Fall into Arts

Mark your calendars for these can’t-miss events in Lake Norman this fall.


‘Tawba Walk Arts and Music Festival

Sept. 16, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

One of the biggest events in Cornelius, this festival features dozens of local vendors, art, live music, entertainment, shopping, delicious food, and a celebration of some of the area’s most creative people. For the 13th year in a row, the ‘Tawba Walk Arts and Music Festival is definitely worth checking out.


Foothills Folk Art Festival

Oct. 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This festival in Newton is returning for a second year to bring you the creativity and craftsmanship of local artists. Enjoy the art for sale, hands-on activities, food from restaurants and food trucks, beer gardens, live music, and more at this family-friendly festival.


Sterling Edwards Watercolor Workshop

Nov. 16-18

Mooresville Arts Depot,
103 W. Center Ave., Mooresville

Learn the art of watercolor from artist Sterling Edwards this fall at the Mooresville Arts Depot. This workshop will bring out your creativity and teach you how to create beautiful works of watercolor art.


Beyond Brushes and Pens

Oct. 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Mooresville Arts Depot,
103 W. Center Ave., Mooresville

This workshop explores what happens when art and poetry are combined. Taught by poet and artist Terri Wolfe, students will engage in a deeper dialogue between the visual arts and words. During the workshop, you will write a poem based on a piece of art.


Uncorked & Artsy

Oct. 13

Downtown Mooresville

Held every spring and fall, this event pairs wine with art. As you walk around Downtown Mooresville and try 16 different wines at 13 different businesses, enjoy the art and live music displayed both inside and out. The art walk and music performances are free to attend. The wine tasting is $25 and includes a souvenir glass.