Store-front windows have been decorated for the holidays, the majestic oaks on the square have been strung with lights and festive holiday lighting brightens the night throughout historic downtown Mocksville. Celebrations and events continue to bring people together, contributing to the strength and vitality of our communities and the economy across Davie County.
Already this season, Mocksville has hosted a downtown open house, an early Christmas Parade, exciting Bed Races, Pictures with Santa, the 2012 ornament unveiling, Pedi-cab rides though town, the 43rd annual craft village at the Brock Center, Hometown Quilts of Davie, and several free concerts under the 4 majestic oak trees on the square.
The Davie County Chamber of Commerce, the Historic Downtown Mocksville merchants association, the town of Mocksville, the Davie Craft Guild, local shops and other organizations continue to make historic downtown Mocksville a great place to spend time with friends and neighbors. Holiday celebrations will continue throughout the season.
Free Event ~ Saturday, December 1 , 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ~ Rockin’ and Shoppin’ in Mocksville
Join the “Rockin’ and Shoppin” fun in historic downtown Mocksville on Saturday, December 1, from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. A free concert on the square will feature Caleb Bridge and the April Waller Band under the oaks for an afternoon of Christmas music, bluegrass and gospel. Shops will be open, decorated for the Christmas Holidays and ready to help you with your holiday shopping. While this is a free community event, visitors are asked to bring a canned or dry food donation to support the Storehouse for Jesus.
Christmas in Historic Farmington ~ Saturday, December 1, 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The Farmington Community Center will host “Christmas in Historic Farmington.” Admission for adults is $5, kids 12 and under admitted free. There will be historic home tours, local choirs presenting Christmas music, kids visiting with Santa, a marshmallow roast, hayrides, horse and buggy rides and refreshments. There will be craft vendors and featured businesses to help make your Christmas shopping fun with unique gift ideas. The Farmington Community Center is located at 1723 Farmington Road.
Free Event ~ Cooleemee Old Time Christmas Celebration ~ Saturday, December 1, 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Bring your family to the Zachary House in Cooleemee for the 2012 “Cooleemee Old Time Christmas Celebration.” Los Posadas (re-enactment of Joseph & Mary’s search for a place to have the baby Jesus) begins at 4PM. Lighting of the Christmas tree at 5:00 PM and at 5:15 PM enjoy free hot dogs & desserts. Enjoy the biblical Christmas Story, Victory Baptist Children’s Bell Choir, Community Sing a long, Christmas reading by Mrs. Claus, Santa’s visit with the children and hay rides. The Zachary House is located at 131 Church Street in Cooleemee.