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Ready, Set, Weekend in Davidson: Feb. 7 – 10

by | Feb 6, 2020 | Bottom Right Box, News

Artist Patrick Dougherty working on the installation of his newest sculpture.


Note: the installation of artist Patrick Dougherty’s stickwork sculpture continues throughout the weekend (Friday – Monday). Crews of volunteers will be assisting Dougherty, and the public is invited to watch and/or help. The installation site is on the North side of the library, in front of dorm row.


Live Music: BK’s Acoustic First Friday

Feb. 7 @ 7:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee Stage – 128 S. Main Street



Davidson Farmers’ Market

Feb. 8 @ 9:00 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.


ACT Practice Exam with the Princeton Review: College & Career Connections

Feb. 8 @ 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Davidson Branch Library – 119 S. Main Street

Prepare for college and kick off your ACT prep with a free practice 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.


CMLibrary Presents: Dr. Tom Hanchett: “Food from Home”

Feb. 8 @ 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Davidson Branch Library – 119 S. Main Street

What foods remind you of your growing up? That question will be a springboard for exploring Charlotte’s food traditions today – a window on Charlotte’s wide array of newcomers from across the US and around the world. With tasty restaurant tips from Hanchett’s monthly “Food from Home” column in the Charlotte Observer and online at


Davidson United Methodist Church Presents Septura

February 8 @ 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Davidson United Methodist Church – 233 South Main Street

A free concert by SEPTURA, a London Brass Ensemble Septet, taking place in the Sanctuary of Davidson UMC on Saturday, February 8 at 7:30 p.m.



Manoury, Messiaen & Murail: Will Fried, piano

Feb. 9 @ 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Sloan Music Center – Davidson College Campus

Join William Fried, Davidson College Artist Associate in Piano, for an afternoon of French music. The program will include Philippe Manoury’s labyrinthine first sonata “la ville” (the city), Olivier Messiaen’s surrealist Preludes, and Tristan Murail’s poignant tribute to his teacher Messiaen. Free and open to the public.



Hugs & Kisses Family Storytime

Feb. 10 @ 10:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Davidson Branch Library – 119 S. Main Street

Join us at the “Hugs & Kisses” Family Storytime. Enjoy stories, songs and make a Valentine’s day craft. For ages 0-5. Registration is required prior to the event. Please call 704-416-4000 or register at the front desk.


Poetry Workshop

Feb. 10 @ 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 at all levels. Register online at or call the branch at 704-416-4000.


Read with a Cop

Feb. 10 @ 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Davidson Branch Library – 119 S. Main Street

Read with a Cop is for children, ages kindergarten through fifth grade. For an hour on Mondays in February and March, officers from the Davidson Police Department will be at the Davidson Library to read with the kids. Check our community calendar for exact Mondays.


Susan Rice – A Discussion of “Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For”

Feb. 10 @ 7:30 p.m.

Duke Family Performance Hall – Davidson College Campus

Susan Rice, National Security Adviser to President Obama and former U.N. ambassador, will discuss her new memoir: “Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For.” Rice served as Obama’s National Security Adviser from 2013 to 2017, responsible for coordinating the administration’s foreign policy and leading the National Security Council staff of 400 defense, diplomatic, intelligence, and development experts. She served as U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 2009 to 2013. Rice graduated from Stanford University, where she was a Truman Scholar, and received her Master’s and Ph.D. in international relations from New College, Oxford University, England, where she was a Rhodes Scholar. For ticket information, please contact the Union Box Office.


Trivia Night

Feb. 10 @ 7:30 p.m.

Summit Coffee – 128 S. Main Street


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