Posted on 25 July 2011.
By KARYN JESTER
This week is full of music, stories and fun. The Lake Norman Big Band is playing at Amos’ at the Lake in Cornelius on Monday. Main Street Books and Cornelius and Davidson public libraries have a number of story times for various ages this week, including a Spanish story time. Davidson Community Players’ production “Moon Over Buffalo” plays again this weekend. There’s a night market at The Palace on Friday. Zoso, a Led Zeppelin tribute band, and Experience This, a Jimi Hendrix tribute band, will be playing together at Amos’ at the Lake on Saturday and guitarist Richard Smith will be playing at Saint Patrick’s Episcopal Church on Sunday.
These events and more below, or in our day-by-day calendar at right. Also, at right on this page, see our movie show times listings for Our Town Cinemas where “Cowboys & Aliens” and “Crazy, Stupid, Love” open on Friday, joining “Captain America:The First Avenger,” “Midnight in Paris,” and “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.” Read the full story
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Posted on 25 April 2011.
By KARYN JESTER
Eat out at select restaurants during the Autism Aware Fare on Tuesday and have some of your money go to the Autism Society of North Carolina, Mecklenburg County Chapter. On Friday, Davidson College hosts a traditional southern dinner and book signing with Humpy Wheeler, former president and general manager of Lowe’s Motor Speedway. Fund-raisers this week include the Davidson Lands Conservancy’s “Toast the Earth” event Friday, and Ada Jenkins Center’s annual “Fire” 5k race and a BBQ fund-raiser on Saturday. Davidson’s annual Art on the Green festival is Saturday and Sunday, while the Seicento String Band plays a concert called “Vivaldi: The Storm” on historical instruments on Sunday.
These events and more below, or in our day-by-day calendar at right. At right on this page, see our movie show times listings for Our Town Cinemas, where “Fast Five” opens on Friday, joining “Soul Surfer,” “Water For Elephants,” “Atlas Shrugged,” and “Rio.” Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, dining, fund-raisers
Posted on 21 April 2011.
Opening at Our Town Cinemas
By KARYN JESTER
Cornelius has an Earth Day celebration Thursday at Smithville Park with games, music and arts & crafts. Also on Thursday, Jimmy Buffett is performing in Charlotte while on stage at Davidson College, performances of student-directed one-act plays continue. There’s an Earth Day concert in Davidson at the Birdsnest on Friday where ticket sales will go towards converting one of Davidson’s streetlights to solar power. The Davidson Farmer’s Market is open Saturday morning, and the weekend also brings egg hunts at venues such as Latta Plantation and Rural Hill as well as Easter services Sunday.
These events and more below, or in our day-by-day calendar at right. At right on this page, see our movie show times listings for Our Town Cinemas where “Water for Elephants” opens on Friday, joining “Soul Surfer,” “Hanna,” “Hop,” “Atlas Shrugged,” and “Rio.”
This weekend’s musical lineup at Summit Coffee in Davidson includes The Mark Mandeville and Raianne Richards Duo, Chuck Johnson and Host Rob McHale on Thursday night, Davidson Local on Friday, and the Rick Spreitzer Trio on Saturday. At Friday night’s Davidson Local show, they’ll be passing the hat for Ernest Jeffries, the Davidson College dean and Gethsemane Baptist Church pastor whose home was destroyed in a fire two weeks ago.
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Posted in Calendar, church news, music
Posted on 28 March 2011.
Choir of Christ Church Oxford Wednesday at St. Alban's
By KARYN JESTER
This week is full of theatrical productions and films. “Stuart Little” starts this weekend at Armour Street Theater, joining Davidson College’s “Into the Woods” on the local playbill. There’s also a play titled “Vesta” from Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region that explores the emotions and decisions a family must face through the end of a grandmother’s life. The movies “Race to Nowhere” and “Play Again,” about children and how today’s culture affects them, are both being screened on Tuesday. The week’s highlight may be Wednesday’s concert at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church by Choir of Christ Church Cathedral Oxford. And there’s a banjo music concert at Davidson College on Sunday. There’s also an early Easter egg hunt on Sunday at the Lake Norman YMCA.
These events and more below, or in our day-by-day calendar at right. At right on this page, see our movie show times listings for Our Town Cinemas where “Gnomeo & Juliet,” “Cedar Rapids,” “Battle: Los Angeles,” “Rango,” “Adjustment Bureau,” and “Paul” are in their last week and “The Lincoln Lawyer,” “Hop,” “Source Code,” and “Limitless” open on Friday.
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Posted in Calendar, church news, fund-raisers, music, theater
Posted on 24 November 2010.
Christmas in Davidson ornament 2010
The Town of Davidson and downtown merchants are selling the annual Christmas in Davidson ornament, which promotes the annual downtown festival and this year depicts and raises money for the campaign to keep open the Davidson public library branch. Also, the youth of Davidson United Methodist Church are selling box dinners Thursday night during Christmas in Davidson, to support a summer Costa Rica mission trip, and the YMCA is holding its annual Breakfast with Santa. And next week also brings the Red & Black Ball fund-raiser at Davidson College. Read the full story
Posted in business, Calendar, fund-raisers
Posted on 18 November 2010.
Harry, Ron and Hermione are back on the big screen this weekend in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part I" (Warner Bros. photo)
Looks like a beautiful fall weekend ahead, indoors and out. There’s plenty to see and do, from the debut of the new Harry Potter movie at midnight Thursday at Our Town Cinemas to Davidson College’s theatrical production “Galileo” to a fund-raising Turkey Trot 5K Saturday on the Village Green. There’s music nightly at Summit Coffee, beginning with a songwriter showcase Thursday night. And a cappellafans won’t want to miss Saturday night’s concert at the college, which will raise funds for programs serving children with special needs. On Sunday, the annual Community Thanksgiving Service will honor town officials and promote interfaith understanding. And Davidson Historical Society screens the local documentary “Our Vanishing Americana.”
These events and more below, or in our day-by-day calendar at right. Also at right on this page, see our movie showtimes listings for Our Town Cinemas. The Harry Potter midnight shows tonight are sold out. Advance tickets are on sale for the rest of the weekend. Act fast! Details at OurTownCinemas.com. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, film, fund-raisers, music, theater