Surry Arts Council hosting event next month to honor Andy Griffith

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MOUNT AIRY, N.C. — A free event hoping to honor the memory of Andy Griffith is planned to take place September 30th in Mount Airy.

Officials said it takes place from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Blackmon Amphitheatre at Rockford and Spring Street across from the Andy Griffith Playhouse and will feature music and entertainment.

Griffith was an actor, television producer, Grammy Award-winning Southern-gospel singer, and writer who was born in Mount Airy and died July 3 from a heart attack at age 86.

Call the Surry Arts Council at (336) 786-7998 or visit for more information.

Editor’s note: WGHP originally indicated the event would be held this Sunday, August 5th. This was incorrect and we apologize for the error.

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