December 20, 2009

Snowmen of Davie County!

The kids were busy this weekend making snowmen all over the county. Is there a snowman in your yard or neighborhood? Take a picture and email it to socialmedia@daviecounty.com so we can post it to the “Snowmen of Davie County” photo stream on Flickr.  Thanks to everyone who sent in a snowman photo!  Keep them coming in and we’ll add them to the collection. For now enjoy the pictures some of you have already sent in ~ click on any image below to display in a “light-box” right on this page. To view the originals, visit the “Snowmen of Davie […]
December 18, 2009

New Year’s Eve Gala Event to Benefit the Advocacy Center of Davie County

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Ladies and Gentlemen, you are invited to “The King’s Ball” on New Year’s Eve.  This promises to be a memorable, fun filled gala event including a live band (Phase Band), cash bar, heavy hors doevres and plenty of dancing.   Organized by Katy Junker of Mocksville, all proceeds from the event will benefit the Advocacy Center of Davie County. The event will be held in the beautiful Crystal Ballroom at the Village Inn Golf and Conference Center in Clemmons from 8:00 PM to 1:00 PM.  Tickets are $50/person with a hotel package also available.  The hotel package […]
December 14, 2009

Surprise Guest Appears in Advance Christmas Parade!

There was a surprise appearance by a well-known political figure at the Advance Christmas Parade.  The surprise guest steps out of a massive white stretch-limousine about one minute into the first video. You can catch the entire parade on the Davie County YouTube Channel. See 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.
November 18, 2009

19th Annual Limited Edition Davie County Christmas Ornament Premiering This Weekend

In what has become a treasured Davie County tradition, the 2009 Davie County Christmas Ornament will be premiered this weekend during the annual open house held by the local shops in historic downtown Mocksville from 1 to 5 PM on Sunday, November 22rd. Local artist Janet Dean has captured a scene from a bygone era for the 2009 ornament, a painting of a bustling, historic “Martin Brothers” building. The premiere showing of this limited edition ornament will be held at Restaurant 101, on the square downtown between 2 and 4 PM.  Signed copies of the ornament will be available during […]
November 16, 2009

Restaurants Team Up With United Way, Will Donate Up to 10% of Sales! ~ “Dine Out For Davie!”

Eighth Annual “Dine Out For Davie” this Thursday, November 19th! Participating restaurants below will donate up to 10% of their sales on Thursday, November 19th to the Davie County United Way. You can help people in Davie County by simply dining out! Start your day with a yummy breakfast treat, then visit one of your neighborhood restaurants for lunch…and finally, go home and grab the family for a delicious dinner at any participating restaurant.  Be on the lookout for the Dine Out for Davie restaurants near you (see the list and map below)… and remember to “Dine Out for Davie […]
October 24, 2009

Farmington Fall Expo

The Farmington Fall Expo, October 24th at the Farmington Community Center is a benefit for the Farmington Playground Project.  The expo is a showcase of local businesses and vendors providing a variety of goods and services.  Even on this rainy day, turnout was great.   Guests enjoyed shopping, food, music, hayrides, crafts, and games for children provided by the Girl Scouts. The day also included musical performances by Farmington Bluegrass, Escaping Inertia (Christian Rock), and In Flight Gymnasium. The Farmington Playground Project is raising funds for playground equipment planned for the fenced-in lawn area near outdoor the volleyball court.   The Center  […]
October 12, 2009

“The Best Catfish You Will Ever Taste” — 8th Annual RiverPark Catfish Fry!

Don’t miss the 8th annual RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls Catfish Fry this Saturday, October 17th, 2009.  Enjoy great Blue Grass music, delicious food, and family friendly fun under the shelter from 11:00AM to 2:00PM, rain or shine. Each plate of the “Best Catfish You Will Ever Taste” comes complete with fries or hushpuppies, slaw and dessert.  Fish frying will be done by the “3 Rons”; Ron Bivens, Ron Shoaf, and Ron Webb. Tickets (just $7.00 for adults and $3.00 for the kids) are available in advance at the Zachary House & Osborne’s Service Station in Cooleemee, the Davie County Chamber […]
October 8, 2009

All Day Festival in Downtown Mocksville This Saturday ~ Oktoberfest!

Experience all the fun and gusto of an authentic Bavarian festival in downtown Mocksville this Saturday from 10 AM until 8 PM.  There will be an all day arts and craft fair along with German and American food and beverages.  There will also be booths from several local organizations. The musical highlight of the evening will be the ” Gootman Sauerkraut Band.” Entertainment begins at 12PM at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater.  Entertainment will include Steve Boger, “Nightsong” featuring Jan Wright, and several others. Beginning at 5 PM, enjoy the music of the Gootman Sauerkraut Band.  Attired in authentic Bavarian costumes, […]
October 2, 2009

Choco-Latte Fall Friday Winetasting Tonight!

What a great way to start the weekend! Choco-Latte’s first Fall Winetasting Friday is tonight, Friday October 2nd from 5-8pm.  Local favorite Westbend Vineyards will attend, as will a brand new local winery, Cellar 4201.  Just confirmed-The Divine Llama Winery from Eastbend will also attend. Just a $3 tasting fee per person. Hors d’oeuvres will be provided by the Savory Spoon.  Bring your friends and enjoy a night of delicious wine, wonderful food, and wonderfully unique shopping. Choco-Latte is located in the Kinderton Professional Building at 107 Gleneagles Way, Advance, NC 27028. See the map below for driving directions.