Local events

Published 1:49 pm Tuesday, August 22, 2023

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Saturday, Sept. 9

Community breakfast, Mocks Church, Mocks Church/Beaucham roads, Advance, 6:30-10 a.m. $8. Pork tenderloing, country, ham, eggs, grits, sausage gravy, biscuits, beverages. Sponsored by Mocks Men, proceeds benefit their mission projects.


Saturday, Sept. 9

Davie High School Class of 1963, 60th-year reunion, arrive at noon, lunch at 1, Junker’s Barn, 136 Triple J Lane, Mocksville. $20 per person. RSVP by text or call Bob Crotts by Aug. 26, 336-816-1900.

Friday, Sept. 22

Davie High Class of 1973, 50th year reunion, The Farmhouse at Gemini Branch, 3320 NC 801 N., Mocksville. Meet at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 7. $35 per person, $45 at door. Checks to DCHS Class of ‘73 at venue address. 336-909-3754, 336-830-5123.

Saturday, Oct. 7

Davie High Class of 1966, 5 p.m., Eaton’s Baptist fellowship hall. Desserts and drinks.


Saturday, Aug. 26

Free hotdog, homemade ice cream supper, Oak Grove Methodist, 1994 US 158, Mocksville, starting at 5 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 27

New Bethel Baptist 150th anniversary, morning celebration with Pastor Rev. James A. Ledbetter. Lunch at 1:30. Afternoon celebration at 3 with Rev. Steven L. Floyd Sr, pastor of Buncombe Baptist in Lexington.

Homecoming, Bixby Presbyterian Church, 11 a.m. with Brian Rummage. Dinner on the grounds to follow.


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

Special Events

Sept. 8-9

Davie Farm Fest, Masonic Picnic Grounds (off N. Main behind the Brock, Mocksville.) 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. On site parade 2 p.m. Saturday. Tractor show, vendors, games, activities, kid’s pedal pull, farm and livestock demonstrations. Entertainment by Shoulder 2 Shoulder 5-8 p.m. Friday and Gaining Ground, 10-11 a.m. Saturday and Hazy Ridge, 12:30-2 p.m. www.daviefarmfest.org.


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

Tech Tuesdays/Thursdays, Davie County Public Library, 371 N.Main St., Mocksville. Get assistance with tech devices, 10 a.m.-noon and 2-5 p.m. Contact rnelson@daviecountync.gov, 336-753-6033.

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



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.

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.

1st, 3rd Tuesdays

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

Friday, Aug. 25

Crafternoon – Zen Gardens, 2 p.m. at public library with Rachel Nelson.

Tuesday, Aug. 29

Spa Day, 10 a.m. with Monica Morrison. Mini-makeovers.

Thursday, Aug. 31

Beach Party, 2 p.m. Refreshments and entertainment by Paul Moore with shagging demo.

Friday, Sept. 1

Bunco, 1 p.m. Game with dice.

Tuesday, Sept. 5

Blood pressure screenings, 10 a.m.

Wednesdays, Sept. 6-27

Beginner’s Genealogy, 1-3 p.m. with Marie Craig.

Thursday, Sept. 7

Veterans Social, 8:30 a.m. Sponsored by Trellis, for veterans only.

Chat with Sr. Tarheel delegate, 10 a.m.

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

Friday, Sept. 8

Foot care, 10 a.m.-2:45 p.m., Brock Campus. Call for appointment with nurse, Kathy Najdek. Not a pedicure.

Crafternoon: Acorn Picture Holders, 2 p.m. at public library.

Monday, Sept. 11

Importance of flu shots and immunizations, 10 a.m. with Mark White of Foster Drug.

Parkinson’s Support Group, 2-3 p.m. with Dr. Jessica Tate of Atrium Health.

Tuesday, Sept. 12

Armchair Adventures: Alabama, 1-3 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 13

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

Thursday, Sept. 14

Fall Graveside Cradle Floral Design Class, 1-3 p.m. with Benita Finney, $6.

Ping Pong Clinic, 1 p.m. at The Brock.

Friday, Sept. 15

Cookies&Canvas: Scarecrow Gnome, 1 p.m., $8. Learn to paint gnome.

Monday, Sept. 18

Monthly movie, 1 p.m. with popcorn.

Cheerleading Interest meeting, 4 p.m., The Brock. Learn aboutDavie Dazzlers.

Tuesday, Sept. 19

Bingo, 1 p.m. sponsored by Bayada.

Thursday, Sept. 21

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

Fall Graveside Vase Floral Design Class with Benita Finney, $6.

Friday, Sept. 22

Crafternoon: Wooden Block House, 2 p.m., at public library with Rachel Nelson.

Monday, Sept. 25

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

Tuesday, Sept. 26

Theater Club, 1 p.m with Mike Garner. Discuss travel options.

Wednesday, Sept. 27

Caring with Cards, 1 p.m. with Tara Harper. Make cards for homebound meals recipients.

Thursday, Sept. 28

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

Ms. Senior Davie County Pageant, 6:30 p.m. Free, but must have ticket from senior services.

Friday, Sept. 29

Grandparents and Me, 10 a.m., in partnership with Smart STart.


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

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-noon 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

Friday, Aug. 25

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

Ian West, 7 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Saturday, Aug. 26

Tin Can Alley, 6 p.m., Tanglewood Pizza, US 158, Bermuda Run.

Not Your Mom’s Weenie Roast, 7 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Full Moon Festival, Vagabond Saints Society, The Plaids, Camel City Yacht Club, noon-9 p.m., RayLen Vineyards & Winery, US 158, Mocksville.

Sunday, Aug. 27

Emanual Wynter, 2 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Thursday, Aug. 31

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

Darren Bryant, 6:30 p.m., O’Calahans, Downtown Mocksville.

Saturday, Sept. 2

Cat 5, Southside Saints, 6 p.m., Davie Community Park, US 601 S., Mocksville.

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

Thursday, Sept. 7

Adam&Avery, 6:30 p.m., O’Calahans, Downtown Mocksville.

Friday, Sept. 8

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

Sunday, Sept. 10

Red Umber, 1-4 p.m., RayLen Vineyards & Winery, US 158, Mocksville.

Thursday, Sept. 14

SoundKraft, 6:30 p.m., O’Calhans, Downtown Mocksville.

Saturday, Sept. 16

Spindle 45 at Woofstock, a fundraiser for Humane Society of Davie. Food, puppies and more, noon-4 p.m., RayLen Vineyards & Winery, US 158, Mocksville.

Pushin’ Georgia, 6 p.m., Tanglewood Pizza, US 158, Bermuda Run.

Saturday, Sept. 30

Fox Season, Killer Antz, Tom Petty music, 7 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Saturday, Oct. 7

Jim Quick and Coastline, Jake Haldenvang, 6 p.m., Davie Community Park, US 601 S., Mocksville.