Aug. 14

• RIVER JAM: The Get Right Band 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.

 

Aug. 15

• KINDERGARTEN ORIENTATION: Rising kindergartners and their families meet teachers, visit a mock classroom, discover healthy lunches and much more 5-8 p.m. at Discovery Place KIDS, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville. Details: www.discoveryplacekids.org or 704-372-6261 ext. 300. 

• CONCERT: Dukes & Smith 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: Hip Pocket performs a free concert 7-10 p.m. on Main Street in downtown Belmont. Details: www.cityofbelmont.org.

• OUTDOOR MOVIE: The EnergyExplorium at McGuire Nuclear Station screens “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” at 8:20 p.m. outside, 13339 Hagers Ferry Road, Huntersville. Boaters may anchor in the cove at the southern tip of Lake Norman. Admission and parking are free. Details: www.duke-energy.com/energyexplorium

 

Aug. 16

• 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 103 Maxwell St., Huntersville. 

• SINK OR FLOAT: Children experiment with densities of summer materials at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Discovery Place KIDS, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville. Admission costs $10. Details: www.discoveryplacekids.org or 704-372-6261 ext. 300. 

• OUTDOOR CONCERT: Too Much Sylvia performs a concert at 7 p.m. at Village Park, 700 West C. St., Kannapolis.

• 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: Folk Soul Revival 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.

 

Aug. 17

• SINK OR FLOAT: Children experiment with densities of summer materials at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Discovery Place KIDS, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville. Admission costs $10. Details: www.discoveryplacekids.org or 704-372-6261 ext. 300. 

• CONCERT: Highway 12 Band 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.

• OUTDOOR CONCERT: Fourth Creek Band performs a James Taylor Tribute concert 6-8 p.m. on the Village Green at the corner of Main Street and Concord Road in Davidson.

 

Aug. 18

• BURLAP WREATHS: Di Partridge instructs adults on creating easy burlap wreaths 6-9 p.m. at Sanctuary of Davidson, 108 S. Main St., Davidson. Registration costs $50. Bring a bottle of wine. Details: www.sanctuaryofdavidson.com.

 

Aug. 19

• EBOOK TRAINING: Adults use their smart devices to check out and download eBooks at 10:30 a.m. at Cornelius Library, 21105 Catawba Ave. Details: 704-416-3800 or www.cmlibrary.org.

 

Aug. 20

• DOWNLOAD EBOOKS: Bring your device and account info to learn how to download eBooks 10:30 a.m.-noon at Davidson Public Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Register at www.cmlibrary.org/programs or call 704-416-4000.

• MIXING COLOR: Children mix colors to create new colors at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. August 20 at Discovery Place KIDS, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville. Admission costs $10. Details: www.discoveryplacekids.org or 704-372-6261 ext. 300. 

• 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.

• OUTDOOR MOVIE: The Town of Cornelius screens “Grown Ups 2,” a PG-13 film, as part of the 2014 Outdoor Cinema Series at dusk at Kenton Place, 17115 Kenton Drive, Cornelius. Details: www.cornelius.org.

 

Aug. 21

• OUTDOOR CONCERT: Sea Cruz performs a beach/variety concert 6-9 p.m. on the Historic Courthouse Lawn, 65 Union St. S., Concord.

• RIVER JAM: Moreland & Arbuckle 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.

 

Ongoing

• STAGE PRODUCTION: John Logan’s Tony Award-winning “Red” starts at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, Aug. 14-Aug. 23, at the Warehouse Performing Arts Center. Tickets cost $20 for adults and $15 for seniors and students. Reservations can be made at www.warehousepac.com or 704-619-0429.