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.
October 1, 2009

Restaurants in Davie County

Americans are dining in restaurants more than ever, and with eateries trying to hold the line on prices, it’s not necessarily a big money-saver to buy your own groceries.   Davie County has a growing selection of places to eat, from fast food to steakhouses to Japanese cuisine.   The growing variety of places to eat is one more reason that time in Davie County is time well spent. Click on any pin in the map below to get the name of the restaurant, driving directions, and telephone numbers. Arby’s, 1511 Yadkinville Road, Mocksville, (336) 751-2729 Bojangles’, 1468 Yadkinville Road, Mocksville, (336) […]
October 1, 2009

This Saturday, October 3rd – Davie County Schools Showcase and Homecoming Parade!

On the Square in Downtown Mocksville The first annual Davie County Schools Showcase and Homecoming Parade will be held this Saturday, October 3rd, and everyone is invited!  The day will include face painting for the kids, food, and lots of entertainment.  Activities will be held on the square in downtown Mocksville with performances by students and teachers at Junker’s Mill. This is a great opportunity for the community to come together and to encourage our students, teachers, volunteers and administrators.  Performances and demonstrations will be given by elementary, middle school, high school and early college students and teachers. In addition […]