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Ready, Set, This Week in Davidson: March 29 – April 4

by | Mar 28, 2024


Friday – March 29

Town Offices Closed

March 29 @ all day

Town Offices and facilities


Baseball Hosts Saint Joseph’s

March 29 @ 2:00 p.m.

Wilson Field


Women’s Tennis Hosts George Washington

March 29 @ 3:00 p.m.

Davidson Tennis Courts


Music at Summit: Billy Jones & the Pocket

March 29 @ 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee


Saturday – March 30

Davidson Farmers Market –Final Winter Tailgate Market is this weekend

March 30 @ 9:00 a.m.

Downtown Davidson – behind Summit, between Main Street and Jackson Street


Davidson Branch Library: Puzzle and Game Swap

March 30 @ 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Davidson Branch Library

Join us for our Spring Break Puzzle and Game Swap Day!  Have you completed the same puzzles more than once? Ready for some new ones? Bring your gently used puzzles and leave with new-to-you puzzles! Don’t want to bring a puzzle home?  Then stay and play with our puzzles and games! Puzzlers of all ages welcome! Any puzzles left at the end of the swap will be considered property of the Davidson Branch Library.


Women’s Tennis Hosts Rhode Island

March 30 @ 11:00 a.m.

Davidson Tennis Courts


Baseball Hosts Saint Joseph’s

March 30 @ 12:00 p.m.

Wilson Field


Music at Summit: Rick Spreitzer & the Antique Babies

March 30 @ 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee


Sunday – March 31

No public events at time of publication.


Monday – April 1

Davidson Branch Library: Baby Storytime

April 1 @ 9:30 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: Family Storytime (Outdoor)

April 1 @ 10:30 a.m.

Davidson Branch Library

Your whole family can 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 – April 2

Davidson Branch Library: The In-Person Book Club

April 2 @ 2:00 p.m. – 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 Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus. From the Publisher: “Set in 1960s California, this blockbuster debut is the hilarious, idiosyncratic and uplifting story of a female scientist whose career is constantly derailed by the idea that a woman’s place is in the home, only to find herself starring as the host of America’s most beloved TV cooking show. Elizabeth Zott is not your average woman. In fact Elizabeth Zott would be the first to point out that there is no such thing as an average woman. But it’s the 1960s and despite the fact that she is a scientist, her peers are very unscientific when it comes to equality.”


Men’s Tennis Hosts Queens

April 2 @ 3:00 p.m.

Davidson Tennis Courts


Baseball Hosts Queens

March 30 @ 5:30 p.m.

Wilson Field


Deliberative Forum on Guns in America

April 2 @ 7:00 p.m.

Chambers Lilly Family Gallery

Davidson College’s Deliberative Citizenship Initiative (DCI), Center for Political Engagement, College Democrats, College Libertarians, College Republicans, and Political Science Department are co-sponsoring a Deliberative Forum on Guns in America that is open to all Davidson students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the broader public. It is being held on Tuesday, April 2 from 7 pm to 9 pm in the Lilly Family Gallery and online. The forum is designed to help us all better understand the different perspectives on this difficult but critically important issue. It includes both a panel of experts and advocates and an opportunity for the audience to discuss the topic among themselves, guided by the DCI’s trained facilitators. Everyone is welcome, but seats are limited and registration is required by Thursday, March 28 (virtual and in-person registration options are available). Find out more about the event, learn about the four panelists, and sign up to attend through this link


Wednesday – April 3

Coffee with a Cop

April 3 @ 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Summit Coffee

Coffee with a Cop is a national program designed to bring police officers and the community members they serve together–over coffee–to discuss issues and learn more about each other.


DavidsonLearns Spotlight Event: Age-Related Cognitive Decline

April 3 @ 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Town Hall and Community Center (downstairs)

Does expertise insulate against age-related cognitive decline? What if mastering chess, or being an experienced typist or accountant, or flying a plane could protect you from cognitive decline? Research now suggests that some – but not all – areas of expertise may insulate people against particular areas of age-related cognitive decline. Dr. Kristi Multhaup, Vail Professor of Psychology at Davidson College, specializes in cognitive aging and memory. In this lecture, she will discuss which types of expertise appear to mitigate which types of age-related cognitive decline.


Davidson Branch Library: Student Success Center at Davidson

April 3 @ 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Davidson Branch Library

Visit the Student Success Center at Davidson! The Student Success Center is a pop-up learning space designed to provide a supporting learning environment for children in elementary school grades. Students can visit the Student Success Center to work with a trained volunteer to get support in one of three ways:

Student support is available on a first come, first served basis depending on volunteer availability; no registration is required! Drop by the Student Success Center to get the support you need today!  For more information, visit


Open Mic at Summit

April 3 @ 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee


An Evening with John Keene

April 3 @ 7:30 p.m.

Smith 900 Room

2018 MacArthur Fellow John Keene is a writer, translator, professor, and artist. He is the author or co-author of half a dozen books, including Annotations and Counternarratives. His collection Punks won the 2022 National Book Award in Poetry. Distinguished Professor at Rutgers University-Newark, he chairs the Africana Studies Department and also teaches in the English Department and MFA Program in Creative Writing. Sponsored by the English Department. This event is free and open to the public. No ticket required..


Thursday – April 4

Davidson Branch Library: Tutors 1-on-1 Support Session

April 4 @ 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Davidson Branch Library

Sign up for a 1-hour individual session with a library staff member to get tech help with computer basics, job help assistance, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics. This in-person program will take place indoors at the Davidson library.


Davidson Branch Library: Paws to Read

April 4 @ 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Davidson Branch Library

This program will be provided by Davidson Paws to Read volunteers! Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. The length of sessions will be around 10 minutes. This is a drop-in program, so no registration is required.


Trivia Night at Summit

April 4 @ 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee




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