Local events

Published 12:58 pm Tuesday, December 5, 2023

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Saturday, Dec. 9

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

Community breakfast, Mocksville First Prebsyterian, S. Main St., 7:30-10 a.m. Donations for Students at Risk. County ham, bacon, sausage, eggs, grits, apples, biscuits, red eye and sausage gravies, beverages. www.fpcmocksville.com.

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.

Saturday, Dec. 16

Community breakfast, Oak Grove Methodist, 1994 US 158, Mocksville, 7-10 a.m. Eggs, grits, biscuits, gravy, sausage, country ham, apples, beverages. Donations.



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, Dec. 9

Advance Christmas Parade, 10 a.m., elementary school, then right on NC 801 to Underpass Road.

Saturday, Dec. 16

Cooleemee Christmas Parade, 2 p.m., elementary school to Zachary House where there will be music, stories, games, fellowship, free food, s’mores and Santa and Mrs. Claus.


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.



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, Dec. 8

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.


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


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