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November 30 - December 06

Bonnie Mueller & Doug Bartlett @ The Townsend Visitor Center

Come to the Townsend Visitor Center (7906 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy., Townsend) and enjoy abstract acrylic paintings, gourds, polymer clay jewelry and needle felting by Bonnie Mueller and wooden flags by Doug Bartlett.

December 05

Little River Railroad & Lumber Company Museum event

The Little River Railroad & Lumber Company Museum is hosting a Christmas holiday event from 5-7 p.m. This free family-friendly evening event features the sights and sounds of Christmas.  There will be Christmas lights and the outdoor Garden Scale model train display will be run.  

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December 06

Reindeer Run

3rd Event of the 2020 Healthy Blount Triple Crown of Running   1st Event Spring Sprint  2nd Event Scholars Run  Those participating in ALL THREE events will be eligible for Triple Crown cash awards, door prizes and a special memento. If you are unable to participate in ALL THREE events, you still have a chance at winning the great Triple Crown door prizes worth a minimum of $100 each if you participate in the Reindeer Run and at least one of the other two

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December 10 - December 13

Nancy and Tom Sciple @ The Townsend Visitor Center

Come to the Townsend Visitor Center (7906 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy., Townsend) and enjoy folded fabric ornaments and decorations by Nancy Sciple and woodturning by Tom Sciple.

 

December 11

An Evening with Billy Dean

The Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center will host a special acoustic concert by GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Billy Dean on Dec. 11, 2020 as part of its “Townsend Christmas in the Village” events. A VIP meet-and-greet reception with Billy is scheduled for 6 p.m., and the performance will begin at 7 p,m,

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December 12

Little River Railroad & Lumber Company Museum event

The Little River Railroad & Lumber Company Museum is hosting a Christmas holiday event from 5-7 p.m. This free family-friendly evening event features the sights and sounds of Christmas.  There will be Christmas lights and the outdoor Garden Scale model train display will be run.  

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December 19

Little River Railroad & Lumber Company Museum event

The Little River Railroad & Lumber Company Museum is hosting a Christmas holiday event from 5-7 p.m. This free family-friendly evening event features the sights and sounds of Christmas.  There will be Christmas lights and the outdoor Garden Scale model train display will be run.  

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February 20

Tennessee Winter Beer Fest

The Tennessee Winter Beer Fest began as an idea in 2011 from Maryville resident Mike Adams. He simply wanted to put on a beer festival. Through conversations with several friends a board was formed and a charity identified to benefit from the event, New Hope Blount County Children’s Advocacy Center. 

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April 15 - April 17

Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival

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.

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April 21 - April 24

Bronco Super Celebration

Join the largest gathering of Broncos in the entire country at Talley Ho Inn in Townsend! All years welcome, 1966-96. Scenic drives everyday! Bronco Vendors, Bronco Olympics. Kicks off Wednesday. Multiple rides every day, Food Trucks , Show & Shine. 

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May 15 - May 16

Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games

Welcome to the Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games at Maryville College, East Tennessee's premier celebration of Scottish culture and history. Originally founded in 1981 as the Gatlinburg Scottish Festival and Games, we are one of the oldest Scottish Festivals in the country. In 2010, we established a new home in the City of Maryville on the grounds of historic Maryville College, home of "The Scots". You don't have to be Scottish in order to enjoy this unique Festival! Our location in the foothills of The Great Smoky Mountains is the perfect backdrop for you and your family to get a wee glimpse of Scotland.

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May 16 - May 19

Vietnam 1st & 8th Infantry

Members and family of the Vietnam 1st & 8th Infantry are invited to this reunion.

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June 09 - June 12

National T-Bucket Alliance

The 2020 T-Bucket Nationals will take place at the Talley Ho Inn. T-Bucket fanatics prefer big engines, huge rear tires, and lots of fancy paint and chrome. 

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July 16 - July 17

Volkswagen Car Show

Knox Volks Motor Club has moved from the pavement to the green, green grass of Townsend, Tennessee for the show. Yep, that's right. No HOT pavement! Not for show cars, not for vendors and not for our visitors!

Pull you up a blanket and sit a spell. Yal'll gonna like it! So mark your calendars for:

Summer Jam will feature a huge display of air- and water-cooled Volkswagens vying for tops in their vehicle category, bicycle show, new and used parts vendors, swap meet vendors, children’s activities, and games.Summer Jam will be filled with two-days of planned events and giveaways. 

 

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September 10 - September 11

Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon

This event is produced by Vacation Races in the National Park Half Marathon Series. The course runs immediately outside of the National Park in Blount County Tennessee. Most of the pre- and post-race activities will be held in Townsend, TN. The race course includes beautiful scenery and panoramic views.

Come. Not to achieve your personal best time, but to have the best time of your life.

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September 17 - September 18

Hudson Essex Terraplane Car Show

Come relax and enjoy the breathtaking Smoky Mountains in Townsend TN! The Talley Ho Inn hosts many car and motorcycle clubs throughout the year, and offer a great venue for our group.  Events include cookout at the meet, Friday night Bonfire, swap meet, driving tour, Low Country Boil, and Orphan car show on Saturday.  

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September 30 - October 02

British Car Show

Blount British Cars, Ltd. has become a leader in the East Tennessee area by hosting a British Car gathering on the grounds of the Talley Ho Inn in Townsend, Tennessee. The Gathering has been open to all British cars and motorcycles.

Motorcars have ranged from a 1932 Morris sedan and a 1935 MG Airline Coupe to 1950s, 1960s and newer models of MG, Triumph, Austin-Healey, Jaguar, Land Rover, Rolls-Royce, Minis and Sunbeams. We have also had De Loreans and an Amphicar. We even had an Austin-Healey Boat at one show. Owners range from teenagers to Senior Citizens! 

 

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