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 […]
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 7, 2021

Davie County Offers Fun for the Whole Family this Saturday, September 11

Looking for something to do this Saturday? Look no farther than Davie County. Activities for all ages include an antique tractor show, an all-day bluegrass festival with children’s activities, and two evening concerts!  Antique Tractor & Engine Show  Step back in time, relax, eat, and have lots of family fun at the 21st Antique Tractor & Engine show sponsored by the Piedmont Antique Power Association. Gates open at 9 a.m. at the Farmington Community Center, 1723 Farmington Rd.  Come view a variety of antique tractors and Hit N’ Miss engines from a variety of brands such as John Deer, International, […]
August 14, 2021

The Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival is Back September 11!

The best in live bluegrass is back at Carolina Bible Camp & Retreat Center! The 9th Annual Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival lineup will include the high energy of Scythian, 2019 International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Entertainer of the Year winners Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers, Liam Purcell & Cane Mill Road, His & Hers, and BackPorch Bluegrass. Always held the second Saturday in September, the family-friendly festival falls on September 11, 2021. This is the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America. In honor of their service, all active-duty U. S. military personnel and first responders will […]
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 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 […]
May 14, 2021

Davie County Schools Launches New Virtual World of the Arts

Davie County Schools Launches an Exciting New Virtual World of the Arts Davie County Schools is pleased to announce the 2021 Arts Smart Festival has transitioned into a new and exciting virtual world. Launching May 11, 2021 and sponsored by Ashley Furniture, the new virtual realm features student artists and performers from all schools in Davie County. Artist’s ages span from kindergarten through the 12th grade. Ashley Furniture Industries has a national focus on building community around arts celebrations. Ashley Furniture began their partnership with Davie County Schools in 2014. The new virtual Arts Smart experience mimics school and business […]
February 10, 2021
Poster for the Ladies of Harmony online virtual play by Davie County Arts Council

Technology Allows the Show to Go On

The Davie County Arts Council knows that despite COVID, the show must go on! It will present a virtual showing of the Brock Players’ “The Ladies of Harmony” on Saturday, February 27th at 8 p.m. The Brock Performing Arts Center, like so many other theaters and galleries, has been closed since March 16, 2020. “We are looking forward to the time when we can once again provide live performances and safely exhibit artwork in our small gallery,” said Shanda Smith, office manager, Davie County Arts Council Brock Performing Arts Center. “Until that time we are looking for other ways to […]
February 4, 2021

Mocksville’s Mural Attracts Positive Attention

Mocksville’s downtown mural is accomplishing what it was commissioned to do — attract attention to downtown Mocksville. “The Running of the Horses” became an official Pokestop in the “Pokémon GO” mobile game in December. This month it is featured in the February issue of The Destination Magazine. “Destination is a monthly publication with over 4.5 million readers annually. That is quite an IMPACT!,” said Mocksville Community Development Coordinator Tami Langdon. “With that in mind, the story will attract this audience to read the history of this small Town PLUS enjoy the artistic flair of this mural.  Hopefully, this mural and […]