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July 2017

Summer Art Show

July 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Daily until July 31, 2017
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Summer Art Show at Sycamore Shoals      Art show and sale, June 25 - July 31 Meet-the-Artist Awards Reception: Sunday, June 25                         1:30 - 4:00 pm This multi-media exhibit is two art shows in one:  “14th Annual Judged show” and the “22nd  Annual Watauga Valley Art League Member show”. Public is invited to the June 28 Reception and to enjoy the art exhibit all month. Open to the public 9 am to 4 pm Monday - Sunday and 1 pm to…

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Liberty! The Saga of Sycamore Shoals

July 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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39th season of Liberty! to open Thursday, July 13th! Contact: ​Jennifer Bauer, Park Manager​​​423-543-5808 The cast of Liberty! the Saga of Sycamore Shoals invites you to join them for their 39th year of presenting the Official Outdoor Drama of the State of Tennessee. Each year, the Fort Watauga amphitheater comes to life with the sights and sounds of the late 18th century on the colonial frontier. Nationally significant events that helped to shape the future of our nation before, during,…

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Old Time Music Jam

July 30 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Old Time Music Jam – Led by Art Lang 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm Enjoy the rich musical traditions of our region each month.  Old time musicians of all levels are welcome.  Don’t play and instrument?  Come on over, kick back, and enjoy the tunes!

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August 2017

Traditional Workshop: Fall Gardening

August 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park Traditional Arts Workshops 2017 Our 16th year of offering unique learning opportunities taught by regional artists! Whether it be baskets, fibers, music, finely-crafted arrow points or just a better understanding of days gone by, we hope you will find something to learn and keep with you forever. A Traditional Art is a skill worth preserving! To hold your place in a workshop, pre-registration and payment is required. Please register early by calling 423-543-5808 to ensure…

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14th Annual Elizabethton Butterfly Count

August 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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14th Annual Elizabethton Butterfly Count Saturday, August 5                                                                  9:00 am Meet naturalist Don Holt at Sycamore Shoals for this day-long winged adventure across town. Come for all or part of the day. Sponsored by the North American Butterfly Association & Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park. (Rain Date to be announced).  

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Fall Gardening

August 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Fall Gardening                                                                                         Instructor: Ben Hunter Saturday, August 5                                                                                 9 am – noon Cost:  No Charge – Registration is NOT necessary for this session It’s not too early to be planning & building your spring garden. Gardener extraordinaire, Ben Hunter, will be joining us to share his experiences & techniques for growing the garden of your dreams!  Sponsored by the Northeast Tennessee Master Gardeners.  

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Miniature Masterpieces Exhibit

August 6 @ 9:00 am - August 31 @ 5:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Newell Hendershot exhibit – Wall show Sunday, August 6 – Thursday, August 31 Opening Reception: Sunday August 6th                                             1:30 pm - 4:00pm Fun exhibit of miniature masterpieces, size 6” by 6” or smaller.

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The Liberty Spinners

August 8 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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This gathering of spinners and fiber artists is open to anyone interested in the art of spinning.  Join us at 9:30 am on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

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Traditional Workshop: The Pennywhistle

August 12 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park Traditional Arts Workshops 2017 Our 16th year of offering unique learning opportunities taught by regional artists! Whether it be baskets, fibers, music, finely-crafted arrow points or just a better understanding of days gone by, we hope you will find something to learn and keep with you forever. A Traditional Art is a skill worth preserving! To hold your place in a workshop, pre-registration and payment is required. Please register early by calling 423-543-5808 to ensure…

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$25

Learn to Play the Pennywhistle

August 12 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Learn to Play the Pennywhistle                              Instructor: Martha Egan  Saturday, Aug 12, 2017                                                                         1:30 pm – 3 pm Cost: $25(includes Clarke or Walton  pennywhistle in Key of D, book, and CD) $15 if you bring your own instrument                                     Min: 1   Max: 12 Popular in the British Isles in the 1800’s, this class includes the fundamentals of holding and sounding your pennywhistle, learning the first notes, and playing a song—or come and advance the skills you already possess. Music and other…

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Traditional Workshop: Sewing

August 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park Traditional Arts Workshops 2017 Our 16th year of offering unique learning opportunities taught by regional artists! Whether it be baskets, fibers, music, finely-crafted arrow points or just a better understanding of days gone by, we hope you will find something to learn and keep with you forever. A Traditional Art is a skill worth preserving! To hold your place in a workshop, pre-registration and payment is required. Please register early by calling 423-543-5808 to ensure…

