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Town of Davidson Earth Day Fair:
Celebrate at the Davidson Farmer’s Market on Saturday, April 23

Earth Day is celebrated annually around the world on April 22.  The Town of Davidson and the Green Davidson community group invite citizens to the Earth Day Fair on Saturday, April 23 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Davidson Farmer’s Market (behind Summit Coffee and adjacent to town hall).

photo of ELF vehicle
Check out our new ELF!

The event will feature:

•    The new Davidson Parks & Recreation vehicle, the ELF bike: Electric, Light, Fun – check it out, pose for a photo or take a “selfie” in the ELF, and help us name it!
•    A Bike/Walk to the Market Challenge – travel “carbon free” to the event and earn a Farmer’s Market Buck. Stop by the Green Davidson booth for your prize
•    Recycle It!  Mecklenburg County Wipe Out Waste – learn about composting, recycling, hazardous waste and more
•    Information on adding solar power to your home -- learn more from RenuEnergy Solutions
•    A visit with local author Tia Capers: Nadia's Green Day Festival book and coloring fun
•    Children’s Activities: Learn about the stars with World of Wonder -- Earth Day Scavenger Hunt, face painting, and more
•    Information on how to support birds, bees, butterflies with the NC Native Plant Society
•    TreesDavidson: Learn about volunteer efforts to protect and plant trees in town
•    Information on the benefits of vermiculture/composting with worms and on-site composting, sponsored by Davidson Green School
•    The town’s partnership with the Watch for Me NC campaign to enhance pedestrian safety
•    A ‘meet and greet’ with Town Manager Jamie Justice

Photo of Jamie Justice
Town Manager Jamie Justice

Visit the Davidson Parks and Recreation booth for more information about National Bike Month in May – several local events are scheduled: 
•    Bike to School (May 4), 
•    Bike/Walk to Town Day (May 7), 
•    Davidson-Cornelius Bike Expo (May 14) and Community Ride
•    Bike to Work Week (May 12-16). 
•    Tour de Trees (May 21)

Visit www.townofdavidson.org/bikemonth to learn more about Bike Month events. Register for the Community Ride or Tour de Trees at www.townofdavidson.org/dpr. 

Please contact Green Davidson at greendavidsonnc@gmail.com or call Davidson Parks and Recreation at 704-892-3349 for more information.

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