Things To Do In Davidson

88% Off Handgun-Shooting Package

Cornelius

$234.50 $29

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Eco-friendly range with a focus on safety and a five-star rating from the National Shooting Sports Foundation

Up to 71% Off Boot Camp Classes

Cornelius

$50 $15

High-energy group classes challenge participants through combination of boxing, plyometrics, body weight exercises, and flexibility training

Up to 60% Off Private and Group Dance Lessons

Multiple Locations

$249 $99

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Experienced dance instructors lead private ballroom-, Latin-, and swing-dance classes as well as social group lessons

Up to 74% Off Boxing-Gym Access

Cornelius

$47.50 $15

Unlimited access to boxing gym with 30-, 45-, and 60-minute workout classes that can start when you walk in the door

Up to 76% Off Martial-Arts Classes or Karate Party

Multiple Locations

$49 $24

Classes teach self-confidence and self-defense to toddlers through adults in karate, tae kwon do, and Krav Maga styles

72% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Cornelius

$140 $39

Challenging, fun workouts build cardio and muscular endurance while burning fat

Up to 55% Off Self-Defense Course

Cornelius

$50 $24

Experienced public safety trainers teach men, women, and children techniques designed to help avoid violent crime situations

Up to 53% Off Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Classes

Denver

$100 $49

Study the world-renowned ground-fighting style of Brazilian jiu-jitsu, including takedowns, joint locks, chokeholds, and gi wrestling

Up to 51% Off a Half- or Full-Day Kayak Rental

Lake Norman of Catawba

$50 $25

Water lovers spend hours kayaking on Lake Norman

51% Off Guided Fishing Trip

Lake Norman

$200 $99

Guides escort up to six anglers per boat on three-hour afternoon trip to catch fish such as largemouth bass, catfish, and perch

50% Off a Standup-Paddleboard Lesson

Multiple Locations

$125 $62

Certified WPA and PaddleFit instructors teach everything from safety to basic standup-paddleboard maneuvers

Up to 62% Off a Standup-Paddleboarding Adventure

Multiple Locations

$99 $45

Guides impart paddling and water-safety tips before students glide solo along North Carolina's scenic shorelines

Up to 61% Off at Athletic Edge Sports Performance

Mooresville

$255 $100

Certified trainer leads students of all fitness levels during challenging indoor boot-camp sessions

Up to 55% Off Bowling, Shoes, and Billiards for 6

Mooresville

$64.95 $29

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Guests can stay entertained with bowling, billiards, and an arcade

Up to 71% Off Training at Empower Fitness

Morrison Plantation

$99 $29

Clients wear heart monitors during Heartzone training sessions with up to 10 participants; one-on-one sessions focus on personal goals

78% Off Boot Camp from Thor's Elite Fitness

Lakeside Park

$129 $29

Trainer leads indoor and outdoor workouts for all fitness levels that consist of calisthenics, cardio drills, and light weightlifting

Up to 60% Off All-Day Paintball Packages

Moore

$49.95 $19.95

Paintball packages include equipment, all-day play pass and air, and 500 paintballs per person

Up to 67% Off Yoga or Pilates at Ahlara International

Mooresville

$120 $47

Instructors lead groups of students through balancing, restorative movements suited for a variety of levels during yoga or pilates classes

49% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Jonesville

$89 $45

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 54% Off Shooting-Range Outing

Mooresville

$41 $19

NRA-certified instructors teach range safety rules before visitors fire in 15 indoor lanes, with an option to add extra private instruction

50% Off North Carolina Brewers & Music Festival Ticket

Huntersville

$44 $22

Music by Greensky Bluegrass, Sol Driven Train, and Big Daddy Love fills the night as guests scoop up tasty eats and drink craft beers

55% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Huntersville

$139 $63

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

94% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$324 $20

Students don uniforms for karate, tae kwon do, or krav maga

Up to 51% Off Paddleboarding Lesson and Tour

Huntersville

$70 $35

Instructors teach basic standing and paddling techniques and introduce ecosystem and wildlife of Mountain Island Lake during 90-minute tours

Half Off High-Speed Ferrari or Lamborghini Drive

CMC Northeast Stadium

$249 $125

A closed-course drive in an exotic car with a 500 hp. engine is captured on film

Up to 51% Off Classic Muscle Car Driving Experiences

CMC-NorthEast Stadium

$199 $99

Driver & friend cruise in a classic muscle car, such as '69 Chevy Camaro or a '66 Mustang Fastback, without the cost & hassle of owning one

