April 10, 2012

Got Books? Davie County Library Book Sale This Week!

Great bargains on new and gently used books can be found at the Friends of Davie County Public Library book sale this weekend.  Held every spring and fall, the book sales are the volunteer organization’s main fundraiser. The book sale is located at Davie County Public Library, 371 N. Main St. Mocksville. Book sale organizers are happy to report no price increase for books in 2012. Blue Dot “Booktique” A highlight of this sale will be the “Blue Dot Booktique,” a special area with new and higher value books for only $2.00.  And, to encourage young readers to shop the […]
April 4, 2012

21st Century Learning ~ Davie County Schools Robotics Competition

Davie County STEM Education in collaboration with Wake Forest Baptist Health ~ On Friday, April 27th, from 4-7 pm, teams from all 6 Davie County elementary schools and all 3 middle schools will converge at Davie County High School for an afternoon and evening of friendly but fierce competition! Each team has been issued 10 logistics challenges with a hospital theme developed in collaboration with North Carolina Baptist Health to celebrate the building of a new hospital in the county. Engaging Curriculum with Cutting Edge Science and Real World Relevance Teams will program LEGO NXT robots to do such things […]
March 29, 2012

Help Honor Davie County’s Vietnam Veterans This Saturday

Mayor F.W. Slate has proclaimed March 31, 2012 as “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day”.  The Town of Mocksville invites the County of Davie, Town of Bermuda Run and Town of Cooleemee to join together  to pay tribute to the men and women who served our country during the Vietnam War. All residents are invited to help honor these Vietnam Veterans as they depart in buses from Davie High School approximately at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 31, to attend the Welcome Home Celebration at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.   Display your gratitude to these honorable veterans by joining together along the […]
March 26, 2012

Davie County Chamber and The Y Present Free Health Expo to Davie Community

Free Health Screenings and More – Free Community Event The Davie County Chamber and the Davie Family YMCA are pleased to present the For Your Health Expo 2012 on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at the Davie Family YMCA on Cemetery Street.  For Your Health Expo runs from 9am to 1pm and is free to the public.  This annual community event brings vendors of healthy lifestyle products and services together under one roof to offer Davie County residents a convenient one-stop healthy lifestyle information experience. Sponsored by both Wake Forest Baptist Health – Davie Hospital and Forsyth Medical Center, the For […]
March 21, 2012

Original “Scout” to Appear at the Brock Center on Friday, March 23, 2012

The Davie County Arts Council’s Brock Players will have three more performances of their production of To Kill a Mockingbird on March 23rd, 24th and 25th.  They will host a very special guest appearance at the Friday, March 23rd performance.  Mary Badham, who played “Scout” in the film version with Gregory Peck, will be at that performance. Patrons will see the Brock Players’ rendition of the play and then be privileged to hear Ms. Badham speak about the book and the play after that performance.  She will allow time to answer questions from the audience and then will be in […]
March 16, 2012

Opening This Weekend ~ The Davie County Arts Council Presents “To Kill a Mockingbird”

“To Kill a Mockingbird” opens Friday evening, March 16th and runs for two weeks at the Brock Performing Center in historic downtown Mocksville.  The play has been adapted from the Pulitzer Prize winning novel of the same name written by Harper Lee and published in 1960. The play runs over the next 2 weekends with performances scheduled each Friday, Saturday at 7 PM and each Sunday at 3 PM. Directed by Mollye Ann Maxner from the North Carolina School of the Arts, the cast includes some new faces and some old friends from the Brock Players. A southern gothic novel […]
March 12, 2012

Hundreds of Structures in Davie County Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

From the “Did You Know?” Department Davie County has long been a great place to live, work and play.  Evidence of this is that Davie County is home to 17 listings and almost 200 buildings and other structures on the National Register of Historic Places. Here is the list: Barnhardt, George E., House (added 2009 – – #09000289) 291 Hartley Rd. , Mocksville Historic Significance:       Architecture/Engineering Architectural Style:          Other Area of Significance:       Architecture Period of Significance:   1875-1899 Owner:                 Private Historic Function:             Domestic Historic Sub-function:    Single Dwelling Current Function:            Work In Progress Boxwood […]
March 8, 2012

Free Event Tonight ~ Movie Night at Misty Creek

On Friday evening, March 9 th from 6:30-9:30 PM, Misty Creek will host a showing of “The Great Escape” starring Steve McQueen, James Coburn, Charles Bronson, James Garner and Richard Attenborough.  This is a free movie and includes hot pop corn.  Wine will be available for purchase by the glass or bottle. The Great Escape  In 1943 the Germans opened Stalag Luft III, a maximum security prisoner of war camp designed to hold even the craftiest of escape artists, and in the process unwittingly assembled the finest escape team in military history.  This true story is the largest prison breakout […]
February 13, 2012

Davie County Arts Council Casino Night ~ Feb 18th

A Win-Win for all! This is your opportunity to support the the Davie County Arts Council while enjoying a memorable evening of fun at the Bermuda Run Country Club!  The Davie County Arts Council annual fundraiser event will be held this Saturday, February 18th from 7:30 to 11:30 PM at Bermuda Run Country Club. This will be an evening of innocent fun using play money at professionally run tables of Roulette, Black Jack, Craps, Texas Hold’em and Bingo.  Tickets are available in advance for $45 by calling the box office at 751-3000 or at the door for $50. Admission includes $300 […]