Maryville, Tenn. – The City of Maryville reminds the public that tickets to the 15th and final Foothills Fall Festival are on sale now. Music superstar Tim McGraw will headline the festival.
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo will kick off the festival on Friday night, followed by Chris Young as Saturday’s headliner. Tim McGraw will close out the festival on Sunday.
Other performers include just announced Danielle Bradbery and JT Hodge, along with Dustin Lynch, Chuck Wicks, The Swon Brothers, Sarah Darling, Rosco Bandana, Electric Avenue and more.
The three-day pass will cost $60 until September 8. After that date, three-day passes will increase to $70. For guests wanting to purchase tickets for only one day, reserved seating is available but is limited.
Admission for children ages 8 and under is free.
Tickets may be purchased through Knoxville Tickets – KnoxvilleTickets.com and beginning Monday, July 21, they can also be purchased at the Maryville Municipal Center and at all Blount County First Tennessee Bank locations.
The annual Foothills Fall Festival, taking place October 17-19 at Maryville’s Theater in the Park, drives some 70,000 local, regional and national visitors each fall to Downtown Maryville for national-caliber entertainment.
A juried arts and craft show with free music, activities and demonstrations will fill Broadway in the heart of downtown Maryville. Sixteen acres of adventures for the family will fill the Greenbelt Park near Blount County’s award-winning library, all free of charge.
Entertainment is sponsored by First Tennessee Foundation, Cherokee Millwright and Mechanical, Clayton Homes, DENSO, Alcoa, Inc., Massey Electric, WIVK and The Daily Times.
For more information, visit www.foothillsfallfestival.com, call (865) 273-3406 or email email@example.com. The Foothills Fall Festival is also on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheFoothillsFallFestival
and Twitter https://twitter.com/#!/FoothillsFest.
9 a.m.-4 p.m. CHRISTMAS DOLL SHOW will be held at Jonesborough Visitor’s Center. For more information, call 423-677-3501 or email Debbie Merritt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
9 a.m.-3 p.m. CRAFT BAZAAR will beheld at the Dandridge Rescue Squad building, 915 Industrial Park Rd. It is sponsored by Sandy Ridge FCE Club. There will be demonstrations and door prizes and food to purchase. For more information, call Willa at 865-397-0939.
11 a.m.-5 p.m. FALLTASTIC CELEBRATION will be hosted by the Christian Academy of the Smokies at Chestnut Hill Park, behind the Bush’s Visitor Center in Dandridge. Tickets for Adults are $10 and children are $5.
11 a.m. HERITAGE DAY will be held at Panther Creek State Park upper campground pavilion. There will be live music, food, crafts, hay rides, games, prizes and historical demonstrations. Admission is free, but attendees should bring non-perishable food item.
Noon-4 p.m. AMERICAN LEGION POST 52 will have a cookout to introduce the community to the new post. All veterans and their families may attend. There will be hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks. Potluck dishes are welcome. No alcohol allowed on premises at 5251 East Morris Boulevard, Morristown.
6 p.m THE BROCKLAND ACRES GARDEN CLUB will meet at the home of Mike and Glenda Southerland for their annual Fall Cookout for members and families. For more information, call 586-6814.
Admission for children ages 8 and under is free.
and Twitter https://twitter.com/#!/FoothillsFest.
10 a.m. The 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 & Tell, where members show their recently made quilts, there will be a Trunk Show presented by professional quilter Meg Manderson. Anyone interested in quilting is invited to attend.
5-7 p.m. THE DANDRIDGE SENIOR CENTER will be hosting a Chili Supper. The cost is $7 for adults, $3.50 for children 4-12 years old, and free for children under 3. Advance tickets are available at the center or may be purchased from members of the center. Or they may be purchased at the door that evening. The menu includes chili, with all the trimmings, dessert and beverages. All proceeds go to help with the center’s expenses. The center is located behind the First Peoples Bank at 917 Elliott Ferry Road, Dandridge. For more information and to purchase tickets, call the center at 865-397-7605.
