Local events

Published 9:03 am Thursday, September 30, 2021

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Friday, Oct. 1

Advance Fire Dept. fall barbecue, 10 a.m. until sold out, take-out only by the pound, Station 2, Firehouse Road. $10, 1 lb. pork BBQ, slaw, 4 buns.

Saturday, Oct. 2

8th annual car show, Cedar Grove Baptist, 287 Cedar Grove Church Rd., Mocksville. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Vehicle entry for judging at 1 p.m.,  $10. Food available. Funds to church building fund and The Advocacy Center of Davie. To learn more, call Gladys Scott at 336-345-7205.

Yard and bake sale, Church of God of Prophecy, 2323 US 601 S., Mocksville, 7:30 a.m. until Ham biscuits, hotdogs, coffee, sausage biscuits, baked goods, soft drinks.

Saturday, Oct. 16

BBQ chicken plates, Cornatzer-Dulin VFD, 1522 Cornatzer Rd., Mocksville, 4 p.m until sold out. $10 for chicken, baked beans, slaw, roll and dessert. Take out only.


Wednesday, Oct. 6

Davie High Class of ‘61 quarterly get-together, noon, 801 Southern Kitchen and Pancake House, 218 NC 801, Bermuda Run (formerly Captain’s Galley).

Saturday, Oct. 9

Davie High Class of 1976  45th-year reunion, 5 p.m., Guns Up Barn, Rainbow Road, Advance. Chicken stew. Bring chairs and a bowl. Entertainment by Rick Swisher and Beverly Brown.

Davie High Class of 1966, 55th-year reunion, Eatons Baptist Church fellowship hall, 430 Eatons Church Road, Mocksville. 6 p.m. Coffee and desserts.


October Sundays

Revival, Fulton Methodist, 3689 NC 8901 S., Advance, 6 p.m. Oct. 3: Pastor Rev. Dustin James, music by Ruth Latham and Fulton choir; Oct. 10: speaker, Rev. Jeff Patterson, music by Mona Jo Griffin and friends; Oct. 17, speaker, Rev. Nathan Finsel, music by Timothy McDaniels; Oct. 24, speaker, Rev. Andy Lambert, music by Timothy McDaniels.
Sunday, Oct. 3

Homecoming, St. John AME Zion Church, 145 MLKJr. Road, Mocksville, 11 a.m. with the Rev. Jerry Miller of Macedonia Baptist Church of Salisbury. Attend in person while social distancing and wearing a mask, or over Zoom ID #5752686408. No nightly revival.

Oct. 6-8

Revival, Calvary Baptist, US 601 S., Mocksville with Brother Ted Tuggle. 7 nightly.

Special Events

Saturday, Oct. 2

Mt. Zion Community Church health education event, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free, open to public. Diabetes screening, heart health, dietician, blood pressure checks, COVID (Pfizer) vaccines, info on new adult care clinic, Kintegra. Free lunch. Also hosted by Davie Health & Human Services.

Crafts, music, pony rides, Big Oak Ranch, 3604 US 158, Mocksville, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Music by Grand Ole Opry Pickers, Carson Peters and Iron Mountain, The Marshall Brothers, Appalachian Mainline. Parking: $5.

Saturday, Oct. 9

Above the Rest Reconditioning community outreach, 1 p.m., Davie Community Park Room 5. Learn how to help with community issues. 336-918-9028; abovetherestllc@gmail.com.

Friday, Oct. 15

Roll and read, 10-11 a.m., Davie Community Park. Walk, ride, bike or stroll to enjoy interactive storytime, also sponsored by SmartStart of Davie. 336-751-2113.

Saturday, Oct. 16

Shredding event, Bermuda Run Town Hall, 120 Kinderton Blvd., 9 a.m.-noon, by Bermuda Run Garden Club. $5 cash only per paper grocery bag or box. Proceeds to Davie County causes.

Saturday, Oct. 23

Farmington Community Events Center & Nature Park 100th anniversary celebration. Farmington School reunion, antique tractor show, photo booths, old-fashioned kid’s games, cake baking contest, cornhole tournament, BB chicken plates, Davie High Band, nature park grand opening, artisan demonstrations, music. www.farmingtoncc.org/anniversary.



Thursday, Oct. 7

Mocksville Garden Club, 6:15 p.m., at The Loft at Sunflower Trails, 1131 Eatons Church Road, Mocksville. Owner Tabitha Holbrook to give short tour of farm and discuss sunfloers. Meeting to follow in farm’s barn. New members welcome.


