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Ready, Set, This Week in Davidson: August 18 – 24

by | Aug 17, 2023

Be on the lookout for the new Pedestrian Safety markings around town.


Friday – August 18

Music at Summit:  TBD

Aug 18 @ 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Summit stage


Saturday – August 19

Davidson Farmers Market – Prime Market

Aug 19 @ 9:00 a.m.

Parking lots beside and behind Summit


Town of Davidson: Watercraft Rentals

Aug 19 @ 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 Volleyball vs. Duke Exhibition

Aug 19 @ 2:00 p.m.

Belk Arena


Bookstore Romance Day Author Panel

August 19 @ 4:00 p.m.

Main Street Books

Celebrate Bookstore Romance Day with Hope Carolle and Lisa Williams Kline. Join us for an afternoon book talk with the authors of Ladies’ Day, Between the Sky and the Sea, and The Veil Between Worlds Register for a chance to win a free copy of all three books!  *Live drawing at event. Must be present to win.  REGISTER HERE


Music at Summit: Adam Wilson

August 19 @ 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Summit stage


Sunday – August 20

Town of Davidson eBike Ride

August 20 @ 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Register today at


Monday – August 21

Davidson Field Hockey vs. Belmont Abbey Exhibition

Aug 21 @ 12:00 p.m.

Carol Grotnes Belk Turf Field


Tuesday – August 22

Rotary Club of Davidson – Board of Directors Meeting

Aug 22 @ 12:00 p.m.

North Harbor Club


Davidson Town Board Meeting

Aug 22 @ 6:00 p.m.

Town Hall


Wednesday – Aug 23

Davidson Design Review Board & Historic Preservation Commission

Aug 22 @ 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Town Hall


Trivia Night at Summit

Aug 23 @ 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Summit Coffee


Thursday – Aug 24

Davidson College Class of 2027 Orientation Begins

Aug 24 – 27

Davidson College Campus


Davidson Branch Library: Baby Storytime

Aug 24 @ 9:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Davidson Branch Library

This program will be provided by Davidson library staff. Please check in with library staff beginning at 9:00 am on the day of the Storytime – the first 12 babies and their caregivers are able to attend. Babies experience brain stimulation through language and socialization. Engage your little one with new sights and sounds through books, songs, and rhymes.


Davidson Branch Library: Knit, Chat, Read

Aug 24 @ 1:00 – 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

Aug 24 @ 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.


Davidson Branch Library: Teen Advisory Council

Aug 24 @ 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Davidson Branch Library – Community Room

Interested in sharing your ideas, working with peers, and earning community service hours? Teens will work collaboratively on projects and services that will improve how teens use and engage with the Library. Join us for crafts, snacks, and service! This program will be provided by Davidson library staff, and is recommended for teens ages 12 to 18. The Teen Advisory Council meets monthly to discuss how teens can be more involved in the Library and how to best serve our community.  Have your voice heard, and help us to make the Library a better place for teens!


Davidson Affordable Housing & Equity Board

Aug 24 @ 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Town Hall

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