Events highlight 'The Help'

ReadDavidson is hosting events through Nov. 6 related to "The Help," this year's featured book as selected by a town-wide vote.

The book is available at the town library and Main Street Books. A bake-off and tasting featuring foods in the book at the Aug. 27 Davidson Farmers Market.

A discussion at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at the town library, led by Davidson Professor Shireen Campbell.

A lecture at 2 p.m. Sept. 26 by Professor Emeritus Tony Abbott at 2 p.m. Sept. 26 at The Pines.

A panel discussion led by the Beloved Community book club at 7 p.m. Sept. 28 at Davidson Presbyterian Church, 116 Depot St.

A discussion of Davidson in the 1960s compared with life in Jackson, Miss., the book's setting, at 4 p.m. Nov. 6 at town hall.

Details: Cristina Shaul, 704-302-6984;