February News From Körner’s Folly





February 2014: Click to Read the Full E-Newsletter Happy Birthday President Lincoln!  Jule Körner’s Odd Tradition Revived  *Click here for more information and to read the original 1896 newspaper article detailing Jule’s traditions honoring President Lincoln. Looking for a Romantic Outing this Valentine’s Day?  Oak Ridge Youth Theatre to Perform at Körner’s Folly Enter your email address […]

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2014 Hours and Admission Information





Looking for something to do inside, as Jack Frost brings in the new year?  Come  discover Jule Körner’s designs and architectural styles with the whole family.  The house boasts fifteen original fireplaces, sure to keep you warm- no matter how low the thermometer drops! Körner’s Folly’s twenty-two rooms feature unique furnishings and artwork, cast-plaster details, […]

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Christmas at Körner’s Folly





KERNERSVILLE, NC—Looking for a new holiday tradition?  Körner’s Folly, 413 S Main St, will be decorated from head to toe in Victorian Christmas décor from November 29 to January 4, 2014.   Körner’s Folly will be CLOSED on Sunday, January 5th. The historic house museum has transformed its unique 22 rooms into an elaborately decorated ‘Victorian […]

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November News from Körner’s Folly





November 2013: Click to Read the Full E-Newsletter Christmas is just around the Körner: Christmas by Candlelight evening tours Puppet Show: ‘The Night Before Christmas at Körner’s Folly’ Challenge I: Operation Complete  The Beginning of a New Challenge Enter your email address below to receive our monthly e-newsletter

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Completed ‘Restoration Challenge’ Leads to Challenge II





The Körner’s Folly Foundation has 150,000 reasons to celebrate!  This week, the Board of Directors announced they have successfully raised the $150,000 needed to complete the “Challenge Restoration” campaign.  The challenge, issued in August 2012, sprung into action when an anonymous donor stepped forward and offered 150,000—but only if the Foundation could match that amount […]

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October is Community Month at Körner’s Folly





In appreciation of the overwhelming support the Körner’s Folly Foundation has received this past year, the Foundation is designating October as Community Month!  For the month of October, Kernersville residents will receive half price admission to explore the 22 room house museum during public tour hours.  This one-time event is an opportunity for Kernersville residents […]

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3rd Annual Kernersville Oktoberfest





If you can’t make the trip to Munich this year, don’t worry. You can enjoy the next best thing, right here in the heart of the Piedmont Triad: Historic Körner’s Folly’s 3rd annual Kernersville Oktoberfest! On Saturday, October 12th from 4-7pm, the lawn at Körner’s Folly, 413 South Main Street, will abound with German-inspired beer, […]

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Körner’s Folly Closed for Theater Performances 9/29 and 10/6





Love is in the air as Kernersville Little Theatre (KLT) presents its first production of the 2013-14 season with the charming play The Last Romance.  The show will open on Friday, September 20th at Cupid’s Park Theatre in historic Körner’s Folly, 413 S. Main Street in Kernersville at 8:00 p.m. In The Last Romance, written […]

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News from just around the Körner…





August 2013: Click to Read the Full E-Newsletter From the Docent’s Desk… Purchase a Piece of History A Special Thank You… Save the Date: Third Annual Oktoberfest Upcoming Puppet Shows Enter your email address below to receive our monthly e-newsletter

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Purchase a Historic Mantel for your Home!





Körner’s Folly is selling solid cedar mantels from trees that Jule may have actually planted! A cross-section of the tree’s rings indicates an age of approximately 120 years old, which means they were likely planted around 1890.  At the time, Jule was living in Korner’s Folly with his family, and making extensive renovations to the […]

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