July 28, 2021

Mocksville Tourism Development Authority Announces Grants for 2021

Every year, Downtown Mocksville hosts a wealth of concerts, outdoor movies, festivals, and special events.  But did you know that the Mocksville Tourism Development Authority (MTDA) also welcomes grant proposals from both non-profit and for-profit organizations for special projects and events that are designed to attract visitors to Downtown Mocksville?  “If your event encourages folks to come to Downtown and Davie County, share your idea and see if we can assist with some financial support. We want more visitors as well as our local citizens to enjoy this Town and all we have to offer,” said Mocksville Community Development Director […]
July 22, 2021

Davie County Tourism Advisory Board Announces 2021 Tourism Grants

Did you know that the Davie County Chamber and Davie County Tourism accept grant requests annually for projects that positively impact tourism in Davie County?  “The Davie County Chamber of Commerce wears many hats. In addition to serving as the catalyst for business growth and economic development, the Chamber promotes the community through county-wide tourism initiatives and is home to the Davie County Visitor Center which is filled with free regional brochures and maps.  One of the Chamber’s tourism initiatives is DiscoverDavieCounty.com which features all of Davie County’s delicious restaurants, unique shops, and exciting attractions. Discover Davie County Facebook and […]
July 16, 2021

Davie Disc Golf & Bangin’ Chainz Disc Golf Pro Shop

Disc golf is a popular way to get outside and enjoy casual or competitive play with family and friends. Now, residents in Davie County will not have to travel too far to enjoy their favorite sport, or to properly equip themselves for a day of play. The Davie Disc Golf Course, located in Farmington, is a professionally designed course for both newcomers and experts alike. The course features 20 unique holes, with a variety of distances and par counts. For newcomers to this pastime, each tee-sign on this course features tips from U.S. Disc Golf Champion, Nate Sexton. Players can […]
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 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 […]
July 8, 2021

Liberty Storage Solutions to Expand Manufacturing Capacity in Mocksville

“If you can dream it, we can build it,” says Bobby Eaton, owner of Liberty Storage Solutions, which designs and manufactures everything from simple storage buildings to elaborate man-caves and chic she-sheds at its headquarters/manufacturing facility in Davie County.    Over the past 15 years, that philosophy has propelled the company from a side enterprise to provide Eaton’s family and construction crew income during the winter and rainy periods into one of the premier builders of portable sheds and outdoor buildings in the Carolinas.  The pandemic further accelerated the company’s growth as families forced to stay at home for work, school, […]
July 6, 2021

FREE Concert on the Mocksville Square Saturday, July 10 – Moxie

Following the awesome kickoff by The Usual Suspects, Moxie comes to the Mocksville Square on July 10 from 7-10 p.m., bringing a variety of pop, soul, R&B, and funk music from all eras! ​Moxie is based out of the Winston-Salem area, and is ready to play some high-energy music for Mocksville that is sure to have you out of your seat! Click here to take a listen!  From the Moxie webpage, “If you like artists like Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder, and Tina Turner, then Moxie is the band for you. Our playlist is packed with songs that people […]
June 25, 2021

A Fantastic Fourth: Independence Day Events in Davie County

Independence Day is just around the corner, and events for the whole family will be held across the entire county in celebration! Come out with family and friends to one, or many, of these exciting events! Mocksville Kid’s Pedal Parade  The Kid’s Pedal Parade is an opportunity for children to join in on the fun as they lead the annual Piedmont Antique Power Association Tractor Parade through Downtown Mocksville! No pre-registration is required and this event is free! When: Saturday, July 3rd Decorating for the children’s Pedal Parade begins at 9:30 a.m.  Pedal Parade send-off from the library parking lot […]
June 16, 2021

Mebane Foundation Provides Free Fridays at COGNITION

Catherine (3) says she wants to be a doctor. James (5) wants to “build like daddy.”  “COGNITION meets both of their interests,” said their mom, Katie Sanders. “ It offers wonderful hands-on activities and keeps the kids away from screen time which we try to limit. We feel very fortunate that the community chose to invest in this space for our children and future children.”  “It’s nice to have something in the area for children to do, particularly on rainy days,” said Christiana Day who brought her three-year-old daughter, Hadley. Activities for All Age Groups Initially built through a community-wide […]