We've rounded up the best parties happening in Surry County, so here's your guide to events happening on Dec. 31 in Surry County.
New Year's Eve at Harvest Grill
Dobson—It will be a night of dinner and dancing with great food, wine, and music at Harvest Grill at Shelton Vineyards. Reservations are required. www.sheltonvineyards.com/harvest-grill
Phatt City New Year's Eve Party
Elkin—Ring in the New Year with beach and R&B dance music from Phatt City, a fourth-generation band started in the 1970s. Doors open at 9 p.m. at The Liberty in downtown Elkin. Hors d'oeuvres are included along with a cash bar. Advance tickets are $30 per person and are available at the following stores: Elkin – Public House 222, 21 & Main, Diana's Bookstore, & Slight Askew Winery; Jonesville – Generations Restaurant; Boonville – Rag Apple Lassie Vineyards and Sanders Ridge Vineyards; Dobson – Stony Knoll Vineyards; and Yadkinville – AOA Signs.
JOLO New Year's Eve
Pilot Mountain—Ring in the New Year with a champagne toast at midnight at End Posts restaurant at Jolo Winery and Vineyards. There will be lots of food (five courses) paired with international wines. Table reservations are for either 5:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., or 9:30 p.m. After eating, join the band for dancing and more wine. www.jolovineyards.com
Live Music at The Living Room
Pilot Mountain—The Living Room Coffeehouse and Winebar in downtown Pilot Mountain hosts a New Year Eve's party with live music by Johnny Dearmin starting at 9 p.m.
Old North State Winery
Mount Airy–Share a New Year's kiss at midnight during the fifth annual New Year's Eve bash at the Old North State Winery in downtown Mountary, a fundraiser for Mount Airy Museum of Regional History. Tickets are $25 per person, and music starts at 9 p.m. www.northcarolinamuseum.org
Live Music at the Elk's Lodge
Mount Airy—Live it up at Mount Airy's Elk Lodge with live music by The Fenders and a midnight champagne toast. Everyone who preregisters by Dec. 30 will be entered into a cash drawing. Advance tickets are $15 or $20 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at the Elks Lodge lunge (4 – 8 p.m. daily) or by calling (336) 786-2061. Light hors d'oeuvres will be served.
June 20, 2018
Dobson's Splash Pad is the Hot Spot to Cool Off this Summer
Dobson Square Park also includes a playground, which recently received a new swing set; picnic shelters; an amphitheater; a walking trail; and restrooms.
Aug. 16, 2018
Ethan Brown Brings Winemaking Full Circle at Shelton Vineyards
Nearly two decades after they invested heavily in the winemaking program at Surry Community College, Ed and Charlie Shelton hired winemaker Ethan Brown, a graduate of the college’s Shelton-Badgett NC Center for Viticulture and Enology.
June 19, 2017
Enjoy Music in the Vineyards at Shelton's Sunset Concert Series
On June 17, the versatile band Too Much Sylvia makes a return trip to Shelton Vineyards, focusing on a set list of beach and R&B.
Nov. 30, 2017
Enjoy Holiday Light Displays In and Around Mayberry
Plenty of cozy lodging options are available in Mount Airy and Surry County, ranging from award-winning hotels and bed-and-breakfast inns to rental cabins and vacation homes.