All of the following events are sponsored by Davie Senior Services. For more information or to register, call 336-753-6230. The main campus at 278 Meroney St. is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. The health and fitness center at the Brock Recreation Center at 644 N. Main St. is open from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, and 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Fridays.


Afternoon card games, new program, 1 p.m. First Monday, Uno; second, Skipbo; third, Rook; fourth, Rummy; fifth, Crazy Eights.


Email basics, 10-11 a.m. With Davie Public Library.

Tuesday, Oct. 5

Blood Pressure Screening, 10 a.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 6

Mini Golf, New Senior Games event. 10 a.m. $5 for 2 games at Adventure Landing, Winston-Salem. Participants provide own transportation.

Thursday, Oct. 7

Balance Screening, 10 a.m.

Harvest Party, 2 p.m. Entertainment by Kip Snow. Light refreshments.

Friday, Oct. 8

Crafternoon, 2 p.m. at Davie Public Library. Limited to first 15 to register. Materials provided.

Monday, Oct. 11

Domestic Violence Awareness Seminar, 10 a.m. Open to adults of all ages.

Tuesday, Oct. 12

Fall Prevention Seminar, 10 a.m.

Coffee & Caregiving, 10 a.m.  or 6 p.m., interact with other caregivers, share experiences.

Advanced Care Planning Workship, 1 p.m., with facilitator from Hospice/Palliative Care.

Scrapbooking, 2 p.m. Bring supplies, current projects and scrap with friends.

Tuesdays, Oct. 12-Nov. 30

A Matter of Balance, noon-2 p.m., Brock Campus. Learn practical strategies to avoid falling.

Thursday, Oct. 14

Joints are Replaceable, Life is Not, 10 a.m. with Dr. John S. Sheilds of Atrium Wake Forest Baptist Health. Also offered via Zoom.

Oct. 15-Dec. 7

Medicare Part D Open Enrollment with SHIIP counselor. By appointment only.

Monday, Oct. 18

Monthly Movie, 1 p.m. Popcorn.

Tuesday, Oct. 19

Veterans Social, 1 p.m. Diana Parrish of Parkinson’s Foundation Carolina’s Chapter to talk about disease and fact is can be associated with Agent Orange or other herbicides used by military. Veterans only.

Wednesday, Oct. 20

Metabolic and Physical Maintenance for Caregivers, 1 p.m., Atrium Wake Forest Baptist Health Davie Medical Center or via Zoom. 336-713-2378.

Introduction to Basket Weaving, 1-3 p.m. with Cheryl Tilley. $17. Limited to first 12.

Thusday, Oct. 21

Senior Book Club, 12:30-2 p.m., Davie County Public Library with Genny Hinkle. Books provided and must be picked up from and returned to library.

Tuesday, Oct. 26

Coffee & Caregiving, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., interact with other caregivers.

Jewelry Making with Carol Yow, 1 p.m. $2. Limited to first 25. Learn to make Halloween bracelet or necklace.

Wednesday, Oct. 27

Senior Games Field Day, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Davie Community Park.

Friday, Oct. 29

Halloween Bingo, 1 p.m., sponsored by Barnette Heating & Air, 1 p.m.


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, Oct. 1

Doesn’t Madder Band, 6 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Saturday, Oct. 2

Funky Confusion Band, 6 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Sunday, Oct. 3

The Brown Mountain Lightning Bugs, 2 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Davie County Bluegrass Band, 1 p.m., O’Callahans, Downtown Mocksville.

Tuesday, Oct. 5

Killer Wabbits, 7 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Thursday, Oct. 7

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

Saturday, Oct. 9

The Happy Ones, 6 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Boxcar Echoes, 6 p.m., Tanglewood Pizza, US 158, Bermuda Run.

Sunday, Oct. 10

Russell Henderson, 2 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Thursday, Oct. 14

Jack of Diamonds, 7 p.m., 601 Burgers & Brews, US 601 N., Mocksville.

Friday, Oct. 15

James Vincent Carroll, 6 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Saturday, Oct. 16

Aaron & Ellen, 7 p.m., O’Callahans, Downtown Mocksville.

Jason and Jack, 6 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Tuesday, Oct. 19

Emanuel Wynter Live, 6 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Thursday, Oct. 21

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

Friday, Oct. 22

James Vincent Carroll, 6 p.m., Tanglewood Pizza, US 158, Bermuda Run.

Sunday, Oct. 24

Marte Maney “good time music”, 2 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Tuesday, Oct. 26

Funky Confusion Band, 6 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.