25% Off Package for Race

Charlotte Motor Speedway

$2,000 $1,499

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Have your name plastered to a race car with sponsorship packages that include complimentary pit and garage passes

Up to 60% Off Exotic-Car Experience

Lowes Motor Speedway

$249.99 $99

Motorists take three laps around autocross course in a high-performance automobile after receiving instruction

76% Off One-Month Full-Access Gym Membership

Multiple Locations

$99 $29

Well-stocked gym with name-brand gear, childcare house, personal-training sessions, and group classes such as BodyPump, Zumba, and spin

37% Off Volleyball or Basketball Camp

Carolina Courts Concord

$197.50 $125

Children and teens participate in three-day camps, which include numerous volleyball or basketball drills, to improve their sports skills

Up to 53% Off InkFest Live Tattoo Fest

Concord

$20 $10

Fest-goers get tattooed amid graffiti demonstrations, live music and DJ battles, a custom car and bike show, and tattoo-industry vendors

Half Off Racing Experiences

Charlotte Motor Speedway

$129 $64

Professional drivers sate passengers' need for speed in stock cars during exciting ride-alongs and racing experiences

Up to 50% Off Video-Game Passes or Party

Concord

$20 $10

Partying gamers lounge in plush leather recliners as they play such favorite games as Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 and Madden

Up to 61% Off Music Lessons or Camp

Concord

$100 $39

Private lessons teach students the instrument of their choice; band=performance and rock-star programs teach kids how to perform as a group

Up to 40% Off Dragster Experience

Multiple Locations

$199 $119

Dragster creates g-force as drivers accelerate to speeds of 100+ mph during ride-alongs or self-piloted adventures

Up to 76% Off Shooting-Range Package

Concord

$117 $27.50

A one-day pass to an 18-lane range comes with the rental of a gun and safety gear, two targets, and a 20% discount on ammunition

55% Off

Old Earnhardt

$225 $101

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Half Off Open Play and Drop-Offs at Kidz Play Here

Concord Mills

$90 $45

Children's activity center hosts parent-supervised open-play sessions and Friday-night drop-offs

Up to 72% Off Martial-Arts and Boxing Classes

Concord

$125 $39.99

Boxing lessons, brazilian jujitsu, and a martial-arts course that incorporates CrossFit exercises with self-defense techniques

Up to 54% Off Lessons at AMP Tennis

Concord

$150 $69

Tennis instructors help clients improve in lessons conducted at facility with eight hard courts run by former collegiate standout

Repticon – 50% Off

Cabarrus Arena & Events Center

$30 $15

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Reptile, amphibian, and arachnid breeders and experts showcase creatures' behavior and biology through exhibits and demonstrations

Up to missing id b007f64e-6c9e-11e2-9cec-00259060b644 Off Zumba Fitness Classes

Multiple Locations

$35 $18.75

Instructors demonstrate easy-to-follow dance steps during 60-minute dance-fitness classes, which sync cardio moves with catchy music

Up to 73% Off Fitness and Martial-Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$100 $30

Adults’ and kids’ classes teach subjects such as MMA, ground grappling, kick boxing and strength and conditioning

Joffrey Concert Group – Up to 50% Off Ballet Performance

Elevation Blakeney

$30 $18

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The touring company of the Joffrey Ballet School presents brand-new pieces and classic works

Dierks Bentley Riser Tour 2014 — Up to 56% Off

PNC Music Pavilion

$68 $30

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Dierks Bentley, Chris Young, and Chase Rice sing from the heart and get crowds dancing with pop-tinged country

Circus Blast – Up to 61% Off

THE PARK EXPO

$99.95 $39

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Animal acts, thrilling stunts, and clowns roll into town for a 90-minute family-friendly spectacle

50% Off Southeast's Largest Bachelorette Party

EpiCentre

$20 $10

Ladies enjoy a night out on the town hopping from bar to bar, dancing to live DJs, and trying their hands at mechanical-bull riding

Up to 50% Off Improv at Charlotte Comedy Theater

Wet Willie's

$20 $10

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Interactive, R-rated performances featuring both long- and short-form improv

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

Up to 44% Off Girls' Soccer Summer Camp

Charlotte

$110 $69

First-time or developing players aged 4–12 refine technique during girls-only summer camps led by enthusiastic staff

