Local events

Published 1:44 pm Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Getting your Trinity Audio player ready...


Saturday, Oct. 7

Breakfast for Cooleemee Sr. Citizens Christmas lunch, 7-10:30 a.m., VFW Post 1119, 7722 NC 801 S., Cooleemee. $9, eggs, sausage, ham, grits, gravy, apples, biscuits, beverages.

Saturday, Oct. 14

Hotdog drive thru, Chestnut Grove Church, 3812 US 601 N., Mocksville, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Homemade chili, slaw, desserts. Chips. Proceeds to local missions.

Community breakfast, Farmington Methodist, Farmington Rd., Mocksville, 7-10 a.m. Pork tenderloin, sausage, eggs, grits, sausage gravy, apples, hash brown casserole, biscuits, fruit, beverages.

Community breakfast, Mocks Church, Beauchamp/Mocks Church rds., Advance, 6:30-10 a.m. $8, pork tenderloin, country ham, eggs, grits, sausage gravy, biscuits, beverages. Sponsored by Mocks Men to benefit mission projects.

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.

Chicken pie & barbecue supper, 5-8 p.m., Oak Grove United Methodist, 1994 US 158, Mocksville. Dine in by donations; takeouts $10 per plate.


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.


October Wednesdays

Kidzone, Mocks Church, 523 Beauchamp Rd., Advance, 5:30-7 p.m. for ages 4-18. Dinner, games.

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.

Homecoming, Victory Baptist, Cooleemee, 10:30 a.m. service with guest pastor Seth Parnell of Farmington Baptist and music by Jennifer Middleton. Meal to follow. 336-284-2077.

Special Events

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.

Tuesday, Oct. 10

Davie High freshmen family orientation, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Learn from student services staff what students will need to succeed.

Thursday, Oct. 12

Groundbreaking for community pavilion, E. Depot/Pine sts., Mocksville, 4 p.m. Heritage Alliance Project and town project.

Saturday, Oct. 14

Meet the author, Teresa Dalton Staton, “Becoming Desparate for God,” 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Davie County Public Library, 321 N. Main St., Mocksville.

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.

Fall Festival, Mainville AME Zion Church, 210 Main Church Rd., Mocksville, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Games, food, prizes, hayrides.

Wednesday, Oct. 25

Trunk or Treat, Hillsdale Church, 5018 US 158, Advance. Candy, popcorn, cocoa.

Saturday, Oct. 28

Trunk or Treat, Macedonia Moravian, 700 NC 801 N., Advance. Also games and hotdogs. Visitors welcome.

Sunday, Oct. 29

Oak Valley Fall Fest, annual meeting 3 p.m., trunk or treat at 4 at the pool area, followed by festival. For Oak Valley Homeowners Assoc. members.

Tuesday, Oct. 31

Brocks’s Mutated Madness, Brock Gym, N. Main St., Mocksville. Search for clues to see what lurks in the corners. By Davie Rec & Parks.


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.


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.


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.

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. 17

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.

Thursday, Oct. 26

Good Health Club, 1 p.m. with Stacey Southern, nutrition coordinator. Learn healthy eating tips, share recipes.

Friday, Oct. 27

Crafternoon: Artificial Succulent Glass Dome, 2 p.m. at public library with Rachel Nelson.

Monday, Oct. 30

Breast Cancer Awareness Seminar, 10 a.m. with Christy Wicker, Novant Health.

Tuesday, Oct. 31

Halloween Party, 2 p.m. Costumes, games, refreshments.

Wednesday, Nov. 1

Fall Risk Screenings, 11:30 a.m. with Dr. Megan Edwards Collins of Winston-Salem State University. Learn risk and available resources.

Caring With Cards, 1 p.m. with Tara Harper, social worker. Make handmade cards to send to homebound meal recipients.

Thursday, Nov. 2

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

Chat With Sr. Tarheel Delegate, 10 a.m.


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, 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.

Chicago Rewired, Chicago tribute band, $45, $44, Brock Performing Arts Center, N. Main St., Mocksville, 7:30 p.m. daviearts.org.

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.

Saturday, Nov. 4

The Hall Sisters, four sisters who play instruments and harmonize, 7:30 p.m., Brock Performing Arts Center, N. Main St., Mocksville. $45, $44. daviearts.org.

Saturday, Jan. 20

Sail On, Beach Boys tribute band, 7:30 p.m., Brock Performing Arts Center, N. Main St., Mocksville. $45, $44. daviearts.org.

Saturday, April 13

John Denver Musical Tribute, 7:30 p.m., Brock Performing Arts Center, N. Main St., Mocksville. $45, $44. daviearts.org.

Trial By Fire, Journey tribute band, 7:30 p.m., Brock Performing Arts Center, N. Main St., Mocksville. $45, $44. daviearts.org.