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Caregiver Support Group at The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville (636 Gralin Street)
2nd and 4th Mondays at 11 am. A support group for caregivers who need a safe place to discuss the stresses, challenges, and rewards of providing care for an adult loved one, friend, neighbor, etc. with disorders such as stroke, Alzheimer’s, brain injury, or other chronic debilitating health conditions. Call 336-992-3180 to RSVP.
Free ongoing beginner Tai Chi class on Fridays from 10 – 11 a.m. at the Walkertown Branch Library auditorium. For more information, contact the library at (336) 703-2990.
September 23 – 25
Kernersville Little Theatre presents “Proof” on Sept. 23 and 24 at 7:30 pm and Sept. 25 at 2 pm at James Fitzpatrick Auditorium, located at 512 West Mountain Street in Kernersville (Kernersville Elementary School). Tickets can be purchased at a discount online at https://kernersvillelittletheatre.thundertix.com/ or at the door on the day of the show.
September 22-24
Children’s Consignment Sale will be held at Grace House Preschool, located at 360 Hopkins Rd., on Thursday, September 22 from 6 – 8 p.m., Friday, September 23 from 9 a.m. – noon and 4 – 7 p.m., and Saturday, September 24 from 8 a.m. – noon, with most items half priced. For more information, visit www.gracehousepreschool.org/consignment-sale or call 336-993-1305 ext. 4.
September 24
Auto Show on Saturday, September 24 hosted by the Kernersville Lions Club at 719 NC Highway 66 South from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Day-of-show registration is $25 per class. There will be trophies awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in a total of 11 entry classes. Special awards will be given for Best in Show, Mayor’s Choice and Sponsor’s Choice. The event is family-friendly. The day will feature a 50/50 raffle, door prizes, food trucks and more. The event is family friendly. You can find out more information on the Lions Club Facebook page at Facebook.com/KvilleLionsClub or by emailing KvilleLionsPresident@gmail.com.
September 24
Homegrown Arts Festival will be held on September 24 beginning at 1 p.m. at Harmon Park.
September 26
Medicare Workshop is being offered for individuals turning 65 (as well as those who already have Medicare) to learn about different insurance options available. The session will be held on Monday, September 26 from 5-6:30 p.m. at The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville, 636 Gralin St. The session is provided at no cost. Reservations required. Call 336-748-0217 or email info@shepherdscenter.org.
September 28
Cooking Demo and Nutrition Education On-site and Facebook Live on Wednesday, September 28 at 1 p.m. – Second Harvest of Northwest NC presents fun nutrition tips/tricks, in partnership with Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters. Join demonstrator Sruthi as she creates healthy savory dishes, and shares samples. The event will also be broadcast on Facebook live. Follow The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville on Facebook, like and share the cooking demo. RSVP two business days in advance of each session by calling 336-992-3180 at The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville (636 Gralin Street).
October 1
Pink Ribbon Rally breast cancer fundraiser will take place on Saturday, October 1 from 6-10 p.m. at The Kids’ Clubhouse, located at 745-G Cinema Court. Live and silent auction, prime rib dinner, music & dancing, door prizes and raffles, beer and wine available for purchase. For more information, email kvillesmilesbydesign@gmail.com or call 336-993-7645.
October 1
Kernersville Craft Market will take place on the grounds of the Kernersville Museum on Saturday, October 1 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event is free to the public.
October 2 – 8
Virtual Race to raise money for domestic violence victims. In 2021, Next Step Ministries in Kernersville provided services for 75 sheltered clients, 94 non-residential clients, and provided crisis intervention services for 1,891 individuals that called its 24/7 Crisis Hot Line, which was an increase of 400 calls from the previous year. Of those 169 clients served, 76 were Kernersville residents. Invite friends and family to join you in a 5k run/walk with a purpose. You have a week to complete your run/walk at your pace, then share a selfie at the end of your run/walk and your route https://www.facebook.com/Step-by-Step-Stopping-Domestic-Violence-102868838247706/. You can run your virtual race anytime between Sunday, October 2 and Saturday, October 8. Race results will be uploaded by participants. Streets, roads, greenways, trails, tracks and treadmills are all ok. GPS distances and treadmill dashboards are acceptable for distance verifications if you don’t have a measured course. The cost to participate is $25. Registration ends on September 30 at 11:59 p.m. To register, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Kernersville/StepbyStepStoppingDomesticViolence.
