Aug 31 Wednesday
Did you know that the Great Smoky Mountains National Park receives more visitors than Yellowstone, Yosemite and Grand Canyon National Parks…combined? Great Smoky Mountains National Park received a record 14.1 million visitors in 2021! The park's 57% increase in visitors, over the last decade, has taken its toll on the aging facilities and infrastructure and caused undue strain on the limited staff. What can be done to manage this growing demand on GSMNP?Join Dana Soehn, National Park Service Management Assistant and Public Affairs Specialist, as she shares the most current issues facing the GSMNP and proposed policies. Learn how we can "Park it Forward" to protect and preserve this national treasure, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, for generations to come."
When: Wednesday, August 31st at 7PM ESTWhere: Albright Grove Brewing Co.2924 Sutherland Ave, Knoxville (TN)
Discover Life in America is Great Smoky Mountain National Park’s biological science and conservation partner. Proceeds from this event benefit DLiA and our mission to discover and conserve life in the Smokies.
Sep 01 Thursday
The New Harvest Farmers’ Market is an open-air, producer-only farmers’ market located in east Knox County at New Harvest Park. Everything at the NHFM is grown or raised within a 150-mile radius of Knoxville. Products vary by the season, and include fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, honey, cut flowers, edible and ornamental plants, prepared foods, baked goods, crafts, and much more! New Harvest Park also features a splash pad, playground, walking trails, public restrooms, and a covered pavilion for patrons to enjoy.
Sep 03 Saturday
The Market Square Farmers’ Market is an open-air farmers’ market located on Market Square in the heart of downtown Knoxville. Everything at the MSFM is grown or made by our vendors in the East Tennessee region. Products vary by the seasons and include produce, eggs, honey, herbs, pasture-raised meat, plants, bread, baked goods, salsas, coffee, artisan crafts, and more!
Come one, come all to the Gathering on the Grounds! We invite you to relax and unwind to the sweet sounds of Celtic and Appalachian music. Music will be performed by a lineup of regional talent, including Wild Blue Yonder, Knox County Jug Stompers, Skylark Trio, Michael McClelland, and Grassically Trained!Food trucks, Knox Whiskey Works signature cocktails, Schulz Brau Brewing beer, as well as non-alcoholic drinks will be available! The Historic Ramsey House will be open for self-guided tours! Traditional artisans and period demonstrators will also be on site!This event is rain or shine. Plan now to bring a blanket or chair to enjoy this outdoor concert under the tent on the beautiful Ramsey House grounds!Tickets: $20 (+service fees) for Early Bird Pricing, Children 12 and under are FREE
Enjoy an evening on the grounds of the Historic Ramsey House featuring Sweet P's BBQ dinner, drink of your choice and 2 hours of music featuring Four Leaf Peat and New Johns Creek Grass!Tickets: $50
Sep 07 Wednesday
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Sep 11 Sunday
The Celebrate Sound Walk is a one-mile walk that aims to raise awareness of hearing health, as well as to raise much-needed funds to combat hearing loss and provide services to those in need. The family friendly event will feature fun and games, kids’ activities, refreshments, door prizes, and several educational opportunities and vendors dedicated to hearing health.
Sep 14 Wednesday