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Historic Granville announces 2021 Theme “Contributions of Women”,Spring Events & Festivals

Historic Granville “Tennessee’s Mayberry Town” opens on March 17th with the 2021 Theme “Contributions of Women” . The Granville Exhibition Center contains numerous exhibits telling the stories of women in Tennessee and United States. The exhibits are Women in the Civil War, Women in World War II- Rosie the Riveter, Talents of Women, Women of Mayberry and much more. The Sutton Historic Home will feature the entire home decorated in stories of Contributions of Women. The Antique Car Museum will feature Women & Automobiles with the history of women with automobiles back to late 1800’s as well as displays of automobiles owned by women. The log homestead will feature the Life of the Pioneer Women. Historic Granville is open Wednesday thru Friday 11:00 to 3:00 with lunch served daily and Saturday 11:00 to 5:00 p.m. The Sutton Ole Time Music Hour reopened the dinner bluegrass show on March 6th. Every Saturday evening, guests will have the opportunity to hear the best of Bluegrass and enjoy a delicious southern home-style meal. The Sutton Ole Time Music House is also featuring talent young people who will perform each with as a part of our Bluegrass for Kids program

. On March 19th and 20th the Shops of Granville will have their Spring Open House with the latest in new fashion and home décor. On March 27th a basket making class will be offered taught by Barbara Boone where you will make your own basket with lunch provided. The basket to be made is a Market Flower Basket. The Spring Festivals will begin on April 10th with Mayberry Lucy Day, Mayberry Cruise In, Genealogy Festival, 13th Anniversary of Sutton Store & Sutton Ole Time Music Hour, Crafts, Craftsmen and much more. May 1st will be Cornbread & Moonshine Festival as well as the Grand Opening of Granville’s new Whiskey Decanter Museum. Cornbread competition and whiskey tasting from 9 distillers on the Tennessee Whiskey Trail. April 30th and May 1st will feature the Mayberry Outdoor Dinner Theater entitled “The Darlings Come to Mayberry” Granville largest event of the year will be the 23rd Annual Granville Heritage Day on May 29th with an Antique Car & Tractor Show, Uncle Jimmy Thompson Bluegrass Festival, Old Time Craftsmen Festival, Parade, Crafts, Parade, Children Events and much more. Granville is a safe place to visit with masks required in all buildings, social distancing, hand stations and on festival days temperature taken at all entrance gates. Granville has a $5.00 town tour ticket each day and also on festival an admission of $5.00 which includes town tour ticket. For more information about Granville or any of our events search the website or

call 931-653-4151.

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