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Ready, Set, Weekend in Davidson: Nov. 15 – 18

by | Nov 14, 2019 | Bottom Right Red Box, News

It’s BBQ time at Davidson Presbyterian Church. Stop by 116 Depot Street to get your fill.

 

Friday

Davidson Presbyterian Church BBQ

Nov. 15 @ 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Davidson Presbyterian Church – 116 Depot Street

It is BBQ time! Come on out to Davidson Presbyterian Church to get the BEST “Eastern Style” in the town of Davidson and surrounding communities. Doors open at 10:00 a.m., and will stay open until the BBQ runs out. Dine in or take out. Plates: $10, 1lb: $12

 

Live Music: Sunday Union

Nov. 15 @ 7:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street

 

Back the Night

Nov. 15 @ 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Barber Theater – Davidson College Campus

Performances run Nov. 14–17. For ticket information, please contact the Union Box Office.  “Walk in well-lit places.” “Always walk with a friend.” Familiar words for women on college campuses.  When Cassie is assaulted walking home one night, her best friend Em has some questions and makes some tough discoveries. Sometimes, good people do bad things and sometimes, we need to be honest with ourselves about difficult experiences.

 

L’Académie du Roi Soleil with Davidson College Collegium Musicum

Nov. 15 @ 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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

LAR’s mission is to shed fresh light on old music for modern ears. Since its inception, the ensemble has cultivated programs highlighting repertoire composed during the reign of Louis XIV, the Sun-King. Davidson’s own Collegium Musicum joins with this exciting professional early music ensemble to create an evening of stylistically informed a cappella vocal artistry. For tickets, please contact the Union Box Office at 704-894-2135.

 

Davidson Dance Ensemble: Fall Showcase

Nov. 15 @ 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Duke Family Performance Hall – Davidson College

Dance Ensemble’s Fall Showcase presents student choreographers performing the pieces they’ve worked on this semester. Pieces range from African, K-pop, Modern, Bhangra, Hip-hop, Tap, etc.

 

Footloose the Musical

Nov. 15 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

CSD ArtSpace Theater – 404 Armour Street

Community School of Davidson and Mooresville Community Children’s Theatre have forged a unique collaboration that will bring the hit musical FOOTLOOSE, based on the iconic movie of the same name, to venues in both Davidson and Mooresville this November. The production, directed by Melissa Ohlman-Roberge with choreography by Emily Hunter, will run at Community School of Davidson’s ArtSpace Theater November 13-16. The troupe will then pack up the sets, costumes and props and take them to the Joe V. Knox auditorium at Mooresville’s Charles Mack Citizen Center for performances November 21-24. Over 30 students from as far south as Charlotte and as far north as Statesville have been hard at work since mid-September. Performances will feature a live band led by John Smith. Tickets for both legs of the run are available online: www.csdspartans.seatyourself.biz  for Davidson and www.mooresvillechildrenstheatre.seatyourself.biz  for Mooresville. Remaining seats will be sold at the door. The production contains mild language and is appropriate for grades 6+.

 

Saturday

Davidson Farmers’ Market

Nov. 16 @ 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

Nov. 16 @ 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Town Green

Join us this Saturday, November 16 on the Davidson Village Green, 9-10 a.m. Bundle up and come on out for the last Walk with A Doc of the year. November is Diabetes Awareness Month and Dr. Kristin Kirby will be our guest discussing Diabetes and foot health. See you Saturday as we Educate, Exercise, and Empower each other one step at a time.

 

STEAM Saturday with Alexandra

Nov. 16 @ 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Davidson Branch Library – 119 S. Main Street

For ages 7-11. Join teen scientist Alexandra and explore the topic of ENGINEERING through hands-on science experiments. This month we will be building rings made from Pringles potato chips and tetrahedron towers from coffee stirrers.

 

Signing with Charlitta Hatch

Nov. 16 @ 10:30 a.m. –  12:30 p.m.

Main Street Books – 126 S. Main Street

Meet Charlitta Hatch, author of Black Boy Joy. Ms. Hatch will host a signing table at Main Street Books to share her picture book with readers. Black Boy Joy is an expressive story depicting the bond of a mother and son through the eyes of the mother. As her son grows from birth to college, experiencing highs and lows, trying new things, and all that in between, the mother’s love remains constant and reassuring to her son. Hatch lives in Charlotte and is the mother of an energetic toddler. She decided to pen Black Boy Joy when she could not find children’s books that center on Black boys with positive, affirming messages. She wants this story for her own son, but also for yours! Representation matters.

 

Footloose the Musical

Nov. 16 @ 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

CSD ArtSpace Theater – 404 Armour Street

Community School of Davidson and Mooresville Community Children’s Theatre have forged a unique collaboration that will bring the hit musical FOOTLOOSE, based on the iconic movie of the same name, to venues in both Davidson and Mooresville this November. The production, directed by Melissa Ohlman-Roberge with choreography by Emily Hunter, will run at Community School of Davidson’s ArtSpace Theater November 13-16. The troupe will then pack up the sets, costumes and props and take them to the Joe V. Knox auditorium at Mooresville’s Charles Mack Citizen Center for performances November 21-24. Over 30 students from as far south as Charlotte and as far north as Statesville have been hard at work since mid-September. Performances will feature a live band led by John Smith.

