The Surry County Historical Society is sponsoring the 37th Annual Sonker Festival Sat., Oct. 1 from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the Edwards-Franklin House at 4132 Haystack Road, in Mount Airy. Old Time and Bluegrass Music will be presented by The band D and D and Company. Other musicians are invited to play with the band. Quilters, basketry, tatting, and pottery will be displayed. Expect to see a Civil War Exhibit and Flat Foot Dancing. Admission is free. Bring your lawn chair.