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Ready, Set, Weekend in Davidson: May 10 – 13

by | May 9, 2019 | News, Top Right Box

This screen captures shows the places where vehicular traffic will be blocked and where pedestrians can stand to pay respects to Officer Sheldon.



The Griffith Street overpass will be CLOSED to vehicular traffic from 1 – 5 p.m. on Friday as the funeral procession for slain Mooresville Police Officer Jordan Sheldon drives from Charlotte to the Mooresville Police Department. Residents are invited to walk to the overpass and pay their respects as the procession drives passed. The Davidson Fire Department will hang the large American Flag over the northbound lanes of I-77.



Funeral Procession: Griffith Street Overpass Closure

May 10 @ 1:00 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Griffith Street I-77 Overpass, on and off ramps, and Griffith from the Circles @30.

Details as provided above.


Live Music: Colton Sherrill

May 10 @ 4:30 p.m.

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street


Davidson Village Network Dance Party

May 10 @ 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Balanced Body – 11316 Smith Rd – Cornelius

Cowboy Cha Cha Cha! Line Dancing: Refreshments Provided. Call BBS to register (704) 800-3036.


Live Music: Mike Strauss Trio

May 10 @ 7:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street



Davidson Farmers’ Market

May 11 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Summit Coffee Parking Lot

The Davidson Farmer’s Market, Inc. (DFM) is back this week. 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.


Lake Norman Bike Expo

May 11 @ 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Bailey Middle School – 11900 Bailey Rd – Huntersville

Lake Norman Bike Expo & Community Ride Join the Town of Davidson and the Town of Cornelius to celebrate Bike Month with a Bike Expo, Family Bicycle Ride and a Community Bicycle Ride. Whether you’re a new or seasoned cyclist, the Bike Expo will have something for everyone. The Expo will provide attendees an opportunity to demo bikes from area bike shops, learn about bicycle safety and maintenance, and experience unique bikes such as folding bicycles, electric assist bikes, and more. Davidson Parks and Recreation will have their solar-electric ELF bike to demo (made in Durham, NC) and the Town of Cornelius will have information on new greenways and how to safely navigate around town our your bike. Community Bike Ride starts at 9:00 am, a 10 mile ride (age 14+ with adult), and the Family Bike Ride will leave at 10:30am. Registration for the 9:00am Community Ride will take place onsite beginning at 8:30am. Registration is not required for the Bike Expo. If you’d like to register that would help with planning and for email updates. Registration for the 10:30am Family Bike Ride will take place onsite. For more information or to register, call Davidson Parks and Rec at 704-892-3349 or online at


JDRF one walk

May 11 @ 8:30 am

Downtown Davidson – 108 S. Main Street

JDRF One Walk has one goal: to create a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). We know you want to make a cure a reality too—and we can’t wait for you to join us! When you participate in your local JDRF One Walk, the money you raise supports life–changing breakthroughs that give hope to everyone impacted by this disease. And, you’ll have a great time doing it! That’s because you’ll walk with a committed community that is passionate about doing whatever it takes to help turn Type One into Type None.

Event Website


Walk With a Doc

May 11 @ 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Davidson Town Green

Meet up at the Davidson Town Green every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month at 9:00 a.m.


Sensory Stories with Miss Rikki

May 11 @ 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Main Street Books – 126 S. Main Street

Ms. Rikki presents a book and a craft on select Saturdays for our story time offering! All Main Street Books’ story times are free and open to the public. Registration not required.


Main Street Books – Author Event: Michelle Breyer

May 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Main Street Books – 126 S. Main Street

Davidson parent Michelle Breyer is the author of Curl Revolution. In The Curl Revolution: Inspiring Stories and Practical Advice from the NaturallyCurly Community, current Davidson parent Michelle Breyer has curated information that some of the best information that NaturallyCurly’s experts and community members have collected over the past two decades. The Curl Revolution tells the story of the entire curly hair industry and features many of the leading curl innovators. It also functions as a how-to guide. Co-founder of, one of the largest media platforms for hair, Michelle Breyer was named one of the 50 Most Influential People in the Multicultural Market by Women’s Wear Daily in 2015. Breyer is a former award-winning newspaper reporter.


Live Music: Caroline Keller Trio

May 11 @ 7:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street



Watercraft Rental

May 12 @ 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Nature Preserve – 750 Jetton St

Enjoy a self-guided watercraft adventure through Lake Davidson. Rental includes your choice of kayak or paddleboard, paddles and life vest. For more info or to reserve watercraft call 704-892-3349 or online



Family Reading Time (two sessions)

May 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am & 11:00 am – 12 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.


Rotary Club of Davidson

May 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Rotary Club of Davidson meets on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Mondays of each month (excluding federal holidays).  Noon – 1:00 pm at North Harbor Club Restaurant. Meetings last about an hour. Visitors welcome!


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