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Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center to Host 10th Annual Quilters’ Roadshow

Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center to Host 10th Annual Quilters’ Roadshow

The Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center will host the 10th annual Quilters’ Roadshow on Saturday, October 28, 2017, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in a celebration of color, creativity and vitality of fall in the Smokies. Roadshow visitors will have the opportunity to learn from Quilters Hall of Fame member Merikay Waldvogel – an author […]

‘Meet the Author’ Events Planned in National Park This Fall

‘Meet the Author’ Events Planned in National Park This Fall

A full slate of “Meet the Author/Artist” events are being planned in Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the coming weeks. During their visits to each of the locations listed below, the authors/artists will discuss their work and how the national park inspired their creative spirit. Authors, their works, dates and locations are as follows: […]

Park Hosts Star Gazing Event at Cades Cove

Park Hosts Star Gazing 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 provide a discovery of the spring sky’s position of stars, galaxies, and constellations, including the […]

Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival; Fall Foliage and Fun For All

Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival; Fall Foliage and Fun For All

It’s the most stunning time of the year in Gatlinburg – the arrival of autumn. With the best of the Great Smoky Mountains’ vivid foliage and lodging at its doorstep, it’s no wonder that Gatlinburg is consistently recognized as a haven for leaf peepers and outdoor enthusiasts alike. While the foliage might inspire travelers to […]

TWRA and Legacy Parks Planning Sunflower Festival This Saturday

TWRA and Legacy Parks Planning Sunflower Festival This Saturday

TWRA and Legacy Parks are joining together for the second sunflower festival at the Forks of the River Wildlife Management Area in Knoxville this Saturday, July 8 at 9 a.m. Recognizing the public’s great interest in the sunflower fields a few years ago, WMA Manager Bill Smith decided it would benefit TWRA and the public […]

Women’s Only Backpacking planned in the Smokies

Women’s Only Backpacking planned in the Smokies

Great Smoky Mountains Association understands that for some women, the national park’s backcountry can be a mysterious, sometimes frightening place, but it doesn’t have to be. When women band together on multi-day backpacking trips, they often complete their journey with a new feeling of empowerment. “Women traveling together, whether it be on backpacking, hiking or […]

Tennessee State Parks to Host National Trails Day Hikes

Tennessee State Parks to Host National Trails Day Hikes

Tennessee State Parks will celebrate National Trails Day with free, guided hikes at all 56 parks on Saturday, June 3. Events will include free, ranger-led hikes through areas with waterfalls and scenic vistas as well as hikes focused on local history and trail clean-ups. With more than 1,000 miles of trails ranging from easy, paved […]

Rodney Atkins Live This Weekend With Free Concert

Rodney Atkins Live This Weekend With Free Concert

Rodney Atkins is supporting Gatlinburg with a FREE concert on Friday, April 28. Rodney will be singing all of his hits including: Farmer’s Daughter Take A Back Road These Are My People Watching You If You’re Going Through Hell Cleaning This Gun It’s America Rodney Atkins takes the stage at 8. The free concert will […]

Sugarlands MountainFest Coming to Gatlinburg this Fall

Sugarlands MountainFest Coming to Gatlinburg this Fall

Sugarlands Distilling Company is bringing music, spirits and outdoor competitions to the mountains of East Tennessee this fall with the inaugural Sugarlands MountainFest. Sugarlands MountainFest, a spirited celebration of the great outdoors, will take place from September 29 to October 1. For three days, fans will gather to enjoy live musical performances, competitive races, outdoor […]

Appalachian History, Culture, Smoky Mountain Spring Beauty Showcased at Annual Townsend Spring Festival

Appalachian History, Culture, Smoky Mountain Spring Beauty Showcased at Annual Townsend Spring Festival

The foothills of the Smoky Mountains will come to life with bluegrass music, arts and crafts, time honored traditions and Appalachian cooking at the annual Townsend in the Smokies Spring Festival and Old Timers Day sponsored by Dogwood Cabins, The Daily Times, WATE-TV, Big Meadow Campground & RV, Wood-N-Strings Dulcimer Shop, Carriage House Restaurant, Keep […]

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