Local events

Published 9:48 am Tuesday, September 26, 2023

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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.


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, Oct. 1

Homecoming, St. John AME Zion Church, 145 Martin Luther King Jr. Rd., Mocksville, 3 p.m.  Speaker: Rev. Patrick Tate Tate, Sandy Ridge AME Zion.

Oct. 3-4

Revival, St. John AME Zion Church, 7 p.m., 145 Martin Luther King Jr. Road, Mocksville. Speakers: Tuesday, Rev. Donna Culbertson, Union Chapel AME Zion; Wednesday, Rev. Dr. Anthony Freeman, Clinton Tabernacle AME Zion.

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.

Special Events

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.

Saturday, Oct. 7

Fall Festival by Greater Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 2030 US 601 N., Mocksville (Union Chapel UMC). Games, music, face painting, petting zoon (noon-1), chicken sandwich fundraiser.

Saturday, Oct. 21

Farmington Fall Fest, 10 a.m., community center, Farmington Rd. Craft vendors, antique tractors, live music, pet costume contest, good, kid’s activities, hayrides, 5K and fun run, cornhole tournament. www.farmingtonfallfest.com.


Thursday, Sept. 28

Davie Historical & Genealogical Society, meet in Davie public library parking lot at 5:45 p.m. to visit old mill. Visitors welcome.

Thursday, Oct. 5

Mocksville Garden Club, 7 p.m., First Methodist fellowship hall, Church St. Lee Piper of Garden Greenhouses to speak on fall planting and getting the garden ready for winter.


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.

Live Music

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.