October 19, 2015

450 More Jobs for Davie County as Ashley Furniture Continues to Grow!

It’s another economic home run for Davie County as Ashley Furniture Industries Inc., the world’s largest home furnishings company, announced last week plans to create 454 new jobs at its Davie County facility over the next five years and invest an additional $8.7 million at the site by the end of 2019. Ashley plans to add these new positions in the areas of upholstery, case goods, mattress manufacturing, warehousing, and information technology.  There are job openings available at the Davie site today.  Click here to apply! The announcement came last Tuesday during the annual High Point Furniture Market.  “America’s leading […]
October 13, 2015

Zombie Walk & Prom Saturday, October 17th in Mocksville!

Warning!! Lock your doors and guard your brains because the undead will be staggering and lurching their way down US 601 South in Mocksville on Saturday night. Beach ‘n Tan’s Charity Zombie Walk & Prom, benefiting Milling Manor, a home for ladies with special needs, and the “Just Hope” food pantry, will be held this Saturday, October 17th, from 1-10 pm in the Beach’n Tans parking lot at 953 Salisbury Rd. Special features include the Carolina Coffin Cruisers (tricked out hearses), the Forbidden Forest Horror Trail, Digger the Zombie, Infinity Elite Gymnastics, Beach’n Tans Thriller Group, Dance Instructor Leah Hines, […]
October 8, 2015

Chowder Fest and Live Celtic Music this Saturday at O’Callahan’s in Mocksville

Four Oaks Festival is cancelled for this Sat and rescheduled for Oct 24th. This will make it easier to arrive with a healthy appetite and lots of energy for the other downtown Mocksville event this Saturday – The American Rogues and the second annual Chowder Fest from 3-10 pm at O’Callahan’s Publick House Irish Pub and Eatery. Mouth-watering chowder and electrifying music Enjoy four different delicious chowders for $3 a bowl while you clap your hands and stomp your feet to the high-energy, Celtic stylings of the American Rogues. This event benefits Backpack Buddies, a program that provides weekend food […]
October 7, 2015

“Twas The Night Before” Bed Races – Early Bird Registration Open Now!

No one’s sure exactly when the word “bedroll” entered the English lexicon, but it definitely will take on a whole new meaning on Friday, November 20 in Historic Downtown Mocksville as intrepid teams from across Davie County and beyond take part in the 3rd annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race. Special events this year include the lighting of The Oaks and Parade of Beds. Exactly How Does a Bed Race Work? Like any sprint, the goal of the Bed Race is to go from point A to point B in the shortest time possible—but these recumbent racers do have […]
October 4, 2015

Free Family Event! Four Oaks Festival ~Saturday 10-6:30 ~ Downtown Mocksville

Enjoy a full day of fun for the entire family during the annual Four Oaks Festival, this Saturday, October 10, from 10-6:30 in historic downtown Mocksville. Fifty-six vendors will feature unique craft and gift items as well as showcase local businesses. There will be food vendors, lots of free kids’ activities, and free live music at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater beginning at noon. Crafts, Christmas Specialties, and Unique Items for Sale Start your Christmas shopping early, or buy a little something special for yourself as you enjoy the crafts, Christmas specialties, and other original items for sale. Find that “one-of-a-kind” […]
September 25, 2015

Weekend Activities Rained Out

Two events have been cancelled due to rain in the forecast for this weekend. The Riverwalk Art and Antique Festival in the Town of Bermuda Run and the free Carolina Soul Concert in Historic Downtown Mocksville have both been rained out.  The Mocksville concert has already been rescheduled for June 25, 2016.  
September 23, 2015

Free Concert! Two Great Bands – Rescheduled for June 2016 due to weather!

Not one, but two exciting bands will perform on Saturday, September 26th from 4-9 pm  Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater in Downtown Mocksville. Elvis Tribute Band- Taylor Vaden and the Memphis Thunder at 4 pm Don’t be a hound dog, put on your blue suede shoes and come reminisce to the sounds of Taylor Vaden and the Memphis Thunder, an incredible Elvis tribute band, from 4-5:30 pm.  Taylor’s performance highlights the persona of Elvis as well as his musical career. Taylor began his musical journey at the tender age of 7 as an Elvis tribute artist. […]
September 21, 2015

Free Community Event! Town of Bermuda Run Hosting River Walk Art & Antique Festival This Saturday!

With amazing art, antiques, live music and crafts for the kids, you do not want to miss the River Walk Art & Antique Festival this Saturday, September 26, from 11 am- 9 pm at the Kinderton Commercial Center, 120 Kinderton Boulevard in the Town of Bermuda Run. This free family-friendly event will feature free activities for the kids, live music throughout the day, and 36 artists from across North Carolina, as well as a collectibles vendor. Artistic mediums will include wood carvings, acrylic paintings, jewelry, pottery, watercolors, textiles, and metals. Many of the artists will also be demonstrating their talents […]
September 17, 2015

Fall Harvest Festivals, Grape Pickings, Wine Tastings: Davie County Has it All!

Whether it’s a traditional harvest festival, grape picking, special tastings, or simply a cool, crisp day in the country, fall is the perfect time of year to visit all five of Davie County vineyards and wineries. Here are some “grape” events coming up soon! SEPTEMBER Chestnut Trail Vineyard’s Harvest Fiesta Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 4-10 p.m The fabulous fiesta features activities for the entire family including pick your own muscadines, horse demonstrations, handcrafted art, hayrides, music, food and wine. Vineyard owners, John and Claudia Ellis, will demonstrate their Peruvian Paso horses for which each of their award winning wines […]