October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Sonker Festival is a Surry County tradition, presented each year by the Surry County Historical Society.
It is held the first Saturday in October at the Edwards-Franklin House west of Mount Airy.
Festival attendees sample sonker made from a variety of family recipes passed down through generations. Admission is free, with a nominal charge for sonker and beverages. The day’s festivities include bluegrass and Old-Time music, flat-foot dancing and exhibit by local quilters.