There is a ton to do in Charlotte, but there is also a lot to do in our neighboring towns. And one of those, with plenty of charm and residents, is Mooresville! And downtown Mooresville and the local businesses are looking to kick off 2023 in a big way. There are 20 events between now and the end of January taking place in the downtown Mooresville area. From live events and music, to wine tastings, painting, art, and more there is something for everyone. Check out this list of some of the great happenings in downtown Mooresville this month! Info comes from

January 21 –  MOORESVILLE ARTS & EVENTS | One Night in Memphis®

Created and directed by John Mueller this is the number one booked and critically acclaimed tribute to legendary Sun Records recording artists Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley performed live and starring former cast members of the Broadway smash, “Million Dollar Quartet.” Be a witness to and experience rock and roll royalty with the music and talent that has stood the test of time. True American music featuring acclaimed national talent guaranteed to get you rocking and rolling with authentic rockabilly, country, gospel and 1950’s rock and roll. 

Doors open at 6pm & show starts at 7pm. For more information or tickets visit 

202 NORTH MAIN FINE WINES | 202 N. Main Street | 704-663-5445

1/12 – Wine Tasting  with Brian Messenger of Grapevine Dist., 7pm

1/13 – Live Music with “In By Nine”, 8:30pm

1/14 – Live Music with “Speedbyrd”,  8:30pm

1/19 – Salsa Dance Lessons, 7-8pm, $10  with dancing till 10pm

1/20 – Live Music with “Chris Clifton Band”, 8:30

1/21 – Live Music with “Friends Band”

1/26 – Wine Tasting  with Katie of FWTC Dist., 7pm

1/27 – Live Music Live Music with “Dial Up Radio”, 8:30pm

1/28 – Live Music with “Delta Fire Duo”

CARA BAILEY STUDIOS | 144 N. Main Street | (704) 249-1418

January Painting Class Schedule: Ages 7+ & $25/student & Reservations Required

1/21, 1-2:30pm – Winter Gnome

1/28 – 1-2:30pm – Starry Night Lake

L.A. SKIN STUDIO | 174 N. Main Street | 704-564-1666

1/28 – Skincare Saturday 

Stop in for a mimosa and brunch appetizers and receive  a complimentary face mapping.  Learn about what skin care products are best for you as well as how to take advantage of the winter months with the appropriate advanced skin care services.  We will be running specials on chemical peels, micro-needling,  Jan Marini Retinol Plus and Luminate Facials,  PCA Alternative Treatments for acne and melasma as well as the various other facial options that we offer.  10:00am -1:00pm.

MOORESVILLE ARTS | 103 W. Center Avenue | 704-663-6661

1/20 – Artist Reception for the Winter Juried Exhibit, 6-8pm

1/22 – Art Lecture Series- “The Selection Process of a Juried Exhibit” guest speaker- Marisa Pascucci. Everyone is welcome & it’s free to attend! Details can be found on the Mooresville Arts website, 2-3pm

ON TAP CRAFTY BREWS | 188 N. Main Street | 704-660-BEER (2337)

Tuesdays – Thinkin’ & Drinkin’ Trivia, General knowledge trivia!!! Free to play, two games & prizes, 7pm

1/10 – Venom

1/17 – South Park

1/24 – Knives Out

1/31 – Stranger Things

UNITED WAY OF IREDELL COUNTY | 404 N. Main Street | 704-832-8247 

1/13 – Stock your medicine cabinet event. Free over the counter medicine giveaway in conjunction with community partners and being held at First Baptist Church, 150 S. Church St. Must be 18. Can pre-order specific medication or drop in from 9am – 2pm. For more information or to register, click here.

Charlotte Douglas Named One Of Top Performing Airports In The World

Charlotte we’ve got a good thing going here. Despite all of the negative publicity for air travel in the last few years and especially the last few weeks, Charlotte Douglas was named one of the top 10 performing airports in the world. Yes the world, not the country. That’s huge! The list was compiled by who ranked the Most On-Time Airlines and Airports of 2022. According to their website, Cirium brings together powerful data and analytics to keep the world moving. They deliver insight, built from decades of experience in the sector, enabling travel companies, aircraft manufacturers, airports, airlines, and financial institutions, among others, to make logical and informed decisions that shape the future of travel, growing revenues and enhancing customer experiences.

The airlines and airports were ranked based on the most on-time flights based on a percentage of the total flights. The top airlines in the US were Delta, United, Alaska Airlines, and American Airlines in that order. Despite their massive PR issue during the holidays, Southwest was 5th on the list. This data was released on January 3, 2023. Interestingly, of the top 10 airports in the world, CLT was one of 6 from the US. Keep reading to see where Charlotte Douglas ranked amongst the top airports globally. Additionally, you can read the full Cirium study here.

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