Opening on November 9th! Running on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through January 6th! A multi themed model railroad experience at the GSM Heritage Center featuring a Townsend/Walland landscape, a garden scale train, and a winter wonderland!View More
Temporary Museum Exhibits (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays)
Sponsored by Blount Partnership, East Tennessee Foundation and Richardson ConstructionView More
Give the gift of "handmade" this year at the craft party hosted at Cades Cove Cellars on Dec. 15 from 6-9 p.m. ($35 RSVP limited seating. Call Cades Cove Cellars at 865-325-9463)View More
Presentations and programs at the Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center about the families and history of the national park, celebrating the region’s cultural and natural history.View More
View outstanding artwork from the Tennessee Artists Association at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center.View More
The Festival will focus on the “sheep to shawl” concept – transforming fleece into finished goods and art pieces. Join us to explore your creativity, enhance your skills and to pursue interests in the fiber arts. Vendors will offer demonstrations in addition to selling supplies, tools, hand-spun and hand-dyed yarn, and finished goods.
Register to learn basic skills and advanced techniques in classes. Geri Forkner, renowned instructor, award-winning fiber artist, and our featured artist, will offer classes ranging from basic techniques to emerging electrified fiber art.View More
Clay Art connoisseurs and novices are invited to enjoy the pieces of art in the historic village at the Heritage Center. This is a perfect time to learn from and discuss different styles and forms of pottery with the expert potters. The Tennessee Pottery Festival is a unique opportunity to find the perfect piece of custom clay art for your home. Whether it is for decoration or function, this festival will have something for everyone at a wide range of price of art as unique as the state of Tennessee.View More
Show off your finest in Competitive Exhibits; Poultry * Vegetables *Produce * Canning * Baked Goods * Honey Show * Woodworking * Floral Design and Horticulture * Photography & Student Art:
Best of Show ribbons and cash prizes awarded in all divisions
Participate in various contests that include Hog Calling, Rooster Crowing – ‘Crow Like a Rooster’, the Lodge Ladies Skillet Throw or even Catch the Greased Pig!View More
Come and celebrate harvest, home, and the holidays with live music throughout the day, kids’ crafts, candy making demonstrations, Santa, and more!
Fun activities for the kids: Make old fashioned Christmas tree ornaments to hang on your tree, learn how candy is made, and best of all visit with Santa Claus!View More