Sweet Potato Festival coming to Surry Co.

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SURRY CO., N.C. — The 15th Annual Sweet Potato Festival is planned for Saturday, Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the village of Rockford.

The Mount Airy News reported that the event will include live music throughout the day, crafts, vendors, blacksmith demonstrations, authors and a monkey train for kids.

This event is free and open to the public. The paper reported that the food that will be served will include sweet potato pies, sweet potato sonkers and sweet potato fudge.

A man who makes necklaces and bracelets out of sweet potatoes will also reportedly be in attendance. Organizers said the festival continues to get bigger and bigger.

Read more: The Mount Airy News.

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