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 […]
February 20, 2020
Circus Tent rooftop - Barnum show at the Brock

Auditions for Barnum at the Brock

By Jeanna Baxter White Step right up and become part of the “Greatest Show on Earth!” The Davie County Arts Council will hold auditions for “Barnum” on Saturday, February 29th beginning at 10 a.m. at the Brock Performing Arts Center.  Actors of All Ages Are Needed The large cast includes adults, elderly, teenagers, and children (10+ years old). Also needed are tumblers, jugglers, clowns, & gymnasts. About the Show “Barnum” tells the story of the “Prince of Humbug” Phineas Taylor Barnum. Over the objections of his wife, Charity, Barnum attempts to create a show in which the main attractions are […]
February 6, 2020

Celebrate Aretha Franklin’s Great Hit Songs – See Sherma Andrews at the Brock on Saturday!

Music enthusiasts are in for a rare treat when Sherma Andrews presents the music of Aretha Franklin at the Brock Performing Arts Center on Saturday, February 8th at 7:30 pm. Singer, songwriter, arranger, producer, pianist and recording artist, Andrews is not just a phenomenal talent, she is an experience to remember. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Sherma and her all-star band will perform songs covered by the late great Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin! This is not a typical tribute show. Sherma Andrews will ignite the stage and keep you wanting more. She was born the youngest in a […]
January 13, 2020
Pianist to the Presidents David Osborne and his Steinway piano

David Osborne Trio Returns to Davie County

David Osborne Trio –“Pianist to the Presidents” at Brock Performing Arts Center on Saturday, January 25th Tickets Available Now! Music enthusiasts are in for a rare treat when David Osborne, “Pianist to the Presidents,” takes the stage at the Brock Performing Arts Center on Saturday, January 25th at 7:30 pm. His blend of romantic, classical, jazz, pop, inspirational, patriotic, and Broadway show tunes is guaranteed to wow music lovers of all ages. Making their third appearance at the Brock due to requests from its patrons, the Davie Arts Council looks forward to welcoming the David Osborne Trio back to Davie […]
September 23, 2019

Two Free Concerts Saturday, September 28th – Mocksville & Town of Bermuda Run!

Davie County has two free concerts Saturday night sure to thrill music lovers of all ages.  While downtown Mocksville is rocking, Bermuda Run will be dancing to the best in beach music. Mocksville’s Concerts on the Square Enjoy classic rock as Poundcake takes center stage this Saturday night, September 28th, from 7- 10 p.m. in the quad near Restaurant 101 in downtown Mocksville. This is the final performance in this year’s free Concerts on the Square series sponsored by the Town of Mocksville. Poundcake plays the songs you love, songs you forgot you loved and songs you should have been […]
August 28, 2019

Tickets are on sale now for the 2019-2020 Season of Applause by the Davie Arts Council!

Every year the Davie County Arts Council presents a number of outstanding performances through its Season of Applause! concert series. From soul and R&B to piano to the finest celebrity impersonators, you won’t want to miss a single show! The best way to enjoy them all is to purchase a 2019-2020 Season of Applause! season pass. Season pass holders are guaranteed the same seats for all six performances and save money off the individual ticket price. This year’s sensational season includes: Liverpool Legends The Complete Beatles Experience Saturday, September 14, 2019 These four incredibly talented musicians and actors were hand-picked […]
July 8, 2019

Weekend Fun in Mocksville ~ Kids Art Crawl & Free Concert

By Jeanna Baxter White From a kids art crawl to a free concert on the square, there is something to delight people of all ages in downtown Mocksville this weekend! Kids Art Crawl – Friday, July 12th from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. The Town of Mocksville and Wild Mountain Designs and Art are sponsoring a kids art crawl on Friday, July 12th 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM at Main Street Park in downtown Mocksville. For just $5 per child, they will have art stations featuring clay, string, painting with acrylic and watercolor, artificial stained glass, and squirt gun abstract […]