December 27, 2012

Hundreds of Davie County Citizens Honor Military

Honoring Those Who Protect Our Freedom! A “Tribute Tree” to honor and/or remember those who serve or have served to protect our freedom is located beside the Mocksville Police Department during this 2012 holiday season. Entire Tree Filled with Flags! For each $1 contribution, a United States flag was placed on the tree to represent a designated service person.  The contributions were presented to the Davie County Veteran’s Administration for local veteran services. The service men and women honored by Davie County residents and friends for the 2012 Davie County Tree of Honor are listed below.  Feel free to send […]
December 19, 2012

Calling all Photographers ~ Davie County Arts Council Photography Contest and Exhibit!

Whether photography is your passion, your hobby, or just an occasional pastime, you are invited to participate in the Davie County Arts Council photo contest, celebrating the beauty and unique character of Davie County. Both amateur and professional photographers are welcome to participate. Photos may be submitted as prints, see contest rules for details. Entry Deadline! Entries must be received on either Wednesday, January 2nd 2013, between the hours of 5:00 pm and 7:30 pm or on Thursday, January 3rd between the hours of 1:00 PM and 4:00 pm at the Davie County Arts Council. Eligibility Entrants must be at […]
December 17, 2012

Help us “Flag” the Tree of Honor

A “Tribute Tree” to honor and/or remember those who serve or have served to protect our freedom is located beside the Mocksville Police Department and will be on display throughout the 2012  holiday season. The Goal is to fill the Entire Tree with Flags! For each $1 contribution, a United States flag will be placed on the tree to represent a designated service person.  The contributions will be presented to the Davie County Veteran’s Administration for local veteran services. How to Honor/Remember a Service Member Make your $1 contribution and designate a service person to honor or remember in any […]
December 14, 2012

Davie County Weekend Events ~ Hay Rides, the Grinch, Horse and Buggy Rides and More

The 2012 Christmas holiday season is in full swing in Davie County with lots of events and things to do for the entire family. While not exactly in Davie County, many of us enjoy time with family and friends each year at the Festival of Lights at Tanglewood Park in Clemmons.  Each year more than 250,000 people attend the 4 mile display with more than 1,000,000 lights.  For details see Tanglewood Park. Free ~ Hometown Holidays Hayrides ~ Friday night, December 14 from 6:30 to 8:00 PM in historic downtown Mocksville. Free ~ Christmas Open House at Misty Creek Farm […]
December 12, 2012

Welcome Back ~ Boyles Furniture & Rugs Re-Opens in Mocksville

Just in time for Christmas, the Boyles Furniture and Rugs retail store in Mocksville at the intersection of Interstate 40 and Farmington Road is re-opening! The high visibility location in Mocksville is the first step in a national retail strategy being pursued by the owners of the Boyle Furniture brand, brothers Alex and Chad Hendrix, and a small group of investors.  Alex and Chad are sons of longtime Boyles owner and Davie County resident Larry Hendrix. Location, Location, Location ~ 80,000 potential customers a day The 45,000 square foot showroom in Mocksville has high visibility to 80,000 people who drive […]
December 6, 2012

Santa, the Grinch, Christmas stories, book signing, Christmas parade, hay rides, pedi-cab rides and more.

“Hometown Christmas” celebrations continue throughout the holiday season. Free Event ~ Hay rides from 6:30 to 8 PM on Friday, December 7.  Historic downtown Mocksville will host hay rides from Station on Main Street located at 185 North Main Street in Mocksville. Free Event ~ Christmas Bedtime Stories 12:00, 2:00 and 4:00 PM on Friday, December 7 at The Book Rack, Historic Mocksville’s Community Bookseller located at   114 North Main Street in Mocksville.  Each session lasts only about 10 minutes and parents are required to stay on site during the story times.  Christmas Bedtime Stories will be presented again on different days […]
December 3, 2012

Help us “Flag” the Tree of Honor

A “Tribute Tree” to honor and/or remember those who serve or have served to protect our freedom is located beside the Mocksville Police Department and will be on display throughout the 2012  holiday season. The Goal is to fill the Entire Tree with Flags! For each $1 contribution, a United States flag will be placed on the tree to represent a designated service person.  The contributions will be presented to the Davie County Veteran’s Administration for local veteran services. How to Honor/Remember a Service Member Make your $1 contribution and designate a service person to honor or remember in any […]
November 28, 2012

2012 Mocksville Christmas Parade ~ video now available

Thanks to the Davie County Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Mocksville for all of the hard work organizing and coordinating the Mocksville Christmas Parade. Thank you to all of  the volunteers and organizations that contributed time and talent, and thanks to all of the parents and kids who participated! Don’t miss the Advance Christmas Parade, Saturday, December 8th! The best places to live in America have enough “community” in the community to put on a well attended parade. Davie County has enough “community” in the community to put on TWO well attended parades at Christmas ~ one in […]
November 26, 2012

Davie County Holiday Celebrations on Saturday, December 1st

Store-front windows have been decorated for the holidays, the majestic oaks on the square have been strung with lights and festive holiday lighting brightens the night throughout historic downtown Mocksville.  Celebrations and events continue to bring people together, contributing to the strength and vitality of our communities and the economy across Davie County. Already this season, Mocksville has hosted a downtown open house, an early Christmas Parade, exciting Bed Races, Pictures with Santa, the 2012 ornament unveiling, Pedi-cab rides though town, the 43rd annual craft village at the Brock Center, Hometown Quilts of Davie, and several free concerts under the 4 […]