Ready, Set, Weekend in Davidson: Hurricane Florence Edition
Most events scheduled for this weekend have been postponed or cancelled due to Hurricane Florence. An Emergency Declaration is in place for all of Mecklenburg County. Please listen to local advisories and stay in a safe place as the storm approaches Davidson. Please do not risk your own safety or that of others.
Davidson Field Hockey Hosts Saint Joseph’s – POSTPONED
Sept 14 @ 7:00 pm
Belk Turf Field – Davidson College Campus
Run For Green – POSTPONED
Sept 15 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
**POSTPONED until September 29**
Davidson Farmers’ Market – TBD
Sept 15 @ 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.
Main Street Hooks – CANCELLED
Sept 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Main Street Books – 126 S. Main Street
Main Street Books is closed on Friday and will remain closed until the storm has cleared the area.
Concert on the Green: Davidson College Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble – CANCELLED
September 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Family Story Time – TBD
Sept 17 @ 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.
Organ at Davidson’s 13th Series Begins With “Around Bach” Program – TBD
September 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Organ at Davidson’s 13th series begins Monday, September 17, at 7:30 p.m. in Lingle Chapel at Davidson College Presbyterian Church, 100 N. Main Street in Davidson. Dr. Elizabeth Harrison, distinguished in Baroque organ and keyboard music, kicks off the series with an “Around Bach” program. Performances are free, with donations gratefully accepted. A meet-the-artist reception follows.
For more information, please contact Jane D. Cain, Director of Music, Davidson College Presbyterian Church, 704-892-5641.
Two Thousand Years of Sexual Harassment – TDB
September 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Davidson College – Hance Auditorium, Chambers Building
Amy Richlin, Professor of Classics at UCLA, studies outgroups and muted groups in the Roman empire: women, slaves, sexual minorities, indigenous people in the provinces. Richlin will discuss sexual harassment: the Greeks made a joke of it, but in Rome you could sue. Yet whose honor was at stake? Roman legal definitions of street harassment point to norms for female virtue that have lasted from antiquity to the present. Has U.S. sexual harassment law caused a change? Time’s up: again
Trivia Night – TBD
Sept 17 @ 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!
Kathryn Schwille – Literary Luncheon – TBD
September 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Main Street Books invites you to an author luncheon featuring Kathryn Schwille at the Davidson Icehouse. Kathryn Schwille’s fiction has appeared in New Letters, Memorious, Crazyhorse, West Branch, Sycamore Review and other literary journals. Her stories have twice received Special Mention in the Pushcart Prize anthology. She was an award-winning newspaper reporter before moving to North Carolina to become an editor at the Charlotte Observer. Converse with Kathryn about her debut novel, What Luck This Life, over food and drink by purchasing your tickets on Main Street Books’ website or in the store by September 14th. Tickets include admission to the luncheon, an entree and beverage, and a copy of What Luck This Life.
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