October 1, 2012

Four Oaks Festival and Hometown Quilts of Davie October 12th-13th

The annual Four Oaks Festival, a free community event will be held in historic downtown Mocksville on Saturday, October 13th, 2012 from 10 am to 6 pm. This all day street festival will include a variety of vendors, crafts, holiday gifts, activities for children and live music throughout the day. Performers at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theatre will include Tony Montieth from 12-12:45 PM, the April Waller Band from 1-2:30 PM, Legend from 2:45-4:30 PM and Don Story and the Fried Peas from 4:45-6 PM.   Bring lawn chairs for concert seating at Junker’s Mill. The festival will be followed by musician […]
September 28, 2012

Musical Farewell to a Friend, Bill Foster, this Saturday

Bill Foster, a resident of Mocksville, a Mocksville board member, and the owner of Foster Drugs, a pharmacy located in Mocksville, died at his home on Tuesday morning. A musical farewell celebrating the life of Bill Foster will be conducted at 4:00 pm Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Brock Performing Arts Center. The family has requested casual attire only please. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be considered for the Bill Foster Scholarship Fund. Serving All of Davie County Bill was a true community servant and friend of all things Mocksville and Davie County.  He spent the […]
September 26, 2012

Free Community Event ~ A Real Brass Band, Carolina Cornbread Contest, Live Music, Bounce House, Face Painting, Antique Toys and More

21st Annual Textile Heritage Festival On Saturday, September 29th, Cooleemee will host the 21st annual Textile Heritage Festival from 10 am until 4 PM at the Zachary House, 131 Church Street in Cooleemee, NC. Among the best preserved Southern mill villages of the post Civil War era, Cooleemee has more than 330 original mill houses, with the Bullhole and dam at RiverPark and the old cotton mill still standing along the banks of the South Yadkin River.  Cooleemee’s mill, built in 1900 at the height of the South’s mill building era, closed in 1969.   The New Spin on our Old […]
September 24, 2012

Come Hear Chairman of Ashley Furniture Speak at Davie County Chamber of Commerce Gala and Awards Banquet!

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday that Ron Wanek, Chairman of the Board of Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. will be the featured speaker at the upcoming 43rd  Awards Gala & Annual Meeting on Thursday, October 4th at the WinMock at Kinderton in Bermuda Run. After meeting with the Governor of North Caorlina earlier that day, Mr. Wanek is scheduled to share his vision for Ashley Furniture’s newest facility here in Davie County as well as the incredible history and stories of success that led Ashley Furniture Industries to become the global leader in the furniture industry. “We are […]
September 19, 2012

Davie County Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Success of 15th Annual Chamber Golf Tournament

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce held its 15th Annual Pro Scramble on Monday, September 10th at the Oak Valley Golf Club.    Scores of local business and community leaders and golf pros enjoyed a beautiful afternoon while competing in a friendly round of golf at Oak Valley Golf Club. Professional golfers from clubs throughout the Carolinas served as “captains” of the teams each consisting of 5 amateur players. Two new contests added some light entertainment to the day including a Fantasy Golf Scratch Off Card contest and the Davie Chamber APP sign up contest.   Professional Long Driver Trent Scruggs was […]
September 18, 2012

Sugar Valley Airport hosts aerospace education event in Davie County

Sugar Valley Airport ~ Serving the Community Over twenty cadets and adult officers from Civil Air Patrol Squadrons in Winston-Salem, Statesville, Boone and South Charlotte camped out at Sugar Valley Airport Friday night, September 14th.  The purpose of the visit was to explore one of the pillars of CAP work: aerospace education.  As an auxiliary of the United States Air Force, the Civil Air Patrol is uniquely qualified to inspire our youth with aerospace education. Classes were conducted regarding the building and preparation of rockets, as well as rocket history, and some of the math and science behind it all. […]
September 14, 2012

Free Event Saturday ~ Concert on the Square in Mocksville Featuring the Stan Bobbitt Band

Historic Downtown Mocksville will host the Stan Bobbitt Band under the mighty oaks on the square this Saturday from 6:30 t0 8:30 PM. The Stan Bobbit Band has played in Davie County several times already this year and they are a real crowd pleaser.  Lots of energy on stage and off as the Stan Bobbit Band from East Band, North Carolina presents a bit of country, some classic rock, original tunes and more.  Don’t miss this crowd pleasing performance by the Stan Bobbit Band. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy this free concert.  This is another free, family […]
September 13, 2012

World’s Most Powerful Motor Sport coming to Mocksville this Saturday

Antique tractor and truck pull this Saturday in Mocksville It is said that around the 1860s when farming machines were pulled by horse, farmers would boast about the strength of their horses. They would claim that their horse could tow large loads, such as a fully loaded hay cart or wagon. “Horse-Power” Farmers would challenge one another to contests to prove who had the strongest horse. A barn door was removed and laid flat on the ground, and the horse was then hitched to it; the farmer would then urge the horse to drag the barn door along the ground. […]
September 6, 2012

Davie County Artistic, Culinary, and Horticultural Talents on Display at Center Fair and BBQ!

Center Fair and BBQ! ~ This Friday and Saturday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM The Center Fair and Barbeque is this Friday and Saturday, September 10th and 11th.. and we all know that means tons and tons of slow-cooked, moist, tender, juicy, pork barbeque.  Held on the grounds of Center United Methodist Church and the historic Center Arbor built in 1876, the Center Fair has been an institution in Davie County for decades. The Center Fair and Barbeque is the closest thing Davie County has to a county fair and residents of Davie County are welcome to show their artistic, […]