2014 EVENT CALENDAR

 

2014 Upcoming Events:


Jan. 30th - Feb. 16th

The Whipping Man

Clarence Brown Theatre

http://clarencebrowntheatre.com/plays/the-whipping-man/

865-974-5161


January 26th, 2pm

McClung Museum’s 4th Annual

Civil War Lecture Series - Dr. Joan Markel

Civil War Lecture Series: Soldiers’ Stories: Stationed in Knoxville, 1861–1865

McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture

http://mcclungmuseum.utk.edu/events/categories/civil-war-lecture-series/

The lecture is free and open to the public.

865-974-3827


February 6th, 7pm

Maryville College, Fayerweather Hall’s Lawson Auditorium

Speaker, Dr. Amy Murrell Taylor, Associate Professor of History, University of Kentucky

“On the Frontlines of Freedom: The Story of the Civil War’s Slave Refugee Camps in Tennessee and the Nation”

Free and open to the public

http://www.maryvillecollege.edu/news/1983/

For more information about the spring Community Conversations Series, please contact Dr. Kelly Battles, chair of the Community Conversations Series Committee, at 865.273.8877 or kelly.battles@maryvillecollege.edu.



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

Knoxville Civil War Roundtable Monthly

Speaker, AARON ASTOR, Professor Maryville College, “Civil War: Emancipation and Reconstruction in the Border States

Bearden Banquet Hall

865-671-9001 dinner reservations required

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


February 23rd, 2pm

McClung Museum’s 4th Annual

Civil War Lecture Series - Dr. Joan Markel

Civil War Lecture Series: George Barnard: Civil War Photographer

McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture

http://mcclungmuseum.utk.edu/events/categories/civil-war-lecture-series/

The lecture is free and open to the public.

865-974-3827


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

Knoxville Civil War Roundtable Monthly

Speaker, BRIAN STEELE WILLS,  Director, Center for Study of the Civil War Era, Kennesaw State University,  “Hero or Villain: Gen. Forrest’s Attack on Ft. Pillow”

Bearden Banquet Hall

865-671-9001 dinner reservations required

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


March 30th, 2pm

McClung Museum’s 4th Annual

Civil War Lecture Series - Dr. Joan Markel

Civil War Lecture Series: East Tennessee Civil War Era Attitudes toward Slavery

McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture

http://mcclungmuseum.utk.edu/events/categories/civil-war-lecture-series/

The lecture is free and open to the public.

865-974-3827


April 1st, 7pm

Maryville College, Clayton Center for the Arts’ Haslam Family Flex Theatre

One Man Show, Bobby Funk, Professor of Theatre at East Tennessee State University

“Co Aytch: Memoirs of a Confederate Soldier”

The performance is free and open to the public, but a printed ticket from the Clayton Center Box Office is required for admission.

http://www.maryvillecollege.edu/news/1983/

For more information about the spring Community Conversations Series, please contact Dr. Kelly Battles, chair of the Community Conversations Series Committee, at 865.273.8877 or kelly.battles@maryvillecollege.edu.


April 8th, 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. speaker

Knoxville Civil War Roundtable Monthly

Speaker, EDGAR ARCHER, Historian, “The Lion of Whitehall: Cassius Clay”

Bearden Banquet Hall

865-671-9001 dinner reservations required

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


April 19th, 7pm

Maryville College - Civil War Bus Tour

Dr. Aaron Astor, associate professor of history at Maryville College, will lead a bus tour of Cades Cove’s Civil War sites on Sat., April 19.Tickets for The Civil War in Cades Cove: A Bus Tour in Great Smoky Mountains National Park”are $10 and can be purchased on the Maryville College website beginning March 1. Space is limited.

Tour participants will meet in front of Fayerweather Hall on the Maryville College campus at 8 a.m. to depart for Cades Cove. From 9:15 a.m. until 12 p.m., the group will tour backcountry sites at Cades Cove. Cades Cove Preservation Association members Gloria Motter and Dorothy Sutton will help lead the tour. The group will return to Maryville College at 1 p.m.

http://www.maryvillecollege.edu/news/1983/

For more information about the spring Community Conversations Series, please contact Dr. Kelly Battles, chair of the Community Conversations Series Committee, at 865.273.8877 or kelly.battles@maryvillecollege.edu.


April 27th, 2pm

McClung Museum’s 4th Annual

Civil War Lecture Series - Dr. Joan Markel

Civil War Lecture Series: Grand Divisions: Tennessee’s Civil War in the First Year

McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture

http://mcclungmuseum.utk.edu/events/categories/civil-war-lecture-series/

The lecture is free and open to the public.

865-974-3827


May 13th, 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. speaker

Knoxville Civil War Roundtable Monthly

Speaker, JERRY WOOTEN, Manager Johnsonville State Historic Park, “The Battle of Johnsonville and the Attack of Forrest’s Navy”

Bearden Banquet Hall

865-671-9001 dinner reservations required

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


May 31st, 10 a.m.

Confederate Decoration Day

Speaker, JAMES OGDEN,  Chief Historian Chickamauga/Chattanooga NMP

Old Gray Cemetery

http://www.camp87scv.org/

June 10th, 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. speaker

Knoxville Civil War Roundtable Monthly

Speaker, GORDON RHEA,  Historian/Attorney,  “Charles Wilden Views the Overland Campaign:  Wilderness and Spotsylvania”

Bearden Banquet Hall

865-671-9001 dinner reservations required

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


June 14 & 15

Mabry-Hazen House

Mabry’s Hill Civil War Living History

1864 period Union Encampment

www.mabryhazen.com

865-522-8661


July 8th, 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. speaker

Knoxville Civil War Roundtable Monthly

Speaker,  Historian/Author,  “Atlanta: Besieged, Bombarded and Captured”

Bearden Banquet Hall

865-671-9001 dinner reservations required

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


August 12th, 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. speaker

Knoxville Civil War Roundtable Monthly

Speaker, R.E.L. KRICK,  Author/Historian Richmond NBP,  “1864 Battles of 1st and 2nd Deep Bottom”

Bearden Banquet Hall

865-671-9001 dinner reservations required

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


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


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