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Sonker Festival

Edwards-Franklin House 4132 Haystack Road, Mount Airy, NC, United States

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 […]

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