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art – 50% Off

Charlotte

$16 $8

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Swiss architect Mario Botta designed the museum to showcase art in every space, including works by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, and Max Ernst

Up to 65% Off a Cultural Kids' Summer Camp

Multiple Locations

$458 $159

Weeklong and three-day summer camps explore a different region every session, including Japan, China, Costa Rica and South Africa

Up to 51% Off Junior Tennis Camp

Multiple Locations

$175 $85

Kids spend their summer mornings learning the ins and outs of tennis during weekday camps

Up to 56% Off at AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

$40 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

Up to 77% Off Capoeira or Brazilian-Dance Classes

Plaza Midwood

$150 $35

The Afro-Brazilian martial art capoeira combines acrobatics, music, and dance; Brazilian Rhythms teaches traditional dancing

89% Off Six Weeks of Martial Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$349 $39

Expert instructors teach essential martial arts skills, as well as discipline and confidence

Up to 66% Off at CORE Wrestling

Charlotte

$100 $39

Wrestling memberships and camps help train wrestlers in the core values of respect and integrity and skills like positioning

Up to 61% Off at Carolina Adventure Guides

Charlotte,NC

$45 $19

Instructors guide participants of all levels in outdoor climbing or rappelling sessions; all equipment provided; bring snacks and water

57% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Charlotte

$30 $13

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 84% Off Classes at CrossFit 704

Charlotte

$150 $29

CrossFit Classes use functional movements to help clients build muscle and get in shape

Up to 53% Off Boot Camp or Personal Training

Montclaire South

$75 $35

Cardio, strength training, and nutrition are topics of interest during boot camps or personal-training sessions

Up to 78% Off Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes

Henderson Circle

$130 $35

Instructors lead students in ground-fighting and sparring drills that rely on leverage to subdue opponents

Up to 80% Off Fitness Studio

Charlotte

$100 $24.99

Choreographers marry street-style dance with cardio workouts as students tone bodies and melt fat

Up to 62% Off at Yoga Shala Charlotte

Dilworth

$130 $49

Instructors lead Vinyasa-style yoga classes; moves can be modified to accommodate students of all ability levels

Up to 92% Off at Healing Strength Personal Training

Charlotte

$435 $39

Experienced personal trainers lead 4-week women's fitness bootcamps or offer a trio of personal training sessions

45% Off

Montclaire South

$75 $41

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

53% Off Personal Training at A Better You Fitness

Ballantyne West

$255 $120

A one-hour assessment uses various tests and measurements to inform three personalized workout sessions

55% Off Services

Charlotte

$40 $18

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you.

Up to 83% Off at Ballantyne Ballroom

Ballantyne East

$140 $29

Experienced instructors lead dancers through private, personalized lessons and group lessons

Up to 60%% Off at Apex Martial Arts

Charlotte

$124 $49

Beginners can boost their core competency with a specialized intro program; full access allows students to take part in weekly classes

50% Off a Haunted-History Walking Tour

First Ward

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers Charlotte's most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

58% Off Boxing and Kickboxing Workouts

Charlotte

$45.50 $19

Clients blast calories and sculpt their cores with one-hour boxing and kickboxing workouts, which include work both on and off the bag

Up to 86% Off Boot Camp or Semiprivate Training

Ballantyne West

$200 $29

Tone muscles during a 45-minute circuit of sprints, plyometrics, and strength-training drills, or opt for 30-minute training sessions

Up to 67% Off Semi-Private Circuit-Training

Charlotte

$90 $39

Instructors guide small groups through high-intensity circuit-training workouts; cardio exercise and strength training

Up to 71% Off Functional Fitness Classes

Plaza Midwood

$120 $39

Classes combine functional movements, high-intensity exercise and strength training to build powerful, lean bodies

52% Off Murder-Mystery Dinner Show

Charlotte SMS Atrium

$60 $29

Interactive dinnertime murder mystery that stars professional actors tests diners’ sleuthing skills throughout a multicourse meal

Up to 54% Off Ghost Tour

Fourth Ward

$25 $13

Families explore Charlotte while guided by a member of the local historical society who has also studied paranormal phenomena

Up to 67% Off Vegetarian or Vegan Cooking Class

Dilworth

$79 $39

Gourmet chef Beverly McLaughlin, whose food is sold at Whole Foods, teaches participants how to create a vegetarian or vegan meal

