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Ready, Set, Weekend in Davidson: October 25 – 28

by | Oct 23, 2019 | Bottom Left Black Box, News

Halloween March 2019 will be held Friday afternoon. This photo from 2018 (Bill Giduz photo)

 

Friday

Early Voting

October 25 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Cornelius Town Hall

Early voting for the November 5 election has started. Davidson voters can cast their ballots at Cornelius Town Hall until Nov. 1.

 

Adopt A Reading Buddy Storytime

October 25 @ 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Davidson Branch Library – 119 S. Main Street

Call (704)416-4000 to register now! For ages 3-5 years. Share stories, read with a teen student and adopt your very own reading buddy. Presented by students from the Community School of Davidson. For ages 3-5 years.

 

Davidson’s Halloween March

October 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Town Hall

Put on your costume and join us at town hall on Friday, October 25 at 5:00 p.m. for the Halloween March down Main Street.  Davidson’s retailers, and other participants, will be handing out treats along Main Street, starting at town hall and going down to (and including) Depot Street.  Marchers may start lining up at 4:45 p.m.

 

Davidson College Chorale and Davidson Singers

October 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Davidson College Presbyterian Church

The Davidson College Chorale & Davidson Singers present their fall concert during Family Weekend at Davidson.

 

Live Music: Rusty Knox

Oct 25 @ 7:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street

 

DCSO Wildcat Weekend Concert

October 25 @ 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

900 Room – Alvarez College Union – Davidson College Campus

Have an up-close and personal concert experience with the Davidson College Symphony Orchestra as they share highlights from the season in an intimate setting. Free and open to the public.

 

Davidson Community Players’ “Boos and Brews”

October 25 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

DCP Actors’ Lab – 20700 North Main Street, Ste. 112, Cornelius.

Davidson Community Players Haunts Theatre with its Festival of Ten-minute Halloween Plays.

Have a cold beer and enjoy an evening of short plays. Join Davidson Community Players for its third annual celebration of local playwrights with Boos and Brews, an evening of ten minute plays featuring eerie Halloween fun. The play festival runs October 24-26, all performances begin at 8:00 p.m.

 

Jazz Ensemble Wildcat Weekend Concert

October 25 @ 9:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Sloan Music Center, Tyler-Tallman Hall – Davidson College Campus

Join the Davidson College Jazz Ensemble as they perform their fall concert featuring guest artists and several student soloists. Free and open to the public.

 

Saturday

Davidson Farmers’ Market

Oct. 26 @ 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

Oct. 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

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. Join us this Saturday 10/12 on the Davidson Village Green From 9-10 am for Walk with A Doc as we Educate, Exercise, and Empower each other one step at a time. Come out and enjoy the fall weather and then get your coffee and walk around the Farmers Market. Join us this Saturday as Dr. Matt Antonelli talks about the role of Acupuncture in treating acute and chronic pain. Come as we Educate, Exercise, and Empower each other one step at a time. Also, please note the change to 1st and 3rd Saturday’s for November.

 

Early Voting

October 26 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cornelius Town Hall

Early voting for the November 5 election has started. Davidson voters can cast their ballots at Cornelius Town Hall until Nov. 1.

 

Tour de Trees

Davidson Town Green

Oct 26 @ 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Davidson Town Green

Join us for a leisurely guided bike ride to explore a variety of trees in downtown Davidson, along the greenway, and in nearby neighborhoods. Learn about native, historic and unusual trees during this guided tour that will start at the Town Green. Bike and helmet are required. Children 11 – 15 must be accompanied by an adult. Event website:

https://townofdavidson.recdesk.com/Community/Home

 

Miss Rikki’s Story Time

October 26 @ 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! Main Street Books’ story times are free and open to the public. Registration not required.

 

Signing with Chance Shiver

October 26 @ 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Main Street Books – 126 S. Main Street

Meet Science Fiction writer Chance Shiver who will be available to sign his new book, Oberlin’s Anomaly. In Oberlin’s Anomaly, Jack Starkey, still struggling with clinical depression arising out of the deaths of his wife and son, is caught up in a secret war that threatens life on earth

L Chance Shiver is a Science Fiction writer living on a small mountain near Asheville, North Carolina. Chance holds a B.A. in English from George Mason College of the University of Virginia. When not writing, Chance spends most of his time looking east from his mountain home to the Blue Ridge Mountains and touring the South East playing early country and Old-time music with his wife Susette as their duet, The Shivers.

