November 18, 2021

Upcoming Holiday Happenings in Davie County

Christmas is just around the corner and Davie County is the place to be during this most wonderful time of the year. We have a host of holiday happenings sure to reform even the grumpiest Grinch!  Race into the Holiday Season -“Twas the Night Before Bed Race” November 19 Mocksville will race into the holiday season this Friday night, November 19th as twelve wacky, whimsical, and outrageous teams from local businesses and non-profits take part in the annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race. (Rain date November 20th) The festivities will begin with the lighting of the downtown businesses at […]
November 5, 2021

Christmas in Bermuda Run

Submitted By Christy Schafer Like the old song says, “We need a little Christmas.” In this semi post-pandemic year, we all need a little Christmas more than ever! The Town of Bermuda Run and volunteers from the community will host Christmas in the Town of Bermuda Run on Sunday, December 5, 2021, from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m., rain or shine at the Town Hall Gazebo in the Kinderton Business Park located on Kinderton Blvd., Bermuda Run. This first annual Christmas in the Town of Bermuda event was born out of the 2020 idea to light a tree atop Wake Forest Baptist […]
October 23, 2021

Register Now! — “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race – November 19th

There’s no time to sleep … register your team now for the “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race! The bed race will be held Friday night, November 19th at 6 p.m. (rain date November 20th). Join the wacky, whimsical, and outrageous teams racing bed sleds down Main Street in a competitive yet FUN event! Industry, corporations, churches, nonprofits, and individuals are invited to participate.  Presented by the Mocksville Tourism Authority, the annual “Twas The Night Before Bed Race” has become one of Mocksville’s most popular events with dozens of teams competing for the cheers of the fans and $600 in […]
October 21, 2021

Register Now! — Hometown Christmas Parade – December 4th

The holiday season is fast approaching and it’s time to get into the spirit by registering for the Hometown Christmas Parade which will be held on Saturday, December 4th at 2 p.m. The Hometown Christmas Parade is a beloved tradition that has been delighting young and old for decades. This year’s theme is “The 12 Days of Christmas.” Parade categories include businesses, churches, civic/non-profit groups, school groups, single/individual entries, and horses with entry fees ranging from $15 to $25. There is an additional charge of $10 for multiple vehicles i.e float + gator, float + truck.  Download the 2021 Mocksville […]
October 19, 2021

Halloween Happenings in Davie County Begin This Week!

Why limit the ghoulish good times to only one day? Davie County has 10 days of spooktacular Halloween activities for all ages beginning Thursday, October 21st through Sunday, October 31st!  Halloween Bookmarks – Thursday, October 21st  Make a foldable Halloween-themed bookmark at the Davie County Public Library on Thursday, October 21, from 5 – 6 p.m. Choose between a pumpkin, bat, or ghost. All supplies will be provided. Registration required. The library is located at 371 North Main Street, Mocksville. For more information, please email ahutchens@daviecountync.gov.  Teen Movie Night – Back to the Future: Part 1 – Thursday, October 21st  […]
October 15, 2021

Farmington Community Center Anniversary Celebration

Davie County’s rich history runs deep within our community, and one group of people that help keep that  history alive while also providing for the future is the Farmington Community Center. This October, the Community Center is celebrating 50 years since it’s conception in 1971, and 100 years since the first school was constructed on the property in 1921. Since then, the Farmington Community Center has restored historic buildings and built new facilities on the grounds, offering public recreation for all to enjoy. “The mission statement at the Farmington Community Center is ‘preserving the past to promote the future,’so I […]
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 […]