Mayberry - I Love Lucy Day  

Our 2021 Event was a Hit!  Make plans to join us April 9, 2022!

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2021 Mayberry-I Love Lucy Day

and Genealogy Festival Schedule of Events

9:00 am to 5: 00 pm – Granville Museum Open- View exhibits on Contributions of Women and Rosie the Riveter.


9:00 am to 3:00 pm – Genealogy Festival Granville Museum Exhibition Room and Granville United Methodist Church


9:30 am to 3:00 pm -- Mayberry Auto Cruise-In 106 Clover Street


9:30 am to 5:00 pm – Mayberry-I Love Lucy Museum Open


9:30 am to 5:00 pm -- Pioneer Village Open-Craftsmen Demonstrating Crafts of Yesteryear.


9:30 am to 5:00 pm – Whistle Stop Saloon and Ice Cream Shop Museum Open


9:30 am to 5:00 pm-- Shopping at Granville Gifts, Southern Shops of Granville, Sutton General Store and Granville Broom Works

10:00 am – Historical Fiction Storytelling:  "The Pioneer Travels of the First Families Founding Granville" -   Liz Huff Bennett, Speaker, Granville United Methodist Church

10:00 am to 12:00 pm – “Sharing Huff Family Research” – Informal Discussion with James Clemons, Office Granville Museum.

10:00 am & 1:00 pm– The Darlings Band performed by One Way Out Band.  108 Clover Street/Clemons Car Museum Porch. Bo Pierce performing as Briscoe Darling


10:00 am to 3:00 pm – Learn about family genealogy and how to conduct research about your own family at Granville Museum Exhibition Room.  This year’s event features the Huff and Myers families


10:00 am to 5:00 pm – 1880’s Sutton Home with guided tours. “Women and Their Contributions"


10:30 am -"Aunt Polly Williams" by Vonda Dixon. Granville United Methodist Church  

11:00 am – “Validating Your Genealogy Research with Tips for Success” - Anna Stout Stephenson, Speaker.  Granville United Methodist Church.


11:00 am & 3:00 pm - Tex R Cana Musical Concert - Pruett Stage

11:00 am, 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm –Ricky and Lucy Show by Jeff and Carrie Ketterman at house across street  from Mayberry/I Love Lucy Museum


11:00am to 2:00 pm – Lunch at Mayberry Diner/Clemons Car Museum, Sutton General Store.


11:00 am & 2:00 pm – Rodney Dillard "Meet & Greet", Rodney, one of the Darlings from The Andy Griffith Show, will perform songs from the show with his wife, Beverly.   They will be available for photos, will tell stories, and sign autographs. 108 Clover Street


11:30 am & 2:30 pm –Barney Fife performed by Rik Roberts, Historic Granville Office Porch, 110 Clover Street

12:00 pm & 3:00 pm- "The Women of The Andy Griffith Show" by Kaye Loftis Granville Office Front Porch


12:30 pm & 3:30 pm – “Floyd the Barber” performed by Allan Newsome. Historic Granville Office Porch, 110 Clover Street

1:00 pm – “Genealogical Manhunt:  Finding Scattered Clues, Funny Stories, and Chasing Illusive Ancestors” – Karen Hall Sarraga,

speaker, Granville United Methodist Church.


2:00 pm-- "Memaw's Maxims" presentation by James Kenneth Turner, Presbyterian Church


5:30 pm & 6:30 pm-- Sutton Ole Time Music Hour Dinner served.  Reservations for Dinner & Shows NO TICKETS AVAILABLE

6:30 pm - Sutton Ole Time Music Hour- Rodney Dillard

7:00 pm - Sutton Ole Time Music Hour- Rodney Dillard, one of the Darlings from The Andy Griffith Show, will perform songs from the show with his wife, Beverly

7:00 pm - Bluegrass Show syndicated radio show featuring “Blue Ridge Grass.”