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Ready, Set, Social Distancing in Davidson: Week 24

by | Aug 27, 2020 | News, Top Right Box


Give Back Friday @ Summit Coffee Co.

Aug 28 @ All Day

This Give Back Friday we are donating a portion of sales to Camp Founder Girls (@campfoundergirls).

In 1924, a woman by the name of Mattie Landry had a vision for a summer outdoor experience that would transform the lives of young Black girls in the San Antonio Eastside community. After being denied funding and support from local outdoor organizations due to the color of her skin, she decided to start (found) a camp herself: Camp Founder Girls. It became one of the country’s first summer camp for Black students.

The camp was successful and grew tremendously until 1968. In the 40+ years of operation, Camp Founder Girls provided life changing summer camp experiences to over 1,500 girls.

In the summer of 2019, Black Outside, Inc proudly resurrected Camp Founder Girls. Today Camp Founder Girls carries on the proud legacy of Founder Girls past by providing an immersive week-long overnight camp centered on bravery, confidence, creativity, and strength.


Bradley Wik and the Charlatans

August 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Bradley Wik and the Charlatans will be performing LIVE! at Summit Coffee starting at 7pm. Come grab some coffee or beer/wine and hang out while Bradley and the boys play some throwback Rock N’ Roll and Alt. Country styled music. For more info, visit



Independent Bookstore Day

August 29 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 pm

For Independent Bookstore Day 2020, we’re choosing to celebrate the ways in which independent bookstores support and co-create community alongside other local businesses and organizations. We’re teaming up with the Davidson Farmers Market, Hearts on Fiber, and Summit Coffee to offer a full day of outdoor events. You can also join the party virtually via our Instagram Stories and Live features. Want to hear directly from your favorite authors? Check out the list of virtual events hosted by Independent Bookstore Day.

Don’t forget to visit the bookstore on Saturday, August 29 for LIMITED RELEASE Independent Bookstore Day merchandise – no pre-orders or holds! 

*And we’re especially excited about a forthcoming SURPRISE EVENT on Saturday, August 29 that will have readers of all ages on the hunt for a familiar friend!*


Davidson Farmers Market

Aug 29 @ 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Downtown Davidson


Where’s Waldo – Saturday Only

August 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

HE’S BACK! Join us for a ONE DAY ONLY Where’s Waldo? on Saturday, August 29.

Like you, Waldo is doing his best to stay safe and healthy during 2020. He’s hiding for ONE DAY ONLY in a few local storefronts so you can spot him from outside. To complete your passport, grab your mask, take a walk, and simply record what Waldo is doing in each window. You can print out a passport at home or pick one up at Main Street Books.

Drop off your completed passport at Main Street Books through the mail slot in the front door by Sunday, August 30, at 6 pm for a chance to win awesome prizes! LIVE DRAWING on our Instagram @mainstreetbooksdavidson MONDAY, August 31, at 12 pm!



Stunning Spreads – Main Street Books Event

August 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Join us at the Davidson Farmers Market for a live demo and book signing with Chrissie Nelson Rotko, Charlotte foodie, blogger, and author of the new (and gorgeous!) Stunning Spreads. Chrissie will be using DFM-sourced ingredients to build one of her signature spreads. If you can’t be there in person, join in on Instagram Live!

Chrissie Nelson Rotko is the writer and photographer behind award-winning food and travel blog Off the Eaten Path. Launched in 2013 as a passion project to combine her love of food and writing, Off the Eaten Path features easy, seasonal recipes as well as travel guides focused on exploring new destinations through their local food and drinks. Chrissie lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with her husband, AJ.



Family Storytime (Virtual)

August 31 @ 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.


Join us virtually on zoom with your family (ages birth to 5) 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. In order to attend this program, you will need to provide a valid email address at registration. Instructions and links to join the program will be provided 1 day before the program begins.

Other Info: In order to attend this program, you will need to provide a valid email address at registration. Instructions and links to join the program will be provided 1 day before the program begins.



Tunes & Tales with Jamie

September 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Watch & sing along with Tunes & Tales with Jamie LIVE on Instagram. Our Instagram handle is @mainstreetbooksdavidson

Jamie brings her ukulele and her puppet, Junior, to sing and read books. She’s basically our very own Mr. Rogers.




Trivia Night at Summit Coffee

September 3

Summit Coffee Co. or online

How are you spending your Thursday night? We have an idea: Play trivia with us!

Two ways to play, in-person or online!

If you play in person, we ask that you sign up in advance so we can make sure your team’s table is distant from other teams + ready for you when you arrive! Sign up through this link:

If you’re playing from your home, you can sign up here by 5pm: and we will send you the questions early this evening.


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