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Ready, Set, This Week in Davidson: July 5 – 11

by | Jul 4, 2024

The annual Where’s Waldo contest in Davidson is ongoing – have you found Waldo?


Friday – July 5

Music at Summit: TBD

July 5 @ 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee


Saturday – July 6

Davidson Farmers Market 

July 6 @ 9:00 a.m.

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


Watercraft Rentals

July 6 @ 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Lake Davidson Nature Preserve – 750 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. Watercrafts will be available on Saturdays from 2- 5 p.m. beginning mid-April. Register to reserve your watercraft of choice. Please arrive between 2 and 2:30 pm and boats must be ported by 5p.m.


Concerts @ the Circles – Blue Monday (MTV Retro)

July 6 @ 5 – 9:00 p.m.

Jetton Street near Clean Juice

An acoustic artist will perform from 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. with the headline artists (below) playing from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The entire block of Jetton Street will be closed from 12:00 p.m. (noon) – 10:00 p.m.


Sunday – July 7

Nothing on our calendar at time of publication.


Monday – July 8

Davidson Branch Library: Baby Storytime

July 8 @ 9:30 a.m. – 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: Family Storytime

July 8 @ 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.


Town Planning Board Meeting

June 24 @ 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Town Hall and Community Center


Tuesday – July 9

Rotary Club of Davidson

July 9 @ 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

North Harbor Club – Visitors Welcome


Town Board Meeting

July 9 @ 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Town Hall and Community Center


Davidson Branch Library: French Conversation Club – Intermediate and Advanced

July 9 @ 6:30 – 7:45 pm.

Davidson Branch Library

This class is intended for people who already have a background in French language, at an intermediate or advanced level. Practice your French speaking and listening skills in a relaxed group environment. No lectures, just conversation! We will talk about various topics, including art, civilization, culture, sports, sociology, nature, and talk about the many aspects of daily life in France and other French-speaking countries. It will be a time of sharing ideas, dreams, past experiences, and much more. There will usually be a light preparation at home such as reading a short newspaper or magazine article, watching a you-tube video, etc. as a starting point for our discussion. We will also have plenty of time for informal and spontaneous conversation. Requirements: 16 years old or older, French fluency at an intermediate or advanced level.


Wednesday – July 10

Davidson Branch Library: Qigong for Lowering Stress and Overall Wellbeing

July 10 @ 10 – 11:00 a.m.

Davidson Branch Library

Qigong is a 5000 year old practice of meditative movement that has been passed down by generations of Chinese Masters. Qi = Life Force Energy & Gong = Cultivating or working with it. Learn to feel and move your energy so that you become more balanced, at peace, and happy. The power of Qigong can be felt in the movement, the meditation, and the sound (chanting). It can heal you at all levels and provide you with tools to improve every aspect of your life. It boosts your immune system and improves many aspects of your physical and emotional health. This is truly a practice for the Body, Mind, and Soul. The workshop includes: An introduction to how Qigong works, a Qigong Session -Meditation in Movement, and a sitting or lying down meditation. No experience necessary. All are welcome.  Bring a mat (optional) and a smile!


Davidson Branch Library: My Next Step for Teens 1:1s

July 10 @ 3-3:30 p.m.

Davidson Branch Library

Do you have questions about the Library, or not sure what it has to offer you? Register for this session to get your questions answered, and hear from a Teen Library Associate to hear all about what your Library has to offer teens. From tons of amazing programming options like gaming, STEAM, writing, arts, and community service, to incredible online resources like, there’s so much to choose from! You can also download ebooks, stream movies and music, listen to college and career podcasts, and the list goes on. Get a step ahead, and register today!


Open Mic at Summit

July 10 @ 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee


Thursday – July 11

Davidson Branch Library: Preteen Scene – Alligator Castanets

June 27 @ 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Davidson Branch Library

What sound does an alligator make? Well, these alligators are going to make some fun, snappy sounds! Join us for a fun crafting hour filled with music and decorating an alligator castanet! This program will be provided by Davidson library staff, and is recommended for preteens ages 9 to 12.


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

Jul 11 @ 3 – 4:00 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.


Davidson Branch Library: Learn, Connect, Play: Switch Gaming

July 11 @ 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Davidson Branch Library

Come drop in to play Mario Kart and Mario Party Superstars with the Library’s Nintendo Switch console! Grab your friends and come play video games, and have some fun while developing literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills. This is a drop-in program where you’re welcome to play and hang out with your peers. Please note that all players are expected to follow the Gaming Etiquette Guidelines. what we’re currently reading, give and ask for recommendations, and share our love of manga! We play games, watch anime, make crafts, and hang out. Join us every last Thursday of the month at 4:30 p.m. in the community room. Looking for some manga to read? Check out our catalog and place a hold, or come explore our graphic novel section in the branch. Find a link to our catalog by clicking here.


Trivia Night at Summit

July 11 @ 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Summit Coffee








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