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Ready, Set, Social Distancing in Davidson: Week 2

by | Mar 26, 2020 | News, Top Right Box

Some Davidson residents are letting their neighbors know how they feel in this time of social distancing.


Local Business UpdateSee which businesses are offering curbside options

Our local businesses really need your support. Please consider ordering take-out from your neighbors. [This is an updated list from last week.]


Outdoor Activities in Davidson

Even though Mecklenburg County has issued a Stay at Home Order, you are still able to use town parks and greenways if you are not sick! Please keep in mind that all active recreation features are closed including basketball courts, playgrounds, and tennis courts. In addition, Town of Davidson bathroom facilities at the parks and greenways are also closed. Remember to always allow six feet of “social distance” between you and other park or greenway visitors as you walk, run, or ride a bike! Stay safe, Davidson!


Some local online offerings:

The Refugees (World Premiere) | Written and directed by Stephen Kaliski – Davidson College Class of  2007 – Due to COVID-19 and Davidson’s shift to remote instruction, we’re thrilled to offer a live stream “Zoom production” of the show Friday evening, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. Join the live stream of The Refugees.

In an imaginary city-state loosely based on ancient Greek myths, generational conflict erupts around how to handle the mass of desperate, uprooted migrants outside the city walls. Inspired by the current refugee crisis in southern Europe, and partially developed through on-the-ground faculty-student research, this play takes dead aim at climate change, xenophobia, and what it costs us to compromise our ideals.


FREE Pilates mat class via Zoom this Saturday 3/28 at 9:00 a.m. Here’s a link to YouTube with a short 60 second clip about it, if you are able to include that as well –

To join the class, you simply need to click


Summit Coffee – At-Home Trivia Package  Summit is bringing one of Davidson’s favorite weekly traditions to your home, and we’re giving you all the choices. We will host two trivia contests every week: Monday + Thursday. Any orders placed before 5:00 p.m. on the day of trivia will be for that night’s contest. We will email FOUR rounds of trivia questions at 5:00 p.m. ET every Monday + Thursday, and answers are due by 11:59 p.m. ET that same day. Winner(s) will be announced the following morning.

  • To make it even MORE fun, we’re adding options: If you live in Davidson or Cornelius, for just $19.99 you get a night of trivia questions and your choice of red wine, white wine, or instant coffee delivered to your door. If you live further away, we can mail you the Instant Coffee!
  • We also are adding a $9.99 option just for a night’s worth of fun questions.

Honor code applies — but if you’re at home with family, friends, or just by yourself, grab some entertainment. Questions? Email [email protected]


Online Links of Interest 

Cat’s Cam – A Live View of the Yinka Shonibare Sculpture

Davidson College Art on Campus – Walk the campus while maintaining your social distance

Get a Virtual Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Card

Need academic help with home schooling – Check out Khan Academy

Instructional programs by the folks at Scholastic

Carolina Raptor Center Webcams

North Carolina Wildlife Foundation Website (includes live feed from their osprey cam)

North Carolina Zoo YouTube Channel

North Carolina Museum of History – History at Home

OBX Connection – collection of live cameras streaming from the N.C. Outer Banks

Blue Ridge Parkway web cams

Grandfather Mountain View

Biltmore Estate web cam

Take a virtual stroll through some Botanical Gardens

Free 7-Day Trial of BroadwayHD – Stream Broadway Shows in High Def

Yellowstone National Park Virtual Tour

Google’s Arts & Culture Page

Please send us links to websites that you think other readers will enjoy. 


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