Local events

Published 1:29 pm Tuesday, October 17, 2023

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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.

Poor Man’s Supper, First Baptist, 4:30-6:30 p.m., N. Main St., Mocksville. Donations accepted for church projects.


Monday, Oct. 23

Cooleemee 8th grade class of ‘67-’68, 3-7 p.m., Rich Park Shelter No. 2, Mocksville.


Nov. 10-12

NewFound Grace Church 2nd pastoral and church anniversary. Nov. 10 at 7:30 with Apostle D. McCoy of United Believers Fellowship of Charlotte; Nov. 11, Apostle D. Mock of Thirdwind Ministries of Mocksville; Nov. 12, 4 p.m., gospel singing. 775 Greenhill Rd., Mocksville.


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.

Special Events

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.

Saturday, Oct. 28

Main Street 5K, Downtown Mocksville, 10 a.m. start. Super Hero Spring for the younger set at 9:30. Food, beverages, live music. www.mainstreetmocksville.com.

Ghost stories, fire pits, s’mores and more, Cooleemee Zachary House, 131 Church St., 6-8 pm..

Oct. 28, 29, 31

Holly Lane Haunt, 206 Holly Lane, Mocksville, 6:30-10 p.m. Free. Special effects, live actors, animatronics. Three areas for different age groups.

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.

Trunk or Treat, Center Methodist, 1857 US 64 W., Mocksville, 6:30-8 p.m. Games, free hotdogs.

Saturday, Nov. 4

Chicken Stew, Zachary House, Cooleemee, 131 Church St., 3 p.m. Free and open to public.


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. 26

Learn about sheriff’s of Davie with Marie Craig, author of “Davie Sheriffs.” Davie County Historical & Genealogical Society, 7 p.m., Martin-Wall History Room, Davie County Public Library, N. Main St., Mocksville.


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.

Oct. 16-Dec. 7

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

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.

Introductory Computer Skills, 10-11 a.m. with Colleen Church with Cooperative Extension. Learn to surf internet safely and how to ID threats.

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

Friday, Nov. 3

Crafternoon: String Art, 2 p.m., public library with Rachel Nelson.

Bunco, 1 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 6

Intermediate Pickleball Clinic, 1-3 p.m. at Brock with Don Hankins.

Parkinson’s Support Group, 2-3 p.m. with Stephanie Rehm, PT Novant Health.

Tuesday, Nov. 7

Blood pressure screenings, 10 a.m.

Tech Tuesday, 10:11:30 a.m. atpublic library with Rachel Nelson. Bring devices and questions.

Wednesday, Nov. 8

Advance Care Planning Workshop, 1 p.m. with Trellis rep.


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

Thursday, Oct. 19

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

Friday, Oct. 20

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

Saturday, Oct. 21

Tin Can Alley, 6-9 p.m., Tanglewood Pizza, US 158, Bermuda Run.

Saturday, Oct. 29

Adam & Avery, 6-9 p.m., Tanglewood Pizza, US 158, Bermuda Run.

Sunday, Oct. 29

Russell Henderson, 2 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Thursday, Nov. 2

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

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.

James Vincent Carroll, 6-9 p.m., Tanglewood Pizza, US 158, Bermuda Run.

Thursday, Nov. 9

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

Saturday, Nov. 11

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

Thursday, Nov. 16

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

Saturday, Nov. 18

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