Spotlight Events

Upcoming Events
Past Spotlights

Music @ St. Alban's - Four Horsemen

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Remember the Past, Protect the Future

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Music @ St. Alban's - One Road Over

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Preconcert Talk with Flute4 Quartet 

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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. 

  • 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.
  • Davidson Lands Conservancy: Why it Matters
    Oct 15, 2020, 4:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join DavidsonLearns as Dave Cable shares with us new directions in conservation and the importance of local conservation efforts.
  • Trump & 2020: A Contested Election?
    Oct 06, 2020, 4:30 PM
    Zoom
    DavidsonLearns hosts Susan Roberts, PhD as she shares her thoughts about the possibility of a contested election in November 2020.
  • Davidson History: "Murder on South Street, 1914"
    Sep 30, 2020, 7:00 PM
    Zoom
    In 1914, two of the town’s most prominent citizens were at the center of a murder case that made headlines across the Southeast...
  • All You Need to Know About Voting 2020
    Sep 21, 2020, 4:00 PM
    Zoom
    DavidsonLearns is pleased to have Barbara Randoph and Greg Snyder discuss the November 2020 voting process with us.
  • Town Arborist, Peter Grisewood
    Sep 16, 2020, 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    Davidson Scholars and DavidsonLearns invite you to hear from the Town of Davidson’s first Town Arborist, Pete Grisewood.
  • Making Sense of the Catawba Casino on Kings Mountain
    Aug 31, 2020, 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    Dr. Schmidt gives background on the origin of the dispute, roles of the Federal & state governments, and conflict between the Catawbas and the Cherokee.
  • A Conversation on Race, Privilege, and Power With Dr. Dante Bryant
    Aug 26, 2020, 4:00 PM
    Zoom
    Dr. Bryant's area of expertise lies in examining race, social inequity, and systems change.
  • Contagions: Echoes of the Big Lie
    Aug 18, 2020, 4:00 PM
    Zoom
    In Charlotte, the epidemic ignited controversy over closing of businesses, shutdown of schools and proper treatment methods. Covid-19? No, it was the 1918 influenza outbreak...
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