The Tradition Continues


The Children's Center of Winston-Salem Holiday Party

Graylyn is proud to support the Children’s Center of Winston-Salem in many ways. During the holiday season, we have the honor of hosting a holiday party for the students and staff. Every year, students and staff walk across the grounds from the school to the Manor House for a morning of caroling, listening to “Twas…

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Chef Rollins’ Seasonal Soup


Chef Rollin's Cream of Cauliflower Soup with Walnuts

Warm up this fall season with Graylyn’s Executive Chef Rollins’ favorite soup, Cream of Cauliflower with walnuts.

The Manor House, Room by Room: The Library


The Graylyn library was the Gray family’s favorite sitting room. It’s easy to understand why as you step inside the room and take in the floor to ceiling ornately carved oak paneling. It may even feel as if you’ve been transported to seventeenth century France, and in a way, you have. Nathalie and Bowman Gray…

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Thanksgiving Dining at Graylyn


Update – This event is now sold out. Every year Graylyn welcomes over 100 families into our home for a Thanksgiving meal. Chef Rollins and his team start their day by preparing two menus for brunch and dinner. Thanksgiving Dining at Graylyn allows you to enjoy the holiday with your family and friends. No Kitchen Required.…

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Three reasons to host your meeting or event at Graylyn


You’ll find our estate a peaceful retreat to relax, recharge, and accomplish your goals.Some places you just have to experience in person. When you’re at Graylyn, the 55-acre property feels worlds away from everyday life. You can curl up by one of our many fireplaces, enjoy outdoor recreation, or host a more structured meeting in…

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A Graylyn Tradition: Mrs. Gray’s Butterscotch Sugar Cookies


Mrs. Gray was a firm believer in the power of southern hospitality. She made sure to welcome each guest to Graylyn with open arms, and made them feel as if they were home. She was well-known for her butterscotch sugar cookies, the recipe being inspired by the names of the beloved family dogs, two Scottish…

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Graylyn and The Children’s Center of Winston-Salem share a special bond


On the Northeast corner of Graylyn’s 55-acre estate sits The Children’s Center of Winston-Salem, part of the Centers for Exceptional Children, an institution providing a critical combination of support services, programs and facilities dedicated to one thing: helping children with special needs and their families thrive. Graylyn leases this prime spot of land on the…

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Featured Recipe: Chef Rollins’ Corn and Avocado Salsa


Corn and Avocado Summer Salsa

With the arrival of summer comes the bounty of summer fruits and vegetables. There’s are few things more satisfying than serving that perfectly ripened, crunchy corn, or biting into that juicy tomato. Luckily, Chef Rollins’ has a summertime salsa to share with you. This summertime classic can be eaten with almost anything. Serve it as…

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