The good times are rolling in downtown Mocksville this week with a kids art crawl on Thursday and a free concert on Saturday night.
Kids Art Crawl This Thursday in Main Street Park
Is summer boredom getting the better of your family? Looking for an exciting, inexpensive activity to entertain your kids? Head to Main Street Park in downtown Mocksville on Thursday, July 26th, from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. for the FIRST Kids Art Crawl.
The FEE IS $5 PER CHILD. Local artist, Bruce White, owner and instructor at Wild Mountain Designs & Art will be offering five different art stations: clay, squirt gun abstract pennants, artificial stained glass, string, and painting.
Bring a sack lunch or purchase one from a local restaurant.
Michael Decker will be there during lunch for balloon art and magic. Cold refreshments will be provided.
Free Concert on the Square in Mocksville – Saturday, July 28
Looking for a delightful date night or some free family fun? Enjoy a little slice of Americana as Mel Jones & His Bag O’Bones takes the stage this Saturday night, July 28th, from 7 p.m-10 p.m in the quad near Restaurant 101 in downtown Mocksville.
Mel Jones & His Bag O’Bones
Mel Jones has been playing his brand of Americana music for more than 25 years, blending blues, jazz, bluegrass, and soul and appearing alongside the likes of David Holt, Rhonda Vincent, Sam Bush, Doc Watson and more. Wailing on the harmonica and belting out the blues, Jones proves himself a timeless musician skillfully combining traditional sounds to create a fast-paced show that keeps the crowd involved.
The Bones have played numerous festivals and venues up and down the east coast since the early 1990’s and have released 3 CD’s featuring Mel’s original material. Stellar musicianship is at the heart of every Bones performance but Mel has always believed that the audience should be a part of the show and enjoy themselves. As Mel fond of saying “When they walk out the end of our show we want a big smile on everybody’s face.”
The Bones consist of veteran, award winning musicians Don Story on guitar, Calvin Johnson on bass, Kip Snow on mandolin, John Hofmann on fiddle, and Larry Carmen on drums.
Break Out Your Lawn Chairs This Saturday!
Bring your lawn chair and enjoy this free concert. Don’t forget to check out downtown Mocksville’s delicious restaurants and unique shops.
More Free Concerts for 2018
Their performance is part of the free Concerts on the Square series sponsored by the Town of Mocksville. These concerts are perfect for a delightful date night or a family-friendly fun night!
Future performances are August 11th — 60 Watt Combo (70s & 80s rock), and August 25th — Brad Ratledge & The Happy Ones (soft rock & country).
For questions or to get more information about either event, contact Tami Langdon at (336) 753-6705 or visit http://www.mocksvillenc.org.