This event is invitation only.
Game Changers: Inspiring Leaders to Transform the World
Friday, November 1, 2019
Campaign Program, Dinner & Dancing
6:30 p.m., Knobloch Tennis Center, Baker Sports Complex
Cocktail attire. Please park in the Baker parking lot and enter through the Harry L. Vance Athletic Center. This event is also the 2019 Ne Ultra Society Celebration.
Additional Weekend Events
Friday, November 1, 2019
Volleyball vs. George Washington
4:30 p.m., John M. Belk Arena, Baker Sports Complex
Enjoy a pre-dinner volleyball match.
Field Hockey vs. Richmond
6 p.m., Carol Grotnes Belk Turf Field
Stop by and root for the Lady Wildcats at the start of their game, prior to attending the dinner.
Saturday, November 2, 2019
Coffee and pastries with the Baik Art Residency artists
10-11 a.m., Van Every/Smith Galleries, Katherine and Tom Belk Visual Arts Center
Start your morning off by meeting the Baik Art Residency artists.
Davidson College Jazz Ensemble performance
11 a.m.-Noon, C. Shaw Smith 900 Room, Alvarez College Union
Join the Davidson College Jazz Ensemble for an encore performance of their fall concert featuring guest artists and several student soloists. Conducted by J. Estes Millner Professor of Music Bill Lawing.
Baik Art Residency Exhibitions
12-4 p.m., Van Every/Smith Galleries, Katherine and Tom Belk Visual Arts Center
Featuring art work by Yong Soon Min, Jagath Weerasinghe, Tintin Wulia and Oh Inhwan.
- Van Every Galleries: The Baik Residency brings three artists from Asia during the month of October. Artists will use the Van Every Gallery as a studio, allowing their creative process to be visible before presenting a group exhibition of their work. Through their paintings and installations, all three artists explore issues of identity in relationship to geopolitical borders, gender and religion.
- Smith Galleries: Oh Inhwan: My Names. In conjunction with the Baik Art Residency, the Smith Gallery will feature My Names, a video installation by South Korean artist Oh Inhwan. The project began at a residency in Japan and includes two videos exploring the relationship of names to one’s identity.
- Residency, exhibitions, programming, and video documentation made possible with the generous support of Prem Manjooran ’92 and Susan Baik.
Tailgate on the Turf
Noon, End Zone, Richardson Stadium
Join the Davidson Athletic Fund (DAF) staff under the tent in the end zone for complimentary refreshments at field level. Football ticket for entry required. Tailgate on the Turf sponsored by the DAF.
Football vs. Valparaiso
1 p.m., Richardson Stadium
Cheer on the resurgent Wildcats as they host conference opponent Valparaiso. Tickets required. RSVP to claim your complimentary tickets, courtesy of Davidson Athletics.
Davidson College Theatre Department presents Macbeth
8 p.m., Duke Family Performance Hall, Knobloch Campus Center
By William Shakespeare, Directed by Associate Professor and Chair of Theatre Mark Sutch. Macbeth delves deeply into the psyche of its title character as he wrestles with his purpose and sense of political destiny. This chilling story of the consequences of vicious ambition features some of Shakespeare’s most compelling and intense characters. Tickets required. RSVP to claim your complimentary tickets, courtesy of Davidson College Friends of the Arts.
Sunday, November 3, 2019
Volleyball vs. George Mason
1 p.m., John M. Belk Arena, Baker Sports Complex
Missed the Sunday match? There is still time to support the women’s volleyball team before you leave for the weekend.
Information & Resources
Campus Map & Directions
Review the campus map to locate event spaces.
There are many hotels in the area. For your convenience, we offer reserved rooms at the following hotels. If you are interested in one of these options, contact the hotel directly or click on the reservation link below prior to Oct. 11, and use the group code “Davidson Campaign.”
- Springhill Suites in Mooresville, 704-658-0053; Book your group rate for Davidson Campaign.
- Four Points by Sheraton in Huntersville, 704-766-2500; Book your group rate for Davidson Campaign.
- Hampton Inn in Cornelius, 704-892-9900; Online booking.
Parking on campus will be limited throughout the weekend. Please park in the Baker Sports Complex Parking Lot, next to Baker Sports Complex (number 72 on the campus map).
If you are in need of transportation, below are two options for your convenience.
A bus will be provided Friday night from Charlotte, departing from the Myers Park Presbyterian Church parking lot. Details will be provided to those who select this option on the RSVP page.
Lyft, the official ride share of Davidson College, is providing Lyft codes to guests who would like to ride share. To utilize this service, you can:
- Download the Lyft app (the code will automatically be applied).
- If you are already a Lyft user, enter the Promo code “DAVIDSON2019” into the promos section of your app. Review the instructions.
Please contact the Events Office at SpecialEventsOffice@davidson.edu or 704-894-2448.