Local events

Published 1:19 pm Tuesday, April 25, 2023

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Thursday, May 4

Hotdog lunch for Whittington family, parents of Davie sheriff’s officers, who lost home in a fire on Easter Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., old Mocksville Police Dept. on 278 N. Main St., Mocksville. Donations for housing needs.

Saturday, May 6

Breakfast, Mocksville First Baptist, 390 N. Main St., 7-10 a.m. Pancakes, sausage, eggs, biscuits, gravy, bacon, grits. Donations for church projects.

Saturday, May 13

Benefit ride, motorcycles, classic cars, muscle cars, to benefit family of law enforcement officers who lost home in a fire. Sponsored by Guardians LE MC, registration $20, 9 a.m., Cornerstone Christian Church, 1585 NC 801 N., Mocksville. Ride starts at 10, hotdog lunch for donations at noon.


May 1-5

Revival, Fellowship Baptist, 7 nightly, Rainbow Rd., Advance, with Preacher Leonard Fletcher. Special singing each night. All invited.

Special Events

Thursday, April 27

Daniel Boone – Before and After Davie County, presentation at 7 p.m. in the Davie County Public Library History Room as part of the Davie County Historical and Genealogical Society meeting. Bu Michelle DeLapp, president of the Wachovia Historical Society.

Saturday, April 29

Deep Roots Garden Plant Sale, 196 Wandering Lane, Mocksville, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

May 4-5

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.

Blood Drive, Sugar Valley Airport, 249 Gilbert Rd. Sign up at 1-800-733-2767 (Code CAP); or visit RedCrossBlood.org (Code CAP).


Monday, May 1

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

Thursday, May 4

Mocksville Garden Club, 7 p..m., First Methodist. Surprise speaker. Guests welcome.


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, 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.

Friday, April 28

Crafternoon Blackout Poetry, 2 p.m. at public library with Rachel Nelson.

Monday, May 1

Bingo, 1 p.m. sponsored by Prevette & Son Plumbing.

Parkinson’s Support Group, 2-3 p.m. For those with disease and their caregivers.

Tuesday, May 2

Blood Pressure Screenings, 10 a.m.

Spa Day, 10 a.m. with Monica Morrison. Mini-makeovers to first 15 to register.

Wednesday, May 3

Basket Weaving Circle Basket, 1 p.m. with Cheryl Tilley, $20.

Thursday, May 4

Veterans Social, 8:30 a.m., hosted by Senior Services, Veterans Services and Trellis. Veterans only.

Chat with Senior Tarheel delegate, 10 a.m.

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

Friday, May 5

Bunco, 1 p.m.

Monday, May 8

Legal  Seminar with attorney Hank Van Hoy, 10 a.m.

Tuesday, May 9

Coffee & Caregiving, 10 a.m., for caregivers.

Wednesday, May 10

Advanced Care Planning Workshop, 1 p.m. with rep from Trellis Supportive Care.

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

Friday, May 12

Crafternoon – Monogrammed Keychains, 2 p.m. at public library with Rachel Nelson.

Mother/Daughter Banquet, 6 p.m., for women age 55 and older and daughters, granddaughters, nieces, friend, etc. WXII’s Chief Meteorologist Lanie Pope to give presentation.

Monday, May 15

Monthly Movie, 1 p.m. with popcorn.

Tuesday, May 16

Tech Tuesday, 10-11:30 a.m. at public library with Rachel Nelson. Bring computers and other devices as well as questions.

Wednesday, May 17

Memory Cafe,  2 p.m., for persons with Alzheimer’s or other dementia and their caregivers.

Thursday, May 18

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

Armchair Adventures-Holland, 1-3 p.m. Learn about and taste treats from country.

Friday, May 19

Jewelry Making-Elastic Bracelets, 1 p.m. with Beverly Wright. $5.

Live Music

Friday, April 28

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

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

Jon Montgomery & Guys, 6-9 p.m., Tanglewood Pizza, Bermuda Run.

Saturday, April 29

Evan Blackerby, 6 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Exit 180, 6-9 p.m., Tanglewood Pizza, US 158, Bermuda Run.

Sunday, April 30

Tonya Wood, 2 p.m. The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Friday, May 5

Dasher Street Duo, 7-10 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Saturday, May 6

DJ Fish Toga Party, 7 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

James Vincent Carroll, 6-9 p.m., Tanglewood Pizza.  dy Wooten, 2-5 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Thursday, May 11

Jon Montgomery, 6-9 p.m., Tanglewood Pizza, US 158, Bermuda Run.

Saturday, May 13

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

Tin Can Alley, 8 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Thursday, May 18

Mark Cooper, 6-9 p.m., Tanglewood Pizza, US 158, Bermuda Run.

Saturday, May 20

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

Saturday, May 27

Jordan Pickett, 7 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville, part of summer concert series.

Thursday, May 25

Pushin’ Georgia, summer blast off at O’Calahan’s, Downtown Mocksville, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

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

Sunday, May 28

Laura Thurston, 2 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.