Prom Pop Up: Low cost, free dresses part of Saturday event

Published 6:50 am Monday, March 6, 2023

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It’s the Davie Prom Pop and Prep, and on Saturday, students at Davie County High School will be able to shop for free or low-cost prom attire, including dresses, shoes, jewelry and other accessories.

And on prom day, May 13, students can take advantage of  hairstyling and makeup.

Empower Davie Youth is sponsoring both events, and youth can sign up at

The group is also accepting donations of new or gently used clean prom dresses. They can be dropped off at: in Mocksville – Southern Ties Boutique, 156 N. Main St., Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., or Rescue House Church, 653 Wilkesboro St., Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; and in Bermuda Run – Meg Brown Home Furnishings, 5491 US 158, Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

“Empower Davie Youth is partnering with community businesses and churches to hold a prom pop up shop and prom prep day for girls in Davie County, so that every girl has the means to attend prom,” said Marie Helms.

Professional hairstylists and make-up artists are needed as volunteers on May 13. Learn more or sign up at