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Ready, Set, Memorial Day Weekend in Davidson: May 24 – 28

by | May 23, 2019 | News, Top Left Box

The Davidson College War Memorial is “dedicated to the Davidson alumni who gave their lives in service to their country so that those who live may work for peace and justice.” Flags will be placed around the memorial Monday morning at 9 a.m.



Live Music: Jamie Hofmeister-Cline

May 24 @ 4:30 p.m.

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street


Live Music: Rusty Knox

May 24 @ 7:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street



Davidson Farmers’ Market

May 25 @ 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.


Walk With a Doc

May 25 @ 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Davidson Town Green

Meet up at the Davidson Town Green at 9:00 a.m.


Story Time with Derrick Barnes and Gordon James

May 25 @ 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Main Street Books – 126 S. Main Street

Award-winning duo, Derrick Barnes and Gordon James, comprise the talent behind “Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut.” Join them for an extra special story time and signing at Main Street Books!


Watercraft Rental

May 25 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Lake Davidson Nature Preserve – 750 Jetton

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


 Live Music: Rick Sprietzer

May 25 @ 7:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street



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Monday – Memorial Day

“Flags In” – Placing Flags in at the Davidson College War Memorial

May 27 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am

Davidson College War Memorial – college campus

Please consider taking some time on Memorial Day to help place 193 flags around the Davidson College War Memorial. The memorial is near the Old Well in front of Chambers. 



Paws to Read

May 28 @ 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Davidson Branch Library – 119 S. Main Street

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog.


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