1:30 p.m. THE SAMUEL DOAK CHAPTER NSDAR meeting at the Women’s Clubhouse at 505 East First North Street at 1:30 p.m. A program on “The Indian War Path Trail” will be presented by Samuel Doak Chapter member Julia Jordan.
7 p.m. SNEEDVILLE MASONIC LODGE will confer a Fellow Craft Degree at100 Court St. in Sneedville.
10 a.m. VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, Chapter 1073 will have its monthly meeting. A picnic will follow at Panther Springs United Methodist Church. Any Vietnam or Vietnam era veteran wishing to join will need to take a copy of their DD214.
4 p.m.-7 p.m. BULLS GAP MASONIC LODGE No. 764 F.& A.M. will have a country ham supper at the lodge, 1111 Elmwood Ave., Bulls Gap. The cost is $10 with children 4 and under free. Items will include country ham biscuits, white and red eye gravy, green beans, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, dessert, coffee and tea.
5 p.m. ZOMBIE WALK FUNDRAISER will be held at Panther Creek State Park swimming pool parking lot. Registration will be at 4 p.m. The cost is $15 and two non-perishable food items per person. All proceeds will be used for the swimming pool renovations and lifeguard training. All food items will be donated to Central Services. Participants will receive a T-shirt (while supplies last).
8 p.m. HALLOWEEN DANCE will be held at the New Market Fire Department. The cost is $5. Children under 6 are free with adult admission. A dance lesson will begin at 6 p.m. There will be a costume contest, dance contest, door prizes, hay rides and treats for kids. For more information, call 865-475-1417 or 865-475-4064.
1 p.m. FALL COLOR HIKE will begin at Panther Creek State Park’s Ranger Station. Hike will be on the Hunt Knob Trail. Wear sturdy shoes and take drinking water.
3 p.m. PHOTOGRAPHY HIKE will begin at Panther Creek State Park’s Ranger Station. Learn tips to taking better nature photos. Hike will be on the Wagon Trail.
6:30 p.m. GARDEN THYME HERB SOCIETY will meet at Rose Center Main entrance, first classroom on the left. “Ken’s Recipe for Easy-Make Landscapes” will be the program by Ken Soergel, ASLA, retired landscape designer. Visitors welcome. For Information, call 865-771-1489.
7 p.m. THE MORRISTOWN ART ASSOCIATION will hold its regular monthly meeting in the community room of Rose Center, located at 442 W. Second North St. Morristown. Members and the public are invited to attend. For more information, contact Cathy Teller at 423-581-0020.
10 a.m. BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD OF TENNESSEE MEDICARE ADVANTAGE COMMUNITY INFORMATION MEETING will be held at the Best Western, 5435 S Davy Crockett Pkwy. Meeting will insure Medicare-eligible adults in Tennessee understand their Medicare Advantage options. This free community meeting is open to the public and will include a question-and-answer session. A sales person will be present with information and applications.
1-3 p.m. HALLOWEEN MATH MADNESS will be held at Keplar Elementary School in Hawkins County. Snacks will be served. There will be a Halloween costume parade.
5 p.m. TRUNK OR TREAT will be held at the VFW in Morristown. In case of rain, it will be held in the dance hall of the VFW.
5:30 p.m. TRUNK AND TREAT will beheld at the Moose Lodge on Buffalo Trail.
6:30 p.m. HALLOWEEN MUSICALE AND FALL FESTIVAL will be held at Carson Newman’s Tarr Music Center. Admission is $5.
7 p.m. TENNESSEE VETERANS will have live enterntainment for the veterans at the former AmVets building on Old Hwy 25 E. Tennessee Veterans.
11 a.m. HOWLS AND MEOWS EVE pet costume contest will be held at Bean Station City Park. There will also be a corn hole tournament, live music and vendors.
5 p.m. HAMBLEN COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY CHILI COOK-OFF will beheld at Cherokee Park Veterans Pavillion. The cost is $10 for adult and children 12 and under are free. Judging begins at 4:30 p.m.
