Enjoy a little Blues, Beach, Country, Funk, and Rock as multi-talented Tess & the Black & Blues Band takes the stage this Saturday night, October 6th, from 7 -10 p.m in the quad near Restaurant 101 in downtown Mocksville. Theirs is the final performance is this season’s free Concerts on the Square series sponsored by the Town of Mocksville.
Tess & the Black & Blues Band
Founded in 2014, this hometown group features Davie County locals Tess Welch – Vocals; Grady McClamrock – Rhythm guitar; Gary Chilton – Lead guitar; Ken Simonds – Bass; Jerry Smith – Keyboards; and Darren Boles – Drums.
Break Out Your Lawn Chairs This Saturday!
Bring your lawn chair and enjoy this free concert. Don’t forget to check out the delicious restaurants and unique shops.
For questions or to get more information contact Tami Langdon at (336) 753-6705 or visit http://www.mocksvillenc.org.
Enjoy a full day of free fun for the entire family during the annual Oaks Festival, next Saturday, October 13th, from 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. in historic downtown Mocksville. Dozens of 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 12:30.
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” piece of pottery, stained glass, or unique item made from reclaimed wood or jumpstart your fall decorating with pumpkins, flowers, and handcrafted wreaths and decorations.
Inflatables, Balloon Art and More for the Kids
Kids will enjoy the inflatables, as well as crafts like “decorate your own pumpkin” assisted by the Davie County Early College Junior Civitans and Big Brothers/Big Sisters. The ever-popular Michael Decker will be story-telling and creating his fabulous balloon art.
Crafts, food, and the kids’ area will be set up on Main St. and run down Depot St. leading to Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater.
Bring Your Lawn Chair and Enjoy Free Concerts – Live Music All Day!
The music starts at 12:30 and continues until 7:00 p.m. at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Stage, 107 S. Salisbury St. BRING YOUR OWN CHAIR AND NO COOLERS, PLEASE. Water, wine, and alcohol by Morgan Ridge Railwalk & Brewery will be available for sale at Junker’s Mill, and food vendors will be at the top of the hill on Depot Street.
12:30 – Mystery Hillbillies (Rockabilly & Swing)
2:50 – Nu Blu (Blue Grass & Rock blend)
5:15 – 7:00 – Acoustic Syndicate (Modern Blue Grass, Rock, & Americana)
If you have not shopped or dined in downtown Mocksville recently, this would be a great day to stop in and find out what you have been missing. Visit with some of our friendly shop owners and shop at the local stores along Main Street. Dine at one of our delightful eateries including the Factory Coffeehouse on the Square (hand-crafted coffee drinks, smoothies, and sodas), Restaurant 101 (delicious sandwiches and entrees), or O’Callahan’s (Irish eatery & pub).
For more information about the free Oaks Festival, please call Tami Langdon at (336) 909-2263, or visit MocksvilleNC.org
Holiday Events Coming Soon!
Before you turn around, the holidays will be upon you. Davie County has events for everyone including the “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race on Friday night, November 16th followed by the Hometown Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 1st. For a complete listing of community events throughout Davie County, see the Davie County Events Calendar hosted by your Davie County Chamber of Commerce.