September 21, 2011

Free admission ~ 20th Annual Textile Heritage Festival ~ Great Music, Food and Fun!

A Fun Day for the Entire Family Join the Over 4,000 people who visit Cooleemee each year to explore the history of Southern mill town culture.  Enjoy food, music and heritage displays.  This promises to be a fun day for the entire family. New Spin on Old Mills A Cooleemee Homecoming! “This is a real homecoming event for Cooleemee. It’s also a day when we proudly share our history with anyone and everyone who comes.”  says Tony Steele, president of the Cooleemee Historical Association. When: Saturday, September 24th, 10 AM to 3 PM Where: The Zachary House & Grounds 131 […]
September 16, 2011

Davie County, Home of Great Golf Where Community Spirit Shines

14th Annual Pro Scramble Golf Tournament ~ Another Perfect Day of Golf in Davie County! The 14th Annual Davie County Chamber of Commerce Pro Scramble Golf Tournament was played at Oak Valley Golf Club on Monday, September 12th.  This Arnold Palmer designed course in Davie County is carved out of old dairy farmland that captures the splendor of the Western North Carolina foothills. The Davie County Chamber of Commerce, Oak Valley Golf Pro Randall James, the entire Oak Valley staff and a team of Davie County volunteers worked with a group of generous sponsors to provide Davie County golfers with […]
September 13, 2011

Save the Dates ~ Free Entertainment and Events Coming to Historic Downtown Mocksville!

Free Event! Saturday, September 17th ~  D.C. Express Concert on the Square from 7-9 PM Bring a chair for sitting under the oaks on the square in downtown Mocksville near Restaurant 101 and enjoy a Blue Grass concert from 7 to 9 PM.  D.C. Express is a group of talented local blue grass musicians who will surely be Jammin’ on the Square! Free Event! Saturday, September 24th ~ The Tams Beach Music at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater from 7-10:30 PM The outdoor theater at Junker’s Mill in historic downtown Mocksville has become a leading local venue for music, dance, theater […]
September 9, 2011

2011 Center Fair and BBQ! ~ Last Chance ~ All Day Saturday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Center Fair and BBQ ~ A Davie County Institution If you missed the opening day today you still have one more day to enjoy the delicious food and displays ~ all day Saturday, September 10th.  There are tons and tons of slow-cooked, moist, tender, juicy, pork barbeque!  Held on the grounds of Center United Methodist Church and the historic Center Arbor built in 1876, the Center Fair has been an institution in Davie County for decades. Center Fair Ribbons Are Coveted Prizes The Center Fair and Barbeque is the closest thing Davie County has to a county fair and residents […]
September 8, 2011

STOP AND REMEMBER ~ National Moment of Remembrance of the 10th Anniversary of September 11th

Town of Mocksville Issues Resolution ~ STOP AND REMEMBER Sunday marks 10 years since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.  The Town of Mocksville Board of Commissioners has issued a resolution expressing support for the United States regarding coming together as a nation and ceasing all work or other activity for a moment of remembrance beginning at 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time on September 11th, 2011. Senate Resolution ~ Passed Unanimously The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution (S. Res. 237) calling on all Americans to participate in a Moment of Remembrance on September 11, 2011. For one minute, first […]
September 6, 2011

9/11 Memorial Service ~ Mocksville Town Square War Memorial

Sunday marks 10 years since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Davie County Emergency Services is marking the date with a memorial service at the War memorial on the Mocksville town square. The service will begin on the square at 2:00 PM.  There will be all types of emergency vehicles on display.  The ceremony agenda includes opening remarks, ROTC presenting colors, special speakers, and of course the National Anthem and the Pledge of Allegiance. In the event of rain, the service will be hosted at the Masonic Picnic Grounds behind the Brock Performing Arts Center at 622 North Main Street […]
September 5, 2011

Labor Day ~ Moral and Spiritual Significance

Work ~ Value and Rewards A federal holiday since 1894, Labor Day celebrates the value of work and the rewards it brings.  Labor day also pays tribute to the strength and vitality of the American labor force and its contribution to America’s strength, freedom and political democracy. Work ~ Moral and Spiritual Significance In “The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism” Max Weber claimed in 1904 that worldly activities dedicated to economic gain are endowed with moral and spiritual significance. Labor Day Inspiration ~ Happy Labor Day! 
September 2, 2011

Dozens of Celebrity-Guest Golf Professionals Will Play in 14th Annual Tournament!

14th Annual Davie County Pro Scramble Golf Tournament ~ Monday, September 12! Area business leaders and other key members of the community will enjoy a round of golf with golf professionals from across the Carolinas on Monday, September 12th during the 14th annual Davie County Pro Scramble Golf Tournament at beautiful Oak Valley Golf Club! Get a Little Help from the Pros The Pros will be “celebrity guests” for the day and will be designated as team captains in the “Pro’s Choice” format.  Amateur golfers will enjoy an afternoon of fun competition … with a little help from the professionals. […]
August 31, 2011

Davie Community Foundation “Touchdowns for Education” Team Is Now Forming ~ Join Today!

Join the “Team” ~ War Eagles Football Homecoming Game The 2011 Touchdowns for Education Team will take the field on Friday, September 30th for the Homecoming Game against Reynolds High School! You can still become a member of the 2011 team! How It Works ~ $30,000 Raised for College Scholarships Businesses, groups, and individuals sign up to be part of the Team and agree to donate $100 to the Community Scholarship Fund at the Davie Community Foundation every time the War Eagles score a touchdown. Since 2007, businesses and individuals from across the county have joined the “Team” to raise […]