12:30-3 p.m. CLERGY APPRECIATION EVENT will beheld at Frist Ave. Hall across from Duncan Lumber Company in New Tazewell. Lunch will be served to clergy and their families to show appreciation. To RSVP call 423-626-4274 or 423-869-4274 by Oct. 24.
10 a.m. CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP will meet at ALPS, 600 N. Daisy Street, in Morristown. To register, call 423-587-9149.
6 p.m. SCRAPPERS QUILT GUILD will meet for its regular scheduled monthly meeting in the Community Room at the Rose Center, 442 W. Second North St. Morristown. Scrappers is dedicated to teaching and improving quilting skills for the novice and experienced quilter through friendships with other quilters. Newcomers are always welcome. For more information, contact Debby Rinehart at 423-581-3135 or email@example.com.
7 p.m. SNEEDVILLE MASONIC LODGE will meet at 100 Court Street, Sneedville. All master masons welcome to attend.
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 486 EASTERN STAR will have a rummage sale at the Masonic Lodge, 821 Lincoln Ave. in Morristown.
1 p.m. The HAMBLEN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY will hold its regular monthly meeting in Room 2 of the Rose Center located at 442 West Second North Street. All members and the public are invited to attend.
6:30 p.m. LADIES NIGHT OUT FASHION SHOW and Shopping Event to benefit Noah’s Arc will be held at The Country Club. The cost is $20 per ticket. The Fundraiser will posthumously honor Lisa Kirk, who passed away March 6, 2014. The Girls & Me Boutique will be hosting the show presenting the latest trends. In addition, local vendors will have booths set up, door prizes will be given, and hors d’oeuvres served.
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday MORRISTOWN TRADERS AND COLLECTORS CLUB FALL SHOW will be held at Talley Ward Recreation Center in Morristown. There will be more than 75 tables of collectibles and antiques to purchase. Admission is free. For more information, call 423-581-8386.
6 p.m. STEPPING OUT WILL HAVE A FUNDRAISING CONCERT AND SILENT AUCTION at WSCC student services building. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served after the show. For more information, call 423-318-0999.
7 p.m. THE LEE VALLEY MUSIC BARN, 500 Lee Valley Road, Whitesburg, continues the first Friday concert series. Featured group of the month will be Mountain Joy from Waynesville, North Carolina. Admission is free and there will be food and door prizes. Visit www.theleevalleymusicbarn.com or call 423-235-6152 for information.
9 a.m. BENEFIT DISC GOLF TOURNAMENT will be held at Kiwanis Disc Golf Course, 5100 Dearing Rd., Morristown. The entry fee is $20. Registration is at 9 a.m. with play at 9:30 a.m. All proceeds will benefit cancer patient Jonathan Fluker. For information or pre-registration, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 586-0260.
Morristown – Run to the Hills Car Show and BBQ Competition at Cherokee Park. For more information, visit www.cherokeeparktn.com.
4-6 p.m. AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY VETERANS DINNER will be held at the Legion Post in Jefferson City across from Tarr Chevy. Admission for veterans is free. The cost for others is $8.
6 p.m. KNOXVILLE SCOTTISH RITE 3RD DEGREE TEAM will confer a Master Mason Degree at Hamblen Lodge #767 located at 812 Lincoln Ave, Morristown. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. before the Degree. All Master Masons are invited to attend.
7:30 – 11:30 p.m. TENNESSEE VETERANS (former AMVETS) will feature Joy Wilder as live musical entertainment. The venue is open to the public, with no cover charge. For more information, call 423-585-5275.
11:45 a.m. THE ROSE SERVICE GUILD will meet at the Rose Center, 442 W. 2nd St, Morristown. Light refreshments will be served followed by a short business meeting. Rose Center is a community cultural center serving the people of Hamblen and surrounding counties. Many festivals and events are held and enjoyed at the center. The Service Guild assists and supports these activities.
