Enjoy a full day of fun for the entire family during the annual Oaks Festival, this Saturday, October 8th, from 10-6:30 in historic downtown Mocksville. Dozens of 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” piece of pottery, stained glass, or unique item made from reclaimed wood or jumpstart your fall decorating with pumpkins, flowers, and handcrafted wreaths and decorations.
Free Maze and Bounce house Inflatables, Balloon Art and More for the Kids
Kids will enjoy the maze, bounce house, and the balloon creations of clown artist, Mike Decker. Crafts, food, and the kids’ area will be set among the Oaks on Main St. and run down Depot St. leading to Junker’s Outdoor Theater.
Bring Your Lawn Chair and Enjoy Free Concerts – Live Music All Day!
The music starts at noon and continues until 6:30 p.m. at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Stage, 107 S. Salisbury St. BRING YOUR OWN CHAIR AND NO COOLERS, PLEASE. Alcohol and water will be for sale at Junker’s Mill and food vendors will be at the top of the hill on Depot Street.
Noon – Table Rock Ramblers (Blue Grass)
1:45 – Tess & the Black & Blue Band (Rock, Country & Funk)
3:15 – Mel Jones and Bag O Bones (Swing, Americana & Blues)
4:45 – Tony Bailey (New & Traditional Country Hits)
For more information about the Oaks Festival, please call Tami Langdon at (336) 909-2263, or visit Davie County Chamber of Commerce Calendar of Events.
Don’t Miss the Chowder Fest Next Door!
For a delicious meal that will really stick to your ribs, swing by O’Callahan’s back parking lot for Chowder Fest. From 11 am- 11 pm, the Irish pub will be serving four mouth-watering chowders including New England clam chowder, corn chowder, Irish chowder, and crab bisque chowder. The restaurant will be hosting a raffle to benefit the local police and fire department.
There will be live music throughout the day. The band line-up includes:
The Exit 180 Band, 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
The Leake Band, 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
The Will Jones Band, 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
O’Callahan’s is located at 115 N. Main St. For more information about Chowder Fest, call (336) 753-0011 or visit http://ocallahansnc.com/
More Holiday Events Coming Up
This is just one of the many community events that are coming up during the holiday season. For a complete listing of community events throughout Davie County, see the Davie County Events Calendar hosted by your Davie County Chamber of Commerce.
The 2016 Hometown Holiday Celebration kicks off with the “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race on Friday night, November 18th followed by the Hometown Christmas Parade on Saturday, November 19th. Get an early start – register for the bed races today.
If you have not shopped or dined in downtown Mocksville recently, this would be a great day to stop in and find out what you have been missing. Stop in and visit with some of our friendly shop owners and shop at the local stores along Main Street. Dine at one of our delightful eateries including the new Factory Coffeehouse on the Square (hand-crafted coffee drinks, pastries & sandwiches), Restaurant 101 (delicious sandwiches and entrees), or O’Callahan’s (Irish Eatery & Pub).