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Ready, Set, Weekend in Davidson: January 18 – 21

by | Jan 17, 2019 | News

 

Friday

Congresswoman Alma Adams – Office Hours

January 18 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Davidson Town Hall

Congresswoman Alma Adams will be at Davidson Town Hall on Friday, January 18.

 

Men’s Tennis Hosts Boston University

January 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Baker Sports Complex – Davidson College Campus

The Wildcats host BU – weather depending, the match will be held on either the outdoor courts behind Baker Sports Complex or in the Knobloch Tennis Center.

 

Live Music: Sunday Union

January 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street

Live Music at Summit Coffee

 

Saturday

Davidson Farmers’ Market

January 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Summit Coffee Parking Lot

The Davidson Farmer’s Market, Inc. (DFM) is back this week, after being closed over the holidays. 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.

 

New Year, New Business: How to Start Your Own Business

January 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Davidson Branch Library – 119 S. Main Street , Davidson Meeting Room

Kim Clark will share her experience starting her own successful business, including how to write a business plan, apply for loans, perform market research, build a brand, network with peers, and gain customers. Kim is the founder and owner of Hearts on Fiber, heartsonfiber.com. Registration requested.

 

Davidson Men’s Basketball Hosts Richmond

January 19 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Baker Sports Complex – Davidson College Campus

Cheer on the Wildcats men’s basketball team in Belk Arena as they take on the Richmond Spiders. The game is scheduled to be shown on NBC Sports Network

 

Davidson Women’s & Men’s Swimming & Diving

January 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Cannon Pool at Baker Sports Complex – Davidson College Campus

The Wildcats host William & Mary on January 19, 2019

 

Beautiful Truth: Writing & Sharing Personal Stories

January 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Davidson Branch Library – 119 S. Main Street (Davidson Meeting Room)

Please join us for a free 90-minute workshop: “Writing & Sharing Your Personal Stories.” Writers from Charlotte Lit will lead participants through a series of activities to discover, write, and tell stories of life in Charlotte. This workshop is part of Charlotte Lit’s “Beautiful Truth” project, which seeks to help community members write and share stories about themselves and their lives here in Charlotte. Workshops like this one will be held at Charlotte-area libraries and community centers in January 2019, helping more than 100 Charlotteans tell their stories.

 

Bourbon & Books Featuring Author Caleb Johnson

January 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Main Street Books – 126 S. Main Street

Pour yourself a complimentary glass of bourbon and settle into one of our comfy armchairs for a conversation with on-the-rise author Caleb Johnson, whose debut novel, Treeborne, earned an honorable mention for the 2019 Southern Book Prize and found a place on “best of” lists from Southern Living and Deep South Magazine.

Tickets: $30 (include a hardcover copy of Welcome to Paradise by Elin Hilderbrand.

 

Live Music: Billy Jones and the Pocket

January 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street

Live Music at Summit Coffee

 

Sunday

Davidson Women’s Basketball Hosts Massachusetts

January 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 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+.

 

Music at St. Albans: Chamber Singers of the Charlotte Master Chorale

January 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

St. Alban’s Episcopal Church – 301 Caldwell Lane

Renowned choral conductor Dr. Kenney Potter directs the Chamber Singers of the Charlotte Master Chorale in “Of Time and Space”-Contemporary choral works by Kile Smith, Erik Esenvalds, and others. This program will celebrate our fascination with the exploration of space. The main composition will be Kile Smith’s landmark work, The Consolation of Apollo, a musical setting of the radio transmission from the first manned spaceflight to the moon and back to Earth. Arrive early to enjoy the pre-concert young artists performance at 2:30 p.m. Each concert will be followed by a “meet the artist” reception. Tickets are available at the door [$20/general admission; $15/seniors; $10/students; children under 12/free] or at the website.

 

WDAV Concert Series: Aya Trio

January 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Sloan Music Center – Tyler Tallman Hall – Davidson College Campus

Join us in welcoming back the AYA Trio to Davidson College! Winners of the 2018 WDAV Young Chamber Musicians Competition, Angela Chan on violin, Andres Sanches on cello, and Ying Li on the piano formed the group in fall of 2013. They have studied with world renowned artists including cellist Peter Wiley, and pianists Jonathan Biss and Meng-Chieh Liu. Last summer, the trio was chosen as one of the fellow chamber music groups for the Great Lakes chamber music festival and the Norfolk chamber music festival. For tickets, please contact the Union Box Office at 704-894-2135. Free for Davidson students, but tickets are required.

 

Prayer at Close of Day

January 20 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Lingle Chapel – Corner of Main St & Concord Road

In this busy world, space and time for quiet meditation is something many of us long for. Combined musical leadership from Davidson College Presbyterian Church  and Davidson United Methodist Church offers you “Prayer at the Close of Day: In the traditions of Compline and Taizé.” Compline has its roots in ancient monastic tradition as the last service of the day, when psalms were chanted every three hours throughout each day. Taizé originated in France at an ecumenical religious community dedicated to peacemaking and inclusivity, and its musical style involves short melodies which the congregation sings repeatedly, allowing the words to become a heart-felt prayer. Musicians from both churches will lead us with reflective, unaccompanied music; there will be candlelight, prayers, scripture, congregational Taizé songs, and periods of silence.

 

Monday

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Breakfast

January 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Davidson Town Hall

Join the Town of Davidson for the inaugural MLK Breakfast at Town Hall.

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