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 25, 2021
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Davie County 4-H and Cognition Davie to Offer Life Skills Workshop Series

We’ve all been there. We wish that we had a better hold of our finances. We wish we knew how to change the oil in our car. We wish we knew how to meal plan for the week and stick with it. Let’s face it, adulting is hard, especially for young people just starting out.  “Many of the young adults in our community are lacking the knowledge of basic life skills,” said Danny Lough, Davie County 4-H extension agent, as he shared the following statistics. According to a study by FINRA Investor Education Foundation, 60% of adults in the US […]
August 19, 2021

Free Saturday Night Movie in the Park – Abominable

Bring your family & friends to Downtown Mocksville for a free outdoor showing of Abominable  on Saturday, August 21st. The movie will begin at 8:30 p.m. at Main Street Park.   After discovering a Yeti on the roof of her apartment building, teenage Yi and her two friends embark on an epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family. But to do so, they must stay one step ahead of a wealthy financier and a determined zoologist who want to capture the beast for their own gain. PG — 97 minutes. Abominable is the final movie that the Town […]
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 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 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 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 […]