Auction, 'Legally Blonde' and more coming events (Mar 16)

Fairgrove Resource Center & Ledford Players plan events
Mar. 14, 2013 @ 06:46 PM


Fairgrove Family Resource Center will hold an auction at 5 p.m. today at 159 Myrtle Drive. Some of the items available include a microwave, furniture, gift baskets, fishing rods, Wake Forest basketball and football tickets, jewelry, baby accessories and paintings. This is the nonprofit's biggest fundraiser of the year.


The Ledford Panther Players will perform their latest production, “Legally Blonde: The Musical,” at 7 p.m. today (March 16) and again at 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at the T. Austin Finch Auditorium. The performance began Friday. Tickets ae $10. A silent auction also will be held.


The Lexington Woman's Club will host its third annual Spring Market Place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 6, in the Davidson County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall Building at 400 Greensboro St Ext. The event offers numerous vendors from the Triad. Admission and parking are free. Food will be available for purchase.

For more information, call 249-3907.


Spring Arbor of Thomasville will hold a senior health and vendor fair, "Spring Fling," from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 20. Vendors include Hospice of Davidson County, information about physical therapy, music therapy and pet therapy.

To participate, contact Tonya Denny at 472-7171.

A free lunch will be provided.

The facility is located at 915 Cooksey Drive, Thomasville.


Relay for Life Davidson County offers several tasty, fundraising events. At each restaurant, a percentage of the profits from the night will be donated to Relay For Life.

Ruby Tuesday, 1044 Randolph St. in Thomasville, along with Tammy’s Girls & Carolyn’s Crew will join forces from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 16,. Patrons must provide a flyer to the wait staff for Relay For Life to receive the 20 percent donation to Relay for Life of Davidson County. Flyers can be found at under the events tab or on the Facebook page –

Relay For Life team Hartwell Fighters will host a Night of Hope at Ocean View Seafood from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday March 19.  Ocean View Seafood is located at 1803 Cotton Grove Road in Lexington.  A percentage of the profits from this night will benefit Relay For Life.

The Dream Team will host a Night of Hope at Sweet Peas from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday March 21.  Sweet Peas is located on N. Main Street in Lexington. 

The Dream Team will host a Night of Hope at Smiley’s BBQ from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday March 28.  Smiley’s BBQ is located at 917 Winston Road in Lexington.

More information and events can be found at under the events tab or on the Facebook page,


The Davidson County Extension and Community Association, formerly known as the Extension Homemakers’ Association, will award a $500 scholarship to a Davidson County youth or adult attending an accredited college, community college or technical institute.

The scholarship is given in memory of Martha B. Thompson, former home economics agent. Applications are available from the guidance departments at area high schools, at the Family and Consumer Sciences office at the Davidson County Agricultural Center, 301 E.t Center St. in Lexington  or at The deadline is March 28.



Communities In Schools of Thomasville and South Eastern Championship Wrestling will offer Chair City Clash 3 Saturday, March 23, at Thomasville High School. All proceeds will benefit CIS.

Advanced tickets for the event are available at Aaron’s locations in Thomasville and Lexington. Tickets may be purchased at the door with prices ranging from $10 to $15.

For more information, call CIS Executive Director Judy Younts at 474-4233.


Ruff Love Rescue will hold an indoor dog adoption fair from 11a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at Crown Volvo, 3604 W Wend over Ave in Greensboro. For more information go to


Kindergarten registration is under way at Davidson County Schools for children who will turn 5 years old on or before Aug. 31.

Silver Valley Elementary will hold kindergarten orientation from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 21.

Parents must submit a copy of their driver’s licenses, two proofs of residency, certified birth certificate and immunization records.


The 10th annual Spring Daze will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 4, in downtown Thomasville on E. Main Street. Applications are available at Thomasville City Hall or may be downloaded at Click on the Beautification Committee and then Spring Daze.


The Workshop of Davidson will hold a fundraiser movie night. Friday, April 12, at the Hisotric Edward C. Smith Civic Center, 217 S. Main St. in Lexington. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the movie, “Madagascar,” begins at 7 p.m. The $5 ticket includes hot dogs, snacks, drinks and a door prize entry.

All proceeds will benefit the Workshop, which assists adults living with developmental disabilities. Call 248-2816 or visit


Put on your walking or running shoes or pull out the bike for the 11th annual Walk, Run, Ride For Life for Carolina Cancer Services at Finch Park in Lexington on Saturday, April 13. The big event supports programs provided to cancer patients in Davidson County.

Register online at, come by the office, or register on the day of the event. The fun starts with registration at




The third annual “Get Your Rear In Gear” 5K and mile walk will be held  Saturday, March 23, at JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. the Roger Fowler Mile Walk is at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K is at 9 a.m. Participants may register as an individual, a team (in honor or memory of someone) or just volunteer to help. Proceeds support Triad programs that educate about colon cancer prevention or support patients and families impacted by the disease. For more information, visit



The Animal Awareness Society, a nonprofit, will hold a rabies clinic from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today (March 16) at Riders in the Country, 5701 Randleman Road, Randleman. The clinic is open to Davidson County residents. The cost is $5. Cats should be in carriers ad dogs on a leash.

Pet owners should bring previous vaccination certificates, not tags. The clinic also offers distemper shots for $6, nail trimming for $5 and microchip for $20. For more information, call 498-6013.



The Thomasville Medical Center offers “Feel Good Friday,” every third Friday of the month, for cancer patients and their caregivers. To participate in the program, call Elizabeth Parnell at 474-3231.

To submit coming events, email Please note the name of the event in the subject line and provide a contact telephone number.