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, Ford, Oliver, Massey Ferguson, Farmall, and Allis Chalmers.
There will be a drawing for a 1940 “A” Farmall tractor or $2,500 at 2 p.m.
Lunch will be available on the grounds
For more information call Bill Poole at 336-831-3416 or Jeffrey Corntazer at 336-998-5511 or visit piedmontantiquepowerassociation.com.
Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival
The best in live bluegrass is back at Carolina Bible Camp & Retreat Center! The 9th Annual Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival lineup will include the high energy of Scythian, 2019 International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Entertainer of the Year winners Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers, Liam Purcell & Cane Mill Road, His & Hers, and BackPorch Bluegrass.
Music begins at 11 a.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m. The festival will also feature classic cars; outdoor play equipment, free arts and crafts activities, and old-fashioned sidewalk games for kids of all ages; a variety of vendors including unique jewelry, artisans, a silent auction featuring specialty items, and more. Musicians will want to bring their instruments to take advantage of the Pickers’ Place jam tent.
Advance tickets are available at www.cbcbluegrass.com for $15 or pay $20 at the gate. All active-duty U. S. military, law enforcement officers, firefighters, and EMTs will receive free admission by presenting appropriate ID at the festival gate. Children under 12 are admitted free with a paying adult or active-duty military/first responder.
Gates open at 10 a.m. and close at 3:45 p.m. No tickets will be sold after 3:45 p.m. so that everyone may enjoy the headliner’s performance. Parking is free. Handicapped parking and assistance is available for guests with special needs. Lunch will be served on the grounds for an additional charge. No alcohol, no coolers, no pets, please. Bring your own chair. The festival will be held rain or shine. Professional grade tents will keep guests comfortable.
Carolina Bible Camp is located at 1988 Jericho Church Road in Mocksville, NC, 27028. For more information, visit www.cbcbluegrass.com or contact CBC Bluegrass Festival Executive Director Lisa Brewer at (336) 262-6325.
Live Concerts in Mocksville and Bermuda Run
Davie County has two free concerts Saturday night that are sure to thrill music lovers of all ages. While downtown Mocksville is rocking, Bermuda Run will be dancing to the top tunes of the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s.
Mocksville’s Concerts on the Square
Hometown straight-up rock and roll band, Pound Cake, takes center stage from 7- 10 p.m. in the quad near Restaurant 101 in downtown Mocksville.
Capturing the classic rock of the ’70s and ’80s including ACDC, Tom Petty, Aerosmith, and all of the best rockers of the time, you’ll be on your feet! Pound Cake is a hit on every stage they perform!
Bring your lawn chairs. Enjoy downtown Mocksville restaurants, retail shops, and ice cream and gourmet coffee shops. No coolers, please.
Their performance is the final concert of the season for the free Concerts on the Square series sponsored by the Town of Mocksville.
For more information, call Tami Langdon at 336.753.6705 or visit http://mocksvillenc.org.
Bermuda Run’s Sounds on the Square
The Town of Bermuda Run will be alive with the sounds of beach music as Special Occasion Band (SOB) closes out the Sounds on the Square concert series from 7- 10 p.m. at the gazebo near Town Hall in the Kinderton Business Park.
If You Love Beach Music
Special Occasion Band is known throughout the Carolinas for its versatility and depth of talent. This Winston-Salem-based band has been together since the 80’s offering the best of Carolinas’ Beach Music, Top 40, Oldies, and Country. Their beach repertoire includes favorites like “I Love Beach Music,” “Carolina Girls,” “60 Minute Man,” and “Brown-eyed Girl.”
Grab Your Favorite Carolina Girl or Guy and Dance the Night Away!
There is plenty of space, so bring your lawn chairs, picnic/cooler, and maybe your shaggin’ shoes, and enjoy a wonderful evening!
The Kinderton Business Park Gazebo and Green is located at 120 Kinderton Boulevard, Bermuda Run, NC 27006 (off Highway 158). For questions or to get more information contact the Davie County Arts Council, (336) 751-3112, www.daviearts.org.