Local events

Published 1:38 pm Tuesday, September 19, 2023

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Friday, Sept. 22

Bingo Night, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 862 Yadkinville Rd., Mocksville. Doors open 5 p.m., games begin at 6:15. $20 for 7 games, 3 specials. Food and baked goods available. Prizes, silent auction, raffles.

Saturday, Sept. 23

Yard Sale, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1913 US 601 S., Mocksville, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Proceeds to American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

Breakfast, Advance VFW Post 8719, 130 Feed Mill Rd., 7-11 a.m. Biscuits, gravy, grits, eggs, bacon, sausage, eat in or take out. Donations accepted.

Saturday, Sept. 30

Toys for Tots Car Show, noon-4 p.m., RayLen Vineyards and Winery, US 158, Mocksville. Live music, food, kids activities, vencors. To learn more, call Enza at 860-518-4916.

Saturday, Oct. 21

#FinleyStrong, a fundraiser for Finley Gunter, daughter of Austin and Courtney Gunter, who has leukemia. Gunter’s Family Kitchen of Mocksville, 885 S. Salisbury St. Door prizes, raffles, silent auction, BBQ pork and chicken, and more. Live music with JB Walker Band, 5-7 p.m. Chasity Robertson, 704-746-6133 or Tina Gunter, 336-909-3232.


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.

Thursday, Sept. 28

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

Wednesday, Oct. 4

Davie High Class of 1961 quarterly get together, 1 p.m., 801 Southern Kitchen, 218 NC 801, Bermuda Run.

Saturday, Oct. 7

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

Saturday, Oct. 14

Davie High Class of 1998 25th year reunion, O’Callahans, downtown Mocksville. Music by SoundKraft, food, cash bar. $25, can be sent Venmo to @Melinda-Crenshaw.

Davie High Class of 1968, 4:30-9:30 p.m., The Farm at Oak Hill (off Becktown Road via US 601 S., Mocksville). $30 per person. Carter Robertson, 336-816-7750 or Vicki Michael Ward, 336-909-1245.


Sunday, Sept. 24

Community Covenant homecoming & dedication, 10:45 a.m. and 3 p.m. Carry-in dinner following morning service. Derek & Alanna McIntire, singers and speakers; Rowan and Judy Fay, speaker and founding pastor; Keith and Linda Ledford, pastor and wife. 1446 Sheffield Rd., Mocksville.

Cooleemee Presbyterian homecoming, 11 a.m. Guest speaker: Shelby Harbour. Special music: Benita Finney. Covered-dish lunch to follow.

Fulton Methodist homecoming, Sunday School at 9:45 a.m.; worship with Pastor Timothy Fraley at 11 a.m. Music by Mona Jo & Friends. Covered dish lunch to follow.

Sunday, Oct. 8

Fields of Faith, 6 p.m., War Eagle Stadium at Davie High, Farmington Rd., Mocksville. Sponsored by Fellowship of Christian Athletes, live music, student testimonies, guest speaker, food.


KidZone, Mocks Church, Wednesday nights, 5:30-7. Dinner, games, worship. Ages 4-18. Kickoff with water party on Sept. 6. Fall session continues through October. 523 Beauchamp Road, Advance.

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

AWANA, youth meetings, Victory Baptist, 160 Midway St., Cooleemee, Sundays 5:30 p.m.

Special Events

Friday, Sept. 22

MocksFest, 5-7:30 p.m., Swicegood Auction parking lot, 279 N. Main St. Free music by Fairfield Bluegrass, Mel Jones & His Bag ‘O Bones. Food. Rotary fundraiser to help eradicate polio.

Friday, Sept. 29

Autumn Harvest Night, Zachary House, Cooleemee, 6-9 p.m. Movie “Spiderman: Across the Spider Verse,” snacks, games. Sponsored by Davie Public Libraryand Cooleemee Historical Assoc.

Drive-In Movie “Top Gun Maverick,” dusk, Davie Community Park, US 601 S., Mocksville. Tickets $10 per car of 6, in advance only at amp.activecommunities.com/DCRP.

Saturday, Sept. 30

Cognition Carnival & Touch a Truck, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., downtown Mocksville. Games, trucks, food, family fun, music, fairy hair, face painting.

Tuesday, Oct. 3

Davie County Public Safety Day, 3-8 p.m., Downtown Mocksville. Free food and drinks, bounce houses, two live bands. Davie Sheriff’s office, fire departments, EMS, fire marshall, rescue squad. Booths from Davie non-profits. Games, dunking booth. Displays from SBI, National Guard and more.

