Noon THE ROSE SERVICE GUILD will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in the community room of Rose Center at noon.
6:30 p.m. THE BROCKLAND ACRES GARDEN CLUB will meet at the home of Charlotte Tolliver in Mohawk for a Thirty-One party. For more information, call 586-6814.
The North American Country Music Association invites fans to Country Music Week from March 11-15 at the Country Tonight Theater in Pigeon Forge, TN. Free admission to the event, which begins at 8: 30 a.m. each day. Food and soft drinks will available for purchase. Country, bluegrass and gospel music will be highlighted. For more information or directions, call 865-828-5159.
WSCC Ag Club Exhibition Barrel and Pole Runs. Gates open at 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 11. Timed runs begin at 6 p.m. Fee is $10, 2 tickets per rider. Additional Tickets are 4 for $10. Contact Roger Brooks at 423-585-2663 or visit www.facebook.com/wsccagclub for more information.
6 p.m. KELLEY MARIE CHIC BOUTIQUE FASHION SHOW will be held at RoseCenter Prater Hall. Tickets are $10. Proceeds will benefit ALPS Adult Day Services.
Noon RETIRED TELEPHONE PIONEERS will meet at Davy Crockett Restaurant.
4-6 p.m. COMMUNITY DINNER will be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2435 W. Andrew Johnson Hwy.
11:30 A.M. HAMBLEN COUNTY FEDERATION OF DEMOCRATIC WOMEN will meet at The Country Club. Speaker: will be Attorney Kelley Hinsley. For reservations, call 581-4162.
WSCC Ag Club Speed Horse Show. Open at 4 p.m., money classes at 8:30 p.m., Friday, March 14. Open 9 a.m., money classes at 3 p.m., Saturday, March 15. Admission is $5 ages 12 and older. Children under 12 admitted free. Contact Roger Brooks at 423-585-2663 for more information.
10 a.m. ROSE CENTER QUILT GUILD will meet at The Rose Center, 442 W. 2nd North Street, Morristown. Refreshments will be served at 10 a.m. after a short business meeting and show and tell, where members show their recently made quilts, a “mystery guest” will present her collection of antique and family quilts. Following this, the members will work on the Mountain Makins’ quilt, so take your sewing machine, extension cord and neutral thread, or your iron and ironing pad to iron the completed blocks. The meeting is open to anyone interested in quilting.
11:30 a.m. GFWC LADIES READING CIRCLE yearly business luncheon will be held at Sagebrush Steakhouse, 2323 East Morris Blvd. For more information, contact Lin Maloney at 581-2891.
9 a.m.-5 p.m. KNOXVILLE’S ONLY CFA ALLBREED CAT SHOW will be held at the Jacob Building, ChilhoweePark. There will be continuous Judging in all six Rings from 9am to 5pm. There will be vendors selling cat related items. Visit the website TVCFInc.com for a $1 off coupon. Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for students / seniors.
10 a.m. VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, CHAPTER 1073, Membership Drive at the Army National Guard in Russellville. All Vietnam, and Vietnam era Veterans urged to attend. Anyone wishing to join will need to bring a copy of their DD214.
11 a.m. THE COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NETWORK OF EAST TENNESSEE and the Latino Task Force of Morristown are hosting a Community Information and Resource Day at Lincoln Heights Middle School. This event is free and open to the public and will provide information from area service providers and public agencies to the Spanish-speaking residents of the Five Rivers region. Workshops around public health and safety, tenant and resident rights will be held throughout the day. Children are welcome.
The Gatlinburg Garden Club will host the Smokey Mountain Cabin Cookoff 5-7 p.m.,Tuesday, March 25 at Brookside Resort Events Center, 463 East Parkway, Gatlinburg. A fundraiser for the Lucinda Oakley Ogle Historic Cabin Restoration, the cook off is open to all amateur chefs. Applications are available at any Sevier County Bank. Contact Diana Hale at 937-475-7572, firstname.lastname@example.org or Bea Terry at 865-277-7075, email@example.com for more information.
12:45-2 p.m. JEFFERSON COUNTY FCE QUILT SHOW will be held at First Baptist Church in Dandridge. Entry is open to all Jefferson County residents. Registration will be 9:30-10:45 a.m. For more information, call the extension office in Dandridge at 865-397-2969.
Zac Brown Band coming to Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center 7:30 p.m., March 29, 2014. Zac Brown Band may have ten hit singles, two platinum-selling records and countless dedicated fans, but to hear its members talk they’re just getting warmed up. Tickets available through Ticketmaster.
