday, March 6
Discuss Linda Sue Park’s “Forest of Wonders” and enjoy and activity and refreshments. Grades 4-6. Please register. 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Cornelius Branch Library.
Tuesday, March 7
Mooresville residents ages 18 and up invited to learn about the operations of the local police department in this 10-week course. 6-9 p.m. at the Mooresville Police Department.
Nancy Peacock, author of “The Life and Times of Persimmon Wilson,” will discuss and sign copies of her book. Noon-1 p.m. at Main Street Books in Davidson.
Wednesday, March 8
Five-week series based on the teaching of Frank Turek and Hank Hanegraaff. 6:30 p.m.Wednesdays at Bethel Presbyterian Church in Cornelius.
Sharon Reed, author of “Walking the Heart Path,” will sign copies of her book. A portion of proceeds will go to The Foundation for Girls. 6-8 p.m. at The Shoppes at Home, Heart and Soul in Cornelius.
Thursday, March 9
The North Carolina chapter of Americans for Prosperity will discuss solutions to create small business growth, educational choice and a lower economic burden. Guest speaker Jason Saine. 7-9 p.m. at Langtree Plantation in Mooresville.
Friday, March 10
David Lindsay-Abaire’s comedy about adversarial roommates in a retirement home. March 10-25 at The Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius.
Saturday, March 11
Live music, food and beer vendors, arts and crafts vendors, heritage demonstrations, children’s activities, more. March 11-12 at Historic Latta Plantation in Huntersville.
A trained counselor from the NC Department of Insurance will help people considering retirement understand their options. Register online. 10 a.m.-noon at the Cornelius Branch Library.
Irish pipe bands, Irish dancers, family fun. 3 p.m. in downtown Mooresville.
Liz Hilliard, author of “Be Powerful,” will discuss her unique Hilliard Studio Method exercise classes and how she found the strength to overcome challenge. 4-5 p.m. at Main Street Books in Davidson.
Southern gospel groups The Griffins and The Guardians will perform at 6 p.m. at Living Word Ministries in Lowesville.
Sunday, March 12
Live music, food and beer vendors, arts and crafts vendors, heritage demonstrations, children’s activities, more. March 11-12 at Historic Latta Plantation in Huntersville.

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