The special guests attending this year will include Betty Lynn, James Best, Elizabeth MacRae, and Karen Knotts with more sure to attend. The complete list will be announced in the summer.
The Surry Arts Council thanks the following cast members and guests for making Mayberry Days special for all the fans in 2012:
2013 Mayberry Days Tickets
Festival tickets are now available online (24/7) or by calling the Surry Arts Council at 336.786.7998 (Mon-Fri 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) or in person at the Andy Griffith Playhouse.
The Surry Arts Council appreciates the continued support from
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Mayberry Days has a full range of shows for the whole family every day of the festival. There is bluegrass music, variety shows, beach music, educational lectures, gospel music, comedy & magic, and just plan fun! Learn more about all these shows and purchase tickets early so you don't miss any of the fun.
The Mayberry Confidential is the official festival newspaper of The Surry Arts Council and your guide to all Mayberry Days events and other great shows, concerts and arts programs during our 2012-2013 calendar year. The 2012 edition is still available both online and at the Surry Arts Council venues.
Be sure to support the businesses who advertise in the Mayberry Confidential and tell them "thanks for supporting Mayberry Days and the Surry Arts Council!"
|Mayberry Days wouldn't be the same without David Browning as The Mayberry Deputy, and Allan Newsome as Floyd the Barber. The Surry Arts Council appreciate all their efforts, along with the other tribute artists to make the festival so much fun for everyone.|
|Mayberry Days has something for kids and those
of us who are kids at heart. Lots of free events and children's
activities along with games of skill and mental challenges.
Highlights include Autograph Sessions, Mayberry Days Golf Tournament,
Trivia Championship for youth and adult, Mrs. Wiley's Tea, WBMUTBB
Silent Auction, and Pickleland to name a few. More fun that you can
throw a rock at!
See all the details and plan your weekend of fun for the whole family.
Barbecue Cook-off will return in 2013 with another weekend of great
food and fun. Starting on Friday night, cookers from all over
the state will be tending the fires to create some of the best
tasting NC barbecue this side of Mount Pilot. Barbecue judging is
Saturday morning. Special Guests will announce the winners on stage
at the Blackmon Amphitheatre Saturday afternoon.
Pre-Order your 1-lb containers of barbecue by calling SAC at 336.786.7998. The cost is $10 each. Barbecue sandwiches are available starting at 10 a.m. in front of the Andy Griffith Playhouse.
Information for barbecue cookers interested in completing this year can find all the information on our Barbecue Cook-off page.
|For driving directions and
an interactive map from your hometown to the Andy Griffith
Playhouse, click on the map at the right. Once you are in town, you
can use the Mayberry
Days Venue Map to help you get around town.
Local hotels fill up so early reservations are recommended. There are many hotels and great Bed & Breakfasts in Mount Airy and the surrounding communities. Visit the Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce website at www.visitmayberry.com or call 800.948.0949 or 336.786.6116 for information.
Once you arrive in town, stop by the Mount Airy Visitors Center, located inside the Chamber of Commerce building at 200 N. Main Street "under the big copper clock" downtown for more area information and maps.
|Whether you live in Mount Airy or are traveling in for the festival, volunteering is a great way to show your support of events like Mayberry Days. Help make the good times happen! If you have any suggestions or would like to help out, please let send us an email or stop by the office or Information Station and ask how you can help.||