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Editor’s Note: Events listed in the calendar must be submitted in writing; you can send the information to neill.caldwell@thestokesnews. The the deadline is 3 p.m. On Monday. The calendar is reserved for non-profit organizations, school and community events. Current calendar items published as space permits. (If you have a legal obligation to post an ad, you must purchase ad space.)


Fannie & Ira’s Provision Co. will organize a Pumpkin Painting & Wine event starting at 6 p.m. Paint a ceramic pumpkin and enjoy a glass of wine for $ 25. Call 336-642-2424 to reserve your spot.


West Stokes High School Reunion parade will take place in the streets of downtown King starting at 4 p.m.


The Southeastern Stokes Youth Soccer Association is sponsoring a Clay pigeon shooting 8:30 am fundraiser at Shane’s Sporting Clays on US Highway 158 in Summerfield. The profits will be used to build a new field for the youth soccer league. The cost is $ 75 per person, which includes 100 clay targets. There will also be food and door prizes. To register an individual or a team, send an email to [email protected].


The Ridge Fest will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Northeast Stokes Fire Department, 5086 NC Highway 704 in Sandy Ridge. There will be music, a car show, vendors and free food. The event is sponsored by the Sandy Ridge Fire Department and Ruritans.


Midsummer Brewing in Westfield will toast its first birthday Taproom from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Big Cheese Food Truck will be present from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., and there will be two musical numbers: bluesman Reggie Johnson from 2-5 and soul Alicia B. & The Now from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.


Henry Mabe and his friends will be at Pickin ‘at Priddy’s from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on stage behind the general store on Shepperd Mill Road in Danbury. There will be an auction at 4 p.m. to help needy families this Christmas. Bring a chair. Call 336-593-8786 for more information.

October 15-16

The 4th Annual Horror film festival will be held at the Palmetto Theater in Walnut Cove on Friday from 6 p.m. to midnight and Saturday from 4 to 11 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at www.filmfreeway.com/HMFFilmFest.

October 15

The market by dragonfly will celebrate its first anniversary from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., with product samples. The store is located at 119 Dalton Road in downtown King.

October 16

The Dixie Bluegrass Boys will perform on the outdoor stage for Pickin ‘at Priddy’s from 3 pm to 5:30 pm Priddy’s General Store is located at 2121 Sheppard Mill Road in Danbury.


The Two terrible will be in concert at The Arts Place in Danbury at 7 p.m.

17 october

The Robertson family farm on Mountain View Road will have the last day of its But but.

October 19

The Stokes Partnership for Children Pre-Kindergarten Committee will meet by Zoom videoconference at 3:00 p.m. If you would like to join this meeting, contact Shannon Cox at [email protected] to receive an invitation.

21st of October

Fannie & Ira’s Provision Co., at 206 South Main in King, will host Campfire night starting at 17h

October 22-23

Armstrong Artisan Farm on Brook Cove Road in Walnut Cove will present its Scary corn maze from 7 p.m. each evening. The cost is $ 10.

23 october

Minglewood Farm, on Minglewood Road in Westfield, will host Young naturalist day camp for 6 to 12 year olds from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Pickin ‘at Priddy’s will feature the music of Grace & Grass on the outdoor stage from 3 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.


The Triton Amateur Swimming Foundation is holding a black tie “Gala of glasses” at the Maple Chase Country Club on Germanton Road in Winston-Salem. The event will include a dinner and dance with Jukebox Rehab as well as a silent auction. The doors will open at 6 p.m. Chad Tucker will be the master of ceremonies. Tickets cost $ 285 per person. Visit www.kingtritonaquatics.com for tickets or more information.

29 october

Midsummer Brewing in Westfield will have Infusions & Boos, a costume party from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Music will be provided by Regal Sloan from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m., and the Big Cheese Food truck will be on site.


The Danbury Fire Department is sponsoring a Trunk-or-Treat event at the station on Old Church Road from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

October 30

Danbury’s Arts Place will host a book reading and signing event from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. “Caroline Haints” authors Jeffrey Cochran and Dan Sellers will present an excerpt from the book, and you can get an autographed copy of the book. The event is free, books are $ 20.


Walnut Cove Annual Trick-or-Treat on Main will start at 4 p.m.


The king will have Trick-or-Treat city ​​center from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

October 31

Grammy winner Chance McCoy of the Old Crow Medicine Show will be in concert at The Arts Place in Danbury at 4 p.m. The show is part of the Stokes Sessions series, hosted by Tyler Nail.

