Now in the middle of January, after the frenzy of the holidays, many of us in our apartments in Mooresville, NC are wondering “what can we do now?”
Here is a list of area activities around Mooresville in the upcoming week:
Canoe Nature Trip:
Join a ranger at 2 p.m. for a guided canoe tour of Park Lake. People should bring extra clothes and towels. Must be someone 16 or older in each canoe and no more than three adults per canoe. Maximum number of people is 20. Lake Norman State Park, 159 Inland Sea Lane, Troutman.
The Cockman Family returns 7:30 p.m. A complimentary "Meet The Artists" reception follows the concert. Tickets $10, students $5, under 10 free. Tickets at Recreation Dept office. Charles Mack Citizen Cente.
Mammals of the Park:
Join a ranger at 3 p.m. for a power point presentation about the mammals found in Lake Norman State Park. Must register prior to the event date. Lake Norman State Park.
Organ at Davidson Concert:
Organist Susan Bates kicks off the second of the 2011-2012 Organ at Davidson concert series at 7:30 p.m. A reception follows. Events are free with donations in support of future programs encouraged. Davidson College Presbyterian Church.
Art Exhibit Opening:
"Recent Gifts and Acquisitions," including a major piece by Polish sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz. The 7:30 p.m. opening will also showcase "Works on Paper" by Sean Scully, and mark the release of "Davidson Collects: 100 Writers Respond to Art." Professor Van Hilliard and Gallery Director Brad Thomas will speak about the project. The exhibitions are open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, and noon-4 p.m. on weekends. Davidson College.
Alder Trail Hike:
Join a ranger at 2 p.m. for a short hike in Lake Norman State Park when the ranger will talk about park activities, history and native wildlife. The program will last one hour. Must register prior to event date. Free. Lake Norman State Park, Troutman.
This Wednesday class is for someone with no prior experience to learn handbuilding, wheel and glazing techniques. Ages teen to adult. 9:30 a.m. The Cornelius Arts Center, Cornelius.
Basic Ceramics for Teens:
This Wednesday course offers a mix of ceramic techniques. Ages 12 - 16. 4:45 p.m. The Cornelius Arts Center, Cornelius.
Fashion Club for Kids:
6-9 p.m. on the first and third Fridays of the month. Ages 8-15. 6 p.m. $20. Future Fashion Designers, Mooresville.
Open to all. 8 a.m. Free. 704-664-3898. www.mooresvillenc.org. Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville. 704-662-3334. www.cmccmooresville.com.
Guest speaker will be Patrick McCrory. Lunch will be provided. The Business Person, Citizen of the Year, Duke Energy Service, Excellence in Education, Sara Tice Woman in Leadership and Willis Barnette Entrepreneurial Award recipients will all be announced. Open to the public. Reservations: 704-664-3898. 11:30 a.m. Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce, 149 E. Iredell Ave., Mooresville. www.mooresvillenc.org.
TV Modeling Fest 2012 Competition:
Konscious Money Entertainment is now accepting talent applications from aspiring female models who are interested in auditioning for the March 2012 Rip the Runway Model festival that will be filmed for Charlotte Cable TV and Internet Vimeo.com. 1 p.m. 704-218-9645. konsciousmoney.webs.com. Charles Mack Citizen Center, Mooresville.