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Bloomin’ Barbeque & Bluegrass set for 2016

Entertainment, Local News January 12, 2016 at 6:05 pm 0 comments

By Amanda Marr Sevierville’s Bloomin’ Barbeque & Bluegrass is a family oriented event celebrating the beauty of spring, championship barbeque and world class bluegrass music. Bloomin’ Barbeque & Bluegrass takes place during Smoky Mountain Springfest in historic downtown Sevierville, Tennessee. Our Barbeque Cook-Off is an official barbeque championship of theRead More

City facility and street closures for Winterfest special event

City facility and street closures for Winterfest special event

Local News November 7, 2015 at 11:48 pm 0 comments

SEVIERVILLE (press release)—The City of Sevierville will be hosting their annual Winterfest Music, Lights and Magic kick-off event at the Municipal Complex on Monday, November 9, 2015. To facilitate the event, the following City facilities will be closed on November 9: –Community Center –Civic Center –City Hall –Police Department (RecordsRead More

Wears Valley Fall Fest

Wears Valley Fall Fest

Friday, Oct. 16th – Sun, Oct. 18th 2015 By Matt Williams It’s that time of year when the Smoky Mountains are filled with local festivals of all types, but none are quite as unique as the Wears Valley Fall Fest.  One might ask what makes this festival so unique.  TheRead More

Pigeon Forge turns Wilderness Wildlife Week into springtime event

Pigeon Forge turns Wilderness Wildlife Week into springtime event

Education, Local News, Science & Environment October 6, 2015 at 4:41 pm 0 comments

PIGEON FORGE (press release)—Wilderness Wildlife Week, Pigeon Forge’s 25th annual salute to Great Smoky Mountains National Park and an array of outdoor topics, is moving from January to May 18–22 with indoor programs at the LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge and outdoor activities in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.Read More

Rod Run fever takes the Smokies by storm

Rod Run fever takes the Smokies by storm

Entertainment, Local News September 15, 2015 at 2:39 pm 0 comments

By Matt Williams So far this year, we’ve had our fair share of car shows, such as the spring version of the Pigeon Forge Rod Run, the Jeep Invasion and Shades of the Past. These are great shows, but none of them brings a crowd like the fall version ofRead More

GSMNP welcomes fourth grade students through Every Kid in a Park initiative

GSMNP welcomes fourth grade students through Every Kid in a Park initiative

National program encourages families and classes to visit national parks GSMNP (press release)—Great Smoky Mountains National Park invites all fourth grade students to visit the park as part of the White House’s new Every Kid in a Park program. The park offers a variety of activities that fourth graders andRead More

Dancing Bear Bicycle Bash returns to Townsend

Dancing Bear Bicycle Bash returns to Townsend

Local News September 13, 2015 at 3:29 am 0 comments

TOWNSEND (press release)—The Dancing Bear Bicycle Bash returns to East Tennessee beginning 7:30 a.m. Sept. 19 at the entrance of Dancing Bear Lodge. Pre-registration ends 5 p.m. ET Sept. 16. Each rider who pre-registers will receive a free t-shirt and a complimentary lunch at the completion of the ride 11Read More

Two weeks of hot rod fun comes to Pigeon Forge

Two weeks of hot rod fun comes to Pigeon Forge

Entertainment, Local News September 10, 2015 at 3:34 am 0 comments

By Matt Williams Once again the time of year has arrived when the nation’s finest hot rods, antiques, mini trucks, rat rods and pretty much any variation of collectible vehicles roll into town. During the month of September, Pigeon Forge is filled to the brim with all sorts of automotiveRead More

Road closure and waterfront information for final Boomsday weekend

Road closure and waterfront information for final Boomsday weekend

Entertainment, Local News, News August 30, 2015 at 3:34 am 0 comments

KNOXVILLE (press release)—The Labor Day weekend is the final Boomsday Weekend. Due to the large crowd expected for the final event, information about road closures and boating restrictions will help with some of the crowd problems. Some expected congestion is in part because of the Knoxville Powerboat Classic being heldRead More

Sunsphere once again site for 9-11 Memorial Stairclimb

Sunsphere once again site for 9-11 Memorial Stairclimb

State News August 25, 2015 at 9:51 pm 0 comments

KNOXVILLE (press release)—Once again the Memorial Stairclimb returns to Knoxville’s iconic Sunsphere. Participants will climb the stairs of the Sunsphere and surrounding steps equivalent to the 110 stories of the World Trade Center honoring the 343 FDNY Firefighters who gave their lives on September 11, 2001 while saving the livesRead More