Fans of the 1970s and ’80s television classic Happy Days will have a chance to meet and mingle with three of the original stars from the show on Friday, June 17, as the Greenville Graffiti Car Show presents, “An Evening at the Diner.” The fun-filled event will be held at Greenville High School gym from 7 to 10 p.m.
Stars Anson William, who played Potsie, Don Most, who played Ralph Malph, and Erin Moran, who played Joanie Cunningham in the show, are the featured celebrities for the fifth annual Greenville Graffiti Car Show, which will be held the following day.
Happy Days aired on ABC TV from 1974 until 1984. The show was created by Gary Marshall, and the series presented an idealized vision of life in the mid-1950s to the mid-1960s.
The event will include a celebrity Q-and-A, a costume and cast member lookalike contest, ’50s music, dancing and a dance contest, games, and a special sneak peek from the Hard Road Theatre performance of the musical, Happy Days. Plus, the celebrities will be signing autographs and taking pictures for a fee. Additionally, burgers, hot dogs, chips and root beer floats will be served at the diner.
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Tickets for the event are $20 and includes refreshments. They can be purchased at Bradford National Bank, First National Bank, and Watson’s Drug Store in Greenville. Tickets will also be available at the door.
The celebrities will also be signing autographs Saturday, June 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 at the Greenville Graffiti Car Show downtown.