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Sycamore Shoals State Park

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February 2018

Watauga Valley Fife & Drum Corps

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2018

Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Watauga Valley Fife & Drum Corps Saturdays                                                                                10:00 am – 12 pm The Fife & Drum Corps performs at historical events, dedications, and parades.  This group is open to anyone ages 13 & up.  Musical experience is welcome but not necessary; just come with a willingness to learn.  Meet at the Sycamore Shoals Visitors Center.  Lessons are free of charge, just call and let us know you’re coming!                                                                     Visitors Center Hours: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM  Tuesday through…

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Audition for Liberty: The Saga of Sycamore Shoals

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Audition for Liberty: The Saga of Sycamore Shoals! Sunday, February 25, 2018                                                                     2:00 pm Passionate about our heritage?  Interested in performing in Tennessee’s official outdoor drama? Audition for this fun and unique interpretation of the American Revolution as told by the Overmountain Men: colonists who defied British law and settled on Cherokee lands. This performance takes place here at Sycamore Shoals, the last three weekends of July.

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March 2018

Sycamore Shoals: Beginning Mountain Dulcimer  

March 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 15, 2018

Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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$45

Beginning Mountain Dulcimer                    Instructor: Jim Miller Thursdays – March 1, 8 and 15                      6:30 – 7:30 pm Cost for 3 weeks:  $45.00                               Min: 5     Max: 10 An introduction to this traditional Appalachian instrument covers tuning, strum and pick techniques, as well as several simple tunes.

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Gardening Series with Ben Hunter: Vegetable Gardening

March 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Gardening Series with Ben Hunter: Vegetable Gardening Sponsored by the Northeast Tennessee Master Gardeners March 3, 2018                                                 9:00 am - noon Saturday Gardener extraordinaire, Ben Hunter, will be joining us to share his experiences & techniques for growing the garden of your dreams!  Each program meets in the park Community Room.

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Sycamore Shoals: Fire Starting Basics

March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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$10

Fire Starting Basics Saturday, March 3                                                      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Cost: $10.00                                                                Max: 10 Registration required - www.tnstateparks.com/parks/about/sycamore-shoals                                     Choose “Upcoming Events” in left hand menu Interested in learning the art of building a fire? Develop your outdoor skills by joining Ranger Jason Davis for a hands-on tutorial about basic fire starting tips and techniques.  We will be using both colonial era flint and steel as well as modern tools.  Topics include: how to make char cloth, good and…

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Audition for Liberty: The Saga of Sycamore Shoals!

March 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Audition for Liberty: The Saga of Sycamore Shoals! Saturday, March 3                                          5:00 pm Passionate about our heritage?  Interested in performing in Tennessee’s official outdoor drama? Audition for this fun and unique interpretation of the American Revolution as told by the Overmountain Men: colonists who defied British law and settled on Cherokee lands.  This performance takes place here at Sycamore Shoals, the last three weekends of July.  

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Early 19th Century Dance w/ Sabine Hill Social Society

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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An Afternoon of early 19th century Dance with the Sabine Hill Social Society Sunday, March 4                                             1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Beginners and seasoned dancers alike are all welcome!  The afternoon will include English Country Dance and early Appalachian dance techniques.  Coffee & hot cocoa provided.

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Sycamore Shoals: Watermedia Painting Class

March 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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$12

Workshop: Watermedia Painting Class     Instructor: Barbara Jernigan            Saturday, March 10                                        9:00 am – Noon Cost:  $12 (student brings supplies) or $20 (supplies provided) Come and paint with watercolors and acrylics on paper! The possibilities are endless.  It       may be a landscape, spring flowers, a mountain vista, or maybe even a selfie.  Photo references or tracings will be provided.  Paint your own composition or follow along with the instructor. Students with supplies may use watercolors, acrylics or fluid acrylics on paper.    …

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Sabine Hill Guided Tour

March 10 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sabine Hill State Historic Site, 2328 W. G Street
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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$7

Sabine Hill Guided Tour Saturday, March 10                                        11:00 am Adults - $7.00; Ages 7 to 17 years - $3.00; 6 and under free. Registration required - www.tnstateparks.com/parks/about/sycamore-shoals                                     Choose “Upcoming Events” in left hand menu Described as one of the finest examples of Federal architecture in the State of Tennessee, Sabine Hill is a must see!  Restored by the Tennessee Historical Commission and operated by Tennessee State Parks, the house has been returned to its 1818 splendor. Tour will meet…

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Watauga Valley Art League

March 11 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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FREE

Watauga Valley Art League Meeting and Program Sunday, March 11                                            1:30 pm This monthly meeting is open to all!  Each month a unique program is planned that ranges from talks, to demos, to hands on projects.

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Sabine Hill Guided Tour

March 11 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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$7

Sunday, March 11                                           2:00 pm Adults - $7.00; Ages 7 to 17 years - $3.00; 6 and under free. Registration required - www.tnstateparks.com/parks/about/sycamore-shoals                                      Choose “Upcoming Events” in left hand menu Described as one of the finest examples of Federal architecture in the State of Tennessee, Sabine Hill is a must see!  Restored by the Tennessee Historical Commission and operated by Tennessee State Parks, the house has been returned to its 1818 splendor. Tour will meet at the site: 2328…

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Overmountain Weavers Guild Fibers Show and Sale      

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Overmountain Weavers Guild Fibers Show and Sale       Saturday, March 17                                          10:00 am – 4:00 pm Don’t miss this great opportunity to visit with some of the best fiber artists of our region!  If you love fibers, this is the place for you!  Demonstrations include weaving, spinning, knitting, natural dyeing, and more.  A variety of handmade items will be offered for sale.

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Songs and Tunes at Sabine Hill

March 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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$10

Songs and Tunes at Sabine Hill Saturday, March 17                                          2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Cost:  Adults - $10.00        Ages 7 to 17 - $3.00 Registration required - www.tnstateparks.com/parks/about/sycamore-shoals                                      Choose “Upcoming Events” in 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 to learn about…

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Sycamore Shoals: Learn to Play the Irish Pennywhistle

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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$15

Learn to Play the Irish Pennywhistle               Instructor: Martha Egan  Saturday, March 24                                             10 am – Noon Cost: $25(includes Clarke or Walton  pennywhistle in Key of D with instructions)           $15 if you bring your own instrument                  Min: 1             Max: 12 Join Martha Egan, an experienced pennywhistle player and teacher for this fun class! 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…

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Early 19th Century Dance w/ Sabine Hill Social Society    

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Park, 1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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An Afternoon of early 19th century Dance with the Sabine Hill Social Society            Sunday, March 25                                                       1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Beginners and seasoned dancers alike are all welcome!  The afternoon will include English Country Dance and early Appalachian dance techniques.

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Sycamore Shoals: Old Time Music Jam

March 25 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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 Sunday, March 25                                                       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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