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Ready, Set, Weekend in Davidson: October 12 – 15

by | Oct 12, 2018 | News, Top Left Red Box

Friday

 Davidson Women’s Soccer Hosts Massachusetts

October 12 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Alumni Stadium – Davidson College Campus

The Wildcats host UMass at Alumni Stadium. All women’s soccer games are free and open to the public. [Game rescheduled from Thursday night.]

 

Beaver Dam Food Truck Jam 2018

Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Historic Beaver Dam – 19600 Concord Road

Food trucks are slated to include Baltimore Crab Cake Company, Smoke And Go BBQ, Eleven Lakes Brewing, and What the Fluff. Entertainment from “Thirsty Horses” from 6-8:00 p.m. Games including: Pumpkin picking, apple bobbing, corn hole & more.

 

Live Music: Mike Strauss Trio

Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street

 

Davidson Volleyball Hosts George Washington

October 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

John Belk Arena – Davidson College Campus

The Wildcats host George Washington at Belk Arena. All volleyball games are free and open to the public.

 

Davidson Community Players’ “Deathtrap”

Oct 12 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Armour Street Theatre – 307 Armour Street

Show Facts:

  • Deathtrap, Written by Ira Levin
  • Directed by Stuart Jonap

Dates:

  • October 12, 13 at 8 p.m.
  • October 14 at 2 p.m.
  • Tickets start at: Adults $20 Seniors $18 Students $12
  • Tickets available at Box Office: 704-892-7953 and DavidsonCommunityPlayers.org
  • Presenting Sponsor: Fornges Financial

 

Saturday

Davidson Farmers’ Market

Oct 13. @ 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.

 

Walk with a Doc [CANCELLED]

 

Book Signing – Dean Kuhta

October 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Main Street Books – 126 S. Main Street

Dean Kuhta has been a professional illustrator for 15 years and a writer for eight years. He is the author of the adventurous, genre-bending Silvarum series. Silvarum is a series of eight books that follow a group of teenagers (Abigail, Penny, Roger, Mckenzie, and Marie) through a fantasy world as they pursue the mysterious runestones of Nexxathia. It is a coming of age tale, set within an imaginative realm of magic and wonder, that focuses on concepts such as family dynamics, friendship, loss, and first love. A family’s ancient legacy, intertwined with a vast collection of magnificent and bizarre characters, will battle a legion of dark forces and monsters.

 

Reeves Temple to Host Fall Carnival

October 13 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Reeves Temple Lingle Hut – 213 Watson Street

On Saturday, October 13, from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, the community is invited to join in the fun of the Fall Carnival at Reeves Temple, located at 213 Watson Street in Davidson. All the net proceeds of the day will go to the restoration of the historic Lingle Hut. Please plan to attend.

 

Davidson Football Hosts Morehead State

October 13 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Richardson Stadium – Davidson College Campus

The Wildcats host Morehead State at Richardson stadium.

 

Reading + Signing – Nancy Lammers

October 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Main Street Books – 126 S. Main Street

Main Street Books and Charlotte Writers’ Club North are pleased to invite readers to the store to celebrate the release of Lillian’s Flying School by Nancy Lammers. In Lillian’s Flying School, Lillian Brown, an ordinary, responsible single parent, is overwhelmed with the escalating demands of her job. After an especially stressful day, she dreams she can fly. But when the dream becomes a reality, and she begins teaching the art of flying to others, unexpected and unsettling events occur that affect the entire small town of Green Valley. A former counselor and temporary public school teacher, Nancy is now retired and lives in Davidson.

 

Live Music: TBD

October 13 @ 7:00 pm

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street

 

Davidson Community Players’ “Deathtrap”

October 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Armour Street Theatre – 307 Armour Street

Show Facts:

  • Deathtrap, Written by Ira Levin
  • Directed by Stuart Jonap
  • Tickets start at: Adults $20 Seniors $18 Students $12
  • Tickets available at Box Office: 704-892-7953 and DavidsonCommunityPlayers.org
  • Presenting Sponsor: Fornges Financial

 

Sunday

Davidson Field Hockey Hosts Central Michigan

October 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Belk Turf Field – Davidson College Campus

The Wildcats host Central Michigan at Belk Turf Field. All DCFH games are free and open to the public.

 

Davidson Volleyball Hosts George Mason

October 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Baker Sports Complex – Davidson College Campus

The Wildcats host George Mason at Belk Arena. All volleyball games are free and open to the public.

 

Davidson Community Players’ “Deathtrap” – Final Performance

October 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Armour Street Theatre – 307 Armour Street

Show Facts:

  • Deathtrap, Written by Ira Levin
  • Directed by Stuart Jonap
  • Tickets start at: Adults $20 Seniors $18 Students $12
  • Tickets available at Box Office: 704-892-7953 and DavidsonCommunityPlayers.org
  • Presenting Sponsor: Fornges Financial

 

Watercraft Rental

October 14 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Lake Davidson Nature Preserver – 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! To obtain these materials, please meet our staff at the Lake Davidson Nature Preserve (located behind Davidson Day School). All participants must port their watercraft(s) by 5 pm. To register or for more information, call Davidson Parks and Recreation at 704-892-3349 or online at http://www.townofdavidson.org/dpr

 

Main Street Hooks

October 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Main Street Books – 126 S. Main Street

Main Street Hooks is a free and open book and knitting club brought to readers by Main Street Books in partnership with Davidson’s forthcoming craft store Hearts on Fiber that meets at the bookstore monthly for an hour of communal knitting and audiobook enjoyment. Hearts on Fiber staff are available at every meeting to guide beginner knitters/crocheters, while intermediate to advanced fiber crafters continue their own projects in the cozy company of fellow yarn enthusiasts and book nerds. Bookseller and knitting extraordinaire Jan Blodgett is also on site to assist with advanced knitting snafus. Hearts on Fiber also offers an on-site pop-up shop during Main Street Hooks meetings to meet the supply needs of club members.

 

Monday

Family Story Time

Oct 15 @ 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 – Nicolas Haigh & Margaret Carpenter Haigh

October 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Davidson College Presbyterian Church – Corner of Main St. & Concord Road

British-born organist Nicolas Haigh will be joined by soprano Margaret Carpenter Haigh in a program featuring Bach, Howells, Franck, and Stanford. Program is free.

 

Trivia Night

Oct 15 @ 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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