June 8, 2021

You’re Invited to Visit COGNITION

By Jeanna Baxter White COGNITION of Davie invites you to come play, learn, and grow as it kicks off its modified reopening on Wednesday, June 9th by partnering with Davie County Recreation and Parks for their free Mobile Rec Day from 10 a.m. – noon.  A wealth of exciting special opportunities are also beginning including Camp Cognition Cardboard Engineering, Free Fridays, farm-to-table cooking activities, and Adulting 101 classes.   COGNITION is a community-driven, interactive space that promotes exploration, learning, and innovation with the goal of investing in current and future generations, explained Cammie Webb, chair of Cognition’s board of directors. “We […]
May 28, 2021

RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls Reopens for Memorial Day Weekend

The wait is over! RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls, known locally as the Bullhole, will reopen this Friday, May 28th, just in time for the Memorial Day weekend!   Last June, the RiverPark executive committee made the difficult decision to close the park after an unprecedented number of visitors resulted in multiple public safety issues including the inability of first responders to quickly access the park.  RiverPark’s board and volunteers worked diligently to prepare the park for reopening and implemented some changes to ensure its efficient operation. The park now also has a full-time manager to see to day-to-day operations. The park […]
May 25, 2021

Free Outdoor Concert and Movie this weekend at Davie County Community Park

Get ready for a jam-packed summer right here in Davie! From outdoor concerts to family-friendly movies to the first food truck rodeo, Davie County Recreation & Parks has a summer full of activities to help you and your family celebrate summer together at the Davie County Community Park!  “Although we are all navigating life’s many changes to keep everyone safe, we want to also remind people you can still find ways to celebrate this new season with fresh air and quality family time,” said Whitney Fitzsimons, marketing and events coordinator for Davie County Recreation and Parks. “We have had a […]
May 2, 2021

Classic Car Cruise-In Monday Night in Downtown Mocksville!

Mocksville “Cruise-In’s” are back! Make plans to visit beautiful downtown Mocksville this Monday, May 3rd from 5:3-8  p.m. for a classic car “Cruise-In” presented by the D.C. Cruisers Car Club.  On the first Monday evening of the month, April through October, the town square is transformed into a colorful, busy symphony of sight and sounds. Classic cars and unique vehicles of all makes and models line Main Street for your viewing pleasure as enthusiasts come together to share their love of cars with others and to answer questions about cars, the town of Mocksville, and the cruise-ins. Food will be […]
April 29, 2021

Eat fresh and Shop Local: Davie County Farmers Markets Are Open!

Ready to eat fresh and shop local? Farmers Markets are a great source for local produce, meat, eggs, honey, and much more! This year, Davie County has three farmers markets that will be open from Spring to Fall.  Bermuda Run Farmers Market Open Fridays from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. The Bermuda Run Farmers Market opened on Friday, April 23rd, and will run through October 29th. The market is held on Fridays from 3:30- 6:30 p.m. at 190 NC Hwy 801 S. in Bermuda Run.   In addition to produce, the Bermuda Run Farmers Market offers a variety of specialty items such […]
April 28, 2021

Stepping Back in Time — Bermuda Run West Hiking Group Enjoys Historic Downtown Walking Tour

When the Bermuda Run West Hiking Group heard about the Davie County Chamber of Commerce’s Walking Tour of Downtown Mocksville guide it sounded like the perfect opportunity to learn more about the community while enjoying their monthly outing.   Davie County’s Rich History Highlighted Phil Bargoil, the group’s founder, called Chamber President Caroline Moser to inquire about a guided tour, and she was happy to comply. “Mocksville has such a rich history. We thought a walking tour brochure would be a terrific way to showcase our beautiful homes as well as attract both visitors and residents to our unique downtown stores […]
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 […]