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Traditional Workshop: Baskets

August 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park Traditional Arts Workshops 2017 Our 16th year of offering unique learning opportunities taught by regional artists! Whether it be baskets, fibers, music, finely-crafted arrow points or just a better understanding of days gone by, we hope you will find something to learn and keep with you forever. A Traditional Art is a skill worth preserving! To hold your place in a workshop, pre-registration and payment is required. Please register early by calling 423-543-5808 to ensure…

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20th Annual Fort Watauga Knap-In

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Once on August 27, 2017
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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20th Annual Fort Watauga Knap-In Saturday & Sunday, August 26 & 27                                                   10:00 am – 4:00 pm Knapping—with a “K”—has nothing to do with sleep!  Knapping is the art of making stone tools, and the Knap-In at Fort Watauga is our celebration of Tennessee Archaeology Week.  Watch primitive skills craftsmen make arrowheads, spear points and other survival tools.  There will be demonstrations of primitive tools such as the bow, arrow and atlatl throughout the day

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September 2017

Traditional Workshop: Inkle Weaving

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park Traditional Arts Workshops 2017 Our 16th year of offering unique learning opportunities taught by regional artists! Whether it be baskets, fibers, music, finely-crafted arrow points or just a better understanding of days gone by, we hope you will find something to learn and keep with you forever. A Traditional Art is a skill worth preserving! To hold your place in a workshop, pre-registration and payment is required. Please register early by calling 423-543-5808 to ensure…

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Traditional Workshop: Hand Quilting

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park Traditional Arts Workshops 2017 Our 16th year of offering unique learning opportunities taught by regional artists! Whether it be baskets, fibers, music, finely-crafted arrow points or just a better understanding of days gone by, we hope you will find something to learn and keep with you forever. A Traditional Art is a skill worth preserving! To hold your place in a workshop, pre-registration and payment is required. Please register early by calling 423-543-5808 to ensure…

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October 2017

Traditional Workshop: Winterizing Your Garden

October 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park Traditional Arts Workshops 2017 Our 16th year of offering unique learning opportunities taught by regional artists! Whether it be baskets, fibers, music, finely-crafted arrow points or just a better understanding of days gone by, we hope you will find something to learn and keep with you forever. A Traditional Art is a skill worth preserving! To hold your place in a workshop, pre-registration and payment is required. Please register early by calling 423-543-5808 to ensure…

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Traditional Workshop: Gingerbread Houses

October 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park Traditional Arts Workshops 2017 Our 16th year of offering unique learning opportunities taught by regional artists! Whether it be baskets, fibers, music, finely-crafted arrow points or just a better understanding of days gone by, we hope you will find something to learn and keep with you forever. A Traditional Art is a skill worth preserving! To hold your place in a workshop, pre-registration and payment is required. Please register early by calling 423-543-5808 to ensure…

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Traditional Workshop: Water Media

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Once on October 22, 2017
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park Traditional Arts Workshops 2017 Our 16th year of offering unique learning opportunities taught by regional artists! Whether it be baskets, fibers, music, finely-crafted arrow points or just a better understanding of days gone by, we hope you will find something to learn and keep with you forever. A Traditional Art is a skill worth preserving! To hold your place in a workshop, pre-registration and payment is required. Please register early by calling 423-543-5808 to ensure…

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Traditional Workshop: Indian Corn Basket

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park Traditional Arts Workshops 2017 Our 16th year of offering unique learning opportunities taught by regional artists! Whether it be baskets, fibers, music, finely-crafted arrow points or just a better understanding of days gone by, we hope you will find something to learn and keep with you forever. A Traditional Art is a skill worth preserving! To hold your place in a workshop, pre-registration and payment is required. Please register early by calling 423-543-5808 to ensure…

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November 2017

Traditional Workshop: Handmade Journals

November 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park Traditional Arts Workshops 2017 Our 16th year of offering unique learning opportunities taught by regional artists! Whether it be baskets, fibers, music, finely-crafted arrow points or just a better understanding of days gone by, we hope you will find something to learn and keep with you forever. A Traditional Art is a skill worth preserving! To hold your place in a workshop, pre-registration and payment is required. Please register early by calling 423-543-5808 to ensure…

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