Dollywood Kidfest – Now through July 29, 2012 in Pigeon Forge

Dollyworld Festival #3 “There’s nothing to do…..”, “I’m bored…..”   What parent hasn’t heard these statements from the back seat of the car while on vacation?  Well, Dollywood TN has an arsenal of fun things for the whole family to do this summer.  One of them is called KidsFest and it runs June 22-July 29, 2012! [...]

Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage in the Smokies

Wildflowers, Nature Walks, Photography Tours, Art Classes, Indoor Seminars As winter falls to the wayside and spring beings to re-introduce itself into our lives, we are reminded of the wonderful colors and majestic wildlife that surround us. Yes, we are very fortunate to live in the shadows of one of the most beautiful areas in [...]

Easter Craft Show at the Gatlinburg Convention Center

Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community Annual Event Come experience some of the finest craftsmanship that Gatlinburg has to offer on Easter weekend April 5 – 7 as the Gatlinburg Convention Center hosts the annual Great Smoky Easter Arts and Crafts Show. This event, put on by the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community, gives [...]

Experience a World of Culture in the Smokies

Dollywood’s Annual 2012 Festival of Nations Have you ever wanted to attend a festival that is not only exciting, but also provides an unmatched cultural experience with performers from around the world? If you attend the annual Festival of Nations in Dollywood, you will experience just that.  Bring your family to Carr’s Cottagesand from March [...]

Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival – Townsend TN

A festival celebrating a style of fine art which uses textiles such as fabric, yarn, and natural and synthetic fibers is being held right here in East Tennessee! Have you ever wanted to learn more about the fiber arts? Maybe you wanted to spend a weekend having fun and learning something new?  You’re in luck [...]

Pigeon Forge’s A Mountain Quiltfest – A Quilt Show in the Smokies

Are you a dedicated quilter with years of experience? Or are you a beginner who wants to learn more about quilting?  From Wednesday, March 14th through Saturday, March 17th Carr’s Cottages invites you to come to the Smokey Mountains and enjoy the timeless art of quilting at this annual quilt fair, no matter your skill level [...]

2012 Winter Heritage Festival in the Smokies

Townsend, Cades Cove, GSM Heritage Center, Little River Railroad Carr’s Cottages invites you to enjoy The Winter Heritage Festival in the Smokies!  This annual event is a celebration of human history, natural beauty, and cultural traditions of Townsend, Cades Cove, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The event involves many volunteer community groups and [...]

Shadracks Christmas Wonderland in the Smokies

Make Shadracks Your New Christmas Tradition! Baseball season may be out, but there’s still good reason to visit the Smokies Stadium this December. That’s because Christmas Wonderland is in! Shadrack’s is lighting up holiday nights during this beautifully magical and musical Christmas event now through January 8, 2012. Shadracks Christmas Lights Wonderland features a drive [...]

THE Craft Show, Gatlinburg Christmas Arts & Craft Festival

Gatlinburg Craft Community Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Expo Many of our guests patiently await Gatlinburg’s arts and crafts fairs, and the time for another is near! Our 8-mile Arts & Crafts Community is home to the largest group of independent artisans in North America, and aptly designated a Tennessee Heritage Arts & Crafts Trail. [...]

Gatlinburg Festival of the Trees

Annual Tree Festival in Gatlinburg This Thanksgiving Holiday, be sure to stop in and get your Christmas spirit primed at the 2011 Festival of Trees in downtown Gatlinburg.  Located in the Mills Conference Center, next to the Gatlinburg Convention Center, it’s an easy trolley ride to enjoy a wonderland of  beautifully decorated trees, twinkling lights, [...]