December 1, 2022

Christmas in Bermuda Run – December 4, 2022

NEWS RELEASE Contact:  Christy Schafer, Christmas in Bermuda Run Media liaisonPhone:  336.655.5708Email: christyschafer24@gmail.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The weather may be a little toasty but here in the Town of Bermuda Run, we are thinking about Christmas. The Town, the Tree-O, and countless volunteers from the community will host the 2nd Annual Christmas in the Town of Bermuda Run on Sunday, December 4, 2022, from 2:00 – 5:00 PM rain or shine at the Town Hall Gazebo in the Kinderton Business Park located on Kinderton Blvd., Bermuda Run. “We were so thrilled by last year’s event,” Sharon Reid, one of the event’s […]
November 29, 2022

IGNITE DAVIE College Promise Attracts Statewide Attention 

IGNITE DAVIE College Promise is changing the trajectory for Davie County students by offering them the opportunity to continue their education and training at Davidson-Davie Community College (DDCC) without incurring debt. That inspiring commitment is attracting statewide attention. IGNITE DAVIE was recently detailed in an article by EdNC and will be featured on an episode of PBS North Carolina’s program ncIMPACT sometime early next year.  “IGNITE DAVIE is impacting the lives of our students and their families.  We are impacting the vitality of our community, the success of our employers, and the prosperity of our future generations!” said Carolyn McManamy, […]
November 28, 2022

Davie County’s Three Christmas Parades Begin this Weekend

Davie County’s Christmas parades are a beloved tradition that has been charming young and old for decades. Make plans now to attend one or all three!  Mocksville’s Hometown Christmas Parade – December 3rd at 2 p.m. Mocksville’s Hometown Christmas parade will be held on Saturday, December 3rd, at 2 p.m. The theme is “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree.” Sponsored by Mocksville Tourism, the parade will feature everything from walking groups, performers, horseback riders, and single vehicles to full-blown floats, candy for the kids, and of course, Santa Claus. The parade will depart from Rich Park, travel down Main Street, turn […]
November 23, 2022

Racing into the Holiday Season at the Mocksville Bed Races!

The Town of Mocksville raced into the Christmas season on November 18th with the 10th Annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race as 16 teams made a mad dash down Main Street.  The mood was festive as hundreds lined the street in eager anticipation. Race announcer Justin Blue kept the crowd cheering and in the holiday spirit with tricycle races, rock/paper/scissors contests, and partner wheelbarrow races. Throughout the evening, DJ Barry Rentz had folks dancing in the streets. “Once again, another terrific night for Mocksville! There were lots of creative beds and several new faces!” said Tami Langdon, community development […]
November 22, 2022

Save, Support, and Celebrate This Holiday Season! Shop Small Business Saturday, November 26th

There are only 33 shopping days left until Christmas, and your local merchants are ready to help you find that perfect gift for all of the special people on your list!  In celebration of Small Business Saturday on November 26th, many of our small businesses will be offering special sales, giveaways, refreshments, and extended hours. Check out the Davie Chamber’s Davie Deals page and your favorite business’s website or Facebook page to learn more.    Small Business Saturday is an American shopping holiday developed by American Express and held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving in the United States to remind people […]
November 18, 2022
Davie county students in orange safety vests pose outside the Ashley Furniture building on their visit to the facility on Manufacturing day.

Manufacturing Day Teaches 7th Graders About Career Opportunities in Davie County

Davie County’s 7th-grade students recently got a jump start on career exploration with unique behind-the-scenes tours of several local businesses and manufacturers as part of Manufacturing Day 2022.  Students from Ellis, North Davie, and South Davie Middle Schools each toured two different locations, including Dex Heavy Duty Parts, Fuller Welding & Fabricators, Gildan, Pro Refrigeration, Rise Indoor Sports, and a Davie Construction project at the old high school. Other students from all three schools spent their tour time experiencing many different facets of Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc.  Hosted annually, Manufacturing Day is a national event executed at the local level […]
November 17, 2022

Help “Flag” the Tree of Honor and Support Davie County Veterans

A “Tribute Tree” to honor and/or remember those who serve or have served to protect our freedom will be located at Mocksville’s Main Street Park and will be on display throughout the 2022 holiday season. The Goal is to Fill the Entire Tree With Flags! For each $1 contribution, a United States flag will be placed on the tree to represent a designated service person. The contributions will be presented to the Davie County Hero’s Fund for local veteran services. How to Honor/Remember a Service Member Make your $1 tax-deductible contribution payable to Historic Davie. Forms are available at the […]
November 16, 2022

Bed Races This Friday ~ Whacky, Whimsical, and Outrageous Fun!

Historic Downtown Mocksville will race into the Christmas season this Friday night, November 18th, as whacky, whimsical, and outrageous teams from local businesses and non-profits participate in the 10th annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race. (Rain date November 19th) The festivities will begin with the lighting of the downtown businesses at dusk, followed by the Parade of Beds at 6 p.m. and the first race at 6:30 p.m. $700 in Cash Prizes at Stake! Presented by the Mocksville Tourism Authority and sponsored by Liberty Storage Solutions, the annual “Twas The Night Before Bed Race” has become one of Mocksville’s […]
November 12, 2022

Pink Friday 2022

Pink Friday is right around the corner! Davie County’s fabulous boutiques will be rolling out the pink carpet and offering special deals and promotions from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on November 18. Grab your friends and family and get your holiday shopping done ahead of time! “Pink Friday is a small business spin on the traditional Black Friday shopping experience, reminding people to #shopsmallfirst or, in our case, #ishopdavie,” said Caroline Moser, president of the Davie Chamber, which is partnering with the boutiques to host the annual nationwide event. “This is a new and fun event to showcase all of our […]
November 11, 2022

Christmas is Coming to Davie County! Get Ready Now for These Fun-Filled Activities!

Christmas is fast approaching, and Davie County has a wealth of fabulous activities guaranteed to make your holiday a little more merry and bright!  Bring on the Bling – Christmas Earring Wine & DIY at Cognition November 17 Add a festive flair to your holiday outfits. Grab a friend and get in the spirit by making Christmas earrings! You can keep them for yourself or give them as a gift! You bring the wine, and Cognition will supply the cups. Open to adults 21+ Thursday, November 17, from 6-8 p.m. Register HERE. Boutique Bonanza – Support Local & Shop Pink […]