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Ready, Set, Weekend in Davidson: Aug 31 – Sept 3

by | Aug 31, 2018 | News

Davidson Field Hockey hosts Rider Friday night.



 Davidson Field Hockey Hosts Rider

Aug 31 @ 6:00 pm

Belk Turf Field – Davidson College Campus

The Wildcats host the Rider to open the sports weekend on campus. All games are free and open to the public. Come out and cheer on the ‘Cats.


Davidson Women’s Soccer Hosts Mercer

Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm

Alumni Stadium – Davidson College Campus

“Pups at the Pitch”– Bring your dog to the game! First 150 dogs will receive a free doggie bandanna.  (all owners will have to sign a waiver prior to entry, 1 dog per adult (18 and older), additional restrictions may apply)


Live Music: Billy Jones and the Pocket

Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street


There are several events at Main Street Books on Saturday.



Davidson Farmers’ Market

Sept. 1 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Summit Coffee Parking Lot

The Davidson Farmer’s Market, Inc. (DFM) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Davidson, North Carolina. This is the 10th year of the Davidson Farmers’ Market. The Davidson Farmer’s Market is a producer-only, year-round Market featuring more than 35 farmers and local producers from within a 100-mile radius. The Market is a lively gathering place for meeting friends and for learning about food, agriculture and nutrition. Growers and producers are on hand to answer your questions, from “How was this grown?” to questions about how to prepare and preserve all types of foods. We are located next to the Davidson Town Hall between Main & Jackson Streets. Parking is available on Main Street, Town Hall Lot, Police Department Lot, and at Davidson Presbyterian Church lot at the corner of Depot & Jackson Streets.


David Stogdill: Signing Table

Sept 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Main Street Books – 126 S. Main Street

When you see a mascot, do you ever wonder … Is it hot in there? Is that a full time job? Belayed Gratification answers these questions and shares other wild and crazy stories from author David Stogdill’s journey in a career as a professional mascot for teams ranging from College to NFL, Pro Baseball, and NBA.

Meet the author and get your copy of Belayed Gratification signed during Stogdill’s Saturday morning signing table at Main Street Books.


Watercraft Rental

Sept. 1 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Lake Davidson Nature Preserve – 750 Jetton Street

Enjoy a self-guided watercraft adventure through Lake Davidson! We will provide you with paddles, life vests, and your choice of a kayak, canoe, or paddle board.  Please meet our staff at the Lake Davidson Nature Preserve (located behind Davidson Day School) and follow the cones. All participants must port their watercraft(s) by 5:00 pm. For reservations or more information, call Davidson Parks and Recreation at 704-892-3349 or online at


Foster Care in Appalachia

Sept. 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Main Street Books – 126 S. Main Street

Join Main Street Books in welcoming authors Deborah Gold and Wendy Welch to the store for a discussion of the complexities, rewards, and pitfalls of foster care at the systematic and individual levels, particularly within the Appalachian region.


Davidson Football Hosts Brevard

September 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Richardson Stadium – Davidson College Campus

Davidson opens the 2018 campaign Saturday, Sep. 1 at Richardson Stadium against Brevard College in a non-conference clash with the Tornados. This is the ‘Cats annual Military/First Responder Appreciation Game. All military personnel and first responder, active or retired, will receive free entry to the game with valid identification.Kick-off is slated for 7 p.m.


Live Music: Dozen Strings Duet

Sept 1 @ 7:00 pm

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street


Lots of things to do in Davidson this weekend – including a Concert on the Green on Sunday Night.



Davidson Field Hockey LIU Brooklyn

Sept. 1 @ 1:00 pm

Belk Turf Field – Davidson College Campus

All games are free and open to the public. Come out and cheer on the ‘Cats.


Concert on the Green- Gabriel Bello Jazz Band

September 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Town Green

The path of the solo artist has seen Gabriel bring his inconceivable level of talent as a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer, and engineer to bear on a 2011 self-titled debut that occupied the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Smooth Jazz Charts for eleven weeks. Additionally, Gabriel’s debut release unseated Michael Buble’ from the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Jazz Charts. With a wealth of accomplishments and accolades behind him in fields spanning the music industry and a host of genres, Gabriel Bello, a consummate performer, composer, and producer, continues to venture where his talents and faith take him.

Trivia night at Summit Monday evening.



Family Story Time

Sept. 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (two sessions)

Davidson Branch Library – 119 S. Main Street

Bring your family (aged birth to 5) out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.  Families, toddlers, preschoolers. Registration opens 30 minutes prior to story time, please check in at the desk.


Trivia Night

Sept. 3 @ 7:30 pm

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street

Bring your friends (hopefully smart ones) and head over to Summit for Trivia Night, every Monday!


For more events in Davidson – check out our complete calendar.



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