Genealogy Jamboree and Pioneer Days Cumberland Gap Tennessee

The Genealogy Jamboree and Pioneer Days Cumberland Gap Tennessee is A FREE FAMILY FESTIVAL EVENT where all can learn their FAMILY HISTORY and Heritage. See the lifestyles of our Pioneer Ancestors. Demonstrations are by Craftsmen/women, Native Americans and other Re-enactors. Our other exhibitors are genealogical and historical societies, speakers, surname tents, authors and crafters. […]

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Stories from the Pumpkin Patch

Enjoy a family friendly evening with fun crafts and great stories. Halloween crafts for kids will be offered during daylight hours. Story tellers will be within the mid 1800s barn and as day light fades, spooky stories will be taking place in our cave! Also, take a hayride around the historic grounds. Regular admission is […]

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Sorghum Festival

Join us as our Sorghum team teaches about how sorghum is made and watch as they cook down the juices into sweet sorghum. The team will be showing the step for step process in the making of sorghum molasses, including having Mules turning the mill. Regular admission is required. Members of Tipton-Haynes are also FREE! […]

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Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion

Bristol Sessions Super Raffle & More in September Bristol, Va./Tenn. (August 28, 2019) – In three short weeks, State Street in Historic Downtown Bristol, Tennessee-Virginia will be filled with music as 40,000-plus visitors from all over the world converge on the site of the legendary 1927 Bristol Sessions for the 19th annual Bristol Rhythm & Roots […]

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The Leon Kiser Memorial Tribute Show

The Leon Kiser Memorial Tribute Show is a 23 year show the benefits The Leon Kiser Scholarship and The Benny Sims Scholarship at East Tennessee State University in the Bluegrass, Old-Time and Country Music Department. 14 acts will grace the stage in a Grand Ole Opry style show with your Masters of Ceremonies Rick Dollar […]

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The Traveling Bazaar’s Holiday Barn Sale

Free Admission Mark your calendars for our Holiday Barn Sale! High Quality Arts/Crafts/Handmade Items, Boutique Clothing, Home Decor, Furniture, Vintage, Re-purposed Items & some Antiques! Located at the beautiful Harvest Acres Farm, Centrally located between Johnson City, Kingsport & Greeneville TN. Stay tuned for another round of awesome food trucks! Door Prizes All Day!!! Food, […]

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BBQ, Blues & Brews Festival

Join us for a live music festival complete with craft beers and BBQ samples from local BBQ aficionados at Covered Bridge Park in historic Downtown Elizabethton! All proceeds go to the Elizabethton/Carter County Community Foundation, an affiliate fund of East Tennessee Foundation, which is backing the continued restoration of the historic Bonnie Kate Theater. Tickets […]

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Meet the Mountains Festival

This free festival will serve as an annual coming together of Northeast Tennessee’s outdoor recreation community. It serves as a one-stop shop to experience all of Northeast Tennessee’s outdoor recreation opportunities. By increasing awareness of our natural assets and encouraging residents to live healthy lifestyles, the Meet the Mountains Committee hopes this festival increases opportunities […]

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History is in Session!

In the 1920s, the hills of Northeast Tennessee were alive with the sound of country music. And when Ralph Peer headed to Bristol in 1927 to record authentic “hillbilly” artists, the future of this genre was changed for good.   Of course, country music had been recorded commercially for years, but the best artists in […]

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