Mayberry Days kicks off Wednesday in Mount Airy

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MOUNT AIRY, N.C. – It's the biggest weekend of the year in Mount Airy as the town will become “Mayberry” for a few days.

David Eriksen, owner and publisher of The Foothills Times is celebrating the connection to the famous Andy Griffith TV show and stopped by the FOX8 studio to give a preview.

The Foothills Times has been covering the event for years.

Barbara Eden, Clint Howard and Don Knott’s daughter will be there this year.

Mayberry Days is comprised of free and ticketed events spread over four days. For a complete schedule and details, call (336) 786-7998, or go to: www.mayberrydays.com.