July 10

• RIBBON CUTTING: Aquesta Bank celebrates the opening of its new branch at 11 a.m. at 20121 N. Main St., Cornelius. Details: www.aquesta.com.

• RIBBON CUTTING: Bacchus Wine & Tappas celebrates its opening with a ribbon cutting at 4:30 p.m. at the shop, 138 Village View Drive, Mooresville. Details: www.bacchuslkn.com.

 

July 11

• SPEED NETWORKING: The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce holds a speed networking event 7:30-9 a.m. at Sam’s Club, 646 River Hwy., Mooresville. Details: www.lakenormanchamber.org.

• PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills 10:15-10:45 a.m. at Davidson Public Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.

• TODDLER STORYTIME: Toddlers, ages 18-35 months, build language skills, participate in music and movement activities 11-11:30 a.m. at Davidson Public Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.

• CONCERT: Hipshack 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.

 

July 12

• FARMERS MARKET: The Davidson Farmers Market opens 8 a.m.-noon next to Davidson Town Hall, between Main and Jackson streets. Details: www.davidsonfarmersmarket.org.

• FARMERS MARKET: The Huntersville Grower’s Market opens 8 a.m.-noon at Main & Maxwell Park in downtown Huntersville. 

• RIBBON CUTTING: Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint celebrates the opening of its new restaurant 11 a.m. at 10109 Northcross Center Court, Huntersville. Details: www.unclemaddios.com.

• BOOK CLUB: The Lit Lite book club meets to discuss Colson Whitehead’s “The Intuitionist” at 2 p.m. at North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• CONCERT: Ben Torres 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: Mipso 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.

 

July 14

• BABY STORYTIME: Babies, ages 0-17 months, experience brain stimulation through language and socialization at 10 and 10:30 a.m. at North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville and 10:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.cmlibrary.org.

• TINY TOTS STORYTIME: Babies up to age 2 develop language, listening and coordination skills at 11 a.m. at North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville and 11:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org.

• FILM SCREENING: Davidson Public Library screens the G-rated film “Jungle Book” noon-2 p.m. at 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.

• SENIOR CHORUS: The North Mecklenburg Senior Center holds an interest meeting for a chorus, consisting of men and women 55 and older, 1-2:45 p.m. inside Solid Rock Christian Church, 16601 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. Details: 704-875-1270.

• BUILD IT: Children, ages 5-11, use Build it! Blocks at 2 p.m. at North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• GAMING TOURNAMENT: Teens, ages 12-18, compete to see who navigates the “Mario Kart” course with the highest score on the Wii at 2 p.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• RIBBON CUTTING: Mooresville Golf Par 3 celebrates its opening with a ribbon cutting at 4 p.m. at 174 W. Plaza Drive, Mooresville. Details: www.mooresvillegolfrange.com.

 

July 15

• EXCEL BASICS: Adults learn how to create, edit and save a spreadsheet in Microsoft Excel 2007 at 10 a.m. North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• TODDLER STORYTIME: Children, ages 18-35 months old, explore letters, sounds and new words through stories and activities at 10:30 a.m. at North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• BILINGUAL STORYTIME: Children, ages 18 months to 5 years old, get a playful introduction to learning Spanish at storytime at 11 a.m. at North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• TECHNOLOGY TUTORING: Adults register to get one-to-one computer help with a technology tutor at 10:30, 11 or 11:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• PAWS TO READ: Children, ages 3-11, boost reading skills and confidence by reading to a certified therapy dog 11 a.m.-noon at Davidson Public Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.

• KINETIC ENERGY: Children, ages 9-11, find out and explore why and how things operate through movement at 2 p.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• SIMPLE MACHINES: Children, ages 5-11, gain mechanical knowledge through activites using gears, levers and wheels at 2 p.m. North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• SERVICE DAYS: Children, ages 12-18, engage in community service at 5 p.m. at North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• WRITER’S WORKSHOP: Maureen Griffith leads a workshop on using photographs and images to inspire fiction writing in “Every Picture Holds a Story” at 5:30 p.m. at North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• STAND-UP COMEDY: Darren “DS” Sanders 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.

 

July 16

• RIBBON CUTTING: LKN Winery celebrates its opening with a ribbon cutting 8-9 a.m. at 10508 Bailey Road, Cornelius. Details: www.lknwinery.com.

• INTERNET BASICS: Adults learn how to access, navigate and print from a website at 10 a.m. at North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• TINY TOTS STORYTIME: Children, ages 24-35 months, gain language development, listening and social skills at 10:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• DOWNLOADING EBOOKS: Learn how to borrow eBooks 10:30 a.m.-noon at Davidson Public Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Bring your device. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.

• WARM MUSCLES: Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills in Listen and Move: Warm Up Your Muscles at 11 a.m. at North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. 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: Children, ages 3-5, engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills at 11:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• FILM SCREENING: The Cornelius Public Library screens the PG-13-rated film “Thor: The Dark World” at 2 p.m. The film is for ages 12-18. at 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• TUMBLE TOWERS: Teens build towers and discuss books, movies and music at 2 p.m. at North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• CUBELETS: Teens snap battery-powered cubes together to make a variety of robots without programming 4-5:30 p.m. at Davidson Public Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.

• FILM SCREENING: The North County Regional Library screens the film “1984” at 5 p.m. at 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

 

July 17

• TODDLER STORYTIME: Children, ages 18-35 months old, explore letters, sounds and new words through stories and activities at 10:30 a.m. at North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• JUST FOR ME STORYTIME: Children, ages 3-5, build language skills, as well as participate in music and movement activities, at 11 a.m. at North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• FASHION APPRENTICE: Teens attend Fashion Photography 101 workshop at 3 p.m. at North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• REGIONAL WORDSMITHS: The North County Regional Wordsmiths meet to share writing and ideas at 5:30 p.m. at North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• BUSINESS NETWORKING: The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce holds its Business AfterHours networking event 5:30-7 p.m. at Peninsula Yacht Club, 18501 Harbor Light Blvd., Cornelius. Details: www.lakenormanchamber.org.

• RIVER JAM: Stokeswood 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, 7:30-11:30 p.m. at 21325 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: http://bellalove.org.

 

July 18

• PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills 10:15-10:45 a.m. at Davidson Public Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.

• TODDLER STORYTIME: Toddlers, ages 18-35 months, build language skills, participate in music and movement activities 11-11:30 a.m. at Davidson Public Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.
• FILM SCREENING:
The Cornelius Public Library screens the PG film “Mars Needs Moms,” at 2 p.m. at 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• CONCERT: Angela Easterling 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