Davidson College is having its fall break Oct. 13-16, but that doesn’t mean the campus comes to a halt. From sports to special guest lectures, there are plenty of activities next week.

Russian play “A Month in the Country” starts in October

On Oct. 26, the first showing of “A Month in the Country” will begin at 8:15 p.m. at the Duke Family Performance Hall, Knobloch Campus Center.

By the playwright Ivan Turgenev, the story exposes the subtle passions and manipulations of a family on a Russian country estate in the 1840s.

Recommended for ages 12 and up.

General Admission: $15; Seniors: $12; Faculty/Staff: $10; Students: $6

Holocaust survivor speaks this month

On Oct. 17, Susan Cernyak-Spatz, professor emeritus of German Literature at UNC Charlotte and survivor of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp, will speak about her experiences.

Spatz was born in a middle-class Jewish family that fled from Berlin to Prague as they witnessed Hitler’s rise to power. Her father escaped, but she and her mother were captured. Her mother died in a Jewish ghetto, and Spatz was sent to a death camp.

This event is free.