FESTIVALS Through Oct. 6
Durham, Sept. 21-22. Centerfest Arts Festival. Details: www.centerfest.durhamarts.org.
Denver, Sept. 25-26. Denver Days Fall Festival. Details: www.denverdays.com.
Columbia, Sept. 19-22. Greek Festival. Details: www.columbiasgreekfestival.com.
Mount Pleasant, Sept. 21. Charleston Scottish Games & Highland Gathering. Details: www.charlestonscots.org.
MOUNT AIRY Sept. 26-29
Mayberry Days will be Goober-ific
Mayberry Days, Mount Airy’s annual celebration of native son Andy Griffith (and his legendary TV show) will be Sept. 26-29 at various places around town. There will be guest appearances from actors on the show and a bluegrass concert honoring musician Doug Dillard, who played one of the “Darling Boys” on several episodes. A major event is the Saturday (Sept. 28) Mayberry Days parade. Also, there will be a presentation of a jumpsuit worn on the show by Goober (actor George Lindsey), who worked at Wally’s Service Station. Details: www.mayberrydays.org.
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