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Ready, Set, Weekend in Davidson: Nov. 1 – 5

by | Oct 31, 2019 | News

Friday is the final day of Early Voting. Election Day is Tuesday.

 

Friday

Early Voting – FINAL DAY

Nov. 1 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Cornelius Town Hall

This is the final day of early voting in Mecklenburg County. The closest early voting location is Cornelius Town Hall. Election Day is Tuesday and voters will have to vote at their assigned precincts on Election Day.

 

Davidson Volleyball vs. George Washington

Nov. 1 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Belk Arena – Davidson College Campus

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

 

Davidson Field Hockey vs. Richmond

Nov. 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Belk Turf Field – Davidson College Campus

Start your weekend by heading out to Belk Turf Field to support the Wildcats as they host Richmond. This is the ‘Cats final home game of the season – so come out and cheer for them.

 

Disney’s Aladdin Jr.

Nov. 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Davidson Community Players’ Armour Street Theatre – 307 Armour Street

Disney’s Aladdin JR. is based on the 1992 Academy-Award®-winning film and the 2014 hit Broadway show about the “diamond in the rough” street rat who learns that his true worth lies deep within. The story you know and love has been given the royal treatment! Aladdin and his three friends, Babkak, Omar, and Kassim, are down on their luck until Aladdin discovers a magic lamp and the Genie who has the power to grant three wishes. Wanting to earn the respect of the princess, Jasmine, Aladdin embarks on an adventure that will test his will and his moral character. With exciting characters, new songs, and more thrills, this new beloved story will open up “a whole new world” for the whole family! Ages 4 and up. Times vary, see website. Fridays @ 7pm; Saturdays & Sundays @ 1pm & 4pm. Advance Tickets: All – $12. At the Door Tickets: add $2

 

Live Music: Caroline Keller Band

Nov. 1 @ 7:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street

 

“Macbeth” at Davidson College

Nov. 1 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Duke Family Performance Hall – Davidson College Campus

For ticket information, contact the Union Box Office. Remaining shows are November 1 and 2 at 8 p.m. and November 3 at 2 p.m. in the Duke Family Performance Hall on the Davidson campus.

 

Saturday

Davidson Farmers’ Market

Nov. 2 @ 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

Nov. 2 @ 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. NOTE: WWAD will be held on the first and third Saturdays in November. Come out and enjoy the fall weather and then get your coffee and walk around the Farmers Market. This week’s discussion will be the pros & cons of flu shots.

 

Signing with Chris Valada

Nov. 2 @ 10:30 a.m. –  12:30 p.m.

Main Street Books – 126 S. Main Street

Meet children’s book author Chris Valada at Main Street Books as he shares his Christmas picture book, “Crunch Rides to the North Pole,” children’s Christmas adventure story. When a snowstorm stops the mail, Crunch delivers the neighborhood children’s letters to Santa himself. Ride along with Crunch as he travels to the North Pole. You’ll meet new friends, solve problems, and help Santa on Christmas Eve! As an avid motorcyclist for over 20 years, Chris Valada has visited beautiful places and met amazing people all over the world. He began writing short stories as a way to share his travels with his children.

 

Cookie Crumb Trail

Nov. 2 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Main Street – Davidson

Participating Davidson businesses will host a “Cookie Crumb Trail” on Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Over 20 businesses will hand out freshly baked, pre-packaged cookies to passport holders.

 

“Community Mural Day” at Ada Jenkins

Nov. 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Ada Jenkins Center – 212 Gamble Street

This mural will honor and celebrate the legacy of Mrs. Ada Jenkins, who helped transform Davidson with her passion and commitment to education. No special artistic skills are needed; student artists will be available to help everyone be part of this historical masterpiece. We’ll provide snacks, beverages, and music. No RSVP needed – community friends and neighbors are invited to simply arrive and become part of the celebration!

 

Davidson Football vs Valparaiso

Nov. 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Richardson Stadium – Davidson College Campus

Come support your Davidson Wildcats as they take on the Valparaiso Crusaders!

It’s Take a Kid to the Game day so kids 17 and under get in free with the purchase of an adult ticket! Tickets are available for purchase at davidsonwildcats.com. Adult tickets are $14.

 

Disney’s Aladdin Jr.

Nov. 2 @ 1:00 pm & 4:00 pm

Davidson Community Players’ Armour Street Theatre – 307 Armour Street

Disney’s Aladdin JR. is based on the 1992 Academy-Award®-winning film and the 2014 hit Broadway show about the “diamond in the rough” street rat who learns that his true worth lies deep within. The story you know and love has been given the royal treatment! Aladdin and his three friends, Babkak, Omar, and Kassim, are down on their luck until Aladdin discovers a magic lamp and the Genie who has the power to grant three wishes. Wanting to earn the respect of the princess, Jasmine, Aladdin embarks on an adventure that will test his will and his moral character. With exciting characters, new songs, and more thrills, this new beloved story will open up “a whole new world” for the whole family! Ages 4 and up. Times vary, see website. Fridays @ 7pm; Saturdays & Sundays @ 1pm & 4pm. Advance Tickets: All – $12. At the Door Tickets: add $2

 

An Afternoon with Dr. Anna Pai, Memoirist

Nov. 2 @ 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Main Street Books – 126 S. Main Street

We are pleased to host Davidson resident, Anna Choa Pai, to share her memoir, “From Manchurian Princess to the American Dream: An Anecdotal Memoir of Two Immigrant Lives.” Dr. Pai is a Sweetbriar College alumna and retired professor of genetics at Montclair State University (NJ). About the book: While most immigrants to the United States seek better lives than what they had, author Anna Chao Pai’s parents came seeking safety from the Japanese; they left a life of luxury and power to become ordinary American citizens. In the end, the transition to ordinary was traumatic for Pai’s mother, who became mentally unbalanced.

