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Ready, Set, Social Distancing in Davidson: Week 27

by | Sep 17, 2020 | News, Top Right Box

Looks like the rain will be gone for the weekend. Enjoy!



Davidson Farmers Market

September 19 @ 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Downtown Davidson


Moving Stories with Camerin

September 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Watch and dance along with Moving Stories with Camerin LIVE on Instagram. Our Instagram handle is @mainstreetbooksdavidson Camerin teaches with Brain Dance movements and encourages kids to move to the story that she reads each week.



Kindred Milk Bread Donuts at Summit

September 20 @ 7:00 a.m. – until they are gone

500 of them. One day only, to celebrate 22 years of Summit.



Rotary Club of Davidson Meeting

September 21 @ 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

The Rotary Club of Davidson has regular lunchtime meetings on the 
1st, 2nd & 3rd Mondays of each month (excluding federal holidays) 
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – IN PERSON at Movement Mortgage Office, 19725 Oak Street, Unit 11, Cornelius, NC (Oak St. Mill behind Cornelius Police Station) Please join us! Visitors are always welcome! For those who still prefer Zoom, tune in at



Reading art through the lens of social isolation and social injustice

September 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

In Conversation: Reading art through the lens of social isolation and social injustice with Shoshanna Weinberger and Anthony Goicolea with Lia Newman, Curator/Director

Tune in via You Tube Live


VIRTUAL Davidson Board of Commissioners

September 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The mayor and commissioners meet Tuesday night of the month for their regular meeting. NOTE: This meeting is starting 1 hour early. The meeting is available via Zoom or on the Town’s YouTube page.

Reynolds Lecture (Virtual) – Ibram X. Kendi

September 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Davidson College will virtually welcome one of America’s foremost historians and leading antiracist voices, Ibram X. Kendi, as the annual Reynolds Lecturer. Davidson College has just released an additional batch of tickets for this exciting event. If you have not already secured your ticket, please be sure to register! Registration will close when no tickets remain or at 5 pm on Tuesday, September 22. Main Street Books has copies of Kendi’s #1 New York Times best-selling How to Be an Antiracist available today for in-store pickup or shipping.

Register here:



Tunes & Tales with Jamie

September 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us with your kids for a story time with live music! Our musical story teller, Jamie, will lead our avid young readers in tunes accompanied by her mellifluous guitar and ukelele that complement the book of the day. Repetition and rhythm are the framework of this story time program. Story time is free and open to everyone.


History and Historical Fiction Book Club (Virtual)

September 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us this month to discuss The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See. Sign up online with a valid email address by 5:00 pm the day before the meeting. A link to the Zoom meeting will be emailed to you the evening before the meeting.

Contact Email: [email protected]




Trivia Night at Summit Coffee

September 24

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.


An Evening with Katherine Center and Brené Brown

September 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for Macmillan’s Book + Author series: a virtual book club event with prolific and acclaimed author Katherine Center for the paperback release of her bestselling book THINGS YOU SAVE IN A FIRE. We’ve partnered with Macmillan to bring this opportunity to readers across the country, who can tune in to hear a discussion with Brené Brown and participate in the live Q&A.

Register for the event. 


Well-Read Black Girl Book Club – Virtual Meet Up

September 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm 

Our Well-Read Black Girl Book Club is back! We’ll be meeting on Zoom, and our bookseller Andrea will be leading the meeting and discussion. In September, the Well-Read Black Girl Book Club at Main Street Books we will discuss: SAVING RUBY KING by Catherine Adel West.

RSVP to register. Participants will receive the zoom meeting link 30 minutes before the event begins. For fun, pour yourself a glass of wine and bring the bottle (or box ;). We’ll swap wine recommendations at the start of the meeting and we want to see your label!
Our neighbor, Davidson Wine Co., is a fabulous Black woman-owned bar and is a great place to look for a new wine rec.  RSVP


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