Free Family Event! Oaks Festival ~Saturday 10-14 ~ Downtown Mocksville


oaks03intEnjoy a full day of fun for the entire family during the annual Oaks Festival, this Saturday, October 14th, 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 noon.

Crafts, Christmas Specialties, and Unique Items for Sale
Shoppers will be delighted with the unique array of crafts, holiday gifts and decor offered by 56 different vendors. New this year are Living the Dream Farms with muscadine jams, jellies, and juices; and Yellow Bell Farms offering baked goods, artisan breads, cakes, and holiday candies.

Tantalize your tastebuds with traditional festival food including fried Twinkies and pork sandwiches. Hands of Hope Church will again be cooking fish, pork, and BBQ, as well as offering delicious cakes.  

oaks02intBring Your Lawn Chair and Enjoy Free Concerts – Live Music All Day!
Music lovers will appreciate the live music at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater starting at noon:

  • Noon — Rylie & Damon, who are straight from Nashville.
  • 1:50 —  Mel Jones & Bag O Bones
  • 3:25 —   Wafer Thin, featuring Brent Naylor
  • 5:00 – 7:00 —  Exit 180, which includes local artist Josh Tenery

Bring your own chair or blanket. No coolers, please, as alcohol will be available for purchase.

Free Inflatables, Balloon Art, Games, and More for the Kids
Kids of all ages will enjoy the inflatables as well as the amazing balloon sculptures created by artist, Michael Decker.

The non-profit organization, Supporters of Guardian ad Litem (SOGAL), will be raising funds by offering a number of children’s activities including a pumpkin seed spitting contest, a pumpkin decorating contest, and free pumpkin cutouts for taking pictures.

SOGAL promotes the work of the Guardian ad Litem program of Davidson and Davie Counties by providing assistance to GAL volunteers as they advocate for abused and neglected children. Funds raised by SOGAL have been used to pay for clothing and shoes for abused and neglected children entering foster care, send neglected children to summer camp, purchase Christmas gift cards for foster children placed with relatives, and provide ongoing training for GAL volunteers as well as recognize and celebrate their selfless work.

For more information about the Oaks Festival, please contact Tami Langdon, community development coordinator, at tlangdon@mocksvillenc.gov, or PH: 336-753-6705, CELL: 336-909-2263.

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