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What’s Happening in Lake Norman: April 2024 Edition

by | Mar 28, 2024

What’s Happening in Lake Norman: April 2024 Edition

Hello, Lake Norman! As spring blossoms around our beautiful lake, April promises a myriad of events that celebrate our vibrant community, culture, and the great outdoors. Here’s a glimpse into what’s happening locally this April.


Loch Norman Highland Games: A Celtic Celebration


Mark your calendars for April 20-21, as the Loch Norman Highland Games return! This festive celebration of Scottish culture and heritage is a must-see, featuring thrilling competitions, traditional Scottish dancing, music, and of course, delicious authentic Scottish cuisine. Gather your family and friends for a weekend filled with cultural richness and fun.


April is for Arts: Embracing Local Talent


From April 26-28, the “April is for Arts” festival will transform Lake Norman into a canvas of creativity and color. This arts celebration is your opportunity to explore gallery crawls, art exhibitions, and concerts. It’s a perfect way to support local artists and immerse yourself in the artistic vibrancy of our community.


Big Bass Tour: Angler’s Dream


Fishing enthusiasts, get ready! The Nitro Boats Carolina Big Bass Classic, happening from April 12-14, is calling your name. Compete for substantial cash prizes and special awards in a friendly yet competitive atmosphere. With a division for young anglers, it’s an event the whole family can enjoy.


Statewide Star Party: Astronomy Unleashed


On April 5, join fellow astronomy enthusiasts at Lake Norman State Park for a night under the stars. The Statewide Star Party is an excellent opportunity for stargazers of all ages to marvel at the mysteries of the universe through celestial exploration.


Eclipse Viewing Shindig: Celestial Spectacle


Don’t miss out on the Eclipse Viewing Shindig at Lake Norman State Park on April 8. This unique event brings the community together to witness an astronomical phenomenon. Bring your telescopes, your curiosity, and your love for the cosmos for an unforgettable evening.


Big Canoes during the Full Moon: Paddle Through Light


Experience Lake Norman like never before on April 22 with a nocturnal canoeing adventure. Paddle through the serene waters under the full moon’s glow—a tranquil yet exhilarating way to connect with nature and fellow adventurers.


Lake Norman State Park Sprint: Test Your Limits


Calling all triathletes! The Lake Norman State Park Sprint on April 27 is your chance to shine. Featuring a 750-meter swim, an 18-mile bike ride, and a 5K run, this event is a thrilling challenge for athletes of all levels. Whether competing or cheering, it’s a fantastic community gathering.


As we step into the vibrant month of April, there’s no shortage of activities around Lake Norman. Whether you’re a sports enthusiast, an art aficionado, or someone who enjoys embracing the great outdoors, there’s something for everyone. I can’t wait to see our community come together to enjoy these wonderful events. Remember, Lake Norman isn’t just a place to live; it’s a lifestyle.



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