October 8
Sidewalk Saturday will take place in downtown Kernersville on Saturday, October 8. Shop in the downtown stores from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
October 8
Downtown cruise-in will be held in downtown Kernersville on Saturday, October 8 from 4 – 7 p.m.
October 8
Masquerade Ball will be held on Saturday, October 8 at 7 p.m. at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden. Heavy hors d’oeuvres, drinks and music. Cocktail/semi-formal dress code paired with masks. A silent auction will take place during the event. A percentage of the auction will go to the Kernersville Museum.
October 8
Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch will take place on Saturday, October 8 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Music, kids activities and food trucks. Pumpkin carving at 5 p.m. and S’mores at 8 p.m. The farm is located at 1765 NC Highway 66 South. For more information, visit Apple Family Farm on Facebook.
October 11
Business Showcase will be held at Forsyth Tech Swisher Center on Tuesday, October 11 from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. 8 a.m. business reception; 9-11:30 a.m. Business Vendors Seminars. To sign up, visit kernersvillenc.com.
October 12
Parks Chevrolet will hold a blood drive in partnership with The Blood Connection and Forestmatic from 2 pm – 7 pm at 615 North Main Street in Kernersville. For each blood donation made, a tree will be planted in Uganda. To make an appointment, search sponsor code 24PCK on www.thebloodconnection.org.
October 13
All Things Fall Harvest Festival will be held at From the Earth Farmer’s Market at Oak Ridge Military Academy in the Bonner Field House Lot, located at 2317 Oak Ridge Rd. in Oak Ridge, on Thursday, October 13 from 4 – 7 p.m. Pumpkins, apples, gourds, potted plants and much more. Vendors will be highlighting the tastes and smells of the season.
October 27
Costume Spooktacular will be held at From the Earth Farmer’s Market held at Oak Ridge Military Academy in the Bonner Field House Lot, located at 2317 Oak Ridge Rd. in Oak Ridge, on October 27 from 4 – 7 p.m. Dress up members of your family and come trick or treating at the Market. All treats, no tricks. There is something for everyone, including special furry friends.
October 28
Victorian Parlor Series: Halloween Murder Mystery will take place on Friday, October 28 from 6:30 – 10 p.m. Participants will have the chance to solve a “horrifying whodunnit,” show off Victorian-inspired costumes. Each ticketholder will be assigned a unique character with a role to play in solving the murder-mystery. The game will be played throughout all 3 floors of Körner’s Folly. Guests are to come in a Victorian-inspired costume. Character assignments will provide costume ideas and details. Tickets are $50 per person and include 2 drink tokens and light hors d’oeuvres; additional drinks available for purchase (wine and beer only). 21+ Only. To register, visit https://www.kornersfolly.org/events/victorian-parlor-series-murder-mystery/.
October 30
Trunk-or-Treat will be held at Goodwill Baptist Church on Sunday, October 30 from 6-6:30 p.m. Chicken stew and hot do supper will follow. The church is located at 3110 Piney Grove Rd.
October 30
Family Fall Fest at Triad Baptist Church on October 30 beginning at 4:30 p.m. Magic show, trunk-or-treat, food trucks & candy. For more information, visit tbcnow.org. The church is located at 1175 S. Main Street.
October 31
Downtown Trick-or-Treat will be held in downtown Kernersville on Monday, October 31 beginning at 6 p.m.
November 5
Red Bird Market will take place on Saturday, November 5 at 143 Furlong Industrial Dr. from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The market will feature 40+ small businesses from around NC. There will be food trucks and live music.
November 7
Lifeline Screening will be at Kernersville Friends Church on Monday, November 7 to check on cardio health. Lifeline screening does carotid artery screening, heart rhythm screening (atrial fibrillation), abdominal aortic aneurysm screening, peripheral arterial disease screening and osteoporosis risk assessment. 5 screenings for $149.00. For more information or to register, visit llsa.social/hs or call 1-800-324-1851.
November 25
Merry Maker Market will be held at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden on Friday, November 25 & Saturday, November 26 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day. Two days of shopping and food. The garden’s Christmas lights will go up from 5 – 9 p.m. each night. There will be 40+ vendors inside the ballroom and in the parking lot.