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Sonker Festival

October 7, 2023 @ 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.

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October 7, 2023
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Edwards-Franklin House
4132 Haystack Road
Mount Airy, NC 27030 United States
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