Calendar

2014 Events – Townsend Tennessee – The Peaceful Side of the Smokies

Friday,
February 7th
Winter Heritage Festival
The Festival is a celebration of the human history, natural beauty, and cultural traditions of Townsend, Cades Cove, and Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The event involves many community groups and businesses and Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
For More Information visit Winter Heritage Festival
Location: Townsend Visitors Center
When: Friday, February 7th thru Saturday, February 8th
Saturday,
February 8th
Tennessee Winter Beer Fest 2014
This marks the 3rd year of this fabulous event! We hope to have another sold out crowd and a great time raising money for New Hope Blount County Children’s Advocacy Center. All the proceeds from this event go to New Hope.
For More Information visit Tennessee Winter Beer Fest
Free Transportation between Townsgateway Inn and the event site.
Location: Laurel Valley Country Club
When: Saturday, February 8th, 3pm-9pm
Saturday,
March 29th
Wildflower Festival
The Wildflower Festival takes place each year on the last Saturday in March. Held at The Lily Barn, the Wildflower Festival serves to educate visitors on native wildflowers.

Location: The Lily Barn
When: Saturday, March 29th
Saturday,
March 22nd
Great Smoky Mountains Scavenger Hunt
Spend Saturday scouring the National Park for answers to the hunt questions. This family-friendly event puts your Smokies knowledge to the test with quyestions from the minds of Tremont naturalists.
For More Information visit Great Smoky Mountains Scavenger Hunt

