June 5

• BUSINESS MIXER: The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce holds its June Mixer 5:30-7 p.m. at Sweet Dreams Mattress & Furniture, 20647 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.lakenormanchamber.org.

• PUBLIC WORKSHOP: The Town of Huntersville offers the public a chance to learn more about the Downtown Huntersville Transportation System Plan 6-8 p.m. at the old Huntersville Theatre, 111A Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. The meeting is not a drop-in event, but an interactive session with opportunities to give input. Details: www.huntersvilledtsp.com.

• RIVER JAM: Charly Horse performs as part of the River Jam concert series at 7-10 p.m. at the U.S. National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Pkwy., Charlotte. Details: www.usnwc.org.

• OPEN MIC: Bella Love presents Open Mic 2.0, featuring musicians, comedians and poets, at 7:30 p.m. at Oak Street Mill, 21325 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.bellalove.org.

 

June 6

• CONCERT: Silver Train performs a free concert as part of the Mingling on the Greens Concert Series 7-9 p.m. at Birkdale Village, 8712 Lindholm Drive, Huntersville. Details: www.birkdalevillage.net.

• OUTDOOR CONCERT: Rough Draft performs a free concert 7-10 p.m. on Main Street in downtown Belmont. The concert is part of the Belmont Merchants Association’s Friday Night Live series. Details: www.cityofbelmont.org.

 

June 7

• COMMUNITY BREAKFAST: First Baptist Church hosts a community breakfast 7-9:30 a.m. in the dining hall, 119 N. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. Details: www.fbc-h.org or 704-875-6581.

• FARMERS MARKET: The Davidson Farmers Market opens 8 a.m.-noon next to Davidson Town Hall, between Main and Jackson streets. Cooking demonstrations, live music, special events and children’s activities are planned throughout the season. Details: www.davidsonfarmersmarket.org.

• BOAT CHECK: The U.S. Power Squadron offers free safety checks of vessels 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Boat Rack Marina, 7565 N.C. 150, Sherrills Ford. Details: Patrick Phelan, pjfphelan@msn.com or  704-489-8313.

• ART MARKET: The South Main Arts Market features live music, arts and crafts and food 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at South Main Square, 442 S. Main St., Davidson. Details: Gary Skaggs, 704-655-2533 or gary@seasonsatthelake.com.

• AUTHOR TALK: Poet and author Ruth Moose discusses her writing process and new mystery novel, “Doing it at the Dixie Dew,” at 10:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Pubic Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. A Q&A and book signing follow the discussion. Registration is recommended. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• AMAZING ARTHROPODS: Children meet Scarlet O'Hairy, a special arachnid who lives at Discovery Place KIDS, at 10:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. at the children’s museum, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville. Admission costs $8. Details: www.discoveryplacekids.org or 704-372-6261 ext. 300.

• ANIME CLUB: The Teen Anime Club, comprised of ages 12-18, meets at 2 p.m. at the North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• SCIENCE SATURDAY: Children, ages 6-11, discuss and do science activities relating to frogs in “Science Saturday” 2-3 p.m. at Davidson Public Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.

• OUTDOOR CONCERT: Joe Diffie performs a country concert at 7 p.m. at Village Park, 700 West C. St., Kannapolis. The performance is part of the City of Kannapolis’s Summer Entertainment Series.

• CONCERT: Exit 54 performs a free concert as part of the Mingling on the Greens Concert Series 7-9 p.m. at Birkdale Village, 8712 Lindholm Drive, Huntersville. Details: www.birkdalevillage.net.

• RIVER JAM: The Nighthawks performs as part of the River Jam concert series at 7-10 p.m. at the U.S. National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Pkwy., Charlotte. Details: www.usnwc.org.

 

June 8

• AMAZING ARTHROPODS: Children meet Scarlet O'Hairy, a special arachnid who lives at Discovery Place KIDS, at 1:45 p.m. at the children’s museum, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville. Admission costs $8. Details: www.discoveryplacekids.org or 704-372-6261 ext. 300.

• CONCERT: Alan Barrington performs a free concert as part of the Mingling on the Greens Concert Series 4-6 p.m. at Birkdale Village, 8712 Lindholm Drive, Huntersville. Details: www.birkdalevillage.net.

