Taking place May 17 & 18, 2014, this 2-day festival celebrates all things Mayberry. The festival will be held right in the middle of downtown Danville, around the Hendricks County Courthouse Square, with several themed activities, and appearances by two original cast members, Maggie Peterson, who played Charlene Darling on the show, and Rodney Dillard, who portrayed one of the Darling boys. Lots of contests to participate in including:
Aunt Bee’s Pie Eating Contest
Barney’s Quick Draw
Ernest T’s Bride
Floyd’s Barber Shop Shave
Goober & Gomer’s Pit Stop
Opie’s Fish Toss
TP Wedding Dress
Other activities include a parade, Opie’s World for kids, a concert at Ellis Park featuring Rodney Dillard and his band, and a church service on Sunday morning by Rodney Dillard, who is now a minister.
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