Culture Crawl to Take Over the Streets of OTC Friday


Explore the cultural scene that’s putting OTC on the map… literally!


2nd Friday Street Festival

2nd Friday is OTC’s very own CULTURE CRAWL with activities for all to enjoy in the heart of Old Town! This month’s edition includes kids activities hosted by Lake Norman YMCA, and Love LKN  at Oak St Mill. from 6-10 pm featuring live music, a mini food truck rally, art demonstrations, craft beer & wine, and tons of talented local artists and craftsmen! Grab a copy of the map at participating businesses and let the fun begin!

Pick up your copy of the map at any of the participating locations!

Each 2nd Friday event-goers will receive a map of the various activities and events happening around town; from art openings and live music, to special sales, food truck rallies and street festivities!

The New Natives

Music Lineup at Oak St Mill

6:30 – 7:00 pm Junco Partner
7:00 – 7:30 pm Matthew Coleman
7:30 – 8:00 pm Carter Faith Jones
8:00 – 8:30 pm The People’s Brass Band
8:30 – 10:00 pm The New Natives

Food Trucks at Oak St Mill
Food Freaks, Carolina Smash Truck, M& D Shaved Ice, Hillbilly Bob’s Soda

Get Pit Faced! 

The Pita Pit in Antquity is the perfect place to Get Pit Faced for some pre or post game refershment! From 6:00 – 10:00 pm The Pita Pit is offering a FREE COOKIE with any purchase.

Old Town Public House (OTPH)

Local Craft Beer Specials, Denis Bilodeau for Town Commissioner Campaign Kickoff 5:00 pm-7:00 pm, Live Music: The People’s Brass Band 8:30-11:30 pm

School of Rock OPEN HOUSE

Are you ready to rock?! See the bands practicing live! FREE 30 minute lessons on the spot and sign up discounts. Open rehearsal 5:30- 7:00 pm and OPEN JAM 7:00 -9:00 pm

Bindu: Yoga on the Green

Ready to get your yoga flow on for the weekend? Join The Bindu on the lawn of Town Hall for 2 FREE CLASSES!! 6:15 pm core and More, 7:15 pm Mixed Level

What the Cup

Take a break at OTC’s coffee shop, What the Cup! Located on the corner of Catawba Ave and Mary Crump Way, What the Cup is offering $5 glasses of wine, $4 craft beer and half off Italian Soda!

Oak St Mill

Local artisans hosting exhibitions and community groups hosting booths for all to enjoy. Love LKN and the YMCA have fun kids activities. Craft beer and wine inside of Kadi Fit.

Check out the 2nd Friday Street Festival Event page for more highlights for June 9 on Facebook or the community page for details about future culture crawls here in the heart of Old Town Cornelius.

I live here in Old Town Cornelius and absolutely love our area's unique character. My life's calling is to work to bring art and culture to the forefront of everyday life. I work full-time for Bella Love, Inc and taking care of my adorable son, Kipton.