Relay for Life Friday evening

Published 9:46 am Thursday, May 11, 2017

Davie County Relay for Life will hold the  20th “Relay” on Friday, May 12 from 6 p.m.-midnight at Davie High School, US 601 South, Mocksville.

Relay for Life teams from around the county will meet on the football field and track with activities to recognize victims of cancer and increase community awareness of the need to continue cancer research and support those fighting the disease.

Everyone is invited to attend and participate in the. Admission and parking are free.  No firearms, smoking, skating or skateboarding, or animals (except for service animals) are allowed.   

Activities include “bouncy houses” for children, cake walks, music provided by a DJ, a concert by local Southern Gospel Group “Risen Son,” a clogging demonstration, recognition of survivors and a luminary lighting ceremony when survivors and those lost to cancer are honored.

All survivors of cancer wishing to participate should gather at the event stage by 5:45 p.m.  Luminaries and Tiki torches may be purchased at the event by anyone wishing to honor or memorialize loved ones who have battled the disease.

A variety of food and soft drinks will be available at several of the team tents.

All proceeds go to Relay for Life/The American Cancer Society.  Donations to this organization can be made at the event or online at

For more information call (336) 492-2966.