December 18, 2020

Colorful Mural is a New Downtown Attraction

Heading south on Main Street or east on Depot Street in downtown Mocksville, you can’t miss “The Running of the Horses,” the new, brightly colored mural adorning the side of the law offices of Martin & Van Hoy in Court Square.  Municipalities across the country are investing in murals to beautify their downtowns, attract visitors, which increases dollars spent in the community, and boost community spirit. Mocksville is no exception. Commissioned by Mocksville Tourism, in partnership with Davie County Tourism, the 1200 sq ft mural, which took five weeks to complete, is a step forward for East Depot revitalization, according […]
December 1, 2020

Bring the Family for Holiday Celebrations in Mocksville

Celebrate the holidays in charming historic downtown Mocksville! Come dine, shop, and play all through the season with your family and friends. There’s something for everyone so dress warm and come on down!   Holiday Pop-Up Market – December 3  Let’s kick off the holiday season with a pop-up market! The fabulous farmers, producers, and crafters from the Mocksville Farmers Market will have their very best for your holiday shopping! Join us from 3 – 5:30 p.m. at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater, 105 S. Salisbury Street.   Ice Sculptures in the Park & Treasures for Christmas – December 12 You will be […]
November 16, 2020

Davie Chamber Hosts 2020 Outdoor Health Fair

POSTPONED: Out of an abundance of caution and due to Davie County being a red tier community, our 2020 Outdoor Health Fair is postponed until further notice. While we understand that this is unfortunate news, the health of our team, members, and community is of utmost importance. OneBlood will be onsite from 9 am-1 pm fulfilling registrations and also accepting walk-ins. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to the Davie County Chamber of Commerce at (336) 751-3304. The Davie County Chamber of Commerce will present the 2020 Outdoor Health Fair on Friday, November 20th. This event, […]
October 26, 2020

Davie County Halloween Activities

Gather your little ghouls and goblins! From pumpkin carving parties to spooky movies to a Halloween Hootenany at Cognition, Davie County has a week full of safe, fun activities to help your family celebrate Halloween this year.  Pumpkin Carving Parties October 26-29th Davie County Recreation and Parks has several opportunities for family-friendly fun beginning with pumpkin carving parties every day through Thursday. The meadow at the Davie County Community Park at 151 Southwood Drive in Mocksville has been transformed into a pumpkin patch for you and your family. Pick out a pumpkin to carve or paint for only $3 each […]
July 13, 2020

What is Open at the New Davie County Community Park?

The countdown is almost over!  After six years of extensive resident input, park design master planning, and construction, the eagerly awaited Davie County Community Park, including the Splashpad, opens tomorrow, Tuesday, July 14th.  “Words cannot express how excited our team is to finally open this gem up to the public!” exclaimed Whitney Fitzsimons, special events & marketing coordinator for Davie County Recreation & Parks.  “There are obvious modifications to our opening that we did not expect would be necessary when we first started planning for our grand opening. However, we all agree that having the park open for use was […]
June 15, 2020

The Station Opens in Mocksville

The brick building at the corner of Main Street and Gaither Street in downtown Mocksville opened in 1920 as Kurfees & Ward Pure Oil, followed by Boger Service Station and a series of galleries, gift shops, and a used bookstore. Now it’s The Station, a modern-day general store and taproom. “We are a little different than an old-fashioned general store,” said owner Suzanne Lakey, with a laugh, “we don’t sell wheelbarrows.” They do sell old-fashioned candy out of tin tubs, soda in glass bottles, and a variety of unique gift items. They also sell a rotating list of flavors of […]
April 9, 2020
Easter 2020 online churches in Davie County NC

Creating New Easter Traditions

Finding Ways to Connect This Easter Davie County churches continue to interact with their members and the community in a meaningful way despite not being allowed to hold traditional services. Many are streaming their weekly services online and some are offering additional Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services this week.  Davie County Alternative Easter Services Hillsdale Baptist Church will be offering drive-through Communion on Easter Sunday from noon- 1 p.m. A partial listing of churches streaming their services can be found below.  In addition to streaming, Cornerstone Christian Church hosts a drive-in style service in its parking lot on Sunday […]
March 9, 2020
On Saturday, March 14th, the Cooleemee Historical Association will be adding two new fundraising ideas to its 8th Annual BBQ Pork fundraiser at the Zachary House Grounds, 131 Church St.  “This year the CHA is adding to this event a Sweet Community Bake Sale and Thrifty Yard Sale

Discover Our Heritage – Educational Programs Get a Boost

Cooleemee Historical Association to Host “Trifecta Fundraiser” This Saturday On Saturday, March 14th, the Cooleemee Historical Association will be adding two new fundraising ideas to its 8th Annual BBQ Pork fundraiser at the Zachary House Grounds, 131 Church St.  “This year the CHA is adding to this event a Sweet Community Bake Sale and Thrifty Yard Sale, thus, the historic trifecta fundraiser,” said volunteer Joey Shore.  New Choices at the 8th Annual BBQ Pork Fundraiser Slow-cooked pork barbecue, Boston butts, plates, and sandwiches will be available, cooked by the barbecuing duo of Walter Ferrell and Clay West. The bake sale […]
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 […]