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Upcoming 2014 Events

For information on groups of 20 or more please contact
Jane Kirk or Kate Campbell at (865) 494-7680
or Click Here to email us.

Event Date(s) Time Activities Members
Sheep Shearing April 25 10am - 2pm

Sheep Shearing: A springtime rite at the Museum of Appalachia

Free to members
The Barn Dance May 30 to be determined

Dinner, dancing, music, live & silent auctions.


July 4th Celebration & Anvil Shoot July 4th

Museum Hours
9am - 6pm

times be determined

Anvil shoot, southern appalachian music, demonstrations throughout the village

Free to members
Days of the Pioneer Antique Show

12 - 13

9am - 5pm

9am - 4pm

This show will feature over sixty (60) of the finest selection of 18th & 19th century Antique Dealers

Free to members
Student Heritage Day October 9

School & Home School Ticket Order Form

9am - 4pm

The Museum of Appalachia's Heritage Day is a history lesson, well disguised as good old-fashion fun. Children learn, through hands-on experience, about life in the old days.

Tennessee Fall Homecoming October 10 - 12

School & Home School Ticket Order Form

Tour Group Ticket Order Form
9am - 6pm

The Tennessee Fall Homecoming is a mecca for lovers of old-time music, mountain tunes, bluegrass, Gospel, folk, and old country.

And its much more than music. The Museums mission is to preserve the Appalachian heritage for future generations hence the demonstrations of old-time skills like molasses-making, rail-splitting, quilting, and much more.

Discounted tickets for members
Christmas Gathering to be
to be determined

"A Bountiful Southern Feast" ~ A large buffet of authentic Southern Christmas fare will be served. Included in the buffet will be some of the dishes the Museum does best. While dining in the Museum's heritage Hall, guests can warm by the fire while enjoying local, talented musicians playing songs of the Christmas season. A tour of Christmas in Old Appalachia is included, wagon rides, blacksmithing, weaving, quilting, sawmilling, sassafras tea making, stories of the Revolution told by Sons of the Revolution & Christmas Angel book signing by author Lisa Soland.

Discounted tickets for members
Christmas in Old Appalachia December 6-24 9am - 5pm

The simple joys of an old-fashioned Christmas awaits Museum of Appalachia visitors. Cabins will be decorated in pioneer style, recalling times past when Christmas was a simple family holiday including cedar Christmas trees draped with paper chains, popcorn strings, sweet gum and sycamore balls.

Special holiday exhibits include the Children's Display in the Hall of Fame, with toys and furniture made by loving parents and grandparents; and Granny Irwin's traditional Christmas Crazy Quilt.

Free to members