How to Experience the Rich Heritage of Northeast Tennessee

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In June of 1796, two decades after the Declaration of Independence was signed, Tennessee was formally recognized as the nation’s 17th state. And while the official state heritage that followed is fascinating, there is also a wealth of history that predates Tennessee’s admittance into the Union. Leading up to Tennessee’s official creation in the last […]

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Rocky Mount’s Fall Family Festival

  Rocky Mount’s special event “Fall Family Festival” will take place on Saturday, Oct. 13th from 11-4. “Fall Family Festival” is Rocky Mount’s inaugural fall event celebrating the harvest season with family fun. It is the perfect time to experience the beauty of fall at Rocky Mount. Come out and enjoy the cooler weather and […]

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Exchange Place Living History Farm: Fall Folk Arts Festival

Kingsport, TN – Exchange Place Living History Farm will welcome in the beautiful season of autumn when it hosts its annual Fall Folk Arts Festival.  Always eagerly anticipated, this celebration of pioneer arts and crafts and the harvest season will be held on Saturday, September 29, from 10 am until 5 pm, and Sunday, September […]

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39th Annual Rogersville Heritage Days

  Heritage Days will celebrate its 39th anniversary on October 12, 13, and 14, 2018, in Historic downtown Rogersville, Tennessee. Grand Presenters of this year’s celebration include The Town of Rogersville, US Bank, TVA – John Sevier Combine, Ballad Health – Hawkins County Memorial Hospital, The Rogersville Review, Promise Medical Group and the Tennessee Arts […]

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18th Annual Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2018 A Music Festival Celebrating 18 Years in the Birthplace of Country Music Bristol, Tenn./Va. (September 7, 2018) – Very soon, around 45,000 music lovers from all over the world will gather on State Street in Historic Downtown Bristol, Tennessee-Virginia for the 18th annual Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion music […]

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19th Annual Sorghum Festival

The 19th annual Sorghum Festival will allow visitors to have the opportunity to observe sorghum cane being processed into molasses using a mule-powered mill on Saturday, September 15th at the Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site in Johnson City from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The mules will be out turning the cast iron rollers squeezing out […]

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Mountain Music: Long Journey Home Festival

Just about a far northeast in Tennessee as you can get, you’ll find a county that is half Cherokee National Forest and half Watauga Lake. Nestled within those hills, lies Mountain City (appropriately named), and each year a celebration takes place honoring the iconic old time mountain music style that shaped country music as we know […]

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48th Annual Jonesborough Days Festival

Tennessee’s Oldest Town will celebrate the 48th Annual Jonesborough Days Festival on June 29 through July 1 with family activities, an exciting music line-up, handmade arts and crafts, patriotic parade, fireworks, storytelling and much more! The 2018 Jonesborough Days Festival will begin Friday, June 29 at 10 a.m. and host the Annual Kick Off Dinner […]

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Cumberland Gap: The Outdoor Getaway Town that Makes the List

You’ve probably heard of Cumberland Gap, a narrow pass through the long ridge of the Cumberland Mountains that is part of the Appalachian Mountains, joining Kentucky, Virginia, and Tennessee.  But, there’s also a town called Cumberland Gap that sits at the foot of the mountain range encompassed by the Cumberland Gap National Historic Park that […]

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3rd Annual Big Train Show June 1-2

The 3rd Annual Big Train Show will take place at East Tennessee State University’s Mini-Dome on June 1-2, in what is rapidly becoming one of the largest model train shows in the Southeast portion of the United States. The show features more than 50 vendors with over 300 tables featuring the finest scale-model railroading equipment, collector-and- operator-grade […]

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