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Upcoming events: March 30-April 9

The theatre and music departments at Davidson College have collaborated to bring Broadway favorite “Cabaret” to campus. Leave your troubles outside as you step into the Kit Kat Klub. “Cabaret” plays Friday through Sunday in the Duke Family Performance Hall.
Thursday, March 30
Speakers include Marcia Conston, Caroline Dalpiaz, Sharon Reed, Jeanne Miller, Lauri Givens, Beth Wood and Jane Campbell. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at The Peninsula Club in Cornelius.
History Talk
Award-winning author and storyteller Randell Jones shares stories from America’s fight for independence in “Exploring a Catawba Valley Victory Trail.” 6-8 p.m. at the North County Public Library.
This hilarious musical revue celebrates the agonies and triumphs of the mating game. March 30-April 9 at the Armour Street Theatre in Davidson.
Teri’s Kidz Consignment Sale features hundreds of families selling gently-worn children’s clothing, toys, baby gear, more. March 26-April 1 at the Merinos building in Mooresville.
Friday, March 31
Bring your lunch and see “The Secret Life of Pets.” Popcorn provided. Noon at the Davidson Public Library.
Determine which partygoer is guilty on this glamorous murder mystery dinner cruise. 6:30-10 p.m. at Queen’s Landing in Mooresville.
The raucous ensemble of the Kit Kat Klub takes the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd and leave their troubles outside in this Broadway favorite. March 31-April 2 in Duke Family Performance Hall at Davidson College.
Saturday, April 1
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.
Blood Drive
8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at St. Therese Catholic Church in Mooresville.
Water Watcher Training
Led by the Catawba Riverkeeper, this training will include instruction on the latest techniques, procedures, legal aspects, and historical knowledge to properly monitor our river basin. Dress appropriately for outdoor component. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at St. Peter by-the-Lake Episcopal Church in Denver.
The parks departments of Cornelius, Huntersville and Davidson present this second annual basketball challenge for kids. Registration required by March 30. 9 a.m. at the Belk Arena at Davidson College.
Superheroes Cruise
Meet a superhero and enjoy photos, story time and action-packed surprises. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Queen’s Landing in Mooresville.
Alice in Wonderland
Audience-participation play for children of all ages. Come 20 minutes prior to showtime for games. 10 a.m.1 p.m. and 4 p.m. at The Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius.
Young adult author Kristin Smith will speak about her book, “Catalyst,” and her journey to getting published. 2:30 p.m. at Barnes and Noble at Birkdale Village in Huntersville.
Free, foot-stomping bluegrass for the entire family. Donations accepted to help with expenses. 7 p.m. at Shearer Presbyterian Church in Mooresville.
Sunday, April 2
Blood Drive
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Davidson.
Practical encouragement in a friendly environment at this new church for people who think church isn’t for them. 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Oak Street Mill in Cornelius.
Learn how to make your perfect wedding dreams come true. 2-5 p.m. at Magnolia Woods in Huntersville.
Party on the square with craft beer vendors, live music, food, games, more. Proceeds go to Holly’z Hope. 3-9 p.m. at Harvey’s at Jetton Village in Cornelius.
Monday, April 3
Across the Universe
Revolutionary rock musical from director Julie Taymor depicts life in the turbulent late 1960s. April 3-8 and April 20 at The Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius.
Tuesday, April 4
Get an update on plans for the properties adjacent to the Metrolina Warehouse site. 6-8 p.m. at Gethsemane Baptist Church in Davidson.
Wednesday, April 5
Business Workshop
Get tips on business start-up and survival, including information about business plans, legal structures and marketing basics. Free. 3-5 p.m. at Mitchell Community College in Statesville.
Biologist, author and cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber will present “Where Science Meets Human Rights: Behind the Fight to Leave Fossil Fuels in the Ground.” Free; tickets required. 7 p.m. at Tyler-Tallman Hall at Davidson College.
Thursday, April 6
Adams and staff will meet monthly with constituents. Noon-2 p.m. at Davidson Town Hall.
State senator Jeff Jackson will speak. 7-8 p.m. at The Pearl Event Center in Cornelius.
Poetry Reading
Kazim Ali, author of four books of poetry, will read his work. 7:30 p.m. in Tyler-Tallman Hall at Davidson College.
Friday, April 7
Free showing of “The Secret Life of Pets.” 2-3:30 p.m. at the Cornelius Branch Library.
Downtown Mooresville Uncorked and Artsy
Wine tastings, art and live music. 6-9 p.m. in downtown Mooresville.
Spring Chorale Concert
Davidson’s premier student choral ensemble performs their annual spring concert. 6 p.m. at Davidson College Presbyterian Church.
Saturday, April 8
Egg hunt, crafts, inflatables, photos with Peter Cottontail. Free. Face painting and concessions available for purchase. 2-4 p.m. at Robbins Park in Cornelius.
Loch Norman Highland Games
Come out for Scottish music, heavy athletics, historical encampment, dancing, food, kids’ zone, more. April 8-9 at Historic Rural Hill in Huntersville.
Audience-participation play for children of all ages. Come 20 minutes prior to showtime for games. 10 a.m.1 p.m. and 4 p.m. at The Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius.
Crafts, face painting, Easter egg drop and hunt, petting zoo. Cash only. April 8 and 15 at Lazy 5 Ranch in Mooresville.
11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Mount Zion United Methodist Church in Cornelius.
Free photos with the Easter Bunny, crafts, activities, prizes. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Birkdale Village in Huntersville.
Main Street Books presents its inaugural author luncheon with writers Kim Wright, Joy Callaway, Erika Marks and Kim Boykin. Tickets must be purchased by April 5Noon-1:30 p.m. at Flatiron Restaurant in Davidson.
Nutritionists and other wellness experts will be available to discuss ways to get fit and live well. Enjoy prizes, health screenings, cooking and exercise demonstrations, healthy snacks and food trucks. Noon-3 p.m. at McGuire Nuclear Station’s EnergyExplorium in Huntersville.
Wedding and gift registry, travel planning, apparel and jewelry, unique guest favors. All brides receive a complimentary gift. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at The Shoppes at Home, Heart and Soul in Cornelius.
A season of gourmet fare and live music kicks off this week. 5-8:30 p.m. in downtown Mooresville.
Marriage Workshop
In “Nurturing the Foundation of Marital Friendship,” learn how friendship maintenance can enhance satisfaction in your marriage. Register by April 17-8:30 p.m. at Riverlife Wellness Center in Mooresville.
Lenten Worship Experience
The Vigil Project is a collection of Catholic artists, musicians and filmmakers who present worship songs, dynamic speaking and prayer to create an authentic encounter with God. 7 p.m. at St. Mark Catholic Church in Huntersville.
Sunday, April 9
Blood Drive
8 a.m.-1 p.m. at St. Mark Catholic Church in Huntersville.
Take photos with the Easter Bunny, then enjoy a bounce house, face painting and balloon twisting. Free. 1-3 p.m. at Holbrook Park in Huntersville.
Piano Concert
Pianist and conductor Stephen Drury has performed throughout the world with a repertoire that stretches from Bach to Liszt to music of today. 3 p.m. in Tyler-Tallman Hall at Davidson College.
Movies on Main
Free showing of “Space Balls.” 8-10:30 p.m. at the Charles Mack Citizen Center in Mooresville.

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