July 19, 2012

RiverPark Festival This Saturday!

2012 RiverPark Festival ~ Family Fun Tube Race, Duck Race & More Don’t miss the RiverPark Festival this Saturday!   New for the festival this year is the South Yadkin River Tube Race.  The tube race will begin at 10:00 am at the Cooleemee Junction Wildlife Access area and end near the Dam at RiverPark. It is about a mile and a half course. Without any extra effort, the float in a tube takes about two and a half hours. Who knows what the winning time will be if the contestant uses a paddle.  Registration for the tube race is […]
July 15, 2012

Mocksville-Davie American Legion Playoffs

Post-Game update:  It was a great season for Mocksville-Davie American Legion baseball as they won the regular season going away, beat Concord three straight in the first round of the playoffs. The final score tonight was Rowan County 3, Mocksville Davie 2. Congratulations to Rowan County who advances to the quarter-finals beginning tomorrow night.  Thanks for a great season of Mocksville-Davie American Legion Baseball! Pre-Game Article Follows On Sunday night, 7/15/2012, the Mocksville Davie American Legion baseball team is scheduled to play Rowan County for the final game of the Southern Division Area III quarter-final playoff series.  This is a […]
July 2, 2012

Congratulations Mocksville-Davie 1st Place ~ Playoffs Begin Tonight!

2012 Southern Division Area III Regular Season Champions! Congratulations to the Mocksville-Davie, Cooleemee American Legion Post 54 Baseball team for finishing in 1st place in the Southern division of Area III for the 1st time since 1993!  The following players were named to the Southern division all star team: Connor Bodenhammer Ryan Foster Cory Randall Will Beeson Playoffs Begin Tonight at Rich Park The post-season playoff chase begins Monday July 2 with game one of a best of five series against Concord.  Game one will be played at Rich Park in Mocksville at 7:00 PM tonight, Monday, July 02, 2012. […]
June 28, 2012

Celebrate Independence Day all Week in Davie County

Davie County will host fireworks, farmer’s markets, musical entertainment, parades, classic cars, antique tractors and more as we head into the traditional 4th of July summer holiday season. Fireworks in the Park – Free Event As traditional as apple pie and ice cream, the annual 4th of July fireworks display will explode over Rich Park in Mocksville on Wednesday, July 4th.  Musical entertainment will begin at 7:30 PM with fireworks scheduled to begin at 9:30.  This will be a festive evening with funnel cakes, ice cream, hots dogs, snow cones, Italian ice, and more.  There will even be an opportunity […]
June 18, 2012

Classic Cars “Cruise-In” Monday Night in Mocksville

Visit the beautiful square in historic downtown Mocksville this evening for a classic car “Cruise-In” presented by the Piedmont Classic C.A.R.S. Club. The cruise-in draws participants from the surrounding areas stretching from the Virginia border to the Sandhills. If the weather is good, the cruise-in will draw as many as 250 cars. Music and 50/50 Raffle Music will be provided throughout the evening by DJ Barry Lentz and there will also be a 50/50 raffle. First and Third Mondays On the first and third Monday of each month evening from April through October the town square in Mocksville is transformed into […]
June 15, 2012

Free Summer Concert This Saturday – “The Legends”

Presented by Historic Downtown Mocksville The 2012 summer concert series in historic downtown Mocksville begins this Saturday, June 16th with rock and roll from the 80’s presented by “The Legends.” This free summer concert runs from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.  Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy live music under the mighty oaks on the Mocksville town square near 101 North Main Street. Forecast Calling for Carolina Blue Skies The weather forecast is calling for sunny skies with temperatures in the low to mid 70’s for this free community event. Additional Resources: Historic Downtown Mocksville Davie County Events Calendar
June 12, 2012

Breathing New Life into the Historic 600,000 square-foot Mill in Cooleemee

Hard work, big dreams and innovative thinking have begun to breathe new life into the 600,000 square-foot cotton mill which has been standing idle in Cooleemee since 1969.  The Cooleemee mill was once the most powerful economic engine in Davie County, North Carolina.  After opening in 1901, the mill employed almost 2,000 people at its peak until it was closed in 1969. New Life for Cooleemee Mill! On Friday, June 6th, 2012 the town announced grants totaling $270,000 which will be used as seed money for the restoration and redevelopment of the historic mill into a mixed-use facility with shops, […]
May 31, 2012

Stan Bobbitt Band Opens Summer Concert Series on Saturday June 2

Music from the Porch The Stan Bobbitt Band returns to Davie County on Saturday, June 2 to kick off the “Music from the Porch” summer concert series.   The large front porch of Cooleemee’s Zachary House will be transformed into a concert stage overlooking the audience spread across the lovely green grounds on lawn chairs and blankets.  This is only the first of the summer concert series which will continue on the first Saturdays in July and August. Family Concert Series ~ Kids Get in Free Admission for adults is only $5 at the gate and children 12 & under are […]
May 29, 2012

Sounds of Summer 2012 Coming to WinMock on Friday, June 1st

Don’t Miss it! Davie Community Foundation’s signature event – Sounds of Summer — is coming HOME to Davie County at WinMock at Kinderton on Friday, June 1, 2012. The event features beach music by the Craig Woolard Band on the east terrace, Jazz by the Matt Kendrick Quartet in the loft, heavy hors d’oeuvres (carved filet of beef and turkey with rolls, salmon, shrimp, oysters Rockefeller, and more), Raylen wines, beer, dessert shooters and coffee as well as silent and live auctions. This year, the live auction will be hosted by Cameron Kent of WXII 12. This fun-filled evening will […]