 

Memorial Service for James Raeford Sr.

Oct 26 @ 12:00 p.m.

Gethsemane Baptist Church – 656 Jetton Street

The family of James Raeford Sr. (Raeford’s Barber Shop) invites members of the community to his memorial service at Gethsemane Baptist Church.

 

Swimming vs. Georgetown

Oct. 26 @ 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Cannon Natatorium, Baker Sports Complex – Davidson College Campus

The Wildcats Men’s and Women’s Swimming teams will be hosting the Georgetown Hoyas in the pool on Saturday.

 

Davidson Football vs Marist

Oct. 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Richardson Stadium – Davidson College Campus

Start your weekend by heading out to Richardson Stadium as the Wildcats host Marist.

 

Stop the Hate Rally

October 26 @ 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Davidson Town Green

Come out and join your neighbors to reject hate and take a stand against hate and violence! Local community and faith organizations will be holding a Stop the Hate Rally on Saturday. The Rally will feature cultural performers and community members speaking out against hate towards people of color, Jews, Muslims, immigrants and members of the LGBTQ community and against gun violence. All who oppose hate and violence are welcome.

 

Davidson Men’s Basketball Red & Black Game

Oct. 26 @ 5:30 p.m.

Belk Arena – Davidson College Campus

Men’s Basketball hosts their annual Red & Black Scrimmage game. Following the game, fans can hang around to hear the student-athletes in a post-game fan conference.

 

Davidson Film Club Presents “Marguerite”

October 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Armour Street Theatre – 307 Armour Street

The DFC is pleased to present Marguerite, winner of the Best Director Prize at the Venice Film Festival, on Saturday. “Marguerite is a dark delight, a cringe comedy that skirts tragedy throughout, examining delusion, entitlement, denial, and the question of whether the truth is essential.” Tom Long, Detroit News Directed by Xavier Giannoli, France (2015, 2h09), in French, with English subtitles Discussion of the film will be led by Jacquelyn Culpepper, Artist Associate (Singing) in the Music Dept. at Davidson College. If you are not a Davidson Film Club member, walk-ins ($9, NC Sales tax included) are always welcome, cash or check at the door.  Walk-in students $7.

 

Live Music: Rick Sprietzer and the Antique Babies

Oct 26 @ 7:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street

 

Davidson Community Players’ “Boos and Brews”

October 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

DCP Actors’ Lab – 20700 North Main Street, Ste. 112, Cornelius.

Davidson Community Players Haunts Theatre with its Festival of Ten-minute Halloween Plays.

Have a cold beer and enjoy an evening of short plays. Join Davidson Community Players for its third annual celebration of local playwrights with Boos and Brews, an evening of ten minute plays featuring eerie Halloween fun. The play festival runs October 24-26, all performances begin at 8:00 p.m.

 

Sunday

Early Voting

October 27 @ 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 pm

Cornelius Town Hall

Early voting for the November 5 election has started. Davidson voters can cast their ballots at Cornelius Town Hall until Nov. 1.

 

DCPC’s Social Justice Committee Welcomes Graves-Fitzsimmons

October 27 @ 7:00 p.m.

Lingle Chapel, DCPC – Corner of Main St. and Concord Road

Davidson College Presbyterian Church’s Social Justice Committee welcomes Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons. He will be providing the Keynote Address at the end of a month-long study entitled: LGBTQ Voices and the Christian Movement.

 

Monday

Early Voting

October 28 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Cornelius Town Hall

Early voting for the November 5 election has started. Davidson voters can cast their ballots at Cornelius Town Hall until Nov. 1.

 

A Not So Spooky Storytime

October 28 @ 10:30am – 11:10am

Davidson Branch Library – 119 S. Main Street

For ages 24 months and up. Join us for a Halloween themed storytime. Enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

 

Poetry Workshop

October 28 @ 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Davidson Branch Library – 119 S. Main Street

Join us for an interactive poetry workshop, share your favorite poetry, or simply enjoy the poetic works of others. Open to everyone – students to seniors. Registration Requested.

 

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