This WEDNESDAY Nov 26th - Is going to be HUGE with Little Johnny Trailer Trash on the night before Thanksgiving party! The night before Thanksgiving has become one of the biggest Nights of the Year for getting out of the house to Celebrate with Friends and Family. Miciahs offers that perfect ambiance, where you can still talk with Friends and Family yet be surrounded by great tunes and an upscale bar environment with one of the best outdoor patios at the Lake. Photos by Jonathan Messer.
Nimmish Patel creator of the Nimmy D as well as many other cigars from our top cigar brand came to visit us at Burners in Birkdale. We had great deals all night as well as new releases from the Rocky Patel Family Brand including: Catch 22, Decade Cameroon, and Super Ligero! Click our Profile Page for more information about brands and check out our Cigar 101 page. Photos by Dana Pianowski.
Birkdale Village and the Huntersville Happy Hour Rotary Club presented the Santa Arrival & Tree Lighting ceremony where a portion of the proceeds from the event went to benefit Ace & TJ's Grin Kids. Ace and TJ will joined the celebration and emceed the holiday parade and helped Santa light the tree! It's officially Christmas Time in Birkdale - so bring on the Holiday Cheer and come check out the incredible shops in Birkdale. Photos by Dana Pianowski.
The Cornelius Cultural Arts group continues to gain momentum as 2nd Friday grows in audience month after month. This cold evening the event was held inside, and there was plenty of room for families and kids to have fun dancing to the live entertainment and many of the area's most talented artisans displaying their work. If you are looking for a fun family friendly event with adult beverages and live music... mark your calendars for every 2nd Friday of the Month... or just watch the LKNfun calendar for what's happening with the Cornelius Cultural Arts Group hosted by Bella Love.
Iron Thunder was the 2nd stop on the CLTfun and Wasted Talent Bar Crawl and Legal Limit Band kept the crowd entertained while eating dinner and sipping on their adult beverages of choice. Iron Thunder is located just off exit 36 behind Chik-fil-a. Iron Thunder has a different theme and great specials every day of the week, so watch the LKNfun calendar for what's happening every day at Iron Thunder Mooresville.
Infused Mooresville is one of the latest in dining and entertainment at the lake. Conveniently located off exit 33, Infused offers a great selection of bar food and pizzas, along with a Clean Comfortable Hometown Bar environment. Infused is here for the long term, and every month we see more and more patrons becoming regulars. Monday's are 1/2 price everything (except our infused drinks) - so swing by for Monday Night foodball, grab some grub and drinks, and save money at the same time. Watch the LKNfun calendar as Infused is changing their Daily specials to really entice you through the doors. We'll see you at infused Mooreville.
The Kilted Buffalo was packed to the max as 2 promotions came together on one night. The CLTfun and Wasted Talent Bar Crawl showed up as their 4th stop, and found MJ PromotionZ also had a charity event going as well! So this was a Friday Night at Kilted Buffalo Langtree for the record books. Kilted Buffalo consistently has a great crowd, but this was abnormally packed thanks to 2 promotions overlapping. Fun People and Great times were had by all. Watch the LKNfun calendar for Kilted Buffalo Langtree's Daily Specials and Entertainment.
D9 had a great crowd considering the weather didn't cooperate with their plans for a rolling craft beer crawl. Patrons showed up Saturday after Halloween for a little "hair of the dog" for a great event to relax from the hustle and bustle of Halloween. If you haven't been to D9's Taproom - watch the LKNfun calendar for our Craft Beers on Tap and Food Trucks that show up every weekend to make sure you've got food in your belly while sipping our incredible small batch craft beer. Photos by Nate.