November 6

The Kadren Robertson Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at the Hemlock Country Club in Walnut Cove. The product benefits the care of patients and families at Trellis Support, it will be a Captain’s Choice format with two flights. The cost is $ 60 per player, $ 40 for veterans. Register before October 20. For more information or to register, call Robert Garcia at 336-331-1280.

November 13

Singer-songwriter Anya hinkle will perform at The Arts Place at 5 p.m. Hailing from the mountains of Virginia, Hinkle’s music is steeped in folk and bluegrass tones. Tickets cost $ 10.

In progress

• Foreign War Veterans David Mitchell extension 11172 in Walnut Cove meets at 7:00 pm on the first Tuesday of each month at 308 Brook Street. For more information, call Johnnie Wilmoth at 336-831-6947.

• For the Good Old Days car wash in Walnut Cove, appointments can be made at godcarwash.org or by calling 336-422-6515. The car wash is open every Saturday. Supporting this non-profit organization provides a great quality of life for young adults with disabilities, so please make an appointment. For more information, call Rodney Montgomery at 336-215-3458.

• The Stokes County NAACP, Unit 5455, meets every third Monday at 5:30 pm at the Walnut Cove Seniors Center. The vision of the NAACP is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination based on race. For more information, contact the local president, Pastor Greg Hairston, at [email protected].

• Stokes County Health Unit. 1009 N. Main Street in Danbury sponsors its Community Giving Room, open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. You can find lightly used clothes (baby, children and adults), shoes, books, toys and more. Customers must be residents of Stokes County. Call Wendy at 336-593-2400 for more information.

• The Department of Health is also a participating agency in the Diaper Bank of North Carolina. Any infant can receive a pack of diapers or pull-ups per month. Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Department of Health building in Danbury.

• Every Monday, AA meets from 7 to 8 p.m. at St. Mary’s United Methodist Church, 412 Brook Street in Walnut Cove.

• Tuesdays at 10:30 am, King Public Library, Preschool Story Time.

• Every Tuesday, AlAnon meets from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Christ Episcopal Church Community House on Summit Street in Walnut Cove.

• Every Saturday, friends with special needs for any teenager or adult with a disability of any kind will meet on Saturdays at 1 pm at the First Baptist Church in Madison. For more information, contact Teresa Julian at [email protected] or send an SMS to 336-257-0580.

• Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care’s SOLSTUS (Surviving Overdose Loss Sanely Through Unity and Support) group is open to anyone grieving a loved one following a drug or alcohol overdose. For more information, contact Selene Teague at 336-789-2922.

• Fourth Thursday of each month, Veterans Cafe, Town & Country Restaurant in King, 8:30 am-10:30am. To learn more about Trellis Supportive Care’s Veteran Outreach Programs, contact Don Timmons at 336-331-1309 or [email protected].

• The second and fourth Tuesday of each month, health education with Piedmont Health Services and Sickle Cell Agency, which offers a range of education on heart disease, diabetes, sickle cell disease and sexually transmitted diseases, at the Stokes Wellness Center , 3172 NC Highway 8 South, Unit B, Walnut Cove, 10:45 am to 11:45 am Confidentiality is assured.

• Due the last Wednesday of each month, workshop and dinner for caregivers, noon to 1 pm at Walnut Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care, 411 Windmill Street, Walnut Cove. RSVP to Angie Bailey at 336-414-1122.

• Tuesday Bible Study, second Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. at Walnut Ridge Assisted Living. Bible study is led by Jim Cohn, pastor of First Baptist Church in Walnut Cove.

• Thursday morning, PAL support group (parents of close drug addicts), 9 am to 10:30 am at the Stokes Wellness Center. Parents of a drug addict and / or alcoholic child can find hope in this program. For more information, contact Diana Altrath at 336-345-6728 or Amanda Smith at 336-705-8684.

• Second Thursday of the month, guitar lessons at the Stokes Wellness Center, 6:30 pm-7:30pm. Lessons are free and all ages are welcome, but due to limited class sizes, registration is required. The center is located at 3172 NC Highway 8 South, Unit B, in Walnut Cove.

• The second and fourth Tuesday of the month, Zumba is offered from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Stokes Wellness Center in Walnut Cove. The course is free.

• The second and fourth Tuesday of the month, all-important parenting class offered from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Stokes Wellness Center in Walnut Cove.

• River’s Edge Gospel Church will have Old-Time Gospel Singing on the first Saturday of each month at 6 pm. An offering of love taken for the expense. For more information, call Mary Noah at 336-816-0807.

• The Stokes Family YMCA offers a support group for grieving adults on the second Wednesday of the month starting at 6 p.m. at the Y.

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