December 30, 2011

Davie County Students Raising Money & Awarding Grants

Does your school club have a service project idea, but lack money to get it started? Are you involved in a church youth group that could use a grant to fund an outreach project? You may be eligible for funding from the S.U.R.F. Board Youth Grantmakers. S.U.R.F. (Students Understanding Real Futures) Board Youth Grantmakers The SURF Board Youth Grantmakers, organized under the Davie Community Foundation, are a group of 18 high school students who wish to better the lives of Davie County young people by raising money and awarding grants to support youth-led projects. Projects selected for grant awards must: […]
December 22, 2011

Calling All Davie County Photographers ~ Enter the Davie County Arts Council Photo Contest

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. Entries for the Contest must be received on either Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, between the hours of 5:00 pm and 7:30 pm or on Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 from Noon until 4:00 pm at the Davie County Arts Council. Eligibility Entrants must be at least 18 […]
December 20, 2011

Congratulations to RayLen Vineyards and Winery and Misty Creek Farm and Vineyards

Congratulations ~ 2011 “Best of Show” Medal Awarded to RayLen Vineyards and Winery RayLen Vineyards & Winery claimed the N.C. Winegrowers Cup (Best of Show) for the first time with its Cabernet Sauvignon.  In addition to this top award, RayLen also won awards for its Cabernet Franc, Carolinius, Shiraz, Merlot, Eagle’s Select, Category 5 and South Mountains Vineyard Chardonnay wines. Misty Creek Farm and Vineyards Also Wins Several Awards Another popular Davie County Winery, Misty Creek Farm and Vineyards won awards for its Merlot 2008, Misty Rose and Syrah 2008 wines. The commercial competition was open to all North Carolina […]
December 9, 2011

Advance Christmas Parade This Saturday, 10 AM

The 2011 Advance, NC Christmas Parade will be held this Saturday, December 10th, beginning at 10:00 AM.  No pre-registration is required, just be at Shady Grove Elementary School before 9:00 AM. Enjoy the Parade and then Warm up with Chicken Stew! Come on out to watch the Davie County Marching Band, the South Davie Band, dancers, horse drawn carriages, tractors, classic cars, rescue vehicles, fire engines, tons of floats… and of course, Santa Claus.  The parade begins at 10 AM starting at Shady Grove Elementary School and following Cornatzer Road, turning right onto Highway 801 and left onto Peeples Creek […]
December 4, 2011

Mocksville Christmas Parade ~ “Christmas on Main Street” ~ Video Now Available!

Re-live the Moment If you were in the parade or unable to attend today, or if your kids were in the parade or you just love parades, you may now watch video from the parade on your Davie County YouTube Channel. (Note: We experienced some technical difficulty and unfortunately we were not able to post the last 10 minutes of the parade video.) Live Video ~ More to Come We broadcast the parade live today… and we plan on broadcasting the Advance Christmas Parade next Saturday on the Live Broadcast page (see link at top of hone page). We had […]
December 1, 2011

Mocksville Christmas Parade This Saturday, 2 PM!

Christmas on Main Street The Theme of the 20111 Mocksville Christmas Parade is “Christmas on Main Street, ” celebrating the 20 year anniversary of Mocksville being a “Main Street Community,”  a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  The 2011 Mocksville Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December3rd at 2 PM. Christmas Parades commemorate the past through the traditions of Christmas; celebrate the present by bringing together the best in civic groups, churches, businesses, schools, community leaders and public servants; and present a vision of hope to the next generation for a strong and prosperous future. We were […]
November 29, 2011

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 will be located beside the Mocksville Police Department during the 2011 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 of the stores in […]
November 21, 2011

Window Shopping Under the Lights in Historic Downtown Mocksville

Historic Downtown Mocksville ~ Open House & Holiday Lights Visitors, local residents and shoppers of all varieties helped kick-off the holiday season in style during the Historic Downtown Mocksville Open House.  The weather was picture perfect, and the folks strolling through the shops added to the warm holiday mood while Christmas lights bathed the buildings in a soft glow as night drew over the town.  Enjoy a full screen slide-show of Window Shopping Under the Lights. An Abundance of Good Cheer! This annual event included live musical performances, the annual Christmas Ornament unveiling and artist signing, holiday photo sessions, local-author […]
November 16, 2011

“Open House” in Historic Downtown Mocksville, Sunday, November 20th, 1-5 PM

Historic Downtown Mocksville will host the annual Christmas Open House this Sunday form 1-5 PM.  This is your opportunity to experience the excitement of the upcoming holiday season right here in Davie County.  Most of the shops in town will be open with holiday displays and holiday gift ideas. Live Music and Author Book Signings Entertainment for the day will include the Sing-A-Long with Breeze Band will be performing holiday and traditional favorites.  Jane McAllister, of Davie County, will be autographing copies of her newest book, “Images of America: Mocksville.”  Marie Roth, of Advance, NC will also be on hand […]