Local events

Published 2:01 pm Tuesday, December 12, 2023

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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.


Thursday, Dec. 28

Davie High School Class of ‘60, 11 a.m., Mocksville Family Restaurant, Yadkinville Rd.

Wednesday, Jan. 3

Davie High School Class of ‘61 get-together, 1 p.m., Southern Kitchen and Pancake House, 218 NC 801 N., Bermuda Run.

Special Events

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. 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.

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.