Old Town Cornelius introduces this reflection series as a way to empower the voices in our community to express their thoughts and feelings about the uncertainty and discomfort of the current political and social climate. Throughout this series, we hope to begin the dialogue that is so important to initiate change in our community and in our world. Additionally, we hope that this series can document the current state of our world, and allow us to all reflect.
Category: This Week
Local Students Organize Cornelius ‘Black Lives Matter’ Demonstration
Desmond Tutu, South African cleric and human rights activist, states that “If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.” This message has resonated with many in the wake of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis, Minnesota. On June 3rd, 2020, several local students took the initiative to organize their own protest to have their voices heard on issues of systematic racism and police brutality.
Cool Fish LKN’s Live DJ Stream Is Bringing Live Music to Your Home
Cool Fish LKN aims to create a casual social space for community members to come together to enjoy good food and creative drinks, making unforgettable memories. This mission presented a great obstacle for the owner, Alex Atkins, during the age of COVID-19. How could he continue to bring together the community during a time when we are supposed to be apart? The answer — Live DJ Streaming all month long!
OTC Spotlight: How Local Businesses Are Helping Out During COVID-19
In an effort to shed the light on the positivity in our community — that is oftentimes overlooked — we have compiled a list of all the different ways that some of our favorite small businesses and organizations are doing their part to help others during COVID-19.
Halloween in OTC Block Party is BACK!
Get ready for an all-out block party BASH on Saturday, Oct 27 at Oak St Mill featuring: -Costume Contests // Games // Awesome Prizes! -Trick-or-Treating // Creepy Crafts // and Kids Fun!! -Live Entertainment // Craft Breweries // Food Trucks!!!
Summer’s Not Over Yet…It’s 2nd Friday!
The 2nd Friday Street Festival is coming your way THIS FRIDAY Aug 10 from 6-10 pm at Oak Street Mill and is JAM-PACKED with fun for the entire family
Food Trucks at OTPH all week long!
Looking to sample the best local food trucks and don’t want to travel too far? You’re in luck! Old Town Public House (OTPH) on Catawba Ave will have the best area restaurants on four wheels posted up this week… come indulge and try them all!
May 11th: 2nd Friday Event Details
THE BIG DAY HAS ARRIVED! ??? It’s the kickoff of the 2nd Friday Street Festival happening TONIGHT from 6-10 pm at Oak Street Mill featuring: —> Live music from Chunky Daddy & Irrashional? —> Food trucks: Food Freaks of NC – Food Truck, Mel’s BLT Kitchen, Sugar Daddy’s & A Worthy Dog ??? —> Local craft breweries D9 Brewing Company & Ass Clown Brewing Company? —> A special breakdance performance from The… Continue reading May 11th: 2nd Friday Event Details
3rd Annual Christmas in Cornelius! This SUNDAY!
HO HO HO! The holiday season is about to kick into full swing and you know what that means… Christmas in Cornelius is coming to town! Join us on Sunday, Dec 3 from 12pm – 6pm and enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of live bands, Christmas carols and choirs, food trucks, craft breweries, holiday kids activities… Continue reading 3rd Annual Christmas in Cornelius! This SUNDAY!