Summer Events at the Folly

This summer, take advantage of all that Körner’s Folly has to offer! With family friendly activities and upcoming events,the Folly offers a perfect getaway day trip or stay-cation.  Visit our education page to print scavenger hunts, brainteasers, crossword puzzles, and crafts before or after your visit.

Körner’s Folly recently won TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence award, and is ranked the #1 attraction in Kernersville!  Be sure to visit TripAdvisor to read visitor tips before your trip, and please leave a comment after your visit!

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

Summer Escape Challenge

From June to August 2014, students and families can visit local museums and tourist associations to participate in low-cost programs for some summer fun!  Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools is partnering with the Association of Visitor Attractions of Forsyth County to provide thousands of families with a free Summer Escape Challenge kit and passport.  The kick-off event will be held on Saturday, June 21, 2014 from 10am -2pm at Hanes Mall.  At the kick-off event, students and their families can pick up passport kits and begin their summer learning adventures with games, drawings, and prizes!  Help us fight summer learning loss and support affordable family fun across Forsyth County this summer!

Visit Körner’s Folly and  complete a scavenger hunt or join us the fourth Saturday of the month for our puppet show to earn passport stamps.  A list of partner institutions and available programs can be found online at  For more information about the Summer Escape passport program, please contact Sharon Frazier, District & Title I Parent Involvement Coordinator, at or (336) 748-4000 ext. 34225

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The Home Grown Arts Festival, July 19th

On Saturday, July 19, join us from 9am-2pm for the Home Grown Arts Festival, hosted by the Kernersville Arts and Crafts Guild.  Local artisans will set up on the lawn of Körner’s Folly to showcase and sell their creations.  Visit for the festival and stay for a tour of the historic house.

The Kernersville Arts and Crafts Guild is a nonprofit, community-based organization dedicated to helping artists and craftspeople exhibit and sell their work, promote the development of arts and crafts in the community, and support arts and crafts educational activities.



 Monthly Puppet Shows all summer long

On the fourth Saturday of every month we host The Körner’s Folly Family Revue Puppet Show @ 10:30am.  Puppet Show tickets are FREE when purchasing regular admission on the same day.  (Puppet show only: $2) The puppet show is followed by a make and take sock puppet craft.  Great for children of all ages!

Education groups of 20 or more can also schedule private puppet show and children’s tours throughout the summer.  This is a great educational opportunity for daycares, summer camps, homeschoolers, and private parties.  Private puppet shows & children’s tours are available on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Wednesdays, minimum 2 week advance notice to schedule.  Please call (336) 996-7922 for pricing and scheduling.  Or fill out a request form.


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