Local events

Published 1:03 pm Tuesday, January 10, 2023

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Saturday, Jan. 14

Community breakfast, Farmington Methodist, 1939 Farmington Rd., Mocksville, 7-10 a.m. Pork tenderloin, sausage, gravy, eggs, grits, stewed apples, biscuits, mixed fresh fruit, breakfast casserole, coffee, OJ. Donations to support church ministries.

Community breakfast, Mocks Methodist, Mocks Church/Beauchamp rds., Advance, 6:30-10 a.m. Pork tenderloin, country ham, eggs, grits, sausage gravy, biscuits, beverage. $8. Sponsored by United Methodist Men to support their mission projects.

Community breakfast, Mocksville First Presbyterian, S. Main St., 7:30-10 a.m. Biscuits, eggs, sausage, bacon, country ham, grits, gravy, apples, beverages. Donations to Davie Advocacy Center.

Community breakfast, Oak Grove Methodist, 1994 US 158, Mocksville, 7-10 a.m. Eggs, biscuits, gravy, sausage, country ham, grits, apples, beverages. Donations. First post-COVID breakfast.

Saturday, Jan. 21

Community breakfast, Wesley Chapel Methodist, 6:30-10 a.m., Pino Rd., Mocksville. Country ham, sausage, eggs, grits, gravies, baked apples, homemade biscuits, jelly, beverages. Donations.

Special Events

Monday, Jan. 16

Martin Luther King Jr. celebration, 1:30 p.m., Harvest Church, Cooleemee Shopping Center, for motorcade to Erwin Temple CME church, program at 2 p.m. with Rev. Ervin Hannah.


Tech Tuesdays, Davie County Public Library, 371 N. Main St., Mocksville. Get assistance with tech devices, 10 a.m.-noon and 2-4 p.m. Register for appointment: http://bit.ly/DCPLTECHJAZ. Learn more by calling 336-753-6033 or emailing jbaylor@daviecountync.gov.

BoTyme Jam, country, bluegrass and gospel music, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Thursdays, Farmington Community Center, Farmington Road, Mocksville. $3, musicians admitted free.


Saturday, Jan. 21

Fork Fire Dept. annual meeting, 5 p.m., Fork Civic Center, US 64 E.

Monday, Feb. 6

County Commissioners, 6 p.m., meeting room, second floor, county administration bldg., downtown Mocksville. Ongoing

Sheffield-Calahaln Vol. Fire Dept., Monday nights at 7.

NAMI family support group for confidential support for families with persons with diagnosed mental illness. Via Zoom second and fourth Tuesdays, 6-7:30 p.m.  missjulieysl@gmail.com.


All 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, computer basics, 10-11:30 a.m. With Davie Public Library.


Davie County Singing Seniors rehearsals, 10 a.m.

Fridays, Jan. 13, 27

Feb. 3, 10,17

March 3,10

Intermediate Knitting Class, 9-11 a.m. with Danny Cartner. Should be proficient with knit and purl stitches. Bring own supplies.

Friday, Jan. 13

Crafternoon: Confetti Champagne Glasses, 2 p.m. at public library with Rachel Nelson.

Tuesday, Jan. 17

Tech Tuesday, 10-11:30 a.m. at public library with Rachel Nelson. Bring phone, tablet or computer for help.

Wednesday, Jan. 18

Badminton Clinic, 2-4 p.m., Brock Fitness Center with Eva DeRuyter, health & wellness coordinator.

Thursday, Jan. 19

Identify Theft/Fraud Seminar, 10 a.m. with Stephanie Bias of the Senior Medicare Patrol. Learn how to avoid scams.

Senior Book Club, 12:30-2 p.m. at public library with Genny Hinkle.

Bingo, 1 p.m., sponsored by Mountain Valley Hospice.

Friday, Jan. 20

Grandparents & Me, 10 a.m. Bring grandchildren or great-grandchildren for storytime and a craft. Co-sponsored by SmartStart of Davie, geared toward pre-schoolers.

Monday, Jan. 23

Blood Pressure Screening, 10-10:30 a.m., Brock Fitness Center.

What’s Cooking: Foods, Fads & Helpful Home Hacks, 1 p.m. Varied content.

Tuesday, Jan. 24

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

Theatre Club, 1 p.m. with Mike Garner. Talk about theatrical options to attend as a group.

Thursday, Jan. 26

Good Health Club, 1 p.m. with Stacey Southern, nutrition coordinator. Learn healthy eating tips, light exercise.

Friday, Jan. 27

Snow Much Fun Party, 2 p.m. Celebrate all things snow. Refreshments, games, crafts.


Brock Senior Steppers, starts Jan. 3 at Brock Gym, open 8-10 each morning and other times with no programs. Register and count steps for monthly and yearly prizes.

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, Jan. 13

PhilRay, 6 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Saturday, Jan. 14

JB Walker, 9-12:30 p.m., 4 Oaks, Downtown Mocksville. $10. Benefit for Tommy Keaton.

Thursday, Jan. 19

Bluegrass Church, 6 p.m.. Eaton’s Baptist, 430 Eaton’s Church Rd., Mocksville. Meal, music by Connor Lambert. Jam session to follow. Bring an instrument.

Saturday, Feb. 4

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