Local events

Published 9:17 am Thursday, March 30, 2023

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Friday, March 31

Advance Fire Dept. Spring BBQ, 8 a.m.-sold out, Station 2, Firehouse Road. Drive-thru only for pound of pork packages with slaw and buns, $15.

Saturday, April 8

Breakfast, Mocks United Methodist, 6:30-10 a.m. Pork tenderloin, country ham, eggs, grits, sausage gravy, biscuits, beverages, $8 per plate, sponsored by Mocks United Methodist Men to support their mission projects.


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.


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: https://fb.me/e/3u8AF7u5n?mibextid=RQdjqZ.

Sunday, April 2

Palm Sunday Sing, Eaton’s Baptist, 430 Eatons Church Rd., Mocksville, 6 p.m., sponsored by North Davie Ruritans, featuring Eatons and Bear Creek choirs, Davie Singing Seniors, Dyson Family, Keith & Melissa Souther, R.J. Calese, and the Eatons Handbell Choir. Snack supper to follow.

Friday, April 7

Crosswalk depicting Jesus’ march to Calvary, 10 a.m., Cooleemee Shopping Center to First Baptist, Marginal St. Refreshments to follow.

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 info@newunonchurchnc.org or via Facebook @NewUnionChurchNC. Yards to get eggs must be within 10 mile radius of church.

Easter Egg Hunt, Elbaville United Methodist, 2595 NC 801 S., Advance, 2-4 p.m.

Easter Egg Hunt, Liberty Wesleyan, Sheffield Rd., Harmony, 9 a.m., including Miss Sadie’s ham and sausage biscuits.

William R. Davie Easter Egg Hunt, 10:30 a.m.-noon, school cafeteria. Also craft, drawings, story time for children and adults, and free hotdog lunch. Sponsored by N.D. Ruritans, Eatons Baptist and 4 Fosters Slushies.

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.

Easter Sunrise Service, Mocks United Methodist, Beauchamp/Mocks Church roads, Advance, 7 a.m.

Easter Sunrise Service, Liberty Wesleyan, 7:30 a.m. at the cross, Sheffield Rd., Harmony, followed by refreshments at 8, Sunday School at 9 and Worship at 10.

Easter Sonrise Service, Fork Baptist, 3140 US 64 E., Mocksville, 7:30 a.m., breakfast at 8, Sunday School at 8:45 and Celebration service at 10.

Easter Sunrise Service, New Union Methodist, Sheffield/County Line roads, 7 a.m. followed by breakfast, worship.


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

Special Events

Thursday, April 6

Mocksville Garden Club trip to Elderberry Farm, meet at library before 10 a.m.  to car pool. Southern Family Restaurant for lunch and brief meeting. Visitors welcome. No night meeting.


Davie Master Gardener Plant Sale, Masonic Picnic Grouns, 201 Poplar St., Mocksville. 4-7 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday. Cash and checks only. Plants, raffle, vendors. Proceeds to scholarship fund and community projects.

Saturday, May 6

Gilliland Foundation Cornhole Tournament, 11 a.m., RayLen Vineyards & Winery, US 158, Mocksville. 48 teams will be accepted, visit gillilandfoundation.com.


Scout Troop 9555G, 6:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, Center Methodist, 1857 US 64 W.

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.


Monday, April 3

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

Disabled American Veterans Davie Chapter 75, first Monday of each month, 6 p.m., DAV Building, 1958 US 601 S., Mocksville. 336-749-8347.


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 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.

Thursday, April 13

Bingo, 1 p.m., sponsored by Roberts Chapel Funeral Home.

Friday, April 14

Crafternoon: Felt Ball Garland, 2 p.m. at public library with Rachel Nelson.

Monday, April 17

Monthly movie, 1 p.m. with popcorn.

Tuesday, April 18

Spring Gardening Seminar and Plant Exchange, 10 a.m. with Extension Agent Susan Hawkins.

Helping Your Loved One Navigate Long Term Care, 6 p.m. with Tracy Warner, ombudsman with Piedmont Triad Area Agency on Aging.

Thursday, April 20

Senior Book Club, 2 p.m. at public library with Genny Hinkle.

Friday, April 21

Senior Prom “Enchanted Evening,” 6-8 p.m., Brock Campus. Mobile Jukebox. Refreshments. Bring spouse, child, friend or come on your own.

Saturday, April 22

Shredding Event, 9 a.m.-noon at Davie Community Park, US 601 S., Mocksville. Part of KidsFest.

Monday, April 24

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

Tuesday, April 25

Theater Club, 1 p.m. with Mike Garner to discuss theatrical options to attend.

Wednesday, April 26

Caring with Cards, 1 p.m. with social worker Tara Harper. Help create cards to send to homebound meal recipients.

Thursday, April 27

Good Health Club, 1 p.m. with Stacey Southern, nutrition coordinator.


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 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. Benefit for veterans.

Corky McClellan, noon, RayLen Vineyards & Winery, US 158, Mocksville.

Thursday, April 6

Mark Cooper, 6 p.m., Tanglewood Pizza, US 158, Bermuda Run.

Friday, April 7

Ryan Clark, RayLen Vineyards & Winery, US 158, Mocksville.

Saturday, April 8

Killer Ants & Rebel Frog Riot, 6 p.m., Tanglewood Pizza, US 158, Bermuda Run.

Friday, April 14

iNCogNiTo Live, 7 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Sunday, April 16

S2S, 2 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Friday, April 21

Dual Drive, 6 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Sunday, April 23

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

Friday, April 28

James Brickey, 6 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

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

Sunday, April 30

Music For Baby Boomers, 2 p.m. The Station, Downtown Mocksville.