Spotlight Events

Upcoming Events
Past Spotlights

Music @ St. Alban's - Four Horsemen

thumbnail_IMG_4034
thumbnail_IMG_4030
thumbnail_IMG_4031
thumbnail_IMG_4028

Remember the Past, Protect the Future

RPPF_5
RPPF_4
RPPF_3
RPPF_2
RPPF_1

Music @ St. Alban's - One Road Over

One Road Over
One Road Over
One Road Over

Preconcert Talk with Flute4 Quartet 

IMG_0621
IMG_0619
IMG_0618
IMG_0617
IMG_0616
IMG_0608
IMG_0607
IMG_0610
IMG_0605
IMG_0601
IMG_0600
IMG_0597
IMG_0595
IMG_0599
IMG_0594
IMG_0593
IMG_0592
IMG_0588
IMG_0586
IMG_0583

If you have any questions about Spotlight events, please contact specialevents@davidsonlearns.org

DavidsonLearns members enjoy a variety of Spotlight Events throughout the year, bringing our community together for lectures, theater, music, and more. 

  • Following the Money
    Oct 13, 1:30 PM
    Zoom
    What's it like to 'Follow the Money' in our elections in the Citizens United States America?
  • Candidate Forum for the Town of Davidson's Board of Commissioners
    Oct 06, 7:00 PM
    Zoom
    Meet the Candidates. Hear their Ideas. Ask your Questions.
  • The Charlotte Mint: Its History and Significance
    Sep 15, 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    Davidson Scholars and DavidsonLearns invite you to hear from Thomas Cole, PhD as he shares an interesting story in the history of Charlotte.
  • Women and Other Monsters in Greek Mythology
    Aug 10, 4:00 PM
    Zoom
  • Gerald Wright
    Jun 10, 4:00 PM
    Zoom
    Gerald Wright will highlight his first 90 days as Executive Director & update on current projects and vision for Davidson Housing Coalition.
  • Robert Dinwiddie: A Historical Figure Left Behind
    May 19, 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    John Zimmerman will discuss Dinwiddie and his historical importance.
  • The Electrical Grid - Today & Tomorrow
    Apr 29, 4:00 PM
    Zoom
    As the energy landscape across North Carolina continues to evolve, James McLawhorn will discuss the many issues we are faced with today.
  • Answer to the Environmental Problem of Single-Use Plastics
    Apr 21, 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    Jason Dribble, Shaun Zaken and Max Vierling from Boomerang Water discuss their solution to the environmental problem of single-use plastics.
  • Civil Rights and Racial Justice in the North in the 1960s
    Mar 31, 5:00 PM
    Zoom
    Dr. Aldridge will speak about the civil rights issues of northern cities in the 1960s.
  • Birding 101
    Mar 17, 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    Eric Keith will teach you what you need to know to begin birding.
  • The English Cozy Mystery
    Feb 17, 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    Come prepared to learn about British Cozy Mysteries and (perhaps) to share your favorite cozy author and title.
  • Housing Inequality and the Racial Wealth Gap in Charlotte
    Feb 11, 4:00 PM
    Zoom
    Researchers will share their work on the racial wealth gap, its historical roots, and ways in which it continues to shape the demographic and economic geography.
  • Tony Abbott: A Community Celebration of a Life
    Jan 27, 7:00 PM
    Zoom
    An event hosted by DavidsonLearns, Davidson College, Davidson College Presbyterian Church, Learning in Retirement at The Pines, & Davidson Community Players
  • Davidson Housing Coalition with Mark Washburn
    Dec 16, 2020, 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    Statistically, Davidson is North Carolina's most expensive city for real estate. Davidson is also the smallest town in North Carolina to anticipate the affordable housing crisis.
  • TRUE LIKENESS: A Conversation about Portraiture
    Dec 03, 2020, 4:00 PM
    Zoom
    Newman and Stanley will discuss the college’s latest installation, True Likeness, an exhibition of contemporary portraits from diverse makers, in a variety of media.
  • Law Enforcement in Today’s World
    Nov 18, 2020, 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    Penny Dunn, Davidson’s Chief of Police since 2017, will discuss how law enforcement is changing in light of recent national events.
  • Blair McMillen, Pianist
    Nov 09, 2020, 7:00 PM
    Zoom
    DavidsonLearns is pleased to welcome pianist, Blair McMillen, as he presents a variety of piano selections for listening and discussing.
  • Mecklenburg County Libraries: 1891 to the Present
    Oct 21, 2020, 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    Davidson Scholars and DavidsonLearns invite you to hear from Thomas Cole, PhD as he shares the history of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library.
Past Spotlights Photo Gallery