Local Events

Published 9:30 am Thursday, July 22, 2021

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Saturday, July 24

Breakfast, Advance VFW Post 8719,  7:30-11 a.m., 130 Feed Mill Road. Donations benefit post activities. Biscuits, gravy, grits, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, eat in or take out.


Sunday, July 25

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church,Cooleemee, Homecoming Day, 116th church anniversary, 11 a.m. morning service with Elder James Fowler. The Rev. Dr. Ervin Baker is host pastor.

July 25-28

Vacation Bible School, Farmington Baptist, 1939 Farmington Rd., Mocksville, 6:30-8:30 nightly. Stories, music, crafts, learn about Israelite’s journey from Egypt through the wilderness to the promised land. Recreational activities part of fun. Register at 336-998-7550, provide contact info and child’s name and age. Children requested to bring a pair of flip flops to decorate and take home.

Aug. 4-7

Vacation Bible School, Cornerstone Christian Church, 1585 NC 801 N., Mocksville, 6-8 nightly, ages 3-12. Pirate theme, preregister at https://vbsmate.com/Cornerstonekids. Aug. 7 at 5:30 p.m., pirates dinner, pirate water wars, Italian ice truck, 22-foot water slide for the family. Offering: packs of loose leaf paper, glue sticks, pencils and scissors for school supplies for local neighborhood.

Special Events

Saturday, Aug. 14

The Great Bullhole Duck Race, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls. Sponsor, buy ducks Race at 1 p.m. Music. Food.

Friday, August 27

Outdoor movie, The Croods: A New Age, Davie County Community Park, US 601 S., Mocksville. Dusk.


Friday, July 23

DC Cruisers, 5:30 p.m., St. John AME Zion Church, 145 MLK Jr. Road, Mocksville.


All of the following events are sponsored by Davie Senior Services. For more information or to register, call 336-753-6230.

Tuesdays, Thursdays

Through July 29

Seniors and Technology: Android Basics, 10-11 a.m. Larn to use phones and tablets. Bring your own, or one will be loaned for class. 55 and older.

Monday, July 26

Register of Deeds updates, 10 a.m., with Kelly Funderburk. All ages.

Thursday, July 29

Bingo, 1 p.m., sponsored by Prevette & Son Plumbing. Register by July 22. Pre-packaged snacks. 55 and older.


Line dancing via Zoom, Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. with Vickie Spivey. 55 and older.

Yoga class via Zoom, Mondays, 11 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. with Kim Crawford. 55 and older.

Coffee & Caregiving, Tuesdays 10 a.m. via Zoom. Interact with other caregivers, ask staff member Kelly Sloan questions. Open to caregivers of all ages.

Live Music

Friday, July 23

Tin Can Alley, 6 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Danny Crouse as Elvis, Farmington Community Center, Farmington Rd., Mocksville, 7 p.m., open at 5:30 for concessions. $8.

Saturday, July 24

Jason Leake Band (bike night), 6 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

SoundKraft, 6 p.m., Tanglewood Pizza, Bermuda Run.

Sunday, July 25

Laura Thurston One Woman Band, 2 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Brunch with Marte Maney, noon, O’Calahans, Downtown Mocksville.

Thursday, July 29

Adam Smith, 6:30 p.m., O’Calahans, Downtown Mocksville

Sunday, Aug. 1

Jessica Yates, 4 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Thursday, Aug. 5

JOD, 601 Burgers & Brews, US 601 N., Mocksville, 7 p.m.

SoundKraft, 6:30 p.m., O’Calahans, Downtown Mocksville.

Saturday, Aug. 7

Hawthorne Curve, 6 p.m., Tanglewood Pizza, Bermuda Run.