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Ready, Set, Weekend in Davidson: Sept. 13 – 16

by | Sep 12, 2019 | News, Top Left Red Box

Runners head up South Street at the start of a previous Run for Green. This year’s Run for Green will be held Saturday.

 

Friday

Live Music: Jerad and Jesse

September 13 @ 4:30 p.m.

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street

 

Davidson Volleyball vs. Presbyterian

Sept 13 @ 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Belk Arena – Davidson College Campus

Start your weekend by heading out to Belk Arena at the Baker Sports Complex as the Wildcats host Presbyterian.

 

Live Music: Mike Strauss Trio

September 13 @ 7:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street

 

Artist Series – Reduced Shakespeare Company

September 13 @ 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m

Knobloch Campus Center DFPH-Duke Family Performance Hall

The Reduced Shakespeare Company is a three-man comedy troupe that takes long, serious subjects and reduces them to short, sharp comedies. “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised]” is an irreverent and fast-paced romp of all the Bard’s 37 plays in 97 minutes. This was London’s longest running comedy, having spent nine years in London’s West End. Join these madcap men in tights as they weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare’s comedies, histories, and tragedies in one wild and memorable ride.

Tickets are free for Davidson Students, $22 for General Public, $17 for Faculty/Staff/Seniors, and $12 for non-Davidson students.

 

Saturday

Run for Green

Sept 14 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am

Davidson Town Green

The fourteenth annual Run for Green benefits the Davidson Lands Conservancy. It is a morning of races that support our efforts to protect natural areas, open spaces, and greenways/trails.  This year’s Run for Green will again feature a half-marathon, 10K, and 5K.  We are also excited to bring back the opportunity for you to participate in our event through the virtual half marathon. Event Website:

 

Davidson Farmers’ Market

Sept 14 @ 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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

September 14 @ 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Town Green

This is the second year of Walk with a Doc. We meet on the Town Green for our walk and talk at 9:00 a.m. and the walk lasts until 10:00 a.m. WWAD is held on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month through November. Come out and join us as we Exercise, Educate, and Empower each other, one step at a time.

 

Culture Blocks Community Gathering & Lunch

September 14 @ 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Ada Jenkins Center

Cornelius, Davidson, and Huntersville residents! Enjoy a FREE meal, dance performances, live music, and help decide what arts, science, and history opportunities should happen in your community. Presented by CULTURE BLOCKS, a community partnership between Mecklenburg County Government, Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation, Arts & Science Council, and Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. RSVP Required. Seats are limited. Call 704-879-3530 or RSVP online.

 

Davidson Volleyball vs. N.C. Central

Sept 14 @ 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Belk Arena – Davidson College Campus

Enliven your weekend by heading out to Belk Arena at the Baker Sports Complex as the Wildcats host N.C. Central.

 

Davidson Volleyball vs. UNC Wilmington

Sept 14 @ 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Belk Arena – Davidson College Campus

Enliven your weekend by heading out to Belk Arena at the Baker Sports Complex as the Wildcats host UNC Wilmington.

 

Davidson Football vs. West Virginia Wesleyan

Sept 14 @ 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Richardson Stadium – Davidson College Campus

This is the Educator Appreciation game. All teachers and school employees can show their school IDs to gain entry to the game. The Wildcats also will honor the family of the late Navy SEAL, Joshua Harris (Class of ’94), at halftime. 

 

Live Music: Caroline Keller Band

September 14 @ 7:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street

 

Sunday

Watercraft Rental

Sept 15 @ 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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.

 

Davidson College Concert Series: Mozart & Brahms Clarinet Quintets

September 15 @ 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Sloan Music Center Tyler-Tallman Recital Hall

Presented by 89.9 WDAV, the Davidson College Concert Series season opens with the Mozart and Brahms clarinet quintets, considered two of the most admired and iconic chamber music pieces in the repertoire. Featuring Charlotte Symphony Orchestra clarinetist Sam Sparrow, this program will also include CSO colleagues Joseph Meyer, Jenny Topilow, Sarah Markle, and Kirsten Swanson. Following the performance, join us in Room 200 for a reception in honor of the musicians sponsored by Ruth and Richard Ault. For tickets, please contact the Union Box Office at 704-894-2135.

 

Concert on the Green – Davidson College Symphony and Jazz Ensemble

Sept 15 @ 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Town Green

Davidson students are back and ready t o show off their talents. This special Concert on the Green is two back-to-back performances. Come to hear one or both – you won’t regret it. Bring family, friends, and pets to the Davidson Town Green as the Davidson College Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble celebrate the new season with a sampling of lively music! Free and open to the public.

 

Monday

Aladdin Family Storytime on the Green

September 16 @ 10:30  a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Davidson Branch Library

Join us at Davidson Public Library for an Aladdin Family Storytime on the Green. Enjoy stories, songs, and fun! Dress up in your favorite Aladdin or book character costume. No registration required. Bring a blanket or towel to sit on! For ages 0-5 years.

 

Strange New World’s Book Club

September 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Davidson Branch Library – 119 S. Main Street

We meet the third Monday of the month and discuss science fiction, fantasy and graphic novels selected by the group. This month our selection is The Gods Themselves by Issac Asimov.

 

Organ at Davidson Season Opener

September 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Davidson College Presbyterian Church – Corner of Main Street & Concord Road

Dr. Andrew Scanlon, organ professor at East Carolina University, will open the season of Organ at Davidson on Monday, September 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Davidson College Presbyterian Church. The program includes music by J.S. Bach, Jehan Alain, Henry Smart and…Billy Strayhorn. The concert is free, with donations accepted, and is followed by a reception.

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