‘Days of Our Lives’ cast coming to Woodstock October 30

BIRMINGHAM, AL - SEPTEMBER 27: Actors Bill Hayes and Susan Hayes sign books and greets fans at the "Days of our Lives: Better Living" book tour on September 27, 2013 in Birmingham, Alabama. (Photo by Skip Bolen/Getty Images for Days of our Lives)

BIRMINGHAM, AL – SEPTEMBER 27: Actors Bill Hayes and Susan Hayes sign books and greets fans at the “Days of our Lives: Better Living” book tour on September 27, 2013 in Birmingham, Alabama. (Photo by Skip Bolen/Getty Images for Days of our Lives)

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By RODNEY HO/ rho@ajc.com, originally filed Monday, October 19, 2015

“Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of our lives…”

Several cast members of the 50-year-old NBC soap opera “Days of Our Lives” will be in Woodstock on October 30 to sign books and take pictures with fans.

They will be at Elm Street Cultural Village in Woodstock at 6:30PM.

Cast members scheduled to be there: Galen Gering, Bill Hayes, Susan Hayes, Wally Kurth, Judi Evans, Bryan Dattilo, Martha Madison and Peter Reckell. Greg Meng, author of the book “Days of Our Lives: 50 Years” and executive producer will sign books as well and answer questions.

There are only a handful of traditional soap operas left on air and “Days of Our Lives” is a true survivor in an age where prime time “Scandal”-type dramas and reality TV have stolen the genre’s thunder.

From the press release about the book:

Days of our Lives: 50 Years is an in-depth, photographic journey of the longest-running scripted program in NBC’s history. This beautiful book showcases new and exciting views of a television icon that continues to bring the much loved world of Salem to its loyal viewers. Including rare black-and-white historical images and a wealth of full color photos, this is a spectacular journey highlighting iconic characters and beloved stories.

You will find more details here.

PASADENA, CA - APRIL 02:  Galen Gering attends the 2015 NBCUniversal Summer Press Day at the Langham Hotel on April 2, 2015 in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

PASADENA, CA – APRIL 02: Galen Gering attends the 2015 NBCUniversal Summer Press Day at the Langham Hotel on April 2, 2015 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 01:  Actress Judi Evans arrives at the 82nd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade on Hollywood Blvd. on December 1, 2013 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Hollywood Christmas Parade)

HOLLYWOOD, CA – DECEMBER 01: Actress Judi Evans arrives at the 82nd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade on Hollywood Blvd. on December 1, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Hollywood Christmas Parade)

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 24: Actress Martha Madison attends the Daytime Emmy Nominees Reception hosted by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' Daytime Programming Peer Group at the SLS Hotel on June 24, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – JUNE 24: Actress Martha Madison attends the Daytime Emmy Nominees Reception hosted by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ Daytime Programming Peer Group at the SLS Hotel on June 24, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

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