Fall into PARC

Enjoy this festive time of year with PARC, as we offer something to do every day during the months of October, November and December! You can print the calendar to reference throughout the month, and use the links below the calendar for all the program details and registration information.

Fall into PARC

One-Day Programs Requiring Pre-Registration
To ensure your safety, spaces are limited for these events 

Wednesday, November 4

  • Registration opens for Light Up Cornelius! |  November 27, 28, or 29 | Details coming soon
  • Registration opens for Santa Paws | December 6 | Details coming soon

Thursday, November 5

Friday, November 6

Saturday, November 7

Monday, November 9

  • Fall into Art | Robbins Park | 1-2 p.m. | Children ages 2-12, with parent or guardian | $7, $5 RD per child; accompanying adult is free | Read more & register here
  • Cornelius PARC Hoopla | Bailey Road Park outdoor courts | 3:30-5 p.m. | Ages 7-12 | $7, $5 RD per child | Read more & register here

Tuesday, November 10

  • Storytime in the Park with Ms. Shelby | Torrence Chapel Park | 11 a.m. | Children ages 2-5, with parent or guardian | $5, $3 RD per child; accompanying adult is free | Read more & register here

Thursday, November 12

Friday, November 13

  • Outdoor Cinema Series: Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) | Legion Park | 6-10 p.m. | $5, $3 RD per person of ANY age | Read more & register here

Monday, November 16

  • Fall into Art | Smithville Park | 1-2 p.m. | Children ages 2-12, with parent or guardian | $7, $5 RD per child; accompanying adult is free | Read more & register here

Tuesday, November 17

  • Storytime in the Park with Ms. Shelby | Torrence Chapel Park | 11 a.m. | Children ages 2-5, with parent or guardian | $5, $3 RD per child; accompanying adult is free | Read more & register here

Wednesday, November 18

  • Autumn Afternoon Treasure Hunt | Robbins Park | 3:30-5 p.m. | Ages 6-12, with parent or guardian | $7, $5 RD per child; accompanying adult(s) free  | Read more & register here

Thursday, November 19

Monday, November 23

  • Fall into Art | Bailey Road Park | 1-2 p.m. | Children ages 2-12, with parent or guardian | $7, $5 RD per child; accompanying adult is free | Read more & register here

Tuesday, November 24

  • Storytime in the Park with Ms. Shelby | Torrence Chapel Park | 11 a.m. | Children ages 2-5, with parent or guardian | $5, $3 RD per child; accompanying adult is free | Read more & register here

Friday, November 27

  • Light Up Cornelius - Session 1 | Town Hall Lawn | 4:30-6:30 p.m. | $5, $3 RD per person of ANY age | Read more & register here

Saturday, November 28

  • Light Up Cornelius - Session 2 | Town Hall Lawn | 4:30-6:30 p.m. | $5, $3 RD per person of ANY age | Read more & register here

Sunday, November 29

  • Light Up Cornelius - Session 3 | Town Hall Lawn | 4:30-6:30 p.m. | $5, $3 RD per person of ANY age | Read more & register here
Fall Leaves

Ongoing or Multi-Week Sessions Requiring Pre-Registration

Ongoing

  • Camp Gladiator | Bailey Road Park | Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays | 8:30-9:30 a.m. | All ages | Price varies | Read more & register here

Starting November 2

  • PARC+ Registration Now Available by the Day or by the Week | Cornelius Arts Center | Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. |  Grades 1-6 | Read more & register here
  • Fall C Session of Adult Arts Education Classes Begins | Cornelius Arts Center | Read more

Starting November 5

  • Tai Chi Classes | Bailey Road Park Bandshell | Thursdays | Beginners, 9-10 a.m. & Intermediate, 10:15-11:15 a.m. | Read more & register here

Starting November 12

  • Try Tennis Adult Lessons | Bailey Road Park | Four Thursdays (skipping Thanksgiving Day), November 12- December 10 | 10-11:30 a.m. | Ages 18 & up | $40 per person, includes racquet to keep | Read more & register here

Starting November 14

  • NEW: Youth Winter Flag Football registration opens | Details coming soon

No Registration Required for these Programs

Starting November 2

Starting November 3

Wednesday, November 4

Wednesday, November 11

Starting November 30 

  • Santa's Mailbox  | Cornelius Arts Center | Bring your letter to Santa and we will send it to the North Pole. Must include a self-addressed, stamped envelope in order to receive a response from Santa!  

Discover PARC

Read more about the parks and greenways featured this month:

  • Legion Park: This small park includes a ballfield, shelter, restrooms, playground and shaded trails. Other features include a marker beside the old spring highlighting its historic significance , an honor garden, and a plaque honoring Medal of Honor recipient Jerry Crump. 
  • Antiquity Greenway: Part of the Emerald Necklace, this 0.6-mile greenway connects downtown Cornelius, under the covered Antiquity Bridge, to the South Prong Rocky River Greenway in Davidson.
  • Torrence Chapel Park: This 15-acre park includes two ballfields, a playground, shelter, restrooms, paved trails, two lighted tennis courts (which also include painted pickleball lines), and a basketball court.

Celebration Days

Sunday, November 1

  • Daylight Savings Ends: Don't forget to set your clock back one hour!

Tuesday, November 3

  • Election Day: Don't forget to vote!

Sunday, November 8 

Friday, November 20

Sunday, November 22

Wednesday, November 25  

  • National Play with Dad Day: This special day encourages fathers to spend the day focused on fun with their kids. It’s a day designed for bonding and memories. Read more!

Thursday, November 26

  • Happy Thanksgiving: Enjoy a great meal, then come walk it off at the Bailey Road Park track - we'll have the lights on for you, 6-8 p.m.!