October 7, 2015

“Twas The Night Before” Bed Races – Early Bird Registration Open Now!

No one’s sure exactly when the word “bedroll” entered the English lexicon, but it definitely will take on a whole new meaning on Friday, November 20 in Historic Downtown Mocksville as intrepid teams from across Davie County and beyond take part in the 3rd annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race. Special events this year include the lighting of The Oaks and Parade of Beds. Exactly How Does a Bed Race Work? Like any sprint, the goal of the Bed Race is to go from point A to point B in the shortest time possible—but these recumbent racers do have […]
October 4, 2015

Free Family Event! Four Oaks Festival ~Saturday 10-6:30 ~ Downtown Mocksville

Enjoy a full day of fun for the entire family during the annual Four Oaks Festival, this Saturday, October 10, from 10-6:30 in historic downtown Mocksville. Fifty-six vendors will feature unique craft and gift items as well as showcase local businesses. There will be food vendors, lots of free kids’ activities, and free live music at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater beginning at noon. Crafts, Christmas Specialties, and Unique Items for Sale Start your Christmas shopping early, or buy a little something special for yourself as you enjoy the crafts, Christmas specialties, and other original items for sale. Find that “one-of-a-kind” […]
September 25, 2015

Weekend Activities Rained Out

Two events have been cancelled due to rain in the forecast for this weekend. The Riverwalk Art and Antique Festival in the Town of Bermuda Run and the free Carolina Soul Concert in Historic Downtown Mocksville have both been rained out.  The Mocksville concert has already been rescheduled for June 25, 2016.  
September 23, 2015

Free Concert! Two Great Bands – Rescheduled for June 2016 due to weather!

Not one, but two exciting bands will perform on Saturday, September 26th from 4-9 pm  Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater in Downtown Mocksville. Elvis Tribute Band- Taylor Vaden and the Memphis Thunder at 4 pm Don’t be a hound dog, put on your blue suede shoes and come reminisce to the sounds of Taylor Vaden and the Memphis Thunder, an incredible Elvis tribute band, from 4-5:30 pm.  Taylor’s performance highlights the persona of Elvis as well as his musical career. Taylor began his musical journey at the tender age of 7 as an Elvis tribute artist. […]
September 21, 2015

Free Community Event! Town of Bermuda Run Hosting River Walk Art & Antique Festival This Saturday!

With amazing art, antiques, live music and crafts for the kids, you do not want to miss the River Walk Art & Antique Festival this Saturday, September 26, from 11 am- 9 pm at the Kinderton Commercial Center, 120 Kinderton Boulevard in the Town of Bermuda Run. This free family-friendly event will feature free activities for the kids, live music throughout the day, and 36 artists from across North Carolina, as well as a collectibles vendor. Artistic mediums will include wood carvings, acrylic paintings, jewelry, pottery, watercolors, textiles, and metals. Many of the artists will also be demonstrating their talents […]
September 17, 2015

Fall Harvest Festivals, Grape Pickings, Wine Tastings: Davie County Has it All!

Whether it’s a traditional harvest festival, grape picking, special tastings, or simply a cool, crisp day in the country, fall is the perfect time of year to visit all five of Davie County vineyards and wineries. Here are some “grape” events coming up soon! SEPTEMBER Chestnut Trail Vineyard’s Harvest Fiesta Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 4-10 p.m The fabulous fiesta features activities for the entire family including pick your own muscadines, horse demonstrations, handcrafted art, hayrides, music, food and wine. Vineyard owners, John and Claudia Ellis, will demonstrate their Peruvian Paso horses for which each of their award winning wines […]
September 14, 2015

Have Fun, Save Money & Live Longer at Davie County Farmers Markets

Admission is free and the benefits are endless! Davie County Farmers Markets each Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the towns of Mocksville, Bermuda Run and Farmington.  There is a market open each Wednesday, Friday and Saturday according to the following schedule. Wednesdays – Mocksville: The Mocksville Famers Market is open on Wednesdays from 3-6 PM in the Mocksville Town Hall parking lot located at 171 South Clement Street in Mocksville, just a block down West Depot Street from the town square. Fridays – Town of Bermuda Run: The Peachtree Farmers Market is open Fridays from 3:30-7 PM in the parking […]
September 9, 2015

Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival This Saturday!

Don’t miss The Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival this Saturday, September 12 at the Carolina Bible Camp at 1988 Jericho Church Road in Mocksville. Mandolin prodigy, composer and vocalist Sierra Hull is headlining America’s only bluegrass festival that promotes Bible study, camping and wholesome recreation. The line-up also includes the Snyder Family Band, luthier Wayne Henderson and flatpicker Clay Lunsford, and Tim White and Troublesome Hollow from the PBS program Song of the Mountains.  The festival includes an exhibit of Ford Model A’s and other classic cars, as well as a Pickers’ Place jam tent, and multiple free activities for kids. Hull was […]
September 2, 2015

Davie County Hospital Foundation Gift Breathes New Life into Mocksville Hospital as Medical Training Center

On Wednesday, August 26, 2015 members of the Davie Hospital Foundation presented a check for over $146,000 to Dr. Mary Rittling and DCCC, the Community College of Davidson and Davie Counties.  The Davie County Hospital Foundation gift will support the DCCC Surgical Technology and Central Sterile Processing training programs being conducted at the former hospital in Mocksville. As medical activities at the Mocksville hospital have been winding down, visionaries at the Davie County Hospital Foundation and DCCC, the Community College of Davidson and Davie Counties and Wake Forest Baptist Health have recognized a unique opportunity to reclaim this valuable space […]