Calendar of Events

Submit an event for future publications.  Next edition Summer 2018 and event dates should range from May 21 – August 13

Nov. 23, 24, 25, 30
Dec. 1-2, 7-9, 13-16, 19-23, 26-27
Country Christmas Train. Denton FarmPark. 4:30 – 11 p.m. The 10th Annual Country Christmas Train is coming your way! Gates open at 4:30 p.m. each day. Park closes at 10 p.m.Thursdays and Sundays and at 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. (If extended hours for train rides are needed, the park will close 30 minutes following the last train ride.) Train rides depart every half hour beginning at 5:30 p.m. and run till 9 p.m. each evening. All aboard the Handy Dandy Railroad! The holiday fun doesn’t end with the train ride, so during your visit be sure to • Visit Santa • Take a Reid Plantation House tour • Stop by the Country Church for a Christmas story and carols. Don’t wait! Tickets are now available online at

November 24
Thomasville Christmas Parade. Downtown Thomasville. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

December 3
Lexington Christmas Parade. Uptown Lexington. 6 p.m. Beginning at Lexington High School and traveling to Ninth Avenue, participants wow the crowd with their holiday themed floats, decorated cars, music, and much more.

November 26-27
Festival of Trees. Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center Lobby. 207 Old Lexington Road. 6:30 p.m. Join friends, family, and neighbors to mark the official start of the holiday season when the lights of more than 40 Christmas trees are set aglow in the lobby of Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center. Enjoy hot cider, cookies, and classic songs sung by carolers while viewing the uniquely decorated trees sponsored by countywide organizations. The trees will be on display throughout December. Don’t miss this festive community tradition!

November 30 – December 1
59th Annual Charity League Holiday House and the Shoppes of Holiday House. This year, visit two historic homes and see the beautiful holiday décor! Tickets are only $10 (children 12 & under are free). All proceeds go directly to supporting the League’s mission of helping the children of Davidson County. many items for sale that make great gifts such as holiday-themed crafts, Charity League “Taste of the Town” cookbooks, food prepared from recipes in our cookbook, fresh wreaths and garlands, plants, birdhouses, jewelry, a variety of art, home decor, beeswax items, and much more from our vendors.

December 1
16th Annual Christmas with Elvis Starring Stephen Freeman and the Echoes of a Legend Show Band. T. Austin Finch Auditorium. 6:30 p.m. Come see what everyone is talking about! Enjoy your favorite Elvis hits along with his most popular Christmas and gospel songs.

December 1
Denton Christmas Parade. Downtown Denton and Harrison Park.. 10 a.m. – Until. The Town of Denton Parks and Recreation invites you and your family to join us. Graceful Dance Academy at 10:15 a.m. Christmas Caroling Sing-a-long at 10:30 a.m. FREE Carriage Rides begin at 9 a.m. FREE Hot Cocoa and Cookies, Face Painting, Toys 4 Town and SANTA pictures from 10 a.m.- Noon. Bring your camera!

January 21
Free Health Care Screenings. Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center Lobby. 207 Old Lexington Road. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
This event is free of charge and screenings include hearing, vision, cholesterol, body mass index, Triglycerides · ‎Cholesterol · ‎HDL Cholesterol · ‎LDL Cholesterol and blood sugar. You’ll also receive information about health and wellness resources available. You do not need to fast prior to participating in the screenings. It’s the perfect way to jump-start your healthy new year.

February 7
SMCS Kindergarten Open House. Sheets Memorial Christian School. Cotton Grove Road. Come meet our staff and see our kindergarten students in action! Visit our classrooms and learn more about kindergarten readiness. Call 336-249-4224 for more details.

Third Friday of Each Month
Feel Good Friday. Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center Connections Room. 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. This event is held the third Friday of each month as community volunteers assemble to cut hair, paint fingernails, massage hands, teach crafts, and share lots of good information. Plenty of good food and door prizes. All services are free to any cancer patient and a favorite caregiver (spouse, parent, friend, or adult child over 18 years old). Please call Elizabeth Parnell, Oncology Program Coordinator, at 336-474-3231 to make a reservation.

Every Monday and Thursday Each Month
Baby Café. Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center Connections Room. Mondays 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Thursdays 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Breastfeeding mothers and their babies are invited to drop in and connect with our lactation consultant and other breastfeeding mothers. During this time, our consultant is available to assist with breastfeeding issues and provide infant weight checks. There is no charge for the Baby Café. Refreshments are provided. For more information, call 336-474-3253.


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