Monthly Archives: November 2021

Hometown Christmas Parade & Holiday Happenings


With Thanksgiving over and Christmas just around the corner, Mocksville is the place to be during this most wonderful time of the year. We have a host of holiday happenings sure to reform even the grumpiest Grinch!  All Aboard the Polar Express - December 4  Bring the whole family and come aboard The Polar Express at Cognition Davie on Saturday, December 4 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. This event is for the whole family and people are encouraged to come in their pajamas! Get in the Christmas spirit and come read The Polar Express, decorate cookies, drink hot cocoa, make Christmas [...]

Hometown Christmas Parade & Holiday Happenings2021-11-30T16:59:11-05:00

Strong Economic Growth Continues for Mocksville


I continue to be impressed by how well Mocksville and Davie County work together with the Economic Development Commission to create opportunities for our residents and grow the tax base. I began my job as Town Manager in May and since that time Mocksville has had the privilege to announce new businesses coming to the community like the Scott Bader Company and DFA USA. There is also strong support for business expansions like the one Liberty Storage Solutions is currently undertaking. Just these three businesses will create 134 good-paying jobs and invest almost $25,000,000 in Mocksville. This does not include projects [...]

Strong Economic Growth Continues for Mocksville2021-11-29T12:20:40-05:00

A Message from Mayor Marklin – Fall is Finally Here


  Fall is finally here! With cooler weather upon us, it is time to get out and enjoy some of the events going on in and around our town.  Last weekend you could have chosen between the Platters tribute band at the Brock, the music of Soundcraft at the Masonic Picnic, Cassette Rewind playing at the Davie Community Park, or just dining out at one of our restaurants here in town. On top of all of that, there are football games, soccer matches, tennis matches, and all kinds of sporting events going on for you to attend in and around the [...]

A Message from Mayor Marklin – Fall is Finally Here2023-04-03T13:20:56-04:00

Racing into the Holiday Season at the Mocksville Bed Races – Wrap Up!


“Twas the Night Before Bed Race” and all through the town, were a series of teams wishing the flag would go down; More rapid than eagles the race beds they came, And the crowds whistled, and shouted, and called them by name! The Town of Mocksville raced into the Christmas season on November 19th with the 9th Annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race as 12 teams made a mad dash down Main Street.  The mood was festive as hundreds lined the street in eager anticipation. Race announcer Justin Blue kept the crowd cheering and in the holiday spirit with hula [...]

Racing into the Holiday Season at the Mocksville Bed Races – Wrap Up!2021-11-22T18:39:11-05:00

Bed Races This Friday ~ Wacky, Whimsical, and Outrageous Fun!


Historic Downtown Mocksville will race into the Christmas season this Friday night, November 19th as twelve wacky, whimsical, and outrageous teams from local businesses and non-profits take part in the annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Races. (Rain date November 20th.) The festivities will begin with the lighting of the downtown businesses at dusk followed by the Parade of Beds at 6 p.m. and the first race at 6:30 p.m. $600 in Cash Prizes at Stake! Presented by the Mocksville Tourism Authority, the annual “Twas The Night Before Bed Race” has become one of Mocksville’s most popular events with teams competing [...]

Bed Races This Friday ~ Wacky, Whimsical, and Outrageous Fun!2021-11-17T17:55:14-05:00

Christmas Decorating In Mocksville


Austin Hill hangs a Christmas banner. Preparations for Christmas begin early in the Town of Mocksville. Long before Halloween, Public Works employees began checking and repairing the thousands of feet of lights that line each downtown business to ensure that they will be ready to be turned on for the “Twas the Night Before” bed race on November 19th.  Between taking care of the lights on the buildings, water tower, trees in the planters, and oaks on the square and hanging the Christmas banners throughout the downtown area, the department of eleven spends hundreds of hours preparing for the [...]

Christmas Decorating In Mocksville2021-11-15T12:22:28-05:00

Tree of Honor


Help us “flag” the tree. A tribute "Tree of Honor" to remember those who serve or have served to protect our freedom will be located at Town Hall. For each $1 contribution, a United States flag will represent a designated service person. Our goal is to have the entire tree filled with flags! Tax deductible contributions should be made payable to Historic Davie, Inc. These contributions will be presented to Davie County Hero’s Fund for local veteran services. You may download and print the form here, or visit the Davie County Chamber of Commerce or the Mocksville Town Hall. Both will [...]

Tree of Honor2021-11-10T11:25:25-05:00

Mocksville-Davie 2021 Veteran’s Day Observance


Thursday, November 11, 2021 The Mocksville-Davie 2021 Veteran's Day Observance will be held at Clement Grove, behind the Brock Building, off North Main Street and Poplar Street in Mocksville on November 11th at 11 a.m. Whether you are a veteran, related to a veteran, know a veteran, or support our veterans, this event is open to all!  No admission charge. Eaton's Funeral Service Home will be honoring veterans with a gift of appreciation that includes a gift certificate to a local restaurant. Veterans are invited to stop by the facility at 325 N. Main Street, Mocksville, on November 11th from 8 a.m. [...]

Mocksville-Davie 2021 Veteran’s Day Observance2021-11-02T14:17:25-04:00
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