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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…

Independence on the Frontier / Militia Muster

June 28 - June 30

Independence on the Frontier / Militia Muster Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park Friday, June 28th through Sunday, June 30th       Step back in time 243 years to a colorful revolutionary world and witness life as it was on the 18th century frontier during a very tumultuous time. In the summer of 1776 colonial leaders met in Philadelphia to draft a document that would forever change the world. As our guest to Fort Watauga, you too can be part of…

Independence on the Frontier: Militia Muster at Fort Watauga

June 29 - June 30

Independence on the Frontier: Militia Muster at Fort Watauga Saturday, June 29 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday, June 30 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Experience Independence, 18 th century-style! What did colonists think about a new nation? Be a guest in Fort Watauga as news of Independence arrives to the colonial frontier. Walk among historical characters and hear their varied reactions to the Declaration, from fear of war to the hope of a brighter future. Special public reading of…

History at Home

July 3
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2019

History at Home! Wednesday - Sunday in July Join Seasonal Interpretative Rangers (SIRs) Ian Anderson and Laura Ellis for daily tours of the park operated historic homes Carter Mansion and Sabine Hill! Be sure to join our SIRs for other daily interpretive programs ranging from 18 th century cooking to nature hikes. Come out for some fun for the whole family! Please call for weekly schedules or check them out at www.sycamoreshoalstn.org – choose Monthly Interpretive Programs/History at Home

History at Home

July 4
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2019

History at Home! Wednesday - Sunday in July Join Seasonal Interpretative Rangers (SIRs) Ian Anderson and Laura Ellis for daily tours of the park operated historic homes Carter Mansion and Sabine Hill! Be sure to join our SIRs for other daily interpretive programs ranging from 18 th century cooking to nature hikes. Come out for some fun for the whole family! Please call for weekly schedules or check them out at www.sycamoreshoalstn.org – choose Monthly Interpretive Programs/History at Home

Jonesborough Days

July 4 - July 6

Jonesborough Days Kicks Off On July 4th   Tennessee’s Oldest Town will celebrate the 49th Annual Jonesborough Days Festival July 4th through July 6th. Family activities, an exciting music line-up, handmade local crafts, patriotic parade, fireworks, storytelling and much more are scheduled for the holiday weekend.   The 2019 Jonesborough Days Festival will begin Thursday, July 4th at 10 a.m. with the Parade kicking off the festivities. Activities, music, contests and more will continue throughout the weekend each day from…

Bristol’s Star Spangled Celebration with The Cleverlys

July 4

Thursday, July 4th, 2019 Schedule 4:00 PM: Parade Line-up on Morrison Blvd. (Contact Believe in Bristol for a parade application!) 5:00 PM: Bristol's Independence Day Parade — State Street 6:00 PM: Events in Cumberland Square Park including: Special Recognition of all Veterans Presented by Danny Hill Family Fun Events in the Park Inflatables, “Eating Contests”, and much more. Food, Beverage, and Craft Vendors Available for Purchase Free Watermelon Sponsored by Kroger Great American Lions Club Rubber Duck Race Cumberland Square…

Unicoi Freedom Fest

July 4 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Celebrate Independence Day at Unicoi's Freedom Fest! Live music, food and a fireworks spectacular that will blow you away! Performances by Downtown Country, Zach McNabb and the Tennessee Esquires and Daisi Rain will keep you dancing all night long! And town staff will be passing out free patriotic glow necklaces while supplies last! Festivities begin at 5 p.m. and fireworks will launch at dark! Don't miss the fun...mark your calendar now for this FREE EVENT and bring the whole family!

History at Home

July 5
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2019

History at Home! Wednesday - Sunday in July Join Seasonal Interpretative Rangers (SIRs) Ian Anderson and Laura Ellis for daily tours of the park operated historic homes Carter Mansion and Sabine Hill! Be sure to join our SIRs for other daily interpretive programs ranging from 18 th century cooking to nature hikes. Come out for some fun for the whole family! Please call for weekly schedules or check them out at www.sycamoreshoalstn.org – choose Monthly Interpretive Programs/History at Home

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