Friends of Vade Mecum


January 1st Hikes at Vade Mecum

The Hanging Rock Park Staff have put together some great events to ring in the New Year!! January 1st 12-1 Hot Chocolate in the Chapel FREEJanuary 1st 1-2:30 Ages 3-12 Meet Ranger Miller in the gym for a 1 mile hike. Registration is preferred but not required Maggie.Miller@NCParks.govJanuary 1st – 1-2:30 Meet on the steps of Cheshire Hall for a…
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May Open House

** CANCELLED** Our May open house has been postponed to a later date. Please check this website and our Facebook page. Save the date for our Open House on Saturday, May 2nd and Sunday, May 3rd. These will be the only two dates that the property will be open this spring and summer. The state park system is seeking architectural…
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Our State Magazine

Our State magazine photographer Adam Mowery chats with Friends of the Sauratown Mountain volunteers, Lori, Tammy and Carol about an upcoming photo shoot. Look for his pictures in the March 2020 issue.

Moore’s Springs Restaurant Demolition

Here is a video of Moore’s Springs Restaurant being torn down. When I was caretaker of the campground from 2002-2004 I lived in the left side of the red house. ~Janis

Holiday Presents

Want to support Vade Mecum and the Stokes County Arts Council? Stop by the Arts Council in Danbury to purchase a calendar and a print of Cheshire Hall. The price is $50. This will make a great gift for anyone who loves Vade Mecum.

Work Days Begin

We need you! Yes that’s right, we need you to help clean up Vade Mecum & Moore Springs! Please keep an eye on our Facebook page for the upcoming work days. Our October and November ones were a huge success! Read about the October workday in the Stokes News

Sertoma is Saved!

The governor signed the budget! That means the property known as Camp Sertoma has been transfered to DENR and the state park system. Nicholas Elmes wrote a great article that sums up where things are at now: Sertoma transfer passes. I want to thank everyone that was part of the Save Sertoma team. Many people worked behind the scenes to…
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History Repeating Itself?

In researching Vade Mecum I came across the full text of The Book “Clover All Over”. It mentions Sertoma 6 times. What I found fascinating is the mention of NCSU acquiring the property in 1980, but not using the facility until 1982. I ┬áhope history is not repeating itself. Let’s all pull together to make sure it doesn’t. On…
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