April 2, 2021

KidsFest 2021 is Coming With FREE Educational Activities for Young Children!

KidsFest will be held as a drive-thru event on Saturday, April 10, 2021, from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Davie County Community Park, 151 Southwood Drive, Mocksville. There will be family resources, activity kits, and lots of fun! This free community event is sponsored by Smart Start of Davie County in conjunction with Davie County Recreation and Parks and Davie Family YMCA and will occur rain or shine. The goal of KidsFest is to provide a fun day of learning for children and to raise awareness for the services and activities available to families of young children in Davie […]
March 31, 2021

Praise for the Mocksville Parks and Grounds Department

Nestled in the middle of Mocksville is an oasis of beauty. Lush green lawns, tree-lined trails, well-equipped playgrounds, and manicured ballfields make Rich Park a delightful place to spend an hour or an entire day.   “Rich Park is a fun place for the family and kids to come out and have a good time from walking the trails to playing on the playgrounds, having a picnic, or catching a baseball game,” said Rustin Harpe, director of Mocksville’s Parks and Grounds Department.  He should know. He has been maintaining the park for the past 14 years and takes its appearance seriously. […]
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 […]
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 […]