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Whether you are in search of fine dining, a great pub, thrilling nightlife, or a family-fun meal, Lake Norman has it all. Offering a variety of local restaurants and well-know chains, there is...View

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July
27
July
27

Outdoor Cinema Series: "Captai...

Join us for outdoor movies under the stars! This year's series offers an exciting line-up of movies, with something for every member of the...more

August
12
August
12

2nd Friday Street Festival

Ladies and gentlemen.... welcome to the new 2nd Friday Street Festival in Old Town Cornelius! This event will feature many of the area's...more

August
13
August
13

Outdoor Cinema Series "Daddy's...

Join us for outdoor movies under the stars! This year's series offers an exciting line-up of movies, with something for every member of the...more

August
24
August
24

Outdoor Cinema Series "The Goo...

Join us for a movie under the stars! "The Good Dinosaur" is Rated PG and is sure to be enjoyed by every member of the family! This...more

October
1
November
20

Carolina Renaissance Festival

The Renaissance Festival is a 16th century European style art and entertainment festival combining outdoor theater, circus entertainment,...more

May
13
May
13

18th Annual Charlotte Asian Fe...

The Annual Charlotte Asian Festival is an annual family-oriented event for the Asian and non-Asian community in and around...more


Town of Davidson

Davidson is a charming, Southern college town. Davidson was founded in 1837, with the establish
Town of Davidson

ment of Davidson College which remains a vital part to the town's identity today. In 2011, Davidson was awarded its first Tree City USA designation. Davidson one of just 72 communities in North Carolina and just 3,000 nationwide to receive the award. In 2004, Davidson was a Smart Growth Award winner for Overall Excellence in town planning and design, the main street of Davidson offers a variety of shops, restaurants, wide sidewalks and a public library. Davidson is pedestrian and bicycle friendly, so take a walk around the town and enjoy Davidson's more than 12 miles of greenways and bike lanes, parks, national arboretum, and beautiful flowers throughout town. 

Davidson has long been known among residents and visitors as pedestrian-friendly, in September 2011 Davidson was given official recognition for that reputation as a Walk Friendly Community - Bronze Level. 

Walk Friendly Davidson
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Town of Davidson's Visit Lake Norman (VLN) Board of Directors Representation:
Beth Cashion

Commissioner Beth Cashion

  • VLN Board of Directors' town representative is appointed by the town Mayor for each Fiscal Year (July 1 - June 30), and serves a one-year term.
  • Visit Lake Norman sends bi-monthly reports to the VLN Board of Director representative.
  • If you have questions, please email Commissioner Beth Cashion.
Davidson Advisory Boards & Commissions with Visit Lake Norman (VLN) Representation and/or Participation:
  • Davidson Civic Investment Commission (DCIC): Sally Ashworth, VLN Executive Director