Local events

Published 2:19 pm Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Fundraisers

Friday, Dec. 15

Jerry’s Port A Pit Chicken, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., drive-thru, Hardison Church, 1630 Jericho Church Rd., Mocksville. Half chicken, baked beans, slaw, roll, dessert, $12. For tickets, call Ann at 336-909-3790. Proceeds for local nursing home gifts and party.

Religion

Sunday, Dec. 3

Phillip Dickson Family Christmas Concert, 6 p.m., Community Covenant Church, 1446 Sheffield Road, Mocksville.

Special Events

Sunday, Dec. 3

Christmas in Bermuda Run, 2-5 p.m., Town Square Gazebo, Kinderton Blvd. Free. Santa and Mrs. Claus, Elves, letters to Santa, games for all ages, crafts, music, carriage rides, lighting of town Christmas tree.

Ongoing

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.

Seniors

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, Dec. 1

Gandparents & Me, 10 a.m., fun activities for those with or without grandchildren.

Bunco, 1 p.m.

Crafternoon: Pinecone Trees, 2 p.m. at public library with Rachel Nelson. Decorate a pine cone tree.

Monday, Dec. 4

Parkinson’s Support Group, 2-3 p.m. with Crista Ellis of Parkinson’s Foundation, topic Christmas Party and Mindfulness Techniques.

Tuesday, Dec. 5

Blood Pressure Screenings, 10 a.m.

Tech Tuesday, 10-11:30 a.m., bring devices to get help.

Thursday, Dec. 7

Veteran’s Social, 8:30 a.m., co-sponsored by Veterans Services and Trellis.

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

Introductory Computer Skills, 10-11 a.m. with Colleen Church, Cooperative Extension. Learn how to explore Microsoft Word.

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

Friday, Dec. 8

Foot Care, 10 a.m.-2:45 p.m., by appointment only. Foot care, not a pedicure.

Let’s Talk About Crohn’s & Colitis, 10 a.m. with Dr. Patrick Green from Atrium Wake Forest Baptist.

Tuesday, Dec. 12

Caring for Your Feet with podiatrist Dr. Trent Boyer from Novant Health, 10 a.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 13

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

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

Thursday, Dec. 14

Introductory Computer Skills with Colleen Church, Cooperative Extension, 11 a.m. Learn how to create, organize, manage and back up files.

Christmas Party, 1 p.m. with theme, “A Dickens Christmas” and carolers from First Methodist.

Friday, Dec. 15

Crafternoon: Gumball Machine Ornaments, 2 p.m. with Rachel Nelson at public library.

Week of Dec. 18

Christmas Spirit Week, dress for the season:ed and green for Merry Monday; accessory or hat (think lights) for Twinkle Tuesday; winter scarf for Winter Wonderland Wednesday; holiday sweater or shirt for Tree-Mendous Thursday; and snow outfit for Frosty Friday.

Monday, Dec. 18

Monthly movie, 1 p.m. with popcorn.

Tuesday, Dec. 19

Tech Tuesday with Rachel Nelson of public library. Bring devices for advice.

Memory Cafe, 2 p.m., social gathering for those with Alzheimer’s or dementia and their caregivers.

Thursday, Dec. 21

Senior Book Club, 2 p.m. at public library with Genny Hinkle.

Armchair Adventures: Iceland, 1-3 p.m. Learn about country, snacks.

Thursday, Dec. 28

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

Friday, Dec. 29

Bingo, 1 p.m., sponsored by Allegacy Federal Credit Union.

Ongoing

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

Fridays

Bluegrass, 6-8 p.m., MawMaw’s Kitchen, 2076 US 601 S., Mocksville.

Thursday, Nov. 30

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

Friday, Dec. 1

Sam Swanson, 6-9 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Exit 180, 6-9 p.m., Tanglewood Pizza, US 158, Bermuda Run.

Saturday, Dec. 2

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

Sunday, Dec. 3

Christmas Celebration at the Brock with Dan Dodson, pianist, Nicole Gonzales, soloist, and Mona Jo & Friends, bluegrass, 3 p.m., Brock Performing Arts Center, N. Main St., Mocksville. Free.

SoundKraft Amped, 8:30-11:30 p.m., Four Oaks Event Center, Downtown Mocksville.

Saturday, Dec. 9

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

Friday, Dec. 15

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

Saturday, Dec. 16

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

Thursday, Dec. 21

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

Bluegrass Church, Eaton’s Baptist, Eaton’s Church/Ritchie roads, Mocksville. Dinner at 6, followed by music then jamming. Featured artists: Marissa Colter, Danny Bowers, Greg Jones, Jonathan Essick.