The lineup has been released for this summer’s Celebrating Cosby programs in the Cosby Campground of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Cocke County Partnership Director of Tourist Development Linda Lewanski said the programs are planned for each Friday evening at 7 p.m. beginning June 14. The programs will be offered, rain or shine, in the Picnic Pavilion or the Amphitheater.
The programs are being presented by the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in partnership with Cocke County Partnership Department of Tourist Development
The tentative line-up of programs includes:
• June 14 – Mountain Edge Band, a bluegrass band whose members are Judge Carter Moore, Andy Williams, Jamie Clark, Limmie Workman;
• June 21 – Moonshiners from the Discovery Channel TV series; Mark Ramsey, Eric "Digger" Manes and Kelly Williamson;
• June 28 – Children of Cosby Yesterday and Today: A Visit To Mountain Rest School, Small Mammals in the Park, and Hands-on Science in Cosby Creek;
• July 5 – Ella V. Costner and a presentation of Quilts of Valor to US veterans;
• July 12 – A Walk Down Memory Lane with Imogene Wilson and Olie Williamson, a look back at Cosby by former residents prior to the establishment of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park;
• July 19 – Eastern Band of Cherokee featuring storytelling, dance, and music;
• July 26 – An Evening of Artifacts with Park Archaeologist Allison Harvey, including hunting/firearms, spinning wheel, lye soap/caldron, including a visit to a historic car and park archives with NPS Staff;
• August 2 – Bluegrass music by Richard Bennett who played with the legendary Bill Monroe.
For more information contact Lewanski at 423-625-9675.