How to Make the Most of April Is for Arts

There are endless ways to immerse yourself in Davidson’s charming small-town culture. April is for Arts is a fantastic opportunity to engage with local artists, businesses, and residents while viewing art, savoring food, and listening to live music. Plus, it’s an excellent time to make the most of the incredible Carolina spring weather!

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What to See and Do at April Is for Arts

April is For Arts takes place during one of the last weekends of the month. This local celebration features three days of unique showcases of art, from painting and sculpture to photography and music.

Friday: Gallery Crawl

The April is for Arts Gallery Crawl takes place on Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. This free event kicks off the weekend with many artists and local businesses showcasing their work or products along the streets of the town. Either grab a ride on the trolley to stop at the different exhibits or stroll the streets and stop and browse.

Saturday: Art on the Green Festival

Art on the Green takes place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and again on Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Not only can visitors view one-of-a-kind art on the Village Green, but you can also enjoy live music and local food vendors throughout the day. It’s a fantastic time to socialize with the locals and enjoy the beautiful spring weather.

Sunday: Concert on the Green

Davidson’s Concerts on the Green are local favorites around town. This concert series begins at 6Head out to the Davidson Public Library for a performance by the Davidson College Jazz Ensemble. Be sure to check the Concerts on the Green website to view their lineup closer to the performance date. After April is for Arts weekend, these concerts will take place on the first and third Sunday of each month through September. They are all free for everyone!

We recommend checking out some of the incredible local restaurants around Davidson during your visit for April is for Arts! Enjoy delicious food and drinks at Restaurant X, Mestizo, Carburritos, Toast, Pickled Peach, and Kindred, to name a few.

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The Davidson Village Inn provides the ultimate spring stay in our town. Our collection of rooms offers comfortable and convenient amenities that ensure a relaxing visit. It’s easy to discover Davidson from our Inn. The best shops and restaurants, as well as the Davidson College campus, are steps from our front door. Now the only question is, are you ready to enjoy your getaway to our charming and quaint community?

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