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Townsend Spring Festival showcases Appalachian history, culture, Smoky Mountain backdrop

TOWNSEND, TN – The foothills of the Smoky Mountains come to life with bluegrass music, arts and crafts, time honored traditions and Appalachian cooking at the annual Townsend in the Smokies Spring Festival.

Scheduled for May 4-5, 2018, the Townsend in the Smokies Spring Festival provides an atmosphere where family and friends of all ages can partake in time-honored Appalachian traditions at the free community event.
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Guild of the Knoxville Museum of Art presents Artists On Location 2018

KNOXVILLE -- The Guild of the Knoxville Museum of Art will present Artists On Location exhibition and art sale on Saturday, April 28. This event will provide both new and seasoned collectors the chance to acquire original paintings of some of Knoxville’s best-known sites.
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Alcatraz East Crime Museum invites graffiti artists to compete

PIGEON FORGE, TN – Alcatraz East Crime Museum is hosting their 1st Annual Graffiti Art Contest. It’s considered to be a crime and it has been said that graffiti is everyone’s problem. It’s an eyesore that typically brings property values down and costs a lot to clean up. In fact, it’s estimated by the Environmental Protection Agency that the national cost associated with graffiti across the country is at least $8 billion per year.
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Live the Age of Chivalry at the Tennessee Medieval Faire
KNOXVILLE - Darkhorse Entertainment, LLC, invites you to time-travel back to the Middle Ages at the fourth annual Tennessee Medieval Faire.
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Knoxville Museum of Art presents
Southern Impressionism exhibition
abingdon in bloom
Abingdon spring events, activities bloom
bagwell building
Pellissippi State design students showcase work
bloomin' bbq bluegrass
Sevierville’s Bloomin’ BBQ & Bluegrass
2018 entertainment lineup
sergeant york play
National playwright pens story of
local hero in new one-man play
sergeant york exhibition
In the Footsteps of Sergeant York:
A Feature Exhibition
big south fork photo contest
Big South Fork fourth annual
photo contest deadline set
dragon lights festival
Knoxville’s first-ever
Dragon Lights Festival begins

Alcatraz East Crime Museum adds new pirate interactive, other exhibits

PIGEON FORGE – Crime enthusiasts, news buffs, and history lovers will enjoy the new additions to Alcatraz East Crime Museum beginning this Spring. This year, Alcatraz East has added interactive exhibits as well as new artifacts. The additions give visitors a chance to share their stories and test their skills, while the new artifacts expand exhibits on Jesse James, Charles Manson, and kidnapping victim Jaycee Dugard.
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Blake Shelton, Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. bring Ole Red to Gatlinburg

NASHVILLE, TN – Grand Ole Opry member Blake Shelton and Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. are opening a third Ole Red entertainment venue in the heart of Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

Ryman Hospitality Properties Chairman and CEO, Colin Reed, said, “With 12 million annual visitors and a rich country music legacy, Gatlinburg is an ideal destination for the Ole Red brand.
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Knoxville chefs invited to cook at James Beard House

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KNOXVILLE - When an extremely rare invite to cook at the prestigious James Beard House
comes, it means the right people in the culinary world are taking notice.

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Lumberjack Feud returns to Pigeon Forge in outdoor venue
PIGEON FORGE, TN - The Jacks are back in Pigeon Forge at Paula Deen's Lumberjack Feud. Scheduled to open in late Spring 2018, the show and adventure will be the first permanent outdoor venue lumberjack show in Tennessee.
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Free event features civil rights discussion, movie screening at Tennessee Theatre
The Tennessee Theatre, Beck Cultural Exchange Center and Knoxville Area Urban League have partnered to host a free event Sunday, April 15, in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the 55th anniversary of the desegregation of the Tennessee Theatre.
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Pigeon Forge Path to Fame Talent Competition seeks top talent across Southeastern US
PIGEON FORGE, TN – Tune your guitar, warm up your vocal cords and break out your best magic tricks— Pigeon Forge (Tenn.) is searching for top talent to participate in its inaugural Path to Fame Talent Competition.
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Call for Entries: Mountain Soul Vocal Competition
SEVIERVILLE, TN – The fourteenth annual Mountain Soul Vocal Competition is calling for entries. This unique vocal competition honors Dolly Parton's songwriting in her hometown of Sevierville.
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Knoxville Theatre Club tells it like it is
The Story Story, a new original offering from local duo Sara Gaddis and JP Schuffman, is an exciting twist on the classic hero’s tale.
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Knoxville Museum of Art purchases major Beauford Delaney works

KNOXVILLE – The Knoxville Museum of Art (KMA) has acquired twelve major works by Knoxville native Beauford Delaney. This landmark purchase adds to the KMA collection a broad representation of Delaney’s career from the 1920s to the 1970s. The group includes a rare and enigmatic self-portrait—perhaps the last one he ever produced—and strong and diverse group of abstract paintings. Together with the 40+ works on paper acquired since 2014, the purchase makes the KMA the world’s largest public repository of oil paintings and works on paper by Beauford Delaney.
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Dolly Parton Homecoming Parade has new exciting name, new grand marshal

PIGEON FORGE, TN -- Dolly Parton has stepped down as the Grand Marshal of the Dolly's Homecoming Parade. For 32 years Dolly was the main feature of the parade, but this year she has turned the honor over to someone else.
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