 

June 9

• BABY STORYTIME: Babies, ages 0-17 months, experience new sights and sounds through books, songs and rhymes at 10:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius; or the North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Details: www.cmlibrary.org.

• TINY TOTS STORYTIME: Babies, ages 18-23 months, develop language, listening and coordination skills through stories, music and movement at 11:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• AUTHOR DISCUSSION: Davidson College alum and author Alex McKeithen discusses his memoir, “The Seventh Angel,” and how his bipolar disorder was diagnosed and treated at 6:30 p.m. at the Davidson Public Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Registration is recommended. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.

 

June 10

• EBOOK WORKSHOP: Adults learn how to borrow eBooks at 10:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• SUCCESS SEMINAR: Adults explore ways to coach a mentee or talk through self-doubt at work at 2:30 p.m. at the North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• COMEDY SHOW: Jodi White performs a comedy show at 8 p.m. at the Lake Norman Comedy Zone, 17044 Kenton Drive, Cornelius. Tickets cost $10. Details: www.lkncomedyzone.com or 704-895-1782.

 

June 11

• EMAIL BASICS: Adults learn how to use Gmail at 9 a.m. at North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• 3D OBJECTS: Teens, ages 12-18, learn how to make 3D objects using 3Doodler printing pens at 10 a.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• TWO TIME STORYTIME: Babies, ages 24-35 months, explore letters, sounds and words through stories and activities at 10:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• DOWNLOADING EBOOKS: Adults learn how to download library eBooks 10:30-noon at the Davidson Public Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.

• PRESCHOOL ACTIVITY: Preschoolers, ages 3-5, engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills at 11 a.m. at the North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• FOOD TRUCK: Bella Love presents Food Truck Wednesday 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Oak Street Mill, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius. Details: http://bellalove.org.

• PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: Babies, ages 3-5, develop language and pre-reading skills through stories, songs and activities at 11:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• SUMMER READING: North County Regional hosts its Summer Reading Kickoff for ages 5-11 at 2 p.m. at the library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• OPEN HOUSE: The McGuire Nuclear Station hosts an open house for neighbors to learn about the site 6-8 p.m. at the EnergyExplorium, 13339 Hagers Ferry Road, Huntersville. Register by June 9 by calling 980-875-5600. 

 

June 12

• TECHNOLOGY TUTORING: Adults get tutoring in computers and the Internet at 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• SUMMER READING: North County Regional hosts its Summer Reading Kickoff for teens at 2 p.m. at the library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. The event includes games, book sharing, ectoplasm and snacks. Come dressed as your favorite book or movie character. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• COMIC BOOKS: The North County Comic Book Circle discusses “Persepolis” by Marjane Satrapi at 6 p.m. at the North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• RIVER JAM: Earphunk performs as part of the River Jam concert series at 7-10 p.m. at the U.S. National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Pkwy., Charlotte. Details: www.usnwc.org.

 

June 13

• SUMMER READING: Libraries in Cornelius Davidson and Huntersville host a summer reading kick-off party at 10 a.m.-noon in front of the Davidson Public Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Kids rock band Lunch Money performs. Children can engage in literacy activities on the Green. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.

• ART CRAWL: Bella Love presents its 2nd Friday Art Crawl, featuring live artist performances, food trucks and craft beer, 5-9 p.m. at Oak Street Mill, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius. Details: www.bellalove.org.

• COMMUNITY CAMPING: First Baptist Church hosts a community camping experience with overnight option at 6 p.m. in the field next to the discipleship center parking lot, 119 N. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. The event includes hotdogs and s’mores, cornhole tournament, games and campfire stories. Details: www.fbc-h.org or 704-875-6581.

• CONCERT: The Tim Cook Band performs a free concert as part of the Mingling on the Greens Concert Series 7-9 p.m. at Birkdale Village, 8712 Lindholm Drive, Huntersville. Details: www.birkdalevillage.net.  

• OUTDOOR MOVIE: The City of Kannapolis screens the PG-13 film, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” at 8:45 p.m. at Village Park, 700 W. C. St., Kannapolis. The screening is part of the 2014 Moves in the Park Series. Details: www.cityofkannapolis.com.

On-going

• HUNTERSVILLE GROWER'S MARKET: The Huntersville Grower’s Market opens 8 a.m.-noon at Main & Maxwell Park in downtown Huntersville on Saturdays.