Thursday Doors: My Christmas L.I.S.T (Life In SmallTown)

Looking Down Main Street
Looking Down Main Street

Today we are celebrating Christmas Thursday Doors in my small spot of the world! The views are along Main Street, our shopping area, one short block, from one stop light to the next. There are only two stoplights in town! The shops are along just one side of the street. Across the street from the shops is the library and the “green” where concerts are held in the summer and the kids play football in the winter. I hope you enjoy the tour! Merry Christmas!

They say our town population is 11,000, but that includes a wide country/farm area too. I’d say about three thousand of us actually live within walking distance (a mile or so) of town. We do not get mail delivery. We must go to the post office and pick it up. Of course, that’s how we keep up with all the goings on!!

The Village Store
The Village Store

The Ladies’ Garden Club make the Christmas arrangements to hang all around town.

The Work of the Garden Club
The Work of the Garden Club

The doors can be left open today, as I took these pictures on Sunday, December 18, the temperature was 66 degrees!

Local, Affordable and Handmade
Local, Affordable and Handmade

Most of our restaurants have outdoor seating, although in the summer it is so hot here, it is too hot to sit outside unless it is very early or very late in the day! In the background is Davidson College.

Mestizo Restaurant
Mestizo Restaurant

You have to have a Bike Shop!

The Bike Shop
The Bike Shop

And the Davidson College Shop always looks cheerful! When the college is closed for breaks it is very quiet on the streets!

Already For Santa
All Ready For Santa!

Now this is the “real deal” bookstore!

Mainstreet Books
Mainstreet Books
Sign at Books
Sign at Mainstreet Books

And we have nice banners to display lest you forget where you are!

Christmas Davidson
Christmas In Davidson
Nandina
Nandina

Raefords Barber Shop is an institution in town, been here forever!

Raefords Barber Shop
Raefords Barber Shop

We got new signs a few years back!

Park Here!
Park Here!

Monkee’s, the ladies apparel shop.

Monkee's, You Might Need a Bigger Closet
Monkee’s, You Might Need a Bigger Closet

And finally, everyone needs a Pickled Peach!

The Pickled Peach
The Pickled Peach

I hope you have enjoyed my spot in the world! See you in the New Year!

This is just one of many photos in the Thursday Door Collection featured by Norm2.0!   Won’t you join in or take a peak at all the doors?

 

3 Comments Add yours

  1. Well you certainly live in a very pretty town. I have been to a wedding in North Carolina and had such a pleasant visit. I found the people to be extremely polite and friendly and loved the southern biscuits, grits and salt-water taffy. I liked the love and care that went into people’s front gardens – all so original

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    1. Oh, I am so glad you have been here! I really enjoy your posts and your replies to my posts as well! Now what is this about you moving to Devon?

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      1. If all goes well we will be moving to Dorset. It is a compromise as my family want to live there and my daughter already does. It is very beautiful but I love my beloved city of Southampton. Still not too far by train (or boat).

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