Local events

Published 12:52 pm Tuesday, March 12, 2024

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Saturday, March 16

Community breakfast, Center Methodist, 1857 US 64 W., Mocksville, 7-10 a.m. Proceeds to local missions.

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

Saturday, March 23

Boston Butt Sale, Elbaville Church, pickups at noon. Bake sale. Preorder by calling Dennis Livengood at 336-998-8751 or Bobby Minor at 336-998-6812.

BBQ chicken plates, Cornatzer-Dulin VFD, 1522 Cornatzer Rd., Mocksville, 11 a.m. until sold out. Take out only. Chicken, baked beans, slaw, roll, dessert, $15 per plate. Call 336-998-2395 or 336-782-4544 by March 14 to pre-order.

Saturday, April 6

Spring Barbecue, Advance Fire Dept., 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Drive thru only, $15, 1 lb. bbq, half pint slaw, 4 buns, 169 Fire Station Rd.


Thursday, March 28

Davie High Class of 1960, 11:30 a.m., Mocksville Family Restaurant, Yadkinville Road.


Sunday, March 17

157th anniversary, Mainville AME Zion, Main Church Rd., Mocksville. Pastor, Rev. Danielle Singltary, will bring morning message at 10:30. Afternoon service at 2 with Rev. Dr. Calvin L. Miller. Visitors welcome.

Saturday, March 23

Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m., Liberty Wesleyan, Sheffield Road, Mocksville.

Friday, March 29

Crosswalk, Good Friday service, 6:30 p.m., Ijames Baptist, Sheffield/Ijames Church roads, Mocksville.

Saturday, March 30

Easter Egg Hunt, 3-4 p.m., Ijames Baptist, Sheffield/Ijames Church roads, Mocksville, for ages 2 years-5th grade.

Sunday, March 31

Sunrise Service, Ijames Baptist, Sheffield/Ijames Church roads, Mocksville, 7 a.m., followed by breakfast at 7:30, Sunday School at 8:30 and Worship at 9:30.

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.


Grace Church, a new United Methodist congregation, 164 Webb Way, Advance, Sunday School, 8:45 a.m.; worship at 10 led by Dr. Suzanne G. Michael, UM Davie Emerging Community pastor. GraceChurchDavieCounty.org.

GriefShare, Mondays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Bear Creek Baptist, for those needing comfort and support after the loss of a loved one. 336-492-7456.

Special Events

Saturday, March 16

Shamrock Run 5K, downtown Mocksville, 8:15 a.m., sponsored by Rotary Club of Mocksville.

Saturday, March 23

Young Entrepreneur Market, 10 a.m.-4p.m., Skyline Bank, Downtown Mocksville. Children under age 18 can sell items. To participate, email Dottie Graham at dgraham@skhylinenationalbank.

Crazy Legs Car, Truck & Bike Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., picnic grounds, 201 Poplar St., Mocksville. Food trucks, DJ. $25 vendor and entry fee for contest. Proceeds to help local residents with physical needs. krazylegsinc@gmail.com.

Sunday, March 24

100th birthday celebration for Craig Hanes, 2-5 p.m., The Farmhouse at Gemini Branch, 3320 NC 801 N., Mocksville. Hosted by family, friends welcome.

Saturday, March 30

EGGstravaganz,BONEanza, Davie Community Park, US 601 S., Mocksville, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Eggxplorers schedule: age 0-2, noon; 3-4, 12:15 p.m.; 5-7, 12:30 p.m.; 8-10, 12:45 p.m. Dog bone hunt, 1-1:30 at ampitheather, dog costume contest at 1:30.

Second Thursdays

Senior Services @ The Bridge, 197 Main St., Cooleemee, 10 a.m. Open to adults age 55 and older, game with prizes, program, light snacks.


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, 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.

Monday, April 1

Parkinson’s Support Group, 2-3 p.m. with Kristin Eddy, nueropsychology fellow at Atrium Wake Forest Baptist, topic to be cognition.

Tuesday, April 2

Blood Pressure Screenings, 10 a.m.

Thursday, April 4

Veterans Social, 8:30 a.m., for veterans only also hosted by Veterans Services and Trellis.

Chat with Sr. Tarheel Delegate, 10 a.m.

Friday, April 5

Bunco, 1 p.m.

Craternoon: Terracotta Pot Carrot, 2 p.m., at public library with Rachel Nelson.

Tuesday, April 9

Matter of Balance, 10 a.m., learn balance tips from rep from PTRC Area Agency on Aging.

History of Davie County, 1 p.m. with Charles Crenshaw. Preview of June day trip to see some of places.

Wednesday, April 10

Advance Care Planning workshop, 1 p.m. with rep from Trellis Supportive Care.

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

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.

Thursday, March 14

Karaoke, 6:30 p.am., O’Calahan’s, 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. Bagpipes throughout afternoon.

Saturday, March 23

Callista Jade, 6 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Saturday, March 30

Patrick Rock, 7 p.m., O’Calahan’s, Downtown Mocksville.

Friday, April 5

Darrell Hoots, 6 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Saturday, April 27

Davie Band Day with Camel City Yacht Club, Too Much Sylvia and The Extraordinaires, 3 p.m., Davie Community Park, US 601 S., Mocksville. Doors open at 2. Tickets, $15 adults, available on Davie High band website, $20 at the gate. Students admitted for $10 at the gate with presentation ov student ID.)