July 29, 2021

The Great Bullhole Duck Race is back for 2021 on Saturday, August 14th!

Over 1000 yellow rubber duckies will be swimming towards the finish line as the Duck Race returns this year at Cooleemee’s River Park. This local event is full of fun, and some lucky winners will take home cash prizes for having the fastest duck of them all. “It’s like a coming out party this year!” said Addison Davis, president of the park’s board of directors. “The Duck Race provides an opportunity for the community to enjoy a family-friendly park experience while supporting RiverPark. We’re looking forward to a really fun day!”   The race will be held on August 14th, from […]
July 28, 2021

Mocksville Tourism Development Authority Announces Grants for 2021

Every year, Downtown Mocksville hosts a wealth of concerts, outdoor movies, festivals, and special events.  But did you know that the Mocksville Tourism Development Authority (MTDA) also welcomes grant proposals from both non-profit and for-profit organizations for special projects and events that are designed to attract visitors to Downtown Mocksville?  “If your event encourages folks to come to Downtown and Davie County, share your idea and see if we can assist with some financial support. We want more visitors as well as our local citizens to enjoy this Town and all we have to offer,” said Mocksville Community Development Director […]
July 22, 2021

Davie County Tourism Advisory Board Announces 2021 Tourism Grants

Did you know that the Davie County Chamber and Davie County Tourism accept grant requests annually for projects that positively impact tourism in Davie County?  “The Davie County Chamber of Commerce wears many hats. In addition to serving as the catalyst for business growth and economic development, the Chamber promotes the community through county-wide tourism initiatives and is home to the Davie County Visitor Center which is filled with free regional brochures and maps.  One of the Chamber’s tourism initiatives is DiscoverDavieCounty.com which features all of Davie County’s delicious restaurants, unique shops, and exciting attractions. Discover Davie County Facebook and […]
July 19, 2021

Concert at the Brock: The Stranger Performing LIVE!

Billy Joel is a musical legend known for his vocal excellence and master work on the Piano. Residents of Davie now have the opportunity to witness “The Nation’s Most Authentic Tribute to Billy Joel” with The Stranger, starring Mike Santoro, performing live at the Brock on Saturday, August 28, at 7:30 p.m. Being a musical prodigy, Santoro has always had an affinity towards musical perfection. He has dedicated his life to recreating the magic of Joel’s music to levels of intricacy beyond many’s idea of a tribute. Santoro works to keep the magic of Joel’s art alive, and has even […]
July 16, 2021

Davie Disc Golf & Bangin’ Chainz Disc Golf Pro Shop

Disc golf is a popular way to get outside and enjoy casual or competitive play with family and friends. Now, residents in Davie County will not have to travel too far to enjoy their favorite sport, or to properly equip themselves for a day of play. The Davie Disc Golf Course, located in Farmington, is a professionally designed course for both newcomers and experts alike. The course features 20 unique holes, with a variety of distances and par counts. For newcomers to this pastime, each tee-sign on this course features tips from U.S. Disc Golf Champion, Nate Sexton. Players can […]
July 15, 2021
L to R- Jeff Lagle, Brian Moore, Dale Thompson, Garrett Fulton, Brandon Horne, Patrick Beck, and Travis Disher Not pictured is Lawrence Potts - TOwn of Mocksville's Public Works Department

Unsung Heroes: Mocksville’s Public Works Department Works Behind the Scenes Maintaining Critical Infrastructure

It’s 4:30 a.m. on a Friday morning. While most residents are still sleeping, Mocksville’s Public Works Department is already checking manholes to make sure water and sewer lines are flowing properly before the weekend.  Their goal is to complete the work while usage is low and traffic is light and to be off the roads and out of residents’ way by daylight, explained Director Brian Moore. This is one of the many, often unnoticed, ways the department serves the community daily.  Ensuring uninterrupted water and sewer service means maintaining the water and sewer plants and pump stations; trimming, mowing, and […]
July 14, 2021

Local Corporation Invests in Community Youth

First-Ever Engineering Showcase at New Children’s Museum Young local engineers show off their cardboard trains and mini-golf creations at the first-ever COGNITION showcase event sponsored by Ashley Furniture. COGNITION’s Cardboard Engineering Summer Showcase is taking place on Saturday, July 24from 3-5 p.m. at COGNITION Davie (119 N. Salisbury Street). Children will showcase theircreations made in Cardboard Engineering Camps at COGNITION and DCS SummerEnrichment sessions. The camps were made possible due to the generous donation of buildingmaterials and engineering training for instructors by Ashley Furniture. Families in attendance can play the courses created in the camps, watching the children’s workcome to […]
July 13, 2021

Multi-Employer Outdoor Hiring Event

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce and Davie Connect will host an outdoor hiring event on Friday, July 23, from 10 am – 1 pm in the Walmart parking lot in Mocksville. Job seekers can meet with local companies and may secure jobs on the day of the event. “Employers are looking for committed team members, and we want to help bridge the gap,” said Caroline Moser, president of the Davie County Chamber of Commerce. “Our goal is to showcase some of our Davie businesses and connect people to careers.” About the Davie County Chamber of Commerce For over 51 […]
July 12, 2021

Davie County Arts Council Presents the 2021-22 Season of Applause

The Davie County Arts Council will soon be presenting its annual Season of Applause concert series! From iconic interpretations, classical piano, and vocal tributes, these are some of the finest musical showcasings to date, and you won’t want to miss out on these captivating performances. The best way to enjoy them all is to purchase a 2020-2021 season pass for the concert series. Season pass holders are guaranteed the same seats for all six performances and save money off the individual ticket price. Season passes are $222.00 plus tax and can only be purchased at the box office or over […]
July 10, 2021

Enjoy the Great Outdoors: Discover Parks in Davie County

This article, compiled by the Davie County Blog, was originally published in the June issue of DavieLiFE magazine.  View the magazine online at https://www.davielife.com/davielife-magazine/. Whether you’re walking a dog, playing ball, or enjoying a picnic, a visit to a park is soothing to the soul. Davie County is home to numerous parks with a variety of amenities sure to appeal to all ages. Grab your family or a friend and enjoy the beautiful outdoors. Davie County parks are the perfect “getaway daycation”! Davie County Community Park Davie County Community Park has something for everyone: Walking trails, a story walk trail […]