Posted on 19 April 2013.
Downtown Davidson will be busy this weekend, with Art on the Green Saturday and Sunday, followed Sunday night by the first Concert on the Green of 2013, featuring Davidson College symphony and jazz ensemble. The weekend also includes a fine arts festival at Birkdale Village, and the Rural Hill Scottish Festival and Loch Norman Highland Games. Plus, “Treasure Island” and “Toast the Earth” wine tasting and fundraiser at River Run Country Club. See more weekend activities in THE GUIDE»
ART ON THE GREEN
Art on the Green runs 10am to 5pm on Saturday, and noon to 4pm on Sunday. It’s part of April Is for Arts in Davidson, and will feature works by dozens of local artists and craftspeople, from painters and printmakers to metal sculptors and woodworkers.
Awards will be given for the weekend’s best booths, and the festival also includes music.
Posted in Business, Calendar, Downtown & old Davidson, Events
Posted on 14 April 2013.
Posted in Business, Common Laws, Public safety
Posted on 11 April 2013.
Carolinas HealthCare System will formally break ground Friday for its planned $36 million behavioral health hospital off N.C. 73 in east Davidson. Site work began in February on hospital, which is expected to create 155 jobs, including physicians and other staff.
Friday’s ceremony is scheduled at 12:30pm at the site, 16740 Davidson-Concord Road (N.C. 73).
Speakers will include: CHS chief executive Michael C. Tarwater, Medical director Dr. Roger Ray, newly hired chief clinical officer Dr. John Santopietro, and Dr. James H. Scully Jr., medical director and CEO of the American Psychiatric Association. Town officials also will attend.
Parking will be provided in Bradford Park, across NC 73, with shuttle buses bringing guests to the site.
Carolinas HealthCare has said it wants to speed construction on the hospital. Officials said this week they hope to complete the project in 2014.
See previous coverage of the hospital and Carolinas HealthCare on DavidsonNews.net.
And check back Friday for an interview with Dr. Roger Ray about the hospital project.
Posted in Business, Calendar, East Davidson, Huntersville, Nonprofit news, Planning & Development, real estate, Summer's Walk