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Community invited to celebrate April is for Arts in Davidson

April 28. April is for Arts  this weekend in Davidson will focus on the arts in town, notably with the town’s annual Gallery Crawl and Art on the Green festival.

The Gallery Crawl takes place 6-9 pm Friday, April 28. Main Street and South Main Street businesses and sidewalks will be transformed into art galleries. Homewood Suites at the Circles @ 30 will also showcase many artists.

Art on the green

Art on the Green is Davidson’s largest annual arts festival, bringing thousands of residents and visitors to Davidson’s Main Street and town green.

This year, the festival is 10 am to 5 pm Saturday, April 29  and noon to 4 pm  Sunday, April 30. Patrons can stroll around the green to enjoy amazing art from a wide variety of talented regional artists, listen to live music, and enjoy local cuisine.

This juried art show spotlights many of the region’s finest artists in a weekend-long celebration.

Over 30 artists from the Lake Norman region, North Carolina, Virginia, Massachusetts and Maine will showcase and sell their creations in all types of media: sculpture, watercolor, photography, wood, glass, ceramics, etc.

Concerts on the Green

The Town of Davidson’s popular Concerts on the Green series kicks off its 2023 season that Sunday, April 30.

The Davidson College Symphony and Jazz Ensemble on the stage of the Davidson Public Library  from6-8 pm. Bring your own picnic to enjoy on the town green or purchase food from local restaurants that will be open that evening.