Vinyl Pi was intended to be the main event location for what would have been an incredible outdoor music and craft beer festival if the weather had not been rainy and INCREDIBLY cold. The temps kept most of the crawlers at the indoor locations but the Big Fat Booty Band brought out the music lovers to brave the weather at Vinyl Pi's Parking Lot Festival. Stay tuned to LKNfun for all Vinyl Pi plans to bring to the Lake Norman discerning crowd looking for incredible food, the best unknown bands, craft beers, and a rock and roll yet upscale ambiance. If you're looking for something different, yet comfortable and unique - look no further than Vinyl Pi - they're going to change the dynamics of the Lake Entertainment Scene. Photos by Nate.
The Wine Cellar held their Annual Costume party on Saturday Night and a great group of friends came out to support the Wine Cellar Wine Bar on this fun night of costumes and incredible wines. Stay tuned to the LKNfun Calendar for the Wine Cellars daily specials and entertainment - DON'T FORGET - The Wine Cellar offers AUTHENTIC French Sandwiches on Baguettes that you'll most definitely come back for... The Wine Cellar is more than just wine... We'll see you HERE! Photos by Nate.
Rusty Rudder was THE place to be at the Lake for the best costumes and lively patrons having a blast celebrating one of the most fun Holiday events of the year. Just because the weather is cooling off - don't forget the Rudder delivers some of the best Live Entertainment every week with NO COVER! Watch the LKNfun calendar for all our November specials and entertainment including Simplified, Blue Monday, and Burning Bright which is quickly building a huge following of fans. We'll see you at the Rudder.
On The Roxx Martini Bar was the final destination on the Halloween Evening costume party tour. Roxx was packed to the max and lots of Great Costumes and Fun People. Happy Birthday to Peter turning the big 4-0 on this festive evening. Watch the LKNfun Calendar for what's happening at On The Roxx - stay tuned for a bar crawl coming soon!
The rain delayed the outdoor events, but the crowd moved in to The Kilted Buffalo for a great night with FUN Costumes, and DJ Scott Hill keeping the patrons dancing to the ghoulish tunes. The Kilted Buffalo Langtree already has a HUGE local following - so if you're in the Langtree Area make sure to swing by the Kilted Buffalo, you will unquestionably have a GREAT time. Photos by Patrick Nicholson.
Now in its second year, this annual tradition is set to put OTC (Old Town Cornelius)on the map... literally! Families could pick up their OTC maps at any participating downtown business and enjoy a quest to discover treats, tricks and... maybe even some buried treasure! Local businesses provided candy for the kids from 2pm till 8pm then at 8pm...it's Adult PARTY TIME! This album is from the Treasure Hunt Kid Friendly part of the OTC Event. Photos by Dana Pianowski.
Jack's 4th Annual Halloween Party got started early, and there were some impressive costumes going for the $1000 in Cash Prizes. Early Ray kept the party dancing and the crowd was in GREAT spirits. Watch the LKNfun Calendar for Jack's daily specials and entertainment. Jacks is the local favorite hometown bar and restaurant for watching the games and having a drink or two. We'll see you at Jacks Corner Tap.
Eddie's held their 1st Annual Halloween Party with Spooktacular Dinner Specials, creepy drinks, and ghoulish prizes for the best Costumes. DJ Lamb Skull spun Monster Mash favorites to keep the patrons in the Halloween Spirit. Watch the LKNfun Calendar for Eddie's Daily Specials and Entertainment. Photos by Patrick Nicholson.
Miciahs in Mooresville located conveniently off exit 33 is one of our favorite Hometown Hangouts at the Lake. Miciahs had a great turnout for their Annual Halloween Party and Costume Contest. We got there a little early to catch the full crowd but some great pics of the pre-party. If you live in Mooresville and you've never been to Miciah's - watch the LKNfun calendar - they have some of the best live entertainment and never a cover charge. They also have the BEST WINTER patio of any bar/restaurant we've found at the lake. Photos by Patrick Nicholson.
