August 25, 2021
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Davie County 4-H and Cognition Davie to Offer Life Skills Workshop Series

We’ve all been there. We wish that we had a better hold of our finances. We wish we knew how to change the oil in our car. We wish we knew how to meal plan for the week and stick with it. Let’s face it, adulting is hard, especially for young people just starting out.  “Many of the young adults in our community are lacking the knowledge of basic life skills,” said Danny Lough, Davie County 4-H extension agent, as he shared the following statistics. According to a study by FINRA Investor Education Foundation, 60% of adults in the US […]
August 23, 2021

IGNITE DAVIE Student Highlight: Austin Cook

Austin Cook wants to be an anesthesiologist.  It typically takes 12-14 years to become a licensed anesthesiologist: four years of undergraduate study, four years of medical school, and four years of residency, followed by one year in a fellowship program or two years in private practice. Thanks to IGNITE DAVIE and taking NC Career and College Promise dual enrollment classes at Davie County High School, the 2020 graduate just earned his Associates of Science Degree at Davidson-Davie Community College in only one year — free of charge.  “It’s going to be a long journey, so having those first two years […]
August 19, 2021

Free Saturday Night Movie in the Park – Abominable

Bring your family & friends to Downtown Mocksville for a free outdoor showing of Abominable  on Saturday, August 21st. The movie will begin at 8:30 p.m. at Main Street Park.   After discovering a Yeti on the roof of her apartment building, teenage Yi and her two friends embark on an epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family. But to do so, they must stay one step ahead of a wealthy financier and a determined zoologist who want to capture the beast for their own gain. PG — 97 minutes. Abominable is the final movie that the Town […]
August 14, 2021

The Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival is Back September 11!

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. Always held the second Saturday in September, the family-friendly festival falls on September 11, 2021. This is the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America. In honor of their service, all active-duty U. S. military personnel and first responders will […]
August 9, 2021

FREE Concert on the Mocksville Square Saturday, August 14 – The Exit 180 Band

As part of the local summer concert series, The Exit 180 Band comes to the Mocksville Square on August 14 from 7-10 p.m. The Exit 180 Band is a five-man group from Advance that blends rock and country with a southern twist. They are always looking to cover a wide range of musical flavors when they perform. Take a listen! From the band’s Facebook page:  “Exit 180 Band was formed by a group of guys that had the same vision and purpose: Play authentic Rock, Classic and Southern Rock as well as familiar Country songs that people can sing and […]
July 29, 2021

The Great Bullhole Duck Race is back for 2021 on Saturday, August 14th!

Over 1000 yellow rubber duckies will be swimming towards the finish line as the Duck Race returns this year at Cooleemee’s River Park. This local event is full of fun, and some lucky winners will take home cash prizes for having the fastest duck of them all. “It’s like a coming out party this year!” said Addison Davis, president of the park’s board of directors. “The Duck Race provides an opportunity for the community to enjoy a family-friendly park experience while supporting RiverPark. We’re looking forward to a really fun day!”   The race will be held on August 14th, from […]
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 19, 2021

Concert at the Brock: The Stranger Performing LIVE!

Billy Joel is a musical legend known for his vocal excellence and master work on the Piano. Residents of Davie now have the opportunity to witness “The Nation’s Most Authentic Tribute to Billy Joel” with The Stranger, starring Mike Santoro, performing live at the Brock on Saturday, August 28, at 7:30 p.m. Being a musical prodigy, Santoro has always had an affinity towards musical perfection. He has dedicated his life to recreating the magic of Joel’s music to levels of intricacy beyond many’s idea of a tribute. Santoro works to keep the magic of Joel’s art alive, and has even […]
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 […]