Great Bullhole duck, tube races July 18

Published 9:22 am Friday, July 10, 2015

There will be people and rubber ducks in the South Yadkin River on July 18 for the annual Great Bullhole Duck Race to benefit RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls – The Bullhole.

The numbered rubber ducks will be dumped into the river at 1 p.m., with the first duck to cross the finish line bringing the owner of the number $300. Second place is $150, third is $75.

Ducks are $5 each, a quack pack of six for $25 or a flock of 15 for $50. Buy them in Cooleemee at the town hall, Zachary House, Village Auto and Davie Discount Drugs, in Mocksville at the Davie Chamber of Commerce and recreation department, and in Woodleaf at Jacob’s Western Store.

A tube race and float begins at 10:30 a.m. at the wildlife access area off Junction Road. Call 751-2325 for details. The winner gets $100.