Aug. 28

• PRESCHOOL ART: Preschoolers make a craft, paint, or create an art project at 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Carolina Raptor Center, 6000 Sample Road, Huntersville. Details: www.carolinaraptorcenter.org or 704-875-6521.

• YOUTH AUDITIONS: Community School of Davidson auditions students for its mid-October community production of “In The Heights” 4-9 p.m. at its ArtSpace, 404 Armour St., Davidson. Prepare 16 bars of a contemporary musical theater, pop or Latin-based song and be prepared to dance in contemporary and hip-hop styles. Bring sheet music, a picture, resume and a list of conflicts from August to October. Non-CSD students will be asked to pay a fee. Details: mroberge@csdspartans.org.

• TOWN HALL: U.S. Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) holds a town hall 6:30 p.m. Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.Pittenger.House.gov or 704-696-8188. 

• RIVER JAM: Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys 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.

• LIVE MUSIC: Wally & Dave perform live music 7-10 p.m. at Bacchus’ Wine and Tapas at LangTree Lake Norman, 401 Langtree Road, Mooresville. Details: www.langtreelkn.com or 704-997-2620.

 

Aug. 29

• CONCERT: 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 CONCERT: Lakeside Drive 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.

• CONCERT: Old Town Cornelius presents Jammin’ in the OTC 7:30-11 p.m. at Oak Street Mill, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius. The Goodnight Brothers Band and The Message perform. Details: http://bellalove.com.

• CONCERT: Barnaby Bright performs the next edition of the Homefront Music Series at 8 p.m. at the Wynfield Forest Clubhouse, 14301 Wynfield Creek Pkwy., Huntersville. Buy tickets in advance for $12. Details: http://homefrontmusicseries.com.

 

Aug. 30

• POSTER CONTEST: Children, ages 8-12, can submit artwork through Aug. 30 for a poster contest promoting the Downtown Davidson Art Crawl. Submit artwork, of any medium, on an 11-by-14-inch paper or canvas that shows a representation of “art” or “Downtown Davidson.” Drop artwork, as well as name, age and contact info, by the gallery or mail to Sanctuary of Davidson, 18838 Bailey Springs Drive, Davidson.

• 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. 

• MUSIC JAM: Richard's Coffee Shop & Veterans Museum holds a community music jam 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays at the shop, 165 N. Main St., Mooresville.

• COMEDY IMPROV: The Chuckleheads present a comedy improv show 6 and 8 p.m. at the Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216-A Westmoreland Road, Cornelius. The 8 p.m. show could contain adult language and situations. Tickets cost $10 at www.planetimprov.com or $15 at the door. Details: scott@planetimprov.com or 704-301-1564.

• CONCERT: Soundbarrier 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: Oak Creek 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.

• LIVE MUSIC: Handsome Rebellion performs live music 7-10 p.m. at Bacchus’ Wine and Tapas at LangTree Lake Norman, 401 Langtree Road, Mooresville. Details: www.langtreelkn.com or 704-997-2620.

 

Aug. 31

• SMART WITH ART: Children engage all the senses as they develop skills in expression and creation at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. August 30 at Discovery Place KIDS, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville. Admission costs $10. Details: www.discoveryplacekids.org or 704-372-6261 ext. 300. 

• SEE RAPTORS: Families meet the raptors 2-2:30 p.m. at the Carolina Raptor Center, 6000 Sample Road, Huntersville. Details: www.carolinaraptorcenter.org or 704-875-6521.

• CONCERT: The Drive South 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.

• GOSPEL MUSIC:  Bryan Wilson, a neo-gospel musician once nominated for a Dove Award, will perform during the Saturday night worship service 5-7 p.m. of GeneratiONE Church, which meets in Lake Forest Church’s The Box, 8519 Gilead Road, Huntersville. The Upside Down Church will also perform.

 

Sept. 1

• MOZART CAFÉ: WDAV Classical Public Radio invites the community to visit for live music and tours to mark the 20th anniversary of its noon show “The Mozart Café” 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the station, 423 N. Main St., Davidson. Details: Will Keible, wikeible@davidson.edu.

 

Sept. 3

• RIBBON CUTTING: Dr. Rick Hellmann celebrates the opening of Shine Health Center chiropractic company with a ribbon cutting 8-9 a.m. at 21000 Torrence Chapel Road, Cornelius.

