Music and merriment on St. Patrick’s Day and other local events

Published 1:19 pm Tuesday, March 14, 2023


Friday, March 24

Bingo fundraiser for Advocacy Center of Davie, 6-8 p.m., Davie Senior Center, Meroney St., Mocksville. All ages. Call 336-753-0407 for tickets or more information.


Thursday, March 23

Davie High Class of 1960, 11:30 a.m., Mocksville Family Restaurant, 1122 Yadkinville Rd.

Wednesday, April 5

Davie High Class of ‘61 quarterly get-together, 1 p.m., 801 Southern Kitchen & Pancake House, 218 NC 801, Bermuda Run. RSVP to Kay at 336-998-6720 by April 3.


March 20-24

Old-fashioned revival, Liberty Baptist, 2433 Liberty Church Rd., Mocksville, 7 nightly with Pastor Leonard Fletcher. Visitors welcome,

Saturday, April 1

He is Risen Egg Hunt, 1-3 p.m., Cornerstone Christian Church, 1585 NC 801 N., Mocksville. Free egg hunt, hotdogs, inflatable, pie in the face, He is Risen experience, door prizes, games. Event Facebook:

Saturday, April 8

Journey to the Cross, Turrentine Baptist, Turrentine Church Rd., Mocksville, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., “Travel” through streets of Jerusalem, visiting five hands-on stations that deliver the Easter message. Refreshments will be served. Visitors welcome.

Community Easter Egg Hunt, Ijames Baptist, 10-11 a.m. for age 2 years-5th grade. Hunt, snacks, fun.

Egg Your Yard, 8-10 a.m., New Union Church. Contact Heather at 336-492-6408 or email or via Facebook @NewUnionChurchNC. Yards to get eggs must be within 10 mile radius of church.

Sunday, April 9

Easter Sunrise Service, Ijames Baptist, Sheffield/Ijames Church roads, Mocksville, 7 a.m., followed by breakfast at 7:30, Sunday School at 8:30 and worship at 9:30. Visitors welcome.


Center Methodist Preschool enrolling 2, 3, 4 year olds. 336-751-5853.

Special Events

Saturday, March 18

Spring Fling Auto Show, Davie High School, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. More than 10 categories. Email, $5 admission, $20 per entry. Sponsorships available. Benefits Davie High career and technical education classes.


Thursday, March 23

Learn about women in Daniel Boone’s life, 7 p.m., Davie County Public Library, Davie Historical and Genealogical Society meeting. Boone author Randell Jones to present program.

Monday, April 3

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.


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.

Friday, March 17

Welcome to Medicare, 10 a.m. with Michelle Ellis, SHIIP coordinator.

Monday, March 20

Monthly movie, 1 p.m. with popcorn.

Tuesday, March 21

Senior Games/Silver Arts opening ceremonies and lunch, 10 a.m., RISE Sports Complex, Bermuda Run.

Thursday, March 23

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

Friday, March 24

Crafternoon – Herb Garden, 2 p.m. at public library with Rachel Nelson.

Monday, March 27

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

Theatre Club, 1 p.m. with Mike Garner to discuss upcoming trips and performances.

Friday, March 31

Rock-A-Thon, 5-8 p.m., Rescue House Church, Wilkesboro St., Mocksville. Entertainment by “Funky Confusion,” The Dog Wagon and Advance Conut NV food trucks.

Monday, April 3

Parkinson’s Support Group, 2-3 p.m., interact with other families.

Tuesday, April 4

Blood Pressure Screenings, 10 a.m.

Grief Support Group, 1-2 p.m. with Holly Sluder, bereavement coordinator at Thomasville Hospice. Video series, group discussions.

Wednesday, April 5

Graveside Floral Design Class, 1 p.m. with Benita Finney. $6. Cradles and flower foam provided, bring own flowers, three medium sized bunches for cradles or two for vases.

Thursday, April 6

Veteran’s Social, 8:30 a.m., a time of reminiscing and socialization for veterans.

Chat with your Senior Tarheel delegate, 10 a.m. Learn news, share opinions.

Carfit, 1-3 p.m. by appointment. Trained AARP expert to explain how to fit into your vehicle.

Senior Writing Group, 2 p.m. with Marie Craig.

Monday, April 10

Beginner Pickleball Clinic, 1 p.m., Brock Campus with Don Hankins.

Tuesday, April 11

Medication Management for Seniors, 10 a.m. with Christina Hurt, Davie Health Dept. nurse.

Wednesday, April 12

Papercrafting Extravaganza, 1 p.m. Bring own supplies, no formal instruction.


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.

Quilting, Tuesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Bring own supplies

Crocheting, Wednesdays, 9-11 a.m. with Theresa Manak and Sara Cioffi. Bring own supplies.

Woodcarving, Wednesdays, 9-11 a.m. with Tim Trudgeon, $8.75 for new students to cover initial supplies.

Art Class, Mondays, 9 a.m.-noon with Jo Robinson. Beginning to advanced.

Live Music

Thursday, March 16

Whiskey Mic, 6-9 p.m., Tanglewood Pizza, US 158, Bermuda Run.

Bluegrass Church, featuring Shelton&Williams, 6 p.m., Eaton’s Baptist. Meal, music followed by jam session. Free.

Friday, March 17

St. Paddy’s Day at O’Calahaln’s, Downtown Mocksv ille, with Adam & Avery from 2-5 p.m. and SoundKraft, 5-10 p.m.

COIA, 5:30 p.m., RayLen Vineyards & Winery, US 158, Mocksville.

Down the Mountain, 6-9 p.m., Tanglewood Pizze, US 158, Advance.

W. Kiley Smith & Friendly Fire, 7 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Saturday, March 25

Forever Young! with Lake Carver & Tae Childress with friends, 1-4 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Carolina Shreds, 6-9 p.m.. Tanglewood Pizza, US 158, Bermuda Run.

Thursday, March 30

Darrell Hoots, 6-9 p.m., Tanglewood Pizza, US 158, Bermuda Run.

Saturday, April 1

James Vincent Carroll & Jon Montgomery, 6-9 p.m., Tanglewood Pizza, US 158, Bermuda Run.