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, […]
August 31, 2012

Enjoy the Holiday Weekend in Davie County

The Labor Day holiday is upon us and Davie County is a great place to be.  Farmer’s Markets, Hot Rods, a sunset musical flight, an old fashioned ice cream social and a classic car show are all on tap this weekend in Davie County. Farmer’s Markets Friday & Saturday The Peachtree Farmer’s Market is open from 4-8 pm tonight.  The Peachtree Farmer’s Market is located at 111 Peachtree Lane, on the corner of Peachtree Lane and NC Highway 801 in Bermuda Run (behind the Wells Fargo Bank Building).  The Peachtree Farmer’s Market will be open each Friday from 4-9 PM […]
August 21, 2012

You are Invited ~ Celebration of Mocksville Mayor Dr. Francis W. Slate This Wednesday

You are invited to attend a celebration of Mocksville Mayor F.W. Slate’s many contributions to the town of Mocksville and community in conjunction with his 90th birthday. There will be a reception in the Mocksville Town Hall from 3:30 to 5:00 PM with a special presentation scheduled for 4:00 PM.
August 14, 2012

Free Summer Concert This Saturday – Mel Jones & Tin Can Alley

Mocksville and Davie County will be alive with the sounds of Mel Jones and Tin Can Alley playing soul, rhythm and blues, & Jazz under the mighty oaks lining the square in historic downtown Mocksville this Saturday, Augst 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Mel Jones – Humorist, Lead Vocalist, Song Writer or Harmonica Player? Jones has established himself as one of the region’s best harmonica players by winning numerous titles in regional festivals and earning a solid reputation for showmanship. He is also an accomplished songwriter, with recordings that feature much of his original work in Livin’ Bones, Blues […]
August 6, 2012

Professional Summer Stock Theatre Coming to Davie County!

Davie County and the Piedmont Triad is getting its first professional summer stock theatre company in decades.  Broadway’s Best Theatre Company of NC has announced plans to open a 250 seat theatre in the former ACE Hardware facility located at the intersection of Farmington Road and I-40 in Davie County.  The company plans to begin performances next year for the summer of 2013. New 250 Seat Theatre The theatre will be located just off I-40 and Farmington Road at 103 Beechtree Place in the former Ace Hardware building. The 6,000 square foot facility will be upgraded with new AC and […]
August 3, 2012

Free Event – Misty Creek Vineyards Anniversary Celebration

Davie County Vineyard Anniversary Celebration On Saturday, August 4 from 2-4 PM, Barry, Kathy and Marge Nichols invite you to join them as they celebrate the third anniversary of the opening of their Misty Creek Vineyards Tasting Room.  They will be serving free hotdogs, hamburgers, chips etc. at this always family friendly Misty Creek Farm and Vineyards event. Finished in the summer of 2009, the tasting room sits directly on the site of a pioneer cabin originally built in 1800 as a mule barn, and overlooks the old road bed.  The deep well and original entry road are very evident […]
July 26, 2012

Davie County Habitat for Humanity Softball Tournament This Weekend

Habitat for Humanity of Davie County is having their first softball tournament on Friday July 27 and Saturday July 28 at the Center Ball field located at 1857 U.S. Highway 64 West. Raffle Table and Great Prizes Local businesses have donated items for a table top raffle.  Tickets are only $1 and prizes include a 47″ LCD television, golf play for 4 at Lake Louise and Oak Valley, food gift cards from Restaurant 101, KFC and LaCarreta, car wash tokens and photo sessions.  If you would like to donate for the raffle please contact Daphne Frye at 336-998-2341. Stop by Friday […]
July 24, 2012

Taste Award Winning Wines From Three Davie County Vineyards!

Davie County is home to three wonderful vineyards with a variety of award winning wines available to suit any taste.  Spring and summer are a great time to experience the scenic beauty, enjoy tastings and take part in a variety of scheduled events.  Event schedules for each vineyard are available on the vineyard web sites.  A map of locations with driving directions are also included below. RayLen Vineyards & Winery 3577 Highway 158 Mocksville, NC 27028 (336) 998-3100 http://www.raylenvineyards.com Monday-Saturday 11:00AM-6:00PM The first vines for RayLen Vineyards & Winery were planted in 1999 when Joe and Joyce Neely purchased the […]