6:30 p.m. THE BROCKLAND ACRES GARDEN CLUB will meet at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Tina Wilson will give a presentation on her trip to Isreal. For more information, call 586-6814.
6:30 p.m. PROJECT GRADUATION PLANNING MEETING will be held at Morristown East High library. All junior and senior parents from East and West High are invited to attend.
9 a.m.-5 p.m. UPWARD BASKETBALL REGISTRATION will be at held at Russellville Baptist Church. The cost is $60 per child. Registration forms may also be dropped off anytime before Nov. 13.
11:30 a.m. HAMBLEN COUNTY FEDERATION OF DEMOCRATIC WOMEN will have a business meeting at The Country Club in Morristown. For reservations, call 581-4162
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CENTRAL SERVICES SILENT AUCTION will feature collectibles and home décor, with proceeds to benefit the upkeep of the Morristown-Hamblen Central Services facility, located at 2450 S. Cumberland St. (old 25E) in Morristown.
9 a.m.-6 p.m. HOLIDAY BAZAAR will be held at the Morristown Senior Citizens Center. There will be hand made crafts, food vendors and a silent auction.
7:30 p.m. RIDIN’ HIGH NCA RODEO FINALS will beheld at WSCC Expo Center. For more information, call 423-585-0331 or visit ridinhigh.org.
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. BOOK SALE to benefit Friends of the Morristown-Hamblen Library will be held on the upper floor of the Library, 417 West Main Street in Morristown. Approximately 5,000 used books are available, with most priced from 25 cents to $3. All proceeds will benefit the local library. For more information, call the library at 586-6410.
10 a.m. RIDIN’ HIGH JACK POT TEAM ROPING will be held at WSCC Expo Center. On site entry books open at 8:30 a.m. Competitve and beginner roper classes. For more information, call 865-368-7476.
4-8 p.m. ANNUAL TURKEY SUPPER will be held at Kyle Lodge building on Hwy. 11E Next Door to Whitesburg Elementary School the cost is $8.
10 a.m. The ROSE CENTER QUILT GUILD will meet at The Rose Center, 442 W. 2nd North St. Morristown. Refreshments will be served at 10 a.m. After a short business meeting and show and tell, the slate of new guild officers for 2015 will be presented for membership approval. Anyone interested in quilting is invited to attend.
11 a.m. FEEDING AMERICA MOBILE FOOD PANTRY will beheld at the parking lot of Open Arms Mission next to Calvary Baptist Church in Mooresburg. Call 423-923-1488 for more information.
Noon F.C.E FAMILY COMMUNITY EDUCATION will meet at Dover Fellowship hall for a covered dish and informational meeting at 1 p.m.The public is invite to. Call the UT extension office at 586-6111 for more information.
7 p.m. LEADVALE LODGE NUMBER 390 F&AM located on School Street in White Pine will confer two Enterered Apprentice Degrees. Refreshment will be served after the degree. All Master Masons and properly vouched for Entered Apprentices and Fellowcraft Masons are welcome. For more information, call 865-919-1553.
1:30 p.m. THE SAMUEL DOAK CHAPTER NSDAR will meet at the Women’s Club House at 505 East First North Street. Frances Rose will present a program on NSDAR schools, and good citizens. Chairman Lynn Pack will present the Good Citizen Awards to the area high school students. The hostesses committee members are Sarah Murphy, chairman, Jean Ann Dugger, Julia Jordan, Anne Kraus, Dr. Julia Price and Penny Ward.
7:30 to 11:30 TENNESSEE VETERANS (former AMVETS) will feature Diamond Dave as live musical entertainment. The venue is open to the public, with no cover charge. For more information, call 423-585-5275.
