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Ready, Set, Veterans’ Day Weekend in Davidson

by | Nov 7, 2019 | Bottom Right Red Box, News

The Town of Davidson Veterans’ Day Ceremony will be held Monday (Nov. 11) at 11:00 a.m. in front of Town Hall.

 

Friday

Live Music: Mike Strauss Band

November 8 @ 7:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street

 

Davidson Community Player’s “Aladdin Jr.”

November 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Armour Street Theatre – 307 Armour Street

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 expanded characters, new songs, and more thrills, this new adaptation of the beloved story will open up “a whole new world” for young performers! The show is directed by Katie Mullis. Several days have multiple performances. Please check the website for performance times.  Advanced tickets are $12 each and $14 at the door and are available at DavidsonCommunityPlayers.org or by calling the box office at 704-892-7953.

 

Davidson College Chorale Fall Concert

November 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Duke Family Performance Hall – Davidson College Campus

Don’t miss the Davidson College Chorale’s fall concert in the Duke Family Performance Hall featuring music by Albright, Arnesen, Bach, Ešenvalds, Houkum, Zeiler, and more. The Chorale will be joined by our new Artist-Associate in Accompanying, Tomasz Robak. Free and open to the public.

 

Saturday

Davidson Farmers’ Market

November 9 @ 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.

 

SAT Practice Exam with the Princeton Review

November 9 @ 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Davidson Branch Library – 119 S. Main Street

SAT Practice Exam with the Princeton Review: College & Career Connections. Kick off your SAT prep with a free practice SAT exam. After the test, the Princeton Review will email you a detailed performance report with personalized tips on how to improve your score. Please follow the link to register. http://www.princetonreview.com/product/offerings/447264

 

Davidson Community Player’s “Aladdin Jr.”

November 9 @ 1:00 pm & 4:00 pm (two shows)

Armour Street Theatre – 307 Armour Street

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 expanded characters, new songs, and more thrills, this new adaptation of the beloved story will open up “a whole new world” for young performers! The show is directed by Katie Mullis. Several days have multiple performances. Please check the website for performance times.  Advanced tickets are $12 each and $14 at the door and are available at DavidsonCommunityPlayers.org or by calling the box office at 704-892-7953.

 

Senior Saturday One-on-One Tech Tutoring

November 9 @ 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. [NOTE: 4 separate 30-minute sessions are available]

Davidson Branch Library – 119 S. Main Street

Sign up for a 30-minute individual session with a volunteer to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics. Sign up online at www.cmlibrary.org or call the branch at 704-416-4000 to make an appointment. Presenter: Richard Ault

 

Live Music: Justin Mintun Band

November 9 @ 7:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street

 

Sunday

Davidson Community Player’s “Aladdin Jr.”

November 10 @ 1:00 pm & 4:00 pm (two shows)

Armour Street Theatre – 307 Armour Street

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 expanded characters, new songs, and more thrills, this new adaptation of the beloved story will open up “a whole new world” for young performers! The show is directed by Katie Mullis. Several days have multiple performances. Please check the website for performance times.  Advanced tickets are $12 each and $14 at the door and are available at DavidsonCommunityPlayers.org or by calling the box office at 704-892-7953.

 

Main Street Hooks

November 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Hearts on Fiber – 208 S. Village Lane, Suite A

Main Street Hooks is a free and open book and knitting club brought to readers by Main Street Books, in partnership with Davidson’s craft store Hearts on Fiber, that meets monthly for an hour of communal knitting and audiobook enjoyment. This month, Main Street Hooks will meet at Hearts on Fiber. Hearts on Fiber staff are available at every meeting to guide beginner knitters/crocheters, while intermediate to advanced fiber crafters continue their own projects in the cozy company of fellow yarn enthusiasts and book nerds. Bookseller and knitting extraordinaire Jan Blodgett is also on site to assist with advanced knitting snafus.

 

Monday – Veterans’ Day

Veterans’ Day Ceremony

November 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Front Steps of Town Hall

[in case of inclement weather – DCPC Congregation House – 218 Concord Road]

All citizens are invited to come to the town’s annual celebration of Veterans’ Day, on the eleventh day of the eleventh month at 11:00 a.m. The ceremony will be held on the steps of the town hall, with a performance by the Hough High Wind Ensemble and keynote address by Kevin Kuwik, along with the presentation of the colors by the Hough High Junior ROTC.

 

Veterans’ Town Hall

November 11 @ 12:15 pm

Town Hall Board Room

Local citizens of the greater Lake Norman community are coming together in Davidson for an inaugural “Vets Town Hall” next Monday. The mission is to help bridge the gap between Veterans and the civilian community. Veterans will be afforded a place to meet, as well as the opportunity to talk to other veterans and the public in a Town Hall style format.

 

Organ at Davidson Presents Clara Gerdes in Concert

November 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Davidson College Presbyterian Church – Corner of Main St. and Concord Road

Clara Gerdes of Davidson returns to stun growing audiences at Organ at Davidson’s 14th annual series Monday, November 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary at Davidson College Presbyterian Church on Main Street in Davidson. Performances are free with donations gratefully accepted. A Friends of the Organ meet-the-artist reception follows.  For the rest of the series’ 2019-2020 events, see dcpc.org.

 

Looking into 2020: A Night with John Kasich

November 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Duke Family Performance Hall – Davidson College Campus

John Kasich, two-term former Ohio Governor and New York Times best-selling author, will visit Davidson College on Monday, November 11. He will speak in the Duke Family Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. with a book-signing afterward. Kasich will visit students in the classroom during his time on campus. as well. The student-led Center for Political Engagement, which seeks to offer students from across the political spectrum opportunities to engage in respectful and responsible political discourse, is hosting Governor Kasich. Tickets are on sale now. Students, faculty and staff with a Davidson ID can pick them up for free at the campus box office in the Knobloch Campus Center. Tickets are available to the public online.

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