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Park, Astronomical Society to Host Stargazing Event at Cades Cove

Park, Astronomical Society Host Stargazing Event at Cades Cove

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, in cooperation with the Smoky Mountains Astronomical Society, will offer a stargazing program in Cades Cove on Saturday, September 23, 2017 beginning at 7:30 p.m. Experienced astronomers and numerous telescopes will be on hand to ...

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Mountain Life Festival Showcases Appalachian Folkways

Mountain Life Festival Showcases Appalachian Folkways

The annual Mountain Life Festival at the Mountain Farm Museum in Great Smoky Mountains National Park is scheduled for Saturday, September 16, 2017. This event continues to preserve the legacy of Appalachian folkways and is a tribute to the many ...

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Official NASA Eclipse Event at King’s Academy Open to the Public

Official NASA Eclipse Event at King’s Academy Open to the Public

The King’s Academy in Seymour invites the public to attend its free solar eclipse viewing event, featuring kid’s activities, music, special guests, and free eclipse glasses for the first 1,000 people to arrive. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) ...

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American Legion Plans Veterans Bluegrass & Gospel Festival in Sevierville

American Legion Plans Veterans Bluegrass & Gospel Festival in Sevierville

The American Legion Post 104 is planning a two-day bluegrass & gospel festival in October at the Sevier County Fairgrounds. The 1st Annual Veterans Bluegrass & Gospel Festival will be held October 20-21, 2017 at the Sevier County Fairgrounds, 754 ...

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TWRA and Legacy Parks Plan Sunflower Festival at Forks of the River WMA

TWRA and Legacy Parks Plan Sunflower Festival at Forks of the River WMA

TWRA and Legacy Parks are joining together for the second sunflower festival at the Forks of the River Wildlife Management Area in Knoxville. WMA Manager Bill Smith recognized the public’s interest in the sunflower fields planted on the area a ...

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Pigeon Forge Patriot Festival to Feature Thompson Square, Fireworks Showcase

Pigeon Forge Patriot Festival to Feature Thompson Square, Fireworks Showcase

International country music duo Thompson Square is set to headline the 27th annual Patriot Festival, Pigeon Forge’s Independence Day celebration. The pair takes the stage immediately before an elaborate fireworks showcase lights up the night sky in the family vacation ...

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Events Planned to Celebrate American Eagle Day at Dollywood

Events Planned to Celebrate American Eagle Day at Dollywood

The American Eagle Foundation celebrates American Eagle Day with a full slate of activities planned for Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Dollywood. American Eagle Day was first recognized in 1995 by President Bill Clinton and Tennessee Governor Don Sundquist as ...

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Sevierville Holding Middle Creek Greenway Grand Opening

Sevierville Holding Middle Creek Greenway Grand Opening

The annual City Arbor Day Celebration is scheduled for Friday and will feature a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of Middle Creek Greenway and presentation of the City’s Tree City USA Award. The event will begin at 11 a.m. on ...

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Bloomin’ Barbeque People’s Choice Tasting Tickets on Sale

Bloomin' Barbeque People's Choice Tasting Tickets on Sale

A limited number of tasting tickets are available for the People’s Choice Tasting Contest at the Bloomin’ Barbeque and Bluegrass Festival. The People’s Choice Tasting Contest presented by Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Adventures will take place between 2:30 and 3:30 ...

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Free Seminars, Outdoor Excursions and Exhibits During Wilderness Wildlife Week

Free Seminars, Outdoor Excursions and Exhibits During Wilderness Wildlife Week

The 27th Annual Wilderness Wildlife Week begins Tuesday in Pigeon Forge, offering a variety of workshops, lectures, seminars, concerts, hikes and other activities designed to introduce or reacquaint participants of all ages with the great outdoors. Featuring more than 220 ...

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