9 a.m.-3 p.m. C.E.A.S.E. will host a Volunteer Training at the Women’s Club House, on the corner of 1st North St., and James St. in Morristown. There will be parking on James Street. A light breakfast and lunch will be served. The training will include dynamics of domestic violence, how to work with victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, and how to assist victims as they call the hotline. For further information, call Nancy Seal at 581-7029 or 1-800-304-2220 Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
10 a.m. VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, Chapter 1073 monthly meeting and membership drive will beheld at the Army National Guard, 5255 E Andrew Johnson Hwy., Russellville. All Vietnam, and Vietnam era veterans welcome, any one wishing to join will need to take a copy of their DD214.
5 p.m. SNEEDVILLE MASONIC LODGE will confer a master mason degree. Dinner will be at 5 p.m. with degree work at 6 p.m.
2 p.m. WILDERNESS SURVIVAL WORKSHOP will be held at the Upper Campground Pavilion at Panther Creek State Park. Rangers will discuss 10 essentials to carry every time you go into the wilderness and what to do if you become stranded.
7 p.m. THE COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING SERVICE for Hamblen County will be held at First Baptist Church in Morristown.
10 a.m. GOBBLE WOBBLE HIKE will be held at Spoone Shelter at Panther Creek State Park. The hike will go through the Point Lookout Trail. It will be moderately strenuous. Hot chocolate will be served after the hike.
7:30 to 11:30 TENNESSEE VETERANS (former AMVETS) will feature Diamond Dave as its live musical entertainment. The venue is open to the public, with no cover charge. For more information, call 423-585-5275.
10 a.m. HOLIDAY HUSTLE 5K RUN / 3K WALK will be held at Cherokee Park in Morristown. Registration is from 9 to 10 a.m.; walking fee is $20; running fee is $30. Proceeds support the Friends of Hospice Serenity House.
8 p.m. ENCORE THEATRICAL COMPANY will present “Christmas Carol, The Musical” at Walters State Community College. Performances run through Dec. 7. For additional info or tickets: www.etcplays.org or call 423-813-8331.
10 a.m. CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP will be held at ALPS Adult Day Center, 600 N. Daisy St., in Morristown. To register, call 423-587-9149.
6 p.m. SCRAPPERS QUILT GUILD will meet for their regular scheduled monthly meeting in the community room at the Rose Center, 442 W. Second North St., Morristown. It will be the annual Christmas social. Take a treat to share. Scrappers is dedicated to teaching and improving quilting skills for the novice and experienced quilter through friendships with other quilters. Newcomers are always welcome. For more information, contact Debby Rinehart at 423-581-3135 or email@example.com.
7:30 p.m. WSCC JAZZ BAND CONCERT will be held in the Student Services Center Lyceum of the Morristown campus.
10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. A SWEET HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS will be held at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Morristown. The festival is a fundraiser for Friends of Hospice. Tickets are $8 and includes soup salad and dessert. Tickets will be entered into a $100 drawing. There will be a poinsettia sale and silent auction.
7 p.m. MORRISTOWN CHRISTMAS PARADE will be held in downtown Morristown. For additional info: www.crossroadspartnership.com or 423-312-1476.
7 p.m. THE LEE VALLEY MUSIC BARN, 500 Lee Valley Road, Whitesburg, continues the first Friday gospel concert series. Featured guests for December will be Nick Chandler and Delivered, from Weaverville, North Carolina, a very popular bluegrass gospel band. There is no charge for admission and there will be food and door prizes. Visit www.theleevalleymusicbarn.com or call 423-235-6152 for information.
7:30 p.m. WSCC CHORAL ENSEMBLE CONCERT will be held at First United Methodist Church in Morristown.
10 a.m.-5 p.m. ART AND CRAFT SHOW will be held at The Meeting Place Museum On Main There will be arts and crafts for sale and an old pharmacy and soda fountain.
10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. AMERICAN LEGION POST 52 will be at the Morristown Walmart and College Square Mall accepting donations for needy veterans and their families. For more information, call James Nicely at 231-2738 or Ms. Nelson at 581-8621.
8 p.m. TENNESSEE VETERANS (former AMVETS) will feature 40 til 5 as its live musical entertainment. The venue is open to the public, with no cover charge. For more information, call 423-585-5275.
