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Weekend agenda Feb. 25-27: Town Black History Month celebration, art, music and more

Feb. 26: Celebrate Black History Month with refreshments, children’s activities and the Historic Designation of  Potts Barber Shop / Photo by Jason Benavides

Happenings this weekend:

Friday, Feb. 25

Blanchard Seniff ’22: Senior Art Exhibition Presentation and Reception 

4-4:30 pm. Joinan opening reception with Blanchard Seniff ’22. Artist’s talk will be presented in-person and via Zoom. To attend by Zoom please RSVP. A reception will follow the presentation. Visual Arts Center VAC-117 Semans Lecture Hall, Davidson College.

Feb. 26: Roman Fenner, tenor concert

Saturday, Feb. 26

Roman Fenner, tenor concert 

3 – 4:30 pm. Join senior Roman Fenner, from the studio of Jacquelyn Culpepper, as he performs an anthology of the modern musical theater repertoire with Tomasz Robak accompanying. Featuring the works of Rodgers and Hammerstein, Leonard Bernstein, Sarah Bareilles, and more, he hopes to share his passion for one of humanity’s oldest art forms. Admission is free, but tickets are required. For tickets, please contact the Union Box Office at 704-894-2135.  Sloan Music Center Tyler-Tallman Recital Hall, Davidson College.

Concert Series: Ivalas Quartet 

7:30 – 9 pm.  The Davidson Concert Seriesvwelcomes back the Ivalas Quartet, winners of the 2019 WDAV Young Chamber Musicians Competition. Founded in Ann Arbor in 2016, the Ivalas Quartet comprises violinists Reuben Kebede and Anita Dumar, violist Aimée McAnulty, and cellist Pedro Sánchez. For tickets, please contact the Union Box Office at 704-894-2135. Sloan Music Center Tyler-Tallman Recital Hall, Davidson College.

Cardio Funk 

9-10 am. Saturdays. This high-energy class takes place at Bailey Road Recreation Center. $5/class or $40 for a 10-class pass. pay at the door.

Embracing Heritage: A celebration of Black History Month

1-3 pm. The town will celebrate Black History Month with a special event called “Embracing Heritage” at Town Hall.

Sunday, Feb.  27

Open Gym Senior Pickleball 

1-3 pm Sundays at JV Washam Recreation Center.

Through – March 13: “Proof”

Through – March 13


Advance Tickets: Adult, $20; senior (65+), $18; student (under 21), $15. Ages 12 and older. Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St., Davidson.

Through March 26

Home Grown

Visit the exhibit during Cornelius Arts Center gallery regular business hours, 10 am to 4pm Monday to Friday. Admission is free.

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