November 18, 2019

Bed Races This Friday in Mocksville ~ Wacky, Whimsical, and Outrageously Fun!

Historic Downtown Mocksville will race into the Christmas season this Friday night, November 22nd (rain date November 23rd) as wacky, whimsical, and outrageous teams from local businesses, non-profits, and the community take part in the 7th annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race. The festivities will begin with the lighting of the downtown businesses at dusk followed by the parade of beds at 6 p.m. and the bed races at 6:30. Although not racing this year, WXII will be broadcasting live from the event on Facebook. This year’s race will feature a NEW course, race times, and a mid-race challenge! […]
October 30, 2019

Celebrate Halloween in Mocksville – Visit Downtown Merchants and the Brock Spooktacular

Bring your little ghosts and goblins to downtown Mocksville on October 31st from 4:30 – 9:30 p.m. for spooky fun. Merchants in full attire will welcome all trick or treaters with goodies, Davie County Recreation and Parks will feature a haunted house and food trucks, and of course, homes along North Main Street will be decked out and ready for all the kids. Note: Main Street between Cemetery and Church St. will close beginning at 6 p.m Davie County Recreation and Parks will host its Halloween Spooktacular: Curse of the Living Brock from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Brock Recreation Center […]
October 23, 2019

Mocksville Hosting Free Movie in the Park on Friday, October 25th!

Kick-off the Halloween season by bringing your friends and family to Downtown Mocksville for a free outdoor showing of Frankenweenie on Friday, October 25th. The movie will begin at 7 p.m. at Mocksville Downtown Park on Main Street. Young Victor Frankenstein (Charlie Tahan) is a science nerd and outsider at school, but he does have one good friend: his dog, Sparky. But then, tragedy strikes and Sparky shuffles off this mortal coil. Victor is heartbroken, but his science teacher (Martin Landau) gives him an idea of how to jolt old Sparky back to life. The experiment is successful, and all […]
October 10, 2019

Tickets On Sale Now! ~The Fish Fry! ~ RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls

By Jeanna Baxter White RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls—also known as “The Bullhole”—will hold its 16th Annual Catfish Fry on Saturday, October 19th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Come to the big Margaret Woodson Picnic Shelter on the Rowan side of the park for the “the best catfish you’ve ever had!”. Enjoy a heaping plate of golden fried catfish, fries, hush puppies, dessert, and a cold drink,  for just $10! Those who buy tickets in advance eat first and there will be a separate take-out line. Special entertainment will be provided by Mona Jo and Friends!  Proceeds from this annual […]
October 7, 2019

Get Connected ~ Free Resource Fair Thursday, October 10th, 9:00 – 1:00 pm at the Brock!

Interested in finding out more about all that Davie County has to offer? Visit the 2019 Davie Connect Resource Fair on Thursday, October 10 from 9:00 – 1:00 pm at the Brock Recreation Center, 644 North Main Street in Mocksville. Admission to the event is free and open to the public.    This fair is hosted by Davie County Senior Services, Davie County Recreation & Parks and Davie County Public Library to inform the public about local resources for everything needed to connect in Davie County. This year’s Davie Connect Resource Fair will feature a variety of organizations that offer […]
June 30, 2019

Free Independence Day Celebrations – Lawn Mower Parade with Free Watermelon & Ice Cream on Thursday, Fireworks on Saturday

By Jeanna Baxter White Patriotism and love of county are alive and well in Davie County.  As our nation celebrates its 243rd  birthday, our community has a week of activities promising fun for all ages! Davie County will host fireworks, musical entertainment, parades, and more as we head into the traditional 4th of July summer holiday season. Come enjoy the annual July 4th patriotic lawn mower parade in Cooleemee this Thursday. This patriotic event sponsored by the town of Cooleemee grows each year as entrants decorate a wide variety of lawn mowers, bicycles, golf carts, and floats. Walkers are welcome, […]
May 3, 2019
His & Hers

Don’t Miss Saturday’s Family Fun in Mocksville!

Mocksville has two free community events this Saturday sure to please family members of all ages — the Daniel Boone Family Festival and KidsFest! Daniel Boone Family Festival On Saturday, May 4th from 10 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.,  Historic Davie will host the Daniel Boone Family Festival in Historic Downtown Mocksville. Featuring local artisans,  historic reenactors, Fort Dobbs, historical tours throughout the county, food,  contests, and live music, and a kids area with free inflatables and balloon artistry, there’s something for everyone at the all-day event which runs from 10 a.m – 5 p.m. The festival ends at  5 p.m. […]
May 1, 2019
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Free Community Event This Saturday ~ KidsFest: Fun for the Whole Family

KidsFest will be held Saturday, May 4th from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Brock Gym and Masonic Picnic Grounds located at 644 North Main Street in Mocksville. This free community event is sponsored by Smart Start of Davie County in conjunction with Davie County Recreation and Parks and Davie Family YMCA and will occur rain or shine.  The goal of KidsFest is to provide a fun day of learning for children and to raising awareness for the services and activities available to families of young children in Davie County. KidsFest is a community collaboration with 23 agencies participating […]