8 p.m. ENCORE THEATRICAL COMPANY will present “Christmas Carol, The Musical” at Walters State Community College. Performances run through Dec. 7. For additional info or tickets: www.etcplays.org or call 423-318-8331.
7 p.m. MORRISTOWN-HAMBLEN HUMANE SOCIETY BOARD Meeting will be held at the Courthouse in the third floor courtroom. Members and public Welcome.
7 p.m. WSCC’S ENCORE CHORALE FALL CONCERT will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Morristown.
noon THE RETIRED TELEPHONE PIONEERS will hold their regular monthly meeting at the Davy Crockett Restaurant.
4:30-8 p.m. CHRISTMAS ON MAIN CANDLELIGHT SHOPPING will be held in downtown Morristown. Santa Claus will be taking pictures at Yummy Cakes and More. There will be horse drawn wagon rides that loops between downtown parking and Sherwood Commons. There is childcare available at Red Dragon Martial Arts Center. Shops are open until 8 p.m. Call 423-587-3755 to reserve childcare.
5-7 p.m. “INTO THE WOODS” auditions will be held for one remaining cast member (male, age 8 to 12 years) at Encore’s Studio ETC in downtown Morristown. Accompanist will be provided. For more information, call 423-318-8331 or visit www.etcplays.org.
7-10:30 a.m. COUNTRY BREAKFAST will be served by the Bulls Gap Masonic Lodge No. 764 F.&AM and Bulls Gap Order of the Eastern Star No. 471. It will be held at 111 Elmwood Avenue behind the post office on Hwy 11-E in Bulls Gap. The cost is $7.
10 a.m. GENEAOLOGY WORKSHOP will be held at the Morristown-Hamblen Library focusing on basics of DNA. Lori Thornton will be the speaker.
Morristown – 11th Annual Christmas in the Park at Panther Creek State Park. Join the friends and staff of the park beginning at 1 p.m. at the Upper Campground Pavilion. The festivities include crafts, Christmas stories and hayrides through the park. Warm yourself by the fire while enjoying hot chocolate and sugary treats provided by the Friends of Panther Creek State Park. This is a free family event, but attendees are encouraged to take non-perishable food items for donation to local families in need. For more information, call the park office at 423-587-7046.
7 p.m. TATE SPRINGS MASONIC LODGE # 438 AF&AM will be installing officers for the year 2015. A meal will be served at 6 p.m.
6:30 p.m. FMF TENNESSEE INDOOR MX Championship will be held at the WSCC Great Smoky Mountain Expo Arena in White Pine. For more information, visit www.victory-sports.com or call 423-323-5497.
6:30 p.m. HAMBLEN COUNTY FEDERATION OF DEMOCRATIC WOMEN Christmas Gathering will be in the Community Room at the Library. The meal will be catered and cost $15 per person. Call 581-4162 for reservations.
7 p.m. “THE NUTCRACKER” will be performed by The Morristown School of Dance Arts at Carson Newman – Gentry Auditorium, 1640 Russell Ave, Jefferson City. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children.
7:30 p.m. TENNESSEE VETERANS CHRISTMAS PARTY AND BIRTHDAY BASH will be held at the former Am Vets building in Morristown. Entertainment is Joey Wilder. The event is open to the public. No cover charge.
10:30 a.m. SONGS OF THE SEASON featuring FUMC choir and Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will be held at First United Methodist Church in Morristown. The concert is free.
7:30 p.m. THE MORRISTOWN EAST MUSIC DEPARTMENT WINTER CONCERT will be held at Manley Baptist Church in Morristown. There is no admission charge.
10 a.m. The 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 & Tell, where members show their recently made quilts, there will be some “fun” activities followed by a holiday potluck lunch. Anyone interested in quilting is invited to take a dish and join in the festivities.
11 a.m. FEEDING AMERICA MOBILE FOOD PANTRY will be at the Mooresburg Community Center. All house holds muyst have a representative to personally sign.