Virtual Events Slated in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Jr. on Washington

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivering his "I Have a Dream" speech at the Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. 08/28/1963

The college will close Monday, Jan. 18, in remembrance of the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

In the interest of public health, virtual opportunities are planned to explore and celebrate King’s legacy. Some local and regional events are listed here:

MLK Day Events

MLK Shabbat - Confronting the Machinery of Hate: White Supremacy, White Nationalism, and Antisemitism: 7:30-9 p.m., Friday, Jan. 15

United Way’s Racial Equity 21-Day Challenge: Monday, Jan. 18 – Monday, Feb. 15

Town of Davidson’s Virtual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration: 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 18

Community members are invited to view the celebration at 
the Town of Davidson website

WDAV Classical Public Radio will celebrate Martin Luther King Day with musical selections throughout the day on Jan. 18 and will present Opera Carolina’s annual concert, “Art, Poetry, Music: Celebrating the Life and Legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,” at 7 p.m.

MLK Holiday Weekend Events with the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts+Culture, including film series and virtual celebration

27th Annual McCrorey YMCA MLK Holiday Celebration: A Virtual Conversation: 9 a.m., Monday, Jan. 18

MLK Day! Virtual Family Celebration with the Levine Museum of the New South6-7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 18

Civil Rights Memorial, Montgomery, Alabama

Civil Rights Memorial, Montgomery, Alabama


  • January 15, 2021