Grand Opening

Mark Your Calendar and Join us on April 10, 2021

Sutton Homestead opens for Tours on March 17. 2021

Watch for Details of 2021 Event

Grand Opening — June 13, 2020

"Tennessee's Mayberry Town"
Schedule of Events:

 9:00—5:00 pm       Granville Museum Open.  Visit the Traveling Exhibit “Tennessee Waters:  Shaping Our Land,

                                 Our Lives and Our Future”

9:30 am                    Ribbon Cutting and Dedication of the Mayberry - I Love Lucy Museum, 106 Clover Street

                                  Visit with Andy, Barney, Aunt Bee, Opie, Otis or Helen & Lucy

9:30—3:00 pm         Mayberry Cruise-In, 106 Clover Street.  No Entry Fee.

9:30—5:00 pm         Visit the Whistle Stop Saloon and Ice Cream Shop Museum across from Southern Shops of Granville.


9:30—5:00 pm        Craftsmen demonstrating crafts of yesteryear at Pioneer Village.  Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the                                                              Williamson Cabin.  See primitive cooking and visit the Antique Car Museum.


9:30—5:00 pm         Shopping at Granville Gifts, Southern Shops of Granville and Sutton General Store.


10:00, 11:00, 12:00   Entertainment, music, skits and more at I Love Lucy Trailer set up at Mayberry-I Love Lucy Museum

1:00 and 2:00 pm     106 Clover Street


10:00 and 1:00 pm   Victors Band performing at 108 Clover Street.


10:00—4:00 pm       Guided tours at the 1880’s Sutton Homestead.  “Life in a Small Mayberry Town”

                                 Tours every 30 minutes on the hour and half hour.  Learn why Granville is referred to as

`                                 “Tennessee’s Mayberry Town”


11:00 am                   LeRoy Mack McNees of The Country Boys who appeared on the Andy Griffith Show performing at

                                  108 Clover Street.  Available for autographs and photos.


11:00—2:00 pm       Cornbread Cookoff.  Cornbread Lane serving a pioneer meal of pinto beans with ham, turnip greens,

                                  apples, cobbler, beverage, and, of course, your choice of a variety of cornbread recipes.


11:00—2:00 pm        Lunch at Mayberry Diner (Clemons Car Museum) and Sutton General Store. 

                                  Back counter at store will be serving sandwiches and ice cream.  Mayberry Diner at 108 Clover Street will be                                                       serving pulled pork, hamburgers and hot dogs from the grill with baked beans and chips.


12:00 and 2:00 pm Keith Thibodeaux “Meet & Greet” at 108 Clover Street.  Keith, Little Ricky from the I Love Lucy Show, will                                                            perform on the drums and will be available for photos, to tell stories and sign autographs.


12:00 and 3:00 pm Cornbread Whiskey Band performing at Pruett Stage near Pioneer Village


12:00—4:00 pm      Moonshine Festival at Pioneer Village with 8 Distillers  Tickets for Tasting Area are $5.00.

                                Must be 21 years of age to enter Tasting Area.

5:30 and 6:30 pm Sutton Ole Time Music Hour Dinner served.  For reservations for Dinner & Shows, call



6:00 pm                 Sutton Ole Time Music Hour with LeRoy Mack McNees.  LeRoy performed with The Country Boys who appeared                                                on the Andy Griffith Show.


7:00 pm                 Bluegrass radio show featuring Track 145.  Bluegrass Band will perform at Sutton General Store.

                               Syndicated and broadcast around the world.

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