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Church concerts, Maize Maze, farm tour & Run for Green

The Barefoot Movement and Owen Poteat

The Barefoot Movement and Owen Poteat will play the first concert in the series “Not Strictly Bluegrass – BBQ, Bluegrass and Beyond!” Saturday at Cornelius Presbyterian Church.

Public meetings fill the schedule this week, including the Lake Norman Marinethis week button Commission, North Mecklenburg Republican Women, Davidson Town Board, and the Lake Norman Teen Council. The fourth annual Charlotte Area Farm Tour is this Saturday and Sunday and the Run for Green half-marathon, 10K and 5k races will be held on Saturday, along with the Green Day festivalon the Village Green.  And two Cornelius concert series begin: “Not Strictly Bluegrass – BBQ, Bluegrass and Beyond!” at Cornelius Presbyterian Church on Saturday, and the Cornelius Concert Series with Lakeside Drive on Sunday at Mt. Zion United Methodist. Also Sunday, the Davidson College Symphony and Jazz Ensemble play a Concert on the Green. And the Amazing Maize Maze is open all weekend at Rural Hill in Huntersville.

Meanwhile, Our Town Cinemas in Davidson has “Lawless,” “The Bourne Legacy” and “The Campaign” on the schedule. See the movie showtimes at right. Read the full story

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Bluegrass & BBQ fest, Wildcat Fan Day, baroque music

Deeper shade of blue

Deeper Shade of Blue, at Cornelius Presbyterian Saturday.


What’s your fancy this weekend? It’s a busy one, from sports to music to a Davidson Wildcats fan day. At midday Saturday, Cornelius Presbyterian Church is hosting its Bluegrass & BBQ festival, featuring Monroe-based combo Deeper Shade of Blue. Davidson College’s Wildcat Fan Day is Saturday on the Davidson Village Green. The newly weekend calendar bugformed North Carolina Baroque Orchestra performs Friday at Davidson College Presbyterian Church Congregation House. The International Tournament of Champions wheelchair basketball tourney continues, with championship games Saturday at Lake Norman Charter School. The weekly Davidson Farmer’s Market is in downtown Davidson Saturday morning.

These events and more below, or in our day-by-day calendar at right. Also, at right on this page, see our movie show times listings for Our Town Cinemas where “The Help” is now open, joining “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” “Crazy, Stupid, Love,” “Cowboys & Aliens,” “Captain America: The First Avenger,” and “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.” The theater has added extra shows for the “The Help” and invites groups to make reservations in advance. Read the full story

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Barnstock and country music outdoors, kids’ theater


Our calendar this week includes a variety of outdoor concerts and film, a kids’ theater production, and fundraisers. On Tuesday, this week buttonTenders Restaurant will donate a portion of sales from 5 and 8 p.m. to the Bailey Middle School Orchestra. Tuesday also is National Night Out, with events in Davidson and Cornelius to promote community safety and crime prevention. Cornelius’ Outdoor Cinema Series continues on Wednesday with “Tangled” in Smithville Park. Children’s Theater of Charlotte’s Taradiddle Players visit both Davidson and Cornelius public libraries for free performances on Friday. Cornelius Presbyterian Church’s annual Bluegrass Festival returns Saturday with Homeward Bound. Old Folks Barnstock music festival is Friday, while the original Barnstock, for folks 15 and older, is on Saturday, at the Brown Farm in Huntersville farm. Country Night in the Park is in Cornelius on Saturday with free musical entertainment and kid’s activities and Billy Jones & the Pocket are playing a Concert on the Green in Davidson on Sunday.

These events and more below, or in our day-by-day calendar at right. Also, at right on this page, see our movie show times listings for Our Town Cinemas where “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” opens on Friday, joining “Captain America:The First Avenger,” “Crazy, Stupid, Love,” “Cowboys & Aliens” and “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.” Read the full story

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‘Grave Comedies,’ community cookout & more

Grave comedies flier

"Grave Comedies" opens Thursday at Warehouse PAC in Cornelius.


weekend calendar bugA new play festival opens this weekend at The Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius, featuring a collection of short plays called “Grave Comedies.” Rural Hill in Huntersville will be celebrating and re-enacting the 1761 wedding of the historic site’s founders on Saturday, and there’s a jazz Concert on the Green in Davidson on Sunday. Saturday brings feasting:  a flapjacks feast for W.A. Hough High’s bands and a Community Cookout at Cornelius Presbyterian Church. Davidson hosts a pair of Saturday events – the Loopy for a Cause 24-hour run for Batten’s Disease research, on the Davidson Village Green, and the Collier Lilly Ride 4 Life at Davidson College, to raise money and awareness for organ donation.

These events and more below, or in our day-by-day calendar at right. At right on this page, see our movie show times listings for Our Town Cinemas where “X-Men: First Class” opens, joining “The Hangover Part II,” “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” “Kung Fu Panda 2,” and “Bridesmaids.”

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Cornelius Presbyterian hosts pancake breakfast, Easter egg hunt

(from left) Carole Eury, Carol Frank and Sharyon Bumgarner help serve at last year's pancake breakfast. (Cornelius Presbyterian Church photo)

Cornelius Presbyterian Church hosts its annual pancake breakfast fundraiser April 30 from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Proceeds will benefit the church youth ministry and outreach programs, including the Sunday School, the “Passport to Adventure” parents’ nights out, and the new children’s music program, among others.

Want to go?
Tickets are $5 and include all-you-can-eat pancakes, bacon, sausage and drinks. The church is located at 21209 Catawba Ave., on the corner of West Catawba and Church St.


The church hosts a Community Easter Egg Hunt at 2 p.m. April 23 on the church grounds. The event is open to all members of the community, and is for toddlers and children up to twelve years old.


Maundy Thursday service, April 21, 7:30 p.m.
Easter Worship services, April 24, 9 and 11 a.m.

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Free bluegrass concerts at Cornelius Presbyterian

“Bluegrass Saturdays,” a weekly series of bluegrass concerts on the lawn of Cornelius Presbyterian Church, kicks off this Saturday, Aug. 7, at 11:30 a.m. with a performance by Homeward Bound.

The series continues the following two Saturdays with appearances by A Deeper Shade of Blue, and Davidson Express. Concerts are free and run from 11:30 to 1 p.m.

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Movie showtimes

Our Town Cinemas, 227 Griffith St., Sadler Square, Davidson. Box office opens daily 1 p.m. Advance tickets and reservations: 704-237-3238 NOTE: Parentheses indicate matinee prices.



May 3-May 9
IRON MAN 3 (PG-13) Fri & Sat: (11:00am), (1:00), (4:00), (4:30), 7:00, 7:20, 9:35, 10:00; Sun: (1:00), (4:00), (4:30), 7:00, 7:20; Mon - Thu: (1:00), (4:00), 7:00
42 (PG-13) - Fri - Sun: (1:30); Mon - Thu: (1:30), (4:30)
OBLIVION (PG-13) - Fri & Sat: 10:05pm; Mon - Thu: 7:20
THE BIG WEDDING (R) - Fri - Thu: (1:55), (4:15), 7:15
PAIN & GAIN (R) - Fri & Sat: (1:10), (4:05), 7:05, 9:55; Sun - Thu: (1:10), (4:05), 7:05
THE GREAT GATSBY (PG-13) - Thu: 10:00pm