Local events

Published 12:28 pm Tuesday, May 7, 2024

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Friday, May 10

Port-a-Pit BBQ chicken, The Cathedral of Grace, 817 Greenhill Rd., Mocksville.Meal with half chicken, 2 sides (baked beans, red slaw, white slaw, green beans, mac & cheese), roll and dessert, $14; chicken only, $7; veg plate, $9; sides, $2 each. Call Kerwyn Wilson at 336-469-4778.

Saturday, May 11

Community breakfast, Mocks Church, Beaucham/Mocks Church roads, Advance, 6:30-10 a.m. $8, pork tenderloin, country ham, eggs, grits, sausage gravy, biscuits, beverages. Sponsored by Mocks Men to benefit their missing projects.

Community breakfast, Farmington Methodist, 1939 Farmington Rd., Mocksville, 7-10 a.m. Pork tenderloing, bacon, sausage, eggs, grits, sausage gravy, apples, hash brown casserole, biscuits, fruit, beverages. Donations accepted for church projects.

Saturday, May 18

BBQ chicken plates, Cornatzer-Dulin Volunteer Fire Dept., 1522 Cornatzer Road, Mocksville. $15 includes chicken, baked beans, slaw, roll, dessert. Take out only. Pre-order by May 14 to 336-782-4544 or 336-998-2395.

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


Saturday, May 11

Harmony School Alumni Assoc., Rose Chapel Methodist, 813 Turnersburg Hwy., Statesville. Social hour at 4, dinner at 5, beef, chicken, veggies, desserts. $20. RSVP to Carolyn Anderson at 704-838-3374 or Wanda Stafford at 704-876-4241.


Through 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

May 10-11

Book Sale, Davie County Public Library, 371 N. Main St., Mocksville; 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday; and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

Saturday, May 11

Bermuda Run Auto Show, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 120 Kinderton Blvd.

Stamp Out Hunger, US Postal Service food drive, leave non-perishable food items for pickup by mail carriers.

Friday, May 17

Red Cross Blood Drive, Farmington Masonic Lodge, 149 Cemetery Rd., Mocksville, 12:30-5 p.m. Set appointment at 1-800-733-2767 or RedCrossBlood.org (sponsor code: FarmingtonMasons).

Saturday, May 18

Community Festival with Fairfield Bluegrass Band, 2 p.m.-dusk, Bethlehem Methodist, 321 Redland Road, Advance. Other performs, hotdogs, hamburgers. All free, all welcome.

Wednesday, June 12

Mobile Rec Day, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Davie Community Park, Southwood Drive, Mocksville. Free wild, wacky and weird games and activities sponsored by Davie Recreation & Parks.

Wednesday, June 19

Mobile Rec Day, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Rich Park, Cemetery St., Mocksville. Free wild, wacky and weird games and activities sponsored by Davie Recreation & Parks.

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.


Board games, Davie Public Library, N. Main St., Mocksville, Wednesdays 2-4 p.m. Open to a few adults who want to play Ticket to Ride and other board game7s. Call Carol-lee, 512-988-7677.

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.


Monday, June 3

Davie County Commissioners, 6 p.m., county administration building, downtown Mocksville.


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, May 10

Foot Care, 10 a.m.-2:45 p.m., by appointment at Brock Campus. Not a pedicure.

Mother/Daughter Banquet, 6 p.m. Bring daughter, granddaughter, nieces or friend of any age. Entertainment by Ms. Sr. NC Jennifer Tuttle Gentle, accompanied by Don Tuttle.

Monday, May 13

Sleep Hygiene Seminar, 10 a.m. with Leigh Hammond of Novant Health. Also via Zoom.

Wednesday, May 15

Caring with Cards, 1 p.m. with social worker, Tara Harper. Make homemade cards for homebound meal recipients.

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

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

Thursday, May 16

Senior Book Club, 12:302 p.m. at public library with Genny Hinkle.

Bingo, 1 p.m., sponsored by Daniel Furniture & Electric.

Friday, May 17

Spring Fling Party, 2 p.m. Food, entertainment by Davie High Jazz Band.

Crafternoon: Resin, 2 p.m., with Rachel Nelson at public library. Make resin designs.

Saturday, May 18

Spirit Night at Sam’s Ice Cream, 5275 US 158,  Advance, 4:30-8:30 p.m., 20% to senior services.

Monday, May 20

Monthly Movie, 1 p.m.

Tech Tuesday, 10-11:30 a.m. at public library with Rachel Nelson. Bring questions on how to use tech devices.

Meet Your Officials, 10 a.m., county and towns officials invited.

Spirit Night at Hwy. 55, 1259 Yadkinville Rd., Mocksville, 5-9 p.m., 10% to senior services.

Thursday, May 23

Silverarts Follies, Senior Games Closing and Awards, 6 p.m. Free to Senior Games participants.

Tuesday, May 28

Theatre Club, 1 p.m. with Mike Garner. Discuss upcoming trips.

Wednesday, May 29

Shredding Event, noon-1 p.m., Brock Campus parking lot off Poplar St., Mocksville.

Senior Health & Fitness Day, 1 p.m., Brock Campus. Games, activities, snacks.

Thursday, May 30

Spirit Night at Restaurant 101, Downtown Mocksville, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Percentage of sales to senior services.

Friday, May 31

Let’s Learn About Summer Reading, 10 a.m. with Rachel Nelson at public library.


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, May 10

Taylor Mason, 7 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Saturday, May 11

Josh Jennings, 7 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

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

Thursday, May 16

Bluegrass Church with Connor Lambert Band, 6 p.m. (meal, music at 6:30), Eatons Baptist, Richie/Eatons Church roads, Mocksville.

Friday, May 17

Liam Pendergrass, 7 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

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

Saturday, May 18

Jeremiah Barr, 7 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Tyler Millard Duo, 6-9 p.m., Tanglewood Pizza, US 158, Bermuda Run.

Thursday, May 23

SoundKraft, part of Summer Blast Off, 6:30 p.m., O’Calahans, Downtown Mocksville.

Friday, May 24

Brad Ratledge, 7 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

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

Saturday, May 25

Joe’s Cousin, 7 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Pushin’ Georgia, 6-9 p.m., Tanglewood Pizza, US 158, Bermuda Run.

Thursday, May 30

Ea$y MoNEy, 6 p.m., 601 Burgers & Brews, US 601 N., Mocksville.

Friday, May 31

Sourwood Honey, 7 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Friday, June 14

Dual Drive, 7 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Saturday, June 15

Chandler Benfield, 7 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.

Thursday, June 27

James Vincent Carroll, 6:30 p.m. at Bike Night, 601 Burgers & Brews, US 601 N., Mocksville.

Saturday, June 29

Callista Jade, 7 p.m., The Station, Downtown Mocksville.