West Elementary will host the inaugural Relay for Life Cornhole Tournament April 1-3 at the school. Individual signups are $10 per person (individuals will be paired), team signups are $20 per team. This is a single elimination tournament and the championship will be played April 3, concluding with the presentation of trophies. Signup money is due by Friday, March 21. For more information, contact Ashley Burnside, Katie Hudson or Kayla Young at the school.
The annual Girls Inc. Taste of Morristown fundraiser is slated for April 10.
The event features select area vendors offering tasty treats in a variety of styles.
Tickets available at Girls Inc., Girls Inc. board members and at the Citizen Tribune.
The Easter Rabbit makes his annual appearance on Biltmore’s front lawn on Easter Sunday. Highlighting the day are the grand Easter Egg Hunts at 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. Children ages 2 to 9 may attend the hunt for free when accompanied by an estate pass holder or a ticketed adult.
Since releasing their self-titled debut album in 2010, The Band Perry have ascended to dizzying heights. Fronted by Kimberly Perry and rounded out by her younger brothers Neil and Reid, the band has notched a string of hit singles, including the quadruple-platinum “If I Die Young” (which climbed to No. 1 on Billboard’s Country and AC charts), the platinum “You Lie,” and the Country No. 1 “All Your Life.” They’ve also enjoyed sold-out tours and a showering of honors, including multiple ACM, CMA, and CMT Music awards, as well as Grammy, Teen Choice, AMA, ACA, and Billboard Music award nominations – all of which has cemented the sibling trio as one of the hottest acts in recent history.
Sevierville, Tenn. – Sevierville’s Bloomin’ Barbeque & Bluegrass (May 16 & 17, 2014) festival has announced the entertainment lineup for its tenth annual event, including a headline performance from rising bluegrass supergroup, The SteelDrivers.
Festivities and music get underway in downtown Sevierville, Tennessee on Friday, May 16 at 5p.m. with a live performance from Grammy winning and national fingerpicking champion, Bill Mize. The Jeanette Williams Band and Jimbo Whaley & Greenbrier will follow Mize before Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out close out Friday night’s show.
On Saturday, the festivities get started with 13-year old banjo phenomenon Willow Osborne, five-time IBMA vocalist of the year Dale Ann Bradley and Chris Jones & The Night Drivers, led by SiriusXM Bluegrass Junction show host Chris Jones. Living legend Bobby Osborne & Rocky Top Xpress will also perform two shows as part of his “Celebration Tour” recognizing his 50 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry. All total, Osborne’s career has spanned more than 60 years with numerous highlights including his 1967 recording of “Rocky Top” – the version which became an official state song of Tennessee. Saturday evening’s headliner, the SteelDrivers, whose fans range from Vince Gill to Adele, (she began performing their song “If It Hadn’t Been for Love” in 2011 during her live shows) promise to cap off an incredible weekend of bluegrass. The SteelDrivers have performed on a variety of stages ranging from the Grand Ole Opry to the Conan O’Brien Show.
“We are very proud of the lineup we’re offering for our 10th anniversary of the Bloomin’ Barbeque & Bluegrass festival,” says Sevierville Chamber of Commerce marketing director Amanda Marr. “We have a solid lineup of quality artists – everyone from Grammy winners and Grand Ole Opry legends to wildly popular up-and-coming groups, like the SteelDrivers. Toes will definitely be tapping in downtown Sevierville this May.”
Friday, May 16
5p.m. – Bill Mize
6p.m. – Jeanette Williams Band
7p.m. – Jimbo Whaley & Greenbrier
8p.m. – Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out
Saturday, May 17
1p.m. – Willow Osborne
2p.m. – Dale Ann Bradley
3p.m. – Chris Jones & The Night Drivers
4p.m. – Bobby Osborne & Rocky Top Xpress
5p.m. – Dale Ann Bradley
6p.m. – Chris Jones & The Night Drivers
7p.m. – Bobby Osborne & Rocky Top Xpress
8p.m. – The SteelDrivers
Take in beautiful views of the estate and enjoy an exquisite meal designed and prepared by Chef Kirk Fiore. Surrounded by beautiful blooms, this dinner will take place outside in our historic Walled Garden. A 6:30 reception will be followed by dinner at 7:15. Tickets are $160 per person and include tax and gratuity. For reservations call (828) 257-5995.