October 15, 2021

Farmington Community Center Anniversary Celebration

Davie County’s rich history runs deep within our community, and one group of people that help keep that  history alive while also providing for the future is the Farmington Community Center. This October, the Community Center is celebrating 50 years since it’s conception in 1971, and 100 years since the first school was constructed on the property in 1921. Since then, the Farmington Community Center has restored historic buildings and built new facilities on the grounds, offering public recreation for all to enjoy. “The mission statement at the Farmington Community Center is ‘preserving the past to promote the future,’so I […]
October 13, 2021

One More Night: The Phil Collins Experience at The Brock

Phil Collins is a revolutionary musician whose iconic vocals and instrumental talent has captivated listeners of all generations through both solo performances and the awe-inspiring band Genesis. Now, attendees of One More Night can experience a live performance recreation of the renowned Grammy award winning artist. The concert will be held October 23, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. This concert is part of the Seasons of Applause series at the Brock Performing Arts Center, located at 622 N. Main St. in Mocksville. Tickets are on sale now! The respect and attention to detail in the reproduction of Collins’ unique tone is […]
October 11, 2021

Race Your Way to Health: Sign Up Now for Superhero Sprint & Main Street 5K

Mark your calendars this November for an athletic action-packed weekend in Mocksville. Hosted by Main Street Mocksville, the Superhero Sprint and Main Street 5k return for 2021. On the second weekend of November, kids and adults alike can get up, get out, and get moving together! The Superhero Sprint To kick off the weekend, the Superhero Sprint will be held on Friday, November 12th, at 142 N. Main Street. Kids aged 2 to 12 will have the opportunity to don their own Superhero Costume and make their way towards the finish line together! The race runs the length of Main […]
September 8, 2021

Downtown Mocksville’s Distinctive Art Delights Residents and Visitors Alike

Although many would say they enjoy reflecting on pieces of artwork, few people find themselves at an art exhibition or gallery to do so. Luckily, in Downtown Mocksville, the artwork makes its way to you. Murals and art around town evoke thoughts and feelings of home for those who take the time to give them more than just a glance passing by.  The Running of the Horses If you’ve ever taken a drive down E. Depot Street, or a walk down Main, it is impossible to miss “The Running Of The Horses,” a historic piece with a bright color palette. […]
September 3, 2021

DRI: Davie Youth Demonstrate Respect in Action

Davie County is flourishing with respect, compassion, and bright-minded individuals from all walks of life.  The Davie Respect Initiative, or DRI, is a program that embraces these characteristics of our county to encourage and promote the youth in our community to actively demonstrate respect. What started as a small program has now grown into a more well-known movement with ambassadors, team leaders, and generous donations from community members.  For those who are unfamiliar, the Davie Respect Initiative offers a financial reward for any youth aged 12-21 for creating and implementing a “Respect Project.” From the Davie Respect website, a Respect […]
August 9, 2021

FREE Concert on the Mocksville Square Saturday, August 14 – The Exit 180 Band

As part of the local summer concert series, The Exit 180 Band comes to the Mocksville Square on August 14 from 7-10 p.m. The Exit 180 Band is a five-man group from Advance that blends rock and country with a southern twist. They are always looking to cover a wide range of musical flavors when they perform. Take a listen! From the band’s Facebook page:  “Exit 180 Band was formed by a group of guys that had the same vision and purpose: Play authentic Rock, Classic and Southern Rock as well as familiar Country songs that people can sing and […]
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 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 […]