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Reading Appalachia: Voices From Children’s Literature

February 1 @ 10:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm

Coming February 2019! Reading Appalachia: Voices From Children’s Literature, a new special exhibit coming to the Birthplace of Country Music Museum! Walk through the pages of your favorite storybook in Reading Appalachia: Voices from Children’s Literature, a groundbreaking exhibit on Appalachian children’s books and stories. Sporting life-size characters from Appalachian children’s books, this exhibit looks at the seminal titles from the late 1800s through the modern story of Appalachia – you’ll feel like you’re walking through the pages of a…

Abingdon: Barter Theatre Presents: Shrek: The Musical

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - August 25 @ 8:00 pm

Shrek: The Musical Music by Jeanine Tesori, Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire Follow the adventures of Shrek, his sidekick Donkey, Princess Fiona, Lord Farquaad and every fairytale adventure you know and love in this Tony Award-winning musical based on the blockbuster DreamWorks Animation film. A little green ogre grows up to be a big, disgusting, layered hero. Shrek finds himself on a life-changing journey to rescue the feisty princess with his witty and sarcastic friend, Donkey. Along the way,…

Sabine Hill Tour

May 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Sabine Hill Tour Wednesday, May 22                                                                      11:00 am Cost: $7.00 for adults. $3.00 ages 7 – 17 6 and under are free                                                                       Max: 16 Pre-registration required - Registration cut-off date is Tuesday, May 21. Choose “Upcoming Events” in the left hand menu Join Ranger Hayslett for a tour of Tennessee's most remarkable example of Federalist architecture. The home of the Taylor family, Sabine Hill is a unique and beautiful home that documents the period of East Tennessee in transition from frontier to…

Frontier Fiddlin’

May 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Frontier Fiddlin’ Wednesday, May 22                                                                       2:00-3:00 pm Cost: $7.00 for adults. $3.00 ages 7 – 17 6 and under are free                                                                       Max: 16 Pre-registration required - Registration cut-off date is Tuesday, May 21. Choose “Upcoming Events” in the left hand menu Do you enjoy experiencing history as it would have been? Listen to melodies with roots in Europe and Appalachia ring through the halls of one of Tennessee's finest examples of Federal architecture. Meet Ranger Corbin Hayslett at Sabine Hill…

AWOL Prime Video Premiere

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Be among the first to watch the newest Prime Video episode of AWOL Air Water Or Land featuring Northeast Tennessee. The episode will include a variety of Northeast Tennessee's outdoor adventures with familiar faces as guides. The show's host, Angel Verde, experiences the true essence of the places they visit by forgoing the tourist norms, embracing a local state of mind, and seeking out the next adventure. The Prime Video Premiere will include music, as well as a Q&A with…

NJCAA World Series

May 24 - May 29

Friday, May 24 – Kid’s Day 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. – Free hot dogs, chips and drinks for kids ages 14 & under                                Awards Banquet 7 p.m. at Pioneer Arena Saturday, May 25 – Games begin at 9:30, 12:30, 4 & 7:30 Sunday, May 26 – Games begin at 9:30, 12:30, 4 & 7:30 Monday, May 27 – Games begin at 12:30, 4 & 7:30 Tuesday, May 28 – Games begin at 3 p.m. & 7 p.m.…

Greeneville: Free Kids’ Baseball Day

May 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

NJCAA BASEBALL WORLD SERIES KICKS OFF WITH FREE KID'S DAY Greeneville, Tenn. - The annual National Junior College Athletic Association Division III World Series will return to Greeneville May 24-30 for the third straight season, and the event will kick off with Kid's Day at the Park on Friday, May 24 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Tusculum University's Pioneer Park.  All youngsters ages 14-under are invited to come to the ball park on that day for free hot dogs and…

Hands On! Discovery Center: Sensory Night

May 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Monday, May 20th, 4:00-6:00pm - Sensory Night This event is designed for children with sensory integration needs. Lighting and sound are adjusted as well as many other environmental elements.  Hands On! will be closed to the public during this event.  Sensory Nights are free, and space is limited.  Pre-registration is required and includes immediate family only.  To register, email

Hands On! Discovery Center: Rocks and Minerals Workshop

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Saturday, May 25th, 10:00am-2:00pm - Rocks and Minerals Family Pop-in Workshop You will find out why geology "rocks" as you explore the differences between rocks and minerals, then try out a rock and mineral hardness test while learning about Mohs Hardness Scale!  Cost $5 for members, $8 for non-members, children under 4 are free.  While supplies last.

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