If you want a listing of all events in town for the month, just go to the Event Calendar page. This page features 2 or 3 events each month, that we think are special and/or unique to this community. 


Surry Arts Council is pleased to announce Shag Dance class, taught by Pat Adkins of Dance Dance and More Dance click to visit her Facebook page for current videos and picture

Thursdays at 8:30pm starting

February 4th
$35 per person for 4 sessions 
To register call 336-786-7998

or email tori@surryarts.org to sign up

5K on the Greenway - 5KOTG


Yearly in October

Emily B. Taylor Greenway
Mount Airy, NC

Darren Lewis

Event Website:


Come visit Historic Mayberry and run our 10th Annual 5K the weekend of the Mount Airy Autumn Leaves Festival to support local charities!

Mayberry Days

When: Last Full Weekend in September

For the link to all information, venues, tickets, and so much more, go to the Surry Arts Council's website at


 All tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. You may order online, by phone or in person with VISA or MasterCard (processing fee added). Call 336.786.7998 Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST. Or, visit the SAC office in the Andy Griffith Playhouse at 218 Rockford Street, Mount Airy.

Early October

Annual Sonker Festival

 "Old-time music" and serving of sonker will begin at 1:00 p.m. and continue until 5 p.m.

Sponsored by the Surry County Historical Society, the event will feature impromptu flat-foot dancing, quilters, a quilt display, Scottish Heritage, and a Civil War Exhibit.

Admission is free. Visitors pay only for the serving of sonker made of apples, blackberries, blueberries, cherries, peaches, strawberries and sweet potatoes. Coffee and other beverages will be available for purchase.

The Edwards-Franklin House is located at 4132 Haystack Road, Mount Airy, NC 27030

Annual Autumn Leaves Festival


Friday to Sunday

For more information click the link below:


Come be a part of the Fiddle and Banjo Crawl Auction & Concert in Downtown Mount Airy!

Location: Old North State Winery, Downtown Mount Airy

Purchase your favorite fiddle sculpture at LIVE AUCTION.  Live music and an award for Fan Favorite Fiddle!


Hosted by Round Peak Vineyards

Admission $10pp, Children under 10 free.

Food, soft drinks, live music, hayrides through the vineyard, ghost stories around the bonfire, doggie and human costume contest, corn hole tournament and more!

Proceeds go to Mayberry 4 Paws spay and neuter program. Donations are tax deductible. 

For more info email mayberry4paws@gmail.com or call 336-789-4775