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Ready, Set, This Week in Davidson: July 7 – 13

by | Jul 6, 2023

Kids are spending countless hours in the month of July looking for Waldo around Davidson businesses. Join the fun.


Friday – July 7

Common Thread Theatre Collective Presents “Our Journey”

July 7 @ 11:00 a.m. 

Cunningham Front Lawn

Follow our players as they go on an interactive journey of self-discovery! Beginning in their own world they progress through the realms of various video games and fantasy worlds. You will meet unique characters, like Princess Pomegranate, Sammy the Soldier, Cranky Canary, and 8-Bit Elliot. They all have valuable traits and special items to offer. Our Journey is a theatre production for young audiences ages 5 – 13 years old. Performances are FREE and open to the public! Please click this link to reserve up to 10 tickets  


Music at Summit:  Mike Strauss Trio

July 7 @ 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Summit stage


Saturday – July 8

The Search for Waldo Continues

July 8 @ 9:00 a.m.

Get your “Where’s Waldo” card and start the search. The grand finale party and prize drawing will occur July 29 at 10 a.m. at the Davidson Farmers’ Market.


Town of Davidson: Watercraft Rentals

July 8 @ All Day

Lake Davidson Nature Preserve750 Jetton Street

Come enjoy Lake Davidson on the watercraft of your choice: single or double kayak, paddle board or canoe! Meet our staff to rent your watercraft at the Nature Preserve behind Davidson Day School on Jetton Street and have fun on a self-guided paddling adventure. Register in advance to secure your watercraft of choice.


Davidson Farmers Market – Prime Market

July 8 @ 9:00 a.m.

Parking lots beside and behind Summit


Second Saturdays at the Square  – Reckless Kelly

July 8 @ 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Main Street – in front of Crazy Pig

Summer concert information at


Music at Summit: Songwriters Showcase

July 8 @ 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Summit stage


Sunday – July 9

Nothing on our calendar at this time.


Monday – July 10 

Davidson Branch Library Family Storytime

July 10 @ 10:30 a.m.

Davidson Branch Library

Bring your whole family 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. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate.


Tuesday – July 11

Rotary Club of Davidson Meeting

July 11 @ 12:00 p.m.

North Harbor Club


Town Board Meeting – Work Session

July 11 @ 6:00 p.m.

Town Hall and Community Center


Wednesday – July 12

Davidson Branch Library Rookie Science: Escape Room Robots

July 12 @ 10:00 a.m.

Davidson Branch Library

Help, my robot is trapped! Kids will use critical thinking skills to analyze a given problem: their robot is trapped in a room. In order to escape, students must write code, troubleshoot, and use computational thinking. Do you have what it takes to crack the code and help their robot escape? This program is presented by Discovery Place. Registration is required for this program and it is best suited for children in Grades 3-5.


Trivia Night at Summit

July 12 @ 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Summit Coffee


Thursday – July 13

Davidson Branch Library Baby Storytime

July 13 @ 9:30 a.m.

Davidson Branch Library

This program will be provided by Davidson Branch library staff.  Babies experience brain stimulation through language and socialization. Engage your little one with new sights and sounds through books, songs, and rhymes.  This program is for babies ages 0 to 18 months. Registration for this program is limited to 10 babies with caregivers. Please register one contact person.


Davidson Branch Library: Knit, Chat, Read

July 13 @ 1 – 3:00 p.m.

Davidson Branch Library

Join fellow yarn and textile enthusiasts to share inspiration, ideas, and stories from our experiences as knitters, crocheters, and crafters. This program is not led by an instructor–it’s a social circle for sharing, building understanding and community. Meet up with other knitters or crocheters for self-directed projects in yarn and thread. Bring your own project to work on–no supplies are provided. While you’re here, check out our many crafting books with knitting and crocheting projects to try. Join us on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm.


Davidson Branch Library: Technology Tutors 1-on-1

July 13 @ 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Davidson Branch Library

Sign up for a 30-minute individual session with a library staff member to get help with e-resources, downloading e-books, computer basics, job help assistance, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics.


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