Location: Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont
When: Saturday, March 22nd
Friday,
April 11th
Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival
Classes, demonstrations, spinning, weaving, knitting, crocheting, sheep-sheering & border collie sheep-herding.
Location: Heritage Center and Townsend Visitors Center
When: Friday, April 15th thru Saturday, April 12th
Thursday,
April 24th
Bronco Super Celebration 9
Our Events are Designed to be more than just a show! We have organized family-friendly events, both at the showgrounds and in the area, throughout the weekend. There will be games and contests for the kids, organized sightseeing drives, and much more. There is no better way to have fun with your Bronco or Ford Truck!
For More Information visit Bronco Super Celebration 9
Location: Talley Ho Inn
When: Thursday, April 24th thru Saturday, April 26th
Friday,
April 25th
Music of the Mountains Concert
Concert featuring Good Thymes Ceidligh Band
Location: Heritage Center
When: Friday, April 25th
Saturday,
April 26th
Girl Scout Day
A Celebration of scouting in a day-long, mixed program.
Location: Heritage Center
When: Saturday, April 26th
Thursday,
May 1st
Talley Ho - 2 Wheel’n The Smokies
Two Wheel’n the Smokies is the premier custom motorcycle show in the Southeast!
For More Information visit Talley Ho - 2 Wheel'n the Smokies
Location: Talley Ho Inn
When: Thursday, May 1st thru Saturday, May 3rd
Friday,
May 2nd
Townsend Spring Festival and Old Timers Day
Festival featuring bluegrass concerts, cloggin, arts and crafts, Appalachian skills, family fun, BBQ and other good food.
Location: Townsend Visitors Center
When: Friday, May 2nd thru Saturday, May 3rd
Sons of Bluegrass Concert
Location: Heritage Center
When: Friday, May 2nd
Saturday,
May 3rd
Railroad Days
Learn about the history of railroading in the Great Smoky Mountains.
Location: Little River Railroad Museum
When: Saturday, May 3rd
Quilters Road Show
The event provides quilters and quilt lovers the opportunity to see quilts in the making, to have quilts evaluated by quilt history professionals, to learn quilting techniques, to have their quilts photographed and to exchange stories and ideas with other quilters.
Location: Heritage Center
When: Saturday, May 3rd
Nawger Nob Arts & Crafts
Two Day Arts and Crafts Fair under the trees at Nawger Knob Shopping Area. Dozens of crafts persons and booths, runs all day.
For More Information visit www.woodcarvers.com
Location: Nawger Nob Village
When: Saturday, May 3rd thru Sunday, May 4th
Friday,
May 9th
Blount British Car Club – 27th Anniversary
Each year, the Gathering draws cars from all states surrounding and including Tennessee and as far north as Michigan, as far south as Florida and many other places in between. Owners range from teenagers to Senior Citizens!
For More Information visit Blount British Car Club
Location: Talley Ho Inn
When: Friday, May 9th thru Saturday, May 10th
Acoustic Eidolon Concert
Location: Heritage Center
When: Friday, May 9th
Friday,
May 16th
Studebaker Car Gathering
Enjoy the classic styling of various Studebaker’s.
Location: Talley Ho Inn
When: Friday, May 16th thru Saturday, May 17th
Smoky Mountain Highland Games
A celebration of Scottish Heritage with traditional games, gathering of the clans, dance, music and athletic contests.
Location: Maryville College Campus
When: Friday, May 16th thru Sunday, May 18th
Friday,
May 23rd
Foothills Antique Tractor and Engine Show
Location: Townsend Visitors Center
When: Friday, May 23rd thru Saturday, May 24th
Thursday,
June 5th
Renaissance of the North American Flute Foundation Gathering
Location: Heritage Center
When: Thursday, June 5th thru Sunday, June 8th
Thursday,
June 19th
Ford F100 Truck Gathering
A gathering of Ford F100 Trucks from 1948-1972
Location: Talley Ho Inn
When: Thursday, June 19th thru Saturday, June 21st
Friday,
July 4th
4th of July Celebration and Fireworks
Location: Next to Highland Manor Inn
When: Friday, July 4th
Saturday,
July 19th
Jammin’ in Townsend
Knox Volks Motor Club. Knoxville’s premier Volkswagen Club with a membership made up of a wide range of ages and abilities with an emphasis on VW knowledge and education, family and fun. Come out for a weekend of fun and cool cars.
For More Information visit Summer Jam VW"
Location: Talley Ho Inn
When: Saturday, July 19th thru Sunday, July 20th
Thursday,
September 11th
Taste of Blount
Come enjoy the creations prepared by Chef's throughout Blount Couty.
Location: Greenbelt Pavillion, Maryville
When: Thursday, September 11th
Sunday,
September 14th
Wears Valley 15K Road Race
This race is a must run for those who enjoy some distance. Set in Townsend, Tennessee, the aptly named “Peaceful Side of the Smokies,” there isn’t a more scenic race venue on the KTC calendar.
For More Information visit Wears Valley 15K Road Race
Location: Hwy 321 & Cedar Creek Rd
When: Sunday, September 14th
Thursday,
September 18th
True Blue - Fall Ford Truck Event
Our Events are Designed to be more than just a show! We have organized family-friendly events, both at the showgrounds and in the area, throughout the weekend. There will be games and contests for the kids, organized sightseeing drives, and much more. There is no better way to have fun with your Bronco or Ford Truck!
For More Information visit Fall Ford Truck Event
Location: Talley Ho Inn
When: Thursday, September 18th thru Saturday, September 20th
Friday,
September 26th
Townsend Fall Heritage Festival and Old Timers Day
A celebration of our mountain heritage with bluegrass music, Appalachian skills, arts and crafts, storytelling, antique tractors and good food.
Location: Townsend Visitors Center
When: Friday, September 26th thru Saturday, September 27th
Saturday,
September 27th
Nawger Nob Arts & Crafts
Two Day Arts and Crafts Fair under the trees at Nawger Knob Shopping Area. Dozens of crafts persons and booths, runs all day.
For More Information visit Woodcarvers.com
Location: Nawger Nob Village
When: Saturday, September 27th thru Sunday, September 28th
Railroad Days
Learn about the history of railroading in the Great Smoky Mountains.
Location: Little River Railroad Museum
When: Saturday, September 27th
Blue Ribbon County Fair
Location: Heritage Center
When: Saturday, September 27th
Saturday,
October 4th
Smoky Mountain Woodcarvers Festival
Location: Nawger Nob Village
When: Saturday, October 4th thru Sunday, October 5th
Saturday,
October 11th
Townsend 10K
Location: Townsend Visitors Center
When: Saturday, October 11th
Saturday,
December 5th
Holiday Open House and Craft Show
Location: Townsend Visitors Center
When: Saturay, December 5th
Sunday,
December 7th
Townsend Christmas Parade
Enjoy the fun and festivities of our local Christmas Parade.
Location: Starts at IGA and ends at Nawger Nob Village
When: Sunday, December 7th