Calendar

Oct. 21
American Legion Post 36 holds their monthly membership at Sedge Garden Baptist Church, located at 4221 Kernersville Rd., on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. All veterans are welcome.

Concert on the Lawn: Sassafras will be held on Thursday, October 21 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden. To purchase tickets, visit www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org. This event is part of the John & Bobby Wolfe Concert Series. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Gates open at 5 p.m. Music stars at 6:30 p.m. Food and beverages will be available for purchase No outside food or drink. No coolers, smoking or pets, and no vaping.

Oct. 22-23
Love’s UMC will have their Church Bazaar on October 22 from 4 – 7 pm and October 23 from 9 am – 2 pm. The bazaar will be drive-thru pick up. If you would like to place an order, contact Becky Lasley at 336-416-5177. The church is located at 3020 Main Street in Walkertown.

Oct. 23
JDRF OneWalk will be held at Triad Park on Saturday, October 23 at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 1 p.m. For more information or to register, visit https://www2.jdrf.org/site/TR?fr_id=8447&pg=entry.

Document Shred Event will be held on Saturday, October 23 from 9 a.m. – noon.at Main Street UMC, located at 306 South Main Street. Suggested donation is $5/box. All donations go to local missions organizations.

Books and Brews Book Club will be held at the Kernersville Brewer’s Kettle, located at 308 E. Mountain St., on Saturday, October 23 at 4 p.m. Do you like great beer and great books? Join others, along with the (Kernersville) Library as they discuss this month’s reading selection.

Pups & Pumpkins adoption event will be held at Kernersville Pumpkins and Trees – Grouse Ridge, located at 843 Old Winston Rd., on October 23 from 3 – 6 p.m. “Fall” in love with your new forever friend. Donate a bag of pet food and get a free gourd.

Fall Fun in the Backyard, a free family event, will be held at First Christian Church, located at 1130 N. Main St., on October 23 from 6 – 8 p.m. The event will include harvest games, s’mores, night hayrides, free food from The Table food truck, and live music with Inspire Worship Co. Children are welcome to wear their costumes. Goody bags will be available for each child.

Oct. 24
Family Fall Fest will be held at Triad Baptist Church, located at 1175 S. Main St., on Sunday, October 24 from 5 – 8 p.m. The event will also include a trunk-or-treat, food and games. This event is for families and is free. To sign up, visit www.tbcnow.org.

Jeeps & Jack-o-Lanterns Trunk-or-Treat will be held at Gypsy Road Brewing Co., located at 1105 E. Mountain St., on Sunday, October 24 from 2 – 6 p.m. If you own a Jeep and want to be a part of this event, register through Eventbrite.com. $10 holds your spot. The event is free to the community. Each Jeep entry snags some Gypsy Road swag. Bring everything you need to deck out your jeep and bring your own trick-or-treat goodies for the kids. Live music with Patrick Rock and goodies will be available from Harleys Fire Pit and The Cookie Dealer. Prizes will be awarded to the Best Dressed Jeep, Best Dressed Jeep Owner and Bet Dressed Puppy Dog.

Oct. 29
Trunk-or-Treat will be held at The NCLA on Friday, October 29 from 5 – 7 p.m. The NCLA is located at 4353 High Point Rd.

Oct. 30
Trick-or-Treat & Fall Craft Vendor Show will be held at Union Cross Fire Department, located at 4401 High Point Rd., on Saturday, October 30 from 5 – 8 p.m. The event is free for trick-or-treaters. If interested in having a booth for the craft and vendor show, email ucfdevents@gmail.com or call 336-769-9051 to register of for more information. A craft or vendor space is $30/space or $40/two spaces.

Hallelujah Night will be held at Christ Center Assembly, located at 2721 West Mountain St., on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 2 – 5 p.m. Fun and games, food & activities for children.

Drive Thru Trick-or-Treat will be held at Kernersville Wesleyan Church, located at 930 North Main St., on Saturday, October 30 at 6:30 p.m. Get the kids dressed in their favorite costume, load up the car and head out to the second annual event. There will be tons of decorations, inflatable characters, crazy characters and lots of candy.

Kernersville Fall Market will be held at Körner’s Folly on Saturday, October 30 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The event is hosted by Aixa Maria’s Gift Baskets, LLC. Local craft vendors & artisans will set up on the lawn of the Körner’s Folly to showcase and sell their handmade creations. Admission is free. This is an outdoor event.

Fall Festival will be held at Reynolda Church, located at 367 West Bodenhamer St., in the parking lot on Saturday, October 30 from 6 – 8 p.m. The event will include food, a bounce house, pumpkin painting, trunk or treat and more.

Trunk-or-Treat will be held at Kernersville Friends Church, located at 320 N. Main St., on October 30 from 6 – 8 p.m.

Oct. 31
Trunk-or-Treat will be held at First Baptist Church, located at 401 Oakhurst St., on October 31 from 3 – 5 p.m. Trunks full of candy, inflatables, as well as sweet treats from Kona Ice. Also, look out for interesting characters hanging around and waiting to tell some great stories. Everyone welcome.

