2012 Ava Gardner Festival
Smithfield , North Carolina, USA
Gregory Peck and Ava Gardner co-starred in three films together and called each other “great old pals.” The 8th Annual Ava Gardner Festival scheduled for October 5-7, 2012 will commemorate Gardner and Peck’s life-long friendship with new exhibits, heritage tours, and vintage movies.Venue
Ava Gardner Museum Times
Gardner and Peck starred together in the “The Great Sinner,” “The Snows of Kilimanjaro,” and “On the Beach.” Movies will be shown at the museum on Saturday, October 6th in the museums theatre. In addition, the museum plans to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the filming of “To Kill a Mockingbird” during the festival and show the film on Sunday afternoon, October 7th.
Heritage tours on Saturday will be held throughout the day beginning at 9am. The guided tour takes visitors to places of signiWebsitehttp://avagardner.orgInfophone