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Ready, Set, Weekend in Davidson (March 9-12)

by | Mar 8, 2018 | News, Top Right Black Box

Davidson Presbyterian Church will be hosting their BBQ on Friday, March 9. The event begins at 10:00 a.m., and continues until the BBQ runs out. Opt to dine in or take out. Don’t miss the best BBQ in Davidson.

 

Friday

Davidson Presbyterian Church Bar-B-Que

March 9 @ 10:00 a.m. – until

Davidson Presbyterian Church – 116 Depot Street

Best BBQ in Davidson. Don’t miss the chance to get some great “Eastern Style” BBQ at Davidson Presbyterian Church. $10/plate or $12/pound – dine in or take out.

 

Saturday

Souper Bowl XIV

March 9: 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Davidson College – Chambers Building (Lilly Family Gallery)

Souper Bowl XIV is an annual fundraiser benefitting the Davidson Housing Coalition. This year you will be able to sample soups from Famous Toastery, Flatiron Kitchen + Taphouse, Mestizo Contemporary Mexican Cuisine, Restaurant X, Mandolino’s Artisan Pizza, The Pickled Peach, Davidson Ice House and more. A new addition to the stellar soup line-up, Great Harvest Bread Co. will provide freshly-baked bread. Come and enjoy the soup, participate in a silent auction, and vote for your favorite soups. You can also listen to local musicians. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students (ages 12 & older), and $5 for children (ages 12 & under).

 

Baseball Doubleheader vs. Yale

March 10 @ 1:00 p.m.

Davidson College – Wilson Field

The Wildcats host Yale for a three game weekend series. The first game of Saturday’s doubleheader will start at 1:00 p.m. at Wilson Field on the Davidson College Campus. Games are free and open to the public.

 

Davidson Lacrosse vs. Colgate

March 10 @ 1:00

The Davidson Women’s Lacrosse team will be hosting Colgate Saturday at Richardson Stadium. All lacrosse games are free and open to the public.

 

Sunday

Baseball vs. Yale (Game 3)

March 11 @ 1:00 p.m.

Davidson College – Wilson Field

The Wildcats wrap up their three game weekend series against the Yale Bulldogs. The game will be held at 1:00 p.m. at Wilson Field on the Davidson College Campus. Games are free and open to the public.

 

An afternoon of Irish fiddle and piano:

Jon Singleton, fiddle, Jon Hill, mandolin, and David Gilliland, piano

Mar 11, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Sloan Music Center Tyler-Tallman Recital Hall

Charlotte’s own bluegrass and folk music legend Jon Singleton will take the stage to offer up some traditional Irish fiddle tunes alongside our gifted mandolinist Jon Hill and pianist David Gilliland. Free and open to the public.

 

Book Discussion – Waking Up White, by Debbie Irving

March 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Davidson College Presbyterian Church – Jetton Hall [Corner of Main St. & Concord Rd.]

will be hosting the fourth of a 4-part study of the book, Waking Up White. The discussion will be led by Scott Kenefake, Interim Minister. The final discussions in this series will be held on March 4 & 11. [The class is also being offered Saturday mornings at 10:00 a.m. in the Marshall Room at the Pines.]

Monday

Opening Ceremony: Mystical Arts of Tibet Mandala Sand Painting

Mar 12 @ 12:00 pm
Knobloch Campus Center Alvarez-Brown Atrium

The painting with colored sand ranks as one of the most unique and exquisite artistic traditions of Tantric Buddhism. During the opening ceremony, the Tibetan Lamas of Drepung Loseling Monastery will consecrate the site of the mandala sand painting with chants, music, and mantra recitation. For the next three days (March 12-15), the monks will painstakingly lay millions of grains of sand on a flat platform to create the sand-painted mandala. We encourage you to visit with the monks during their visit and observe this intricate and spiritual process. Free and open to the public.

 

Organ at Davidson – Annual Bach Birthday Bash

Mar 12 @ 7:30 pm
Davidson College Presbyterian Church Sanctuary

Organists Jane Cain and Michael Rowland will guide us through a program entitled “Arnstadt to Leipzig: Bach’s organ Music from Start to Finish. Who was Johann Sebastian Bach? A spiritual giant, or a temperamental and stubborn court musician? A famous organist and improviser, or a reluctant teacher at a boys’ school? An innovator, or a reactionary? This program will trace Bach’s life story and his philosophy as we follow his organ compositions from earliest youth through old age. A meet-the-artists reception will follow the program.

 

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