Up to 63% Off Fitness Classes at Ultimate Gym

NoDa

$130 $49

Students study under black belts and certified fitness instructors during boxing, kettlebell, aerial silks, and martial arts classes

Select Local Merchants

After owning Duffy electric boats in Newport Beach, California, where the company has its headquarters, the Textor family decided to introduce the fun-filled and stress-free world of electric boating to Lake Norman in 2010. Thanks to the electric motor and patented Power Rudder propulsion device, Duffy boats carry passengers over water with a remarkable speed and maneuverability and cost as little as $1 per day to maintain. Since 1970, Duffy shipwrights have constructed each vessel exactly to the client's specifications, outfitting crafts with Duff-Eze cabin enclosures that allow captains to pilot their ship in any climate and ensure that boats never have to be winterized, covered, or sent to Florida because of cold weather.

Customers can rent out 21-foot Avalon models that carry 10–12 passengers for brief lakefront voyages, dancing to tunes from the onboard mp3 and CD hookups, warming themselves with the heater on chilly nights, and sunbathing on the bow. Specialty cruises entertain guests with floating wine tastings, catered feasts from Lake Norman cottage, and movie nights, and a seasonal schedule of special events dazzles families with upcoming attractions such as electric-boat sleigh rides.

200 N Harbor Place Dr
Davidson,
NC
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Located about 22 miles north of Charlotte, Davidson College offers 21 Division I intercollegiate sports, including the domesticated southern conference Davidson Wildcats. The team is looking to defend home-court domination after last year’s regular-season series loss to conference rival Appalachian State. Returning senior and round-ball renaissance man Brendan McKillop will try to leap closer to 1,000 career points as he hammers the hardwood in a battle with the North Division–favorite Mountaineers and team high scorer Donald Sims. Coach Bob McKillop, the school and SoCon’s all-time winningest Donkey Kong champion and basketball coach, is closing in on a milestone of his own with his 400th career victory rolling around the rim.

200 Baker Drive
Davidson,
NC
US

Xtend Barre classes meld together Pilates, dance, and sculpting exercises to chisel bodies in a 55-minute accelerated ballet-barre workout. Created by a professional dancer and choreographer, the fun, energetic workouts are designed to stretch and stimulate all parts of the body, leaving it long, lean, and equally proportioned—unlike old-fashioned routines that only work the earlobes. The experienced instructors will lead student dancers through this sprightly barre-based exercise, which can be modified to provide a stimulating workout for guests of all ages and abilities—from a bending beginner to a fitness fiend as carved as a soap statue of a standing rib roast. Check out the online class schedule to see when classes are offered before scheduling your first session.

202 S Main St
Davidson,
NC
US

Fitness Together is not a gym. We are a one-on-one personal training studio with private training suites. This means no distractions, no stares from others, no waiting for equipment, and a 100% focus on your goals. We specialize in helping clients that have been frustrated trying to do it on their own or in big box gyms.

610 Jetton St
Davidson,
NC
US

Snap Fitness's around-the-clock gyms enable members to work on their physical well-being with a cornucopia of fitness equipment. With 24-hour access, members don't have to let The Man tell them when to help themselves to Snap's strength and cardio equipment, which features built-in TVs and other media diversions. For those who exercise during conventional hours, Snap's friendly, unintimidating atmosphere welcomes patrons of all ability levels, unlike schoolyard dodge-ball squads. Members also enjoy nationwide access to all Snap Fitness locations, ideal for working out while traveling. For a dose of custom advice, patrons can seek out a personal-training session with a certified coach, who helps them assess and address their fitness goals. Clients reap the benefit of individual attention as a personal trainer helps them tackle weight loss, prepare for an arm-wrestling competition, or unveil the mysteries of arcane cable-weight machines.

11159 Davinci Dr
Davidson,
NC
US

After graduating from college, two North Carolina natives started Charity Chase as an entertaining way to give back to their community. Envisioning an activity that would draw all sorts of people together, they put their energies into cultivating an abundant natural resource: mud. After testing their physical and mental fortitude at dirt-carved racecourses throughout the area, runners sprint across the finish line to find lively after parties. Crowds swap battle stories to the rousing tunes of live musicians, and costume contests grade the creative garb of contestants, spectators, and mud beasts disturbed from their subterranean homes by the ruckus. Benefiting groups include an assortment of charities and school organizations, depending on the event.

Shearer Rd. & Grey Rd.
Davidson,
NC
US

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