2014 EVENT CALENDAR

 

2014 Upcoming Events:


August 16th - East Tennessee History Fair

Seventh Annual East Tennessee History Fair
Presented by the East Tennessee Historical Society

From the Cherokee to the Present – Celebrating Our Region’s History

10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday, August 16, 2014
East Tennessee History Center, Krutch Park,
and various downtown locations

Music ~ Historic Crafts ~ Historical Characters ~ Walking Tours ~
Historic Home Tours ~ Graveyard & Museum Tours ~ Authors ~ Children’s Activities ~
Living History ~ Davy Crockett’s Birthday ~ Vintage Base Ball

Here are some of the scheduled events for 2014 (check back for updates):

"History Hound" Dog Costume Contest
  9:30 a.m.  Registration, Krutch Park
10:15 a.m.  Judging

WDVX and Clayton Country Music Stage
11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (times TBA soon)
Enjoy live music in Krutch Park from the WDVX and Clayton Country Music Stage.

  1. David West and the Cider Mountain Boys with Special Guests

  2. Good Thymes Celidh Band

  3. Russ & Becky Jeffers

  4. Sean McCullough

  5. The Grassroots Gringos

Market Square Farmers Market
9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Vintage Base Ball @ The World' Fair Park
12:00 p.m.   Franklin Farriers vs. Dry Town Boys of Roane County
2:30 p.m.   Nashville Maroons vs. Knoxville Holstons

Special Children’s Events

Children’s Activities
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Davy Crockett’s Birthday Party

  1. “Friend of Davy” Storytelling

  2. Birthday cake with Davy Crockett 

Sean McCullough- Kidstuff Music Show

  1. East Tennessee History Center Auditorium

Tours

First Presbyterian Church

  1. Times to be announced

Historic Homes Bus Tours
11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (depart from Krutch Park, Gay Street)

Tours of Underground Gay Street
11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  (100 Block of Gay Street)

Tours of the Tennessee Theatre

  1. Times to be announced

Tours of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection

  1. Times to be announced

Civil War Bus Tours
Bus Tours: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on the hour

"Knoxville in Story, Song, and Art"
10:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. (depart from the Steps of the East Tennessee History Center)

All Day Events - 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Free Admission to Museum of East Tennessee History

Living History Timeline

Historic Craft Demonstrations

History, Genealogy, and Preservation Groups

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Make Your Own Raku Pot

Food - Hoof Farm Fresh Food Truck

Dale's Fried Pies



September 9th, 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. speaker

Knoxville Civil War Roundtable Monthly

Speaker, Author/Professor LMU,  “Petersburg:  The Battle of The Crater”

Bearden Banquet Hall

865-671-9001 dinner reservations required

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tnkcwr/KCWRT/Welcome.html


September 28, 2014

LANTERN & CARRIAGE TOUR

Old Gray Cemetery

543 North Broadway, Knoxville, TN

4:00 - 7:00 PM

Entrance Ticket:  $10.00 Adults; Students, $5.00

Carriage Ride additional $5.00

Rain or Shine 

Please join us for an afternoon of food, 

fun, carriage rides, and some amazing stories.  

No reservations necessary.   

Parking at area business lots and public street locations

Phone:  865 522-1424

www.oldgraycemetery.org



October 14th, 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. speaker

Knoxville Civil War Roundtable Monthly

Speaker, ROSS MASSEY,  Historian,  “The Battle of Nashville”

Bearden Banquet Hall

865-671-9001 dinner reservations required

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tnkcwr/KCWRT/Welcome.html


November 11th, 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. speaker

Knoxville Civil War Roundtable Monthly

Speaker, ED BEARSS,  Chief Historian Emeritus NPS,  “Sherman’s March to The Sea”

Bearden Banquet Hall

865-671-9001 dinner reservations required

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tnkcwr/KCWRT/Welcome.html


December 9th, 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. speaker

Knoxville Civil War Roundtable Monthly

Speaker, JAMES OGDEN,  Chief Historian Chickamauga/Chattanooga NMP, Topic TBA

Bearden Banquet Hall

865-671-9001 dinner reservations required

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tnkcwr/KCWRT/Welcome.html


To submit information, please include the following information in this order:

Date, Event Name, Location, Times/Costs, Special Speakers etc, and Phone Number and Website Address.


Please email information to Heritage Tourism Coordinator, Calvin Chappelle mabryhazenhouse@gmail.com