 

Team Summit Twilight 5K

Nov. 2 @ 6:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street

The race, hosted by Team Summit Foundation, is one of the most popular races in Lake Norman, guiding runners in the twilight around historic Davidson, including running through 1,000 luminaries on the greenway. Event Website

http://www.teamsummitfoundation.org/twilight-5k/

 

Davidson Men’s Soccer vs. Duquense

Nov. 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Alumni Stadium – Davidson College Campus

 

Live Music: Mike Strauss Band

Nov. 2 @ 7:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street

 

“Macbeth” at Davidson College

Nov. 2 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Duke Family Performance Hall – Davidson College Campus

For ticket information, contact the Union Box Office. Remaining show is November 3 at 2 p.m. in the Duke Family Performance Hall on the Davidson campus.

 

Sunday

Davidson Volleyball vs. George Mason

Nov. 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Belk Arena – Davidson College Campus

Start your Sunday afternoon by heading out to Belk Arena at the Baker Sports Complex as the Wildcats host the George Mason Patriots.

 

Disney’s Aladdin Jr.

Nov. 3 @ 1:00 pm & 4:00 pm

Davidson Community Players’ Armour Street Theatre – 307 Armour Street

Disney’s Aladdin JR. is based on the 1992 Academy-Award®-winning film and the 2014 hit Broadway show about the “diamond in the rough” street rat who learns that his true worth lies deep within. The story you know and love has been given the royal treatment! Aladdin and his three friends, Babkak, Omar, and Kassim, are down on their luck until Aladdin discovers a magic lamp and the Genie who has the power to grant three wishes. Wanting to earn the respect of the princess, Jasmine, Aladdin embarks on an adventure that will test his will and his moral character. With exciting characters, new songs, and more thrills, this new beloved story will open up “a whole new world” for the whole family! Ages 4 and up. Times vary, see website. Fridays @ 7pm; Saturdays & Sundays @ 1pm & 4pm. Advance Tickets: All – $12. At the Door Tickets: add $2

 

An afternoon with Gavin Edwards + Coat Drive

Nov. 3 @ 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Main Street Books – 126 S. Main Street

We are honored to host our friend and veteran writer, Gavin Edwards, as he launches his new book, “Kindness and Wonder: why Mister Rogers matters now more than ever.” “Kindness and Wonder” is a pop culture celebration of Fred Rogers and the enduring legacy of his beloved, award-winning PBS show Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood that offers essential wisdom to help us in our troubled times. In the spirit of Fred Rogers, Gavin Edwards and Main Street Books invite our neighbors to bring coats in children’s and adult sizes to the Kindness and Wonder event for donation to Davidson K-8 whose staff provides winter wear to students in need.

 

“Macbeth” at Davidson College

Nov. 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Duke Family Performance Hall – Davidson College Campus

For ticket information, contact the Union Box Office. This is the final show.

 

Monday

Family Storytime

Nov. 4 @ 10:00 am

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.

 

Active Reading Workshop (Part 1 of 2)

Nov. 4 @ 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Davidson Branch Library – 119 S. Main Street

Come learn fun ideas and activities that you can use to support early literacy at home. Learn how to use the ABC’s of Active Reading one-on-one with your child. For parents and caregivers – come prepared to play and learn together with your child. This workshop is for parents/ caregivers of children ages 2-5 and their children. Registration is required. This is a two-part series and participants will benefit from attending every session: Part Two, Monday, November 18 at 11:00 a.m.

 

Men’s Basketball vs. Glenville State (Exh.)

Nov. 4 @ 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Belk Arena – Davidson College Campus

Come out and support your Wildcats as they open their season with an exhibition game against Glenville State!

 

Tuesday – ELECTION DAY

Voting

Nov. 5 @ 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Precinct 127 – Hopewell Baptist Church

Precinct 206 – Davidson Town Hall

Voters are reminded to cast their votes at their precincts if you haven’t voted early. Voters will have the chance to vote for Mayor, Town Board, two ballot referenda, Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board At-large positions, and a request to increase the county tax rate.

 

Paws to Read

Nov. 5 @ – 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Davidson Branch Library – 119 S. Main Street

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

 

Davidson Men’s Soccer vs. College of Charleston

Nov. 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Alumni Stadium – Davidson College Campus

 

Women’s Basketball vs. Georgetown

Nov. 5 @ 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Baker Sports Complex

Come out and support your Wildcats as they take on the Hoyas from Georgetown!

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