Uncle Dave Macon Days, a roots rendezvous, honors traditional American music and the career of the first superstar of the Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Famer, Uncle Dave Macon. The festival started with small beginnings that attracted only a few old-time music enthusiasts on the lawn of the Courthouse in 1978.  With the festival’s national competitions and stellar performance line-ups, the it has grown into a major event with the best in authentic old-time music and dance with participants coming from around the world.