Fall Festival will be held at Bunker Hill United Methodist Church, located at 1510 Bunker Hill Sandy Ridge Rd., on October 31 from 3 – 5 p.m. Trunk-or-treat, pumpkin painting, costume contest, bounce house, photo booth, hayride, games, popcorn and food, which will consist of hot dogs, chips and drinks.

Downtown Trick-or-Treat will be held in Downtown Kernersville on Sunday, October 31 from 6 – 8 p.m. This event provides an opportunity for children and their families to visit downtown Kernersville and meet business owners while filling up their candy bags. This year will feature a costume contest and will be an in-person event.
This event is a collaboration between the Kernersville Chamber of Commerce, merchants of downtown Kernersville, the Kernersville Police Department and the Kernersville Parks and Recreation Department.
November 4
Holiday Market Stroll will be held at Oak Ridge Military Academy, located at 2317 Oak Ridge Rd. in Oak Ridge, on Thursday, November 4 from 3:30 – 7:30 p.m. Join for some of your favorites from the market along with some new faces to enjoy, hot chocolate, shopping and fun while strolling through the grounds.

November 5
37th Annual Cozy Cottage Craft Show will be held on Friday, November 5 from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Saturday, November 6 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Kernersville Community House, located at 405 Salisbury St. The event will include unique hand-crafted gifts, home décor, jewelry, yard art, holiday decorations, baked goods and more. Proceeds from raffle benefit Trellis Supportive Care.

November 6
Fall in the Park will be held at Oak Ridge Town Park on Saturday, November 6 at 10 a.m. The event is hosted by Purple Wagon Events, LLC. The event will feature shopping with over 75 crafters, artisans, and specialty booths. Oak Ridge Town Park is located at 6231 Lisa Dr. in Oak Ridge.

November 13
Fall Missions Bazaar will be held at Kernersville Wesleyan Church, located at 930 North Main St., on Saturday, November 13 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. There will be over 40 vendors, unique crafts and handmade items. There will also be food, including homemade desserts, fresh and frozen Brunswick stew, chicken stews and pies. Breakfast will be available from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Breakfast will include ham and tenderloin biscuits.

Triad Turkey Run will be held at Triad Baptist Christian Academy, located at 1175 South Main St., on Saturday, November 13 from 9 a.m. – 12 noon. Come out and participate in the first annual Triad Turkey Run benefiting Triad Baptist Christian Academy. Walk or run along the TBCA park and recreation trail. The scenic gravel/dirt trail consists of challenging hills and terrain. The course is great for first-time 5K participants or the experienced runner looking for a challenge. This even will be fun for the entire family. The race will begin at 9 a.m. sharp. Participants should arrive by 8:30 a.m. Jogging strollers are permitted; however, pets are not.

November 18
American Legion Post 36 holds their monthly membership at Sedge Garden Baptist Church, located at 4221 Kernersville Rd., on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. All veterans are welcome to attend.

November 20
Annual BBQ/Raffle Fundraiser will be held at Union Cross Fire Department, located at 4401 High Point Rd., on November 20 from 4 – 8 p.m. All you can eat meal is $9 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 – 12, and children ages five and younger eat for free. The meal will include BBQ, slaw, fries, hushpuppies, drink and dessert. There will be curbside service offered again this year. Orders can be prepaid to save time in line by emailing ucfdevents@gmail.com. Individual item prices: BBQ sandwiches $3/each; hot dogs, fries, hushpuppies, drinks and desserts $1/each; 1 lb. of BBQ with 12 oz. sauce $7; 16 oz. of slaw $2; buns $2/dozen. BBQ Pre-sales are also available: BBQ whole shoulders $5/lb.; BBQ whole shoulders (chopped) $5.50 lb. BBQ whole shoulders include 48 oz. of sauce. Orders must be picked up by November 20 from 4 – 7:30 p.m. A $20 deposit is required. Raffle tickets for this year’s items are $5/each or $20/five tickets.

November 26
Black Friday and Small Business Saturday will be held at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, located at 215 South Main St., on Friday, November 26 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. There will be over 50 holiday crafters, specialty foods, and vendors.

November 27
Kernersville Christmas Shop Small Saturday will feature local vendors in downtown Kernersville on the lawn next to Aixa Maria’s Gift Baskets, LLC, located at 133 N. Main St., on November 27 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The event will include local craft vendors, artisans, information services, direct sales, and more. The event is free.

December 16
American Legion Post 36 holds their monthly membership at Sedge Garden Baptist Church, located at 4221 Kernersville Rd., on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. All veterans are welcome to attend.

April 9
2nd Annual #StephStrong Show N Shine 2022 will be held at Kernersville, NC VFW Post 5352, located at 618 Edgewood St., on Saturday, April 9 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Jeep, Truck, Car and Motorcycle Show N Shine. All proceeds from this event go to three separate foundations this year, including She-rocks.org research ovarian cancer knowledge support, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s North Carolina – Virginia Region, and Mission 22. The event will also include vendors, a DJ, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, food trucks, and live music. Silent Auction cuts off at 2:30 p.m. 50 awards judged classes, choice awards, Best of Show, Best Themed, Most Patriotic, Farthest Traveled. $20 entry per vehicle for show, free admission, free spectator parking across the street, $10 spectator parking on property.