• 2-YEAR STORYTIME: Children, ages 24-35 months, enjoy a storytime that encourages language development, listening and social skills at 10:30 a.m. at Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Registration required. For ages 24-35 months. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: Preschoolers, ages 3-5, engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills at 11:30 a.m. at Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• ART EXHIBIT: Davidson College opens its latest exhibit, “Re/Presenting HIV/AIDS” 6-8 p.m. in the Visual Arts Center, 315 N. Main St., Davidson. The exhibit features the work of 12 artists. Details: Rosemary Gardner, rogardner@davidson.edu.

• ART LECTURE: Nelson Santos, executive director of Visual AIDS, presents a lecture on curating the art of HIV/AIDS 7-8:30 p.m. at Davidson College’s Visual Arts Center in Semans Lecture Hall, 315 N. Main St., Davidson. Details: Rosemary Gardner, rogardner@davidson.edu.

 

Sept. 4

• LIVE MUSIC: White Chocolate performs live music 7-10 p.m. at Bacchus’ Wine and Tapas at LangTree Lake Norman, 401 Langtree Road, Mooresville. Details: www.langtreelkn.com or 704-997-2620.

• OPEN MIC: Bella Love presents Open Mic 2.0 with some of the area’s best performing artists 7:30-11:30 p.m. at Kadi Fit in Oak Street MiLl, 21325 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. The cover costs $5.

 

Sept. 5

• OUTDOOR CONCERT: The Dickens performs a free variety concert 6:30-9:30 p.m. on the lawn of Mooresville Town Hall, 413 N. Main St., Mooresville. The performance is part of the Town of Mooresville’s Music on Main concert series.

 

Sept. 6

• CONSIGNMENT SALE: Lake Norman Mothers of Multiples holds its Fall/Winter 2014 Consignment Sale 7 a.m.-1 p.m. at Brawley Middle School, 132 Swift Arrow Drive, Mooresville. The cash-only sale includes gently used children’s and maternity clothing, toys and baby equipment. Early bird admission costs $1 7 a.m.-8 a.m. The half price sale starts at 11:30 a.m.

• 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. 

• INFORMATION SESSION: Our Towns Habitat hosts a New Home & Critical Repair Information Session Blitz at 10 a.m. at its office, 20310 N. Main St., Cornelius. The session is open to anyone interested in learning about becoming a Habitat homeowner or getting home repairs. Details: 704-896-8957 x125.

• BOOK CLUB: The Science Saturday Book Club for Kids convenes 2-3 p.m. for discussion and science activities 2-3 p.m. at Davidson Public Library. Registration is required. The group is for ages 6-11. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.

 

Sept. 7

• HERITAGE DAY: First Baptist Church Huntersville celebrates Heritage Day with covered-dish luncheon at 11:45 a.m. in the dining hall, 119 N. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. Members will present highlights from the church’s 115-year history.

• CONCERT: Mt. Zion UMC kicks off its eight annual Cornelius Concert Series with singer, storyteller and folk-theologian Ed Kilbourne 6 p.m. in the Family Life Center, 19600 Zion Ave., Cornelius.

 

Ongoing

• WAR RE-ENACTMENT: Latta Plantation hosts a Revolutionary War re-enactment of the Battle of Charlotte 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 30 and 31 at the historic site, 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville. Admission costs $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and students. Ages 5 and younger get in free. Details: www.lattaplantation.org.

• YOUTH AUDITIONS: Davidson Community Player’s Connie Company holds auditions for ages 8-20 for its youth musical “Seussical Jr.” 6-8 p.m. Sept. 5 or 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 6 at Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St., Davidson.  Bring 16 bars of a song that shows off vocal range and ability to act through a song, as well as a recent picture, list of theater experience and list of conflicts from September to November. Details: www.DavidsonCommunityPlayers.org.

• FILM SCREENING: Studio-C Cinema screens the 2014 Oscar-winning Italian film “The Great Beauty” 7 p.m. Sept. 6 and 7 at Oak Street Mill, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius. Doors open at 6:15 pm for a wine and cheese reception and art gallery browsing. Tickets cost $11 plus sales tax. Buy tickets at www.studioccinema.com or at the door.