Sellstate Select presented Run, Ride, and Rhythm - a fundraiser for the Lake Norman Volunteer Fire Department Truck Fund. There was an early morning Run(plus a kid's fun run), an afternoon Ride - 3 hour charity motorcycle run to the mountains, and a ROCK CONCERT ALL DAY long! We showed up to Little Johnny Trailer Trash rocking the crowd. Then Eddie Money hit the stage and I think he had as much fun as the crowd! The first annual Run, Ride, Rhythm event was a huge success and a GREAT time for all. Special thanks to all the sponsors, donors, and volunteers this was a very well run event. Photos by Nate and Messer.
Diezel Krentz is a mechanic who has been a part of the local fabric of the Lake Norman social scene for years. If you still haven't found a mechanic you can trust - look no further - Have you ever seen a Auto Repair shop where people come out to support the owner like this? Foreign or Domestic cars... Diezel and his team work on all makes and models and as you can see from all the people that come out for his annual party - he is a trustworthy and fair mechanic... He's a rare breed in the auto repair industry and is conveniently located just off Bailey Rd. Car Broke? Call 704-765-5100. Photos by Nate.
Lucky Dog held their 3rd Annual Halloween Pawty from 6pm-10pm! 100% of the entry fee was donated to Project HALO! All the Dogs had a great time, and it's amazing how well all these "lucky dogs" play together. It was our little Boston's 3rd trip to Lucky Dog and she was a little nervous at the beginning but within 5 minutes she was running all over having a blast being a DOG off a leash. Most people are surprised how quickly their dogs learn how to behave in this dog friendly environment. Don't be nervous - introduce your dog on a weekday to Lucky Dog when it's not too crowded, and next thing you know you've got a great new location for your dog to be a DOG. Photos by Nate.
The Vinyl Pi is one of the latest editions to the local Hometown pubs known for serving some of the best pizza in Huntersville, along with an amazing selection of Craft Beer, select red and white wines, and an exclusive selection of Bourbon and Single Malt Scotch that will please any connoisseur. If you've been looking for an upscale yet relaxed retro rock and roll environment, you don't have to venture too far from the beaten path to enjoy this GREAT new restaurant and entertainment venue at Lake Norman. NEXT SATURDAY NOV 1ST is going to be HUGE - A rolling Craft Bar Crawl - click our profile page for more information about this Unique Craft Beer and Live Band event!
The First Annual LaketoberFEST had an even larger turnout than expected and we want to thank the Hosts: Bella Love, the Cornelius PARC department, and D9 Brewery for a great event and fundraiser for the North Carolina Wildlife Conservationists. There's nothing better than giving back and having fun at the same time. Free Admission, Free Parking, and tons of Kid friendly activities brought out both families and beer samplers to intermingle while being entertained by 3 of the areas favorite bands! Blue Monday took the stage first, then Knowne Ghost, and Simplified closed the night out to a chilly but happy crowd. Photos by Nate. Aerial Photos by Kenny. Aerial Video will be posted later this week.
Miciah's Speak Easy located conveniently off Exit 33 is one of our favorite Venue's at the Lake. The ambiance inside is amazing and their huge covered and heated outdoor patio is one of the best as well. Bring in a GREAT band like LJTT and you've got a great night of FUN! Stay tuned to the LKNfun Calendar for what's happening at Miciahs - always great live entertainment and a fun social crowd. Photos by Nate.
The Cougar DASH was a fun way to promote healthy, active lifestyles amongst students while raising money for Cornelius Elementary. Students raise money by collecting pledges for their run/walk. The Cornelius Elementary PTO is committed to bringing all its fundraisers “in house” this school year, in an effort to keep 100% of the funds raised. Read a FUN ARTICLE about the Cornelius PTO by going to our News & Columns section and click Top Stories - Cougar DASH! TOMMY SHORES is a COUGAR! Google that Tommy. Photos by Nate.
The 4th Annual Wylie's Wicked Wakefest was a great success despite the weather forecast and rather cool temperatures. This event is typically full of costumed riders, but again due to the weather the riders still showed up, but not quite as many costumes as in years past. Thanks to Charlotte Ski Boats, the official MasterCraft dealer of Charlotte for presenting this great annual event! Photos by Patrick Nicholson.