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Ready, Set, Weekend in Davidson: Oct. 18 – 21

by | Oct 17, 2019 | Bottom Right Red Box, News

Check out A Taste of Davidson on Saturday: 6-10:00 p.m.

 

Friday

Davidson Field Hockey vs Saint Louis

October 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Belk Turf Field – Davidson College Campus

Head over to Belk Turf Field to support the Wildcats. Show up early as the Wildcats honor their seniors – the members of the Class of 2020. All field hockey games are free and open to the public.

 

Live Music: Mike Strauss Band

October 18 @ 7:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street

 

Saturday

Davidson Farmers’ Market

October 5 @ 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.

 

Town Hall at Farmers Market

October 19 @ 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Davidson Farmers Market – 120 S. Main St. – Davidson

The Town of Davidson will have a table at the Farmers Market – come ask your questions and learn more about the proposed referenda on the November ballot. There are two referendum for voters to consider – one pertaining to public facilities and one pertaining to the sale of Continuum.

 

What’s Going On In The Wetland?

October 19 @9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Davidson – location provided upon registration (DEADLINE: 5 p.m., Oct. 18)

Discover the world of frogs, toads and other wetland creatures – where they live, what they eat, and why we need to protect them and their habitat. We’ll also learn how to identify them – some by sound, some by sight. Our guide will be Theresa Morr from the North Carolina Wildlife Federation. This outing is for children with their families. The minimum age is 3 years old. Location and other details will be sent to those who pre-register.

Pre-registration is required. To register, email [email protected]with names of all the participants, ages of the children, any allergies, and a phone number. Be sure that you receive an email confirming your registration. PLEASE NOTE: Registration closes at 5 p.m., Friday, October 18.

 

STEAM Stories with Maura

October 19 @ 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Main Street Books – 126 S. Main Street

STEAM Stories with Maura blends STEAM and literacy, using fun experiments to discuss stories and help with reading comprehension. Maura teaches at Assurance Preschool, and is a mom of two boys. She spent her high school and college years volunteering for Two Together, a one-on-one literacy tutoring program, and was a co-founder of the After School All-Stars literacy program in Albany, NY. Maura is a freelance illustrator who is passionate about STEAM education. Main Street Books story times are always free and open to all ages. No registration necessary.

 

Davidson Lacrosse vs Radford

October 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Richardson Stadium – Davidson College Campus

Head over to Richardson Stadium to watch the Wildcats as they take on Radford. All lacrosse games are free and open to the public.

 

Continuing the Mission’s First Annual Fall FurFest – POSTPONED until Spring

The event originally scheduled for  Saturday, October 19, from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. has been postponed until Spring. News of Davidson will keep you advised when a new date is set.

 

A Taste of Davidson

October 19 @ 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Business Block of Jetton

The event will be held on the business block of Jetton Street from 6 to 10 p.m. The street will be closed off and festooned with strings of lights, and picnic tables will give attendees a place to eat and enjoy live music. Three groups have already signed up to play—Rusty Knox. The Davidson Delilahs, and the Carolina Soul Band. There will be no charge to attend, but participating restaurants will charge for their offerings of small plate food and drinks. Kim Fleming, the Town of Davidson economic development manager, said “Taste of Davidson” will fill a niche in the town’s annual event calendar. She added, “There are many businesses in this part of town, but they don’t get the same attention as Main Street stores. The “Taste” will help shine a light on this area of town.” Admission is free!

 

Live Music: Caroline Keller Band

October 19 @ 7:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street

 

Sunday

Davidson Field Hockey vs Wake Forest

October 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Belk Turf Field – Davidson College Campus

Head over to Belk Turf Field to support the Wildcats as they take on the Demon Deacons. All field hockey games are free and open to the public.

 

[email protected] Albans: Bach Akademie Charlotte Choir

October 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

St. Alban’s Episcopal Church – 301 Caldwell Lane

Bach Akademie Charlotte Choir led by Scott Allen Jarrett will present a program featuring Schütz’s ground-breaking Musikalische Exequien – the first “German Requiem” composed in 1636. The program also features Bach’s double-choir motet Komm, Jesu, Komm and other motets from the Bach family. Concerts are at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Davidson, NC at 3:00 p.m. Come early for our young artist performances at 2:20 p.m.. Tickets are available at the door or at www.musicatstalbansdavidson.org. This project was made possible, in part, with funding from ASC and the N.C. Arts Council. Wheelchair accessible. Music @ St. Alban’s is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

 

Monday

Early Voting

October 21 @ 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Cornelius Town Hall – 21445 Catawba Ave., Cornelius

Davidson voters can vote early at Cornelius Town Hall today through Nov. 1. Early voting hours: Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Saturday Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

 

Family Storytime

October 21 @ 10:00 a.mm AND 11:00 a.m. [two sessions]

Davidson Branch Library

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. Registration opens 30 minutes prior to story time at 9.30 am. Please check in at the desk.

 

Rotary Club of Davidson

October 21 @ 12: 00 p.m.

North Harbor Club Restaurant

The Rotary Club of Davidson has regular lunchtime meetings on the 1st, 2nd & 3rd Mondays of each month (excluding federal holidays) 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – North Harbor Club Restaurant, Davidson Visitors are always welcome!

 

Strange New Worlds Book Club

October 21 @ 7:00 p.m. – 7:55 p.m.

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 Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik.

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