Local events

Published 9:04 am Thursday, August 5, 2021

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Saturday, Aug. 7

“Get Anchored” Vacation Bible School, Turrentine Baptist Church, Turrentine Church Road, Mocksville, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Hotdog lunchprovided.

Sunday, Aug. 8

Bishop Anne Hodges-Copple to be at Episcopal Church of the Ascension at Fork to preach and celebrate Holy Communion, 11 a.m., 183 Fork-Bixby Road, Advance.


Homecoming, revival, Ijames Baptist. Evangelit Kenny Greenway will speak at 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday, Aug. 8, and each evening Sunday-Wednesday at 7. There will not be a fellowship meal on Sunday. Visitors are welcome.

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.

Sunday, Aug. 15

Back to School Rally, Davie Community Park, 151 Southwood Dr., Mocksville, 5-7 p.m. Free. Speakers, performances. Collections for school supplies through Sissy’s Closet. Food by Davie High Hunger Fighters, Pit Stops for Hope. Sponsored by Empower Davie Youth.

Friday, August 27

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


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

Thursday, Aug. 5

Grands Bingo, 6 p.m. Bring grandchildren or great-grandchildren. Those without grandchildren also welcome.

Monday, Aug. 9

Bowling Lunch, 1 p.m. Teams to be picked for next league. Call if want to bowl but can’t make meeting.

Tuesday, Aug. 10

Got Plans? Advance Care Planning Workshop, 1 p.m. with rep from Hospice/Palliative Care. Photo ID required.

Scrapbooking, 2 p.m. Bring supplies and projects and scrp with friends. All ages.

Monthly Movie, 1 p.m. Popcorn.

Tuesday, Aug. 17

Senior Book Club, 1 p.m. with Genny Hinkle. Books may be picked up at public library.

Wednesday, Aug. 18

Caregiver Academy: Nine Ways to De-escalate Conflict, 1 p.m. via Zoom. Register to get link.

Friday, Aug. 20

Welcome to Medicare Luncheon with Michelle Ellis, 10 a.m.-noon.

Monday, Aug. 23

All About Vaccines, 10 a.m. with Allegra Tucker from Davie Health Dept.

Wednesday, Aug. 25

Veterans Ice Cream Social, 1 p.m. A time of reminiscing and socialization for veterans. No guests.

Thursday, Sept. 2

Blueberry Party, 1 p.m. Different blueberry recipes.


Thursday, Aug. 12

Mocksville Planning Board, 5:30 p.m., town hall. Review text amendments of zoning ordinance, definitions and table of uses.

Live Music

Thursday, Aug. 5

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

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

Friday, Aug. 6

Jason Leake and Zack Fox,  6 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Saturday, Aug. 7

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

Tess and the Black and Blues Band, with Buddy Black and Friends, 6-10 p.m., on the square in Downtown Mocksville.

Tuesday, Aug. 10

Meet the Capn, 6 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Thursday, Aug. 12

Dalton Allen, 6:30 p.m., O’Calahan’s, Downtown Mocksville.

Saturday, Aug. 14

ACE Party Band, 7:30-9:30 p.m., everything from beach to Motown, jazz to Top 40s; Davie County Community Park, US 601 S., Mocksville.

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

Sunday, Aug. 15

James Vincent Carroll, 2 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Thursday, Aug. 19

James Vincent Carroll, 7 p.m., 601 Burgers & Brews, US 601 N., Mocksville.