Local events

Published 10:48 am Tuesday, February 20, 2024

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Saturday, Feb. 24

Breakfast, Boy Scout Troop 732, 7-10 a.m., Bethlehem Methodist, 321 Redland Rd., Advance. Tenderloin, bacon, sausage, country ham, biscuits, gravy, pancakes, scrambled eggs, grits, toast, coffee, milk, OJ. Donations accepted to help pay for summer Sea Base High Adventure Camp trip.

Breakfast, Advance VFW Post 8719, 7-11 a.m., 130 Feed Mill Rd. Biscuits, gravy, grits, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, beverages, eat in or take out. Donations to benefit post activities.

Saturday, March 2

Prayer Breakfast, 9:30 a.m., Mainville AME Zion, 210 Main Church Road, Mocksville, sponsored by Women’s Ministry and the pastor, Rev. Danielle Singletary. Free, but donations accepted.


April 10-May 29

KidZone, Mocks Church, Wednesday nights, 5:15-7:10. Dinner, games, music, Bible story. For preschool through middle school. 523 Beauchamp Road, Advance.

Special Events

Thursday, Feb. 22

Storytelling and bluegrass string music, 7 p.m., Davie Public Library, N. Main St., Mocksville. Band with Lisa Smith, Junior Dunn and Mike Duggins to play “Tom Dooley,” “The Prisoner’s Story” and “The Man Who Rode the Mule Around the World” and others at Davie Historical and Genealogical Society meeting in history room. Visitors welcome.

Black History Month Celebration, 6 p.m., Davie Senior Services, 278 Meroney St., Mocksville.

Feb. 24-25

Drag racing, spring automotive flea market, Farmington Dragway, NC 801, 336-485-1018 if interested in setting up.

Saturday, March 16

Shamrock Run 5K, downtown Mocksville, sponsored by Rotary Club of Mocksville.


All events sponsored by Davie Senior Services. 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, Feb. 23

Crafternoon: Sunflower Coasters, 2 p.m. at public library with Rachel Nelson.

Monday, Feb. 26

What’s Cooking: Foods, Fads & Helpful Home Hacks, 1 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 27

Theatre Club, 1 p.m. with Mike Garner to discuss theatrical options to visit.

Thursday, Feb. 29

Winter Field Day, 1 p.m. at Brock Campus. Basketball, table tennis, cornhole, football throwing and more.

Friday, March 1

Bunco, 1 p.m.

Monday, March 4

Parkinson’s Support Group, 2-3 p.m. with rep from Atrium Health WFB. For those with Parkinson’s and their caregivers.

Tuesday, March 5

Blood Pressure Screenings, 10 a.m.

Wednesday, March 6

Hello: The conversation game for living and aging well, 1-3 p.m. with social worker, Kelly Sloan.

Thursday, March 7

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

Chat With Sr. Tar Heel Delegate, 10 a.m.

Diabetes and Nutrition Class, 1 p.m. with Kathy Crotts of Kidney Nutrition Care Center.


March 7-28

Genealogy Classes, 1-3 p.m. with Marie Craig. Learn how to trace genealogy.

Friday, March 8

Foot care, by appointment with nurse Kathy Najdek, Brock Campus, 10 a.m.-2:45 p.m.

Welcome to Medicare, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. with SHIIP Coordinator Michelle Ellis.

Tuesday, March 12

Legal Seminar with attorney Hank Van Hoy, 10 a.m.

Bingo, 1 p.m. sponsored by Roberts Funeral Service.

Wednesday, March 13

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

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

Friday, March 15

Rock-A-Thon – Rockin’ Your Boots Off, 5-8 p.m. at Rescue House Church. Country artis Taylor Mason to entertain, food by the Dog Wagon. Free to attend, teams welcome to register.

Monday, March 18

Monthly movie, 1 p.m. with popcorn.

Tuesday, March 19

Senior Games/Silver Arts Opening Ceremonies and Lunch, 10 a.m. at Rise Indoor Sports Complex in Bermuda Run.

Thursday, March 21

Cap Tel NC Seminar, 10 a.m. with Kim Calabretta of Cap Tel, for those hard of hearing or their caregivers.

Senior Book Club, 12:30-2 p.m. at public library with Genny Hinkle.

Friday, March 22

Crafternoon: Moss Wreath, 2 p.m. at public library with Rachel Nelson.

Monday, March 25

What’s Cooking: Foods, Fads and Helpful Home Hacks, 1 p.m.

Tuesday, March 26

Basics of Alzheimer’s, 6 p.m. with Karen Phoenix of Project CARE.


Brock Senior Steppers, 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, Feb. 23

Casey Pollard, 6 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Saturday, Feb. 24

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

Friday, March 1

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

Saturday, March 2

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

Anna Mertson, 7 p.m., O’Callahans, Downtown Mocksville.

Josh Jennings, 6 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Friday, March 15

The Capn, 6 p.m. The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Saturday, March 16

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

St. Patrick’s Day celebration at O’Callahans, Downtown Mocksville. Open at 8 a.m., bagpipes throughout day, Darren Bryant at 1 p.m., Pushin’ Georgia at 3 p.m. and The Megan Doss Band at 6:30.

Sunday, March 17

Taylor Mason, 6-9 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

SoundKraft, 3-6 p.m., O’Callahans, part of daylong St. Patrick’s Day celebration.