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Ready, Set, This Week in Davidson: September 1 – 7

by | Aug 31, 2023

Ben & Jerry’s BIG 30th Anniversary party is Wednesday, Sep. 6.


Friday – September 1

Field Hockey Hosts Queens

Sep 1 @ 7:00 p.m.

Carol Grotnes Belk Turf Field


Volleyball Hosts Queens

Sep 1 @ 7:00 p.m.

Belk Arena


Music at Summit:  Mike Strauss Trio

Sep 1 @ 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Summit stage


Saturday – September 2

Davidson Farmers Market – Prime Market

Sep 2 @ 9:00 a.m.

Parking lots beside and behind Summit


Big Sale at Davidson Provision Company

Sep 2 @ 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Behind the store


Town of Davidson: Watercraft Rentals

Sep 2 @ 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.


Volleyball Hosts Northern Illinois

Sep 2 @ 12:00 p.m.

Belk Arena


Concerts @ The Circles – 80z Nation

Sep 2 @ 5:00 p.m.

Jetton Street – in front of Clean Juice

Acoustic music begins at 5:00 p.m., and the headliner takes the stage at 7:00 p.m.


Volleyball Hosts UNC Wilmington

Sep 2 @ 6:00 p.m.

Belk Arena


Music at Summit: Rick Spreitzer & The Antique Babies

Sep 2 @ 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Summit stage


Sunday – September 3

Nothing on our calendar at time of publication.

All college sports events are away.


Monday – September 4

Labor Day – All Town Offices Closed


Tuesday – September 5

Rotary Club of Davidson

Sep 5 @ 12:00 p.m.

North Harbor Club

Guest speaker – David Critchlow


Davidson Branch Library: The In-Person Book Club

Sep 5 @ 2 – 3:00 p.m.

Davidson Branch Library

Join us on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 2:00 pm for The In-Person Davidson Branch Book Club! This month we will be discussing Redhead by the Side of the Road by Anne Tyler.

From the Library Journal: “A self-employed tech expert and superintendent of his Baltimore apartment building, Micah Mortimer never, ever looks for a change in routine. But when the woman in his life faces eviction and a teenager shows up on his doorstep claiming to be his son, Micah has got to adjust.”


Wednesday – September 6

Davidson Branch Library: AARP Presents Understanding Your Social Security Benefits

Sep 6 @ 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Davidson Branch Library

Do you understand how Social Security works? Have you wondered what the difference between full, early, and delayed benefits are? Join AARP’s free Social Security workshop. The Social Security workshop focuses on building an understanding of the implications of Social Security claiming decisions. You will discover what Social Security is and you will also learn how to secure your benefits, as well as the future of Social Security. Build confidence in making a decision that is right for you!


Ben & Jerry’s (Davidson) 30th Anniversary Party

Sep 6 @ 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

202 S. Main Street

30 years ago, Phyllis Schultz opened the Davidson Ben & Jerry’s, and the rest is history! Jerry Greenfield, of Ben & Jerry’s fame, will be here to help celebrate. He will meet with fans, sign tee shirts, take photos, and answer questions. Jan Blodgett, retired Davidson College Archivist, Main Street Books book seller, and longtime resident of Davidson will be on hand with 30 years of History of the Town of Davidson. Come early for Town trivia, prizes, and great conversation. Also performing an Original Song created just for Jerry’s visit will be Dave Scott Crowe.


Men’s Soccer Hosts Averett

Sep 6 @ 7:00 p.m.

Alumni Stadium


Trivia Night at Summit

Sep 6 @ 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Summit Coffee


Thursday – September 7

Davidson Branch Library: Technology Tutors 1-on-1

Sep 7 @ 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.


Women’s Soccer Hosts Winthrop

Sep 7 @ 7:00 p.m.

Alumni Stadium


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