Thursday, Oct. 5

Red Cross Blood Drive, 1-5:30 p.m., Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Davie Medical Center, 4th floor conference room, 329 NC 801` N., Bermuda Run. For appointment, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.


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.



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.

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.

Tuesday, Oct. 3

Bingo, 1 p.m. with sponsors Hazel Dillar, Azalee Stockton and Mike Epps.

Wednesday, Oct. 4

Intergenerational Nature Walk, 10 a.m., Rich Park, Mocksville. Walk together on trails then meet for light refreshments.

Thursday, Oct. 5

Veterans Social, 8:30 a.m., also sponsored by Veterans Services and Trellis.

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

Introductory Computer Skills, 10-11 a.m., with Colleen Church of NC Cooperative Extension. Learn how to use mouse and ID computer devices.

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

Friday, Oct. 6

Bunco, 1 p.m.

Crafternoon: Book Page Pumpkins, 2 p.m. at public library. Make a pumpkin out of old book pages.

Monday, Oct. 9

Flu shots, 10 a.m.-noon, appointment only, provided by Foster Drug.

Tuesday, Oct. 10

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s, 10 a.m.with Alexandra Abbott of Alzheimer’s Assoc.

Wednesday, Oct. 11

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

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

Thursday, Oct. 12

Introductory Computer Skills, 10-11 a.m. with Colleen Church, NC Cooperative Extension. Learn to effectively use a keyboard.

Department of Transportation Q&A with elected leaders, 10 a.m.

Friday, Oct. 13

Foot Care, 10 a.m.-2:45 p.m. at Brock campus by appointment only. With nurse, Kathy Najdek. Not a pedicure.

Fridays, Oct. 13-Dec. 1

Knitting Custom Fit Socks, 9-11 a.m. with Danny Cartner. Knitters need some techniques.

Oct. 16-Dec. 7

Medicare Open Enrollment, SHIIP at Brock campus. Appointment only.

Monday, Oct. 16

Domestic Violence Awareness Seminar, 10 a.m. with Brandi Patti, asst. director of Davie Center for Violence Prevention.

Monthly movie, 1 p.m. with popcorn.

Tuesday, Oct. 1

Tech Tuesday, 10-11:30 a.m. at public library. Bring questions and phone, tablet, computer.

Wednesday, Oct. 18

Mini Golf tournament, 1 p.m., Adventure Landing, Winston-Salem. $5 at venue.

Grief Support Group, 2-3 p.m. with Holly Sluder, Thomasville Hospice bereavement coordinator.

Thursday, Oct. 19

Introductory Computer Skills, 10-11 a.m. with Colleen Church of Cooperative Extension. Learn how to use the internet.

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

Navigating Levels of Care, 6 p.m. with Tracy Warner, ombudsman for Piedmont Triad Area Agency on Aging. Designed for caregivers or those soon to become caregivers.

Monday, Oct. 23

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

Tuesday, Oct. 24

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

Wednesday, Oct. 25

Fall Field Day, 1-3 p.m. at Farmington Community Center. Learn to play disc golf, pickleball and more.


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

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

Live Music

Thursday, Sept. 21

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

Friday, Sept. 22

MocksFest, Fairfield Bluegrass, Mel Jones & His Bag ‘O Bones, free, 5-7:30 p.m., Swicegood Auction parking lot, 279 N. Main St.

Saturday, Sept. 23

Phatt City, Envision, for Summer Beach Days, W. Depot St., Mocksville, 4-8:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 29

Exit 180, 7-10 p.m., on the square in Downtown Mocksville. Bring a chair for seating.

Darrell Hoots, 7 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Saturday, Sept. 30

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

Friday, Oct. 6

Red Umber, 5:30 p.m., RayLen Vineyards and Winery, US 158, Mocksville.

Saturday, Oct. 7

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

Friday, Oct. 13

iNCoNiTo, 7 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Saturday, Oct. 14

Simerson Hill, Hawthorne Curve, Tangelwood Pizza birthday bash beginning at 2 p.m. Bounce house. Tap takeover. Carnival games.

The Oaks Festival, Taylor Vaden and Memphis Thunder, 1:30-3 p.m.; Moxie, 3:30-5 p.m.; Camel City Yacht Club, 6-7:30 p.m. Free. Downtown Mocksville.

Sunday, Oct. 15

Red Umber, RayLen Vineyards & Winery, US 158, Mocksville.

Friday, Oct. 20

Dual Drive, 7 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.