The Way Back to Mayberry

1/22/2001 Broadman & Holman’s “The Way Back to Mayberry” by first-time author Joey Fann uses episodes from “The Andy Griffith Show” to illustrate Bible truths. The book and the Bible-class strategy have been featured on “USA Weekend,” “The Washington Post,” and the “CBS Early Show.” Fann begins promotional radio interviews in February. Mayberry Photos A Touch of Mayberry Comes to Nashville Andy Griffith — Old Wood and Wine Just As He Is: Andy Sings Gospel The Way Back to Mayberry…

Surry Arts Council to Host Mayberry Days 2001

The Surry Arts Council is preparing to host the 12th annual Mayberry Days Sept. 27-29 to commemorate The Andy Griffith Show’s anniversary. The event is a tribute to the show, in which Andy Griffith played a sheriff in the small town of Mayberry. Andy Griffith grew up and Mount Airy, and it’s no coincidence that Mount Airy reminds people of Mayberry. Tickets for this year’s events are selling out quickly, now that word has spread about the festival’s first appearance…

2001 Mayberry Days Schedule

Thursday September 27 Golf Tournament at Cross Creek Country Club. 12 Noon. Golf Dinner & Entertainment at Cross Creek Country Club. 5:00pm. No Time for Sergeants at Downtown Cinema. 7pm. $3.00. (336) 786-2222. The Ghost and Mr. Chicken at Downtown Cinema. 9pm. $3.00. (336) 786-2222. Friday September 28 Mrs. Wiley’s Tea Party at the Historic Moore House. From Noon to 2:00 p.m. Trivia Contest at Andy Griffith Playhouse. 4:30 pm The Doug Dillard Band in concert (Matinee) at Andy Griffith…

Help Write The Mayberry Poem

8/22/2002 – in conjunction with the Christian Activities Mayberry Forum is sponsoring “The Mayberry Poem – A Tribute to Mayberry.” “The Andy Griffith Show” was one of television’s most popular sitcoms during its eight-year run. The television show that debuted Monday, October 3, 1960, and ran for 249 episodes, 90 of which were color. “Mayberry RFD” and “Gomer Pyle,” two spin-off shows, were equally popular. In fact, “The Andy Griffith Show” has never gone off the air as it…

Titanic and Mayberry Come to Nashville

5/01/ 2001 Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit Opryland Hotel, SFX and RMS Titanic, Inc. is putting presenting a one-of-a-kind exhibition of Titanic artifacts will be presented at Opryland Hotel beginning May 3, 2001 through August 31, 2001. Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit will feature artifacts recovered from Titanic’s wreck site 2-1/2 miles below the surface of the North Atlantic. Opryland Hotel will be displaying artifacts that have been recently discovered and never seen before. “The Opryland Hospitality Group and Gaylord Entertainment are…

Andy Griffith – Old Wood and Wine (1996)

The 50th Anniversary of “The Andy Griffith Show” was October 2010 Although Andy Griffith may have left Mayberry far behind, as the old saying goes, “You can take the boy out of the country, but you can’t take the country out of the boy.” No matter how far Andy has gone in his life, he never left his roots far behind. When he was a child in Sunday School in Mt. Airy, North Carolina where he was born and raised,…



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