July 12, 2010

Davie County ~ Home to Great Golfers and Great Courses!

Brodie Baker, a North Carolina native and graduate of Guilford College where he played football, basketball and baseball, has lived in Davie County since 1978.  Brody is a charter member of Bermuda Run Country Club and he has honed his skills on all of our local courses and on golf courses around the world. Practice Makes Perfect: Brody Baker plays in 20-25 tournaments per year and all this practice has paid off. As a left-handed golfer, Brody is a member of the National Association of Left-Handed Golfers (www.nalg.org), and the World Association of Left-Handed Golfers ( www.walg.org) In 2007, Brodie […]
July 9, 2010

Free Event ~ Tim Hall’s Sweet Sounds in the Tasting Room at Misty Creek Farm and Vineyards! Saturday, July 10th 2:00 to 4:00 PM

Timothy E. Hall will appear in the tasting room for the first time. His music spans several genres, from jazz to country to rock to a Gaelic-influenced sound.  Misty Creek Vineyards is located at 710 Wyo Road, Mocksville, North Carolina. Misty Creek Vineyard Misty Creek’s vineyards and tasting room lie between the communities of Huntsville and Farmington near the Shallow Ford of the Yadkin River, an area used for centuries by Native Americans as a meeting ground and natural fish trap.  Later the Shallow Ford served as a safe place for travelers, wagons and stagecoaches to cross the Yadkin River […]
July 8, 2010

Summer Brings Art to the Street ~ “Flags of Davie”

“Flying Canvasses” The Davie County Arts Council, in collaboration with the Town of Mocksville, is exhibiting the fourth annual “Flags of Davie” along North Main Street.  This is a community arts project of flags painted with summertime themes. This is an opportunity for seasoned as well as aspiring artists to take part in a fun community project, as individuals or as a group.  This project allows the artists to get their talents displayed and viewed by thousands of people.  Everyone driving along North Main Street can enjoy the open air exhibit of “flying canvasses.” Officials of Davie County and the […]
July 7, 2010

The Great Bullhole Duck Race of 2010!

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010 started out like any other summer weekend day at the Bullhole.  Sunbathers, swimmers, fishermen and families looking to beat the heat descended on RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls for a family day at the beach.  At one point in the early afternoon, it became apparent to all that this was not going to be the average quiet and relaxing day at the park.  When a tractor full of rubber ducks appeared, everyone knew that this was going to be a day to remember. Hundreds of people gathered on the beaches of RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls to witness […]
June 29, 2010

Independence Day Fireworks in Rich Park on 4th of July!

The annual Independence Day fireworks show at Rich Park in Mocksville is on again for this 4th of July.  There will be music, entertainment and food starting at 7:30 PM on Sunday, July 4th, with fireworks beginning at 9:30 PM.  This is a free family event.  Come on out and enjoy the fun! Parking is $5 at Rich Park, YMCA & Mocksville Elementary – other locations are free
June 29, 2010

13 Annual Patriotic Lawn Mower Parade To Cut a Path Through Cooleemee!

Come enjoy the annual July 4th patriotic lawn mower parade in Cooleemee this Saturday.  This patriotic event sponsored by the town of Cooleemee grows each year as entrants decorate a wide variety of lawn mowers, old and new.  The lawn mower floats will parade up and down the quiet streets of Cooleemee beginning at 10:00 AM starting at the Cooleemee Elementary School.  Come follow along the parade route and enjoy a stroll down the historic and picturesque streets lined with great old shade tree and historic mill homes. The annual lawn mower parade will end at the Zachary House grounds […]
June 29, 2010

Adopt-A-Duck For Only Five Bucks Before They Sell Out! Then Watch 1,000 Rubber Ducks Race at the “Great Bullhole Duck Race” on Saturday, July 3rd!

We are aiming to see 1,000 ducks flock to the water for the Great Bullhole Duck Race!  Don’t miss this creative and fun family event to benefit RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls. Adopt-a-Duck to Win Your Share of $400 in Cash Prizes! Just 5 bucks adopts a duck and enters you in the race for a chance to win your share of $400 in cash prizes.  This local charity event is being held at the Bullhole in Cooleemee and promises to be a memorable day. Come Watch On Race Day! Even if you don’t adopt a duck, we hope you will […]
June 28, 2010

Free Admission ~ 11th Annual Tractor & Engine Show and Parade in Mocksville on July 2nd and 3rd

Piedmont Antique Power Association presents the 11th Annual Tractor and Engine Show and Parade at the Clement Grove Picnic Grounds located at 201 Poplar Street off North Main Street (behind the Brock Performing Arts Center) in downtown Mocksville, NC on Friday and Saturday, July 2nd and 3rd. Rolling Down to Clement Grove Musicians perform while tractors and their proud owners roll through Mocksville and down to Clement Grove Picnic Grounds. Other people come by, too, to visit and look at the beautifully restored antique machines. Two or three bands perform in the early evening, and later on, the stage is […]
June 25, 2010

Davie County’s 13th Annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life!

[Update:  “Almost live” photo updates during the event: www.facebook.com/daviecounty ] Davie County’s 13th Annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life at the Davie Family YMCA on Cemetery Street in Mocksville starts tonight at 5:50 PM with the Survivor’s Lap and ends at 6:00 AM on Saturday morning. Come out and enjoy a night filled with entertainment, good food, good fellowship… and all for a great cause! Schedule of Events: Friday, June 25th, 2010 5:50 PM ~ Survivor’s Entrance and Survivor’s Lap 6:00 PM ~ Opening Ceremony Opening Song – Benita Finney Invocation – Shane Young National Anthem – Paula Lewis […]