Interior Restoration Continues!





New Year Brings New Restoration Projects to Körner’s Folly Historic Körner’s Folly is pleased to announce the continuation of Operation Restoration, a long term project with the goal of restoring and preserving the Victorian house museum. Körner’s Folly will be kicking off 2018 with the restoration of three rooms – the Cellar, Smoking Lounge, and […]

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Pardon our Mess! What Goes Up Must Come Down…





Saturday, January 4, 2020 (10am – 5pm, last tour tickets sold at 4pm) is our final day for holiday tours.  We are CLOSED for tours on Sunday, January 5, 2020. At the end of the holiday season, what goes up, must come down. From January 5 – 15, 2020 we have scores of wonderful volunteers […]

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Pardon our Mess: Decorating in Progress October 31 – November 21


Each year, Körner’s Folly is decorated from floor to ceiling in holiday lights, garland, and adornments.  To transform into this Victorian holiday masterpiece, all 22 rooms are “adopted” by local civic clubs, volunteers, and organizations.  Together, these groups and individuals decorate Körner’s Folly from the end of October, until Thanksgiving (October 31 – November 21, […]

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Can’t Miss Fall Events!





Körner’s Folly has something to offer for all ages this Fall! Körner’s Folly Family Revue Puppet Show Saturday, September 23 @ 10:30am Saturday, October 28 @ 10:30am The Körner’s Folly Family Revue Puppet Show is a fun and interactive way for children to learn about the history of Körner’s Folly and the Körner family.  Join […]

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Fall Happenings at the Folly





The fall months are a beautiful time to visit Körner’s Folly.  Take advantage of smaller crowds to slow down and savor inspiring views of historic Körner’s Folly.  Plan your visit today! Fall also brings several exciting events to Körner’s Folly, including the annual Kernersville Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 1 (4-7pm) and savor pumpkin spice cupcakes, hand-roasted […]

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Home Grown Arts Festival: Saturday, August 27





Home Grown Arts Festival, Saturday, August 27 (9am – 2pm) Historic Körner’s Folly, 413 South Main Street, will host the 3rd Annual Home Grown Arts Festival Saturday, August 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the North Lawn. The festival will feature a variety of handmade pieces—from crafts to fine art—that will be available for […]

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Summer Fun at Körner’s Folly





This summer, Körner’s Folly is holding two fantastic events… Family Fun Day, Saturday, July 23 (10am – 4pm)             Historic Körner’s Folly, 413 South Main Street, is hosting its inaugural Körner’s Folly Family Fun Day, this summer. On Saturday, July 23, from 10am to 4pm, families will have the opportunity […]

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Interior Restoration Continues!





Main Kitchen Restoration Complete, Sitting Room Up Next The Körner’s Folly Foundation hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 19, 2016, to celebrate the completion of the recently restored Main Kitchen at the Körner’s Folly Historic House Museum. The Main Kitchen was used as the primary food preparation area, containing an ice box and pie safe, […]

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Bobbie Wolfe Recognized for Outstanding Volunteerism





On Tuesday, May 10, 2016, Bobbie Wolfe was recognized at the HandsOn Northwest Governor’s Volunteer Service Award Banquet for her outstanding commitment to volunteerism at Körner’s Folly. Bobbie was recognized among a diverse pool of candidates from throughout Forsyth County who were nominated.  In all, awards were presented to 11 recipients, out of nearly 30 […]

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May is Historic Preservation Month #ThisPlaceMatters





Join us this May as we celebrate Historic Preservation Month! This year, we will be participating in the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s This Place Matters social media campaign. This May, tell us why historic preservation is important to you! What historic places matter to you?   Download your own This Place Matters sign and take a […]

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