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Ready, Set, Thanksgiving Weekend in Davidson: Nov. 23 – 26

by | Nov 22, 2018 | Bottom Left Box, News



Live Music: Rusty Knox

November 23 @ 7:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street



Small Business Saturday in Davidson

November 24

Various Davidson merchants listed below

Please join us in Davidson on November 24 for a day of shopping to support our local businesses. In addition to Holiday Open Houses and specials at most of our businesses, we are offering the chance to win a gift card bundle from the following Davidson businesses:

  • Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, Carolina Craft Butchery, Clean Juice, Honeysuckle Home, The Jewel Box, Kindred, Main Street Books, Monkee’s, New York Bagels, The Rumor Mill Market, Summit Coffee, The Village Store, The Wooden Stone 

Simply make purchase at any of these businesses and your name will be entered in a drawing to win gift cards from all of the participating businesses. Mayor Rusty Knox will draw the winner on Tuesday, Nov. 27 via FaceBook live on the Town of Davidson’s FB page.


Davidson Farmers’ Market

November 24 @ 9:00 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

November 24 @ 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Town Green

Walk With A Doc is a national program to encourage healthy regular physical activity in people of all ages, to help reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and wellbeing of those who would participate. Walking for as little as 30 minutes a day can have enormous health benefits. Walking was recently recognized by the Surgeon General of the United States as one of the single most important things we can do for our health. Will you join us in making health and happiness accessible to all? Bring the whole family and the dog but just come and join your fellow citizens in improving the health of our community.


AmeriCarna LIVE Car Show 2018

November 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Ingersoll-Rand Davidson Campus – 800 Beaty Street

Ray Evernham’s sixth annual AmeriCarna LIVE car show presented by Ingersoll Rand and MSC Industrial Supply Co. will be held Saturday, November 24. The show will again be open to all cars and held at Ingersoll Rand’s North American Corporate Headquarters in Davidson, NC. Gates open for car entrants at 7 a.m. and for spectators at 10 a.m. Spectator tickets are only $5 and kids under 10 are free. Spectator passes are sold day of the show only. 100% of the proceeds from AmeriCarna LIVE will be donated to the Evernham Family – Racing for a Reason Foundation and go to support the IGNITE community center in Davidson for young adults with high-functioning autism or Asperger’s Syndrome.


Davidson Men’s Basketball Hosts Northeastern

November 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Baker Sports Complex – Davidson College Campus

The Wildcats host Northeastern at John Belk Arena. The game is scheduled to be live-streamed on ESPN+.


An Afternoon with Georgann Eubanks

November 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Main Street Books – 126 S. Main Street

Georgann Eubanks is a writer, Emmy-winning documentarian, and popular speaker. She is the author of Literary Trails of Eastern North Carolina, Literary Trails of the North Carolina Piedmont, and Literary Trails of the North Carolina Mountains.

Her new book, The Month of Their Ripening, tells the stories of twelve North Carolina heritage foods, each matched to the month of its peak readiness for eating. Join Georgann Eubanks at Main Street Books for a reading, discussion, and signing of her new book.


Davidson Women’s Basketball Host William & Mary

November 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Baker Sports Complex – Davidson College Campus

Cheer on the Wildcats women’s basketball team in Belk Arena. The game is scheduled to be available via ESPN+.  NOTE:the men’s team hosts Northeaster at 1:00 p.m. – so you can enjoy back-to-back basketball in Belk Arena.


Salud Cerveceria Beer Dinner

November 24 @ 7:00 pm

The Outpost, 120 Patterson Court Circle – Davidson College Campus

Come join us for this 6 beer, 5 course dinner Saturday, Nov. 24th with Salud Cerveceria of NoDa, Charlotte.  Our friends in the city will be providing an excellent choice of craft beers to be paired with an equally excellent menu presented by chefs Betsy and Courtney – so hey, there’s no need to stay at home and eat your Thanksgiving leftovers! Cost: $65 Please email Brian at [email protected] with any questions or seating arrangement requests. Your purchase confirmation will serve as your ticket. Tickets are non-refundable but are transferable.


Live Music: Rick Spreitzer and the Antique Babies

November 24 @ 7:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street



There are no events on our calendar scheduled on Sunday.



Family Story Time

November 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Davidson Branch Library – 119 S. Main Street

Bring your family (ages 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. TWO sessions: one beginning at 10 a.m., and the other at 11:00 a.m.


Healthy Living: Vaccines & Screening Tests Explained

November 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Davidson Branch Library – 119 S. Main Street

Join Kerry Bianchi, MD, to learn about preventative health care: Vaccines (flu, pneumonia, shingles) and the new screening tests for colon and breast cancer. For adults and seniors. Register online at or call the Davidson Branch Library at 704.416.4000


Davidson Women’s Basketball Hosts High Point

November 26 @ 7:00 pm

Baker Sports Complex – Davidson College Campus

Cheer on the Wildcats women’s basketball team in Belk Arena. The game is scheduled to be available via ESPN+.


Davidson Holiday Gala

November 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Duke Family Performance Hall – Davidson College Campus

Performed for consistently sold-out houses, our annual Holiday Gala is the perfect way for your family and friends to usher in the spirit of the season! Join the Davidson College Music Department—choirs, orchestra, jazz band, soloists—with special community guests, Dance Davidson, and the North Carolina Black Repertory Theatre, as we celebrate the sights and sounds of time-honored holiday traditions. Don’t miss what our community members declare is “as good a holiday show as one could see in New York City!” Tickets sell out fast, so get them while they last. For tickets, please contact the Union Box Office at 704-894-2135.

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


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