July 21, 2018

Downtown Mocksville this Week – Kids Art Crawl Thursday, Free Concert Saturday

The good times are rolling in downtown Mocksville this week with a kids art crawl on Thursday and a free concert on Saturday night. Kids Art Crawl This Thursday in Main Street Park Is summer boredom getting the better of your family? Looking for an exciting, inexpensive activity to entertain your kids? Head to Main Street Park in downtown Mocksville on Thursday, July 26th, from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. for the FIRST Kids Art Crawl. The FEE IS $5 PER CHILD. Local artist, Bruce White, owner and instructor at Wild Mountain Designs & Art will be offering five different art […]
July 18, 2018

Ducks on Sale Now – Join us for the Duck Race This Saturday at the Bullhole!

The Great Bullhole Duck Race and Family Festival at RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls will be on Saturday, July 21 from 10 a.m.-2  p.m. Proceeds are used for the maintenance and safety of the RiverPark, or the “Bullhole,” as it is locally known. This year, the event will welcome additional elements to ensure a great family experience. There will be music provided by Emergency Music Service throughout the day and the walkway to the river will be lined with vendors and activities. Food, drink, and cold treat vendors will be available at the picnic shelter. The O’Neal family will place the […]
July 16, 2018

Free Family Events This Friday in Downtown Mocksville

Looking for a little free, family-friendly fun this week? Downtown Mocksville has two events this Friday, June 20th, that will delight family members of all ages! Progressive Storybook From Noon – 1:30 p.m. at the Downtown Park Mocksville’s new downtown park is the perfect place to enjoy a picnic and a story. You won’t want to miss the progressive storybook, “The Bear Ate Your Sandwich,” from noon to 1:30 p.m. Participants will be led through a series of storyboards that share the charming story of a bear and a sandwich, followed by some cold refreshments. This free family event is […]
July 13, 2018

Free Concert on the Square in Mocksville – Saturday, July 14th

Enjoy some motown and beach music as Tess Black & Blues Band takes the stage this Saturday night, July 14th, from 7 p.m-10 p.m in the quad near Restaurant 101 in downtown Mocksville. Their performance is part of the free Concerts on the Square series sponsored by the Town of Mocksville. More Free Concerts for 2018 Future performances are July 28th — Mel Jones & His Bag O’Bones (Americana), August 11th — 60 Watt Combo (70s & 80s rock), August 25th — Brad Ratledge & The Happy Ones (soft rock & country). All of the concerts begin at 7 pm. […]
July 10, 2018

Mocksville House of Raeford Plant Sold – New Owners will Expand Operations, Add Jobs!

House of Raeford Farms has announced the sale of its Mocksville, NC-based chicken processing plant to long-time customer Brakebush Brothers, Inc. of Westfield, WI. The central portion of the manufacturing facility off Eaton Road was heavily damaged by a fire last December. Brakebush plans to restore the 72,000 square foot plant with state-of-the-art processing equipment. The updated facility will accommodate three production lines when fully utilized, which is projected for spring 2019. According to Brakebush’s website, the company is retaining the employment of many of the management, administrative and hourly staff. When at full capacity, the plant will employ over […]