 

An afternoon with Stacey Simms

Nov. 16 @ 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Main Street Books – 126 S. Main Street

Join us for an afternoon with Stacey Simms and her book, The Worst Diabetes Mom Ever. Raising a child with type 1 diabetes is full of challenges, but you are not alone! Join the honest and witty Stacey Simms for real-life stories of T1D parenting. Stacey’s son was diagnosed just before he turned two. He’s now in high school! In her new book, Stacey shares how mistakes and mishaps can actually be a diabetes parent’s secret superpower. We’re partnering with Stacey for a JDRF raffle fundraiser during her reading and signing.

 

Davidson Men’s Basketball vs UNCW

Nov. 16 @ 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Belk Arena – Davidson College Campus

Come out to watch the Wildcats as they take on the Seahawks from UNC Wilmington.

 

Live Music: Joey Rincon

Nov. 16 @ 7:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street

 

Davidson Dance Ensemble: Fall Showcase

Nov. 16 @ 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Duke Family Performance Hall – Davidson College

Dance Ensemble’s Fall Showcase presents student choreographers performing the pieces they’ve worked on this semester. Pieces range from African, K-pop, Modern, Bhangra, Hip-hop, Tap, etc.

 

Footloose the Musical

Nov. 16 @ 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

CSD ArtSpace Theater – 404 Armour Street

Community School of Davidson and Mooresville Community Children’s Theatre have forged a unique collaboration that will bring the hit musical FOOTLOOSE, based on the iconic movie of the same name, to venues in both Davidson and Mooresville this November. The production, directed by Melissa Ohlman-Roberge with choreography by Emily Hunter, will run at Community School of Davidson’s ArtSpace Theater November 13-16. The troupe will then pack up the sets, costumes and props and take them to the Joe V. Knox auditorium at Mooresville’s Charles Mack Citizen Center for performances November 21-24. Over 30 students from as far south as Charlotte and as far north as Statesville have been hard at work since mid-September. Performances will feature a live band led by John Smith.

 

Sunday

Back the Night

Nov. 17 @ 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Barber Theater – Davidson College Campus

Performances run Nov. 14–17. For ticket information, please contact the Union Box Office.  “Walk in well-lit places.” “Always walk with a friend.” Familiar words for women on college campuses.  When Cassie is assaulted walking home one night, her best friend Em has some questions and makes some tough discoveries. Sometimes, good people do bad things and sometimes, we need to be honest with ourselves about difficult experiences.

 

Davidson College Concert Series: Jon Nakamatsu, piano

Nov. 17 @ 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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

Presented by 89.9 WDAV, American pianist and 1997 Van Cliburn winner Jon Nakamatsu continues to draw unanimous praise as a true aristocrat of the keyboard, whose playing combines elegance, clarity, and electrifying power. Joining Jon in the second half of the program will be Charlotte Symphony Orchestra principal cellist Alan Black, performing the beautiful and virtuosic sonata for cello and piano by Sergei Rachmaninoff. For tickets, please contact the Union Box Office at 704-894-2135.

 

Davidson Community Players Auditions: “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time”

November 17 @ 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Actors Lab – 20700 N. Main St., Suite 112, Cornelius, NC

Are you an actor full of energy with a big imagination? Davidson Community Players (DCP) is looking to cast as diversely and inclusively as possible for its upcoming production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time. Auditions will be held on November 17 and 18 at 7:00 p.m. with possible callbacks on November 19 at 7:00 p.m.

 

Back the Night

Nov. 17 @ 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Barber Theater – Davidson College Campus

Performances run Nov. 14–17. For ticket information, please contact the Union Box Office.  “Walk in well-lit places.” “Always walk with a friend.” Familiar words for women on college campuses.  When Cassie is assaulted walking home one night, her best friend Em has some questions and makes some tough discoveries. Sometimes, good people do bad things and sometimes, we need to be honest with ourselves about difficult experiences.

 

Monday

Family Storytime – Sing Along Beatles Style

Nov. 18 @ 10:00 a.m.

Davidson Branch Library – 119 S. Main Street

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 a.m. Please check in at the desk.

 

Active Reading Workshop (Part 2 of 2)

Nov. 18 @ 10:00 a.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.

 

Strange New Worlds Book Club

Nov. 18 @ 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 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 Beacon 23 by Hugh Howey.

 

Davidson Community Players Auditions: “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time”

November 18 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Actors Lab – 20700 N. Main St., Suite 112, Cornelius, NC

Are you an actor full of energy with a big imagination? Davidson Community Players (DCP) is looking to cast as diversely and inclusively as possible for its upcoming production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time. Auditions will be held on November 17 and 18 at 7:00 p.m. with possible callbacks on November 19 at 7:00 pm.

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