Spring is an exciting time to be part of the Lake Norman community. Not only is the natural side of our area coming alive, but many exciting and entertaining events are schedule for the coming weeks. Here are some of the best that you will want to plan to attend.
Craft Beer SpringFest
On April 2, head to Jetton Village in Cornelius for the Craft Beer SpringFest. The event itself is free, and many vendors will have craft beer on tap for you to purchase and sample. Harvey’s will also have food available to purchase, and there will be three live bands throughout the day on the square. Kid-friendly entertainment includes bounce houses, cornhole boards and other games. Parents enjoy the beer DraftHouse and the Wine Tent. This is a great start to spring! The event starts at 3.
From April 6 through April 9, the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord will host the Spring AutoFair. Known as the largest automotive extravaganza in the world, the Charlotte AutoFair will have everything from classic cars to hot rods and exotic sports cars on display. It will also showcase over 10,000 automotive vendor displays, a manufacturer’s midway and plenty of food. The kids will love the PlayZone and fun fear as well! Daily passes are $11 and the event opens at 8 a.m. each day.
Movies in the Parks
April marks the start of the Huntersville Park and Recreation Departments Movies in the Park. Thursday, April 13, is the first event with a showing of “Trolls” at Bradford Park. The movie itself will start five to 15 minutes after sunset, but arrive early for pre-movie music and games. You can also purchase popcorn, candy, snacks and drinks.
Lions Regional Golf Tournament
On Monday, April 24, the Lions Regional Golf Tournament is scheduled at the NorthStone Country Club in Huntersville. This four-player, captain’s choice tournament includes a lunch and dinner as well as a $5,000 hole-in-one contest. Everyone can enjoy the tournament, as it includes senior and women’s divisions. Proceeds from the tournament’s fee go to benefit the vision impaired.
On May 6, head to downtown Huntersville for Hello Huntersville, a free music and arts festival. Cultural performances and strolling entertainment will make this free festival engaging for all attendees, and a kids zone with STEM activities from Discovery Place KIDS as well as a climbing wall, slide and bounce house will keep the youngest guests entertained. You’ll be well fed with the food trucks on hand as well. The festival is from 2 until 6.
The Lake Norman area is coming alive this spring. Now is the time to pick your favorite events and get them on the calendar!