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 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 1, 2018

Free Event –20th Annual Patriotic Lawn Mower Parade To Cut a Path Through Cooleemee! Wednesday, July 4th! Also, Ducks on Sale for Duck Race!

Come enjoy the annual July 4th patriotic lawn mower parade in Cooleemee this Wednesday! patriotic event sponsored by the town of Cooleemee grows each year as entrants decorate a wide variety of lawn mowers, old and new.  The lawn mower floats will parade up and down the quiet streets of Cooleemee beginning at 10 a.m. starting at the Cooleemee Elementary School.  Come follow along the parade route and enjoy a stroll down the historic and picturesque streets lined with great old shade trees and historic mill homes. Free Watermelon & More Following the parade there will be festivities on the Zachary House grounds […]
June 24, 2018

Free Independence Day Activities Abound in Davie County!

Davie County celebrations for our nation’s 242nd birthday begin today and run through Wednesday, July 4th. With fireworks, concerts, wagon rides, antique tractors, a lawnmower parade,  children’s activities, and even a ladies frying pan toss, there will be something for everyone to enjoy! 19th Annual Independence Day Tractor Show & Parade All day Friday and Saturday – The weekend will be full of the sights and sounds of yesteryear at the 19th Annual Piedmont Antique Power Association (PAPA) Antique Tractor and Engine show held at the Masonic Picnic Grounds. This free event boasts antique tractors, farm equipment, and a host […]
June 21, 2018

Free Sounds on the Square Concert this Saturday in Bermuda Run – NC Brass Band!

    The Town of Bermuda Run will be striking up the band as the North Carolina Brass Band continues the Sounds on the Square concert series this Saturday night, June 23rd, from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. at the gazebo near Town Hall in the Kinderton Business Park. This is the third of five free concerts co-sponsored by the Town of Bermuda Run and the Davie County Arts Council.  Eric & The Chill Tones, who play the top hits of the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s, will perform on Saturday, August 25th; and On The Border – Ultimate Eagles […]
June 19, 2018

Free Family Movie Nights in Mocksville

Bring your family & friends and your favorite movie snack to Downtown Mocksville for a free outdoor showing of Sing this Friday, June 22nd. The movie will begin at 8:45 p.m. at the new downtown park on Main St. Sing is the story of Dapper Koala, Buster Moon, who presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. An eternal optimist, and a bit of a scoundrel, he loves his theater above all and will do anything to preserve it. Facing the crumbling of his life’s ambition, he takes one final chance to restore his fading jewel to […]
June 16, 2018

Awesome Summer Activities and Reading Programs for Students at Davie County Public Library

As school ends and summer begins, thoughts go to trips to the beach, splashing in the pool, or a little rest and relaxation. But summer is also a perfect time to boost your child’s developing literacy skills and love of learning. Studies show that reading just 4-5 books during the summer can prevent a decline in a child’s fall reading scores. The Davie County Public Library has a number of fun, educational, age-appropriate summer programs that encourage kids to keep reading even when school’s out. And best of all, they are free! “We are ready to Rock at DCPL this […]
June 13, 2018

Summer Beach Days Free Concert Downtown Mocksville – Saturday, June 16th

Bring your shagging shoes, good friends & family, and a hearty appetite to Downtown Mocksville for Summer Beach Days this Saturday, June 16th. This free concert will be held from 6-10:30 p.m. at Junkers Mill Outdoor Theater, 107 S. Salisbury St. Enjoy a little Blues, Beach, Country, Funk, and Rock with hometown band, Tess & the Black & Blue from 6 -7:30 p.m. Founded in 2014, this multi-talented group features Davie County locals Tess Welch – Vocals; Grady McClamrock – Rhythm guitar; Gary Chilton – Lead guitar; Ken Simonds – Bass; Jerry Smith – Keyboards; and Darren Boles – Drums.   […]