Jan. 25, 2017
40th Anniversary Celebration of the Mountains to Sea Trail!
Before and after the gala - Friday through Sunday - Elkin has organized a full-schedule of Trail and Town Excursions to help you enjoy the outdoors and learn more about this special part of North Carolina.
Aug. 15, 2016
Summer Fun in Surry County and The Yadkin Valley!
There are many outdoor recreation opportunities in the cooler forests, our beautiful mountain streams & rivers, local swimming pools and parks, unique shopping, farmers markets, and so much more, you will always find something to do in this area!
April 29, 2016
Elkin Roots Music Fest
This is the fourth annual free event planned by Elkin Valley Fiddlers, an associate member of Foothills Arts Council.
Oct. 22, 2015
Herrera Vineyards Opens in the Heart of the Yadkin Valley
Herrera Vineyards offers a dozen wines crafted by winemaker Kevin Childers, a graduate of the enology and viticulture program at Surry Community College.
Jan. 7, 2015
Craft brew craze pours into Elkin
Skull Camp Brewing traces its origins to—Round Peak Vineyards—which launched its craft-brewing operation in 2012 in northwest Surry County where the owners began selling its beer on tap at the winery's tasting room ranging from pale ales to dark varieties.
Dec. 26, 2014
Former tobacco farm becomes successful winery
Van Coe spent twenty years as a banker but eventually decided to enroll in the viticulture program at Surry Community College.
Dec. 15, 2014
Second longest-running live radio broadcast
The show has hosted regional and national music legends, such as Tommy Jarrell, Benton Flippen, the Carter family, Mac Wiseman, Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, and Bill and Charlie Monroe.
Dec. 15, 2014
New Yadkin Valley wedding destination
Formerly known as Dr. Flippin's Bed and Breakfast, the estate now includes the former bed and breakfast, the former home of Powell Ephriam Simmons, and the former Pilot Mountain Primitive Baptist Church—all within the same block, creating a new wedding destination—Vintage Rose Wedding Estate.
Nov. 7, 2014
Elkin Hotel Top in its Class
In a business sector where service is king, there is nothing quite as gratifying as being recognized for delivering a memorably positive guest experience, and the Fairfield Inn and Suites of Elkin has reason to be proud after winning the Bill Marriot Chairman's Annual Award for four consecutive years.
Nov. 7, 2014
Sobotta Manor Bed and Breakfast
Generally, the entire Sobotta Manor is filled with antiques, including the formal dining area, the gentleman's parlor for reading, and the four rooms that feature a copper and chocolate color for added elegance.
Oct. 24, 2014
Fruit, Dough, and the sonker
Dip is a simple sauce of milk, sugar, and vanilla or cornstarch, cooked until thick that you pour over an individual serving of sonker.
Oct. 11, 2014
Upper Yadkin Valley Wine Trail: Self-Guided Tour of 5 Wineries
Within Surry, the Upper Yadkin Valley Wine Trail is a self-guided tour, connecting five very distinctive wineries beginning in Elkin and ending near Thurmond.